Art. 10 Sec. 1 PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES
Art. 10 Sec. 2 Classified and Unclassified Service
Art. 10 Sec. 3 State Civil Service Commission
Art. 10 Sec. 4 City Civil Service Commission
Art. 10 Sec. 5 Removal
Art. 10 Sec. 6 Department of Civil Service; Directors
Art. 10 Sec. 7 Appointments; Promotions
Art. 10 Sec. 8 Appeals
Art. 10 Sec. 9 Prohibitions Against Political Activities
Art. 10 Sec. 10 Rules; Investigations; Wages and Hours
Art. 10 Sec. 11 Penalties
Art. 10 Sec. 12 Appeal
Art. 10 Sec. 13 Appropriations
Art. 10 Sec. 14 Acceptance of Act; Other Cities, Parishes, City and Parish Governed Jointly
Art. 10 Sec. 15 City, Parish Civil Service System; Creation; Prohibition
Art. 10 Sec. 16 FIRE AND POLICE CIVIL SERVICE
Art. 10 Sec. 17 Appointments and Promotions
Art. 10 Sec. 18 Prior Provisions
Art. 10 Sec. 19 Exclusion
Art. 10 Sec. 20 Political Activities
Art. 10 Sec. 21 OTHER PROVISIONS
Art. 10 Sec. 22 Dual Employment and Dual Officeholding
Art. 10 Sec. 23 Compensation of Elected Public Officials; Reduction
Art. 10 Sec. 24 Impeachment
Art. 10 Sec. 25 Removal by Suit; Officials Subject
Art. 10 Sec. 25.1 Removal by Suit; State, District, Parochial, Ward, or Municipal Employees
Art. 10 Sec. 26 Recall
Art. 10 Sec. 27 Filling of Vacancies
Art. 10 Sec. 28 Definition of Vacancy
Art. 10 Sec. 29 Retirement and Survivor’s Benefits
Art. 10 Sec. 29.1 Part-time Public Officials
Art. 10 Sec. 30 Oath of Office
Art. 10 Sec. 41 STATE POLICE SERVICE
Art. 10 Sec. 42 Classified and Unclassified Service
Art. 10 Sec. 43 State Police Commission
Art. 10 Sec. 44 Director
Art. 10 Sec. 45 Appointments; Promotions
Art. 10 Sec. 46 Appeals
Art. 10 Sec. 47 Prohibitions Against Political Activities
Art. 10 Sec. 48 Rules; Investigations; Wages and Hours
Art. 10 Sec. 49 Penalties
Art. 10 Sec. 50 Appeal
Art. 10 Sec. 51 Appropriations

Terms Used In Louisiana Constitution > Article 10 - Public Officials & Employees

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.