Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362

  • Commission: means the Structural Pest Control Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • EPA: means the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • FIFRA: means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Fumigant: means any pesticide which either by itself or in combination with any other substance:

    (a)  Emits or liberates gas, fumes, or vapors which will destroy pests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362

  • Insecticide: means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of insects and similar pests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Pesticide: means any substance or combination of substances which is a pesticide under the Louisiana Pesticide Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Rodenticide: means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of rodents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Structural pest: means any member of any species of wood-destroying insects, vermin, rodents, vertebrates, and pest birds which attack and damage wood. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Structural pest control: means any procedure intended to effect the prevention, regulation, extermination, or eradication of structural pests in household, commercial, and vacant structures, including adjacent outside areas and the contents of such structures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362

As used in this Part, the following terms shall have the following meanings ascribed to them:

(1)  “Avicide” means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of pest birds.

(2)  “Commission” means the Structural Pest Control Commission.

(3)  “Commissioner” means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry.

(4)  “EPA” means the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

(5)  “FIFRA” means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.

(6)  “Fumigant” means any pesticide which either by itself or in combination with any other substance:

(a)  Emits or liberates gas, fumes, or vapors which will destroy pests.

(b)  Is usually lethal, poisonous, or noxious.

(c)  May be dangerous to human life.

(d)  Emits or releases any chilled or heated gas or atmosphere.

(7)  “Insecticide” means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of insects and similar pests.

(8)  “Person” means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity.

(9)  “Pesticide” means any substance or combination of substances which is a pesticide under the Louisiana Pesticide Law, R.S. 3:3201 et seq.

(10)  “Repellant” means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is noxious to and has the property of repelling pests.

(11)  “Restricted use pesticide” means any pesticide which is classified for restricted use by the EPA under FIFRA or by the commissioner under the Louisiana Pesticide Law, R.S. 3:3201 et seq.

(12)  “Rodent” means any of several mammals such as rats and mice commonly associated with man-made structures and characterized by constantly growing incisors.

(13)  “Rodent control” means the use of a rodenticide to control rodents.

(14)  “Rodenticide” means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of rodents.

(15)  “Structural pest” means any member of any species of wood-destroying insects, vermin, rodents, vertebrates, and pest birds which attack and damage wood.

(16)  “Structural pest control” means any procedure intended to effect the prevention, regulation, extermination, or eradication of structural pests in household, commercial, and vacant structures, including adjacent outside areas and the contents of such structures.  The term includes advertising or soliciting structural pest control work; making inspection; identifying infestations; supervision of work; issuance of wood-infestation reports; application or other use of pesticides; fumigation, including vacuum fumigation of products and fumigation of railroad cars, trucks, ships, airplanes, docks, warehouses, common carriers, and the contents thereof; and the use of any other substance, mechanical device, or structural modification under whatever name known for the purpose of preventing, prescribing remedies, controlling, or eradicating structural pests.  The term does not, however, include any procedure for the control of agricultural pests.

(17)  “Wood-destroying insect” means any and all species of insects which attack and damage wood.

Acts 1984, No. 800, §1, eff. July 13, 1984; Acts 1991, No. 103, §1; Acts 2008, No. 920, §1, eff. July 14, 2008.