Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1851

  • Board: means the Crime Victims Reparations Board provided for by Chapter 21 of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1851
  • Capital offense: A crime punishable by death.
  • Catastrophic property damage: means catastrophic property damage as defined in Chapter 21 of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1851
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defendant: means an offender who has been convicted of a capital offense and sentenced to death in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1851
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • person: includes a body of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 1:10

As used in this Chapter:

(1)  “Account” and “escrow account” mean an escrow account in the name of a defendant as provided for by this Chapter.

(2)  “Board” means the Crime Victims Reparations Board provided for by Chapter 21 of this Title.

(3)  “Catastrophic property damage” means catastrophic property damage as defined in Chapter 21 of this Title.

(4)  “Defendant” means an offender who has been convicted of a capital offense and sentenced to death in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 15:567 through 571.

(5)  “Minor” means a person under the age of eighteen years.

(6)  “Victim” means any person who suffers death, injury, or catastrophic property damage as a result of the defendant‘s crime, or any person who is otherwise eligible to have a judgment or reparations award satisfied from a defendant’s escrow account as provided for by this Chapter, or any legal representative thereof, but does not include any person denied eligibility for a reparations award by Chapter 21 of this Title.

Acts 2012, No. 799, §3, eff. June 13, 2012.