Sections
Part 1 General Provisions 10:1-101 – 10:1-108
Part 2 General Definitions and Principles of Interpretation 10:1-201 – 10:1-206
Part 3 Territorial Applicability and General Rules 10:1-301 – 10:1-310

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 10 > Chapter 1

  • Accrued liability: shall mean the entry age normal accrued liability. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the earnable compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Accumulated employee contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's salary and paid to the fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Actuarial assumptions: shall mean the calculations used by an actuary engaged annually by the board to calculate the amounts necessary to fund the members' annuities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Agency: as used in this Chapter shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Annuity: shall mean payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Applicant: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity applying for a grower, processor, contract carrier, or industrial hemp seed producer license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Articles: means the original articles of incorporation and all amendments thereto including those contained in merger agreements or, if restated, the latest restatement thereof except in those instances in which the context refers expressly to the original articles of incorporation only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Assets: means all of a state bank's property and rights of every kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Average final compensation: shall mean the average monthly compensation earned by an employee during any period of sixty successive months of service as an employee during which the said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Average final compensation: shall mean the average annual earned compensation of an employee for any period of thirty-six successive or joined months of service as an employee during which the said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • 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
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance, or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Board of Trustees: shall mean the Board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Boll weevil: means any Anthonomus grandis Boheman in any stage of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Bonds: means any debt obligations issued by any governmental unit, as hereinafter defined, and shall include, but not by way of limitation, the following: bonds, refunding bonds, notes, and certificates payable from and secured by (a) ad valorem and other taxes, (b) other revenues from whatever source derived, and (c) local or special assessments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • Business: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity through which business is conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Capital: means the sum of capital stock, surplus, and undivided profits or, as to mutual state banks, as defined by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Capital stock: means the sum of the par value of the shares outstanding plus any amounts in excess of par value transferred from surplus to capital stock in respect of such shares less any part of such amounts transferred from capital stock to surplus as permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Catfish: means only those species within the family Ictaluridae, Ariidae or Loricariidae. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Catfish product: means any item capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any catfish or portion thereof, except products which contain catfish only in small proportions or historically have not been, in the judgment of the commissioner, considered by consumers as products of the United States commercial catfish industry and which are exempted from definition as a catfish product by the commissioner under such conditions as he may prescribe to assure that the catfish or portions thereof contained therein are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as catfish products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • CBD: means cannabidiol. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Central purchasing agency: means the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Certificate: means a document issued or authorized by the commissioner indicating that a regulated article is not contaminated with boll weevils. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Commission: means the Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Boll Weevil Eradication Commission established in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of alcohol and tobacco control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized representatives acting at his discretion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Competitive negotiation: means to negotiate for a contract through a request for proposals process or any other similar competitive selection process. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, including orders and documents purporting to represent grants, which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contract carrier: means an entity operating in intrastate commerce to transport or deliver industrial hemp for compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cotton: means any cotton plant or cotton plant product upon which the boll weevil is dependent for completion of any portion of its life cycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Cotton producer: means any person who is actively and directly engaged in the production, planting, growing, or farming of cotton for market, or otherwise actively causing cotton to be produced for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Court: means the Nineteenth Judicial District located in Baton Rouge and, in the event of an appeal from such a court, the First Circuit Court of Appeal located in Baton Rouge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Debarment: means the disqualification of a person to receive invitations for bids or requests for proposals, or the award of any contract by any governmental body, for a specified period of time commensurate with the seriousness of the offense or the failure or the inadequacy of performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Designated beneficiary: means the person most recently designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which he may be entitled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Designated responsible party: means a natural person designated by the applicant or licensee as responsible for facility operations of the applicant or licensee facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Designee: means a duly authorized representative of a person holding a superior position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Direct retail sale: means the sale of catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products individually or in small quantities directly to the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Director: shall mean the executive director of the Firefighters' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Distributor: means any person offering for sale, exchange, or barter any catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products destined for direct retail sale in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full amount of compensation earned by an employee on a regular tour of duty, including supplemental pay paid by the state of Louisiana, educational incentive pay, holiday pay, seniority incentive pay, and pay to an employee acting in a civil service classification higher than the one he holds, but shall not include overtime. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Electronic: means electrical, digital, magnetic, optical, electromagnet, or any other similar technology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee: means any regular employee of a clerk, minute clerk, and employees of the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association, the Louisiana Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund, and the Louisiana Clerks of Court Insurance Fund, who works more than an average of twenty hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Employee: shall mean any district attorney of the state of Louisiana, or any assistant district attorney in any parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employee: shall mean any full-time firefighter or any person in a position as defined in the municipal fire and police civil service system who is employed by a fire department of any municipality, parish, or fire protection district of the state of Louisiana, excepting Orleans and Lafayette Parishes, and who is earning at least three hundred seventy-five dollars per month excluding state supplemental pay. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Employee: means an individual drawing a salary from a governmental body, whether elected or not, and any nonsalaried individual performing personal services for any governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Employer: shall mean any parish in the state of Louisiana; the state of Louisiana, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish or political corporation or subdivision of the state of Louisiana which employs and pays persons as district attorneys or assistant district attorneys. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employer: shall mean any municipality, parish, or fire protection district in the state of Louisiana, excepting Orleans and Lafayette Parishes, which employs a full-time fireman, and the Firefighters' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • Eradication zone: means any area or areas of the state, designated by the commissioner, where boll weevil eradication programs will be undertaken. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Excess benefit participant: shall mean any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • Farm-raised catfish: means a catfish that has been specifically produced in fresh water according to the usual and customary techniques of commercial aquaculture and includes fillets, steaks, nuggets, and any other flesh from a "farm-raised catfish". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • 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.
  • Food service establishment: means a restaurant, cafeteria, lunch room, food stand, saloon, tavern, bar, lounge, or other similar facility operated as an enterprise engaged in the business of selling food to the public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fund: means the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governmental body: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive branch of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Governmental entity: means any governmental unit which is not included in the definition of "governmental body" in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Grant: means the furnishing by the state of assistance, whether financial or otherwise, to any person to support a program authorized by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Grower: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that is licensed by the department to cultivate industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • handling: means possessing or storing industrial hemp for any period of time on premises owned, operated, or controlled by a person licensed by the Department of Agriculture and Forestry to cultivate or process industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • hemp: means the plant Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Host: means any plant or plant product upon which the boll weevil is dependent for completion of any portion of its life cycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • in writing: means the product of any method of forming characters on paper, other materials, or viewable screen, which can be read, retrieved, and reproduced, including information that is electronically transmitted and stored. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Industrial hemp: means the plant Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Industrial hemp seed: means Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Infested: means actually infested with a boll weevil or so exposed to infestation that it would be reasonable to believe that an infestation exists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Invitation for bids: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting bids in accordance with the procedures set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container or wrapper in which catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products are offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter upon a catfish, catfish product, siluriforme, or siluriforme product or any of its containers or wrappers, offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Major repairs: means those repairs payable with funds appropriated in the general appropriations act, except those funds transferred from the operating budget of one governmental body to supplement and complete a project under contract by the division of administration facility planning and control section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Maximum benefit: shall mean the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the pension plan set forth in Part III of this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Membership service: shall mean service as an employee or elected official while a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Menu: means any listing of food and beverage options for a diner or customer to select from regardless of its form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Minor child: means a child who is less than the age of eighteen years or who has a physical or mental disability, regardless of age, who is the issue of a marriage of the member or former member, the legally adopted child of a member or former member, the natural child of a female member or former member, or the child of a male member or former member if a court of competent jurisdiction has, during the lifetime of such male member or former member, issued an order of filiation declaring the paternity of such male member for the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Monthly average final compensation: means the average of a member's monthly salary during the highest compensated sixty consecutive months or successive joined months if service was interrupted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Move: means to ship, offer for shipment, deposit for transmission by mail, receive for transportation, carry, or otherwise transport, move or allow to be moved. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Negotiation: means the formulation of a contractual relationship through discussions as may be allowed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Noncommercial cotton: means any cotton intended for purposes other than processing, including but not limited to cotton planted for ornamental purposes and volunteer cotton. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Overtime: shall mean the additional hours worked above the regular tour of duty required by the local governing authority for which the member works and the compensation therefor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Package: means any commodity packed or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Performance-based energy efficiency contract: means a contract for energy efficiency services and equipment in which the payment obligation for each year of the contract is either:

                (a) Set as a percentage of the annual energy cost savings attributable to the services or equipment under the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556

  • Permit: means a document issued or authorized by the commissioner to provide for the movement of regulated articles to restricted designations for limited handling, utilization, or processing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Person: means any business, individual, union, committee, club, or other organization or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Person: means both plural and singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations

                (14)(a) Except as provided in Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph, "petroleum product" means any refined hydrocarbon mixture including motor oil, kerosene, gasoline, gasohol, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, heating kerosene, and any blend of two or more refined hydrocarbon mixtures except liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602

  • Person: means any individual, firm, company, corporation, partnership, society, association, or other business or public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, and association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • petroleum product: shall include compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas as those terms are defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Place of business: means a permanent location or a portion of a permanent location from which business, in a regulated profession or occupation, is transacted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Position holder: means the person who holds the inventory position in motor fuel in a terminal as reflected on the records of the terminal operator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: means converting industrial hemp into a marketable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Processor: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that receives industrial hemp for storage or processing into commodities, products, or industrial hemp seed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Processor: means any person engaged in handling, storing, preparing, manufacturing, packing, or holding catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any supplies, services, or major repairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Procurement officer: means any person authorized by a governmental body, in accordance with procedures prescribed by regulations, to enter into and administer contracts and make written determinations and findings with respect thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Purchasing agency: means any governmental body which is authorized by this Chapter or its implementing regulations, or by way of delegation from the state chief procurement officer, to contract on its own behalf rather than through the central contracting authority of the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rack: means a mechanism for delivering motor fuel from a refinery, terminal, marine vessel, or bulk plant into a transport vehicle, railroad tank car, or other means of transfer that is outside the bulk transfer/terminal system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Regular interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Regulated article: means any article of any character carrying or capable of carrying the boll weevil, including but not limited to cotton plants, seed cotton, cottonseed, other hosts, gin trash, gin equipment, mechanical cotton pickers, and other equipment associated with cotton production, harvesting, or processing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Request for proposals: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting proposals in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retailer: means any person offering for sale catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products to individual consumers and representing the last sale prior to human consumption and includes food service establishments unless otherwise stated herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean the sum of the "annuity" and the "employers' annuity" or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean any benefit paid to a member under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Retirement System: shall mean the District Attorneys' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Retirement system: shall mean the Firefighters' Retirement System as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • River or lake catfish: means a catfish that has been produced in a freshwater lake, river, or stream but has not been produced according to the usual and customary techniques of commercial aquaculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Salary: means the full rate of regular compensation paid to a member for the performance of his official duties, but shall not include bonuses, payment for accrued vacation, annual or sick leave, payment for overtime, terminal pay, severance pay, deferred salary, or any other type of irregular or nonrecurring payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Seafood products: shall include any type of species caught in privately owned waters or public waters, including streams or lakes, or any final derivative resulting from a combination or breakdown of raw seafood products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4712
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Services: means the furnishing of labor, time, or effort by a contractor whose primary purpose is to perform an identifiable task rather than to furnish an end item of supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Shares: means the units into which the stockholders' rights to participate in the control of the state bank, in its profits, or in the distribution of corporate assets are divided. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Signature: means a manual or electronic signature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Siluriforme: means fish in the taxonomic order Siluriformes and including those within the taxonomic families Siluridae, Clariidae, and Pangasiidae and those commonly known as basa and tra. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Siluriforme product: means any item capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any siluriforme or portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Social service: means work rendered by any person, firm, corporation, organization, governmental body, or governmental entity in furtherance of the general welfare of the citizens of Louisiana, including but not limited to the objectives provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • State chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • State plan: means a plan required for approval by the United States Secretary of Agriculture to monitor and regulate the production of industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • State plan: means a plan required for approval by the United States Secretary of Agriculture to monitor and regulate the production of hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Stockholder: means the holder of record of one or more shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Supplies: means all property, including but not limited to equipment, materials, insurance, and leases on immovable property excluding land or a permanent interest in land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Surplus: means sums contributed by stockholders in excess of the par value of shares outstanding plus any amounts transferred from undivided profits pursuant to action by the board of directors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Surviving spouse: means the spouse of a deceased member or former member who was married to and living with the deceased member or former member at the time of his death. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Suspension: means the disqualification of a person to receive invitations for bids or requests for proposals, or the award of a contract by the state, for a temporary period pending the completion of an investigation and any legal proceedings that may ensue because a person is suspected upon probable cause of engaging in criminal, fraudulent, or seriously improper conduct or failure or inadequacy of performance which may lead to debarment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • System: means the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • transporting: means the movement of industrial hemp from the premises of a licensee to the premises of another licensee or from the premises of a licensee to the premises of a permit holder pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Undivided profits: means paid-in or accumulated net income less distributions to stockholders and transfers to capital stock or surplus. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unrestricted benefit: shall mean the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or single dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • Using agency: means any governmental body of the state which utilizes any supplies, services, or major repairs purchased under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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.
  • Voting power: means the right vested by law or by the articles or the bylaws in the stockholder or in one or more classes of stockholder to vote in the determination of any particular question or matter coming before meetings of the stockholders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Wholesaler: means any person offering for sale any catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products destined for direct retail sale in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • years of service: shall mean the number of twelve-month periods a member has which are creditable toward receiving retirement benefits from the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252