Sections
Part 1 General Provisions 10:9-101 – 10:9-109
Part 2 Effectiveness of Security Agreement; Attachment of Security Interest; Rights of Parties to Security Agreement 10:9-201 – 10:9-210
Part 3 Perfection and Priority 10:9-301 – 10:9-344
Part 4 Rights of Third Parties 10:9-401 – 10:9-412
Part 5 Filing 10:9-501 – 10:9-526
Part 6 Default 10:9-601 – 10:9-629
Part 7 Transition 10:9-701 – 10:9-710
Part 8 Effectiveness 10:9-801 – 11

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 10 > Chapter 9

  • Accumulated Contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member plus any interest which has been credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund plus amounts credited to his account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's compensation and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund together with regular interest thereon as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Acquiring person: means either of the following:

    (a)  A person acquiring tax sale title to a tax sale property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Activity: means a distinct subset of functions or services within a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality and interest tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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 11:2031
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of such interest and mortality assumptions as are adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Address: means street and municipal number, or other definite and ascertainable physical location if street and municipal number are not available; and, if a building not wholly occupied by the addressee, the location in the building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjudicated property: means property of which tax sale title is acquired by a political subdivision pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Advisory committee: means the Louisiana Genetic Counselor Advisory Committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Affected waters: means any waters of the state in which the levels of pesticides pose a threat or a reasonable expectation of a threat to human health or to the environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agency: means the state of Louisiana or any board, commission, department, corporation, institution, or other agency of the state which may require capital outlay projects for the construction of or additions, renovations, and restorations, or any of them, to buildings, plants, and related facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • agency: means a city department or any division or branch thereof, or any agency of the city government, or branch of the city service, or any corporation organized for public purposes, of which fifty per cent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Agency: means any state office, department, board, commission, institution, division, officer or other person, or functional group, heretofore existing or hereafter created, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions of the government of the state in the executive branch, but not any governing body or officer of any local government or subdivision of the state, or any parochial officer who exercises functions coterminous with the municipality in which he performs those functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Aggrieved person: means a person who was party to any intercepted wire or oral communication or a person against whom the interception was directed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Agreement: means the agreement or agreements, as authorized under this Subpart, between the state of Louisiana, as the seller, and the corporation, as the purchaser, of the tobacco assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Agreement: means the document of participation between a participating employer and the board, that sets forth the requirements and procedures for covering the employees of such participating employer under this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Agricultural activity: means a commercial enterprise of any agricultural related or associated entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural facility: means any facility used for the marketing, processing, or production of agricultural products, or for providing agricultural support services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural land: means any land on which any agricultural operations is being conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural operation: means any agricultural facility or agricultural land which is being used for agricultural production or agricultural processing and includes any facility used for the production and processing of crops or products thereof, livestock or products thereof, farm-raised fish and fish products, wood, timber or forest products, fowl or plants for breeding or sales, and poultry or poultry products for commercial or industrial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural processing: means the processing of any agricultural product and includes, but is not limited to, the slaughtering and processing of livestock and poultry, the elevation and drying of grain, the processing of sugar cane, and the ginning of cotton. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural product: means crops, livestock, poultry, and aquacultural, floracultural, horticultural, silvicultural, or viticultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural production: means the commercial production of any agricultural products and includes the planting of cover crops, the leaving of land idle for the purpose of participating in government programs, normal crop or livestock rotation procedures, and the use of agricultural support services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural products: include horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairying, livestock, poultry, bee and farm and range products, and furbearing animals raised or produced on a defined acreage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Agricultural products: include horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee, and other farm products;

    (2)  "Member" includes actual members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with capital stock;

    (3)  "Association" means any association organized under this Part; and,

    (4)  "Person" includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:122

  • Agricultural support services: means the aerial or surface application of seed, fertilizer, pesticides, lime, or other soil amendments; irrigation operations; or custom plowing, soil preparation or leveling, cultivation, or harvesting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Airline: means a company engaged in the business of transporting passengers and/or property for hire on regularly scheduled flights within, into, or from this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Allocated value: means (1) the par value of par-value shares, plus any amounts in excess of par value transferred from surplus to stated capital in respect of such shares, less any part of such amounts transferred from stated capital to capital surplus as permitted by this Chapter, and (2) the amount allocated to stated capital upon issuance of shares without par value, plus any amounts thereafter transferred from surplus to stated capital in respect of such shares, less any part of such amounts transferred from stated capital to capital surplus as permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Allocation: means the official determination of the class to which a position in the classified service belongs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Alternate: means an item on the bid form that may either increase or decrease the quantity of work or change the type of work within the scope of the project, material, or equipment specified in the bidding documents, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Alternate valuation date: The earlier of the date six months after the decedent
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Ancillary contracts: means contracts described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Annual basin plan: means the list of projects or stages of projects to be undertaken in any single fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Annual plan: means the state integrated coastal protection plan submitted annually to the legislature as provided in this Part including amendments to the plan, as determined by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Annuity: shall mean payments for life derived from the accumulated contributions of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Annuity reserve: shall mean the present value of all payments to be made on account of any annuity, or benefit in lieu of any annuity computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Annuity reserve: shall mean the present value of all payments to be made on account of any annuity, or benefit in lieu of any annuity, computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Antique dealer: means any owner of an antique shop, or agent of the antique shop, and any person engaged in the business of buying, selling, trading in, or otherwise acquiring, disposing or exhibiting antiques, including but not limited to antique property, such as antique jewelry, antique silverware, antique pictures and paintings, antique objects of art, cemetery artifacts, used building components, antique furniture, antique collectibles and other such antique property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1871
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means any person who has submitted an application form to the board, paid the application fee, and who has provided such additional information as the board may require. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Applicant: means a person or place of business that makes a formal application for a license, permit, certification, registration, or certificate issued pursuant to this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Applicant: means any local governing authority requesting a loan from or completing an application form to apply for  a loan under the Rural Development Loan Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Appointing authority: means any officer, board, agency, commission, or person having the power to make appointments to positions in the city service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Appointment: means the designation of a person, by due authority, to become an employee in a position, and his induction into employment in the position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Apprentice: means an individual engaged in learning the theory and practice of electrology in an electrologist apprenticeship program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Apprentice: means any person who is employed, either directly or indirectly, by an auctioneer to deal or engage in auctions or who is studying to become an auctioneer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Appropriate governmental agency: means any federal, state, or local agency which has jurisdiction over or expertise in the subject matter affected by this Part, and includes but is not limited to, the United States Department of Agriculture, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Geological Survey, the Department of Environmental Quality, the Louisiana Department of Health, the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, and the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • Appropriation: means an authorization by the legislature to a budget unit for a program to expend from public funds a sum of money, for purposes designated, under the procedure prescribed in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Appropriation act: means an act of the legislature that authorizes the expenditure of state money. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Architect: means any architect holding a certificate of registration and a license under the laws of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • 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 expressly refers to the original articles of incorporation only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Articles of organization: means documents filed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Assessed benefits: means the increased value accruing to lands and other property by reason of the improvements set out in the plan for reclamation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1601
  • Assets: means all of a corporation's property and rights of every kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Association: means any association or corporation organized under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Association: means any association organized under this Part; and,

    (4)  "Person" includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:122

  • association: means a corporation, or unincorporated association, owned by or composed of the unit owners and through which the unit owners manage and regulate the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Association: means an association organized under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:443
  • Atchafalaya Basin: means the area located within the guide levees of the Atchafalaya Basin and those areas directly adjacent to the levees bounded on the north by U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Auction: means the sale by competitive bid of any property which sale consists of a series of invitations for offers to purchase property made by the auctioneer and offers to purchase made by members of the audience culminating in the acceptance by the auctioneer of the highest or most favorable bid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Auctioneer: means any person who, for another, with or without receiving or collecting a fee, commission, or other valuable consideration, sells or offers to sell property at an auction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Aural transfer: means a transfer containing the human voice at any point between and including the point of origin and the point of reception. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Authority: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Authority: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Authorized agent: means the employee authorized by a participating employer to act as the coordinator between the board and the participating employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Authorized positions: means the number of positions approved by the legislature in an appropriation bill to be funded by the salaries continuing category of the accounting system for the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Average compensation: shall mean the average annual earned compensation of an employee for any period of sixty successive or joined months of service as an employee during which earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2165.2
  • average compensation: means his average earnable compensation for the five highest successive years of employment, or the highest five successive joined years where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Average compensation: shall mean the average annual earned compensation of an employee for any period of sixty successive or joined months of service as an employee during which earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • average final compensation: means the average annual earned compensation of a member for the sixty highest months of successive employment, or for the highest sixty successive joined months of employment where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Basin master plan: means the plan developed by the state in accordance with the federal Atchafalaya Basin Floodway System, Louisiana Project, pursuant to federal law, including the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 1985, Public Law 99-88, and the Water Resources Development Act of 1986, Public Law 99-662, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 1991, Public Law 101-514, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act of 1997, Public Law 104-206, the Water Resources Development Act of 2000, Public Law 106-541, and the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Public Law 110-114. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Beneficiary: means the eligible recipient of a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, or other benefit provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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: means the person designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which he may be entitled under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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 11:2031
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated by a member or retiree to receive an annuity, survivor benefit, or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Bidding documents: means the bid notice, plans and specifications, bid form, bidding instructions, addenda, special provisions, and all other written instruments prepared by or on behalf of a public entity for use by prospective bidders on a public contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Bidding documents: means the advertisement, plans and specifications, bidding form, bidding instructions, addenda, special provisions, and all other instruments prepared by or on behalf of the department for use by prospective bidders on a public contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Board: means the State Licensing Board for Contractors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Board: means the board of commissioners of the Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:3086.21
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2801
  • Board: means the State Board of Electrolysis Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Board: means the Louisiana Auctioneers Licensing Board created in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Board: means the board of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Board: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Board: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners within the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Board of commissioners: means a group of persons appointed under the provisions of law to exercise certain authorities over and have oversight and control of a levee district or levee and drainage district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Boards: means the professional services selection boards created under the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Boat trailer: means a noncommercial vehicle of the trailer or semi-trailer type used solely and exclusively for transporting pleasure watercraft and having a loaded grossweight of not more than one thousand five hundred pounds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Bonded manufacturer: means any person, firm, corporation or association of persons who is engaged in the manufacture or production of gasoline or motor fuel in Louisiana and has furnished a surety bond as required by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • 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
  • Bonds: means tobacco bonds and refunding bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Budget office: means the section of the division of administration which monitors budgeting functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Budget request: means the document with its accompanying explanations, in which a budget unit states its financial requirements and requests appropriations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Budget unit: means any spending agency of the state which is declared to be a budget unit by the division of administration and which is identified for accounting purposes by a five-digit number code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Business: means any trade, occupation, profession, or other commercial activity, including but not limited to professions licensed by a state or other governmental agency whether or not engaged in for profit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Business corporation: means a corporation for profit formed under the laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Candidate: means any person whose application and related materials have been approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Capital surplus: means the aggregate of:

    (a)  The amount of the consideration received on issuance of issued shares in excess of the aggregate allocated value thereof; and

    (b)  Amounts transferred to capital surplus as permitted by this Chapter; and

    (c)  Surplus arising from revaluation to reflect unrealized appreciation in value of assets; less

    (d)  Transfers from, or other reductions in, capital surplus required or permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201

  • Cellular tracking device: means a device that transmits or receives radio waves to or from a communications device in a manner that interferes with the normal functioning of the communications device or communications network and that can be used to intercept, collect, access, transfer, or forward the data transmitted or received by the communications device, or stored on the communications device; includes an international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) catcher or other cell phone or telephone surveillance or eavesdropping device that mimics a cellular base station and transmits radio waves that cause cell phones or other communications devices in the area to transmit or receive radio waves, electronic data, location data, information used to calculate location, identifying information, communications content, or metadata, or otherwise obtains this information through passive means, such as through the use of a digital analyzer or other passive interception device; and does not include any device used or installed by an electric utility solely to the extent such device is used by that utility to measure electrical usage, to provide services to customers, or to operate the electric grid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Cemetery artifact: means any object produced or shaped by human workmanship or tools, including ornaments of archaeological, historical, cultural, or sentimental significance or interest, which may be used to memorialize the dead and shall include but not be limited to all cemetery items, objects, and properties, including but not limited to any type of religious or sentimental addition or adornment, inside or outside of a tomb, gravesite, plot, mausoleum, vault or interment location, whether placed privately or by assignment, regardless of monetary worth, age, size, shape or condition, including but not limited to statues, bricks, signage, plaques, tablets, urns, pots, planters, benches, chairs, crosses or other religious symbols, vases, gates, fences, or any portions thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1871
  • Certification: means a certificate or certification received from an industry recognized organization or a Work Ready Certificate from the Louisiana Workforce Commission or a competency certification developed by the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Change order: means any contract modification that includes an alteration, deviation, addition, or omission as to a preexisting public work contract, which authorizes an adjustment in the contract price, contract time, or an addition, deletion, or revision of work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Change order outside the scope of the contract: means a change order which alters the nature of the thing to be constructed or which is not an integral part of the project objective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Charge to the jury: The judge's instructions to the jury concerning the law that applies to the facts of the case on trial.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • civil service of the city: means all offices and positions of trust or employment of the city, any department, agency, board or commission thereof, or corporation organized for public purposes, of which fifty per cent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Claimant: as used in this Chapter , means any person to whom money is due pursuant to a contract with the owner or a contractor or subcontractor for doing work, performing labor, or furnishing materials or supplies for the construction, alteration, or repair of any public works, or for transporting and delivering such materials or supplies to the site of the job by a for-hire carrier, or for furnishing oil, gas, electricity, or other materials or supplies for use in machines used in the construction, alteration, or repair of any public works, including persons to whom money is due for the lease or rental of movable property used at the site of the immovable and leased to the owner, contractor, or subcontractor by written contract, and including registered or certified surveyors or engineers or consulting engineers, or licensed architects, or their professional subconsultants employed by the owner or by the contractor or subcontractor in connection with the building of any public work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2242
  • Claimant: as used in this Chapter , means any person to whom money is due pursuant to a contract with the owner or a contractor or subcontractor for doing work, performing labor, or furnishing materials or supplies for the construction, alteration, or repair of any public works, or for transporting and delivering such materials or supplies to the site of the job by a for-hire carrier, or for furnishing oil, gas, electricity, or other materials or supplies for use in machines used in the construction, alteration, or repair of any public works, including persons to whom money is due for the lease or rental of movable property, used at the site of the immovable and leased to the contractor or subcontractor by written contract, and including registered or certified surveyors or engineers, or licensed architects, or their professional subconsultants, employed by the contractor or subcontractor in connection with the building of any public work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:256.5
  • class of positions: means a definitely recognized kind of employment in the classified service, designed to embrace positions that are so nearly alike in the essential character of their duties, responsibilities, and consequent qualification requirements, that they can fairly and equitably be treated alike under like conditions for all personnel purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Classification plan: means all the classes of positions established for the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Classified service: means all offices and positions of trust or employment in the city service, except those placed in the unclassified service by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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.
  • Closing date: means the date of delivery of the first issue of tobacco bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Coastal area: means the Louisiana Coastal Zone and contiguous areas subject to storm or tidal surge and the area comprising the Louisiana Coastal Ecosystem as defined in Section 7001 of P. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Collaborating physician: means a physician who has entered into a collaborative practice agreement with a genetic counselor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Collaborative practice agreement: means a document established by a genetic counselor and a collaborating physician which governs the professional relationship between the genetic counselor and the physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • college: means any regional accredited university or other institution of higher learning offering a full-time doctoral course of study in psychology that is approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Commercial fishing boat: shall mean any water craft used in the occupation of fishing for profit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • Commercial purposes: means any construction project except residential structures with no more than four incorporated or attached dwelling units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Commercial use: means every use of a vehicle on the highway, except its private use unrelated to any business function, or its use as a common carrier or a contract or charter carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Commercial vehicle: means every vehicle used or operated upon the public highways in connection with any business function except that of a common carrier or a contract or charter carrier, and except vehicles owned and used by churches, church schools, and religious orders for their purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Commission: means the city civil service commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Commission: means the Structural Pest Control Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Office of Financial Institutions within the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of conservation of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:16.1
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Commissioner: means the secretary of the Department of Public Safety as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Common elements: means the portion of the condominium property not a part of the individual units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Common expenses: means :

    (a)  Expenses of administration, maintenance, repair, and replacement of the common elements. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • communication by wire: means any aural transfer made in whole or in part through the use of facilities used for the transmission of communications by aid of wire, cable, or other like connection between the points of origin and reception, including the use of such connection in a switching station, furnished or operated by any person licensed to engage in providing or operating such facilities for the transmission of communications and such term includes any electronic storage of such communication, and such term includes the radio portion of a cordless, portable, or cellular telephone communication that is transmitted between the cordless, portable, or cellular handset and the base or transmitting tower or unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Communications common carrier: means any person engaged as a common carrier for hire in communication by wire, radio, or electronic communications; however, a person engaged in commercial radio broadcasting which is supervised by the Federal Communications Commission shall not, insofar as such person is so engaged, be deemed a common carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • communications device: means any type of instrument, device, or machine that is capable of transmitting or receiving telephonic, electronic, radio, text, or data communications, including but not limited to a cellular telephone, a text-messaging device, a personal digital assistant, a computer, or any other similar wireless device that is designed to engage in a call or communicate text or data. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Company: means a person, firm, association, organization, partnership, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Compensation: means the payment of money, a thing of value, or any financial benefit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:361
  • Competitive position: means any position in the classified service that is subject to the requirements of this Part relating to appointment on the basis of competitive tests of fitness, and applies to every position in the classified service that is not expressly excepted or included among the positions in the unclassified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • comprehensive master coastal protection plan: means the long-term comprehensive integrated coastal protection plan combining coastal restoration, coastal zone management, storm damage reduction, hurricane protection, flood control, and the protection, conservation, restoration, and enhancement of coastal wetlands, marshes, cheniers, ridges, coastal forests, and barrier shorelines or reefs, including amendments, as determined by the board to the plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Condominium parcel: means a unit together with the undivided interest in the common elements which is an inseparable component part of the unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Condominium property: means all interests in land, improvements thereon, and all servitudes and rights attaching to the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Conduit individual retirement account: means an account which is covered by the provisions of Section 408(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, provided the account only contains assets rolled over to the account as an eligible rollover distribution from a qualified plan, plus earnings on those assets, but does not contain any other assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Confidential information: means at least one of the following:

                (a) Patient-level data elements that could be used alone or in combination with other available data elements to identify a patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2

  • Consensus estimating conference: means the Economic Estimating Conference, the Demographic Estimating Conference, the Education Estimating Conference, the Criminal Justice Estimating Conference, the Health and Social Services Estimating Conference, and the Transportation Estimating Conference. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Conservation and restoration: means the conservation, protection, enhancement, and restoration of coastal resources including but not limited to coastal wetlands, marshes, cheniers, ridges, coastal forests, and barrier islands, shorelines, coastal passes, or reefs through the construction and management of coastal resources enhancement projects, including privately funded marsh management projects or plans, and those activities requiring a coastal use permit which significantly affect such projects or which significantly diminish the benefits of such projects or plans insofar as they are intended to conserve or enhance coastal resources consistent with the legislative intent as expressed in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Consideration: means the payment of cash or purchase of goods, services, or intangible property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:361
  • Constituent entity: means each limited liability company, partnership, partnership in commendam, limited partnership, or corporation which is party to an agreement of merger or consolidation pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Contact: is a sex-sharing or needle-sharing partner, a person who has had contact with blood or body fluids to which universal precautions apply through percutaneous inoculation or contact with an open wound, non-intact skin, or mucous membrane, or a person who has otherwise been exposed to an HIV-infected person in such a way that infection may have occurred as defined by the Louisiana Department of Health regulations based upon guidelines of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1171.2
  • Contemplation of death: The expectation of death that provides the primary motive to make a gift.
  • Contents: when used with respect to any wire, electronic, or oral communication includes any information concerning the substance, purport, or meaning of that communication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Contract: means the entire cost of the construction undertaking, including labor, materials, rentals, and all direct and indirect project expenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what the agreements may be called, of state agencies, including orders, grants, 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 39:16.1
  • contract: means any contract awarded by any public entity for the making of any public works or for the purchase of any materials or supplies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Contract: means any contract awarded by the department for construction or maintenance of transportation facilities or work authorized by Article VII, Section 27 of the Constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • contractor: includes general contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers who receive an additional fee for the employment or direction of labor, or any other work beyond the normal architectural or engineering services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Contractor: means any person or other legal entity who enters into a public contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Contractor: means any individual, partnership, joint venture, firm, corporation, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, or any acceptable combination thereof contracting for performance of public work for the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Controlled dangerous substance: means a drug, substance, or immediate precursor in Schedule I through V of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2602
  • Controlled substance: means a controlled dangerous substance as defined and covered by the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Corporation: means the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation created pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Corporation: means a corporation formed under the laws of this state or a foreign corporation as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Cost to the retailer: means the invoice cost, or the replacement cost, of the merchandise to the retailer, whichever is lower;

               (1) Less all trade discounts except customary discounts for cash;

               (2) Plus; in the following order:

               (a) Freight charges not otherwise included in the invoice cost or the replacement cost of the merchandise;

               (b) Cartage to the retail outlet if done or paid by the retailer, which cartage cost, in the absence of proof of a lesser cost, shall be three-fourths of one per cent of the cost to the retailer after adding freight charges but before adding cartage and markup; and,

               (c) A markup to cover a proportionate part of the cost of doing business, which markup, in the absence of proof of a lesser cost, shall be six per cent of the cost to the retailer after adding freight charges and cartage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:421

  • Cost to the wholesaler: means the invoice cost, or the replacement cost, of the merchandise to the wholesaler, whichever is lower;

               (1) Less all trade discounts except customary discounts for cash and discounts from the state or any governmental agency allowed for the payment of collection of any taxes;

               (2) Plus; in the following order:

               (a) Freight charges, not otherwise included in the invoice cost or the replacement cost of the merchandise;

               (b) Cartage cost which shall be three-fourths of one per cent of the cost to the wholesaler after adding freight charges but before adding cartage, any existing tobacco stamp excise tax and markup, and any motor fuels excise tax;

               (c) Any existing tobacco stamp excise tax; and,

               (d) A markup to cover a proportionate part of the cost of doing business which markup, in the absence of proof of a lesser cost, shall be two percent of the cost to the wholesaler after adding freight charges, cartage, any existing tobacco stamp excise tax, and any motor fuels excise tax; and,

               (e) Any motor fuels excise tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:421

  • Council: means the Reentry Advisory Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Court: means any court of competent jurisdiction where the registered office of the corporation is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Court of competent jurisdiction: means state district courts of general criminal jurisdiction and those courts exercising appellate jurisdiction thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • 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.
  • Credential: means any document, certificate, identification, license, permit, or card indicating the user's status, right, privilege, classification, permission, entitlement, authority, or coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • Credit: includes every claim and demand for money, labor, merchandise and other valuable things. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Creditable Service: means "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Creditable service: means all periods of time for which credit is allowed towards any benefits of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Current assets: include an investment made in cash, bank deposits, merchandise inventory and loans due from customers, excluding the pawn service charge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Current status: includes but is not limited to valid, expired, cancelled, suspended, disqualified, active, inactive, member, nonmember, eligible, or ineligible. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • Current tax collections: means the current collections of the taxes imposed by Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Dealer: means any person who produces, refines, manufactures, blends or compounds gasoline or motor fuel for sale to the jobber or consumer, or to the persons, firms or corporations, or associations of persons who, in turn, sell to the jobber or consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • Dealer: means and includes every person who sells special fuels at retail and delivers such special fuels into the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Dealer: means every person engaged regularly in the business of buying, selling, or exchanging motor vehicles, trailers, semitrailers, trucks, tractors, or other character of commercial or industrial motor vehicles in this state, and having an established place of business in this state, and using a special license plate issued hereunder solely for or in the bona fide transaction of such business and not otherwise, howsoever, or by whomsoever. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Dealer: means a person who in violation of Louisiana law manufactures, produces, ships, transports, or imports into Louisiana or in any manner acquires or possesses more than forty-two and one-half grams of marijuana, or seven or more grams of any controlled dangerous substance, or ten or more dosage units of any controlled dangerous substance which is not sold by weight. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2602
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declarant: means :

    (a)  If the condominium has not yet been created, any person who offers to dispose of or disposes of his interest in a unit not previously disposed of; or

    (b)  If the condominium has been created, any person who has executed a declaration, or an amendment to a declaration to add additional property to the condominium regime, other than persons holding interests in the property solely as security for a debt or persons whose interest in the property will not be conveyed to unit owners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103

  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deficit: means the excess for any fiscal year of actual expenditures paid by warrant or transfer over the actual monies received and any monies or balances carried forward for any fund at the close of the fiscal year as such are reported by the office of statewide reporting within the division of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Demotion: means a change of an employee in the classified service from a position of one class to a position of another class for which a lower maximum rate of pay is prescribed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, acting directly through its duly authorized officers and agents, or whatever state board, official, or body may hereafter be authorized by law to exercise the functions now devolving upon it under the law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Department: means the department of city civil service, including both the commission and the director. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • 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.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Digitized credential: means a credential relayed in a data file available on any mobile device which has connectivity to the internet through an application that allows the mobile device to download the data file from the department, office, agency, company, division, university, school, board, commission, or other applicable entity and contains all of the data elements visible on the face and back of the credential, and also displays the current status of the credential. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • Diminution in value: means an existent reduction of twenty percent or more of the fair market value or the economically viable use of, as determined by a qualified appraisal expert, the affected portion of any parcel of private agricultural property or the property rights thereto for agricultural purposes, as a consequence of any regulation, rule, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Direct molding process: means any direct molding process in which the original manufactured vessel hull or component part of a vessel hull is itself used as a plug for the making of the mold, which is then used to manufacture a duplicate item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:462
  • Director: means the city director of personnel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Director: means the executive director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Director: means the chief administrative officer of the state office of rural development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Directors: means persons designated in the articles as such, and persons designated, elected or appointed by any other name or title to act as directors, and their successors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Disability: means a condition which in the determination of the board renders an employee permanently and totally disabled, by bodily injury or disease, leaving him incapable of any employment, provided that such condition is not, directly or indirectly, the result of military service, engaging in a felonious criminal enterprise, habitual drunkenness or use of narcotics, intentionally self-inflicted injury, or declared war or enemy action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • District: means the Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:3086.21
  • dividend: when used in this Chapter (except in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Drug: means the same as the term "drug" as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Duly notified: means , with respect to a particular person, that an effort meeting the requirements of due process of law has been made to identify and to provide that person with a notice that meets the requirements of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Dyed fuel: means any fuel meeting the definition of special fuels that is required to be dyed pursuant to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service and is destined for tax-exempt uses or other uses as specifically authorized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Earnable compensation: means the compensation earned by a member during the full normal working time as a teacher. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full rate of compensation that would be payable to the member (employee) if he worked the full working time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full amount of compensation earned by an employee for a given month, including supplemental pay paid by the state of Louisiana, but shall not include overtime. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Earned surplus: means the excess of surplus over capital surplus. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Earnings: means the full amount of compensation earned by a member for service rendered as an employee, excluding bonuses or fees in excess of regular salary or retainer, overtime pay, or payments relative to termination of employment including but not limited to accrued sick or annual leave and severance pay. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Efficiency: means cost-effectiveness or productivity relative to achievement of an objective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Electric membership corporation: means any non-profit association or corporation organized pursuant to Title 12, Chapter 4, Part I of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, which is engaged in the business of manufacturing, generating, supplying, or manufacturing, generating and supplying electricity for light, heat, or power to consumers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Electric power company: means a company primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing, generating, supplying, or manufacturing, generating and supplying electricity for light, heat, or power to consumers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Electrical contractor: means any person who undertakes to, attempts to, or submits a price or bid or offers to construct, supervise, superintend, oversee, direct, or in any manner assume charge of the construction, alteration, repair, improvement, movement, demolition, putting up, tearing down, or furnishing labor together with material and equipment, or installing the same for the wiring, fixtures, or appliances for the supply of electricity to any residential, commercial, or other project, when the cost of the undertaking exceeds the sum of ten thousand dollars. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Electrologist: means any person who for compensation practices electrolysis for the permanent removal of hair, except a physician licensed to practice medicine who performs electrolysis in his practice or a person who engages, on behalf of a manufacturer or distributor, solely in demonstrating the use of any machine or other article for the purpose of sale, without charge to the person who is the subject of the demonstration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrologist apprenticeship program: means an establishment which teaches or offers to teach the theory and practice of electrology and which teaches or offers to teach instructors the theory and practice of teaching electrology, without financial remuneration from the apprentice or the student instructor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrologist technician: means an individual who for compensation practices electrolysis for the permanent removal of hair under the direct supervision of a licensed electrologist and who has completed a two hundred-hour course of instruction at an approved electrology school or electrologist apprenticeship program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrology: means the art and practice of removing hair from the normal skin of the body by the application of an electric current to the hair papilla by means of a needle or needles so as to cause growth inactivity of the hair papilla and thus permanently remove hair. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • electrology school: means an establishment which teaches or offers to teach students the theory and practice of electrology and which teaches or offers to teach student instructors the theory and practice of teaching electrology, for financial remuneration from the student, student instructor, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrolysis: means the process by which hair is removed from the normal skin by the application of an electric current to the hair root by means of a needle or needles being inserted into the hair follicle, whether the process employs direct electric current or short wave alternating electric current. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electronic communication: means any transfer of signs, signals, writings, images, sounds, data, or intelligence of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photoelectronic, or photo-optical system, but does not include any of the following:

                (i) Any oral communication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302

  • Electronic communications service: means any service which provides to users thereof the ability to send or receive wire or electronic communications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • 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
  • Electronic wallet: refers to an electronic or online service or application that allows an individual to store credentials in order to access the credentials from a mobile device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • Eligible: means a person whose name is on a list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Eligible rollover distribution: means a distribution as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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
  • Emergency: means an unforeseen mischance bringing with it destruction or injury of life or property or the imminent threat of such destruction or injury or as the result of an order from any judicial body to take any immediate action which requires construction or repairs absent compliance with the formalities of this Part, where the mischance or court order will not admit of the delay incident to advertising as provided in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Emergency: shall mean an unforeseen mischance bringing with it destruction or injury of life or property or the imminent threat of such destruction or injury, the result of an order from any judicial body to take immediate action which requires construction or maintenance without time to comply with the formalities of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Employee: means a person legally occupying a position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Employee: means a person including an elected official, actively employed by a participating employer on a permanent, regularly scheduled basis of at least an average of thirty-five hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Employee: shall mean any registrar of voters of the state of Louisiana or any deputy or permanent employee of the office of registrar of voters in any parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Employee: shall mean any of the following classifications:

                (a)(i) Any full-time police officer, empowered to make arrests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213

  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana, any city, parish, or other local school board, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, any board created by Article VIII of the Constitution of Louisiana, or any other agency of and within the state or a political subdivision by which a teacher is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Employer: shall mean the registrar of voters of any parish in the state of Louisiana, the state of Louisiana, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish which employs and pays persons as registrars of voters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Employer: shall mean any municipality in the state of Louisiana which employs a full-time police officer, empowered to make arrests, or which has an elected chief of police whose salary is at least one hundred dollars per month, and the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Employment list: means an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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.
  • Engineer: means any engineer registered under the laws of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Entrance test: means a test for positions in a particular class, admission to which is not limited to persons employed in the city service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • EPA: means the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Equipment-lease-purchase contract: means the lease-purchase contract in the form approved by the State Bond Commission between the local governmental entity and a nonprofit lessor providing for an obligation to lease equipment approved by the governmental entity pursuant to this Part and the lease of selected equipment designated by a local governmental entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Essential parts: means all integral parts and body parts, the removal, alteration or substitution of which will tend to conceal the identity or substantially alter the appearance of the vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Established date of operation: means the date on which the agricultural operation, including forestry activities, commenced operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Evidence-based program: means a program or practice that has had multiple site random controlled trials across heterogeneous populations demonstrating that the program or practice is effective for the population. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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 11:2162
  • Executive assistant: means the special assistant to the governor for coordination of coastal activities as delineated in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Executive budget: means the document submitted to the legislature at each regular session, pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and Article VII, Section 11(A) of the Constitution of Louisiana, presenting the governor's recommended complete financial plan for each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Executive director: means the person appointed by the board to serve as the chief operating officer in connection with the day-to-day operation of the board's business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Executive director: means the person appointed to serve as the head of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Existing operating budget: means the initial operating budget as adjusted for actions taken by the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, the Interim Emergency Board, the legislature, or the governor in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter or any other provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Expenses: means amounts represented by cash paid out or by obligations to pay cash or partly by each for maintaining and operating government services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Express company: means a company engaged in the business of conveying merchandise or other articles by express for hire within, through, into, or from this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • extreme public emergency: means a catastrophic event which causes the loss of ability to obtain a quorum of the members necessary to certify the emergency prior to making the expenditure to acquire materials or supplies or to make repairs necessary for the protection of life, property, or continued function of the public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fair market value: means the value of the lands or improvements actually taken, used, damaged, or destroyed for levees or levee drainage purposes as determined in accordance with the uniform criteria for determining fair market value as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • farm machinery: shall mean and include all motor propelled or motor operated mechanical devices used on a farm in the tilling of the soil and the production of crops, but shall not include any vehicle licensed for use on the public highways of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • Farm-raised turtle: means any reptile of the order Testudines which is bred, born, raised, or kept, by a licensed turtle farmer within a closed circumscribed pond for the purpose of buying, selling, or trading in commerce. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fiduciary: means any person, firm, partnership, association or corporation, including a usufructuary, who or which occupies a position of peculiar confidence toward any person, firm, association, partnership, trust or estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • FIFRA: means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Final compensation: means the average monthly earnings during the highest sixty consecutive months or joined months if service was interrupted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Financing costs: means all capitalized interest, costs, fees, reserves, and credit and liquidity enhancements as the corporation determines to be desirable in issuing, securing and marketing the bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Fire truck: means vehicles built with the capability of operating fire fighting equipment such as hoses, ladders, and pumps and carrying teams of firefighters to fire scenes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Fiscal year: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Fiscal year: means an accounting period of twelve months ending on the last day of any month other than December. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • Fiscal year: shall mean the twelve-month period ending on June 30th of each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation formed under the laws of any jurisdiction other than this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation formed under the laws of any state other than this state or under the laws of any foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Foreign limited liability company: means a limited liability company formed under the laws of any state other than this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Foreign limited partnership: means a limited partnership formed under the laws of any state other than this state or under the laws of any foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Foreign partnership: means a partnership formed under the laws of any state other than this state, or under the laws of any foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Foreign vehicles: means every motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer which shall be brought into the state otherwise than in the ordinary course of business by or through a manufacturer or dealer and which had not been registered in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Formosan termite: means the termite Coptotermes formosanus in any state of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • front footage: as used in this Part shall mean the footage of each lot or parcel of real estate abutting the right of way, street, or drainage way along which the drainage line is constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1585
  • front footage: as used in this Part shall mean the footage of each lot or parcel of real estate abutting the right of way, street, or drainage way along which the drainage line is constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1596.5
  • 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

  • Functions: means duties, jurisdiction, powers, rights, and obligations, conferred or imposed upon, or vested in, any agency by law, or exercised, performed, or discharged by any agency without contravention of any provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Fund: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Fund: means an independent fiscal and accounting entity with a self-balancing set of accounts recording cash or other resources together with all related liabilities, obligations, reserves, and equities which are segregated for the purpose of carrying on specific activities or attaining certain objectives in accordance with regulations, restrictions, and limitations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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
  • Gas: means any gas derived from or composed of hydrocarbons, including synthetic gas which is produced from coal, lignite, or petroleum coke and the heat content of which synthetic gas does not exceed 800 BTUs per standard cubic foot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Gas company: means a company engaged in the business of supplying artificial or natural gas through pipe or tubing for light, heat, or power to consumers in the state and which is regulated by the Louisiana Public Service Commission or by the governing authority of a political subdivision pursuant to Section 21 of Article IV of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Gasoline: shall mean any motor fuel which is subject to tax under Part I of Chapter 7 of Sub-title II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • General contractor: means a person who contracts directly with the owner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Genetic counseling: means any of the following actions by a genetic counselor that occur through and as a result of communication between the genetic counselor and a patient:

                (a) Obtaining and evaluating individual, family, and medical histories to determine genetic risk for genetic or medical conditions and diseases in a patient, his offspring, and other family members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101

  • Genetic counselor: means an individual who is licensed pursuant to this Part to provide genetic counseling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Genetic supervision: refers to the assessment by an individual who is licensed pursuant to this Part or a physician who is licensed pursuant to Part I of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Goal: means a general purpose toward which the efforts of an agency are directed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the bond issuing power of a governmental unit is vested. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • Governmental action: means annexation of territory by a governmental entity and the issuance of  a rule, regulation, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity, or an order or other legally binding directive having the force of law or capable of being enforced by government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Governmental entity: means :

    (a)  A board, authority, commission, department, office, or agency of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602

  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gross weight: means the weight of a vehicle or vehicle combination without load on all axles, including the steering axle plus the weight of any load thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Health care: means any act or treatment which was performed or furnished or which should have been performed or furnished by any person covered by this Part for, to, or on behalf of, a patient during the medical care, treatment or confinement of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1237.1
  • Health care organization or entity: means any entity or organization providing health care services which is licensed or regulated under Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 or regulations promulgated by the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Highway: includes every way or place of whatever nature open to the use of the public, for the purpose of vehicular travel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • HIPAA: means the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Pub. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • HIV-related test: is a test which is performed solely to diagnose infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1171.2
  • Home improvement contracting: means the reconstruction, alteration, renovation, repair, modernization, conversion, improvement, removal, or demolition, or the construction of an addition to any pre-existing owner occupied building which building is used or designed to be used as a residence or dwelling unit, or to structures which are adjacent to such residence or building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Home improvement contractor: means any person, including a contractor or subcontractor, who undertakes or attempts to undertake or submits a price or bid on any home improvement contracting project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Hurricane protection: means systems to provide protection against tidal and storm surges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Illegal controlled substance: means cocaine, phencyclidine, heroin, or methamphetamine and any other illegal controlled dangerous substance the possession or distribution of which is a violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Immovable property: means all things fixed and immovable by nature, destination or object, or disposition of law, whether owned or leased for a definite and specific term stated or which are continuously used or operated in Louisiana, including, but not limited to land, real estate, depots and station houses, buildings, tracks, repair and other shops, storage and other warehouses, excavations, channels, pole lines, docks, piers, or any structure or construction of permanent or quasi-permanent character. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • immovable property: means and includes not only land, city, town and village lots, but all things thereunto pertaining, and all structures and other appurtenances thereto, as pass to the vendee by the conveyance of the land or lot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • 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.
  • Importing: means bringing special fuels into this state in the fuel supply tanks of a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • 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 38:2211
  • Income: means the tobacco settlement payments and all fees, charges, payments, and other income and receipts paid or payable to the corporation or a trustee or other party for the account of the corporation or the holders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Incorporator: means one of the signers of the original articles of incorporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indenture trustee: means the trust company or bank at the time serving as trustee under the trust indenture referred to in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individual user: means the individual whose use of an illegal controlled substance, that is not obtained directly from or pursuant to a valid prescription or order of a licensed physician or practitioner, which is the basis of an action brought under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Infested: means having the presence of live Formosan termites. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Infrastructure: means publicly owned facilities or systems in the coastal area that are negatively impacted by coastal land loss or rising seas, and that serve a critical public purpose and are consistent with the priorities stated in the master plan and the eligible uses of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Initial operating budget: means the amount of the appropriation on July first of a particular fiscal year for that fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Initial physical therapy evaluation: means the physical therapy assessment and resulting interpretation of a patient's condition through use of patient history, signs, symptoms, objective tests, or measurements to determine neuromusculoskeletal and biomechanical dysfunctions to determine the need for physical therapy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2407
  • Input: means any resource used to implement a policy, program, or specific service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Integrated coastal protection: means plans, projects, policies, and programs intended to provide hurricane protection or coastal conservation or restoration, and shall include but not be limited to coastal restoration; coastal protection; infrastructure; storm damage reduction; flood control; water resources development; erosion control measures; marsh management; diversions; saltwater intrusion prevention; wetlands and central wetlands conservation, enhancement, and restoration; barrier island and shoreline stabilization and preservation; coastal passes stabilization and restoration; mitigation; storm surge reduction; or beneficial use projects. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Intercept: means the aural or other acquisition of the contents of any wire, oral, or electronic communication through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • interest: means a member's rights in a limited liability company, collectively, including the member's share of the profits and losses of the limited liability company, the right to receive distributions of the limited liability company's assets, and any right to vote or participate in management. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • 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
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Interstate User: means any person who imports or exports special fuels into or out of this state in the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles owned or operated by him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Investigative or law enforcement officer: means any commissioned state police officer of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections who, in the normal course of his law enforcement duties, is investigating an offense enumerated in this Chapter, and the district attorney authorized by law to prosecute or participate in the prosecution of such offense. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Issued shares: means outstanding shares and treasury shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Judge: means the senior judge of a judicial district court of the state, any judge of the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, or a judge designated by a majority vote of the court in writing in advance to consider applications for warrants or orders under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Landscape architect: means any landscape architect registered under the laws of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Law enforcement officer: means :

    (a)  The law enforcement officers of the office of state police and the probation and parole officers of the division of probation and parole of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782

  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Least toxic method: means an integral part of an integrated pest management plan and is a combination of common sense practices that use current, comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interactions with the environment, in combination with available pest control methods used to manage pest damage by the most economical means with the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lessee: means the local governmental entity which is designated as lessee under an equipment-lease-purchase contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • lessor: means a public corporation or public trust organized pursuant to state law having for its beneficiary the state, organized as a not-for-profit entity, no portion of the net earnings or other assets of which inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual, and which shall be authorized under state law to issue obligations for equipment acquisition the interest on which is exempt from calculation of gross income for federal income tax purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • Levee and drainage district: means a political subdivision of this state organized for the purpose and charged with the duty of constructing and maintaining levees, drainage, and all other things incidental thereto within its territorial limits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Levee commissioner: means a member of a board of commissioners of a levee board or a levee and drainage board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Levee district: means a political subdivision of this state organized for the purpose and charged with the duty of constructing and maintaining levees, and all other things incidental thereto within its territorial limits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Level four offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute sixteen ounces or more, or the illegal distribution of four ounces or more, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level one offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute less than four ounces or the illegal distribution of less than one ounce of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level three offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute  eight ounces or more but less than sixteen ounces, or the illegal distribution of two ounces or more, but less than four ounces, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level two offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute four ounces or more but less than eight ounces, or the illegal distribution  of one ounce or more, but less than two ounces, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Liability: means a debt arising out of a transaction where goods or services have been received or rendered which must be liquidated, renewed, or refunded at some future date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • License: means the certificate of authority to operate a pawnshop as issued by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Licensed chiropractor: means persons licensed under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2801
  • Licensed specialist in school psychology: means any person licensed as a specialist in school psychology who applies his knowledge of both psychology and education during consultation and collaboration with others and engages in specific services for students, such as direct and indirect interventions that focus on academic skills, learning, socialization, and mental health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Licensee: means any person holding a license under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • lifestyle modifications: means the broad domain of traditional or homeopathic healthcare practices and other complementary health practices and services provided by a person who is not licensed, certified, or registered to perform, and who shall be prohibited from performing any of the following designated services or practices:

                (1) Practicing medicine or performing surgery as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1742.1

  • Light trailer: means every vehicle of the trailer or semi-trailer type and having a loaded gross weight of not more than five hundred pounds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Limited common elements: means those common elements reserved in the condominium declaration for the exclusive use of a certain unit or certain units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Limited partnership: means a partnership in commendam formed under the laws of this state or a foreign limited partnership as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • List: means an employment list, an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Local governmental entity: means municipalities, parishes, school boards, clerks of court, levee districts, law enforcement districts, all special service districts, port commissions, and other political subdivisions of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • lot of used building components: shall mean a group of like used building components. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1871
  • Louisiana resident contractor: includes any person, partnership, association, corporation, or other legal entity and is defined as one of the following:

    (i)  An individual who has been a resident of Louisiana for two years or more immediately prior to bidding on work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9

  • Major movable property: means all movable and regularly moved locomotives, cars, vehicles, craft, barges, boats, and similar things which have not the character of immovable property, either owned or leased for a definite and specific term, including, but not limited to, the engines, cars, and all rolling stock of railroad companies; the boats, barges, and other watercraft and floating equipment of barge line and towing companies; the rolling stock of private car companies; the flight equipment of airlines; but not including "other movable property" as defined in Subsection J. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • managers: means a person or persons designated by the members of a limited liability company to manage the limited liability company as provided in its articles of organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Manufacturer: means every person engaged in the business of designing, manufacturing, constructing or assembling new motor vehicles, trailers or semitrailers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Marijuana: means all parts of plants of the Genus Cannabis, whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin extracted from any part of such plant; and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such plant, its seeds or resin, but shall not include the mature stalks of such plant, fiber produced from such stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of such plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture, or preparation of such mature stalks (except the resin extracted therefrom), fiber, oil, or cake, or the sterilized seed of such plant which is incapable of germination. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2602
  • Marketing of an illegal controlled substance: means the possession with intent to distribute or distribution of a specified illegal controlled substance which is a violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Maturity date: means the last date subsequent to the pawn transaction upon which the pledgor can redeem a pledged thing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Maximum benefit: shall mean the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the pension plan set forth in this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • Mechanical contractor: means any person who undertakes to, attempts to, or submits a price or bid or offers to construct, supervise, superintend, oversee, direct, or in any manner assume charge of the construction, alteration, repair, improvement, movement, demolition, putting up, tearing down, or furnishing labor, or furnishing labor together with material and equipment, or installing the same for the construction, installation, maintenance, testing, and repair of air conditioning, refrigeration, heating systems, and plumbing for all residential, commercial, and industrial applications as well as ventilation systems, mechanical work controls, boilers and other pressure vessels, steam and hot water systems and piping, gas piping and fuel storage, and chilled water and condensing water systems and piping, including but not limited to any type of industrial process piping and related valves, fittings, and components, when the cost of the undertaking exceeds the sum of ten thousand dollars. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians which shall arrange for or review medical examinations as required by this Chapter or applicable state laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Medical psychology: means that profession of the health sciences which deals with the examination, diagnosis, psychological, pharmacologic and other somatic treatment and/or management of mental, nervous, emotional, behavioral, substance abuse, or cognitive disorders, and specifically includes the authority to administer, distribute without charge and/or prescribe drugs as defined in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Medical Psychology Advisory Committee: means a committee, established by the board for purposes as defined in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Meeting: means a duly called meeting of the membership of a board when payment of per diem is authorized and such meeting is called for the express purpose of discussing activities or plans pertinent to the functions of the levee board itself. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Member: shall include persons who would be eligible for system membership pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2165.2
  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Member: includes actual members of associations with or without capital stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Member: includes actual members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with capital stock;

    (3)  "Association" means any association organized under this Part; and,

    (4)  "Person" includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:122

  • Member: means an actual member of an association without capital stock and the holder of common stock in an association organized with capital stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:443
  • Member: means each natural or artificial person admitted to membership in a corporation, and, unless the context indicates otherwise, includes shareholders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Member: means a person with a membership interest in a limited liability company with the rights and obligations specified under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • 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 11:2031
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (11) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Membership: means an interest in a corporation entitling the holder thereof to participate in the control of the corporation or to a pro rata share of its net assets upon dissolution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Membership Service: means service as a teacher rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Membership service: shall mean service as an employee or elected official while a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Military surplus motor vehicle: means a wheeled, multipurpose or tactical motor vehicle manufactured for, and sold directly to, the Armed Forces of the United States in conformity with contractual specifications and subsequently authorized for sale to civilians. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Mold: means a matrix or form in which a substance or material is shaped. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:462
  • Money available for appropriation: means the amount of money to be received for a fiscal year by the state general fund and dedicated funds, exclusive of federal funds and those amounts appropriated or allocated by the Constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • moneys: means and includes gold, silver and other coin, bills of exchange, bank bills or other bills or notes, authorized to be circulated as money, whether in possession or subject to the draft of the depositor or the person having the beneficial interest therein on demand. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Month: means that period of time from one date in a calendar month to the corresponding date in the subsequent calendar month. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Motor carrier: as used in this Chapter shall not include and this Chapter shall not apply to motor vehicles operated exclusively within the corporate limits of incorporated municipalities or to the vehicles of private persons transporting only the property of such private persons or their family, bona fide friends, or guests and not including such vehicles as are embraced in the proviso to paragraph (7)(a)(b) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Motor fuel: means all volatile gas generating liquids having a flash point below 110 degrees F. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • Motor fuel: means every kind and character of fuel used in the operation of a motor vehicle and embraces every such fuel contemplated by Chapter 7 of this Sub-title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Motor Vehicle: means and includes any automobile, truck, truck-tractor, tractor, bus, vehicle, or other conveyance which is propelled by an internal combustion engine or motor, and is licensed, or required to be licensed, for highway use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle, as herein defined, which is self propelled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Motorcycle: means every motor vehicle designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, except any such vehicles as may be included within the classification "tractor" as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • movable property: means and includes all things other than real estate which have any pecuniary value, all monies, credits, investments in bonds, stocks, franchises, shares in joint stock companies, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Municipality: means any incorporated city, town, or village. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Narcotics: means those natural or synthetic opioid analgesics, and their derivatives used to relieve pain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Negotiate: means the process of making purchases and entering into contracts without formal advertising and public bidding with the intention of obtaining the best price and terms possible under the circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Negotiate: means to participate in the process of entering into contracts or plan changes without formal advertising and public bidding with the intention of obtaining the best price and terms possible under the circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Net assets: means the book value of current assets less applicable liabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Net assets: means the excess of assets over liabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • 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.
  • Nondiscretionary adjusted standstill budget: shall mean and shall contain the following:

                (a) The budget unit's current-year existing operating budget as of December first. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2

  • nonprofit corporation: means a corporation formed under this Chapter, as well as a corporation formed under the laws of this state before January 1, 1969 but of a class of corporations that might be formed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Nonresident: means every person who is not a resident of this state but does not include persons dwelling outside of this state whose occupation or business requires them to spend one-half or more of their working hours in this state in pursuance of their business or employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Objective: is a specific and measurable target for achievement which describes the exact results sought, which is expressed in an outcome-oriented statement that may reflect effectiveness, efficiency, or quality of work, and which may be either numeric or non-numeric. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Obligation: means an amount which a government may be required legally to meet out of its resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • OEA: means the office of elderly affairs that is an organizational part of the governor's office, and exercises overall supervision of parish councils on aging. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Office: means the state office of rural development created by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Official forecast: means the most recently adopted estimate of money available for appropriation by the Revenue Estimating Conference as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Official information: means data, forecasts, estimates, analyses, studies, and other information which the principals of a consensus estimating conference may adopt pursuant to a vote of the majority of the principals of that conference. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Operating agreement: means any agreement, written or oral, of the members as to, or in the case of a limited liability company having a single member, any written agreement between the member and the company memorializing the affairs of a limited liability company and the conduct of its business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Oral communication: means any oral communication uttered by a person exhibiting an expectation that such communication is not subject to interception under circumstances justifying such expectation, but such term does not include any electronic communication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Ordinance: means :

    (a)  An act of a political subdivision that has the force and effect of law, including but not limited to an ordinance, a resolution, or a motion; or

    (b)  A rule or regulation promulgated by the State Land Office, the division of administration, or by another state agency with authority over adjudicated properties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Organization unit: means any administrative agency or part thereof that is designated by rule or regulation as a unit for purposes of administration of this law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Original entrance employment list: means an employment list for a class resulting from tests of fitness open to all applicants who meet the prescribed requirements for admission to the tests, regardless of prior employment in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Orleans Levee District: shall mean the levee district and political subdivision of the state which is referred to as the "Orleans Levee District" the "Board of Commissioners of the Orleans Levee District" or the "Orleans Levee Board". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Other movable property: means all other property, corporeal or incorporeal, not included within the definitions of "immovable property" or "major movable property" and not immovable by nature or by disposition of law, which are so owned, leased, and so operated or used, including, but not limited to, material and supplies, inventories, fuel, leased rail, tools, furniture and fixtures, machinery, scales, pumps, water wells, communication equipment used solely in such enterprises and not available to the public, landing piers, docks, and all similar equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Outcome: means evidence or demonstration of the actual impact or public benefit of a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act: shall mean Title 43 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Waters: shall mean all waters above all submerged land seaward and outside of the area of state submerged lands beneath navigable waters as defined in the Submerged Lands Act, 43 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Output: means the quantity of actual service or product delivered by an agency or program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Outstanding: when used with respect to bonds, shall exclude bonds that shall have been paid in full at maturity, or shall have otherwise been refunded, redeemed, defeased or discharged, or that may be deemed not outstanding pursuant to agreements with the holders thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Owner: means the owner of record, and it shall not include usufructuaries, lessees, mortgagees, or trustees, who shall be considered as represented by the record owner for all purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1601
  • Owner: means owner at the time of severance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:634
  • Owner: means the owner of record, and it shall not include usufructuaries, lessees, mortgagees, or trustees, who shall be considered as represented by the record owner for all purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1601
  • Owner: means a person who holds the legal title to a vehicle or in the event a vehicle is the subject of an agreement for the conditional sale, lease, or transfer of the possession, howsoever, thereof with right of purchase upon performance of the conditions stated in the agreement and with the right of immediate possession vested in such vendee, lessee, possessor, or in the event such similar transaction is had by means of mortgage and the mortgagor of a vehicle is entitled to possession, then such conditional vendee or lessee or possessor or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner for the purpose of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Owner: means a person who holds an ownership interest that has not been terminated pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Parish councils on aging: means the sixty-four nonprofit domestic corporations domiciled one per parish and dedicated to delivering state-approved services directly to senior citizens. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Participant: means a person who contributes money into a pyramid promotional scheme. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:361
  • participating employer: shall mean :

                (i) Any incorporated city, town, or village in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732

  • Partnership: means a partnership formed under the laws of this state or a foreign partnership as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Pawn transaction: means the lending of money on a deposit or pledge or taking other things into possession as security for money advanced. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Pawnbroker: means a person who lends money on a deposit or pledge or who takes other things into possession as security for money advanced or who makes a public display at his place of business of the sign generally used by pawnbrokers to denote his business, namely, three gilt or yellow balls, or who publicly exhibits a sign that money is to be loaned on things on deposit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Pawnshop: means the location at which, or premises upon which, a pawnbroker regularly conducts business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Pay: means salary, wages, fees, allowances, and all other forms of valuable consideration, or the amount of any one or more of them, earned by or paid to any employee by reason of service rendered in any position, but does not include allowances for expenses authorized and incurred as incidents to employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Pay plan: means all the scales of rates of pay prescribed under the provisions of this Part for classes of positions in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Payment nullity: means a nullity arising from payment of taxes prior to a tax sale, including payment based on dual assessment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Pen register: means a device which records and decodes dialing, routing, addressing, or signaling information transmitted by an instrument or facility from which a wire or electronic communication is transmitted, if the information does not include the contents of the communication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Pension Reserve: means the present value of all payments to be made on account of any pension or benefit in lieu of any pension computed upon the basis of mortality tables adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Pensions: means payments for life. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Performance indicator: means a statement identifying an activity, input, output, outcome, achievement, ratio, efficiency, or quality to be measured relative to a particular goal or objective in order to assess an agency's performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Person: means any individual, firm, company, corporation, partnership, society, association, governmental agency, political subdivision, public entity, or any other entity created by federal or state law or recognized by Louisiana law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Person: means natural and juridical persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Person: as used in this Part includes any corporation, or partnership, or two or more persons having a joint or common interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1901
  • Person: includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Person: means any architect, engineer, or landscape architect. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, association, cooperative, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or any other entity recognized by Louisiana law; and whether or not acting as a principal, trustee, fiduciary, receiver, or as any other kind of legal or personal representative, or as a successor in interest, assignee, agent, factor, servant, employee, director, officer, or any other representative of such person; or any state or local governing authority or political subdivision performing a new construction project which exceeds the contract limits provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Person: means a natural person, governmental entity, or corporation, partnership,  firm, trust, or incorporated or unincorporated association, existing under or authorized by the laws of this state, another state, or a foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Person: includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:443
  • 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: includes , in addition to the definition contained in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, company, corporation, association, or group however organized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Person: means every natural person, individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association, or joint stock association or other organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, or any association, or unincorporated organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:361
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, partnership, limited partnership, domestic or foreign limited liability company, joint venture, trust including a common law trust, business trust, statutory trust, voting trust, or any other form of trust, estate, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, organization, or corporation engaged in any phase of the farm-raised turtle industry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Person: means any employee or agent of the state or a political subdivision thereof, and any individual, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Persons: includes an individual, firm, partnership, association, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Pest: means any insect, rodent, nematode, fungus, weed, or any other form of terrestrial or aquatic plant or animal life or virus, bacteria, or other microorganism in living humans or other living animals, which the commissioner declares to be a pest, other than mosquitos. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Pesticide: means any substance or combination of substances which is a pesticide under the Louisiana Pesticide Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Pesticide: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest and any substance or combination of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, desiccant, or any substance the commissioner of agriculture and forestry or his duly authorized representative acting at his direction determines to be a pesticide. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Physical therapist: includes equally physiotherapist, physical therapist, and P. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2407
  • Physical therapist assistant: includes equally physical therapist assistant, physiotherapist assistant, and P. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2407
  • Physician: means a person who is licensed to practice medicine in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Physician: means an individual licensed by the board to engage in the practice of medicine in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Physician assistant: means a health professional qualified by academic and clinical education and licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners to provide health care services at the direction and under the supervision of a physician or a group of physicians approved by the board as a supervising physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Pipeline company: means any company that is engaged primarily in the business of transporting oil, natural gas, petroleum products, or other products within, through, into, or from this state, and which is regulated by (1) the Louisiana Public Service Commission, (2) the Interstate Commerce Commission, or (3) the Federal Power Commission, as a "natural gas company" under the Federal Natural Gas Act, 15 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • 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
  • Place of illegal activity: means , in relation to the individual user of an illegal controlled substance, each parish in which the individual illegally possesses or uses an illegal controlled substance during the period of the individual's use of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Place of participation: means , in relation to a defendant in an action brought under this Chapter, each parish in which the person participates in the marketing of illegal controlled substances during the period of the person's participation in the marketing of illegal controlled substances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plan A: means the revised plan to replace a combination of the regular and supplemental plans, to be effective October 1, 1978, as outlined in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Plan B: means the revised plan to replace the regular plan, to be effective October 1, 1978, as outlined in Part IV of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Plan change: means an alteration, deviation, addition, or omission as to a preexisting department construction or maintenance contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Plug: means a device or model used to make a mold for the purpose of duplication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:462
  • Pneumatic tires: means all tires inflated with compressed air. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • police jury: means the governing authority of the various parishes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1601
  • police jury: means the governing authority of the various parishes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1601
  • police jury: means the governing authority of the various parishes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1751
  • Political subdivision: means a parish, municipality, and any other unit of local government, including a school board and a special district, authorized by law to levy and collect a sales and use tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.6
  • Political subdivision: means a parish, municipality, and any other unit of local government, including a school board and a special district, authorized by law to perform governmental functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Political subdivision: means any of the following to the extent it has the power to levy ad valorem taxes and conduct tax sales for failure to pay ad valorem taxes:

    (a)  The state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Practice of chiropractic: means holding one's self out to the public as a chiropractor and as being engaged in the business of, or the actual engagement in, the diagnosing of conditions associated with the functional integrity of the spine and treating by adjustment, manipulation, and the use of the physical and other properties of heat, light, water, electricity, sound, massage, therapeutic exercise, mobilization, mechanical devices such as mechanical traction and mechanical massage, and other physical rehabilitation measures for the purpose of correcting interference with normal nerve transmission and expression. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2801
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • primary contractor: shall mean "general contractor". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Prime professional: means the architect, landscape architect or engineer with whom the state may sign a contract for professional design services, who shall have the primary responsibility under the contract for the total professional services to be performed in connection with a capital outlay project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Prior Service: means service rendered prior to the date of establishment of the retirement system for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the enrollment of an employee into this retirement system, as a municipal policeman, as a member of the state police, or as a sheriff or deputy sheriff in Louisiana for which credit is not given in any other retirement system; provided that notwithstanding any provision of this Chapter that may be to the contrary, no credit whatsoever shall be given in this retirement system, whether as prior service or creditable service, for any out of state service, nor shall any credit for prior service be given to any person who becomes a member after July 31, 1976, except that any person employed by any municipality and is required to pay social security contributions for such employment by the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare shall receive prior service credit provided he becomes a member of this retirement system prior to January 1, 1977. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Private car company: means a company whose railway rolling stock, used either for freight or passenger purposes and whether owned or leased, is operated over any railroad within, through, into, or from this state, but not the rolling stock of any regularly incorporated railroad. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probable construction costs: means the estimate for the cost of the project as designed that is determined by the public entity or the designer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Professional law corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter or the laws of any qualified state for the practice of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:801
  • Professional services: means those services performed by an architect, engineer, or landscape architect. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Program: means the inmate rehabilitation and workforce development program operated by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections as authorized by the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Program: means the Atchafalaya Basin Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.8.2
  • Program: means a management strategy with procedures, projects, schedules, operations, and related activities to achieve a stated goal or objective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Program: means a grouping of activities directed toward the accomplishment of a clearly defined objective or set of objectives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Project: means a physical structure or structures designed and constructed according to the annual plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Promising practices: means a practice that presents, based upon preliminary information, potential for becoming a research-based or evidence-based program or practice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Promote: means to contrive, direct, establish, or operate a pyramid promotional scheme. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:361
  • Promotion: means a change of an employee in the classified service from a position of one class to a position of another class for which a higher maximum rate of pay is provided in the pay plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • promotion list: means an employment list for a class resulting from tests of fitness limited to applicants who are employees of lower classes in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Property: means any property, tangible and intangible, real, personal, or mixed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Property: includes every form, character and kind of property, real, personal, and mixed, tangible and intangible, corporeal and incorporeal, and every share, right, title or interest therein or thereto, and every right, privilege, franchise, patent, copyright, trade-mark, certificate, or other evidence of ownership or interest; bonds, notes, judgments, credits, accounts, or other evidence of indebtedness, and every other thing of value, in possession, on hand, or under the control, at any time during the calendar year for which taxes are levied, within the State of Louisiana, of any person, firm, partnership, association of persons, or corporation, foreign or domestic whether the same be held, possessed, or controlled, as owner, agent, pledgee, mortgagee, or legal representative, or as president, cashier, treasurer, liquidator, assignee, master, superintendent, manager, sequestrator, receiver, trustee, stakeholder, depository, warehouseman, keeper, curator, executor, administrator, legatee, heir, beneficiary, parent, attorney, usufructuary, mandatary, fiduciary, or other capacity, whether the owner be known or unknown; except in the cases of fire, life, or other insurance companies, the notes, judgments, accounts, and credits of nonresident persons, firms, corporations, partnerships, associations, or companies doing business in the State of Louisiana, originating from the business done in this state, are hereby declared to be property with its situs within this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Provisional licensed psychologist: means a person provisionally licensed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Psychologist: means any person licensed as a psychologist under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public entity: means and includes the state of Louisiana, or any agency, board, commission, department, or public corporation of the state, created by the constitution or statute or pursuant thereto, or any political subdivision of the state, including but not limited to any political subdivision as defined in Article VI Section 44 of the Constitution of Louisiana, and any public housing authority, public school board, or any public officer whether or not an officer of a public corporation or political subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Public hearing: means a hearing held after public notice of at least five days, at which any person may have a reasonable opportunity to be heard, in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public School: means any school conducted within the state under the authority and supervision of a city, parish, or other local school board and any educational institution supported by and under the control of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Public service properties: means the immovable, major movable, and other movable property owned or used but not otherwise assessed in this state in the operations of each airline, electric membership corporation, electric power company, express company, gas company, pipeline company, railroad company, telegraph company, telephone company, and water company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Public work: means the erection, construction, alteration, improvement, or repair of any public facility or immovable property owned, used, or leased by a public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Public work: means the erection, construction, alteration, maintenance, improvement, or repair of any highway, bridge, transportation facility, or immovable property owned, used, or leased by the department or any public entity for which the department is acting pursuant to an agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Pyramid promotional scheme: means any plan or operation by which a participant gives consideration for the opportunity to receive compensation which is derived primarily from the person's introduction of other persons into a plan or operation rather than from the sale of goods, services, or intangible property by the participant or other persons introduced into the plan or operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:361
  • Qualified person: means :

    (a)  A natural person of full age who is authorized pursuant to the law in this state or any qualified state to render professional legal services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:801

  • Qualified plan: means a trust which is covered by the provisions of Section 401(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Qualified state: means any state other than Louisiana, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, which allows qualified persons authorized to render professional legal services in Louisiana and not in such other state, to own shares in a professional law corporation under its laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:801
  • Qualifying party: means a natural person designated by the contractor to represent the contractor for the purpose of complying with the provisions of this Chapter including without limitation meeting the requirements for the initial license and any continuation thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Quality: means degree or grade of excellence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Railroad company: means a company primarily engaged in the business of operating a railroad or terminal either wholly or partially within this state on right-of-way owned, leased, or held exclusively by the company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reasonable commercial terms: includes repurchase by the seller, at the participant's request, and upon termination of the business relationship or contract with the seller, of all unencumbered products purchased by the participant from the seller within the previous twelve months which are unused and in commercially resalable condition, provided that repurchase by the seller shall be for not less than ninety percent of the actual amount paid by the participant to the seller of the products, less any consideration received by the participant for purchase of the products which are being returned. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:361
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Reclassification of stock: means amendment of the articles to change the authorized number of shares of an existing class or series; to authorize shares of a new class or series; to change the designation, par value (including change of par-value shares to shares without par value or vice versa), preferences, limitations or relative rights, including cancellation or modification of the right to receive accumulated dividends which have not been declared, or variations in relative rights, of the issued, and authorized but unissued, shares of any existing class or series; or to change the issued shares of any existing class or series into a greater or smaller number of shares of the same class or series (subject to such changes as the reclassification may make in the designation, par value, preferences, limitations or relative rights, or variations in relative rights, thereof) or of another class or series, and to cancel any issued shares in connection with a reduction in the number thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Redemption nullity: means the right of a person to annul a tax sale in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Redemptive period: means the period in which a person may redeem property as provided in the Louisiana Constitution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Reemployment list: means an employment list for a class consisting of a list of names of persons who have previously occupied positions allocated to that class, and who have been found to be entitled to certification for reappointment to positions of the class. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Refundable purposes: shall mean the operating or propelling of any aircraft, any commercial fishing boat, any vehicle used by a licensed commercial fisherman in the administration of business associated with commercial fishing, any boat used to transport children to or from public or parochial schools, any farm tractor or any farm machinery used in the actual tilling of the soil and production of crops or any stationary motor used for agricultural purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • Registered office: means that office maintained by the corporation in this state, the address of which is kept on file in the office of the Secretary of State in the manner required by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Regular employee: means an employee who has been appointed to a position in the classified service in accordance with this Part after completing his working test period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Regular Interest: means interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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 11:2031
  • Regulated article: means any infested material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Replacement cost: means the cost per unit at which the merchandise sold or offered for sale could have been bought by the seller at any time within thirty days prior to the date of sale or the date upon which it is offered for sale by the seller if bought in the same quantity as the seller's last purchase of the merchandise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:421
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • residential building contractor: includes all contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers who receive an additional fee for the employment or direction of labor, or any other work beyond the normal architectural or engineering services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Residual interests: means the income of the corporation, and bond proceeds, if any, not previously paid to the state, that are in excess of the corporation's requirements to pay its operating expenses, debt service, sinking fund requirements, reserve fund requirements, and any other contractual obligations to the holders or that may be incurred in connection with the issuance of the bonds, the amounts of which shall be determined by the board on or before January 1 and July 1 of each year for the next twelve months, and which, within ten days after each such determination, shall be transferred and paid by the corporation to the state treasurer for deposit in and credit to the Millennium Trust pursuant to the agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retailer: means any person engaged in the business of making sales at retail within this state, or if any person is engaged in the business of making sales both at retail and at wholesale, "retailer" shall apply only to the retail portion of the business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:421
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean the sum of the annuity and the pensions, or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean any benefit paid to a member under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • retirement system: means the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, established as of January 1, 1955, defined in Chapter 4, Title 11 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, and as subsequently amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Retirement system: shall mean the Registrars of Voters Employees' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Revision date: means October 1, 1978, the effective date of the establishment of Plan A and Plan B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Revolving credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or open-end credit.) Source: OCC
  • Road machinery: means all vehicles constructed, designed, and used solely for the purpose of constructing, erecting, repairing, maintaining, demolishing or upkeeping of public roads, highways, and bridges, and not including vehicles temporarily or casually so used, constructed, or designed, or vehicles not intended to be so constructed, designed, and used or vehicles merely converted or susceptible to such use occasionally or vehicles so altered as to avoid and evade the registration or classification otherwise properly applicable thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Road tractor: means every motor vehicle designed, constructed or used either by itself or for drawing other vehicles used in the construction and maintenance of roads, highways, or streets and not so constructed as to carry any load thereon either independently or as a part of the weight of a vehicle or load so drawn. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Rodenticide: means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of rodents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Rolling stock: includes any kind of locomotive, car, or sleeping car used either for freight or passenger purposes, that may be operated over any railroad within this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Rural areas: means parishes within the state having less than one hundred thousand population, or municipalities within the state having less than thirty-five thousand population, and the  unincorporated areas of a parish with a population of over one hundred thousand. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Rural development and revitalization: means those policies, programs, laws, regulations, or other matters having to do with rural areas, including but not limited to economic development, employment, local government services and management, business, agriculture, environment, land use and natural resources, human services and community life, health care, education, transportation, community facilities, and housing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • School: means any public or private day or residential school that provides pre-kindergarten, elementary, or secondary education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • School system: means any institution or facility which provides for education of children in grades one or above, which may include kindergarten or prekindergarten attached thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Sea food products: include shrimp, clams, fish, crabs, lobsters, and all other sea foods, as well as all by-products of sea foods. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:443
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue or his duly authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2602
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • secretary of revenue: when used in this Title, mean the secretary of the Department of Revenue for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1501
  • Secured party: means a person holding a security interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Selected equipment: means the equipment, as determined by the local governmental entity, which shall be the subject of a lease-purchase contract under the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • Selected vendor: means a supplier, manufacturer, retailer, wholesaler, dealer, or other source for selected equipment which has been selected by the local government entity pursuant to state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • Semitrailer: means every single vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property or passengers and so designed in conjunction and used with a motor vehicle that some part of its own weight and that of its own load rests upon or is carried by another vehicle and having itself one or more load-carrying axles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Send: means either of the following:

    (a)  To deposit in the mail or deliver for transmission by any other commercially reasonable means of communication with postage or cost of transmission provided for, and properly addressed to any address reasonable under the circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Senior citizens: means residents of Louisiana who have attained the age of sixty years or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (11) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Service certificate: means a statement of a member's total creditable service as approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Severed: means the point at which the natural resources are severed from the surface of the earth or water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:634
  • Share: means an interest in a corporation, represented by a stock certificate issued after payment for the shares represented thereby, entitling the holder thereof to participate in the control of the corporation or to a pro rata share of its net assets upon dissolution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Shareholder: means a natural or artificial person who is the owner of a property interest in a corporation represented by a certificate for shares of stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Signed: includes using any symbol executed or adopted with present intention to adopt or accept a writing in tangible form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Simple resolution: Designated "S. Res.," simple resolutions are used to express nonbinding positions of the Senate or to deal with the Senate's internal affairs, such as the creation of a special committee. They do not require action by the House of Representatives.
  • Skilled craftsman: means a person who has completed training and certification or licensing in a skilled craft or an apprentice occupation as defined by the Louisiana Workforce Commission which may include but is not limited to electrician, plumber, pipefitter, welder, millwright, heavy equipment operator, carpenter, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technician, heavy construction, building construction, or machinist. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Special Fuels: means and includes all combustible gases and liquids used or suitable for use in an internal combustion engine or motor for the generation of power for motor vehicles, except such fuels as are subject to the tax imposed by Part I of Chapter 7 of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Sponsoring authority: means the governing authority of any municipal, parish, or other political subdivision submitting an application for funding of a project in the program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Spouse: shall mean a person who is legally married to a member of this system and shall not include a person who is legally separated from a member of this system by a judgment of separation, unless such person has voluntarily reconciled with the member and which reconciliation is established by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • square footage: shall mean the area of land measured in square feet to be drained by the improvements to be constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1585
  • square footage: shall mean the area of land measured in square feet to be drained by the improvements to be constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1596.5
  • Stamp: means the impression, device, stamp, label, or print manufactured or printed as prescribed by the secretary by the use of which the tax levied hereunder is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2602
  • State: means a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • State allocation: means all monies to be received by the state of Louisiana as a result of the master settlement agreement, without giving effect to any sale of any portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • State planning and budgeting system: refers to the processes and functions prescribed in Subtitle I of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Stated capital: means the aggregate amount of:

    (a)  The aggregate allocated value of the issued shares; and

    (b)  Any other amounts transferred from surplus to stated capital; less

    (c)  Transfers from, or other reductions in, stated capital required or permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201

  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Statutory imposition: means ad valorem taxes and any imposition in addition to ad valorem taxes that are included on the tax bill sent to the tax debtor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Strategic planning: is a process of agency self-assessment and objective setting which considers an organization's purpose, capacities and environment, and results in a strategic plan which determines a path for development of the organization's resources in order to achieve meaningful results. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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
  • Student: means a person who satisfies all of the provisions of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Student: means an individual engaged in learning the theory and practice of electrology at a school of electrology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Student: shall mean a person who satisfies both of the following:

                (a) The person is enrolled in a high school or postsecondary education institution duly accredited or approved by the appropriate state, regional, or professional accrediting agency which is recognized by the state in which it is located or by the United States Department of Education pursuant to the applicable laws, rules, or regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213

  • Student instructor: means an individual learning the theory and practice of teaching electrology in an electrology school or an electrologist apprenticeship program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Subcontractor: means a person who contracts directly with the primary contractor for the performance of a part of the principal contract or with another contractor for the performance of a part of the principal contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Subscriber: means one who subscribes for shares in a corporation, whether before or after incorporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Subtitle: means and includes all the Chapters in Subtitle II of this Title 47 and any other Title of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 except the provisions of Chapter 1 of Subtitle IV of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 and estate taxes for the assessment, collection, administration, and enforcement of taxes, fees, licenses, penalties, and interest due the state of Louisiana which have been delegated to the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1501
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supervising physician: means a physician who has been approved by the board to supervise a physician assistant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Supervision: means responsible direction and control, with the supervising physician assuming legal liability for the services rendered by the physician assistant in the course and scope of the physician assistant's employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Supplemental professional services: means any service in addition to the prime professional service in connection with the capital outlay project which the prime professional may be required to provide. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Supplier: means any person who sells or delivers special fuels to a user or dealer in this state for resale or use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Supporting document: means the document prepared by the budget office and composed of supporting information, data, and documentation used to develop the executive budget. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Supporting performance indicator: means a performance indicator which is designated as such by the commissioner of administration and is included in the executive budget supporting document and not included in the executive budget. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Surplus: means the excess of assets over liabilities plus stated capital. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Surplus: means the excess for any fiscal year of the actual monies received and any monies or balances carried forward over the actual expenditures paid by warrant or transfer for any fund at the close of the fiscal year as such are reported by the office of statewide reporting within the division of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Surviving child: shall mean an unmarried person under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years, if the person or student is one of the following:

                (i) The issue of a marriage of a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213

  • Surviving spouse: means a legal spouse who was married to a member at the time of the member's death and for at least twelve months immediately prior thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • swaps: means contracts described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • system: shall mean the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Tandem truck: means every motor propelled single vehicle designed for the conveyance of property or things for hauling purposes and having one front or steering axle and two rear or load carrying axles, even though one of said load carrying axles is not permanently affixed to the frame of the vehicle and may be removed therefrom. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Tax commission: means the Louisiana Tax Commission as established in Title 47, Section 1831 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Tax debtor: means , as of the date of determination, the person listed on the tax roll in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax notice party: means , as of the date of determination, the tax debtor and any person requesting notice pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale: means the sale or adjudication of tax sale title to property pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale certificate: means the written notice evidencing a tax sale to be filed in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale property: means property for which tax sale title is sold pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale purchaser: means the purchaser of tax sale property, his successors, and assigns. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale title: means the set of rights acquired by a tax sale purchaser or, in the case of adjudicated property, on the applicable political subdivision, pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Taxable year: includes , in the case of a return made for a fractional part of a year under the provisions of this Chapter or under regulations prescribed by the collector, the period for which return is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • taxpayers: includes firms, companies, associations and corporations; all words importing the masculine gender apply to females also, and all words in the plural number apply to single individuals in all cases in which the spirit and intent of this Chapter require it. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Telegraph company: means a company primarily engaged in the business of transmitting telegraph messages within, through, into, or from this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Telephone company: means a company primarily engaged in the business of transmitting telephone messages within, through, into, or from this state; however, the term "telephone company" shall not include any company that:

    (1)  Primarily is engaged in the business of owning, operating, or managing a radio common carrier, as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851

  • Temporary appointment: means an appointment for a limited period of service without acquisition by the appointee of any continuing right to be retained as an employee beyond that period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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.
  • Temporary servitude: means the taking of lands for a limited time period where the lands are returned to the owner without substantial damage or destruction but shall not include barrow areas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Things: means any property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal, and rights therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Tobacco assets: means all right, title and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation that may be sold to the corporation from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco bonds: means the bonds, notes and other obligations issued by the corporation, exclusive of bonds that the corporation may issue to refund bonds, the net proceeds (after financing costs) of the first issue of which shall be used by the corporation to pay a portion of the purchase price to the state of Louisiana to purchase the tobacco assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco settlement payments: means the monies paid or payable to the corporation pursuant to the master settlement agreement and the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Total voting power: means the entirety of the voting power. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Tractor: means every vehicle designed, constructed, or used for drawing other vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Traditional farm practices: means those accepted and customary  standards established by similar agricultural operations under similar circumstances using established best management practices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Trailer: means every single vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property or passengers wholly on its own structure and designed to be drawn by a truck, tractor, or another motor vehicle and having two or more load carrying axles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Transient merchant: as used in this Part means any person engaging temporarily in a retail or wholesale sale of goods, wares or merchandise, in any place in the State of Louisiana and who, for the purpose of conducting such business, occupies any lot, building, room or structure of any kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1901
  • Trap and trace device: means a device or electronic means which captures the incoming electronic or other impulses which identify the originating number of an instrument or device from which a wire or electronic communication was transmitted, except that it shall not include a service, device, or electronic means tariffed by the Louisiana Public Service Commission, used by a subscriber of telecommunicational services to receive the telephone numbers for calls placed to the subscriber. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Treasury shares: means issued shares which have been acquired by and belong to the corporation, if not required by the articles to be cancelled, or if not cancelled by order of the board of directors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Truck: means every motor propelled single vehicle for the conveyance of property or things for hauling purposes and having one front or steering axle and one rear or load carrying axle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Truck-tractor: means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not so constructed as to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load drawn. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • True bill: Another word for indictment.
  • Trust instrument: includes any lawful act, agreement, donation, testament or other document, by which the donor, settlor or testator transfers any property in trust, for any charitable, religious, benevolent, educational, scientific or literary purpose, or public benefaction of whatever name or nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Turtle group: means any amount, either multiple or single units, consisting of no more than twenty thousand farm-raised turtles or turtle eggs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • 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
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Unrestricted benefit: shall mean the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or 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 11:2162
  • Used: means ,

    (a)  Keeping special fuels in storage and selling, using or otherwise dispensing, for the operation of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801

  • used building component: shall mean any object produced or shaped by human workmanship or tools that is an element of structural, architectural, archaeological, historical, ornamental, cultural, utilitarian, decorative, or sentimental significance or interest, which has been and may be used as an adjunct to or component or ornament of any building or structure, regardless of monetary worth, age, size, shape or condition, that is immovable property or fixture, including but not limited to bricks, siding, gutters, downspouts, lightning rods, chimney roofs, lights, chandeliers, stoves, tubs, sinks, faucets, faucet handles, toilets, bidets, showers, fans, furnaces, air conditioners, water heaters, sprinkling systems, shelving, countertops, cabinets, built-in speakers, shutters, trim, rafters, roof tiles, roofing, studs, foundation, barge boards, paneling, stairs, risers, banisters, wiring, plumbing, hinges, door latches, door knobs, medallions, mantles, flooring, carpet, tiles, molding, wainscoting, pavers, doors, windows, sills, transoms, joists, mailboxes, signage, fountains, decking, gates, fences, planters, landscaping, plantings or portions thereof, or component parts of immovable property of any nature or kind whatsoever. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1871
  • User: means and includes every person who delivers or causes to be delivered any special fuels into the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles owned or operated by him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • User agency: means the state agency, department, or institution undertaking a specific project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Vehicle: means every device in, upon, or by which any person, property, or thing is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks; provided, that for the purpose of this Chapter, a bicycle or a ridden animal shall not be deemed a vehicle, and provided further that a trailer or semitrailer shall be held and deemed each to be and constitute a separate vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Voir dire: The process by which judges and lawyers select a petit jury from among those eligible to serve, by questioning them to determine knowledge of the facts of the case and a willingness to decide the case only on the evidence presented in court. "Voir dire" is a phrase meaning "to speak the truth."
  • Voting member: means a person entitled to vote in accordance with the articles or by-laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Voting power: means the right vested, by law or by the articles or the by-laws, in the members, or in one or more classes of members, to vote in the determination of any particular question or matter coming before meetings of the members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Water company: means a company primarily engaged in the business of supplying water through pipe or tubing to consumers in this state with the exception of those exempt by the Louisiana Constitution of 1974, Article VII, Section 21(B)(1). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Watercraft: means anything used or designated for navigation on water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:3086.21
  • Waters of the state: means both the surface and the underground waters within the state of Louisiana including all rivers, streams, lakes, ground waters, and all other water courses and waters within the confines of the state, and all bordering waters and the Gulf of Mexico. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • Waterway: means Bayou Lafourche or any navigable bayou or river, or portion thereof, located within the geographical boundaries of the district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:3086.21
  • Wetlands: means an open water area or an area that is inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances does support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions, but specifically excluding fastlands and lands more than five feet above mean sea level which occur within the designated coastal area of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Wholesaler: means any person engaged in the business of making sales at wholesale within this state, or if any person is engaged in the business of making sales both at wholesale and at retail, "wholesaler" shall apply only to the wholesale portion of the business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:421
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
  • writing: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or which is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122