Sections
Chapter 1 Preliminary Provisions 11:1 – 11:4
Chapter 2 Required Contributions 11:11 – 11:107.2
Chapter 3 Public Retirement Systems’ Actuarial Committee 11:121 – 11:127
Chapter 4 Provisions Affecting More Than One System 11:132 – 11:323

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 11 > Subtitle I

  • Abused parent: means the parent who has not committed family violence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • 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 Account, together with regular interest thereon as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all regular contributions, plus regular interest thereon, placed to the credit of the participant in the annuity savings account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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: 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 11:1902
  • 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
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Actuarial Equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefit as the case may be, 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 11:3002
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of the mortality tables adopted by the board of trustees plus regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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
  • 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: shall mean any governing body employing persons in the Service of the City of Alexandria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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
  • Agricultural activity: means a commercial enterprise of any agricultural related or associated entity. 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 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
  • Airport authority: means the owner of any airport or landing field, or the governing authority of any airport district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Airport construction or development priority program: means the priority list of projects submitted by the department and approved by the joint committee pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • amounts distributed in partial liquidation: means a distribution by a corporation in complete cancellation or redemption of a part of its stock, or one of a series of distributions in complete cancellation or redemption of all or a portion of its stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Annuity: means annual payments for life, payable in equal monthly installments, derived from the accumulated contributions placed to the credit of the participant in the annuity reserve account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Annuity reserve: means the present value of all payments to be made on account of an annuity or benefit in lieu of any annuity computed upon the basis of such mortality tables accepted by the board of trustees, plus regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Annuity reserve fund: means the fund in which shall be held the reserves for liabilities of retirees and beneficiaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Annuity savings fund: means the fund to which all accumulated contributions of members are credited. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Articles: means the original articles of incorporation and all amendments thereto including those contained in merger agreements or, if restated, the latest restatement thereof except in those instances in which the context refers expressly to the original articles of incorporation only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Articles of organization: means documents filed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Assets: means all of a state bank's property and rights of every kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • 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
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Average Compensation: means the average annual earnable compensation of an employee for any period of three consecutive years of service as an employee during which the said earnable compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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 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
  • Average salary: shall mean the average annual earnable rate of salary of a member for the thirty-six highest consecutive months during the total service of the member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity or other benefit as provided by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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: means any person in receipt of a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefits provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: shall mean the Board of Trustees provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Board: shall mean the Retirement Board of the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Board: means any agency, board, commission, or office, public or private, that issues any license for activity specified in Paragraph (6) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Board of trustees: means and includes the members of the board of trustees of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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
  • Capital: means the sum of capital stock, surplus, and undivided profits or, as to mutual state banks, as defined by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Certificate: means a certificate of competency issued by the state health officer stating that the operator has met the requirements for the specified operator classification as defined by the state health officer under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • City: shall mean the City of Alexandria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • City: shall mean the city of Bogalusa, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • City Service: shall mean all offices and positions of trust or employment in the employ of the City, or any department, independent agency, board or Commission thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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.
  • Commercial weighing and measuring device: means any weight, measure, or weighing or measuring device commercially used or employed in establishing the size, quantity, extent, area, time, distance, or measurement of quantities, things, produce, or articles for distribution or consumption, purchased, offered, or submitted for sale, hire or award, or in computing any basic charge or payment for services rendered on the basis of weight or measure. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commission: means the Commission of Weights and Measures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4423
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized representatives acting at his discretion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Committee: means the committee of certification. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Commodity: means any service or item, or any combination of items, forming a distinctive product, sold in commerce which is affected by any determination of weight, measure, or count. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • 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

  • Company: means any foreign domiciled or based entity, real or juridical, which is not a subsidiary of nor owned in whole or in part by any domestic company, and which is engaged in an enterprise for financial gain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:312
  • Compensation: means a payment of money, objects, services, or anything else having monetary value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Compliance with an order of support: means that the support obligor is no more than ninety days in arrears in making payments in full for current support or in making periodic payments as set forth in a court order of support, and has obtained or maintained health insurance coverage if required by an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • 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
  • Conservator: means the commissioner or his designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Construction or development project: means a program of construction or development, either new or continuing, that will be planned and implemented with the primary goal of improving aviation activities in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Contempt of court: means that a person has been found guilty of a direct contempt of court for a contumacious failure to comply with a subpoena, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Article 222(5), or a constructive contempt of court for willful disobedience of a lawful order of the court, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Article 224(2), in or ancillary to a child support or paternity proceeding. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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
  • Council: shall mean the City Commission Council of Bogalusa, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Court: means any district court, juvenile court, or family court having jurisdiction over the parents and/or child at issue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Court: means any court exercising jurisdiction over the determination of child support, paternity, or criminal neglect of family proceedings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Court-monitored domestic abuse intervention program: means a program, comprised of a minimum of twenty-six in-person sessions, that follows a model designed specifically for perpetrators of domestic abuse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Creditable Service: shall mean "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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 prior service plus subsequent service for which credit is allowable as provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Creditable service: means all periods of time for which credit is allowed towards any benefits of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services when rendering child support enforcement services in  TANF or non-TANF cases. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deploying parent: means a parent of a minor child whose parental rights have not been terminated and whose custody or visitation rights have not been restricted by court order to supervised visitation only, by a court of competent jurisdiction who is deployed or has received written orders to deploy with the United States military or any reserve component thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:359.1
  • Deployment: means military service in compliance with mandatory written orders, unaccompanied by any family member, for combat operations, contingency operations, peacekeeping operations, temporary duty, a remote tour of duty, or other active service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:359.1
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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
  • Director: means the chief administrative officer of the state office of rural development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Director: means the director of weights and measures appointed by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • 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
  • Disability: means a condition which in the determination of the board renders an employee permanently and totally disabled, by bodily injury or disease, from performing the duties and responsibilities of his position; provided, however, 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 11:1902
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • dividend: when used in this Chapter (except in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • domestic limited liability company: means an entity that is an unincorporated association having one or more members that is organized and existing under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Earnable Compensation: shall mean the full amount earned by an employee for a given pay period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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: means the full rate of the compensation that would be payable to a participant if he worked the full normal working time during the year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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
  • Earnings: shall mean the full rate of compensation paid to the member (employee); however, in computing the earnings of an employee for retirement purposes, the amount of overtime earnings to be used in the computation of earnings cannot exceed the average amount of overtime earnings received for the six-year period immediately preceding retirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Effective date: shall mean July 1, 1953. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the Service of the City of Alexandria, and shall include the employees of the retirement system created hereunder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Employee: shall mean any appointive officer or employee of the city now or hereafter employed by the city, whose services are compensated by the city in whole or in part, who is not covered by any existing pension fund maintained by the city. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Employee: means any person regularly employed in any capacity under the control of the Orleans Parish School Board who is not a teacher or whose legal employment does not require the holding of a teacher's certificate, including employees of the public school lunch department, all skilled and unskilled employees of the maintenance department, managers, custodians, subcustodians, and others who are not temporarily employed, and are paid out of funds under the control of the Orleans Parish School Board, who are not now eligible for membership in any other retirement system created or established by the State of Louisiana or any of its political subdivisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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: means any person who is employed as a permanent employee of a parish who works at least twenty-eight hours a week and whose compensation is paid wholly or partly by said parish, but excluding all persons employed by a parish or city school board, and all persons eligible for any other public retirement system in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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: shall mean the City of Alexandria or any of its departments and agencies from which any employee receives his compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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: means any parish in the state of Louisiana, excepting Orleans and East Baton Rouge Parishes, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish which employs and pays persons serving the parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Encumbrance: means any lien, privilege, judgment, mortgage, pledge, pawn, claim, charge, or any other encumbrance of like nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • 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.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • 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
  • Family violence: includes but is not limited to physical or sexual abuse and any offense against the person as defined in the Criminal Code of Louisiana, except negligent injuring and defamation, committed by one parent against the other parent or against any of the children. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • FDIC: means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and includes any successor to the corporation or other agency or instrumentality of the United States which may undertake to discharge the purposes of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Federal agency: means any department, office, council, or agency of the federal government, or any public benefit corporation or authority authorized by federal statute. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiduciary: means any person, firm, partnership, association, or state bank, 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 6:201
  • 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
  • Fiscal Year: shall mean the period beginning on January first in any year, and ending on December thirty-first of the same year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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: shall mean the period from July first of one year to June thirtieth of the year next succeeding. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Fiscal year: shall mean the twelve-month period ending on June 30th of each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Forest land: means any land in the state devoted to the growing of trees or the commercial production of timber, wood, or forest products that is located outside the corporate limits of any municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Forest products: include the following:

    (a)  Products that are derived from woody biomass. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4423

  • 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
  • Genetic gestational carrier: means the process by which a woman attempts to carry and give birth to a child using her own gametes and either the gametes of a person who intends to parent the child or donor gametes, when there is an agreement to relinquish the custody of and all rights and obligations to the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Gestational carrier: means a woman who agrees to engage in a process by which she attempts to carry and give birth to a child born as a result of an in utero transfer of a human embryo to which she makes no genetic contribution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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 action: means annexation of territory by a governmental entity or 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 which prohibits or limits the right of an owner to conduct forestry activities on forestry land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Governmental entity: means :

    (a)  A board, authority, commission, department, office, or agency of the state 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 3:3622

  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gross estate: The total fair market value of all property and property interests, real and personal, tangible and intangible, of which a decedent had beneficial ownership at the time of death before subtractions for deductions, debts, administrative expenses, and casualty losses suffered during estate administration.
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • In utero embryo transfer: means the medical procedure whereby the genetic mother's egg is fertilized with the sperm of the genetic father, with the resulting embryo transferred into the uterus of the gestational carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Incentives: means any tax exemption, tax credit, tax exclusion, tax deduction, rebate, investment, contract, or grant made available by the state to directly support the purchase of forestry products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4423
  • 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
  • Injunction: means a temporary restraining order or a preliminary or a permanent court ordered injunction, as defined in the Code of Civil Procedure, which prohibits the violent parent from in any way contacting the abused parent or the children except for specific purposes set forth in the injunction, which shall be limited to communications expressly dealing with the education, health, and welfare of the children, or for any other purpose expressly agreed to by the abused parent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Intended parents: means a married couple who each exclusively contribute their own gametes to create their embryo and who enter into an enforceable gestational carrier contract, as defined in this Chapter, with a gestational carrier pursuant to which the intended parents will be the legal parents of the child resulting from an in utero embryo transfer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • 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
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Joint committee: means the House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works and the Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works, functioning as a joint legislative committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • 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 any license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority for any of the following:

    (a)  To engage in a profession, occupation, business, or industry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31

  • Licensee: means any individual holding a license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in any activity specified in Paragraph (6) hereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Life Insurance Company: means an insurance company engaged in the business of issuing life insurance and annuity contracts (including contracts of combined life, health, and accident insurance), the reserve funds of which held for the fulfillment of such contracts comprise more than fifty per centum (50%) of its total reserve funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:221
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Louisiana conference: means the Louisiana Conference on Water Supply, Sewerage and Industrial Wastes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • 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
  • Marital deduction: The deduction(s) that can be taken in the determination of gift and estate tax liabilities because of the existence of a marriage or marital relationship.
  • Medical Board: shall mean the Board of Physicians provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Member: shall mean any employee in the City service included in the membership of the system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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: shall mean any employee included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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 (11) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • member of the fire department: as used in this Part is defined as an employee of the Fire Department of the City of Alexandria who has been regularly appointed and confirmed as such. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3113
  • Membership Service: means service as an employee rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Methodology: means the aggregate of methods, principles, assumptions, variables, factors, and procedures used to determine a reimbursement rate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of twenty-one years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, a child born outside of marriage of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if a court of competent jurisdiction has, pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code rendered a judgment of filiation declaring the paternity of such member for the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Net weight: means the weight of the commodity excluding any materials, substances, or items not considered to be part of the commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • 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.
  • Normal service retirement age: means age sixty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligee: means any person to whom an award of child support is owed and may include the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Obligor: means any individual legally obligated to support a child or children pursuant to an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • 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
  • 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
  • Operator: means the individual, as determined by the committee of certification, in attendance on site of a water supply system or a sewerage system and whose performance, judgment, and direction affects either the safety, sanitary quality, or quantity of water or sewage treated or delivered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Order: means any custody or visitation judgment, decree, or order issued by a court of competent jurisdiction in this state or any judgment of another state which has been made executory in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:359.1
  • Order of support: means any judgment or order for the support of dependent children issued by any court of this state or another state, including any judgment or order issued in accordance with an administrative procedure established by state law that affords substantial due process and is subject to judicial review. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Owner: means a person owning an interest in forest land at the time a governmental action becomes effective as to the forest land in which the owner owns an interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Package: means any commodity packed or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Participant: means any employee who is entitled to the beneficial provisions of this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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
  • past due spousal support: means the amount of a delinquency determined under a court order under state law for support and maintenance of a spouse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:325
  • Pension: means annual payments for life, payable in equal monthly installments, derived from money provided by the Orleans Parish School Board and other amounts accumulated in the pension accumulation account as provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Pension accumulation fund: means the fund to which shall be credited all payments to the system, exclusive of those amounts to be credited to the annuity savings and expense funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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, plus regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Pensions: means payments for life. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Person: means both plural and singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations

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

  • Person: means 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 an individual, corporation, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Place of business: means a permanent location or a portion of a permanent location from which business, in a regulated profession or occupation, is transacted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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 A: means the revised plan to replace a combination of the regular and supplemental plans, to be effective January 1, 1980, as outlined in Part III. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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 B: means the revised plan to replace the regular plan, to be effective January 1, 1980, as outlined in Part IV. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plan C: means the plan to be effective July 1, 1997, as outlined in Part IV-A of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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.
  • Position: means any office and any employment in the City Service, or two or more of them, the duties of which call for services to be rendered by one person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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 standards: means the physical standards of the state that serve as the legal reference from which all other standards and weights and measures are derived. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Principal residence of a child: means :

    (a)  The location designated by a court to be the primary residence of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:355.1

  • Prior Service: shall mean service rendered prior to August 1, 1948 for which credit is allowable under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Prior service: means service rendered by an employee prior to the effective date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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 transfer fee: means a fee or charge required by a private transfer fee obligation and payable upon the transfer of an interest in an immovable, or payable for the right to make or accept such transfer, regardless of whether the fee or charge is a fixed amount or is determined as a percentage of the value of the immovable, the purchase price, or other consideration given for the transfer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Private transfer fee obligation: means any obligation arising under any recorded or unrecorded declaration or agreement, whether or not purporting to create a servitude, building restriction or other real right, to pay a private transfer fee to a party to the declaration or agreement, or his successors or assigns, or a third person upon a subsequent transfer of an interest in the immovable. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Prohibited nation: means Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:312
  • Prohibits or limits: means an existent reduction of twenty percent or more of the fair market value of forest land, or any portion thereof, or property rights thereto associated with conducting forestry activities on forest land before the action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Provider: means a person, public agency, nonprofit corporation, or a for-profit business entity that provides services under a contract or other agreement with the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rack: means a mechanism for delivering motor fuel from a refinery, terminal, marine vessel, or bulk plant into a transport vehicle, railroad tank car, or other means of transfer that is outside the bulk transfer/terminal system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Rate: means the amount of money per unit of time for a Medicaid service performed or the amount of money for a Medicaid service performed for a flat fee, such as a per diem. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Rebasing: means using cost report information to adjust Medicaid reimbursement rates to the level dictated by the Medicaid reimbursement methodology for each covered service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Receiver: means the person liquidating a state bank pursuant to Part II of this Subchapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Receivership court: means the district court for the parish in which the state bank is domiciled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Regular contributions: means the contributions deducted from the compensation of a participant subsequent to the effective date of the establishment of this retirement system as required by this Part and placed to the credit of the participant in the annuity savings account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Regular Interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such rate as shall be determined by the Board in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Regular interest: shall mean such rate of interest as is fixed by the board provided that for the first five years of operation of the system the rate shall be three percent per annum compounded annually. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Regular interest: means interest compounded annually at such rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Regular plan: means the original plan that became effective upon the establishment of the retirement system in 1953, as amended, excluding the supplemental plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Reimbursement: means payment for a Medicaid service in accordance with a specified rate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Relocation: means a change in the principal residence of a child for a period of sixty days or more, but does not include a temporary absence from the principal residence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:355.1
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance allowable under the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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: shall mean an annuity for life, as provided in this Part, payable each year in twelve equal monthly installments beginning as of the date fixed by the Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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: means the sum of the annuity and the pension, or any other benefits payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Retirement system: means the corporation known as the Orleans Parish School Employees' Retirement System established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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: means the Parochial Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, established as of January 1, 1953, defined in Chapter 5, Title 11 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, and as subsequently amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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
  • Salary: shall mean the amount of compensation earned by a member as an employee of the city. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service: means service rendered by an employee as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Service: means a home- or community-based service, intermediate care facility service, or support coordination service provided to a recipient by a provider under a contract or other agreement with the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (11) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Service date: means the date of enrollment of a member into the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Sewage treatment plant: means the facility or group of units provided for the treatment of wastewater and for the reduction and handling of sludge removed from such wastewater. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Sewerage system: means a system of piping and appurtenances, including sewage treatment facilities, for collecting and conveying wastewater from source to discharge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Sexual abuse: includes but is not limited to acts which are prohibited by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • 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
  • 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 health officer: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, hereinafter referred to as the "department" or his designee as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subsequent service: means service rendered by an employee subsequent to the effective date of the establishment of this retirement system and while a participant in this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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
  • Supervised visitation: means face-to-face contact between a parent and a child which occurs in the immediate presence of a supervising person approved by the court under conditions which prevent any physical abuse, threats, intimidation, abduction, or humiliation of either the abused parent or the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Supplemental plan: means the supplementary plan established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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

  • Suspension: means a temporary revocation of a license for an indefinite period of time or the denial of an application for issuance or renewal of a license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • System: shall mean the City of Alexandria Employees' Retirement System established and described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • System: shall mean the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • system: shall mean the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Timberland: as used in this Part , means bona fide timberland being assessed at its use value as defined and determined pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4321
  • Total service: shall mean service rendered before the operative date of the system, and subsequent thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • 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
  • Transfer: means the sale, donation, conveyance, assignment, inheritance, or other transfer of an ownership interest in an immovable located in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Vehicle tank: means any vehicle tank, tank truck, tank wagon, or any other container in which gasoline, motor fuel, or any other petroleum products are transported in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Wastewater: means the spent water or sewage of a community containing the liquid or water-carried wastes from residences, commercial buildings, and institutions along with any groundwater, surface water, or storm water that may be commingled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water distribution system: means that portion of the water supply system in which water is conveyed from the water treatment plant or other supply point to the premises of the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water supply system: means the system of pipes, structures and facilities through which water is obtained, treated and sold, distributed or otherwise offered to the public for household or other uses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water treatment plant: means that portion of the water supply system which in some way alters the physical, chemical, or bacteriological quality of the water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Withdrawal from Service: shall mean complete severance of employment in the City Service of any member by resignation, dismissal or discharge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • 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.