Sections
Chapter 1 Louisiana State Employees’ Retirement System 11:401 – 11:631
Chapter 2 Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana 11:701 – 11:952.71
Chapter 3 Louisiana School Employees’ Retirement System 11:1001 – 11:1206
Chapter 4 Louisiana State Police Retirement System 11:1301 – 11:1345.9
Chapter 5 Judges’ Noncontributory Plan 11:1351 – 11:1386
Chapter 6 Pensions for Confederate Veterans and Widows of Confederate Veterans 11:1391 – 11:1399.7

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

  • ABLE account: means a special savings account for financing of certain qualified expenses of persons with disabilities as specifically provided for in this Chapter that conforms with all applicable standards and requirements set forth for ABLE accounts in the ABLE Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3082
  • ABLE Act: means the Stephen Beck, Jr. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3082
  • Access: means to program, to execute programs on, to communicate with, store data in, retrieve data from, or otherwise make use of any resources, including data or programs, of a computer, computer system, or computer network. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • account wagering: means a form of pari-mutuel wagering in which an individual may deposit money in an account with an authorized licensee and then use the account balance to pay for pari-mutuel wagers made in person, by telephone call, or by communication through other electronic means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:149.5
  • 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 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. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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 11:1902
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts paid by a member, excluding interest paid on the repayment of a refund, and credited to his individual account in the employee's savings account, together with regular interest credited prior to July 1969. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Accumulated employee contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's salary and paid to the fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Act: means this Correctional Facilities Corporation Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Act: means this Office Facilities Corporation Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Act of donation: means the "Act of Donation by BP America Production Company to the State of Louisiana" dated July 8, 2002, and recorded July 11, 2002, in the conveyance records of Vermilion Parish, bearing entry number 20208337 in which the property in and around White Lake, located in Vermilion Parish, was donated to the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • Activity: means a distinct subset of functions or services within a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of interest and mortality assumptions adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed upon the basis of such interest and mortality assumptions as are adopted by the board or provided in law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed upon the basis of such interest and mortality assumptions as are adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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: means a benefit of equal value, when computed upon the basis of mortality tables adopted by the board of supervisors and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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 mortality and interest tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefits and regular interest, as the case may be, computed on the basis of the following assumptions:

    (a)  Interest shall be compounded annually at a rate established by the board and adopted by the Public Retirement Systems' Actuarial Committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjusted service date: means the service date adjusted by the amount of any creditable service other than membership service, or for any periods of interrupted service, and from which all creditable service shall be calculated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Administrator: means the administrator of the child support enforcement section, office of children and family services, Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Adopter: means a person who is legally competent to enter into a contract and who is adopting or buying a dog or cat from a releasing agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2471
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Adult animal: means any dog or cat that has reached the age of one hundred eighty days or six months or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2471
  • Advertisement: means a commercial message in any medium that aids, promotes, or assists, directly or indirectly, a rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Advisory Council: means the ABLE Account Advisory Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3082
  • Affiliate: means any person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with a developer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Affiliate: as used in this Chapter , means a specific person who is directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controlled by, or controls, or is under common control with the person specified. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means any governing body employing persons in the public school system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • Agency: as used in this Chapter shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Agency: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2202
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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 11:1902
  • Agreement date: means the date as of which the provisions of this Chapter first become applicable to an employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Agribusiness: means a person, other than an agricultural producer, who engages in agriculture or provides support activities, products, or services to an agricultural producer and such products or services that are directly related to the planting, growing, production, or harvesting of crops and livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agricultural loan: means a loan made to any person for the purpose of financing: land acquisition or improvement for agricultural or agribusiness purposes; conversion to aquacultural production; soil conservation; construction of levees and ponds; irrigation; water well drilling; construction, renovation, or expansion of buildings and facilities for agricultural or agribusiness purposes; purchase of farm fixtures, livestock, poultry, fish of any kind; crustaceans and mollusks; seeds; fertilizers; pesticides; feeds; agricultural or agribusiness machinery; equipment; containers or supplies employed in the production, cultivation, harvesting, storage, marketing, distribution, or export of agricultural products, or for the purpose of financing agricultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agricultural plant: means any facility which receives raw agricultural products for the purpose of rendering them suitable for wholesale or retail marketing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agricultural producer: means a person engaged in agriculture for the planting, growing, harvesting, or production of an agricultural product in its natural state and who primarily assumes the production and market risks associated with such activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agricultural product: means any beef, pork, poultry, crawfish, shrimp, meat, sugar, or rice product that is edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • 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 products: includes products such as horticultural, and dairy products, livestock, wildlife, poultry, bees, forest products, fish and shell fish, and any products thereof, including processed and manufactured products, and any and all products raised or produced on farms and any processed or manufactured products thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Agricultural purpose: means a purpose related to the production, harvest, exhibition, marketing, transportation, processing, or manufacture of agricultural products by a natural person who cultivates, plants, propagates or nurtures the agricultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Agriculture: means the commercial planting, growing, harvesting, production, storage, processing, marketing, distribution, or export of any agricultural product, including but not limited to farm products, livestock and livestock products, poultry and poultry products, milk and dairy products, fruit and other horticultural products, and seafood and aquacultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agriculture: means the commercial production, storage, processing, marketing, or distribution of any agronomic, floricultural, horticultural, vitacultural, silvicultural, or aquacultural crop, including but not limited to farm products, livestock and livestock products, poultry and poultry products, milk and dairy products, fruit and other horticultural products, and seafood and aquacultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Allowed update rule: means a rule of a licensing body allowed by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1602
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Amount deferred: means the cash price, subtracting any down payment, under a consumer credit sale, revolving charge or seller credit card account, plus any other charges, fees and closing costs authorized by law, that are financed by the creditor under the transaction or included in or added to the balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Amount financed: means the amount borrowed under a consumer loan, revolving loan or lender credit card account, plus any other charges, fees, and closing costs authorized by law, that are financed by the creditor under the transaction, or included in or added to the balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to loan finance charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Ancillary contracts: means contracts described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Animal care facility: means an animal control center or animal shelter, maintained by or under contract with any state, parish, or municipality, whose mission or practice is protecting the welfare of animals and the placement of animals in permanent homes or with animal rescue organizations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Animal dealer: means a person who receives payment for the transportation or delivery for transportation of any living or dead animal or who buys, sells, or negotiates the purchase or sale of any living or dead animal for research, teaching, exhibition, or biological supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Animal rescue organization: means any not-for-profit organization which has tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, whose mission and practice is the rescue of animals and the placement of those animals in permanent homes, and which does not obtain dogs or cats from a breeder or broker for payment or compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Animal shelter: means any building, structure, site, enclosure, or other facility used or operated for the housing or keeping of any stray, homeless, abandoned, or unwanted animals including any facility designated by the parish governing authority for the keeping or housing of any impounded animals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document or custody agreement which provides that after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement or custody agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement or custody agreement shall terminate and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current budget year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document which provides that if, after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement shall terminate in accordance with the terms of the lease-purchasing financing agreement and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current fiscal year; provided possession of the project is returned to the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document which provides that if, after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement shall terminate in accordance with the terms of the lease-purchasing financing agreement, and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current fiscal year, provided possession of the project is returned to the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • 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
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the accumulated contributions of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicable purchasing agency: shall mean the Division of Administration of the state except as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • 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
  • Appropriation act: means an act of the legislature that authorizes the expenditure of state money. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Aquaculture: means the producing, raising, managing, harvesting, transporting, or marketing of aquatic livestock in privately owned waters or ponds as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Aquaculture: means the commercial production, storage, processing, marketing, distribution, or export of any seafood including but not limited to catfish, trout, crustaceans, and mollusks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Aquaculture: means the producing, raising, managing, harvesting, or  marketing of aquatic livestock under controlled circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Aquatic Chelonian: means terrapins and turtles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Aquatic livestock: means domestic aquatic, nongame, native, freshwater organisms produced, raised, managed, or harvested within or from a constructed impoundment in compliance with rules and regulations adopted pursuant to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Aquatic producer: means any person engaged in producing, raising, managing, harvesting, or marketing aquatic livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Architectural-engineering corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of architecture as provided for by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1171
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Articles of organization: means documents filed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Artificial reef: means a structure or system of structures which is constructed, placed, or permitted in waters covered under this Subpart for the purpose of enhancing fishery resources and commercial and recreational fishing opportunities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Assignment: includes any written stock power, bond power, bill of sale, deed, declaration of trust or other instrument of transfer;

    (2)  "Claim of beneficial interest" includes a claim of any interest by a decedent's legatee, distributee, heir or creditor, a beneficiary under a trust, a ward, a beneficial owner of a security registered in the name of a nominee, or a minor owner of a security registered in the name of a custodian, or a claim of any similar interest, whether the claim is asserted by the claimant or by a fiduciary or by any other authorized person on his behalf, and includes a claim that the transfer would be in breach of fiduciary duties;

    (3)  "Corporation" means a private or public corporation, association or trust issuing a security;

    (4)  "Fiduciary" means an executor, administrator, trustee, guardian, committee, conservator, curator, tutor, custodian or nominee;

    (5)  "Person" includes an individual, a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity;

    (6)  "Security" includes any share of stock, bond, debenture, note or other security issued by a corporation which is registered as to ownership on the books of the corporation;

    (7)  "Transfer" means a change on the books of a corporation in the registered ownership of a security;

    (8)  "Transfer agent" means a person employed or authorized by a corporation to transfer securities issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3831

  • 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 a nonprofit corporation, unincorporated association, or other legal entity, which is created pursuant to a declaration, whose members consist primarily of lot owners, and which is created to manage or regulate, or both, the residential planned community. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Association property: means all the property either held by the association or commonly held by the members of the association, or both, and lots privately held by members of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authority: means the Louisiana Agricultural Finance Authority created by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Authority: means the Louisiana Tuition Trust Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3082
  • Authorized other charges positions: means the number of positions in an appropriation bill to be funded by the other charges continuing category of the accounting system for the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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: 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 an employee for any period of thirty-six successive or joined months of service as an employee during which the said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Average regular compensation: means the average annual rate of regular compensation of a member for any period of thirty-six successive months ending with full month's pay of service as an employee during which said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • average salary: as used in this Chapter for the purpose of determining pension payments and retirement is the average salary including any additional pay or salary provided by the legislature over and above that set by the Civil Service Commission, received for the year ending on the last day of the month immediately preceding the date of retirement or date of death or for any one-year period, whichever is the greatest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1310
  • 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.
  • bait: means any substance that is manufactured or processed into a substantially different form than the raw materials and is sold for the purpose of attracting crawfish to traps. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Balance in any fund: means the deficit or surplus in any fund at the close of the fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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.
  • Base pay: means prescribed compensation for a specific position on a full-time basis, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, payment in kind, premium pay, or any other allowance for expense authorized and incurred as an incident to employment, except supplemental pay for certain members as provided by Article X, Section 10(A)(1) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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.
  • Beef: means the flesh of a domesticated bovine that is edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Beef product: means a type of agricultural product that is edible by humans and produced in whole or in part from beef, including beef jerky, beef patties, chopped beef, fabricated steak, hamburger, ground beef, ribs, and roast. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Bench trial: Trial without a jury in which a judge decides the facts.
  • 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 designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance, or other benefit as provided by this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Beneficiary: means any person in receipt of a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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: means any person in receipt of a retirement allowance or other benefit provided for in this part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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 11:1902
  • Beneficiary: means any person designated by the member or legally entitled to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity, or other benefit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • billing cycle: means the time interval between regular periodic billing statement dates. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Biological supply facility: means any blood bank, laboratory, firm, association, corporation, copartnership, or educational institution that sells biological materials, including blood or living or dead animals, to research facilities, educational institutions, or veterinarians. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • board: means the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Board: means the Louisiana Crawfish Promotion and Research Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Board: means the Louisiana Aquatic Chelonian Research and Promotion Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Animal Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Animal Health augmented by the persons named in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:663
  • Board: shall mean the Louisiana Strawberry Marketing Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:730.2
  • Board: means the board of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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 directors: means the board of directors of the corporation created under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:951
  • Board of supervisors: means the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Board of Trustees: means the board provided for in Part V of this Chapter to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Board of Trustees: means the board provided to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 11:1902
  • Bond: means all general obligation bonds or other instruments evidencing indebtedness of the state of Louisiana or any of its boards, departments, commissions, authorities and agencies issued pursuant to Article VII, Section 6 of the constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • Bond act: means the act authorizing the issuance of bonds which adopts this statement of policy by specific inclusion or by reference. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • 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
  • bonds: means any bonds, notes, warrants, certificates of indebtedness, certificates of participation or other written contracts, agreements, or instruments evidencing the obligation of a governmental entity to repay borrowed money, regardless of the designation thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Bonds: means the bonds, notes, renewal notes, refunding bonds, interim certificates, certificates of indebtedness, debentures, warrants, commercial paper, or other obligations or evidences of indebtedness authorized to be issued by the Authority pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidence of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidence of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Brand: means an identification mark hot or cold branded into or onto the hide of a live animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Breeder: means a person who holds a class A license pursuant to the federal Animal Welfare Act, 7 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Broker: means a person lawfully engaged in the business of effecting transactions in securities or commodities for the person's own account or for the account of others. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Budget authority: Authority provided by law to enter into obligations that will result in outlays of Federal funds. Budget authority may be classified by the period of availability (one-year, multiyear, no-year), by the timing of congressional action (current or permanent), or by the manner of determining the amount available (definite or indefinite).
  • 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: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity through which business is conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Business entity: means any of the following business organizations: business corporation, limited liability company, partnership, partnership in commendam, and registered limited liability partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1602
  • Buyer: means an individual who is solicited to purchase or who purchases the services of a credit repair services organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3573.2
  • Capital outlays: means expenditures for acquiring lands, buildings, equipment, or other permanent properties, or for their preservation or development or permanent improvement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Case: means a standard thirty dozen egg case. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Cash advance: means an advance of cash or a cash equivalent under a lender credit card account including but not limited to the purchase of a money order, wire transfer services, or the use of a convenience check to purchase goods or services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Cash price: means the price at which the lessor would have sold the property to the consumer for cash on the date of the rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Cat: means a member of the Felis catus family. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • CCEER: means Center for Coastal, Energy, and Environmental Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Cell cultured food product: means any cultured animal tissue produced from in vitro animal cell cultures outside of the organism from which it is derived. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Center of excellence: means a community college or vocational technical facility which provides customized education and training programs for targeted industries that drive Louisiana's economy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Central purchasing agency: means the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Certificate of conformance: means a document issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or any successor, based on testing in participating laboratories. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state or the system, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Change order: means a written order signed by the procurement officer, directing the contractor to make changes which the contract authorizes the procurement officer to order without the consent of the contractor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Charter: means the charter for public livestock market operation authorized to be issued under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:663
  • Check: means any check, draft, item, orders or requests for payment of money, negotiable orders, withdrawal or any other instrument used to pay a debt or transfer money from one to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Claim: includes any request or demand, including any and all documents or information required by federal or state law or by rule, made against hurricane relief program funds for payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Claim: includes any request or demand, including any and all documents or information required by federal or state law or by rule, made against oil spill relief program funds for payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Claims: refers to only those claims covered by the Self-Insurance Fund in accordance with this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • Closing date: means the date of delivery of the first issue of tobacco bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • collection: as used in this Subpart shall include the sale or securitization of long-term delinquent accounts receivable and all other obligations subject to the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:88.3
  • 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 Livestock Brand Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Egg Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Commission: means the Commission of Weights and Measures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • commission: means the Judiciary Commission provided for by Article V, Section 25 of the Constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:32
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Agricultural Commodities Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:663
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:730.2
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the office of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized representatives acting at his discretion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • commodities: means cotton, all agricultural products commonly classed as grain, including rice, rough rice, corn, wheat, oats, rye, soybeans, barley, and grain sorghum, and any other agricultural commodity or other farm product which the commission may, by regulation, declare to be a commodity subject to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • 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 area: means property owned or otherwise maintained, repaired, or administered by the association for the benefit, use, and enjoyment of its members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Common elements: means all portions of timeshare property other than units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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.
  • Community documents: means the articles of incorporation, bylaws, plat, declarations, covenants, conditions, restrictions, rules and regulations, or other written instruments, including any amendment thereto, by which the association has the authority to exercise any of its powers to manage, maintain, or otherwise affect the association property or which otherwise govern the use of association property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Community water system: means a public water system that serves year-round residents within a residential setting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:5.8
  • community water systems: include systems serving municipalities, water districts, subdivisions, and mobile home parks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:5.8
  • Compensation: means a payment of money, objects, services, or anything else having monetary value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Competitive negotiation: means to negotiate for a contract through a request for proposals process or any other similar competitive selection process. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Competitive sealed bidding: means the receipt of bids protected from inspection prior to bid opening. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Completion of construction: means :

    (a)(i)  That a certificate of occupancy has been issued for the entire building in which the timeshare interest being sold is located, or for the improvement, or that the equivalent authorization has been issued, by the governmental body having jurisdiction; or

    (ii)  In a jurisdiction in which no certificate of occupancy or equivalent authorization is issued, that the construction, finishing, and equipping of the building or improvements according to the plans and specifications have been substantially completed; and

    (b)  That all accommodations of the timeshare unit and facilities of the timeshare plan are available for use in a manner identical in all material respects to the manner portrayed by the promotional material, advertising, and public offering statements filed with the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2

  • Computer: includes an electronic, magnetic, optical, or other high-speed data processing device or system performing logical, arithmetic, and storage functions, and includes any property, data storage facility, or communications facility directly related to or operating in conjunction with such device or system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer network: means a set of related, remotely connected devices and communication facilities including at least one computer system with capability to transmit data through communication facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer program: means an ordered set of data representing coded instructions or statements that when executed by a computer cause the computer to process data. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer services: means providing access to or service or data from a computer, a computer system, or a computer network, and also includes but is not limited to data processing services, Internet services, electronic mail services, electronic message services, or information or data stored in connection therewith. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer software: means a set of computer programs, procedures, and associated documentation concerned with operation of a computer system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer system: means a set of functionally related, connected or unconnected, computer equipment, devices, or computer software. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • 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
  • Conspicuous type: means type in boldfaced capital letters no smaller than the largest type, exclusive of headings, on the page on which it appears and, in all cases, at least 10-point type. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Constituent entity: means each entity that is a party to a merger or consolidation under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3441
  • 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
  • Consumer: means a natural person who rents personal property under a rental-purchase agreement to be used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Consumer credit insurance: means insurance, other than insurance on property, by which the satisfaction of debt in whole or in part is a benefit provided, but does not include

    (a)  insurance issued as an isolated transaction on the part of the insurer not related to an agreement or plan for insuring debtors of the creditor; or

    (b)  insurance indemnifying the creditor against loss due to the debtor's default. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Consumer credit transaction: means a consumer loan or a consumer credit sale but does not include a motor vehicle credit transaction made pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Consummation: means the time when a consumer becomes contractually obligated on a rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Continuation budget: means that funding level for each budget unit which reflects the financial resources necessary to carry on all existing programs and functions of the budget unit at their current level of service in the ensuing fiscal year including any adjustments necessary to account for the increased cost of services or materials due to inflation and estimated increases in workload requirements resulting from demographic or other changes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Contract: includes any agreement conferring the rights and obligations of a timeshare ownership on the purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, including orders and documents purporting to represent grants, which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • contract: shall include awards and notices of award; contracts of a fixed-price, cost, cost plus a fixed-fee, or incentive type contracts; contracts providing for the issuance of job or task orders; leases; letter contracts; and purchase orders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2202
  • Contract modification: means any written alteration in specifications, delivery point, rate of delivery, period of performance, price, quantity, or other provisions of any contract accomplished by mutual action of the parties to the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a state agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a state agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Contractor: means any person who has a contract with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority or a political subdivision to perform a public work as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2202
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Converting entity: means a domestic business corporation or domestic unincorporated entity as it exists before the effective date of an entity conversion under the Business Corporation Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1602
  • Cooperative purchasing: means procurement conducted by or on behalf of more than one public procurement unit or by a public procurement unit with an external procurement activity or by a private procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Corporation: means the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation created pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Corporation: means a private or public corporation, association or trust issuing a security;

    (4)  "Fiduciary" means an executor, administrator, trustee, guardian, committee, conservator, curator, tutor, custodian or nominee;

    (5)  "Person" includes an individual, a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity;

    (6)  "Security" includes any share of stock, bond, debenture, note or other security issued by a corporation which is registered as to ownership on the books of the corporation;

    (7)  "Transfer" means a change on the books of a corporation in the registered ownership of a security;

    (8)  "Transfer agent" means a person employed or authorized by a corporation to transfer securities issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3831

  • Corporation: means a Louisiana industrial development corporation created under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:951
  • Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • 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
  • Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Corporation: means the public nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Costs of issuance: means all items of expense related to the authorization, sale and issuance of bonds, including but not limited to printing costs, costs of preparation and reproduction of documents, filing and recording fees, fees and charges of any fiduciary, legal fees and charges of any counsels necessary in connection with the issuance of bonds, costs of preparation, printing, and distribution of official statements or other disclosure documents, fees and disbursements of consultants and professionals in connection with the issuance of bonds, costs of credit ratings, fees and charges for preparation, execution, transportation, and safekeeping of bonds, costs and expenses of refunding, underwriters discount or placement fees, costs of any credit enhancement, costs of any financial products agreement, and any other cost, charge, or fee in connection with the issuance of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Cotton agent: means every person, firm, corporation, association, or other legal entity who purchases or contracts to purchase cotton grown or to be grown by producers in this state for or on behalf of a cotton merchant and who is required to be a party to a notarized written agency agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Cotton merchant: means every person, firm, corporation, association, or other legal entity who purchases or contracts to purchase, either directly or through a cotton agent, cotton grown or to be grown by producers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Court: means a court of competent jurisdiction in the parish of the domicile of the minor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Court: means the Nineteenth Judicial District located in Baton Rouge and, in the event of an appeal from such a court, the First Circuit Court of Appeal located in Baton Rouge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Court: 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
  • Covered produce farm: means any farm engaged in the growing, harvesting, packing, or holding of produce for human consumption which is subject to the requirements of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, but shall not include farms that have twenty-five thousand dollars or less of gross income from sales of produce in a year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Crawfish farmer: means a person who farms or cultivates crawfish in ponds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • Credit enhancement: means any letter of credit, insurance policy, surety bond, standby bond purchase agreement, reserve fund surety bond, or similar facility as used for the purpose of enhancing the security or credit quality of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Credit enhancement devices: means municipal bond insurance, bank guarantees, surety bonds, letters of credit, contracts commonly known as interest rate swap agreements, forward payment conversion agreements, futures or contracts providing for payments based on levels of or changes in interest rates, contracts to exchange cash flows or a series of payments or contracts, including without limitation options, puts or calls to hedge payment, rate, spread, or similar exposure and other devices to enhance the credit quality of securities of public entities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Credit repair services organization: means a person who, with respect to a buyer, in return for the payment of money or other valuable consideration, directly or indirectly, provides or represents that he can or will, directly or indirectly, provide any of the following services:

    (a)  Improving a buyer's credit record, history, or rating. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3573.2

  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit Score: A number, roughly between 300 and 800, that measures an individual's credit worthiness. The most well-known type of credit score is the FICO score. This score represents the answer from a mathematical formula that assigns numerical values to various pieces of information in your credit report. Source: OCC
  • Credit service charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the seller as an incident to the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable: time price differential; service; carrying or other charge, however denominated; premium or other charge for any guarantee or insurance protecting the seller against the consumer's default or other credit loss; and

    (ii)  Charges paid by the consumer for investigating the collateral or credit worthiness of the consumer or for commissions or brokerage for obtaining the credit, irrespective of the person to whom the charges are paid or payable, unless the seller had no notice of the charges when the credit was granted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • 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 service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Creditable service: means "prior service" plus "in service" plus "membership service" for which credit is allowable as provided in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Credited service: means service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • creditor: as used in this Chapter includes a seller in a consumer credit sale, revolving charge account, or transaction made with the use of a seller credit card or otherwise, or a lender in a consumer loan, a revolving loan account, or a lender credit card transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Custodial property: means any interest in property transferred to a custodian under this Subpart and the income from and proceeds of that interest in property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Custodian: means a person so designated under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Debarment: means the disqualification of a person to receive invitations for bids or requests for proposals, or the award of any contract by any governmental body, for a specified period of time commensurate with the seriousness of the offense or the failure or the inadequacy of performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deceptively similar: means misleading to a reasonable person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • 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
  • Declaration: means any instrument, however denominated, that establishes or regulates, or both, a residential planned community, and any amendment thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • declaration: means the instrument by which the timeshare property is made subject to a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Deferred presentment transaction: means a transaction made pursuant to a written agreement whereby a licensee:

    (a)  Accepts a check from the issuer dated as of the date it was written;

    (b)  Agrees to hold the check for a period of time not to exceed thirty days prior to negotiation or presentment; and

    (c)  Pays to the issuer of the check the amount of the check less the fee permitted in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3

  • 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
  • Defined benefit plan: means a pension plan established and maintained by an employer primarily to provide systematically for the payment of definitely determinable benefits to employees over a period of years after retirement based upon factors such as years of service and compensation received by employees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Defined contribution plan: means a pension plan established and maintained by an employer which provides benefits based upon amounts contributed to an employee's individual account, plus any earnings allocated to the account, for distribution to the employee or his beneficiary either at retirement, after a fixed number of years, or upon the occurrence of some special event. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Dental practitioner: means anyone issued a permit or licensed to practice under the provisions of Chapter 9 of Title 37, when engaged in such practice, and shall include professional dental corporations and partnerships. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services, office of children and family services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:730.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Department: means the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • 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
  • 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
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Designated beneficiary: means the person most recently designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which the member may be entitled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Designated beneficiary: has the meaning ascribed in 26 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3082
  • Designee: means a duly authorized representative of a person holding a superior position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Developer: means the person, or any successor or assignee of such person, who creates the timeshare plan or who is in the business of making sales of timeshare interests which it owns or purports to own. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Direct rollover: means a payment by the system to the eligible retirement plan specified by the distributee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Director: means the director of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • 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
  • Director: means the executive director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2202
  • 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:
  • Distribute: means to ship, bring, or take eggs or egg products into or out of Louisiana or to transfer eggs or egg products in Louisiana from one place to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Distributee: means a member or former member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Distributor: means a Louisiana manufacturer of crawfish bags or a person who brings crawfish bags into Louisiana which were manufactured outside of Louisiana or a person who brings crawfish tail meat into Louisiana or who distributes crawfish tail meat in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • dividend: when used in this Chapter (except in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Division of Administration: means the Division of Administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Division of administration: means the division of administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Division of administration: means the division of administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Dog: means a member of the Canis familiaris family, or hybrid thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Domestic business entity: means a business entity that is incorporated, organized, or formed under the laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1602
  • 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.
  • Down payment: means an amount, including the value of any property used as a trade-in, paid to a seller to reduce the cash price of goods or services purchased under a consumer credit sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Due notice: means notice published at least twice, with an interval of at least 7 days between the two publication dates, in a newspaper or other publication of general circulation within the appropriate area, or if no such publication of general circulation be available, by posting at a reasonable number of conspicuous places within the appropriate area, such posting to include, where possible, posting at public places where it may be customary to post notices concerning parish or municipal affairs generally. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • 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 amount earned by an employee for a given pay period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • Earned compensation: means the full amount of compensation earned by an employee for a given month, but shall not include overtime. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Earned compensation: means the base pay earned by an employee for a given pay period as reported to the system on a monthly basis by the agency which shall include the cash value of any emolument of office in the form of paid compensation in lieu of salary which is subject to federal and state payroll taxes and includes the full amount earned by an employee, overtime, and per diem earned by an employee of the House of Representatives, the Senate, or an agency of the legislature, and expense allowances and per diem paid to members of the legislature, the clerk, or sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives and president and secretary or sergeant at arms of the Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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
  • Efficiency: means cost-effectiveness or productivity relative to achievement of an objective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Egg products: means shell eggs, whether in cooked, dried, frozen, liquid, or raw form, and any product made from shell eggs, egg whites, egg yolks, or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Eggs: means pullet and hen eggs only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Electronic: means electrical, digital, magnetic, optical, electromagnet, or any other similar technology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Electronic mail service provider: means any person who both:

                (a) Is an intermediary in sending or receiving electronic mail. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1

  • Eligible individual: means a person with a disability who meets the criteria necessary to qualify as an eligible individual as provided in 26 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3082
  • Eligible retirement plan: means an individual retirement account described in Section 408(a), an individual retirement annuity described in Section 408(b), an annuity plan described in Section 403(a), or a qualified trust described in Section 401(a), all of the Internal Revenue Code, that accepts the member's eligible rollover distribution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Eligible rollover distribution: means a distribution as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Eligible rollover distribution: means any distribution of all or any portion of the balance to the credit of a member, except that an eligible rollover distribution does not include any distribution that is one of a series of substantially equal periodic payments not less frequently than annually, made for the life or life expectancy of the member or the joint lives or joint life expectancies of the member and the member's designated beneficiary, or for a specified period of ten years or more, or any distribution to the extent such distribution is required under Section 401(a)(9) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the portion of any distribution that is not includable in gross income. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • 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 commissioned member or employee of the Harbor Police Department of the Port of New Orleans prior to July 1, 2004, or any commissioned member of the Harbor Police Department of the Port of New Orleans on or after July 1, 2004 and hired on or before June 30, 2014. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position as a school bus driver who actually renders a service by driving a school bus during the full time of his employment, a school janitor, a school custodian, a school maintenance employee, school bus aide, monitor or attendant, or other regular school employee who actually works on a school bus helping with the transportation of school children, and who is a legal employee of a parish or city school board of the state of Louisiana, and shall include the employees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 employed in any classification of University employees other than a student, and the word "student" includes a graduate assistant, medical intern, and medical resident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employee: means an individual drawing a salary from a governmental body, whether elected or not, and any nonsalaried individual performing personal services for any governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Employer: 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 the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana or any parish or city school board from which any employee receives his compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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: means the state of Louisiana or any of its boards, commissions, departments, agencies, and courts which are contributing members of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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.
  • Equipment-lease-purchase contract: means the lease-purchase contract in the form approved by the State Bond Commission and the commissioner of administration between the state and a nonprofit lessor providing for an obligation to lease equipment approved pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • euthanize: means the act of inducing a painless death upon an animal in a humane manner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Excess benefit participant: means any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans of the employer without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Excess benefit participant: means 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 11:1342
  • Exchange company: means the person operating a program providing any opportunity or procedure for the assignment or exchange of timeshare interests among owners and purchasers in the same or other timeshare plans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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 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
  • External procurement activity: means any buying organization not located in this state which, if located in this state, would qualify as a public procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Extraordinary expenses: means expenses of unusual character such as in the normal course of events would not be expected to occur in each year, or the excess over the normal requirements due to unusual conditions in any budget year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Facility: means any piece of property that contains a constructed impoundment or other area where aquatic livestock are produced, raised, managed, harvested, or marketed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • False or fraudulent claim: means a claim which a person submits knowing the claim to be false, fictitious, untrue, or misleading in regard to any material information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • False or fraudulent claim: means a claim which a person submits knowing the claim to be false, fictitious, untrue, or misleading in regard to any material information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Farm products: means products employed directly in the cultivation, production, or harvesting of any agricultural commodities or containers for agricultural commodities or other farm products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • 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
  • Federal government: means the United States of America and any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Federal law: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, (Title 26 United States Code) and applicable U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • final compensation: means the average monthly earnings during the sixty highest consecutive months of employment or the sixty highest successive joined months of employment if interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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
  • Financial institution: means a bank, trust company, savings institution, or credit union, chartered and supervised under state or federal law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Financial institution: means any banking corporation or trust company, savings and loan association, insurance company or related corporation, partnership, foundation, or other institution engaged primarily in lending or investing funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:951
  • Financial products agreement: means an interest rate swap, cap, collar, floor, other hedging agreement, arrangement, or security, however denominated, entered into by a governmental entity not for investment purposes but with respect to a series of bonds for the purpose of reducing or otherwise managing the risk of interest rate changes, or effectively converting a governmental entity's interest rate exposure, in whole or in part, from a fixed rate exposure to a variable rate exposure, or from a variable rate exposure to a fixed rate exposure. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • 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
  • 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: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Fish: as used in this Part , means all fish as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:301
  • 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).
  • Food product: means any edible product sold or offered for retail sale that is intended for human consumption. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • 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 representative: shall mean a person in a foreign country whose education and experience qualify such person to represent the state in such foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Full-time employee: means an employee who works the number of hours required by the department or division under applicable university policies for a full-time employee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Fully registered form: means securities which are registered as to the ownership of both the principal, interest, and premium, if any, thereon in any one or more of the following forms:

    (a)  by the utilization of a registrar/transfer agent or by the public entity;

    (b)  a book entry system, whether computerized or otherwise, or other system for recording the ownership of the principal, interest, and premium, if any, that identifies the owner of any interest in securities;

    (c)  a single security representing an entire issue of securities held by a financial institution or other person as trustee or agent with the ownership interest in such security being in fully registered form as provided for in this Chapter;

    (d)  any other form pursuant to which the ownership of and payment of principal, interest, and premium, if any, on securities are registered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431

  • 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 Louisiana State Police Retirement System Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Fund: means the White Lake Property Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • 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
  • funded system: means the funded Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Funding: means grants, loans, or a combination of grants and loans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • general alimony tax: as used in this Chapter shall be construed to mean the parish or municipal tax authorized by Sections 11 and 12 of Art. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1129
  • 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
  • Goal: means a general purpose toward which the efforts of an agency are directed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Goal: means a numerically expressed objective relating to state procurements and public works contracts that a state agency or contractor is encouraged to make a good faith effort to achieve. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Goal: means a numerically expressed objective relating to state procurements and public works contracts that a state agency or contractor is encouraged to make a good faith effort to achieve. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Governing authority: means collectively the body which exercises the governmental and financing functions of the local governmental subdivision, or the school board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Governing authority: means the elected or appointed body that exercises the legislative functions of a parish, municipality, school board, school district, or other political subdivision, including:

                (a) A sheriff in the case of a law enforcement district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503

  • Government obligations: means direct obligations of or obligations the payment of the principal and interest of which is unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • governmental: includes the government of this State, the Government of the United States, or any subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of either of them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Governmental body: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive branch of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Governmental entity: means any parish, municipality, school board, school district, or other political subdivision of the state, other than the city of New Orleans and its agencies, boards, authorities, and commissions, and other than the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Governmental entity: means any governmental unit which is not included in the definition of "governmental body" in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grain: means corn, wheat, oats, rye, soybeans, barley, and grain sorghum. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Grain dealer: means any person who purchases any agricultural commodities from producers or represents producers in the sale of agricultural commodities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grant: means the furnishing by the state of assistance, whether financial or otherwise, to any person to support a program authorized by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Grant anticipation note: means a note issued upon the security of specified accounts receivable from the state or the federal government, including without limitation, grants, loans or a combination of both for which the governing authority of the public entity finds and determines that funds have been appropriated and committed to the public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1802
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • gross allocable income or loss: means the general class of gross income designated as allocable income by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • 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.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Healthy food retailers: means for-profit or not-for-profit retailers that sell high quality fresh fruits and vegetables at competitive prices including but not limited to supermarkets, grocery stores, and farmers' markets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • Home protection plan: means a contract between the homeowner and a warranty or service company wherein the company is obligated to pay or reimburse the cost to repair or replace the covered built-in appliances or major mechanical systems of the consumer's home in the event of a breakdown. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • home solicitation sale: as used in this Part , shall be defined as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3538
  • hook and line: as used in this Part , means any device used for taking fish, consisting of a hook attached to any type of line or wire. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:301
  • Hurricane relief programs: means any state or federal program or fund created for the purpose of assisting persons who incurred personal, business, or property damage or other losses due to Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Impoundment: means any private, constructed pond, lake, reservoir, tank, cage, or other means of containment that has no inlet from or outlet to any public waters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • 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 service: means service rendered after June 30, 1947, for which retirement credit has not been received and for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • in writing: means the product of any method of forming characters on paper, other materials, or viewable screen, which can be read, retrieved, and reproduced, including information that is electronically transmitted and stored. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Initiative: means the Artificial Reef Initiative at Louisiana State University, which is developing a Louisiana Artificial Reef Development Plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Input: means any resource used to implement a policy, program, or specific service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Intellectual property: includes data, computer programs, computer software, trade secrets as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • 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
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • 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
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Internet-connected device: means a physical object to which both of the following apply:

                (a) Is capable of connecting to, and is in regular connection with, the internet. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1

  • 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.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Invitation for bids: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting bids in accordance with the procedures set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Issuer: means the local governmental subdivision or school board in whose name bonds authorized hereunder are issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Issuer: means the public entity issuing refunding bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Issuing agency: means the State Bond Commission as provided for in Article VII, Section 8 of the constitution of Louisiana and R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • Issuing resolution: means a resolution, ordinance, or other instrument or proceeding providing for the issuance of securities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431
  • Job appointment: means employment for a fixed period not to exceed two years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Key performance indicator: means a performance indicator that is designated as such by the commissioner of administration and is included in the executive budget or the executive budget supporting document. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • knowingly: means that the person has actual knowledge of the information or acts in deliberate ignorance or reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of the information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • knowingly: means that the person has actual knowledge of the information or acts in deliberate ignorance or reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of the information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container or wrapper in which a food product is offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Labeling: means the act of identifying, describing, or advertising a food product by means of a label or through other means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Law clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • 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.
  • Lease timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of time or intervals of time which can be less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Lease-purchase financing: means the financing and acquisition of property by a corporation pursuant to an arrangement under which such corporation acquires title to property and enters into a lease-purchase agreement with the state providing for the leasing of the property by such corporation to the state and acquisition by the state at the end of the lease period of title to the property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legal representative: means an individual's personal representative or tutor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • lender credit card: includes a travel and entertainment credit card account that is not subject to loan finance charges or credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Lending institution: means any bank, bank or trust company, federal land bank, production credit association, bank for cooperatives, building and loan association, homestead, insurance company, investment banker, mortgage banker or company, pension or retirement fund, savings bank or savings and loan association, small business investment company, credit union, or any other financial institution authorized to do business in Louisiana or operating under the supervision of any federal agency or any "Edge Act Corporation" or agreement corporation organized or operating pursuant to Section 25 of the Federal Reserve Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Lessee: shall mean the state of Louisiana through the Division of Administration on behalf of all applicable purchasing agencies which have equipment included in any equipment-lease-purchase contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Lessor: means a person who regularly provides the use of property through rental-purchase agreements and to whom rental payments are initially payable on the face of the rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • 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 39:1763
  • 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 9:315.40

  • License: means any license, permit, or certificate issued by any board, commission, or agency of the state or any of its political subdivisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1602
  • 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

  • Licensed farmer: means any person who holds a valid aquatic chelonian or pet turtle farmer license issued by the department pursuant to Part X of Chapter 16 of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Licensed lender: means a person licensed by the commissioner to make consumer loans pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Licensee: means a person licensed pursuant to this Chapter that offers deferred presentment transactions or small loans, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Licensing body: means the board, commission, or agency of the state or any of its political subdivisions that issues a license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1602
  • 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
  • Limited tax bonds: means bonds payable from any taxes other than unlimited ad valorem taxes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation of any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation of any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:663
  • Livestock: means any animal except dogs and cats, bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for profit, that is used in agriculture, aquaculture, agritourism, competition, recreation, or silviculture, or for other related purposes or used in the production of crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Livestock dealer: means any person, not a market agency, engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Loan: includes but is not limited to a borrowing by the public entity represented or to be represented by bonds of the public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1802
  • Loan finance charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the lender as a requirement of the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable: interest or any amount payable under a point, discount, or other system of charges, however denominated; and

    (ii)  Charges paid by the consumer for investigating the collateral or credit worthiness of the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Loan limit: means , for any member, the maximum amount permitted to be outstanding at one time on loans made by such member to the corporation, as determined under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:951
  • Local governmental subdivision: means any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Local public procurement unit: means any parish, city, town, governmental body, and any other subdivision of the state or public agency thereof, public authority, public educational, health, or other institution, and to the extent provided by law, any other entity which expends public funds for the acquisition or leasing of supplies, services, major repairs, and construction, and any nonprofit corporation operating a charitable hospital. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Lot: means any plot or parcel of land designated for separate ownership shown on a recorded subdivision plat for a residential development or the boundaries of which are otherwise described in a recorded instrument, other than common area, within the jurisdiction of the residential community as such area is described in the community documents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Louisiana agricultural markets: means any entity in the state of Louisiana, public or private, which in the normal scope of business purchases Louisiana agricultural or aquacultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Major repairs: means those repairs payable with funds appropriated in the general appropriations act, except those funds transferred from the operating budget of one governmental body to supplement and complete a project under contract by the division of administration facility planning and control section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • Managing entity: means an entity with the duty to manage and operate the timeshare plan and/or the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Mariculture: means aquaculture which is practiced in brackish or saline water and includes hatchery breeding, spawning, transportation, implantation, propagation, growout, and harvesting of domesticated fish and other domesticated aquatic species. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • 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.
  • Mark: means a distinct marking or device placed on or in a live animal sufficient to distinguish the animal readily if it becomes intermixed with other animals, including a tattoo or an electronic device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Market agency: means any persons, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock in commerce on a commission basis, either at a public stockyard or at a privately owned and operated sales pen or concentration point, or any persons engaged in the furnishing of services for the conduct of such business, including but not limited to livestock video auctions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Maximum benefit: means the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the system set forth in Part IV of this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Maximum benefit: means the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive pursuant to the provisions of  this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1342
  • Meat: means a portion of a beef, pork, poultry, alligator, farm-raised deer, turtle, domestic rabbit, crawfish, or shrimp carcass that is edible by humans but does not include a:

                (a) Synthetic product derived from a plant, insect, or other source. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743

  • Meat product: means a type of agricultural product that is edible by humans and made wholly or in part from meat or another portion of a beef, pork, poultry, alligator, farm-raised deer, turtle, domestic rabbit, crawfish, or shrimp carcass. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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 11:1902
  • Medical institution: means any hospital as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Medical practitioner: means anyone issued a permit or licensed to practice under the provisions of Chapters 11, 13, or 15 of Title 37, when engaged in such practice, and shall include professional medical corporations and partnerships, pharmacists, optometrists, podiatrists, chiropractors, physical therapists, and psychologists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • 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 any employees, as defined in Paragraph (16) of this Section, included in the membership of this plan as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • 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 any school employee, as defined in Paragraph (13) of this Section, as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Member: means any employee included in the membership of the funded system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Member: means any financial institution authorized to do business within this state which shall undertake to lend money to a corporation created under this Chapter, upon its call, and in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:951
  • 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: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Membership Service: means service as a teacher rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Membership service: means service as an employee while a member of the Harbor Police Retirement System or this plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Membership service: means service as an employee rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Membership service: means service after July 1, 1947 as an employee while a member of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Minor: means an individual who has not attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • 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
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen 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, the natural child of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if a court of competent jurisdiction has made an order of filiation declaring the paternity of such a member for the child or if the name of the father appears on the birth certificate or if the father has formally acknowledged the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Minor Child: means a child of a member of this system who is under the age of eighteen years or who is a student who is under the age of twenty-three years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen 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 acknowledged or filiated pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Misbrand: means to intentionally identify or label a food product in a false or misleading way. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Misrepresent: means to intentionally use any untrue, misleading, or deceptive oral or written statement, advertisement, label, display, picture, illustration, or sample. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Misrepresentation: means the knowing failure to truthfully or fully disclose any and all information required, or the concealment of any and all information required on a claim or a provider agreement or the making of a false or misleading statement to any local, state, or federal agency for the purpose of obtaining funds, property, use of property, or other compensation from hurricane relief programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Misrepresentation: means the knowing failure to truthfully or fully disclose any and all information required, or the concealment of any and all information required on a claim or provider agreement or the making of a false or misleading statement to any local, state, or federal agency for the purpose of obtaining funds, property, use of property, or other compensation from oil spill relief programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • 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.
  • Municipality: means any incorporated city, town, or village. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • 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
  • National Fishing Enhancement Act: means the federal artificial reef development legislation, PL 98-623, Title II. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Natural person: means a human being. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Negotiation: means the formulation of a contractual relationship through discussions as may be allowed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Net allocable income or loss: means net allocable income or loss earned within or derived from sources within Louisiana and is the mathematical remainder when subtracting from Louisiana gross allocable income or loss:

    (1)  Allowable deductions within the meaning of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701

  • Net apportionable income or loss: means net apportionable income or loss earned within or derived from sources within Louisiana as computed pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • 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
  • New entity: means the entity into which constituent entities consolidate, as identified in the agreement or certificate of consolidation provided for in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3441
  • New entity: means the entity into which constituent entities consolidate, as identified in the agreement or certificate of consolidation provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Nominating petition: means a petition filed under the provisions of Section 3:1206 to nominate candidates for the office of supervisor of a soil conservation district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • non-bargaining employee: shall mean any employee of the Louisiana Association of Educators whose employment is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • noncommunity water systems: include systems serving schools, day care centers, hospitals, highway rest areas, restaurants, bars, and grocery stores. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:5.8
  • 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

  • nondiscretionary expenditures: includes , but is not limited to, expenditures which must be funded because of the following constitutional and other mandates:

                (i) Expenditures required by the Constitution of Louisiana:

                (aa) The salaries of statewide elected officials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:36

  • Nonrecurring revenue: means revenue received by the state from a source identified by the Revenue Estimating Conference as being of a nonrecurring nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Normal service retirement age: means age sixty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Note: means temporary indebtedness of the state of Louisiana which shall have a maturity date, including all renewals thereof, of not greater than five years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • 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
  • 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 9:315.40
  • 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
  • Offer for sale: means to sell, offer for sale or adoption, barter, auction, give away, or otherwise dispose of a dog or cat. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • office: means the office of state police, Department of Public Safety. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • 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
  • Oil spill relief program: means any state or federal program or fund created for the purpose of assisting persons who incurred personal, business, or property damage or other losses due to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • open position: means the grain dealer's contracts for purchase or sale of agricultural commodities which are unhedged. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Open-end 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 revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Operational plan: means the annual work plan of an agency and its component programs, which indicates the implementation of the agency's strategic plan for a specific fiscal year, and which describes agency and program missions, goals, objectives, activities, and performance indicators. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • 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 9:315.40
  • Ordinary recurring expenses: means all expenses of a continuing or recurring character, that in the normal course of administration, may be expected to be necessary in approximately the same amounts each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • Other programs and activities: means all programs and activities that do not fit the definition of evidence-based, research-based, or promising practices programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Other similar services: includes but is not limited to the drilling of oil and gas wells. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Outcome: means evidence or demonstration of the actual impact or public benefit of a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • 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
  • Outstanding bonds: means all or any one or more of the following bonds issued directly by the state or by any state board, agency, or commission which may be outstanding at any time:

    (a)  General obligation bonds which are secured by the full faith and credit of the state, which may or may not be payable from the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, including those bonds which are payable primarily from specified portions of specific taxes or other dedicated revenues. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461

  • Owner: as used in this Subpart , means the person having legal ownership of the vessel and can be an individual person, association, corporation, partnership, or other legal entity recognized by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:304
  • Owner: means any person who owns or is a co-owner of a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • owner of land: includes any person, persons, partnership, firm, or corporation who shall hold title to any lands lying within a district organized under the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Ownership timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years, coupled with an ownership interest in immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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
  • paid or accrued: shall be construed according to the method of accounting upon the basis of which the net income is computed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • Part-time employee: means any employee who is a part-time, seasonal, or temporary employee as defined in 26 CFR 31:3121(b)(7)-2, or in any successor regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Partial payment: means a payment of fifty dollars or more on a deferred presentment transaction or small loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Participant: means any employee who is entitled to the beneficial provisions of this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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
  • 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 plan: means the defined benefit plan created by this Chapter and administered by the board to provide monthly benefits for retirees, beneficiaries, and survivors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • 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
  • 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 such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • Pensions: means payments for life derived from money provided by the state or the employing agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • Performance standard: means the expected level of performance associated with a particular performance indicator for a particular period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Performance-based budget: means a budget which relates funding to expected results. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Person: means any business, individual, union, committee, club, or other organization or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Person: includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, corporation, trust, firm, company, or other entity doing business in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or association of such persons acting as a unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:730.2
  • 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 an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, or other association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Person: means both plural and singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations

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

  • Person: means any individual, partnership, company, firm, association, cooperative association, corporation, or any other legal entity engaged in any of the activities regulated under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • 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, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Person: as used in this Chapter means an individual or corporation, partnership, trust, association, joint venture pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, trust, association, joint venture pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3573.2
  • Person: means a natural person or a juridical person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Person: means an individual, a public or private corporation, an association, a partnership, a public body created by or pursuant to state law, the state of Louisiana, an agency or political subdivision of the state, a federally recognized Indian tribe, the United States government, a political subdivision of the United States government, and any officer, employee, and agent of one of those entities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:5.8
  • Personal representative: means an executor, administrator, or representative of a decedent's estate or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Persons: means any individual, partnership, firm, corporation, company, cooperative, association, society, trust, limited liability company, or any other business unit or entity, including any state or federal agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Petition: means a petition filed under the provisions of subsection A of Section 3:1205 for the creation of a district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • 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: means the Harbor Police Retirement Plan established in this Subpart and administered as a plan within the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • 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 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
  • Plan Year: means the fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • planned community: means a real estate development, used primarily for residential purposes, in which the owners of separately owned lots are mandatory members of an association by virtue of such ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • 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.
  • Political subdivision: as used in this Part means any parish of this state as well as any city or county of another adjoining or adjacent state which is authorized by the law of that state to engage in a joint endeavor for the creation and operation of an airport district with a political subdivision of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:131
  • 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
  • Pork: means the flesh of a domesticated swine that is edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Pork product: means a type of agricultural product that is edible by humans and produced in whole or in part from pork, including bacon, bratwurst, ground pork, ham, pork chops, ribs, roast, and sausage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Port commission: means the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Potable water: means water having bacteriological, physical, radiological, and chemical qualities that make it safe and suitable for human drinking, cooking, and washing uses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:5.8
  • Poultry: means domesticated birds that are edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • 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
  • Practicable: means that which can be done or put into practice; feasible. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Precomputed consumer credit transaction: means a consumer credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are computed in advance over the entire scheduled term of the transaction and capitalized into the face amount of the debtor's promissory note or other evidence of indebtedness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Prepayment: means payment in full of the deferred presentment transaction or small loan amount prior to the end of the term of that transaction or loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Primary enclosure: means any structure used to immediately restrict an animal or animals to a limited amount of space, such as a room, pen, run, cage, compartment, or hutch. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Principal: means the amount financed or amount deferred under a consumer credit transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • 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: means service rendered prior to August 1, 1971 for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Prior service: means service rendered prior to July 1, 1947, for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • Private procurement unit: means any regionally accredited independent college or university in the state that is a member of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities or any early learning center as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Pro rata: as used in this chapter refers to a method of computing deferral charges by dividing the precomputed loan finance charge or precomputed credit service charge by the total number of days in the contract and multiplying the sum by the number of days that are deferred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • 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.
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any supplies, services, or major repairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any materials, supplies, services, or major repairs, personal services, professional services, consulting services, or social services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any materials, supplies, services, or major repairs, or personal services, professional services, consulting services, or social services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Procurement officer: means any person authorized by a governmental body, in accordance with procedures prescribed by regulations, to enter into and administer contracts and make written determinations and findings with respect thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Produce: means any food that is defined as such within the meaning of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act and is a raw agricultural commodity, including raw agricultural commodities that are grown domestically or imported or offered for sale in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Producer: means any person engaged in the business of producing eggs in Louisiana or any person deriving a profit from such a business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Producer: means the owner, tenant, lessee, or operator of land within this state who has an interest in or receives all or any part of the proceeds from the sale of agricultural commodities produced thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Professional accounting corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter and meeting the requirements to obtain a permit as a certified professional accounting firm as provided for by the Louisiana Accountancy Act, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1011
  • Professional architectural corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of architecture as provided for by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1086
  • Professional chiropractic corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of chiropractic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1051
  • Professional dental corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of dentistry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:981
  • professional medical corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of medicine or podiatry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:901
  • Professional nursing corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of nursing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1071
  • professional occupational therapy corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of occupational therapy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1190
  • Professional Optometry Corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of optometry as provided for by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1110
  • Professional psychology corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of psychology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1130
  • Professional social work corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of social work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1400
  • Professional veterinary medicine corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of veterinary medicine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1151
  • Program: means a public-private partnership established to provide a dedicated source of financing for food retailers that increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables and other affordable healthy food for Louisiana residents managed by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • 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
  • Program catalogue: means a compendium of programs compiled by a reputable source that publishes information for use by the government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Program inventory: means the complete list of all proposed agency programs and activities that meet any definition set out in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Project: means the financing of a correctional facility by the state, to be financed with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Project: means the acquisition, purchase, construction, renovation, improvement, or expansion of a public facility by the corporation, to be financed with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Project: includes but is not limited to condominiums and cooperative housing corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Project: means the planning, acquisition, purchase, construction, renovation, improvement, equipping, or expansion of a public facility by the corporation, provided that no more than fifty percent of the total project cost shall be financed with funds provided through bonds issued pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Projected deficit: means the excess of appropriations and non-appropriated requirements over the official forecast for any fund during any fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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
  • Proper means: includes :

                (a) Discovery by independent invention. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1

  • Property: means any and all property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Property: means any and all property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Property: means property as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Property disclosure document: means a document in a form prescribed by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission, or a form that contains at least the minimum language prescribed by the commission, which is presented by the seller to the purchaser in the manner set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • public contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, for personal services, professional services, consulting services, or social services, or the purchase of materials, supplies, services, or major repairs, or for the making of any public works. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • public contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, for personal services, professional services, consulting services, or social services, or the purchase of materials, supplies, services, or major repairs, or for the making of any public works. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public entities: means : (a) state boards, agencies or commissions, parishes, municipalities, parish and municipal school boards and districts, levee boards and districts, port boards and commissions, port, harbor, terminal and industrial districts, drainage and land reclamation districts, all special service districts including, but not limited to, road, water, sewerage, fire protection, recreation, hospital service, gas utility and garbage districts; (b) all other political subdivisions, special authorities, commissions, public trusts and boards heretofore or hereafter created by or pursuant to the constitution or statutes of the state, any laws incorporated into or ratified or confirmed by the constitution, or general or special charters of any parish or municipality;  and (c) all other units of local government created by or governed by the governing authorities of parishes or municipalities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Public entities: means :

    (a)  the state of Louisiana and state departments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431

  • public entity: means any one of the following, acting alone or in conjunction with any other:

    (a)  State boards, commissions, or agencies; parishes; municipalities; parish and municipal school boards and districts; levee boards and districts; port boards and commissions; port, harbor, terminal, and industrial districts; drainage and land reclamation districts; all special service districts, including but not limited to road, water, sewerage, fire protection, recreation, hospital service, gas utility, and garbage districts; public trusts; and industrial development boards;

    (b)  All other political subdivisions, special authorities, commissions, and boards heretofore or hereafter created by or pursuant to the constitution or statutes of the state, any laws incorporated into or ratified or confirmed by the constitution, or general or special charters of any parish or municipality; and

    (c)  Any other unit of local government created or governed by the governing authority of any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444

  • Public entity: means :

                (a) Commissions, parishes, municipalities, parish and municipal school boards and districts, levee boards and districts, port boards and commissions, port, harbor, terminal and industrial districts, drainage and land reclamation districts, all special service districts, including but not limited to road, water, sewerage, fire protection, recreation, hospital service, gas utility and garbage districts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1802

  • Public facilities: means buildings, parking garages, and related facilities used or to be used to house personnel, equipment, and/or services of the various agencies of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Public facilities: means buildings, parking garages, and related facilities used or to be used as a center of excellence for students, faculty and staff of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, and all land, buildings and movable or immovable equipment incorporated therein and relating thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • 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 livestock market: means any place, establishment or facility commonly known as a "livestock market" "livestock auction market" "sales ring" "stockyard" or the like, operated for compensation or profit as a public market for livestock, consisting of pens, or other enclosures, and their appurtenances, in which livestock are received, held, sold, or kept for sale or shipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:663
  • Public procurement unit: means either a local public procurement unit or a state public procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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 water system: means a system for the provision to the public of water for potable purposes, through pipes or other constructed conveyances, if the system has at least fifteen service connections or regularly serves an average of at least twenty-five individuals daily at least sixty days out of the year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:5.8
  • Public work: means the erection, construction, alteration, improvement, or repair of any public facility or immovable property owned, used, or leased by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority or a political subdivision which project is funded entirely or partially by monies received through the Federal Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2011, or as a result of any settlement related to the explosion on, and sinking of the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon, or the Comprehensive Master Plan for Coastal Protection. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2202
  • Purchaser: means a transferee or prospective transferee in any of the types of transactions described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Purchaser: means any person to whom a timeshare interest is offered or who has contracted to purchase a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Purchasing agency: means any governmental body which is authorized by this Chapter or its implementing regulations, or by way of delegation from the state chief procurement officer, to contract on its own behalf rather than through the central contracting authority of the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Qualified disability expense: means an expense made for a purpose authorized in federal law and regulation relative to ABLE accounts for the benefit of a person with a disability who is a designated beneficiary participating in the program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3082
  • Qualified group purchasing organization: means a service organization, whether for profit or not, with a membership of at least fifteen hospitals within the United States, which contracts with suppliers for supplies and materials used in hospitals and makes such contracts available to its members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Qualified participant: means a member of the system who first became a member before January 1, 1990. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • 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
  • Quality: means degree or grade of excellence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Quarter: means a calendar quarter more specifically defined as follows:

    (a)  First quarter: January, February, and March. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2

  • Real estate contract: means any written agreement, entered into prior to the perfection of the contract of sale or contract to lease or otherwise with an option to purchase, which relates to the sale, offer for sale, purchase, offer to purchase, lease with option to purchase, offer to lease with option to purchase, any other option to purchase, or any other offer which includes an option to purchase any residential real property or improvements thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • 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
  • Recovery: means the recovery of overpayments, damages, fines, penalties, costs, expenses, restitution, attorney fees, interest, or settlement amounts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Recovery: means the recovery of overpayments, damages, fines, penalties, costs, expenses, restitution, attorney fees, interest, or settlement amounts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Refund: means the withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after termination from the state service, or with respect to members having the option of belonging to the system, withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after receipt by the system of written notice of withdrawal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Refund: means the act of refunding, including readjusting, extending, and unifying outstanding bonds or issues of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • Refunded bonds: means the bonds being refunded by the issuance of refunding bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • Refunding bonds: means any securities issued to refund outstanding securities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Regular compensation: means the total cash compensation for personal services paid to an employee by the university, except compensation of an unusual or noncontinuing nature excluded by the board of supervisors as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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 employee: means :

    (a)  An employee whose appointment is for a period of more than one hundred eighty calendar days, or

    (b)  One who has been employed for more than one hundred eighty consecutive calendar days by successive uninterrupted appointments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1

  • 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: 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 11:1002
  • 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 interest: means interest compounded annually at such rate or rates as shall be determined by the board of supervisors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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
  • Releasing agency: means an animal pound, shelter, humane organization, or animal control agency, whether public or private. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2471
  • Rental-purchase agreement: means an agreement for the use of personal property by a natural person primarily for personal, family, or household purposes for an initial period of four months or less, that is automatically renewable with each payment after the initial period, but that does not obligate or require the consumer to continue renting or using the property beyond the initial period, and that permits the consumer to become the owner of the property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Request for proposals: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting proposals in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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.
  • Research facility: means any school, institution, organization, or person that uses or intends to use animals in research or experiments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Residential real property: means real property consisting of one or not more than four residential dwelling units, which are buildings or structures each of which are occupied or intended for occupancy as single family residences. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • 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
  • Resolution: means a resolution, ordinance, act or other appropriate legislative enactment of a governing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Retail pet store: means a retail establishment where dogs or cats are sold, exchanged, bartered, or offered for sale as pet animals to the general public at retail. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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 granted under the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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 any benefit paid to a member under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 allowance: means annual payments for life under the funded system payable in equal monthly installments beginning as of the date fixed by the board of supervisors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Retirement System: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement system: means the Louisiana School Employees Retirement System established and described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 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
  • Revenue bonds: shall mean bonds or other debt obligations payable from and secured solely by a pledge of the income and revenues derived or to be derived from fees, rates, rentals, tolls, charges, grants, or other receipts, income or revenues derived from any properties or facilities belonging to a public entity or the use thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Revenue bonds: means securities payable from and secured solely by a pledge of the income and revenues derived or to be derived from fees, rates, rentals, tolls, charges, grants, or other receipts, income, or revenues derived from any properties or facilities belonging to or leased by a public entity or from obligations owed to such entity or from obligations arising in connection with an undertaking, facility, project, or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Revision date: means January 1, 1980, the effective date of the establishment of Plan A and Plan B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Revolving charge account: means an arrangement between a seller or issuer of a seller credit card honored by the seller and a consumer pursuant to which:

    (a)  The creditor permits the consumer to purchase goods or services on a preauthorized basis;

    (b)  The creditor reasonably contemplates repeated transactions;

    (c)  The creditor may impose a credit service charge from time to time on the outstanding unpaid balance of the consumer's account;

    (d)  The amount of credit that may be extended to the consumer, up to any limit set by the creditor, is generally made available to the extent that any outstanding balance is repaid; and

    (e)  No credit service charges may be imposed upon the consumer for a billing period if the account is paid in full within a period of twenty-five days from the billing date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • 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
  • Revolving loan account: means an arrangement between a lender and a consumer pursuant to which:

    (i)  The creditor may permit the consumer to obtain consumer loan advances on a preauthorized basis;

    (ii)  The creditor reasonably contemplates repeated transactions;

    (iii)  The creditor may impose a loan finance charge from time to time on the outstanding unpaid balance of the consumer's account; and

    (iv)  The amount of credit that may be extended to the consumer under the account, up to any limit set by the creditor, is generally made available to the extent that any unpaid balance is repaid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Rice: means the whole or broken kernels obtained from the species Oryza sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Right of offset: Banks' legal right to seize funds that a guarantor or debtor may have on deposit to cover a loan in default. It is also known as the right of set-off. Source: OCC
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Sales tax revenues: means the proceeds or avails of any sales tax imposed under the authority of Section 29 of Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974 or any other authority except R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Sea Grant: means the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • 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
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of the foregoing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of the foregoing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1441
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Security: means any financial instrument or document issued for the benefit of or given to the commission by a licensee, or participation in any self-insurance fund program authorized by this Chapter as assurance for the fulfillment of the obligations imposed on the licensee by applicable law or regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Security device: means any lien, mortgage, pawn, pledge, privilege, or other instrument by which an interest in livestock is used to secure the performance or payment of any obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Selected equipment: means the equipment, as determined by the applicable purchasing agency, which shall be the subject of a lease-purchase contract under the provisions of this Chapter, as approved by the legislature and the State Bond Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Selected vendor: means a supplier, manufacturer, retailer, wholesaler, dealer, or other source for selected equipment which has been selected by the applicable purchasing agency pursuant to general state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Seller: means an owner of residential real property, whether an individual, partnership, corporation, or trust, who sells or attempts to sell residential real property in a manner described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Seller credit card: means a revolving charge account that may be accessed by use of a credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • 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 as an employee as described in Paragraph (16) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Service: means service rendered by an employee as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Service certificate: means a statement of a member's total creditable service as approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Service date: means the date of enrollment of a member into the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Service person: means any individual who for hire, award, commission, or any other payment of any kind, installs, services, repairs, or reconditions any commercial weighing or measuring devices and is registered under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Service-connected disabled veteran-owned small entrepreneurship: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity which has not less than fifty-one percent ownership by a veteran of the United States Armed Forces with a service-connected disability, and meets the criteria for certification by the secretary of the Department of Economic Development pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Services: means the furnishing of labor, time, or effort by a contractor whose primary purpose is to perform an identifiable task rather than to furnish an end item of supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Signature: means a manual or electronic signature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Simple interest transaction: means a consumer credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are assessed by application of a contractual simple interest rate or rates to the unpaid balance of the debtor's promissory note, account or other evidence of indebtedness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Small entrepreneurship: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity which meets the criteria for certification by the secretary of the Department of Economic Development pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Small loan: means a consumer loan, as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Social media account: means an internet-based service that allows individuals to do the following:

                (a) Construct a public or semi-public profile within a bounded system created by the service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462

  • Social Security breakpoint: means the maximum level at which compensation may be included in the determination of the primary insurance amount under Title II of the Federal Social Security Act, provided that for purposes of the funded system seven thousand eight hundred dollars shall be deemed to have been the Social Security breakpoint for all years prior to 1968. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Social service: means work rendered by any person, firm, corporation, organization, governmental body, or governmental entity in furtherance of the general welfare of the citizens of Louisiana, including but not limited to the objectives provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • soil conservation district: means a governmental subdivision of this State, and a public body corporate and politic, organized in accordance with the provisions of this Part, for the purposes, with the powers, and subject to the restrictions set forth in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • special schools: includes all Louisiana special schools and all schools or educational programs in Special School Programs operated by the state Department of Education through the Special School District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:43
  • Specification: means any description of the physical or functional characteristics, or of the nature of a supply, service, or major repair. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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
  • Spouse: means that person who is legally married to the member on the member's effective date of retirement or effective date of participation in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan, whichever is earlier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Spouse: means 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. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession subject to the legislative authority of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • State: means the State of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • State: means the state of Louisiana, and for purposes of execution of equipment-lease-purchase contracts, the Division of Administration of the state, which shall be considered the lessee for all applicable purchasing agencies for the purposes of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • 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 agencies: means the executive branch, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch of state government and the officers and employees thereof, but does not include parish officials set forth in Article VI, Sections 5(G) and 7(B) of the constitution or their respective officers, deputies, employees, or appointees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • state agency: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive or judicial branches of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • state agency: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive or judicial branches of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • 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 chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • State health officer: means the legally appointed or acting state health officer as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:5.8
  • State public procurement unit: means the central purchasing agency and any other purchasing agency of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • State Soil Conservation Committee: means the agency created in Section 3:1204. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Sterilization: means the surgical removal of the reproductive organs of a dog or cat in order to render the animal unable to reproduce. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2471
  • 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
  • Strategy: means the method used to accomplish the objectives of an agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Strawberries: means all strawberries of the grades as recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture and the State Market Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:730.2
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Student: means a person who satisfies all of the provisions of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Student: means a person in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in an accredited institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • student: includes a graduate assistant, medical intern, and medical resident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supervised financial organization: means either of the following:

    (a)  A banking or similar organization organized, certified, and supervised by an agency of either the United States of America or the state of Louisiana or any other state pursuant to the banking, currency, and related laws of the United States of America or of the state of Louisiana or any other state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Supervisor: means one of the members of the governing body of a district, elected or appointed in accordance with the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Supplemental agreement: means any contract modification which is accomplished by the mutual action of the parties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Supplemental appropriation: Budget authority provided in an appropriations act in addition to regular or continuing appropriations already provided. Supplemental appropriations generally are made to cover emergencies, such as disaster relief, or other needs deemed too urgent to be postponed until the enactment of next year's regular appropriations act.
  • Supplemental plan: means the supplementary plan established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Supplies: means all property, including but not limited to equipment, materials, insurance, and leases on immovable property excluding land or a permanent interest in land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • 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 entity: means the constituent entity surviving a merger, as identified in the agreement or certificate of merger provided for in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3441
  • Surviving entity: means a domestic business corporation or domestic unincorporated entity as it exists immediately after the consummation of an entity conversion under the Business Corporation Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1602
  • Surviving entity: means the constituent entity surviving a merger, as identified in the agreement or certificate of merger provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Suspension: means the disqualification of a person to receive invitations for bids or requests for proposals, or the award of a contract by the state, for a temporary period pending the completion of an investigation and any legal proceedings that may ensue because a person is suspected upon probable cause of engaging in criminal, fraudulent, or seriously improper conduct or failure or inadequacy of performance which may lead to debarment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • suspension: includes a temporary suspension of the registration, including the seizure of the vehicle license plate, trailer license plate, or a certificate of identification or registration of a motorboat or sailboat for an indefinite period of time or the denial of an application for issuance or renewal of a registration or license plate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • swaps: means contracts described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • system: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • System: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • System: means the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • 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
  • teacher: as used in this Part means principal, supervisor, and superintendent of public schools, as well as classroom teachers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:901.36
  • teaching staff: shall include any social worker, guidance counselor, school nurse, audiologist, educational diagnostician, speech-language pathologist, or school psychologist employed by a special school who holds the appropriate valid professional ancillary certificate issued by the state Department of Education and who has served in the Special School District for the number of years required for probationary teachers to attain tenure. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:46
  • Termination: means complete cessation of employment with the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Timeshare association: means a corporation owned by the timeshare interest owners and through which the timeshare interest owners manage and regulate the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare documents: means all of the documents, by whatever names denominated, and any amendments thereto, which establish the timeshare plan, create and govern the rights and relationships of owners, and govern the use and operation of the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare expenses: means any expenditures, fees, charges, or other liabilities for which an owner of a timeshare interest is liable as a result of the ownership of the timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare instrument: means the legal document or documents, by whatever names denominated, that convey a timeshare interest to a purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare interest: means an ownership "timeshare interest" a lease timeshare interest, a timeshare estate, and a timeshare use unless expressly provided otherwise and includes any of the following:

    (a)  A "timeshare estate" which is the right to occupy a timeshare property, coupled with present ownership or some right to future ownership in a timeshare property or a specified portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2

  • Timeshare plan: means any arrangement, plan, scheme, or similar device, other than an exchange program, whether by membership agreement, sale, lease, license, other act of conveyance, or right-to-use agreement or by any other means, whereby a purchaser, in exchange for consideration, receives ownership rights in or the right to use accommodations for a period of time less than a full year during any given year, but not necessarily for consecutive years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare property: means one or more timeshare units subject to the same timeshare plan, together with any common elements or any other immovable property, or rights therein, appurtenant to those units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare unit: means a unit which is the subject of a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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 assessed value: means the assessed valuation of all property, including both homestead-exempt property, which shall be included on the assessment roll for the purposes of total assessed value, and nonexempt property as shown on the most recent assessment of the parish in which the governmental entity is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Total net apportionable income or loss: means the remainder when subtracting from gross apportionable income or loss:

    (1)  Allowable deductions within the meaning of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701

  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transfer: means a transaction that creates custodial property under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Transferor: means a person who makes a transfer under this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Tutor: means a person appointed or qualified by a court to act as guardian of a minor's property or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions, including but not limited to a curator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Underserved community: means a geographic area that has limited access to healthy food retailers and is located in a lower-income or high-poverty area, or an area that is otherwise determined to have serious healthy food access limitations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Unit: means immovable property, or a portion thereof, designated for separate occupancy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • University: means all campuses and divisions of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • University Retirement Plan: means the nonfunded University Retirement Plan established pursuant to regulations of the board of supervisors as in effect on the effective date of this funded system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Unpaid debt: as used in this Chapter means the total of the amount financed, loan finance charges, default charges, and delinquency charges including the amount due at the time of default plus all interest which may accrue from the time of default until the entire balance is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Unrestricted benefit: means the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse or child 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 11:701
  • Unrestricted benefit: means 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 11:1342
  • Unsolicited bulk electronic mail: means any electronic message which is developed and distributed in an effort to sell or lease consumer goods or services and is sent in the same or substantially similar form to more than one thousand recipients. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • USDA: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Use period: means the increments of time into which a timeshare unit or the timeshare property is divided for the purpose of allocating rights of use and occupancy to the owners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Using agency: means any governmental body of the state which utilizes any supplies, services, or major repairs purchased under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Vested right: means when a member obtains retirement eligibility as to age and service in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Veteran-owned small entrepreneurship: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity which has not less than fifty-one percent ownership by a veteran of the United States Armed Forces and meets the criteria for certification by the secretary of the Department of Economic Development pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Warehouse: means any building, structure, or any other protected enclosure required to be licensed by the commission in which agricultural commodities or other farm products are stored for the public for a fee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Warehouseman: means any person or other entity operating a warehouse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Weighmaster: means any person who weighs, measures, or counts any commodity and issues a certificate of weight, measure, or count, except retailers who weigh, measure, or count commodities for sale at retail directly to consumers, or a person engaged in the business of public weighing or measuring for hire. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • White Lake Property: means the properties owned by the state in and around White Lake, located in Vermilion Parish which were donated to the state in "Act of Donation by BP America Production Company to the State of Louisiana" dated July 8, 2002, and recorded July 11, 2002, in the conveyance records of Vermilion Parish, bearing entry number 20208337. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2