Sections
Part I General Provisions 11:1301 – 11:1335
Part II Excess Benefit Plan 11:1341 – 11:1344
Part III New State Police Retirement Plan 11:1345.1 – 11:1345.9

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 11 > Subtitle II > Chapter 4

  • 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
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • 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
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Egg Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • commission: means the Judiciary Commission provided for by Article V, Section 25 of the Constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:32
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • 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
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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 Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • 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
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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
  • 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 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

  • 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.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Fund: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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

  • Issuer: means the local governmental subdivision or school board in whose name bonds authorized hereunder are issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Local governmental subdivision: means any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • office: means the office of state police, Department of Public Safety. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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
  • 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 social work corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of social work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1400
  • Proper means: includes :

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

  • Property: means property as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Resolution: means a resolution, ordinance, act or other appropriate legislative enactment of a governing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • 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
  • State: means the State of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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
  • 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
  • System: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.