Sections
Chapter 1 Assessors’ Retirement Fund 11:1401 – 11:1494
Chapter 2 Clerks’ of Court Retirement and Relief Fund 11:1501 – 11:1578
Chapter 3 District Attorneys’ Retirement System 11:1581 – 11:1702
Chapter 4 Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Louisiana 11:1731 – 11:1884
Chapter 5 Parochial Employees’ Retirement System of Louisiana 11:1901 – 11:2025
Chapter 6 Registrars of Voters Employees’ Retirement System 11:2031 – 11:2165.7
Chapter 7 Sheriffs’ Pension and Relief Fund 11:2171 – 11:2186
Chapter 8 Municipal Police Employees’ Retirement System 11:2211 – 11:2242.8
Chapter 9 Firefighters’ Retirement System 11:2251 – 11:2272

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

  • Account: means any deposit or credit account with a bank, including a demand, time, savings, passbook, share draft, or like account, other than an account evidenced by a certificate of deposit;

    (2)  "Afternoon" means the period of a day between noon and midnight;

    (3)  "Banking day" means the part of a day on which a bank is open to the public for carrying on substantially all of its banking functions;

    (4)  "Clearing house" means an association of banks or other payors regularly clearing items;

    (5)  "Customer " means a person having an account with a bank or for whom a bank has agreed to collect items, including a bank that maintains an account at another bank;

    (6)  "Documentary draft" means a draft to be presented for acceptance or payment if specified documents, certificated securities (R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104

  • Accrued liability: shall mean the entry age normal accrued liability. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund together with regular interest thereon as provided in Part VII of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's compensation and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the earnable compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's compensation and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund together with regular interest thereon as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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
  • Accumulated employee contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's salary and paid to the fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Actuarial assumptions: shall mean the calculations used by an actuary engaged annually by the board to calculate the amounts necessary to fund the members' annuities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Actuarial equivalent: 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 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 11:1402
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean the amount required to fund the member's annuity based upon the calculations of the actuary on the basis of mortality tables approved by the board of trustees and regular interest at a rate fixed by the board of trustees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality and interest tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of 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: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of such interest and mortality assumptions as are adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • actuary: means the actuary for this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Adjournment sine die: The end of a legislative session "without day." These adjournments are used to indicate the final adjournment of an annual or the two-year session of legislature.
  • Adjudicated property: means property of which tax sale title is acquired by a political subdivision pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • 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 11:1732
  • 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
  • Administrative rules and regulations: means rules and regulations that are applicable to a particular marketing order which is issued and made effective by the commissioner pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • 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
  • Adulterated meat: means any animal carcass, part thereof, meat or meat product, or any human or animal food additive or supplement containing or derived from animal protein, that bears or contains any bacteria, disease, microorganism, virus, or other pest that could cause serious illness or death in humans or animals or could cause animals to become economically unproductive. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2130
  • Advance fee: means any consideration which is assessed or collected prior to the issuance of a written commitment to make a loan that is binding on the lender, provided that certain conditions precedent are satisfied. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Advertisement: means all representations, other than those on the label, disseminated in any manner or by any means, relating to seed within the scope of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Advertising and sales promotion: means trade promotion and activities which prevent the restriction of the free flow of any commodity to market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Affected waters: means any waters of the state in which the levels of pesticides pose a threat or a reasonable expectation of a threat to human health or to the environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affiliate: means , in relation to a person, a subsidiary of the person or an entity which owns beneficially or of record a majority of the outstanding equity interests of the person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1803
  • Agency: as used in this Chapter shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Agreement: means the document of participation between a participating employer and the board, that sets forth the requirements and procedures for covering the employees of such participating employer under this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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 11:1732
  • 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
  • Agricultural activity: means a commercial enterprise of any agricultural related or associated entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural facility: means any facility used for the marketing, processing, or production of agricultural products, or for providing agricultural support services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural land: means any land on which any agricultural operations is being conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural operation: means any agricultural facility or agricultural land which is being used for agricultural production or agricultural processing and includes any facility used for the production and processing of crops or products thereof, livestock or products thereof, farm-raised fish and fish products, wood, timber or forest products, fowl or plants for breeding or sales, and poultry or poultry products for commercial or industrial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural processing: means the processing of any agricultural product and includes, but is not limited to, the slaughtering and processing of livestock and poultry, the elevation and drying of grain, the processing of sugar cane, and the ginning of cotton. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural product: means crops, livestock, poultry, and aquacultural, floracultural, horticultural, silvicultural, or viticultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural production: means the commercial production of any agricultural products and includes the planting of cover crops, the leaving of land idle for the purpose of participating in government programs, normal crop or livestock rotation procedures, and the use of agricultural support services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural seed: means any lawn, flower, oil, grass, forage, cereal, fiber, or other kinds of crop seed sold, offered for sale, or used in Louisiana for agricultural or other purposes, and any combinations of such seeds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Agricultural support services: means the aerial or surface application of seed, fertilizer, pesticides, lime, or other soil amendments; irrigation operations; or custom plowing, soil preparation or leveling, cultivation, or harvesting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Alcohol: means fuel grade ethanol or methanol or a mixture of fuel grade ethanol or methanol, excluding denaturant and water that is a minimum of ninety-eight percent ethanol or methanol by volume. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Annuity: shall mean payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Annuity: shall mean payments for life derived from the accumulated contributions of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Annuity reserve: shall mean the present value of all payments to be made on account of any annuity, or benefit in lieu of any annuity, computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Annuity reserve: shall mean the present value of all payments to be made on account of any annuity, or benefit in lieu of any annuity computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Annuity reserve: shall mean the present value of all payments to be made on account of any annuity, or benefit in lieu of any annuity, computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Annuity reserve fund: means the fund in which shall be held the reserves for liabilities of retirees and beneficiaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Annuity reserve fund: means the fund in which shall be held the reserves for liabilities or retirees and beneficiaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Annuity savings fund: means the fund to which all accumulated contributions of members are credited. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Annuity savings fund: means the fund to which all accumulated contributions of members are credited. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Apiary: means the assembly of one or more colonies of bees at a single location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • 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 individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity applying for a grower, processor, contract carrier, or industrial hemp seed producer license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Applicant: means a person who applies for designation as a certified market participant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriate governmental agency: means any federal, state, or local agency which has jurisdiction over or expertise in the subject matter affected by this Part, and includes but is not limited to, the United States Department of Agriculture, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Geological Survey, the Department of Environmental Quality, the Louisiana Department of Health, the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, and the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Articles of organization: means documents filed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Assembled: means the process of putting together all component parts of an item of equipment by the manufacturer where the assembly plant is located within the territorial borders of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • association: means a corporation, or unincorporated association, owned by or composed of the unit owners and through which the unit owners manage and regulate the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attack: means any attack or series of attacks by an enemy of the United States causing, or which may cause, substantial damage or injury to civilian property or persons in the United States in any manner by sabotage or by the use of bombs, missiles, shellfire, or atomic, radiological, chemical, bacteriological, or biological means or other weapons or processes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:2703
  • Attending physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Attending physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Authenticate: means either of the following:

    (a)  To sign. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Authorized agent: means the employee authorized by a participating employer to act as the coordinator between the board and the participating employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Average compensation: shall mean the average annual earned compensation of an employee for any period of sixty successive or joined months of service as an employee during which earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2165.2
  • Average compensation: shall mean the average annual earned compensation of an employee for any period of sixty successive or joined months of service as an employee during which earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Average final compensation: shall mean the average monthly compensation earned by an employee during any period of sixty successive months of service as an employee during which the said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Average final compensation: shall mean the average annual earned compensation of an employee for any period of thirty-six successive or joined months of service as an employee during which the said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • average final compensation: means the average annual earned compensation of a member for the sixty highest months of successive employment, or for the highest sixty successive joined months of employment where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Aviation fuel: means aviation gasoline or aviation jet fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation fuel dealer: means a person who is the operator of an aircraft servicing facility, delivers aviation fuel exclusively into the fuel supply tanks of aircraft or into equipment used solely for servicing aircraft and used exclusively off-highway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation gasoline: means any gasoline that is intended for or primarily used for propelling aircraft, which is invoiced as aviation gasoline or is received, sold, stored, or withdrawn from storage by any person for the purpose of propelling aircraft. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation jet fuel: means motor fuel designed for use in the operation of jet or turbo-prop aircraft, and sold or used for that purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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.
  • Bailee: means a person that by a warehouse receipt, bill of lading, or other document of title acknowledges possession of goods and contracts to deliver them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Bailor: means a person that delivers possession of goods to a bailee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Bank: means any "insured bank" as such term is defined in Section 3(h) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, 12 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Bank holding company: means any company that  directly or indirectly controls a bank, and, unless the context requires otherwise, includes a Louisiana bank holding company, an out-of-state bank holding company, or a foreign bank holding company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beekeeper: means a person who owns one or more colonies of bees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Beekeeping equipment: means anything that is used in the operation of an apiary, such as hive bodies, supers, frames, top and bottom boards, and extractors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Beneficiary: means the person designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which he may be entitled under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance, or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • 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: shall mean any person designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated by a member or retiree to receive an annuity, survivor benefit, or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Benefit enforcement proceeding: means any claim or action for one or both of the following:

    (a)  Failure of a benefit corporation to pursue or create general public benefit or a specific public benefit set forth in its articles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1803

  • Benefit officer: means the individual designated as the benefit officer of a benefit corporation pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1803
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • 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
  • Blended fuel: means a mixture composed of gasoline or diesel fuel and another liquid, including but not limited to gasoline blend stocks, gasohol, ethanol, methanol, fuel grade alcohol, diesel fuel enhancers and resulting blends, other than a de minimus amount of a product such as carburetor detergent or oxidation inhibitor, that can be used in an internal combustion engine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Blender: means a person who produces blended motor fuel outside the bulk transfer/terminal system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Blending: means the mixing of one or more petroleum products, with or without another product, regardless of the original character of the product blended, if the product obtained by the blending is suitable for use in an internal combustion engine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Board: means the Agricultural Industry Board established by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Board: means the Louisiana Rice Promotion Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Board: means the Louisiana Rice Research Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Board of Trustees: shall mean the Board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Boll weevil: means any Anthonomus grandis Boheman in any stage of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Bonds: means any debt obligations issued by any governmental unit, as hereinafter defined, and shall include, but not by way of limitation, the following: bonds, refunding bonds, notes, and certificates payable from and secured by (a) ad valorem and other taxes, (b) other revenues from whatever source derived, and (c) local or special assessments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • Borrower: means a person obtaining or desiring to obtain a loan of money, a credit card, or a line of credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • 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
  • Builder: means the person undertaking or contracting to build a ship pursuant to a contract or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Bulk consumer: means a person who receives into the person's own storage facilities, by transport truck or tank wagon, motor fuel for the person's own consumption. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Bulk plant: means a motor fuel storage and distribution facility other than a retail service station that is not a terminal approved by the Internal Revenue Service and from which motor fuel may be removed at a rack. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Bulk transfer: means any transfer of motor fuel from one location to another by pipeline tender or marine delivery within a bulk transfer/terminal system, including but not limited to the following:

                (a) A marine vessel movement of motor fuel from a refinery or terminal to a terminal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2

  • 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
  • Buyer: means any person who purchases rice at the first point of sale only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Buyer: means any person who purchases rice at the first point of sale only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: means those measures used to restore or support cardiac or respiratory function in the event of a cardiac or respiratory arrest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Cargo tank: means an assembly that is used to transport, haul, or deliver liquids and that consists of a tank having one or more compartments mounted on a wagon, automobile, truck, trailer, or wheels. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Carrier: means an operator of a pipeline or marine vessel engaged in the business of transporting motor fuel above the terminal rack. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Cat: means a member of the Felis catus family. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Cattle: means all bovine animals, regardless of age, including calves. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • CBD: means cannabidiol. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • CCC: means the Commodity Credit Corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Central purchasing agency: means the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Central registry: means the master index maintained by the secretary as provided by this Chapter, reflecting information contained in all effective financing statements, and statements evidencing assignments, amendments, extensions, and cancellations thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Certificate: means a certificate of competency issued by the state health officer stating that the operator has met the requirements for the specified operator classification as defined by the state health officer under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Certificate: means a document issued or authorized by the commissioner indicating that a regulated article is not contaminated with boll weevils. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Certified market participant: is a n applicant approved by the board to participate in a cooperative endeavor authorized under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Chairman: means the chairman of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • 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
  • Charge to the jury: The judge's instructions to the jury concerning the law that applies to the facts of the case on trial.
  • 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.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Children: as used in this Part , are defined as children of the firefighter and/or children of the widow of the firefighter who are solely dependent upon the firefighter for their support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3378
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Collecting person: means :

    (a)  Any person who makes payment to a producer for cattle purchased in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053

  • Collection: means collecting and refunding the assessments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Collection: means collecting and refunding the assessments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • College campus: means the premises and grounds of an institution of postsecondary education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Comb package: means a package of bees shipped or moved on a comb containing honey and/or brood, with or without a queen. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Commercial fisherman: means a fisherman licensed as such by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and registered as such with the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Commission: means the Horticulture Commission of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Commission: means the Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Commission: means the Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Boll Weevil Eradication Commission established in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Agricultural Commodities Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commission: means the Structural Pest Control Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Commission merchant: means any person engaged in the business of receiving any farm product for sale, on commission, or for or on behalf of another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of alcohol and tobacco control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry or his duly authorized representative acting at his direction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3112
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Committee: means the committee of certification. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • 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: except as otherwise provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Common elements: means the portion of the condominium property not a part of the individual units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Common expenses: means :

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

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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
  • Company: means any corporation, business trust, partnership, association, or similar organization, including a bank, but shall not include any corporation the majority of the shares of which are owned by the United States or by any state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • 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
  • Components: means all parts and components of a ship which are fabricated by the builder for use in the construction of the ship, which will, when so used, form a part of the ship and the fabrication of which is commenced at the shipyard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Compressed natural gas: means natural gas that has been compressed and is advertised, offered for sale, suitable for use, sold, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Condominium parcel: means a unit together with the undivided interest in the common elements which is an inseparable component part of the unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Condominium property: means all interests in land, improvements thereon, and all servitudes and rights attaching to the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Confidential information: means at least one of the following:

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

  • Consignee: means a person named in a bill of lading to which or to whose order the bill promises delivery. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Consignor: means a person named in a bill of lading as the person from which the goods have been received for shipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • 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
  • consulting service: includes the procurement of supplies and services by a contractor without the necessity of complying with provisions of the Louisiana Procurement Code when such supplies and services are either for insurance procured directly by a licensed insurance producer pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Consumer: means a natural person who purchases goods, services, or movable or immovable property or rights therein, for a personal, family, or household purpose and includes a purchaser or buyer in a consumer credit sale or transaction made with the use of a seller credit card or otherwise, or a borrower or debtor in a consumer loan, revolving loan account, or a lender credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Consumer loan: means a loan of money or its equivalent made by a supervised financial organization, a licensed lender, or lender in which the debtor is a consumer, and the loan is entered into primarily for personal, family, or household purposes and includes debts created by the use of a lender credit card, revolving loan account, or similar arrangement, as well as insurance premium  financing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Contact: is a sex-sharing or needle-sharing partner, a person who has had contact with blood or body fluids to which universal precautions apply through percutaneous inoculation or contact with an open wound, non-intact skin, or mucous membrane, or a person who has otherwise been exposed to an HIV-infected person in such a way that infection may have occurred as defined by the Louisiana Department of Health regulations based upon guidelines of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1171.2
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: means a written agreement for the construction of a ship. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, including orders and documents purporting to represent grants, which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contract carrier: means an entity operating in intrastate commerce to transport or deliver industrial hemp for compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • 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 governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Control: means any of the following:

    (i)  The power or ability, directly or indirectly, to vote or cause to be voted twenty-five percent or more of any class of voting securities of a company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532

  • Cooperative endeavor: means a contractual relationship between the state of Louisiana through the board with a person for a public purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • 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 a corporation formed under the laws of this state or a foreign corporation as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Cotton: means any cotton plant or cotton plant product upon which the boll weevil is dependent for completion of any portion of its life cycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Cotton 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
  • Cotton producer: means any person who is actively and directly engaged in the production, planting, growing, or farming of cotton for market, or otherwise actively causing cotton to be produced for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Council: means the Louisiana Beef Industry Council established under this Part to administer and govern the program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Court: means the Nineteenth Judicial District located in Baton Rouge and, in the event of an appeal from such a court, the First Circuit Court of Appeal located in Baton Rouge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Credit: includes every claim and demand for money, labor, merchandise and other valuable things. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Credit card: means a writing, number, or other evidence of an undertaking to pay for property or services delivered or rendered to or upon the order of a designated person or bearer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Credit card: means any card, plate, coupon book, or other single credit device that may be used from time to time to obtain credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Creditable service: means all periods of time for which credit is allowed towards any benefits of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Creditable service: means all periods of time for which credit is allowed towards any benefits of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Creditor: means any person who holds a security interest in a farm product. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Crop: means any cultivated plants that produce agricultural produce such as grains, seeds, fruits, vegetables, or flowers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • 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
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • dealer: means a person who sells motor fuel at retail or dispenses motor fuel at a retail location to the ultimate consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • Debtor: means any person who owns or has an ownership interest in farm products which are subject to a security interest of creditors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declarant: means :

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

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

  • Declarant: means a person who has executed a declaration as defined herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Declaration: means a witnessed document, statement, or expression voluntarily made by the declarant, authorizing the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining procedures, in accordance with the requirements of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • 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.
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Delivery order: means a record that contains an order to deliver goods directed to a warehouse, carrier, or other person that in the ordinary course of business issues warehouse receipts or bills of lading. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Dental treatment: means those practices and procedures which fall within the definition of the practice of "dentistry" as that term is defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1161.1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health or its successor in the role of designated state agency under Title XIX of the Social Security Act or any successor Act including, but not limited to, block grants or other funding for medical care of the poor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1167.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3112
  • 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.
  • Deposits: means average daily deposits for a continuous period of six months ending on the date the determination of deposits is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • 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: means the person most recently designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which he may be entitled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Designated responsible party: means a natural person designated by the applicant or licensee as responsible for facility operations of the applicant or licensee facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Designee: means a duly authorized representative of a person holding a superior position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Destination state: means the state, territory, or foreign country to which motor fuel is directed for delivery into a storage facility, a receptacle, a container, or a type of transportation equipment for the purpose of resale or use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Diesel fuel: means any liquid or a combination of liquids blended together that is suitable for or used for the propulsion of diesel-powered engines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Diminution in value: means an existent reduction of twenty percent or more of the fair market value or the economically viable use of, as determined by a qualified appraisal expert, the affected portion of any parcel of private agricultural property or the property rights thereto for agricultural purposes, as a consequence of any regulation, rule, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Direct rollover: shall mean a payment by this system to the eligible retirement plan specified by the distributee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Direct supervision: means giving direction or instruction to and accepting responsibility for the work product of the person being supervised. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Director: shall mean the executive director of the Firefighters' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Disability: means a condition which in the determination of the board renders an employee permanently and totally disabled, by bodily injury or disease, leaving him incapable of any employment, provided that such condition is not, directly or indirectly, the result of military service, engaging in a felonious criminal enterprise, habitual drunkenness or use of narcotics, intentionally self-inflicted injury, or declared war or enemy action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Disability: means a condition which in the determination of the board renders an employee permanently and totally disabled, by bodily injury or disease, from performing the duties and responsibilities of his position; provided, however, that such condition is not, directly or indirectly, the result of military service, engaging in a felonious criminal enterprise, habitual drunkenness or use of narcotics, intentionally self-inflicted injury, or declared war or enemy action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Diseased livestock: means any livestock that is infected with or carries any bacteria, disease, microorganism, virus, or other pest that could cause serious illness or death in humans or animals or could cause animals to become economically unproductive. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2130
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distributee: shall mean a member of this system who receives a distribution of funds from this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Distributing: means engaging in the business of a distributor as defined in Paragraph (7). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Distributor: means any person who purchases motor fuel from a supplier, permissive supplier, or licensed distributor in this state for subsequent sale and distribution at wholesale to a licensed distributor, retail dealer, or bulk consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Distributor: means any person other than a producer or processor, who sells commodities to one or more retailers of such commodities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Diversion: means the accidental or deliberate transporting of motor fuel from the source to a destination other than the original destination state printed on the shipping document. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Diversion number: means the number assigned by a party authorized to assign the number that relates to a single cargo tank delivery of motor fuel that is diverted from the original destination state printed on the shipping document. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • dividend: when used in this Chapter (except in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Do-not-resuscitate identification bracelet: means a standardized bracelet as described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • 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 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.
  • Draft: means a draft as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104
  • Drawee: means a person ordered in a draft to make payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104
  • Dyed diesel fuel: means diesel fuel that is required to be dyed pursuant to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Dyed gasoline: means gasoline that is required to be dyed pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full rate of compensation that would be payable to the member (employee) if he worked the full working time, including the expense allowance paid to the district attorney by the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full amount of compensation earned by an employee on a regular tour of duty, including supplemental pay paid by the state of Louisiana, educational incentive pay, holiday pay, seniority incentive pay, and pay to an employee acting in a civil service classification higher than the one he holds, but shall not include overtime. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full rate of compensation that would be payable to the member (employee) if he worked the full working time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full amount of compensation earned by an employee for a given month, including supplemental pay paid by the state of Louisiana, but shall not include overtime. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Earnings: means the full amount of compensation earned by a member for service rendered as an employee, excluding bonuses or fees in excess of regular salary or retainer, overtime pay, or payments relative to termination of employment including but not limited to accrued sick or annual leave and severance pay. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Earnings: shall mean the full rate of compensation paid to the member (employee); however, in computing the earnings of an employee for retirement purposes, the amount of overtime earnings to be used in the computation of earnings cannot exceed the average amount of overtime earnings received for the six-year period immediately preceding retirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Effective financing statement: means a written instrument which is an abstract of a security device and which complies with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Electronic: means electrical, digital, magnetic, optical, electromagnet, or any other similar technology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Eligible patient: means a person to whom all of the following criteria apply:

                (a) Has a terminal illness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1169.3

  • Eligible retirement plan: shall mean any of the following which accepts a distributee's eligible rollover distribution:

                (i) An individual retirement account described in Section 408(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732

  • Eligible rollover distribution: shall mean any distribution made on or after December 1, 1994, of all or any portion of the balance to the credit of the distributee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee: means any regular employee of a clerk, minute clerk, and employees of the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association, the Louisiana Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund, and the Louisiana Clerks of Court Insurance Fund, who works more than an average of twenty hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Employee: shall mean any district attorney of the state of Louisiana, or any assistant district attorney in any parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employee: means a person including an elected official, actively employed by a participating employer on a permanent, regularly scheduled basis of at least an average of thirty-five hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Employee: shall mean any full-time firefighter or any person in a position as defined in the municipal fire and police civil service system who is employed by a fire department of any municipality, parish, or fire protection district of the state of Louisiana, excepting Orleans and Lafayette Parishes, and who is earning at least three hundred seventy-five dollars per month excluding state supplemental pay. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Employee: means any person who is employed as a permanent employee of a parish who works at least twenty-eight hours a week and whose compensation is paid wholly or partly by said parish, but excluding all persons employed by a parish or city school board, and all persons eligible for any other public retirement system in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Employee: shall mean any registrar of voters of the state of Louisiana or any deputy or permanent employee of the office of registrar of voters in any parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Employee: shall mean any of the following classifications:

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

  • Employee: means an individual drawing a salary from a governmental body, whether elected or not, and any nonsalaried individual performing personal services for any governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Employer: shall mean any parish in the state of Louisiana; the state of Louisiana, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish or political corporation or subdivision of the state of Louisiana which employs and pays persons as district attorneys or assistant district attorneys. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employer: shall mean any municipality, parish, or fire protection district in the state of Louisiana, excepting Orleans and Lafayette Parishes, which employs a full-time fireman, and the Firefighters' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Employer: means any parish in the state of Louisiana, excepting Orleans and East Baton Rouge Parishes, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish which employs and pays persons serving the parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Employer: shall mean the registrar of voters of any parish in the state of Louisiana, the state of Louisiana, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish which employs and pays persons as registrars of voters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Employer: shall mean any municipality in the state of Louisiana which employs a full-time police officer, empowered to make arrests, or which has an elected chief of police whose salary is at least one hundred dollars per month, and the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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
  • Encumbrance certificate: means a written document which lists all effective financing statements affecting a person which have been filed with the filing officer and containing the information required by this Chapter to be transmitted to the secretary for inclusion in the central registry on the date and at the time the certificate is issued and which complies with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • 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.
  • EPA: means the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • 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
  • Eradication zone: means any area or areas of the state, designated by the commissioner, where boll weevil eradication programs will be undertaken. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Established catalog price: means the price included in a catalog, price list, schedule, or other form that:

                (a) Is regularly maintained by a manufacturer or contractor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556

  • Established date of operation: means the date on which the agricultural operation, including forestry activities, commenced operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Ethanol: means an ethyl alcohol which meets all of the following conditions in that it:

    (a)  Has a purity of at least ninety-nine percent, determined without regard to any added denaturants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703

  • euthanize: means the act of inducing a painless death upon an animal in a humane manner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Excess benefit: means the difference in the monthly benefit between the unrestricted benefit and the maximum benefit computed under this Chapter 5. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Excess benefit participant: shall mean any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • Excess benefit participant: shall mean any member whose retirement benefit, as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1492
  • Excess benefit participant: shall mean any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • 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 Section 415 of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States, as amended, and as set forth in the rules and regulations of this retirement system, would exceed the maximum benefit permitted under Section 415 of the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • 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
  • Export: means to obtain motor fuel in Louisiana for sale or other distribution in another state, territory, or foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Exporter: means a person that exports motor fuel from this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • 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.
  • Farm product: means any type of crop whether growing or to be grown, and whether harvested or unharvested, or any species of livestock, or any type of agricultural commodity or product raised or cultivated of every type and description, including but not limited to cattle, hogs, sheep, horses, bees, rabbits, or poultry, and oysters, crabs, prawns, shrimp, alligators, turtles, and fish raised, produced, cultivated, harvested, or gathered on any beds of bodies of water, whether owned, leased, or licensed by the debtor, grains, beans, vegetables, grasses, legumes, melons, tobacco, cotton, flowers, shrubberies, plants and fruits, nuts and berries, and other similar products whether of trees or other sources, or if they are a product of such crop or livestock in its unmanufactured state, such as seed, ginned cotton, wool-clip, honey, syrup, meat, milk, eggs, and cut, harvested, or standing timber, or supplies used or produced in farming operations, and if they are in the possession, including civil possession as defined in Civil Code Articles 3421 and 3431, of a debtor engaged in planting, producing, raising, cultivating, harvesting, gathering, fattening, grazing, or other farming operations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • 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
  • Farm-raised turtle: means any reptile of the order Testudines which is bred, born, raised, or kept, by a licensed turtle farmer within a closed circumscribed pond for the purpose of buying, selling, or trading in commerce. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal 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
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • FIFRA: means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Filing officer: means the clerk of court of any parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Final compensation: means the average monthly earnings during the highest sixty consecutive months or joined months if service was interrupted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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
  • Final salary: means the average monthly earnings of a member during the twelve-month period immediately preceding his death or retirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Final salary: means the average monthly earnings of a member during the twelve-month period immediately preceding his death or retirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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
  • Fiscal year: means an accounting period of twelve months ending on the last day of any month other than December. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • Fiscal year: shall mean the twelve-month period ending on June 30th of each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Fiscal year: means the calendar period beginning July 1 and ending June 30 following. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Fiscal year: shall mean the twelve-month period ending on December 31, of each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Fiscal year: means July first through June thirtieth of the following year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Fiscal Year: means July 1 through June 30 of the following year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign limited liability company: means a limited liability company formed under the laws of any state other than this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Foreign limited partnership: means a limited partnership formed under the laws of any state other than this state or under the laws of any foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Foreign partnership: means a partnership formed under the laws of any state other than this state, or under the laws of any foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • 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
  • Formosan termite: means the termite Coptotermes formosanus in any state of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Fuel grade ethanol: means the ASTM standard in effect on the effective date of this Chapter as the D-4806 specification for denatured motor fuel grade ethanol for blending with gasoline. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Fuel supply tank: means any receptacle on a motor vehicle from which motor fuel is supplied for the propulsion of the motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Fumigant: means any pesticide which either by itself or in combination with any other substance:

    (a)  Emits or liberates gas, fumes, or vapors which will destroy pests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362

  • Fund: means the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Fund: means the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gasohol: means a blended motor fuel composed of gasoline and fuel grade alcohol. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Gasoline: means any liquid or combination of liquids blended together, offered for sale, sold, or used as the fuel for a gasoline-powered engine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Gasoline blend stocks: means any petroleum product component of gasoline, including naphtha, reformate, or toluene, listed in Treasury Regulation Section 48. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • General public benefit: means a material positive impact on society and the environment, taken as a whole, assessed against a third-party standard, from the business and operations of a benefit corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1803
  • General rules and regulations: means those which are applicable to all marketing orders and marketing agreements and are issued by the commissioner to provide uniform methods to facilitate the administration and enforcement of all such marketing orders and marketing agreements. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract for storage or transportation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the bond issuing power of a governmental unit is vested. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • Governmental action: means annexation of territory by a governmental entity and the issuance of  a rule, regulation, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity, or an order or other legally binding directive having the force of law or capable of being enforced by government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Governmental 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 :

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

  • 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
  • Governmental lien: means all liens imposed by law upon immovable property in favor of any political subdivision and filed in the mortgage records, including without limitation, those imposed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • 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
  • 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 apportionable income or loss: means the general class of gross income designated as apportionable income by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Gross gallons: means the total measured product, exclusive of any temperature or pressure adjustments, considerations, or deductions, in United States gallons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Grower: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that is licensed by the department to cultivate industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Handler: shall mean any person handling sweet potatoes in the primary channels of trade. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742
  • Handler: means any person that is engaged as a distributor or any person that is engaged as a processor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business of handling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business of handling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • handling: means possessing or storing industrial hemp for any period of time on premises owned, operated, or controlled by a person licensed by the Department of Agriculture and Forestry to cultivate or process industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Handling: means engaging in the business of a handler as defined in Paragraph (9). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Health care: means any act or treatment which was performed or furnished or which should have been performed or furnished by any person covered by this Part for, to, or on behalf of, a patient during the medical care, treatment or confinement of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1237.1
  • Health care provider: means any health maintenance organization, home health agency, hospice, hospital, or nursing facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Health care provider: means any home health agency, hospice, hospital, or nursing facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • hemp: means the plant Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Highway: means every way or place of whatever nature, open to use for purposes of vehicular travel in this state, including the streets and alleys in towns and cities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Highway vehicle: means any self-propelled vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer that is designed or used for transporting persons or property over the highway, and includes all vehicles subject to registration for highway use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • HIPAA: means the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Pub. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • HIV-related test: is a test which is performed solely to diagnose infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1171.2
  • hive: means an aggregate of bees consisting principally of workers, but having, when perfect, one queen and at times many drones; and includes brood, combs, honey, and the receptacle inhabited by the bees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Home state: means :

    (a)  With respect to a national bank, the state in which the main office of the bank is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532

  • Host: means any plant or plant product upon which the boll weevil is dependent for completion of any portion of its life cycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Host state: means :

    (a)  With respect to a bank, a state, other than the  home state of the bank in which the bank maintains, or seeks to establish and maintain, a branch or a loan or trust production office, and

    (b)  With respect to a bank holding company, a state, other than the home state of the company in which the company controls, or seeks to control, a bank subsidiary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532

  • Hull Number: means the number assigned to a ship by the builder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Hundredweight: means one hundred pounds, excluding tare. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Hundredweight: means one hundred pounds, excluding tare. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • IFTA: means the international fuel tax agreement required by the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, Public Law 102-240, 105 Stat. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • immovable property: means and includes not only land, city, town and village lots, but all things thereunto pertaining, and all structures and other appurtenances thereto, as pass to the vendee by the conveyance of the land or lot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Import: means to bring motor fuel into this state by motor vehicle, marine vessel, pipeline, or any other means other than in the fuel supply tank of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Importer: means a person that imports motor fuel into this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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 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
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Independent: means having no material relationship with a benefit corporation or a subsidiary of the benefit corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1803
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Industrial hemp: means the plant Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Industrial hemp seed: means Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Industrial user: means any person that receives gasoline blend stocks for its own use in the manufacture of any product other than finished gasoline. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Inert matter: is a ll matter not seeds including pieces of broken and damaged seeds one-half or less than the original size, sterile florets, fungus bodies, stones, and all matter considered as inert by the Association of Official Seed Analysts Rules for Testing Seeds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Infested: means having the presence of live Formosan termites. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Infested: means actually infested with a boll weevil or so exposed to infestation that it would be reasonable to believe that an infestation exists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • informed consent: means consent to any dental treatment or course of dental treatment given by a patient:

                (1) After the patient has been informed in general terms of the nature and purpose of the dental treatment or course of dental treatment and those risks of death, brain damage, quadriplegia, paraplegia, the loss or loss of function of an organ or limb, or disfiguring scars, if any, associated with such dental treatment or course of dental treatment which would ordinarily have been disclosed under the same or similar circumstances by dentists with the same or similar training and experience; and

                (2) After the patient has been given an opportunity to ask questions concerning such dental treatment or course of dental treatment and his questions, if any, have been answered in a satisfactory manner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1161.1

  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insecticide: means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of insects and similar pests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Institution of postsecondary education: means any institution under the management of the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System, the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, the Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, and the Board of Supervisors of Community and Technical Colleges or any private or accredited college in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • 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
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Interstate motor fuel user: means a person who imports motor fuel into this state in the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles, other than automobiles, owned or operated by him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • Issuer: means a bailee that issues a document of title or, in the case of an unaccepted delivery order, the person that orders the possessor of goods to deliver. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Item: means an instrument or a promise or order to pay money handled by a bank for collection or payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104
  • 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.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Kerosene: means the petroleum fraction containing hydrocarbons that are slightly heavier than those found in gasoline and naphtha, with a boiling range of 180 to 300 degrees Celsius. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • knowledge: means actual knowledge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Labeling: includes all labels and other written, printed, or graphic representations accompanying and pertaining to any seed, whether in bulk or containers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Landscape irrigation contractor: means a person who is licensed to construct, install, connect, repair, maintain, improve, or alter any portion of a landscape irrigation system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Landscape irrigation system: means any assemblage of component materials or special equipment that provides and distributes a controlled dispersion of water to landscaped areas for the purposes of irrigating vegetation or controlling dust and erosion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • LaPOST: means Louisiana Physician Order for Scope of Treatment as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • 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.
  • Least toxic method: means an integral part of an integrated pest management plan and is a combination of common sense practices that use current, comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interactions with the environment, in combination with available pest control methods used to manage pest damage by the most economical means with the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legal representative: means an individual's personal representative or tutor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lessee in ordinary course of business: means a person that becomes a lessee of goods in good faith, without knowledge that the lease violates the rights of another person in the goods, and in the ordinary course from a person, other than a pawnbroker, in the business of selling or leasing goods of that kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • License: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage in the profession indicated thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Licensed emergency medical services practitioner: means a licensed emergency medical services practitioner as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Licensed emergency medical services practitioner: means a licensed emergency medical services practitioner as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • lien: means a privilege on movable property created by operation of law in favor of a creditor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Life-limiting and irreversible condition: means a continual profound comatose state with no reasonable chance of recovery or a condition caused by injury, disease, or illness which within reasonable medical judgment would usually produce death within six months, for which the application of life-sustaining procedures would serve only to postpone the moment of death and for which the life-sustaining procedures would be a burden and not a benefit to the qualified patient, except as provided in the definition of "life-sustaining procedure" herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Life-sustaining procedure: means any medical procedure or intervention which, within reasonable medical judgment, would serve only to prolong the dying process for a person diagnosed as having a terminal and irreversible condition, including such procedures as the invasive administration of nutrition and hydration and the administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Limited common elements: means those common elements reserved in the condominium declaration for the exclusive use of a certain unit or certain units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Limited partnership: means a partnership in commendam formed under the laws of this state or a foreign limited partnership as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Liquefied natural gas: means natural gas that has been cooled to a liquid state and is advertised, offered for sale, sold, suitable for use, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Liquefied petroleum gas: means the gas derived from petroleum or natural gas which is in a gaseous state at normal atmospheric temperature and pressure and maintained in the liquid state at normal atmospheric temperature by means of suitable pressure and is advertised, offered for sale, sold, suitable for use, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Livestock: means any animal bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for show, profit, or for the purpose of selling or otherwise producing crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2130
  • 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 or any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3002
  • Loan originator or broker: means any person, except any regulated or supervised financial organization, credit union, licensed commercial or consumer lender, insurance company, consumer loan broker, or mortgage broker or lender, provided that the person excepted is licensed or registered with and subject to regulation or supervision by an agency of the United States or any state and is acting within the scope of the license, charter, or other permit, who:

    (a)  For, or in expectation of, consideration paid by the borrower, directly or indirectly arranges or attempts to arrange, or offers to fund or make a loan of money, a credit card, or a line of credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2

  • Lot of seed: is a definite quantity of seeds identified by a lot number or mark, every portion or bag of which is uniform, within permitted tolerances, relative to the factors which appear in the labeling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Louisiana bank: means a bank that has Louisiana as its home state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Louisiana bank holding company: means a bank holding company that has Louisiana as its home state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Louisiana conference: means the Louisiana Conference on Water Supply, Sewerage and Industrial Wastes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Louisiana gross allocable income or loss: means those items of, or that portion of, allocable income or loss allocated to Louisiana pursuant to the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Louisiana Rice Council: means the Louisiana section of the Rice Council for Market Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Major amendments: means amendments to any marketing order or agreement which are made pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • 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
  • Marketed by producers: means producer marketing, as defined by Paragraph (19). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Marketing agreement: means a voluntary contract between growers and handlers and the commissioner of agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Marketing order: means an order which is issued by the commissioner, which prescribes rules and regulations that govern the processing, distributing, or handling in any manner of any commodity within this state during any specified period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Material relationship: means the relationship between a person and a benefit corporation or any of its subsidiaries if any of the following apply:

    (a)  The person is, or has been within the last three years, an employee, other than a benefit officer, of the benefit corporation, or an affiliate of the benefit corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1803

  • Materials: means all materials (other than piping, cables, fittings, and other materials taken out of builder's stock), all items of machinery, and all items of equipment (other than equipment taken out of builder's stock) which are purchased or acquired for use in the construction of the ship, which will, when so used, form a part of the ship and which have been delivered to the shipyard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Maximum benefit: shall mean the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the pension plan set forth in this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • Maximum benefit: shall mean the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the fund set forth in Part III of this Chapter, in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1492
  • Maximum benefit: shall mean the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the pension plan set forth in Part III of this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • Maximum benefit: means the retirement benefit a member, or the surviving spouse or minor child of a member, is entitled to receive from this retirement system determined in accordance with this Chapter in any month after giving effect to the limitations set forth in Section 415 of the United States Internal Revenue Code, as amended, which has been incorporated in the rules and regulations of this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians which shall arrange for or review medical examinations as required by this Chapter or applicable state laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Medical board: 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 board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Member: shall include persons who would be eligible for system membership pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2165.2
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Member: means a person with a membership interest in a limited liability company with the rights and obligations specified under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (11) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Membership service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Membership service: shall mean service as an employee or elected official while a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Membership service: shall mean service as an employee while a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Membership service: shall mean service as an employee or elected official while a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Methodology: means the aggregate of methods, principles, assumptions, variables, factors, and procedures used to determine a reimbursement rate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Miller: means any person engaged within or without the state in the operation of milling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Miller: means any person engaged within or without the state in the operation of milling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Minimum vote: means :

    (a)  In the case of a business corporation, the approval by holders of two-thirds of the shares present and voting of each class or series and any other approval or vote required under the Business Corporation Law or the articles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1803

  • Minor: means an individual who has not attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Minor: means a person under eighteen years of age. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Minor child: means a child who is less than the age of eighteen years or who has a physical or mental disability, regardless of age, who is the issue of a marriage of the member or former member, the legally adopted child of a member or former member, the natural child of a female member or former member, or the child of a male member or former member if a court of competent jurisdiction has, during the lifetime of such male member or former member, issued an order of filiation declaring the paternity of such male member for the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years or child who had a disability at the time of the member's death and who remains disabled, and "child" means the issue of a marriage of a member, the legally adopted child of a member, the natural child of a female member, or the child of a male member if a court of competent jurisdiction has made an order of filiation declaring the paternity of such a member for the child or the father has formally acknowledged the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years who is: the issue of a marriage; the legally adopted child of a member of this system; the natural child of a female member of this system; 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 father has formally acknowledged the child; or, who had a disability at the time of the member's death and who remains in such disability status. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mobile unit: means a container or means of conveyance from which cut flowers or nursery stock are sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Monthly average final compensation: means the average of a member's monthly salary during the highest compensated sixty consecutive months or successive joined months if service was interrupted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Motor fuel: means gasoline, diesel fuel, and special fuels that can be used to propel a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Motor fuel transporter: means a person who transports motor fuel outside the bulk transfer/terminal system by means of a transport truck, railroad tank car, barge, or marine vessel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • movable property: means and includes all things other than real estate which have any pecuniary value, all monies, credits, investments in bonds, stocks, franchises, shares in joint stock companies, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Move: means to ship, offer for shipment, deposit for transmission by mail, receive for transportation, carry, or otherwise transport, move or allow to be moved. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • 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
  • 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 gallons: means the amount of motor fuel measured in gallons when adjusted to a temperature of sixty degrees Fahrenheit and a pressure of fourteen and seven-tenths pounds of pressure per square inch. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • Noncommercial cotton: means any cotton intended for purposes other than processing, including but not limited to cotton planted for ornamental purposes and volunteer cotton. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Nursery: means any farm, grounds, or premises on which nursery stock is propagated, grown, or kept for sale or distribution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Nursery stock: means all trees, shrubs, ornamental plants, grass sod, or foliage plants grown or kept for propagation, distribution, or sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Nurseryman: means any person who engages in the production, distribution, and sale of nursery stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • OEA: means the office of elderly affairs that is an organizational part of the governor's office, and exercises overall supervision of parish councils on aging. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • 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 Financial Institutions in the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Office: means the office of the secretary of state of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Open storage: means any storage for which a warehouse receipt has not been issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Operator: means the individual, as determined by the committee of certification, in attendance on site of a water supply system or a sewerage system and whose performance, judgment, and direction affects either the safety, sanitary quality, or quantity of water or sewage treated or delivered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Organization: means corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Origin: means place, state, or foreign country where grown. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • 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.
  • Out-of-state bank: means a bank other than a Louisiana bank. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Out-of-state bank holding company: means a bank holding company other than a Louisiana bank holding company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Outlet: means a mobile unit or a place of business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Overtime: shall mean the additional hours worked above the regular tour of duty required by the local governing authority for which the member works and the compensation therefor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Owner: means a person who holds an ownership interest that has not been terminated pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Owner of livestock: means any person owning or having control of livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3002
  • 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
  • Parish councils on aging: means the sixty-four nonprofit domestic corporations domiciled one per parish and dedicated to delivering state-approved services directly to senior citizens. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • participating employer: shall mean :

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

  • Partnership: means a partnership formed under the laws of this state or a foreign partnership as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Patient: means a natural person who receives dental treatment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1161.1
  • Pension accumulation fund: means the fund to which shall be credited all payments to the system, exclusive of those amounts to be credited to the annuity savings and expense funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Pension accumulation fund: means the fund to which shall be credited all payments to the system exclusive of those amounts to be credited to the annuity savings and expense funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Performance-based energy efficiency contract: means a contract for energy efficiency services and equipment in which the payment obligation for each year of the contract is either:

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

  • Permissive supplier: means a person who may not be subject to the taxing jurisdiction of this state, but who is registered under Section 4101 of the Internal Revenue Code for transactions in motor fuel in the bulk transfer/terminal system, and is a position holder in motor fuel located only in another state or a person who only receives motor fuel in another state pursuant to a two-party exchange. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Permit: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage in the occupation indicated thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Permit: means a document issued or authorized by the commissioner to provide for the movement of regulated articles to restricted designations for limited handling, utilization, or processing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Person: means any individual, firm, company, corporation, partnership, society, association, governmental agency, political subdivision, public entity, or any other entity created by federal or state law or recognized by Louisiana law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Person: means any business, individual, union, committee, club, or other organization or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, trust, partnership, joint venture, or other organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, association, or partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Person: means any individual, firm, company, corporation, partnership, society, association, or other business or public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Person: means any natural person, partnership, corporation, company, association, society, trust, or other business unit or organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • 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 any individual, firm, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Person: means an individual, firm, corporation, association, or any other business unit, and includes any state agency which engages in any of the commercial activities which are regulated pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, organization, or corporation engaged in any phase of the farm-raised turtle industry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • Person: 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, partnership, firm, corporation, association or other business unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Person: 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 9:3574.2
  • Person: means and includes, in addition to the definition contained in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association or other business unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, trust, or other business entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Personal health care representative: means a person who has authority in accordance with Louisiana law to act on behalf of an individual who is an adult or an emancipated minor in making decisions related to health care because of incapacity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Pest: means any insect, rodent, nematode, fungus, weed, or any other form of terrestrial or aquatic plant or animal life or virus, bacteria, or other microorganism in living humans or other living animals, which the commissioner declares to be a pest, other than mosquitos. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Pesticide: means any substance or combination of substances which is a pesticide under the Louisiana Pesticide Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Pesticide: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest and any substance or combination of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, desiccant, or any substance the commissioner of agriculture and forestry or his duly authorized representative acting at his direction determines to be a pesticide. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Petit jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Physician: means a physician or surgeon licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners or by the official licensing authority of another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Physician: means a physician or surgeon licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners or by the official licensing authority of another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • 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 3:3803
  • Place of business: means a permanent location or a portion of a permanent location from which business, in a regulated profession or occupation, is transacted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plan A: means the revised plan to replace a combination of the regular and supplemental plans, to be effective October 1, 1978, as outlined in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Plan A: means the revised plan to replace a combination of the regular and supplemental plans, to be effective January 1, 1980, as outlined in Part III. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plan B: means the revised plan to replace the regular plan, to be effective October 1, 1978, as outlined in Part IV of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Plan B: means the revised plan to replace the regular plan, to be effective January 1, 1980, as outlined in Part IV. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plan C: means the plan to be effective July 1, 1997, as outlined in Part IV-A of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • 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: means any of the following to the extent it has the power to levy ad valorem taxes and conduct tax sales for failure to pay ad valorem taxes:

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

  • Position holder: means the person who holds the inventory position in motor fuel in a terminal, as reflected on the records of the terminal operator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 any officer, director, owner, sole proprietor, partner, member, joint venturer, manager, or other person with similar managerial or supervisory responsibilities for a person who makes or offers to make or broker loans, whatever his job title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Principal: means an individual; if a partnership, all its partners; if a corporation, all its officers, directors, and controlling direct or indirect owners; or if a limited liability company, all its members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Principal: means the amount financed or amount deferred under a consumer credit transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the enrollment of an employee into this retirement system, as a municipal policeman, as a member of the state police, or as a sheriff or deputy sheriff in Louisiana for which credit is not given in any other retirement system; provided that notwithstanding any provision of this Chapter that may be to the contrary, no credit whatsoever shall be given in this retirement system, whether as prior service or creditable service, for any out of state service, nor shall any credit for prior service be given to any person who becomes a member after July 31, 1976, except that any person employed by any municipality and is required to pay social security contributions for such employment by the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare shall receive prior service credit provided he becomes a member of this retirement system prior to January 1, 1977. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Private 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
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: means converting industrial hemp into a marketable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Processing: means engaging in the business of a processor as defined in Paragraph (17). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Processor: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that receives industrial hemp for storage or processing into commodities, products, or industrial hemp seed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Processor: shall mean any person, partnership, association, or corporation engaged in the canning, freezing, or dehydrating of sweet potatoes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742
  • Processor: means any person that is engaged within this state in the operation of receiving, grading, packing, canning, fermenting, distilling, extracting, preserving, grinding, crushing, or changing the form of any commodity for the purpose of preparing it for market or of marketing such commodity, or any other activities which are performed for the purpose of preparing it for market or of marketing such commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any supplies, services, or major repairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Procurement officer: means any person authorized by a governmental body, in accordance with procedures prescribed by regulations, to enter into and administer contracts and make written determinations and findings with respect thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • Producer: means any person who owns or acquires ownership of cattle, except that a person shall not be considered to be a producer if the person's only share in the proceeds of a sale of cattle or beef is a sales commission handling fee or other service fee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Producer: means any person that is engaged within this state in the business of producing any commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Producer: means any person who receives a share in the proceeds from the sale of rice produced in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Producer: means any person who receives a share of the proceeds from the sale of rice produced in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Producer marketing: means any or all operations which are performed by any producer in preparing for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Property: includes every form, character and kind of property, real, personal, and mixed, tangible and intangible, corporeal and incorporeal, and every share, right, title or interest therein or thereto, and every right, privilege, franchise, patent, copyright, trade-mark, certificate, or other evidence of ownership or interest; bonds, notes, judgments, credits, accounts, or other evidence of indebtedness, and every other thing of value, in possession, on hand, or under the control, at any time during the calendar year for which taxes are levied, within the State of Louisiana, of any person, firm, partnership, association of persons, or corporation, foreign or domestic whether the same be held, possessed, or controlled, as owner, agent, pledgee, mortgagee, or legal representative, or as president, cashier, treasurer, liquidator, assignee, master, superintendent, manager, sequestrator, receiver, trustee, stakeholder, depository, warehouseman, keeper, curator, executor, administrator, legatee, heir, beneficiary, parent, attorney, usufructuary, mandatary, fiduciary, or other capacity, whether the owner be known or unknown; except in the cases of fire, life, or other insurance companies, the notes, judgments, accounts, and credits of nonresident persons, firms, corporations, partnerships, associations, or companies doing business in the State of Louisiana, originating from the business done in this state, are hereby declared to be property with its situs within this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Provider: means a person, public agency, nonprofit corporation, or a for-profit business entity that provides services under a contract or other agreement with the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public highway: means any public way except those highways provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3002
  • 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 procurement unit: means either a local public procurement unit or a state public procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Purchaser: means the person for whom a ship is to be constructed pursuant to a contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • 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 patient: means a patient diagnosed and certified in writing as having a terminal and irreversible condition by two physicians who have personally examined the patient, one of whom shall be the attending physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Qualified patient: means a patient diagnosed and certified in writing as having a life-limiting and irreversible condition by the attending physician or personal physician of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rabbi Trust: means the trust created under this Part of Chapter 5 to provide the excess benefits under this plan to excess benefit participants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Racing gasoline: means gasoline that contains lead, has an octane rating of 110 or higher, does not have detergent additives, and is not suitable for use as a motor fuel in a motor vehicle used on a public highway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Rack: means a mechanism for delivering motor fuel from a refinery, terminal, marine vessel, or bulk plant into a transport vehicle, railroad tank car, or other means of transfer that is outside the bulk transfer/terminal system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Rate: means the amount of money per unit of time for a Medicaid service performed or the amount of money for a Medicaid service performed for a flat fee, such as a per diem. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Ratite: means a flightless bird with a flat chestbone of the order Ratitae including but not limited to ostrich (Struthio camelus), rhea (Rhea americana), emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), and cassowary (Casuarius). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3112
  • Real party in interest: means a person, known or unknown to the secretary, who will receive financial benefits as a result of a gasoline or diesel fuel license being issued to the applicant or licensee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Rebasing: means using cost report information to adjust Medicaid reimbursement rates to the level dictated by the Medicaid reimbursement methodology for each covered service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • 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
  • Redemptive period: means the period in which a person may redeem property as provided in the Louisiana Constitution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Refinery: means a facility for the manufacturing or reprocessing of finished or unfinished products usable as motor fuel and from which motor fuel may be removed by pipeline or marine vessel or at a rack. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Registry: means a registry for declarations established and maintained by the secretary of state pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Regular Employee: means a person who holds a valid, appropriate license or permit issued by the commissioner and who works at a place of business for thirty-two or more hours a week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Regular interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Regular interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Regular plan: means the original plan that became effective upon the establishment of the retirement system in 1955, as amended, excluding the supplemental plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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
  • Regulated article: means any infested material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Regulated article: means any article of any character carrying or capable of carrying the boll weevil, including but not limited to cotton plants, seed cotton, cottonseed, other hosts, gin trash, gin equipment, mechanical cotton pickers, and other equipment associated with cotton production, harvesting, or processing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Reimbursement: means payment for a Medicaid service in accordance with a specified rate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Releasing agency: means an animal pound, shelter, humane organization, or animal control agency, whether public or private. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2471
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Removal: means a physical transfer other than by evaporation, loss, or destruction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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
  • Retailer: means any person that purchases any commodity for resale at retail to the general public for consumption off the premises. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean the sum of the "annuity" and the "employers' annuity" or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean any benefit paid to a member under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean the sum of the annuity and the pensions, or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean any benefit paid to a member under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Retirement System: shall mean the District Attorneys' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • retirement system: means the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, established as of January 1, 1955, defined in Chapter 4, Title 11 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, and as subsequently amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Retirement system: shall mean the Firefighters' Retirement System as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • 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
  • Retirement system: shall mean the Registrars of Voters Employees' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Reverse auction: means a competitive online solicitation process on the Internet for materials, supplies, services, products, or equipment in which vendors compete against each other online in real time in an open and interactive environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Revision date: means October 1, 1978, the effective date of the establishment of Plan A and Plan B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Revision date: means January 1, 1980, the effective date of the establishment of Plan A and Plan B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Rice: means all marketable green and dry rough "paddy" rice produced within the state of Louisiana for milling, seed or other commercial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Rice: means all marketable green and rough "paddy" rice produced within the State of Louisiana for milling, seed or other commercial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Risk position: means the loss potential to the grain dealer resulting from bringing its open position to market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • robotic nature: shall mean capable of independent motion or moving the user. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1169.3
  • Rodenticide: means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of rodents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Salary: means the full rate of regular compensation paid to a member for the performance of his official duties, but shall not include bonuses, payment for accrued vacation, annual or sick leave, payment for overtime, terminal pay, severance pay, deferred salary, or any other type of irregular or nonrecurring payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Sale: means a transfer of title, exchange, or barter of motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • School: means any public or private day or residential school that provides pre-kindergarten, elementary, or secondary education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Seasonal marketing regulation: means marketing regulations that are applicable to a particular marketing order which are made effective by the commissioner pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1167.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue or an authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Secretary: means the secretary of state of the state of Louisiana, or his duly authorized agent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Secured party: means a creditor with a security interest in farm products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • 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 a written security agreement that establishes a creditor's security interest in farm products or any agricultural lien as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Security interest: means an interest in or encumbrance upon farm products that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Seed: is a propagative part of a plant capable of producing a new plant, including but not limited to those parts commonly referred to as seeds, bulbs, roots, tubers, and other propagating stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Send: means either of the following:

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

  • Senior citizens: means residents of Louisiana who have attained the age of sixty years or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Service: means a home- or community-based service, intermediate care facility service, or support coordination service provided to a recipient by a provider under a contract or other agreement with the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (11) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Service certificate: means a statement of a member's total creditable service as approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Service 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 11:1732
  • Service date: means the date of enrollment of a member into the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Services: means the furnishing of labor, time, or effort by a contractor whose primary purpose is to perform an identifiable task rather than to furnish an end item of supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Sewage treatment plant: means the facility or group of units provided for the treatment of wastewater and for the reduction and handling of sludge removed from such wastewater. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Sewerage system: means a system of piping and appurtenances, including sewage treatment facilities, for collecting and conveying wastewater from source to discharge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Ship: means a tug, pushboat, pullboat, barge, dredge, or other vessel or watercraft of more than fifty tons gross weight to be constructed within the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Shipment: shall be deemed to take place when the sweet potatoes are loaded within the state in a railroad car, boat, truck or other conveyance in which sweet potatoes are to be transported;

    (5)  "Commission" means the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742

  • Shipper: means a person that enters into a contract of transportation with a carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Shipping document: means a delivery document issued by a terminal or bulk plant operator in conjunction with the sale, transfer, or removal of motor fuel from the terminal or bulk plant that discloses the destination state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Shipyard: means the shipyard or place of business where a ship is to be constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Signature: means a manual or electronic signature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Signed: includes using any symbol executed or adopted with present intention to adopt or accept a writing in tangible form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • 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 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
  • Solicitation: means an act of asking, enticing, or requesting a student to read, review, or consider materials relating to an application for a credit card or to complete an application for a credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Special fuel: means any gas or liquid, other than gasoline or diesel fuel, used or suitable for use as motor fuel in an internal combustion engine or motor to propel any form of vehicle, machine, or mechanical contrivance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Special fuel fleet dealer: means a person who produces or purchases compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, or liquefied petroleum gas and who maintains storage facilities for those fuels and delivers all or part of the fuel produced or stored into the fuel supply tank of a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Specific public benefit: means any of the following:

    (a)  Serving low-income or underserved individuals or communities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1803

  • 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 the qualified patient but does not include a spouse who is judicially separated from the patient, is cohabited with another person in the manner of married persons, or who has been convicted of any crime of violence as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • 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 3:1202
  • 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 chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • State entomologist: means the entomologist of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • State health officer: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, hereinafter referred to as the "department" or his designee as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • State plan: means a plan required for approval by the United States Secretary of Agriculture to monitor and regulate the production of industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • State plan: means a plan required for approval by the United States Secretary of Agriculture to monitor and regulate the production of hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • State public procurement unit: means the central purchasing agency and any other purchasing agency of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • Stop order: is a ny written or printed notice given by the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or his authorized agents, to the person with a lot of seed, directing the person not to sell or offer for sale the seed until the requirements of this Part and regulations promulgated hereunder have been complied with and a written release is issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Structural pest: means any member of any species of wood-destroying insects, vermin, rodents, vertebrates, and pest birds which attack and damage wood. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Structural pest control: means any procedure intended to effect the prevention, regulation, extermination, or eradication of structural pests in household, commercial, and vacant structures, including adjacent outside areas and the contents of such structures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Student: means a person who is under twenty-one years of age and who attends an institution of postsecondary education, whether enrolled on a full-time or part-time basis. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Student: shall mean a person who satisfies both of the following:

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

  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Subsidiary: means , in relation to a person, an entity in which the person owns beneficially or of record fifty percent or more of the outstanding equity  interests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1803
  • 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
  • Suitable for use: means the functional use of any liquid to power a vehicle irrespective of the liquid not being within the ASTM and/or Environmental Protection Agency specifications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supplemental plan: means the supplementary plan established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Supplemental plan: means the supplementary plan established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Supplier: means a person who is either of the following:

                (a) Subject to the general taxing jurisdiction of this state and is registered under 26 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2

  • 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
  • Surviving child: shall mean an unmarried person under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years, if the person or student is one of the following:

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

  • Surviving 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
  • Surviving spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of the system and living with the member at the time of his death. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Surviving spouse: means the spouse of a deceased member or former member who was married to and living with the deceased member or former member at the time of his death. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Surviving spouse: means a legal spouse who was married to a member at the time of the member's death and for at least twelve months immediately prior thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Surviving spouse: means a legal spouse who was married to a member at the time of the member's death and for at least twelve months immediately prior thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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
  • Sweet potatoes: means all sweet potatoes of the grades as recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture and such other grades as may be promulgated by the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission;

    (2)  "Bushel" means 50 pounds of sweet potatoes whether such potatoes are in crates, sacks or other containers, or in bulk;

    (3)  "Shipper" means any person, partnership, association, or corporation, engaged in the packaging and shipping or either packaging or shipping, of sweet potatoes or transporting sweet potatoes whether as owner, agent, or otherwise;

    (4)  "Shipment" shall be deemed to take place when the sweet potatoes are loaded within the state in a railroad car, boat, truck or other conveyance in which sweet potatoes are to be transported;

    (5)  "Commission" means the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742

  • System: means the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • system: shall mean the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Tax debtor: means , as of the date of determination, the person listed on the tax roll in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax notice party: means , as of the date of determination, the tax debtor and any person requesting notice pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale: means the sale or adjudication of tax sale title to property pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale certificate: means the written notice evidencing a tax sale to be filed in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale party: means the tax notice party, the owner of property, including the owner of record at the time of a tax sale, as shown in the conveyance records of the appropriate parish, and any other person holding an interest, such as a mortgage, privilege, or other encumbrance on the property, including a tax sale purchaser, as shown in the mortgage and conveyance records of the appropriate parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale purchaser: means the purchaser of tax sale property, his successors, and assigns. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale title: means the set of rights acquired by a tax sale purchaser or, in the case of adjudicated property, on the applicable political subdivision, pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Taxable year: includes , in the case of a return made for a fractional part of a year under the provisions of this Chapter or under regulations prescribed by the collector, the period for which return is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • 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.
  • Terminal: means a motor fuel storage and distribution facility to which a terminal control number has been assigned by the Internal Revenue Service, to which motor fuel is supplied by pipeline or marine vessel, and from which motor fuel may be removed at a rack. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Terminal and irreversible condition: means a continual profound comatose state with no reasonable chance of recovery or a condition caused by injury, disease, or illness which, within reasonable medical judgment, would produce death and for which the application of life-sustaining procedures would serve only to postpone the moment of death. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Terminal illness: means a disease that, without life-sustaining procedures, will result in death in the near future or a state of permanent unconsciousness from which recovery is unlikely. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1169.3
  • Terminal operator: means a person who owns, operates, or otherwise controls a terminal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Third-party standard: means a recognized standard for defining, reporting, and assessing the performance of corporations in producing general public benefit and specific public benefits which is all of the following:

    (a)  Comprehensive in that it assesses the effect of the corporation and its operations in producing general public benefit and any specific public benefit specified in the articles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1803

  • Traditional farm practices: means those accepted and customary  standards established by similar agricultural operations under similar circumstances using established best management practices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • 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
  • Transmix: means the buffer or interface between two different products in a pipeline shipment or a mix of two different products within a refinery or terminal that results in an off-grade mixture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Transport vehicle: means a tank truck vehicle designed or used to carry motor fuel over the highway and includes but is not limited to a straight truck, a straight truck/trailer combination, or a semitrailer combination rig. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • transporting: means the movement of industrial hemp from the premises of a licensee to the premises of another licensee or from the premises of a licensee to the premises of a permit holder pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Treated: means that the seed has received an application of a substance or that it has been subjected to a process for which a claim is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Trustee: means a person who is licensed as a supplier or a permissive supplier and receives tax payments from and on behalf of another pursuant to provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Turtle group: means any amount, either multiple or single units, consisting of no more than twenty thousand farm-raised turtles or turtle eggs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • Two-party exchange: means a transaction in which motor fuel is transferred from one licensed supplier or permissive supplier to another licensed supplier or permissive supplier pursuant to an exchange agreement, including a transfer from the person who holds the inventory position in taxable motor fuel in the terminal as reflected on the records of the terminal operator, and

                (a) Is completed prior to removal of the product from the terminal by the receiving exchange partner, and

                (b) Is recorded on the terminal operator's books and records with the receiving exchange partner as the supplier/permissive supplier that removes the motor fuel across the terminal rack for purposes of reporting the transaction to this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2

  • Unavailable: means either that a vacancy in office exists, or that the lawful incumbent of the office is absent or unable to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of the office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:2703
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Unrestricted benefit: means the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the surviving spouse or minor child of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of this retirement system in any given month, except for the restrictions imposed by Section 415 of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, which has been incorporated in the rules and regulations of this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Unrestricted benefit: shall mean the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • Unrestricted benefit: shall mean the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or single dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1492
  • Unrestricted benefit: shall mean the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or single dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • USDA: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • 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.
  • Variety: is a subdivision of a kind characterized by growth, plant, fruit, seed, or other characteristic by which it can be differentiated from other seeds of the same kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Vending machine: means any climate controlled mechanical, electric, or electronic self-service device which, upon insertion of money, credit card, token, or any other form of payment, automatically dispenses merchandise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Vessel: means and includes every description of watercraft used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • 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
  • Wastewater: means the spent water or sewage of a community containing the liquid or water-carried wastes from residences, commercial buildings, and institutions along with any groundwater, surface water, or storm water that may be commingled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water distribution system: means that portion of the water supply system in which water is conveyed from the water treatment plant or other supply point to the premises of the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water supply system: means the system of pipes, structures and facilities through which water is obtained, treated and sold, distributed or otherwise offered to the public for household or other uses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water treatment plant: means that portion of the water supply system which in some way alters the physical, chemical, or bacteriological quality of the water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Waters of the state: means both the surface and the underground waters within the state of Louisiana including all rivers, streams, lakes, ground waters, and all other water courses and waters within the confines of the state, and all bordering waters and the Gulf of Mexico. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • Work: means in the case of a ship having a keel, the keel, and in the case of a ship not having a keel, the bottom plates, and all materials, machinery, equipment, components, and fabrications forming a part of the ship when permanently installed in place. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
  • writing: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or which is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • years of service: shall mean the number of twelve-month periods a member has which are creditable toward receiving retirement benefits from the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2252