Sections
Chapter 1 City Employees 11:3001 – 11:3053
Chapter 2 Firemen’S Pension and Relief Funds 11:3101 – 11:3477
Chapter 3 Policemen’S Pension and Relief Funds 11:3501 – 11:3730
Chapter 4 Other Pension and Relief Funds in Particular Cities 11:3761 – 11:3823
Chapter 5 Pension and Retirement Systems Adopted by Local Ordinance 11:3841 – 13

Terms Used In Louisiana Laws > Revised Statutes > Title 11 > Subtitle IV

  • abandoned waste site: means a landfill, land treatment area, pit, pond, lagoon, or other surface feature that is not actively used for oil and gas operations, whether or not declared "abandoned" under this Part, and which contains oilfield wastes, including such surrounding property necessary to contain and impound the site and to secure the area from access by the general public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:73
  • Accident: means an unexpected or unforeseen actual, identifiable, precipitous event happening suddenly or violently, with or without human fault, and directly producing at the time objective findings of an injury which is more than simply a gradual deterioration or progressive degeneration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Accumulated Contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the Annuity Savings Account, together with regular interest thereon as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Act: means this Correctional Facilities Corporation Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Act: means this Office Facilities Corporation Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Actuarial Equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefit as the case may be, when computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the Board of Trustees and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • ADA: means the Americans with Disabilities (Civil Rights) Act of 1990 (Public Law 336). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • ADA Standards: means the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design as adopted by the United States Department of Justice pursuant to the ADA and any subsequent amendments or additions to or editions adopted by the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • Administrator: means the firm which, in accordance with its contract with the Commission, maintains the plan records, provides information to participants and prospective participants, manages the day-to-day activities of the plan relating to the transmittal of participant funds to investment product companies selected by the Commission, provides enrollment services, and/or prepares studies and recommendations for the Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.8
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Agency: shall mean any governing body employing persons in the Service of the City of Alexandria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alternate plan: means a renovation or rehabilitation plan for either a residential housing property below minimum habitability standards or a blighted housing property prepared by the owner or other secured party that preserves the historic integrity of the residential building and restores such property to minimum habitability standards as evidenced by (a) a physical condition assessment identifying components of the blighted housing property requiring repair, replacement, or improvement to restore the property to minimum habitability standards in a cost-effective manner, (b) an estimate and certificate of costs executed by the owner or other secured party, including a schedule of values executed by a contractor committed to complete the repairs, replacements, or improvements identified in the physical condition assessment within the estimate of costs, (c) evidence of funding commitments from government or commercial lenders sufficient to finance all costs identified in the estimate and certificate of costs, (d) a timetable evidencing the time frame within which the rehabilitation plan may be completed which shall include a date certain by which the rehabilitation will be completed, and (e) a detailed financial feasibility analysis, including documentation of the economic feasibility of the proposed reuse if the residential housing property is not to be occupied as the principal residence of the owner, including operating budgets or resale prices, or both, as appropriate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document or custody agreement which provides that after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement or custody agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement or custody agreement shall terminate and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current budget year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document which provides that if, after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement shall terminate in accordance with the terms of the lease-purchasing financing agreement and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current fiscal year; provided possession of the project is returned to the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document which provides that if, after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement shall terminate in accordance with the terms of the lease-purchasing financing agreement, and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current fiscal year, provided possession of the project is returned to the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Applicant: means a person who seeks to be examined for licensure or certification by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appraisal: means the act or process of developing an opinion of value of real property following the appraisal process defined by the Uniform Standards for Professional Appraisal Practice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3011
  • Appraisal assignment: means an engagement for which an appraiser is employed or retained to act, or would be perceived by third parties or the public as acting, as a disinterested third party in rendering an unbiased analysis, opinion, or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value, or utility of specified interests in, or aspects of, identified real estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2241.8
  • Appraisal management company: means any corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, subsidiary, unit, or other business entity that engages in any of the following activity:

    (a)  Administers a network of independent contract appraisers to perform real estate appraisal services for lenders or other clients. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3011

  • Appraisal management services: means the process of receiving a request for the performance of real estate appraisal services from a client, and for a fee paid by the client, entering into an agreement with one or more independent appraisers to perform the real estate appraisal services contained in the request. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3011
  • Appraisal report: means any communication, written or oral, of an analysis, opinion, or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value, or utility of specified interests in, or aspects, including energy efficiency, of, identified real estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2241.8
  • Appraisal review: means the act or process of developing and communicating an opinion about the quality of another appraiser's work that was performed as part of an appraisal assignment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3011
  • Appraiser panel: means a group of appraisers that has been selected by an appraisal management company to perform real estate appraisal services for the appraisal management company on behalf of lenders or other clients. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3011
  • Apprentice: means a person who is licensed to work under the direct supervision and accompaniment of a technician who is licensed to the same firm and holding a valid license to perform the same acts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Approving resolution: means a resolution adopted by the governing authority of a local governmental subdivision following an administrative hearing at which the owner and secured parties were provided notice and each given an opportunity to show cause why a rehabilitation plan for the residential housing property should not be prepared and implemented and which resolution determines that (a) the residential housing property is confirmed to be a blighted housing property and (b) the owner and secured parties either failed to submit an acceptable alternate plan or submitted an unacceptable alternate plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Articles of organization: means documents filed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:61
  • Asset forfeiture: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office of conservation within the Department of Natural Resources or his authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • association: means a corporation, or unincorporated association, owned by or composed of the unit owners and through which the unit owners manage and regulate the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Association: means an association organized under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1
  • average compensation: means his average earnable compensation for the five highest successive years of employment, or the highest five successive joined years where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Average Compensation: means the average annual earnable compensation of an employee for any period of three consecutive years of service as an employee during which the said earnable compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Average salary: shall mean the average annual earnable rate of salary of a member for the thirty-six highest consecutive months during the total service of the member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • 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.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Base pay: means prescribed compensation for a specific position on a full-time basis, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, payment in kind, premium pay, or any other allowance for expense authorized and incurred as an incident to employment, except supplemental pay for certain members as provided by Article X, Section 10(A)(1) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity or other benefit as provided by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Blighted housing property: means (a) any residential housing property for which environmental remediation is required by state law, rule, or regulation and  the condition of which is found or declared by the public officer to be harmful to the health or welfare, including the economic welfare, of the residents of the local governmental subdivision wherein the residential property is located, (b) any residential housing property that, as of the effective date of this Chapter, had been determined to be a blighted property or an adjudicated property by the local governmental subdivision, (c) any residential housing property that (i) is offered by a party in interest for inclusion on a blighted housing properties list and (ii) the current condition of which is declared by the local governmental subdivision to be below minimum habitability standards and unfit for human habitation, occupancy, or use, or (d) any residential housing property that (i) has not been legally occupied for eighteen months prior to the time a public officer makes a determination that the property has been vacant for such eighteen-month period and (ii) has been determined to be a public nuisance by the local governmental subdivision, except no residential housing property in an area impacted by Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita which was occupied as of August 28, 2005, shall be included if the owner is eligible for and receives assistance under the Road Home Housing Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Blighted housing property list: means a list prepared and periodically updated by a designated public official that identifies blighted housing properties in the jurisdiction of the local governmental subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Board: shall mean the Retirement Board of the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Board: means the Volunteer Firefighters' Tuition Reimbursement Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3005.1
  • board: means the governing authority which has the ultimate jurisdiction over a profession, occupation, or activity which under state law or regulation requires a person to meet certain skills, training, or educational standards prior to being authorized, licensed, or certified to practice or to render a specific service or engage in a trade. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:33
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Board: means the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board established pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2241.8
  • Board: means the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3011
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3042
  • Board: means the Louisiana Licensed Professional Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Board of Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3103
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Private Investigator Examiners within the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Board: means the Louisiana Life Safety and Property Protection Advisory Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Board: shall mean the Board of Trustees provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Board of Trustees: means the board provided for in Part V of this Chapter to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidence of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidence of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Building: means a structure to which the general public customarily has access or utilizes as defined in the ADA Standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • Building code: means the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • 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 30:61
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state or the system, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Certify: means to attest to the proper functionality, inspection, installation, integration, and service of life safety and property protection systems and equipment in accordance with all applicable engineered specifications, manufacturer's specifications, submitted plans and per the inspection, testing, and maintenance chapters as set forth in the applicable NFPA codes and standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • 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.
  • Child identification card: means a record of a child's fingerprints and photograph, together with basic identifying information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3447
  • 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
  • City: shall mean the City of Alexandria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • City: shall mean the city of Bogalusa, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • City Service: shall mean all offices and positions of trust or employment in the employ of the City, or any department, independent agency, board or Commission thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Claim: includes any request or demand, including any and all documents or information required by federal or state law or by rule, made against hurricane relief program funds for payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Claim: includes any request or demand, including any and all documents or information required by federal or state law or by rule, made against oil spill relief program funds for payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Claims: refers to only those claims covered by the Self-Insurance Fund in accordance with this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • Clinical exercise physiologist: means a person who, under the direction, approval, and supervision of a licensed physician, formulates, develops, and implements exercise protocols and programs, administers graded exercise tests, and provides education regarding such exercise programs and tests in a cardio pulmonary rehabilitation program to individuals with deficiencies of the cardiovascular system, diabetes, lipid disorders, hypertension, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, arthritis, renal disease, organ transplant, peripheral vascular disease, and obesity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3042
  • Combination fire department: means a department whose personnel is composed of both volunteer and professional firefighters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3005.1
  • Commercial building: means a structure used for any purpose other than a one- and two-family dwelling or accessory to a one- and two-family dwelling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Commission: means the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission created by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3312
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Deferred Compensation Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.8
  • Commission: as used in this Part , means the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3345
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2241.8
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the office of conservation within the Department of Natural Resources or his authorized representatives from the injection and mining division of that office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:73
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Conservation of the State of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • 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.
  • Compensation: means normal or regular base pay, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, or any other allowance for other expense. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Construction site building: means a commercial structure that is not open to the public and used for any purpose at a commercial site by a person constructing a building, road, bridge, utility, or other infrastructure or improvement to real property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Controlling person: means any of the following:

    (a)  An owner, officer, or director of a corporation, partnership, or other business entity seeking to offer appraisal management services in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3011

  • Cooperative: means a corporation organized under this Part and a corporation which becomes subject to this Part in the manner hereinafter provided. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:238
  • Corporation: means a corporation formed under the laws of this state or a foreign corporation as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:61
  • Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Corporation: means the public nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Council: shall mean the City Commission Council of Bogalusa, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Council: means the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Court: means the district court, city court, parish court, or municipal court with jurisdiction for the local governmental subdivision in which the blighted housing property is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Credit enhancement devices: means municipal bond insurance, bank guarantees, surety bonds, letters of credit, contracts commonly known as interest rate swap agreements, forward payment conversion agreements, futures or contracts providing for payments based on levels of or changes in interest rates, contracts to exchange cash flows or a series of payments or contracts, including without limitation options, puts or calls to hedge payment, rate, spread, or similar exposure and other devices to enhance the credit quality of securities of public entities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Creditable service: shall mean service rendered as an elected official of any municipality covered by this Part, whether it be service prior or subsequent to this Part, and whether it be continuous or not;

    (4)  "Municipality" shall mean any municipality incorporated under the laws of the state of Louisiana having a population of twenty-five thousand or over according to the last official census published by the United States Bureau of the Census. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3861

  • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Creditable Service: means "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Creditable Service: shall mean "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Custodial financial institution: means a financial institution in which funds are deposited between the date on which they are deferred from a participant's compensation and the date on which they are transmitted to an investment product company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.8
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Department: means the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • Designated agent: means an owner or a manager of an alarm contracting company or single station fire alarm contracting company, a locksmithing services company, or closed circuit television alarm system contracting company who has been assigned the responsibility of submitting any notice required by this Subpart to the state fire marshal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Designated official: means the chief executive officer of the local governmental subdivision or such other person designated to act on behalf of such chief executive officer by the local governmental subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Direct supervision: means oversight of a firm's operations by a qualifier or onsite supervision by a licensed technician or specialist of an apprentice or consultant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Director: means the director of the office of workers' compensation administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Division of Administration: means the Division of Administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Division of administration: means the division of administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Division of administration: means the division of administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Division of administration: means the division of administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3290
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • domestic limited liability company: means an entity that is an unincorporated association having one or more members that is organized and existing under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:61
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • door hardware: means stand alone electro/mechanical locks, latches, exit hardware, closures, and hinges mounted onto doors intended to operate and secure the door properly. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • DOT: means the United States Department of Transportation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • DOT hydrostatic testing: means pressure testing fire protection cylinders by approved hydrostatic methods and in accordance with NFPA codes and the U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Dwelling unit: means a single unit of residence for a household of one or more persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • Earnable compensation: means the compensation earned by a member during the full normal working time as a teacher. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Earnable Compensation: shall mean the full amount earned by an employee for a given pay period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Earned compensation: means the base pay earned by an employee for a given pay period as reported to the system on a monthly basis by the agency which shall include the cash value of any emolument of office in the form of paid compensation in lieu of salary which is subject to federal and state payroll taxes and includes the full amount earned by an employee, overtime, and per diem earned by an employee of the House of Representatives, the Senate, or an agency of the legislature, and expense allowances and per diem paid to members of the legislature, the clerk, or sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives and president and secretary or sergeant at arms of the Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Effective date: shall mean July 1, 1953. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Elected official: means a person holding an office in a governmental entity of the state or any of its political subdivisions which is filled by the vote of the appropriate electorate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Elementary school: means any public or nonpublic school in this state which includes grades one through six or any of these grades. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3447
  • Employee: shall mean any appointive officer or employee of the city now or hereafter employed by the city, whose services are compensated by the city in whole or in part, who is not covered by any existing pension fund maintained by the city. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the Service of the City of Alexandria, and shall include the employees of the retirement system created hereunder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Employee: means a person who performs services for wages or salary and receives a W-2 tax form from his employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana or any of its boards, commissions, departments, agencies, and courts which are contributing members of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana, any city, parish, or other local school board, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, any board created by Article VIII of the Constitution of Louisiana, or any other agency of and within the state or a political subdivision by which a teacher is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Employer: shall mean the City of Alexandria or any of its departments and agencies from which any employee receives his compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Employment: means a position as an employee with any private or public employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Entering student: means any child beginning the first grade in any elementary school in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3447
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Executive director: means the chief administrative officer of the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Existing high rise buildings: means any building having floor surfaces used for human occupation located more than seventy-five feet above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access constructed before January 1, 1975. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:614
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • False or fraudulent claim: means a claim which a person submits knowing the claim to be false, fictitious, untrue, or misleading in regard to any material information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • False or fraudulent claim: means a claim which a person submits knowing the claim to be false, fictitious, untrue, or misleading in regard to any material information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • 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
  • Field: means the general area which is underlaid or appears to be underlaid by at least one pool. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Fire marshal: means the fire marshal of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • Fire protection sprinkler system: means a system of overhead piping designed in accordance with fire protection engineering standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:614
  • Firm: means a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or any other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Firm license: means that document authorizing a firm to perform life safety and property protection contracting for those endorsements held. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Fiscal Year: shall mean the period from July first of one year to June thirtieth of the year next succeeding. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Fiscal year: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Fiscal Year: shall mean the period beginning on January first in any year, and ending on December thirty-first of the same year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Foreign limited liability company: means a limited liability company formed under the laws of any state other than this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:61
  • Fully registered form: means securities which are registered as to the ownership of both the principal, interest, and premium, if any, thereon in any one or more of the following forms:

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

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

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

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

  • Fund: means the Underwater Obstruction Removal Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • Fund: means the Industrialized Building Program Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Gas: means all natural gas, including casinghead gas, and all other hydrocarbons not defined as oil in Paragraph (7) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • General obligation bonds: means bonds payable from ad valorem taxes levied by the issuer without limit as to rate or amount and to the payment of which bonds the full faith and credit of the issuer may also be pledged. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Goal: means a numerically expressed objective relating to state procurements and public works contracts that a state agency or contractor is encouraged to make a good faith effort to achieve. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Goal: means a numerically expressed objective relating to state procurements and public works contracts that a state agency or contractor is encouraged to make a good faith effort to achieve. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Governing authority: means the body which exercises the legislative functions of the local governmental subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Government obligations: means direct obligations of or obligations the payment of the principal and interest of which is unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • Grant anticipation note: means a note issued upon the security of specified accounts receivable from the state or the federal government, including without limitation, grants, loans or a combination of both for which the governing authority of the public entity finds and determines that funds have been appropriated and committed to the public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1802
  • 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.
  • Hazardous locations: means those installations, glazed or to be glazed in commercial and public buildings, known as framed or unframed glass entrance doors; and those installations, glazed or to be glazed in residential buildings and other structures used as dwellings, commercial buildings, and public buildings, known as sliding glass doors, storm doors, shower doors, bathtub enclosures which because of their location present a barrier in the normal path traveled by persons going into or out of these buildings, and because of their size and design may be mistaken as means of ingress or egress; and any other installation, glazed or to be glazed, wherein the use of other than safety glazing materials would constitute an unreasonable hazard as determined by the Louisiana State Fire Marshal; whether or not the glazing in such doors, panels, enclosures and other installations is transparent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3104
  • Health care provider: means a hospital, a person, corporation, facility, or institution licensed by the state to provide health care or professional services as a physician, hospital, dentist, registered or licensed practical nurse, pharmacist, optometrist, podiatrist, chiropractor, physical therapist, occupational therapist, psychologist, graduate social worker or licensed clinical social worker, psychiatrist, or licensed professional counselor, and any officer, employee, or agent thereby acting in the course and scope of his employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Hearing officer: means an officer of the local governmental subdivision appropriately qualified to carry out the responsibilities of hearing appeals and who does not report to the public officer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Hurricane relief programs: means any state or federal program or fund created for the purpose of assisting persons who incurred personal, business, or property damage or other losses due to Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Identification officer: means the sheriff or a deputy sheriff or an employee of the sheriff's office who is designated by the sheriff to perform the duties of an identification officer set forth in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3447
  • Illegal gas: means gas which has been produced within the state from any well in excess of the amount allowed by any rule, regulation, or order of the commissioner, as distinguished from gas produced within the state not in excess of the amount so allowed by any rule, regulation, or order, which is "legal gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Illegal oil: means oil which has been produced within the state from any well in excess of the amount allowed by any rule, regulation, or order of the commissioner, as distinguished from oil produced within the state not in excess of the amount so allowed by any rule, regulation, or order, which is "legal oil. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Illegal product: means any product of oil or gas, any part of which was processed or derived, in whole or in part, from illegal oil or illegal gas or from any product thereof, as distinguished from "legal product" which is a product processed or derived to no extent from illegal oil or illegal gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • 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
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individual license: means that document authorizing an individual to perform life safety and property protection contracting for those endorsements held. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Industrialized building: means a commercial structure that is the following:

    (a)  Erected or installed using one or more modules or one or more modular components that are constructed at a location other than the commercial site. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168

  • Inspect: means a visual examination of life safety and property protection systems or equipment to verify that it appears to be in operating condition and is free of physical damage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Install: means the initial placement of life safety and property protection systems or equipment or an extension of such after initial placement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Integrate: means the act of utilizing accepted and approved life safety and property protection systems or equipment and components in accordance with manufacturers' direction to develop a unified and functioning system meeting applicable NFPA codes and standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • 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 30:61
  • Interest holder: means a secured party within the meaning of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3762
  • Investment product: means any fixed annuity, variable annuity, life insurance contract, savings account, or any other form of investment selected by the Commission for the purpose of receiving funds under the plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.8
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Issuer: means the public entity issuing refunding bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Issuing resolution: means a resolution, ordinance, or other instrument or proceeding providing for the issuance of securities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431
  • 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.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • knowingly: means that the person has actual knowledge of the information or acts in deliberate ignorance or reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of the information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • knowingly: means that the person has actual knowledge of the information or acts in deliberate ignorance or reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of the information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • 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.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Licensed physician: means a person who is licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners to practice medicine in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3042
  • Licensed professional vocational rehabilitation counselor: means any person who holds himself out to the public, for a fee or other personal gain, by any title or description of services incorporating the words "licensed professional vocational rehabilitation counselor" or any similar term, and who offers to render professional rehabilitation counseling services denoting a client-counselor relationship in which the counselor assumes responsibility for knowledge, skill, and ethical considerations needed to assist individuals, groups, organizations, or the general public, and who implies that he is licensed to engage in the practice of rehabilitation counseling pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3103
  • Licensee: means any person who has been issued a license by the board to participate in any appraisal activity described in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2241.8
  • Licensee: means any person to whom a license is granted in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and who may certify the successful  completion of  the  required  minimum  training  for  private investigator apprentices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Life safety and property protection contracting: means performing certification, inspection, installation, integration, sale, or service of systems and equipment designed to protect life and property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • 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 tax bonds: means bonds payable from any taxes other than unlimited ad valorem taxes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Liquefied petroleum gas dealers: means those persons, firms, or corporations engaged in the storage, sale, or transportation of liquefied petroleum gases over the public highways of this state, in the installation of storage tanks or systems for the use of liquefied petroleum gases, and in the installation of liquefied petroleum gas appliances for the use of liquefied petroleum gases who are required, by this Part and the rules and regulations of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission, to obtain the permit and furnish the insurance required by this Part as a prerequisite to the right to carry on their respective businesses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3312
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Loan: includes but is not limited to a borrowing by the public entity represented or to be represented by bonds of the public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1802
  • Local governmental subdivision: means any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • 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 30:61
  • Master plan: means a specific scheme or plan detailing the number of floors, total square footage, present occupancy and a proposed completion date of each phase and completion date of total compliance with the requirement of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:614
  • Mechanical locks: means a mechanical device or door hardware intended to control access or egress to or from a structure or area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Medical Board: shall mean the Board of Physicians provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Member: shall mean any employee in the City service included in the membership of the system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Member: shall mean any employee included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Member: means an actual member of an association without capital stock and the holder of common stock in an association organized with capital stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1
  • 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 30:61
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • member of the fire department: as used in this Part is defined as an employee of the Fire Department of the City of Alexandria who has been regularly appointed and confirmed as such. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3113
  • Membership Service: means service as an employee rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Minimum habitability standards: means the minimum property standards requirements set forth by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 24 CFR 200. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, a child born outside of marriage of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if acknowledged or filiated pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Misrepresentation: means the knowing failure to truthfully or fully disclose any and all information required, or the concealment of any and all information required on a claim or a provider agreement or the making of a false or misleading statement to any local, state, or federal agency for the purpose of obtaining funds, property, use of property, or other compensation from hurricane relief programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Misrepresentation: means the knowing failure to truthfully or fully disclose any and all information required, or the concealment of any and all information required on a claim or provider agreement or the making of a false or misleading statement to any local, state, or federal agency for the purpose of obtaining funds, property, use of property, or other compensation from oil spill relief programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Modular component: means a structural part of a building constructed at a location other than the commercial site in a manner that prevents the construction from being adequately inspected for building code compliance at the commercial site without damage or removal and reconstruction of a part of the building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • NFPA: means the National Fire Protection Association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Office: means the office of workers' compensation administration established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Officer: means the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, comptroller, or any other person who performs functions for a life safety and property protection contracting firm corresponding to those performed by those officers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Official: shall mean any person serving in elective office of any city in the State of Louisiana covered by this Part;

    (6)  "Retirement" shall mean withdrawal from active service in municipal office;

    (7)  "Retirement Allowance" shall mean payments for life computed as provided in this Part and payable in monthly installments;

    (8)  "Retirement allowance fund" shall mean a fund maintained by the city as defined in this Part, in which all funds provided by the city for retirement allowances authorized by this Part shall be maintained and from which all retirement allowances are to be paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3861

  • Oil: means crude petroleum oil, and other hydrocarbons, regardless of gravity, which are produced at the well head in liquid form by ordinary production methods. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Oil spill relief program: means any state or federal program or fund created for the purpose of assisting persons who incurred personal, business, or property damage or other losses due to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Operating agreement: means any agreement, written or oral, of the members as to, or in the case of a limited liability company having a single member, any written agreement between the member and the company memorializing the affairs of a limited liability company and the conduct of its business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:61
  • Operating location: means a physical address that houses an entity that performs life safety and property protection contracting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Outstanding bonds: means all or any one or more of the following bonds issued directly by the state or by any state board, agency, or commission which may be outstanding at any time:

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

  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means the person, including operators and producers acting on behalf of the person, who has or had the right to drill into and to produce from a pool and to appropriate the production either for himself or for others. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Owner: means the holder or holders of title to a blighted housing property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Owner: means a person, other than an interest holder, who has an interest in property and, if required by law, is in compliance with any statute requiring recordation or reflection in public records in order to perfect the interest against a bona fide purchaser for value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3762
  • Parent: means the parent, custodial parent, or other legal custodian of an entering student or transfer student. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3447
  • Part-time employee: means any employee who is a part-time, seasonal, or temporary employee as defined in 26 CFR 31:3121(b)(7)-2, or in any successor regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Participant: means : (a) a person whose compensation is currently subject to deferrals in accordance with Section 457 of the United States Internal Revenue Code, or (b) a person whose compensation has previously been subject to deferrals in accordance with Section 457 of the United States Internal Revenue Code and whose contributions have not been withdrawn. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.8
  • Participant member: means any member of the commission other than an ex officio member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.8
  • Partnership: means a partnership formed under the laws of this state or a foreign partnership as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:61
  • Party in interest: means (a) any individual, association, and corporation who has an interest of record in a residential housing property and any who has the right to possession of such property, (b) any owner of property adjacent to the residential housing property, or (c) any neighborhood association of property owners recognized by the local governmental subdivision covering an area inclusive of a residential housing property that is below minimum habitability standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Payor: means the entity responsible, whether by law or contract, for the payment of benefits incurred by a claimant as a result of a work related injury. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Person: means a natural person or individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Person: includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1
  • 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 30:61
  • Person: means any natural person, corporation, association, partnership, receiver, tutor, curator, executor, administrator, fiduciary, or representative of any kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Person: means any officer or employee of the state of Louisiana or of any of its political subdivisions, or an independent contractor who has a current contract with the state or any of its political subdivisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.8
  • Person: means an individual, firm, association, company, partnership, corporation, nonprofit organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Person: means a natural person or a juridical person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Plan: means the Louisiana Public Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, which is now in existence, and which was previously established pursuant to state statute and in accordance with Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.8
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pool: means an underground reservoir containing a common accumulation of crude petroleum oil or natural gas or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Practice of rehabilitation counseling: means rendering or offering to individuals, groups, organizations, or the general public rehabilitation services in private practice for compensation involving the application of principles, methods, or procedures of the rehabilitation counseling profession which include but are not limited to:

    (a)  "Rehabilitation counseling" which means assisting an individual or group, through the counseling relationship, to define vocational goals, and to plan actions reflecting his or their interests, abilities, aptitudes, and needs as these are related to rehabilitation concerns, educational progress, and occupations and careers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3103

  • 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.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Pretrial conference: A meeting of the judge and lawyers to discuss which matters should be presented to the jury, to review evidence and witnesses, to set a timetable, and to discuss the settlement of the case.
  • Principal: includes a person or entity entitled to exercise the prerogatives or indicia of ownership or control of a property protection firm whether by direct action, assignment, or any other kind of substitution or subrogation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Principal corporate officer: means the president, treasurer, secretary, or comptroller, or any other person who performs functions for the corporation corresponding to those performed by the foregoing officers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Prior Service: shall mean service rendered prior to August 1, 1948 for which credit is allowable under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Private building or facility: means a commercial facility or a place of public accommodation as such terms are defined by the ADA Standards or in the Life Safety Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Proceeds: means property derived directly or indirectly from, maintained by, or realized through, an act or omission and includes any benefit, interest or property of any kind without reduction for expenses incurred for acquisition, maintenance, or any other purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3762
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any materials, supplies, services, or major repairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any materials, supplies, services, or major repairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Producer: means the owner of a well capable of producing oil or gas or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Product: means any commodity made from oil or gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Program: means the Underwater Obstruction Removal Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • Project: means the financing of a correctional facility by the state, to be financed with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Project: means the acquisition, purchase, construction, renovation, improvement, or expansion of a public facility by the corporation, to be financed with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Project: means the planning, acquisition, purchase, construction, renovation, improvement, equipping, or expansion of a public facility by the corporation, provided that no more than fifty percent of the total project cost shall be financed with funds provided through bonds issued pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Property: means anything of value, including movables and immovables, including the whole of any lot or tract of land and corporeal and incorporeal movable property, including currency, instruments, or securities, or any other kind of privilege, claim, or right and includes any interest therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3762
  • Property: means any and all property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Property: means any and all property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Property protection systems and equipment: means those life safety and property protection systems intended to protect lives and property from the risk of theft, unauthorized entry, or other physical harm to a structure's occupants or property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.
  • Public building or facility: means a building, structure, or facility designed, constructed, or altered by, on behalf of, or for the use of a quasi public agency, the state, or any agency or department thereof, or any political subdivision or any governmental agency or department thereof or as defined by the ADA Standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • public contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, for the purchase of materials, supplies, services, or major repairs, or for the making of any public works. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • public contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, for the purchase of materials, supplies, services, or major repairs, or for the making of any public works. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Public entities: means : (a) state boards, agencies or commissions, parishes, municipalities, parish and municipal school boards and districts, levee boards and districts, port boards and commissions, port, harbor, terminal and industrial districts, drainage and land reclamation districts, all special service districts including, but not limited to, road, water, sewerage, fire protection, recreation, hospital service, gas utility and garbage districts; (b) all other political subdivisions, special authorities, commissions, public trusts and boards heretofore or hereafter created by or pursuant to the constitution or statutes of the state, any laws incorporated into or ratified or confirmed by the constitution, or general or special charters of any parish or municipality;  and (c) all other units of local government created by or governed by the governing authorities of parishes or municipalities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Public entities: means :

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

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

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

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

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

  • Public Entity: means :

    (a)  Parishes, municipalities, parish and municipal school boards and districts, drainage and land reclamation districts, and all special service districts including but not limited to road, water, sewerage, fire protection, recreation, hospital service, gas utility, and garbage districts;

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

    (c)  All other units of local government created by or governed by the governing authorities of parishes or municipalities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1460.1

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

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

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

    (c)  Any other unit of local government created or governed by the governing authority of any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1470

  • Public entity: means :

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

  • Public facilities: means buildings, parking garages, and related facilities used or to be used to house personnel, equipment, and/or services of the various agencies of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Public facilities: means buildings, parking garages, and related facilities used or to be used as a center of excellence for students, faculty and staff of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, and all land, buildings and movable or immovable equipment incorporated therein and relating thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • public office: means any state, district, parish or municipal office, elective or appointive, or any position as member on a board or commission, elective or appointive, when the office or position is established by the constitution or laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:421
  • Public officer: is a ny person holding a public office in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:421
  • Public officer: means an officer of the local governmental subdivision appropriately qualified to carry out the responsibilities of inspecting housing properties to determine whether such properties comply with state and local building codes and local health and safety codes and designated by resolution of the governing body of the local governmental subdivision in which the housing property is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Qualified rehabilitation entity: means any person or entity designated by the local governmental subdivision or the state housing agency on the basis of having demonstrated knowledge and substantial experience in the construction or rehabilitation of residential housing properties, the provision of affordable housing, the restoration of blighted property, the revitalization and improvement of neighborhoods and that is well qualified by virtue of its staff, professional consultants, financial resources, and prior activities to carry out the rehabilitation of blighted residential housing properties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Qualifier: means a person who possesses the appropriate training or experience credentials enabling a firm to obtain a life safety and property protection license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Real estate: means an identified parcel or tract of land, including improvements, if any. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2241.8
  • real estate appraisal: means an analysis, opinion, or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value, or utility of specified interests in, or aspects, including energy efficiency, of, identified real estate, for or in expectation of compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2241.8
  • Real estate appraisal services: means residential valuation services performed by an individual acting as an appraiser, including but not limited to appraisal, appraisal review, or appraisal consulting, as these services are defined under the Uniform Standards for Professional Appraisal Practice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3011
  • Real property: means one or more defined interests in a parcel of real estate, whether an unencumbered fee or a lesser estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2241.8
  • Receiver: means either the local governmental subdivision, secured party, or a qualified rehabilitation entity approved by the court. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Receivership: means the judicially established framework for real property interest which is created by the court with respect to a blighted housing property pursuant to which a receiver is designated to preserve, rehabilitate, restore, and operate the blighted housing property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Receivership term: means the period of time established by the court commencing as of the date that the receivership is established and ending not earlier than the date required by the receiver to collect all capital recovery payments and not later than the date the owner is approved by the court to take possession and use of the property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Recipient: means a person who has met the eligibility requirements and  is awarded tuition reimbursement from the Volunteer Firefighters' Tuition Reimbursement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3005.1
  • Recovery: means the recovery of overpayments, damages, fines, penalties, costs, expenses, restitution, attorney fees, interest, or settlement amounts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Recovery: means the recovery of overpayments, damages, fines, penalties, costs, expenses, restitution, attorney fees, interest, or settlement amounts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Refund: means the act of refunding, including readjusting, extending, and unifying outstanding bonds or issues of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • Refunded bonds: means the bonds being refunded by the issuance of refunding bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • Refunding bonds: means any securities issued to refund outstanding securities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Registrant: means an individual who holds a valid registration card issued by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Registration card: means the identification card issued by the board to a registrant as evidence that the registrant has met the required minimum qualifications to perform the duties of a private investigator or apprentice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Regular Interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such rate as shall be determined by the Board in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Regular interest: shall mean such rate of interest as is fixed by the board provided that for the first five years of operation of the system the rate shall be three percent per annum compounded annually. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Rehabilitation counseling: which means assisting an individual or group, through the counseling relationship, to define vocational goals, and to plan actions reflecting his or their interests, abilities, aptitudes, and needs as these are related to rehabilitation concerns, educational progress, and occupations and careers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3103
  • Rehabilitation counseling services: which means those acts and behaviors coming within the "practice of rehabilitation counseling" as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3103
  • Rehabilitation plan: means (a) a renovation or rehabilitation plan for a blighted housing property approved by the local governmental subdivision that is consistent with any neighborhood redevelopment strategy, preserves the historic integrity of the residential housing property and restores such property to minimum habitability standards based upon (i) a physical condition assessment identifying components of the blighted housing property requiring repair, replacement, or improvement to restore the property to minimum habitability standards in a cost- effective manner, (ii) an estimate and certificate of costs executed by a public officer, including a schedule of values executed by a contractor committed to complete the repairs, replacements, or improvements identified in the physical condition assessment within the estimate of costs, (iii) evidence of funding commitments from government or commercial lenders sufficient to finance all costs identified in the estimate and certificate of costs, and (iv) a tentative timetable evidencing the time frame within which the rehabilitation plan may be completed, (b) an operating budget, including any required or permitted capital recovery payment, and (c) a receivership term. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail station: means that portion of property where liquefied petroleum gases used as motor fuel are stored and dispensed from fixed equipment into liquefied petroleum gas fuel tanks of motor vehicles and where such dispensing is an act of retail motor fuel sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3312
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement Allowance: shall mean an annuity for life, as provided in this Part, payable each year in twelve equal monthly installments beginning as of the date fixed by the Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement plan: shall mean the elective officials of municipalities of Louisiana Retirement Plan as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3861
  • Retirement System: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Revenue bonds: shall mean bonds or other debt obligations payable from and secured solely by a pledge of the income and revenues derived or to be derived from fees, rates, rentals, tolls, charges, grants, or other receipts, income or revenues derived from any properties or facilities belonging to a public entity or the use thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Revenue bonds: means securities payable from and secured solely by a pledge of the income and revenues derived or to be derived from fees, rates, rentals, tolls, charges, grants, or other receipts, income, or revenues derived from any properties or facilities belonging to or leased by a public entity or from obligations owed to such entity or from obligations arising in connection with an undertaking, facility, project, or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Revenue bonds: means securities payable from and secured solely by a pledge of the income and revenues derived or to be derived from fees, rates, rentals, tolls, charges, grants, or other receipts, income, or revenues derived from any properties or facilities belonging to or leased by a public entity or from obligations owed to such entity or from obligations arising in connection with an undertaking, facility, project, or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1470
  • Road Home Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3290
  • Safety glazing material: means any glazing material such as tempered glass, laminated glass, wire glass or rigid plastic, which meets the test requirements of ANSI Standard Z-97. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3104
  • Salary: shall mean the amount of compensation earned by a member as an employee of the city. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Sea food products: include shrimp, clams, fish, crabs, lobsters, and all other sea foods, as well as all by-products of sea foods. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Natural Resources or his authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Secured party: means any lienholder, mortgagee, or other secured party with an interest in the blighted housing property that is recorded in the local governmental subdivision's mortgage, conveyance, or clerk of court records or the secretary of state's records. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of the foregoing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of the foregoing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1441
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1460.1
  • Seizure for forfeiture: means seizure of property by a law enforcement officer designated by the district attorney accompanied by a written assertion by the seizing agency or by a district attorney that the property is seized for forfeiture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3762
  • Sell: means to solicit another on behalf of a property protection firm by any means, including but not limited to telephone or electronic device, public notice or advertisement, door-to-door or any other type of personal interaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Service: means to repair or maintain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service in the uniformed services: means the performance of duty on a voluntary or involuntary basis in a uniformed service under competent authority and includes active duty, active duty for training, initial active duty for training, inactive duty training, full-time national guard duty, and a period for which a person is absent from a position of employment for the purpose of an examination to determine the fitness of the person to perform any such duty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Service-connected disabled veteran-owned small entrepreneurship: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity which has not less than fifty-one percent ownership by a veteran of the United States Armed Forces with a service-connected disability, and meets the criteria for certification by the secretary of the Department of Economic Development pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Skins and furs: include all the skins and furs of all quadrupeds valuable for their skins or furs, including but not limited to alligators, minks, otter, muskrats, beaver, raccoons, opossums, weasels, spotted skunks, or "civet cats". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1
  • Small entrepreneurship: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity which meets the criteria for certification by the secretary of the Department of Economic Development pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Solution mined cavern: means a cavity created within the salt stock by dissolution with water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Solution mining injection well: means a well into which fluids, other than fluids associated with active drilling operations, are injected for extraction of minerals or energy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Special locking systems: means an electro-mechanical lock, electronic lock, or electronic locking arrangement intended to control access or egress to a structure or area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Specialist: means an individual who is trained and certified to perform life safety and property protection contracting within a specific limited endorsement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Specialty endorsement: means a narrow category of license authorizing its holder to perform only one aspect of life safety and property protection contracting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Spouse: shall mean a person who is legally married to a member of this system and shall not include a person who is legally separated from a member of this system by a judgment of separation, unless such person has voluntarily reconciled with the member and which reconciliation is established by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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 30:61
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3290
  • State agencies: means the executive branch, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch of state government and the officers and employees thereof, but does not include parish officials set forth in Article VI, Sections 5(G) and 7(B) of the constitution or their respective officers, deputies, employees, or appointees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • state agency: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive or judicial branches of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • state agency: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive or judicial branches of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • State fire marshal: means the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, office of state fire marshal, code enforcement and building safety, and its authorized representatives empowered to enforce the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • State housing agency: means the Louisiana Housing Corporation, a public body corporate and politic constituting a political subdivision and instrumentality of the state of Louisiana, created and organized pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 3-A of Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Statement: includes but is not limited to any notice, statement, proof of loss, bill of lading, receipt for payment, invoice, account, estimate of property damages, bill for services, diagnosis, prescription, hospital or doctor records, test results, X-rays, or other evidence of loss, injury, or expense. See Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure 14:91
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • System: shall mean the City of Alexandria Employees' Retirement System established and described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • System: shall mean the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • System: means the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Technical endorsement: means a broad category of license authorizing its holder to perform multiple aspects of life safety and property protection contracting within a certain endorsement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Technician: means an individual who is trained and certified to perform life safety and property protection contracting within a technical endorsement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Total service: shall mean service rendered before the operative date of the system, and subsequent thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Transfer student: means a child who is not an entering student who enters school in grades one through six in this state from a school outside this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3447
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Underwater obstruction: means any obstacle, whether natural or manmade, which impedes normal navigation and commercial fishing on the navigable waters of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • Uniformed services: means the armed forces of the United States as defined by 10 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Veteran-owned small entrepreneurship: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity which has not less than fifty-one percent ownership by a veteran of the United States Armed Forces and meets the criteria for certification by the secretary of the Department of Economic Development pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Waste product: means any liquid, sludge, effluent, semi-liquid or other substance resulting from any process, whether manufacturing or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • wastes: means those fluids, sludges, elements, or compounds defined or identified as oilfield wastes or non-hazardous oilfield wastes pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:73
  • Withdrawal from Service: shall mean complete severance of employment in the City Service of any member by resignation, dismissal or discharge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002