Sections
Subpart A Voluntary Dissolution 12:1-1401 – 12:1-1410
Subpart B Administrative Dissolution 12:1-1411 – 12:1-1429
Subpart C Judicial Dissolution 12:1-1430 – 12:1-1438
Subpart D Termination and Reinstatement 12:1-1440 – 12:1-1445

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 12 > Chapter 1 > Part 14

  • Accumulated Contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the Annuity Savings Account, together with regular interest thereon as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund together with regular interest thereon as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Actuarial Equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefit as the case may be, when computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the Board of Trustees and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of such interest and mortality assumptions as are adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrator: means any person, except an employee of an administrator, who directly or indirectly solicits or effects coverage of, underwrites, collects charges or premiums from, or adjusts or settles claims on residents of this state in connection with debt waiver or debt forgiveness agreements. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agency: shall mean any governing body employing persons in the Service of the City of Alexandria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • agent: means any person licensed by the commission whose duties include the sale of a debt waiver or debt forgiveness agreement on behalf of the administrator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Agricultural activity: means a commercial enterprise of any agricultural related or associated entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural facility: means any facility used for the marketing, processing, or production of agricultural products, or for providing agricultural support services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural land: means any land on which any agricultural operations is being conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural operation: means any agricultural facility or agricultural land which is being used for agricultural production or agricultural processing and includes any facility used for the production and processing of crops or products thereof, livestock or products thereof, farm-raised fish and fish products, wood, timber or forest products, fowl or plants for breeding or sales, and poultry or poultry products for commercial or industrial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural processing: means the processing of any agricultural product and includes, but is not limited to, the slaughtering and processing of livestock and poultry, the elevation and drying of grain, the processing of sugar cane, and the ginning of cotton. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural product: means crops, livestock, poultry, and aquacultural, floracultural, horticultural, silvicultural, or viticultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural production: means the commercial production of any agricultural products and includes the planting of cover crops, the leaving of land idle for the purpose of participating in government programs, normal crop or livestock rotation procedures, and the use of agricultural support services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural support services: means the aerial or surface application of seed, fertilizer, pesticides, lime, or other soil amendments; irrigation operations; or custom plowing, soil preparation or leveling, cultivation, or harvesting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Amount deferred: means the cash price subtracting any down payment under a consumer credit sale, plus any other amounts for goods or services including without limitation, any negative equity trade-in allowance, insurance, extended warranty, service contract, and other fees and charges that are financed by the extender of credit under the transaction, and included in the principal balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Amount financed: means the amount borrowed under a consumer loan, plus any other amounts for goods or services including without limitation, any negative equity trade-in allowance, insurance, extended warranty, service contract, notary fees, license, title, filing and lien release fees, and other fees and charges that are financed by the extender of credit under the transaction, and included in the principal balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to loan finance charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • amounts distributed in partial liquidation: means a distribution by a corporation in complete cancellation or redemption of a part of its stock, or one of a series of distributions in complete cancellation or redemption of all or a portion of its stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • articles of incorporation: as used in this Part shall be deemed to include the articles of conversion of a converted corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:416
  • articles of incorporation: as used in this Chapter shall be deemed to include the articles of conversion of a converted corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:2817
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Association: means an association organized under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:443
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Aural transfer: means a transfer containing the human voice at any point between and including the point of origin and the point of reception. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • 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 final compensation: means the average annual earned compensation of a member for the sixty highest months of successive employment, or for the highest sixty successive joined months of employment where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity or other benefit as provided by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated by a member or retiree to receive an annuity, survivor benefit, or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: shall mean the Board of Trustees provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Board: means the Prison Enterprises Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1151
  • Cash price: means the price for which the seller would have sold the motor vehicle to the consumer and the consumer would have bought from the seller if such sale had been a sale for cash instead of on credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Cellular tracking device: means a device that transmits or receives radio waves to or from a communications device in a manner that interferes with the normal functioning of the communications device or communications network and that can be used to intercept, collect, access, transfer, or forward the data transmitted or received by the communications device, or stored on the communications device; includes an international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) catcher or other cell phone or telephone surveillance or eavesdropping device that mimics a cellular base station and transmits radio waves that cause cell phones or other communications devices in the area to transmit or receive radio waves, electronic data, location data, information used to calculate location, identifying information, communications content, or metadata, or otherwise obtains this information through passive means, such as through the use of a digital analyzer or other passive interception device; and does not include any device used or installed by an electric utility solely to the extent such device is used by that utility to measure electrical usage, to provide services to customers, or to operate the electric grid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Certification: means a certificate or certification received from an industry recognized organization or a Work Ready Certificate from the Louisiana Workforce Commission or a competency certification developed by the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • City: shall mean the City of Alexandria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • City Service: shall mean all offices and positions of trust or employment in the employ of the City, or any department, independent agency, board or Commission thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the office of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • communication by wire: means any aural transfer made in whole or in part through the use of facilities used for the transmission of communications by aid of wire, cable, or other like connection between the points of origin and reception, including the use of such connection in a switching station, furnished or operated by any person licensed to engage in providing or operating such facilities for the transmission of communications and such term includes any electronic storage of such communication, and such term includes the radio portion of a cordless, portable, or cellular telephone communication that is transmitted between the cordless, portable, or cellular handset and the base or transmitting tower or unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Communications common carrier: means any person engaged as a common carrier for hire in communication by wire, radio, or electronic communications; however, a person engaged in commercial radio broadcasting which is supervised by the Federal Communications Commission shall not, insofar as such person is so engaged, be deemed a common carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • communications device: means any type of instrument, device, or machine that is capable of transmitting or receiving telephonic, electronic, radio, text, or data communications, including but not limited to a cellular telephone, a text-messaging device, a personal digital assistant, a computer, or any other similar wireless device that is designed to engage in a call or communicate text or data. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Consumer: means a natural person who enters into a consumer loan or consumer credit sale of a motor vehicle to be used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Consumer: means a natural person who enters into or seeks to enter into a residential loan transaction for a personal, family, or household purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Consumer credit insurance: means insurance, other than insurance on property, by which the satisfaction of debt in whole or in part is a benefit provided, but does not include insurance indemnifying the extender of credit against loss due to the debtor's default and non-filing insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Consumer credit sale: means the sale of a motor vehicle on credit under which the seller acquires a purchase money security interest in the purchased vehicle, and incident to which a credit service charge is charged and the consumer is permitted to defer all or part of the purchase price or other consideration in two or more installments excluding the down payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Consumer loan: means a loan of money or its equivalent made by a lender, the proceeds of which are used by the consumer to purchase or refinance the purchase of a motor vehicle, or which proceeds are used for personal, family, or household purposes, including debts created by the use of a lender credit card, revolving loan account, or similar arrangement, as well as insurance premium financing, with the lender acquiring a purchase money security interest in the purchased motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Contents: when used with respect to any wire, electronic, or oral communication includes any information concerning the substance, purport, or meaning of that communication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: means the consumer's retail installment contract, note, agreement, or other evidence of indebtedness executed in connection with a motor vehicle credit transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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 12:402
  • Council: means the Reentry Advisory Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Craft: means an occupation or trade requiring manual dexterity, specified training, and certification or licensing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Credit health and accident insurance: means disability insurance purchased in conjunction with a motor vehicle credit transaction which provides for a monthly benefit sufficient to pay all or part of the required monthly payment, during the continued disability of the insured, over the term of coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Credit life insurance: means term life insurance purchased in conjunction with a motor vehicle credit transaction which provides a death benefit payable to the lender, or to the insured consumer's beneficiary to the extent the death benefit exceeds the amount necessary to fully pay and satisfy the transaction, in the event of the insured consumer's death during the term of coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit service charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the seller as a requirement of the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable: interest; time price differential; service; carrying or other charge, however denominated; points and discount fees; and premium or other charge for any guarantee or insurance protecting the extender of credit against the consumer's default or other credit loss. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6

  • Creditable Service: shall mean "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • creditor: means a seller in a consumer credit sale, or a lender in a consumer loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • debt forgiveness: is a n agreement whereby an extender of credit agrees with the consumer to waive any unpaid balance on a consumer loan, consumer credit sale or lease due to physical damage, total loss or constructive loss or unrecovered theft to the covered collateral secured by an eligible security device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1151
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Depository institution: means the same as defined in Section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, and includes any credit union. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Diminution in value: means an existent reduction of twenty percent or more of the fair market value or the economically viable use of, as determined by a qualified appraisal expert, the affected portion of any parcel of private agricultural property or the property rights thereto for agricultural purposes, as a consequence of any regulation, rule, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • dividend: when used in this Chapter (except in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Earnable Compensation: shall mean the full amount earned by an employee for a given pay period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Electronic communication: means any transfer of signs, signals, writings, images, sounds, data, or intelligence of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photoelectronic, or photo-optical system, but does not include any of the following:

                (i) Any oral communication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302

  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the Service of the City of Alexandria, and shall include the employees of the retirement system created hereunder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Employee: shall mean any of the following classifications:

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

  • Employer: shall mean the City of Alexandria or any of its departments and agencies from which any employee receives his compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Employer: shall mean any municipality in the state of Louisiana which employs a full-time police officer, empowered to make arrests, or which has an elected chief of police whose salary is at least one hundred dollars per month, and the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Established date of operation: means the date on which the agricultural operation, including forestry activities, commenced operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Fiscal Year: shall mean the period beginning on January first in any year, and ending on December thirty-first of the same year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Forest land: means any land in the state devoted to the growing of trees or the commercial production of timber, wood, or forest products that is located outside the corporate limits of any municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Formosan termite: means the termite Coptotermes formosanus in any state of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • GAP coverage: means a contract or insurance policy that covers a consumer's deficiency balance between the net payoff of the consumer's loan retail installment sales contract at the time of a loss and the amount paid by the consumer's primary insurance after a vehicle is deemed a total loss due to any direct or accidental physical damages or unrecovered theft which may be in the form of the following:

    (a)  Guaranteed auto protection offered by a property and casualty company licensed and regulated by the Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6

  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governmental action: means annexation of territory by a governmental entity and the issuance of  a rule, regulation, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity, or an order or other legally binding directive having the force of law or capable of being enforced by government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Governmental action: means annexation of territory by a governmental entity or the issuance of a rule, regulation, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity, or an order or other legally binding directive having the force of law or capable of being enforced by government which prohibits or limits the right of an owner to conduct forestry activities on forestry land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Governmental entity: means :

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

  • Governmental entity: means :

    (a)  A board, authority, commission, department, office, or agency of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622

  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, including stepparent, stepchild, stepsibling, and adoptive relationships. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • Infested: means having the presence of live Formosan termites. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insurer: means an insurance company licensed, registered, or otherwise authorized to do business under the insurance laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Intercept: means the aural or other acquisition of the contents of any wire, oral, or electronic communication through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Investigative or law enforcement officer: means any commissioned state police officer of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections who, in the normal course of his law enforcement duties, is investigating an offense enumerated in this Chapter, and the district attorney authorized by law to prosecute or participate in the prosecution of such offense. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Judge: means the senior judge of a judicial district court of the state, any judge of the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, or a judge designated by a majority vote of the court in writing in advance to consider applications for warrants or orders under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Lender: means the originator of credit under a consumer loan, as well as any assignee or transferee of the consumer's contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Loan finance charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the lender as a requirement of the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable:  interest, and any amount payable under a point, discount, or other system of charges, however denominated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6

  • Manufactured home: means a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is eight body feet or more in width or forty body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is three hundred twenty or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, and electrical systems contained therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • 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: means each incorporator of a cooperative and each person admitted to and retaining membership therein, and shall include a husband and wife admitted to joint membership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:402
  • 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 12:443
  • Member: means each incorporator of a cooperative and each person admitted to and retaining membership therein, and shall include a husband and wife admitted to joint membership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:2803
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (11) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Membership Service: means service as an employee rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgage loan originator: means an individual who for compensation or gain or with the expectation of compensation or gain takes a residential mortgage loan application or offers or negotiates terms of a residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Mortgage servicer loss mitigation specialist: means a person who on behalf of the holder or mortgagee of a residential mortgage loan assists a borrower to modify or refinance either temporarily or permanently the borrower's obligations in order to avoid default or foreclosure of the residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Motor vehicle: means any new or used transportation device, including automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, and other vehicles that are operated over the public highways and the streets of this state, but does not include traction engines, boat trailers, road rollers, implements of husbandry, and other agricultural vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Motor vehicle credit transaction: means a consumer loan or a consumer credit sale involving a Louisiana consumer, or that is otherwise made subject to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Oral communication: means any oral communication uttered by a person exhibiting an expectation that such communication is not subject to interception under circumstances justifying such expectation, but such term does not include any electronic communication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person owning an interest in forest land at the time a governmental action becomes effective as to the forest land in which the owner owns an interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Pen register: means a device which records and decodes dialing, routing, addressing, or signaling information transmitted by an instrument or facility from which a wire or electronic communication is transmitted, if the information does not include the contents of the communication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Person: means any individual, firm, company, corporation, partnership, society, association, governmental agency, political subdivision, public entity, or any other entity created by federal or state law or recognized by Louisiana law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Person: includes any natural person, firm, association, corporation, business trust, partnership, federal agency, state or political subdivision or agency thereof, or any body politic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:402
  • Person: includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:443
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Person: includes any natural person, firm, association, corporation, business trust, partnership, state or political subdivision or agency thereof, or any body politic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:2803
  • Person: means an individual or corporation, partnership, limited liability company, trust, association, joint venture pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Person: means any employee or agent of the state or a political subdivision thereof, and any individual, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, association, trust, or legal or commercial entity, or other group of individuals however organized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Position: means any office and any employment in the City Service, or two or more of them, the duties of which call for services to be rendered by one person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Precomputed transaction: means a motor vehicle credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are computed in advance over the entire scheduled term of the transaction and capitalized into the face amount of the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Prior Service: shall mean service rendered prior to August 1, 1948 for which credit is allowable under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the enrollment of an employee into this retirement system, as a municipal policeman, as a member of the state police, or as a sheriff or deputy sheriff in Louisiana for which credit is not given in any other retirement system; provided that notwithstanding any provision of this Chapter that may be to the contrary, no credit whatsoever shall be given in this retirement system, whether as prior service or creditable service, for any out of state service, nor shall any credit for prior service be given to any person who becomes a member after July 31, 1976, except that any person employed by any municipality and is required to pay social security contributions for such employment by the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare shall receive prior service credit provided he becomes a member of this retirement system prior to January 1, 1977. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Program: means the inmate rehabilitation and workforce development program operated by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections as authorized by the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Program reverse mortgage loan: means a reverse mortgage loan offered under or intended to be insured by the Federal Housing Administration pursuant to Section 255 of the National Housing Act, 12 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Prohibits or limits: means an existent reduction of twenty percent or more of the fair market value of forest land, or any portion thereof, or property rights thereto associated with conducting forestry activities on forest land before the action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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
  • regularly engaged: means either of the following:

    (a)  Engaged in residential mortgage lending activity, during the previous or current calendar year, as a mortgage loan originator in connection with more than ten residential mortgage loans or in connection with any residential mortgage loan having a principal amount exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars, or employed by an employer who meets the thresholds set forth in Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083

  • Regulated article: means any infested material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Residential immovable property: means any immovable property located in this state upon which is constructed or intended to be constructed a dwelling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Residential loan transaction: means any agreement by a consumer with a mortgage broker, mortgage loan originator, mortgage loan servicer, or mortgage lender in connection with a residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • residential mortgage broker: means any person who, directly or indirectly, for compensation or the expectation of compensation, negotiates, places, or finds, or offers to negotiate, place, or find a residential mortgage loan for another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • residential mortgage lender: means any person who, directly or indirectly, originates or makes, or offers to originate or make, a residential mortgage loan for another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Residential mortgage lending activity: means an activity, including electronic activity, engaged in for compensation or with the expectation of compensation in connection with a residential loan transaction, including the origination or funding of a residential mortgage loan and the negotiation and placement, or offering to negotiate, place, or fund a residential mortgage loan for another person, or servicing a mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Residential mortgage loan: means any loan primarily for personal, family, or household use that is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust, or other equivalent consensual security interest on a dwelling as defined in 15 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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: shall mean any benefit paid to a member under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Reverse mortgage loan: means a nonrecourse loan secured by immovable property that meets all of the following criteria:

    (a)  The loan provides purchase money proceeds for the acquisition by a borrower of a domicile to be inhabited by the borrower as his principal domicile or cash advances to a borrower based on the equity or the value in a borrower's inhabited principal domicile. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083

  • Revolving credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or open-end credit.) Source: OCC
  • 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 12:443
  • Secretary: means the secretary of corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1151
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Seller: means the seller of a motor vehicle, including the seller of a motor vehicle under a consumer credit sale, as well as any assignee or transferee of the consumer's contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (11) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Simple interest transaction: means a motor vehicle credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are assessed by application of a contractual simple interest rate or rates to the unpaid principal balance of the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Skilled craftsman: means a person who has completed training and certification or licensing in a skilled craft or an apprentice occupation as defined by the Louisiana Workforce Commission which may include but is not limited to electrician, plumber, pipefitter, welder, millwright, heavy equipment operator, carpenter, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technician, heavy construction, building construction, or machinist. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • 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 12:443
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, or any territory of the United States including Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Supervised financial organization: means a banking, thrift, or similar organization organized, certified, and supervised by an agency of the United States of America, the state of Louisiana, or any other state pursuant to the banking, currency, and related laws of the United States of America, the state of Louisiana, or any other state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Surviving child: shall mean an unmarried person under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years, if the person or student is one of the following:

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

  • System: shall mean the City of Alexandria Employees' Retirement System established and described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Task force: means a parish or regional council comprised of governmental leaders and agency representatives from applicable state, tribal, or local entities, service providers, nonprofit organizations, and key stakeholders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Taxable year: includes , in the case of a return made for a fractional part of a year under the provisions of this Chapter or under regulations prescribed by the collector, the period for which return is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Total sum payable under such contract including all loan finance charges and credit service charges: means the total sum of all scheduled payments under the contract assuming that each payment is made on its due date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Traditional farm practices: means those accepted and customary  standards established by similar agricultural operations under similar circumstances using established best management practices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Trap and trace device: means a device or electronic means which captures the incoming electronic or other impulses which identify the originating number of an instrument or device from which a wire or electronic communication was transmitted, except that it shall not include a service, device, or electronic means tariffed by the Louisiana Public Service Commission, used by a subscriber of telecommunicational services to receive the telephone numbers for calls placed to the subscriber. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1302
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unique identifier: means a number or other identifier assigned by protocols established by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • 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
  • Workforce development work release: means a program for on-the-job training of inmates who are participating in or have completed the inmate rehabilitation and workforce development program authorized by the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.