§ 15:575 Legislative findings and objectives
§ 15:576 As used in this Chapter:
§ 15:577 Bureau of criminal identification and information; creation and organization
§ 15:578 Functions, powers, and duties of the bureau; crime laboratory
§ 15:578.1 Pretrial diversion program for driving while intoxicated; criminal history records
§ 15:579 The bureau shall issue rules and regulations, consistent with United States Department of Justice requirements, the Constitution of Louisiana, the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Chi
§ 15:580 Forms; procedures; training; assistance
§ 15:581 Authorized audits and investigations
§ 15:582 Civil identification files
§ 15:583 Transmission of information
§ 15:584 A. The bureau shall cooperate with the United States Department of Justice and other federal criminal justice agencies and with similar agencies in other states and cities toward dev
§ 15:585 Admissibility of bureau records in evidence
§ 15:586 Authority to purge records of the central repository
§ 15:587 A.(1)(a) The bureau shall make available upon request, or at such other times as the deputy secretary shall designate, to any eligible criminal justice agency and the Louisiana Depar
§ 15:587.1 A.(1)(a) As provided in R.S. 15:825.3, R.S. 17:15, 407.42, and 407.71, Children’s Code Article 424.1, and R.S. 46:51.2, any employer or others responsible for the actions of one or m
§ 15:587.1.1 Portability of criminal history information for licensed child care facilities
§ 15:587.1.2 A.(1) As provided in R.S. 40:2008.10, the Louisiana Department of Health shall request in writing that the bureau supply information to ascertain whether the persons listed in Paragr
§ 15:587.2 Institutions of postsecondary education; criminal history information
§ 15:587.3 A.(1) A religious, charitable, scientific, educational, athletic, or youth-serving institution or organization may require any person who applies to work with children as a volunteer
§ 15:587.4 Authority of municipal or parish fire department, a fire protection district, or a volunteer fire department; criminal history information
§ 15:587.5 A. For purposes of this Section, “agency” means any agency that has an agreement with the Internal Revenue Service to access federal tax information or is authorized by law to audit
§ 15:587.6 A.(1) Pursuant to R.S. 39:15.1.2, current or prospective employees, contractors, or subcontractors of the division of administration, office of technology services, who have access t
§ 15:587.7 A. The Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information shall implement a volunteer and employee criminal history system to allow qualified entities to access state and fe
§ 15:587.8 A. In order to protect the integrity and the security of the family court and civil court system and in order to obtain evidence in furtherance of Code of Evidence Article 412.5, a l
§ 15:588 Right of individual access
§ 15:589 Duty to maintain security
§ 15:590 The bureau shall obtain and file the name, fingerprints, description, photographs, and any other pertinent identifying data as the deputy secretary deems necessary, of any person who
§ 15:591 Submission of information; statistics; data
§ 15:592 Submission of fingerprints and identification data
§ 15:593 Notwithstanding the provisions of Code of Criminal Procedure Articles 893 and 894, and except in accordance with the provisions set forth in Title XXXIV of the Code of Criminal Proce
§ 15:594 Access to records
§ 15:595 Duty to abide by regulations
§ 15:596 Penalties
§ 15:597 Disposition reporting
§ 15:598 Criminal Identification and Information Fund

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 15 > CODE TITLE XXX > Chapter 6 - Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information

  • Administrator: means a third party other than the warrantor who is designated by the warrantor to be responsible for the administration of vehicle protection product warranties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • 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.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Auto title company: means any person, firm, association, or corporation which is engaged primarily in the transfer and recordation of sales, leases, or mortgages of vehicles including but not limited to mobile homes, trailers, and motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:702
  • Base health care facility: means a facility or institution providing health care services, including but not limited to a hospital or other licensed inpatient center, ambulatory surgical or treatment center, skilled nursing facility, inpatient hospice facility, residential treatment center, diagnostic, laboratory, or imaging center, or rehabilitation or other therapeutic health setting that has entered into a contract or agreement with a facility-based physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • 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
  • bureau: means the Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:576
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Commissioner: shall mean the director of public safety as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:702
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Covered health care services: means health care services that are either covered and payable under the terms of health insurance coverage or required by law to be covered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Covered person: means a policyholder, subscriber, enrollee, insured, or other individual participating in a health benefit plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • criminal justice agency: means any government agency or subunit thereof, or private agency which, through statutory authorization or a legal formal agreement with a governmental unit or agency has the power of investigation, arrest, detention, prosecution, adjudication, treatment, supervision, rehabilitation or release of persons suspected, charged, or convicted of a crime; or which collects, stores, processes, transmits, or disseminates criminal history record or crime information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:576
  • criminal justice information system: means all agencies, procedures, mechanisms, media, and forms as well as the information itself which are or become involved in the origination, collection, transmittal, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of information related to offenses or offenders in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:576
  • criminal justice system: means that body of agencies at the federal, state, or local level, which may legally arrest, detain, prosecute, adjudicate, treat, supervise, rehabilitate or release, or collect, store, process, transmit, or disseminate criminal history record or crime information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:576
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1020.1
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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
  • Emergency medical condition: means a medical condition manifesting itself by symptoms of sufficient severity, including severe pain, such that a prudent layperson, who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine, could reasonably expect that the absence of immediate medical attention would result in serious impairment to bodily functions, serious dysfunction of a bodily organ or part, or would place the person's health or, with respect to a pregnant woman, the health of the woman or her unborn child, in serious jeopardy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Emergency services: means health care items and services furnished or required to evaluate and treat an emergency medical condition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Essential community providers: means providers that serve predominantly low-income, medically underserved individuals, including those providers defined in Section 340B(a)(4) of the Public Health Service Act and providers described in Section 1927(c)(1)(D)(i)(IV) of the Social Security Act as set forth by Section 221 of Public Law 111-8. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • 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 director: means the executive director of the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Facility-based physician: means a physician licensed to practice medicine who is required by the base health care facility to provide services in a base health care facility, including an anesthesiologist, hospitalist, intensivist, neonatologist, pathologist, radiologist, emergency room physician, or other on-call physician, who is required by the base health care facility to provide covered health care services related to any medical condition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • FBI rap back system: means a service maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to provide authorized noncriminal and criminal justice agencies ongoing status notifications of any criminal history subsequently reported to the FBI in its criminal history system after the initial criminal or civil transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:576
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Health benefit plan: means a policy, contract, certificate, or subscriber agreement entered into, offered, or issued by a health insurance issuer to provide, deliver, arrange for, pay for, or reimburse any of the costs of health care services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Health care facility: means an institution providing health care services or a health care setting, including but not limited to hospitals and other licensed inpatient centers, ambulatory surgical or treatment centers, skilled nursing centers, diagnostic, laboratory and imaging centers, and rehabilitation and other therapeutic health settings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Health care professional: means a physician or other health care practitioner licensed, certified, or registered to perform specified health care services consistent with state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Health care services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Health insurance coverage: means benefits consisting of medical care provided or arranged for directly, through insurance or reimbursement, or otherwise, and includes health care services paid for under any health benefit plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Health insurance issuer: means an entity subject to the insurance laws and regulations of this state, or subject to the jurisdiction of the commissioner, that contracts or offers to contract, or enters into an agreement to provide, deliver, arrange for, pay for, or reimburse any of the costs of health care services, including a sickness and accident insurance company, a health maintenance organization, a preferred provider organization or any similar entity, or any other entity providing a plan of health insurance or health benefits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Healthcare facility: means an institution providing healthcare services or a healthcare setting, including but not limited to hospitals and other licensed inpatient centers, ambulatory surgical or treatment centers, skilled nursing centers, diagnostic, laboratory, and imaging centers, and rehabilitation and other therapeutic health settings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1020.1
  • Healthcare professional: means a physician or other healthcare practitioner licensed, certified, or registered to perform specified healthcare services consistent with state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1020.1
  • Healthcare services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1020.1
  • Incidental costs: means expenses specified in the warranty incurred by the warranty holder related to the failure of the vehicle protection product to perform as provided in the warranty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • network: means an entity, including a health insurance issuer, that, through contracts or agreements with health care providers, provides or arranges for access by groups of covered persons to health care services by health care providers who are not otherwise or individually contracted directly with a health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: includes a body of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 1:10
  • Person: shall mean any individual, firm, corporation, partnership or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:702
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint venture, a joint stock company, a trust, an unincorporated organization, any similar entity, or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • provider: means a health care professional or a health care facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Vehicle protection product: means a vehicle protection device, system, or service that is:

    (i)  Installed on or applied to a vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272

  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • warrantor: means a person who is contractually obligated to the warranty holder under the terms of the vehicle protection product warranty agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • warranty: means a written agreement by a warrantor that provides if the vehicle protection product fails to prevent loss or damage to a vehicle from a specific cause, that the warrantor will pay to or on behalf of the warranty holder specified incidental costs as a result of the failure of the vehicle protection product to perform pursuant to the terms of the warranty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Warranty holder: means a person who purchases a vehicle protection product or who is a permitted transferee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Warranty reimbursement insurance policy: means a policy of insurance that is issued to the vehicle protection product warrantor to provide reimbursement to the warrantor or to pay on behalf of the warrantor all covered contractual obligations incurred by the warrantor under the terms and conditions of the insured vehicle protection product warranties issued by the warrantor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.