§ 25:651 Creation; domicile; purposes
§ 25:652 Membership; appointment; terms; vacancies; compensation
§ 25:653 Duties, powers, and functions
§ 25:654 Donations and grants
§ 25:655 Annual report

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 25 > Chapter 13 - Council for the Development of French in Louisiana

  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • 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
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • person: includes a body of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 1:10
  • 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.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.