Sections
Part I General Provisions 25:731 – 25:746
Part II Historic Preservation Districts and Historic Landmarks Commissions– Particular Parishes 25:751 – 25:767
Part III State Capitol Historic District 25:781 – 25:785
Part IV Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission 25:791
Part V French Quarter Management District 25:796 – 25:799

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 25 > Chapter 16 - Historic Preservation Districts

  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member plus any interest which has been credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund plus amounts credited to his account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Activity: means a distinct subset of functions or services within a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Addiction counselor: means any person who is licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and procedures established by the board and who, by means of his special knowledge acquired through formal education or practical experience, is qualified to provide addiction counseling services to those individuals afflicted with or suffering from an addictive disorder or certain co-occurring disorders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Addictive disorder: means the repeated pathological use of substances including but not limited to alcohol, drugs, or tobacco, or repeated pathological compulsive behaviors including but not limited to gambling, which cause physical, psychological, emotional, economic, legal, social, or other harms to the individual afflicted with the addiction or to others affected by the individual's affliction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Addictive disorder: is a primary, chronic neurobiologic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • administrator: means a person in charge of a treatment facility or his deputy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Administrator: means the secretary of the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • 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.
  • 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: means any state office, department, board, commission, institution, division, officer or other person, or functional group, heretofore existing or hereafter created, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions of the government of the state in the executive branch, but not any governing body or officer of any local government or subdivision of the state, or any parochial officer who exercises functions coterminous with the municipality in which he performs those functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Agreement: means the agreement or agreements, as authorized under this Subpart, between the state of Louisiana, as the seller, and the corporation, as the purchaser, of the tobacco assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Agricultural products: include horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairying, livestock, poultry, bee and farm and range products, and furbearing animals raised or produced on a defined acreage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Agricultural products: include horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee, and other farm products;

    (2)  "Member" includes actual members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with capital stock;

    (3)  "Association" means any association organized under this Part; and,

    (4)  "Person" includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:122

  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Ancillary contracts: means contracts described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Applicant: means a person who seeks to be examined for licensure by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2182
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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 37:3392
  • 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 37:3392
  • Appropriation: means an authorization by the legislature to a budget unit for a program to expend from public funds a sum of money, for purposes designated, under the procedure prescribed in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Association: means any association or corporation organized under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Association: means any association organized under this Part; and,

    (4)  "Person" includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:122

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authorized positions: means the number of positions approved by the legislature in an appropriation bill to be funded by the salaries continuing category of the accounting system for the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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
  • 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 period: means the first four of the last five complete calendar quarters immediately preceding the first day of an individual's benefit year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Behavioral health: is a term used to refer to both mental health and substance use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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
  • Benefits: means the money payments payable to an individual, as provided in this Chapter, with respect to his unemployment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the governing body of the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Board: means the board of commissioners of the French Quarter Management District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:798
  • Board: means the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board established pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • Board: means the board of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Examiners for Sanitarians. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2101
  • Board: means the State Licensing Board for Contractors, as provided for in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2182
  • Board: means the Louisiana Gaming Control Board, as established by La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • 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 tobacco bonds and refunding bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Budget office: means the section of the division of administration which monitors budgeting functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Budget request: means the document with its accompanying explanations, in which a budget unit states its financial requirements and requests appropriations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Budget unit: means any spending agency of the state which is declared to be a budget unit by the division of administration and which is identified for accounting purposes by a five-digit number code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Calendar quarter: means the period of three consecutive calendar months ending on March 31, June 30, September 30, or December 31, or the equivalent thereof as the administrator may by regulations prescribe. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Cash balance: means the actual cash balance in the Louisiana State Treasury account and at the Louisiana Workforce Commission at the close of business on September thirtieth. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1553
  • Certified clinical supervisor: means any person holding the necessary credential of licensed, certified, or registered addiction counselor or any person who holds a specialty substance abuse credential in another professional discipline in a human services field at the master's level or higher; and who has satisfied the requirements established by the board to provide clinical supervision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • City: means the city of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:798
  • Client: means the individual, couple, family, group, organization, or community that seeks or receives addiction counseling services from the addiction professional or an addiction facility until discharged. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Client: refers to a recipient of services who has been charged with or convicted of a crime and who requires special protection and restraint in a forensic treatment facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Clinical supervision: means the interpersonal tutorial relationship between a certified clinical supervisor and other licensed, certified, or registered addiction counseling professionals centered on the goals of skill development and professional growth through learning and practicing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • collection: as used in this Subpart shall include the sale or securitization of long-term delinquent accounts receivable and all other obligations subject to the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:88.3
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • commissioner: as used in this Chapter , means the commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2202
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Compulsive gambling counselor: means any person holding a necessary credential as a licensed, certified, or registered addiction counselor, or a necessary credential as a qualified mental health professional, who is certified by the board, in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, as possessing special knowledge acquired through formal education and clinical experience and thus is qualified to provide gambling addiction counseling to persons who have a gambling addiction disorder or who exhibit gambling addictive behaviors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Conduit individual retirement account: means an account which is covered by the provisions of Section 408(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, provided the account only contains assets rolled over to the account as an eligible rollover distribution from a qualified plan, plus earnings on those assets, but does not contain any other assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contractual obligations: means the open contract balance at the close of business on September thirtieth. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1553
  • Contributions: means the money payments to the state unemployment compensation fund, required by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Core functions: means the screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, referral, reports, and record-keeping activities associated with counseling and consultation with other credentialed professionals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Corporation: means the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation created pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Counselor-in-training: means any person who has not yet met the qualification to become a licensed, certified, or registered counselor, but who has made application to the board in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and procedures established by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Court: means any duly constituted district court or court having family or juvenile jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Custodial environment: means a setting created by a court system in which a person has been deprived of freedom of action in any significant way. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deficit: means the excess for any fiscal year of actual expenditures paid by warrant or transfer over the actual monies received and any monies or balances carried forward for any fund at the close of the fiscal year as such are reported by the office of statewide reporting within the division of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Device operation: means the privilege of operating a video draw poker device in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Device owner: means a person other than a distributor, who owns and operates, maintains, repairs, or services one or more video draw poker devices in licensed establishments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Diagnosis: means the art and science of determining the presence of disease in an individual and distinguishing one disease from another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Discharge: means the full or conditional release from a treatment facility of any person admitted or otherwise detained under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distributor: means any person who buys, sells, leases, services, or repairs video draw poker devices and provides a facility for the inspection of those devices as required by the division. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • District: means the French Quarter Management District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:798
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Earnable compensation: means the compensation earned by a member during the full normal working time as a teacher. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Efficiency: means cost-effectiveness or productivity relative to achievement of an objective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Eligible rollover distribution: means a distribution as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employer: means :

                (a) Any employing unit which in any calendar quarter in either the current or preceding calendar year paid for services in employment wages of one thousand five hundred dollars or more for some portion of a day in each of twenty different calendar weeks, whether or not such weeks were consecutive, in either the current or the preceding calendar year, had in employment at least one individual regardless of whether the same individual was in employment each day. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472

  • 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
  • Employing unit: means any individual or type of organization, including the state of Louisiana or subdivisions, or instrumentality thereof or of any other state or of the United States except as excluded by any other provision of this Chapter, and any partnership, association, trust, estate, joint-stock company, nontrading corporation, insurance company, corporation, or corporate group, whether domestic or foreign, or the receiver, liquidator, trustee in bankruptcy, trustee, or successor thereof, or the legal representative of a deceased person, which has in its employ one or more individuals performing services for it within this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Employment: means , subject to the other provisions of this Subsection, any services including service in interstate commerce, performed for wages or under any contract of hire, written or oral, express or implied;

                B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472

  • 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.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Executive budget: means the document submitted to the legislature at each regular session, pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and Article VII, Section 11(A) of the Constitution of Louisiana, presenting the governor's recommended complete financial plan for each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Expenses: means amounts represented by cash paid out or by obligations to pay cash or partly by each for maintaining and operating government services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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 financial institutions regulatory agency: means :

                (a) The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392

  • 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
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fund: means the unemployment compensation fund established by this Chapter, to which all contributions required and from which all benefits provided under this Chapter shall be paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Fund: means an independent fiscal and accounting entity with a self-balancing set of accounts recording cash or other resources together with all related liabilities, obligations, reserves, and equities which are segregated for the purpose of carrying on specific activities or attaining certain objectives in accordance with regulations, restrictions, and limitations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Goal: means a general purpose toward which the efforts of an agency are directed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • In good standing: means the status of a licensee who has complied with all explicit license obligations thereby having unabated authority to conduct license activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • Income: means the tobacco settlement payments and all fees, charges, payments, and other income and receipts paid or payable to the corporation or a trustee or other party for the account of the corporation or the holders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • 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.
  • Institutional investor: means a person that is:

                (a) A plan or trust established and maintained by the United States government, a state, a political subdivision of a state for the benefit of their respective employees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402

  • Insured work: means employment for employers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Key performance indicator: means a performance indicator that is designated as such by the commissioner of administration and is included in the executive budget or the executive budget supporting document. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • KSA: means the knowledge, skills, and attitudes designated by the board as being necessary for effective addiction counseling and required by the board to be utilized by addictive disorders counselors in providing addiction counseling services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Liability: means a debt arising out of a transaction where goods or services have been received or rendered which must be liquidated, renewed, or refunded at some future date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Licensed establishment: means an establishment that has a Class A-General retail permit or a Class A-Restaurant permit as defined in Part II of Chapter 1 or Part II of Chapter 2 of Title 26 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, for the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption or a Louisiana state racing commission licensed race track, pari-mutuel wagering facility, or offtrack wagering facility, or a qualified truck stop facility as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • 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 37:3392
  • Licensee: means any person who has been issued a license by the board in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2182
  • 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.
  • Manufacturer: means any person who manufactures or assembles and programs video draw poker devices for use in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Medical psychologist: means a psychologist who has undergone specialized training in clinical psychopharmacology and has passed a national proficiency examination in psychopharmacology approved by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and who holds a current and valid license from the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Member: includes actual members of associations with or without capital stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Member: includes actual members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with capital stock;

    (3)  "Association" means any association organized under this Part; and,

    (4)  "Person" includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:122

  • 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
  • Membership service: means service as a teacher rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Mold remediation: means the removal, cleaning, sanitizing, demolition, or other treatment, including preventive activities, of mold or mold-contaminated matter that was not purposely grown at that location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2182
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • motel: means an operating commercial establishment which possesses all appropriate licensing as a hotel or motel and which is engaged primarily in the renting of rooms, generally at a daily rate basis, which provides overnight lodging to the general public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • 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
  • Net device revenue: means the gross revenue of a device less the value of prizes paid as shown on the meters of the device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • 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.
  • Noncontractual obligations: means the allowable ten percent maximum for administrative costs and the maximum amount to be allocated for small business employee training costs allowable under the law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1553
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: means an amount which a government may be required legally to meet out of its resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Official forecast: means the most recently adopted estimate of money available for appropriation by the Revenue Estimating Conference as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Other programs and activities: means all programs and activities that do not fit the definition of evidence-based, research-based, or promising practices programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Outstanding: when used with respect to bonds, shall exclude bonds that shall have been paid in full at maturity, or shall have otherwise been refunded, redeemed, defeased or discharged, or that may be deemed not outstanding pursuant to agreements with the holders thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • 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.
  • Patient: means any person detained and taken care of as a person who has a mental illness or person who is suffering from a substance-related or addictive disorder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Peace officer: means any sheriff, police officer, or other person deputized by proper authority to serve as a peace officer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Pensions: means payments for life. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Performance indicator: means a statement identifying an activity, input, output, outcome, achievement, ratio, efficiency, or quality to be measured relative to a particular goal or objective in order to assess an agency's performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Performance standard: means the expected level of performance associated with a particular performance indicator for a particular period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Person: includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Person: means an individual, association, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1761
  • 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 of legal age: means any person eighteen years of age or older. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Person who has a mental illness: means any person with a psychiatric disorder which has substantial adverse effects on his ability to function and who requires care and treatment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Physician: means an individual licensed to practice medicine by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners in active practice or an individual in a post-graduate medical training program of an accredited medical school in Louisiana or a medical officer similarly qualified by the government of the United States while in the state in the performance of his official duties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Place of business: means a permanent location or a portion of a permanent location from which business, in a regulated profession or occupation, is transacted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Political subdivision: as used in this Part means any parish of this state as well as any city or county of another adjoining or adjacent state which is authorized by the law of that state to engage in a joint endeavor for the creation and operation of an airport district with a political subdivision of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:131
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Prevention: means those activities and services that prevent, reduce, or stabilize the incidence of addictive disorders and thereby prevent, reduce, or stabilize the prevalence of addictive disorders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Prevention specialist-in-training: means any person who has not yet met the qualifications to become a licensed, certified, or registered prevention professional, but who has made application to the board in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and procedures established by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Prior service: means service rendered prior to the date of establishment of the retirement system for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Program: means a grouping of activities directed toward the accomplishment of a clearly defined objective or set of objectives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Program catalogue: means a compendium of programs compiled by a reputable source that publishes information for use by the government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Program inventory: means the complete list of all proposed agency programs and activities that meet any definition set out in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Projected deficit: means the excess of appropriations and non-appropriated requirements over the official forecast for any fund during any fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • projected income: means the sum total of rates according to the standard rate table applicable to the ensuing experience rate year, exclusive of the add-on solvency tax, computed in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1553
  • Promising practices: means a practice that presents, based upon preliminary information, potential for becoming a research-based or evidence-based program or practice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner: means an advanced practice registered nurse licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, in accordance with the provisions of La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Psychiatrist: means a physician who has at least three years of formal training or primary experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Psychologist: means an individual licensed to practice psychology in Louisiana in accordance with La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Public school: means any school conducted within the state under the authority and supervision of a city, parish, or other local school board and any educational institution supported by and under the control of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Qualified mental health professional: means :

                (a) A psychiatrist licensed pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1

  • Qualified plan: means a trust which is covered by the provisions of Section 401(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Quality: means degree or grade of excellence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real estate: means an identified parcel or tract of land, including improvements, if any. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • 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 37:3392
  • Real estate appraiser trainee: means any person who has been issued a license by the board to appraise properties under the supervision of a licensed general real estate appraiser or residential real estate appraiser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • 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 37:3392
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Regular interest: means interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Restraint: means the partial or total immobilization of any or all of the extremities or the torso by mechanical means for psychiatric indications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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: means the sum of the annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement system: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Sanitarian: means a person who possesses the necessary qualifications as recognized in this Chapter to carry out inspectional, educational, and investigational duties in the field of environmental sanitation, or who serves as a consultant, supervisor, or administrator of programs and personnel involving such duties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2101
  • Sanitarian trainee: means a person who possesses the necessary academic qualifications as recognized in this Chapter for licensing as a sanitarian, but who does not possess the required year of experience and training in sanitation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2101
  • Seclusion: means the involuntary confinement of a patient alone in a room where the patient is physically prevented from leaving for any period of time, except that seclusion does not include the placement of a patient alone in a room or other area for no more than thirty minutes at a time and no more than three hours in any twenty-four-hour period pursuant to behavior-shaping techniques, such as "time-out". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service entity: means any person other than a distributor or device owner who repairs, services, inspects, or examines video draw poker devices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • 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.
  • 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: includes the states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • State allocation: means all monies to be received by the state of Louisiana as a result of the master settlement agreement, without giving effect to any sale of any portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • State psychiatric hospital: means a public, state-owned and operated inpatient facility for the treatment of mental illness and substance-related and addictive disorders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Student: means a person who satisfies all of the provisions of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Substance use disorder: refers to a pattern of symptoms resulting from use of a substance which the individual continues to take, despite experiencing problems as a result. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • suitability requirements: means the criteria provided for in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supporting document: means the document prepared by the budget office and composed of supporting information, data, and documentation used to develop the executive budget. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Surplus: means the excess for any fiscal year of the actual monies received and any monies or balances carried forward over the actual expenditures paid by warrant or transfer for any fund at the close of the fiscal year as such are reported by the office of statewide reporting within the division of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • swaps: means contracts described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tobacco assets: means all right, title and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation that may be sold to the corporation from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco bonds: means the bonds, notes and other obligations issued by the corporation, exclusive of bonds that the corporation may issue to refund bonds, the net proceeds (after financing costs) of the first issue of which shall be used by the corporation to pay a portion of the purchase price to the state of Louisiana to purchase the tobacco assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco settlement payments: means the monies paid or payable to the corporation pursuant to the master settlement agreement and the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Treatment: means an active effort to accomplish an improvement in the mental condition or behavior of a patient or to prevent deterioration in his condition or behavior. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Treatment facility: includes but is not limited to the following, and shall be selected with consideration of first, medical suitability; second, least restriction of the person's liberty; third, nearness to the patient's usual residence; fourth, financial or other status of the patient; and fifth, patient's expressed preference, except that such considerations shall not apply to forensic facilities:

                (i) Public and private behavioral health services providers licensed pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2

  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: when used in a geographical sense, includes the states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Unobligated funds: means cash balance, less contractual obligations, less noncontractual obligations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1553
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Video draw poker: means any card game approved by the division that utilizes one or more decks of cards per hand with multiple hands permitted per game. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Video draw poker device: means any unit, mechanism, or device authorized pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter, that, upon insertion of a ticket voucher or cash, is available to play or simulate the play of the game of draw poker, or other card games approved by the division utilizing a video display and microprocessors in which the player may win games or credits that can be redeemed for cash only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Video draw poker employee: means a person issued a permit pursuant to the provisions of La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Wages: means all remuneration for services, including vacation pay, holiday pay, dismissal pay, commissions, bonuses, the cash value of all remuneration in any medium other than cash, and WARN Act payments received pursuant to 29 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • weather modification: as used in this Chapter , means the changing or controlling by chemical, mechanical, or physical methods the occurrence of lightning or the precipitation of rain, hail, mist, sleet, or snow. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2202
  • Week: means such period of seven consecutive days, as the administrator may by regulation prescribe. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.