Sections
Chapter 1 Commissioner of Conservation 30:1 – 30:101.10
Chapter 2 Leases and Contracts 30:121 – 30:188
Chapter 3 Exploration and Prospecting 30:206 – 30:221
Chapter 4 Measurement of Gaseous Mineral Hydrocarbons 30:251 – 30:252
Chapter 5 Louisiana Investment Fund for Enhancement 30:301 – 30:303
Chapter 6 Miscellaneous Provisions 30:401 – 30:431
Chapter 7 Natural Resources and Energy Act of 1973 30:501 – 30:732
Chapter 8 Geothermal Energy Resources 30:800 – 30:809
Chapter 9 Surface Mining and Reclamation Act 30:901 – 30:932
Chapter 9-A Interstate Mining Compact 30:951 – 30:955
Chapter 9-B Surface Water Management 30:961 – 30:963
Chapter 11 Environmental Quality 30:1051
Chapter 11 Louisiana Geologic Sequestration Of Carbon Dioxide Act 30:1101 – 30:1111
Chapter 12 Research and Development 30:1151 – 30:1159
Chapter 13 Building Energy Conservation 30:1201 – 30:1205
Chapter 14 Louisiana Gasohol Act 30:1301 – 30:1304
Chapter 15 Energy Impacted Area Assistance Act of 1981 30:1351 – 30:1356
Chapter 16 Federal Oil Overcharge Refund Monies 30:1401 – 30:1403

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 30 > Subtitle I

  • abandoned waste site: means a landfill, land treatment area, pit, pond, lagoon, or other surface feature that is not actively used for oil and gas operations, whether or not declared "abandoned" under this Part, and which contains oilfield wastes, including such surrounding property necessary to contain and impound the site and to secure the area from access by the general public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:73
  • Abatement: means maintenance and repair, encapsulation, enclosure, or removal of friable asbestos-containing materials in school buildings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2343
  • Absentee by mail and early voting counting equipment: means a device capable of counting and producing results of votes cast on paper absentee by mail and early voting ballots. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1351
  • Abused parent: means the parent who has not committed family violence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Account: means any of the four accounts created by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • accountability plan: means the statewide human services plan developed by the department in consultation with the Human Services Interagency Council which sets forth the criteria, process, timelines, guidelines for service delivery, clinical protocols, evidence-based practices, quality management and monitoring, data collection and reporting, performance outcome measures, and information management to be followed by the department and the districts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:911
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts paid by a member, excluding interest paid on the repayment of a refund, and credited to his individual account in the employee's savings account, together with regular interest credited prior to July 1969. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Active duty: means active duty pursuant to an executive order of the president of the United States, an act of the Congress of the United States, or the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:311
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefits and regular interest, as the case may be, computed on the basis of such mortality and interest tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • ADAD equipment: means any device or system of devices which is used, whether alone or in conjunction with other equipment, for the purpose of automatically selecting or dialing telephone numbers and disseminating recorded messages to the numbers so selected or dialed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:810
  • 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
  • Adjournment sine die: The end of a legislative session "without day." These adjournments are used to indicate the final adjournment of an annual or the two-year session of legislature.
  • Administrative costs: means costs incurred by the Louisiana Department of Health, office of public health in the administration of the program, including but not limited to:

                (a) Program startup costs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822

  • Administrative units: means developmental centers and any other unit established under the administration and supervision of the office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Administrator: means the administrator of veterans' affairs of the United States or his successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • administrator: means a person in charge of a treatment facility or his deputy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Administrator: means the administrator provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1354
  • administrator: means a person in charge of a treatment facility or his deputy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • advance directive: means a written document voluntarily executed by a principal in accordance with the requirements of this Part and includes a declaration or the appointment of a representative or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • 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.
  • Affiliate: means a person who directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Agency: means a department, office, division, agency, commission, board, committee, or other organizational unit of a governmental entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:341
  • Agency: means a department, office, division, agency, commission, board, committee, or other organizational unit of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:352
  • Agency head: means the chief executive or administrative officer of an agency or the chairman of a board or commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:341
  • Agent: means a person who is employed by or has a contractual relationship with another person or who acts on behalf of that person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1931.1
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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: 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.
  • 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.
  • Appropriate: means all of the following:

                (a) In accordance with standards of the Louisiana Department of Health and the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2

  • 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
  • Architect: means a person who is technically and legally qualified to practice architecture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:141
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Asbestos: means the asbestiform varieties of: chyrsotile (serpentine); crocidolite (riebeckite); amosite (cummingtonite-grunerite); anthophyllite; tremolite; and actinolite. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2343
  • Assessable insureds: means insureds who procure a policy of insurance for one or more subject lines of business in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • Assessable insurers: means insurers authorized to write one or more subject lines of business in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • Asset forfeiture: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office of conservation of the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary to whom a given function or responsibility has been allocated by this Subtitle or delegated by the secretary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2004
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office of conservation within the Department of Natural Resources or his authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office of conservation within the Department of Natural Resources or his authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office of conservation of the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:702
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office of conservation of the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:731
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office for citizens with developmental disabilities of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • association: means a corporation, or unincorporated association, owned by or composed of the unit owners and through which the unit owners manage and regulate the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Association: means the Louisiana Insurance Guaranty Association created under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055
  • Association: means the Louisiana Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association created by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Association similar to the association: means any guaranty association, security fund or other insolvency mechanism that affords protection similar to that of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney general: means the attorney general for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1931.1
  • Attorney general: means the Louisiana attorney general. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • 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.
  • Authority: means the Louisiana Automobile Theft and Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2131
  • Authorized agent: means an employee of the department designated by the state health officer to enforce the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Authorized emergency vehicle: means a vehicle of a fire department, a vehicle of the weights and standards police force, a police vehicle or bicycle, a privately owned vehicle belonging to members of an organized volunteer fire department or fire district when so designated or authorized by the fire chief of that fire department or fire district, an industrial-owned vehicle assigned to members of a fire department or fire district when so designated or authorized by the fire chief of that fire department or fire district, a vehicle parked or stopped by elevator repair or construction personnel while responding to an elevator emergency, such ambulances and emergency medical response vehicles certified by the Louisiana Department of Health that are operated by certified ambulance services, and emergency vehicles of municipal departments or public service corporations as are designated or authorized by the secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development or by the chief of police of any incorporated municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Authorized person: means :

    (a)  Employees or electrical or communication contractors or other contractors employed for the maintenance of electric lines of an electric public utility with respect to the electrical system owned or operated by such electric public utility; employees or electrical or communication contractors or other contractors employed for the maintenance of electric lines of an electric cooperative with respect to the electrical system owned or operated by such cooperative; employees or electrical or communication contractors or other contractors employed for the maintenance of electric lines of a municipality or other public entity with respect to the electrical system owned or operated by such municipality or other public entity; and the employees of a transportation system with respect to the electrical circuits of such system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:141

  • Autocycle: means a three-wheeled motorcycle on which the driver and all passengers ride in either a completely enclosed seating area or in a side-by-side seating area that is equipped with a rollbar or roll cage, safety belts for all occupants, and is designed to be controlled with a steering wheel and pedals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Average regular compensation: means the average annual rate of regular compensation of a member for any period of thirty-six successive months ending with full month's pay of service as an employee during which said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Axle: means the common axis of rotation of one or more wheels whether power-driven or freely rotating, and whether in one or more segments, and regardless of the number of wheels carried thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Axle group: means an assemblage of two or more consecutive axles considered together in determining their combined load effect on a highway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Bank stabilization works: means concrete, rock, masonry, rip-rap, or similar materials used to cover existing banks or shorelines or bulkheads located above the mean low water line, all in acres subject to erosion, to combat the same. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • 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.
  • barber college: shall include a school of barbering, college of barbering, barber school, barber college, and any other place or institution for the instruction or training of persons to engage in the practice of barbering. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:355
  • 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.
  • Basic system: means a telephone service which automatically connects a person dialing the digits 911 to an established public safety answering point through normal telephone service facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:792
  • Behavioral health: is a term used to refer to both mental health and substance use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Behavioral health services: means community-based mental health and substance-related and addictive disorders services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:911
  • Behavioral health treatment: means treatment of mental illness with psychotropic medication, admission to and retention in a treatment facility, or outpatient services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Beneficiary: means any person designated by the member or legally entitled to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity, or other benefit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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: means any person in receipt of a retirement allowance or other benefit provided for in this part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Beneficiary: means a person who resides or is employed in this state and is covered or is eligible to be covered by a health plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • Benefits: means all moneys paid or payable by the United States through the veterans administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Bicycle: means every device upon which any person or persons, if the design accommodates passengers, may ride, propelled exclusively by human power, or an electric-assisted bicycle as defined in this Section, having a saddle or seat for each rider, and having two tandem wheels, either of which is sixteen inches or more in diameter, or three wheels, any one of which is twenty inches or more in diameter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Bicycle lane: means the part of the roadway adjacent to the travel lane, designated by official signs or markings for the preferential or exclusive use by bicycles and electric mobility aid users. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Board: means the board of commissioners of the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Board: means the board of directors of the Louisiana Automobile Theft and Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2131
  • Board: means the State Board of Architectural Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:141
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:611
  • Board: means the Louisiana Emergency Response Network Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2842
  • Board: means the governing body of the district or authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:911
  • board: means the governing authority which has the ultimate jurisdiction over a profession, occupation, or activity which under state law or regulation requires a person to meet certain skills, training, or educational standards prior to being authorized, licensed, or certified to practice or to render a specific service or engage in a trade. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:92
  • board: means the Board of Examiners of Bar Pilots for the Port of New Orleans, established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:941
  • Board of Pharmacy: means the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • Board of supervisors: means the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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 revenue bonds, notes, certificates, or other evidences of indebtedness issued by an issuer pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Building: means any structure which includes provisions for a heating or cooling system, or both, or for a hot water system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1202
  • Capital costs: means all costs of providing a service that are capitalized in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • Capitalization grant: means the assistance agreement by which the United States Environmental Protection Agency obligates and awards funds allotted to the state for the purposes of capitalizing the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund as well as any other monies for other purposes authorized by the federal act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Cargo: means the items or freight to be moved, including items placed on or in a vehicle, towed by a vehicle, or a vehicle itself. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Case records: means medical and treatment records, records and investigations of abuse or neglect of adults, records of public health services including children's special health services, nutrition, and immunization, and other medical, disability, or behavioral health service records related to services provided by the district or authority or the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:911
  • certificate: means any contract of insurance, indemnity, medical, health or hospital service, suretyship, or annuity issued, proposed for issuance, or intended for issuance by any insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1962
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Child identification card: means a record of a child's fingerprints and photograph, together with basic identifying information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Claim: shall mean any request or demand for payment or benefit, whether paid or not, made by a person either in writing or filed electronically. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1923
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Coastal Plan: means the successor to that program established by Act 35 of the 1970 Regular Session to provide a residual market for adequate insurance on property in the coastal areas of the state, now available as a program of the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • Combination of vehicles: means every group of two or more vehicles howsoever joined together which are drawn or propelled by a single motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Commercial: means built or operated for any purpose where revenue is produced or profit realized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • Commercial body art facility: means any location, place, area, or business, whether permanent or temporary, which provides consumers access to personal services workers who for remuneration perform any of the following procedures:

               (a) Tattooing or the insertion of pigment under the surface of the skin of a human being, by pricking with a needle or otherwise, to produce an indelible mark or figure visible under the skin. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831

  • Commercial building: means any building other than a residential building, including any building developed for industrial or public purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1202
  • Commercially sensitive marketing information: means marketing plans or strategies, customer lists, and trade secrets pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Public Service Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:810
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Public Service Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.1
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Public Service Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.12
  • Commission: means the Emergency Response Commission appointed by the governor to implement the mandates of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act passed by the United States Congress in 1986. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Commission: means the Oilfield Site Restoration Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Commission: means the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Conservation of the State of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of conservation of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of insurance of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1942
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1962
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the office of conservation within the Department of Natural Resources or his authorized representatives from the injection and mining division of that office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:73
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Commissioner: means the deputy secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, public safety services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Commissioner of insurance: means the Louisiana commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • 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.
  • Common disaster: A sudden and extraordinary misfortune that brings about the simultaneous or near-simultaneous deaths of two or more associated persons, such as husband and wife.
  • Common elements: means all portions of timeshare property other than units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Community home: means a living option, certified, licensed, or monitored by the Louisiana Department of Health, where six or fewer people with developmental disabilities reside. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Community services: means any type of counseling and advice, emergency assistance, or medical care furnished to individuals or groups within the district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9081
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Compressed natural gas: means natural gas designated for vehicular use that is under pressures exceeding twenty-four hundred pounds per square inch. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:731
  • Compression and conversion equipment: means all equipment used in the compression, storage, transmission, and decompression of natural gas for the purpose of powering motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:731
  • 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.
  • Conspicuous type: means type in boldfaced capital letters no smaller than the largest type, exclusive of headings, on the page on which it appears and, in all cases, at least 10-point type. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Construction or development project: means a program of construction or development, either new or continuing, that will be planned and implemented with the primary goal of improving ports and harbors in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3451
  • Consumer: means any individual who is provided access to a tanning facility which is required to be registered pursuant to provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Consumer: means any individual who is provided access to a commercial body art facility which is required to be registered pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: includes any agreement conferring the rights and obligations of a timeshare ownership on the purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Contractual obligation: means any obligation under a policy or contract or certificate under a group policy or contract, or portion thereof, for which coverage is provided by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Control: means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract other than a commercial contract for goods or non-management services, or otherwise, unless the power is the result of an official position with or corporate office held by the person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055
  • Controlled-access highway: means every highway, street, or roadway in respect to which owners or occupants of abutting lands and other persons have no legal right of access to or from the same except at such points only and in such manner as may be determined by the public authority having jurisdiction over such highway, street, or roadway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: means the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, and includes the residual market insurance programs known as the "Coastal Plan" and the "FAIR Plan". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • Cost: means , with reference to a project, all capital costs incurred or to be incurred for a public water system, including but not limited to:

                (a) Engineering, financing, and other fees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822

  • Court: means any duly constituted district court or court having family or juvenile jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Court: means any district court, juvenile court, or family court having jurisdiction over the parents and/or child at issue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Court-monitored domestic abuse intervention program: means a program, comprised of a minimum of twenty-six in-person sessions, that follows a model designed specifically for perpetrators of domestic abuse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Covered claim: means the following:

                (a) An unpaid claim, including one for unearned premiums that arises out of and is within the coverage and not in excess of the applicable limits of an insurance policy to which this Part applies issued by an insurer, if such insurer becomes an insolvent insurer after September 1, 1970, and the policy was issued by such insurer and any of the following:

                (i) The claimant or insured is a resident of this state at the time of the insured event, provided that, for entities, the residence of a claimant or insured is the state in which its principal place of business is located at the time of the insured event. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055

  • covered policy: means any policy or contract within the scope of this Part as set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Covered services: means telecommunications services, advanced services and cable television services, individually and collectively, and regardless of the technology used to provide those services, unless otherwise specified in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Creditable Service: means "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Credited service: means service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Crime prevention: means any activity which aids in the reduction of crime in the district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9081
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Crosswalk: means : (a) That part of a roadway at an intersection included within the connections of the lateral lines of the sidewalks, shoulders, or a combination thereof on opposite sides of the highway measured from the curbs or, in absence of curbs, from the edges of the traversable roadway or if there is neither a sidewalk nor shoulder, a crosswalk is the portion of the roadway at an intersection that would be included within the prolongation of the lateral lines of the sidewalk, shoulder, or both on the opposite side of the street if there were a sidewalk or shoulder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Curator: means any person acting as a fiduciary for an incompetent ward. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • CWSRF: means the water pollution control revolving loan fund previously established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2301
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dangerous to others: means the condition of a person whose behavior or significant threats support a reasonable expectation that there is a substantial risk that he will inflict physical harm upon another person in the near future. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declarant: means :

    (a)  If the condominium has not yet been created, any person who offers to dispose of or disposes of his interest in a unit not previously disposed of; or

    (b)  If the condominium has been created, any person who has executed a declaration, or an amendment to a declaration to add additional property to the condominium regime, other than persons holding interests in the property solely as security for a debt or persons whose interest in the property will not be conveyed to unit owners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103

  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • declaration: means the instrument by which the timeshare property is made subject to a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • declaration: means a written document executed by a principal, in accordance with the requirements of this Part, setting forth preferences or instructions regarding behavioral health treatment in the event the principal is determined to be incapable and behavioral health treatment is necessary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • 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 Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:822
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2301
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2343
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2004
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1931.1
  • Department: means the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Department: means the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3451
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Department: means the Department of Occupational Standards; and

    (2)  "Director" means the Director of Occupational Standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1

  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:27
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2842
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:911
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Department: means the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4013
  • Department of Insurance: means the Louisiana Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • Department of Justice: means the Louisiana Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposit: means the action of placing or moving materials by artificial means, over state lands which results in or adds to a landfill, whether contained within a bulkhead or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • 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.
  • Deputy secretary: means the deputy secretary for the office of public safety services in the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Determination: means determination of eligibility for entry into the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Developer: means the person, or any successor or assignee of such person, who creates the timeshare plan or who is in the business of making sales of timeshare interests which it owns or purports to own. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Developmental disabilities services: means programs, services, and supports for persons with developmental disabilities that include but are not limited to information and referral services, support coordination services, system entry services, development of the support profiles and plans, individual and family support services, living options, habilitation services, and vocational services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Developmental disability: means either:

                (a) A severe, chronic disability of a person that:

                (i) Is attributable to an intellectual or physical impairment or combination of intellectual and physical impairments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2

  • 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
  • Direct costs: means those expenses of a local government that:

    (a)  Are directly attributable to providing a covered service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43

  • Disadvantaged community: means the service area of a public water system wherein the system's existing or projected rates for water service do not meet affordability criteria established under the Intended Use Plan of the Louisiana Department of Health, office of public health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • 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
  • Discharge: means the placing, releasing, spilling, percolating, draining, pumping, leaking, seeping, emitting, or other escaping of pollutants into the air, waters, subsurface water, or ground as the result of a prior act or omission; or the placing of pollutants into pits, drums, barrels, or similar containers under conditions and circumstances that leaking, seeping, draining, or escaping of the pollutants can be reasonably anticipated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2004
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of any hazardous waste into or on any land or water so that such waste, or any constituent thereof, may enter the environment or be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including ground waters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2173
  • Dispose: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, or placing of any hazardous waste into or on any land or into water so that any of the hazardous waste so disposed becomes part of the surrounding or underlying land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2241
  • Disposer: means any person who disposes or who receives for disposal the hazardous waste of a generator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2241
  • District: means the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Divided highway: means any highway divided into roadways by a median, physical barrier, or clearly indicated dividing section so constructed as to impede vehicular traffic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Division: means the division of administration in the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Doing business in this state: means conducting a telephonic solicitation either from a location within this state or from a location outside of this state to residential telephonic subscribers residing in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.12
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund: means the revolving loan fund established under this Chapter pursuant to the authority of the federal act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Driver: means every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Dry weight ton: means a ton of hazardous waste excluding the weight of the water and for underground injection shall include no more than one percent of the inorganic solids contained in the hazardous waste. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2241
  • Education: means any type of scholastic instruction or scholarship assistance to any individual who resides in the district that enables him to prepare himself for better opportunities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9081
  • Elected official: means any person holding an office in a governmental entity which is filled by the vote of the appropriate electorate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:341
  • Elected official: means any person holding an office in state government which is filled by the vote of the electorate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:352
  • Election: means and includes all elections held in Louisiana, whether primary, general, or special. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1351
  • 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
  • Elementary school: means any public or nonpublic school in this state which includes grades one through six or any of these grades. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • Eligible applicant: means a governmental unit certified by the administrator to be substantially impacted by lignite resource development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1354
  • Eligible recipient: means a political subdivision, public trust, agency or commission of the state, or a private entity, to the extent permitted by the federal act or federal regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2301
  • 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
  • Emergency: means an actual or imminent threat to public health or safety which may result in loss of life, injury, or property damage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:841
  • Emergency alert provider: means a third party which is designated by a parish office of homeland security and emergency preparedness to provide emergency alert services for that parish and which is certified as such by the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness1. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:841
  • Emergency alert services: means the placement of telephone calls to notify the public of an emergency or to provide information relative to an emergency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:841
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employee: means a person employed in any classification of University employees other than a student, and the word "student" includes a graduate assistant, medical intern, and medical resident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana or any of its boards, commissions, departments, agencies, and courts which are contributing members of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana, any city, parish, or other local school board, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, any board created by Article VIII of the Constitution of Louisiana, or any other agency of and within the state or a political subdivision by which a teacher is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Encapsulation: means coating, binding, or resurfacing asbestos-containing materials with a sealant to prevent the release of asbestos fibers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2343
  • Enclosure: means the erection of airtight and impact-resistant barriers to prevent the release of asbestos fibers into the air circulating in a building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2343
  • Encroachment: means any construction, or improvement, obstacle, fill, or material which is placed upon or maintained upon state lands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • Energy impacted area: means a geographic area or political subdivision of the state which demonstrates actual or anticipated extraordinary expenditures caused by lignite resource development and growth incidental thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1354
  • 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.
  • Entering student: means any child beginning the first grade in any elementary school in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • Enterprise fund: means a separate fund to account for the local government's operations of covered services, established and maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles as described by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Environment: includes water, air, and land and the interrelationship which exists among and between water, air, and land and all living things. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Environmental review: means an environmental review process conducted by the Louisiana Department of Health of any public water system that has applied for or has received a loan or other assistance from the program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • 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
  • Essential property insurance: means any of the following coverages against direct loss to property as defined by the plan of operation approved by the commissioner of insurance:

    (a)  Fire, with or without extended coverage and vandalism and malicious mischief. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292

  • Estate: means income on hand and assets acquired partially or wholly with income. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Examination: means an attestation performed for the purpose of expressing an opinion on an assertion that is the responsibility of another party in accordance with "Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements" published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Explosives: means any chemical compound or mechanical mixture that is commonly used or intended for the purpose of producing an explosion and which contains any oxidizing and combustive units or other ingredients in such proportions, quantities, or packing that an ignition by fire, by friction, by concussion, by percussion, or by detonator of any part of the compound or mixture may cause such a sudden generation of highly heated gases that the resultant gaseous pressures are capable of producing destructive effects on contiguous objects or of destroying life or limb. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Facility: means the physical premises used by the owner or operator in which the hazardous materials are manufactured, used, or stored. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Facility: means a pollution source or any public or private property or facility where an activity is conducted which is required to be regulated under this Subtitle and which does or has the potential to do any of the following:

                (a) Emit air contaminants into the atmosphere. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2004

  • Facility: means any juvenile detention facility, shelter care facility, or such other juvenile justice facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Facility administrator: means the official appointed as the head of a state or privately operated residential facility and includes anyone designated by the facility administrator to act on behalf of the facility administrator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • FAIR Plan: means the successor to that program established by Act 424 of the 1992 Regular Session, and designated as the "Fair Access to Insurance Requirements Plan" to provide a residual market for adequate insurance on property in the state, now available as a program of the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • Family violence: includes but is not limited to physical or sexual abuse and any offense against the person as defined in the Criminal Code of Louisiana, except negligent injuring and defamation, committed by one parent against the other parent or against any of the children. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Farm tractor: means every motor vehicle designed and used primarily as a farm implement, for drawing plows, mowing machines, and other implements of husbandry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Feasibility consultant: means an individual or entity with expertise in the processes and economics of providing covered services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • Federal act: means the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended by the Water Quality Act of 1987, specifically Subchapter VI, Chapter 26 of Title 33 of the United States Code, and any amendments thereto relating to water pollution control revolving loan funds established by the respective states, including the CWSRF. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2301
  • Federal act: means the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Federal Do Not Call Law: shall mean the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act as set forth in 15 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.12
  • Federal regulations: means Part 35, Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR 35. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2301
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • FERC licensee: shall mean and refer to:

    (i)  Any person licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or other appropriate federal agency on or before December 31, 1988, to construct, operate, or maintain a run-of-the-river hydroelectric generating facility located on the Mississippi River in the state of Louisiana;

    (ii)  Any person to whom such license has been transferred, in whole or in part, with the approval of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or other appropriate federal agency;

    (iii)  Any successor, by involuntary transfer or foreclosure or otherwise, to any person to whom such license had been issued, transferred, or assigned, and all subsequent successors of any of the foregoing persons;

    (iv)  Any assign of any person to whom such license had been issued, transferred, or assigned;

    (v)  Any successor owner of such hydroelectric facilities;

    (b)  The term "person" shall mean an individual, a corporation, a partnership, a joint venture, a trust, an unincorporated association, or a government or any agency, municipality, parish, or political subdivision thereof; and

    (c)  The terms "hydroelectric facilities" or "hydroelectric generating facilities" shall mean and refer to a run-of-the-river hydroelectric generating facility located on the Mississippi River in the state of Louisiana and initially licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or other appropriate federal agency on or before December 31, 1988. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4263

  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final project agreement: means the final document agreed upon between the secretary and a program participant that specifically states the terms and duration of the proposed project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2563
  • Firm: shall mean any domestic or foreign firm, partnership, association, cooperative, venture, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or any other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • 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.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Flammable liquid: means any liquid which has a flash point of seventy degrees F. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • 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
  • framework: means the requirements specified in the contract between the department and the district that set forth the organizational structure, eligible and priority populations, core and targeted services, and standards for intake and access to institutional and community services, which require adherence to the human services accountability plan for a district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:911
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fraudulent insurance act: shall include but not be limited to acts or omissions committed by any person who, knowingly and with intent to defraud:

                (a) Presents, causes to be presented, or prepares with knowledge or belief that it will be presented to or by an insurer, reinsurer, purported insurer or reinsurer, producer, or any agent thereof, any oral or written statement which he knows to contain materially false information as part of, or in support of, or denial of, or concerning any fact material to or conceals any information concerning any fact material to the following:

                (i) An application for the issuance of any insurance policy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1923

  • Fraudulent taking: means the value gained from acts committed by an offender in violation of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Full costs: means all capital costs, direct costs and indirect costs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • Full-cost accounting: means the accounting of all costs incurred by a local government in providing a covered service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • Fund: means the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Fund: means the Oilfield Site Restoration Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Fund: means the Underwater Obstruction Removal Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • Fund: means the automobile insurance theft and fraud prevention fund administered by the board of directors as a dedicated fund in the state treasury. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2131
  • 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
  • Gas: means all natural gas, including casinghead gas, and all other hydrocarbons not defined as oil in Paragraph (7) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Gas: means any gas derived from or composed of hydrocarbons, including synthetic gas which is produced from coal, lignite, or petroleum coke and the heat content of which synthetic gas does not exceed 800 BTUs per standard cubic foot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Generator of hazardous waste: means any person whose act or process produces hazardous waste or whose act first causes a hazardous waste to become subject to regulation by the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2241
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Governing authority: means the governing authority of a parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Governing authority: means collectively the body which exercises the governmental and financing functions of the local governmental subdivision, or the school board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Governing board: means that board of directors which is established under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • governmental: includes the government of this State, the Government of the United States, or any subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of either of them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Governmental agency: means the state, its political subdivisions, or any agency thereof, Indian tribes, and combinations of governmental entities, which have the authority to own, construct, or operate a public water system or a wastewater treatment facility and other related activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Governmental entity: means any board, authority, commission, department, office, division, or agency of the state or any of its local political subdivisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2402
  • Governmental entity: means the state or any political subdivision and the federal government as a cost share partner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Governmental entity: means the state or any political subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:341
  • Governmental unit: means a parish, municipality, or political subdivision of the state or of local government having taxing authority

    Added by Acts 1981, No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1354

  • 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.
  • Gravely disabled: means the condition of a person who is unable to provide for his own basic physical needs, such as essential food, clothing, medical care, and shelter, as a result of serious mental illness or a substance-related or addictive disorder and is unable to survive safely in freedom or protect himself from serious harm. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Gross weight: means the weight of a vehicle and/or combination of vehicles without load on all axles including the steering axle plus the weight of any load thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Group home: means a living option, certified, licensed, or monitored by the department, where seven to fifteen people with developmental disabilities reside. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • 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.
  • Hazardous liquid: means :

    (a)  Petroleum or any petroleum product, except as specifically excluded in this Paragraph, and

    (b)  Any substance or material which is in liquid state, excluding liquefied natural gas and hydro-carbons incidental thereto, when transported by pipeline facilities and which, as determined by the assistant secretary by rule or regulation in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:702

  • Hazardous material: means any substance deemed a hazardous material or a hazardous substance and included on a list adopted by rule by the deputy secretary to include those materials deemed hazardous under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation Liability Act (CERCLA), the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA, Title III U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Hazardous waste: means any waste, or combination of wastes, which because of its quantity, concentration, physical, or chemical characteristics may cause or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible or incapacitating reversible illness, or pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of, or otherwise managed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2173
  • Hazardous waste: means a substance identified and listed as a hazardous waste in the Louisiana Hazardous Waste Regulations of the Department of Environmental Quality in effect on the effective date of this Chapter; except that the term "hazardous waste" shall not include special waste as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2241
  • Health care facility: means any hospital, nursing home, extended care facility, long-term care facility, clinical or medical laboratory, state or private health or mental institution, clinic, physician's office, or health maintenance organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2573
  • Health plan: means an individual or group plan or program which is established by contract, certificate, law, plan, policy, subscriber agreement, or by any other method and which is entered into, issued, or offered for the purpose of arranging for, delivering, paying for, providing, or reimbursing any of the costs of health or medical care, including pharmacy services, drugs, or devices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • Height: means the total vertical dimension of any vehicle above the ground surface including any load and load-holding devices thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • High voltage: means a voltage in excess of six hundred volts between conductors, or between any conductor and the ground. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:141
  • Highway: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way or place of whatever nature publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for the purpose of vehicular travel, including bridges, causeways, tunnels and ferries; synonymous with the word "street". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Hospitalization: means the admission into a hospital as a patient for an overnight stay or emergency treatment at a hospital to the extent that the owner or operator requested such treatment or becomes aware of such treatment within twenty-four hours of the initiation of the relevant release. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Human services authority or district: means a special authority or district provided for in Chapter 21 of this Title that has assigned powers, duties, and functions regarding the delivery of mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive disorders services funded by appropriations from the state and provided through memoranda of agreement with the program offices of the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Identification officer: means the sheriff or a deputy sheriff or an employee of the sheriff's office who is designated by the sheriff to perform the duties of an identification officer set forth in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • Illegal gas: means gas which has been produced within the state from any well in excess of the amount allowed by any rule, regulation, or order of the commissioner, as distinguished from gas produced within the state not in excess of the amount so allowed by any rule, regulation, or order, which is "legal gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Illegal oil: means oil which has been produced within the state from any well in excess of the amount allowed by any rule, regulation, or order of the commissioner, as distinguished from oil produced within the state not in excess of the amount so allowed by any rule, regulation, or order, which is "legal oil. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Illegal product: means any product of oil or gas, any part of which was processed or derived, in whole or in part, from illegal oil or illegal gas or from any product thereof, as distinguished from "legal product" which is a product processed or derived to no extent from illegal oil or illegal gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Immediately: means a reasonable period of time after identifying the nature, quantity, and potential off-site impact of a release considering the exigency of the circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Impaired insurer: means a member insurer which, after August 1, 2018, is not an insolvent insurer, and is placed under an order of rehabilitation or conservation by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Incapable: means that, due to any infirmity, the principal is currently unable to make or to communicate reasoned decisions regarding the principal's behavioral health treatment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Income: means moneys received from the veterans administration and revenue or profit from any property wholly or partially acquired therewith. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indian tribe: means an Indian tribe having a federally recognized governing body carrying out substantial governmental duties and powers over any area within the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • 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.
  • Indirect costs: means any costs:

    (i)  Identified with two or more services or other functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43

  • Individual: means any human being. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Injunction: means a temporary restraining order or a preliminary or a permanent court ordered injunction, as defined in the Code of Civil Procedure, which prohibits the violent parent from in any way contacting the abused parent or the children except for specific purposes set forth in the injunction, which shall be limited to communications expressly dealing with the education, health, and welfare of the children, or for any other purpose expressly agreed to by the abused parent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insolvent insurer: means an insurer who meets both of the following criteria:

                (a) Is licensed and authorized to transact insurance in this state, either at the time the policy was issued or when the insured event occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055

  • Insolvent insurer: means a member insurer which, after August 1, 2018, is placed under an order by a court of competent jurisdiction with a finding of insolvency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Insurable property: means real and tangible personal property at a fixed location in Louisiana when such property is in an insurable condition and basic property insurance is not obtainable in the voluntary market and as further defined by the governing board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • Insurance policy: means an insurance contract as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055
  • Insured: means the party named on a policy or certificate as the individual with legal rights to the benefits provided by such policy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1962
  • Insured: means any named insured, any additional insured, any vendor, lessor, or any other party identified as an insured under the policy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055
  • Insurer: means any person or other entity authorized to transact and transacting insurance business in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1931.1
  • Insurer: means any person, reciprocal exchange, interinsurer, Lloyds insurer, fraternal benefit society, industrial and burial insurer, or any insurer that markets under the Home Service Marketing distribution method and issues a majority of its policies on a weekly or monthly basis, or any other legal entity engaged in the business of insurance, including insurance producers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1962
  • Intended Use Plan: means a document which describes how the state intends to use the federal capitalization grant funds, state matching funds, principal repayments, interest earnings, and any other monies associated with the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Program during each year in order to meet the objectives of the federal act and further the goal of protecting public health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interdisciplinary review: means a review by a team of professionals for the purpose of determining the presence of a developmental disability as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Interdisciplinary team: means a group that reviews information, data and input from a person to make recommendations relevant to the needs of the person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Interest holder: means a secured party within the meaning of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2601
  • 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
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Intersection: means : The area embraced within the prolongation or connection of the lateral curb lines, or, if none, then the lateral boundary lines of the roadways of two highways which join one another at, or approximately at, right angles, or the area within which vehicles traveling upon different highways joining at any other angle may come in conflict. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Interstate highway: means a fully controlled access highway which is a part of the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • intervention and stabilization unit: means a type of crisis receiving center in which a staff of mental health and behavioral health specialists provide a high level of screening and assessment to people experiencing mental health or behavioral health crises. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:931
  • Inventory form: means the reporting form adopted by the department, and completed by owners and operators, which contains certain requested information on hazardous materials and which is used in developing the information system mandated by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Issuer: means a public trust and public corporation organized and existing by, under, and pursuant to the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Items: means any goods and services, and includes coupon books which are to be used with businesses other than the seller's business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:822
  • Job training: means any type of instruction to an individual who resides within the district that enables him to acquire vocational skills so that he can become employable or be able to seek a higher grade of employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9081
  • Joint committee: means the House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works and the Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works, functioning as a joint legislative committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3451
  • 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.
  • Joint committee: means the House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works and the Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works, functioning as a joint legislative committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Joint meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • knowingly: means that the person has actual knowledge of the falsity of the information or that the person acts in deliberate ignorance or reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of the information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1931.1
  • Landfill: means the direct or induced raising or elevating of any navigable waterbottom by deposit to the extent that newly emerging land results, not covered at mean low water or navigable rivers and streams or mean high water on other state properties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • Law enforcement training course: means a basic or advanced course of study certified by the council on peace officer standards and training, for the purpose of educating and training persons in the skills and techniques required of a peace officer in the discharge of his duties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2402
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of time or intervals of time which can be less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Length: means the total longitudinal dimension of a single vehicle, a trailer, or a semi-trailer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • 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.
  • Lignite resource development: means the mining of lignite and industries directly related to the processing of lignite, including, but not limited to, the generation of electricity from lignite or lignite products, lignite gasification, and lignite liquefaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1354
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Living options: means a variety of service settings wherein people with developmental disabilities live, including but not limited to extended family living, supported living, community homes, group homes, and residential facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Load: means a weight or quantity of anything resting upon something else regarded as its support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Loan: means a loan of money from the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund for eligible project costs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Local governing authority: means the legislative body of a local government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • Local governing authority: means the police jury, parish council, the mayor's office of the city of New Orleans or the city-parish of East Baton Rouge or other primary governmental body of a parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Local governing entity: means an integrated human services delivery system with local accountability and management and which provides behavioral health and developmental disabilities services through local human services districts and authorities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Local government: means any parish, municipality, or other political subdivision of the state and any utility authority, board, branch, department or other unit thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • major office: means offices voted on throughout the state or a congressional district, the offices of justice of the supreme court or judge of a court of appeal, the offices of members on a state board or commission, or offices which require election from a territorial jurisdiction having a population exceeding two hundred fifty thousand. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1409
  • Manager: means any individual designated by the owner to manage the daily business of a commercial body art facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • Managing entity: means an entity with the duty to manage and operate the timeshare plan and/or the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Manufacturer: means any person, firm, association, partnership, corporation, governmental entity, organization, combination, or joint venture which produces a mercury-added product or an importer or domestic distributor of a mercury-added product produced in a foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2573
  • Material: means rock, gravel, sand, shell, silt, or other inorganic substances used to fill any state lands of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • 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
  • Medium truck tire: means a tire weighing one hundred pounds or more and normally used on semitrailers, truck-tractor, semitrailer combinations or other like vehicles used primarily to commercially transport persons or property on the roads of this state or any other vehicle regularly used on the roads of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Member: means any employee included in the membership of the funded system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Member insurer: means any person who meets both of the following criteria:

                (i) Is licensed and authorized to transact insurance in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055

  • Member insurer: means any insurer or health maintenance organization licensed or which holds a certificate of authority to transact in this state any kind of insurance or health maintenance organization business for which coverage is provided by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Mental health advocacy service: means a service established by the state of Louisiana for the purpose of providing legal counsel and representation for persons with mental illness or substance-related or addictive disorders and for ensuring that the legal rights of those persons are protected. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Mercury-added novelty: means a mercury-added product intended mainly for personal or household enjoyment or adornment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2573
  • Mercury-added product: means a product, commodity, chemical, or a product with a component that contains mercury or a mercury compound intentionally added to the product, commodity, chemical, or component in order to provide a specific characteristic, appearance, or quality or to perform a specific function or for any other reason. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2573
  • Metal tire: means every tire, the surface of which is in contact with the highway, is wholly or partly of metal or other hard, nonresilient material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Military surplus motor vehicle: means a wheeled, multipurpose or tactical motor vehicle manufactured for, and sold directly to, the Armed Forces of the United States in conformity with contractual specifications and subsequently authorized for sale to civilians. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, a child born outside of marriage of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if acknowledged or filiated pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mobile home: means : (a) a trailer or semitrailer which is designed, constructed and equipped as a dwelling place, living abode, or sleeping place, either permanently or temporarily, and is equipped for use as a conveyance on highways; or, (b) a trailer or semitrailer whose chassis and exterior shell is designed and constructed for use as a mobile home, as defined in (a), but which is used instead permanently or temporarily for the advertising, sales, display, or promotion of merchandise or services, or for any other commercial purpose except the transportation of property for hire or the transportation of property for distribution by a private carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Mobility aid: means a device used by individuals to ambulate independently and that is human or electric powered and used in- or outdoors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Most integrated setting: is a n environment that includes the full range of service and support options that reflect the desires and goals of the person and that address the needs of the person and which promotes the full participation in daily life and activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Motor carrier: means any person owning, controlling, managing, operating, or causing to be used or operated any commercial motor vehicle used in the transportation of persons or property over the public highways of this state, whether as a transportation agency or howsoever utilizing said public facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Motor driven cycle: means every motorcycle, including every motor scooter, with a motor of not to exceed five horsepower. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Motor vehicle: means an automobile, motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle, and utility terrain vehicle that is operated either on-road or off-road, truck, trailer, semitrailer, truck-tractor and semitrailer combination, or any other vehicle operated in this state, and propelled by power other than muscular power; but the term does not include bicycles and mopeds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Motor vehicle: means every automobile or other motor vehicle which is self-propelled, other than trains and those propelled by electric power from overhead wires. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2131
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle which is self-propelled, and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails, but excluding a motorized bicycle and an electric-assisted bicycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Motor vehicle: means any automobile, car, minivan, passenger van, sport utility vehicle, pickup truck, or other self-propelled vehicle not operated or driven on fixed rails or track. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:311
  • Motorcycle: means every motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, but excluding a tractor, a motorized bicycle, and an electric-assisted bicycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Municipality: means an incorporated village, town, or city created under the authority of the constitution or laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National Do Not Call Registry: shall mean the list of consumers maintained by the Federal Trade Commission who have indicated that they do not wish to receive unsolicited or unwanted telephonic solicitations pursuant to the Federal Do Not Call Law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.12
  • Natural gas company: means a person engaged in the production or sale of intrastate natural gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:591
  • Neighborhood assistance: means furnishing financial assistance, labor, material, or technical advice to aid in the physical improvement or rehabilitation of any part or all of the district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9081
  • Net direct premiums: means gross direct premiums, excluding reinsurance assumed, written for subject lines of business, less return premiums, dividends paid or credited to policyholders, or the unused or unabsorbed portions of premium deposits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • Net direct written premiums: means direct gross premiums written in this state on insurance policies to which this Part applies, including policy and membership fees, less return premiums thereon, premiums on policies not taken, and dividends paid or credited to policyholders on such direct business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055
  • Net proceeds: means the funds raised from the sale of bonds minus issuance costs, which costs include but are not limited to the underwriting discount, printing of disclosure documents' bond certificates, and the fees of the underwriter's legal counsel, bond counsel, financial advisor, rating agency, and trustee banks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Network: means the Louisiana Emergency Response Network. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2842
  • 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.
  • Non-community water system: means a public water system that serves persons in a nonresidential setting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Noncommercial: means built or maintained by either private citizens or nonprofit corporations for the purpose of recreation and enjoyment and not for revenue production, except for nonprofit corporations, or realizing profit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • noncompetitive lease: as used in this Chapter shall not refer to any proposed use for which the lease is granted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1709
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: means any retail installment sales contract, other contract for the purchase of goods or services, or bond, bill, note, or other instrument of writing for the payment of money arising out of the contract or other transaction for the purchase of goods or services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:311
  • Off-road tire: means a tire weighing one hundred pounds or more and that is normally used on off-road vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Off-road vehicle: means construction, farming, industrial, mining, and other vehicles not normally operated on the roads of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Office: means the office of multimodal commerce within the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Oil: means crude petroleum oil, and other hydrocarbons, regardless of gravity, which are produced at the well head in liquid form by ordinary production methods. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Oil recycling: means to prepare used oil for reuse as a petroleum product by rerefining, reclaiming, reprocessing, or other means or to use used oil in a manner that substitutes for a petroleum product made from new oil, specifically including the use of used oil as a fuel oil, provided the used oil meets all applicable rules and regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Omnimedia: refers to all manners in which and all sources from which a pollutant escapes into the environment, and for the purposes of this Chapter shall encompass any emission, effluent, or discharge which escapes into the air, water, or land, whether permitted or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2293
  • Operational: means steering, braking, accelerating, or monitoring the vehicle and roadway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Operator: means any individual designated by the registrant to operate or to assist and instruct the consumer in the operation and use of the tanning facility or tanning equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Operator: means every person, other than a chauffeur, who drives or is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle upon a highway or who is exercising control over or steering a vehicle being towed by a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Operator: means any individual designated by the registrant to apply or to assist in the performance of body art procedures upon the consumer for remuneration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Order: means a final order imposed pursuant to a civil or criminal adjudication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1931.1
  • Orphaned oilfield site: means an oilfield site which has no continued useful purpose for the exploration, production, or development of oil or gas and which has been declared to be an orphaned oilfield site by the assistant secretary under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Outpatient services: means treatment for a mental illness or a substance-related or addictive disorder that is obtained on an outpatient basis. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Overhead line: means all bare or insulated electrical conductors installed above ground, except those conductors that are de-energized and grounded or that are enclosed in rigid metallic conduits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:141
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person who owns or controls ten percent or more of the equity of, or otherwise has claim to ten percent or more of the net income of a telephonic seller. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:822
  • Owner: means the person, including operators and producers acting on behalf of the person, who has or had the right to drill into and to produce from a pool and to appropriate the production either for himself or for others. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Owner: means a person, other than an interest holder, who has an interest in property and, if required by law, is in compliance with any statute requiring recordation or reflection in public records in order to perfect the interest against a bona fide purchaser for value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2601
  • Owner: means a person who holds a legal title to a vehicle or in the event a vehicle is the subject of an agreement for the conditional sale, lease, or transfer of possession thereof with the right of purchase upon the performance of the conditions stated in the agreement, with the right of immediate possession in the vendee, lessee, possessor, or in the event such similar transaction is had by means of mortgage and the mortgagor of a vehicle is entitled to possession, then the conditional vendee, lessee, possessor, or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner for the purposes of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Owner: means any person who operates a commercial body art facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • Owner: means any person who owns or is a co-owner of a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Owner: means the actual owner of record. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • Owner or operator: means any person, partnership, or corporation in the state including, unless otherwise stated, the state and local government, or any of its agencies, authorities, departments, bureaus, or instrumentalities engaged in business or research operations which use, manufacture, emit, or store a hazardous material at a facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Ownership timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years, coupled with an ownership interest in immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Parent: means a person who is the biological mother or father of an individual or the legally adoptive mother or father of an individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Parent: means the parent, custodial parent, or other legal custodian of an entering student or transfer student. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • Parish custodian: refers to the parish custodian of voting machines and means the persons designated as such by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1351
  • Parish office of homeland security and emergency preparedness: means an agency of local government established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:841
  • parking: means the standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Parking area: means an area used by the public as a means of access to and egress from, and for the free parking of motor vehicles by patrons of a shopping center, business, factory, hospital, institution, or similar building or location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Participating parish: means any parish which has entered into a participation agreement with the commission by which certain space within the facility is subleased to house juveniles from the participating parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Participating school: means a nonpublic school that meets program requirements and seeks to enroll scholarship recipients or a public school that meets program requirements and seeks to enroll scholarship recipients subject to any court-ordered desegregation plan in effect for the school system in which the public school is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4013
  • Passenger car: means any passenger car required to be equipped with safety belts by Federal Motor Vehicle Standard No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • 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
  • Pavement structure: means the combination of subbase, base course, and surface course placed on an earth subgrade to support the traffic load and distribute it to the roadbed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Peace officer: means any employee of the state, a municipality, a sheriff, or other public agency, whose permanent duties actually include the making of arrests, the performing of searches and seizures, or the execution of criminal warrants, and is responsible for the prevention or detection of crime or for the enforcement of the penal, traffic, or highway laws of this state, but not including any elected or appointed head of a law enforcement department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2402
  • Pedestrian: means any person afoot or utilizing a mobility aid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Person: includes an individual, firm, association, corporation, partnership, joint venture, or any other business entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:822
  • Person: means any natural person, corporation, association, partnership, receiver, tutor, curator, executor, administrator, fiduciary, or representative of any kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Person: means any natural person, corporation, political subdivision, association, partnership, limited liability company, receiver, tutor, curator, executor, administrator, fiduciary, or representative of any kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Person: means any individual, municipality, public or private corporation, partnership, firm, the United States Government, and any agent or subdivision thereof or any other juridical person, which shall include, but not be limited to, trusts, joint stock companies, associations, the state of Louisiana, political subdivisions of the state of Louisiana, commissions, and interstate bodies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2004
  • Person: means any natural or juridical entity or agent thereof as defined in federal or state law furnishing or claiming to furnish a good, service, or supply who is compensated with insurance proceeds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1931.1
  • Person: means an individual, trust, firm, joint stock company, corporation (including a government corporation), partnership, association, state, municipality, commission, political subdivision of a state, an interstate body, or the federal government or any agency of the federal government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Person: means any natural or artificial entity, including but not limited to individuals, partnerships, associations, trusts, or corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1962
  • Person: means any natural or juridical person, company, insurer, association, organization, reciprocal or inter-insurance exchange, partnership, business, trust, corporation, or other entity, including governmental entities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or voluntary organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Person: means any individual, firm, joint venture, partnership, corporation, association, any political subdivision of this state, municipality, cooperative association, or joint stock association, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee or personal representative thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:702
  • Person: means a person with a developmental disability. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Person: shall mean any individual or firm. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • 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: shall mean any individual, partnership, corporation, organization, or entity not including political subdivisions or state agencies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • Person: means an individual, a partnership, a corporation, or an association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Persons: means any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, group, agency, political subdivision of this state, any other state, or political subdivision or agency thereof, and any legal successor, representative, agent, or agency of these entities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Petition: means a written civil complaint filed by a person of legal age alleging that a person has a mental illness or is suffering from a substance-related or addictive disorder and requires judicial commitment to a treatment facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Phototherapy device: means a piece of equipment that emits ultraviolet radiation and is used by a licensed health care professional in the treatment of disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • 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
  • Physician: means an individual licensed to practice medicine by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Pier: means any structure extending channelward from the shore or bank, built upon pilings with water on both sides, with or without a sunshade or boathouse, built or maintained for the purpose of providing a berthing or mooring place for watercraft or for loading or unloading cargo or passengers onto or from watercraft or for fishing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • pilot: means a Bar Pilot for the Port of New Orleans, as designated in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:941
  • Pipeline facility: means and shall include, without limitation, new and existing pipe, right of way, and any equipment, facility, or building used or intended for use in the transportation of hazardous liquids; but, rights of way as used in this Chapter does not authorize the assistant secretary to prescribe the location or the routing of any pipeline facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:702
  • Pipeline facility: means and shall include, without limitation, new and existing pipe, right of way, and any equipment, facility, or building used or intended for use in the transportation of hazardous liquids; but, rights of way as used in this Chapter does not authorize the assistant secretary to prescribe the location or the routing of any pipeline facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:702
  • 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.
  • Plan coordinator: means the individual who is responsible for guiding the support team in development of the support plan for the person with a disability. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Plan of operation: means the document setting the rules of operation of the corporation, as promulgated by the governing board and approved by the Louisiana Senate Committee on Insurance and the Louisiana House Committee on Insurance pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • Plastic bottle: means a plastic container that has a neck that is smaller than the body of the container, accepts a screw-type, snap cap, or other closure and has a capacity of sixteen fluid ounces or more, but less than five gallons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • 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.
  • Police officer: means every officer authorized to direct or regulate traffic or to make arrests for violations of traffic regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Pollutant: means those elements or compounds defined or identified as hazardous, toxic, or noxious, or as hazardous, solid, or radioactive wastes under this Subtitle and regulations, or by the secretary, consistent with applicable laws and regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2004
  • Pool: means an underground reservoir containing a common accumulation of crude petroleum oil or natural gas or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Port authority: means the governing authority of any port area or port, harbor, and terminal district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3451
  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premiums: means amounts received on covered policies or contracts, less considerations, deposits, dividends, and experience credits thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • 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.
  • Principal: means an owner, an executive officer of a corporation, a general partner of a partnership, a sole proprietor of a sole proprietorship, a trustee of a trust, or any other individual with similar supervisory functions with respect to any person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:822
  • Principal: means an individual who has executed an advance directive for behavioral health treatment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Principal residence of a child: means :

    (a)  The location designated by a court to be the primary residence of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:355.1

  • Private provider: means a person that:

    (a)  Provides a covered service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43

  • Private road or driveway: means every way or place in private ownership and used for vehicular travel by the owner and those having express or implied permission from the owner, but not by other persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Proceeds: means property derived directly or indirectly from, maintained by, or realized through, an act or omission and includes any benefit, interest or property of any kind without reduction for expenses incurred for acquisition, maintenance, or any other purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2601
  • Processed: means any method or activity that alters whole waste tires so that they are no longer whole; such as, cutting, slicing, chipping, shredding, distilling, freezing, or other processes as determined by the administrative authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Producer: means the owner of a well capable of producing oil or gas or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Producer: means a person required to be licensed under the laws of this state to sell, solicit, or negotiate insurance, and includes all persons or business entities otherwise referred to in this Code as "insurance agent" "agent" "insurance broker" "broker" "insurance solicitor" "solicitor" or "surplus lines broker". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1962
  • Producing oilfield site: means an oilfield site which is associated with the production of oil or gas for at least six months of the preceding calendar year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Product: means any commodity made from oil or gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • professional engineer: shall mean an individual who, by reason of his special knowledge and ability to apply the mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences and the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design, acquired by an engineering education and engineering experience, is qualified to practice engineering, as evidenced by his licensure as such by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • professional land surveyor: shall mean an individual who is qualified to practice land surveying, as evidenced by his licensure as such by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Program: means the Underwater Obstruction Removal Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • Program: means the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Program as established by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Program: means the Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4013
  • Project: means improvements or activities to be undertaken by a public water system which:

                (a) Are of a type that will facilitate compliance with state drinking water regulations which are no less stringent than any federal drinking water regulations adopted pursuant to the federal act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822

  • Project: includes but is not limited to condominiums and cooperative housing corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Property: means any and all property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1931.1
  • Property: means anything of value, including movables and immovables, including the whole of any lot or tract of land and corporeal and incorporeal movable property, including currency, instruments, or securities, or any other kind of privilege, claim, or right and includes any interest therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2601
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • prospective purchaser: means a person who is solicited to become or does become obligated to a telephonic seller. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:822
  • Protective counter: means a counter, tabulator, or protective device that will register each time the machine is operated during the life of the machine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1351
  • Provider: means a person, partnership, corporation, state agency, or other entity that provides developmental disabilities services and receives either state or federal funds or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Provider: means a behavioral health treatment provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.
  • 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 a clinical or medical psychologist who is licensed to practice psychology in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Public agency: means any agency or political subdivision of the state which provides or has authority to provide firefighting, police, ambulance, medical, or other emergency services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:792
  • Public employee: means anyone who is:

                (a) An administrative officer or official of a governmental entity who is not filling an elective office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:341

  • Public employee: means anyone who is:

                (a) An administrative officer or official of state government who is not holding an elective office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:352

  • Public funds: means monies of the state, including but not limited to monies from the state risk management program established by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:352
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • public office: means any state, district, parish or municipal office, elective or appointive, or any position as member on a board or commission, elective or appointive, when the office or position is established by the constitution or laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1
  • Public officer: is a ny person holding a public office in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1
  • Public safety agency: means a functional division of a public agency which provides firefighting, police, medical, or other emergency services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:792
  • Public servant: means a public employee or an elected official. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:341
  • Public servant: means a public employee or an elected official. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:352
  • Public water system: means a system for the provision to the public of water for potable purposes, through pipes or other constructed conveyances, if the system has at least fifteen service connections or regularly serves an average of at least twenty-five individuals daily for at least sixty days out of the year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Purchaser: means any person to whom a timeshare interest is offered or who has contracted to purchase a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Quadrum axle: means any four consecutive axles whose centers are more than forty inches but not more than ninety-six inches apart, and are designed to equalize the load between axles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Question: means an amendment, proposition, or like matter to be voted on in an election. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1351
  • Railroad: means a carrier of persons or property upon cars, other than streetcars, operated upon stationary rails. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reasonably be expected to affect the public safety beyond the boundaries of the facility: means fire, explosion, incident, accident, or cleanup within a facility that may reasonably impact public safety beyond the facility, including but not limited to an impact of such nature as to require shelter-in-place orders, evacuations, immediate response by emergency responders, or off-site road closures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Receiver: means liquidator, rehabilitator, conservator or ancillary receiver, as the context requires. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055
  • Receivership court: means the court in the insolvent or impaired insurer's state having jurisdiction over the conservation, rehabilitation, or liquidation of the member insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Reclaiming: means the use of methods, other than those used in rerefining, to purify used oil primarily to remove insoluble contaminants, making the oil suitable for further use; which may include settling, heating, dehydration, filtration, distillation, or centrifuging. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • 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
  • Recovered materials: means those materials which have known recycling potential, can be feasibly recycled, and have been diverted or removed from the solid waste stream for sale, use, or reuse, by separation, collection, or processing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Recovered paper: means paper generated beyond the papermaking process which is subsequently recycled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Recovery: means the recovery of attempted benefits pursued, overpayments, damages, fines, penalties, costs, expenses, restitution, attorney fees, interest, or settlement amounts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1931.1
  • Recycled content: means materials that contain a percentage of post-consumer materials as determined by the department in the products or materials to be procured, including but not limited to paper, aluminum, glass, and composted materials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Recycling: means any process by which nonhazardous solid waste, or materials which would otherwise become solid waste, are collected, separated, or processed and reused or returned to use in the form of raw materials or products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Refund: means the withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after termination from the state service, or with respect to members having the option of belonging to the system, withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after receipt by the system of written notice of withdrawal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Registrant: means any person who is registered with the department as required by provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Registrant: means any person who is registered with the department as required by provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • Registration: means registration with the department in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Regular compensation: means the total cash compensation for personal services paid to an employee by the university, except compensation of an unusual or noncontinuing nature excluded by the board of supervisors as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Regulatory flexibility: means that a qualified participant in a regulatory innovations program may be exempted by the secretary from regulations promulgated by the department under this Chapter consistent with federal law and regulation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2563
  • Release: means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, or disposing into the environment (including the abandonment or discarding of barrels, containers, and other closed receptacles) of any hazardous material or substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Relocation: means a change in the principal residence of a child for a period of sixty days or more, but does not include a temporary absence from the principal residence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:355.1
  • 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.
  • Removal: means the removal or stripping of friable asbestos-containing materials in a building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2343
  • Repair: means patching or other work on asbestos-containing materials to eliminate damaged conditions that make fiber release more likely. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2343
  • Reportable release: means a release of a regulated hazardous material or substance which causes any injury requiring hospitalization or any fatality, results in a fire or explosion which could reasonably be expected to affect the public safety beyond the boundaries of the facility, or exceeds the reportable quantity when that reportable quantity, as defined pursuant to rules promulgated by the deputy secretary, could be reasonably expected to escape beyond the site of the facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Repository: means the local entity designated pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Representative: means a competent adult validly appointed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Rerefining: means the use of refining processes on used oil to produce high-quality base stocks for lubricants or other petroleum products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Resident: means a person who resides in this state on the date of entry of a court order that determines a member insurer to be an impaired insurer or a court order that determines a member insurer to be an insolvent insurer and to whom a contractual obligation is owed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Residential building: means any structure which is constructed and developed for residential occupancy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1202
  • Residential facilities: means living options that are certified and licensed by the department to provide residential services to sixteen or more persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Residential telephonic subscriber: means any natural person who has subscribed to residential telephonic service from a telecommunications service provider or any other natural person living or residing with such person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.12
  • Residents: shall mean and include persons, partnerships, or corporations, domestic, alien, or foreign. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1942
  • Resolution: means a resolution, ordinance, act or other appropriate legislative enactment of a governing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Respondent: means a person alleged to have a mental illness or be suffering from a substance-related or addictive disorder and for whom an application for commitment to a treatment facility has been filed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Respondent: means the person against whom an enforcement action is directed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2004
  • Responsible party: means the operator of record according to the office of conservation records, who last operated the property on which the oilfield site is located at the time the site is about to be abandoned, ceases operation, or becomes an unusable oilfield site, and that operator's partners and working interest owners of that oilfield site. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail gas station: means a retail facility engaged in selling gasoline or diesel fuel primarily to the public, for use in land-based motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Retirement allowance: means annual payments for life under the funded system payable in equal monthly installments beginning as of the date fixed by the board of supervisors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Retirement System: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Revenues: means the revenues described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Right of way: means the privilege of the immediate use of the highway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Road tractor: means every motor vehicle designed, constructed, or used either by itself or for drawing other vehicles used in the construction and maintenance of roads, highways, or streets, and not so constructed as to carry any load thereon, either independently or as a part of the weight of a vehicle or load so drawn. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Roadway: means that portion of a highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular traffic, exclusive of the berm or shoulder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Running surface waters: means the running waters of the state, including the waters of navigable water bodies and state owned lakes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:962
  • safety glass: as used in this Chapter shall mean glass so treated or combined with other materials as to reduce, in comparison with ordinary sheet glass or plate glass, the likelihood of injuries to persons by objects from external sources or by glass, when the glass is cracked or broken. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:360
  • Safety zone: means the area or space officially set apart within a highway for the exclusive use of pedestrians and which is protected or is so marked or indicated by adequate signs as to be plainly visible at all times while set apart as a safety zone. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Salesperson: means any individual employed, appointed, or authorized by a telephonic seller, whether referred to by the telephonic seller as an agent, representative, or independent contractor, who attempts to solicit or solicits a sale on behalf of the telephonic seller. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:822
  • Scholarship: means the funds awarded to a parent or other legal guardian on behalf of an eligible student to attend a participating public or nonpublic school. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4013
  • Scholarship recipient: means an eligible student who is awarded a scholarship. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4013
  • School: means any public or private day or residential school that provides elementary, secondary, college, or post graduate education as determined under state law, or any school of any agency of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2343
  • School bus: means every motor vehicle that complies with the color, equipment, and identification requirements set forth in this Chapter and is used to transport children to and from school or in connection with school activities, but not including buses operated by common carriers in urban transportation of school children. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Seat belt: means the manual restraint system installed by the manufacturer as required by Federal Motor Vehicle Standard No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2004
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Natural Resources or his authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:911
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Natural Resources, and his designees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:962
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development or his delegated or authorized representative. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Natural Resources or his designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1202
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1354
  • Seizure for forfeiture: means seizure of property by a law enforcement officer designated by the district attorney accompanied by a written assertion by the seizing agency or by a district attorney that the property is seized for forfeiture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2601
  • self-insured governmental entity: shall mean any agency of the state, political subdivision of the state, or agency thereof, or consortium of governmental entities that maintains a self-insured loss fund or risk pool. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1923
  • Self-insurer: means a person that covers its liabilities through a qualified individual or group self-insurance program created for the specific purpose of covering liabilities typically covered by insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2055
  • seller: means a person who, on his or her own behalf or through salespersons, causes a telephone solicitation or attempted telephone solicitation to occur in which either the telephonic seller or the purchaser, or both, are located in Louisiana and which meets the following criteria:

    (a)  A telephone solicitation or attempted telephone solicitation wherein the telephonic seller initiates telephonic contact with a prospective purchaser and represents or implies one or more of the following:

    (i)  That a prospective purchaser who buys one or more items will also receive additional or other items, whether or not of the same type as purchased, without further cost. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:822

  • Semitrailer: means every single vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property and passengers and so designed in conjunction and used with a motor vehicle that some part of its own weight and that of its own load rests or is carried by another vehicle and having one or more load-carrying axles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Services: means developmental disability services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Set-asides: means use of a portion of the state's allotted capitalization grant funds for various project and non-project activities as authorized under the federal act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • 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.
  • sewerage district: as used in this Subpart shall include the city of Shreveport. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3981.1
  • Sexual abuse: includes but is not limited to acts which are prohibited by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Sexual harassment: means unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, physical, or inappropriate conduct of a sexual nature which explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment or the holding of office, unreasonably interferes with an individual's work performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment, by a public servant of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:352
  • Shoulder: means the portion of the highway contiguous with the roadway for accommodation of stopped vehicles, for emergency use, pedestrian use, mobility aid use, bicycle use, and for lateral support of base and surface. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Sidewalk: means that portion of a highway between the curb lines, or the lateral lines of a highway, and the adjacent property lines, intended for the use of pedestrians. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Single axle: means an assembly of two or more wheels, whose centers are in one transverse vertical plane or may be included between two parallel transverse vertical planes forty inches apart extending across the full width of the vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Site restoration: means any and all oilfield site restoration activities required of a responsible party of an oil or gas property by regulations adopted by the office of conservation pursuant to this Subtitle, including without limitation plugging of oil and gas wells, pit closure, site remediation, and removal of oilfield equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Small business: means a single business establishment employing not more than nine full-time employees and having not more than two million dollars in average annual gross receipts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Solar device: means the equipment associated with the collection, transfer, distribution, storage, and control of solar energy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:1151
  • Solid waste: means any garbage, refuse, sludge, and other discarded material, including those in a solid, liquid, or semisolid state resulting from residential, community, or commercial activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Solution mined cavern: means a cavity created within the salt stock by dissolution with water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Solution mining injection well: means a well into which fluids, other than fluids associated with active drilling operations, are injected for extraction of minerals or energy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Sophisticated system: means a basic system with the additional capability of automatic identification of the caller's number, holding the incoming call, reconnection on the same telephone line, clearing a telephone line or automatic call routing or combinations of such capabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:792
  • Special class system: means a pipeline system for distributing gas to a federal, state, or local government facility or to a private facility performing a government function through which the operator receives or purchases gas from an outside source and distributes the gas through a pipeline system to more than one outlet beyond the meter or regulator, which ultimate outlet may, but need not be, individually metered or charged a fee for the gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Special permit: means a written authorization to move or operate on a highway a vehicle or combination of vehicles with indivisible load of size and/or weight exceeding the limits prescribed for vehicles in regular operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Special permit applicant: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, or association making application for a special permit to transport a vehicle, combination of vehicles, and/or load which is oversize or overweight and under whose authority and responsibility such vehicle or load is transported. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Spouse: shall mean a person who is legally married to a member of this system and shall not include a person who is legally separated from a member of this system by a judgment of separation, unless such person has voluntarily reconciled with the member and which reconciliation is established by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • standing: means the halting of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in receiving or discharging passengers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Start-up costs: means those costs reasonably and prudently incurred by the local government (including legal and professional services) in obtaining the feasibility study required under this Chapter, in seeking to obtain assent of the financial market place for funding the proposed project, and other related costs through the closing of the sale of the bonds or other financing vehicles supporting the provisioning of covered services, and specifically excludes capital costs as defined herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: means the State of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • State government: means the legislative branch, executive branch, and judicial branch of state government, but shall not include any parish, municipality, or any other unit of local government, including a school board special district, mayor's court, justice of the peace court, district attorney, sheriff, clerk of court, coroner, tax assessor, registrar of voters, or any other elected parochial or municipal official. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:352
  • State health officer: means the employee of the department who is the chief health care official of the state as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • State health officer: means the employee of the department who is the chief health care official of the state as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • State maintained highway: means any highway in this state which is contained in the state highway system as defined by law or which is maintained by the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • State Soil Conservation Committee: means the agency created in Section 3:1204. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Statement: includes but is not limited to any notice, statement, proof of loss, bill of lading, receipt for payment, invoice, account, estimate of property damages, bill for services, diagnosis, prescription, hospital or doctor records, test results, x-rays, or other evidence of loss, injury, or expense. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1923
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Steering axle: means the axle of a motor vehicle or combination of vehicles by which the same is guided or steered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Stop: means , when required, the complete cessation from movement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • stopping: means , when prohibited, any halting, even momentarily of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in compliance with the directions of a police officer, weights and standards police officer, or traffic control sign or signal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Storage: means the containment of hazardous waste on a temporary basis, for such time as may be permitted by regulations, in such a manner as not to constitute disposal of such hazardous waste. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2173
  • Street: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way or place of whatever nature publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for the purpose of vehicular travel, including bridges, causeways, tunnels, and ferries; synonymous with the word "highway". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Structure: means any encroachment upon state lands, other than those which are specified as the subject matter of a particular class of permit, which is permanently attached to the public lands by pilings, or other means, including, but not limited to storage docks, houses, camps, warehouses, residences, bulkheads not proximate to the shore or bank, business establishments, dams, bridges, impoundment structures, or similar works. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • Structured settlement annuity: means an annuity purchased in order to fund periodic payments for a plaintiff or other claimant in payment for or with respect to personal injury suffered by the plaintiff or other claimant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Subject lines of business: means the following lines of business: fire, allied lines, homeowners' multiperil, the property insurance portion of commercial multiperil policies, and the business interruption insurance portion of commercial multiperil policies or such interruption insurance with respect to commercial properties on a monoline basis. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subscribers: means a person that lawfully receives a covered service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.43
  • Substantial functional limitations: means documented evidence of limitations in present functioning considered within the context of community environments typical of the age, peers, and culture of the person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Superior environmental performance: means :

    (a)  A significant decrease of pollution to levels lower than the levels currently being achieved by the subject facility under applicable law or regulation, where these lower levels are better than required by applicable law and regulation; or

    (b)  Improved social or economic benefits, as determined by the secretary, to the state while achieving protection to the environment equal to the protection currently being achieved by the subject facility under applicable law and regulation, provided that all requirements under current applicable law and regulation are being achieved by the facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2563

  • supervised financial institution: means any commercial bank, trust company, savings and loan association, credit union, industrial loan company, personal property broker, consumer finance lender, commercial finance lender, or insurer, provided that the institution is subject to supervision by an official or agency of this state or of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:822
  • Supervised visitation: means face-to-face contact between a parent and a child which occurs in the immediate presence of a supervising person approved by the court under conditions which prevent any physical abuse, threats, intimidation, abduction, or humiliation of either the abused parent or the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Support plan: means an individualized plan that coordinates supports and services to assist the person in reaching his desired outcomes and reflects the vision, personal preferences, life goals, and diverse formal and informal support needs of the person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Support profile: means a summary of identified supports or services that addresses the expressed needs and desires of the person and that is used in the development of the support plan for that person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Support team: means a team consisting of a person with a developmental disability, his plan coordinator, and may include his family and others whom the person chooses to assist him in developing a support plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Surviving spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of the system and living with the member at the time of his death. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • System: means the developmental disabilities services system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Tandem axle: means any two consecutive axles whose centers are more than forty inches but not more than ninety-six inches apart, and are designed to equalize the load between axles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Tandem axle weight: means the total weight transmitted to the road by a tandem axle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Tanning equipment: means ultraviolet or other lamps and equipment containing such lamps intended to induce skin tanning through the irradiation of any part of the living human body with ultraviolet radiation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Tanning facility: means any location, place, area, structure, or business which provides consumers access to tanning equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Tax: means the amount of tax due under this Chapter, and any amount of interest due under this Chapter, unless the intention to give it a more limited meaning is disclosed by the context. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2241
  • Taxpayer: means any person liable to pay any tax or file any return under this Chapter, regardless of whether such person has paid any tax or filed the required return. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2241
  • Telephone access line: means any seven-digit telephone number for each call to which a fee is charged. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:810
  • Telephone company: means an entity which provides local telephone service to subscribers for a fee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:841
  • Telephone solicitation: means a call made by a telephone solicitor to a consumer, for the purpose of soliciting a sale of any consumer goods or services, or for the purpose of soliciting an extension of credit for consumer goods or services, or for the purpose of obtaining information that will or may be used for the direct solicitation of a sale of consumer goods or services or an extension of credit for such purposes, or for the purpose of soliciting contributions for or on behalf of a charitable organization as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.1
  • Telephone solicitor: means any natural person, firm, organization, partnership, association, or corporation, or a subsidiary or affiliate thereof, doing business in this state, who makes or causes to be made a telephone solicitation, including but not limited to calls made by use of automated dialing or recorded message devices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.1
  • Telephonic solicitation: means any voice or data communication made by a telephonic solicitor to a residential telephonic subscriber for the purpose of encouraging a sale or rental of or investment in property, consumer goods, or services; or for the purpose of encouraging an extension of credit for property, consumer goods, or services; or for the purpose of obtaining information that will or may be used for the direct solicitation of a sale or rental of or investment in property, consumer goods, or services or an extension of credit for such purposes; or for the solicitation of a contribution to a charitable organization, but does not include voice or data communications made for any of the following reasons:

    (a)  In response to an express request of the person called. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.12

  • Telephonic solicitor: means any natural person, firm, organization, partnership, association, or corporation, or a subsidiary or affiliate thereof, doing business in this state, who makes or causes to be made a telephonic solicitation, including but not limited to any communication made by use of automated dialing or recorded message devices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:844.12
  • 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.
  • Termination: means complete cessation of employment with the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Timeshare association: means a corporation owned by the timeshare interest owners and through which the timeshare interest owners manage and regulate the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare documents: means all of the documents, by whatever names denominated, and any amendments thereto, which establish the timeshare plan, create and govern the rights and relationships of owners, and govern the use and operation of the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare expenses: means any expenditures, fees, charges, or other liabilities for which an owner of a timeshare interest is liable as a result of the ownership of the timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare instrument: means the legal document or documents, by whatever names denominated, that convey a timeshare interest to a purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare interest: means an ownership "timeshare interest" a lease timeshare interest, a timeshare estate, and a timeshare use unless expressly provided otherwise and includes any of the following:

    (a)  A "timeshare estate" which is the right to occupy a timeshare property, coupled with present ownership or some right to future ownership in a timeshare property or a specified portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2

  • Timeshare plan: means any arrangement, plan, scheme, or similar device, other than an exchange program, whether by membership agreement, sale, lease, license, other act of conveyance, or right-to-use agreement or by any other means, whereby a purchaser, in exchange for consideration, receives ownership rights in or the right to use accommodations for a period of time less than a full year during any given year, but not necessarily for consecutive years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare property: means one or more timeshare units subject to the same timeshare plan, together with any common elements or any other immovable property, or rights therein, appurtenant to those units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare unit: means a unit which is the subject of a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Tire: means a continuous solid or pneumatic rubber covering encircling the wheel of a motor vehicle or off-road vehicle, including the spare tire of such vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • 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.
  • Trade secret: means any confidential formula, pattern, process, device, information, or compilation of information, including chemical name or other unique identifier, that is used in an employer's business, and that gives the employer an opportunity to obtain an advantage over competitors who do not know or use it. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2363
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for purposes of travel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Traffic control device: means all signs, signals, markings, and devices, not inconsistent with this Chapter, placed or erected by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction, for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Traffic control signal: means a type of highway traffic signal, manually, electrically or mechanically operated, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and permitted to proceed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Trailer: means every single vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property or passengers wholly on its own structure, drawn by a motor vehicle which carries no part of the weight and load of the trailer on its own wheels and having two or more load carrying axles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Training center: means any school, academy, institute, or any place of learning whatsoever, which offers or conducts a law enforcement training course. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2402
  • 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.
  • Transfer: means the removal of a patient from one mental institution to another without any procedure for admission other than is prescribed by the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Transfer student: means a child who is not an entering student who enters school in grades one through six in this state from a school outside this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • Transportation: means the movement of hazardous wastes from the point of generation or storage to the point of treatment, storage, or disposal by any means of commercial or private transport. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2173
  • Transportation of hazardous liquids: means the movement of hazardous liquids by pipeline, or their storage incidental to such movement, in or affecting intrastate commerce; however, it shall not include any such movement through gathering lines in rural locations, onshore production, refining, or manufacturing facilities, or storage or in-plant piping systems associated with any of such facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:702
  • Treating physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the behavioral health treatment of the principal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Treatment: means any method, technique, or process, including neutralization, designed to change the physical, chemical, or biological character or composition of any hazardous waste so as to neutralize such waste or render it nonhazardous, safer for transport, amenable for recovery or storage, or reduced in volume. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2173
  • 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; and fourth, financial or other status of the patient, except that such considerations shall not apply to forensic facilities:

                (i) Public and private behavioral health services providers licensed pursuant to R. 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.
  • Tridum axle: means any three consecutive axles whose centers are more than forty inches but not more than ninety-six inches apart, and are designed to equalize the load between axles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Truck: means every motor propelled single vehicle for the conveyance of property or things for hauling purposes and having one front steering axle and one rear or load carrying axle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Truck-tractor: means every motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not so constructed as to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load drawn. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Tutor: means any person acting as a fiduciary for a minor ward. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Type II school bus: means any school bus designed to carry sixteen or less pupils at one time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Ultraviolet radiation: means electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in air between two hundred nanometers and four hundred nanometers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Unallocated annuity contract: means any annuity contract or group annuity certificate which is not issued to and owned by an individual except to the extent of any annuity benefits guaranteed to an individual by an insurer under such contract or certificate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2084
  • Underwater obstruction: means any obstacle, whether natural or manmade, which impedes normal navigation and commercial fishing on the navigable waters of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:101.3
  • Unfair Trade Practice Law: shall mean the law relating to unfair methods of competition and unfair and deceptive acts and practices in the business of insurance, as set out in Part IV of this Chapter, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1942
  • 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
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Unit: means immovable property, or a portion thereof, designated for separate occupancy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • University: means all campuses and divisions of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Unlisted number: means an active telephone number which is not published in a telephone directory. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:841
  • Unusable oilfield site: means an oilfield site which has no continued useful purpose for the exploration, production, or development of oil or gas and for which a responsible party can be located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Use period: means the increments of time into which a timeshare unit or the timeshare property is divided for the purpose of allocating rights of use and occupancy to the owners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Used oil: means any oil, whether refined from crude oil or synthetic oil, that has been used and as a result of such use, is contaminated by physical or chemical impurities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Used oil collection facility: means automotive service facilities, governmentally sponsored collection facilities, or other facilities, which in the course of business accept for disposal of five gallons or less of used oil from the general public, all as is more fully set forth by rule, and which store used oil in tanks or containers approved by the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Vehicle: means every device by which persons or things may be transported upon a public highway or bridge, except devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Veterans administration: means the veterans administration, its predecessors, or successors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Violation: means a failure to comply with the requirements of this Subtitle, the rules issued under this Subtitle, and conditions of permits under this Subtitle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2004
  • Voice vote: A vote in which the Presiding Officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of legisators voting on each side are not recorded.
  • Vote indicator: means the device on a voting machine with which votes upon a candidate or question are indicated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1351
  • Voting machine: means the enclosure occupied by the voter when voting, as formed by the machine, its screen and privacy shield, which shall include electronic voting machines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1351
  • Voting system: means the total combination of equipment, including voting machines, used to define ballots, cast and count votes, report or display election results, and maintain and produce any auditable data and the software, firmware, hardware, and documentation required to program, control, and support such equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1351
  • Ward: means a beneficiary of the veterans administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Waste: means any garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility, and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semisolid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining, or agricultural operations, and from community activities, but does not include solid or dissolved material in domestic sewage, or solid or dissolved materials in irrigation return flows or industrial discharges which are point sources subject to permits under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2173
  • Waste: means all nonproduct outputs from all environmental media, even though they may be within permitted or licensed limits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2293
  • Waste management: means any of the various methods or means of reducing waste which are applied after the waste is generated or is outside of the location where waste is generated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2293
  • Waste product: means any liquid, sludge, effluent, semi-liquid or other substance resulting from any process, whether manufacturing or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Waste reduction: means in-plant practices that reduce, avoid, or eliminate the generation of hazardous or solid waste so as to reduce the risks to human health and the environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2293
  • Waste tire: means a whole tire that is no longer suitable for its original purpose because of wear, damage, or defect. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Waste tire collection center: means a site where used tires are collected from the public prior to being offered for recycling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Waste tire generation: means the replacement of an unserviceable tire with a serviceable tire. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Waste tire material: means recovered material produced from whole waste tires which have been processed, unless abandoned or otherwise improperly disposed of in a manner that subjects the material to solid waste regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Waste tire processing facility: means a site where equipment is used to cut, burn, or otherwise alter whole waste tires so that they are no longer whole. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • wastes: means those fluids, sludges, elements, or compounds defined or identified as oilfield wastes or non-hazardous oilfield wastes pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:73
  • Waterway: means any navigable bayou, canal, channel, or river, or portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Waterway dredging and deepening priority program: means the priority list of projects submitted by the office and approved by the joint committee pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Waterway project: means a program, either new or continuing, that is planned and implemented with the primary goal of dredging and deepening waterways in the state to include cost share projects with the federal government and construction and maintenance costs associated with dredging and disposing of dredged material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Weights and standards police officer: means an employee of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, public safety services, authorized to enforce the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Wharf: means any structure built upon pilings extending along the shore and generally connected with the bank or shore along its length, with or without a sunshade or boathouse, built or maintained for the purpose of providing a berthing or mooring place for watercraft or for loading or unloading cargo or passengers onto or from watercraft or for fishing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 41:1704
  • White goods: means inoperative and discarded refrigerators, ranges, water heaters, freezers, microwave ovens, and other similar domestic and commercial large appliances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2412
  • Width: means the total outside transverse dimension of a vehicle including any load or load holding devices thereon but excluding approved safety devices and tire bulge due to load. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • 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.