Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 30 > Subtitle II > Chapter 15-A – Lead Hazard Reduction, Licensure and Certification
|Part I||General Provisions||30:2351 – 30:2351.12|
|Part II||Conduct of Lead Hazard Reduction Activities||30:2351.21 – 30:2351.41|
|Part IV||Miscellaneous Provisions||30:2351.51 – 30:2351.59|
Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 30 > Subtitle II > Chapter 15-A - Lead Hazard Reduction, Licensure and Certification
- Abatement: means any set of measures as determined by the secretary designed to permanently eliminate lead hazards including:
(a) The removal of lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust, the permanent containment or encapsulation of lead-based paint, the replacement of lead-painted surfaces or fixtures, and the removal or covering of lead-contaminated soil. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Account: means the Lead Hazard Reduction Dedicated Fund Account created pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Accredited training provider: means a person certified by the secretary pursuant to this Chapter to provide training in lead hazard reduction activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- advertising: means any statement, oral or written, requested and approved by a licensed dentist, disseminated to or displayed before the public or any portion thereof with the intent of selling professional dental services, offering to perform professional dental services, or inducing members of the public to enter into any obligation relating to such professional dental services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
- Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
- Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
- Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
- Aggregating period: means :
(a) For a political committee, except a political committee which supports only one candidate, the period from January first of the calendar year through December thirty-first of the same calendar year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
- Another state: means each of the several states, other than Louisiana, and includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
- Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
- Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
- Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
- Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
- Business entity: means a partnership, firm, association, corporation, sole proprietorship, or other business concern. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Candidate: means a person who seeks nomination or election to public office, except the office of president or vice president of the United States, presidential elector, delegate to a political party convention, United States senator, United States congressman, or political party office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
- Certificate: means :
(a) With regard to a person engaged in a lead hazard reduction activity, a document issued by the secretary, or under the authority of the secretary, affirming that the person successfully has completed the training and other requirements for lead hazard reduction activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Certified: means , with regard to a person engaged in a lead hazard reduction activity, that the person successfully has completed the training and other requirements for engaging in lead hazard reduction activities established by the secretary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Chairman: means the principal executive officer of a political committee regardless of his title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Child-occupied facility: means a building or portion of a building or common area, other than the child's principal residence, constructed prior to 1978, and meeting one of the following:
(a) Is visited regularly by the same child, who is six years of age or younger, on at least two different days within any week, provided that each day's visit lasts at least three hours, that the combined weekly visits last at least six hours, and that the combined annual visits last at least sixty hours. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Closing date: means the date through which the report is complete. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
- committee: means two or more persons, other than a husband and wife, and any legal entity organized for the primary purpose of supporting or opposing one or more candidates, propositions, recalls of a public officer, or political parties, which accepts contributions in the name of the committee, or makes expenditures from committee funds or in the name of the committee, or makes a transfer of funds to or receives a transfer of funds from another committee, or receives or makes loans in an aggregate amount in excess of five hundred dollars within any calendar year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Community action agency: means a public agency or private nonprofit corporation having authority under its charter or bylaws, or both, to administer community action programs, which has been designated as a community action agency by the parish governing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:62
- Community action program: means a community based and operated program which provides services, assistance, and other activities of sufficient scope and size to give promise of progress toward the elimination of poverty in a community. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:62
- Contribution: except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, means a gift, conveyance, payment, or deposit of money or anything of value, or the forgiveness of a loan or of a debt, made for the purpose of supporting, opposing, or otherwise influencing the nomination or election of a person to public office, for the purpose of supporting or opposing a proposition or question submitted to the voters, or for the purpose of supporting or opposing the recall of a public officer, whether made before or after the election. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Dental assistant: means a person who is employed by a licensed practicing dentist and performs the duties authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry only under his direct on-premises supervision, direction, and responsibility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
- Dental hygienist: means a person licensed under the provision of this Chapter to perform those duties authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry as set forth in rules and regulations promulgated by the board in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
- Dentistry: means the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, or treatment, including nonsurgical, surgical, or related procedures, of diseases, disorders, or conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial areas or the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body provided by a dentist within the scope of his education, training, and experience, in accordance with the ethics of the profession and applicable law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
- Department: means the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
- Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
- Devise: To gift property by will.
- Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
- District office: means the following offices but shall not include any major office:
(a) The office of a member of the Louisiana Legislature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Donor: The person who makes a gift.
- Earned compensation: means the base pay earned by an employee for a given pay period as reported to the system on a monthly basis by the agency which shall include the cash value of any emolument of office in the form of paid compensation in lieu of salary which is subject to federal and state payroll taxes and includes the full amount earned by an employee, overtime, and per diem earned by an employee of the House of Representatives, the Senate, or an agency of the legislature, and expense allowances and per diem paid to members of the legislature, the clerk, or sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives and president and secretary or sergeant at arms of the Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
- Election: means any primary, general, or special election held, pursuant to the laws of this state or a parish or municipal charter or ordinance or a court order, to choose a public officer or nominee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
- Employee: means a person currently employed, laid off, terminated with reemployment rights, or on leave of absence who is permitted, required, or directed to engage in any employment by an employer in consideration of direct or indirect gain or profit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
- 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
- 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
- Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
- Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
- Expanded duty dental assistant: means a person who is employed by a licensed practicing dentist and has passed an expanded function for dental assistants course approved by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry that shall not consist of less than thirty classroom hours, or who has graduated from a dental assisting program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association provided the program teaches functions as provided for in LAC 46:XXXIII. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
- Expenditure: means a purchase, payment, advance, deposit, or gift, of money or anything of value made for the purpose of supporting, opposing, or otherwise influencing the nomination or election of a person to public office, for the purpose of supporting or opposing a proposition or question submitted to the voters, or for the purpose of supporting or opposing the recall of a public officer, whether made before or after the election. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- 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
- Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
- Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
- Fund: means the Lead Hazard Reduction Fund created pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
- Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
- Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
- Inspection: means :
(a) A surface-by-surface investigation to determine the presence of lead hazards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Inspector: means a person certified pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter who conducts inspections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
- Law clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
- 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.
- Lead contractor: means any person employing workers engaged in lead hazard reduction activities and a self-employed individual who engages in lead hazard reduction activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Lead hazard: means any condition that causes exposure to lead from lead-contaminated dust, lead-contaminated soil, or lead-contaminated paint that is deteriorated or present in accessible surfaces, friction surfaces, or impact surfaces that would result in adverse human health effects as established by the secretary; and shall include lead-based paint as defined by the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Lead hazard reduction activities: means the assessment of lead hazards, and the planning, implementation, and inspection of abatement activities, as determined by the secretary; and shall include lead-based paint activities as defined by the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Lead-contaminated waste: means any discarded material resulting from an abatement activity that fails the toxicity characteristic determined by the secretary due to the presence of lead or any material that is a mixture of discarded material resulting from an abatement activity and some other material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
- Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
- Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
- License: means an authorization issued by the State Licensing Board for Contractors that allows a person to engage in certain lead hazard reduction activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Licensure by credentials: means issuing of a license using a performance record in place of examinations to evaluate theoretical knowledge and clinical skill when an applicant for licensure has been awarded a D. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
- Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
- Loan: means a transfer of money, property, or anything of value in exchange for an obligation to repay in whole or in part, made for the purpose of supporting, opposing, or otherwise influencing the nomination for election, or election, of any person to public office, for the purpose of supporting or opposing a proposition or question submitted to the voters, or for the purpose of supporting or opposing the recall of a public officer, whether made before or after the election. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Low income: means a household income level established by the Louisiana Workforce Commission, after public hearings, below which an individual will be qualified for services delivered through a community action program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:62
- Major office: means the following offices: governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, state treasurer, commissioner of agriculture, commissioner of insurance, the superintendent of education, public service commissioner, justice of the supreme court, court of appeal judge, district court judge in a judicial district comprised of a single parish with a population in excess of four hundred fifty thousand persons as determined by the most recently published decennial federal census where the election district is parishwide, as long as these offices are elective offices, and any candidate for office with an election district containing a population in excess of two hundred fifty thousand persons as determined by the most recently published decennial federal census. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
- Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
- National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
- Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
- Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
- Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
- Person: means any individual, business entity, governmental body, or other public or private entity including, to the extent not preempted by state or federal law or regulation, the federal government and its agencies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Person: means any individual, partnership, limited liability company or corporation, association, labor union, political committee, corporation, or other legal entity, including their subsidiaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Personal property: All property that is not real property.
- 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.
- Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
- Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
- Principal campaign committee: means a political committee designated by a candidate pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
- Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
- Public entity: means the state, any of its political subdivisions, or any agency or instrumentality of either. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Public office: means any state, parish, municipal, ward, district, or other office or position that is filled by election of the voters, except those specifically excepted in Paragraph (3) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
- Reciprocity: means formal reciprocal agreement between two state boards under which a dentist licensed in one state may apply for and receive a license in another state without examination and without fulfilling any other requirements except the usual state license fees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
- 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
- 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
- Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
- Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
- Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
- Reporting period: shall mean those periods established by La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Reputable dental school: means one that is recognized as such by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry according to its rules and regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
- Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
- Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1
- Secretary: means the secretary of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
- source: includes but is not limited to an insurance company, dental health maintenance organization, a dental preferred provider organization, Medicaid, dental discount company, or any other thirty party. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:775
- State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
- Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
- Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
- Subsidiary committee: means a political committee other than a principal campaign committee, designated by a candidate or by a principal campaign committee pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Supervisory committee: means the Board of Ethics established in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
- Testify: Answer questions in court.
- 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 of funds: means any money, regardless of amount, received by a committee from another committee or money given by a committee to another committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:1483
- Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
- 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
- Unlicensed person: means a person who is not licensed by the board who illegally practices dentistry or dental hygiene. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
- unprofessional conduct: means :
(1) Advertisement of fees for or of free dental services without:
(a) Fully disclosing all procedures to be included by the dentist in the advertised service, including but not limited to necessary diagnosis, radiographs, restorative treatment, laboratory fees, and post-operative care. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:775
- Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
- 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
- Worker: means a person who conducts lead hazard reduction activities pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:2351.1