§ 32:398.1 A. All traffic enforcement agencies in this state shall provide traffic citations in appropriate form containing notices to appear, which shall be issued through one of the following
§ 32:398.2 Disposition of traffic citations; unlawful acts; records
§ 32:398.3 Illegal cancellation of traffic citation; penalty; audit of citation records; publication
§ 32:398.4 When copy of citation shall be deemed a lawful complaint
§ 32:398.5 Applicability

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 32 > Chapter 1 > Part VII-A

  • Assistance: means money payments under this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • 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.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Commissioner: means the deputy secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, public safety services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Joint session: When both chambers of a legislature adopt a concurrent resolution to meet together.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.