§ 32:1271 Short title
§ 32:1272 Definitions
§ 32:1273 Scope and exemptions
§ 32:1274 License and filing requirements; licensing fees
§ 32:1275 Financial responsibility
§ 32:1276 Warranty reimbursement policy requirements
§ 32:1277 Disclosure to warranty holder
§ 32:1278 Prohibited acts
§ 32:1279 Record keeping
§ 32:1280 Enforcement; examination
§ 32:1281 Rulemaking power
§ 32:1282 Applicability

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 32 > Chapter 6-A

  • Administrator: means a third party other than the warrantor who is designated by the warrantor to be responsible for the administration of vehicle protection product warranties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Base health care facility: means a facility or institution providing health care services, including but not limited to a hospital or other licensed inpatient center, ambulatory surgical or treatment center, skilled nursing facility, inpatient hospice facility, residential treatment center, diagnostic, laboratory, or imaging center, or rehabilitation or other therapeutic health setting that has entered into a contract or agreement with a facility-based physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • bureau: means the Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:576
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Covered health care services: means health care services that are either covered and payable under the terms of health insurance coverage or required by law to be covered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Covered person: means a policyholder, subscriber, enrollee, insured, or other individual participating in a health benefit plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • criminal justice agency: means any government agency or subunit thereof, or private agency which, through statutory authorization or a legal formal agreement with a governmental unit or agency has the power of investigation, arrest, detention, prosecution, adjudication, treatment, supervision, rehabilitation or release of persons suspected, charged, or convicted of a crime; or which collects, stores, processes, transmits, or disseminates criminal history record or crime information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:576
  • criminal justice system: means that body of agencies at the federal, state, or local level, which may legally arrest, detain, prosecute, adjudicate, treat, supervise, rehabilitate or release, or collect, store, process, transmit, or disseminate criminal history record or crime information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:576
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1020.1
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Emergency medical condition: means a medical condition manifesting itself by symptoms of sufficient severity, including severe pain, such that a prudent layperson, who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine, could reasonably expect that the absence of immediate medical attention would result in serious impairment to bodily functions, serious dysfunction of a bodily organ or part, or would place the person's health or, with respect to a pregnant woman, the health of the woman or her unborn child, in serious jeopardy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Emergency services: means health care items and services furnished or required to evaluate and treat an emergency medical condition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Essential community providers: means providers that serve predominantly low-income, medically underserved individuals, including those providers defined in Section 340B(a)(4) of the Public Health Service Act and providers described in Section 1927(c)(1)(D)(i)(IV) of the Social Security Act as set forth by Section 221 of Public Law 111-8. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Facility-based physician: means a physician licensed to practice medicine who is required by the base health care facility to provide services in a base health care facility, including an anesthesiologist, hospitalist, intensivist, neonatologist, pathologist, radiologist, emergency room physician, or other on-call physician, who is required by the base health care facility to provide covered health care services related to any medical condition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • FBI rap back system: means a service maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to provide authorized noncriminal and criminal justice agencies ongoing status notifications of any criminal history subsequently reported to the FBI in its criminal history system after the initial criminal or civil transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:576
  • Health benefit plan: means a policy, contract, certificate, or subscriber agreement entered into, offered, or issued by a health insurance issuer to provide, deliver, arrange for, pay for, or reimburse any of the costs of health care services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Health care facility: means an institution providing health care services or a health care setting, including but not limited to hospitals and other licensed inpatient centers, ambulatory surgical or treatment centers, skilled nursing centers, diagnostic, laboratory and imaging centers, and rehabilitation and other therapeutic health settings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Health care professional: means a physician or other health care practitioner licensed, certified, or registered to perform specified health care services consistent with state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Health care services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Health insurance coverage: means benefits consisting of medical care provided or arranged for directly, through insurance or reimbursement, or otherwise, and includes health care services paid for under any health benefit plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Health insurance issuer: means an entity subject to the insurance laws and regulations of this state, or subject to the jurisdiction of the commissioner, that contracts or offers to contract, or enters into an agreement to provide, deliver, arrange for, pay for, or reimburse any of the costs of health care services, including a sickness and accident insurance company, a health maintenance organization, a preferred provider organization or any similar entity, or any other entity providing a plan of health insurance or health benefits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Healthcare facility: means an institution providing healthcare services or a healthcare setting, including but not limited to hospitals and other licensed inpatient centers, ambulatory surgical or treatment centers, skilled nursing centers, diagnostic, laboratory, and imaging centers, and rehabilitation and other therapeutic health settings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1020.1
  • Healthcare professional: means a physician or other healthcare practitioner licensed, certified, or registered to perform specified healthcare services consistent with state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1020.1
  • Healthcare services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1020.1
  • Incidental costs: means expenses specified in the warranty incurred by the warranty holder related to the failure of the vehicle protection product to perform as provided in the warranty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • network: means an entity, including a health insurance issuer, that, through contracts or agreements with health care providers, provides or arranges for access by groups of covered persons to health care services by health care providers who are not otherwise or individually contracted directly with a health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • 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.
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint venture, a joint stock company, a trust, an unincorporated organization, any similar entity, or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • 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.
  • provider: means a health care professional or a health care facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1019.1
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Vehicle protection product: means a vehicle protection device, system, or service that is:

    (i)  Installed on or applied to a vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272

  • warrantor: means a person who is contractually obligated to the warranty holder under the terms of the vehicle protection product warranty agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • warranty: means a written agreement by a warrantor that provides if the vehicle protection product fails to prevent loss or damage to a vehicle from a specific cause, that the warrantor will pay to or on behalf of the warranty holder specified incidental costs as a result of the failure of the vehicle protection product to perform pursuant to the terms of the warranty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Warranty holder: means a person who purchases a vehicle protection product or who is a permitted transferee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • Warranty reimbursement insurance policy: means a policy of insurance that is issued to the vehicle protection product warrantor to provide reimbursement to the warrantor or to pay on behalf of the warrantor all covered contractual obligations incurred by the warrantor under the terms and conditions of the insured vehicle protection product warranties issued by the warrantor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272