§ 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 - Louisiana Vehicle Protection Product Act

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1272
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • 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