§ 37:1360.101 As used in this Part, the following terms have the meaning ascribed in this Section:
§ 37:1360.102 A. The Genetic Counselor Advisory Committee is hereby created and shall have the purpose, composition, duties, and functions provided in this Section.
§ 37:1360.103 A. Each genetic counselor licensed in accordance with the provisions of this Part shall enter into a collaborative practice agreement with a physician who agrees to work with and pro
§ 37:1360.104 A. The board shall be responsible for enforcement of the provisions of this Part.
§ 37:1360.104.1 A. As used in this Section, the following terms shall have the following meaning:
§ 37:1360.105 A. To qualify for licensure as a genetic counselor, an applicant shall do all of the following:
§ 37:1360.106 A. The following persons are not required to be licensed in accordance with this Part:
§ 37:1360.107 A. A license issued by the board shall be subject to annual renewal and shall expire and become null and void unless renewed in the manner prescribed by the board.
§ 37:1360.108 A. The board may, after a hearing conducted pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act or by consent of the parties, deny or refuse to issue, revoke, suspend, or cancel a license o
§ 37:1360.109 A. An individual who does not have a valid license or temporary license as a genetic counselor issued in accordance with this Part may not use the title “genetic counselor”, “license
§ 37:1360.110 A. There shall be no liability on the part of and no action for damages against any member of the board, or any agent or employee of the board, in any civil action for any act perfor
§ 37:1360.111 The board shall promulgate all rules in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act as are necessary for the regulation of the profession of genetic counseling in accordance wit

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 37 > Chapter 15 > Part VIII - Genetic Counselors

  • Advisory committee: means the Louisiana Genetic Counselor Advisory Committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Collaborating physician: means a physician who has entered into a collaborative practice agreement with a genetic counselor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Collaborative practice agreement: means a document established by a genetic counselor and a collaborating physician which governs the professional relationship between the genetic counselor and the physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, acting directly through its duly authorized officers and agents, or whatever state board, official, or body may hereafter be authorized by law to exercise the functions now devolving upon it under the law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Genetic counseling: means any of the following actions by a genetic counselor that occur through and as a result of communication between the genetic counselor and a patient:

                (a) Obtaining and evaluating individual, family, and medical histories to determine genetic risk for genetic or medical conditions and diseases in a patient, his offspring, and other family members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101

  • Genetic counselor: means an individual who is licensed pursuant to this Part to provide genetic counseling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Genetic supervision: refers to the assessment by an individual who is licensed pursuant to this Part or a physician who is licensed pursuant to Part I of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle, as herein defined, which is self propelled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Motorcycle: means every motor vehicle designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, except any such vehicles as may be included within the classification "tractor" as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Owner: means a person who holds the 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 the possession, howsoever, thereof with right of purchase upon performance of the conditions stated in the agreement and with the right of immediate possession vested in such 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 such conditional vendee or lessee or possessor or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner for the purpose of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • person: includes a body of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 1:10
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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.
  • Vehicle: means every device in, upon, or by which any person, property, or thing is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks; provided, that for the purpose of this Chapter, a bicycle or a ridden animal shall not be deemed a vehicle, and provided further that a trailer or semitrailer shall be held and deemed each to be and constitute a separate vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451