§ 37:3270 Declaration of purpose
§ 37:3271 Private security law; short title
§ 37:3272 General definition of terms
§ 37:3273 Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners; creation; qualification; domicile; term of office; confirmation; oath of office; compensation
§ 37:3274 Powers, duties, authorities, and responsibilities; meetings; quorum
§ 37:3275 Executive secretary; duties
§ 37:3276 Qualifications of licensee
§ 37:3276.1 Suitability
§ 37:3277 Investigation; time; procedure
§ 37:3278 Examination
§ 37:3279 Approval, denial; procedure; appeals; prior qualifications
§ 37:3280 License form; information; assignment or transfer
§ 37:3281 Posting; unlawful posting; surrender of license
§ 37:3282 Notification of changes
§ 37:3283 Security officer and security operations manager registrant; card; application; qualifications; investigation; denial, suspension, or revocation; validity; renewal; change of address
§ 37:3284 Training of security officers; requirements
§ 37:3285 Transportation of firearms
§ 37:3286 A. The board may assess the following schedule of fees, which shall not be refundable:
§ 37:3287 Renewal of license, certificate; penalty
§ 37:3288 Administrative penalties
§ 37:3289 Causes for nonissuance, suspension, revocation, or restrictions; fines; reinstatement
§ 37:3290 Insignias; markings; clothing; restrictions
§ 37:3291 Unlawful commissions
§ 37:3292 Violations; penalties
§ 37:3293 Cease and desist order; injunctive relief
§ 37:3294 Sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, association with licensed business
§ 37:3295 Fund of the board of private security examiners
§ 37:3296 Adoption of rules
§ 37:3297 Local governmental restrictions; superseded local governmental laws, code, or ordinances
§ 37:3298 Inapplicability
§ 37:3299 Discharge of firearms

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 37 > Chapter 47

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • Activity: means a distinct subset of functions or services within a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Agency: means and includes any office, department, board, commission, institution, division, office, instrumentality, or functional group, heretofore existing or hereafter created, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions in the executive branch of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Applicant: means a person who seeks to be examined for licensure or registration by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Armed security officer: is a n individual who provides security services and who at any time wears, carries, possesses, or has access to a firearm or any other weapon defined by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attack: means any action or series of actions taken by an enemy of the United States resulting in substantial damage or injury to persons or property in this state, whether through sabotage, bombs, missiles, shellfire, or atomic, radiological, chemical, bacteriological or biological means or other weapons or methods. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:63
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners, an agency in the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Board: means the ethics body which has jurisdiction over elected officials under Chapter 15 of Title 42 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:51
  • Branch office: means a separate office which is part of a company licensed by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Commission: means the Commission on Streamlining Government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Contract security company: means any person engaging in the business of providing, or which undertakes to provide, a security officer on a contractual basis for another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • Executive secretary: means the chief administrative officer of the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Expenditure: means the gift or payment of money or any thing of value for the purchase of food, drink, or refreshment for a legislator, for the spouse or minor child of a legislator, or for a public servant, other than a legislator, in the legislative branch of state government and any gift or payment as permitted by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:51
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Functions: means duties, jurisdiction, powers, rights, and obligations, conferred or imposed upon, or vested in, any agency by law, or exercised, performed, or discharged by any agency without contravention of any provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Instructor: means any person approved and licensed by the board to administer and certify the successful completion of the required minimum training requirements for security officers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • 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.
  • Licensee: means any person to whom a license is granted in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Lobbyist: means either of the following:

    (i)  Any person who is employed or engaged for compensation to act in a representative capacity for the purpose of lobbying if lobbying constitutes one of the principal duties of such employment or engagement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:51

  • 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.
  • Objective: is a specific and measurable target for achievement which describes the exact results sought, which is expressed in an outcome-oriented statement that may reflect effectiveness, efficiency, or quality of work, and which may be either numeric or non-numeric. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Performance indicator: means a statement identifying an activity, input, output, outcome, achievement, ratio, efficiency, or quality to be measured relative to a particular goal or objective in order to assess an agency's performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Person: means an individual, firm, association, company, partnership, corporation, nonprofit organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, committee, association, corporation, and any other organization or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:51
  • 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.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Private security business: is a ny entity that provides protection to persons and property, excluding any law enforcement agency, but including any:

    (a)  Contract security company; or

    (b)  Armored car company or armed courier company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272

  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Program: means a grouping of activities directed toward the accomplishment of a clearly defined objective or set of objectives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Qualifying agent: means a responsible officer or executive employee meeting the experience qualifications set forth herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Quality: means degree or grade of excellence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Registrant: means an individual who holds a valid registration card issued by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Registration card: means the identification card issued by the board to a registrant as evidence that the registrant has met the required minimum qualifications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Security officer: means an individual who is employed by a contract security company whether armed or unarmed, to protect a person or persons or property or both, and whose duties include but are not limited to the following:

    (a)  Prevention of unlawful intrusion or entry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272

  • Security operations manager: means any individual whose duties include but are not limited to the following:

    (i)  Scheduling and assignment of work shifts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272

  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Unavailable: means absent from the place of session (other than on official business of the legislature), or unable for physical, mental or legal reasons to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of a legislator, whether or not such absence or inability would give rise to a vacancy under existing constitutional or statutory provisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:63
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.