Sections
Chapter 4 Bonded Indebtedness and Special Taxes 39:471 – 39:1051
Chapter 5 Funding Taxes for New Indebtedness 39:1101 – 39:1129
Chapter 6 Funding Taxes to Pay Existing Indebtedness 39:1171 – 39:1179
Chapter 7 Local Depositories 39:1211 – 39:1245
Chapter 8 Investment in War Bonds by Local Units 39:1272 – 39:1273
Chapter 9 Louisiana Local Government Budget Act 39:1301 – 39:1315
Chapter 9-A Louisiana Licensing Agency Budget Act 39:1331 – 39:1342
Chapter 9-B Fiscal Administrator for Political Subdivisions 39:1351 – 39:1357

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 39 > Subtitle II

  • Abandoned motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle that is inoperable and is left unattended on public property for more than twenty-four hours, or is inoperable and left unattended on the shoulder or right-of-way of an interstate or a four-lane highway for more than twenty-four hours, or a motor vehicle that has remained illegally on public property for a period of more than twenty-four hours, or a motor vehicle that has remained on private property without the consent of the owner or person in control of the property for more than three days. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:471
  • Accumulated Contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member plus any interest which has been credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund plus amounts credited to his account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund, together with regular interest thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Act: means this Correctional Facilities Corporation Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Act: means this Office Facilities Corporation Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Activity: means a distinct subset of functions or services within a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of interest and mortality assumptions adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed upon the basis of such interest and mortality assumptions as are adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means any governing body employing persons in the public school system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Agency: means any state office, department, board, commission, institution, division, officer or other person, or functional group, heretofore existing or hereafter created, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions of the government of the state in the executive branch, but not any governing body or officer of any local government or subdivision of the state, or any parochial officer who exercises functions coterminous with the municipality in which he performs those functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Amount deferred: means the cash price, subtracting any down payment, under a consumer credit sale, revolving charge or seller credit card account, plus any other charges, fees and closing costs authorized by law, that are financed by the creditor under the transaction or included in or added to the balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Amount financed: means the amount borrowed under a consumer loan, revolving loan or lender credit card account, plus any other charges, fees, and closing costs authorized by law, that are financed by the creditor under the transaction, or included in or added to the balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to loan finance charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document or custody agreement which provides that after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement or custody agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement or custody agreement shall terminate and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current budget year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document which provides that if, after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement shall terminate in accordance with the terms of the lease-purchasing financing agreement and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current fiscal year; provided possession of the project is returned to the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the accumulated contributions of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicable purchasing agency: shall mean the Division of Administration of the state except as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Applicant: means a person or place of business that makes a formal application for a license, permit, certification, registration, or certificate issued pursuant to this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Appointing authority: means the presiding officer or similar official of any court, board, commission, authority, department, agency, legislative body or of any proceeding of any nature where a qualified interpreter/transliterator is required pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2362
  • Appropriation: means an authorization by the legislature to a budget unit for a program to expend from public funds a sum of money, for purposes designated, under the procedure prescribed in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Aquaculture: means the producing, raising, managing, harvesting, transporting, or marketing of aquatic livestock in privately owned waters or ponds as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Aquatic Chelonian: means terrapins and turtles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Aquatic livestock: means domestic aquatic, nongame, native, freshwater organisms produced, raised, managed, or harvested within or from a constructed impoundment in compliance with rules and regulations adopted pursuant to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Aquatic producer: means any person engaged in producing, raising, managing, harvesting, or marketing aquatic livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assistance: means money payments under this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • authority: means , with respect to the city of New Orleans, the police board of the city of New Orleans and in all other municipalities and parishes means the police department, sheriff or such other authority as is vested with police authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:471
  • Authority: shall mean the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:1253
  • Automated driving system: means the hardware and software that are collectively capable of performing the entire dynamic driving task on a sustained basis, regardless of whether it is limited to a specific operational design domain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:400.1
  • Autonomous commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle used in commerce and equipped with an automated driving system, including those designed to function without a driver. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:400.1
  • average salary: as used in this Chapter for the purpose of determining pension payments and retirement is the average salary including any additional pay or salary provided by the legislature over and above that set by the Civil Service Commission, received for the year ending on the last day of the month immediately preceding the date of retirement or date of death or for any one-year period, whichever is the greatest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1310
  • 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.
  • bait: means any substance that is manufactured or processed into a substantially different form than the raw materials and is sold for the purpose of attracting crawfish to traps. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Base pay: means prescribed compensation for a specific position on a full-time basis, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, payment in kind, premium pay, or any other allowance for expense authorized and incurred as an incident to employment, except supplemental pay for certain members as provided by Article X, Section 10(A)(1) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Beneficiary: means any person in receipt of a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • Beneficiary: means any person designated by the member or legally entitled to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity, or other benefit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the Louisiana Crawfish Promotion and Research Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Board: means the Louisiana Aquatic Chelonian Research and Promotion Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Animal Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Animal Health augmented by the persons named in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:663
  • Board: shall mean the Louisiana Strawberry Marketing Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:730.2
  • Board: means the Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund Advisory Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2632
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Board of Liquidation: means the Board of Liquidation, City Debt, of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Board of Trustees: means the board provided for in Part V of this Chapter to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Board of Trustees: means the board provided to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Bona fide medication sample: means a drug, chemical, or medication packaged by the original manufacturer thereof in such quantity as does not exceed a reasonable therapeutic dosage for a period in excess of one week and provided at no cost to a physician for administration or dispensation to a patient at no cost to the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Bond: means all general obligation bonds or other instruments evidencing indebtedness of the state of Louisiana or any of its boards, departments, commissions, authorities and agencies issued pursuant to Article VII, Section 6 of the constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • Bond act: means the act authorizing the issuance of bonds which adopts this statement of policy by specific inclusion or by reference. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • Bonds: means and includes bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • bonds: means any bonds, notes, warrants, certificates of indebtedness, certificates of participation or other written contracts, agreements, or instruments evidencing the obligation of a governmental entity to repay borrowed money, regardless of the designation thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidence of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Brand: means an identification mark hot or cold branded into or onto the hide of a live animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Budget request: means the document with its accompanying explanations, in which a budget unit states its financial requirements and requests appropriations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Budget unit: means any spending agency of the state which is declared to be a budget unit by the division of administration and which is identified for accounting purposes by a five-digit number code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Case: means a standard thirty dozen egg case. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • 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.
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Charter: means the charter for public livestock market operation authorized to be issued under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:663
  • Check: means any check, draft, item, orders or requests for payment of money, negotiable orders, withdrawal or any other instrument used to pay a debt or transfer money from one to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • City: means the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Claims: refers to only those claims covered by the Self-Insurance Fund in accordance with this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • Collector: means the owner of one or more motor vehicles of historic or special interest who collects, purchases, acquires, trades, or disposes of such motor vehicles or the parts thereof for his own use in order to preserve, restore, and maintain such a motor vehicle for hobby purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:442
  • Combination of vehicles: means every group of two or more vehicles howsoever joined together which are drawn or propelled by a single motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Commerce: means transportation for the purpose of compensation, remuneration, employment, trade, or payment of any thing of value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:400.1
  • Commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used in commerce to transport passengers or property if the motor vehicle has a gross combination weight rating of twenty-six thousand one or more pounds inclusive of a towed unit with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than ten thousand pounds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:400.1
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Used Motor Vehicle Commission or its designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Commission: means the Livestock Brand Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Egg Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Commissioner: means the director of public safety as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:442
  • Commissioner: means the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:663
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:730.2
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • 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.
  • Consumer: means a natural person who purchases goods, services, or movable or immovable property or rights therein, for a personal, family, or household purpose and includes a purchaser or buyer in a consumer credit sale or transaction made with the use of a seller credit card or otherwise, or a borrower or debtor in a consumer loan, revolving loan account, or a lender credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Consumer credit transaction: means a consumer loan or a consumer credit sale but does not include a motor vehicle credit transaction made pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Consumer loan: means a loan of money or its equivalent made by a supervised financial organization, a licensed lender, or lender in which the debtor is a consumer, and the loan is entered into primarily for personal, family, or household purposes and includes debts created by the use of a lender credit card, revolving loan account, or similar arrangement, as well as insurance premium  financing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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.
  • Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Costs of issuance: means all items of expense related to the authorization, sale and issuance of bonds, including but not limited to printing costs, costs of preparation and reproduction of documents, filing and recording fees, fees and charges of any fiduciary, legal fees and charges of any counsels necessary in connection with the issuance of bonds, costs of preparation, printing, and distribution of official statements or other disclosure documents, fees and disbursements of consultants and professionals in connection with the issuance of bonds, costs of credit ratings, fees and charges for preparation, execution, transportation, and safekeeping of bonds, costs and expenses of refunding, underwriters discount or placement fees, costs of any credit enhancement, costs of any financial products agreement, and any other cost, charge, or fee in connection with the issuance of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Council: means the council of the city of New Orleans or its successor in function. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Court: means a court of competent jurisdiction in the parish of the domicile of the minor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Covered produce farm: means any farm engaged in the growing, harvesting, packing, or holding of produce for human consumption which is subject to the requirements of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, but shall not include farms that have twenty-five thousand dollars or less of gross income from sales of produce in a year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Crawfish farmer: means a person who farms or cultivates crawfish in ponds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • Credit card: means any card, plate, coupon book, or other single credit device that may be used from time to time to obtain credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Credit enhancement: means any letter of credit, insurance policy, surety bond, standby bond purchase agreement, reserve fund surety bond, or similar facility as used for the purpose of enhancing the security or credit quality of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Credit enhancement devices: means municipal bond insurance, bank guarantees, surety bonds, letters of credit, contracts commonly known as interest rate swap agreements, forward payment conversion agreements, futures or contracts providing for payments based on levels of or changes in interest rates, contracts to exchange cash flows or a series of payments or contracts, including without limitation options, puts or calls to hedge payment, rate, spread, or similar exposure and other devices to enhance the credit quality of securities of public entities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Credit service charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the seller as an incident to the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable: time price differential; service; carrying or other charge, however denominated; premium or other charge for any guarantee or insurance protecting the seller against the consumer's default or other credit loss; and

    (ii)  Charges paid by the consumer for investigating the collateral or credit worthiness of the consumer or for commissions or brokerage for obtaining the credit, irrespective of the person to whom the charges are paid or payable, unless the seller had no notice of the charges when the credit was granted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Creditable service: means "prior service" plus "in service" plus "membership service" for which credit is allowable as provided in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • creditor: as used in this Chapter includes a seller in a consumer credit sale, revolving charge account, or transaction made with the use of a seller credit card or otherwise, or a lender in a consumer loan, a revolving loan account, or a lender credit card transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Custodial property: means any interest in property transferred to a custodian under this Subpart and the income from and proceeds of that interest in property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Custodian: means a person so designated under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:471
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:730.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services or the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2632
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Depositing authority: as used in this Part means the commissioner of public finance or the finance officer, or any department, board, commission, or institution of cities located in this state having a population exceeding one hundred fifty thousand according to the last preceding census of the United States for which the official figures have been published, and "fiscal agent bank" or "depository" means any bank selected and designated by the commission council or governing body of such cities, for deposit of funds belonging to or held in custody for the above designated cities or any department, board, commission, or institution thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1245
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • depository: means any bank selected and designated by the commission council or governing body of such cities, for deposit of funds belonging to or held in custody for the above designated cities or any department, board, commission, or institution thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1245
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismantler and parts recycler: means a person, firm, or corporation engaged in whole or in part in the business of acquiring and dismantling, disassembling, or repairing wrecked, abandoned, or repairable motor vehicles or selling the usable parts thereof, or selling such wrecked, abandoned, or repairable motor vehicles as a unit of wholesale, or selling such repaired motor vehicles as a unit at wholesale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Dispensing physician: means any physician in the state of Louisiana who has registered as a dispensing physician with the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and who dispenses to his patients any drug, chemical, or medication, except a bona fide medication sample. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Distribute: means to ship, bring, or take eggs or egg products into or out of Louisiana or to transfer eggs or egg products in Louisiana from one place to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Distributor: means a Louisiana manufacturer of crawfish bags or a person who brings crawfish bags into Louisiana which were manufactured outside of Louisiana or a person who brings crawfish tail meat into Louisiana or who distributes crawfish tail meat in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Division of Administration: means the Division of Administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Division of administration: means the division of administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Down payment: means an amount, including the value of any property used as a trade-in, paid to a seller to reduce the cash price of goods or services purchased under a consumer credit sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Driver: means every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Due notice: means notice published at least twice, with an interval of at least 7 days between the two publication dates, in a newspaper or other publication of general circulation within the appropriate area, or if no such publication of general circulation be available, by posting at a reasonable number of conspicuous places within the appropriate area, such posting to include, where possible, posting at public places where it may be customary to post notices concerning parish or municipal affairs generally. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Dynamic driving task: means all of the real-time operational and tactical functions required to operate a vehicle in on-road traffic excluding strategic functions such as trip scheduling and selection of destinations and waypoints. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:400.1
  • Earnable compensation: means the full amount earned by an employee for a given pay period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Earned compensation: means the base pay earned by an employee for a given pay period as reported to the system on a monthly basis by the agency which shall include the cash value of any emolument of office in the form of paid compensation in lieu of salary which is subject to federal and state payroll taxes and includes the full amount earned by an employee, overtime, and per diem earned by an employee of the House of Representatives, the Senate, or an agency of the legislature, and expense allowances and per diem paid to members of the legislature, the clerk, or sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives and president and secretary or sergeant at arms of the Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • East bank segment: shall mean a limited access express toll highway to be located in a corridor extending from the Shreveport area near or at Interstate Route 20 and proceeding southward wholly or primarily on the east bank of the Red River. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:1253
  • Efficiency: means cost-effectiveness or productivity relative to achievement of an objective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Egg products: means shell eggs, whether in cooked, dried, frozen, liquid, or raw form, and any product made from shell eggs, egg whites, egg yolks, or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Eggs: means pullet and hen eggs only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position as a school bus driver who actually renders a service by driving a school bus during the full time of his employment, a school janitor, a school custodian, a school maintenance employee, school bus aide, monitor or attendant, or other regular school employee who actually works on a school bus helping with the transportation of school children, and who is a legal employee of a parish or city school board of the state of Louisiana, and shall include the employees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana, any city, parish, or other local school board, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, any board created by Article VIII of the Constitution of Louisiana, or any other agency of and within the state or a political subdivision by which a teacher is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana or any parish or city school board from which any employee receives his compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana or any of its boards, commissions, departments, agencies, and courts which are contributing members of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Encumbrance: means any lien, privilege, judgment, mortgage, pledge, pawn, claim, charge, or any other encumbrance of like nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • 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.
  • Equipment-lease-purchase contract: means the lease-purchase contract in the form approved by the State Bond Commission and the commissioner of administration between the state and a nonprofit lessor providing for an obligation to lease equipment approved pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Excess benefit participant: means any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans of the employer without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Excess benefit participant: means any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1342
  • Executive budget: means the document submitted to the legislature at each regular session, pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and Article VII, Section 11(A) of the Constitution of Louisiana, presenting the governor's recommended complete financial plan for each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Expenses: means amounts represented by cash paid out or by obligations to pay cash or partly by each for maintaining and operating government services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • expressway project: shall mean any limited access express highway, bridge, tunnel, approach or facility thereto constructed or to be constructed under the provisions of this Chapter, including but not limited to bridges, tunnels, overpasses, underpasses, traffic circles, interchanges, feeder roads, landscaping, entrance plazas, approaches, toll houses, service areas, communication facilities, such facilities for motor fuel and food as the authority may deem necessary or desirable, and administration, storage and other buildings which the authority may deem necessary for the operation of such project, together with all property, rights, easements and interests which may be acquired by the authority for the construction or the operation of such project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:1253
  • Facility: means any piece of property that contains a constructed impoundment or other area where aquatic livestock are produced, raised, managed, harvested, or marketed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Feeder road: shall mean any road which in the opinion of the authority is necessary to create or facilitate access to a project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:1253
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Financial institution: means a bank, trust company, savings institution, or credit union, chartered and supervised under state or federal law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Financial products agreement: means an interest rate swap, cap, collar, floor, other hedging agreement, arrangement, or security, however denominated, entered into by a governmental entity not for investment purposes but with respect to a series of bonds for the purpose of reducing or otherwise managing the risk of interest rate changes, or effectively converting a governmental entity's interest rate exposure, in whole or in part, from a fixed rate exposure to a variable rate exposure, or from a variable rate exposure to a fixed rate exposure. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Fiscal year: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Fiscal year: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Fish: as used in this Part , means all fish as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:301
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fully registered form: means securities which are registered as to the ownership of both the principal, interest, and premium, if any, thereon in any one or more of the following forms:

    (a)  by the utilization of a registrar/transfer agent or by the public entity;

    (b)  a book entry system, whether computerized or otherwise, or other system for recording the ownership of the principal, interest, and premium, if any, that identifies the owner of any interest in securities;

    (c)  a single security representing an entire issue of securities held by a financial institution or other person as trustee or agent with the ownership interest in such security being in fully registered form as provided for in this Chapter;

    (d)  any other form pursuant to which the ownership of and payment of principal, interest, and premium, if any, on securities are registered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431

  • 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 39:2
  • Fund: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Fund: means an independent fiscal and accounting entity with a self-balancing set of accounts recording cash or other resources together with all related liabilities, obligations, reserves, and equities which are segregated for the purpose of carrying on specific activities or attaining certain objectives in accordance with regulations, restrictions, and limitations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Fund: means the Louisiana Medical Assistance Trust Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Fund: means the Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2632
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • general alimony tax: as used in this Chapter shall be construed to mean the parish or municipal tax authorized by Sections 11 and 12 of Art. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1129
  • Goal: means a general purpose toward which the efforts of an agency are directed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Governing authority: means collectively the body which exercises the governmental and financing functions of the local governmental subdivision, or the school board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Governing authority: means the elected or appointed body that exercises the legislative functions of a parish, municipality, school board, school district, or other political subdivision, including:

                (a) A sheriff in the case of a law enforcement district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503

  • Government obligations: means direct obligations of or obligations the payment of the principal and interest of which is unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • governmental: includes the government of this State, the Government of the United States, or any subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of either of them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Governmental entity: means any parish, municipality, school board, school district, or other political subdivision of the state, other than the city of New Orleans and its agencies, boards, authorities, and commissions, and other than the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gross weight: means the weight of a vehicle and/or combination of vehicles without load on all axles including the steering axle plus the weight of any load thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • 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.
  • Height: means the total vertical dimension of any vehicle above the ground surface including any load and load-holding devices thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Highway: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way or place of whatever nature publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for the purpose of vehicular travel, including bridges, causeways, tunnels and ferries; synonymous with the word "street". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • home solicitation sale: as used in this Part , shall be defined as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3538
  • hook and line: as used in this Part , means any device used for taking fish, consisting of a hook attached to any type of line or wire. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:301
  • Impoundment: means any private, constructed pond, lake, reservoir, tank, cage, or other means of containment that has no inlet from or outlet to any public waters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • In service: means service rendered after June 30, 1947, for which retirement credit has not been received and for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indigent: means any person who meets the state definition of indigent who would have qualified for indigent care in any general hospital owned and operated by the state of Louisiana prior to arrest and who is housed in any parish or municipal jail or detention facility or state prison, shall be treated in the nearest general hospital owned and operated by the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:17
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Intermediate care facility for people with developmental disabilities: means a facility which is licensed as an intermediate care facility for people with developmental disabilities in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Issuer: means the local governmental subdivision or school board in whose name bonds authorized hereunder are issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Issuer: means the public entity issuing refunding bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Issuing agency: means the State Bond Commission as provided for in Article VII, Section 8 of the constitution of Louisiana and R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • Issuing resolution: means a resolution, ordinance, or other instrument or proceeding providing for the issuance of securities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431
  • Job appointment: means employment for a fixed period not to exceed two years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Joint session: When both chambers of a legislature adopt a concurrent resolution to meet together.
  • Judgment: means any judgment which shall have become final by expiration without appeal of the time within which a suspensive appeal might have been perfected or by final affirmation on appeal, rendered by a court of competent jurisdiction of any state or of the United States, upon a cause of action arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of any motor vehicle, for damages, including damages for care and loss of services, because of bodily injury to or death of any person, or for damages because of injury to or destruction of property including the loss of use thereof, or upon a cause of action on an agreement of settlement for such damages. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • lender credit card: includes a travel and entertainment credit card account that is not subject to loan finance charges or credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Length: means the total longitudinal dimension of a single vehicle, a trailer, or a semi-trailer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Lessee: shall mean the state of Louisiana through the Division of Administration on behalf of all applicable purchasing agencies which have equipment included in any equipment-lease-purchase contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • lessor: means a public corporation or public trust organized pursuant to state law having for its beneficiary the state, organized as a not-for-profit entity no portion of the net earnings or other assets of which inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual, and which shall be authorized under state law to issue obligations for equipment acquisition the interest on which is exempt from calculation of gross income for federal income tax purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Liability: means a debt arising out of a transaction where goods or services have been received or rendered which must be liquidated, renewed, or refunded at some future date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • License: means any license, temporary instruction permit, or temporary license issued under the laws of this state pertaining to the licensing of persons to operate motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Licensed farmer: means any person who holds a valid aquatic chelonian or pet turtle farmer license issued by the department pursuant to Part X of Chapter 16 of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Limited tax bonds: means bonds payable from any taxes other than unlimited ad valorem taxes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation of any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation of any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:663
  • Livestock dealer: means any person, not a market agency, engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Load: means a weight or quantity of anything resting upon something else regarded as its support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Loan finance charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the lender as a requirement of the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable: interest or any amount payable under a point, discount, or other system of charges, however denominated; and

    (ii)  Charges paid by the consumer for investigating the collateral or credit worthiness of the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Local governmental subdivision: means any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Mark: means a distinct marking or device placed on or in a live animal sufficient to distinguish the animal readily if it becomes intermixed with other animals, including a tattoo or an electronic device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Market agency: means any persons, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock in commerce on a commission basis, either at a public stockyard or at a privately owned and operated sales pen or concentration point, or any persons engaged in the furnishing of services for the conduct of such business, including but not limited to livestock video auctions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Maximum benefit: means the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the system set forth in Part IV of this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Maximum benefit: means the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive pursuant to the provisions of  this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1342
  • Medicaid program: means the medical assistance program as established in Title XIX of the Social Security Act and as administered in the state of Louisiana by the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Member: means any school employee, as defined in Paragraph (13) of this Section, as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Membership service: means service as an employee rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Membership service: means service after July 1, 1947 as an employee while a member of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Minimal risk condition: means a condition to which a user or an automated driving system may bring a vehicle in order to reduce the risk of a crash upon experiencing a failure of the vehicle's automated driving system that renders the vehicle unable to perform the entire dynamic driving task. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:400.1
  • Minor: means an individual who has not attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, the natural child of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if a court of competent jurisdiction has made an order of filiation declaring the paternity of such a member for the child or if the name of the father appears on the birth certificate or if the father has formally acknowledged the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Minor Child: means a child of a member of this system who is under the age of eighteen years or who is a student who is under the age of twenty-three years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, a child born outside of marriage of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if acknowledged or filiated pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Mobile electronic device: means any small handheld computing or communications device that has a display screen with touch input or a miniature keyboard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Money available for appropriation: means the amount of money to be received for a fiscal year by the state general fund and dedicated funds, exclusive of federal funds and those amounts appropriated or allocated by the Constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Motor carrier: means any person owning, controlling, managing, operating, or causing to be used or operated any commercial motor vehicle used in the transportation of persons or property over the public highways of this state, whether as a transportation agency or howsoever utilizing said public facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Motor vehicle: means any motor-driven vehicle required to be registered that was used, is used, or is designed to be used for the transporting of passengers or goods for public, private, commercial, or for-hire purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Motor vehicle: means every self-propelled vehicle (except traction engines, road rollers, farm tractors, tractor cranes, power shovels, and well drillers) and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead wires but not operated upon rails. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • 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. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Motor vehicle crusher: means any person, firm, limited liability corporation, or corporation engaged in whole or in part in the business of purchasing and crushing or compacting motor vehicles and selling the crushed or compacted vehicle for scrap. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Motor vehicle liability bond: means a bond conditioned:

                (1) That the obligor shall, within thirty days after the rendition thereof, satisfy:

                (a)(i) All judgments rendered against him or against any person responsible for the operation of the obligor's motor vehicle with his express or implied consent in actions to recover damages for property damage or for bodily injuries, including death at any time resulting therefrom, and

                (ii) Judgments rendered as aforesaid for consequential damages consisting of expenses incurred by a husband, wife, parent, or tutor for medical, nursing, hospital, or surgical services in connection with or on account of such bodily injuries or death sustained during the term of the bond by any person, and

                (b) Arising out of the ownership, operation, maintenance, control, or use upon the highways and roads of the state of such motor vehicle,

                (2) To the amount or limit of:

                (a) Not less than twenty-five thousand dollars for damages to the property of others, and

                (b) Not less than fifteen thousand dollars on account of injury to or death of any one person, and

                (c) Subject to such limits as respects injury to or death of one person, of not less than thirty thousand dollars on account of any one accident resulting in injury to or death of more than one person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:861

  • Motor vehicle of historic or special interest: means a motor vehicle, including a motorcycle as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:442
  • Municipality: means an incorporated village, town, or city created under the authority of the constitution or laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • named insured: means the applicant for the policy of insurance issued by the insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:900
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Nominating petition: means a petition filed under the provisions of Section 3:1206 to nominate candidates for the office of supervisor of a soil conservation district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Nonrecurring revenue: means revenue received by the state from a source identified by the Revenue Estimating Conference as being of a nonrecurring nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Nonresident: means every person who is not a resident of this state but does not include persons dwelling outside of this state whose occupation or business requires them to spend one-half or more of their working hours in this state in pursuance of their business or employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Note: means temporary indebtedness of the state of Louisiana which shall have a maturity date, including all renewals thereof, of not greater than five years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • Nursing facility: means a facility which is licensed as a nursing home in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • 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 39:2
  • 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.
  • Obligation: means an amount which a government may be required legally to meet out of its resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • office: means the office of state police, Department of Public Safety. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Official forecast: means the most recently adopted estimate of money available for appropriation by the Revenue Estimating Conference as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Operational: means steering, braking, accelerating, or monitoring the vehicle and roadway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Operational design domain: means a description of the specific operating domain in which an autonomous commercial motor vehicle is designed to properly operate including but not limited to roadway types, speed, environmental conditions, and other domain constraints. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:400.1
  • Operator: means every person who is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Operator: means every person, other than a chauffeur, who drives or is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle upon a highway or who is exercising control over or steering a vehicle being towed by a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Organization: means corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Out-of-state pharmacist: means any natural person who is licensed or registered as a pharmacist by a state other than Louisiana, who is a resident of and domiciled in a state other than Louisiana, and who fills, compounds, or dispenses out-of-state prescriptions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Out-of-state pharmacy: means any natural person, firm, corporation, partnership, or other juridical person, that is permitted as a pharmacy by a state other than Louisiana, and that, through or by out-of-state pharmacists, sells at retail, fills, dispenses, or furnishes out-of-state prescriptions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Out-of-state prescription: means a physician's order, written or oral, for a drug, chemical, medicine, device, or a combination thereof, that is filled, compounded or dispensed by an out-of-state pharmacist at a location outside the state of Louisiana, provided that the person for whom the physician issued the order is a resident of and domiciled in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Out-patient prescription: means a prescription dispensed to an individual who is not an in-patient of a facility licensed by the Louisiana Department of Health as a hospital. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Outstanding bonds: means all or any one or more of the following bonds issued directly by the state or by any state board, agency, or commission which may be outstanding at any time:

    (a)  General obligation bonds which are secured by the full faith and credit of the state, which may or may not be payable from the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, including those bonds which are payable primarily from specified portions of specific taxes or other dedicated revenues. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461

  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means every person who holds the legal title to a motor vehicle or in the event a motor vehicle is the subject of an agreement for the conditional sale, lease, or transfer of the possession, however, thereof, with the right of purchase upon performance of the condition stated in the agreement and with an immediate right of possession vested in the conditional vendee, lessee, possessor, or in the event such or similar transaction is had by means of a mortgage, and the mortgagor of a vehicle is entitled to possession, then such conditional vendee, lessee, possessor, or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner for the purpose of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Owner: as used in this Subpart , means the person having legal ownership of the vessel and can be an individual person, association, corporation, partnership, or other legal entity recognized by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:304
  • Owner: means a person who holds a 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 possession thereof with the right of purchase upon the performance of the conditions stated in the agreement, with the right of immediate possession in the 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 the conditional vendee, lessee, possessor, or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner for the purposes of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • owner of land: includes any person, persons, partnership, firm, or corporation who shall hold title to any lands lying within a district organized under the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • parking: means the standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Parts car: means a motor vehicle of historic or special interest which is generally in inoperable condition and which is owned by a collector to furnish parts that are usually not obtainable from normal sources, thus enabling a collector to preserve, restore or maintain a motor vehicle of historic or special interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:442
  • Pension plan: means the defined benefit plan created by this Chapter and administered by the board to provide monthly benefits for retirees, beneficiaries, and survivors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Pension reserve: means the present value of all payments to be made on account of any pension or benefit in lieu of any pension computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Pensions: means payments for life derived from money provided by the state or the employing agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Person: means every natural person, firm, co-partnership, association, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or association of such persons acting as a unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:730.2
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, or other association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Person: as used in this Chapter means an individual or corporation, partnership, trust, association, joint venture pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • person who is deaf or hard of hearing: means a person who, because of hearing loss, has difficulty understanding the communication occurring. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2362
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal representative: means an executor, administrator, or representative of a decedent's estate or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Petition: means a petition filed under the provisions of subsection A of Section 3:1205 for the creation of a district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Pharmacist: means any natural person who is licensed or registered as a pharmacist by the state of Louisiana, who is a resident of and domiciled in the state of Louisiana, and who fills, compounds, or dispenses prescriptions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Pharmacy: means any natural person, firm, corporation, partnership, or other juridical person that is permitted as a pharmacy by the state of Louisiana, that is located within the state of Louisiana, and that through or by pharmacists, sells at retail, fills, dispenses, or furnishes prescriptions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Physician: means any licensed medical doctor, dentist, or other licensed practitioner authorized to prescribe or order any drug, chemical, medicine, device, or a combination thereof, to be filled, compounded, or dispensed by a pharmacist. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Place of business: means the place owned or leased and regularly occupied by a person, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or other entity licensed under the provisions of this Chapter for the principal purpose of auctioning, renting, or selling used motor vehicles, crushing or compacting used motor vehicles and selling the crushed or compacted vehicle for scrap, or engaging in the business of a dismantler and parts recycler, where the products for sale are displayed and offered for sale, and where the books and records required for the conduct of the business are maintained and kept. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Police officer: means every officer authorized to direct or regulate traffic or to make arrests for violations of traffic regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Precomputed consumer credit transaction: means a consumer credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are computed in advance over the entire scheduled term of the transaction and capitalized into the face amount of the debtor's promissory note or other evidence of indebtedness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Prescription: means a physician's order, written, oral, or electronically transmitted for a drug, chemical, medicine, device, or a combination thereof, that is filled, compounded, or dispensed by a licensed or registered pharmacist or dispensing physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • 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.
  • Principal: means the amount financed or amount deferred under a consumer credit transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Prior Service: means service rendered prior to the date of establishment of the retirement system for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Prior service: means service rendered prior to July 1, 1947, for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Pro rata: as used in this chapter refers to a method of computing deferral charges by dividing the precomputed loan finance charge or precomputed credit service charge by the total number of days in the contract and multiplying the sum by the number of days that are deferred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Produce: means any food that is defined as such within the meaning of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act and is a raw agricultural commodity, including raw agricultural commodities that are grown domestically or imported or offered for sale in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Producer: means any person engaged in the business of producing eggs in Louisiana or any person deriving a profit from such a business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Program: means a grouping of activities directed toward the accomplishment of a clearly defined objective or set of objectives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Project: means the financing of a correctional facility by the state, to be financed with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Project: means the acquisition, purchase, construction, renovation, improvement, or expansion of a public facility by the corporation, to be financed with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Proof of financial responsibility: means proof of ability to respond in damages for liability, on account of accidents occurring subsequent to the effective date of the proof, arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of a motor vehicle in the amounts specified in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public entities: means : (a) state boards, agencies or commissions, parishes, municipalities, parish and municipal school boards and districts, levee boards and districts, port boards and commissions, port, harbor, terminal and industrial districts, drainage and land reclamation districts, all special service districts including, but not limited to, road, water, sewerage, fire protection, recreation, hospital service, gas utility and garbage districts; (b) all other political subdivisions, special authorities, commissions, public trusts and boards heretofore or hereafter created by or pursuant to the constitution or statutes of the state, any laws incorporated into or ratified or confirmed by the constitution, or general or special charters of any parish or municipality;  and (c) all other units of local government created by or governed by the governing authorities of parishes or municipalities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Public entities: means the Board of Liquidation, City Debt, and all of the agencies, boards, authorities, and commissions of the City (except the Sewerage and Water Board) collectively. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Public entities: means :

    (a)  the state of Louisiana and state departments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431

  • public entities: as used in this Part shall not include school boards that are subject to the terms of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1051
  • Public entity: means the Board of Liquidation, City Debt, and any agency, board, authority, or commission of the City except the Sewerage and Water Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • public entity: means any one of the following, acting alone or in conjunction with any other:

    (a)  State boards, commissions, or agencies; parishes; municipalities; parish and municipal school boards and districts; levee boards and districts; port boards and commissions; port, harbor, terminal, and industrial districts; drainage and land reclamation districts; all special service districts, including but not limited to road, water, sewerage, fire protection, recreation, hospital service, gas utility, and garbage districts; public trusts; and industrial development boards;

    (b)  All other political subdivisions, special authorities, commissions, and boards heretofore or hereafter created by or pursuant to the constitution or statutes of the state, any laws incorporated into or ratified or confirmed by the constitution, or general or special charters of any parish or municipality; and

    (c)  Any other unit of local government created or governed by the governing authority of any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444

  • Public facilities: means buildings, parking garages, and related facilities used or to be used to house personnel, equipment, and/or services of the various agencies of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public livestock market: means any place, establishment or facility commonly known as a "livestock market" "livestock auction market" "sales ring" "stockyard" or the like, operated for compensation or profit as a public market for livestock, consisting of pens, or other enclosures, and their appurtenances, in which livestock are received, held, sold, or kept for sale or shipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:663
  • Public or retail motor vehicle auction: means the act of any person, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or other entity engaging in, for a commission, compensation, or other consideration, the business of providing vehicle auction services at an established place of business which is not open exclusively to motor vehicle dealers, dismantlers, and parts recyclers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Public properties or facilities: means properties or facilities owned or leased by a public entity or public benefit corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1051
  • Public purposes: means the public purpose or purposes for which a particular piece of public property or a public facility is being used or is intended to be used by a public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1051
  • Public roads: shall include all public highways, roads and streets in the state, whether maintained by the state, parish, other political subdivision, city, or town. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:1253
  • Public School: means any school conducted within the state under the authority and supervision of a city, parish, or other local school board and any educational institution supported by and under the control of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Qualified plan: means a trust which is covered by the provisions of Section 401(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Quarter: means a calendar quarter more specifically defined as follows:

    (a)  First quarter: January, February, and March. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2

  • Quasi-judicial proceeding: means any proceeding of a public administrative office or body which is required to investigate facts, ascertain the existence of facts, hold hearings, and draw conclusions from them as a basis for their official action, and to exercise discretion of a judicial nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2362
  • Railroad: means a carrier of persons or property upon cars, other than streetcars, operated upon stationary rails. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recipient: means the person who has received assistance under this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Refund: means the act of refunding, including readjusting, extending, and unifying outstanding bonds or issues of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • Refunded bonds: means the bonds being refunded by the issuance of refunding bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • Refunding bonds: means any securities issued to refund outstanding securities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Registration: includes a registration certificate or certificates and registration plates issued under the laws of this state pertaining to the registration of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • Regular interest: means interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Regular operation: means movement over highways of vehicles, combinations of vehicles, and loads thereon, subject to the limitations contained in this Chapter governing maximum weights and dimensions for motor vehicles and loads thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Remote driver: means a natural person who is not seated in an autonomous commercial motor vehicle, but is able to perform the entire dynamic driving task. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:400.1
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Resolution: means a resolution, ordinance, act or other appropriate legislative enactment of a governing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Retirement System: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement system: means the Louisiana School Employees Retirement System established and described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Revenue bonds: shall mean bonds or other debt obligations payable from and secured solely by a pledge of the income and revenues derived or to be derived from fees, rates, rentals, tolls, charges, grants, or other receipts, income or revenues derived from any properties or facilities belonging to a public entity or the use thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Revenue bonds: means securities payable from and secured solely by a pledge of the income and revenues derived or to be derived from fees, rates, rentals, tolls, charges, grants, or other receipts, income, or revenues derived from any properties or facilities belonging to or leased by a public entity or from obligations owed to such entity or from obligations arising in connection with an undertaking, facility, project, or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • revenue bonds: shall mean bonds of the authority authorized under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:1253
  • Revenues: shall mean all tolls, charges, rentals, gifts, grants, moneys, and all other funds coming into the possession or under the control of the authority by virtue of the provisions hereof, except the proceeds from the sale of bonds issued under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:1253
  • Revolving loan account: means an arrangement between a lender and a consumer pursuant to which:

    (i)  The creditor may permit the consumer to obtain consumer loan advances on a preauthorized basis;

    (ii)  The creditor reasonably contemplates repeated transactions;

    (iii)  The creditor may impose a loan finance charge from time to time on the outstanding unpaid balance of the consumer's account; and

    (iv)  The amount of credit that may be extended to the consumer under the account, up to any limit set by the creditor, is generally made available to the extent that any unpaid balance is repaid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Roadway: means that portion of a highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular traffic, exclusive of the berm or shoulder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Sales tax revenues: means the proceeds or avails of any sales tax imposed under the authority of Section 29 of Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974 or any other authority except R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Salvage pool or salvage disposal sale: means a scheduled sale at auction or by private bid of wrecked or repairable motor vehicles by insurance companies, or by used motor vehicle dealers, or automotive dismantlers and parts recyclers licensed by the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Scrap metal processor: means any person or entity engaged in the business of obtaining and storing scrap metal, as defined by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Children and Family Services or the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2622
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development or his delegated or authorized representative. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of the foregoing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of the foregoing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1441
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Security device: means any lien, mortgage, pawn, pledge, privilege, or other instrument by which an interest in livestock is used to secure the performance or payment of any obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Selected equipment: means the equipment, as determined by the applicable purchasing agency, which shall be the subject of a lease-purchase contract under the provisions of this Chapter, as approved by the legislature and the State Bond Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Selected vendor: means a supplier, manufacturer, retailer, wholesaler, dealer, or other source for selected equipment which has been selected by the applicable purchasing agency pursuant to general state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Seller credit card: means a revolving charge account that may be accessed by use of a credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Simple interest transaction: means a consumer credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are assessed by application of a contractual simple interest rate or rates to the unpaid balance of the debtor's promissory note, account or other evidence of indebtedness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • soil conservation district: means a governmental subdivision of this State, and a public body corporate and politic, organized in accordance with the provisions of this Part, for the purposes, with the powers, and subject to the restrictions set forth in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Spinal cord injury: means an insult to the spinal cord, not of a degenerative or congenital nature, but caused by an external physical force resulting in paraplegia or quadriplegia. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2632
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of this system and shall not include a person who is legally separated from a member of this system by a judgment of separation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession subject to the legislative authority of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • State: means any state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or any province of the Dominion of Canada. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:851
  • State: means the State of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • State: means the state of Louisiana, and for purposes of execution of equipment-lease-purchase contracts, the Division of Administration of the state, which shall be considered the lessee for all applicable purchasing agencies for the purposes of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • State agencies: means the executive branch, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch of state government and the officers and employees thereof, but does not include parish officials set forth in Article VI, Sections 5(G) and 7(B) of the constitution or their respective officers, deputies, employees, or appointees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Stop: means , when required, the complete cessation from movement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Strategic: means determining destinations and waypoints. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Strawberries: means all strawberries of the grades as recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture and the State Market Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:730.2
  • street cruiser: means any automobile or truck twenty-five years or older, and which has undergone some type of modernizing, to include modernizing of the engine, transmission, drive train, and interior refinements, and any other modifications the builder desires, which vehicle is to be driven to events under its own power and to be used as a safe, nonracing vehicle for total family enjoyment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:455
  • street rod: means any antique automobile or truck produced in 1948 or earlier, which is an automobile or truck that is recognized as a street rod by the National Street Rod Association, and which has undergone some type of modernizing, to include modernizing of engine, transmission, drivetrain, interior refinements, and any other modifications the builder desires, which vehicle is to be driven to events under its own power and to be used as a safe, nonracing vehicle for total family enjoyment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:452
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Student: means a person in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in an accredited institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supervisor: means one of the members of the governing body of a district, elected or appointed in accordance with the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Supporting document: means the document prepared by the budget office and composed of supporting information, data, and documentation used to develop the executive budget. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Surplus: means the excess for any fiscal year of the actual monies received and any monies or balances carried forward over the actual expenditures paid by warrant or transfer for any fund at the close of the fiscal year as such are reported by the office of statewide reporting within the division of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • System: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Tactical: means and includes but is not limited to responding to events or determining when to change lanes, turn, or use signals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • teacher: as used in this Part means principal, supervisor, and superintendent of public schools, as well as classroom teachers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:901.36
  • Teleoperation system: means hardware and software installed on a motor vehicle that allow a remote driver to operate the vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:400.1
  • 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.
  • Termination: means complete cessation of employment with the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Total assessed value: means the assessed valuation of all property, including both homestead-exempt property, which shall be included on the assessment roll for the purposes of total assessed value, and nonexempt property as shown on the most recent assessment of the parish in which the governmental entity is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • 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
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transfer: means a transaction that creates custodial property under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Traumatic head injury: means an insult to the head, affecting the brain, not of a degenerative or congenital nature, but caused by an external physical force that may produce a diminished or altered state of consciousness which results in an impairment of cognitive abilities or physical functioning. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:2632
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Truck: means every motor propelled single vehicle for the conveyance of property or things for hauling purposes and having one front steering axle and one rear or load carrying axle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Tutor: means a person appointed or qualified by a court to act as guardian of a minor's property or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions, including but not limited to a curator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • two-thirds of the members: when used in connection with a vote by the respective members of the council, the Board of Liquidation, or the governing authority of any public entity, shall mean a majority or two-thirds of the members of the respective bodies holding office at the time such a vote is taken, as the case may be. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Ultimate purchaser: means the first person or corporate entity, other than a dealer purchasing in his capacity as a dealer, who in good faith purchases a new motor vehicle for purposes other than resale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Unpaid debt: as used in this Chapter means the total of the amount financed, loan finance charges, default charges, and delinquency charges including the amount due at the time of default plus all interest which may accrue from the time of default until the entire balance is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Unrestricted benefit: means the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse or child of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Unrestricted benefit: means the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1342
  • Used motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle, which has been previously titled to an ultimate purchaser as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Used motor vehicle dealer: means any person, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or other entity who, for a commission or with intent to make a profit or gain of money or other thing of value, buys, sells, brokers, exchanges, rents with option to purchase, auctions at retail or public, offers, or attempts to negotiate a sale or exchange of an interest in used motor vehicles and who is engaged wholly or in part in the business of buying and selling used motor vehicles, whether such motor vehicles are owned by such person and whether the motor vehicles are sold from a dealership location or via any form of advertising, including but not limited to the Internet. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Used motor vehicle salesperson: shall include anyone who is actively engaged in the sale, offering for sale, or negotiations to sell a used motor vehicle, including those engaged in management or finance and insurance, and who for compensation of any kind operates as a broker or is compensated for any referral of a prospective buyer to a used motor vehicle dealer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:781
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Vehicle: means every device by which persons or things may be transported upon a public highway or bridge, except devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Vested right: means when a member obtains retirement eligibility as to age and service in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Width: means the total outside transverse dimension of a vehicle including any load or load holding devices thereon but excluding approved safety devices and tire bulge due to load. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:1
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.