Sections
Part I General Provisions 39:471 – 39:473
Part III Bonded Indebtedness 39:551 – 39:699
Part IV Special Taxes 39:701 – 39:706
Part V Borrowing in Anticipation of Tax Collections 39:741 – 39:748
Part VI Special Taxes in Aid of Specified Enterprises 39:781 – 39:788
Part VI-A Special Taxes for Mosquito Abatement 39:791
Part VI-B Taxes for Public Improvements and Services 39:801 – 39:804
Part VI-C Local Support for Public Schools 39:811 – 39:817
Part VII Federal Loans 39:821 – 39:842
Part VIII State Control of Local Indebtedness 39:871 – 39:914
Part X Participating Certificates 39:931 – 39:934
Part XI Lost, Destroyed or Cancelled Bonds 39:971 – 39:974
Part XII Bonds to Acquire Plant Sites 39:991 – 39:1002
Part XIII Bonds and Other Debt Obligations for Works of Public Improvement 39:1011 – 39:1025
Part XIV Issuance of Bonds by the City of New Orleans 39:1031 – 39:1043
Part XV Public Entity Facilities Financing Act 39:1051

Terms Used In Louisiana Laws > Revised Statutes > Title 39 > Subtitle II > Chapter 4

  • Absentee by mail and early voting counting equipment: means a device capable of counting and producing results of votes cast on paper absentee by mail and early voting ballots. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1012
  • Accident: means an unexpected or unforeseen actual, identifiable, precipitous event happening suddenly or violently, with or without human fault, and directly producing at the time objective findings of an injury which is more than simply a gradual deterioration or progressive degeneration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • agricultural laborers: means only those persons employed in the ginning processing cotton seed and compressing of cotton, the irrigation, harvesting, drying and milling of rice, the sowing, tending, reaping or harvesting of crops, livestock, or other agricultural products on farms and plantations or those persons employed in the processing of raw sugar cane into brown sugar where such persons or their employees are not directly connected or concerned with any operation to further process such cane; except that those persons working for the raisers of such cane may process sugar beyond the brown sugar stage for such raisers and still remain within the definition of agricultural laborers but except as provided above, such term does not include persons employed in mills, plants, factories, wholesale or retail sales outlets, or otherwise in the transportation, storage, preparation, processing or sale of such crops, livestock or produce, except for transportation by the grower of rice from the field to the mill, or initial storage warehouse, for transportation of cotton by the grower from the field to the gin, or for transportation of sugar cane by the grower from the field to the mill at which the cane is to be initially processed, and for the transportation of cotton seed from the gin to the mill. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:615.2
  • association: means a nonprofit corporation, unincorporated association, or other legal entity, which is created pursuant to a declaration, whose members consist primarily of lot owners, and which is created to manage or regulate, or both, the residential planned community. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Association property: means all the property either held by the association or commonly held by the members of the association, or both, and lots privately held by members of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Authority: shall mean the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:243
  • Board of commissioners: means a group of persons appointed under the provisions of law to exercise certain authorities over and have oversight and control of a levee district or levee and drainage district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:87.2
  • Board of Liquidation: means the Board of Liquidation, City Debt, of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Bonds: means and includes bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Child: means a person who is less than the maximum age specified for compulsory school attendance as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.13
  • City: means the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Commission: shall mean the Bi-State Corridor Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:803
  • Commission: shall mean the El Camino East-West Corridor Commission (U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:816
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Community documents: means the articles of incorporation, bylaws, plat, declarations, covenants, conditions, restrictions, rules and regulations, or other written instruments, including any amendment thereto, by which the association has the authority to exercise any of its powers to manage, maintain, or otherwise affect the association property or which otherwise govern the use of association property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Condominium property: means all interests in land, improvements thereon, and all servitudes and rights attaching to the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Council: means the council of the city of New Orleans or its successor in function. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • Council: means the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Court: means a court of competent jurisdiction in the parish of the domicile of the minor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • 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 9:2156
  • Custodian: means a person so designated under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:803
  • Department: shall mean the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:816
  • 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 39:243
  • Election: means and includes all elections held in Louisiana, whether primary, general, or special. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1012
  • Election official: means :

    (a)  The parish board of election supervisors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1229

  • Electronic voting machine: means a voting machine that displays a full-face ballot, whereby votes are cast by pushing a vote indicator button on the face of the machine or a voting machine that displays a paging ballot, whereby votes are cast by selecting a vote indicator by touching the screen or using available tools on the voting system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1012
  • Employee: means a natural person who is paid compensation in return for the performance of services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.13
  • Employer: means any person, as provided for in Article 24 of the Louisiana Civil Code, who in this state pays compensation to an employee in exchange for the performance of services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.13
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • 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 39:243
  • Federal funds: means any financial assistance made to a state agency by the United States government, whether a loan, grant, subsidy, augmentation, reimbursement, or in any other form except for federal pass through funds to local governments and organizations which do not require additional state matching funds and except for grants for research, instruction, training programs, or other scholarly activities to colleges and universities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:132
  • 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 39:243
  • governing authority: means collectively the body which exercises the governmental and financing functions of the local governmental subdivision, or the school board;

    (2)  "issuer" means the local governmental subdivision or school board in whose name bonds authorized hereunder are issued;

    (3)  "local governmental subdivision" means any parish or municipality;

    (4)  "resolution" means a resolution, ordinance, act or other appropriate legislative enactment of a governing authority;

    (5)  "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

  • Highway: shall mean a route, which shall run from Many, Louisiana, in Sabine Parish through Lockesbury, Arkansas, to the Oklahoma state line, as presently located and any improvement or extension thereof within the boundaries of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:803
  • Highway: shall mean U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:816
  • Legal representative: means an individual's personal representative or tutor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Levee and drainage district: means a political subdivision of this state organized for the purpose and charged with the duty of constructing and maintaining levees, drainage, and all other things incidental thereto within its territorial limits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:87.2
  • Levee district: means a political subdivision of this state organized for the purpose and charged with the duty of constructing and maintaining levees, and all other things incidental thereto within its territorial limits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:87.2
  • Lot: means any plot or parcel of land designated for separate ownership shown on a recorded subdivision plat for a residential development or the boundaries of which are otherwise described in a recorded instrument, other than common area, within the jurisdiction of the residential community as such area is described in the community documents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Meeting: means a duly called meeting of the membership of a board when payment of per diem is authorized and such meeting is called for the express purpose of discussing activities or plans pertinent to the functions of the levee board itself. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:87.2
  • Minor: means an individual who has not attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Office: means the office of workers' compensation administration established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Parish custodian: refers to the parish custodian of voting machines and means the persons designated as such by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1012
  • person: includes a body of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2021
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • planned community: means a real estate development, used primarily for residential purposes, in which the owners of separately owned lots are mandatory members of an association by virtue of such ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Political subdivision: means a parish, municipality, and any other unit of local government, including a school board and a special district, authorized by law to perform governmental functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:581
  • Project: shall mean the construction, expansion, improvement, or extension of a route which shall run from Many, Louisiana, in Sabine Parish through Lockesbury, Arkansas, to the Oklahoma state line, including the four-lane improvements or any portion thereof within the boundaries of the district; the construction of bridges, overpasses, causeways, underpasses, traffic circles, interchanges, and landscaping relating thereto; and the long-term economic/industrial development and tourism development of the corridor area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:803
  • Project: shall mean the construction, expansion, improvements, or extension of the highway as that term is defined in this Section, including the four-lane improvements for any portion thereof within the boundaries of the commission and the construction of bridges, overpasses, causeways, underpasses, traffic circles, interchanges, landscaping and wildflower establishment, and historical marker establishment related thereto, and any other construction which may be necessary in order to completely modernize, renovate, and update the aforementioned highways, along with economic development and improvement of the geographic areas served thereby. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:816
  • Protective counter: means a counter, tabulator, or protective device that will register each time the machine is operated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1012
  • 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 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 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 39:243
  • Question: means an amendment, proposition, or like matter to be voted on in an election. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1012
  • revenue bonds: shall mean bonds of the authority authorized under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:243
  • 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 39:243
  • School: means an accredited public or private educational institution that provides educational services to children of compulsory attendance age. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.13
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1032
  • 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 9:2156
  • State agency: means all state offices, departments, divisions, boards, commissions, councils, committees, state colleges or universities, or other entities of the executive branch, offices and entities of the judicial branch, and offices and entities of the legislative branch of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:132
  • Statement: includes but is not limited to any notice, statement, proof of loss, bill of lading, receipt for payment, invoice, account, estimate of property damages, bill for services, diagnosis, prescription, hospital or doctor records, test results, X-rays, or other evidence of loss, injury, or expense. See Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure 14:91
  • Transfer: means a transaction that creates custodial property under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Transferor: means a person who makes a transfer under this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • 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 9:2156
  • 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
  • Voting machine: means the enclosure occupied by the voter when voting, as formed by the machine, its screen and privacy shield, which shall include electronic voting machines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1012