Sections
Subpart A Regulations for Sale of Fertilizers 3:1411 – 3:1423
Subpart B Louisiana Agricultural Liming Materials Law 3:1430.1 – 3:1430.13

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 3 > Chapter 10-A > Part III - Fertilizers

  • Account: means any deposit or credit account with a bank, including a demand, time, savings, passbook, share draft, or like account, other than an account evidenced by a certificate of deposit;

    (2)  "Afternoon" means the period of a day between noon and midnight;

    (3)  "Banking day" means the part of a day on which a bank is open to the public for carrying on substantially all of its banking functions;

    (4)  "Clearing house" means an association of banks or other payors regularly clearing items;

    (5)  "Customer " means a person having an account with a bank or for whom a bank has agreed to collect items, including a bank that maintains an account at another bank;

    (6)  "Documentary draft" means a draft to be presented for acceptance or payment if specified documents, certificated securities (La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104

  • 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
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjournment sine die: The end of a legislative session "without day." These adjournments are used to indicate the final adjournment of an annual or the two-year session of legislature.
  • 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 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
  • Agreement: means the agreement or agreements, as authorized under this Subpart, between the state of Louisiana, as the seller, and the corporation, as the purchaser, of the tobacco assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Agreement: means the agreement or agreements, as authorized under this Subpart, between the state of Louisiana, as the seller, and the corporation, as the purchaser, of the revenue assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Ancillary contracts: means contracts described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Ancillary contracts: means contracts described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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.
  • Applicant: means any local governing authority requesting a loan from or completing an application form to apply for a loan under the Rural Development Loan Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • association: means a corporation, or unincorporated association, owned by or composed of the unit owners and through which the unit owners manage and regulate the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Bailee: means a person that by a warehouse receipt, bill of lading, or other document of title acknowledges possession of goods and contracts to deliver them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Bailor: means a person that delivers possession of goods to a bailee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • 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.
  • Beneficiary: means the eligible recipient of a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, or other benefit provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Board: means the board of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Board: means the board of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • 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
  • Bonds: means tobacco bonds and refunding bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Bonds: means bonds and refunding bonds, notes, and other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Brand: means any name, trademark, or other designation under which an agricultural liming material is sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Bulk: means in nonpackaged form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Burnt lime: means a material made from limestone which consists primarily of calcium oxide or a combination of calcium and magnesium oxides. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Chalk: means a soft, friable, loosely consolidated material composed primarily of calcium carbonate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Closing date: means the date of delivery of the first issue of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Common elements: means the portion of the condominium property not a part of the individual units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Common expenses: means :

    (a)  Expenses of administration, maintenance, repair, and replacement of the common elements. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Condominium parcel: means a unit together with the undivided interest in the common elements which is an inseparable component part of the unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Consent decree: means the settlement agreement and related documents between the state of Louisiana and other gulf coast states, the United States, and BP Exploration & Production Inc. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Consignee: means a person named in a bill of lading to which or to whose order the bill promises delivery. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Consignor: means a person named in a bill of lading as the person from which the goods have been received for shipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Consumer: means any person who purchases agricultural liming materials for use on fields owned or leased by that person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Corporation: means the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation created pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Corporation: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Financing Corporation created pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Declarant: means :

    (a)  If the condominium has not yet been created, any person who offers to dispose of or disposes of his interest in a unit not previously disposed of; or

    (b)  If the condominium has been created, any person who has executed a declaration, or an amendment to a declaration to add additional property to the condominium regime, other than persons holding interests in the property solely as security for a debt or persons whose interest in the property will not be conveyed to unit owners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103

  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Delivery order: means a record that contains an order to deliver goods directed to a warehouse, carrier, or other person that in the ordinary course of business issues warehouse receipts or bills of lading. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Director: means the chief administrative officer of the state office of rural development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distributor: means a person who sells, offers for sale, or distributes agricultural liming materials in this state on the wholesale level. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Draft: means a draft as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104
  • Drawee: means a person ordered in a draft to make payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104
  • DWH NRD assets: means all rights, title, and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation of DWH natural resource damages as set forth in the consent decree that may be sold to the corporation from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • DWH NRD payments: means the monies paid or payable for natural resource damages, pursuant to the consent decree, to the corporation and the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Earnable compensation: means the compensation earned by a member during the full normal working time as a teacher. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • 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.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal agency: means any department, office, council, or agency of the federal government, or any public benefit corporation or authority authorized by federal statute. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Financing costs: means all capitalized interest, costs, fees, reserves, and credit and liquidity enhancements as the corporation determines to be desirable in issuing, securing and marketing the bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract for storage or transportation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the bond issuing power of a governmental unit is vested. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Ground shells: means a material obtained by grinding the shells of mollusks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • Income: means the tobacco settlement payments and all fees, charges, payments, and other income and receipts paid or payable to the corporation or a trustee or other party for the account of the corporation or the holders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Income: means the payments and all fees, charges, payments, and other income and receipts paid or payable to the corporation or a trustee or other party for the account of the corporation or the holders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • 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
  • Indenture trustee: means the trust company or bank at the time serving as trustee under the trust indenture referred to in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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
  • Issuer: means a bailee that issues a document of title or, in the case of an unaccepted delivery order, the person that orders the possessor of goods to deliver. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Item: means an instrument or a promise or order to pay money handled by a bank for collection or payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104
  • Jobber: means a person who buys or sells agricultural liming materials in this state for another person and who is paid commissions for his services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Label: means any written or printed matter on or attached to a package of materials or an invoice for a shipment of bulk materials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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.
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lessee in ordinary course of business: means a person that becomes a lessee of goods in good faith, without knowledge that the lease violates the rights of another person in the goods, and in the ordinary course from a person, other than a pawnbroker, in the business of selling or leasing goods of that kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • 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
  • lien: means a privilege on movable property created by operation of law in favor of a creditor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • livestock: means any animal bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for show, profit, or for the purpose of selling or otherwise producing crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2651
  • Lot: means the quantity of materials from which a sample has been taken and which the sample represents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Manufacturer: means a person who produces agricultural liming materials which are sold, offered for sale, or distributed in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Marital deduction: The deduction(s) that can be taken in the determination of gift and estate tax liabilities because of the existence of a marriage or marital relationship.
  • Marl: means a granular or loosely consolidated earthy material composed primarily of seashell fragments and calcium carbonate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • materials: means solid or liquid materials which contain calcium or magnesium and which are sold, offered for sale, or distributed for use in neutralizing acidity in agricultural soils. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of twenty-one 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 a court of competent jurisdiction has, pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code rendered a judgment of filiation declaring the paternity of such member for the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Municipality: means any incorporated city, town, or village. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • 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 state office of rural development created by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Offshore Royalty Revenue: means all monies constituting the state of Louisiana's allocable share pursuant to the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Offshore Royalty Revenue assets: means all right, title and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation that may be sold to the corporation from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Offshore Royalty Revenue bonds: means the bonds, notes and other obligations issued by the corporation, exclusive of bonds that the corporation may issue to refund bonds, the net proceeds (after financing costs) of the first issue of which shall be used by the corporation to pay a portion of the purchase price to the state of Louisiana to purchase the Offshore Royalty Revenue assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Offshore Royalty Revenue payments: means the monies paid or payable to the corporation pursuant to the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Outstanding: when used with respect to bonds, shall exclude bonds that shall have been paid in full at maturity, or shall have otherwise been refunded, redeemed, defeased or discharged, or that may be deemed not outstanding pursuant to agreements with the holders thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • 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 mortality tables adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Pensions: means payments for life. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Petit jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • 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 3:313
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • 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 residence of a child: means :

    (a)  The location designated by a court to be the primary residence of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:355.1

  • 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
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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
  • Regional planning commission districts: means the eight regional planning commissions created pursuant to Subparts C and F of Part IV of Chapter 1 of Title 33 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Regular interest: means interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Relocation: means a change in the principal residence of a child for a period of sixty days or more, but does not include a temporary absence from the principal residence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:355.1
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Residual interests: means the income of the corporation, and bond proceeds, if any, not previously paid to the state, that are in excess of the corporation's requirements to pay its operating expenses, debt service, sinking fund requirements, reserve fund requirements, and any other contractual obligations to the holders or that may be incurred in connection with the issuance of the bonds, the amounts of which shall be determined by the board on or before January 1 and July 1 of each year for the next twelve months, and which, within ten days after each such determination, shall be transferred and paid by the corporation to the state treasurer for deposit in and credit to the Millennium Trust pursuant to the agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Residual interests: means the income of the corporation, and bond proceeds, if any, not previously paid to the state, that are in excess of the corporation's requirements to pay its operating expenses, debt service, sinking fund and other redemption requirements, reserve fund requirements, and any other contractual obligations to the holders or that may be incurred in connection with the issuance or repayment of the bonds, the amounts of which shall be determined by the board on or before January first and July first of each year for the next twelve months, and which, within ten days after each such determination, shall be transferred and paid by the corporation to the state treasurer for deposit in and credit to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund pursuant to the agreement between the state and the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • RESTORE Act: means the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • RESTORE assets: means all rights, title, and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation of civil penalties related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill as set forth in the RESTORE Act and the consent decree. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • RESTORE payments: means the monies paid or payable for civil penalties, pursuant to the RESTORE Act and the consent decree, to the corporation, and the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Retailer: means a person who sells agricultural liming materials to consumers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement system: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Rural areas: means parishes within the state having less than one hundred thousand population, or municipalities within the state having less than thirty-five thousand population, and the unincorporated areas of a parish with a population of over one hundred thousand. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Rural development and revitalization: means those policies, programs, laws, regulations, or other matters having to do with rural areas, including but not limited to economic development, employment, local government services and management, business, agriculture, environment, land use and natural resources, human services and community life, health care, education, transportation, community facilities, housing, broadband connectivity, water quality, and sewer treatment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • 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.
  • Shipper: means a person that enters into a contract of transportation with a carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Spouse: shall mean 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, unless such person has voluntarily reconciled with the member and which reconciliation is established by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • State allocation: means all monies to be received by the state of Louisiana as a result of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006, the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act as provided in the consent decree, or the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) natural resource damages as provided in the consent decree including all of the state of Louisiana's allocable share as determined thereunder, without giving effect to any sale of any portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • swaps: means contracts described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco assets: means all right, title and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation that may be sold to the corporation from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco settlement payments: means the monies paid or payable to the corporation pursuant to the master settlement agreement and the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Ton: means two thousand pounds avoirdupois. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.