Sections
Part I In General 3:2361 – 3:2363
Part II Corporations for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 3:2391 – 3:2393
Part III Care of Suffering Animals 3:2431 – 3:2440
Part IV Abandoned Animals 3:2451 – 3:2454
Part V Minimum Standards for Animal Shelters 3:2461 – 3:2464
Part VI Pet Overpopulation Control 3:2471 – 3:2476
Part VII Animal Control Agency Officers 3:2501

Terms Used In Louisiana Laws > Revised Statutes > Title 3 > Chapter 17

  • Access: means to program, to execute programs on, to communicate with, store data in, retrieve data from, or otherwise make use of any resources, including data or programs, of a computer, computer system, or computer network. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Access area: means an outdoor area which is in the control of an operator and which is within a fifty-foot radius of an access facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4065.4
  • Access facility: means an automated teller machine or a night depository. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4065.4
  • 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
  • Account: means a demand, checking, savings, or other deposit account, whether commercial or consumer, held directly by an operator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4065.4
  • Adopter: means a person who is legally competent to enter into a contract and who is adopting or buying a dog or cat from a releasing agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:36
  • Adult animal: means any dog or cat that has reached the age of one hundred eighty days or six months or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:36
  • Affiliate: means any person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with a developer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • 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
  • Automated teller machine: means an electronic information processing device located in this state which accepts or dispenses cash in connection with an account or credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4065.4
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry or his duly authorized representative acting at his direction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:68.1
  • Common elements: means all portions of timeshare property other than units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • 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
  • Completion of construction: means :

    (a)(i)  That a certificate of occupancy has been issued for the entire building in which the timeshare interest being sold is located, or for the improvement, or that the equivalent authorization has been issued, by the governmental body having jurisdiction; or

    (ii)  In a jurisdiction in which no certificate of occupancy or equivalent authorization is issued, that the construction, finishing, and equipping of the building or improvements according to the plans and specifications have been substantially completed; and

    (b)  That all accommodations of the timeshare unit and facilities of the timeshare plan are available for use in a manner identical in all material respects to the manner portrayed by the promotional material, advertising, and public offering statements filed with the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402

  • Computer: includes an electronic, magnetic, optical, or other high-speed data processing device or system performing logical, arithmetic, and storage functions, and includes any property, data storage facility, or communications facility directly related to or operating in conjunction with such device or system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer network: means a set of related, remotely connected devices and communication facilities including at least one computer system with capability to transmit data through communication facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer services: means providing access to or service or data from a computer, a computer system, or a computer network, and also includes but is not limited to data processing services, Internet services, electronic mail services, electronic message services, or information or data stored in connection therewith. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer software: means a set of computer programs, procedures, and associated documentation concerned with operation of a computer system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer system: means a set of functionally related, connected or unconnected, computer equipment, devices, or computer software. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Conspicuous type: means type in boldfaced capital letters no smaller than the largest type, exclusive of headings, on the page on which it appears and, in all cases, at least 10-point type. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Contract: includes any agreement conferring the rights and obligations of a timeshare ownership on the purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Control: means to have actual authority to direct the circumstances of use of an access area or access facility, including its maintenance, lighting, and landscaping. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4065.4
  • Customer: means a person or other legal entity who owns an account provided by an operator whose access facility is being used. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4065.4
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:68.1
  • Dependent: means the person or persons to whom, under the provisions of Part II of this Chapter, compensation shall be paid upon the death of the injured employee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Developer: means the person, or any successor or assignee of such person, who creates the timeshare plan or who is in the business of making sales of timeshare interests which it owns or purports to own. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Director: means the director of the office of workers' compensation administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Electronic mail service provider: means any person who both:

    (a)  Is an intermediary in sending or receiving electronic mail. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1

  • Exchange company: means the person operating a program providing any opportunity or procedure for the assignment or exchange of timeshare interests among owners and purchasers in the same or other timeshare plans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • 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

  • Health care provider: means a hospital, a person, corporation, facility, or institution licensed by the state to provide health care or professional services as a physician, hospital, dentist, registered or licensed practical nurse, pharmacist, optometrist, podiatrist, chiropractor, physical therapist, occupational therapist, psychologist, graduate social worker or licensed clinical social worker, psychiatrist, or licensed professional counselor, and any officer, employee, or agent thereby acting in the course and scope of his employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Hours of darkness: means the period that commences thirty minutes after sunset and ends thirty minutes before sunrise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4065.4
  • Intellectual property: includes data, computer programs, computer software, trade secrets as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Lease timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of time or intervals of time which can be less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • 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 or any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:44.2
  • 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
  • Managing entity: means an entity with the duty to manage and operate the timeshare plan and/or the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Multiple use project: means a project which combines hotel and/or apartment accommodations with timeshare units in which the timeshare interest sold is a lease timeshare interest and the hotel and/or apartment units exceed fifty units in number not subject to a timeshare interest and the timeshare interest units of the development account for less than forty percent of the total square footage of all the units in the project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Night depository: means a slot or compartment located in this state and provided by an operator to facilitate the delivery of cash or other negotiable instruments into a customer's account during non-business hours of operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4065.4
  • Office: means the office of workers' compensation administration established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Operator: means a state or national bank, savings association, credit union, industrial loans company, mutual savings bank, or other business entity that controls an access facility or access area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4065.4
  • Owner: means any person who owns or is a co-owner of a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Owner of livestock: means any person owning or having control of livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:44.2
  • Payor: means the entity responsible, whether by law or contract, for the payment of benefits incurred by a claimant as a result of a work related injury. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • 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 activity: means an effort to support or oppose the election of a candidate for political office or to support a particular political party in an election. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4066.3
  • Project: includes but is not limited to condominiums and cooperative housing corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Proper means: includes :

    (a)  Discovery by independent invention. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1

  • Property: means property as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Public highway: means any public way except those highways provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:44.2
  • Purchaser: means any person to whom a timeshare interest is offered or who has contracted to purchase a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Releasing agency: means an animal pound, shelter, humane organization, or animal control agency, whether public or private. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:36
  • 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 9:2045
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sterilization: means the surgical removal of the reproductive organs of a dog or cat in order to render the animal unable to reproduce. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:36
  • Timeshare association: means a corporation owned by the timeshare interest owners and through which the timeshare interest owners manage and regulate the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare documents: means all of the documents, by whatever names denominated, and any amendments thereto, which establish the timeshare plan, create and govern the rights and relationships of owners, and govern the use and operation of the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare expenses: means any expenditures, fees, charges, or other liabilities for which an owner of a timeshare interest is liable as a result of the ownership of the timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare instrument: means the legal document or documents, by whatever names denominated, that convey a timeshare interest to a purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare interest: means an ownership "timeshare interest" a lease timeshare interest, a timeshare estate, and a timeshare use unless expressly provided otherwise and includes any of the following:

    (a)  A "timeshare estate" which is the right to occupy a timeshare property, coupled with present ownership or some right to future ownership in a timeshare property or a specified portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402

  • Timeshare plan: means any arrangement, plan, scheme, or similar device, other than an exchange program, whether by membership agreement, sale, lease, license, other act of conveyance, or right-to-use agreement or by any other means, whereby a purchaser, in exchange for consideration, receives ownership rights in or the right to use accommodations for a period of time less than a full year during any given year, but not necessarily for consecutive years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare property: means one or more timeshare units subject to the same timeshare plan, together with any common elements or any other immovable property, or rights therein, appurtenant to those units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare unit: means a unit which is the subject of a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Unit: means immovable property, or a portion thereof, designated for separate occupancy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Unsolicited bulk electronic mail: means any electronic message which is developed and distributed in an effort to sell or lease consumer goods or services and is sent in the same or substantially similar form to more than one thousand recipients. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Wages: means average weekly wage at the time of the accident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212