Sections
Part I In General 3:2361 – 3:2366
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 – 3:2466
Part VI Pet Overpopulation Control 3:2471 – 3:2476
Part VII Animal Control Agency Officers 3:2501
Part VIII Retail Pet Sales 3:2511

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

  • abandoned waste site: means a landfill, land treatment area, pit, pond, lagoon, or other surface feature that is not actively used for oil and gas operations, whether or not declared "abandoned" under this Part, and which contains oilfield wastes, including such surrounding property necessary to contain and impound the site and to secure the area from access by the general public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:73
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's compensation and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's compensation and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts paid by a member, excluding interest paid on the repayment of a refund, and credited to his individual account in the employee's savings account, together with regular interest credited prior to July 1969. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Activity: means a distinct subset of functions or services within a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality and interest tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of such mortality and interest tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefits and regular interest, as the case may be, computed on the basis of the following assumptions:

    (a)  Interest shall be compounded annually at a rate established by the board and adopted by the Public Retirement Systems' Actuarial Committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403

  • 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.
  • Adjusted service date: means the service date adjusted by the amount of any creditable service other than membership service, or for any periods of interrupted service, and from which all creditable service shall be calculated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Administrator: means any person, except an employee of an administrator, who directly or indirectly solicits or effects coverage of, underwrites, collects charges or premiums from, or adjusts or settles claims on residents of this state in connection with debt waiver or debt forgiveness agreements. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • 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 3:2471
  • 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 3:2471
  • 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: shall include any board or commission to which the governor appoints at least a majority of the membership of the board or commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:72
  • 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
  • agent: means any person licensed by the commission whose duties include the sale of a debt waiver or debt forgiveness agreement on behalf of the administrator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Agreement: means the document of participation between a participating employer and the board, that sets forth the requirements and procedures for covering the employees of such participating employer under this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Agreement: means the document of participation between a participating employer and the board, that sets forth the requirements and procedures for covering the employees of such participating employer under this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Agreement date: means the date as of which the provisions of this Chapter first become applicable to an employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Amount deferred: means the cash price subtracting any down payment under a consumer credit sale, plus any other amounts for goods or services including without limitation, any negative equity trade-in allowance, insurance, extended warranty, service contract, and other fees and charges that are financed by the extender of credit under the transaction, and included in the principal balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Amount financed: means the amount borrowed under a consumer loan, plus any other amounts for goods or services including without limitation, any negative equity trade-in allowance, insurance, extended warranty, service contract, notary fees, license, title, filing and lien release fees, and other fees and charges that are financed by the extender of credit under the transaction, and included in the principal balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to loan finance charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Animal care facility: means an animal control center or animal shelter, maintained by or under contract with any state, parish, or municipality, whose mission or practice is protecting the welfare of animals and the placement of animals in permanent homes or with animal rescue organizations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Animal dealer: means a person who receives payment for the transportation or delivery for transportation of any living or dead animal or who buys, sells, or negotiates the purchase or sale of any living or dead animal for research, teaching, exhibition, or biological supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Animal rescue organization: means any not-for-profit organization which has tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, whose mission and practice is the rescue of animals and the placement of those animals in permanent homes, and which does not obtain dogs or cats from a breeder or broker for payment or compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Animal shelter: means any building, structure, site, enclosure, or other facility used or operated for the housing or keeping of any stray, homeless, abandoned, or unwanted animals including any facility designated by the parish governing authority for the keeping or housing of any impounded animals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Annuity reserve fund: means the fund in which shall be held the reserves for liabilities of retirees and beneficiaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Annuity savings fund: means the fund to which all accumulated contributions of members are credited. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appointed official: means a person holding an appointive position or office with any department, board, commission, or agency of the state, or of any political subdivision or municipal corporation, when the office or position is established by the constitution or laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office of conservation within the Department of Natural Resources or his authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Association: means a savings association, thrift institution, homestead, building and loan association, savings and loan association, or society, including both capital stock and mutual associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Authorized agent: means the employee authorized by a participating employer to act as the coordinator between the board and the participating employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Basket: means a one and one-half bushel circular container that may be used for the measurement of oysters to be sold or purchased. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Beneficiary: means the person designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which he may be entitled under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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
  • Biological supply facility: means any blood bank, laboratory, firm, association, corporation, copartnership, or educational institution that sells biological materials, including blood or living or dead animals, to research facilities, educational institutions, or veterinarians. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Board: means the Board of Supervisors of Community and Technical Colleges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3394.2
  • Board: means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3822
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Bonds: means revenue bonds, notes, certificates, or other evidences of indebtedness issued by an issuer pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Breeder: means a person who holds a class A license pursuant to the federal Animal Welfare Act, 7 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Budget office: means the section of the division of administration which monitors budgeting functions. 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
  • Carrier: means operating companies, railroads, trucking companies, barge lines, stevedoring companies, shipping lines, and all companies transporting, storing, or shipping goods and other products, whether by rail, truck, barge, oceangoing vessel, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1963
  • Cash price: means the price for which the seller would have sold the motor vehicle to the consumer and the consumer would have bought from the seller if such sale had been a sale for cash instead of on credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Cat: means a member of the Felis catus family. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • 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.
  • Certificate: means a certificate of competency issued by the state health officer stating that the operator has met the requirements for the specified operator classification as defined by the state health officer under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • 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 school: means an independent public school that provides a program of elementary or secondary education, or both, established pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter to provide a learning environment that will improve pupil achievement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3973
  • Chartering authority: means either a local school board or the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3973
  • Coastal zone: means the coastal zone boundary as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.61
  • Commission: means the Oilfield Site Restoration Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Conservation of the State of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:16.1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the office of conservation within the Department of Natural Resources or his authorized representatives from the injection and mining division of that office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:73
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized representatives acting at his discretion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the office of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Committee: means the committee of certification. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Committee: means the Teacher Incentive Pay Models Program Advisory Committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3822
  • Common disaster: A sudden and extraordinary misfortune that brings about the simultaneous or near-simultaneous deaths of two or more associated persons, such as husband and wife.
  • Company: means any foreign domiciled or based entity, real or juridical, which is not a subsidiary of nor owned in whole or in part by any domestic company, and which is engaged in an enterprise for financial gain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:312
  • Compensation: means normal or regular base pay, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, or any other allowance for other expense. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Compliance with an order of support: means that the support obligor is no more than ninety days in arrears in making payments in full for current support, or in making periodic payments on a support arrearage pursuant to a court order or written agreement with the department, or in making periodic payments as set forth in a court order of support, and has obtained or maintained health insurance coverage if required by an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Consensus estimating conference: means the Economic Estimating Conference, the Demographic Estimating Conference, the Education Estimating Conference, the Criminal Justice Estimating Conference, the Health and Social Services Estimating Conference, and the Transportation Estimating Conference. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Construction or development project: means a program of construction or development, either new or continuing, that will be planned and implemented with the primary goal of improving ports and harbors in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3451
  • Consumer: means a natural person who enters into a consumer loan or consumer credit sale of a motor vehicle to be used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Consumer: means a natural person who enters into or seeks to enter into a residential loan transaction for a personal, family, or household purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Consumer credit insurance: means insurance, other than insurance on property, by which the satisfaction of debt in whole or in part is a benefit provided, but does not include insurance indemnifying the extender of credit against loss due to the debtor's default and non-filing insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Consumer credit sale: means the sale of a motor vehicle on credit under which the seller acquires a purchase money security interest in the purchased vehicle, and incident to which a credit service charge is charged and the consumer is permitted to defer all or part of the purchase price or other consideration in two or more installments excluding the down payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Consumer loan: means a loan of money or its equivalent made by a lender, the proceeds of which are used by the consumer to purchase or refinance the purchase of a motor vehicle, or which proceeds are used for personal, family, or household purposes, including debts created by the use of a lender credit card, revolving loan account, or similar arrangement, as well as insurance premium financing, with the lender acquiring a purchase money security interest in the purchased motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Contract: means the consumer's retail installment contract, note, agreement, or other evidence of indebtedness executed in connection with a motor vehicle credit transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Contract rate: means the interest rate factor applied to compute precomputed interest or simple interest under the transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation which may be utilized to accomplish the purposes of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3394.2
  • Course provider: means an entity that offers individual courses in person or online, including but not limited to online or virtual education providers, postsecondary education institutions, including any postsecondary institution under the management of the Board of Supervisors of Community and Technical Colleges, and corporations that offer vocational or technical course work in their field, and have been authorized to provide such courses by the state board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4002.3
  • 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.
  • Credit health and accident insurance: means disability insurance purchased in conjunction with a motor vehicle credit transaction which provides for a monthly benefit sufficient to pay all or part of the required monthly payment, during the continued disability of the insured, over the term of coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Credit life insurance: means term life insurance purchased in conjunction with a motor vehicle credit transaction which provides a death benefit payable to the lender, or to the insured consumer's beneficiary to the extent the death benefit exceeds the amount necessary to fully pay and satisfy the transaction, in the event of the insured consumer's death during the term of coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • 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 a requirement of the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable: interest; time price differential; service; carrying or other charge, however denominated; points and discount fees; and premium or other charge for any guarantee or insurance protecting the extender of credit against the consumer's default or other credit loss. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6

  • Creditable service: means all periods of time for which credit is allowed towards any benefits of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Creditable service: means all periods of time for which credit is allowed towards any benefits of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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: means a seller in a consumer credit sale, or a lender in a consumer loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Current tax collections: means the current collections of the taxes imposed by Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • debt forgiveness: is a n agreement whereby an extender of credit agrees with the consumer to waive any unpaid balance on a consumer loan, consumer credit sale or lease due to physical damage, total loss or constructive loss or unrecovered theft to the covered collateral secured by an eligible security device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Deficit: means the excess for any fiscal year of actual expenditures paid by warrant or transfer over the actual monies received and any monies or balances carried forward 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
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services, office of children and family services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3451
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Department: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.61
  • Department: means the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3602
  • Department: means the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3822
  • Department: means the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4013
  • Deploying parent: means a parent of a minor child whose parental rights have not been terminated and whose custody or visitation rights have not been restricted by court order to supervised visitation only, by a court of competent jurisdiction who is deployed or has received written orders to deploy with the United States military or any reserve component thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:359.1
  • Deployment: means military service in compliance with mandatory written orders, unaccompanied by any family member, for combat operations, contingency operations, peacekeeping operations, temporary duty, a remote tour of duty, or other active service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:359.1
  • 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 institution: means the same as defined in Section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, and includes any credit union. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Disability: means a physical or mental impairment, which substantially limits one or more of the major life activities, or a record of such impairment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Disability: means a condition which in the determination of the board renders an employee permanently and totally disabled, by bodily injury or disease, leaving him incapable of any employment, provided that such condition is not, directly or indirectly, the result of military service, engaging in a felonious criminal enterprise, habitual drunkenness or use of narcotics, intentionally self-inflicted injury, or declared war or enemy action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Disability: means a condition which in the determination of the board renders an employee permanently and totally disabled, by bodily injury or disease, from performing the duties and responsibilities of his position; provided, however, that such condition is not, directly or indirectly, the result of military service, engaging in a felonious criminal enterprise, habitual drunkenness or use of narcotics, intentionally self-inflicted injury, or declared war or enemy action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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 17:3394.2
  • Dog: means a member of the Canis familiaris family, or hybrid thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • 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 a motor vehicle purchased under a consumer credit sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Earnings: means the full amount of compensation earned by a member for service rendered as an employee, excluding bonuses or fees in excess of regular salary or retainer, overtime pay, or payments relative to termination of employment including but not limited to accrued sick or annual leave and severance pay. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Earnings: shall mean the full rate of compensation paid to the member (employee); however, in computing the earnings of an employee for retirement purposes, the amount of overtime earnings to be used in the computation of earnings cannot exceed the average amount of overtime earnings received for the six-year period immediately preceding retirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Economically disadvantaged: means any one of the following characteristics of a student:

                (a) Is eligible for Louisiana's food assistance program for low-income families. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3973

  • Efficiency: means cost-effectiveness or productivity relative to achievement of an objective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Elected official: means a person holding an office in a governmental entity of the state or any of its political subdivisions which is filled by the vote of the appropriate electorate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • 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
  • Eligible funded student: means any student who resides in Louisiana and meets the following criteria:

                (a) Is attending a public elementary or secondary school. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4002.3

  • Eligible participating student: means any student who resides in Louisiana and meets one of the following criteria:

                (a) Is a scholarship recipient as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4002.3

  • Eligible student: means a student who resides in Louisiana, is a member of a family with a total income that does not exceed two hundred fifty percent of the current federal poverty guidelines as established by the federal office of management and budget, and who meets any one of the following criteria:

                (a) Is entering kindergarten and has enrolled in the local school system in which the public school he would have otherwise attended is located or in a school under the jurisdiction of the Recovery School District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4013

  • Employee: means any person employed by any private or public employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Employee: means a person including an elected official, actively employed by a participating employer on a permanent, regularly scheduled basis of at least an average of thirty-five hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Employee: means any person who is employed as a permanent employee of a parish who works at least twenty-eight hours a week and whose compensation is paid wholly or partly by said parish, but excluding all persons employed by a parish or city school board, and all persons eligible for any other public retirement system in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employer: means any parish in the state of Louisiana, excepting Orleans and East Baton Rouge Parishes, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish which employs and pays persons serving the parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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
  • Employment: means a position as an employee with any private or public employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • 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.
  • Ethics board: means the ethics body which has jurisdiction over elected officials under Chapter 15 of Title 42 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:72
  • euthanize: means the act of inducing a painless death upon an animal in a humane manner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Evidence-based program: means a program or practice that has had multiple site random controlled trials across heterogeneous populations demonstrating that the program or practice is effective for the population. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Executive branch action: means any act by an executive branch agency or official to effectuate the public powers, functions, and duties of an executive branch official or an executive branch agency, including but not limited to any act in the nature of policymaking, rulemaking, adjudication, licensing, regulation, or enforcement; relative to contracts, requests for proposals, development of specifications, or engaging another person to perform a governmental function; to formulate, adopt, amend, or repeal any rule, as that term is defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:72
  • 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
  • Existing operating budget: means the initial operating budget as adjusted for actions taken by the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, the Interim Emergency Board, the legislature, or the governor in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter or any other provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Expenditure: means the gift or payment of money or any thing of value for the purchase of food, drink, or refreshment for an executive branch official or for the spouse or minor child of an executive branch official and any gift or payment permitted by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:72
  • 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
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Field: means the general area which is underlaid or appears to be underlaid by at least one pool. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Final compensation: means the average monthly earnings during the highest sixty consecutive months or joined months if service was interrupted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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
  • fiscal agent bank: means any bank selected and designated by the Interim Emergency Board for deposit of state funds by the treasurer and other elected state officials or any department, board, commission, or institution of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:319
  • Fiscal year: shall mean the twelve-month period ending on June 30th of each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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
  • 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
  • Foster youth: means any individual in the care, custody, or guardianship of the Department of Children and Family Services in the foster care program for any six of the seventy-two months immediately prior to his eighteenth birthday. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3399.21
  • 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 Oilfield Site Restoration Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • 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
  • GAP coverage: means a contract or insurance policy that covers a consumer's deficiency balance between the net payoff of the consumer's loan retail installment sales contract at the time of a loss and the amount paid by the consumer's primary insurance after a vehicle is deemed a total loss due to any direct or accidental physical damages or unrecovered theft which may be in the form of the following:

    (a)  Guaranteed auto protection offered by a property and casualty company licensed and regulated by the Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6

  • Gas: means all natural gas, including casinghead gas, and all other hydrocarbons not defined as oil in Paragraph (7) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Goal: means a general purpose toward which the efforts of an agency are directed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Governmental entity: means the state or any political subdivision and the federal government as a cost share partner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Health care: means any act or treatment which was performed or furnished or which should have been performed or furnished by any person covered by this Part for, to, or on behalf of, a patient during the medical care, treatment or confinement of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1237.1
  • Illegal gas: means gas which has been produced within the state from any well in excess of the amount allowed by any rule, regulation, or order of the commissioner, as distinguished from gas produced within the state not in excess of the amount so allowed by any rule, regulation, or order, which is "legal gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Illegal oil: means oil which has been produced within the state from any well in excess of the amount allowed by any rule, regulation, or order of the commissioner, as distinguished from oil produced within the state not in excess of the amount so allowed by any rule, regulation, or order, which is "legal oil. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Illegal product: means any product of oil or gas, any part of which was processed or derived, in whole or in part, from illegal oil or illegal gas or from any product thereof, as distinguished from "legal product" which is a product processed or derived to no extent from illegal oil or illegal gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, including stepparent, stepchild, stepsibling, and adoptive relationships. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Improvements: means the repairs, maintenance, and construction of facilities and on property, whether movable or immovable, owned, operated, leased, or administered by the port commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1963
  • Initial operating budget: means the amount of the appropriation on July first of a particular fiscal year for that fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Input: means any resource used to implement a policy, program, or specific service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Insurer: means an insurance company licensed, registered, or otherwise authorized to do business under the insurance laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Issuer: means a public trust and public corporation organized and existing by, under, and pursuant to the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Joint committee: means the House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works and the Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works, functioning as a joint legislative committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3451
  • Joint committee: means the House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works and the Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works, functioning as a joint legislative committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • 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).
  • Lender: means the originator of credit under a consumer loan, as well as any assignee or transferee of the consumer's contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • License: means any license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority for any of the following:

    (a)  To engage in a profession, occupation, business, or industry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40

  • Licensee: means any individual holding a license, certificate, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in any activity specified in Paragraph (4) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Licensing authority: means any state board, commission, department, agency, officer, or other entity which issues, authorizes, or otherwise regulates licenses as defined in Paragraph (4) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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, and any amount payable under a point, discount, or other system of charges, however denominated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6

  • Lobbyist: means any person who acts in a representative capacity and makes an expenditure. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:72
  • Local school board: means any city, parish, or other local public school board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3973
  • Local superintendent: means the appropriate city or parish school superintendent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3822
  • Local system: means the appropriate city or parish school board or system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3822
  • Louisiana conference: means the Louisiana Conference on Water Supply, Sewerage and Industrial Wastes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Maintenance expenses: means any and all expenditure of funds by the port commission appertaining in any manner to the repairs and maintenance of the facilities and property, whether immovable or movable, owned, operated, leased, or administered by the port commission, including but not limited to grounds keeping, grounds improvements, roadbed repairs, facility repairs, and other such related items. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1963
  • Manufactured home: means a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is eight body feet or more in width or forty body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is three hundred twenty or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, and electrical systems contained therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians which shall arrange for or review medical examinations as required by this Chapter or applicable state laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Methodology: means the aggregate of methods, principles, assumptions, variables, factors, and procedures used to determine a reimbursement rate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgage loan originator: means an individual who for compensation or gain or with the expectation of compensation or gain takes a residential mortgage loan application or offers or negotiates terms of a residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Mortgage servicer loss mitigation specialist: means a person who on behalf of the holder or mortgagee of a residential mortgage loan assists a borrower to modify or refinance either temporarily or permanently the borrower's obligations in order to avoid default or foreclosure of the residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Motor vehicle: means any new or used transportation device, including automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, and other vehicles that are operated over the public highways and the streets of this state, but does not include traction engines, boat trailers, road rollers, implements of husbandry, and other agricultural vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Motor vehicle credit transaction: means a consumer loan or a consumer credit sale involving a Louisiana consumer, or that is otherwise made subject to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • 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
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Net weight: means the weight of the commodity excluding any materials, substances, or items not considered to be part of the commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Nondiscretionary adjusted standstill budget: shall mean and shall contain the following:

                (a) The budget unit's current-year existing operating budget as of December first. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2

  • 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
  • Obligor: means any individual legally obligated to support a child or children pursuant to an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Offer for sale: means to sell, offer for sale or adoption, barter, auction, give away, or otherwise dispose of a dog or cat. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Office: means the office of multimodal commerce within the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • official: means an elected official, an appointed official, or an employee in an executive branch agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:72
  • 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
  • Oil: means crude petroleum oil, and other hydrocarbons, regardless of gravity, which are produced at the well head in liquid form by ordinary production methods. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • Operating companies: means a person, company, or entity performing or furnishing services for the port commission related to the operations of facilities owned, leased, operated, or administered by the port commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1963
  • Operator: means the individual, as determined by the committee of certification, in attendance on site of a water supply system or a sewerage system and whose performance, judgment, and direction affects either the safety, sanitary quality, or quantity of water or sewage treated or delivered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Order: means any custody or visitation judgment, decree, or order issued by a court of competent jurisdiction in this state or any judgment of another state which has been made executory in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:359.1
  • Order of support: means any judgment or order for the support of dependent children issued by any court of this state or another state, including any judgment or order issued in accordance with an administrative procedure established by state law that affords substantial due process and is subject to judicial review. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Orphaned oilfield site: means an oilfield site which has no continued useful purpose for the exploration, production, or development of oil or gas and which has been declared to be an orphaned oilfield site by the assistant secretary under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Outcome: means evidence or demonstration of the actual impact or public benefit of a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Output: means the quantity of actual service or product delivered by an agency or program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Owner: means the person, including operators and producers acting on behalf of the person, who has or had the right to drill into and to produce from a pool and to appropriate the production either for himself or for others. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Package: means any commodity packed or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Part-time employee: means any employee who is a part-time, seasonal, or temporary employee as defined in 26 CFR 31:3121(b)(7)-2, or in any successor regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • participating employer: shall mean :

                (i) Any incorporated city, town, or village in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732

  • Participating school: means a nonpublic school that meets program requirements and seeks to enroll scholarship recipients or a public school that meets program requirements and seeks to enroll scholarship recipients subject to any court-ordered desegregation plan in effect for the school system in which the public school is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4013
  • Pension accumulation fund: means the fund to which shall be credited all payments to the system, exclusive of those amounts to be credited to the annuity savings and expense funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Performance indicator: means a statement identifying an activity, input, output, outcome, achievement, ratio, efficiency, or quality to be measured relative to a particular goal or objective in order to assess an agency's performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Person: means any natural person, corporation, association, partnership, receiver, tutor, curator, executor, administrator, fiduciary, or representative of any kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, committee, association, corporation, and any other organization or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:72
  • Person: means both plural and singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations

                (14)(a) Except as provided in Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph, "petroleum product" means any refined hydrocarbon mixture including motor oil, kerosene, gasoline, gasohol, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, heating kerosene, and any blend of two or more refined hydrocarbon mixtures except liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602

  • Person: means an individual, corporation, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Person: means an individual or corporation, partnership, limited liability company, trust, association, joint venture pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, association, trust, or legal or commercial entity, or other group of individuals however organized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Pilot program: means a pilot teacher incentive pay program submitted, approved, or undertaken pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3822
  • Plan: means an uncompleted professional improvement program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3602
  • Plan A: means the revised plan to replace a combination of the regular and supplemental plans, to be effective October 1, 1978, as outlined in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Plan A: means the revised plan to replace a combination of the regular and supplemental plans, to be effective January 1, 1980, as outlined in Part III. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plan B: means the revised plan to replace the regular plan, to be effective October 1, 1978, as outlined in Part IV of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Plan B: means the revised plan to replace the regular plan, to be effective January 1, 1980, as outlined in Part IV. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plan C: means the plan to be effective July 1, 1997, as outlined in Part IV-A of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • 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
  • Pool: means an underground reservoir containing a common accumulation of crude petroleum oil or natural gas or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Port authority: means the governing authority of any port area or port, harbor, and terminal district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3451
  • 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
  • Precomputed transaction: means a motor vehicle 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 contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • 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.
  • Primary enclosure: means any structure used to immediately restrict an animal or animals to a limited amount of space, such as a room, pen, run, cage, compartment, or hutch. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Pro rata: 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 term and multiplying the sum by the number of days that are deferred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Producer: means the owner of a well capable of producing oil or gas or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Producing oilfield site: means an oilfield site which is associated with the production of oil or gas for at least six months of the preceding calendar year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Product: means any commodity made from oil or gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Program: means a completed five-year professional improvement program, or refers to the subject of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3602
  • 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
  • Program: means the Teacher Incentive Pay Models Program established in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3822
  • Program: means the Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4013
  • Program reverse mortgage loan: means a reverse mortgage loan offered under or intended to be insured by the Federal Housing Administration pursuant to Section 255 of the National Housing Act, 12 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Prohibited nation: means Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:312
  • Project: means the acquisition, purchase, construction, renovation, improvement, or expansion of a public facility, to be financed as authorized and provided in this Part and R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3394.2
  • Promising practices: means a practice that presents, based upon preliminary information, potential for becoming a research-based or evidence-based program or practice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Property: means the servitude of use, easement or right-of-way over, through, along and across immovable property necessary to establish, maintain or operate a project for barrier island preservation, restoration, or creation for coastal wetlands purposes, including rights of ingress and egress to public or private areas on which such projects are being established, maintained or operated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.61
  • Provider: means a person, public agency, nonprofit corporation, or a for-profit business entity that provides services under a contract or other agreement with the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public facilities: means buildings, equipment, and other permanent property or immovable property of the colleges within the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, as specifically identified in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3394.2
  • 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 retirement system: means any public retirement or pension system, fund, or plan maintained primarily for officers and employees of the state of Louisiana or of any political subdivision thereof, or any district, board, commission, or other agency of either, or of any other such public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Public School: means any public elementary, middle, junior high, or high school in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3602
  • Public service organization: means any community-based group of fifty or more persons incorporated under the laws of this state that meets all of the following requirements:

                (a) Has a charitable, eleemosynary, or philanthropic purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3973

  • Quality: means degree or grade of excellence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Rate: means the amount of money per unit of time for a Medicaid service performed or the amount of money for a Medicaid service performed for a flat fee, such as a per diem. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Rebasing: means using cost report information to adjust Medicaid reimbursement rates to the level dictated by the Medicaid reimbursement methodology for each covered service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Refund: means the withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after termination from the state service, or with respect to members having the option of belonging to the system, withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after receipt by the system of written notice of withdrawal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Regular plan: means the original plan that became effective upon the establishment of the retirement system in 1953, as amended, excluding the supplemental plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • regularly engaged: means either of the following:

    (a)  Engaged in residential mortgage lending activity, during the previous or current calendar year, as a mortgage loan originator in connection with more than ten residential mortgage loans or in connection with any residential mortgage loan having a principal amount exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars, or employed by an employer who meets the thresholds set forth in Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083

  • Reimbursement: means payment for a Medicaid service in accordance with a specified rate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Releasing agency: means an animal pound, shelter, humane organization, or animal control agency, whether public or private. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2471
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Repairs: means those activities necessary to maintain any and all facilities and real property owned, operated, leased, or administered by the port commission in a workable, functional, or operational condition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1963
  • 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).
  • Research facility: means any school, institution, organization, or person that uses or intends to use animals in research or experiments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Residential immovable property: means any immovable property located in this state upon which is constructed or intended to be constructed a dwelling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Residential loan transaction: means any agreement by a consumer with a mortgage broker, mortgage loan originator, mortgage loan servicer, or mortgage lender in connection with a residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • residential mortgage broker: means any person who, directly or indirectly, for compensation or the expectation of compensation, negotiates, places, or finds, or offers to negotiate, place, or find a residential mortgage loan for another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • residential mortgage lender: means any person who, directly or indirectly, originates or makes, or offers to originate or make, a residential mortgage loan for another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Residential mortgage lending activity: means an activity, including electronic activity, engaged in for compensation or with the expectation of compensation in connection with a residential loan transaction, including the origination or funding of a residential mortgage loan and the negotiation and placement, or offering to negotiate, place, or fund a residential mortgage loan for another person, or servicing a mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Residential mortgage loan: means any loan primarily for personal, family, or household use that is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust, or other equivalent consensual security interest on a dwelling as defined in 15 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Responsible party: means the operator of record according to the office of conservation records, who last operated the property on which the oilfield site is located at the time the site is about to be abandoned, ceases operation, or becomes an unusable oilfield site, and that operator's partners and working interest owners of that oilfield site. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail pet store: means a retail establishment where dogs or cats are sold, exchanged, bartered, or offered for sale as pet animals to the general public at retail. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • retirement system: means the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, established as of January 1, 1955, defined in Chapter 4, Title 11 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, and as subsequently amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • retirement system: means the Parochial Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, established as of January 1, 1953, defined in Chapter 5, Title 11 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, and as subsequently amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Revenues: means the revenues described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Reverse mortgage loan: means a nonrecourse loan secured by immovable property that meets all of the following criteria:

    (a)  The loan provides purchase money proceeds for the acquisition by a borrower of a domicile to be inhabited by the borrower as his principal domicile or cash advances to a borrower based on the equity or the value in a borrower's inhabited principal domicile. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083

  • Revision date: means October 1, 1978, the effective date of the establishment of Plan A and Plan B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Revision date: means January 1, 1980, the effective date of the establishment of Plan A and Plan B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Revolving credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or open-end credit.) Source: OCC
  • Scholarship: means the funds awarded to a parent or other legal guardian on behalf of an eligible student to attend a participating public or nonpublic school. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4013
  • Scholarship recipient: means an eligible student who is awarded a scholarship. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4013
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • Seller: means the seller of a motor vehicle, including the seller of a motor vehicle under a consumer credit sale, as well as any assignee or transferee of the consumer's contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Service: means a home- or community-based service, intermediate care facility service, or support coordination service provided to a recipient by a provider under a contract or other agreement with the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Service certificate: means a statement of a member's total creditable service as approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Service certificate: means a statement of a member's total creditable service as approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Service date: means the date of enrollment of a member into the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Service in the uniformed services: means the performance of duty on a voluntary or involuntary basis in a uniformed service under competent authority and includes active duty, active duty for training, initial active duty for training, inactive duty training, full-time national guard duty, and a period for which a person is absent from a position of employment for the purpose of an examination to determine the fitness of the person to perform any such duty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Sewage treatment plant: means the facility or group of units provided for the treatment of wastewater and for the reduction and handling of sludge removed from such wastewater. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Sewerage system: means a system of piping and appurtenances, including sewage treatment facilities, for collecting and conveying wastewater from source to discharge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Simple interest transaction: means a motor vehicle 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 principal balance of the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Site restoration: means any and all oilfield site restoration activities required of a responsible party of an oil or gas property by regulations adopted by the office of conservation pursuant to this Subtitle, including without limitation plugging of oil and gas wells, pit closure, site remediation, and removal of oilfield equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • Social media account: means an internet-based service that allows individuals to do the following:

                (a) Construct a public or semi-public profile within a bounded system created by the service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462

  • Solution mined cavern: means a cavity created within the salt stock by dissolution with water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Solution mining injection well: means a well into which fluids, other than fluids associated with active drilling operations, are injected for extraction of minerals or energy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, or any territory of the United States including Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • State board: means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:4002.3
  • State board: means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3973
  • State depositing authority: as used in this Chapter means the state treasurer, and other elected state officials or any department, board, commission, or institution of the state; and "depository" or "fiscal agent bank" means any bank selected and designated by the Interim Emergency Board for deposit of state funds by the treasurer and other elected state officials or any department, board, commission, or institution of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:319
  • State health officer: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, hereinafter referred to as the "department" or his designee as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • State planning and budgeting system: refers to the processes and functions prescribed in Subtitle I of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • 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 3:2471
  • Stevedoring company: means a person, company, or entity performing or furnishing the necessary equipment and manpower to load, unload, transport, or ship goods, products, or commodities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1963
  • Strategic planning: is a process of agency self-assessment and objective setting which considers an organization's purpose, capacities and environment, and results in a strategic plan which determines a path for development of the organization's resources in order to achieve meaningful results. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Superintendent: means the state superintendent of education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3822
  • Supervised financial organization: means a banking, thrift, or similar organization organized, certified, and supervised by an agency of the United States of America, the state of Louisiana, or any other state pursuant to the banking, currency, and related laws of the United States of America, the state of Louisiana, or any other state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Supplemental plan: means the supplementary plan established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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
  • Supporting performance indicator: means a performance indicator which is designated as such by the commissioner of administration and is included in the executive budget supporting document and not included in 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
  • suspension: includes a temporary suspension of the registration, including the seizure of the vehicle license plate, trailer license plate, or a certificate of identification or registration of a motorboat or sailboat for an indefinite period of time or the denial of an application for issuance or renewal of a registration or license plate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Teacher: means any public school classroom teacher, librarian, guidance counselor, secondary vocational instructor, principal, assistant principal, or other personnel for whom a valid Louisiana teaching certificate is required for employment; any teacher in an institution which offers thirteenth and fourteenth grade instruction; any speech therapist who possesses a valid Louisiana ancillary certificate issued by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education; and any instructor seeking to continue in the program who has been transferred from the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to vocational-technical schools under the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3602
  • Teaching certificate: means a certificate issued by the department to school personnel pursuant to the requirements fixed by the department or by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:3602
  • Termination: means complete cessation of employment with the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Total sum payable under such contract including all loan finance charges and credit service charges: means the total sum of all scheduled payments under the contract assuming that each payment is made on its due date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • 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.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Uniformed services: means the armed forces of the United States as defined by 10 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:403
  • Unique identifier: means a number or other identifier assigned by protocols established by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Unusable oilfield site: means an oilfield site which has no continued useful purpose for the exploration, production, or development of oil or gas and for which a responsible party can be located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:82
  • USDA: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Waste product: means any liquid, sludge, effluent, semi-liquid or other substance resulting from any process, whether manufacturing or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:3
  • wastes: means those fluids, sludges, elements, or compounds defined or identified as oilfield wastes or non-hazardous oilfield wastes pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:73
  • Wastewater: means the spent water or sewage of a community containing the liquid or water-carried wastes from residences, commercial buildings, and institutions along with any groundwater, surface water, or storm water that may be commingled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water distribution system: means that portion of the water supply system in which water is conveyed from the water treatment plant or other supply point to the premises of the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water supply system: means the system of pipes, structures and facilities through which water is obtained, treated and sold, distributed or otherwise offered to the public for household or other uses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water treatment plant: means that portion of the water supply system which in some way alters the physical, chemical, or bacteriological quality of the water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Waterway: means any navigable bayou, canal, channel, or river, or portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Waterway dredging and deepening priority program: means the priority list of projects submitted by the office and approved by the joint committee pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471
  • Waterway project: means a program, either new or continuing, that is planned and implemented with the primary goal of dredging and deepening waterways in the state to include cost share projects with the federal government and construction and maintenance costs associated with dredging and disposing of dredged material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3471