Sections
Part I Municipal Regulation of Livestock Running At Large 3:2531 – 3:2535
Part II Livestock On Levees 3:2571 – 3:2575
Part III Dogs Harassing or Injuring Livestock 3:2651 – 3:2691
Part IV Dogs–Regulation by Local Authorities 3:2731
Part V Dog License Tax 3:2771 – 3:2778
Part VI Stock At Large On Public Highways 3:2801 – 3:2896
Part VII Local Regulation of Livestock On Public Highways 3:3001 – 3:3014
Part VIII Regulations in Urban Areas 3:3021

Terms Used In Louisiana Laws > Revised Statutes > Title 3 > Chapter 18

  • 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
  • administrator: means the administrator of the fraud section of the office of workers' compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:346
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Agreement: means the bargain of the parties in fact, as found in their language or inferred from other circumstances and from rules, regulations, and procedures given the effect of agreements under laws otherwise applicable to a particular transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Agricultural activity: means a commercial enterprise of any agricultural related or associated entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Agricultural land: means any land on which any agricultural operations is being conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Agricultural operation: means any agricultural facility or agricultural land which is being used for agricultural production or agricultural processing and includes any facility used for the production and processing of crops or products thereof, livestock or products thereof, farm-raised fish and fish products, wood, timber or forest products, fowl or plants for breeding or sales, and poultry or poultry products for commercial or industrial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Agricultural processing: means the processing of any agricultural product and includes, but is not limited to, the slaughtering and processing of livestock and poultry, the elevation and drying of grain, the processing of sugar cane, and the ginning of cotton. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Agricultural product: means crops, livestock, poultry, and aquacultural, floracultural, horticultural, silvicultural, or viticultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Agricultural production: means the commercial production of any agricultural products and includes the planting of cover crops, the leaving of land idle for the purpose of participating in government programs, normal crop or livestock rotation procedures, and the use of agricultural support services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Attack: means any attack or series of attacks by an enemy of the United States causing, or which may cause, substantial damage or injury to civilian property or persons in the United States in any manner by sabotage or by the use of bombs, missiles, shellfire, or atomic, radiological, chemical, bacteriological, or biological means or other weapons or processes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:519
  • Automated transaction: means a transaction conducted or performed, in whole or in part, by electronic means or electronic records, in which the acts or records of one or both parties are not reviewed by an individual in the ordinary course of forming a contract, performing under an existing contract, or fulfilling an obligation required by the transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Beneficiary: means an individual for whom property has been transferred to or held under a declaration of trust by a custodial trustee for the individual's use and benefit under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Certificate of documentation: means a certificate issued by the United States Coast Guard for a vessel documented under 46 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Certificate of origin: means a document establishing the initial chain of ownership, such as a manufacturer's certificate of origin (MCO) or statement of origin (MSO), or an importer's certificate of origin (ICO) or statement of origin (ISO), or a builder's certification (Form CG-1261, under 46 CFR Part 67) provided by the manufacturer of a new vessel or outboard motor or its distributor, that is the only valid indication of ownership between the manufacturer, its distributor, its franchised new vessel or outboard motor dealers, and the original purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:347
  • Commission: means the Structural Pest Control Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance of Louisiana or the commissioner, director, or superintendent of insurance in any other state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:482
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of conservation of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • Contract: means the total legal obligation resulting from the agreement of the parties as affected by this Chapter and other applicable law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Council: means the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Court: means a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Curator: means a person appointed or qualified by a court to manage the estate of an individual or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Custodial trust property: means an interest in property transferred to or held under a declaration of trust by a custodial trustee under this Chapter and the income from and proceeds of that interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Custodial trustee: means a person designated as trustee of a custodial trust under this Chapter or a substitute or successor to the person designated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Dealer: means any person who engages wholly or in part in the business of buying, selling, or exchanging for value new or used vessels or outboard motors, or both, either outright or on conditional sale, bailment, lease, chattel mortgage, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Department: means the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and its duly authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • 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
  • Diminution in value: means an existent reduction of twenty percent or more of the fair market value or the economically viable use of, as determined by a qualified appraisal expert, the affected portion of any parcel of private agricultural property or the property rights thereto for agricultural purposes, as a consequence of any regulation, rule, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Director: means the director of the office of workers' compensation administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • dividend: when used in this Chapter (except in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Electronic agent: means a computer program or an electronic or other automated means used independently to initiate an action or respond to electronic records or performances in whole or in part without review or action by an individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Electronic record: means a record created, generated, sent, communicated, received, or stored by electronic means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Electronic signature: means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with a record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • EPA: means the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Established date of operation: means the date on which the agricultural operation, including forestry activities, commenced operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Federal law: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, (Title 26 United States Code) and applicable U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • foreign trust: shall mean any of the following:

    (1)  A trust which by the terms of the trust instrument is governed by the law of a jurisdiction other than Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.682

  • Forest land: means any land in the state devoted to the growing of trees or the commercial production of timber, wood, or forest products that is located outside the corporate limits of any municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122
  • Formosan termite: means the termite Coptotermes formosanus in any state of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the bond issuing power of a governmental unit is vested. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:153
  • Governmental action: means annexation of territory by a governmental entity and the issuance of  a rule, regulation, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity, or an order or other legally binding directive having the force of law or capable of being enforced by government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Governmental action: means annexation of territory by a governmental entity or the issuance of a rule, regulation, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity, or an order or other legally binding directive having the force of law or capable of being enforced by government which prohibits or limits the right of an owner to conduct forestry activities on forestry land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122
  • Governmental entity: means :

    (a)  A board, authority, commission, department, office, or agency of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114

  • Governmental entity: means :

    (a)  A board, authority, commission, department, office, or agency of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122

  • Hazardous financial condition: means that, based on its present or reasonably anticipated financial condition, a risk retention group, although not yet financially impaired or insolvent, is unlikely to be able to:

    (a)  Meet obligations to policyholders with respect to known claims and reasonably anticipated claims. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:482

  • 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
  • housing violation: as used in this Chapter shall also encompass building codes, zoning, vegetation, and nuisance ordinances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:496
  • Hull identification number: means the number assigned to a vessel under Subpart C of 33 CFR Part 181 or R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Incapacitated: means lacking the ability to manage property and business affairs effectively by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, physical illness or disability, chronic use of drugs, chronic intoxication, confinement, detention by a foreign power, disappearance, minority, or other disabling cause. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Infested: means having the presence of live Formosan termites. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • Information: includes data, text, images, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, and databases, or the like. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Information processing system: means an electronic system for creating, generating, sending, receiving, storing, displaying, or processing information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Insurance: means primary insurance, excess insurance, reinsurance, surplus lines insurance, and any other arrangement for shifting and distributing risk which is determined to be insurance under the laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:482
  • Legal representative: means a personal representative, tutor, or curator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Liability: means legal liability for damages including costs of defense, legal costs and fees, and other claims expenses because of injuries to other persons, damage to their property, or other damage or loss to such other persons resulting from, or arising out of:

    (i)  Any business, whether profit or nonprofit, trade, product, services including professional services, premises, or operations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:482

  • Lienholder: means a person holding a security interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • livestock: means any animal bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for show, profit, or for the purpose of selling or otherwise producing crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2651
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation of any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2802
  • 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
  • Manager of livestock: means any person other than an owner of livestock having the care and control of livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2802
  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in the business of manufacturing or importing new vessels or outboard motors for the purpose of sale or trade. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Motorboat: means any vessel equipped with or propelled by any type of machinery whether or not such machinery is the principal source of propulsion but shall not include a vessel which has a valid marine document issued by the Bureau of Customs of the United States Government or any federal agency successor thereto, unless the vessel is a recreational use vessel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:347
  • Office: means the office of workers' compensation administration established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Operate: means to navigate or otherwise use a motorboat or vessel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:347
  • operation: means all operations of a vessel or outboard motor when it is at the pier, idle in the water, at anchor, or being propelled through the water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Outboard motor: means a mechanical combustion engine manufactured to produce a twenty-five or more horsepower engine and designed to attach outboard of the transom of a vessel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Owner: means a person owning an interest in forest land at the time a governmental action becomes effective as to the forest land in which the owner owns an interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122
  • Owner: means a person, other than a lien holder, having a property interest in or title to a motorboat. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:347
  • Owner: means a person, other than a secured party, having property rights in, or title to, a vessel or outboard motor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • 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 any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, joint venture, association, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, governmental agency, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association, or other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:347
  • Person: means any natural person or individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, limited liability company, or other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Person: means any natural person, corporation, political subdivision, association, partnership, limited liability company, receiver, tutor, curator, executor, administrator, fiduciary, or representative of any kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Person: means any individual, firm, company, corporation, partnership, society, association, governmental agency, political subdivision, public entity, or any other entity created by federal or state law or recognized by Louisiana law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • Pesticide: means any substance or combination of substances which is a pesticide under the Louisiana Pesticide Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Plan of operation or a feasibility study: means an analysis which presents the expected activities and results of a risk retention group including, at a minimum:

    (a)  The coverages, deductibles, coverage limits, rates, and rating classification systems for each line of insurance the group intends to offer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:482

  • Possesses: means the person has acquired rights in or title to a vessel or outboard motor by virtue of a gift, donation, raffle, or exchange or the person built the vessel or outboard motor themselves. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Product liability: means the liability for personal injury and property damages arising from the manufacture, design, importation, distribution, packaging, labeling, lease, or sale of a product as defined and construed by the laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:482
  • Program: shall mean the Neighborhood Enhancement Program as established in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122.2
  • Prohibited zone: means an area paralleling each side of the entire length of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Bridge and extending outward for a distance of one mile from both the most easterly and westerly outboard sides of the causeway bridge twin spans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:347
  • Prohibits or limits: means an existent reduction of twenty percent or more of the fair market value of forest land, or any portion thereof, or property rights thereto associated with conducting forestry activities on forest land before the action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122
  • Public highway: means a public way for vehicular traffic, including the entire area dedicated thereto and the bridges, culverts, structures, appurtenances and features necessary to or associated with its purpose, and refers to those highways designated in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2802
  • Public highway: means any public way except those highways provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:44.2
  • Purchasing group: means any group domiciled in any state which:

    (a)  Has as one of its purposes the purchase of liability insurance on a group basis. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:482

  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Regulated article: means any infested material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • Risk retention group: means any corporation or other limited liability association formed under the laws of any state, Bermuda, or the Cayman Islands:

    (a)  Whose primary activity consists of assuming and spreading all, or any portion, of the liability exposure of its group members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:482

  • Sailboat: means any watercraft propelled by sail or canvas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:347
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:347
  • secretary of revenue: when used in this Title, mean the secretary of the Department of Revenue for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1501
  • Security interest: means an interest that is reserved or created by an agreement that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Security procedure: means a procedure employed for the purpose of verifying that an electronic signature, record, or performance is that of a specific person or for detecting changes or errors in the information in an electronic record. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • sister: includes step-brothers and step-sisters, and brothers and sisters by adoption. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • State: means a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • State: means this state or another state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • State: means any state of the United States and the District of Columbia. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:482
  • State of principal operation: means the state on whose waters a vessel or outboard motor is operated or to be operated most during a calendar year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Structural pest: means any member of any species of wood-destroying insects, vermin, rodents, vertebrates, and pest birds which attack and damage wood. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Structural pest control: means any procedure intended to effect the prevention, regulation, extermination, or eradication of structural pests in household, commercial, and vacant structures, including adjacent outside areas and the contents of such structures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Subtitle: means and includes all the Chapters in Subtitle II of this Title 47 and any other Title of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 except the provisions of Chapter 1 of Subtitle IV of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 and estate taxes for the assessment, collection, administration, and enforcement of taxes, fees, licenses, penalties, and interest due the state of Louisiana which have been delegated to the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1501
  • Taxable year: includes , in the case of a return made for a fractional part of a year under the provisions of this Chapter or under regulations prescribed by the collector, the period for which return is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • Traditional farm practices: means those accepted and customary  standards established by similar agricultural operations under similar circumstances using established best management practices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Transaction: means an action or set of actions occurring between two or more persons relating to the conduct of business,  commercial, or governmental affairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Transferor: means a person who creates a custodial trust by transfer or declaration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity, authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Tutor: means a person appointed or qualified by a court to act as guardian of a minor's property or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Unavailable: means either that a vacancy in office exists, or that the lawful incumbent of the office is absent or unable to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of the office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:519
  • Undocumented vessel: means a vessel for which a certificate of documentation has not been issued by the United States Coast Guard under 46 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Vessel: means watercraft and air boats of every description, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:347
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft and air boats, including homemade boats, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water, valued in excess of two thousand five hundred dollars, to be principally operated on the waters of this state, required to be numbered, not held as inventory for sale or lease, and transferred for the first time on or after July 1, 2008. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Wages: means average weekly wage at the time of the accident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Watercraft: means any contrivance used or designated for navigation on water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:347
  • Wood-destroying insect: means any and all species of insects which attack and damage wood. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20