Sections
Part I Organization; Functions 40:1301 – 40:1310
Part I-A Southern State Police Compact 40:1312.1 – 40:1322.1
Part II Safety Work 40:1341
Part II-A Louisiana Medical Advisory Board 40:1351 – 40:1356
Part III State Police 40:1371 – 40:1460.2
Part IV Driver Training 40:1461 – 40:1463
Part V-A Regulation of Explosives 40:1472.1 – 40:1472.20
Part VI Regulation of Transportation of Oil and Oil Field Equipment 40:1485.1 – 40:1483
Part VIII Monitoring of Transportation of Offshore Oil Platform Workers 40:1486.1 – 40:1486.2
Part X The Louisiana Public Facilities Authority 40:1487

Terms Used In Louisiana Laws > Revised Statutes > Title 40 > Chapter 6

  • Accredited school: means a school of practical nursing approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.67
  • 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
  • Accumulated Contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member plus any interest which has been credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund plus amounts credited to his account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Acquiring person: means either of the following:

    (a)  A person acquiring tax sale title to a tax sale property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • 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

  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of interest and mortality assumptions adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjudicated property: means property of which tax sale title is acquired by a political subdivision pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • admission: as used in this Chapter includes the charges made for seats and tables, reserved or otherwise, and other similar accommodations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2204
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Advertisement: means a commercial message in any medium that aids, promotes, or assists, directly or indirectly, a rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • advertising: means any statement, oral or written, requested and approved by a licensed dentist, disseminated to or displayed before the public or any portion thereof with the intent of selling professional dental services, offering to perform professional dental services, or inducing members of the public to enter into any obligation relating to such professional dental services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affiliate: means any person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with a developer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Agent contract: means any contract or agreement, whether written or oral, under which an athlete authorizes an athlete agent to negotiate or solicit on behalf of the athlete for the employment of the athlete by one or more professional sports teams. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amateur: means any of the following:

    (a)  Contests or exhibitions of armed or unarmed combat or any combination thereof conducted by or participated in exclusively by any state-accredited middle school or high school, college, or university, or by any association or organization of a school, college, or university, when each participant in the contests or exhibitions is a bona fide student in the state-accredited middle school or high school, college, or university. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Annuity: shall mean payments for life derived from the "Accumulated Contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Another state: means each of the several states, other than Louisiana, and includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Antique dealer: means any owner of an antique shop, or agent of the antique shop, and any person engaged in the business of buying, selling, trading in, or otherwise acquiring, disposing or exhibiting antiques, including but not limited to antique property, such as antique jewelry, antique silverware, antique pictures and paintings, antique objects of art, cemetery artifacts, used building components, antique furniture, antique collectibles and other such antique property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:423
  • Anything of value: means any thing of value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means a person who seeks to be examined for licensure or registration by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • Applicant: means any person who has submitted an application form to the board, paid the application fee, and who has provided such additional information as the board may require. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:783
  • Applicant: shall mean any person seeking to practice engineering or land surveying in the state of Louisiana, that has applied to the board for authority to practice the respective profession and render such engineering or land surveying services in the state of Louisiana, or an individual who has applied to the board for certification as an engineer intern or land surveyor intern. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Applicant: means any person seeking to practice geoscience in the state of Louisiana who has applied to the board for authority to practice the respective profession and render such professional geoscience services in the state of Louisiana, or an individual who has applied to the board for certification as a geoscientist in training. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • apprentice: as used in this Chapter is defined as a worker at least sixteen years of age, except where a higher minimum age standard is otherwise fixed by law, who is employed to learn an apprenticeable occupation pursuant to the standards of apprenticeship as provided for in the Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 9, §317 in order to fulfill the requirements of the Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 9, §301, and who has entered into a written apprentice agreement with an employer, an association of employers, or an organization of employees, providing for not less than two thousand hours of reasonably continuous employment, and for participation in an approved program of training through employment and through education in related and supplemental subjects. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3147
  • Approved: shall mean approved by the office of the deputy secretary for public safety services of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2025
  • Approved school: means any school of nursing preparing registered nurse applicants, approved by the board and including Charity Hospital School of Nursing, which is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3133
  • Approved school: means an accredited school which offers instruction in any area of the practice of clinical laboratory science approved by the committee and the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Architect: means a person who is technically and legally qualified to practice architecture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4211
  • Armed security officer: is a n individual who provides security services and who at any time wears, carries, possesses, or has access to a firearm or any other weapon defined by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assignment: includes any written stock power, bond power, bill of sale, deed, declaration of trust or other instrument of transfer;

    (2)  "Claim of beneficial interest" includes a claim of any interest by a decedent's legatee, distributee, heir or creditor, a beneficiary under a trust, a ward, a beneficial owner of a security registered in the name of a nominee, or a minor owner of a security registered in the name of a custodian, or a claim of any similar interest, whether the claim is asserted by the claimant or by a fiduciary or by any other authorized person on his behalf, and includes a claim that the transfer would be in breach of fiduciary duties;

    (3)  "Corporation" means a private or public corporation, association or trust issuing a security;

    (4)  "Fiduciary" means an executor, administrator, trustee, guardian, committee, conservator, curator, tutor, custodian or nominee;

    (5)  "Person" includes an individual, a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity;

    (6)  "Security" includes any share of stock, bond, debenture, note or other security issued by a corporation which is registered as to ownership on the books of the corporation;

    (7)  "Transfer" means a change on the books of a corporation in the registered ownership of a security;

    (8)  "Transfer agent" means a person employed or authorized by a corporation to transfer securities issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3831

  • Athlete: means a student who resides in this state, or a student who does not reside in this state but has informed in writing an institution of higher education in this state of the student's intent to participate in that school's intercollegiate sports contests, and who is characterized by either of the following:

    (i)  Is eligible to participate in junior high, high school, or intercollegiate sports contests as a member of a sports team of a junior high, high school, or institution of higher education which is located in this state and which is a member of a federation or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275

  • Athlete agent: means any person who recruits or solicits an athlete to enter into an agent contract or professional sport services contract with any person, or who offers anything of value to any person to induce an athlete to enter into an agreement by which any person will represent the athlete, or who for anything of value procures, offers, promises, or attempts to obtain employment for an athlete with a professional sports team. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Athlete contract: means any contract or agreement executed by a student athlete with an educational institution or school concerning the student's participation in that institution's intercollegiate sport contests or interscholastic athletic activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Authenticate: means either of the following:

    (a)  To sign. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Authorized prescriber: means a licensed physician, dentist, or other health care provider authorized by law to prescribe drugs, medications, medical devices or appliances, and health care regimens. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • average compensation: means his average earnable compensation for the five highest successive years of employment, or the highest five successive joined years where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Average compensation: shall mean the average annual earned compensation of an employee for any period of sixty successive or joined months of service as an employee during which earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • barber college: shall include a school of barbering, college of barbering, barber school, barber college, and any other place or institution for the instruction or training of persons to engage in the practice of barbering. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4269
  • Base pay: means prescribed compensation for a specific position on a full-time basis, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, payment in kind, premium pay, or any other allowance for expense authorized and incurred as an incident to employment, except supplemental pay for certain members as provided by Article X, Section 10(A)(1) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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
  • Beneficiary: means the eligible recipient of a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, or other benefit provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Blaster: shall mean a person employed by a primary licensee who detonates or otherwise effects the explosion of an explosive or who is in immediate personal charge and supervision of one or more other persons engaged in such activity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2025
  • board: means the Louisiana Medical Advisory Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2015
  • Board: means the Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1946
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners, an agency in the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • Board: means the State Licensing Board for Contractors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Board: means the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:783
  • Board: means the State Board of Architectural Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4211
  • Board: shall mean the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board, provided for by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists, provided for by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.67
  • Board: means the Board of Regents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3133
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3444
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3875
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • Board of Trustees: means the board provided for in Part V of this Chapter to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Broker: means a person lawfully engaged in the business of effecting transactions in securities or commodities for the person's own account or for the account of others. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Builder: means the person undertaking or contracting to build a ship pursuant to a contract or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Candidate: means any person whose application and related materials have been approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:783
  • Cash price: means the price at which the lessor would have sold the property to the consumer for cash on the date of the rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Cemetery artifact: means any object produced or shaped by human workmanship or tools, including ornaments of archaeological, historical, cultural, or sentimental significance or interest, which may be used to memorialize the dead and shall include but not be limited to all cemetery items, objects, and properties, including but not limited to any type of religious or sentimental addition or adornment, inside or outside of a tomb, gravesite, plot, mausoleum, vault or interment location, whether placed privately or by assignment, regardless of monetary worth, age, size, shape or condition, including but not limited to statues, bricks, signage, plaques, tablets, urns, pots, planters, benches, chairs, crosses or other religious symbols, vases, gates, fences, or any portions thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:423
  • certificate holder: shall mean the recognition granted by the board and its issuance of acertificate to any individual seeking such recognition as an engineer intern or land surveyor intern, who has been successfully examined and is otherwise in good standing with the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • certificate holder: means the recognition granted by the board and its issuance of a certificate to any individual seeking such recognition as a geoscientist in training, who has been successfully examined and is otherwise in good standing with the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Certified by the appropriate players association: means that an athlete agent has received approval of his application for certification from the appropriate players association of the professional league for which he is soliciting athletes, has fulfilled all other requirements of the players association, and is in good standing before the players association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • 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.
  • Claim: means any cause of action against a certified public accountant or firm, regardless of the legal basis of the claim, including but not limited to tort, fraud, breach of contract, or any other legal basis, arising out of any engagement to provide professional services, including but not limited to the following:

    (a)  The providing of attest services as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.34

  • Claimant: means any person having an interest or right to assert a claim, whether for himself or on behalf of another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.34
  • Clinical laboratory: means any building, place, or facility in which an operation and procedure for the biological, microbiological, serological, immunological, chemical, immunohematological, hematological, biophysical, cytological, pathological, or other examinations of materials derived from the human body is performed to provide information for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of any disease or impairment of, or the assessment of the health of human beings or for forensic testing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Clinical laboratory personnel: means any and all individuals engaged in the practice of clinical laboratory science. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Clinical phase of nursing education: means those nursing courses that require a student to provide nursing care, under faculty supervision, to individuals, families, and communities in diverse health care settings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Club: means any club, corporation, association, or individual under the authority of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • Collaborative practice: means the joint management of the health care of a patient by an advanced practice registered nurse performing advanced practice registered nursing and one or more consulting physicians or dentists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Collaborative practice agreement: means a formal written statement addressing the parameters of the collaborative practice which are mutually agreed upon by the advanced practice registered nurse and one or more licensed physicians or dentists which shall include but not be limited to the following provisions:

    (a)  Availability of the collaborating physician or dentist for consultation or referral, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277

  • collection: as used in this Subpart shall include the sale or securitization of long-term delinquent accounts receivable and all other obligations subject to the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:88.3
  • college: means any regional accredited university or other institution of higher learning offering a full-time doctoral course of study in psychology that is approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:783
  • Commission: means the State Boxing and Wrestling Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Commission on Human Rights. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3371
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the office of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Office of Financial Institutions within the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Commissioner: means commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Committee: means the committee of deans, directors, and department heads of the approved schools and programs of nursing which prepare registered nurse applicants and a nonvoting representative of the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3133
  • Committee: means the Clinical Laboratory Personnel Committee to the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners established by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Common elements: means all portions of timeshare property other than units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Completion of construction: means :

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

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

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

  • Components: means all parts and components of a ship which are fabricated by the builder for use in the construction of the ship, which will, when so used, form a part of the ship and the fabrication of which is commenced at the shipyard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Conspicuous type: means type in boldfaced capital letters no smaller than the largest type, exclusive of headings, on the page on which it appears and, in all cases, at least 10-point type. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Constituent entity: means each entity that is a party to a merger or consolidation under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3441
  • Consumer: means a natural person who rents personal property under a rental-purchase agreement to be used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Consummation: means the time when a consumer becomes contractually obligated on a rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Contact: means any communication by an athlete agent or by any intermediary with an athlete, or with any third person for the purpose of having that third person communicate with the athlete about the possibility of or formation of any business, financial, or other contractual relationship or agreement, including an agent contract, a professional services contract, or a professional sports services contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contract: includes any agreement conferring the rights and obligations of a timeshare ownership on the purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Contract: means a written agreement for the construction of a ship. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Contract: means the entire cost of the construction undertaking, including labor, materials, rentals, and all direct and indirect project expenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Contract security company: means any person engaging in the business of providing, or which undertakes to provide, a security officer on a contractual basis for another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • contractor: includes general contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers who receive an additional fee for the employment or direction of labor, or any other work beyond the normal architectural or engineering services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Controlled substance: means a controlled dangerous substance as defined and covered by the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Corporation: means a private or public corporation, association or trust issuing a security;

    (4)  "Fiduciary" means an executor, administrator, trustee, guardian, committee, conservator, curator, tutor, custodian or nominee;

    (5)  "Person" includes an individual, a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity;

    (6)  "Security" includes any share of stock, bond, debenture, note or other security issued by a corporation which is registered as to ownership on the books of the corporation;

    (7)  "Transfer" means a change on the books of a corporation in the registered ownership of a security;

    (8)  "Transfer agent" means a person employed or authorized by a corporation to transfer securities issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3831

  • Council: means the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Court: means a court of competent jurisdiction in the parish of the domicile of the minor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • 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: includes every claim and demand for money, labor, merchandise and other valuable things. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Creditable Service: means "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Custodial property: means any interest in property transferred to a custodian under this Subpart and the income from and proceeds of that interest in property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Custodian: means a person so designated under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Cytotechnologist: means an individual responsible for examining cytopathological preparations which require the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dealer-distributor: means a person engaged in the wholesale or retail business of buying and selling or distribution of explosives, provided that should a manufacturer make sales to users, such manufacturer shall not be required to obtain an additional license as a dealer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2025
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • declaration: means the instrument by which the timeshare property is made subject to a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deferred presentment transaction: means a transaction made pursuant to a written agreement whereby a licensee:

    (a)  Accepts a check from the issuer dated as of the date it was written;

    (b)  Agrees to hold the check for a period of time not to exceed thirty days prior to negotiation or presentment; and

    (c)  Pays to the issuer of the check the amount of the check less the fee permitted in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3

  • Dental assistant: means a person who is employed by a licensed practicing dentist and performs the duties authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry only under his direct on-premises supervision, direction, and responsibility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Dental contract: means any employment for services including all equipment, supplies or personnel employed in connection therewith described or regulated by Chapter 9 of Title 37, whether entered into directly or indirectly by the patient, on the one hand, and the dental practitioner or medical institution, on the other hand. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Dental hygienist: means a person licensed under the provision of this Chapter to perform those duties authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry as set forth in rules and regulations promulgated by the board in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Dental practitioner: means anyone issued a permit or licensed to practice under the provisions of Chapter 9 of Title 37, when engaged in such practice, and shall include professional dental corporations and partnerships. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Dentistry: means the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, or treatment, including nonsurgical, surgical, or related procedures, of diseases, disorders, or conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial areas or the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body provided by a dentist within the scope of his education, training, and experience, in accordance with the ethics of the profession and applicable law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • Department: means the Department of Occupational Standards; and

    (2)  "Director" means the Director of Occupational Standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4105

  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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 9:2117
  • 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 9:2117
  • 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.
  • Deputy secretary: means the deputy secretary for public safety services of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2025
  • Developer: means the person, or any successor or assignee of such person, who creates the timeshare plan or who is in the business of making sales of timeshare interests which it owns or purports to own. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Division: means the public protection division of the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Drug: means the same as the term "drug" as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • Earnable compensation: means the compensation earned by a member during the full normal working time as a teacher. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full rate of compensation that would be payable to the member (employee) if he worked the full working time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Earned compensation: means the base pay earned by an employee for a given pay period as reported to the system on a monthly basis by the agency which shall include the cash value of any emolument of office in the form of paid compensation in lieu of salary which is subject to federal and state payroll taxes and includes the full amount earned by an employee, overtime, and per diem earned by an employee of the House of Representatives, the Senate, or an agency of the legislature, and expense allowances and per diem paid to members of the legislature, the clerk, or sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives and president and secretary or sergeant at arms of the Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Electrical contractor: means any person who undertakes to, attempts to, or submits a price or bid or offers to construct, supervise, superintend, oversee, direct, or in any manner assume charge of the construction, alteration, repair, improvement, movement, demolition, putting up, tearing down, or furnishing labor together with material and equipment, or installing the same for the wiring, fixtures, or appliances for the supply of electricity to any residential, commercial, or other project, when the cost of the undertaking exceeds the sum of ten thousand dollars. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Eligible rollover distribution: means a distribution as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employee: means any female individual who is employed to work forty or more hours a week and who is employed by the employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3371
  • Employee: shall mean any registrar of voters of the state of Louisiana or any deputy or permanent employee of the office of registrar of voters in any parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • 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
  • Employer: means any department, office, division, agency, commission, board, committee or other organizational unit of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3371
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana, any city, parish, or other local school board, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, any board created by Article VIII of the Constitution of Louisiana, or any other agency of and within the state or a political subdivision by which a teacher is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Employer: shall mean the registrar of voters of any parish in the state of Louisiana, the state of Louisiana, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish which employs and pays persons as registrars of voters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Engineer intern: shall mean an individual who has complied with the requirements for education, experience, and character and has passed an examination in the fundamental engineering subjects, as provided in this Chapter, and has been issued a certificate by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Excess benefit: means the difference in the monthly benefit between the unrestricted benefit and the maximum benefit computed under this Chapter 5. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Excess benefit participant: means any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans of the employer without regard to the limitations of Section 415 of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States, as amended, and as set forth in the rules and regulations of this retirement system, would exceed the maximum benefit permitted under Section 415 of the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Exchange company: means the person operating a program providing any opportunity or procedure for the assignment or exchange of timeshare interests among owners and purchasers in the same or other timeshare plans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Executive director: means the person appointed by the board to serve as the chief operating officer in connection with the day-to-day operation of the board's business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Executive secretary: means the chief administrative officer of the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Exhibition: means :

    (a)  As applied to boxing and mixed technique events, any event in which the participants show or display their skills without necessarily striving to win. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246

  • Expanded duty dental assistant: means a person who is employed by a licensed practicing dentist and has passed an expanded function for dental assistants course approved by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry that shall not consist of less than thirty classroom hours, or who has graduated from a dental assisting program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association provided the program teaches functions as provided for in LAC 46:XXXIII. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Explosives: means any chemical compound, mixture, or device, the primary or common purpose of which is to function by explosion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2025
  • Facility: means a pollution source or any public or private property or facility where an activity is conducted which is required to be regulated under this Subtitle and which does or has the potential to do any of the following:

    (a)  Emit air contaminants into the atmosphere. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778

  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal 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
  • Federation or association: means any state or national association for the promotion and regulation of interscholastic or intercollegiate sports governing athletes and their relationships with athlete agents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final project agreement: means the final document agreed upon between the secretary and a program participant that specifically states the terms and duration of the proposed project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1977
  • 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
  • Financial institution: means a bank, trust company, savings institution, or credit union, chartered and supervised under state or federal law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Firm: shall mean any domestic or foreign firm, partnership, association, cooperative, venture, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or any other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • 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
  • Fiscal year: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fraud support unit: means the insurance fraud support unit within the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Fusion technology: means the operation of positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) imaging equipment or any other hybrid imaging equipment identified and recognized by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1946
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Geoscience: means the science of the earth and its origin and history, the investigation of the earth's environment and its constituent soils, rocks, minerals, solids, and fluids, and the study of the natural and introduced agents, forces, and processes that cause changes in and on the earth. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Geoscientist: means a person qualified to engage in the practice of geoscience because of the person's knowledge, acquired through education and practical experience, of geoscience, mathematics, and the supporting physical, chemical, mineralogical, morphological, and life sciences. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Geoscientist in training: means a person registered by the board on the basis of education and who meets other requirements established by the board but who is not fully qualified to be a licensed geoscientist under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • 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.
  • Governmental lien: means all liens imposed by law upon immovable property in favor of any political subdivision and filed in the mortgage records, including without limitation, those imposed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Handler: shall mean a person who touches, moves, or otherwise handles explosives but does not detonate or otherwise effect the explosion of explosives or explosives materials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2025
  • Home improvement contracting: means the reconstruction, alteration, renovation, repair, modernization, conversion, improvement, removal, or demolition, or the construction of an addition to any pre-existing owner occupied building which building is used or designed to be used as a residence or dwelling unit, or to structures which are adjacent to such residence or building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Home improvement contractor: means any person, including a contractor or subcontractor, who undertakes or attempts to, or submits a price or bid on any home improvement contracting project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Hull Number: means the number assigned to a ship by the builder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Illegal controlled substance: means cocaine, phencyclidine, heroin, or methamphetamine and any other illegal controlled dangerous substance the possession or distribution of which is a violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • immovable property: means and includes not only land, city, town and village lots, but all things thereunto pertaining, and all structures and other appurtenances thereto, as pass to the vendee by the conveyance of the land or lot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individual user: means the individual whose use of an illegal controlled substance, that is not obtained directly from or pursuant to a valid prescription or order of a licensed physician or practitioner, which is the basis of an action brought under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Institution: means any institution of higher education in this state having an athlete contract with an athlete. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Instructor: means any person approved and licensed by the board to administer and certify the successful completion of the required minimum training requirements for security officers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • Instrument: means any instrument, whether or not negotiable, which evidences the indebtedness of one or more persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5321
  • Insurance fraud: means any commission or attempted commission of criminal acts or practices as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Insurance fraud section: means the insurance fraud section within the Louisiana Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Insurance professional: means an adjuster, agent, managing general agent, surplus lines broker, reinsurance intermediary, insurance consultant, broker, or attorney-in-fact. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Insurer: means any person or company subject to regulation pursuant to Title 22 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • inventory value: as used in this Subpart , means the cost of property purchased by the trustee and the market value of other property at the time it became subject to the trust, but in the case of a testamentary trust the trustee may use any value finally determined for the purposes of an estate tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2157
  • Job appointment: means employment for a fixed period not to exceed two years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Land surveyor intern: shall mean an individual who has complied with the requirements for education, experience, and character and has passed an examination in the fundamental surveying subjects, as provided in this Chapter, and has been issued a certificate by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • LATIFPA: means the Louisiana Automobile Theft and Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority within the Louisiana Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Law enforcement officer: means :

    (a)  The law enforcement officers of the office of state police and the probation and parole officers of the division of probation and parole of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526

  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lease timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of time or intervals of time which can be less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legal representative: means an individual's personal representative or tutor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • 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).
  • Lessor: means a person who regularly provides the use of property through rental-purchase agreements and to whom rental payments are initially payable on the face of the rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Level four offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute sixteen ounces or more, or the illegal distribution of four ounces or more, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level one offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute less than four ounces or the illegal distribution of less than one ounce of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level three offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute  eight ounces or more but less than sixteen ounces, or the illegal distribution of two ounces or more, but less than four ounces, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level two offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute four ounces or more but less than eight ounces, or the illegal distribution  of one ounce or more, but less than two ounces, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means a certificate issued by the board authorizing the licensee to use radioactive materials or equipment emitting or detecting ionizing radiation on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1946
  • License: means the certificate of authority to operate a pawnshop as issued by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Licensed practitioner: means a person licensed to practice medicine, dentistry, podiatry, chiropractic, or osteopathy in this state, or an advanced practice registered nurse licensed to practice in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1946
  • Licensed specialist in school psychology: means any person licensed as a specialist in school psychology who applies his knowledge of both psychology and education during consultation and collaboration with others and engages in specific services for students, such as direct and indirect interventions that focus on academic skills, learning, socialization, and mental health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:783
  • licensed water well driller: means a person, firm, or corporation licensed to drill a water well, as set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Licensee: means a person licensed pursuant to this Chapter that offers deferred presentment transactions or small loans, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Licensee: means any person to whom a license is granted in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • Licensee: shall mean any person practicing or seeking to practice engineering or land surveying in the state of Louisiana that has received a license from the board and is otherwise in good standing with the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Licensee: means any person practicing or seeking to practice geoscience in the state of Louisiana who has received a license from the board and is otherwise in good standing with the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • licensure: shall mean the recognition granted by the board and its issuance of a license to any person to practice engineering or land surveying in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • licensure: means the recognition granted by the board and its issuance of a license to any person to practice geoscience in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Licensure by credentials: means issuing of a license using a performance record in place of examinations to evaluate theoretical knowledge and clinical skill when an applicant for licensure has been awarded a D. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • lot of used building components: shall mean a group of like used building components. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:423
  • Magazine: shall mean any building, structure, or device used for temporary or permanent storage of explosives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2025
  • Managing entity: means an entity with the duty to manage and operate the timeshare plan and/or the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Manufacturer: means a person engaged in the manufacture, compounding, or combining of explosives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2025
  • Marital deduction: The deduction(s) that can be taken in the determination of gift and estate tax liabilities because of the existence of a marriage or marital relationship.
  • Marketing of an illegal controlled substance: means the possession with intent to distribute or distribution of a specified illegal controlled substance which is a violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Materials: means all materials (other than piping, cables, fittings, and other materials taken out of builder's stock), all items of machinery, and all items of equipment (other than equipment taken out of builder's stock) which are purchased or acquired for use in the construction of the ship, which will, when so used, form a part of the ship and which have been delivered to the shipyard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Maturity date: means the last date subsequent to the pawn transaction upon which the pledgor can redeem a pledged thing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Maximum benefit: means the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the system set forth in Part IV of this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Mechanical contractor: means any person who undertakes to, attempts to, or submits a price or bid or offers to construct, supervise, superintend, oversee, direct, or in any manner assume charge of the construction, alteration, repair, improvement, movement, demolition, putting up, tearing down, or furnishing labor, or furnishing labor together with material and equipment, or installing the same for the construction, installation, maintenance, testing, and repair of air conditioning, refrigeration, heating systems, and plumbing for all residential, commercial, and industrial applications as well as ventilation systems, mechanical work controls, boilers and other pressure vessels, steam and hot water systems and piping, gas piping and fuel storage, and chilled water and condensing water systems and piping, including but not limited to any type of industrial process piping and related valves, fittings, and components, when the cost of the undertaking exceeds the sum of ten thousand dollars. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Medical contract: means a) with respect to employment for services entered into by a patient and a medical practitioner, any written agreement, a sample of which is provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Medical institution: means any hospital as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Medical psychology: means that profession of the health sciences which deals with the examination, diagnosis, psychological, pharmacologic and other somatic treatment and/or management of mental, nervous, emotional, behavioral, substance abuse, or cognitive disorders, and specifically includes the authority to administer, distribute without charge and/or prescribe drugs as defined in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • Medical Psychology Advisory Committee: means a committee, established by the board for purposes as defined in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Membership service: means service after July 1, 1947 as an employee while a member of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Membership service: shall mean service as an employee while a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Minor: means an individual who has not attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • 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
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of twenty-one years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, a child born outside of marriage of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if a court of competent jurisdiction has, pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code rendered a judgment of filiation declaring the paternity of such member for the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Mixed technique event: means contests in which contestants attack and defend with wrestling or grappling and with the fists and other parts of the human body, including but not limited to the foot, knee, leg, elbow, or head, wherein dangerous blows are intended to be struck with full contact. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • moneys: means and includes gold, silver and other coin, bills of exchange, bank bills or other bills or notes, authorized to be circulated as money, whether in possession or subject to the draft of the depositor or the person having the beneficial interest therein on demand. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Month: means that period of time from one date in a calendar month to the corresponding date in the subsequent calendar month. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • movable property: means and includes all things other than real estate which have any pecuniary value, all monies, credits, investments in bonds, stocks, franchises, shares in joint stock companies, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Multiple use project: means a project which combines hotel and/or apartment accommodations with timeshare units in which the timeshare interest sold is a lease timeshare interest and the hotel and/or apartment units exceed fifty units in number not subject to a timeshare interest and the timeshare interest units of the development account for less than forty percent of the total square footage of all the units in the project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Narcotics: means those natural or synthetic opioid analgesics, and their derivatives used to relieve pain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • 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
  • Nationally recognized certification examination: means an examination approved by the board upon the recommendation of the committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Nationally recognized certifying body: means a national certification organization which certifies qualified licensed nurses as advanced practice registered nurses and which requires certain eligibility criteria related to education and practice, offers an examination in an advanced nursing area which meets current psychometric guidelines and tests, and is approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Natural person: means a human being. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Net assets: means the book value of current assets less applicable liabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • New entity: means the entity into which constituent entities consolidate, as identified in the agreement or certificate of consolidation provided for in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3441
  • No true bill: A legal procedure to dismiss charges against a defendant when the grand jury does not find enough evidence to charge the defendant with violating a law. Also called a "no bill."
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nuclear medicine technologist: means a person, other than a licensed practitioner, who under the direction and supervision of a licensed practitioner uses radioactive materials on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1946
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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 9:2117
  • Ordinance: means :

    (a)  An act of a political subdivision that has the force and effect of law, including but not limited to an ordinance, a resolution, or a motion; or

    (b)  A rule or regulation promulgated by the State Land Office, the division of administration, or by another state agency with authority over adjudicated properties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means any person who owns or is a co-owner of a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Owner: means a person who holds an ownership interest that has not been terminated pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Ownership timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years, coupled with an ownership interest in immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Partial payment: means a payment of fifty dollars or more on a deferred presentment transaction or small loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Pawn transaction: means the lending of money on a deposit or pledge or taking other things into possession as security for money advanced. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Pawnbroker: means a person who lends money on a deposit or pledge or who takes other things into possession as security for money advanced or who makes a public display at his place of business of the sign generally used by pawnbrokers to denote his business, namely, three gilt or yellow balls, or who publicly exhibits a sign that money is to be loaned on things on deposit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Pawnshop: means the location at which, or premises upon which, a pawnbroker regularly conducts business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Pensions: means payments for life. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Perfusion: means the functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement, or supplementation of the cardiovascular, circulatory, respiratory systems or other organs, or a combination of those activities, and to ensure the safe management of physiologic functions by monitoring and analyzing the parameters:

    (a)  The use of extracorporeal circulation, long-term cardiopulmonary support techniques, including extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and associated therapeutic and diagnostic techniques. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3875

  • Perfusionist: means a person, qualified by academic and clinical education, to operate the extracorporeal circulation equipment during any medical situation where it is necessary to support or replace a person's cardiopulmonary, circulatory, or respiratory function. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3875
  • Person: means natural and juridical persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Person: means any individual, municipality, public or private corporation, partnership, firm, the United States Government, and any agent or subdivision thereof or any other juridical person, which shall include, but not be limited to, trusts, joint stock companies, associations, the state of Louisiana, political subdivisions of the state of Louisiana, commissions, and interstate bodies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Person: as used in this Part includes any corporation, or partnership, or two or more persons having a joint or common interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:449
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, or joint stock company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2025
  • Person: means a natural person, governmental entity, or corporation, partnership,  firm, trust, or incorporated or unincorporated association, existing under or authorized by the laws of this state, another state, or a foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, trust, partnership, joint venture, or other organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Person: means an individual, firm, association, company, partnership, corporation, nonprofit organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, association, cooperative, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or any other entity recognized by Louisiana law; and whether or not acting as a principal, trustee, fiduciary, receiver, or as any other kind of legal or personal representative, or as a successor in interest, assignee, agent, factor, servant, employee, director, officer, or any other representative of such person; or any state or local governing authority or political subdivision performing a new construction project which exceeds the contract limits provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Person: means an individual, company, corporation, association, partnership, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Person: shall mean any individual or firm. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Person: means any individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal representative: means an executor, administrator, or representative of a decedent's estate or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Persons: includes an individual, firm, partnership, association, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:783
  • Phlebotomist: means an individual performing an invasive procedure to withdraw blood from the human body to collect samples for the practice of clinical laboratory science, including but not limited to, clinical laboratory testing for analysis, typing and cross-matching of blood for medical examination and human transfusion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Physician: means a natural person who is the holder of an allopathic (M. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3444
  • Physician: means an individual licensed by the board to engage in the practice of medicine in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • Place of illegal activity: means , in relation to the individual user of an illegal controlled substance, each parish in which the individual illegally possesses or uses an illegal controlled substance during the period of the individual's use of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Place of participation: means , in relation to a defendant in an action brought under this Chapter, each parish in which the person participates in the marketing of illegal controlled substances during the period of the person's participation in the marketing of illegal controlled substances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plan Year: means the fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Political subdivision: means any of the following to the extent it has the power to levy ad valorem taxes and conduct tax sales for failure to pay ad valorem taxes:

    (a)  The state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • 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
  • Practical nurse: means a person who practices practical nursing and who is licensed to practice under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.67
  • Practice of clinical laboratory science: means the performance by any individual, other than a physician licensed by the board, of laboratory testing, analysis, or examination of human specimens. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Practice of engineering: shall mean responsible professional service which may include consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, designing, or inspection of construction in connection with any public or private utilities, structures, machines, equipment, processes, works, or projects wherein the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health, and property is concerned or involved, when such professional service requires the application of engineering principles and the interpretation of engineering data. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Practice of engineering: means responsible professional service which may include consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, designing, or inspection of construction in connection with any public or private utilities, structures, machines, equipment, processes, works, or projects wherein the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health, and property is concerned or involved, when such professional service requires the application of engineering principles and the interpretation of engineering data. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Practice of geoscience: means the practice for the public of geoscientific services or work, including consulting, investigating, evaluating, analyzing, planning, mapping, and inspecting geoscientific work and the responsible supervision of those tasks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Practice of land surveying: shall include the measuring of areas, land surfaces, streams, bodies of water, and swamps for correct determination and description, for the establishment, reestablishment, ascertainment, or description of land boundaries, corners, divisions, distances, and directions, the plotting and monumenting of lands and subdivisions thereof, and mapping and topographical work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Practice of land surveying: includes the measuring of areas, land surfaces, streams, bodies of water, and swamps for correct determination and description, for the establishment, reestablishment, ascertainment, or description of land boundaries, corners, divisions, distances, and directions, the plotting and monumenting of lands and subdivisions thereof, and mapping and topographical work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Practice of nursing: means the performance, with or without compensation, by an individual licensed by the board as a registered nurse, of functions requiring specialized knowledge and skills derived from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Prepayment: means payment in full of the deferred presentment transaction or small loan amount prior to the end of the term of that transaction or loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Principal residence of a child: means :

    (a)  The location designated by a court to be the primary residence of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2045

  • Prior Service: means service rendered prior to the date of establishment of the retirement system for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Private security business: is a ny entity that provides protection to persons and property, excluding any law enforcement agency, but including any:

    (a)  Contract security company; or

    (b)  Armored car company or armed courier company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052

  • Private transfer fee: means a fee or charge required by a private transfer fee obligation and payable upon the transfer of an interest in an immovable, or payable for the right to make or accept such transfer, regardless of whether the fee or charge is a fixed amount or is determined as a percentage of the value of the immovable, the purchase price, or other consideration given for the transfer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Private transfer fee obligation: means any obligation arising under any recorded or unrecorded declaration or agreement, whether or not purporting to create a servitude, building restriction or other real right, to pay a private transfer fee to a party to the declaration or agreement, or his successors or assigns, or a third person upon a subsequent transfer of an interest in the immovable. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • professional engineer: shall mean an individual who, by reason of his special knowledge and ability to apply the mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences and the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design, acquired by an engineering education and engineering experience, is qualified to practice engineering, as evidenced by his licensure as such by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • professional engineer: means an individual who, by reason of his special knowledge and ability to apply the mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences and the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design, acquired by an engineering education and engineering experience, is qualified to practice engineering, as evidenced by his licensure as such by the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board, as set forth in Chapter 8 of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • professional geoscientist: means a person who holds a license issued by the board under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • professional land surveyor: shall mean an individual who is qualified to practice land surveying, as evidenced by his licensure as such by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Professional wrestler: means any person who does not qualify as an "amateur" and who participates in staged matches wherein no dangerous blow is intended to be struck and where there is a predetermined winner, whether or not the participant competes for a money prize or pecuniary gain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • Professional wrestling event: means any event which does not qualify as either a mixed technique event or amateur or boxing contest and which features in any way a professional wrestler and which qualifies as an exhibition under Subparagraph (4)(b) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • Project: includes but is not limited to condominiums and cooperative housing corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Property: includes every form, character and kind of property, real, personal, and mixed, tangible and intangible, corporeal and incorporeal, and every share, right, title or interest therein or thereto, and every right, privilege, franchise, patent, copyright, trade-mark, certificate, or other evidence of ownership or interest; bonds, notes, judgments, credits, accounts, or other evidence of indebtedness, and every other thing of value, in possession, on hand, or under the control, at any time during the calendar year for which taxes are levied, within the State of Louisiana, of any person, firm, partnership, association of persons, or corporation, foreign or domestic whether the same be held, possessed, or controlled, as owner, agent, pledgee, mortgagee, or legal representative, or as president, cashier, treasurer, liquidator, assignee, master, superintendent, manager, sequestrator, receiver, trustee, stakeholder, depository, warehouseman, keeper, curator, executor, administrator, legatee, heir, beneficiary, parent, attorney, usufructuary, mandatary, fiduciary, or other capacity, whether the owner be known or unknown; except in the cases of fire, life, or other insurance companies, the notes, judgments, accounts, and credits of nonresident persons, firms, corporations, partnerships, associations, or companies doing business in the State of Louisiana, originating from the business done in this state, are hereby declared to be property with its situs within this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Property disclosure document: means a document in a form prescribed by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission, or a form that contains at least the minimum language prescribed by the commission, which is presented by the seller to the purchaser in the manner set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Provisional licensed perfusionist: means a person provisionally licensed under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3875
  • Provisional licensed psychologist: means a person provisionally licensed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:783
  • Psychologist: means any person licensed as a psychologist under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:783
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Purchaser: means a transferee or prospective transferee in any of the types of transactions described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Purchaser: means any person to whom a timeshare interest is offered or who has contracted to purchase a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Purchaser: means the person for whom a ship is to be constructed pursuant to a contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Qualifying agent: means a responsible officer or executive employee meeting the experience qualifications set forth herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • Qualifying party: means a natural person designated by the contractor to represent the contractor for the purpose of complying with the provisions of this Chapter including without limitation meeting the requirements for the initial license and/or any continuation thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rabbi Trust: means the trust created under this Part of Chapter 5 to provide the excess benefits under this plan to excess benefit participants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Radiation therapy technologist: means a person, other than a licensed practitioner, who under the direction and supervision of a licensed practitioner applies radiation to humans for therapeutic purposes upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1946
  • Radiographer: means a person, other than a licensed practitioner, who under the direction and supervision of a licensed practitioner applies radiation to humans for diagnostic purposes upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1946
  • Radiologic technologist: means any person who is a radiographer, a radiation therapy technologist, a fusion technologist, or a nuclear medicine technologist licensed under this Chapter who under the direction and supervision of a licensed practitioner applies radiation to humans upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1946
  • Radiologic technology: means the use of a radioactive substance or equipment emitting or detecting ionizing radiation on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1946
  • Real estate contract: means any written agreement, entered into prior to the perfection of the contract of sale or contract to lease or otherwise with an option to purchase, which relates to the sale, offer for sale, purchase, offer to purchase, lease with option to purchase, offer to lease with option to purchase, any other option to purchase, or any other offer which includes an option to purchase any residential real property or improvements thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act: Federal law that, among other things, requires lenders to provide "good faith" estimates of settlement costs and make other disclosures regarding the mortgage loan. RESPA also limits the amount of funds held in escrow for real estate taxes and insurance. Source: OCC
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reciprocity: means formal reciprocal agreement between two state boards under which a dentist licensed in one state may apply for and receive a license in another state without examination and without fulfilling any other requirements except the usual state license fees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Redemptive period: means the period in which a person may redeem property as provided in the Louisiana Constitution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • 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
  • Registered athlete agent: means an athlete agent registered with the division under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Registered nurse: means any individual licensed under this Part to engage in the practice of nursing as defined in Paragraph (14) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Registered nursing: means the practice of the scope of nursing which is appropriate to the individual's educational level, knowledge, skills, and abilities, including:

    (a)  Assessing the health status of an individual or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277

  • Registrant: means an individual who holds a valid registration card issued by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • Registration card: means the identification card issued by the board to a registrant as evidence that the registrant has met the required minimum qualifications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052
  • Regulatory flexibility: means that a qualified participant in a regulatory innovations program may be exempted by the secretary from regulations promulgated by the department under this Chapter consistent with federal law and regulation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1977
  • Relocation: means a change in the principal residence of a child for a period of sixty days or more, but does not include a temporary absence from the principal residence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2045
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rental-purchase agreement: means an agreement for the use of personal property by a natural person primarily for personal, family, or household purposes for an initial period of four months or less, that is automatically renewable with each payment after the initial period, but that does not obligate or require the consumer to continue renting or using the property beyond the initial period, and that permits the consumer to become the owner of the property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • 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).
  • Reputable dental school: means one that is recognized as such by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry according to its rules and regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • residential building contractor: includes all contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers who receive an additional fee for the employment or direction of labor, or any other work beyond the normal architectural or engineering services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Residential real property: means real property consisting of one or not more than four residential dwelling units, which are buildings or structures each of which are occupied or intended for occupancy as single family residences. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Responsible charge: shall mean the direct control and personal supervision of engineering or land surveying service or work, as the case may be. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:405
  • Responsible charge: means the independent control and direction of geoscientific work or the supervision of geoscientific work by the use of initiative, skill, and independent judgment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:445
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean the sum of the "annuity" and the "pensions" or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Retirement allowance or benefit: means an annuity for life paid in equal monthly installments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement System: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement system: shall mean the Registrars of Voters Employees' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • 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
  • Rural Property: means a tract of land which is at least forty acres in area and from which at least seventy-five percent of the income derived is from agricultural or livestock purposes or mineral income and which is not located within the territorial limits of any incorporated municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5321
  • School: means any secondary school in this state, including high schools and junior high schools, that has an athlete contract with an athlete. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • School system: means any institution or facility which provides for education of children in grades one or above, which may include kindergarten or prekindergarten attached thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:783
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Security officer: means an individual who is employed by a contract security company whether armed or unarmed, to protect a person or persons or property or both, and whose duties include but are not limited to the following:

    (a)  Prevention of unlawful intrusion or entry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052

  • Security operations manager: means any individual whose duties include but are not limited to the following:

    (i)  Scheduling and assignment of work shifts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2052

  • Seller: means an owner of residential real property, whether an individual, partnership, corporation, or trust, who sells or attempts to sell residential real property in a manner described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Send: means either of the following:

    (a)  To deposit in the mail or deliver for transmission by any other commercially reasonable means of communication with postage or cost of transmission provided for, and properly addressed to any address reasonable under the circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Ship: means a tug, pushboat, pullboat, barge, dredge, or other vessel or watercraft of more than fifty tons gross weight to be constructed within the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Shipyard: means the shipyard or place of business where a ship is to be constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Signed: includes using any symbol executed or adopted with present intention to adopt or accept a writing in tangible form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Small loan: means a consumer loan, as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Society: means the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.34
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Spouse: shall mean a person who is legally married to a member of this system and shall not include a person who is legally separated from a member of this system by a judgment of separation, unless such person has voluntarily reconciled with the member and which reconciliation is established by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession subject to the legislative authority of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Student: means a person who satisfies all of the provisions of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Student nurse: means any individual who is enrolled in an approved program preparing for licensure as a registered nurse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Subcontractor: means a person who contracts directly with the primary contractor for the performance of a part of the principal contract or with another contractor for the performance of a part of the principal contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:537
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • 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
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Superior environmental performance: means :

    (a)  A significant decrease of pollution to levels lower than the levels currently being achieved by the subject facility under applicable law or regulation, where these lower levels are better than required by applicable law and regulation; or

    (b)  Improved social or economic benefits, as determined by the secretary, to the state while achieving protection to the environment equal to the protection currently being achieved by the subject facility under applicable law and regulation, provided that all requirements under current applicable law and regulation are being achieved by the facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1977

  • Supplemental appropriation: Budget authority provided in an appropriations act in addition to regular or continuing appropriations already provided. Supplemental appropriations generally are made to cover emergencies, such as disaster relief, or other needs deemed too urgent to be postponed until the enactment of next year's regular appropriations act.
  • Surviving entity: means the constituent entity surviving a merger, as identified in the agreement or certificate of merger provided for in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3441
  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Tax debtor: means , as of the date of determination, the person listed on the tax roll in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax notice party: means , as of the date of determination, the tax debtor and any person requesting notice pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale: means the sale or adjudication of tax sale title to property pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale certificate: means the written notice evidencing a tax sale to be filed in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale party: means the tax notice party, the owner of property, including the owner of record at the time of a tax sale, as shown in the conveyance records of the appropriate parish, and any other person holding an interest, such as a mortgage, privilege, or other encumbrance on the property, including a tax sale purchaser, as shown in the mortgage and conveyance records of the appropriate parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale purchaser: means the purchaser of tax sale property, his successors, and assigns. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale title: means the set of rights acquired by a tax sale purchaser or, in the case of adjudicated property, on the applicable political subdivision, pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Telemedicine: means the practice of health care delivery, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, and transfer of medical data using interactive telecommunication technology that enables a health care practitioner and a patient at two locations separated by distance to interact via two-way video and audio transmissions simultaneously. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3444
  • Temporary: shall mean no more than forty-eight hours. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2025
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Termination: means complete cessation of employment with the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • The actuary: means the actuary for this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Things: means any property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal, and rights therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • third person: means any persons other than the athlete agent or the athlete. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Timeshare association: means a corporation owned by the timeshare interest owners and through which the timeshare interest owners manage and regulate the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare documents: means all of the documents, by whatever names denominated, and any amendments thereto, which establish the timeshare plan, create and govern the rights and relationships of owners, and govern the use and operation of the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare expenses: means any expenditures, fees, charges, or other liabilities for which an owner of a timeshare interest is liable as a result of the ownership of the timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare instrument: means the legal document or documents, by whatever names denominated, that convey a timeshare interest to a purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare interest: means an ownership "timeshare interest" a lease timeshare interest, a timeshare estate, and a timeshare use unless expressly provided otherwise and includes any of the following:

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

  • Timeshare plan: means any arrangement, plan, scheme, or similar device, other than an exchange program, whether by membership agreement, sale, lease, license, other act of conveyance, or right-to-use agreement or by any other means, whereby a purchaser, in exchange for consideration, receives ownership rights in or the right to use accommodations for a period of time less than a full year during any given year, but not necessarily for consecutive years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare property: means one or more timeshare units subject to the same timeshare plan, together with any common elements or any other immovable property, or rights therein, appurtenant to those units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare unit: means a unit which is the subject of a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transfer: means the sale, donation, conveyance, assignment, inheritance, or other transfer of an ownership interest in an immovable located in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Transfer: means a transaction that creates custodial property under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Transferor: means a person who makes a transfer under this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Transient merchant: as used in this Part means any person engaging temporarily in a retail or wholesale sale of goods, wares or merchandise, in any place in the State of Louisiana and who, for the purpose of conducting such business, occupies any lot, building, room or structure of any kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:449
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • True bill: Another word for indictment.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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
  • Tutor: means a person appointed or qualified by a court to act as guardian of a minor's property or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions, including but not limited to a curator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unit: means immovable property, or a portion thereof, designated for separate occupancy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • unit: means the insurance fraud investigation unit within the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, office of state police. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Unlicensed person: means a person who is not licensed by the board who illegally practices dentistry or dental hygiene. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Use period: means the increments of time into which a timeshare unit or the timeshare property is divided for the purpose of allocating rights of use and occupancy to the owners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • used building component: shall mean any object produced or shaped by human workmanship or tools that is an element of structural, architectural, archaeological, historical, ornamental, cultural, utilitarian, decorative, or sentimental significance or interest, which has been and may be used as an adjunct to or component or ornament of any building or structure, regardless of monetary worth, age, size, shape or condition, that is immovable property or fixture, including but not limited to bricks, siding, gutters, downspouts, lightning rods, chimney roofs, lights, chandeliers, stoves, tubs, sinks, faucets, faucet handles, toilets, bidets, showers, fans, furnaces, air conditioners, water heaters, sprinkling systems, shelving, countertops, cabinets, built-in speakers, shutters, trim, rafters, roof tiles, roofing, studs, foundation, barge boards, paneling, stairs, risers, banisters, wiring, plumbing, hinges, door latches, door knobs, medallions, mantles, flooring, carpet, tiles, molding, wainscoting, pavers, doors, windows, sills, transoms, joists, mailboxes, signage, fountains, decking, gates, fences, planters, landscaping, plantings or portions thereof, or component parts of immovable property of any nature or kind whatsoever. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:423
  • User: means a person who, as an ultimate consumer of an explosive, purchases the same from a dealer-distributor or manufacturer or means a dealer or manufacturer who uses an explosive as an ultimate consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2025
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Vested right: means when a member obtains retirement eligibility as to age and service in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Work: means in the case of a ship having a keel, the keel, and in the case of a ship not having a keel, the bottom plates, and all materials, machinery, equipment, components, and fabrications forming a part of the ship when permanently installed in place. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • writing: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or which is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122