Sections
Part I Construction and Repair Work in Cities Over 15,000 40:1671 – 40:1683
Part II Window Bolts 40:1701
Part III Safety Glazing in Hazardous Locations 40:1711 – 40:1715
Part IV Louisiana Building Code for State Owned Buildings 40:1721
Part IV-A State Uniform Construction Code 40:1730.21 – 40:1730.40.2
Part IV-C Commercial Building Energy Conservation Code 40:1730.41 – 40:1730.49
Part IV-D Industrialized Buildings 40:1730.51 – 40:1730.68
Part IV-E Modular Housing 40:1730.71
Part V Equal Access to Governmental and Public Facilities for the Disabled Community 40:1731 – 40:1744
Part V-A Access to Government Services for Persons With Disabilities 40:1748
Part VI Restrooms in Public Facilities 40:1749
Part VII Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Detection Program 40:1749.1
Part VIII Underground Utilities and Facilities 40:1749.11 – 40:1749.26

Terms Used In Louisiana Laws > Revised Statutes > Title 40 > Chapter 8

  • ADA: means the Americans with Disabilities (Civil Rights) Act of 1990 (Public Law 336). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • ADA Standards: means the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design as adopted by the United States Department of Justice pursuant to the ADA and any subsequent amendments or additions to or editions adopted by the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • Agreement: means the agreement or agreements, as authorized under this Subpart, between the state of Louisiana, as the seller, and the corporation, as the purchaser, of the tobacco assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Alternate plan: means a renovation or rehabilitation plan for either a residential housing property below minimum habitability standards or a blighted housing property prepared by the owner or other secured party that preserves the historic integrity of the residential building and restores such property to minimum habitability standards as evidenced by (a) a physical condition assessment identifying components of the blighted housing property requiring repair, replacement, or improvement to restore the property to minimum habitability standards in a cost-effective manner, (b) an estimate and certificate of costs executed by the owner or other secured party, including a schedule of values executed by a contractor committed to complete the repairs, replacements, or improvements identified in the physical condition assessment within the estimate of costs, (c) evidence of funding commitments from government or commercial lenders sufficient to finance all costs identified in the estimate and certificate of costs, (d) a timetable evidencing the time frame within which the rehabilitation plan may be completed which shall include a date certain by which the rehabilitation will be completed, and (e) a detailed financial feasibility analysis, including documentation of the economic feasibility of the proposed reuse if the residential housing property is not to be occupied as the principal residence of the owner, including operating budgets or resale prices, or both, as appropriate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Ancillary contracts: means contracts described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Applicant: means a person who seeks to be examined for licensure or certification by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Approving resolution: means a resolution adopted by the governing authority of a local governmental subdivision following an administrative hearing at which the owner and secured parties were provided notice and each given an opportunity to show cause why a rehabilitation plan for the residential housing property should not be prepared and implemented and which resolution determines that (a) the residential housing property is confirmed to be a blighted housing property and (b) the owner and secured parties either failed to submit an acceptable alternate plan or submitted an unacceptable alternate plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Blighted housing property: means (a) any residential housing property for which environmental remediation is required by state law, rule, or regulation and  the condition of which is found or declared by the public officer to be harmful to the health or welfare, including the economic welfare, of the residents of the local governmental subdivision wherein the residential property is located, (b) any residential housing property that, as of the effective date of this Chapter, had been determined to be a blighted property or an adjudicated property by the local governmental subdivision, (c) any residential housing property that (i) is offered by a party in interest for inclusion on a blighted housing properties list and (ii) the current condition of which is declared by the local governmental subdivision to be below minimum habitability standards and unfit for human habitation, occupancy, or use, or (d) any residential housing property that (i) has not been legally occupied for eighteen months prior to the time a public officer makes a determination that the property has been vacant for such eighteen-month period and (ii) has been determined to be a public nuisance by the local governmental subdivision, except no residential housing property in an area impacted by Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita which was occupied as of August 28, 2005, shall be included if the owner is eligible for and receives assistance under the Road Home Housing Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Blighted housing property list: means a list prepared and periodically updated by a designated public official that identifies blighted housing properties in the jurisdiction of the local governmental subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Board: shall mean the Retirement Board of the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3042
  • Board: means the Louisiana Licensed Professional Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Board of Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3103
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Private Investigator Examiners within the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Board: means the board of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Bonds: means tobacco bonds and refunding bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Building: means a structure to which the general public customarily has access or utilizes as defined in the ADA Standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • Building code: means the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • City: shall mean the city of Bogalusa, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Clinical exercise physiologist: means a person who, under the direction, approval, and supervision of a licensed physician, formulates, develops, and implements exercise protocols and programs, administers graded exercise tests, and provides education regarding such exercise programs and tests in a cardio pulmonary rehabilitation program to individuals with deficiencies of the cardiovascular system, diabetes, lipid disorders, hypertension, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, arthritis, renal disease, organ transplant, peripheral vascular disease, and obesity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3042
  • Closing date: means the date of delivery of the first issue of tobacco bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Commercial building: means a structure used for any purpose other than a one- and two-family dwelling or accessory to a one- and two-family dwelling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Construction site building: means a commercial structure that is not open to the public and used for any purpose at a commercial site by a person constructing a building, road, bridge, utility, or other infrastructure or improvement to real property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Corporation: means the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation created pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Council: shall mean the City Commission Council of Bogalusa, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Council: means the Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Court: means the district court, city court, parish court, or municipal court with jurisdiction for the local governmental subdivision in which the blighted housing property is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Designated official: means the chief executive officer of the local governmental subdivision or such other person designated to act on behalf of such chief executive officer by the local governmental subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Dwelling unit: means a single unit of residence for a household of one or more persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • Effective date: shall mean July 1, 1953. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Employee: shall mean any appointive officer or employee of the city now or hereafter employed by the city, whose services are compensated by the city in whole or in part, who is not covered by any existing pension fund maintained by the city. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Executive director: means the chief administrative officer of the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Financing costs: means all capitalized interest, costs, fees, reserves, and credit and liquidity enhancements as the corporation determines to be desirable in issuing, securing and marketing the bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Fire marshal: means the fire marshal of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • Fiscal Year: shall mean the period from July first of one year to June thirtieth of the year next succeeding. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Fund: means the Industrialized Building Program Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Governing authority: means the body which exercises the legislative functions of the local governmental subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Hazardous locations: means those installations, glazed or to be glazed in commercial and public buildings, known as framed or unframed glass entrance doors; and those installations, glazed or to be glazed in residential buildings and other structures used as dwellings, commercial buildings, and public buildings, known as sliding glass doors, storm doors, shower doors, bathtub enclosures which because of their location present a barrier in the normal path traveled by persons going into or out of these buildings, and because of their size and design may be mistaken as means of ingress or egress; and any other installation, glazed or to be glazed, wherein the use of other than safety glazing materials would constitute an unreasonable hazard as determined by the Louisiana State Fire Marshal; whether or not the glazing in such doors, panels, enclosures and other installations is transparent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3104
  • Hearing officer: means an officer of the local governmental subdivision appropriately qualified to carry out the responsibilities of hearing appeals and who does not report to the public officer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Income: means the tobacco settlement payments and all fees, charges, payments, and other income and receipts paid or payable to the corporation or a trustee or other party for the account of the corporation or the holders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Indenture trustee: means the trust company or bank at the time serving as trustee under the trust indenture referred to in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Industrialized building: means a commercial structure that is the following:

    (a)  Erected or installed using one or more modules or one or more modular components that are constructed at a location other than the commercial site. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168

  • Licensed physician: means a person who is licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners to practice medicine in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3042
  • Licensed professional vocational rehabilitation counselor: means any person who holds himself out to the public, for a fee or other personal gain, by any title or description of services incorporating the words "licensed professional vocational rehabilitation counselor" or any similar term, and who offers to render professional rehabilitation counseling services denoting a client-counselor relationship in which the counselor assumes responsibility for knowledge, skill, and ethical considerations needed to assist individuals, groups, organizations, or the general public, and who implies that he is licensed to engage in the practice of rehabilitation counseling pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3103
  • Licensee: means any person to whom a license is granted in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and who may certify the successful  completion of  the  required  minimum  training  for  private investigator apprentices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Local governmental subdivision: means any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Member: shall mean any employee included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • member of the fire department: as used in this Part is defined as an employee of the Fire Department of the City of Alexandria who has been regularly appointed and confirmed as such. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3113
  • Minimum habitability standards: means the minimum property standards requirements set forth by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 24 CFR 200. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Modular component: means a structural part of a building constructed at a location other than the commercial site in a manner that prevents the construction from being adequately inspected for building code compliance at the commercial site without damage or removal and reconstruction of a part of the building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Outstanding: when used with respect to bonds, shall exclude bonds that shall have been paid in full at maturity, or shall have otherwise been refunded, redeemed, defeased or discharged, or that may be deemed not outstanding pursuant to agreements with the holders thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Owner: means the holder or holders of title to a blighted housing property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Party in interest: means (a) any individual, association, and corporation who has an interest of record in a residential housing property and any who has the right to possession of such property, (b) any owner of property adjacent to the residential housing property, or (c) any neighborhood association of property owners recognized by the local governmental subdivision covering an area inclusive of a residential housing property that is below minimum habitability standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Person: means an individual, firm, association, company, partnership, corporation, nonprofit organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Practice of rehabilitation counseling: means rendering or offering to individuals, groups, organizations, or the general public rehabilitation services in private practice for compensation involving the application of principles, methods, or procedures of the rehabilitation counseling profession which include but are not limited to:

    (a)  "Rehabilitation counseling" which means assisting an individual or group, through the counseling relationship, to define vocational goals, and to plan actions reflecting his or their interests, abilities, aptitudes, and needs as these are related to rehabilitation concerns, educational progress, and occupations and careers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3103

  • Principal corporate officer: means the president, treasurer, secretary, or comptroller, or any other person who performs functions for the corporation corresponding to those performed by the foregoing officers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Private building or facility: means a commercial facility or a place of public accommodation as such terms are defined by the ADA Standards or in the Life Safety Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • Public building or facility: means a building, structure, or facility designed, constructed, or altered by, on behalf of, or for the use of a quasi public agency, the state, or any agency or department thereof, or any political subdivision or any governmental agency or department thereof or as defined by the ADA Standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3196
  • Public officer: means an officer of the local governmental subdivision appropriately qualified to carry out the responsibilities of inspecting housing properties to determine whether such properties comply with state and local building codes and local health and safety codes and designated by resolution of the governing body of the local governmental subdivision in which the housing property is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Qualified rehabilitation entity: means any person or entity designated by the local governmental subdivision or the state housing agency on the basis of having demonstrated knowledge and substantial experience in the construction or rehabilitation of residential housing properties, the provision of affordable housing, the restoration of blighted property, the revitalization and improvement of neighborhoods and that is well qualified by virtue of its staff, professional consultants, financial resources, and prior activities to carry out the rehabilitation of blighted residential housing properties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Receiver: means either the local governmental subdivision, secured party, or a qualified rehabilitation entity approved by the court. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Receivership: means the judicially established framework for real property interest which is created by the court with respect to a blighted housing property pursuant to which a receiver is designated to preserve, rehabilitate, restore, and operate the blighted housing property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Receivership term: means the period of time established by the court commencing as of the date that the receivership is established and ending not earlier than the date required by the receiver to collect all capital recovery payments and not later than the date the owner is approved by the court to take possession and use of the property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Registrant: means an individual who holds a valid registration card issued by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Registration card: means the identification card issued by the board to a registrant as evidence that the registrant has met the required minimum qualifications to perform the duties of a private investigator or apprentice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3132
  • Regular interest: shall mean such rate of interest as is fixed by the board provided that for the first five years of operation of the system the rate shall be three percent per annum compounded annually. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Rehabilitation counseling: which means assisting an individual or group, through the counseling relationship, to define vocational goals, and to plan actions reflecting his or their interests, abilities, aptitudes, and needs as these are related to rehabilitation concerns, educational progress, and occupations and careers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3103
  • Rehabilitation counseling services: which means those acts and behaviors coming within the "practice of rehabilitation counseling" as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3103
  • Rehabilitation plan: means (a) a renovation or rehabilitation plan for a blighted housing property approved by the local governmental subdivision that is consistent with any neighborhood redevelopment strategy, preserves the historic integrity of the residential housing property and restores such property to minimum habitability standards based upon (i) a physical condition assessment identifying components of the blighted housing property requiring repair, replacement, or improvement to restore the property to minimum habitability standards in a cost- effective manner, (ii) an estimate and certificate of costs executed by a public officer, including a schedule of values executed by a contractor committed to complete the repairs, replacements, or improvements identified in the physical condition assessment within the estimate of costs, (iii) evidence of funding commitments from government or commercial lenders sufficient to finance all costs identified in the estimate and certificate of costs, and (iv) a tentative timetable evidencing the time frame within which the rehabilitation plan may be completed, (b) an operating budget, including any required or permitted capital recovery payment, and (c) a receivership term. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • Residual interests: means the income of the corporation, and bond proceeds, if any, not previously paid to the state, that are in excess of the corporation's requirements to pay its operating expenses, debt service, sinking fund requirements, reserve fund requirements, and any other contractual obligations to the holders or that may be incurred in connection with the issuance of the bonds, the amounts of which shall be determined by the board on or before January 1 and July 1 of each year for the next twelve months, and which, within ten days after each such determination, shall be transferred and paid by the corporation to the state treasurer for deposit in and credit to the Millennium Trust pursuant to the agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Safety glazing material: means any glazing material such as tempered glass, laminated glass, wire glass or rigid plastic, which meets the test requirements of ANSI Standard Z-97. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3104
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3168
  • Secured party: means any lienholder, mortgagee, or other secured party with an interest in the blighted housing property that is recorded in the local governmental subdivision's mortgage, conveyance, or clerk of court records or the secretary of state's records. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • State allocation: means all monies to be received by the state of Louisiana as a result of the master settlement agreement, without giving effect to any sale of any portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • State housing agency: means the Louisiana Housing Corporation, a public body corporate and politic constituting a political subdivision and instrumentality of the state of Louisiana, created and organized pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 3-A of Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3232
  • swaps: means contracts described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • System: shall mean the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Tobacco assets: means all right, title and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation that may be sold to the corporation from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco bonds: means the bonds, notes and other obligations issued by the corporation, exclusive of bonds that the corporation may issue to refund bonds, the net proceeds (after financing costs) of the first issue of which shall be used by the corporation to pay a portion of the purchase price to the state of Louisiana to purchase the tobacco assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco settlement payments: means the monies paid or payable to the corporation pursuant to the master settlement agreement and the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Total service: shall mean service rendered before the operative date of the system, and subsequent thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033