§ 42:11 Short title
§ 42:12 Public policy for open meetings; liberal construction
§ 42:13 Definitions
§ 42:14 Meetings of public bodies to be open to the public
§ 42:15 School board meetings; public comment
§ 42:16 Executive Sessions
§ 42:17 Exceptions to open meetings
§ 42:18 Executive or closed meetings of legislative houses and committees
§ 42:19 Notice of meetings
§ 42:19.1 A.(1) Except as provided for in Paragraph (2) of this Subsection, in addition to any other requirements provided for in R.S. 42:19 or other provisions of law, public notice of the da
§ 42:20 Written minutes
§ 42:21 Minutes of legislative sessions, legislative committees and subcommittees
§ 42:22 Presentation and consideration of offer to sell natural gas to a public body, or to operate or acquire ownership of, a gas utility owned or operated by a public body
§ 42:23 Sonic and video recordings; live broadcast
§ 42:24 Voidability
§ 42:25 Enforcement
§ 42:26 A. In any enforcement proceeding the plaintiff may seek and the court may grant any or all of the following forms of relief:
§ 42:27 Venue; summary proceedings
§ 42:28 Any member of a public body who knowingly and wilfully participates in a meeting conducted in violation of this Chapter shall be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed five hundred

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 42 > Chapter 1-A

  • Administrator: means the administrator of veterans' affairs of the United States or his successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Benefits: means all moneys paid or payable by the United States through the veterans administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Curator: means any person acting as a fiduciary for an incompetent ward. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Estate: means income on hand and assets acquired partially or wholly with income. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • 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.
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Income: means moneys received from the veterans administration and revenue or profit from any property wholly or partially acquired therewith. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Person: means an individual, a partnership, a corporation, or an association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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.
  • sewerage district: as used in this Subpart shall include the city of Shreveport. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3981.1
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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.
  • Tutor: means any person acting as a fiduciary for a minor ward. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Veterans administration: means the veterans administration, its predecessors, or successors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Ward: means a beneficiary of the veterans administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 29:351
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.