Sections
Chapter 1 Income Tax 47:21 – 47:300.11
Chapter 2 Sales Tax 47:301 – 47:318
Chapter 2-A Additional Sales and Use Tax 47:321 – 47:324
Chapter 2-B Additional Sales and Use Tax; Use Tax On Limestone Aggregate 47:331 – 47:333
Chapter 2-C Uniform Sales and Use Tax Administration Act 47:335.1 – 47:335.9
Chapter 2-D Uniform Local Sales Tax Code 47:337.1 – 47:338.264
Chapter 2-E Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers 47:339 – 47:340
Chapter 3 Occupational License Tax 47:341 – 47:363
Chapter 4 Vehicle Registration License Tax 47:451 – 47:540
Chapter 4-A Automobile Rental Tax 47:551
Chapter 5 Corporation Franchise Tax 47:601 – 47:618
Chapter 6 Taxes On Natural Resources 47:631 – 47:648.21
Chapter 7 Taxes On Petroleum Products 47:711 – 47:820.51
Chapter 7-A Taxation of Disposal and Storage of Hazardous Waste 47:821 – 47:832
Chapter 8 Tobacco Tax 47:841 – 47:869
Chapter 8-A Delivery Sales of Cigarettes 47:871 – 47:878
Chapter 9 Soft Drinks Tax 47:908
Chapter 10 Alcoholic Beverage Taxes 47:1031 – 47:1010
Chapter 12 Louisiana Motion Picture Incentive Act 47:1125.1
Chapter 17 Board of Tax Appeals 47:1401 – 47:1486
Chapter 18 Administrative Provisions 47:1501 – 47:1691
Chapter 19 Industrial Hemp-Derived Cbd Tax 47:1692 – 47:1696

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 47 > Subtitle II

  • Abandoned cemetery: means any cemetery for which the board, in its discretion and after having been provided with the requisite title information establishing the title owner of the property, determines it is impossible or impractical to locate the current owner based upon its findings, including but not limited to a presentation of title history by the applicant for an abandoned cemetery sales and management license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:411
  • Abandoned cemetery sales and management license: means any license issued by the board pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:411
  • Access area: means an outdoor area which is in the control of an operator and which is within a fifty-foot radius of an access facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1363
  • Access facility: means an automated teller machine or a night depository. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1363
  • Account: means a demand, checking, savings, or other deposit account, whether commercial or consumer, held directly by an operator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1363
  • account wagering: means a form of pari-mutuel wagering in which an individual may deposit money in an account with an authorized licensee and then use the account balance to pay for pari-mutuel wagers made in person, by telephone call, or by communication through other electronic means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:149.5
  • Accredited school: means a school of practical nursing approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:961
  • 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 Account, together with regular interest thereon as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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 together with regular interest thereon as provided in Part VII of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's compensation and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Accumulated contributions: 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
  • 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 together with regular interest thereon as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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."
     
  • Active licensee: means an individual that holds a funeral director or embalmer and funeral director license issued by the board and who has complied with all requirements of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Actuarial Equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefit as the case may be, 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 11:3002
  • 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 11:1581
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of such mortality and interest tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Actuarial equivalent: 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
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of such interest and mortality assumptions as are adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • actuary: means the actuary for this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Acupuncture: means treatment by means of mechanical, thermal or electrical stimulation effected by the insertion of needles at a point or combination of points on the surface of the body predetermined on the basis of the theory of the physiological interrelationship of body organs with an associated point or combination of points, or the application of heat or electrical stimulation to such point or points, for the purpose of inducing anesthesia, relieving pain, or healing diseases, disorders and dysfunctions of the body, or achieving a therapeutic or prophylactic effect with respect thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1356
  • Addiction: means the physiological or psychological dependency on drugs or alcohol. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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
  • administration: means the direct application of a drug to the body of a patient or research subject by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Administrative rules and regulations: means rules and regulations that are applicable to a particular marketing order which is issued and made effective by the commissioner pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Administrator: means the state treasurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Administrator: means any person, except an employee of an administrator, who directly or indirectly solicits or effects coverage of, underwrites, collects charges or premiums from, or adjusts or settles claims on residents of this state in connection with debt waiver or debt forgiveness agreements. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • 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 4:44
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Advanced practice registered nursing: means nursing by a certified registered nurse anesthetist, certified nurse midwife, clinical nurse specialist, or nurse practitioner which is based on knowledge and skills acquired in a basic nursing education program, licensure as a registered nurse, and a minimum of a master's degree with a concentration in the respective advanced practice nursing specialty which includes both didactic and clinical components, advanced knowledge in nursing theory, physical and psychosocial assessment, nursing interventions, and management of health care. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Advertising and sales promotion: means trade promotion and activities which prevent the restriction of the free flow of any commodity to market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • 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.
  • Advisory committee: means the Louisiana Genetic Counselor Advisory Committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Affected waters: means any waters of the state in which the levels of pesticides pose a threat or a reasonable expectation of a threat to human health or to the environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • 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.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: shall mean any governing body employing persons in the Service of the City of Alexandria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • agency: means a city department or any division or branch thereof, or any agency of the city government, or branch of the city service, or any corporation organized for public purposes, of which fifty per cent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Agency: as used in this Chapter shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • agent: means any person licensed by the commission whose duties include the sale of a debt waiver or debt forgiveness agreement on behalf of the administrator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • 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 4:421
  • Agreement: means the document of participation between a participating employer and the board, that sets forth the requirements and procedures for covering the employees of such participating employer under this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Agreement: means the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:335.2
  • Agribusiness: means a person, other than an agricultural producer, who engages in agriculture or provides support activities, products, or services to an agricultural producer and such products or services that are directly related to the planting, growing, production, or harvesting of crops and livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agricultural activity: means a commercial enterprise of any agricultural related or associated entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural facility: means any facility used for the marketing, processing, or production of agricultural products, or for providing agricultural support services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural land: means any land on which any agricultural operations is being conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural loan: means a loan made to any person for the purpose of financing: land acquisition or improvement for agricultural or agribusiness purposes; conversion to aquacultural production; soil conservation; construction of levees and ponds; irrigation; water well drilling; construction, renovation, or expansion of buildings and facilities for agricultural or agribusiness purposes; purchase of farm fixtures, livestock, poultry, fish of any kind; crustaceans and mollusks; seeds; fertilizers; pesticides; feeds; agricultural or agribusiness machinery; equipment; containers or supplies employed in the production, cultivation, harvesting, storage, marketing, distribution, or export of agricultural products, or for the purpose of financing agricultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agricultural operation: means any agricultural facility or agricultural land which is being used for agricultural production or agricultural processing and includes any facility used for the production and processing of crops or products thereof, livestock or products thereof, farm-raised fish and fish products, wood, timber or forest products, fowl or plants for breeding or sales, and poultry or poultry products for commercial or industrial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural plant: means any facility which receives raw agricultural products for the purpose of rendering them suitable for wholesale or retail marketing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agricultural processing: means the processing of any agricultural product and includes, but is not limited to, the slaughtering and processing of livestock and poultry, the elevation and drying of grain, the processing of sugar cane, and the ginning of cotton. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural producer: means a person engaged in agriculture for the planting, growing, harvesting, or production of an agricultural product in its natural state and who primarily assumes the production and market risks associated with such activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agricultural product: means crops, livestock, poultry, and aquacultural, floracultural, horticultural, silvicultural, or viticultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural product: means any beef, pork, poultry, crawfish, shrimp, meat, sugar, or rice product that is edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Agricultural production: means the commercial production of any agricultural products and includes the planting of cover crops, the leaving of land idle for the purpose of participating in government programs, normal crop or livestock rotation procedures, and the use of agricultural support services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural support services: means the aerial or surface application of seed, fertilizer, pesticides, lime, or other soil amendments; irrigation operations; or custom plowing, soil preparation or leveling, cultivation, or harvesting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural use: means farming in all of its branches, including but not limited to the cultivation and the tillage of the soil; the production, cultivation, growing, and harvesting of any products from agricultural, horticulture, aquaponic, hydroponic, or aquaculture practices; the raising of livestock, bees, fur-bearing animals, dairy-producing animals, and poultry; agricultural education; agricultural tourism; or any practices performed by a farmer or on a farm as an incident to or in conjunction with farming operations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Agriculture: means the commercial planting, growing, harvesting, production, storage, processing, marketing, distribution, or export of any agricultural product, including but not limited to farm products, livestock and livestock products, poultry and poultry products, milk and dairy products, fruit and other horticultural products, and seafood and aquacultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agriculture: means the commercial production, storage, processing, marketing, or distribution of any agronomic, floricultural, horticultural, vitacultural, silvicultural, or aquacultural crop, including but not limited to farm products, livestock and livestock products, poultry and poultry products, milk and dairy products, fruit and other horticultural products, and seafood and aquacultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Airport authority: means the owner of any airport or landing field, or the governing authority of any airport district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Airport construction or development priority program: means the priority list of projects submitted by the department and approved by the joint committee pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Alcohol: means fuel grade ethanol or methanol or a mixture of fuel grade ethanol or methanol, excluding denaturant and water that is a minimum of ninety-eight percent ethanol or methanol by volume. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Allocation: means the official determination of the class to which a position in the classified service belongs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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 4:85

  • 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.
  • Amount deferred: means the cash price subtracting any down payment under a consumer credit sale, plus any other amounts for goods or services including without limitation, any negative equity trade-in allowance, insurance, extended warranty, service contract, and other fees and charges that are financed by the extender of credit under the transaction, and included in the principal balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Amount financed: means the amount borrowed under a consumer loan, plus any other amounts for goods or services including without limitation, any negative equity trade-in allowance, insurance, extended warranty, service contract, notary fees, license, title, filing and lien release fees, and other fees and charges that are financed by the extender of credit under the transaction, and included in the principal balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to loan finance charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • amounts distributed in partial liquidation: means a distribution by a corporation in complete cancellation or redemption of a part of its stock, or one of a series of distributions in complete cancellation or redemption of all or a portion of its stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Ancillary service: means a service that is associated with or incidental to the provision of one or more telecommunications services, including but not limited to conference bridging services, detailed telecommunications billing services, directory assistance services, vertical services, and voice mail services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • 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: shall mean payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Annuity: shall mean payments for life derived from the accumulated contributions of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Annuity reserve: shall mean the present value of all payments to be made on account of any annuity, or benefit in lieu of any annuity 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
  • Annuity reserve: shall mean the present value of all payments to be made on account of any annuity, or benefit in lieu of any annuity, computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Annuity reserve fund: means the fund in which shall be held the reserves for liabilities or retirees and beneficiaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Annuity savings fund: means the fund to which all accumulated contributions of members are credited. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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 37:1871
  • Anything of value: means any thing of value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:421
  • Apparent owner: means a person whose name appears on the records of a holder as the person entitled to property held, issued, or owed by the holder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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 37:2352
  • Applicant: means a person or place of business that makes a formal application for a license, permit, certification, registration, or certificate issued pursuant to this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Applicant: means a person who applies for designation as a certified market participant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Appointing authority: means any officer, board, agency, commission, or person having the power to make appointments to positions in the city service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Appointment: means the designation of a person, by due authority, to become an employee in a position, and his induction into employment in the position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Apprentice: means an individual engaged in learning the theory and practice of electrology in an electrologist apprenticeship program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Apprentice: means any person who is employed, either directly or indirectly, by an auctioneer to deal or engage in auctions or who is studying to become an auctioneer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Appropriate governmental agency: means any federal, state, or local agency which has jurisdiction over or expertise in the subject matter affected by this Part, and includes but is not limited to, the United States Department of Agriculture, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Geological Survey, the Department of Environmental Quality, the Louisiana Department of Health, the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, and the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • Approved college of pharmacy: means an educational institution approved by the board which meets one of the following additional criteria:

                (a) A college or school of pharmacy which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • Approved program: means a nursing education program approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Approved provider: means any continuing education provider approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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 37:1012
  • 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 37:1312
  • APRN: means a licensed registered nurse who is certified by a nationally recognized certifying body, such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center, as having an advanced nursing specialty as described in this Part and who meets the criteria for an advanced practice registered nurse as established by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Aquaculture: means the commercial production, storage, processing, marketing, distribution, or export of any seafood including but not limited to catfish, trout, crustaceans, and mollusks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Aquaculture: means the producing, raising, managing, harvesting, or  marketing of aquatic livestock under controlled circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assessed benefits: means the increased value accruing to lands and other property by reason of the improvements set out in the plan for reclamation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1601
  • Association: means a partnership, a combination or group of individuals, or an unincorporated organization of persons having a common interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Association: means a savings association, thrift institution, homestead, building and loan association, savings and loan association, or society, including both capital stock and mutual associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • 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 4:421

  • 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 4:421
  • 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 4:421
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attest: means providing the following services, subject to the exceptions provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • 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.
  • Auction: means the sale by competitive bid of any property which sale consists of a series of invitations for offers to purchase property made by the auctioneer and offers to purchase made by members of the audience culminating in the acceptance by the auctioneer of the highest or most favorable bid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Auctioneer: means any person who, for another, with or without receiving or collecting a fee, commission, or other valuable consideration, sells or offers to sell property at an auction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Authenticate: means either of the following:

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

  • Authority: means the Louisiana Agricultural Finance Authority created by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • 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 37:913
  • 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 37:1026.3
  • Authorizing agent: means a person legally entitled to authorize the cremation of human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Automated medication system: includes , but is not limited to, a mechanical system that performs operations or activities, other than compounding or administration, relative to the storage, packaging, or delivery of medications, and which collects, controls, and maintains all transaction information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Automated teller machine: means an electronic information processing device located in this state which accepts or dispenses cash in connection with an account or credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1363
  • 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 11:2165.2
  • Average Compensation: means the average annual earnable compensation of an employee for any period of three consecutive years of service as an employee during which the said earnable compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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
  • Average final compensation: shall mean the average monthly compensation earned by an employee during any period of sixty successive months of service as an employee during which the said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • average final compensation: means the average annual earned compensation of a member for the sixty highest months of successive employment, or for the highest sixty successive joined months of employment where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Average salary: shall mean the average annual earnable rate of salary of a member for the thirty-six highest consecutive months during the total service of the member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Aviation fuel: means aviation gasoline or aviation jet fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation fuel dealer: means a person who is the operator of an aircraft servicing facility, delivers aviation fuel exclusively into the fuel supply tanks of aircraft or into equipment used solely for servicing aircraft and used exclusively off-highway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation gasoline: means any gasoline that is intended for or primarily used for propelling aircraft, which is invoiced as aviation gasoline or is received, sold, stored, or withdrawn from storage by any person for the purpose of propelling aircraft. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation jet fuel: means motor fuel designed for use in the operation of jet or turbo-prop aircraft, and sold or used for that purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bank: means any "insured bank" as such term is defined in Section 3(h) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, 12 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Bank holding company: means any company that  directly or indirectly controls a bank, and, unless the context requires otherwise, includes a Louisiana bank holding company, an out-of-state bank holding company, or a foreign bank holding company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Banking office: means any branch of an out-of-state bank. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • 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.
  • Beef: means the flesh of a domesticated bovine that is edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Beef product: means a type of agricultural product that is edible by humans and produced in whole or in part from beef, including beef jerky, beef patties, chopped beef, fabricated steak, hamburger, ground beef, ribs, and roast. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity or other benefit as provided by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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
  • 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 11:1581
  • Beneficiary: means the person designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which he may be entitled under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Beneficiary: 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: shall mean any person designated by a member or retiree to receive an annuity, survivor benefit, or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Biological product: has the meaning assigned by Section 351 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Blended fuel: means a mixture composed of gasoline or diesel fuel and another liquid, including but not limited to gasoline blend stocks, gasohol, ethanol, methanol, fuel grade alcohol, diesel fuel enhancers and resulting blends, other than a de minimus amount of a product such as carburetor detergent or oxidation inhibitor, that can be used in an internal combustion engine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Blender: means a person who produces blended motor fuel outside the bulk transfer/terminal system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Blending: means the mixing of one or more petroleum products, with or without another product, regardless of the original character of the product blended, if the product obtained by the blending is suitable for use in an internal combustion engine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Blow dry technician: means an individual who provides blow drying hair services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Blow drying hair services: means to provide to an individual for compensation the services of beautifying, cleaning, arranging, curling, dressing, blow drying, or performing any other similar procedure intended to beautify, clean, or arrange the hair. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Board: means the Agricultural Industry Board established by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Board: shall mean the Board of Trustees provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Board: shall mean the Retirement Board of the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Board: means the State Licensing Board for Contractors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2801
  • Board: means the State Board of Electrolysis Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Board: means the Louisiana Uniform Local Sales Tax Board as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.92
  • Board: means the Louisiana Cemetery Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Board: means the Louisiana Auctioneers Licensing Board created in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Board: means the Louisiana Cemetery Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:411
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Board: means the State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:961
  • Board: means the Board of Regents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1012
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1262
  • Board: means the Louisiana Rice Promotion Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1312
  • Board: means the Louisiana Rice Research Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1333
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1356
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners within the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Board of commissioners: means a group of persons appointed under the provisions of law to exercise certain authorities over and have oversight and control of a levee district or levee and drainage district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Board of Trustees: shall mean the Board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Boat trailer: means a noncommercial vehicle of the trailer or semi-trailer type used solely and exclusively for transporting pleasure watercraft and having a loaded grossweight of not more than one thousand five hundred pounds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Bonded manufacturer: means any person, firm, corporation or association of persons who is engaged in the manufacture or production of gasoline or motor fuel in Louisiana and has furnished a surety bond as required by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • Bonds: means any debt obligations issued by any governmental unit, as hereinafter defined, and shall include, but not by way of limitation, the following: bonds, refunding bonds, notes, and certificates payable from and secured by (a) ad valorem and other taxes, (b) other revenues from whatever source derived, and (c) local or special assessments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • Bonds: means the bonds, notes, renewal notes, refunding bonds, interim certificates, certificates of indebtedness, debentures, warrants, commercial paper, or other obligations or evidences of indebtedness authorized to be issued by the Authority pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Branch establishment: means a licensed funeral establishment devoted to or used in the care of the body of a deceased person, or maintained or held out to the public, by advertising or otherwise, as the office or place for the practice of funeral directing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Brand family: has the meaning as set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Bulk consumer: means a person who receives into the person's own storage facilities, by transport truck or tank wagon, motor fuel for the person's own consumption. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Bulk plant: means a motor fuel storage and distribution facility other than a retail service station that is not a terminal approved by the Internal Revenue Service and from which motor fuel may be removed at a rack. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Bulk transfer: means any transfer of motor fuel from one location to another by pipeline tender or marine delivery within a bulk transfer/terminal system, including but not limited to the following:

                (a) A marine vessel movement of motor fuel from a refinery or terminal to a terminal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2

  • Burial: means the placement of human remains in a grave. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Burial: means the act or process of disposing of a human body by depositing it in the earth, at sea, or by any other accepted disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Burial park: means a tract of land for the burial of human remains in the ground, used or intended to be used, and dedicated, for cemetery purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Burial-transit permit: means the permit for disposition of a dead human body as required by state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Business: includes any activity engaged in by any person or caused to be engaged in by him with the object of gain, benefit, or advantage, either direct or indirect. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Business: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity through which business is conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Business association: means a corporation, joint stock company, investment company, partnership, unincorporated association, joint venture, limited liability company, business trust, trust company, savings and loan association, building and loan association, savings bank, industrial bank, land bank, safe deposit company, safekeeping depository, bank, banking organization, financial organization, insurance company, mutual fund, credit union, utility, or other business entity consisting of one or more persons, whether or not for profit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Buyer: means the person entering into a preneed funeral contract with a licensed funeral establishment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Buyer: means any person who purchases rice at the first point of sale only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Buyer: means any person who purchases rice at the first point of sale only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • byproduct: shall mean any incidental product that is sold for a sales price less than the cost of the materials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Call-by-call basis: means any method of charging for telecommunications services where the price is measured by individual calls. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Candidate: means any person whose application and related materials have been approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Capital stock association: means an association, not in the mutual form, having capital stock ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • care funds: includes both general and special care funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cargo tank: means an assembly that is used to transport, haul, or deliver liquids and that consists of a tank having one or more compartments mounted on a wagon, automobile, truck, trailer, or wheels. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Carrier: means an operator of a pipeline or marine vessel engaged in the business of transporting motor fuel above the terminal rack. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Cash price: means the price for which the seller would have sold the motor vehicle to the consumer and the consumer would have bought from the seller if such sale had been a sale for cash instead of on credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Casket: means a rigid container which is designed for the encasement of human remains usually constructed of wood, metal, fiberglass, or other similar material and ornamented and lined with fabric, which may or may not be combustible, for transportation, or for other disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • CBD: means cannabidiol. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1692
  • CCC: means the Commodity Credit Corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Cell cultured food product: means any cultured animal tissue produced from in vitro animal cell cultures outside of the organism from which it is derived. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Cemetery: means a place used or intended to be used for the interment of the human dead. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • 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 37:1871
  • Cemetery authority: means any person, firm, corporation, limited liability company, trustee, partnership, association or municipality owning, operating, controlling or managing a cemetery or holding lands within this state for interment purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery management organization: means a legal entity contracting as an independent contractor with a cemetery authority to manage a cemetery, but does not mean individual managers employed by or contracting directly with cemetery authorities operating under this title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery sales organization: means any legal entity contracting as an independent contractor with a cemetery authority to conduct sales of one or more cemetery spaces, whether by deed, servitude, grant of right to use or otherwise, and/or cemetery products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery space: means a grave, crypt, vault, niche, tomb, lawn crypt, or any other property used or intended to be used for the interment of human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Central purchasing agency: means the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Central registry: means the master index maintained by the secretary as provided by this Chapter, reflecting information contained in all effective financing statements, and statements evidencing assignments, amendments, extensions, and cancellations thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Certificate: means a certificate as a certified public accountant issued pursuant to the provisions of this Part, as follows:

                (a) An "active certificate" is granted to or renewed by an individual who has met all requirements pursuant to the provisions of this Part, including the experience requirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73

  • Certificate: means a license issued by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Certificate of conformance: means a document issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or any successor, based on testing in participating laboratories. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Certified automated system: means software certified jointly by the states that are signatories to the agreement to calculate the tax imposed by each jurisdiction on a transaction, determine the amount of tax to remit to the appropriate state, and maintain a record of the transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:335.2
  • Certified market participant: is a n applicant approved by the board to participate in a cooperative endeavor authorized under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Certified service provider: means an agent certified jointly by the states that are signatories to the agreement to perform all of the seller's sales tax functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:335.2
  • Chairman: means the chairman of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charge to the jury: The judge's instructions to the jury concerning the law that applies to the facts of the case on trial.
  • 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.
  • Chart order: is a lawful order entered on the electronic or paper chart or medical record of an inpatient or resident of an institutional facility by a practitioner or his licensed healthcare designee for a drug or device and shall be considered a prescription drug order provided it contains the following:

                (a) Full name of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Children: as used in this Part , are defined as children of the firefighter and/or children of the widow of the firefighter who are solely dependent upon the firefighter for their support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3378
  • Cigarette: includes any roll for smoking made wholly or in part of tobacco, irrespective of size or shape and irrespective of the tobacco being flavored, adulterated or mixed with any other ingredient, where such roll has a wrapper or cover made of paper, or any other material except where such wrapper is wholly or in greater part made of tobacco. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Cigars: includes any roll of tobacco for smoking, irrespective of size or shape, and irrespective of the tobacco being flavored, adulterated or mixed with any other ingredients, where such roll has a wrapper made chiefly of tobacco. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • City: shall mean the City of Alexandria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • City: shall mean the city of Bogalusa, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • City Service: shall mean all offices and positions of trust or employment in the employ of the City, or any department, independent agency, board or Commission thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Civil proceeding: means any civil judicial action, arbitration, administrative proceeding, review panel pursuant to this Chapter, or proceeding before the State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • civil service of the city: means all offices and positions of trust or employment of the city, any department, agency, board or commission thereof, or corporation organized for public purposes, of which fifty per cent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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 37:101

  • 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 37:101
  • Classification plan: means all the classes of positions established for the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Classified service: means all offices and positions of trust or employment in the city service, except those placed in the unclassified service by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Client: means a person or entity that agrees with a licensee to receive any professional service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • 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 37:1312
  • Clinical laboratory personnel: means any and all individuals engaged in the practice of clinical laboratory science. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1312
  • 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 37:913
  • Closed container: means any container in which cremated human remains can be placed and closed in a manner so as to prevent leakage or spillage of remains or the entrance of foreign material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Club: means any club, corporation, association, or individual under the authority of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:85
  • Collaborating physician: means a physician who has entered into a collaborative practice agreement with a genetic counselor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Collaboration: means a cooperative working relationship with licensed physicians, dentists, or other health care providers to jointly contribute to providing patient care and may include but not be limited to discussion of a patient's diagnosis and cooperation in the management and delivery of health care with each provider performing those activities that he is legally authorized to perform. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • 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 37:913
  • Collaborative practice agreement: means a document established by a genetic counselor and a collaborating physician which governs the professional relationship between the genetic counselor and the physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • 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 37:913

  • Collection: means collecting and refunding the assessments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Collection: means collecting and refunding the assessments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Collector: shall mean and include (a) the secretary of the Department of Revenue for the state of Louisiana and includes his duly authorized assistants, when used in reference to a sales and use tax levied by the state, or (b) the individual or entity designated as collector of the appropriate single sales and use tax collection office, and his duly authorized assistants, of any political subdivision authorized under the constitution and laws of the state of Louisiana to levy and collect a sales and use tax, except a statewide political subdivision, when used in reference to a sales and use tax levied by such political subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Collector: means the collector of revenue for the State of Louisiana or his duly authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • 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 37:2352
  • Columbarium: means a building or a structure, room or other space in a building or structure containing niches for permanent inurnment of cremated remains in a place used or intended to be used, and dedicated, for cemetery purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • commercial farmer: shall mean only those persons occupationally engaged in producing food or agricultural commodities for sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Commercial fisherman: means a fisherman licensed as such by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and registered as such with the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Commercial fishing boat: shall mean any water craft used in the occupation of fishing for profit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • commercial paper: means short-term obligations having a maturity ranging from two to two hundred seventy days issued by banks, corporations, or other borrowers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1223
  • Commercial purposes: means any construction project except residential structures with no more than four incorporated or attached dwelling units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Commercial use: means every use of a vehicle on the highway, except its private use unrelated to any business function, or its use as a common carrier or a contract or charter carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Commercial vehicle: means every vehicle used or operated upon the public highways in connection with any business function except that of a common carrier or a contract or charter carrier, and except vehicles owned and used by churches, church schools, and religious orders for their purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Commercial weighing and measuring device: means any weight, measure, or weighing or measuring device commercially used or employed in establishing the size, quantity, extent, area, time, distance, or measurement of quantities, things, produce, or articles for distribution or consumption, purchased, offered, or submitted for sale, hire or award, or in computing any basic charge or payment for services rendered on the basis of weight or measure. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commercially reasonable terms and conditions: means those terms and conditions that would be reasonable to a prudent individual operating a business of similar type and size as a rural hospital even in the absence of referrals to the rural hospital or healthcare facility by a physician who owns, or whose immediate family member owns, an interest in the healthcare facility in which the rural hospital has been offered the opportunity to participate as an owner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Commission: means the Horticulture Commission of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Commission: means the State Boxing and Wrestling Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:85
  • Commission: means the city civil service commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Commission: means the Commission of Weights and Measures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Agricultural Commodities Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:339
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Commission: means the Structural Pest Control Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Commission merchant: means any person engaged in the business of receiving any farm product for sale, on commission, or for or on behalf of another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Office of Financial Institutions within the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • commissioner: means the "Commissioner, Louisiana Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of conservation of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4423
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Commissioner: means the secretary of the Department of Public Safety as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized representatives acting at his discretion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions, of the state of Louisiana, in his capacity as supervisor of associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry or his duly authorized representative acting at his direction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3112
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the office of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • 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 37:1012
  • Committee: means the Clinical Laboratory Personnel Committee to the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners established by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1312
  • commodities: means cotton, all agricultural products commonly classed as grain, including rice, rough rice, corn, wheat, oats, rye, soybeans, barley, and grain sorghum, and any other agricultural commodity or other farm product which the commission may, by regulation, declare to be a commodity subject to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commodity: means any service or item, or any combination of items, forming a distinctive product, sold in commerce which is affected by any determination of weight, measure, or count. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commodity: except as otherwise provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Communications channel: means a physical or virtual path of communications over which signals are transmitted between or among customer channel termination points. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Community cemetery: means a cemetery owned, operated, controlled or managed by any association or organization, in which the sale of lots, graves, crypts, vaults, or niches is restricted principally to individuals within a community. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Company: means any corporation, business trust, partnership, association, or similar organization, including a bank, but shall not include any corporation the majority of the shares of which are owned by the United States or by any state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Compounding: means the preparation, mixing, assembling, packaging, or labeling of a drug or device by a pharmacist for his patient as the result of a practitioner's prescription drug order or initiative based on the practitioner/patient/pharmacist relationship in the course of professional practice, or including the preparation of drugs or devices in anticipation of prescription drug orders to be received by the compounding pharmacist based on routine, regularly observed prescribing patterns. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Compressed natural gas: means natural gas that has been compressed and is advertised, offered for sale, suitable for use, sold, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • computer software: means a set of statements, data, or instructions to be used directly or indirectly in a computer in order to bring about a certain result in any form in which those statements, data, or instructions may be embodied, transmitted, or fixed, by any method now known or hereafter developed, regardless of whether the statements, data, or instructions are capable of being perceived by or communicated to humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Condominium property: means all interests in land, improvements thereon, and all servitudes and rights attaching to the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Confidential information: means information accessed, maintained by, or transmitted to a pharmacist in the patient's records or which is communicated to the patient as part of patient counseling, which is privileged and may be released only to the patient or to those practitioners, other authorized healthcare professionals, and other pharmacists when, in a pharmacist's professional judgment, such release is necessary to protect the patient's health and well being; and to such other persons or agencies authorized by law to receive such confidential information regardless of whether such information is in the form of paper, preserved on microfilm, or is stored on electronic media. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Construction or development project: means a program of construction or development, either new or continuing, that will be planned and implemented with the primary goal of improving aviation activities in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Consumer: means a natural person who enters into a consumer loan or consumer credit sale of a motor vehicle to be used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Consumer: means a natural person who enters into or seeks to enter into a residential loan transaction for a personal, family, or household purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • consumer: means either a business entity or a person who purchases industrial hemp-derived CBD products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1692
  • Consumer credit insurance: means insurance, other than insurance on property, by which the satisfaction of debt in whole or in part is a benefit provided, but does not include insurance indemnifying the extender of credit against loss due to the debtor's default and non-filing insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Consumer credit sale: means the sale of a motor vehicle on credit under which the seller acquires a purchase money security interest in the purchased vehicle, and incident to which a credit service charge is charged and the consumer is permitted to defer all or part of the purchase price or other consideration in two or more installments excluding the down payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Consumer loan: means a loan of money or its equivalent made by a lender, the proceeds of which are used by the consumer to purchase or refinance the purchase of a motor vehicle, or which proceeds are used for personal, family, or household purposes, including debts created by the use of a lender credit card, revolving loan account, or similar arrangement, as well as insurance premium financing, with the lender acquiring a purchase money security interest in the purchased motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • 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 4:421
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Continuing education: means that education which is obtained by a licensee through education processes in order to develop, maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Contract: means the entire cost of the construction undertaking, including labor, materials, rentals, and all direct and indirect project expenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Contract: means the consumer's retail installment contract, note, agreement, or other evidence of indebtedness executed in connection with a motor vehicle credit transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, including orders and documents purporting to represent grants, which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contract modification: means any written alteration in specifications, delivery point, rate of delivery, period of performance, price, quantity, or other provisions of any contract accomplished by mutual action of the parties to the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contract rate: means the interest rate factor applied to compute precomputed interest or simple interest under the transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • 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 37:2150.1
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Control: means any of the following:

    (i)  The power or ability, directly or indirectly, to vote or cause to be voted twenty-five percent or more of any class of voting securities of a company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532

  • Control: means to have actual authority to direct the circumstances of use of an access area or access facility, including its maintenance, lighting, and landscaping. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1363
  • Conventional reverse mortgage loan: means a reverse mortgage loan other than a program reverse mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Converting entity: means the domestic business corporation or domestic unincorporated entity that adopts a plan of entity conversion or the foreign unincorporated entity converting to a domestic business corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-950
  • Cooperative endeavor: means a contractual relationship between the state of Louisiana through the board with a person for a public purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Cooperative purchasing: means procurement conducted by or on behalf of more than one public procurement unit or by a public procurement unit with an external procurement activity or by a private procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Corporation: means any corporation or limited liability company now or hereafter organized, which is or may be authorized by its articles or operating agreement to conduct any one or more of the businesses of a cemetery. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Corporation: means a body formed and authorized by law to act as a single person although constituted by one or more persons and legally endowed with various rights and duties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Cosmetologist: means any person, who is not exempted from the provisions of this Chapter pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Cosmetology: means the practice of using one's hands, mechanical or electrical apparatuses, or appliances or using cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, soaps, detergents, tonics, lotions, or creams in any one or any combination of the practices of esthetics, hair dressing, and manicuring for compensation, direct or indirect, including tips. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Cost price: means the actual cost of the articles of tangible personal property without any deductions therefrom on account of the cost of materials used, labor, or service cost, except those service costs for installing the articles of tangible personal property if such cost is separately billed to the customer at the time of installation, transportation charges, or any other expenses whatsoever, or the reasonable market value of the tangible personal property at the time it becomes susceptible to the use tax, whichever is less. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Costs: is a monetary amount assessed to cover administrative expenses, including but not limited to licensure, permitting, certification, registration, and the investigation and prosecution of a disciplinary action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Cotton agent: means every person, firm, corporation, association, or other legal entity who purchases or contracts to purchase cotton grown or to be grown by producers in this state for or on behalf of a cotton merchant and who is required to be a party to a notarized written agency agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Cotton merchant: means every person, firm, corporation, association, or other legal entity who purchases or contracts to purchase, either directly or through a cotton agent, cotton grown or to be grown by producers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Council: shall mean the City Commission Council of Bogalusa, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • 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 9:751
  • Court: means the Nineteenth Judicial District located in Baton Rouge and, in the event of an appeal from such a court, the First Circuit Court of Appeal located in Baton Rouge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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.
  • Covered agency: means any of the following:

                (a) Any federal, state, or local law enforcement agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1372

  • Covered financial institution: means any bank, credit union, savings bank, savings and loan association, or trust company operating in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1372
  • CPA firm: means any sole proprietorship, corporation, partnership, registered limited liability partnership, limited liability company, or other form of organization issued a permit to practice in accordance with the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • CPA-Retired: means either of the following:

                (i) A licensee holding an active certificate for a minimum of twenty consecutive years, who has reached the age of fifty-five years, and is no longer an owner, partner, shareholder, member, contractor, contractee, or employee of a CPA firm. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73

  • Credit: includes every claim and demand for money, labor, merchandise and other valuable things. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Credit health and accident insurance: means disability insurance purchased in conjunction with a motor vehicle credit transaction which provides for a monthly benefit sufficient to pay all or part of the required monthly payment, during the continued disability of the insured, over the term of coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Credit life insurance: means term life insurance purchased in conjunction with a motor vehicle credit transaction which provides a death benefit payable to the lender, or to the insured consumer's beneficiary to the extent the death benefit exceeds the amount necessary to fully pay and satisfy the transaction, in the event of the insured consumer's death during the term of coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit service charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the seller as a requirement of the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable: interest; time price differential; service; carrying or other charge, however denominated; points and discount fees; and premium or other charge for any guarantee or insurance protecting the extender of credit against the consumer's default or other credit loss. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6

  • Creditable Service: shall mean "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Creditable service: means all periods of time for which credit is allowed towards any benefits of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • creditor: means a seller in a consumer credit sale, or a lender in a consumer loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Creditor: means any person who holds a security interest in a farm product. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Cremated human remains: means all the remains of the human body recovered after the completion of the cremation process, including processing, pulverization, or processing and pulverization which leaves only bone fragments reduced to unidentifiable dimensions and may possibly include the residue of any foreign material that was cremated with the human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Cremated remains: means human remains after cremation in a crematory. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cremation: means the reduction of the body of a deceased person to cremated remains in a crematory. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cremation: means the technical process, using direct flame and heat, that reduces human remains to bone fragments through heat and evaporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Cremation container: means the container in which the human remains are transported to the crematory and placed in the cremation retort for cremation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Cremation retort: means the enclosed space within which the cremation process takes place. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Crematory: means a building or structure containing one or more retorts for the reduction of bodies of deceased persons to cremated remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Crematory: means the building or portion of a building that houses the cremation retort for the reduction of bodies of deceased persons to cremated human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Crematory and columbarium: means a building or structure containing both a crematory and columbarium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Crematory authority: means the legal entity which is licensed by the board to operate a crematory. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Crematory retort operator: means the individual who is authorized and licensed by the board to operate the retort and perform the cremation process. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Current assets: include an investment made in cash, bank deposits, merchandise inventory and loans due from customers, excluding the pawn service charge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • 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 9:751
  • Custodian: means a person so designated under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • custom computer software: means computer software prepared, created, adapted, or modified to the special order of a particular purchaser, licensee, or user; or to meet the specific needs or requirements of a particular purchaser, licensee, or user, regardless of the means by or through which such computer software is furnished, delivered, or transmitted, and regardless of whether such software incorporates or consists of preexisting routines, utilities, or other computer software components. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Customer: means a person or other legal entity who owns an account provided by an operator whose access facility is being used. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1363
  • Customer: means the person or entity that contracts with the seller of telecommunications services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Cytotechnologist: means an individual responsible for examining cytopathological preparations which require the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1312
  • Dealer: includes every person who manufactures or produces tangible personal property for sale at retail, for use, or consumption, or distribution, or for storage to be used or consumed in a taxing jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Dealer: means any person who produces, refines, manufactures, blends or compounds gasoline or motor fuel for sale to the jobber or consumer, or to the persons, firms or corporations, or associations of persons who, in turn, sell to the jobber or consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • Dealer: means and includes every person who sells special fuels at retail and delivers such special fuels into the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Dealer: means every person engaged regularly in the business of buying, selling, or exchanging motor vehicles, trailers, semitrailers, trucks, tractors, or other character of commercial or industrial motor vehicles in this state, and having an established place of business in this state, and using a special license plate issued hereunder solely for or in the bona fide transaction of such business and not otherwise, howsoever, or by whomsoever. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Dealer: includes every person who manufactures or purchases cigars, cigarettes or smoking tobacco for distribution, sale, use or consumption in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • dealer: means a person who sells motor fuel at retail or dispenses motor fuel at a retail location to the ultimate consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Debarment: means the disqualification of a person to receive invitations for bids or requests for proposals, or the award of any contract by any governmental body, for a specified period of time commensurate with the seriousness of the offense or the failure or the inadequacy of performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • debt forgiveness: is a n agreement whereby an extender of credit agrees with the consumer to waive any unpaid balance on a consumer loan, consumer credit sale or lease due to physical damage, total loss or constructive loss or unrecovered theft to the covered collateral secured by an eligible security device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Debtor: means any person who owns or has an ownership interest in farm products which are subject to a security interest of creditors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deceptive: means tending or having power to impose a false idea or belief or causing one to believe an untruth. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Deceptively similar: means misleading to a reasonable person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Default: means nonpayment of two consecutive payments on the date due. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:965
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • delivery: means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer of a drug or device from one person to another, whether or not for a consideration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Demand account: means an account payable on demand which is not a savings account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, acting directly through its duly authorized officers and agents, or whatever state board, official, or body may hereafter be authorized by law to exercise the functions now devolving upon it under the law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Department: means the department of city civil service, including both the commission and the director. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1026.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3112
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Depositor: means a holder of a savings, demand, or other type of deposit account of an association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Depository institution: means the same as defined in Section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, and includes any credit union. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Deposits: means average daily deposits for a continuous period of six months ending on the date the determination of deposits is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Designee: means a duly authorized representative of a person holding a superior position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Destination state: means the state, territory, or foreign country to which motor fuel is directed for delivery into a storage facility, a receptacle, a container, or a type of transportation equipment for the purpose of resale or use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Detailed telecommunications billing service: means a service of separately stating information pertaining to individual calls on a customer's billing statement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Device: means an instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, contrivance, implant, or other similar or related article, including any component part or accessory, which is required under federal law to bear the label, "Caution: Federal or State law requires dispensing by or on the order of a physician" the label "Rx Only" or both, or any other designation required under federal law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Diesel fuel: means any liquid or a combination of liquids blended together that is suitable for or used for the propulsion of diesel-powered engines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Digital radio conversion equipment: shall include the following:

                (aa) IBOC transmitter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Digital television conversion equipment: shall include the following:

                (aa) DTV transmitter and RF system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Diminution in value: means an existent reduction of twenty percent or more of the fair market value or the economically viable use of, as determined by a qualified appraisal expert, the affected portion of any parcel of private agricultural property or the property rights thereto for agricultural purposes, as a consequence of any regulation, rule, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • direct service worker: is a n unlicensed person who provides personal care or other services and supports to persons with disabilities or to the elderly in order to enhance their well-being and which involves face-to-face direct contact with the person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1031
  • Direct supervision: means giving direction or instruction to and accepting responsibility for the work product of the person being supervised. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Director: means the city director of personnel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Director: means the director of weights and measures appointed by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Directors: means the board of directors, board of trustees or other governing body of a cemetery authority, cemetery sales organization or cemetery management organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • directory: means the directory compiled by the attorney general under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Directory assistance: means a service of providing telephone number or address information, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Disability: means a condition which in the determination of the board renders an employee permanently and totally disabled, by bodily injury or disease, from performing the duties and responsibilities of his position; provided, however, that such condition is not, directly or indirectly, the result of military service, engaging in a felonious criminal enterprise, habitual drunkenness or use of narcotics, intentionally self-inflicted injury, or declared war or enemy action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Dishonest conduct: means a standard of personal behavior by a funeral director, or embalmer, or both, characterized by a willful distortion of the truth in an attempt to deceive, cheat or defraud. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Disinterment: means the act or ceremony of extracting a dead human body from the earth or tomb. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Disparagement: means dissemination to the public in any manner of any false information that the disseminator knows or should have known to be false, and which states or implies that a perishable agricultural or aquacultural food product is not safe for consumption by the consuming public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4502
  • dispensing: means the interpretation, evaluation, and implementation of a prescription drug order, including the preparation and delivery of a drug or device to a patient or patient's agent in a suitable container appropriately labeled for subsequent administration to, or use by, a patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping or placing of any hazardous waste as defined in this Section, into or on any land or water in a hazardous waste disposal facility in such a manner that the hazardous waste so disposed becomes part of the surrounding or underlying land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:821
  • Disposer: means any person who disposes of or who receives for disposal the hazardous waste of a generator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:821
  • Disposition: means the interment, burial, cremation, or anatomical donation of the body of a deceased person or parts of the body of a deceased person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Disposition: means the shipment, interment, burial, cremation, or anatomical donation of a dead human body or parts of a dead human body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • distrain: as used in this Chapter shall be construed to mean the right to levy upon and seize and sell, or the levying upon or seizing and selling, of any property or rights to property of the taxpayer including goods, chattels, effects, stocks, securities, bank accounts, evidences of debt, wages, real estate and other forms of property, by the collector or his authorized assistants, for the purpose of satisfying any assessment of tax, penalty or interest due. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.57
  • Distributing: means engaging in the business of a distributor as defined in Paragraph (7). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • distribution: means the delivery of a drug or device other than by administering or dispensing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Distributor: means any person who purchases motor fuel from a supplier, permissive supplier, or licensed distributor in this state for subsequent sale and distribution at wholesale to a licensed distributor, retail dealer, or bulk consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Distributor: means any person other than a producer or processor, who sells commodities to one or more retailers of such commodities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Diversion: means the accidental or deliberate transporting of motor fuel from the source to a destination other than the original destination state printed on the shipping document. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Diversion number: means the number assigned by a party authorized to assign the number that relates to a single cargo tank delivery of motor fuel that is diverted from the original destination state printed on the shipping document. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • dividend: when used in this Chapter (except in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Division: means the public protection division of the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:421
  • Division: means the division of archaeology of the office of cultural development within the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:411
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Domicile: means the state of incorporation of a corporation and the state of the principal place of business of a holder other than a corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Down payment: means an amount, including the value of any property used as a trade-in, paid to a seller to reduce the cash price of a motor vehicle purchased under a consumer credit sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • drilling rig: means any unit or structure, along with its component parts, which is used primarily for drilling, workover, intervention or remediation of wells used for exploration or development of minerals and "component parts" means any machinery or equipment necessary for a drilling rig to perform its exclusive function of exploration or development of minerals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Drug: means the same as the term "drug" as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Drug: means :

                (a) Any substance recognized as a drug in the official compendium, or supplement thereto, designated by the board for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of diseases in humans or other animals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • Drugs: includes all pharmaceuticals and medical devices which are prescribed for use in the treatment of any medical disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Dry weight ton: means a ton of hazardous waste excluding the weight of the water (H20) and for underground injection shall include no more than one percent (1%) of the inorganic solids contained in the hazardous waste. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:821
  • Dyed diesel fuel: means diesel fuel that is required to be dyed pursuant to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Dyed fuel: means any fuel meeting the definition of special fuels that is required to be dyed pursuant to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service and is destined for tax-exempt uses or other uses as specifically authorized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Dyed gasoline: means gasoline that is required to be dyed pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Earnable Compensation: shall mean the full amount earned by an employee for a given pay period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full amount of compensation earned by an employee for a given month, including supplemental pay paid by the state of Louisiana, but shall not include overtime. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Earnings: shall mean the full rate of compensation paid to the member (employee); however, in computing the earnings of an employee for retirement purposes, the amount of overtime earnings to be used in the computation of earnings cannot exceed the average amount of overtime earnings received for the six-year period immediately preceding retirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Effective date: shall mean July 1, 1953. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Effective financing statement: means a written instrument which is an abstract of a security device and which complies with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • 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 37:2150.1
  • Electrologist: means any person who for compensation practices electrolysis for the permanent removal of hair, except a physician licensed to practice medicine who performs electrolysis in his practice or a person who engages, on behalf of a manufacturer or distributor, solely in demonstrating the use of any machine or other article for the purpose of sale, without charge to the person who is the subject of the demonstration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrologist apprenticeship program: means an establishment which teaches or offers to teach the theory and practice of electrology and which teaches or offers to teach instructors the theory and practice of teaching electrology, without financial remuneration from the apprentice or the student instructor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrologist technician: means an individual who for compensation practices electrolysis for the permanent removal of hair under the direct supervision of a licensed electrologist and who has completed a two hundred-hour course of instruction at an approved electrology school or electrologist apprenticeship program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrology: means the art and practice of removing hair from the normal skin of the body by the application of an electric current to the hair papilla by means of a needle or needles so as to cause growth inactivity of the hair papilla and thus permanently remove hair. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • electrology school: means an establishment which teaches or offers to teach students the theory and practice of electrology and which teaches or offers to teach student instructors the theory and practice of teaching electrology, for financial remuneration from the student, student instructor, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrolysis: means the process by which hair is removed from the normal skin by the application of an electric current to the hair root by means of a needle or needles being inserted into the hair follicle, whether the process employs direct electric current or short wave alternating electric current. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Electronic transmission: means transmission of information in electronic form or the transmission of the exact visual image of a document by way of electronic equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Eligible adult: means any of the following:

                (a) Any person sixty years of age or older. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1372

  • Embalmer: means a person who disinfects or preserves, or both, a dead human body or bodies, entirely or in part, by the use of chemical substances, fluids, or gases ordinarily used, prepared, or intended for such purposes, either by outward application of such chemical substances, fluids, or gases on the body, or by the introduction of same into the body by vascular or hypodermic injection, or by direct application into the organs or cavities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Embalmer and funeral director: means a person to whom a valid license has been issued by the board to perform the duties of embalming and funeral directing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Embalming: means preparing, disinfecting, and preserving, either hypodermically, arterially, or by any other recognized means, the body of a deceased person for burial, cremation, or other disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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 Service of the City of Alexandria, and shall include the employees of the retirement system created hereunder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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
  • Employee: shall mean any district attorney of the state of Louisiana, or any assistant district attorney in any parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employee: means a person legally occupying a position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Employee: means any person who is employed as a permanent employee of a parish who works at least twenty-eight hours a week and whose compensation is paid wholly or partly by said parish, but excluding all persons employed by a parish or city school board, and all persons eligible for any other public retirement system in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Employee: 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
  • Employee: shall mean any of the following classifications:

                (a)(i) Any full-time police officer, empowered to make arrests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213

  • Employer: shall mean the City of Alexandria or any of its departments and agencies from which any employee receives his compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Employer: shall mean any parish in the state of Louisiana; the state of Louisiana, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish or political corporation or subdivision of the state of Louisiana which employs and pays persons as district attorneys or assistant district attorneys. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employer: means any parish in the state of Louisiana, excepting Orleans and East Baton Rouge Parishes, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish which employs and pays persons serving the parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Employer: 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
  • Employer: shall mean any municipality in the state of Louisiana which employs a full-time police officer, empowered to make arrests, or which has an elected chief of police whose salary is at least one hundred dollars per month, and the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Employment list: means an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Encumbrance: means any lien, privilege, judgment, mortgage, pledge, pawn, claim, charge, or any other encumbrance of like nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Encumbrance certificate: means a written document which lists all effective financing statements affecting a person which have been filed with the filing officer and containing the information required by this Chapter to be transmitted to the secretary for inclusion in the central registry on the date and at the time the certificate is issued and which complies with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • End user: means the person who utilizes the telecommunications service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Endorsement: means certification of an applicant who is duly licensed as a registered nurse or advanced practice registered nurse in another state, territory, or country for licensure to practice as a registered nurse or advanced practice registered nurse in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • endowed care cemetery: means a cemetery wherein lots and other interment spaces are sold or transferred under the representation that the cemetery will receive perpetual or endowed care. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Engaging in business in the taxing jurisdiction: means and includes any of the following methods of transacting business: maintaining directly, indirectly, or through a subsidiary, an office, distribution house, sales house, warehouse, or other place of business or by having an agent, salesman, or solicitor operating within the taxing jurisdiction under the authority of the seller or its subsidiary irrespective of whether such place of business, agent, salesman, or solicitor is located in such taxing jurisdiction permanently or temporarily or whether such seller or subsidiary is qualified to do business in such taxing jurisdiction, or any person who makes deliveries of tangible personal property into the taxing jurisdiction other than by a common or contract carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • 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.
  • Entombment: means the placement of human remains in a mausoleum. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • EPA: means the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Equivalent drug product: means either of the following:

                (a) A drug product that has been rated as a pharmaceutical equivalent by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and has the same established name, active ingredients, strength or concentration, dosage form, and route of administration and which is formulated to contain the same amount of active ingredients in the same dosage form and to meet the same compendial or other applicable standards such as strength, quality, purity, and identity, but which may differ in characteristics such as shape, scoring, configuration, packaging, excipients including colors, flavors, preservatives, and expiration time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Essential parts: means all integral parts and body parts, the removal, alteration or substitution of which will tend to conceal the identity or substantially alter the appearance of the vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Established date of operation: means the date on which the agricultural operation, including forestry activities, commenced operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • estate: means a trust or estate, or fiduciary thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:300.10
  • Esthetician: means a person who practices esthetics. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Esthetics: means engaging in any one or a combination of the following practices: massaging the face or neck of a person, dyeing or trimming eyebrows, applying natural or artificial enhancements to eyelashes, hair removal by cosmetic preparations, threading, waxing, or other similar means, stimulating, cleansing, or beautifying the face, neck, arms, bust, upper body, legs, or feet of a person by any method with the aid of the hands or of any mechanical or electrical apparatus, including micro-dermabrasion, epidermabrasion, or particle exfoliation using equipment and methodology approved by the board or by the use of a cosmetic preparation; however, esthetics shall not include the diagnosis, treatment, or therapy of any dermatological condition, or the process of removing hair known as "electrolysis". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Ethanol: means an ethyl alcohol which meets all of the following conditions in that it:

    (a)  Has a purity of at least ninety-nine percent, determined without regard to any added denaturants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703

  • 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: shall mean any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • 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
  • 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 37:2150.1
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:339
  • 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 4:85

  • Export: means to obtain motor fuel in Louisiana for sale or other distribution in another state, territory, or foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Exporter: means a person that exports motor fuel from this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • External procurement activity: means any buying organization not located in this state which, if located in this state, would qualify as a public procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Extracorporeal circulation: means the diversion of a patient's blood through a heart-lung machine or a similar device that assumes the functions of the patient's heart, lungs, kidney, liver, or other organs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1333
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Extremely hazardous waste: means certain hazardous wastes which have been listed in the Louisiana Hazardous Waste Regulations of the Department of Environmental Quality, LAC 33:V. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:821
  • factory built home: means a residential structure which is built in a factory in one or more sections and has a chassis or integrated wheel delivery system, which is either:

                (aa) A structure built to federal construction standards as defined in Section 5402 of Title 42 of the United States Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: means the value of the lands or improvements actually taken, used, damaged, or destroyed for levees or levee drainage purposes as determined in accordance with the uniform criteria for determining fair market value as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Family burial ground: means a cemetery in which no lots are sold to the public and in which interments are restricted to a group of persons related to each other by blood or marriage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • farm machinery: shall mean and include all motor propelled or motor operated mechanical devices used on a farm in the tilling of the soil and the production of crops, but shall not include any vehicle licensed for use on the public highways of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • Farm product: means any type of crop whether growing or to be grown, and whether harvested or unharvested, or any species of livestock, or any type of agricultural commodity or product raised or cultivated of every type and description, including but not limited to cattle, hogs, sheep, horses, bees, rabbits, or poultry, and oysters, crabs, prawns, shrimp, alligators, turtles, and fish raised, produced, cultivated, harvested, or gathered on any beds of bodies of water, whether owned, leased, or licensed by the debtor, grains, beans, vegetables, grasses, legumes, melons, tobacco, cotton, flowers, shrubberies, plants and fruits, nuts and berries, and other similar products whether of trees or other sources, or if they are a product of such crop or livestock in its unmanufactured state, such as seed, ginned cotton, wool-clip, honey, syrup, meat, milk, eggs, and cut, harvested, or standing timber, or supplies used or produced in farming operations, and if they are in the possession, including civil possession as defined in Civil Code Articles 3421 and 3431, of a debtor engaged in planting, producing, raising, cultivating, harvesting, gathering, fattening, grazing, or other farming operations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Farm products: means products employed directly in the cultivation, production, or harvesting of any agricultural commodities or containers for agricultural commodities or other farm products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • 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
  • federal funds: shall mean funds which a savings bank has on deposit at a depository which are exchangeable for funds on deposit at a Federal Reserve Bank or a Federal Home Loan Bank; and

    (c)  The term "business day" shall mean any day on which the savings bank, the depository, the Federal Reserve Bank, and the Federal Home Loan Bank where the funds are on deposit are all open for general business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1223

  • Federal government: means the United States of America and any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Federal law: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, (Title 26 United States Code) and applicable U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Federal law: shall mean any federal law as may be enacted by the United States Congress authorizing states to require remote sellers, except those remote sellers who meet exceptions provided by federal law, to collect and remit sales and use taxes on remote sales for delivery into Louisiana or a decision by the United States Supreme Court overrules the physical presence requirement for a remote seller to collect and remit state and local sales and use tax on remote sales for delivery into the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:339
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act: means the act so entitled approved March 4, 1907, as amended by the Wholesome Meat Act (21 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act: means the act so entitled, approved August 28, 1957 (21 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Federally related mortgage loan: means an extension of credit to a consumer secured by a first mortgage on residential immovable property located in this state, including:  a mobile home which will be immobilized pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • 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 4:421
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • FIFRA: means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Filing officer: means the clerk of court of any parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • final compensation: means the average monthly earnings during the sixty highest consecutive months of employment or the sixty highest successive joined months of employment if interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Final salary: means the average monthly earnings of a member during the twelve-month period immediately preceding his death or retirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Financial exploitation: means any of the following:

                (a) The wrongful or unauthorized taking, withholding, appropriation, or use of money, assets, beneficial ownership interest, or property of an eligible adult. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1372

  • Financial institution: means a state or national bank, savings bank or savings association located in the state of Louisiana and whose deposits are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, including homesteads, building and loan associations and savings and loan associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Financial institution: means a thrift institution, association, commercial bank, or trust company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Financial transaction: means any of the following as applicable to services provided by a covered financial institution:

                (a) A transfer or request to transfer or disburse funds or assets in an account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1372

  • Fire truck: means vehicles built with the capability of operating fire fighting equipment such as hoses, ladders, and pumps and carrying teams of firefighters to fire scenes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • firm: means any partnership, association, or other unincorporated business organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Firm: means a business unit or enterprise or a partnership of two or more persons not recognized as a legal person distinct from the members composing it. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Fiscal Year: shall mean the period beginning on January first in any year, and ending on December thirty-first of the same year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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
  • Fiscal year: means an accounting period of twelve months ending on the last day of any month other than December. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • Fiscal year: shall mean the twelve-month period ending on December 31, of each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Fiscal year: as used in this Chapter , means an accounting period of twelve months ending on the last day of any month other than December. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:613
  • Fiscal year: means July first through June thirtieth of the following year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Fiscal Year: means July 1 through June 30 of the following year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Floor stock or first dose cabinet: is a medication storage device, which shall be used by personnel, authorized by a protocol established by the pharmacist-in-charge, to gain access to doses as needed and first doses in patient-care areas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Food product: means any edible product sold or offered for retail sale that is intended for human consumption. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Footcandle: means the light incident measured on a horizontal plane thirty-six inches above ground level. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1363
  • 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
  • Foreign vehicles: means every motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer which shall be brought into the state otherwise than in the ordinary course of business by or through a manufacturer or dealer and which had not been registered in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Forest land: means any land in the state devoted to the growing of trees or the commercial production of timber, wood, or forest products that is located outside the corporate limits of any municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Forest products: include the following:

    (a)  Products that are derived from woody biomass. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4423

  • 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
  • Formal hearing: means a hearing as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Formosan termite: means the termite Coptotermes formosanus in any state of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fraud: means the intentional distortion of the truth by a funeral director, or embalmer, or both, in order to induce another to part with something of value or to surrender to a legal right. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Free hospital: means a hospital that does not charge any patients for health care provided by the hospital. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • front footage: as used in this Part shall mean the footage of each lot or parcel of real estate abutting the right of way, street, or drainage way along which the drainage line is constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1585
  • front footage: as used in this Part shall mean the footage of each lot or parcel of real estate abutting the right of way, street, or drainage way along which the drainage line is constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1596.5
  • Fuel grade ethanol: means the ASTM standard in effect on the effective date of this Chapter as the D-4806 specification for denatured motor fuel grade ethanol for blending with gasoline. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Fuel supply tank: means any receptacle on a motor vehicle from which motor fuel is supplied for the propulsion of the motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Fumigant: means any pesticide which either by itself or in combination with any other substance:

    (a)  Emits or liberates gas, fumes, or vapors which will destroy pests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362

  • Funding: means grants, loans, or a combination of grants and loans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • Funeral: means the observances held for a dead person usually before burial or cremation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Funeral directing: means the operation of a funeral home, or, by way of illustration and not limitation, any service whatsoever connected with the management of funerals, or the supervision of hearses or funeral cars, the purchase of caskets or other funeral merchandise, and retail sale and display thereof, the cleaning or dressing of dead human bodies for burial, and the performance or supervision of any service or act connected with the management of funerals from time of death until the body or bodies are delivered to the cemetery, crematory, or other agent for the purpose of disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • funeral directing services: means the operation of a funeral home, or by way of illustration and not limitation, any service whatsoever connected with the management of funerals, or the supervision of hearses or funeral cars, the cleaning or dressing of dead human bodies for burial, and the performance or supervision of any service or act connected with the management of funerals from time of death until the body or bodies are delivered to the cemetery, crematorium, or other agent for the purpose of disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Funeral director: means a person to whom a valid license has been issued by the board to perform the duties of funeral directing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Funeral establishment: means any place or premises duly licensed by the board and devoted to or used in the care and preparation for disposition of the body of a deceased person or maintained or held out to the public by advertising or otherwise as the office or place for the practice of funeral directing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Funeral goods and services: means any one or more of the following goods or services:

                (a) Goods which are sold or offered for sale directly to the public for use in connection with funeral services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831

  • Funeral merchandise: means : caskets, rental caskets, rental casket inserts, alternative containers, combo/shipping caskets, and other receptacles, excluding urns, where human remains are directly placed for disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Funeral recipient: means the individual for whom funeral goods and services are to be provided under the terms of a preneed funeral contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Funeral trust account: means an account established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • GAP coverage: means a contract or insurance policy that covers a consumer's deficiency balance between the net payoff of the consumer's loan retail installment sales contract at the time of a loss and the amount paid by the consumer's primary insurance after a vehicle is deemed a total loss due to any direct or accidental physical damages or unrecovered theft which may be in the form of the following:

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

  • 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
  • Gas: means any gas derived from or composed of hydrocarbons, including synthetic gas which is produced from coal, lignite, or petroleum coke and the heat content of which synthetic gas does not exceed 800 BTUs per standard cubic foot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Gasohol: means a blended motor fuel composed of gasoline and fuel grade alcohol. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Gasoline: shall mean any motor fuel which is subject to tax under Part I of Chapter 7 of Sub-title II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • Gasoline: means any liquid or combination of liquids blended together, offered for sale, sold, or used as the fuel for a gasoline-powered engine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Gasoline blend stocks: means any petroleum product component of gasoline, including naphtha, reformate, or toluene, listed in Treasury Regulation Section 48. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • General contractor: means a person who contracts directly with the owner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • General rules and regulations: means those which are applicable to all marketing orders and marketing agreements and are issued by the commissioner to provide uniform methods to facilitate the administration and enforcement of all such marketing orders and marketing agreements. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Genetic counseling: means any of the following actions by a genetic counselor that occur through and as a result of communication between the genetic counselor and a patient:

                (a) Obtaining and evaluating individual, family, and medical histories to determine genetic risk for genetic or medical conditions and diseases in a patient, his offspring, and other family members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101

  • Genetic counselor: means an individual who is licensed pursuant to this Part to provide genetic counseling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Genetic supervision: refers to the assessment by an individual who is licensed pursuant to this Part or a physician who is licensed pursuant to Part I of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Good moral character: means the propensity to provide professional services in a fair, honest, and open manner and the lack of history of any dishonest or felonious acts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the bond issuing power of a governmental unit is vested. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • Governmental action: means annexation of territory by a governmental entity and the issuance of  a rule, regulation, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity, or an order or other legally binding directive having the force of law or capable of being enforced by government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Governmental action: means annexation of territory by a governmental entity or the issuance of a rule, regulation, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity, or an order or other legally binding directive having the force of law or capable of being enforced by government which prohibits or limits the right of an owner to conduct forestry activities on forestry land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Governmental entity: means :

    (a)  A board, authority, commission, department, office, or agency of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602

  • Governmental entity: means :

    (a)  A board, authority, commission, department, office, or agency of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622

  • 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
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grain: means corn, wheat, oats, rye, soybeans, barley, and grain sorghum. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Grain dealer: means any person who purchases any agricultural commodities from producers or represents producers in the sale of agricultural commodities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gratuity: means an inducement given voluntarily or beyond obligation to gain business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Grave: means a space of ground in a cemetery, used or intended to be used, for burial. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • gross allocable income or loss: means the general class of gross income designated as allocable income by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • gross annual receipts: as used in this Chapter , shall cover all of the receipts of the person carrying on the business of undertaking and funeral directing, except that deduction shall be allowed for collections made by one undertaker and funeral director for the account of another undertaker and funeral director, as shown by the books of both parties at interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:361
  • gross apportionable income or loss: means the general class of gross income designated as apportionable income by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Gross gallons: means the total measured product, exclusive of any temperature or pressure adjustments, considerations, or deductions, in United States gallons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Gross negligence: means a reckless disregard of, or a carelessness amounting to indifference to, the best interests of the financial institution or the shareholders thereof, and involves a substantial deviation below the standard of care expected to be maintained by a reasonably careful person under like circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Gross sales: means the sum total of all retail sales of tangible personal property, without any deduction whatsoever of any kind or character except as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Gross weight: means the weight of a vehicle or vehicle combination without load on all axles, including the steering axle plus the weight of any load thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Guaranteed funeral goods and services: means funeral goods and services which a funeral establishment agrees to provide for a named funeral recipient upon death which are a specifically identified set of funeral goods and services designated as guaranteed and for which a funeral trust account has been established or a preneed insurance policy or annuity has been purchased or assigned to pay for those funeral goods and services, provided the buyer has fully funded a funeral trust account, or has fully paid for a preneed funeral policy or annuity, within a specified period of time after the preneed funeral contract is made and the funeral establishment has agreed to accept the funds available in the funeral trust account or preneed insurance policy or annuity during the term of the guarantee as payment in full for those funeral goods and services so that there will be no additional cost to the funeral recipient's family or his or her estate for those funeral goods and services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Hairdressing: means massaging, cleansing, washing, stimulating, manipulating, exercising, beautifying, or doing similar work upon the scalp of any person, including arranging, singeing, cutting or shaping, curling or waving, cleansing, shampooing, styling, bleaching, coloring, or similar work upon the hair of another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Handler: shall mean any person handling sweet potatoes in the primary channels of trade. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742
  • Handler: means any person that is engaged as a distributor or any person that is engaged as a processor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business of handling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business of handling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Handling: means engaging in the business of a handler as defined in Paragraph (9). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Hazardous waste: means a substance identified and listed as a hazardous waste in the Louisiana Hazardous Waste Regulations of the Department of Environmental Quality; except that the term hazardous waste shall not include special waste as defined in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:821
  • Health care organization or entity: means any entity or organization providing health care services which is licensed or regulated under Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 or regulations promulgated by the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Healthcare facility: means an independent diagnostic testing facility, magnetic resonance imaging equipment or facility, computerized tomography equipment or facility, Positron Emission Tomography scanner or facility, an ambulatory surgical center licensed by the department, or any outpatient surgical facility required to be licensed by the department as an ambulatory surgical center in order to obtain certification by Medicare as an ambulatory surgical center. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Healthcare services: means magnetic resonance imaging services, computerized tomography services, Positron Emission Tomography scanner services, ultrasound services, any other imaging services that have become generally accepted methods of providing imaging services after April 17, 2006, as determined by the department, any services rendered by an ambulatory surgical center licensed by the department, or any services rendered by an outpatient surgical facility required to be licensed by the department as an ambulatory surgical center in order to obtain certification by Medicare as an ambulatory surgical center. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Healthy food retailers: means for-profit or not-for-profit retailers that sell high quality fresh fruits and vegetables at competitive prices including but not limited to supermarkets, grocery stores, and farmers' markets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • Highway: includes every way or place of whatever nature open to the use of the public, for the purpose of vehicular travel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Highway: means every way or place of whatever nature, open to use for purposes of vehicular travel in this state, including the streets and alleys in towns and cities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Highway vehicle: means any self-propelled vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer that is designed or used for transporting persons or property over the highway, and includes all vehicles subject to registration for highway use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Holder: means a person obligated to hold for the account of, or deliver or pay to, the owner of property that is subject to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • 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 37:2150.1
  • Home improvement contractor: means any person, including a contractor or subcontractor, who undertakes or attempts to undertake or submits a price or bid on any home improvement contracting project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Home state: means :

    (a)  With respect to a national bank, the state in which the main office of the bank is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532

  • Hospital pharmacy: means a pharmacy department located in a hospital licensed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Host state: means :

    (a)  With respect to a bank, a state, other than the  home state of the bank in which the bank maintains, or seeks to establish and maintain, a branch or a loan or trust production office, and

    (b)  With respect to a bank holding company, a state, other than the home state of the company in which the company controls, or seeks to control, a bank subsidiary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532

  • Hotel: means and includes any establishment or person engaged in the business of furnishing sleeping rooms, cottages, or cabins to transient guests, where such establishment consists of sleeping rooms, cottages, or cabins at any of the following:

                (i) A single business location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Hour of continuing education: means a unit of measurement equivalent to an organized learning experience of fifty consecutive minutes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Hours of darkness: means the period that commences thirty minutes after sunset and ends thirty minutes before sunrise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1363
  • Human remains: means the body of a deceased person and includes the body in any stage of decomposition, as well as cremated remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Human remains: means the body of a deceased person, or part of a body or limb in any stage of decomposition that has been removed from a living or dead person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Hundredweight: means one hundred pounds, excluding tare. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Hundredweight: means one hundred pounds, excluding tare. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • IFTA: means the international fuel tax agreement required by the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, Public Law 102-240, 105 Stat. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Immediate family member: means husband or wife; birth or adoptive parent, child, or sibling; stepparent, stepchild, stepbrother or stepsister; father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; grandparent or grandchild; and spouse of grandparent or grandchild. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, including stepparent, stepchild, stepsibling, and adoptive relationships. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • 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
  • Impaired condition: means a condition in which the assets of an association in the aggregate do not have a fair value equal to the aggregate amount of liabilities of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Import: means to bring motor fuel into this state by motor vehicle, marine vessel, pipeline, or any other means other than in the fuel supply tank of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Importer: means a person that imports motor fuel into this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Importing: means bringing special fuels into this state in the fuel supply tanks of a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • in writing: means the product of any method of forming characters on paper, other materials, or viewable screen, which can be read, retrieved, and reproduced, including information that is electronically transmitted and stored. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Inactive licensee: means an individual that holds a funeral director or embalmer and funeral director license issued by the board not practicing in any capacity in this state and who has not met the requirements of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Incentives: means any tax exemption, tax credit, tax exclusion, tax deduction, rebate, investment, contract, or grant made available by the state to directly support the purchase of forestry products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4423
  • Incompetency: means the lack of skills or qualities necessary to perform the duties of funeral director, or embalmer, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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.
  • Industrial user: means any person that receives gasoline blend stocks for its own use in the manufacture of any product other than finished gasoline. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Infectious disease: means a sickness or malady which is easily diffused, or spread, or communicated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Infested: means having the presence of live Formosan termites. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Informal meeting: means a fact gathering session of the board as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Initial physical therapy evaluation: means the physical therapy assessment and resulting interpretation of a patient's condition through use of patient history, signs, symptoms, objective tests, or measurements to determine neuromusculoskeletal and biomechanical dysfunctions to determine the need for physical therapy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2407
  • Insecticide: means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of insects and similar pests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Institution: means any institution of higher education in this state having an athlete contract with an athlete. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:421
  • institution-affiliated party: means :

    (1)  A director, officer, employee, agent, or controlling stockholder of a savings bank operating under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1335

  • Institutional facility: means any organization whose primary purpose is to provide a physical environment for a patient to obtain health care services, including but not limited to a:

                (a) Hospital pharmacy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • instructor: means a person who teaches cosmetology for direct or indirect compensation, within a school. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Insurance company: means an association, corporation, or fraternal or mutual benefit organization, whether or not for profit, engaged in the business of providing insurance including accident, burial, casualty, credit life, contract performance, dental, fidelity, fire, health, hospitalization, illness, life insurance, life endowments and annuities, malpractice, marine, mortgage, surety, and wage protection insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Insured association: means an association, the savings accounts or shares of which are insured by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Insurer: means an insurance company licensed, registered, or otherwise authorized to do business under the insurance laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interment: means the disposition of human remains by inurnment, scattering, entombment, or burial in a place used or intended to be used, and dedicated, for cemetery purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Interment: means the act or ceremony of burying a dead human body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Interment receptacle: means an enclosure in which a casket is placed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Intern: means a person who is duly registered as such with the board while in the employ of a funeral establishment and who is engaged in learning the practice of funeral directing, or the practice of embalming, or both as the case may be, under the supervision of a funeral director or funeral director and embalmer duly licensed by the board and available on the same premises for consultation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • International telecommunications service: means a telecommunications service that originates or terminates in the United States and terminates or originates outside the United States, respectively. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Interstate motor fuel user: means a person who imports motor fuel into this state in the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles, other than automobiles, owned or operated by him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Interstate telecommunications service: means a telecommunications service that originates in one U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Interstate User: means any person who imports or exports special fuels into or out of this state in the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles owned or operated by him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • intrastate commerce: means commerce within the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Intrastate telecommunications service: means a telecommunications service that originates in one U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Inurnment: means placing cremated remains in an urn or other suitable container and placing it in a niche, crypt or vault in a place used or intended to be used, and dedicated, for cemetery purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • investment grade: means being rated in one of the four highest categories by at least one nationally recognized rating service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1223
  • Joint committee: means the House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works and the Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works, functioning as a joint legislative committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • 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.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Joint venture: means a speculative business enterprise involving the united activity of two or more persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Kerosene: means the petroleum fraction containing hydrocarbons that are slightly heavier than those found in gasoline and naphtha, with a boiling range of 180 to 300 degrees Celsius. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • knowledge: means actual knowledge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container (not including package liners) of any article. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container or wrapper in which a food product is offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Labeling: means the process of preparing and affixing a label to any drug container exclusive, however, of the labeling by a manufacturer, packer, or distributor of a non-prescription drug or commercially packaged legend drug or device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter (1) upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers, or (2) accompanying such article. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Labeling: means the act of identifying, describing, or advertising a food product by means of a label or through other means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Landscape irrigation contractor: means a person who is licensed to construct, install, connect, repair, maintain, improve, or alter any portion of a landscape irrigation system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Landscape irrigation system: means any assemblage of component materials or special equipment that provides and distributes a controlled dispersion of water to landscaped areas for the purposes of irrigating vegetation or controlling dust and erosion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Law clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • 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 37:1782

  • 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: means the leasing of automobiles and the possession or use thereof by the lessee, for a consideration, without the transfer of the title of such property for a one hundred eighty-day period or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Lease or rental: means the leasing or renting of tangible personal property and the possession or use thereof by the lessee or renter, for a consideration, without transfer of the title of such property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Least toxic method: means an integral part of an integrated pest management plan and is a combination of common sense practices that use current, comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interactions with the environment, in combination with available pest control methods used to manage pest damage by the most economical means with the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Legal custody: means the immediate care, charge, and control exercised by a person or an authority according to or within the law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Legal representative: means an individual's personal representative or tutor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • 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
  • legend drug: means a drug that is required by any applicable federal or state law or regulation to be dispensed or delivered pursuant only to a prescription drug order, or is restricted to use by practitioners only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lender: means the originator of credit under a consumer loan, as well as any assignee or transferee of the consumer's contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Lending institution: means any bank, bank or trust company, federal land bank, production credit association, bank for cooperatives, building and loan association, homestead, insurance company, investment banker, mortgage banker or company, pension or retirement fund, savings bank or savings and loan association, small business investment company, credit union, or any other financial institution authorized to do business in Louisiana or operating under the supervision of any federal agency or any "Edge Act Corporation" or agreement corporation organized or operating pursuant to Section 25 of the Federal Reserve Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Levee and drainage district: means a political subdivision of this state organized for the purpose and charged with the duty of constructing and maintaining levees, drainage, and all other things incidental thereto within its territorial limits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Levee commissioner: means a member of a board of commissioners of a levee board or a levee and drainage board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Levee district: means a political subdivision of this state organized for the purpose and charged with the duty of constructing and maintaining levees, and all other things incidental thereto within its territorial limits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means the certificate of authority to operate a pawnshop as issued by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • License: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage in the profession indicated thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • License: means an active certificate of certified public accountant, pursuant to Subparagraph(3)(a) of this Section, or a CPA firm's permit to practice issued in accordance with the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Licensed acupuncturist: means an individual other than a physician who is certified by the board to practice acupuncture pursuant to the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1356
  • Licensed chiropractor: means persons licensed under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2801
  • 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 37:2352
  • Licensee: means any person holding a license under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Licensee: means any person who has been issued an abandoned cemetery sales and management license by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:411
  • Licensee: means the holder of a license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Life Insurance Company: means an insurance company engaged in the business of issuing life insurance and annuity contracts (including contracts of combined life, health, and accident insurance), the reserve funds of which held for the fulfillment of such contracts comprise more than fifty per centum (50%) of its total reserve funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:221
  • lifestyle modifications: means the broad domain of traditional or homeopathic healthcare practices and other complementary health practices and services provided by a person who is not licensed, certified, or registered to perform, and who shall be prohibited from performing any of the following designated services or practices:

                (1) Practicing medicine or performing surgery as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1742.1

  • Light trailer: means every vehicle of the trailer or semi-trailer type and having a loaded gross weight of not more than five hundred pounds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Liquefied natural gas: means natural gas that has been cooled to a liquid state and is advertised, offered for sale, sold, suitable for use, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Liquefied petroleum gas: means the gas derived from petroleum or natural gas which is in a gaseous state at normal atmospheric temperature and pressure and maintained in the liquid state at normal atmospheric temperature by means of suitable pressure and is advertised, offered for sale, sold, suitable for use, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Liquid assets: means cash on hand; cash on deposit in federal home loan banks, federal reserve banks, in banks performing similar reserve functions, in commercial banks, or associations, which is withdrawable upon not more than thirty days notice, and which is not pledged as security for indebtedness, except that any deposits in a bank or association under the control or in the possession of any supervisory authority shall not be considered as liquid assets; and obligation of, or obligations which are fully guaranteed as to principal and interest by, the United States, this state, or municipalities or political subdivisions of this state, or any other obligation approved by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • List: means an employment list, an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Livestock: means any animal except dogs and cats, bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for profit, that is used in agriculture, aquaculture, agritourism, competition, recreation, or silviculture, or for other related purposes or used in the production of crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation or any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3002
  • Loan finance charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the lender as a requirement of the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable:  interest, and any amount payable under a point, discount, or other system of charges, however denominated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6

  • local: means those parishes, municipalities, special tax districts, political subdivisions, parish governing bodies, and school boards who are authorized under the provisions of the Constitution of Louisiana, the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 and jurisprudence to levy and collect local sales and use taxes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:339
  • Long term care facility: means a nursing home, retirement care, mental care, or other facility or institution that provides extended health care to a residential patient, including but not limited to health care facilities licensed by the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • lot of used building components: shall mean a group of like used building components. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1871
  • Louisiana agricultural markets: means any entity in the state of Louisiana, public or private, which in the normal scope of business purchases Louisiana agricultural or aquacultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Louisiana bank: means a bank that has Louisiana as its home state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Louisiana bank holding company: means a bank holding company that has Louisiana as its home state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Louisiana gross allocable income or loss: means those items of, or that portion of, allocable income or loss allocated to Louisiana pursuant to the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Louisiana Rice Council: means the Louisiana section of the Rice Council for Market Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Machinery and equipment: means tangible personal property or other property that is eligible for depreciation for federal income tax purposes and that is used as an integral part in the manufacturing of tangible personal property for sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Major amendments: means amendments to any marketing order or agreement which are made pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Major repairs: means those repairs payable with funds appropriated in the general appropriations act, except those funds transferred from the operating budget of one governmental body to supplement and complete a project under contract by the division of administration facility planning and control section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Malpractice: as used in this Chapter , means a negligence from professional duty or a failure to exercise an acceptable degree of skill or learning as a funeral director, or embalmer, or both that results in injury, loss, or damage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Manager: means a person responsible for supervising any facility required to be licensed as a beauty shop or salon where one or more person offers cosmetology services or engages in the practice of cosmetology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Manager: means a manager of a limited liability company or a limited liability partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Mandatory disclosure: means to divulge necessary, required information relating to services and merchandise offered by the funeral home establishment and pertaining to any other conditions known at the time funeral arrangements are made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Manicuring: means trimming, filing, decorating, shaping, sculpting, or in any way caring for the nails and skin of another person's hands or feet together with massaging the hands, arms, legs, and feet including pedicuring; however, manicuring shall not include the use of blades or graters for callous or skin removal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Manicurist: means a person who practices manicuring. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Manufactured home: means a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is eight body feet or more in width or forty body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is three hundred twenty or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, and electrical systems contained therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Manufacturer: means a person who manufactures drugs and includes a labeler, primary distributor, or person who prepares drugs in dosage form by mixing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Manufacturer: means :

                (I) A person whose principal activity is manufacturing, as defined in this Subparagraph, and who is assigned by the Louisiana Workforce Commission a North American Industrial Classification System code within the agricultural, forestry, fishing, and hunting Sector 11, the manufacturing Sectors 31-33, the information Sector 511110 as they existed in 2002, or industry code 423930 as a recyclable material merchant wholesaler engaged in manufacturing activities, which must include shredding facilities, as determined by the secretary of the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Manufacturer: means every person engaged in the business of designing, manufacturing, constructing or assembling new motor vehicles, trailers or semitrailers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Manufacturer: means anyone engaged in the manufacture, production, or foreign importation of tobacco products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Manufacturing: means the production, preparation, propagation, conversion, or processing of a drug or device, either directly or indirectly, by extraction from substances of natural origin or independently by means of chemical or biological synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance or labeling or relabeling of its container, and the promotion and marketing of such drugs or devices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Manufacturing: means putting raw materials through a series of steps that brings about a change in their composition or physical nature in order to make a new and different item of tangible personal property that will be sold to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Manufacturing for agricultural purposes: means the production, processing, and storing of food and fiber and the production, processing, and storing of timber. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Manufacturing machinery and equipment: means tangible property used or consumed, or held for use or consumption, as an integral part of a biodiesel manufacturing, production, or extraction facility, process, or item of equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Mariculture: means aquaculture which is practiced in brackish or saline water and includes hatchery breeding, spawning, transportation, implantation, propagation, growout, and harvesting of domesticated fish and other domesticated aquatic species. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Marketed by producers: means producer marketing, as defined by Paragraph (19). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Marketing agreement: means a voluntary contract between growers and handlers and the commissioner of agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Marketing order: means an order which is issued by the commissioner, which prescribes rules and regulations that govern the processing, distributing, or handling in any manner of any commodity within this state during any specified period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • MAT: means the use of medications with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat substance use disorders and prevent opioid overdose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Maturity date: means the last date subsequent to the pawn transaction upon which the pledgor can redeem a pledged thing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Maximum benefit: shall mean the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the pension plan set forth in this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • Maximum benefit: means the retirement benefit a member, or the surviving spouse or minor child of a member, is entitled to receive from this retirement system determined in accordance with this Chapter in any month after giving effect to the limitations set forth in Section 415 of the United States Internal Revenue Code, as amended, which has been incorporated in the rules and regulations of this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Measurement-while-drilling instruments or systems: means instruments or systems which measure information from a downhole location in a borehole, transmit the information to the surface during the process of drilling the borehole using a wireless technique, and receive and decode the information on the surface. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Meat: means a portion of a beef, pork, poultry, alligator, farm-raised deer, turtle, domestic rabbit, crawfish, or shrimp carcass that is edible by humans but does not include a:

                (a) Synthetic product derived from a plant, insect, or other source. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743

  • meat food product: means any product capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any meat or other portion of the carcass of any cattle, sheep, swine, poultry or goats, excepting products which contain meat or other portions of such carcasses only in a relatively small proportion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the meat food industry, and which are exempted from definition as a meat food product by the commissioner under such conditions as he may prescribe to assure that the meat or other portions of such carcasses contained in such product are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as meat food products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Meat product: means a type of agricultural product that is edible by humans and made wholly or in part from meat or another portion of a beef, pork, poultry, alligator, farm-raised deer, turtle, domestic rabbit, crawfish, or shrimp carcass. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • 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 37:2150.1
  • Medical Board: shall mean the Board of Physicians provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Medical order: means a lawful order of a practitioner that may or may not include a prescription. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • 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 37:1360.52
  • Medical Psychology Advisory Committee: means a committee, established by the board for purposes as defined in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Medication attendant: means a person who, pursuant to this Part, has completed a medication administration course approved by the Louisiana Department of Health, passed an examination for medication attendants approved by the Louisiana Department of Health, and received a current certification from the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1026.3
  • Meeting: means a duly called meeting of the membership of a board when payment of per diem is authorized and such meeting is called for the express purpose of discussing activities or plans pertinent to the functions of the levee board itself. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Member: shall include persons who would be eligible for system membership pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2165.2
  • Member: shall mean any employee in the City service included in the membership of the system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Member: shall mean any employee included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Member: means a member of a limited liability company or a limited liability partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Member: means a person or entity holding a savings or demand account of or shares of a mutual association, and may include a person borrowing from or assuming or obligated upon a loan or interest therein held by such association if such is authorized by the charter or the bylaws of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • 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: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (11) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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
  • Membership Service: means service as an employee rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Membership service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Membership service: shall mean service as an employee while a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Membership service: shall mean service as an employee or elected official while a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Military surplus motor vehicle: means a wheeled, multipurpose or tactical motor vehicle manufactured for, and sold directly to, the Armed Forces of the United States in conformity with contractual specifications and subsequently authorized for sale to civilians. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Miller: means any person engaged within or without the state in the operation of milling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Miller: means any person engaged within or without the state in the operation of milling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Mineral: means gas, oil, coal, other gaseous liquid and solid hydrocarbons, oil shale, cement material, sand and gravel, road material, building stone, chemical substance, gemstone, fissionable and nonfissionable ores, colloidal and other clay, steam and other geothermal resource, or any other substance defined as a mineral by the law of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Mineral proceeds: means amounts payable for the extraction, production, or sale of minerals, or, upon the abandonment of those payments, all payments that become payable thereafter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Minor: means an individual who has not attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years who is: the issue of a marriage; the legally adopted child of a member of this system; the natural child of a female member of this system; the child of a male member of this system if a court of competent jurisdiction has made an order of filiation declaring the paternity of such a member for the child or if the father has formally acknowledged the child; or, who had a disability at the time of the member's death and who remains in such disability status. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Misbrand: means to intentionally identify or label a food product in a false or misleading way. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mislead: means to lead into a mistaken action or belief often by deliberate deceit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Misrepresent: means to intentionally use any untrue, misleading, or deceptive oral or written statement, advertisement, label, display, picture, illustration, or sample. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Misrepresentation: means the act of giving a false, or misleading representation with an intent to deceive. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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 4:85
  • Mobile salon: means a self-contained facility, where cosmetology is practiced for a fee, that may be moved, towed, or transported from one location to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Mobile unit: means a container or means of conveyance from which cut flowers or nursery stock are sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Mobile wireless service: means a telecommunications service, regardless of the technology used, whereby the origination or termination points, or both, of the transmission, conveyance or routing are not fixed, including but not limited to telecommunications services that are provided by a commercial mobile radio service provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Money order: includes an express money order and a personal money order, on which the remitter is the purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • 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 37:1782
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgage loan originator: means an individual who for compensation or gain or with the expectation of compensation or gain takes a residential mortgage loan application or offers or negotiates terms of a residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Mortgage servicer loss mitigation specialist: means a person who on behalf of the holder or mortgagee of a residential mortgage loan assists a borrower to modify or refinance either temporarily or permanently the borrower's obligations in order to avoid default or foreclosure of the residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Motor carrier: as used in this Chapter shall not include and this Chapter shall not apply to motor vehicles operated exclusively within the corporate limits of incorporated municipalities or to the vehicles of private persons transporting only the property of such private persons or their family, bona fide friends, or guests and not including such vehicles as are embraced in the proviso to paragraph (7)(a)(b) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Motor fuel: means all volatile gas generating liquids having a flash point below 110 degrees F. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • Motor fuel: means every kind and character of fuel used in the operation of a motor vehicle and embraces every such fuel contemplated by Chapter 7 of this Sub-title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Motor fuel: means gasoline, diesel fuel, and special fuels that can be used to propel a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Motor fuel transporter: means a person who transports motor fuel outside the bulk transfer/terminal system by means of a transport truck, railroad tank car, barge, or marine vessel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Motor Vehicle: means and includes any automobile, truck, truck-tractor, tractor, bus, vehicle, or other conveyance which is propelled by an internal combustion engine or motor, and is licensed, or required to be licensed, for highway use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle, as herein defined, which is self propelled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Motor vehicle: means any new or used transportation device, including automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, and other vehicles that are operated over the public highways and the streets of this state, but does not include traction engines, boat trailers, road rollers, implements of husbandry, and other agricultural vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Motor vehicle credit transaction: means a consumer loan or a consumer credit sale involving a Louisiana consumer, or that is otherwise made subject to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Motorcycle: means every motor vehicle designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, except any such vehicles as may be included within the classification "tractor" as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • 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
  • Municipal cemetery: means a cemetery owned, operated, controlled or managed by a municipality or other political subdivision of the state, or instrumentality thereof authorized by law to own, operate or manage a cemetery. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Mutual association: means an association, not having capital stock ownership and operating in the mutual form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • NADA: means the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1356
  • Narcotics: means those natural or synthetic opioid analgesics, and their derivatives used to relieve pain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Nationally recognized certification examination: means an examination approved by the board upon the recommendation of the committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1312
  • 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 37:913
  • Net allocable income or loss: means net allocable income or loss earned within or derived from sources within Louisiana and is the mathematical remainder when subtracting from Louisiana gross allocable income or loss:

    (1)  Allowable deductions within the meaning of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701

  • Net apportionable income or loss: means net apportionable income or loss earned within or derived from sources within Louisiana as computed pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Net assets: means the book value of current assets less applicable liabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Net gallons: means the amount of motor fuel measured in gallons when adjusted to a temperature of sixty degrees Fahrenheit and a pressure of fourteen and seven-tenths pounds of pressure per square inch. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Net weight: means the weight of the commodity excluding any materials, substances, or items not considered to be part of the commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • news publication: shall mean any publication issued daily or regularly at average intervals not exceeding three months, which contains reports of varied character, such as political, social, cultural, sports, moral, religious, or subjects of general public interest, and advertising supplements and any other printed matter ultimately distributed with or a part of such publications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Next of kin: means one or more living persons in the nearest degree of relationship to another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Niche: means a space in a columbarium used or intended to be used for inurnment of cremated human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Night depository: means a slot or compartment located in this state and provided by an operator to facilitate the delivery of cash or other negotiable instruments into a customer's account during non-business hours of operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1363
  • Non-prescription drug: means a drug that may be sold without a prescription and that is labeled for use by the consumer in accordance with the federal and state laws and regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Nonresident: means every person who is not a resident of this state but does not include persons dwelling outside of this state whose occupation or business requires them to spend one-half or more of their working hours in this state in pursuance of their business or employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Nursery: means any farm, grounds, or premises on which nursery stock is propagated, grown, or kept for sale or distribution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Nursery stock: means all trees, shrubs, ornamental plants, grass sod, or foliage plants grown or kept for propagation, distribution, or sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Nurseryman: means any person who engages in the production, distribution, and sale of nursery stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Nursing diagnosis: means the identification of actual or potential responses to health needs or problems based on collecting, analyzing, and comparing data with appropriate nursing standards to serve as the basis for indicating nursing care or for which referral to appropriate medical or community resources is necessary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • OEA: means the office of elderly affairs that is an organizational part of the governor's office, and exercises overall supervision of parish councils on aging. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Off-road vehicle: is a ny vehicle manufactured for off-road use which is issued a manufacturer's statement of origin that cannot be issued a registration certificate and license to operate on the public roads of this state because at the time of manufacture the vehicle does not meet the safety requirements prescribed by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Office: means the office of the secretary of state of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • official certificate: means any certificate prescribed by regulations of the commissioner for issuance by an inspector or other person performing official functions under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • official device: means any device prescribed or authorized by the commissioner for use in applying any official mark. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • official inspection legend: means any symbol prescribed by regulations of the commissioner showing that the article was inspected and passed in accordance with this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • official mark: means the official inspection legend or any other symbol prescribed by regulations of the commissioner to identify the status of any article or animal under this Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • One borrower: means any person or entity which is, or which upon the making of a loan becomes, an obligor on a real estate loan or otherwise an obligor to the association, either directly or indirectly. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • open position: means the grain dealer's contracts for purchase or sale of agricultural commodities which are unhedged. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Open storage: means any storage for which a warehouse receipt has not been issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • Operator: means a state or national bank, savings association, credit union, industrial loans company, mutual savings bank, or other business entity that controls an access facility or access area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1363
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • 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

  • Original entrance employment list: means an employment list for a class resulting from tests of fitness open to all applicants who meet the prescribed requirements for admission to the tests, regardless of prior employment in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Orleans Levee District: shall mean the levee district and political subdivision of the state which is referred to as the "Orleans Levee District" the "Board of Commissioners of the Orleans Levee District" or the "Orleans Levee Board". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Other similar services: includes but is not limited to the drilling of oil and gas wells. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Out-of-state bank: means a bank other than a Louisiana bank. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Out-of-state bank holding company: means a bank holding company other than a Louisiana bank holding company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Out-of-state pharmacy: means a pharmacy located outside this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Outlet: means a mobile unit or a place of business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person who has a legal or equitable interest in property subject to this Chapter or the person's legal representative. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Owner: means a person owning an interest in forest land at the time a governmental action becomes effective as to the forest land in which the owner owns an interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Owner: means the owner of record, and it shall not include usufructuaries, lessees, mortgagees, or trustees, who shall be considered as represented by the record owner for all purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1601
  • Owner: means owner at the time of severance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:634
  • Owner: means a person who holds the legal title to a vehicle or in the event a vehicle is the subject of an agreement for the conditional sale, lease, or transfer of the possession, howsoever, thereof with right of purchase upon performance of the conditions stated in the agreement and with the right of immediate possession vested in such vendee, lessee, possessor, or in the event such similar transaction is had by means of mortgage and the mortgagor of a vehicle is entitled to possession, then such conditional vendee or lessee or possessor or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner for the purpose of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Owner: means a person to whom the cemetery authority has transferred full title to or the right of use of and/or interment in any cemetery space and who appears as the title holder in the official records of the cemetery authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Owner: means a person who holds an ownership interest that has not been terminated pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Owner of livestock: means any person owning or having control of livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3002
  • Package: means any commodity packed or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • paid or accrued: shall be construed according to the method of accounting upon the basis of which the net income is computed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • Parish councils on aging: means the sixty-four nonprofit domestic corporations domiciled one per parish and dedicated to delivering state-approved services directly to senior citizens. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Partnership: means a legal relationship existing between two or more persons contractually associated as joint principals in a business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Party: means each person named or admitted as a party, or properly seeking and entitled as of right to be admitted as a party. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.92
  • Patient counseling: means the communication by a pharmacist of information, as defined by the regulations of the board, to the patient or caregiver, in order to ensure proper use of drugs and devices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • 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 37:1782
  • 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 37:1782
  • Pawnshop: means the location at which, or premises upon which, a pawnbroker regularly conducts business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Pay: means salary, wages, fees, allowances, and all other forms of valuable consideration, or the amount of any one or more of them, earned by or paid to any employee by reason of service rendered in any position, but does not include allowances for expenses authorized and incurred as incidents to employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Pay plan: means all the scales of rates of pay prescribed under the provisions of this Part for classes of positions in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Peer review: means a study, appraisal, or review of one or more aspects of the professional work of a CPA firm that performs attest services by a person or persons who hold licenses and who are not affiliated with the CPA firm being reviewed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • pelletized paper waste: means pellets produced from discarded waste paper that has been diverted or removed from solid waste which is not marketable for recycling and which is wetted, extruded, shredded, or formulated into compact pellets of various sizes for use as a supplemental fuel in a permitted boiler. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Pension accumulation fund: means the fund to which shall be credited all payments to the system exclusive of those amounts to be credited to the annuity savings and expense funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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 37:1333

  • Perfusion protocols: means perfusion related policies and protocols developed or approved by a licensed health facility or a physician through collaboration with administrators, licensed perfusionists, and other health care professionals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1333
  • 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 37:1333
  • Perishable agricultural or aquacultural food product: means any food product of agriculture or aquaculture which is sold or distributed in a form that will perish or decay beyond marketability within a period of time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4502
  • Permissive supplier: means a person who may not be subject to the taxing jurisdiction of this state, but who is registered under Section 4101 of the Internal Revenue Code for transactions in motor fuel in the bulk transfer/terminal system, and is a position holder in motor fuel located only in another state or a person who only receives motor fuel in another state pursuant to a two-party exchange. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Permit: means the grant of authority by the board to any person authorizing the practice of pharmacy at a site. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Permit: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage in the occupation indicated thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Permit: means a permit to practice as a CPA firm issued pursuant to the provisions of this Part or pursuant to corresponding provisions of law of another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Person: means any individual, firm, company, corporation, partnership, society, association, governmental agency, political subdivision, public entity, or any other entity created by federal or state law or recognized by Louisiana law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Person: means any business, individual, union, committee, club, or other organization or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, or any other legal entity, including government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Person: means natural and juridical persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • 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 37:1901
  • Person: means an individual, business association, estate, trust, partnership, government, governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, corporation, trust, firm, company, or other entity doing business in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • 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 37:2150.1
  • Person: means an individual, company, corporation, association, partnership, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:421
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental subdivision, or public or private organization of any character other than the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.92
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Person: includes , in addition to the definition contained in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, company, corporation, association, or group however organized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Person: means every natural person, individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association, or joint stock association or other organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, joint venture, association, trust or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Person: means both plural and singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations

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

  • Person: means any individual, partnership, company, firm, association, cooperative association, corporation, or any other legal entity engaged in any of the activities regulated under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • person: shall include such institution for purposes of the payment of tax on sales by such institution if the sales are not otherwise exempt. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Person: means an individual, trust, estate, fiduciary, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, corporation, or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:335.2
  • Person: means an individual, firm, corporation, association, or any other business unit, and includes any state agency which engages in any of the commercial activities which are regulated pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association or other business unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Person: means and includes, in addition to the definition contained in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association or other business unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Person: means any natural person, trustee, company, partnership, corporation or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Person: means an individual or corporation, partnership, limited liability company, trust, association, joint venture pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, trust, or other business entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, association, trust, or legal or commercial entity, or other group of individuals however organized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Persons: includes an individual, firm, partnership, association, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Persons: means any individual, partnership, firm, corporation, company, cooperative, association, society, trust, limited liability company, or any other business unit or entity, including any state or federal agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Pest: means any insect, rodent, nematode, fungus, weed, or any other form of terrestrial or aquatic plant or animal life or virus, bacteria, or other microorganism in living humans or other living animals, which the commissioner declares to be a pest, other than mosquitos. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Pesticide: means any substance or combination of substances which is a pesticide under the Louisiana Pesticide Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Pesticide: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest and any substance or combination of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, desiccant, or any substance the commissioner of agriculture and forestry or his duly authorized representative acting at his direction determines to be a pesticide. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Pharmacist: means an individual currently licensed by the board to engage in the practice of pharmacy in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Pharmacist-in-charge: means a pharmacist currently licensed by the board who accepts responsibility for the operation of a pharmacy in conformance with all laws and regulations pertinent to the practice of pharmacy and the distribution of drugs, and who is personally in full and actual charge of such pharmacy and personnel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Pharmacy: means any place located within this state where drugs are dispensed and pharmacy primary care is provided, and any place outside of this state where drugs are dispensed and pharmacy primary care is provided to residents of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Pharmacy collaborative drug therapy management: means that practice whereby a pharmacist or pharmacists have, on a voluntary basis, agreed to manage the disease-specific drug therapy of a patient under written protocol, working in conjunction with a physician licensed to practice medicine by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Pharmacy intern: means an individual who is:

                (a) Engaged in the practice of pharmacy while under the direct and immediate supervision of a pharmacist for the purpose of obtaining practical experience for licensure as a pharmacist and is satisfactorily progressing in a board-approved college of pharmacy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • Pharmacy primary care: means bringing health care as close as possible to where people live and work and may constitute a portal of entry into the continuing health care process in an effort to enhance optimum therapeutic outcomes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Pharmacy technician: means an individual who assists in the practice of pharmacy under the direct and immediate supervision of a licensed pharmacist and is certified to do so by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • 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 37:1312
  • Physical therapist: includes equally physiotherapist, physical therapist, and P. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2407
  • Physical therapist assistant: includes equally physical therapist assistant, physiotherapist assistant, and P. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2407
  • Physician: means a natural person who is the holder of an allopathic (M. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1262
  • Physician: means an individual licensed to practice medicine in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1356
  • Physician: means a person who is licensed to practice medicine in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Physician: means an individual licensed by the board to engage in the practice of medicine in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Physician assistant: means a health professional qualified by academic and clinical education and licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners to provide health care services at the direction and under the supervision of a physician or a group of physicians approved by the board as a supervising physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Place of business: means a permanent location or a portion of a permanent location from which business in a regulated profession or occupation is transacted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Place of business: means a permanent location or a portion of a permanent location from which business, in a regulated profession or occupation, is transacted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Place of business: as used in this Chapter means the place where the orders are received, or where the taxable articles are sold, or if sold upon a railroad train or on or from any other vehicle, the vehicle on which or from which the taxable articles are sold by the retail dealer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Place of primary use: means the street address representative of where the customer's use of the telecommunications service primarily occurs, which must be the residential street address or the primary business street address of the customer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plan A: means the revised plan to replace a combination of the regular and supplemental plans, to be effective January 1, 1980, as outlined in Part III. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plan B: means the revised plan to replace the regular plan, to be effective January 1, 1980, as outlined in Part IV. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plan C: means the plan to be effective July 1, 1997, as outlined in Part IV-A of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plant facility: means a facility, at one or more locations, in which manufacturing, referred to in Sectors 11 and 31-33 of the North American Industrial Classification system as of 2002, of a product of tangible personal property takes place. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • 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.
  • plot: means land in a cemetery used or intended to be used for the interment of human remains within a grave, mausoleum or lawn crypt or columbarium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Pneumatic tires: means all tires inflated with compressed air. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • police jury: means the governing authority of the various parishes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1601
  • Political subdivision: means any unit of local government including a municipality, parish, or special district authorized by law to perform governmental functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Political subdivision: means a parish, municipality, and any other unit of local government, including a school board and a special district, authorized by law to levy and collect a sales and use tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.6
  • 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

  • Pork: means the flesh of a domesticated swine that is edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Pork product: means a type of agricultural product that is edible by humans and produced in whole or in part from pork, including bacon, bratwurst, ground pork, ham, pork chops, ribs, roast, and sausage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Position: means any office and any employment in the City Service, or two or more of them, the duties of which call for services to be rendered by one person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Position holder: means the person who holds the inventory position in motor fuel in a terminal, as reflected on the records of the terminal operator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Postpaid calling service: means a telecommunications service obtained by making a payment on a call-by-call basis either through the use of a credit card or payment mechanism such as a bank card, travel card, credit card, or debit card, or by charge made to a telephone number which is not associated with the origination or termination of the telecommunications service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Poultry: means domesticated birds that are edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • 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 37:961
  • Practice of chiropractic: means holding one's self out to the public as a chiropractor and as being engaged in the business of, or the actual engagement in, the diagnosing of conditions associated with the functional integrity of the spine and treating by adjustment, manipulation, and the use of the physical and other properties of heat, light, water, electricity, sound, massage, therapeutic exercise, mobilization, mechanical devices such as mechanical traction and mechanical massage, and other physical rehabilitation measures for the purpose of correcting interference with normal nerve transmission and expression. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2801
  • 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 37:1312
  • 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 37:913
  • Practitioner: means an individual currently licensed, registered, or otherwise authorized by the appropriate licensing board to prescribe and administer drugs in the course of professional practice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Prearrangement: means the non-binding gathering and exchange of information before the death of an individual that provides guidance for a funeral or final disposition of that individual and does not result in a preneed funeral contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preceptor: means an individual who is currently licensed as a pharmacist by the board, meets certain qualifications as a preceptor as established by the board, and participates in the instructional training of pharmacy interns. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Precomputed transaction: means a motor vehicle credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are computed in advance over the entire scheduled term of the transaction and capitalized into the face amount of the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Preneed funeral contract: means any written agreement between a buyer and a funeral establishment in which a funeral establishment agrees, prior to the death of a named funeral recipient, to furnish funeral goods and services for the funeral recipient upon death, and the buyer, pursuant to that agreement, transfers or tenders funds, or assigns an insurance policy or annuity to the funeral establishment for the purpose of paying all or part of the cost of those funeral goods and services at the time they are actually provided. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Preneed insurance policy or annuity: means any policy or contract of insurance issued by an insurance company in accordance with Title 22 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, and used to fund a preneed funeral contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Prepaid calling service: means the right to access exclusively telecommunications services, which must be paid for in advance and which enables the origination of calls using an access number or authorization code, whether manually or electronically dialed, and that is sold in predetermined units or dollars of which the number declines with use in a known amount. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Prepaid wireless calling service: means a telecommunications service that provides the right to utilize mobile wireless service as well as non-telecommunications services, including the download of digital products delivered electronically, content, and ancillary services, which must be paid for in advance and which is sold in predetermined units or dollars of which the number declines with use in a known amount. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Preparation: means the actions or processes necessary to make a dead body ready for disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Preparation of financial statement: means an engagement by a licensee to prepare financial statements for an entity but not to perform a compilation, review, or audit with respect to those financial statements and as provided in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • prepared: means slaughtered, canned, salted, rendered, boned, cut up, or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • prescription drug order: means an order from a practitioner authorized by law to prescribe for a drug or device that is patient-specific and is communicated by any means to a pharmacist in a permitted pharmacy, and is to be preserved on file as required by law or regulation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • primary contractor: shall mean "general contractor". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Primary service area: means the smaller of either a radius of twenty-five miles from the rural hospital main campus or the number of postal zip codes, commencing with the rural hospital's zip code, in which seventy-five percent of a rural hospital's patients reside, as determined by using data derived from the hospital's most recent twelve month Medicare cost reporting period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Primary standards: means the physical standards of the state that serve as the legal reference from which all other standards and weights and measures are derived. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Principal: means an individual; if a partnership, all its partners; if a corporation, all its officers, directors, and controlling direct or indirect owners; or if a limited liability company, all its members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Principal stockholder: means any person owning ten percent or more of the outstanding stock of a corporate mortgage broker or mortgage lender. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Prior Service: shall mean service rendered prior to August 1, 1948 for which credit is allowable under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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 11:1581
  • 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
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the enrollment of an employee into this retirement system, as a municipal policeman, as a member of the state police, or as a sheriff or deputy sheriff in Louisiana for which credit is not given in any other retirement system; provided that notwithstanding any provision of this Chapter that may be to the contrary, no credit whatsoever shall be given in this retirement system, whether as prior service or creditable service, for any out of state service, nor shall any credit for prior service be given to any person who becomes a member after July 31, 1976, except that any person employed by any municipality and is required to pay social security contributions for such employment by the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare shall receive prior service credit provided he becomes a member of this retirement system prior to January 1, 1977. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Private communication service: means a telecommunications service that entitles the customer to exclusive or priority use of a communications channel or group of channels between or among termination points, regardless of the manner in which such channel or channels are connected, and includes switching capacity, extension lines, stations, and any other associated services that are provided in connection with the use of such channel or channels. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Private procurement unit: means any regionally accredited independent college or university in the state that is a member of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities or any early learning center as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Pro rata: refers to a method of computing deferral charges by dividing the precomputed loan finance charge or precomputed credit service charge by the total number of days in the contract term and multiplying the sum by the number of days that are deferred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: means a restriction of pharmacy practice for a specified period of time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Processing: means engaging in the business of a processor as defined in Paragraph (17). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Processing: means the reduction of identifiable bone fragments after the completion of the cremation process to unidentifiable bone fragments by manual or mechanical means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Processor: shall mean any person, partnership, association, or corporation engaged in the canning, freezing, or dehydrating of sweet potatoes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742
  • Processor: means any person that is engaged within this state in the operation of receiving, grading, packing, canning, fermenting, distilling, extracting, preserving, grinding, crushing, or changing the form of any commodity for the purpose of preparing it for market or of marketing such commodity, or any other activities which are performed for the purpose of preparing it for market or of marketing such commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any supplies, services, or major repairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Procurement officer: means any person authorized by a governmental body, in accordance with procedures prescribed by regulations, to enter into and administer contracts and make written determinations and findings with respect thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Producer: means the owner, tenant, lessee, or operator of land within this state who has an interest in or receives all or any part of the proceeds from the sale of agricultural commodities produced thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Producer: means any person that is engaged within this state in the business of producing any commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Producer: means any person who receives a share in the proceeds from the sale of rice produced in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Producer: means any person who receives a share of the proceeds from the sale of rice produced in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Producer marketing: means any or all operations which are performed by any producer in preparing for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Professional: means arising out of or related to the specialized knowledge or skills associated with CPAs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • 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 4:85
  • 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 4:85
  • Program: means a public-private partnership established to provide a dedicated source of financing for food retailers that increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables and other affordable healthy food for Louisiana residents managed by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • Program instructor: means an organization or person who conducts or presents continuing education to licensees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Program reverse mortgage loan: means a reverse mortgage loan offered under or intended to be insured by the Federal Housing Administration pursuant to Section 255 of the National Housing Act, 12 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Prohibits or limits: means an existent reduction of twenty percent or more of the fair market value of forest land, or any portion thereof, or property rights thereto associated with conducting forestry activities on forest land before the action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622
  • Promotion: means a change of an employee in the classified service from a position of one class to a position of another class for which a higher maximum rate of pay is provided in the pay plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Property: means a fixed and certain interest in intangible property that is held, issued, or owed in the course of a holder's business, or by a government or governmental entity, and all income or increments therefrom. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Property: means any property, tangible and intangible, real, personal, or mixed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • 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
  • Proposing party: means a person or entity that offers to enter into a joint venture with a rural hospital as well as any person or entity related to the proposing party by common ownership or control as such terms are defined for purposes of 42 CFR 413. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • 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 37:1333
  • Provisional licensed psychologist: means a person provisionally licensed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Psychologist: means any person licensed as a psychologist under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public highway: means any public way except those highways provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3002
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public procurement unit: means either a local public procurement unit or a state public procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Pulverization: means the reduction of identifiable bone fragments after the completion of the cremation and processing of granulated particles by manual or mechanical means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Purchase: means acquisition in any manner, for any consideration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Purchaser: means and includes any person who acquires or receives any tangible personal property, or the privilege of using any tangible personal property, or receives any services pursuant to a transaction subject to tax under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • 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 any continuation thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • 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
  • Racing gasoline: means gasoline that contains lead, has an octane rating of 110 or higher, does not have detergent additives, and is not suitable for use as a motor fuel in a motor vehicle used on a public highway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Rack: means a mechanism for delivering motor fuel from a refinery, terminal, marine vessel, or bulk plant into a transport vehicle, railroad tank car, or other means of transfer that is outside the bulk transfer/terminal system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Rack: means a mechanism for delivering motor fuel from a refinery, terminal, marine vessel, or bulk plant into a transport vehicle, railroad tank car, or other means of transfer that is outside the bulk transfer/terminal system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Radio broadcasting: means the sound transmission made via electromagnetic waves for direct sound reception by the general public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Ratite: means a flightless bird with a flat chestbone of the order Ratitae including but not limited to ostrich (Struthio camelus), rhea (Rhea americana), emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), and cassowary (Casuarius). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3112
  • Real estate loan: means any loan or other obligation secured, as provided for in this Chapter, by immovable property held in full ownership or under a lease extending or renewable automatically for a period of at least five years beyond the date scheduled for the final principal payment of such loan or obligation, or any transaction out of which a mortgage or vendor's privilege is created against such immovable property including but not limited to the purchase of such real estate by an association and the concurrent or immediate sale thereof on installment contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Real party in interest: means a person, known or unknown to the secretary, who will receive financial benefits as a result of a gasoline or diesel fuel license being issued to the applicant or licensee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • rebate: means any amount offered by the vendor or manufacturer as a deduction from the listed retail price of the vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Reburial: means to transfer or transport a body from one place to another for reinterment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Reciprocity: means the acknowledgment and licensure of a pharmacist from another state or jurisdiction pursuant to procedures established by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • 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
  • Reemployment list: means an employment list for a class consisting of a list of names of persons who have previously occupied positions allocated to that class, and who have been found to be entitled to certification for reappointment to positions of the class. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Refinery: means a facility for the manufacturing or reprocessing of finished or unfinished products usable as motor fuel and from which motor fuel may be removed by pipeline or marine vessel or at a rack. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Refund designee: means the person designated in a preneed funeral contract by the buyer to receive any surplus of funds as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Refundable purposes: shall mean the operating or propelling of any aircraft, any commercial fishing boat, any vehicle used by a licensed commercial fisherman in the administration of business associated with commercial fishing, any boat used to transport children to or from public or parochial schools, any farm tractor or any farm machinery used in the actual tilling of the soil and production of crops or any stationary motor used for agricultural purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • Registered athlete agent: means an athlete agent registered with the division under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:421
  • Registered mortgage loan originator: means any individual who meets the definition of mortgage loan originator and is an employee of a depository institution or a subsidiary that is either owned and controlled by a depository institution and regulated by a federal banking agency or an institution regulated by the Farm Credit Administration and is registered with, and maintains a unique identifier through, the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • 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 37:913
  • 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 37:913

  • Registered tobacco dealer: as used in this Chapter refers to wholesale dealers as defined in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Regular Employee: means a person who holds a valid, appropriate license or permit issued by the commissioner and who works at a place of business for thirty-two or more hours a week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Regular Interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such rate as shall be determined by the Board in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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
  • Regular interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • regularly engaged: means either of the following:

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

  • Regulated article: means any infested material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • regulation: means each statement, guide, or requirement for conduct or action of local taxing authorities concerning provisions of sales and use tax law or its administration that is applicable only to such authorities and which is not a "common sales tax law" as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.92
  • Religious cemetery: means a cemetery that is owned, operated, controlled or managed by a recognized church, religious society, association or denomination, or by a cemetery authority or a corporation administering or through which is administered the temporalities of any recognized church, religious society, association or denomination. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • 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.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • remote sale: means a sale that is made by a remote seller for delivery into Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:339
  • remote seller: means a seller who sells for sale at retail, use, consumption, distribution, or for storage to be used for consumption or distribution any taxable tangible personal property, products transferred electronically, or services for delivery within Louisiana, but does not have physical presence in Louisiana, and is not considered a dealer as defined by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:339
  • Removal: means to transfer or transport a body from one place to another for preparation for burial or reburial. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Removal: means a physical transfer other than by evaporation, loss, or destruction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Rental: means the renting of automobiles and the possession or use thereof by the renter, for a consideration, without the transfer of the title of such property for a period less than one hundred eighty days. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Report: means , when used with reference to any attest services, an opinion, report, or other form of language that states or implies an assurance as to the reliability of any financial statement or assertion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Reprimand: means a formal reproof of a person for violation of this Chapter or rules and regulations of the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Resident estate: means the estate of a decedent who at his death was domiciled in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:300.10
  • Resident trust: means a trust or a portion of a trust created by last will and testament of a decedent who at his death was domiciled in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:300.10
  • 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 37:2150.1
  • Residential immovable property: means any immovable property located in this state upon which is constructed or intended to be constructed a dwelling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Residential loan transaction: means any agreement by a consumer with a mortgage broker, mortgage loan originator, mortgage loan servicer, or mortgage lender in connection with a residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • residential mortgage broker: means any person who, directly or indirectly, for compensation or the expectation of compensation, negotiates, places, or finds, or offers to negotiate, place, or find a residential mortgage loan for another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • residential mortgage lender: means any person who, directly or indirectly, originates or makes, or offers to originate or make, a residential mortgage loan for another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Residential mortgage lending activity: means an activity, including electronic activity, engaged in for compensation or with the expectation of compensation in connection with a residential loan transaction, including the origination or funding of a residential mortgage loan and the negotiation and placement, or offering to negotiate, place, or fund a residential mortgage loan for another person, or servicing a mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Residential mortgage loan: means any loan primarily for personal, family, or household use that is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust, or other equivalent consensual security interest on a dwelling as defined in 15 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail dealer: includes every dealer other than a wholesale dealer who sells or offers for sale cigars, cigarettes or smoking tobacco irrespective of quantity or the number of sales. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • retail sale: means the sale or transfer of industrial hemp-derived CBD products to a consumer for any purpose other than for resale and shall include all transactions as the secretary, upon investigation, finds to be in lieu of sales. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1692
  • Retailer: means and includes every person engaged in the business of making sales at retail or for distribution, or use or consumption, or storage to be used or consumed in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Retailer: means any person that purchases any commodity for resale at retail to the general public for consumption off the premises. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • retailer: means a person or entity that sells or offers for sale industrial hemp-derived CBD products to a consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1692
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Retirement Allowance: shall mean an annuity for life, as provided in this Part, payable each year in twelve equal monthly installments beginning as of the date fixed by the Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean the sum of the "annuity" and the "employers' annuity" or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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: shall mean any benefit paid to a member under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Retirement System: shall mean the District Attorneys' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • retirement system: means the Parochial Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, established as of January 1, 1953, defined in Chapter 5, Title 11 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, and as subsequently amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Retirement system: shall mean the Registrars of Voters Employees' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • reuse: means the act of removing and disposing of a previously interred casket and the gathering and placing of human remains in an alternative container within the same cemetery space in order to accommodate additional interments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Reverse mortgage loan: means a nonrecourse loan secured by immovable property that meets all of the following criteria:

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

  • Revision date: means January 1, 1980, the effective date of the establishment of Plan A and Plan B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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
  • Rice: means the whole or broken kernels obtained from the species Oryza sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Rice: means all marketable green and dry rough "paddy" rice produced within the state of Louisiana for milling, seed or other commercial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Rice: means all marketable green and rough "paddy" rice produced within the State of Louisiana for milling, seed or other commercial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Right of offset: Banks' legal right to seize funds that a guarantor or debtor may have on deposit to cover a loan in default. It is also known as the right of set-off. Source: OCC
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • Risk position: means the loss potential to the grain dealer resulting from bringing its open position to market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Road machinery: means all vehicles constructed, designed, and used solely for the purpose of constructing, erecting, repairing, maintaining, demolishing or upkeeping of public roads, highways, and bridges, and not including vehicles temporarily or casually so used, constructed, or designed, or vehicles not intended to be so constructed, designed, and used or vehicles merely converted or susceptible to such use occasionally or vehicles so altered as to avoid and evade the registration or classification otherwise properly applicable thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Road tractor: means every motor vehicle designed, constructed or used either by itself or for drawing other vehicles used in the construction and maintenance of roads, highways, or streets and not so constructed as to carry any load thereon either independently or as a part of the weight of a vehicle or load so drawn. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Rodenticide: means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of rodents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Rule: means any rule, regulation, or other written directive of general application adopted by the board in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Rulemaking: means the process employed by the board for the adoption, amendment, or repeal of a rule or regulation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.92
  • Salary: shall mean the amount of compensation earned by a member as an employee of the city. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Sale: means any transfer of title or possession, or both, exchange, barter, conditional or otherwise, in any manner or by any means whatsoever, of tangible personal property, for a consideration, and includes the fabrication of tangible personal property for consumers who furnish, either directly or indirectly, the materials used in fabrication work, and the furnishing, preparing or serving, for a consideration, of any tangible personal property, consumed on the premises of the person furnishing, preparing or serving such tangible personal property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Sale: means the sale of the full title to any cemetery space or the sale of the right of use of and/or interment in any cemetery space. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Sale: means a transfer of title, exchange, or barter of motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • sale at retail: means a sale to a consumer or to any other person for any purpose other than for resale as tangible personal property, or for the lease of automobiles in an arm's length transaction, and shall mean and include all such transactions as the secretary, upon investigation, finds to be in lieu of sales; provided that sales for resale or for lease of automobiles in an arm's length transaction must be made in strict compliance with the rules and regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Sales and use tax: means the taxes levied under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:335.2
  • Sales entity affiliate: means an entity that sells cigarettes that it acquires directly from a manufacturer or importer and is affiliated with that manufacturer or importer as established by documentation received directly from that manufacturer or importer to the satisfaction of the attorney general. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Sales of services: means and includes the following:

                (a) The furnishing of sleeping rooms, cottages or cabins by hotels. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Sales price: means the total amount for which tangible personal property is sold, less the market value of any article traded in including any services, except services for financing, that are a part of the sale valued in money, whether paid in money or otherwise, and includes the cost of materials used, labor or service costs, except costs for financing which shall not exceed the legal interest rate and a service charge not to exceed six percent of the amount financed, and losses; provided that cash discounts allowed and taken on sales shall not be included, nor shall the sales price include the amount charged for labor or services rendered in installing, applying, remodeling, or repairing property sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • sales tax: shall mean the sales and use tax imposed by the state pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and Chapter 2-A and 2-B of this Subtitle and the tax imposed by political subdivisions under the constitution or laws of this state authorizing the imposition of a sales and use tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • salon: means any premises upon or within which cosmetology is practiced for a fee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Satellite classroom: means a separate classroom location used as supplemental training space located under the same roof of the main school building or on the same campus as the administrative center and within at least three hundred feet of the main school building for the purpose of training an overflow of students who cannot be accommodated at the main school. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Savings account: means an account to which earnings, including interest, is paid or accrued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Savings liability: means the aggregate amount of savings accounts of depositors and shares of members, plus earnings credited to such accounts, less redemptions and withdrawals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • 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 4:421
  • School: means any premises wherein cosmetology is taught. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • School: means any public or private day or residential school that provides pre-kindergarten, elementary, or secondary education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • 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 37:2352
  • Seasonal marketing regulation: means marketing regulations that are applicable to a particular marketing order which are made effective by the commissioner pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue or an authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Secretary: means the secretary of state of the state of Louisiana, or his duly authorized agent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue or his duly appointed representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1692
  • secretary of revenue: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.6
  • secretary of revenue: when used in this Title, mean the secretary of the Department of Revenue for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1501
  • Secured party: means a person holding a security interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Secured party: means a creditor with a security interest in farm products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Security: means any financial instrument or document issued for the benefit of or given to the commission by a licensee, or participation in any self-insurance fund program authorized by this Chapter as assurance for the fulfillment of the obligations imposed on the licensee by applicable law or regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Security device: means a written security agreement that establishes a creditor's security interest in farm products or any agricultural lien as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Security interest: means an interest in or encumbrance upon farm products that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • sell: means any transfer, exchange, or barter in any manner or by any means for any consideration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Seller: means any person making sales, leases, or rentals of personal property or services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:335.2
  • Seller: means the seller of a motor vehicle, including the seller of a motor vehicle under a consumer credit sale, as well as any assignee or transferee of the consumer's contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Semitrailer: means every single vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property or passengers and so designed in conjunction and used with a motor vehicle that some part of its own weight and that of its own load rests upon or is carried by another vehicle and having itself one or more load-carrying axles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • 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

  • Senior citizens: means residents of Louisiana who have attained the age of sixty years or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • 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 11:1581
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (11) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Service address: means :

                (i) The location of the telecommunications equipment to which a customer's call is charged and from which the call originates or terminates, regardless of where the call is billed or paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301

  • Service certificate: means a statement of a member's total creditable service as approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Service organization: means a corporation in which the shares of stock may be owned by one or more associations, financial institutions, or other persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Service person: means any individual who for hire, award, commission, or any other payment of any kind, installs, services, repairs, or reconditions any commercial weighing or measuring devices and is registered under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Services: means the furnishing of labor, time, or effort by a contractor whose primary purpose is to perform an identifiable task rather than to furnish an end item of supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Severed: means the point at which the natural resources are severed from the surface of the earth or water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:634
  • Share: means any share, certificate, security, account, or other evidence of funds invested in a mutual association by a member thereof, other than a savings or demand account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Shipment: shall be deemed to take place when the sweet potatoes are loaded within the state in a railroad car, boat, truck or other conveyance in which sweet potatoes are to be transported;

    (5)  "Commission" means the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742

  • Shipping document: means a delivery document issued by a terminal or bulk plant operator in conjunction with the sale, transfer, or removal of motor fuel from the terminal or bulk plant that discloses the destination state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • Simple interest transaction: means a motor vehicle credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are assessed by application of a contractual simple interest rate or rates to the unpaid principal balance of the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Simple resolution: Designated "S. Res.," simple resolutions are used to express nonbinding positions of the Senate or to deal with the Senate's internal affairs, such as the creation of a special committee. They do not require action by the House of Representatives.
  • Smokeless tobacco: means all smokeless tobacco including but not limited to fine cut, long cut, packed in pouches, snuff, snuff flower, chewing tobacco, cavendish, plugs, twists, shorts, refuse and other scraps, clippings and sweepings of tobacco, and other forms of loose tobacco, articles and products made of tobacco, or a tobacco substitute. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Smoking tobacco: includes granulated, plug cut, crimp cut, ready rubbed and any other kind and form of tobacco prepared in such manner as to be suitable for smoking in pipe or cigarette. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Society: means the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:101
  • Sole proprietorship: means one who has the legal right or exclusive title to something. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Solicitation: means the act or practice of any licensee, or any agent, employee, or person acting on his behalf, approaching a person or a group of persons to make a request or plea, or to urge someone toward a particular cause as it may pertain to the care, custody, or disposition of a dead human body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Special fuel: means any gas or liquid, other than gasoline or diesel fuel, used or suitable for use as motor fuel in an internal combustion engine or motor to propel any form of vehicle, machine, or mechanical contrivance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Special fuel fleet dealer: means a person who produces or purchases compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, or liquefied petroleum gas and who maintains storage facilities for those fuels and delivers all or part of the fuel produced or stored into the fuel supply tank of a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Special Fuels: means and includes all combustible gases and liquids used or suitable for use in an internal combustion engine or motor for the generation of power for motor vehicles, except such fuels as are subject to the tax imposed by Part I of Chapter 7 of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Special waste: means and includes the following:

    (a)  Spent bauxite (red mud) resulting from production of alumina. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:821

  • square footage: shall mean the area of land measured in square feet to be drained by the improvements to be constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1585
  • square footage: shall mean the area of land measured in square feet to be drained by the improvements to be constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1596.5
  • Stamp: means the impression, device, stamp, label, or print manufactured or printed as prescribed by the collector by the use of which the tax levied hereunder is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Stamping agent: means a dealer that is authorized to affix tax stamps to packages or other containers of cigarettes under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, or any territory of the United States including Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • State: 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 9:751
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • State: means any state of the United States and the District of Columbia. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:335.2
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stock: means capital stock of a capital stock association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Stockholder: means the owner of one or more shares of any class of capital stock of a capital stock association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Storage: means and includes any keeping or retention in the taxing jurisdiction of tangible personal property for use or consumption within the taxing jurisdiction or for any purpose other than for sale at retail in the regular course of business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • storm shutter device: means materials and products manufactured, rated, and marketed specifically for the purpose of preventing window damage from storms. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Structural pest: means any member of any species of wood-destroying insects, vermin, rodents, vertebrates, and pest birds which attack and damage wood. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Structural pest control: means any procedure intended to effect the prevention, regulation, extermination, or eradication of structural pests in household, commercial, and vacant structures, including adjacent outside areas and the contents of such structures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Student: means an individual engaged in learning the theory and practice of electrology at a school of electrology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Student: means a person registered in a school authorized by the board to teach cosmetology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Student: shall mean a person who satisfies both of the following:

                (a) The person is enrolled in a high school or postsecondary education institution duly accredited or approved by the appropriate state, regional, or professional accrediting agency which is recognized by the state in which it is located or by the United States Department of Education pursuant to the applicable laws, rules, or regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213

  • Student instructor: means an individual learning the theory and practice of teaching electrology in an electrology school or an electrologist apprenticeship program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Student nurse: means any individual who is enrolled in an approved program preparing for licensure as a registered nurse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • 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 37:2150.1
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • substantially equivalent: means a determination by the board, or its designee, that the education, examination, and experience requirements contained in the statutes and administrative rules of another state or jurisdiction are comparable to or exceed the education, examination, and experience requirements of this state or that an individual CPA's education, examination, and experience qualifications are comparable to or exceed the education, examination, and experience requirements of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • 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
  • Suitable for use: means the functional use of any liquid to power a vehicle irrespective of the liquid not being within the ASTM and/or Environmental Protection Agency specifications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Summary suspension: means the suspension of a license, permit, certification, or registration that requires a person to cease practice immediately pending the results of a hearing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supervised financial organization: means a banking, thrift, or similar organization organized, certified, and supervised by an agency of the United States of America, the state of Louisiana, or any other state pursuant to the banking, currency, and related laws of the United States of America, the state of Louisiana, or any other state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Supervising physician: means a physician who has been approved by the board to supervise a physician assistant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Supervision: means responsible direction and control, with the supervising physician assuming legal liability for the services rendered by the physician assistant in the course and scope of the physician assistant's employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Supplemental plan: means the supplementary plan established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Supplier: means any person who sells or delivers special fuels to a user or dealer in this state for resale or use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Supplier: means a person who is either of the following:

                (a) Subject to the general taxing jurisdiction of this state and is registered under 26 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2

  • Supplies: means all property, including but not limited to equipment, materials, insurance, and leases on immovable property excluding land or a permanent interest in land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Surviving child: shall mean an unmarried person under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years, if the person or student is one of the following:

                (i) The issue of a marriage of a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213

  • Surviving entity: means the corporation or unincorporated entity that is in existence immediately after consummation of an entity conversion pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-950
  • Surviving spouse: means a legal spouse who was married to a member at the time of the member's death and for at least twelve months immediately prior thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Suspension: means the disqualification of a person to receive invitations for bids or requests for proposals, or the award of a contract by the state, for a temporary period pending the completion of an investigation and any legal proceedings that may ensue because a person is suspected upon probable cause of engaging in criminal, fraudulent, or seriously improper conduct or failure or inadequacy of performance which may lead to debarment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Suspension: means the withdrawal of the license, permit, certification, or registration to practice pharmacy in the state for a period of time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Sweet potatoes: means all sweet potatoes of the grades as recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture and such other grades as may be promulgated by the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission;

    (2)  "Bushel" means 50 pounds of sweet potatoes whether such potatoes are in crates, sacks or other containers, or in bulk;

    (3)  "Shipper" means any person, partnership, association, or corporation, engaged in the packaging and shipping or either packaging or shipping, of sweet potatoes or transporting sweet potatoes whether as owner, agent, or otherwise;

    (4)  "Shipment" shall be deemed to take place when the sweet potatoes are loaded within the state in a railroad car, boat, truck or other conveyance in which sweet potatoes are to be transported;

    (5)  "Commission" means the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742

  • System: shall mean the City of Alexandria Employees' Retirement System established and described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • System: shall mean the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • system: shall mean the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Tandem truck: means every motor propelled single vehicle designed for the conveyance of property or things for hauling purposes and having one front or steering axle and two rear or load carrying axles, even though one of said load carrying axles is not permanently affixed to the frame of the vehicle and may be removed therefrom. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Tangible personal property: means and includes personal property which may be seen, weighed, measured, felt or touched, or is in any other manner perceptible to the senses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Tax: means the amount of tax due under this Chapter, and any amount of interest due under this Chapter, unless the intention to give it a more limited meaning is disclosed by the context. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:821
  • 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
  • Taxable year: includes , in the case of a return made for a fractional part of a year under the provisions of this Chapter or under regulations prescribed by the collector, the period for which return is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • taxes: shall mean the sales and use taxes levied by the state of Louisiana under the provisions of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, and the sales and use taxes levied by local taxing authorities in Louisiana under the provisions of the Constitution of Louisiana, statutory laws authorizing the imposition of such taxes, and local sales and use tax ordinances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:339
  • taxidermist: means a person who, for a consideration, mounts, preserves, or otherwise prepares the body of any bird, animal, or fish, or any part thereof, for display. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:191
  • Taxing authority: shall mean and include both the state and a statewide political subdivision and any political subdivision of the state authorized under the Constitution or laws of the state of Louisiana to levy and collect a sales and use tax, unless the context indicates otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Taxing jurisdiction: shall mean the area within the physical boundaries of the taxing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Taxpayer: means any person liable to pay any tax or file any return under this Chapter, regardless of whether such person has paid any tax or filed the required return. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:821
  • Telecommunications service: includes such transmission, conveyance, or routing in which computer processing applications are used to act on the form, code, or protocol of the content for purposes of transmission, conveyance, or routing without regard to whether such service is referred to as voice over Internet protocol service or is classified by the Federal Communications Commission as an enhanced or value-added service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • 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 37:1262
  • Temporary container: means a receptacle for cremated human remains usually made of cardboard, plastic, or similar material designed to hold the cremated human remains until an urn or other permanent container is acquired. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Temporary license: is a license issued for a period of not more than six months to an individual who has been licensed for a period of not less than one year and who has been active as an embalmer and funeral director or funeral director in another state, province, or jurisdiction recognized by the board and who meets all of the requirements of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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.
  • Temporary servitude: means the taking of lands for a limited time period where the lands are returned to the owner without substantial damage or destruction but shall not include barrow areas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Terminal: means a motor fuel storage and distribution facility to which a terminal control number has been assigned by the Internal Revenue Service, to which motor fuel is supplied by pipeline or marine vessel, and from which motor fuel may be removed at a rack. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Terminal operator: means a person who owns, operates, or otherwise controls a terminal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Things: means any property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal, and rights therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • third person: means any persons other than the athlete agent or the athlete. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:421
  • Thrift institution: means an association, a homestead association,society or company, a savings and loan association, a building and loan association, a savings association, a foreign savings association, a federal savings association, a federal savings and loan association, a federal savings bank, or a supervised thrift and residential financing institution of a substantially similar nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Timberland: as used in this Part , means bona fide timberland being assessed at its use value as defined and determined pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4321
  • tomb: means a structure or building for the entombment of human remains in crypts or vaults in a place used or intended to be used, and dedicated, for cemetery purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Total net apportionable income or loss: means the remainder when subtracting from gross apportionable income or loss:

    (1)  Allowable deductions within the meaning of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701

  • Total service: shall mean service rendered before the operative date of the system, and subsequent thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Total sum payable under such contract including all loan finance charges and credit service charges: means the total sum of all scheduled payments under the contract assuming that each payment is made on its due date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:969.6
  • Tractor: means every vehicle designed, constructed, or used for drawing other vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Traditional farm practices: means those accepted and customary  standards established by similar agricultural operations under similar circumstances using established best management practices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Trailer: means every single vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property or passengers wholly on its own structure and designed to be drawn by a truck, tractor, or another motor vehicle and having two or more load carrying axles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • 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 a transaction that creates custodial property under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Transfer: means to convey from one person, place, or situation to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Transferor: means a person who makes a transfer under this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • 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 37:1901
  • Transmix: means the buffer or interface between two different products in a pipeline shipment or a mix of two different products within a refinery or terminal that results in an off-grade mixture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Transport vehicle: means a tank truck vehicle designed or used to carry motor fuel over the highway and includes but is not limited to a straight truck, a straight truck/trailer combination, or a semitrailer combination rig. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Truck: means every motor propelled single vehicle for the conveyance of property or things for hauling purposes and having one front or steering axle and one rear or load carrying axle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Truck-tractor: means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not so constructed as to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load drawn. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust business: means the holding out by a person to the public by advertising, solicitation, or other means that the person is available to perform any service of a fiduciary in this state or another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:572
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Trust company: means a corporation or a limited liability trust company organized under this Chapter, including a trust company organized under the laws of this state before June 27, 2003, or an entity chartered to act as a fiduciary that is neither a depository institution nor a foreign bank. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:572
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Trustee: means the separate legal entity designated as trustee of a cemetery care fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Trustee: means a person who is licensed as a supplier or a permissive supplier and receives tax payments from and on behalf of another pursuant to provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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 9:751
  • Two-party exchange: means a transaction in which motor fuel is transferred from one licensed supplier or permissive supplier to another licensed supplier or permissive supplier pursuant to an exchange agreement, including a transfer from the person who holds the inventory position in taxable motor fuel in the terminal as reflected on the records of the terminal operator, and

                (a) Is completed prior to removal of the product from the terminal by the receiving exchange partner, and

                (b) Is recorded on the terminal operator's books and records with the receiving exchange partner as the supplier/permissive supplier that removes the motor fuel across the terminal rack for purposes of reporting the transaction to this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2

  • Unblended biodiesel: means a fuel comprised of mono-alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids derived from vegetable oils or animal fats, designated B100, and meeting the requirements of the definition provided for in D 6751 of the American Society of Testing and Materials (ATDM D 6751), before such fuel is blended with a petroleum-based diesel fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Underserved community: means a geographic area that has limited access to healthy food retailers and is located in a lower-income or high-poverty area, or an area that is otherwise determined to have serious healthy food access limitations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • 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
  • Unique identifier: means a number or other identifier assigned by protocols established by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:1083
  • Unrestricted benefit: means the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the surviving spouse or minor child of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of this retirement system in any given month, except for the restrictions imposed by Section 415 of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, which has been incorporated in the rules and regulations of this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Unrestricted benefit: shall mean the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • Unsafe and unsound condition: means the inability of an association to meet its withdrawal requests or the association having violated its charter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Untrustworthiness: means the quality or state of not being worthy of confidence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Untruthful: means to be false, inaccurate, or dishonest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Urban: means an area within the boundaries of an urbanized area, as that term is used by the United States Census Bureau, that includes at least forty-five thousand people. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone: means an area within a political subdivision that is comprised of individual properties designated as urban agriculture preserves by the political subdivision for farming purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Urn: means a receptacle designed to permanently encase cremated human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • use: include the donation of food items to a food bank as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Use tax: includes the use, the consumption, the distribution, and the storage as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Used: means ,

    (a)  Keeping special fuels in storage and selling, using or otherwise dispensing, for the operation of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801

  • 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 37:1871
  • Used directly: means used in the actual process of manufacturing or manufacturing for agricultural purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • User: means and includes every person who delivers or causes to be delivered any special fuels into the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles owned or operated by him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Utility: means a person who owns or operates for public use any plant, equipment, real property, franchise, or license for the transmission of communications or the production, storage, transmission, sale, delivery, or furnishing of electricity, water, steam, or gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • utility: shall mean a person regulated by the Public Service Commission or the council of the city of New Orleans who is assigned a North American Industry Classification System Code 22111, Electric Power Generation, as it existed in 2002. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Vapor products: include any electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, or similar product or device and any vapor cartridge or other container of nicotine in a solution or other form that is intended to be used with or in an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe, or similar product or device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • vault: means a space in a mausoleum of sufficient size, used or intended to be used, to entomb human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Vehicle: means every device in, upon, or by which any person, property, or thing is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks; provided, that for the purpose of this Chapter, a bicycle or a ridden animal shall not be deemed a vehicle, and provided further that a trailer or semitrailer shall be held and deemed each to be and constitute a separate vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Vehicle tank: means any vehicle tank, tank truck, tank wagon, or any other container in which gasoline, motor fuel, or any other petroleum products are transported in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Vending machine: means any climate controlled mechanical, electric, or electronic self-service device which, upon insertion of money, credit card, token, or any other form of payment, automatically dispenses merchandise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Vending machine: means any receptacle used to store taxable articles which vend such articles automatically. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Vending machine operator: means any person who controls the use of one or more vending machines as to the supply of cigarettes or any tobacco products in the machine or the receipts from cigarettes vended through such machines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:842
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Vertical service: means a service that is offered in connection with one or more telecommunications services which offers advanced calling features that allow customers to identify callers and to manage multiple calls and call connections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Vessel: means and includes every description of watercraft used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Voice mail service: means a service that enables the customer to store, send, or receive recorded messages services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:301
  • Voir dire: The process by which judges and lawyers select a petit jury from among those eligible to serve, by questioning them to determine knowledge of the facts of the case and a willingness to decide the case only on the evidence presented in court. "Voir dire" is a phrase meaning "to speak the truth."
  • Warehouse: means any building, structure, or any other protected enclosure required to be licensed by the commission in which agricultural commodities or other farm products are stored for the public for a fee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Warehouseman: means any person or other entity operating a warehouse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Warning: means a written notice issued to a person addressing possible aberrant conduct. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Waters of the state: means both the surface and the underground waters within the state of Louisiana including all rivers, streams, lakes, ground waters, and all other water courses and waters within the confines of the state, and all bordering waters and the Gulf of Mexico. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • Weighmaster: means any person who weighs, measures, or counts any commodity and issues a certificate of weight, measure, or count, except retailers who weigh, measure, or count commodities for sale at retail directly to consumers, or a person engaged in the business of public weighing or measuring for hire. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Wholesale drug distribution: means distribution of legend drugs to a party other than the consumer or patient, including but not limited to distribution by manufacturers, repackers, own label distributors, jobbers, and wholesale drug distributors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Wholesale drug distributor: means any person who sells legend drugs to a party other than the consumer or the patient, including but not limited to manufacturers, repackers, own label distributors, jobbers, brokers, agents, and pharmacies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Withdrawal from Service: shall mean complete severance of employment in the City Service of any member by resignation, dismissal or discharge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Withdrawal value: means the amount credited to the shares of a member or to a savings or demand account, less lawful deductions therefrom, as shown on the records of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
  • 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