Sections
Chapter 1 Annual Levy 47:1702 – 47:1712
Chapter 2 State Supervision of Levy and Assessment 47:1831 – 47:1876
Chapter 3 Assessment 47:1901 – 47:1998.1
Chapter 4 Payment and Collection 47:2051 – 47:2066
Chapter 5 Payment and Collection Procedure; Tax Sales; Adjudicated Property 47:2121 – 47:2292
Chapter 6 Use Value and Fair Market Value 47:2301 – 47:2332

Terms Used In Louisiana Laws > Revised Statutes > Title 47 > Subtitle III

  • Abatement: means maintenance and repair, encapsulation, enclosure, or removal of friable asbestos-containing materials in school buildings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1905
  • 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

  • Adjudicated property: means property of which tax sale title is acquired by a political subdivision pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • admission: as used in this Chapter includes the charges made for seats and tables, reserved or otherwise, and other similar accommodations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2204
  • Affiliate: when used with respect to a specified person, means any person, other than a natural person, controlling, controlled by or under common control with, such specified person, directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Agency: means the state, a political subdivision of the state, and any officer, agency, board, commission, department or similar body of the state or any political subdivision of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:332.4
  • Agent contract: means any contract or agreement, whether written or oral, under which an athlete authorizes an athlete agent to negotiate or solicit on behalf of the athlete for the employment of the athlete by one or more professional sports teams. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Aggrieved person: includes any person who:

    (a)  Claims to have been injured by a discriminatory housing practice; or

    (b)  Believes that he will be injured by a discriminatory housing practice that is about to occur. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27

  • Agricultural purpose: means a purpose related to the production, harvest, exhibition, marketing, transportation, processing, or manufacture of agricultural products by a natural person who cultivates, plants, propagates or nurtures the agricultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Amateur: means any of the following:

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

  • Anything of value: means any thing of value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Area: means the area within the boundaries of the industrial canal to the west, the intracoastal canal to the south, the St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:133
  • Artist: means the creator or each of the joint creators of a work of fine art. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.20
  • artistic or creative services: includes , but is not limited to, services as an actor, actress, dancer, musician, comedian, singer, stunt-person, voice-over artist or other performer or entertainer in any motion picture, television, radio, theatrical or sports production or commercial production. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.15
  • Asbestos: means the asbestiform varieties of: chyrsotile (serpentine); crocidolite (riebeckite); amosite (cummingtonite-grunerite); anthophyllite; tremolite; and actinolite. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1905
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary to whom a given function or responsibility has been allocated by this Subtitle or delegated by the secretary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Athlete: means a student who resides in this state, or a student who does not reside in this state but has informed in writing an institution of higher education in this state of the student's intent to participate in that school's intercollegiate sports contests, and who is characterized by either of the following:

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

  • Athlete agent: means any person who recruits or solicits an athlete to enter into an agent contract or professional sport services contract with any person, or who offers anything of value to any person to induce an athlete to enter into an agreement by which any person will represent the athlete, or who for anything of value procures, offers, promises, or attempts to obtain employment for an athlete with a professional sports team. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Athlete contract: means any contract or agreement executed by a student athlete with an educational institution or school concerning the student's participation in that institution's intercollegiate sport contests or interscholastic athletic activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Attack: means any action or series of actions taken by an enemy of the United States resulting in substantial damage or injury to persons or property in this state, whether through sabotage, bombs, missiles, shellfire, or atomic, radiological, chemical, bacteriological or biological means or other weapons or methods. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:307
  • Authenticate: means either of the following:

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

  • Authority: shall mean the political subdivision and body politic and corporate created, organized and existing pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter, or if the Authority shall be abolished, the board, body, commission, department or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers given by this chapter may be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1241
  • Benefits plan: means the coverages offered by the plan to eligible persons as defined by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • BIDCO: means a business and industrial development company licensed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Board: means the board of directors of the plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Board: means the ethics body which has jurisdiction over elected officials under Chapter 15 of Title 42 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.62
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • 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 33:153
  • Check: means any check, draft, item, orders or requests for payment of money, negotiable orders, withdrawal or any other instrument used to pay a debt or transfer money from one to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • classification: means the process of grouping risks with similar risk characteristics so that differences in costs may be recognized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Clinical phase of nursing education: means those nursing courses that require a student to provide nursing care, under faculty supervision, to individuals, families, and communities in diverse health care settings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Club: means any club, corporation, association, or individual under the authority of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • Commercial development: means all facilities and improvements used for commercial or other nonresidential purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:133
  • Commission: means the East New Orleans Neighborhood Advisory Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:133
  • Commission: means the State Boxing and Wrestling Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Commission on Human Rights. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Public Service Commission or other appropriate governing body for an electric utility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:332
  • Commissioner: means a member of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Office of Financial Institutions within the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1451
  • Company: means a person, firm, association, organization, partnership, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Competitive market: means any market except those which have been found to be noncompetitive pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Complainant: means that person who files a complaint pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27
  • Conciliation: means the attempted resolution of issues raised by a complaint, or by the investigation of such complaint, through informal negotiations involving the aggrieved person, the respondent, and the attorney general or his designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27
  • Conciliation agreement: means a written agreement setting forth the resolution of the issues in conciliation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27
  • Conservation: means acts taken to prevent, stop, or retard deterioration of a work of fine art. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.20
  • Consumer: means a natural person who purchases goods, services, or movable or immovable property or rights therein, for a personal, family, or household purpose and includes a purchaser or buyer in a consumer credit sale or transaction made with the use of a seller credit card or otherwise, or a borrower or debtor in a consumer loan, revolving loan account, or a lender credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • 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

    (a)  insurance issued as an isolated transaction on the part of the insurer not related to an agreement or plan for insuring debtors of the creditor; or

    (b)  insurance indemnifying the creditor against loss due to the debtor's default. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Consumer credit transaction: means a consumer loan or a consumer credit sale but does not include a motor vehicle credit transaction made pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Consumer loan: means a loan of money or its equivalent made by a supervised financial organization, a licensed lender, or lender in which the debtor is a consumer, and the loan is entered into primarily for personal, family, or household purposes and includes debts created by the use of a lender credit card, revolving loan account, or similar arrangement, as well as insurance premium  financing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Contact: means any communication by an athlete agent or by any intermediary with an athlete, or with any third person for the purpose of having that third person communicate with the athlete about the possibility of or formation of any business, financial, or other contractual relationship or agreement, including an agent contract, a professional services contract, or a professional sports services contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Control: means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a licensee or a small concern whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Controlling person: when used with respect to a specified person means a person who controls that specified person directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Corporate name: means the name of a corporation or limited liability company as set forth in the articles of incorporation of a corporation or the articles of organization of a limited liability company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • cost of a project: shall mean , but shall not be limited to, the cost of acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, enlargement, betterment or extension of any project, including the cost of studies, plans, specifications, surveys and estimates of costs and revenues relating thereto, the cost of labor and materials; the cost of land, land rights, rights-of-way and easements, water rights, fees, permits, approvals, licenses, certificates, franchises, and the preparation of applications for securing the same; administrative, legal, engineering and inspection expenses; financing fees, expenses and costs; working capital; costs of fuel and fuel supply resources and related facilities; interest on bonds during the period of construction and for such reasonable period thereafter as may be determined by the governing body; establishment of reserves; and all other expenditures of the Authority incidental, necessary or convenient to the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, enlargement, betterment or extension of any project and the placing of the same in operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1241
  • Covered health care services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease that are either covered and payable under the terms of the health insurance coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Credit: includes every claim and demand for money, labor, merchandise and other valuable things. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Credit card: means any card, plate, coupon book, or other single credit device that may be used from time to time to obtain credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • 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 an incident to the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable: time price differential; service; carrying or other charge, however denominated; premium or other charge for any guarantee or insurance protecting the seller against the consumer's default or other credit loss; and

    (ii)  Charges paid by the consumer for investigating the collateral or credit worthiness of the consumer or for commissions or brokerage for obtaining the credit, irrespective of the person to whom the charges are paid or payable, unless the seller had no notice of the charges when the credit was granted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • creditor: as used in this Chapter includes a seller in a consumer credit sale, revolving charge account, or transaction made with the use of a seller credit card or otherwise, or a lender in a consumer loan, a revolving loan account, or a lender credit card transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • CWSRF: means the water pollution control revolving loan fund previously established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1901
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Department: means the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and its duly authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1901
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1905
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Dependent: means a resident spouse or resident unmarried child under the age of twenty-one years, a child who is a student under the age of twenty-four years and who is financially dependent upon the parent, or a child of any age who is disabled and dependent upon the parent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Disability: means a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of the individual, a record of such impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Disability: means , with respect to a person:

    (i)  A physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of such person's major life activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27

  • Discharge: means the placing, releasing, spilling, percolating, draining, pumping, leaking, seeping, emitting, or other escaping of pollutants into the air, waters, subsurface water, or ground as the result of a prior act or omission; or the placing of pollutants into pits, drums, barrels, or similar containers under conditions and circumstances that leaking, seeping, draining, or escaping of the pollutants can be reasonably anticipated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Discriminatory housing practice: means an act that is unlawful pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27
  • Discriminatory practice in connection with public accommodations: means any direct or indirect act or practice of exclusion, distinction, restriction, segregation, limitation, refusal, denial, or any other act or practice of differentiation or preference in the treatment of a person or persons because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Dispose: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, or placing of any hazardous waste into or on any land or into water so that any of the hazardous waste so disposed becomes part of the surrounding or underlying land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1836
  • Disposer: means any person who disposes or who receives for disposal the hazardous waste of a generator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1836
  • Division: means the public protection division of the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • 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 goods or services purchased under a consumer credit sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Dry weight ton: means a ton of hazardous waste excluding the weight of the water and for underground injection shall include no more than one percent of the inorganic solids contained in the hazardous waste. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1836
  • Duly notified: means , with respect to a particular person, that an effort meeting the requirements of due process of law has been made to identify and to provide that person with a notice that meets the requirements of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Dwelling: means any building, structure, or portion thereof which is occupied as, or designed or intended for occupancy as, a residence by one or more families, and any vacant land which is offered for sale or lease for the construction or location thereon at any such building, structure, or portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27
  • Electric utility: means a public or investor-owned utility, an electric cooperative, municipal utility, or any private power supplier or marketer that is engaged in the business of supplying electric energy to the ultimate consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:332
  • Eligible recipient: means a political subdivision, public trust, agency or commission of the state, or a private entity, to the extent permitted by the federal act or federal regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1901
  • Enrollee: means a qualified individual or qualified employee enrolled in a qualified health plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.32
  • Excessive: means a rate that is likely to produce a long-term profit that is unreasonably high for the insurance provided. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • exchange: means a governmental agency or nonprofit entity that meets the applicable standards of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and makes qualified health plans available to qualified individuals and qualified employers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.32
  • Exhibition: means :

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

  • Expenditure: means the gift or payment of money or any thing of value for the purchase of food, drink, or refreshment for a legislator, for the spouse or minor child of a legislator, or for a public servant, other than a legislator, in the legislative branch of state government and any gift or payment as permitted by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.62
  • Expenses: means that portion of a rate attributable to acquisition, field supervision, collection expenses, general expenses, taxes, licenses, and fees and does not include loss adjustment expenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Facility: means a pollution source or any public or private property or facility where an activity is conducted which is required to be regulated under this Subtitle and which does or has the potential to do any of the following:

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

  • Familial status: means one or more individuals, who have not attained the age of eighteen years, being domiciled with:

    (i)  A parent or another person having legal custody of such individual or individuals; or

    (ii)  The designee of such parent or other person having such custody, with the written permission of such parent or other person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27

  • Family: includes a single individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27
  • Federal act: means the Clean Water Act of 1972, as amended by the Water Quality Act of 1987, specifically Subchapter VI, Chapter 26 of Title 33 of the United States Code, and any amendments thereto relating to water pollution control revolving loan funds established by the respective states, including the CWSRF. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1901
  • Federal regulations: means Part 35, Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR 35. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1901
  • Federally defined eligible individual: means an individual as defined by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Federation or association: means any state or national association for the promotion and regulation of interscholastic or intercollegiate sports governing athletes and their relationships with athlete agents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Final project agreement: means the final document agreed upon between the secretary and a program participant that specifically states the terms and duration of the proposed project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1977
  • Financing assistance: means to lend money or otherwise extend credit to a person or to purchase securities issued by a person, either directly or indirectly through an underwriter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • 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
  • front footage: shall mean the footage of each lot or parcel of real estate abutting the right of way or street, along which the drainage line is constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1208
  • Generator of hazardous waste: means any person whose act or process produces hazardous waste or whose act first causes a hazardous waste to become subject to regulation by the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1836
  • Governing authority: means the governing authority of the city of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:133
  • Governing body: shall mean the board or body in which the general legislative powers of the Authority are vested pursuant hereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1241
  • 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: is a period that applies to recipients of advance payments of the premium tax credit allowed for certain individuals to purchase health insurance coverage on the exchange. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.32
  • Hazardous waste: means a substance identified and listed as a hazardous waste in the Louisiana Hazardous Waste Regulations of the Department of Environmental Quality in effect on the effective date of this Chapter; except that the term "hazardous waste" shall not include special waste as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1836
  • Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Fund: means the fund established by Act 194 of 1980 as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1832
  • Health and accident insurance: means hospital and medical expense incurred policies, nonprofit service plan corporation contracts, and coverages provided by health maintenance organizations, individual practices, associations, the Office of Group Benefits, and other similar entities and self-insurers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Health care facility: means any hospital, nursing home, extended care facility, long-term care facility, clinical or medical laboratory, state or private health or mental institution, clinic, physician's office, or health maintenance organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1989.1
  • Health care provider: means a person licensed by this state to provide health care or professional services under the provisions of Title 37 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 or any professional corporation, as a health care provider, authorized to form under the provisions of Title 12 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 or such a person licensed by the appropriate laws of another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Health care services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Health insurance coverage: means benefits consisting of medical care provided or arranged for directly, through insurance or reimbursement, or otherwise, and includes health care services paid for under any plan, policy, or certificate of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Health insurance issuer: means any entity that offers health insurance coverage through a policy or certificate of insurance subject to state law that regulates the business of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Health maintenance organization: means an organization as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Hearing examiner: means one or more persons or commissioners designated by the commission to conduct a hearing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • home solicitation sale: is a consumer credit sale of goods or services or both, other than motor vehicles, farm equipment, or services, in which the seller or a person acting for him engages in a personal solicitation of the sale at any place other than the business establishment of the seller and consumer's agreement or offer to purchase is there given to the seller or a person acting for him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • home solicitation sale: as used in this Part , shall be defined as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3538
  • Hospital: means any facility as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • 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
  • Inadequate: means a rate which is unreasonably low for the insurance provided and either the continued use of which endangers the solvency of the insurer using it or will have the effect of substantially lessening competition or creating a monopoly in any market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Institution: means any institution of higher education in this state having an athlete contract with an athlete. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Insurable interest: as used in this Chapter means any lawful and substantial economic interest in the safety or preservation of the subject of the insurance free from loss, destruction, or pecuniary damage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1395.2
  • Insurance arrangement: means any plan, program, contract, or any other arrangement under which one or more natural or juridical persons provide to their employees or participants, whether directly or indirectly, health care services or benefits other than through an insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Insured: means any natural person domiciled in this state, other than a member of the plan, who is eligible to receive benefits from any insurer or insurance arrangement as defined in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • insured: means a person, including a spouse or dependent, who is enrolled in or insured by a health insurance issuer for health insurance coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Insurer: means any insurance company or other entity authorized to transact and transacting health and accident insurance business in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Large development: means any development other than single-family development, a multi-family development or a commercial development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:133
  • lender credit card: includes a travel and entertainment credit card account that is not subject to loan finance charges or credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • License: means a license issued under this Chapter authorizing a Louisiana corporation or a Louisiana limited liability company to transact business as a BIDCO. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Licensee: means a Louisiana corporation or Louisiana limited liability company which is licensed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Line of insurance: means those lines identified in this Title or as otherwise specified by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • 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 or any amount payable under a point, discount, or other system of charges, however denominated; and

    (ii)  Charges paid by the consumer for investigating the collateral or credit worthiness of the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Lobbyist: means either of the following:

    (i)  Any person who is employed or engaged for compensation to act in a representative capacity for the purpose of lobbying if lobbying constitutes one of the principal duties of such employment or engagement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.62

  • Local government action: means any act by a local government agency or official to effectuate the public powers, functions, and duties of a local government official or a local government agency, including but not limited to any act in the nature of policymaking, rulemaking, adjudication, licensing, regulation, or enforcement; relative to contracts, requests for proposals, development of specifications, or engaging another person to perform a governmental function; to adopt, repeal, increase, or decrease any fee imposed on the affairs, actions, or persons regulated by a local government agency; or to affect the passage, defeat, or implementation of any legislation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:140.51
  • Louisiana corporation: means a corporation incorporated under the Louisiana Business Corporation Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Louisiana limited liability company: means a limited liability company organized under the Louisiana Limited Liability Company Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Louisiana nonprofit corporation: means a corporation incorporated under the Nonprofit Corporation Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Major movable property: means all movable and regularly moved locomotives, cars, vehicles, craft, barges, boats, and similar things which have not the character of immovable property, either owned or leased for a definite and specific term, including, but not limited to, the engines, cars, and all rolling stock of railroad companies; the boats, barges, and other watercraft and floating equipment of barge line and towing companies; the rolling stock of private car companies; the flight equipment of airlines; but not including "other movable property" as defined in Subsection J. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Management assistance: means management or technical advice or services provided to a person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Manufacturer: means any person, firm, association, partnership, corporation, governmental entity, organization, combination, or joint venture which produces a mercury-added product or an importer or domestic distributor of a mercury-added product produced in a foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1989.1
  • Market: means the interaction between buyers and sellers in the procurement of a line of insurance pursuant to the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Medicaid: means coverage provided under the state plan for Title XIX of the Social Security Act, 42 USC 1396 et seq. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Medicare: means coverage under both Parts A and B of Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, 42 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Member: means a person covered by the plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Mercury fever thermometer: means a mercury-added product that is used for measuring body temperature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1989.1
  • Mercury-added novelty: means a mercury-added product intended mainly for personal or household enjoyment or adornment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1989.1
  • Mercury-added product: means a product, commodity, chemical, or a product with a component that contains mercury or a mercury compound intentionally added to the product, commodity, chemical, or component in order to provide a specific characteristic, appearance, or quality or to perform a specific function or for any other reason. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1989.1
  • Mixed technique event: means contests in which contestants attack and defend with wrestling or grappling and with the fists and other parts of the human body, including but not limited to the foot, knee, leg, elbow, or head, wherein dangerous blows are intended to be struck with full contact. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • moneys: means and includes gold, silver and other coin, bills of exchange, bank bills or other bills or notes, authorized to be circulated as money, whether in possession or subject to the draft of the depositor or the person having the beneficial interest therein on demand. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • 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
  • Multi-family development: means any building that is designed to house more than one family, including, but not limited to duplexes, condominiums and apartment buildings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:133
  • municipality: as used in this Chapter , means municipalities and parishes to which the Chapter is applicable. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:140.32
  • National origin: means the national origin of an ancestor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Net energy metering: means measuring the difference between electricity supplied by an electric utility and the electricity generated by a net energy metering customer and sold back to the electric utility over the applicable billing period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:332
  • Net energy metering customer: means an owner of a net energy metering facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:332
  • network: means an entity other than a health insurance issuer that, through contracts with health care providers, provides or arranges for access by groups of enrollees or insureds to health care services by health care providers who are not otherwise or individually contracted directly with a health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Noncompetitive market: means a market which is subject to a ruling pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Officer: means :

    (a)  If used with respect to a corporation, a person appointed or designated as an officer of that corporation by or pursuant to applicable law or the articles of incorporation, or bylaws of that corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4

  • Omnimedia: refers to all manners in which and all sources from which a pollutant escapes into the environment, and for the purposes of this Chapter shall encompass any emission, effluent, or discharge which escapes into the air, water, or land, whether permitted or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1874
  • Order: includes a condition of a license and an agreement made by a person with the commissioner under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • 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

  • Other movable property: means all other property, corporeal or incorporeal, not included within the definitions of "immovable property" or "major movable property" and not immovable by nature or by disposition of law, which are so owned, leased, and so operated or used, including, but not limited to, material and supplies, inventories, fuel, leased rail, tools, furniture and fixtures, machinery, scales, pumps, water wells, communication equipment used solely in such enterprises and not available to the public, landing piers, docks, and all similar equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act: shall mean Title 43 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act Waters: shall mean all waters above all submerged land seaward and outside of the area of state submerged lands beneath navigable waters as defined in the Submerged Lands Act, 43 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Owner: means a person who holds an ownership interest that has not been terminated pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Participating municipality: shall mean any municipality in the state of Louisiana that, on the effective date of this Act, is engaged in the generation, transmission, or distribution of electricity and which, pursuant to the procedures provided herein, becomes represented by a director appointed by said municipality to the board of directors of the Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1241
  • Payment nullity: means a nullity arising from payment of taxes prior to a tax sale, including payment based on dual assessment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Person: means any individual, municipality, public or private corporation, partnership, firm, the United States Government, and any agent or subdivision thereof or any other juridical person, which shall include, but not be limited to, trusts, joint stock companies, associations, the state of Louisiana, political subdivisions of the state of Louisiana, commissions, and interstate bodies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Person: as used in this Chapter means an individual or corporation, partnership, trust, association, joint venture pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Person: means any natural person or individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, limited liability company, or other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental body, or other group, however organized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.20
  • Person: means one or more individuals, governments, governmental agencies, public authorities, labor organizations, corporations, legal representatives, partnerships, associations, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, mutual companies, joint stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, or other organized groups of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • person: includes a combination of two or more persons acting in concert. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • Person: means an individual, company, corporation, association, partnership, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Person: includes one or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, associations, labor organizations, legal representatives, mutual companies, joint stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, and fiduciaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, committee, association, corporation, and any other organization or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.62
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:332.4
  • Personal information: means an individual's first name or first initial and last name in combination with any one or more of the following data elements, when the name or the data element is not encrypted or redacted:

    (i)  Social security number. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:332.4

  • personal watercraft: means a vessel which uses an inboard motor powering a water jet pump as its primary source of motive power and which is designed to be operated by a person sitting, standing, or kneeling on the vessel, rather than the conventional manner of sitting or standing inside the vessel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4652
  • Pipeline company: means any company that is engaged primarily in the business of transporting oil, natural gas, petroleum products, or other products within, through, into, or from this state, and which is regulated by (1) the Louisiana Public Service Commission, (2) the Interstate Commerce Commission, or (3) the Federal Power Commission, as a "natural gas company" under the Federal Natural Gas Act, 15 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Plan: means the Louisiana Health Plan as created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • Plan of operation: means the plan of operation of the plan, including articles, bylaws, and operating rules, adopted by the board pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1202
  • 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

  • Pollutant: means those elements or compounds defined or identified as hazardous, toxic, or noxious, or as hazardous, solid, or radioactive wastes under this Subtitle and regulations, or by the secretary, consistent with applicable laws and regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Pollution source: means the immediate site or location of a discharge or potential discharge, including such surrounding property necessary to secure or quarantine the area from access by the general public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Practice of nursing: means the performance, with or without compensation, by an individual licensed by the board as a registered nurse, of functions requiring specialized knowledge and skills derived from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Prime network: means a network that requires contracted health care providers to accept the amount payable for covered health care services as payment in full for such services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Principal: means the amount financed or amount deferred under a consumer credit transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Professional wrestling event: means any event which does not qualify as either a mixed technique event or amateur or boxing contest and which features in any way a professional wrestler and which qualifies as an exhibition under Subparagraph (4)(b) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • Project: shall mean any system or facilities proposed, existing or under construction within the state for the generation, transmission, transformation or supply of electric power and energy by any means whatsoever, or for the development, production, manufacture, procurement, handling, transportation, storage, fabrication, enrichment, processing or reprocessing of fuel of any kind or any facility or rights with respect to the supply of water, any interest therein, securities issued in connection with the financing thereof and any right to output, capacity or services thereof, but does not include facilities for the distribution of electric energy for retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1241
  • 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
  • provider: means a health care professional or a health care facility or the agent or assignee of such professional or facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Public service properties: means the immovable, major movable, and other movable property owned or used but not otherwise assessed in this state in the operations of each airline, electric membership corporation, electric power company, express company, gas company, pipeline company, railroad company, telegraph company, telephone company, and water company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Qualified health plan: means a health insurance plan that has in effect a certification that the qualified health plan meets applicable state or federal standards required for participation in a health insurance exchange. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.32
  • Qualified health plan issuer: means a health insurance issuer that offers a qualified health plan in accordance with a certification from an exchange. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.32
  • Railroad company: means a company primarily engaged in the business of operating a railroad or terminal either wholly or partially within this state on right-of-way owned, leased, or held exclusively by the company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Rate: means that cost of insurance per exposure unit, whether expressed as a single number or as a prospective loss cost, with an adjustment to account for the treatment of loss adjustment expenses, expenses, profit, and variation in expected future loss experience, prior to any application of individual risk variations based on actual past loss or expense considerations, and does not include minimum premiums. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Redemption nullity: means the right of a person to annul a tax sale in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Redemptive period: means the period in which a person may redeem property as provided in the Louisiana Constitution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Registered athlete agent: means an athlete agent registered with the division under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Registered nurse: means any individual licensed under this Part to engage in the practice of nursing as defined in Paragraph (14) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Regulatory flexibility: means that a qualified participant in a regulatory innovations program may be exempted by the secretary from regulations promulgated by the department under this Chapter consistent with federal law and regulation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1977
  • Reproduction: means a copy or likeness, in any medium, of a work of fine art that is displayed or published under circumstances that, reasonably construed, evidence an intent that it be taken as a representation of a work of fine art as created by the artist. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.20
  • Respondent: means the person against whom an enforcement action is directed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Respondent: means the person or other entity accused in a complaint of a discriminatory housing practice, or, any other person or entity identified in the course of an investigation and notified that they are a respondent who shall be joined in the complaint. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27
  • Restoration: means acts taken to correct deterioration and alteration of a work of fine art. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.20
  • revenue bonds: shall mean bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness of the Authority issued by the authority pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1241
  • Revolving charge account: means an arrangement between a seller or issuer of a seller credit card honored by the seller and a consumer pursuant to which:

    (a)  The creditor permits the consumer to purchase goods or services on a preauthorized basis;

    (b)  The creditor reasonably contemplates repeated transactions;

    (c)  The creditor may impose a credit service charge from time to time on the outstanding unpaid balance of the consumer's account;

    (d)  The amount of credit that may be extended to the consumer, up to any limit set by the creditor, is generally made available to the extent that any outstanding balance is repaid; and

    (e)  No credit service charges may be imposed upon the consumer for a billing period if the account is paid in full within a period of twenty-five days from the billing date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Revolving loan account: means an arrangement between a lender and a consumer pursuant to which:

    (i)  The creditor may permit the consumer to obtain consumer loan advances on a preauthorized basis;

    (ii)  The creditor reasonably contemplates repeated transactions;

    (iii)  The creditor may impose a loan finance charge from time to time on the outstanding unpaid balance of the consumer's account; and

    (iv)  The amount of credit that may be extended to the consumer under the account, up to any limit set by the creditor, is generally made available to the extent that any unpaid balance is repaid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Rolling stock: includes any kind of locomotive, car, or sleeping car used either for freight or passenger purposes, that may be operated over any railroad within this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • School: means any public or private day or residential school that provides elementary, secondary, college, or post graduate education as determined under state law, or any school of any agency of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1905
  • School: means any secondary school in this state, including high schools and junior high schools, that has an athlete contract with an athlete. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Security interest: means an interest that is reserved or created by an agreement that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Seller credit card: means a revolving charge account that may be accessed by use of a credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • 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

  • 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
  • square footage: shall mean the area of land measured in square feet to be improved or benefitted by the improvements to be constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1208
  • State: shall mean the State of Louisiana, and

    8. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1241

  • Statutory imposition: means ad valorem taxes and any imposition in addition to ad valorem taxes that are included on the tax bill sent to the tax debtor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Student nurse: means any individual who is enrolled in an approved program preparing for licensure as a registered nurse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Subsidiary: means , if used with respect to a licensee, a company or business firm of which the licensee holds control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • 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
  • Superior environmental performance: means :

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

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

  • Supporting information: means the experience and judgment of the filer and the experience or data of other insurers or organizations relied upon by the filer, the interpretation of any statistical data relied upon by the filer, descriptions of methods used in making the rates, and other similar information relied upon by the filer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • 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 47:1836
  • Tax commission: means the Louisiana Tax Commission as established in Title 47, Section 1831 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • 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 property: means property for which tax sale title is sold pursuant to R. 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
  • 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 47:1836
  • taxpayers: includes firms, companies, associations and corporations; all words importing the masculine gender apply to females also, and all words in the plural number apply to single individuals in all cases in which the spirit and intent of this Chapter require it. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • third person: means any persons other than the athlete agent or the athlete. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • This Chapter: includes an order issued or rule promulgated under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:315.4
  • to lobby: means any of the following:

    (a)  Any direct act or communication with a legislator, the purpose of which is to aid in influencing the passage or defeat of any legislation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.62

  • To rent: includes to lease, to sublease, to let, and otherwise to grant for a consideration the right to occupy premises owned by the occupant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:322.27
  • Unavailable: means absent from the place of session (other than on official business of the legislature), or unable for physical, mental or legal reasons to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of a legislator, whether or not such absence or inability would give rise to a vacancy under existing constitutional or statutory provisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:307
  • Unfairly discriminatory: means not capable of being actuarially justified or based on race, color, creed, or national origin. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Unit: shall mean any governmental unit, any investor-owned electric power company and any electric cooperative association or corporation and, in addition, any state, any department, institution, commission, public instrumentality or political subdivision of any state, or of the United States presently owning a system or facilities for the generation, transmission or distribution of electric power and energy for public and private uses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1241
  • Unlawful practice: means a discriminatory practice in connection with employment, a discriminatory practice in connection with public accommodations, or any other practice prohibited by this Chapter or by Chapter 3-A of Title 23 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.54
  • Unpaid debt: as used in this Chapter means the total of the amount financed, loan finance charges, default charges, and delinquency charges including the amount due at the time of default plus all interest which may accrue from the time of default until the entire balance is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft and air boats, including homemade boats, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water, valued in excess of two thousand five hundred dollars, to be principally operated on the waters of this state, required to be numbered, not held as inventory for sale or lease, and transferred for the first time on or after July 1, 2008. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2807
  • Violation: means a failure to comply with the requirements of this Subtitle, the rules issued under this Subtitle, and conditions of permits under this Subtitle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:778
  • Waste: means all nonproduct outputs from all environmental media, even though they may be within permitted or licensed limits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1874
  • Waste management: means any of the various methods or means of reducing waste which are applied after the waste is generated or is outside of the location where waste is generated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1874
  • Waste reduction: means in-plant practices that reduce, avoid, or eliminate the generation of hazardous or solid waste so as to reduce the risks to human health and the environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1874
  • Waste site: means a landfill, pit, pond, lagoon, or other pollution source that contains hazardous wastes, including such surrounding property necessary to contain and impound the site and to secure or quarantine the area from access by the general public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1832
  • wastes: means those elements or compounds defined or identified as hazardous wastes pursuant to the Louisiana Hazardous Waste Control Law, La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1832
  • Work of fine art: means any original work of visual or graphic art of recognized quality in any medium which includes, but is not limited to, the following: painting, drawing, print, photographic print, or sculpture of a limited edition of no more than three hundred copies; however, "work of fine art" shall not include sequential imagery such as motion pictures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:305.20
  • 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