§ 56:2011 A. No fill sand nor fill material shall be dredged from the water bottoms of this state without a license issued by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The license fe
§ 56:2012 Violations and penalties; injunctive relief
§ 56:2013 Revocation of licenses
§ 56:2014 Emergency cease and desist orders
§ 56:2015 Mandamus to compel issuance of license

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 56 > Chapter 12 - Fill Sand and Fill Material

  • Agent: means a person who is employed by or has a contractual relationship with a health care provider or who acts on behalf of the health care provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assistance: means money payments under this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Claim: means any request or demand, whether under a contract or otherwise, for money or property, whether or not the state or department has title to the money or property, that is drawn in whole or in part on medical assistance programs funds that are either of the following:

                (a) Presented to an officer, employee, or agent of the state or department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3

  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • False or fraudulent claim: means a claim which the health care provider or his billing agent submits knowing the claim to be false, fictitious, untrue, or misleading in regard to any material information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Health care provider: means any person furnishing or claiming to furnish a good, service, or supply under the medical assistance programs, any other person defined as a health care provider by federal or state law or by rule, and a provider-in-fact. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • 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.
  • Material: means having a natural tendency to influence, or be capable of influencing, the payment or receipt of money or property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Medical assistance programs: means the Medical Assistance Program (Title XIX of the Social Security Act), commonly referred to as "Medicaid" and other programs operated by and funded in the department which provide payment to health care providers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Misrepresentation: means the knowing failure to truthfully or fully disclose any and all information required, or the concealment of any and all information required on a claim or a provider agreement or the making of a false or misleading statement to the department relative to the medical assistance programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Order: means a final order imposed pursuant to an administrative adjudication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes and other rights in or to immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3306
  • Provider agreement: means a document which is required as a condition of enrollment or participation as a health care provider under the medical assistance programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Recipient: means an individual who is eligible to receive health care through the medical assistance programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Recovery: means the recovery of overpayments, damages, fines, penalties, costs, expenses, restitution, attorney fees, or interest or settlement amounts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, or his authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Secretary or attorney general: means that either party is authorized to institute a proceeding or take other authorized action as provided in this Part pursuant to a memorandum of understanding between the two so as to notify the public as to whether the secretary or the attorney general is the deciding or controlling party in the proceeding or other authorized matter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.