Sections
Part I General Provisions 56:701 – 56:800
Part II Particular State Game and Fish Preserves and Sanctuaries 56:801 – 56:805

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 56 > Chapter 2 - Wildlife Management Areas and Refuges

  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts paid by a member, excluding interest paid on the repayment of a refund, and credited to his individual account in the employee's savings account, together with regular interest credited prior to July 1969. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Act: means this Office Facilities Corporation Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Act of donation: means the "Act of Donation by BP America Production Company to the State of Louisiana" dated July 8, 2002, and recorded July 11, 2002, in the conveyance records of Vermilion Parish, bearing entry number 20208337 in which the property in and around White Lake, located in Vermilion Parish, was donated to the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • Activity: means a distinct subset of functions or services within a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Agency: means any state office, department, board, commission, institution, division, officer or other person, or functional group, heretofore existing or hereafter created, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions of the government of the state in the executive branch, but not any governing body or officer of any local government or subdivision of the state, or any parochial officer who exercises functions coterminous with the municipality in which he performs those functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Agency: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2202
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document which provides that if, after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement shall terminate in accordance with the terms of the lease-purchasing financing agreement and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current fiscal year; provided possession of the project is returned to the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document which provides that if, after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement shall terminate in accordance with the terms of the lease-purchasing financing agreement, and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current fiscal year, provided possession of the project is returned to the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Appropriation: means an authorization by the legislature to a budget unit for a program to expend from public funds a sum of money, for purposes designated, under the procedure prescribed in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Artificial reef: means a structure or system of structures which is constructed, placed, or permitted in waters covered under this Subpart for the purpose of enhancing fishery resources and commercial and recreational fishing opportunities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Base pay: means prescribed compensation for a specific position on a full-time basis, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, payment in kind, premium pay, or any other allowance for expense authorized and incurred as an incident to employment, except supplemental pay for certain members as provided by Article X, Section 10(A)(1) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidence of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidence of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Budget office: means the section of the division of administration which monitors budgeting functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Budget request: means the document with its accompanying explanations, in which a budget unit states its financial requirements and requests appropriations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Budget unit: means any spending agency of the state which is declared to be a budget unit by the division of administration and which is identified for accounting purposes by a five-digit number code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • CCEER: means Center for Coastal, Energy, and Environmental Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Center of excellence: means a community college or vocational technical facility which provides customized education and training programs for targeted industries that drive Louisiana's economy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state or the system, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Claim: includes any request or demand, including any and all documents or information required by federal or state law or by rule, made against hurricane relief program funds for payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Claim: includes any request or demand, including any and all documents or information required by federal or state law or by rule, made against oil spill relief program funds for payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • community water systems: include systems serving municipalities, water districts, subdivisions, and mobile home parks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:5.8
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Continuation budget: means that funding level for each budget unit which reflects the financial resources necessary to carry on all existing programs and functions of the budget unit at their current level of service in the ensuing fiscal year including any adjustments necessary to account for the increased cost of services or materials due to inflation and estimated increases in workload requirements resulting from demographic or other changes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • contract: shall include awards and notices of award; contracts of a fixed-price, cost, cost plus a fixed-fee, or incentive type contracts; contracts providing for the issuance of job or task orders; leases; letter contracts; and purchase orders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2202
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a state agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a state agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Contractor: means any person who has a contract with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority or a political subdivision to perform a public work as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2202
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Corporation: means the public nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Current tax collections: means the current collections of the taxes imposed by Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • 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 Wildlife and Fisheries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Department: means the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the executive director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2202
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Division of administration: means the division of administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Division of administration: means the division of administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Earned compensation: means the base pay earned by an employee for a given pay period as reported to the system on a monthly basis by the agency which shall include the cash value of any emolument of office in the form of paid compensation in lieu of salary which is subject to federal and state payroll taxes and includes the full amount earned by an employee, overtime, and per diem earned by an employee of the House of Representatives, the Senate, or an agency of the legislature, and expense allowances and per diem paid to members of the legislature, the clerk, or sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives and president and secretary or sergeant at arms of the Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Efficiency: means cost-effectiveness or productivity relative to achievement of an objective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana or any of its boards, commissions, departments, agencies, and courts which are contributing members of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive budget: means the document submitted to the legislature at each regular session, pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and Article VII, Section 11(A) of the Constitution of Louisiana, presenting the governor's recommended complete financial plan for each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Existing operating budget: means the initial operating budget as adjusted for actions taken by the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, the Interim Emergency Board, the legislature, or the governor in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter or any other provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • False or fraudulent claim: means a claim which a person submits knowing the claim to be false, fictitious, untrue, or misleading in regard to any material information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • False or fraudulent claim: means a claim which a person submits knowing the claim to be false, fictitious, untrue, or misleading in regard to any material information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Functions: means duties, jurisdiction, powers, rights, and obligations, conferred or imposed upon, or vested in, any agency by law, or exercised, performed, or discharged by any agency without contravention of any provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Fund: means the White Lake Property Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • Fund: means an independent fiscal and accounting entity with a self-balancing set of accounts recording cash or other resources together with all related liabilities, obligations, reserves, and equities which are segregated for the purpose of carrying on specific activities or attaining certain objectives in accordance with regulations, restrictions, and limitations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Goal: means a numerically expressed objective relating to state procurements and public works contracts that a state agency or contractor is encouraged to make a good faith effort to achieve. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Goal: means a numerically expressed objective relating to state procurements and public works contracts that a state agency or contractor is encouraged to make a good faith effort to achieve. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Goal: means a general purpose toward which the efforts of an agency are directed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Grant anticipation note: means a note issued upon the security of specified accounts receivable from the state or the federal government, including without limitation, grants, loans or a combination of both for which the governing authority of the public entity finds and determines that funds have been appropriated and committed to the public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1802
  • Hurricane relief programs: means any state or federal program or fund created for the purpose of assisting persons who incurred personal, business, or property damage or other losses due to Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • 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
  • Initiative: means the Artificial Reef Initiative at Louisiana State University, which is developing a Louisiana Artificial Reef Development Plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Input: means any resource used to implement a policy, program, or specific service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • knowingly: means that the person has actual knowledge of the information or acts in deliberate ignorance or reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of the information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • knowingly: means that the person has actual knowledge of the information or acts in deliberate ignorance or reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of the information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • 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: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lease-purchase financing: means the financing and acquisition of property by a corporation pursuant to an arrangement under which such corporation acquires title to property and enters into a lease-purchase agreement with the state providing for the leasing of the property by such corporation to the state and acquisition by the state at the end of the lease period of title to the property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Loan: includes but is not limited to a borrowing by the public entity represented or to be represented by bonds of the public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1802
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Membership service: means service after July 1, 1947 as an employee while a member of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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 any local, state, or federal agency for the purpose of obtaining funds, property, use of property, or other compensation from hurricane relief programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • 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 provider agreement or the making of a false or misleading statement to any local, state, or federal agency for the purpose of obtaining funds, property, use of property, or other compensation from oil spill relief programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Money available for appropriation: means the amount of money to be received for a fiscal year by the state general fund and dedicated funds, exclusive of federal funds and those amounts appropriated or allocated by the Constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • National Fishing Enhancement Act: means the federal artificial reef development legislation, PL 98-623, Title II. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • 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.
  • noncommunity water systems: include systems serving schools, day care centers, hospitals, highway rest areas, restaurants, bars, and grocery stores. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:5.8
  • Nondiscretionary adjusted standstill budget: shall mean and shall contain the following:

                (a) The budget unit's current-year existing operating budget as of December first. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2

  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Official forecast: means the most recently adopted estimate of money available for appropriation by the Revenue Estimating Conference as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Official information: means data, forecasts, estimates, analyses, studies, and other information which the principals of a consensus estimating conference may adopt pursuant to a vote of the majority of the principals of that conference. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Oil spill relief program: means any state or federal program or fund created for the purpose of assisting persons who incurred personal, business, or property damage or other losses due to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Operational plan: means the annual work plan of an agency and its component programs, which indicates the implementation of the agency's strategic plan for a specific fiscal year, and which describes agency and program missions, goals, objectives, activities, and performance indicators. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Outcome: means evidence or demonstration of the actual impact or public benefit of a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Output: means the quantity of actual service or product delivered by an agency or program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Performance indicator: means a statement identifying an activity, input, output, outcome, achievement, ratio, efficiency, or quality to be measured relative to a particular goal or objective in order to assess an agency's performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Person: means a natural person or a juridical person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Person: means an individual, a public or private corporation, an association, a partnership, a public body created by or pursuant to state law, the state of Louisiana, an agency or political subdivision of the state, a federally recognized Indian tribe, the United States government, a political subdivision of the United States government, and any officer, employee, and agent of one of those entities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:5.8
  • 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.
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any materials, supplies, services, or major repairs, personal services, professional services, consulting services, or social services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any materials, supplies, services, or major repairs, or personal services, professional services, consulting services, or social services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Program: means a grouping of activities directed toward the accomplishment of a clearly defined objective or set of objectives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Project: means the acquisition, purchase, construction, renovation, improvement, or expansion of a public facility by the corporation, to be financed with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Project: means the planning, acquisition, purchase, construction, renovation, improvement, equipping, or expansion of a public facility by the corporation, provided that no more than fifty percent of the total project cost shall be financed with funds provided through bonds issued pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Property: means any and all property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Property: means any and all property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • public contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, for personal services, professional services, consulting services, or social services, or the purchase of materials, supplies, services, or major repairs, or for the making of any public works. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • public contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, for personal services, professional services, consulting services, or social services, or the purchase of materials, supplies, services, or major repairs, or for the making of any public works. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • Public entity: means :

                (a) Commissions, parishes, municipalities, parish and municipal school boards and districts, levee boards and districts, port boards and commissions, port, harbor, terminal and industrial districts, drainage and land reclamation districts, all special service districts, including but not limited to road, water, sewerage, fire protection, recreation, hospital service, gas utility and garbage districts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1802

  • Public facilities: means buildings, parking garages, and related facilities used or to be used to house personnel, equipment, and/or services of the various agencies of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Public facilities: means buildings, parking garages, and related facilities used or to be used as a center of excellence for students, faculty and staff of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, and all land, buildings and movable or immovable equipment incorporated therein and relating thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Public work: means the erection, construction, alteration, improvement, or repair of any public facility or immovable property owned, used, or leased by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority or a political subdivision which project is funded entirely or partially by monies received through the Federal Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2011, or as a result of any settlement related to the explosion on, and sinking of the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon, or the Comprehensive Master Plan for Coastal Protection. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2202
  • Quality: means degree or grade of excellence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Recovery: means the recovery of overpayments, damages, fines, penalties, costs, expenses, restitution, attorney fees, interest, or settlement amounts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2153
  • Recovery: means the recovery of overpayments, damages, fines, penalties, costs, expenses, restitution, attorney fees, interest, or settlement amounts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2165.2
  • Refund: means the withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after termination from the state service, or with respect to members having the option of belonging to the system, withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after receipt by the system of written notice of withdrawal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Sea Grant: means the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Service-connected disabled veteran-owned small entrepreneurship: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity which has not less than fifty-one percent ownership by a veteran of the United States Armed Forces with a service-connected disability, and meets the criteria for certification by the secretary of the Department of Economic Development pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • 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.
  • Small entrepreneurship: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity which meets the criteria for certification by the secretary of the Department of Economic Development pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • state agency: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive or judicial branches of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2002
  • state agency: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive or judicial branches of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • State health officer: means the legally appointed or acting state health officer as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:5.8
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Strategic planning: is a process of agency self-assessment and objective setting which considers an organization's purpose, capacities and environment, and results in a strategic plan which determines a path for development of the organization's resources in order to achieve meaningful results. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Strategy: means the method used to accomplish the objectives of an agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Supporting document: means the document prepared by the budget office and composed of supporting information, data, and documentation used to develop the executive budget. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • System: means the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1800.22
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Veteran-owned small entrepreneurship: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity which has not less than fifty-one percent ownership by a veteran of the United States Armed Forces and meets the criteria for certification by the secretary of the Department of Economic Development pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2172
  • White Lake Property: means the properties owned by the state in and around White Lake, located in Vermilion Parish which were donated to the state in "Act of Donation by BP America Production Company to the State of Louisiana" dated July 8, 2002, and recorded July 11, 2002, in the conveyance records of Vermilion Parish, bearing entry number 20208337. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2