§ 56:1801 Secretary of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism; powers and functions
§ 56:1802 Authorized representative
§ 56:1803 Agreements with United States; coordination
§ 56:1804 Availability of funds
§ 56:1805 Agreements on behalf of political subdivisions
§ 56:1806 Construction of Chapter
§ 56:1807 Cooperation of state agencies and subdivisions with secretary
§ 56:1808 Functions and duties of state agencies

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 56 > Chapter 7

  • Assistance: means money payments under this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • 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.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Children and Family Services or the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • 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.