Sections
CODE TITLE I Things 9:1101 – 9:1149.7
CODE TITLE II Ownership 9:1151 – 9:1152
CODE TITLE III Personal Servitudes 9:1201 – 9:1202
CODE TITLE IV Predial Servitudes 9:1251 – 9:1702
CODE TITLE II Of Donations Inter Vivos (Between Living Persons) and Mortis Causa (In Prospect of Death) 9:1721 – 9:2789
CODE TITLE V Of Quasi Contracts, and of Offenses and Quasi Offenses 9:2790.5 – 9:2790.6
CODE TITLE V Of Quasi Contracts, and of Offenses and Quasi Offenses 9:2791 – 9:2800.76
CODE TITLE VI Matrimonial Regimes 9:2801 – 9:2802
CODE TITLE VII Of Sale 9:2901 – 9:3200
CODE TITLE IX Of Lease 9:3201 – 9:3500
CODE TITLE XII Of Loan 9:3501 – 9:3590
CODE TITLE XIII Of Deposit and Sequestration 9:3601
CODE TITLE XV Of Mandate 9:3801 – 9:3899
CODE TITLE XVI Of Suretyship 9:3901 – 9:3912
CODE TITLE XVII Of Transaction or Compromise 9:3921
CODE TITLE XIX Of Alternative Dispute Resolution 9:4101 – 9:4276
CODE TITLE XX Of Pledge 9:4402 – 9:4422
CODE TITLE XXI Of Privileges 9:4501 – 9:5031
CODE TITLE XXII Of Mortgages 9:5103 – 9:5557
CODE TITLE XXIV Prescription 9:5601 – 9:5825

Terms Used In Louisiana Laws > Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE BOOK II

  • Abandoned motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle that is inoperable and is left unattended on public property for more than twenty-four hours, or is inoperable and left unattended on the shoulder or right-of-way of an interstate or a four-lane highway for more than twenty-four hours, or a motor vehicle that has remained illegally on public property for a period of more than twenty-four hours, or a motor vehicle that has remained on private property without the consent of the owner or person in control of the property for more than three days. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:922
  • Accepted risk: means an employer, other than one eligible for a preferred risk policy, who in good faith attempts to procure or retain workers' compensation insurance but is unable to do so through ordinary methods in the voluntary market from an admitted insurer with a minimum "A-" A. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1625
  • Access: means to program, to execute programs on, to communicate with, store data in, retrieve data from, or otherwise make use of any resources, including data or programs, of a computer, computer system, or computer network. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Accident: means an unexpected or unforeseen actual, identifiable, precipitous event happening suddenly or violently, with or without human fault, and directly producing at the time objective findings of an injury which is more than simply a gradual deterioration or progressive degeneration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Accredited school: means a school of practical nursing approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.67
  • 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
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all regular contributions, plus regular interest thereon, placed to the credit of the participant in the annuity savings account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Accumulated Contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member plus any interest which has been credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund plus amounts credited to his account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Accumulated employee contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's salary and paid to the fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • 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

  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of the mortality tables adopted by the board of trustees plus regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equal value, when computed upon the basis of mortality tables adopted by the board of supervisors and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of interest and mortality assumptions adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefits and regular interest, as the case may be, computed on the basis of such mortality and interest tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Adjudicated property: means property of which tax sale title is acquired by a political subdivision pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Administrator: means a third party other than the warrantor who is designated by the warrantor to be responsible for the administration of vehicle protection product warranties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1031
  • administrator: means the administrator of the fraud section of the office of workers' compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:346
  • Administrator: means any person, except an employee of an administrator, who directly or indirectly solicits or effects coverage of, underwrites, collects charges or premiums from, or adjusts or settles claims on residents of this state in connection with debt waiver or debt forgiveness agreements. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • 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
  • Adopter: means a person who is legally competent to enter into a contract and who is adopting or buying a dog or cat from a releasing agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:36
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Adult animal: means any dog or cat that has reached the age of one hundred eighty days or six months or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:36
  • Advance fee: means any consideration which is assessed or collected prior to the issuance of a written commitment to make a loan that is binding on the lender, provided that certain conditions precedent are satisfied. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Advertisement: means a commercial message in any medium that aids, promotes, or assists, directly or indirectly, a rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Advertisement: means all representations, other than those on the label, disseminated in any manner or by any means, relating to seed within the scope of this  Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • advisory evacuation: means an evacuation that may be ordered when a disaster or emergency has been declared and evacuation is recommended due to the potential for rapidly changing conditions to develop into a serious threat and all persons in designated evacuation areas are recommended to consider relocating to safer locations for their own safety. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Affected cotton producer: means a cotton producer as defined herein and the term "affected cotton producer" as used herein shall also include landlords of share tenants and landlords of cash tenants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Affiliate: as used in this Chapter , means a specific person who is directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controlled by, or controls, or is under common control with the person specified. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Affiliate: means any person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with a developer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Agency: means the Louisiana Rehabilitation Services program of the office of workforce development within the Louisiana Workforce Commission, which licenses blind vendors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:185
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • agency: means a city department or any division or branch thereof, or any agency of the city government, or branch of the city service, or any corporation organized for public purposes, of which fifty per cent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • agent: means any person licensed by the commission whose duties include the sale of a debt waiver or debt forgiveness agreement on behalf of the administrator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • 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
  • Agreement: means the bargain of the parties in fact, as found in their language or inferred from other circumstances and from rules, regulations, and procedures given the effect of agreements under laws otherwise applicable to a particular transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Agreement: means the agreement or agreements, as authorized under this Subpart, between the state of Louisiana, as the seller, and the corporation, as the purchaser, of the tobacco assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Agricultural activity: means a commercial enterprise of any agricultural related or associated entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • agricultural laborers: means only those persons employed in the ginning processing cotton seed and compressing of cotton, the irrigation, harvesting, drying and milling of rice, the sowing, tending, reaping or harvesting of crops, livestock, or other agricultural products on farms and plantations or those persons employed in the processing of raw sugar cane into brown sugar where such persons or their employees are not directly connected or concerned with any operation to further process such cane; except that those persons working for the raisers of such cane may process sugar beyond the brown sugar stage for such raisers and still remain within the definition of agricultural laborers but except as provided above, such term does not include persons employed in mills, plants, factories, wholesale or retail sales outlets, or otherwise in the transportation, storage, preparation, processing or sale of such crops, livestock or produce, except for transportation by the grower of rice from the field to the mill, or initial storage warehouse, for transportation of cotton by the grower from the field to the gin, or for transportation of sugar cane by the grower from the field to the mill at which the cane is to be initially processed, and for the transportation of cotton seed from the gin to the mill. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:615.2
  • Agricultural land: means any land on which any agricultural operations is being conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Agricultural operation: means any agricultural facility or agricultural land which is being used for agricultural production or agricultural processing and includes any facility used for the production and processing of crops or products thereof, livestock or products thereof, farm-raised fish and fish products, wood, timber or forest products, fowl or plants for breeding or sales, and poultry or poultry products for commercial or industrial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Agricultural processing: means the processing of any agricultural product and includes, but is not limited to, the slaughtering and processing of livestock and poultry, the elevation and drying of grain, the processing of sugar cane, and the ginning of cotton. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Agricultural product: means crops, livestock, poultry, and aquacultural, floracultural, horticultural, silvicultural, or viticultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Agricultural production: means the commercial production of any agricultural products and includes the planting of cover crops, the leaving of land idle for the purpose of participating in government programs, normal crop or livestock rotation procedures, and the use of agricultural support services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • 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
  • Agricultural seed: means any lawn, flower, oil, grass, forage, cereal, fiber, or other kinds of crop seed sold, offered for sale, or used in Louisiana for agricultural or other purposes, and any combinations of such seeds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Allocation: means the official determination of the class to which a position in the classified service belongs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Amateur: means any of the following:

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

  • Amount deferred: means the cash price, subtracting any down payment, under a consumer credit sale, revolving charge or seller credit card account, plus any other charges, fees and closing costs authorized by law, that are financed by the creditor under the transaction or included in or added to the balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Amount deferred: means the cash price subtracting any down payment under a consumer credit sale, plus any other amounts for goods or services including without limitation, any negative equity trade-in allowance, insurance, extended warranty, service contract, and other fees and charges that are financed by the extender of credit under the transaction, and included in the principal balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Amount financed: means the amount borrowed under a consumer loan, revolving loan or lender credit card account, plus any other charges, fees, and closing costs authorized by law, that are financed by the creditor under the transaction, or included in or added to the balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to loan finance charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Amount financed: means the amount borrowed under a consumer loan, plus any other amounts for goods or services including without limitation, any negative equity trade-in allowance, insurance, extended warranty, service contract, notary fees, license, title, filing and lien release fees, and other fees and charges that are financed by the extender of credit under the transaction, and included in the principal balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to loan finance charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Ancillary contracts: means contracts described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Annual plan: means the state integrated coastal protection plan submitted annually to the legislature as provided in this Part including amendments to the plan, as determined by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Annuity: means annual payments for life, payable in equal monthly installments, derived from the accumulated contributions placed to the credit of the participant in the annuity reserve account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Annuity reserve: means the present value of all payments to be made on account of an annuity or benefit in lieu of any annuity computed upon the basis of such mortality tables accepted by the board of trustees, plus regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Annuity Reserve: means the present value of all payments to be made on account of any annuity or benefit in lieu of any annuity computed upon the basis of mortality tables adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Anything of value: means any thing of value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Apiary: means the assembly of one or more colonies of bees at a single location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:13
  • Applicant: means a person engaging or using the services of an employment service for the purpose of securing employment where such person has signed a written contract with the employment service to pay a fee for such service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.26
  • Appointing authority: means any officer, board, agency, commission, or person having the power to make appointments to positions in the city service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Appointment: means the designation of a person, by due authority, to become an employee in a position, and his induction into employment in the position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • apprentice: as used in this Chapter is defined as a worker at least sixteen years of age, except where a higher minimum age standard is otherwise fixed by law, who is employed to learn an apprenticeable occupation pursuant to the standards of apprenticeship as provided for in the Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 9, §317 in order to fulfill the requirements of the Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 9, §301, and who has entered into a written apprentice agreement with an employer, an association of employers, or an organization of employees, providing for not less than two thousand hours of reasonably continuous employment, and for participation in an approved program of training through employment and through education in related and supplemental subjects. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3147
  • Apprentice: means a person who is licensed to work under the direct supervision and accompaniment of a technician who is licensed to the same firm and holding a valid license to perform the same acts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Approved school: means any school of nursing preparing registered nurse applicants, approved by the board and including Charity Hospital School of Nursing, which is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3133
  • Approved school: means an accredited school which offers instruction in any area of the practice of clinical laboratory science approved by the committee and the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Aquaculture: means the producing, raising, managing, harvesting, transporting, or marketing of aquatic livestock in privately owned waters or ponds as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-204
  • Aquatic Chelonian: means terrapins and turtles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-303
  • Aquatic livestock: means domestic aquatic, nongame, native, freshwater organisms produced, raised, managed, or harvested within or from a constructed impoundment in compliance with rules and regulations adopted pursuant to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-204
  • Aquatic producer: means any person engaged in producing, raising, managing, harvesting, or marketing aquatic livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-204
  • Architect: means a person who is technically and legally qualified to practice architecture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4211
  • Assessment: means the amount charged to each cotton producer to finance, in whole or in part, a program to suppress or eradicate the boll weevil in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Assignment: includes any written stock power, bond power, bill of sale, deed, declaration of trust or other instrument of transfer;

    (2)  "Claim of beneficial interest" includes a claim of any interest by a decedent's legatee, distributee, heir or creditor, a beneficiary under a trust, a ward, a beneficial owner of a security registered in the name of a nominee, or a minor owner of a security registered in the name of a custodian, or a claim of any similar interest, whether the claim is asserted by the claimant or by a fiduciary or by any other authorized person on his behalf, and includes a claim that the transfer would be in breach of fiduciary duties;

    (3)  "Corporation" means a private or public corporation, association or trust issuing a security;

    (4)  "Fiduciary" means an executor, administrator, trustee, guardian, committee, conservator, curator, tutor, custodian or nominee;

    (5)  "Person" includes an individual, a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity;

    (6)  "Security" includes any share of stock, bond, debenture, note or other security issued by a corporation which is registered as to ownership on the books of the corporation;

    (7)  "Transfer" means a change on the books of a corporation in the registered ownership of a security;

    (8)  "Transfer agent" means a person employed or authorized by a corporation to transfer securities issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3831

  • association: means a corporation, or unincorporated association, owned by or composed of the unit owners and through which the unit owners manage and regulate the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • association: means a nonprofit corporation, unincorporated association, or other legal entity, which is created pursuant to a declaration, whose members consist primarily of lot owners, and which is created to manage or regulate, or both, the residential planned community. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Association: means a savings association, thrift institution, homestead, building and loan association, savings and loan association, or society, including both capital stock and mutual associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Association property: means all the property either held by the association or commonly held by the members of the association, or both, and lots privately held by members of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • 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
  • Authenticate: means either of the following:

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

  • Authority: means a parish or municipality, or both, authorized by law to perform governmental functions and any special district created for the purpose of drainage and/or flood control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1493 v2
  • authority: means , with respect to the city of New Orleans, the police board of the city of New Orleans and in all other municipalities and parishes means the police department, sheriff or such other authority as is vested with police authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:922
  • Authority: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Authorized prescriber: means a licensed physician, dentist, or other health care provider authorized by law to prescribe drugs, medications, medical devices or appliances, and health care regimens. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Automated transaction: means a transaction conducted or performed, in whole or in part, by electronic means or electronic records, in which the acts or records of one or both parties are not reviewed by an individual in the ordinary course of forming a contract, performing under an existing contract, or fulfilling an obligation required by the transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • average compensation: means his average earnable compensation for the five highest successive years of employment, or the highest five successive joined years where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Average regular compensation: means the average annual rate of regular compensation of a member for any period of thirty-six successive months ending with full month's pay of service as an employee during which said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • bait: means any substance that is manufactured or processed into a substantially different form than the raw materials and is sold for the purpose of attracting crawfish to traps. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:401
  • barber college: shall include a school of barbering, college of barbering, barber school, barber college, and any other place or institution for the instruction or training of persons to engage in the practice of barbering. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4269
  • 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
  • Beekeeper: means a person who owns one or more colonies of bees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:13
  • Beekeeping equipment: means anything that is used in the operation of an apiary, such as hive bodies, supers, frames, top and bottom boards, and extractors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:13
  • Beneficiary: means an individual for whom property has been transferred to or held under a declaration of trust by a custodial trustee for the individual's use and benefit under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Beneficiary: means any person designated by the member or legally entitled to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity, or other benefit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Beneficiary: means any person in receipt of a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefits provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Beneficiary: means any person in receipt of a retirement allowance or other benefit provided for in this part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Beneficiary: means the eligible recipient of a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, or other benefit provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • billing cycle: means the time interval between regular periodic billing statement dates. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Board: means the Prison Enterprises Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1151
  • Board: means the Louisiana Crawfish Promotion and Research Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:401
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Board: means the Louisiana Aquatic Chelonian Research and Promotion Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-303
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Animal Health augmented by the persons named in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-329
  • Board: shall mean the Louisiana Strawberry Marketing Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-341
  • Board: means the State Board of Election Supervisors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:567.1
  • Board: means the board of directors of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1625
  • Board: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Board: means any agency, board, commission, or office, public or private, that issues any license for activity specified in Paragraph (6) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1987
  • Board: means the State Board of Architectural Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4211
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.67
  • Board: means the Board of Regents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3133
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3444
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:538.2
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3875
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • Board: means the Louisiana Life Safety and Property Protection Advisory Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Board: means the board of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Board of commissioners: means a group of persons appointed under the provisions of law to exercise certain authorities over and have oversight and control of a levee district or levee and drainage district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:87.2
  • Board of supervisors: means the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Board of trustees: means and includes the members of the board of trustees of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Board of Trustees: means the board provided for in Part V of this Chapter to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Boll weevil: means any Anthonomus grandis Boheman in any stage of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Bonds: means tobacco bonds and refunding bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Borrower: means a person obtaining or desiring to obtain a loan of money, a credit card, or a line of credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Brand: means an identification mark hot or cold branded into or onto the hide of a live animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-506
  • Broker: means a person lawfully engaged in the business of effecting transactions in securities or commodities for the person's own account or for the account of others. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Builder: means the person undertaking or contracting to build a ship pursuant to a contract or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Buyer: means an individual who is solicited to purchase or who purchases the services of a credit repair services organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3573.2
  • Candidate: means a person engaging or using the services of an employment service for the purposes of securing employment where such person has not signed a written contract with the employment service to pay a fee for such services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.26
  • Capital stock association: means an association, not in the mutual form, having capital stock ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Case: means a standard thirty dozen egg case. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-617
  • Cash advance: means an advance of cash or a cash equivalent under a lender credit card account including but not limited to the purchase of a money order, wire transfer services, or the use of a convenience check to purchase goods or services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Cash price: means the price at which the lessor would have sold the property to the consumer for cash on the date of the rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Cash price: means the price for which the seller would have sold the motor vehicle to the consumer and the consumer would have bought from the seller if such sale had been a sale for cash instead of on credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Cattle: means all bovine animals, regardless of age, including calves. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-1426
  • Certificate: means a document issued or authorized by the commissioner indicating that a regulated article is not contaminated with boll weevils. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Certification: means a certificate or certification received from an industry recognized organization or a Work Ready Certificate from the Louisiana Workforce Commission or a competency certification developed by the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Certified by the appropriate players association: means that an athlete agent has received approval of his application for certification from the appropriate players association of the professional league for which he is soliciting athletes, has fulfilled all other requirements of the players association, and is in good standing before the players association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Certify: means to attest to the proper functionality, inspection, installation, integration, and service of life safety and property protection systems and equipment in accordance with all applicable engineered specifications, manufacturer's specifications, submitted plans and per the inspection, testing, and maintenance chapters as set forth in the applicable NFPA codes and standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Charter: means the charter for public livestock market operation authorized to be issued under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-329
  • 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
  • civil service of the city: means all offices and positions of trust or employment of the city, any department, agency, board or commission thereof, or corporation organized for public purposes, of which fifty per cent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Claim: means any cause of action against a certified public accountant or firm, regardless of the legal basis of the claim, including but not limited to tort, fraud, breach of contract, or any other legal basis, arising out of any engagement to provide professional services, including but not limited to the following:

    (a)  The providing of attest services as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.34

  • Claimant: means any person having an interest or right to assert a claim, whether for himself or on behalf of another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.34
  • class of positions: means a definitely recognized kind of employment in the classified service, designed to embrace positions that are so nearly alike in the essential character of their duties, responsibilities, and consequent qualification requirements, that they can fairly and equitably be treated alike under like conditions for all personnel purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Classification plan: means all the classes of positions established for the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Classified service: means all offices and positions of trust or employment in the city service, except those placed in the unclassified service by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Clinical laboratory: means any building, place, or facility in which an operation and procedure for the biological, microbiological, serological, immunological, chemical, immunohematological, hematological, biophysical, cytological, pathological, or other examinations of materials derived from the human body is performed to provide information for the diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of any disease or impairment of, or the assessment of the health of human beings or for forensic testing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Clinical laboratory personnel: means any and all individuals engaged in the practice of clinical laboratory science. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • 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
  • Closing date: means the date of delivery of the first issue of tobacco bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Club: means any club, corporation, association, or individual under the authority of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • Co-employment relationship: means an employment relationship whereby both the client and the PEO have an employer/employee relationship with the covered employee and the direction and control of the covered employee is shared by or allocated between the client and the PEO pursuant to a PEO service agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.191
  • Coastal area: means the Louisiana Coastal Zone and contiguous areas subject to storm or tidal surge and the area comprising the Louisiana Coastal Ecosystem as defined in Section 7001 of P. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Collaborative practice: means the joint management of the health care of a patient by an advanced practice registered nurse performing advanced practice registered nursing and one or more consulting physicians or dentists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Collaborative practice agreement: means a formal written statement addressing the parameters of the collaborative practice which are mutually agreed upon by the advanced practice registered nurse and one or more licensed physicians or dentists which shall include but not be limited to the following provisions:

    (a)  Availability of the collaborating physician or dentist for consultation or referral, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277

  • Collecting person: means :

    (a)  Any person who makes payment to a producer for cattle purchased in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-1426

  • collection: as used in this Subpart shall include the sale or securitization of long-term delinquent accounts receivable and all other obligations subject to the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:88.3
  • Collector: means the owner of one or more motor vehicles of historic or special interest who collects, purchases, acquires, trades, or disposes of such motor vehicles or the parts thereof for his own use in order to preserve, restore, and maintain such a motor vehicle for hobby purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:886
  • College campus: means the premises and grounds of an institution of postsecondary education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Comb package: means a package of bees shipped or moved on a comb containing honey and/or brood, with or without a queen. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:13
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1031
  • Commission: means the State Boxing and Wrestling Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • Commission: means the Livestock Brand Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-506
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Commission on Human Rights. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3371
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Egg Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-617
  • Commission: means the city civil service commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Commission: means the Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Boll Weevil Eradication Commission established in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Commission: means the Structural Pest Control Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the office of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:433
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the office of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of conservation of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:401
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Commissioner: means the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-204
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-303
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-329
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-341
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-506
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-617
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Commissioner: means the director of public safety as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:886
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions, of the state of Louisiana, in his capacity as supervisor of associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:13
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry or his duly authorized representative acting at his direction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:68.1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Office of Financial Institutions within the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Commissioner: means commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Committee: means the committee of deans, directors, and department heads of the approved schools and programs of nursing which prepare registered nurse applicants and a nonvoting representative of the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3133
  • Committee: means the Clinical Laboratory Personnel Committee to the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners established by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Common elements: means the portion of the condominium property not a part of the individual units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Common elements: means all portions of timeshare property other than units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Common expenses: means :

    (a)  Expenses of administration, maintenance, repair, and replacement of the common elements. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103

  • Community action agency: means a public agency or private nonprofit corporation having authority under its charter or bylaws, or both, to administer community action programs, which has been designated as a community action agency by the parish governing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.32
  • Community action program: means a community based and operated program which provides services, assistance, and other activities of sufficient scope and size to give promise of progress toward the elimination of poverty in a community. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.32
  • Community documents: means the articles of incorporation, bylaws, plat, declarations, covenants, conditions, restrictions, rules and regulations, or other written instruments, including any amendment thereto, by which the association has the authority to exercise any of its powers to manage, maintain, or otherwise affect the association property or which otherwise govern the use of association property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Competitive position: means any position in the classified service that is subject to the requirements of this Part relating to appointment on the basis of competitive tests of fitness, and applies to every position in the classified service that is not expressly excepted or included among the positions in the unclassified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Complainant: means the person who files a complaint with the board under this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:567.1
  • Completion of construction: means :

    (a)(i)  That a certificate of occupancy has been issued for the entire building in which the timeshare interest being sold is located, or for the improvement, or that the equivalent authorization has been issued, by the governmental body having jurisdiction; or

    (ii)  In a jurisdiction in which no certificate of occupancy or equivalent authorization is issued, that the construction, finishing, and equipping of the building or improvements according to the plans and specifications have been substantially completed; and

    (b)  That all accommodations of the timeshare unit and facilities of the timeshare plan are available for use in a manner identical in all material respects to the manner portrayed by the promotional material, advertising, and public offering statements filed with the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402

  • Compliance with an order of support: means that the support obligor is no more than ninety days in arrears in making payments in full for current support or in making periodic payments as set forth in a court order of support, and has obtained or maintained health insurance coverage if required by an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1987
  • Compliance with an order of support: means that the support obligor is no more than ninety days in arrears in making payments in full for current support, or in making periodic payments on a support arrearage pursuant to a court order or written agreement with the department, or in making periodic payments as set forth in a court order of support, and has obtained or maintained health insurance coverage if required by an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2003
  • Components: means all parts and components of a ship which are fabricated by the builder for use in the construction of the ship, which will, when so used, form a part of the ship and the fabrication of which is commenced at the shipyard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • comprehensive master coastal protection plan: means the long-term comprehensive integrated coastal protection plan combining coastal restoration, coastal zone management, storm damage reduction, hurricane protection, flood control, and the protection, conservation, restoration, and enhancement of coastal wetlands, marshes, cheniers, ridges, coastal forests, and barrier shorelines or reefs, including amendments, as determined by the board to the plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Computer: includes an electronic, magnetic, optical, or other high-speed data processing device or system performing logical, arithmetic, and storage functions, and includes any property, data storage facility, or communications facility directly related to or operating in conjunction with such device or system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer network: means a set of related, remotely connected devices and communication facilities including at least one computer system with capability to transmit data through communication facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer services: means providing access to or service or data from a computer, a computer system, or a computer network, and also includes but is not limited to data processing services, Internet services, electronic mail services, electronic message services, or information or data stored in connection therewith. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer software: means a set of computer programs, procedures, and associated documentation concerned with operation of a computer system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer system: means a set of functionally related, connected or unconnected, computer equipment, devices, or computer software. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Condominium parcel: means a unit together with the undivided interest in the common elements which is an inseparable component part of the unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Condominium property: means all interests in land, improvements thereon, and all servitudes and rights attaching to the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Conduit individual retirement account: means an account which is covered by the provisions of Section 408(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, provided the account only contains assets rolled over to the account as an eligible rollover distribution from a qualified plan, plus earnings on those assets, but does not contain any other assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Conservation and restoration: means the conservation, protection, enhancement, and restoration of coastal resources including but not limited to coastal wetlands, marshes, cheniers, ridges, coastal forests, and barrier islands, shorelines, coastal passes, or reefs through the construction and management of coastal resources enhancement projects, including privately funded marsh management projects or plans, and those activities requiring a coastal use permit which significantly affect such projects or which significantly diminish the benefits of such projects or plans insofar as they are intended to conserve or enhance coastal resources consistent with the legislative intent as expressed in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Conservation servitude: means a nonpossessory interest of a holder in immovable property imposing limitations or affirmative obligations the purposes of which include retaining or protecting natural, scenic, or open-space values of immovable property, assuring its availability for agricultural, forest, recreational, or open-space use, protecting natural resources, maintaining or enhancing air or water quality, or preserving the historical, archaeological, or cultural aspects of unimproved immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.91
  • Conspicuous type: means type in boldfaced capital letters no smaller than the largest type, exclusive of headings, on the page on which it appears and, in all cases, at least 10-point type. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Constituent entity: means each entity that is a party to a merger or consolidation under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3441
  • Consultant: means an individual employed by a licensed private employment service that regularly interviews and refers applicants to prospective employers or otherwise advises or counsels in the field of employment or that solicits or receives job orders from employers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.26
  • Consumer: means a natural person who enters into or seeks to enter into a residential loan transaction for a personal, family, or household purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • 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: means a natural person who rents personal property under a rental-purchase agreement to be used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Consumer: means a natural person who enters into a consumer loan or consumer credit sale of a motor vehicle to be used primarily for personal, family, or household purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • 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 insurance: means insurance, other than insurance on property, by which the satisfaction of debt in whole or in part is a benefit provided, but does not include insurance indemnifying the extender of credit against loss due to the debtor's default and non-filing insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Consumer credit sale: means the sale of a motor vehicle on credit under which the seller acquires a purchase money security interest in the purchased vehicle, and incident to which a credit service charge is charged and the consumer is permitted to defer all or part of the purchase price or other consideration in two or more installments excluding the down payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • 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
  • Consumer loan: means a loan of money or its equivalent made by a lender, the proceeds of which are used by the consumer to purchase or refinance the purchase of a motor vehicle, or which proceeds are used for personal, family, or household purposes, including debts created by the use of a lender credit card, revolving loan account, or similar arrangement, as well as insurance premium financing, with the lender acquiring a purchase money security interest in the purchased motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Consummation: means the time when a consumer becomes contractually obligated on a rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • 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
  • Contempt of court: means that a person has been found guilty of a direct contempt of court for a contumacious failure to comply with a subpoena, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Article 222(5), or a constructive contempt of court for willful disobedience of a lawful order of the court, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Article 224(2), in or ancillary to a child support or paternity proceeding. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1987
  • Contract: means the total legal obligation resulting from the agreement of the parties as affected by this Chapter and other applicable law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Contract: includes any agreement conferring the rights and obligations of a timeshare ownership on the purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Contract: means a written agreement for the construction of a ship. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Contract: means any contract awarded by the department for construction or maintenance of transportation facilities or work authorized by Article VII, Section 27 of the Constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Contract: means the consumer's retail installment contract, note, agreement, or other evidence of indebtedness executed in connection with a motor vehicle credit transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Contract rate: means the interest rate factor applied to compute precomputed interest or simple interest under the transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Contractor: means any individual, partnership, joint venture, firm, corporation, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, or any acceptable combination thereof contracting for performance of public work for the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Controlled substance: means a controlled dangerous substance as defined and covered by the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Conventional reverse mortgage loan: means a reverse mortgage loan other than a program reverse mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Converting entity: means the domestic business corporation or domestic unincorporated entity that adopts a plan of entity conversion or the foreign unincorporated entity converting to a domestic business corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-950
  • Corporation: means a private or public corporation, association or trust issuing a security;

    (4)  "Fiduciary" means an executor, administrator, trustee, guardian, committee, conservator, curator, tutor, custodian or nominee;

    (5)  "Person" includes an individual, a corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity;

    (6)  "Security" includes any share of stock, bond, debenture, note or other security issued by a corporation which is registered as to ownership on the books of the corporation;

    (7)  "Transfer" means a change on the books of a corporation in the registered ownership of a security;

    (8)  "Transfer agent" means a person employed or authorized by a corporation to transfer securities issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3831

  • Corporation: means the Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1625
  • Corporation: means the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation created pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Cost to the retailer: means the invoice cost, or the replacement cost, of the merchandise to the retailer, whichever is lower;

    (1)  Less all trade discounts except customary discounts for cash;

    (2)  Plus; in the following order:

    (a)  Freight charges not otherwise included in the invoice cost or the replacement cost of the merchandise;

    (b)  Cartage to the retail outlet if done or paid by the retailer, which cartage cost, in the absence of proof of a lesser cost, shall be three-fourths of one per cent of the cost to the retailer after adding freight charges but before adding cartage and markup; and,

    (c)  A markup to cover a proportionate part of the cost of doing business, which markup, in the absence of proof of a lesser cost, shall be six per cent of the cost to the retailer after adding freight charges and cartage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:421

  • Cost to the wholesaler: means the invoice cost, or the replacement cost, of the merchandise to the wholesaler, whichever is lower;

    (1)  Less all trade discounts except customary discounts for cash and discounts from the state or any governmental agency allowed for the payment of collection of any taxes;

    (2)  Plus; in the following order:

    (a)  Freight charges, not otherwise included in the invoice cost or the replacement cost of the merchandise;

    (b)  Cartage cost which shall be three-fourths of one per cent of the cost to the wholesaler after adding freight charges but before adding cartage, any existing tobacco stamp excise tax and markup, and any motor fuels excise tax;

    (c)  Any existing tobacco stamp excise tax; and,

    (d)  A markup to cover a proportionate part of the cost of doing business which markup, in the absence of proof of a lesser cost, shall be two percent of the cost to the wholesaler after adding freight charges, cartage, any existing tobacco stamp excise tax, and any motor fuels excise tax; and,

    (e)  Any motor fuels excise tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:421

  • Cotton: means any cotton plant or cotton plant product upon which the boll weevil is dependent for completion of any portion of its life cycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Cotton producer: means any person who is actively and directly engaged in the production, planting, growing, or farming of cotton for market, or otherwise actively causing cotton to be produced for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Council: means the Reentry Advisory Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Council: means the Louisiana Beef Industry Council established under this Part to administer and govern the program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-1426
  • Council: means the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • Court: means a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Court: means any court exercising jurisdiction over the determination of child support, paternity, or criminal neglect of family proceedings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1987
  • Court: means a court of competent jurisdiction in the parish of the domicile of the minor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Craft: means an occupation or trade requiring manual dexterity, specified training, and certification or licensing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Crawfish farmer: means a person who farms or cultivates crawfish in ponds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:401
  • 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 card: means a writing, number, or other evidence of an undertaking to pay for property or services delivered or rendered to or upon the order of a designated person or bearer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Credit health and accident insurance: means disability insurance purchased in conjunction with a motor vehicle credit transaction which provides for a monthly benefit sufficient to pay all or part of the required monthly payment, during the continued disability of the insured, over the term of coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Credit life insurance: means term life insurance purchased in conjunction with a motor vehicle credit transaction which provides a death benefit payable to the lender, or to the insured consumer's beneficiary to the extent the death benefit exceeds the amount necessary to fully pay and satisfy the transaction, in the event of the insured consumer's death during the term of coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Credit repair services organization: means a person who, with respect to a buyer, in return for the payment of money or other valuable consideration, directly or indirectly, provides or represents that he can or will, directly or indirectly, provide any of the following services:

    (a)  Improving a buyer's credit record, history, or rating. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3573.2

  • 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

  • Credit service charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the seller as a requirement of the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable: interest; time price differential; service; carrying or other charge, however denominated; points and discount fees; and premium or other charge for any guarantee or insurance protecting the extender of credit against the consumer's default or other credit loss. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1

  • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Creditable service: means prior service plus subsequent service for which credit is allowable as provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Creditable Service: means "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Credited service: means service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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
  • creditor: means a seller in a consumer credit sale, or a lender in a consumer loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • critical workforce: means public safety officials, disaster response personnel, and other such employees of federal, state, and local governmental agencies, or contractors of such agencies and specific private sector employees, possessing important skills and training in emergency mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery as designated by the parish homeland security and emergency preparedness agency or in the absence of such designation by the parish homeland security and emergency preparedness agency, such designation by the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Crop: means any cultivated plants that produce agricultural produce such as grains, seeds, fruits, vegetables, or flowers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Curator: means a person appointed or qualified by a court to manage the estate of an individual or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Custodial property: means any interest in property transferred to a custodian under this Subpart and the income from and proceeds of that interest in property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Custodial trust property: means an interest in property transferred to or held under a declaration of trust by a custodial trustee under this Chapter and the income from and proceeds of that interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Custodial trustee: means a person designated as trustee of a custodial trust under this Chapter or a substitute or successor to the person designated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Custodian: means a person so designated under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Cytotechnologist: means an individual responsible for examining cytopathological preparations which require the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • debt forgiveness: is a n agreement whereby an extender of credit agrees with the consumer to waive any unpaid balance on a consumer loan, consumer credit sale or lease due to physical damage, total loss or constructive loss or unrecovered theft to the covered collateral secured by an eligible security device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Declarant: means :

    (a)  If the condominium has not yet been created, any person who offers to dispose of or disposes of his interest in a unit not previously disposed of; or

    (b)  If the condominium has been created, any person who has executed a declaration, or an amendment to a declaration to add additional property to the condominium regime, other than persons holding interests in the property solely as security for a debt or persons whose interest in the property will not be conveyed to unit owners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103

  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • declaration: means the instrument by which the timeshare property is made subject to a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Deferred presentment transaction: means a transaction made pursuant to a written agreement whereby a licensee:

    (a)  Accepts a check from the issuer dated as of the date it was written;

    (b)  Agrees to hold the check for a period of time not to exceed thirty days prior to negotiation or presentment; and

    (c)  Pays to the issuer of the check the amount of the check less the fee permitted in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3

  • Demand account: means an account payable on demand which is not a savings account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Demotion: means a change of an employee in the classified service from a position of one class to a position of another class for which a lower maximum rate of pay is prescribed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Dental contract: means any employment for services including all equipment, supplies or personnel employed in connection therewith described or regulated by Chapter 9 of Title 37, whether entered into directly or indirectly by the patient, on the one hand, and the dental practitioner or medical institution, on the other hand. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Dental practitioner: means anyone issued a permit or licensed to practice under the provisions of Chapter 9 of Title 37, when engaged in such practice, and shall include professional dental corporations and partnerships. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122.2
  • Department: means the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:125.1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1151
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Department: means Louisiana Rehabilitation Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:185
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:922
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:401
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-204
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-303
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-341
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-617
  • Department: means the department of city civil service, including both the commission and the director. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Department: means the Department of Occupational Standards; and

    (2)  "Director" means the Director of Occupational Standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4105

  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services when rendering child support enforcement services in  TANF or non-TANF cases. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1987
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services, office of children and family services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2003
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:68.1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • Dependent: means the person or persons to whom, under the provisions of Part II of this Chapter, compensation shall be paid upon the death of the injured employee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Deploying parent: means a parent of a minor child whose parental rights have not been terminated and whose custody or visitation rights have not been restricted by court order to supervised visitation only, by a court of competent jurisdiction who is deployed or has received written orders to deploy with the United States military or any reserve component thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2117
  • Deployment: means military service in compliance with mandatory written orders, unaccompanied by any family member, for combat operations, contingency operations, peacekeeping operations, temporary duty, a remote tour of duty, or other active service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2117
  • Depositor: means a holder of a savings, demand, or other type of deposit account of an association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Depository: means an institution which contracts with the state librarian to participate in the public document depository system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-1428
  • Depository institution: means the same as defined in Section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, and includes any credit union. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Designated agent: means an owner or a manager of an alarm contracting company or single station fire alarm contracting company, a locksmithing services company, or closed circuit television alarm system contracting company who has been assigned the responsibility of submitting any notice required by this Subpart to the state fire marshal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Designated beneficiary: means the person most recently designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which the member may be entitled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Designated emergency area: means the specific area, which shall be limited to the actual affected local area or parish or parishes or such areas as designated in an executive order or proclamation of the governor or parish president. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Designated representative: is a person in a position of authority within the company he represents, such as a partner of a partnership, an officer or director of a corporation, the proprietor of a proprietorship, or anyone who acts in a managerial capacity. See Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure 14:87.2
  • Developer: means the person, or any successor or assignee of such person, who creates the timeshare plan or who is in the business of making sales of timeshare interests which it owns or purports to own. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Diminution in value: means an existent reduction of twenty percent or more of the fair market value or the economically viable use of, as determined by a qualified appraisal expert, the affected portion of any parcel of private agricultural property or the property rights thereto for agricultural purposes, as a consequence of any regulation, rule, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Direct molding process: means any direct molding process in which the original manufactured vessel hull or component part of a vessel hull is itself used as a plug for the making of the mold, which is then used to manufacture a duplicate item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:462
  • Direct supervision: means oversight of a firm's operations by a qualifier or onsite supervision by a licensed technician or specialist of an apprentice or consultant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Director: means the director of the office of workforce development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.26
  • Director: means the director of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-506
  • Director: means the city director of personnel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Director: means the director of the office of workers' compensation administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Disaster: means the result of a natural or man-made event which causes loss of life, injury, and property damage, including but not limited to natural disasters such as hurricane, tornado, storm, flood, high winds, and other weather related events, forest and marsh fires, and man-made disasters, including but not limited to nuclear power plant incidents, hazardous materials incidents, oil spills, explosion, civil disturbances, public calamity, acts of terrorism, hostile military action, and other events related thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • disclosure: means the release of information or data with the consent, as indicated by a signed consent form, of the individual or individuals to whom the information pertains by either the division of unemployment insurance or the housing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5804
  • Distressed neighborhood business district: shall mean a defined geographic area which includes buildings and structures which have housed businesses or other commercial activities and also includes adjacent residential areas  and which defined geographic area has pervasive poverty and unemployment, a high incidence of crime, narcotics use, homelessness, abandoned housing and deteriorated infrastructure, substantial population decline, or other similar indicators of general distress. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122.2
  • Distribute: means to ship, bring, or take eggs or egg products into or out of Louisiana or to transfer eggs or egg products in Louisiana from one place to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-617
  • Distributor: means a Louisiana manufacturer of crawfish bags or a person who brings crawfish bags into Louisiana which were manufactured outside of Louisiana or a person who brings crawfish tail meat into Louisiana or who distributes crawfish tail meat in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:401
  • dividend: when used in this Chapter (except in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Division: means the public protection division of the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • door hardware: means stand alone electro/mechanical locks, latches, exit hardware, closures, and hinges mounted onto doors intended to operate and secure the door properly. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • DOT: means the United States Department of Transportation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • DOT hydrostatic testing: means pressure testing fire protection cylinders by approved hydrostatic methods and in accordance with NFPA codes and the U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • 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
  • Drug: means the same as the term "drug" as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • Due notice: means notice published at least twice, with an interval of at least 7 days between the two publication dates, in a newspaper or other publication of general circulation within the appropriate area, or if no such publication of general circulation be available, by posting at a reasonable number of conspicuous places within the appropriate area, such posting to include, where possible, posting at public places where it may be customary to post notices concerning parish or municipal affairs generally. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-720
  • Earnable compensation: means the full rate of the compensation that would be payable to a participant if he worked the full normal working time during the year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Earnable compensation: means the compensation earned by a member during the full normal working time as a teacher. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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
  • Egg products: means shell eggs, whether in cooked, dried, frozen, liquid, or raw form, and any product made from shell eggs, egg whites, egg yolks, or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-617
  • Eggs: means pullet and hen eggs only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-617
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Electronic agent: means a computer program or an electronic or other automated means used independently to initiate an action or respond to electronic records or performances in whole or in part without review or action by an individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Electronic mail service provider: means any person who both:

    (a)  Is an intermediary in sending or receiving electronic mail. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1

  • Electronic record: means a record created, generated, sent, communicated, received, or stored by electronic means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Electronic signature: means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with a record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Eligible: means a person whose name is on a list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Eligible entity: shall mean a nonprofit organization designated by a municipality to receive grants pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and which has been designated as exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122.2
  • Emergency: means :

    (a)  The actual or threatened condition which has been or may be created by a disaster; or

    (b)(i)  Any natural or man-made event which results in an interruption in the delivery of utility services to any consumer of such services and which affects the safety, health, or welfare of a Louisiana resident; or

    (ii)  Any instance in which a utility's property is damaged and such damage creates a dangerous condition to the public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737

  • Emergency preparedness: means the mitigation of, preparation for, response to, and the recovery from emergencies or disasters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employee: means any person regularly employed in any capacity under the control of the Orleans Parish School Board who is not a teacher or whose legal employment does not require the holding of a teacher's certificate, including employees of the public school lunch department, all skilled and unskilled employees of the maintenance department, managers, custodians, subcustodians, and others who are not temporarily employed, and are paid out of funds under the control of the Orleans Parish School Board, who are not now eligible for membership in any other retirement system created or established by the State of Louisiana or any of its political subdivisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Employee: means a person employed in any classification of University employees other than a student, and the word "student" includes a graduate assistant, medical intern, and medical resident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Employee: means any female individual who is employed to work forty or more hours a week and who is employed by the employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3371
  • Employee: means a person legally occupying a position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Employee: means a person who performs services for wages or salary and receives a W-2 tax form from his employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Employer: means a person employing or seeking to employ an employee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.26
  • 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
  • Employer: means any department, office, division, agency, commission, board, committee or other organizational unit of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3371
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana, any city, parish, or other local school board, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, any board created by Article VIII of the Constitution of Louisiana, or any other agency of and within the state or a political subdivision by which a teacher is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Employment list: means an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Employment service: means a person who for a fee:

    (a)  Offers or attempts to procure, directly or indirectly, employment for an applicant or candidate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.26

  • Entrance test: means a test for positions in a particular class, admission to which is not limited to persons employed in the city service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • EPA: means the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Eradication zone: means any area or areas of the state, designated by the commissioner, where boll weevil eradication programs will be undertaken. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Established date of operation: means the date on which the agricultural operation, including forestry activities, commenced operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Established residential neighborhood: means a defined geographic area which has consisted of buildings and structures for housing individuals and families which has existed as a residential neighborhood since before 1971. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:125.1
  • Evacuation: means an operation whereby all or part of a particular population is temporarily relocated, whether individually or in an organized manner, from an area in which a disaster or emergency has been declared and is considered dangerous for health or safety of the public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Exchange company: means the person operating a program providing any opportunity or procedure for the assignment or exchange of timeshare interests among owners and purchasers in the same or other timeshare plans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Executive assistant: means the special assistant to the governor for coordination of coastal activities as delineated in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1031
  • Executive director: means the person appointed to serve as the head of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:98.1
  • 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

  • Existing high rise buildings: means any building having floor surfaces used for human occupation located more than seventy-five feet above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access constructed before January 1, 1975. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:614
  • Facility: means any piece of property that contains a constructed impoundment or other area where aquatic livestock are produced, raised, managed, harvested, or marketed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-204
  • Federal election: means a general, special, primary, or runoff election for federal office; and a primary election held for the expression of a preference for the nomination of individuals for election to the office of president. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:567.1
  • Federal law: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, (Title 26 United States Code) and applicable U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Federally related mortgage loan: means an extension of credit to a consumer secured by a first mortgage on residential immovable property located in this state, including:  a mobile home which will be immobilized pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • 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
  • Fee: means anything of value, including money or other valuable consideration, received or to be received directly or indirectly by an employment service in payment for its service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.26
  • Financial institution: means a thrift institution, association, commercial bank, or trust company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Financial institution: means a bank, trust company, savings institution, or credit union, chartered and supervised under state or federal law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Financing costs: means all capitalized interest, costs, fees, reserves, and credit and liquidity enhancements as the corporation determines to be desirable in issuing, securing and marketing the bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Fire protection sprinkler system: means a system of overhead piping designed in accordance with fire protection engineering standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:614
  • Firm: means a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or any other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Firm license: means that document authorizing a firm to perform life safety and property protection contracting for those endorsements held. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • First responders: means the first arriving organized responders with the capability and mission to contain, mitigate, and resolve the emergency at hand. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Fiscal year: means an accounting period of twelve months ending on the last day of any month other than December. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • Fiscal year: 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: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Forced evacuation: means an evacuation that may be ordered as a last resort when a disaster or emergency has been declared and danger of loss of life is imminent, and conditions exist that critically imperil or endanger the lives of those in a defined area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • foreign trust: shall mean any of the following:

    (1)  A trust which by the terms of the trust instrument is governed by the law of a jurisdiction other than Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.682

  • Forest land: means any land in the state devoted to the growing of trees or the commercial production of timber, wood, or forest products that is located outside the corporate limits of any municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122
  • Forest products: include the following:

    (a)  Products that are derived from woody biomass. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:433

  • Formosan termite: means the termite Coptotermes formosanus in any state of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • Fraud support unit: means the insurance fraud support unit within the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Free-look period: means the period of time from the effective date of the debt waiver or debt forgiveness agreement until the date the consumer may cancel the contract with a full refund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Fund: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Fund: means the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • funded system: means the funded Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • GAP coverage: means a contract or insurance policy that covers a consumer's deficiency balance between the net payoff of the consumer's loan retail installment sales contract at the time of a loss and the amount paid by the consumer's primary insurance after a vehicle is deemed a total loss due to any direct or accidental physical damages or unrecovered theft which may be in the form of the following:

    (a)  Guaranteed auto protection offered by a property and casualty company licensed and regulated by the Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1

  • Gas: means any gas derived from or composed of hydrocarbons, including synthetic gas which is produced from coal, lignite, or petroleum coke and the heat content of which synthetic gas does not exceed 800 BTUs per standard cubic foot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • governing authority: means collectively the body which exercises the governmental and financing functions of the local governmental subdivision, or the school board;

    (2)  "issuer" means the local governmental subdivision or school board in whose name bonds authorized hereunder are issued;

    (3)  "local governmental subdivision" means any parish or municipality;

    (4)  "resolution" means a resolution, ordinance, act or other appropriate legislative enactment of a governing authority;

    (5)  "sales tax revenues" means the proceeds or avails of any sales tax imposed under the authority of Section 29 of Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974 or any other authority except R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1

  • Governing authority: means the governing authority of the city of Ruston. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-322
  • Governing authority: means the governing authority of the parish of St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-707
  • Governing authority of a nutrition program provider: means any authority which has executed an agreement or contract with the state Department of Education to participate in a nutrition program authorized by this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:191
  • governmental: includes the government of this State, the Government of the United States, or any subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of either of them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-720
  • Governmental action: means annexation of territory by a governmental entity and the issuance of  a rule, regulation, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity, or an order or other legally binding directive having the force of law or capable of being enforced by government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Governmental action: means annexation of territory by a governmental entity or the issuance of a rule, regulation, policy, or guideline promulgated for or by any governmental entity, or an order or other legally binding directive having the force of law or capable of being enforced by government which prohibits or limits the right of an owner to conduct forestry activities on forestry land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122
  • Governmental agency: means an executive, legislative, or judicial agency, department, board, commission, authority, institution, unit, or instrumentality of the federal government or of a state or of a county or parish, municipality, or other political subdivision of a state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Governmental entity: means :

    (a)  A board, authority, commission, department, office, or agency of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114

  • Governmental entity: means :

    (a)  A board, authority, commission, department, office, or agency of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122

  • 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
  • gross allocable income or loss: means the general class of gross income designated as allocable income by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Gross negligence: means a reckless disregard of, or a carelessness amounting to indifference to, the best interests of the financial institution or the shareholders thereof, and involves a substantial deviation below the standard of care expected to be maintained by a reasonably careful person under like circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Handler: shall mean any person handling sweet potatoes in the primary channels of trade. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-1330
  • Health care provider: means a hospital, a person, corporation, facility, or institution licensed by the state to provide health care or professional services as a physician, hospital, dentist, registered or licensed practical nurse, pharmacist, optometrist, podiatrist, chiropractor, physical therapist, occupational therapist, psychologist, graduate social worker or licensed clinical social worker, psychiatrist, or licensed professional counselor, and any officer, employee, or agent thereby acting in the course and scope of his employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Holder: means :

    (a)  A governmental body empowered to hold an interest in immovable property under the laws of this state or the United States; or

    (b)  A charitable corporation, charitable association, or charitable trust, the purposes or powers of which include retaining or protecting the natural, scenic, or open-space values of immovable property, assuring the availability of immovable property for agricultural, forest, recreational, or open-space use, protecting natural resources, maintaining or enhancing air or water quality, or preserving the historical, archaeological, or cultural aspects of unimproved immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.91

  • Home protection plan: means a contract between the homeowner and a warranty or service company wherein the company is obligated to pay or reimburse the cost to repair or replace the covered built-in appliances or major mechanical systems of the consumer's home in the event of a breakdown. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • 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
  • Host: means any plant or plant product upon which the boll weevil is dependent for completion of any portion of its life cycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • HUD: means the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5804
  • Hull Number: means the number assigned to a ship by the builder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Hurricane protection: means systems to provide protection against tidal and storm surges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Hydrocarbon gas: means a combustible organic gas containing only one carbon and hydrogen. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1313
  • Illegal controlled substance: means cocaine, phencyclidine, heroin, or methamphetamine and any other illegal controlled dangerous substance the possession or distribution of which is a violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Immediate family member: means a spouse, child, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, including stepparent, stepchild, stepsibling, and adoptive relationships. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • immovable property: means and includes not only land, city, town and village lots, but all things thereunto pertaining, and all structures and other appurtenances thereto, as pass to the vendee by the conveyance of the land or lot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Impaired condition: means a condition in which the assets of an association in the aggregate do not have a fair value equal to the aggregate amount of liabilities of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Impoundment: means any private, constructed pond, lake, reservoir, tank, cage, or other means of containment that has no inlet from or outlet to any public waters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-204
  • Incapacitated: means lacking the ability to manage property and business affairs effectively by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, physical illness or disability, chronic use of drugs, chronic intoxication, confinement, detention by a foreign power, disappearance, minority, or other disabling cause. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Incentives: means any tax exemption, tax credit, tax exclusion, tax deduction, rebate, investment, contract, or grant made available by the state to directly support the purchase of forestry products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:433
  • Incidental costs: means expenses specified in the warranty incurred by the warranty holder related to the failure of the vehicle protection product to perform as provided in the warranty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1031
  • Income: means the tobacco settlement payments and all fees, charges, payments, and other income and receipts paid or payable to the corporation or a trustee or other party for the account of the corporation or the holders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Indenture trustee: means the trust company or bank at the time serving as trustee under the trust indenture referred to in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Independent contractor: means any person who renders service, other than manual labor, for a specified recompense for a specified result either as a unit or as a whole, under the control of his principal as to results of his work only, and not as to the means by which such result is accomplished, and are expressly excluded from the provisions of this Chapter unless a substantial part of the work time of an independent contractor is spent in manual labor by him in carrying out the terms of the contract, in which case the independent contractor is expressly covered by the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Individual license: means that document authorizing an individual to perform life safety and property protection contracting for those endorsements held. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Individual user: means the individual whose use of an illegal controlled substance, that is not obtained directly from or pursuant to a valid prescription or order of a licensed physician or practitioner, which is the basis of an action brought under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Inert matter: is a ll matter not seeds including pieces of broken and damaged seeds one-half or less than the original size, sterile florets, fungus bodies, stones, and all matter considered as inert by the Association of Official Seed Analysts Rules for Testing Seeds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Infested: means actually infested with a boll weevil or so exposed to infestation that it would be reasonable to believe that an infestation exists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Infested: means having the presence of live Formosan termites. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • Information: includes data, text, images, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, and databases, or the like. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Information: means wage record and unemployment compensation information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5804
  • Information processing system: means an electronic system for creating, generating, sending, receiving, storing, displaying, or processing information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Infrastructure: means publicly owned facilities or systems in the coastal area that are negatively impacted by coastal land loss or rising seas, and that serve a critical public purpose and are consistent with the priorities stated in the master plan and the eligible uses of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Inspect: means a visual examination of life safety and property protection systems or equipment to verify that it appears to be in operating condition and is free of physical damage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Install: means the initial placement of life safety and property protection systems or equipment or an extension of such after initial placement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Institution: means any institution of higher education in this state having an athlete contract with an athlete. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Institution of postsecondary education: means any institution under the management of the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System, the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, the Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, and the Board of Supervisors of Community and Technical Colleges or any private or accredited college in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Instrument: means any instrument, whether or not negotiable, which evidences the indebtedness of one or more persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5321
  • Insurance fraud: means any commission or attempted commission of criminal acts or practices as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Insurance fraud section: means the insurance fraud section within the Louisiana Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Insurance professional: means an adjuster, agent, managing general agent, surplus lines broker, reinsurance intermediary, insurance consultant, broker, or attorney-in-fact. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Insured association: means an association, the savings accounts or shares of which are insured by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Insurer: means any person or company subject to regulation pursuant to Title 22 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Insurer: means an insurance company licensed, registered, or otherwise authorized to do business under the insurance laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Insurers: means insurance companies and group self-insurance associations, by whatever names. See Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure 14:87.2
  • Integrate: means the act of utilizing accepted and approved life safety and property protection systems or equipment and components in accordance with manufacturers' direction to develop a unified and functioning system meeting applicable NFPA codes and standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Integrated coastal protection: means plans, projects, policies, and programs intended to provide hurricane protection or coastal conservation or restoration, and shall include but not be limited to coastal restoration; coastal protection; infrastructure; storm damage reduction; flood control; water resources development; erosion control measures; marsh management; diversions; saltwater intrusion prevention; wetlands and central wetlands conservation, enhancement, and restoration; barrier island and shoreline stabilization and preservation; coastal passes stabilization and restoration; mitigation; storm surge reduction; or beneficial use projects. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Intellectual property: includes data, computer programs, computer software, trade secrets as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Interoperability: means the ability of two or more systems or their components to exchange information and to use the information exchanged. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • inventory value: as used in this Subpart , means the cost of property purchased by the trustee and the market value of other property at the time it became subject to the trust, but in the case of a testamentary trust the trustee may use any value finally determined for the purposes of an estate tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2157
  • Judgment: means any judgment which shall have become final by expiration without appeal of the time within which a suspensive appeal might have been perfected or by final affirmation on appeal, rendered by a court of competent jurisdiction of any state or of the United States, upon a cause of action arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of any motor vehicle, for damages, including damages for care and loss of services, because of bodily injury to or death of any person, or for damages because of injury to or destruction of property including the loss of use thereof, or upon a cause of action on an agreement of settlement for such damages. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • Labeling: includes all labels and other written, printed, or graphic representations accompanying and pertaining to any seed, whether in bulk or containers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • LATIFPA: means the Louisiana Automobile Theft and Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority within the Louisiana Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • Law enforcement officer: means :

    (a)  The law enforcement officers of the office of state police and the probation and parole officers of the division of probation and parole of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526

  • Lease timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of time or intervals of time which can be less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Lease-bound mobile rig hauler: as used in this Chapter means a winch or crew truck in excess of twenty-six thousand pounds which meets the following description:

    (1)  The hauler is operated on the highways of Louisiana only for the purpose of hauling mobile workover rigs or any accessories for a mobile workover rig within a ten-mile radius of the operator's oil and gas lease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.30

  • Legal representative: means a personal representative, tutor, or curator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Legal representative: means an individual's personal representative or tutor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Lender: means the originator of credit under a consumer loan, as well as any assignee or transferee of the consumer's contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • 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
  • Lessor: means a person who regularly provides the use of property through rental-purchase agreements and to whom rental payments are initially payable on the face of the rental-purchase agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Levee and drainage district: means a political subdivision of this state organized for the purpose and charged with the duty of constructing and maintaining levees, drainage, and all other things incidental thereto within its territorial limits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:87.2
  • Levee commissioner: means a member of a board of commissioners of a levee board or a levee and drainage board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:87.2
  • Levee district: means a political subdivision of this state organized for the purpose and charged with the duty of constructing and maintaining levees, and all other things incidental thereto within its territorial limits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:87.2
  • Level four offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute sixteen ounces or more, or the illegal distribution of four ounces or more, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level one offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute less than four ounces or the illegal distribution of less than one ounce of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level three offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute  eight ounces or more but less than sixteen ounces, or the illegal distribution of two ounces or more, but less than four ounces, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level two offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute four ounces or more but less than eight ounces, or the illegal distribution  of one ounce or more, but less than two ounces, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • License: means any license, temporary instruction permit, or temporary license issued under the laws of this state pertaining to the licensing of persons to operate motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • License: means any license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority for any of the following:

    (a)  To engage in a profession, occupation, business, or industry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1987

  • License: means any license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority for any of the following:

    (a)  To engage in a profession, occupation, business, or industry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2003

  • License: means the certificate of authority to operate a pawnshop as issued by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Licensed lender: means a person licensed by the commissioner to make consumer loans pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Licensee: means a person licensed pursuant to this Chapter that offers deferred presentment transactions or small loans, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Licensee: means an individual who has been issued a license by the Louisiana Workforce Commission to operate a private employment service in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.26
  • Licensee: means any individual holding a license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in any activity specified in Paragraph (6) hereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1987
  • Licensee: means any individual holding a license, certificate, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in any activity specified in Paragraph (4) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2003
  • Licensing authority: means any state board, commission, department, agency, officer, or other entity which issues, authorizes, or otherwise regulates licenses as defined in Paragraph (4) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2003
  • Life safety and property protection contracting: means performing certification, inspection, installation, integration, sale, or service of systems and equipment designed to protect life and property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Limited common elements: means those common elements reserved in the condominium declaration for the exclusive use of a certain unit or certain units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • List: means an employment list, an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation of any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-308
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation of any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-329
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation or any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:44.2
  • Livestock dealer: means any person, not a market agency, engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-308
  • 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

  • Loan finance charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the lender as a requirement of the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable:  interest, and any amount payable under a point, discount, or other system of charges, however denominated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1

  • Loan originator or broker: means any person, except any regulated or supervised financial organization, credit union, licensed commercial or consumer lender, insurance company, consumer loan broker, or mortgage broker or lender, provided that the person excepted is licensed or registered with and subject to regulation or supervision by an agency of the United States or any state and is acting within the scope of the license, charter, or other permit, who:

    (a)  For, or in expectation of, consideration paid by the borrower, directly or indirectly arranges or attempts to arrange, or offers to fund or make a loan of money, a credit card, or a line of credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2

  • Local governmental subdivision: means a parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Local governmental subdivision: means a parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:581
  • Lot: means any plot or parcel of land designated for separate ownership shown on a recorded subdivision plat for a residential development or the boundaries of which are otherwise described in a recorded instrument, other than common area, within the jurisdiction of the residential community as such area is described in the community documents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Lot of seed: is a definite quantity of seeds identified by a lot number or mark, every portion or bag of which is uniform, within permitted tolerances, relative to the factors which appear in the labeling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Louisiana Workforce Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission and its subdivisions, including the office of unemployment insurance administration, or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5804
  • Low income: means a household income level established by the Louisiana Workforce Commission, after public hearings, below which an individual will be qualified for services delivered through a community action program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.32
  • Manager: means the person appointed to the position of manager by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1625
  • Managing entity: means an entity with the duty to manage and operate the timeshare plan and/or the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Mandatory evacuation: means an evacuation that may be ordered when a disaster or emergency has been declared and danger is imminent, conditions exist that seriously imperil or endanger the lives of those in a defined area, and government officials strongly urge and order all persons in designated evacuation areas to relocate to safer locations for their own safety. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Manufactured home: means a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is eight body feet or more in width or forty body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is three hundred twenty or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, and electrical systems contained therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Mark: means a distinct marking or device placed on or in a live animal sufficient to distinguish the animal readily if it becomes intermixed with other animals, including a tattoo or an electronic device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-506
  • Market agency: means any persons, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock in commerce on a commission basis, either at a public stockyard or at a privately owned and operated sales pen or concentration point, or any persons engaged in the furnishing of services for the conduct of such business, including but not limited to livestock video auctions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-308
  • Marketing of an illegal controlled substance: means the possession with intent to distribute or distribution of a specified illegal controlled substance which is a violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Master plan: means a specific scheme or plan detailing the number of floors, total square footage, present occupancy and a proposed completion date of each phase and completion date of total compliance with the requirement of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:614
  • Materials: means all materials (other than piping, cables, fittings, and other materials taken out of builder's stock), all items of machinery, and all items of equipment (other than equipment taken out of builder's stock) which are purchased or acquired for use in the construction of the ship, which will, when so used, form a part of the ship and which have been delivered to the shipyard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Maturity date: means the last date subsequent to the pawn transaction upon which the pledgor can redeem a pledged thing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Mechanical locks: means a mechanical device or door hardware intended to control access or egress to or from a structure or area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Medical contract: means a) with respect to employment for services entered into by a patient and a medical practitioner, any written agreement, a sample of which is provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Medical institution: means any hospital as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Medical psychology: means that profession of the health sciences which deals with the examination, diagnosis, psychological, pharmacologic and other somatic treatment and/or management of mental, nervous, emotional, behavioral, substance abuse, or cognitive disorders, and specifically includes the authority to administer, distribute without charge and/or prescribe drugs as defined in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • Medical Psychology Advisory Committee: means a committee, established by the board for purposes as defined in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • Meeting: means a duly called meeting of the membership of a board when payment of per diem is authorized and such meeting is called for the express purpose of discussing activities or plans pertinent to the functions of the levee board itself. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:87.2
  • Meeting: means the cost containment meeting approved by the office of worker's compensation. See Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure 14:87.2
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Member: means any employee included in the membership of the funded system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Member: means a person or entity holding a savings or demand account of or shares of a mutual association, and may include a person borrowing from or assuming or obligated upon a loan or interest therein held by such association if such is authorized by the charter or the bylaws of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Minor: means an individual who has not attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, a child born outside of marriage of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if acknowledged or filiated pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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
  • Mobile electronic device: means any small handheld computing or communications device that has a display screen with touch input or a miniature keyboard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • Mold: means a matrix or form in which a substance or material is shaped. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:462
  • Month: means that period of time from one date in a calendar month to the corresponding date in the subsequent calendar month. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Mortgage loan originator: means an individual who for compensation or gain or with the expectation of compensation or gain takes a residential mortgage loan application or offers or negotiates terms of a residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Mortgage servicer loss mitigation specialist: means a person who on behalf of the holder or mortgagee of a residential mortgage loan assists a borrower to modify or refinance either temporarily or permanently the borrower's obligations in order to avoid default or foreclosure of the residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle which is self-propelled, excluding a motorized bicycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1313
  • Motor vehicle: means every self-propelled vehicle (except traction engines, road rollers, farm tractors, tractor cranes, power shovels, and well drillers) and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead wires but not operated upon rails. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • Motor vehicle: means any new or used transportation device, including automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, and other vehicles that are operated over the public highways and the streets of this state, but does not include traction engines, boat trailers, road rollers, implements of husbandry, and other agricultural vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Motor vehicle credit transaction: means a consumer loan or a consumer credit sale involving a Louisiana consumer, or that is otherwise made subject to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Motor vehicle of historic or special interest: means a motor vehicle, including a motorcycle as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:886
  • 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
  • Multiple use project: means a project which combines hotel and/or apartment accommodations with timeshare units in which the timeshare interest sold is a lease timeshare interest and the hotel and/or apartment units exceed fifty units in number not subject to a timeshare interest and the timeshare interest units of the development account for less than forty percent of the total square footage of all the units in the project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Municipal drainage authority: means the city of New Orleans and any special district or board located in such municipality, including but not limited to the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, created for the purpose of drainage and/or flood control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1493 v2
  • Mutual association: means an association, not having capital stock ownership and operating in the mutual form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Narcotics: means those natural or synthetic opioid analgesics, and their derivatives used to relieve pain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • Nationally recognized certification examination: means an examination approved by the board upon the recommendation of the committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Nationally recognized certifying body: means a national certification organization which certifies qualified licensed nurses as advanced practice registered nurses and which requires certain eligibility criteria related to education and practice, offers an examination in an advanced nursing area which meets current psychometric guidelines and tests, and is approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277
  • Negotiate: means to participate in the process of entering into contracts or plan changes without formal advertising and public bidding with the intention of obtaining the best price and terms possible under the circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Net allocable income or loss: means net allocable income or loss earned within or derived from sources within Louisiana and is the mathematical remainder when subtracting from Louisiana gross allocable income or loss:

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

  • Net apportionable income or loss: means net apportionable income or loss earned within or derived from sources within Louisiana as computed pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Net assets: means the book value of current assets less applicable liabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • New entity: means the entity into which constituent entities consolidate, as identified in the agreement or certificate of consolidation provided for in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3441
  • NFPA: means the National Fire Protection Association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Nominating petition: means a petition filed under the provisions of Section 3:1206 to nominate candidates for the office of supervisor of a soil conservation district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-720
  • Noncommercial cotton: means any cotton intended for purposes other than processing, including but not limited to cotton planted for ornamental purposes and volunteer cotton. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Nonresident: means every person who is not a resident of this state but does not include persons dwelling outside of this state whose occupation or business requires them to spend one-half or more of their working hours in this state in pursuance of their business or employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • Normal service retirement age: means age sixty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Nutrition program: means a program under which meals or snacks are served by any governing authority of a nutrition program provider in this state on a nonprofit basis to individuals in attendance, including any such program under which a nutrition program provider receives assistance out of the funds appropriated by the Congress of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:191
  • Obligee: means any person to whom an award of child support is owed and may include the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1987
  • Obligor: means any individual legally obligated to support a child or children pursuant to an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1987
  • Obligor: means any individual legally obligated to support a child or children pursuant to an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2003
  • Office: means the Office of Financial Institutions in the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Office: means the office of workers' compensation administration established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Officer: means the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, comptroller, or any other person who performs functions for a life safety and property protection contracting firm corresponding to those performed by those officers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • One borrower: means any person or entity which is, or which upon the making of a loan becomes, an obligor on a real estate loan or otherwise an obligor to the association, either directly or indirectly. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Operating location: means a physical address that houses an entity that performs life safety and property protection contracting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Operator: means every person who is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • Order: means any custody or visitation judgment, decree, or order issued by a court of competent jurisdiction in this state or any judgment of another state which has been made executory in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2117
  • Order of support: means any judgment or order for the support of dependent children issued by any court of this state or another state, including any judgment or order issued in accordance with an administrative procedure established by state law that affords substantial due process and is subject to judicial review. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1987
  • Order of support: means any judgment or order for the support of dependent children issued by any court of this state or another state, including any judgment or order issued in accordance with an administrative procedure established by state law that affords substantial due process and is subject to judicial review. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2003
  • 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

  • Organization: means corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Organization unit: means any administrative agency or part thereof that is designated by rule or regulation as a unit for purposes of administration of this law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Origin: means place, state, or foreign country where grown. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Original entrance employment list: means an employment list for a class resulting from tests of fitness open to all applicants who meet the prescribed requirements for admission to the tests, regardless of prior employment in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Orleans Levee District: shall mean the levee district and political subdivision of the state which is referred to as the "Orleans Levee District" the "Board of Commissioners of the Orleans Levee District" or the "Orleans Levee Board". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:87.2
  • Other similar services: includes but is not limited to the drilling of oil and gas wells. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Outstanding: when used with respect to bonds, shall exclude bonds that shall have been paid in full at maturity, or shall have otherwise been refunded, redeemed, defeased or discharged, or that may be deemed not outstanding pursuant to agreements with the holders thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Owner: means a person owning an interest in forest land at the time a governmental action becomes effective as to the forest land in which the owner owns an interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122
  • Owner: means any person who owns or is a co-owner of a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Owner: means every person who holds the legal title to a motor vehicle or in the event a motor vehicle is the subject of an agreement for the conditional sale, lease, or transfer of the possession, however, thereof, with the right of purchase upon performance of the condition stated in the agreement and with an immediate right of possession vested in the conditional vendee, lessee, possessor, or in the event such or similar transaction is had by means of a mortgage, and the mortgagor of a vehicle is entitled to possession, then such conditional vendee, lessee, possessor, or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner for the purpose of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • Owner: means a person who holds an ownership interest that has not been terminated pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • owner of land: includes any person, persons, partnership, firm, or corporation who shall hold title to any lands lying within a district organized under the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-720
  • Owner of livestock: means any person owning or having control of livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:44.2
  • Ownership timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years, coupled with an ownership interest in immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • paid or accrued: shall be construed according to the method of accounting upon the basis of which the net income is computed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • Parish president: means the president of any parish, mayor-president, mayor of New Orleans (Orleans Parish), or police jury president. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Part-time employee: means any employee who is a part-time, seasonal, or temporary employee as defined in 26 CFR 31:3121(b)(7)-2, or in any successor regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Partial payment: means a payment of fifty dollars or more on a deferred presentment transaction or small loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Participant: means any employee who is entitled to the beneficial provisions of this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Participating housing authority: means a housing authority that has entered into a cooperative agreement with the state Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5804
  • Parts car: means a motor vehicle of historic or special interest which is generally in inoperable condition and which is owned by a collector to furnish parts that are usually not obtainable from normal sources, thus enabling a collector to preserve, restore or maintain a motor vehicle of historic or special interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:886
  • past due child support: means the amount of a delinquency determined under a court order under state law for support and maintenance of a child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1985
  • Pawn transaction: means the lending of money on a deposit or pledge or taking other things into possession as security for money advanced. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Pawnbroker: means a person who lends money on a deposit or pledge or who takes other things into possession as security for money advanced or who makes a public display at his place of business of the sign generally used by pawnbrokers to denote his business, namely, three gilt or yellow balls, or who publicly exhibits a sign that money is to be loaned on things on deposit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Pawnshop: means the location at which, or premises upon which, a pawnbroker regularly conducts business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Pay: means salary, wages, fees, allowances, and all other forms of valuable consideration, or the amount of any one or more of them, earned by or paid to any employee by reason of service rendered in any position, but does not include allowances for expenses authorized and incurred as incidents to employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Pay plan: means all the scales of rates of pay prescribed under the provisions of this Part for classes of positions in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Payor: means the entity responsible, whether by law or contract, for the payment of benefits incurred by a claimant as a result of a work related injury. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Pension: means annual payments for life, payable in equal monthly installments, derived from money provided by the Orleans Parish School Board and other amounts accumulated in the pension accumulation account as provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Pension reserve: means the present value of all payments to be made on account of any pension or benefit in lieu of any pension computed upon the basis of mortality tables adopted by the board of trustees, plus regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Pension Reserve: means the present value of all payments to be made on account of any pension or benefit in lieu of any pension computed upon the basis of mortality tables adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Pensions: means payments for life. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Perfusion: means the functions necessary for the support, treatment, measurement, or supplementation of the cardiovascular, circulatory, respiratory systems or other organs, or a combination of those activities, and to ensure the safe management of physiologic functions by monitoring and analyzing the parameters:

    (a)  The use of extracorporeal circulation, long-term cardiopulmonary support techniques, including extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and associated therapeutic and diagnostic techniques. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3875

  • Perfusionist: means a person, qualified by academic and clinical education, to operate the extracorporeal circulation equipment during any medical situation where it is necessary to support or replace a person's cardiopulmonary, circulatory, or respiratory function. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3875
  • Permit: means a document issued or authorized by the commissioner to provide for the movement of regulated articles to restricted designations for limited handling, utilization, or processing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Person: means an individual or corporation, partnership, limited liability company, trust, association, joint venture pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Person: means natural and juridical persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • 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 an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, joint venture, association, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, association, trust, or legal or commercial entity, or other group of individuals however organized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Person: means a natural person or individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, governmental agency, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Person: means a natural person, governmental entity, or corporation, partnership,  firm, trust, or incorporated or unincorporated association, existing under or authorized by the laws of this state, another state, or a foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Person: means an individual, association, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.191
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Person: means an individual, 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 9:3573.2
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, trust, partnership, joint venture, or other organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Person: means any natural person, corporation, political subdivision, association, partnership, limited liability company, receiver, tutor, curator, executor, administrator, fiduciary, or representative of any kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Person: 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 9:3574.2
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:401
  • Person: means every natural person, firm, co-partnership, association, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • Person: means an individual, company, corporation, partnership, or agent thereof, including any person, as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.26
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-204
  • Person: means an individual, company, corporation, association, partnership, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or association of such persons acting as a unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-308
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-341
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, or other association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-506
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-617
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, association, or partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Person: means any  individual, firm, company, corporation, partnership, society, association, or other business or public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Person: means any natural person, partnership, corporation, company, association, society, trust, or other business unit or organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-1426
  • Person: means any individual, firm, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:13
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, or any association, or unincorporated organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:361
  • Person: means any individual, firm, company, corporation, partnership, society, association, governmental agency, political subdivision, public entity, or any other entity created by federal or state law or recognized by Louisiana law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • Personal representative: means an executor, administrator, or representative of a decedent's estate or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Pesticide: means any substance or combination of substances which is a pesticide under the Louisiana Pesticide Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Petition: means a petition filed under the provisions of subsection A of Section 3:1205 for the creation of a district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-720
  • Phlebotomist: means an individual performing an invasive procedure to withdraw blood from the human body to collect samples for the practice of clinical laboratory science, including but not limited to, clinical laboratory testing for analysis, typing and cross-matching of blood for medical examination and human transfusion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • Physician: means a natural person who is the holder of an allopathic (M. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3444
  • Physician: means an individual licensed by the board to engage in the practice of medicine in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3898
  • Place of illegal activity: means , in relation to the individual user of an illegal controlled substance, each parish in which the individual illegally possesses or uses an illegal controlled substance during the period of the individual's use of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Place of participation: means , in relation to a defendant in an action brought under this Chapter, each parish in which the person participates in the marketing of illegal controlled substances during the period of the person's participation in the marketing of illegal controlled substances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • planned community: means a real estate development, used primarily for residential purposes, in which the owners of separately owned lots are mandatory members of an association by virtue of such ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1141.2
  • Policyholder: means a natural or artificial person named as the insured in a current policy issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1625
  • 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

  • Political subdivision: means a parish, municipality, and any other unit of local government, including a school board and a special district, authorized by law to perform governmental functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:581
  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Practical nurse: means a person who practices practical nursing and who is licensed to practice under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.67
  • Practice of clinical laboratory science: means the performance by any individual, other than a physician licensed by the board, of laboratory testing, analysis, or examination of human specimens. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3839
  • 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
  • Precomputed consumer credit transaction: means a consumer credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are computed in advance over the entire scheduled term of the transaction and capitalized into the face amount of the debtor's promissory note or other evidence of indebtedness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Precomputed transaction: means a motor vehicle credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are computed in advance over the entire scheduled term of the transaction and capitalized into the face amount of the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Preferred risk: is a n employer who is a Louisiana resident, partnership, or corporation domiciled in this state whose workers' compensation insurance policy meets either of the following conditions:

    (a)  The prospective annual premium is less than five thousand dollars during the succeeding twelve months; the governing classifications of the policy would be in hazard group I, II, or III, as determined in retrospective rating plans approved by the commissioner of insurance; and the employer can demonstrate that its loss ratio has not exceeded seventy-hundredths during the most recent three policy years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1625

  • Prepayment: means payment in full of the deferred presentment transaction or small loan amount prior to the end of the term of that transaction or loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Principal: means the amount financed or amount deferred under a consumer credit transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Principal: means any officer, director, owner, sole proprietor, partner, member, joint venturer, manager, or other person with similar managerial or supervisory responsibilities for a person who makes or offers to make or broker loans, whatever his job title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Principal: includes a person or entity entitled to exercise the prerogatives or indicia of ownership or control of a property protection firm whether by direct action, assignment, or any other kind of substitution or subrogation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Principal residence of a child: means :

    (a)  The location designated by a court to be the primary residence of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2045

  • Principal stockholder: means any person owning ten percent or more of the outstanding stock of a corporate mortgage broker or mortgage lender. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Prior service: means service rendered by an employee prior to the effective date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Prior Service: means service rendered prior to the date of establishment of the retirement system for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Private transfer fee: means a fee or charge required by a private transfer fee obligation and payable upon the transfer of an interest in an immovable, or payable for the right to make or accept such transfer, regardless of whether the fee or charge is a fixed amount or is determined as a percentage of the value of the immovable, the purchase price, or other consideration given for the transfer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Private transfer fee obligation: means any obligation arising under any recorded or unrecorded declaration or agreement, whether or not purporting to create a servitude, building restriction or other real right, to pay a private transfer fee to a party to the declaration or agreement, or his successors or assigns, or a third person upon a subsequent transfer of an interest in the immovable. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Pro rata: refers to a method of computing deferral charges by dividing the precomputed loan finance charge or precomputed credit service charge by the total number of days in the contract term and multiplying the sum by the number of days that are deferred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Pro rata: as used in this chapter refers to a method of computing deferral charges by dividing the precomputed loan finance charge or precomputed credit service charge by the total number of days in the contract and multiplying the sum by the number of days that are deferred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Processor: shall mean any person, partnership, association, or corporation engaged in the canning, freezing, or dehydrating of sweet potatoes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-1330
  • Producer: means any person engaged in the business of producing eggs in Louisiana or any person deriving a profit from such a business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-617
  • Professional wrestler: means any person who does not qualify as an "amateur" and who participates in staged matches wherein no dangerous blow is intended to be struck and where there is a predetermined winner, whether or not the participant competes for a money prize or pecuniary gain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2246
  • 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
  • Profit: means income including premiums earned, investment income, and fees less expenses including claims paid and reserved, claims incurred but not reported, loss adjusting expenses, administrative and production costs, and any other expenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1625
  • Program: shall mean the Neighborhood Enhancement Program as established in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122.2
  • Program: means the Magnolia Street Residential Neighborhood Enhancement Program as established by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:125.1
  • Program: means the inmate rehabilitation and workforce development program operated by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections as authorized by the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Program: means a management strategy with procedures, projects, schedules, operations, and related activities to achieve a stated goal or objective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Program: means the occupational safety and health program approved by the OSHA section pursuant to R. See Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure 14:87.2
  • Prohibits or limits: means an existent reduction of twenty percent or more of the fair market value of forest land, or any portion thereof, or property rights thereto associated with conducting forestry activities on forest land before the action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:122
  • Project: includes but is not limited to condominiums and cooperative housing corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Project: means a physical structure or structures designed and constructed according to the annual plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Promote: means to contrive, direct, establish, or operate a pyramid promotional scheme. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:361
  • Promotion: means a change of an employee in the classified service from a position of one class to a position of another class for which a higher maximum rate of pay is provided in the pay plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • promotion list: means an employment list for a class resulting from tests of fitness limited to applicants who are employees of lower classes in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Promotion test: means a test for positions in a particular class, admission to which is limited to employees in the classified service who have held a position in another class. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Proof of financial responsibility: means proof of ability to respond in damages for liability, on account of accidents occurring subsequent to the effective date of the proof, arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of a motor vehicle in the amounts specified in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • Proper means: includes :

    (a)  Discovery by independent invention. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1

  • 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
  • Property: means property as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes and other rights in or to immovable property, where there are no buildings or structures for support or shelter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:397
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes and other rights in or to immovable property, and the term "governing authority" means the governing authority of the parish of East Baton Rouge and the city of Baton Rouge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-107
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes, rights-of-way, and other rights in or to immovable property, where there are no buildings or structures for support or shelter; the term "governing authority" means the governing authority of the city of Alexandria or the governing authority of the city of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-204
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes, rights of way, and other rights in or to immovable property; the term "governing authority" means the governing authority of the town of Colfax; and the term "project" means the Aloha-Rigolette Area Louisiana Project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-303
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes, rights-of-way, and other rights in or to immovable property, where there are no buildings or structures for support or shelter; the term "governing authority" means the governing authority of the parish of Calcasieu or the city of Lake Charles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-313
  • Property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes, rights-of-way, and other rights in or to immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-322
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes, rights of way, and other rights in or to immovable property; the term "governing authority" means the governing authority of the city of Pineville; and the term "project" means the Susek Drive Project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-343
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes, rights-of-way, and other rights in or to immovable property; the term "governing authority" means the city of Lafayette and parish of Lafayette; and the term "project" means the Kaliste Saloom Road Widening Project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-509
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes, rights-of-way, and other rights in or to immovable property; the term "governing authority" means the city of Youngsville; and the term "project" means the Chemin Metairie Phase II Project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-519
  • property: means any portion of immovable property including servitudes, rights-of-way, and other rights in or to immovable property, but shall not include any property, utility plant, or facilities owned by any private waterworks or sewerage system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-623
  • property: means any portion of immovable property including servitudes, rights-of-way, and other rights in or to immovable property, but shall not include any property, utility plant, or facilities owned by any private waterworks or sewerage system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-102
  • property: means any portion of immovable property including servitudes, rights of way, and other rights in or to immovable property, but shall not include any property, utility plant, or facilities owned by any private waterworks or sewerage system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-130
  • property: means any portion of immovable property including servitudes, rights-of-way, and other rights in or to immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-630
  • Property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes, rights-of-way, and other rights in or to immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-707
  • Property disclosure document: means a document in a form prescribed by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission, or a form that contains at least the minimum language prescribed by the commission, which is presented by the seller to the purchaser in the manner set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Property protection systems and equipment: means those life safety and property protection systems intended to protect lives and property from the risk of theft, unauthorized entry, or other physical harm to a structure's occupants or property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Provisional licensed perfusionist: means a person provisionally licensed under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3875
  • Public document: means informational matter, for public distribution regardless of format, method of reproduction, source, or copyright, originating in or produced with the imprint of, by the authority of, or at the total or partial expense of, any state agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-1428
  • Public hearing: means a hearing held after public notice of at least five days, at which any person may have a reasonable opportunity to be heard, in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Public highway: means any public way except those highways provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:44.2
  • Public livestock market: means any place, establishment or facility commonly known as a "livestock market" "livestock auction market" "sales ring" "stockyard" or the like, operated for compensation or profit as a public market for livestock, consisting of pens, or other enclosures, and their appurtenances, in which livestock are received, held, sold, or kept for sale or shipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-329
  • Public School: means any school conducted within the state under the authority and supervision of a city, parish, or other local school board and any educational institution supported by and under the control of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Purchaser: means a transferee or prospective transferee in any of the types of transactions described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Purchaser: means any person to whom a timeshare interest is offered or who has contracted to purchase a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Purchaser: means the person for whom a ship is to be constructed pursuant to a contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Pyramid promotional scheme: means any plan or operation by which a participant gives consideration for the opportunity to receive compensation which is derived primarily from the person's introduction of other persons into a plan or operation rather than from the sale of goods, services, or intangible property by the participant or other persons introduced into the plan or operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:361
  • Qualifier: means a person who possesses the appropriate training or experience credentials enabling a firm to obtain a life safety and property protection license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Quarter: means a calendar quarter more specifically defined as follows:

    (a)  First quarter: January, February, and March. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:401

  • Randolph-Sheppard Act: means the federal law which enables the Blind Enterprise Program under the authority of 20 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:185
  • Real estate contract: means any written agreement, entered into prior to the perfection of the contract of sale or contract to lease or otherwise with an option to purchase, which relates to the sale, offer for sale, purchase, offer to purchase, lease with option to purchase, offer to lease with option to purchase, any other option to purchase, or any other offer which includes an option to purchase any residential real property or improvements thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Records: means all of the documents defined in Paragraphs (1), (2), (3) and (4) above, and all other documents made, developed or collected by the office of state fire protection. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:566
  • Redemptive period: means the period in which a person may redeem property as provided in the Louisiana Constitution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Reemployment list: means an employment list for a class consisting of a list of names of persons who have previously occupied positions allocated to that class, and who have been found to be entitled to certification for reappointment to positions of the class. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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
  • Registered athlete agent: means an athlete agent registered with the division under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Registered mortgage loan originator: means any individual who meets the definition of mortgage loan originator and is an employee of a depository institution or a subsidiary that is either owned and controlled by a depository institution and regulated by a federal banking agency or an institution regulated by the Farm Credit Administration and is registered with, and maintains a unique identifier through, the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • 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
  • Registered nursing: means the practice of the scope of nursing which is appropriate to the individual's educational level, knowledge, skills, and abilities, including:

    (a)  Assessing the health status of an individual or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2277

  • Registration: includes a registration certificate or certificates and registration plates issued under the laws of this state pertaining to the registration of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • Regular compensation: means the total cash compensation for personal services paid to an employee by the university, except compensation of an unusual or noncontinuing nature excluded by the board of supervisors as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Regular contributions: means the contributions deducted from the compensation of a participant subsequent to the effective date of the establishment of this retirement system as required by this Part and placed to the credit of the participant in the annuity savings account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Regular employee: means :

    (a)  An employee whose appointment is for a period of more than one hundred eighty calendar days, or

    (b)  One who has been employed for more than one hundred eighty consecutive calendar days by successive uninterrupted appointments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1

  • Regular employee: means an employee who has been appointed to a position in the classified service in accordance with this Part after completing his working test period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Regular interest: means interest compounded annually at such rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Regular interest: means interest compounded annually at such rate or rates as shall be determined by the board of supervisors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Regular Interest: means interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • regularly engaged: means either of the following:

    (a)  Engaged in residential mortgage lending activity, during the previous or current calendar year, as a mortgage loan originator in connection with more than ten residential mortgage loans or in connection with any residential mortgage loan having a principal amount exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars, or employed by an employer who meets the thresholds set forth in Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451

  • Regulated article: means any article of any character carrying or capable of carrying the boll weevil, including but not limited to cotton plants, seed cotton, cottonseed, other hosts, gin trash, gin equipment, mechanical cotton pickers, and other equipment associated with cotton production, harvesting, or processing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-925
  • Regulated article: means any infested material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:110.1
  • Releasing agency: means an animal pound, shelter, humane organization, or animal control agency, whether public or private. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:36
  • Relocation: means a change in the principal residence of a child for a period of sixty days or more, but does not include a temporary absence from the principal residence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2045
  • Rental-purchase agreement: means an agreement for the use of personal property by a natural person primarily for personal, family, or household purposes for an initial period of four months or less, that is automatically renewable with each payment after the initial period, but that does not obligate or require the consumer to continue renting or using the property beyond the initial period, and that permits the consumer to become the owner of the property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3352
  • Residential immovable property: means any immovable property located in this state upon which is constructed or intended to be constructed a dwelling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Residential loan transaction: means any agreement by a consumer with a mortgage broker, mortgage loan originator, mortgage loan servicer, or mortgage lender in connection with a residential mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • residential mortgage broker: means any person who, directly or indirectly, for compensation or the expectation of compensation, negotiates, places, or finds, or offers to negotiate, place, or find a residential mortgage loan for another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • residential mortgage lender: means any person who, directly or indirectly, originates or makes, or offers to originate or make, a residential mortgage loan for another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Residential mortgage lending activity: means an activity, including electronic activity, engaged in for compensation or with the expectation of compensation in connection with a residential loan transaction, including the origination or funding of a residential mortgage loan and the negotiation and placement, or offering to negotiate, place, or fund a residential mortgage loan for another person, or servicing a mortgage loan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Residential mortgage loan: means any loan primarily for personal, family, or household use that is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust, or other equivalent consensual security interest on a dwelling as defined in 15 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Residential real property: means real property consisting of one or not more than four residential dwelling units, which are buildings or structures each of which are occupied or intended for occupancy as single family residences. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Residual interests: means the income of the corporation, and bond proceeds, if any, not previously paid to the state, that are in excess of the corporation's requirements to pay its operating expenses, debt service, sinking fund requirements, reserve fund requirements, and any other contractual obligations to the holders or that may be incurred in connection with the issuance of the bonds, the amounts of which shall be determined by the board on or before January 1 and July 1 of each year for the next twelve months, and which, within ten days after each such determination, shall be transferred and paid by the corporation to the state treasurer for deposit in and credit to the Millennium Trust pursuant to the agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Respondent: means any state or local election official whose actions relating to a federal election are asserted, in a complaint under this Subpart, to be in violation of Title III of the Help America Vote Act of 2002. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:567.1
  • Retailer: means any person engaged in the business of making sales at retail within this state, or if any person is engaged in the business of making sales both at retail and at wholesale, "retailer" shall apply only to the retail portion of the business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:421
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance allowable under the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pension, or any other benefits payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Retirement allowance: means annual payments for life under the funded system payable in equal monthly installments beginning as of the date fixed by the board of supervisors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement allowance or benefit: means an annuity for life paid in equal monthly installments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement system: means the corporation known as the Orleans Parish School Employees' Retirement System established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Retirement System: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Reverse mortgage loan: means a nonrecourse loan secured by immovable property that meets all of the following criteria:

    (a)  The loan provides purchase money proceeds for the acquisition by a borrower of a domicile to be inhabited by the borrower as his principal domicile or cash advances to a borrower based on the equity or the value in a borrower's inhabited principal domicile. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451

  • 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

  • Rural Property: means a tract of land which is at least forty acres in area and from which at least seventy-five percent of the income derived is from agricultural or livestock purposes or mineral income and which is not located within the territorial limits of any incorporated municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5321
  • Savings account: means an account to which earnings, including interest, is paid or accrued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Savings liability: means the aggregate amount of savings accounts of depositors and shares of members, plus earnings credited to such accounts, less redemptions and withdrawals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • 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
  • School: means an accredited public or private educational institution that provides educational services to children of compulsory attendance age. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.13
  • Secretary: means the secretary of corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1151
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • secretary of revenue: when used in this Title, mean the secretary of the Department of Revenue for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1501
  • Security device: means any lien, mortgage, pawn, pledge, privilege, or other instrument by which an interest in livestock is used to secure the performance or payment of any obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-308
  • Security procedure: means a procedure employed for the purpose of verifying that an electronic signature, record, or performance is that of a specific person or for detecting changes or errors in the information in an electronic record. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Seed: is a propagative part of a plant capable of producing a new plant, including but not limited to those parts commonly referred to as seeds, bulbs, roots, tubers, and other propagating stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Sell: means to solicit another on behalf of a property protection firm by any means, including but not limited to telephone or electronic device, public notice or advertisement, door-to-door or any other type of personal interaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Seller: means the seller of a motor vehicle, including the seller of a motor vehicle under a consumer credit sale, as well as any assignee or transferee of the consumer's contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Seller: means an owner of residential real property, whether an individual, partnership, corporation, or trust, who sells or attempts to sell residential real property in a manner described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • 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

  • Senior citizens: means residents of Louisiana who have attained the age of sixty years or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Service: means to repair or maintain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Service: means service rendered by an employee as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service organization: means a corporation in which the shares of stock may be owned by one or more associations, financial institutions, or other persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Share: means any share, certificate, security, account, or other evidence of funds invested in a mutual association by a member thereof, other than a savings or demand account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Ship: means a tug, pushboat, pullboat, barge, dredge, or other vessel or watercraft of more than fifty tons gross weight to be constructed within the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Shipment: shall be deemed to take place when the sweet potatoes are loaded within the state in a railroad car, boat, truck or other conveyance in which sweet potatoes are to be transported;

    (5)  "Commission" means the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-1330

  • Shipyard: means the shipyard or place of business where a ship is to be constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Signed: includes using any symbol executed or adopted with present intention to adopt or accept a writing in tangible form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Simple interest transaction: means a motor vehicle credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are assessed by application of a contractual simple interest rate or rates to the unpaid principal balance of the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Simple interest transaction: means a consumer credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are assessed by application of a contractual simple interest rate or rates to the unpaid balance of the debtor's promissory note, account or other evidence of indebtedness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • sister: includes step-brothers and step-sisters, and brothers and sisters by adoption. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • Skilled craftsman: means a person who has completed training and certification or licensing in a skilled craft or an apprentice occupation as defined by the Louisiana Workforce Commission which may include but is not limited to electrician, plumber, pipefitter, welder, millwright, heavy equipment operator, carpenter, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technician, heavy construction, building construction, or machinist. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • Small loan: means a consumer loan, as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3578.3
  • Social Security breakpoint: means the maximum level at which compensation may be included in the determination of the primary insurance amount under Title II of the Federal Social Security Act, provided that for purposes of the funded system seven thousand eight hundred dollars shall be deemed to have been the Social Security breakpoint for all years prior to 1968. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Society: means the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.34
  • soil conservation district: means a governmental subdivision of this State, and a public body corporate and politic, organized in accordance with the provisions of this Part, for the purposes, with the powers, and subject to the restrictions set forth in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-720
  • Solicitation: means an act of asking, enticing, or requesting a student to read, review, or consider materials relating to an application for a credit card or to complete an application for a credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Special locking systems: means an electro-mechanical lock, electronic lock, or electronic locking arrangement intended to control access or egress to a structure or area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Specialist: means an individual who is trained and certified to perform life safety and property protection contracting within a specific limited endorsement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Specialty endorsement: means a narrow category of license authorizing its holder to perform only one aspect of life safety and property protection contracting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Spouse: shall mean a person who is legally married to a member of this system and shall not include a person who is legally separated from a member of this system by a judgment of separation, unless such person has voluntarily reconciled with the member and which reconciliation is established by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • State: means a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, or any territory of the United States including Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • State: means this state or another state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • State: means any state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or any province of the Dominion of Canada. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.23
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: means the state of Louisiana, and for purposes of execution of equipment-lease-purchase contracts, the Division of Administration of the state, which shall be considered the lessee for all applicable purchasing agencies for the purposes of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • State: means the State of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-720
  • State: includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession subject to the legislative authority of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • State agency: means an office, department, board, bureau, commission, council, institution, college or university, division, officer, or other person or group within the executive, judicial, or legislative branch of state government that is authorized to exercise or that exercises any of the functions of the government of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-1428
  • State allocation: means all monies to be received by the state of Louisiana as a result of the master settlement agreement, without giving effect to any sale of any portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • State entomologist: means the entomologist of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:13
  • State fire marshal: means the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, office of state fire marshal, code enforcement and building safety, and its authorized representatives empowered to enforce the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • State Soil Conservation Committee: means the agency created in Section 3:1204. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-720
  • Statement: includes but is not limited to any notice, statement, proof of loss, bill of lading, receipt for payment, invoice, account, estimate of property damages, bill for services, diagnosis, prescription, hospital or doctor records, test results, X-rays, or other evidence of loss, injury, or expense. See Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure 14:91
  • Statewide communications interoperability plan for first responders: means a statewide shared communications system for first responders with the ability to transport and receive voice, data, image, and video information adopted by the interoperability subcommittee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Statewide interoperability plan: means short-term and long-term statewide plans for interoperability for communications and information sharing needed during an emergency and adopted by the state Unified Command Group. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Sterilization: means the surgical removal of the reproductive organs of a dog or cat in order to render the animal unable to reproduce. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:36
  • Stock: means capital stock of a capital stock association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Stockholder: means the owner of one or more shares of any class of capital stock of a capital stock association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Stop order: is a ny written or printed notice given by the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or his authorized agents, to the person with a lot of seed, directing the person not to sell or offer for sale the seed until the requirements of this Part and regulations promulgated hereunder have been complied with and a written release is issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Strawberries: means all strawberries of the grades as recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture and the State Market Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:9-341
  • street cruiser: means any automobile or truck twenty-five years or older, and which has undergone some type of modernizing, to include modernizing of the engine, transmission, drive train, and interior refinements, and any other modifications the builder desires, which vehicle is to be driven to events under its own power and to be used as a safe, nonracing vehicle for total family enjoyment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:913
  • street rod: means any antique automobile or truck produced in 1948 or earlier, which is an automobile or truck that is recognized as a street rod by the National Street Rod Association, and which has undergone some type of modernizing, to include modernizing of engine, transmission, drivetrain, interior refinements, and any other modifications the builder desires, which vehicle is to be driven to events under its own power and to be used as a safe, nonracing vehicle for total family enjoyment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:893
  • Structural pest: means any member of any species of wood-destroying insects, vermin, rodents, vertebrates, and pest birds which attack and damage wood. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Structural pest control: means any procedure intended to effect the prevention, regulation, extermination, or eradication of structural pests in household, commercial, and vacant structures, including adjacent outside areas and the contents of such structures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Student: means a person who is under twenty-one years of age and who attends an institution of postsecondary education, whether enrolled on a full-time or part-time basis. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Student: means a person who satisfies all of the provisions of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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
  • Subsequent service: means service rendered by an employee subsequent to the effective date of the establishment of this retirement system and while a participant in this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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
  • Supervised financial organization: means a banking, thrift, or similar organization organized, certified, and supervised by an agency of the United States of America, the state of Louisiana, or any other state pursuant to the banking, currency, and related laws of the United States of America, the state of Louisiana, or any other state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Supervised financial organization: means either of the following:

    (a)  A banking or similar organization organized, certified, and supervised by an agency of either the United States of America or the state of Louisiana or any other state pursuant to the banking, currency, and related laws of the United States of America or of the state of Louisiana or any other state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Supervisor: means one of the members of the governing body of a district, elected or appointed in accordance with the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-720
  • Surviving entity: means the constituent entity surviving a merger, as identified in the agreement or certificate of merger provided for in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3441
  • Surviving entity: means the corporation or unincorporated entity that is in existence immediately after consummation of an entity conversion pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-950
  • Surviving spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of the system and living with the member at the time of his death. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Suspension: means a temporary revocation of a license for an indefinite period of time or the denial of an application for issuance or renewal of a license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1987
  • suspension: includes a temporary suspension of the registration, including the seizure of the vehicle license plate, trailer license plate, or a certificate of identification or registration of a motorboat or sailboat for an indefinite period of time or the denial of an application for issuance or renewal of a registration or license plate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2003
  • swaps: means contracts described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Sweet potatoes: means all sweet potatoes of the grades as recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture and such other grades as may be promulgated by the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission;

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

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

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

    (5)  "Commission" means the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-1330

  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Tax debtor: means , as of the date of determination, the person listed on the tax roll in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax notice party: means , as of the date of determination, the tax debtor and any person requesting notice pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale: means the sale or adjudication of tax sale title to property pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale certificate: means the written notice evidencing a tax sale to be filed in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale party: means the tax notice party, the owner of property, including the owner of record at the time of a tax sale, as shown in the conveyance records of the appropriate parish, and any other person holding an interest, such as a mortgage, privilege, or other encumbrance on the property, including a tax sale purchaser, as shown in the mortgage and conveyance records of the appropriate parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale purchaser: means the purchaser of tax sale property, his successors, and assigns. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale title: means the set of rights acquired by a tax sale purchaser or, in the case of adjudicated property, on the applicable political subdivision, pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Taxable year: includes , in the case of a return made for a fractional part of a year under the provisions of this Chapter or under regulations prescribed by the collector, the period for which return is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • Technical endorsement: means a broad category of license authorizing its holder to perform multiple aspects of life safety and property protection contracting within a certain endorsement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Technician: means an individual who is trained and certified to perform life safety and property protection contracting within a technical endorsement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:802
  • Telemedicine: means the practice of health care delivery, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, and transfer of medical data using interactive telecommunication technology that enables a health care practitioner and a patient at two locations separated by distance to interact via two-way video and audio transmissions simultaneously. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3444
  • Temporary appointment: means an appointment for a limited period of service without acquisition by the appointee of any continuing right to be retained as an employee beyond that period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Termination: means complete cessation of employment with the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Things: means any property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal, and rights therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5526
  • Third party right of enforcement: means a right provided in a conservation servitude to enforce any of its terms granted to a governmental body, charitable corporation, charitable association, or charitable trust, which, although eligible to be a holder, is not a holder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.91
  • third person: means any persons other than the athlete agent or the athlete. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2275
  • Thrift institution: means an association, a homestead association,society or company, a savings and loan association, a building and loan association, a savings association, a foreign savings association, a federal savings association, a federal savings and loan association, a federal savings bank, or a supervised thrift and residential financing institution of a substantially similar nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Timeshare association: means a corporation owned by the timeshare interest owners and through which the timeshare interest owners manage and regulate the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare documents: means all of the documents, by whatever names denominated, and any amendments thereto, which establish the timeshare plan, create and govern the rights and relationships of owners, and govern the use and operation of the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare expenses: means any expenditures, fees, charges, or other liabilities for which an owner of a timeshare interest is liable as a result of the ownership of the timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare instrument: means the legal document or documents, by whatever names denominated, that convey a timeshare interest to a purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare interest: means an ownership "timeshare interest" a lease timeshare interest, a timeshare estate, and a timeshare use unless expressly provided otherwise and includes any of the following:

    (a)  A "timeshare estate" which is the right to occupy a timeshare property, coupled with present ownership or some right to future ownership in a timeshare property or a specified portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402

  • Timeshare plan: means any arrangement, plan, scheme, or similar device, other than an exchange program, whether by membership agreement, sale, lease, license, other act of conveyance, or right-to-use agreement or by any other means, whereby a purchaser, in exchange for consideration, receives ownership rights in or the right to use accommodations for a period of time less than a full year during any given year, but not necessarily for consecutive years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare property: means one or more timeshare units subject to the same timeshare plan, together with any common elements or any other immovable property, or rights therein, appurtenant to those units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Timeshare unit: means a unit which is the subject of a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Title III: means Title III of the Help America Vote Act of 2002, Public Law 107-252, 116 Stat. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:567.1
  • Tobacco assets: means all right, title and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation that may be sold to the corporation from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco bonds: means the bonds, notes and other obligations issued by the corporation, exclusive of bonds that the corporation may issue to refund bonds, the net proceeds (after financing costs) of the first issue of which shall be used by the corporation to pay a portion of the purchase price to the state of Louisiana to purchase the tobacco assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco settlement payments: means the monies paid or payable to the corporation pursuant to the master settlement agreement and the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Total net apportionable income or loss: means the remainder when subtracting from gross apportionable income or loss:

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

  • Total sum payable under such contract including all loan finance charges and credit service charges: means the total sum of all scheduled payments under the contract assuming that each payment is made on its due date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.1
  • Traditional farm practices: means those accepted and customary  standards established by similar agricultural operations under similar circumstances using established best management practices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:114
  • Transaction: means an action or set of actions occurring between two or more persons relating to the conduct of business,  commercial, or governmental affairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.751
  • Transfer: means the sale, donation, conveyance, assignment, inheritance, or other transfer of an ownership interest in an immovable located in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Transfer: means a transaction that creates custodial property under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Transferor: means a person who creates a custodial trust by transfer or declaration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Transferor: means a person who makes a transfer under this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Treated: means that the seed has received an application of a substance or that it has been subjected to a process for which a claim is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Trust business: means the holding out by a person to the public by advertising, solicitation, or other means that the person is available to perform any service of a fiduciary in this state or another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:732
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity, authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Trust company: means a corporation or a limited liability trust company organized under this Chapter, including a trust company organized under the laws of this state before June 27, 2003, or an entity chartered to act as a fiduciary that is neither a depository institution nor a foreign bank. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:732
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • Trust office: means an office, other than the principal office, at which a trust company is licensed by the commissioner to act as a fiduciary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:732
  • Trust representative office: means an office of an out-of-state trust company at which the company has been authorized by the commissioner to engage in a trust business other than acting as a fiduciary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:732
  • Tutor: means a person appointed or qualified by a court to act as guardian of a minor's property or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.521
  • Tutor: means a person appointed or qualified by a court to act as guardian of a minor's property or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions, including but not limited to a curator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2156
  • UCG: means the group which is established by executive order of the governor to bring senior officials within the governor's office and cabinet secretaries or their designees together with a common objective of effectively managing an incident and ensuring that regardless of the number of agencies or jurisdictions involved, all decisions will be based upon mutually agreed upon objectives with the governor as the unified commander. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:737
  • Unemployment compensation information: means unemployment compensation claim or payment information from the administrator of the Louisiana Employment Security Law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5804
  • Unique identifier: means a number or other identifier assigned by protocols established by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 18:451
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Unit: means immovable property, or a portion thereof, designated for separate occupancy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • unit: means the insurance fraud investigation unit within the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, office of state police. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:247
  • University: means all campuses and divisions of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • University Retirement Plan: means the nonfunded University Retirement Plan established pursuant to regulations of the board of supervisors as in effect on the effective date of this funded system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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
  • Unsafe and unsound condition: means the inability of an association to meet its withdrawal requests or the association having violated its charter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Unsolicited bulk electronic mail: means any electronic message which is developed and distributed in an effort to sell or lease consumer goods or services and is sent in the same or substantially similar form to more than one thousand recipients. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Use period: means the increments of time into which a timeshare unit or the timeshare property is divided for the purpose of allocating rights of use and occupancy to the owners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4402
  • Variety: is a subdivision of a kind characterized by growth, plant, fruit, seed, or other characteristic by which it can be differentiated from other seeds of the same kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1-852
  • Vehicle mechanical breakdown insurance policy: means a contract or agreement as defined pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1031
  • Vehicle protection product: means a vehicle protection device, system, or service that is:

    (i)  Installed on or applied to a vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1031

  • Wage record: means wage record information reported to the state by employers on a quarterly basis as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5804
  • Wages: means average weekly wage at the time of the accident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5212
  • warrantor: means a person who is contractually obligated to the warranty holder under the terms of the vehicle protection product warranty agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1031
  • warranty: means a written agreement by a warrantor that provides if the vehicle protection product fails to prevent loss or damage to a vehicle from a specific cause, that the warrantor will pay to or on behalf of the warranty holder specified incidental costs as a result of the failure of the vehicle protection product to perform pursuant to the terms of the warranty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1031
  • Warranty holder: means a person who purchases a vehicle protection product or who is a permitted transferee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1031
  • Warranty reimbursement insurance policy: means a policy of insurance that is issued to the vehicle protection product warrantor to provide reimbursement to the warrantor or to pay on behalf of the warrantor all covered contractual obligations incurred by the warrantor under the terms and conditions of the insured vehicle protection product warranties issued by the warrantor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1031
  • Wetlands: means an open water area or an area that is inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances does support, a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions, but specifically excluding fastlands and lands more than five feet above mean sea level which occur within the designated coastal area of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 49:214.2
  • Wholesaler: means any person engaged in the business of making sales at wholesale within this state, or if any person is engaged in the business of making sales both at wholesale and at retail, "wholesaler" shall apply only to the wholesale portion of the business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:421
  • Withdrawal value: means the amount credited to the shares of a member or to a savings or demand account, less lawful deductions therefrom, as shown on the records of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:804
  • Wood-destroying insect: means any and all species of insects which attack and damage wood. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:102.20
  • Work: means in the case of a ship having a keel, the keel, and in the case of a ship not having a keel, the bottom plates, and all materials, machinery, equipment, components, and fabrications forming a part of the ship when permanently installed in place. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Workforce development work release: means a program for on-the-job training of inmates who are participating in or have completed the inmate rehabilitation and workforce development program authorized by the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1199.3
  • 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