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Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE II – Ownership

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Chapter 1 Accession 9:1151 – 9:1152

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  • Adjusted gross income: means gross income, minus:

                (a) Amounts for preexisting child support or spousal support obligations owed under an order of support to another who is not a party to the proceedings and

                (b) At the court's discretion, amounts paid on behalf of a party's minor child who is not the subject of the action of the court. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315

  • Articles: means the original articles of incorporation and all amendments thereto including those contained in merger agreements or, if restated, the latest restatement thereof except in those instances in which the context refers expressly to the original articles of incorporation only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Assets: means all of a state bank's property and rights of every kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Board: means the Louisiana Cemetery Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Capital: means the sum of capital stock, surplus, and undivided profits or, as to mutual state banks, as defined by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Capital stock: means the sum of the par value of the shares outstanding plus any amounts in excess of par value transferred from surplus to capital stock in respect of such shares less any part of such amounts transferred from capital stock to surplus as permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Catfish: means only those species within the family Ictaluridae, Ariidae or Loricariidae. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Catfish product: means any item capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any catfish or portion thereof, except products which contain catfish only in small proportions or historically have not been, in the judgment of the commissioner, considered by consumers as products of the United States commercial catfish industry and which are exempted from definition as a catfish product by the commissioner under such conditions as he may prescribe to assure that the catfish or portions thereof contained therein are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as catfish products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Cemetery: means a place used or intended to be used for the interment of the human dead. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • commission: means the Judiciary Commission provided for by Article V, Section 25 of the Constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:32
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: means any corporation or limited liability company now or hereafter organized, which is or may be authorized by its articles or operating agreement to conduct any one or more of the businesses of a cemetery. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Direct retail sale: means the sale of catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products individually or in small quantities directly to the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Distributor: means any person offering for sale, exchange, or barter any catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products destined for direct retail sale in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Farm-raised catfish: means a catfish that has been specifically produced in fresh water according to the usual and customary techniques of commercial aquaculture and includes fillets, steaks, nuggets, and any other flesh from a "farm-raised catfish". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Food service establishment: means a restaurant, cafeteria, lunch room, food stand, saloon, tavern, bar, lounge, or other similar facility operated as an enterprise engaged in the business of selling food to the public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Gross income: means :

                (a) The income from any source, including but not limited to salaries, wages, commissions, bonuses, dividends, severance pay, pensions, interest, trust income, recurring monetary gifts, annuities, capital gains, social security benefits, workers' compensation benefits, basic and variable allowances for housing and subsistence from military pay and benefits, unemployment insurance benefits, disaster unemployment assistance received from the United States Department of Labor, disability insurance benefits, and spousal support received from a preexisting spousal support obligation;

                (b) Expense reimbursement or in-kind payments received by a parent in the course of employment, self-employment, or operation of a business, if the reimbursements or payments are significant and reduce the parent's personal living expenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315

  • Income: means :

                (a) Actual gross income of a party, if the party is employed to full capacity; or

                (b) Potential income of a party, if the party is voluntarily unemployed or underemployed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315

  • Interment: means the disposition of human remains by inurnment, scattering, entombment, or burial in a place used or intended to be used, and dedicated, for cemetery purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Issued shares: means outstanding shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container or wrapper in which catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products are offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter upon a catfish, catfish product, siluriforme, or siluriforme product or any of its containers or wrappers, offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Menu: means any listing of food and beverage options for a diner or customer to select from regardless of its form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Package: means any commodity packed or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, joint venture, association, trust or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, and association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Processor: means any person engaged in handling, storing, preparing, manufacturing, packing, or holding catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Retailer: means any person offering for sale catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products to individual consumers and representing the last sale prior to human consumption and includes food service establishments unless otherwise stated herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Retained earnings: means the accumulated net income of the mutual state bank since its organization less all distributions to its members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • River or lake catfish: means a catfish that has been produced in a freshwater lake, river, or stream but has not been produced according to the usual and customary techniques of commercial aquaculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Shares: means the units into which the stockholders' rights to participate in the control of the state bank, in its profits, or in the distribution of corporate assets are divided. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Siluriforme: means fish in the taxonomic order Siluriformes and including those within the taxonomic families Siluridae, Clariidae, and Pangasiidae and those commonly known as basa and tra. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Siluriforme product: means any item capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any siluriforme or portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Stockholder: means the holder of record of one or more shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Surplus: means sums contributed by stockholders in excess of the par value of shares outstanding plus any amounts transferred from undivided profits pursuant to action by the board of directors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Trustee: means the separate legal entity designated as trustee of a cemetery care fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Undivided profits: means paid-in or accumulated net income less distributions to stockholders and transfers to capital stock or surplus. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Voting power: means the right vested by law or by the articles or the bylaws in the stockholder or in one or more classes of stockholder to vote in the determination of any particular question or matter coming before meetings of the stockholders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Voting power present: means that part of the voting power exercisable by the stockholders present in person or represented by proxy at the meeting at which the stockholders take action on a particular question or matter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Wholesaler: means any person offering for sale any catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products destined for direct retail sale in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733

Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE II – Of Donations Inter Vivos (Between Living Persons) and Mortis Causa (In Prospect of Death)

Sections
Chapter 1 Louisiana Trust Code 9:1721 – 9:2252
Chapter 1-A Uniform Custodial Trust Act 9:2260.1 – 9:2260.21
Chapter 1-B Foreign Trusts 9:2262.1 – 9:2262.4
Chapter 1-C Trust for the Care and Benefit of an Animal 9:2263
Chapter 2 Donations for Charitable Purposes 9:2271 – 9:2337.10
Chapter 2-A Public Trusts 9:2341 – 9:2347
Chapter 3 Donations Inter Vivos 9:2351 – 9:2373
Chapter 4 Donations Mortis Causa 9:2401 – 9:2450
Chapter 5 Of Forced Heirs 9:2502 – 9:2503
Chapter 1 Louisiana Uniform Electronic Transactions Act 9:2601 – 9:2621
Chapter 1-A Of Presumptions 9:2701
Chapter 1-B Requisites for a Valid Agreement 9:2711 – 9:2717
Chapter 1-C Gestational Carrier Contracts 9:2718 – 9:2720.15
Chapter 2 Registry of Instruments Affecting Immovables 9:2721 – 9:2729
Chapter 2-A Registry Under Commercial Laws 9:2736
Chapter 2-B Registry 9:2741 – 9:2760
Chapter 3 Performance of Obligations 9:2771 – 9:2784
Chapter 4 Death of a Party 9:2785 – 9:2787
Chapter 5 Interest Upon Accrued Interest; Exceptions 9:2788
Chapter 6 Interest-Bearing Deposit Accounts 9:2789

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE II - Of Donations Inter Vivos (Between Living Persons) and Mortis Causa (In Prospect of Death)

  • Abused parent: means the parent who has not committed family violence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • 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 23:1392
  • 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 23:1021
  • account wagering: means a form of pari-mutuel wagering in which an individual may deposit money in an account with an authorized licensee and then use the account balance to pay for pari-mutuel wagers made in person, by telephone call, or by communication through other electronic means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:149.5
  • Accredited school: means a school of practical nursing approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:961
  • 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: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the Annuity Savings Account, together with regular interest thereon as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund together with regular interest thereon as provided in Part VII of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's compensation and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's compensation and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund together with regular interest thereon as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Accumulated employee contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's salary and paid to the fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • 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

  • Active licensee: means any currently licensed person whose license has not been transferred to inactive status and who is authorized to act in the capacity of a real estate broker or salesperson as provided for in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Active licensee: means an individual that holds a funeral director or embalmer and funeral director license issued by the board and who has complied with all requirements of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Active Participation: means an ongoing process of good-faith negotiations between Louisiana Rehabilitation Services and the Louisiana Blind Vendors Elected Committee to achieve joint planning of policies, procedures, standards, rules, and regulations affecting the overall operation of the Business Enterprise Program prior to implementation by Louisiana Rehabilitation Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • Activity: means a distinct subset of functions or services within a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Activity: means a distinct subset of functions or services within a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • 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 the following assumptions:

    (a)  Interest shall be compounded annually at a rate established by the board and adopted by the Public Retirement Systems' Actuarial Committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403

  • Actuarial Equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefit as the case may be, when computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the Board of Trustees and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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
  • 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: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality and interest tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, 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 11:1902
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of such interest and mortality assumptions as are adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • actuary: means the actuary for this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Acupuncture: means treatment by means of mechanical, thermal or electrical stimulation effected by the insertion of needles at a point or combination of points on the surface of the body predetermined on the basis of the theory of the physiological interrelationship of body organs with an associated point or combination of points, or the application of heat or electrical stimulation to such point or points, for the purpose of inducing anesthesia, relieving pain, or healing diseases, disorders and dysfunctions of the body, or achieving a therapeutic or prophylactic effect with respect thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1356
  • Addiction: means the physiological or psychological dependency on drugs or alcohol. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Addiction counselor: means any person who is licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and procedures established by the board and who, by means of his special knowledge acquired through formal education or practical experience, is qualified to provide addiction counseling services to those individuals afflicted with or suffering from an addictive disorder or certain co-occurring disorders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Addictive disorder: means the repeated pathological use of substances including but not limited to alcohol, drugs, or tobacco, or repeated pathological compulsive behaviors including but not limited to gambling, which cause physical, psychological, emotional, economic, legal, social, or other harms to the individual afflicted with the addiction or to others affected by the individual's affliction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Address: means street and municipal number, or other definite and ascertainable physical location if street and municipal number are not available; and, if a building not wholly occupied by the addressee, the location in the building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjudicated property: means property of which tax sale title is acquired by a political subdivision pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Adjusted gross income: means gross income, minus:

                (a) Amounts for preexisting child support or spousal support obligations owed under an order of support to another who is not a party to the proceedings and

                (b) At the court's discretion, amounts paid on behalf of a party's minor child who is not the subject of the action of the court. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315

  • Adjusted service date: means the service date adjusted by the amount of any creditable service other than membership service, or for any periods of interrupted service, and from which all creditable service shall be calculated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Adjusted service date: means the service date adjusted by the amount of any creditable service other than membership service, or for any periods of interrupted service, and from which all creditable service shall be calculated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • administration: means the direct application of a drug to the body of a patient or research subject by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or any other means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Administrative adjudication: means adjudication and the adjudication process contained in the Administrative Procedure Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Administrative costs: means costs incurred by the Department of Natural Resources in the administration of the program, including but not limited to:

    (a)  Program startup costs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2

  • Administrative rules and regulations: means rules and regulations that are applicable to a particular marketing order which is issued and made effective by the commissioner pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Administrator: means the secretary of the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Administrator-in-training: means an individual who has applied to the board for a license as a nursing facility administrator, and who meets the requirements for licensing, and whose administrator-in-training program is approved by the board, all in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2501
  • 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 4:44
  • 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 3:2471
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • 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 3:2471
  • Adult arcade: means any place to which the public is permitted or invited in which coin-operated, slug-operated, or electronically, electrically, or mechanically controlled still or motion picture machines, projectors, or other image-producing devices are regularly maintained to show images to five or fewer persons per machine at any one time, and in which the images so displayed are distinguished or characterized by their emphasis upon matter exhibiting or describing specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1019.1
  • Adult cabaret: means a nightclub, bar, juice bar, restaurant, bottle club, gentleman's club, strip club, or similar commercial establishment, whether or not alcoholic beverages are served, that regularly features any of the following:

                (a) Persons who appear in a state of nudity or seminudity for the purpose of enticing sexual arousal or otherwise sexually excite a patron or customer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1019.1

  • Adult motion picture theater: means a commercial establishment where films, motion pictures, video cassettes, slides, or similar photographic reproductions that are distinguished or characterized by their emphasis upon the exhibition or description of specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas are regularly shown for any form of consideration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1019.1
  • Adult theater: means a theater, concert hall, auditorium, or similar commercial establishment that, for any form of consideration, regularly features persons who appear in a state of nudity or seminudity or live performances that are characterized by their emphasis upon the exposure of specified anatomical areas or specified sexual activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1019.1
  • adult video store: means a commercial establishment that, for any form of consideration, has as a significant or substantial portion of its stock-in-trade in, derives a significant or substantial portion of its revenues from, devotes a significant or substantial portion of its interior business or advertising to, or maintains a substantial section of its sales or display space for the sale or rental of any of the following:

                (a) Books, magazines, periodicals, or other printed matter, or photographs, films, motion pictures, video cassettes, compact discs, slides, or other visual representations, that are characterized by their emphasis upon the exhibition or description of specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1019.1

  • Adulterated meat: means any animal carcass, part thereof, meat or meat product, or any human or animal food additive or supplement containing or derived from animal protein, that bears or contains any bacteria, disease, microorganism, virus, or other pest that could cause serious illness or death in humans or animals or could cause animals to become economically unproductive. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2130
  • Advanced practice registered nursing: means nursing by a certified registered nurse anesthetist, certified nurse midwife, clinical nurse specialist, or nurse practitioner which is based on knowledge and skills acquired in a basic nursing education program, licensure as a registered nurse, and a minimum of a master's degree with a concentration in the respective advanced practice nursing specialty which includes both didactic and clinical components, advanced knowledge in nursing theory, physical and psychosocial assessment, nursing interventions, and management of health care. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Adverse determination: means any of the following relative to a claim by a provider for payment for a healthcare service rendered by the provider to an enrollee of the Medicaid managed care organization:

                (a) A decision by a managed care organization that denies a claim in whole or in part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51

  • Adverse determination: means any decision rendered by the recovery audit contractor that results in a payment to a provider for a claim or service being reduced either partially or completely. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:440.12
  • Adverse determination: means any of the following:

                (a) A determination by a health insurance issuer or its designee utilization review organization that, based upon the information provided, a request for a benefit under the health insurance issuer's health benefit plan upon application of any utilization review technique does not meet the health insurance issuer's requirements for medical necessity, appropriateness, health care setting, level of care, or effectiveness or is determined to be experimental or investigational and the requested benefit is therefore denied, reduced, or terminated or payment is not provided or made, in whole or in part, for the benefit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392

  • Advertise: means but is not limited to the issuing or causing to be distributed any card, sign, or device to any person, or the causing, permitting, or allowing any sign or marking on or in any building, or by advertising on radio or television, or any other means designed to secure public attention. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • 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 3:1431
  • advertising: means any statement, oral or written, requested and approved by a licensed dentist, disseminated to or displayed before the public or any portion thereof with the intent of selling professional dental services, offering to perform professional dental services, or inducing members of the public to enter into any obligation relating to such professional dental services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Advertising and sales promotion: means trade promotion and activities which prevent the restriction of the free flow of any commodity to market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Adviser: means a person who, at the request of the issuer, a confirmor, or another adviser, notifies, or requests another adviser to notify, the beneficiary that a letter of credit has been issued, confirmed, or amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • Advisory committee: means the Marriage and Family Therapy Advisory Committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Advisory committee: means the Louisiana Genetic Counselor Advisory Committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • AEIC: means the Advance Earned Income Credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1018.1
  • Affected waters: means any waters of the state in which the levels of pesticides pose a threat or a reasonable expectation of a threat to human health or to the environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Agency: as used in this Chapter shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Agency: shall mean any governing body employing persons in the Service of the City of Alexandria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Agency: means any state office, department, board, council, institution, division, officer or other person, or functional group, presently existing or created in the future, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions of state government in the executive branch, but not any political subdivision of the state or officer thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • 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 23:3042
  • Agency: means an organization or facility that delivers social work services and employs social workers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2703
  • 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
  • Agency: means any state office, department, board, commission, institution, division, officer or other person, or functional group, heretofore existing or hereafter created, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions of the government of the state in the executive branch, but not any governing body or officer of any local government or subdivision of the state, or any parochial officer who exercises functions coterminous with the municipality in which he performs those functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Agency: means and includes any office, department, board, commission, institution, division, office, instrumentality, or functional group, heretofore existing or hereafter created, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions in the executive branch of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Agency: means an office, department, board, bureau, commission, committee, council, institution, college or university, division, officer, or other person or group within the executive, judicial, or legislative branches of state government or any political subdivision of the state that is authorized to exercise or that exercises any of the functions of government within the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:771
  • Agent: means a licensee acting under the provisions of this Chapter in a real estate transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Agent: means a person who is employed by or has a contractual relationship with a health care provider or who acts on behalf of the health care provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • 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 9:2602
  • Agreement: means the document of participation between a participating employer and the board, that sets forth the requirements and procedures for covering the employees of such participating employer under this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Agreement: means the document of participation between a participating employer and the board, that sets forth the requirements and procedures for covering the employees of such participating employer under this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Agreement date: means the date as of which the provisions of this Chapter first become applicable to an employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Agreement date: means the date as of which the provisions of this Chapter first become applicable to an employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Agribusiness: means a person, other than an agricultural producer, who engages in agriculture or provides support activities, products, or services to an agricultural producer and such products or services that are directly related to the planting, growing, production, or harvesting of crops and livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agricultural activity: means a commercial enterprise of any agricultural related or associated entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural facility: means any facility used for the marketing, processing, or production of agricultural products, or for providing agricultural support services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural labor: includes all services performed:

                (a) On a farm, in the employ of any person, in connection with cultivating the soil, or in connection with raising or harvesting of any agricultural or horticultural commodity, including the raising, shearing, feeding, caring for, training, and management of livestock, bees, poultry, and fur-bearing animals and wildlife;

                (b) In the employ of the owner or tenant or other operator of a farm, in connection with the operation, management, conservation, improvement, or maintenance of such farm and its tools and equipment, or in salvaging timber or clearing land of brush and other debris left by a hurricane, if the major part of such services are performed on a farm;

                (c) In connection with the production or harvesting of any commodity defined as an agricultural commodity in Section 15(g) of the Agricultural Marketing Act, as amended (46 Stat. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472

  • 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 23:881
  • Agricultural land: means any land on which any agricultural operations is being conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural loan: means a loan made to any person for the purpose of financing: land acquisition or improvement for agricultural or agribusiness purposes; conversion to aquacultural production; soil conservation; construction of levees and ponds; irrigation; water well drilling; construction, renovation, or expansion of buildings and facilities for agricultural or agribusiness purposes; purchase of farm fixtures, livestock, poultry, fish of any kind; crustaceans and mollusks; seeds; fertilizers; pesticides; feeds; agricultural or agribusiness machinery; equipment; containers or supplies employed in the production, cultivation, harvesting, storage, marketing, distribution, or export of agricultural products, or for the purpose of financing agricultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • 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 3:3602
  • Agricultural plant: means any facility which receives raw agricultural products for the purpose of rendering them suitable for wholesale or retail marketing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • 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 3:3602
  • Agricultural producer: means a person engaged in agriculture for the planting, growing, harvesting, or production of an agricultural product in its natural state and who primarily assumes the production and market risks associated with such activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agricultural product: means crops, livestock, poultry, and aquacultural, floracultural, horticultural, silvicultural, or viticultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural product: means any beef, pork, poultry, crawfish, shrimp, meat, sugar, or rice product that is edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Agricultural product: means any agronomic, aquacultural, floricultural, horticultural, maricultural, silvicultural, or viticultural crop, livestock, or product. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • 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 3:3602
  • Agricultural products: include horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairying, livestock, poultry, bee and farm and range products, and furbearing animals raised or produced on a defined acreage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Agricultural products: include horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee, and other farm products;

    (2)  "Member" includes actual members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with capital stock;

    (3)  "Association" means any association organized under this Part; and,

    (4)  "Person" includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:122

  • 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 3:1431
  • Agricultural support services: means the aerial or surface application of seed, fertilizer, pesticides, lime, or other soil amendments; irrigation operations; or custom plowing, soil preparation or leveling, cultivation, or harvesting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Agricultural use: means farming in all of its branches, including but not limited to the cultivation and the tillage of the soil; the production, cultivation, growing, and harvesting of any products from agricultural, horticulture, aquaponic, hydroponic, or aquaculture practices; the raising of livestock, bees, fur-bearing animals, dairy-producing animals, and poultry; agricultural education; agricultural tourism; or any practices performed by a farmer or on a farm as an incident to or in conjunction with farming operations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Agriculture: means the commercial planting, growing, harvesting, production, storage, processing, marketing, distribution, or export of any agricultural product, including but not limited to farm products, livestock and livestock products, poultry and poultry products, milk and dairy products, fruit and other horticultural products, and seafood and aquacultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agriculture: means the commercial production, storage, processing, marketing, or distribution of any agronomic, floricultural, horticultural, vitacultural, silvicultural, or aquacultural crop, including but not limited to farm products, livestock and livestock products, poultry and poultry products, milk and dairy products, fruit and other horticultural products, and seafood and aquacultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Airport authority: means the owner of any airport or landing field, or the governing authority of any airport district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Airport construction or development priority program: means the priority list of projects submitted by the department and approved by the joint committee pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Alcohol: means fuel grade ethanol or methanol or a mixture of fuel grade ethanol or methanol, excluding denaturant and water that is a minimum of ninety-eight percent ethanol or methanol by volume. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Allocated value: means (1) the par value of par-value shares, plus any amounts in excess of par value transferred from surplus to stated capital in respect of such shares, less any part of such amounts transferred from stated capital to capital surplus as permitted by this Chapter, and (2) the amount allocated to stated capital upon issuance of shares without par value, plus any amounts thereafter transferred from surplus to stated capital in respect of such shares, less any part of such amounts transferred from stated capital to capital surplus as permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Allocation: means the official determination of the class to which a position in the classified service belongs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Alternative fuel: means a fuel which results in emissions of oxides of nitrogen, volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide, or particulates, or any combination of these which are comparably lower than emissions from gasoline or diesel and which meets or exceeds federal clean air standards, including but not limited to compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, biofuel, biodiesel, methanol, ethanol, and electricity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Revolving Loan Fund: means the revolving loan fund provided for pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • 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 4:85

  • Ambulatory review: means utilization review of health care services performed or provided in an outpatient setting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • American vessel: means any vessel, documented and numbered under the laws of the United States, including any vessel which is neither documented or numbered under the laws of the United States, nor documented under the laws of any foreign country, if its crew is employed solely by one or more citizens or residents of the United States, or corporation organized under the laws of the United States, or of any state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • amounts distributed in partial liquidation: means a distribution by a corporation in complete cancellation or redemption of a part of its stock, or one of a series of distributions in complete cancellation or redemption of all or a portion of its stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Anesthesia: means a drug-induced loss of consciousness, by use of any anesthetic induction agent or otherwise, during which patients are not arousable even by painful stimulation, as defined by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • Animal: means any animal other than man and includes fowl, birds, fish, and reptiles, wild or domestic, living or dead. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1513
  • Animal care facility: means an animal control center or animal shelter, maintained by or under contract with any state, parish, or municipality, whose mission or practice is protecting the welfare of animals and the placement of animals in permanent homes or with animal rescue organizations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Animal dealer: means a person who receives payment for the transportation or delivery for transportation of any living or dead animal or who buys, sells, or negotiates the purchase or sale of any living or dead animal for research, teaching, exhibition, or biological supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • animal food manufacturer: means any person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of manufacturing or processing animal food derived wholly or in part from carcasses, or parts or products of the carcasses, of cattle, sheep, poultry, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Animal rescue organization: means any not-for-profit organization which has tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, whose mission and practice is the rescue of animals and the placement of those animals in permanent homes, and which does not obtain dogs or cats from a breeder or broker for payment or compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Animal shelter: means any building, structure, site, enclosure, or other facility used or operated for the housing or keeping of any stray, homeless, abandoned, or unwanted animals including any facility designated by the parish governing authority for the keeping or housing of any impounded animals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • 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: shall mean payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Annuity: shall mean payments for life derived from the accumulated contributions of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Annuity reserve: shall mean 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 such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Annuity reserve: shall mean 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 such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Annuity reserve fund: means the fund in which shall be held the reserves for liabilities of retirees and beneficiaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Annuity reserve fund: means the fund in which shall be held the reserves for liabilities or retirees and beneficiaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Annuity savings fund: means the fund to which all accumulated contributions of members are credited. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Annuity savings fund: means the fund to which all accumulated contributions of members are credited. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Another state: means each of the several states, other than Louisiana, and includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Antique dealer: means any owner of an antique shop, or agent of the antique shop, and any person engaged in the business of buying, selling, trading in, or otherwise acquiring, disposing or exhibiting antiques, including but not limited to antique property, such as antique jewelry, antique silverware, antique pictures and paintings, antique objects of art, cemetery artifacts, used building components, antique furniture, antique collectibles and other such antique property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1871
  • Apiary: means the assembly of one or more colonies of bees at a single location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means any person who has submitted an application form to the board, paid the application fee, and who has provided such additional information as the board may require. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Applicant: means a person who applies for licensure as a legend drug or legend device distributor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Applicant: means a person who seeks to be examined for licensure by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1473
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Applicant: means a healthcare provider seeking to be approved or credentialed by a managed care organization to provide healthcare services to Medicaid enrollees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Applicant: means a person who seeks to be examined for licensure by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2182
  • Applicant: means an individual who has made application to the board for the issuance or reinstatement of any license, reciprocity request, or any other designation deemed necessary to become a nursing home administrator that the board is authorized by law to issue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2501
  • Applicant: means a natural person or any individual who applies on behalf of a partnership, corporation, cooperative association, limited liability company, joint stock association, sole proprietorship, joint venture, business association, professional corporation, or any other legal entity or organization through which business is conducted for a grower, processor, contract carrier, or industrial hemp seed producer license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Applicant: means a person who applies for designation as a certified market participant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • 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 23:101
  • Applicant: shall mean any person seeking to practice engineering or land surveying in the state of Louisiana, that has applied to the board for authority to practice the respective profession and render such engineering or land surveying services in the state of Louisiana, or an individual who has applied to the board for certification as an engineer intern or land surveyor intern. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Applicant: means a person who seeks to be examined for licensure or registration by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Applicant: means any person seeking to practice geoscience in the state of Louisiana who has applied to the board for authority to practice the respective profession and render such professional geoscience services in the state of Louisiana, or an individual who has applied to the board for certification as a geoscientist in training. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Applicant: means a person or place of business that makes a formal application for a license, permit, certification, registration, or certificate issued pursuant to this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Applicant: means a person at whose request or for whose account a letter of credit is issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • 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
  • Appraisal: which means the use or administration of tests of language, educational and achievement tests, adaptive behavioral tests, and symptoms screening checklists or instruments, as well as tests of abilities, interests, and aptitudes for the purpose of counseling persons in coping with or adapting to, changing life situations that are due to problems in living. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Appraisal: means the act or process of developing an opinion of value of real property following the appraisal process defined by the Uniform Standards for Professional Appraisal Practice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3415.2
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appraisal assignment: means an engagement for which an appraiser is employed or retained to act, or would be perceived by third parties or the public as acting, as a disinterested third party in rendering an unbiased analysis, opinion, or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value, or utility of specified interests in, or aspects of, identified real estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • Appraisal management company: means any corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, subsidiary, unit, or other business entity that engages in any of the following activity:

    (a)  Administers a network of independent contract appraisers to perform real estate appraisal services for lenders or other clients. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3415.2

  • Appraisal management services: means the process of receiving a request for the performance of real estate appraisal services from a client, and for a fee paid by the client, entering into an agreement with one or more independent appraisers to perform the real estate appraisal services contained in the request. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3415.2
  • Appraisal report: means any communication, written or oral, of an analysis, opinion, or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value, or utility of specified interests in, or aspects, including energy efficiency, of, identified real estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • Appraisal review: means the act or process of developing and communicating an opinion about the quality of another appraiser's work that was performed as part of an appraisal assignment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3415.2
  • Appraiser panel: means a group of appraisers that has been selected by an appraisal management company to perform real estate appraisal services for the appraisal management company on behalf of lenders or other clients. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3415.2
  • Apprentice: means an individual engaged in learning the theory and practice of electrology in an electrologist apprenticeship program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Apprentice: means any person who is employed, either directly or indirectly, by an auctioneer to deal or engage in auctions or who is studying to become an auctioneer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Apprentice permit: means a permit issued by the Louisiana Department of Health to authorize a person desiring to become a licensed midwife to obtain clinical experience under supervision of a physician, certified nurse midwife, certified nurse practitioner specially qualified by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, or licensed midwife. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • Appropriate governmental agency: means any federal, state, or local agency which has jurisdiction over or expertise in the subject matter affected by this Part, and includes but is not limited to, the United States Department of Agriculture, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Geological Survey, the Department of Environmental Quality, the Louisiana Department of Health, the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, and the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • Appropriation: means an authorization by the legislature to a budget unit for a program to expend from public funds a sum of money, for purposes designated, under the procedure prescribed in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Approved college of pharmacy: means an educational institution approved by the board which meets one of the following additional criteria:

                (a) A college or school of pharmacy which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • Approved program: means a nursing education program approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Approved provider: means any continuing education provider approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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 37:1012
  • 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 37:1312
  • APRN: means a licensed registered nurse who is certified by a nationally recognized certifying body, such as the American Nurses Credentialing Center, as having an advanced nursing specialty as described in this Part and who meets the criteria for an advanced practice registered nurse as established by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Aquaculture: means the commercial production, storage, processing, marketing, distribution, or export of any seafood including but not limited to catfish, trout, crustaceans, and mollusks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Aquaculture: means the producing, raising, managing, harvesting, or  marketing of aquatic livestock under controlled circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Armed security officer: is a n individual who provides security services and who at any time wears, carries, possesses, or has access to a firearm or any other weapon defined by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Articles: means the original articles of incorporation, and all amendments thereto including those contained in merger agreements, or if restated, the latest restatement thereof, except in those instances in which the context expressly refers to the original articles of incorporation only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Articles: means the original articles of incorporation and all amendments thereto including those contained in merger agreements or, if restated, the latest restatement thereof except in those instances in which the context refers expressly to the original articles of incorporation only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Assembled: means the process of putting together all component parts of an item of equipment by the manufacturer where the assembly plant is located within the territorial borders of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Assets: means all of a corporation's property and rights of every kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Assets: means all of a state bank's property and rights of every kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Assistance: means money payments under this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office of workforce development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:101
  • Assistant Secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office of environmental affairs of the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Associate broker: means a person who holds a broker's license and who is exclusively affiliated with and sponsored by another licensed real estate broker to participate in any activity described in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Association: means any association or corporation organized under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Association: means any association organized under this Part; and,

    (4)  "Person" includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:122

  • 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 partnership, a combination or group of individuals, or an unincorporated organization of persons having a common interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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 6:703
  • Association: means the Louisiana Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3003
  • Athlete: means an individual designated as such by the board, an educational institution, a professional athletic organization, or other board-approved organization who participates in an athletic activity sponsored by such institution or organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
  • Athletic trainer: means an individual licensed by the board as an athletic trainer with the specific qualifications set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attack: means any attack or series of attacks by an enemy of the United States causing, or which may cause, substantial damage or injury to civilian property or persons in the United States in any manner by sabotage or by the use of bombs, missiles, shellfire, or atomic, radiological, chemical, bacteriological, or biological means or other weapons or processes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:2703
  • Attack: means any action or series of actions taken by an enemy of the United States resulting in substantial damage or injury to persons or property in this state, whether through sabotage, bombs, missiles, shellfire, or atomic, radiological, chemical, bacteriological or biological means or other weapons or methods. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:63
  • Attending physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Attending physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Attest: means providing the following services, subject to the exceptions provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Auction: includes but is not limited to all of the following:

                (i) Live auctions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103

  • Auctioneer: means any person who, for another, with or without receiving or collecting a fee, commission, or other valuable consideration, sells or offers to sell property at an auction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Audiologist: means any person who represents himself to the public by title or description of services, methods, or procedures as one who offers to provide or provides services involving the application of principles, methods, and procedures of the science and profession of audiology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2651
  • Authenticate: means either of the following:

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

  • Authority: means the Louisiana Agricultural Finance Authority created by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Authorized agent: means the employee authorized by a participating employer to act as the coordinator between the board and the participating employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Authorized other charges positions: means the number of positions in an appropriation bill to be funded by the other charges continuing category of the accounting system for the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Authorized positions: means the number of positions approved by the legislature in an appropriation bill to be funded by the salaries continuing category of the accounting system for the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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 37:913
  • 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 37:1026.3
  • Authorized representative: means any of the following:

                (a) A person to whom a covered person has given express written consent to represent the covered person for purposes of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392

  • Authorizing agent: means a person legally entitled to authorize the cremation of human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Automated medication system: includes , but is not limited to, a mechanical system that performs operations or activities, other than compounding or administration, relative to the storage, packaging, or delivery of medications, and which collects, controls, and maintains all transaction information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • 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 9:2602
  • Average compensation: shall mean the average annual earned compensation of an employee for any period of sixty successive or joined months of service as an employee during which earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2165.2
  • Average Compensation: means the average annual earnable compensation of an employee for any period of three consecutive years of service as an employee during which the said earnable compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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 compensation: shall mean the average annual earned compensation of an employee for any period of sixty successive or joined months of service as an employee during which earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Average final compensation: shall mean the average monthly compensation earned by an employee during any period of sixty successive months of service as an employee during which the said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • average final compensation: means the average annual earned compensation of a member for the sixty highest months of successive employment, or for the highest sixty successive joined months of employment where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Average salary: shall mean the average annual earnable rate of salary of a member for the thirty-six highest consecutive months during the total service of the member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Aviation fuel: means aviation gasoline or aviation jet fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation fuel dealer: means a person who is the operator of an aircraft servicing facility, delivers aviation fuel exclusively into the fuel supply tanks of aircraft or into equipment used solely for servicing aircraft and used exclusively off-highway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation gasoline: means any gasoline that is intended for or primarily used for propelling aircraft, which is invoiced as aviation gasoline or is received, sold, stored, or withdrawn from storage by any person for the purpose of propelling aircraft. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation jet fuel: means motor fuel designed for use in the operation of jet or turbo-prop aircraft, and sold or used for that purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Balance in any fund: means the deficit or surplus in any fund at the close of the fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • Bank: means any "insured bank" as such term is defined in Section 3(h) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, 12 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Bank holding company: means any company that directly or indirectly controls a bank, and, unless the context requires otherwise, includes a Louisiana bank holding company, an out-of-state bank holding company, or a foreign bank holding company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Banking office: means any branch of an out-of-state bank. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • 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
  • Base period: means the first four of the last five complete calendar quarters immediately preceding the first day of an individual's benefit year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beef: means the flesh of a domesticated bovine that is edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Beef product: means a type of agricultural product that is edible by humans and produced in whole or in part from beef, including beef jerky, beef patties, chopped beef, fabricated steak, hamburger, ground beef, ribs, and roast. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Beekeeper: means a person who owns one or more colonies of bees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • 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 3:2302
  • 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 9:2260.1
  • 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: shall mean any person designated to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity or other benefit as provided by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Beneficiary: means the eligible recipient of a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, or other benefit provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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: shall mean any person designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Beneficiary: means the person designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which he may be entitled under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Beneficiary: means the person designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which he may be entitled under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated by a member or retiree to receive an annuity, survivor benefit, or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Beneficiary: means a person who under the terms of a letter of credit is entitled to have its complying presentation honored. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • Benefit: means any advantage, profit, privilege, gain, status, account or interest other than wages or salary for work performed that accrues by reason of the employment or an employer policy, plan or practice that includes rights and benefits under a pension plan, insurance coverage, vacation, or employee stock ownership plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1017.1
  • Benefits: means the money payments payable to an individual, as provided in this Chapter, with respect to his unemployment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • benefits: means those health care services to which a covered person is entitled under the terms of a health benefit plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Best evidence: means evidence based on any of the following:

                (a) Randomized clinical trials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392

  • bid: means any offer or proposal by an exhibitor to a distributor for the right to exhibit a motion picture or which states terms under which the exhibitor will agree to exhibit a motion picture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2902
  • Billing agent: means an agent who performs any or all of the health care provider's billing functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Biological product: has the meaning assigned by Section 351 of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Biological supply facility: means any blood bank, laboratory, firm, association, corporation, copartnership, or educational institution that sells biological materials, including blood or living or dead animals, to research facilities, educational institutions, or veterinarians. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Blended fuel: means a mixture composed of gasoline or diesel fuel and another liquid, including but not limited to gasoline blend stocks, gasohol, ethanol, methanol, fuel grade alcohol, diesel fuel enhancers and resulting blends, other than a de minimus amount of a product such as carburetor detergent or oxidation inhibitor, that can be used in an internal combustion engine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Blender: means a person who produces blended motor fuel outside the bulk transfer/terminal system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Blending: means the mixing of one or more petroleum products, with or without another product, regardless of the original character of the product blended, if the product obtained by the blending is suitable for use in an internal combustion engine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • blind bidding: means the bidding for, negotiating for, or offering or agreeing to terms for the licensing or exhibition of a motion picture at any time before such motion picture has either been trade screened within the state or before such motion picture, at the option of the distributor, otherwise has been made available for viewing within the state by all exhibitors from whom the distributor is soliciting bids or with whom the distributor is negotiating for the right to exhibit such motion picture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2902
  • Blind Enterprise Program: means the services available to establish business enterprises and other similar programs for persons who are blind as provided in the Randolph-Sheppard Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • Blind vendors: means those individuals who are classified under state and federal regulations as legally blind and who are licensed to and have a permit to operate vending facilities on state, federal, or other property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • Blow dry technician: means an individual who provides blow drying hair services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Blow drying hair services: means to provide to an individual for compensation the services of beautifying, cleaning, arranging, curling, dressing, blow drying, or performing any other similar procedure intended to beautify, clean, or arrange the hair. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Board: means the governing body of the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Board: means the Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners within the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Board: means the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board established pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • Board: means the State Licensing Board for Contractors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • 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 9:315.31
  • Board: means the Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3415.2
  • Board: shall mean the Board of Trustees provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3422
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Board: means the Louisiana Licensed Professional Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors Board of Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3443
  • Board: shall mean the Retirement Board of the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Drug and Device Distributors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Chiropractic Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2801
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1473
  • Board: means the State Board of Electrolysis Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1513
  • Board: means the Louisiana Auctioneers Licensing Board created in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1542
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1552
  • Board: means a local workforce development board as described in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, 29 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1561
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Examiners for Sanitarians. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2101
  • Board: means the Blind Vendors Trust Fund Advisory Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Board: means the State Licensing Board for Contractors, as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2182
  • Board: means the Louisiana Uniform Local Sales Tax Board as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.92
  • Board: means the Louisiana Rice Promotion Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Board: means the board of commissioners of the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Board: shall mean the Louisiana Board for Hearing Aid Dealers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2442
  • Board: means the Board of Examiners of Nursing Facility Administrators. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2501
  • Board: means the Louisiana Rice Research Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2651
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2703
  • Board: means the Agricultural Industry Board established by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3003
  • Board: means the State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Board: means the Board of Certification and Training for solid waste disposal system operators. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Board: means the Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3200
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Nursing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • Board: means the board of directors of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1392
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:611
  • Board: shall mean the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board, provided for by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Board: means the ethics body which has jurisdiction over elected officials under Chapter 15 of Title 42 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:51
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:961
  • Board: means the Board of Regents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1012
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners, an agency in the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists, provided for by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1262
  • Board: means the board of commissioners of the French Quarter Management District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:798
  • Board: means the Louisiana Cemetery Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1312
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1333
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3353
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Optometry Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1041
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1356
  • 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 38:281
  • Board of examiners: means the Board of Examiners for New Orleans and Baton Rouge steamship pilots for the Mississippi River, established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1041
  • board of examiners: means the Board of River Port Pilot Commissioners and Examiners, established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1071
  • 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
  • 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: shall mean the Board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Board-approved organization: means one of the following:

                (a) Approved organization, including but not limited to the Amateur Athletic Union, the International Olympic Committee and its affiliates, the Pan American Sports Organization, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, college and university intramural sports, and sports events of the National Federation of State High School Associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302

  • Boat trailer: means a noncommercial vehicle of the trailer or semi-trailer type used solely and exclusively for transporting pleasure watercraft and having a loaded grossweight of not more than one thousand five hundred pounds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • BOC: means the Board of Certification, Inc. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
  • Boll weevil: means any Anthonomus grandis Boheman in any stage of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Bonded manufacturer: means any person, firm, corporation or association of persons who is engaged in the manufacture or production of gasoline or motor fuel in Louisiana and has furnished a surety bond as required by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • Bonds: means the bonds, notes, renewal notes, refunding bonds, interim certificates, certificates of indebtedness, debentures, warrants, commercial paper, or other obligations or evidences of indebtedness authorized to be issued by the Authority pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Branch establishment: means a licensed funeral establishment devoted to or used in the care of the body of a deceased person, or maintained or held out to the public, by advertising or otherwise, as the office or place for the practice of funeral directing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Branch office: means a separate office which is part of a company licensed by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Brand: means any name, trademark, or other designation under which an agricultural liming material is sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Breeder: means a person who holds a class A license pursuant to the federal Animal Welfare Act, 7 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Budget authority: Authority provided by law to enter into obligations that will result in outlays of Federal funds. Budget authority may be classified by the period of availability (one-year, multiyear, no-year), by the timing of congressional action (current or permanent), or by the manner of determining the amount available (definite or indefinite).
  • Budget office: means the section of the division of administration which monitors budgeting functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Budget request: means the document with its accompanying explanations, in which a budget unit states its financial requirements and requests appropriations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Budget unit: means any spending agency of the state which is declared to be a budget unit by the division of administration and which is identified for accounting purposes by a five-digit number code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Builder: means the person undertaking or contracting to build a ship pursuant to a contract or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Bulk: means in nonpackaged form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Bulk consumer: means a person who receives into the person's own storage facilities, by transport truck or tank wagon, motor fuel for the person's own consumption. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Bulk transfer: means any transfer of motor fuel from one location to another by pipeline tender or marine delivery within a bulk transfer/terminal system, including but not limited to the following:

                (a) A marine vessel movement of motor fuel from a refinery or terminal to a terminal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2

  • Bureau: means the Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information of the office of state police within the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Bureau: means the Louisiana Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information of the office of state police within the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2501
  • Burial: means the act or process of disposing of a human body by depositing it in the earth, at sea, or by any other accepted disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Burial: means the placement of human remains in a grave. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Burial-transit permit: means the permit for disposition of a dead human body as required by state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Burnt lime: means a material made from limestone which consists primarily of calcium oxide or a combination of calcium and magnesium oxides. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Business: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity through which business is conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Business day: means a day of normal business operation other than federally recognized holidays. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Buyer: includes a lessee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Buyer: means any person who purchases rice at the first point of sale only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Buyer: means any person who purchases rice at the first point of sale only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Buyer: means the person entering into a preneed funeral contract with a licensed funeral establishment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • CAATE: means the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
  • CAET: means a person who is instructed in a board-approved program in the proper methods of humanely euthanizing animals by injecting legal drugs in accordance with rules adopted by the board, in proper security precautions, in proper recordkeeping, and related skills, and who has been issued a certificate of approval by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1552
  • Calendar quarter: means the period of three consecutive calendar months ending on March 31, June 30, September 30, or December 31, or the equivalent thereof as the administrator may by regulations prescribe. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Candidate: means any person whose application and related materials have been approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • 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 23:101
  • Capital: means the sum of capital stock, surplus, and undivided profits or, as to mutual state banks, as defined by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Capital outlays: means expenditures for acquiring lands, buildings, equipment, or other permanent properties, or for their preservation or development or permanent improvement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Capital stock: means the sum of the par value of the shares outstanding plus any amounts in excess of par value transferred from surplus to capital stock in respect of such shares less any part of such amounts transferred from capital stock to surplus as permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Capital stock association: means an association, not in the mutual form, having capital stock ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Capital surplus: means the aggregate of:

    (a)  The amount of the consideration received on issuance of issued shares in excess of the aggregate allocated value thereof; and

    (b)  Amounts transferred to capital surplus as permitted by this Chapter; and

    (c)  Surplus arising from revaluation to reflect unrealized appreciation in value of assets; less

    (d)  Transfers from, or other reductions in, capital surplus required or permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: means those measures used to restore or support cardiac or respiratory function in the event of a cardiac or respiratory arrest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Case management: means a method to plan, provide, evaluate, and monitor services from a variety of resources on behalf of and in collaboration with a client. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2703
  • Case management: means a coordinated set of activities conducted for individual patient management of serious, complicated, protracted, or other health conditions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Case-series: means an evaluation of a series of patients with a particular outcome, without the use of a control group. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Cash balance: means the actual cash balance in the Louisiana State Treasury account and at the Louisiana Workforce Commission at the close of business on September thirtieth. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1553
  • Casket: means a rigid container which is designed for the encasement of human remains usually constructed of wood, metal, fiberglass, or other similar material and ornamented and lined with fabric, which may or may not be combustible, for transportation, or for other disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Cat: means a member of the Felis catus family. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Cattle: means all bovine animals, regardless of age, including calves. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • CBD: means cannabidiol. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • CCC: means the Commodity Credit Corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Cell cultured food product: means any cultured animal tissue produced from in vitro animal cell cultures outside of the organism from which it is derived. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Cemetery: means a place used or intended to be used for the interment of the human dead. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery artifact: means any object produced or shaped by human workmanship or tools, including ornaments of archaeological, historical, cultural, or sentimental significance or interest, which may be used to memorialize the dead and shall include but not be limited to all cemetery items, objects, and properties, including but not limited to any type of religious or sentimental addition or adornment, inside or outside of a tomb, gravesite, plot, mausoleum, vault or interment location, whether placed privately or by assignment, regardless of monetary worth, age, size, shape or condition, including but not limited to statues, bricks, signage, plaques, tablets, urns, pots, planters, benches, chairs, crosses or other religious symbols, vases, gates, fences, or any portions thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1871
  • Cemetery authority: means any person, firm, corporation, limited liability company, trustee, partnership, association or municipality owning, operating, controlling or managing a cemetery or holding lands within this state for interment purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery space: means a grave, crypt, vault, niche, tomb, lawn crypt, or any other property used or intended to be used for the interment of human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Central purchasing agency: means the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Central registry: means the master index maintained by the secretary as provided by this Chapter, reflecting information contained in all effective financing statements, and statements evidencing assignments, amendments, extensions, and cancellations thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Certificate: means a license issued by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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 3:1603
  • Certificate: means a certificate as a certified public accountant issued pursuant to the provisions of this Part, as follows:

                (a) An "active certificate" is granted to or renewed by an individual who has met all requirements pursuant to the provisions of this Part, including the experience requirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73

  • Certificate: means the document or documents issued by the board which attest to the competency of the operator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Certificate: means a certificate of competency issued by the state health officer stating that the operator has met the requirements for the specified operator classification as defined by the state health officer under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • certificate holder: shall mean the recognition granted by the board and its issuance of acertificate to any individual seeking such recognition as an engineer intern or land surveyor intern, who has been successfully examined and is otherwise in good standing with the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • certificate holder: means the recognition granted by the board and its issuance of a certificate to any individual seeking such recognition as a geoscientist in training, who has been successfully examined and is otherwise in good standing with the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Certificate of approval: means a certificate issued by the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine to a registered veterinary technician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1542
  • Certificate of approval: means a certificate issued by the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine to a certified animal euthanasia technician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1552
  • Certificate of approval: means a certificate issued by the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine to a registered equine dentist. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1561
  • Certificate of conformance: means a document issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or any successor, based on testing in participating laboratories. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Certificate of origin: means a document establishing the initial chain of ownership, such as a manufacturer's certificate of origin (MCO) or statement of origin (MSO), or an importer's certificate of origin (ICO) or statement of origin (ISO), or a builder's certification (Form CG-1261, under 46 CFR Part 67) provided by the manufacturer of a new vessel or outboard motor or its distributor, that is the only valid indication of ownership between the manufacturer, its distributor, its franchised new vessel or outboard motor dealers, and the original purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • Certification: means the process or act whereby an operator meets the requirements for obtaining a certificate of competency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Certified: means holding a currently valid certificate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Certified clinical supervisor: means any person holding the necessary credential of licensed, certified, or registered addiction counselor or any person who holds a specialty substance abuse credential in another professional discipline in a human services field at the master's level or higher; and who has satisfied the requirements established by the board to provide clinical supervision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Certified market participant: is a n applicant approved by the board to participate in a cooperative endeavor authorized under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Certified nurse midwife: means a nurse authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing to practice as a certified nurse midwife in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • Chairman: means the chairman of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Chalk: means a soft, friable, loosely consolidated material composed primarily of calcium carbonate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Change order: means a written order signed by the procurement officer, directing the contractor to make changes which the contract authorizes the procurement officer to order without the consent of the contractor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Charge to the jury: The judge's instructions to the jury concerning the law that applies to the facts of the case on trial.
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Chart order: is a lawful order entered on the electronic or paper chart or medical record of an inpatient or resident of an institutional facility by a practitioner or his licensed healthcare designee for a drug or device and shall be considered a prescription drug order provided it contains the following:

                (a) Full name of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • Chief elected official: means a city-parish mayor president or mayor, parish president, police jury president, or parish council president. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Child: means a person who is less than the maximum age specified for compulsory school attendance as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1015.1
  • Children: as used in this Part , are defined as children of the firefighter and/or children of the widow of the firefighter who are solely dependent upon the firefighter for their support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3378
  • City: shall mean the City of Alexandria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • City: shall mean the city of Bogalusa, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • City: means the city of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:798
  • City Service: shall mean all offices and positions of trust or employment in the employ of the City, or any department, independent agency, board or Commission thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Civil proceeding: means any civil judicial action, arbitration, administrative proceeding, review panel pursuant to this Chapter, or proceeding before the State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • 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 request or demand, whether under a contract or otherwise, for money or property, whether or not the state or department has title to the money or property, that is drawn in whole or in part on medical assistance programs funds that are either of the following:

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

  • 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 37:101

  • 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 37:101
  • 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
  • Classify: means the process and act of the board that designates a specific type of solid waste management system which is required to employ certified operators. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Client: means the individual, couple, family, group, organization, or community that seeks or receives addiction counseling services from the addiction professional or an addiction facility until discharged. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Client: means one who engages the professional advice and services of a licensee as his agent and whose interests are protected by the specific duties and loyalties imposed by that relationship. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Client: means any person or entity that contracts with or otherwise enters into an agreement for the performance of residential real estate appraisal services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3415.2
  • Client: means an employer who obtains services on all or a majority of its work force or labor from a professional employer organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1761
  • Client: means a person or entity that agrees with a licensee to receive any professional service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Clinical exercise physiologist: means a person who, under the direction, approval, and supervision of a licensed physician, formulates, develops, and implements exercise protocols and programs, administers graded exercise tests, and provides education regarding such exercise programs and tests in a cardio pulmonary rehabilitation program to individuals with deficiencies of the cardiovascular system, diabetes, lipid disorders, hypertension, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, arthritis, renal disease, organ transplant, peripheral vascular disease, and obesity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3422
  • 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 37:1312
  • Clinical laboratory personnel: means any and all individuals engaged in the practice of clinical laboratory science. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1312
  • Clinical peer: means a physician or other health care professional who holds a nonrestricted license in a state of the United States and in the same or similar specialty as typically manages the medical condition, procedure, or treatment under review. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • 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 37:913
  • Clinical review criteria: means the written screening procedures, decision abstracts, clinical protocols, and practice guidelines used by the health insurance issuer to determine the medical necessity and appropriateness of health care services including those used in the determination of an item or health care service as experimental. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Clinical supervision: means the interpersonal tutorial relationship between a certified clinical supervisor and other licensed, certified, or registered addiction counseling professionals centered on the goals of skill development and professional growth through learning and practicing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Clinical supervision: means an interactional professional relationship between a licensed clinical social worker and a licensed master's social worker that provides evaluation and direction over the supervisee's practice of clinical social work and promotes continued development of the licensed master's social worker's knowledge, skills, and abilities to engage in the practice of clinical social work in an ethical and competent manner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2703
  • Closed container: means any container in which cremated human remains can be placed and closed in a manner so as to prevent leakage or spillage of remains or the entrance of foreign material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Club: means any club, corporation, association, or individual under the authority of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:85
  • 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 23:1761
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Collaborating physician: means a physician who has entered into a collaborative practice agreement with a genetic counselor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Collaboration: means a cooperative working relationship with licensed physicians, dentists, or other health care providers to jointly contribute to providing patient care and may include but not be limited to discussion of a patient's diagnosis and cooperation in the management and delivery of health care with each provider performing those activities that he is legally authorized to perform. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • 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 37:913
  • Collaborative practice agreement: means a document established by a genetic counselor and a collaborating physician which governs the professional relationship between the genetic counselor and the physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • 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 37:913

  • Collecting person: means :

    (a)  Any person who makes payment to a producer for cattle purchased in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053

  • Collection: means collecting and refunding the assessments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Collection: means collecting and refunding the assessments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • 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
  • college: means any regional accredited university or other institution of higher learning offering a full-time doctoral course of study in psychology that is approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • 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 3:2302
  • Combined adjusted gross income: means the combined adjusted gross income of both parties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • Commercial fisherman: means a fisherman licensed as such by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and registered as such with the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Commercial purposes: means any construction project except residential structures with no more than four incorporated or attached dwelling units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Commercial solid waste: means garbage, trash, and refuse generated by businesses involved in the exchange or distribution of goods or commodities, but does not include or mean recognizable industrial byproducts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Commercial use: means every use of a vehicle on the highway, except its private use unrelated to any business function, or its use as a common carrier or a contract or charter carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Commercial vehicle: means every vehicle used or operated upon the public highways in connection with any business function except that of a common carrier or a contract or charter carrier, and except vehicles owned and used by churches, church schools, and religious orders for their purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Commercial weighing and measuring device: means any weight, measure, or weighing or measuring device commercially used or employed in establishing the size, quantity, extent, area, time, distance, or measurement of quantities, things, produce, or articles for distribution or consumption, purchased, offered, or submitted for sale, hire or award, or in computing any basic charge or payment for services rendered on the basis of weight or measure. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commercially reasonable terms and conditions: means those terms and conditions that would be reasonable to a prudent individual operating a business of similar type and size as a rural hospital even in the absence of referrals to the rural hospital or healthcare facility by a physician who owns, or whose immediate family member owns, an interest in the healthcare facility in which the rural hospital has been offered the opportunity to participate as an owner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Agricultural Commodities Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • Commission: means the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Commission: means the governing authority of St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1098.2
  • Commission: means the Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Commission: means the Commission of Weights and Measures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commission: means the Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Commission: means the Horticulture Commission of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Commission: means the city civil service commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Boll Weevil Eradication Commission established in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Commission: means the State Boxing and Wrestling Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:85
  • Commission: means the Streamlining Government Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Commission: means the Structural Pest Control Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Commission merchant: means any person engaged in the business of receiving any farm product for sale, on commission, or for or on behalf of another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4423
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Office of Financial Institutions within the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of conservation of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • commissioner: as used in this Chapter , means the commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2202
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:16.1
  • Commissioner: means the secretary of the Department of Public Safety as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized representatives acting at his discretion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of alcohol and tobacco control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions, of the state of Louisiana, in his capacity as supervisor of associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • commissioner: means the "Commissioner, Louisiana Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry or his duly authorized representative acting at his direction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3112
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • 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 37:1012
  • Committee: means the Clinical Laboratory Personnel Committee to the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners established by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1312
  • Committee: means the committee of certification. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • commodities: means cotton, all agricultural products commonly classed as grain, including rice, rough rice, corn, wheat, oats, rye, soybeans, barley, and grain sorghum, and any other agricultural commodity or other farm product which the commission may, by regulation, declare to be a commodity subject to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commodity: except as otherwise provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Commodity: means any service or item, or any combination of items, forming a distinctive product, sold in commerce which is affected by any determination of weight, measure, or count. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Common elements: means the portion of the condominium property not a part of the individual units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Common expenses: means :

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

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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 23:62
  • 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 23:62
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Company: means any corporation, business trust, partnership, association, or similar organization, including a bank, but shall not include any corporation the majority of the shares of which are owned by the United States or by any state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Compensation: means normal or regular base pay, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay or any other allowance for expenses incurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1017.1
  • Compensation: means a payment of money, objects, services, or anything else having monetary value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Competitive negotiation: means to negotiate for a contract through a request for proposals process or any other similar competitive selection process. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • Competitive sealed bidding: means the receipt of bids protected from inspection prior to bid opening. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Component: means a readily accessible and observable aspect of a system, such as a floor or wall, but not individual pieces such as boards or nails where many similar pieces make up a component. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1473
  • 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
  • Compounding: means the preparation, mixing, assembling, packaging, or labeling of a drug or device by a pharmacist for his patient as the result of a practitioner's prescription drug order or initiative based on the practitioner/patient/pharmacist relationship in the course of professional practice, or including the preparation of drugs or devices in anticipation of prescription drug orders to be received by the compounding pharmacist based on routine, regularly observed prescribing patterns. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Compressed natural gas: means natural gas that has been compressed and is advertised, offered for sale, suitable for use, sold, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Compulsive gambling counselor: means any person holding a necessary credential as a licensed, certified, or registered addiction counselor, or a necessary credential as a qualified mental health professional, who is certified by the board, in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, as possessing special knowledge acquired through formal education and clinical experience and thus is qualified to provide gambling addiction counseling to persons who have a gambling addiction disorder or who exhibit gambling addictive behaviors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Computer program: means a set of statements or instructions to be used directly or indirectly in an information processing system in  order to bring about a certain result. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Concurrent review: means utilization review conducted during a patient's stay or course of treatment in a facility, the office of a health care professional, or other inpatient or outpatient health care setting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • 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
  • Conference committee: A temporary, ad hoc panel composed of conferees from both chamber of a legislature which is formed for the purpose of reconciling differences in legislation that has passed both chambers. Conference committees are usually convened to resolve bicameral differences on major and controversial legislation.
  • Confidential information: means information accessed, maintained by, or transmitted to a pharmacist in the patient's records or which is communicated to the patient as part of patient counseling, which is privileged and may be released only to the patient or to those practitioners, other authorized healthcare professionals, and other pharmacists when, in a pharmacist's professional judgment, such release is necessary to protect the patient's health and well being; and to such other persons or agencies authorized by law to receive such confidential information regardless of whether such information is in the form of paper, preserved on microfilm, or is stored on electronic media. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Confidential information: means at least one of the following:

                (a) Patient-level data elements that could be used alone or in combination with other available data elements to identify a patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2

  • Confirmor: means a nominated person who undertakes, at the request or with the consent of the issuer, to honor a presentation under a letter of credit issued by another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • Consensus estimating conference: means the Economic Estimating Conference, the Demographic Estimating Conference, the Education Estimating Conference, the Criminal Justice Estimating Conference, the Health and Social Services Estimating Conference, and the Transportation Estimating Conference. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Conservator: means the commissioner or his designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Construction or development project: means a program of construction or development, either new or continuing, that will be planned and implemented with the primary goal of improving aviation activities in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • 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 23:101
  • Consultation: means a problem-solving process in which expertise is offered to an individual, group, organization, or community. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2703
  • Consulting: which means interpreting or reporting scientific fact or theory to provide assistance in solving current or potential problems of individuals, groups, or organizations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Consumer: means any person who purchases agricultural liming materials for use on fields owned or leased by that person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Contact: is a sex-sharing or needle-sharing partner, a person who has had contact with blood or body fluids to which universal precautions apply through percutaneous inoculation or contact with an open wound, non-intact skin, or mucous membrane, or a person who has otherwise been exposed to an HIV-infected person in such a way that infection may have occurred as defined by the Louisiana Department of Health regulations based upon guidelines of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1171.2
  • 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 9:315.31
  • Continuation budget: means that funding level for each budget unit which reflects the financial resources necessary to carry on all existing programs and functions of the budget unit at their current level of service in the ensuing fiscal year including any adjustments necessary to account for the increased cost of services or materials due to inflation and estimated increases in workload requirements resulting from demographic or other changes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Continuing education: means that education which is obtained by a licensee through education processes in order to develop, maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Continuing education: means participation in an organized learning experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction and approved by the board for the purpose of meeting requirements for renewal of registration under these regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • Continuing training: means the process whereby a certified operator obtains required formal training in the area of solid waste management. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Contract: means the entire cost of the construction undertaking, including labor, materials, rentals, and all direct and indirect project expenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • 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 9:2602
  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, including orders and documents purporting to represent grants, which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what the agreements may be called, of state agencies, including orders, grants, and documents purporting to represent grants which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:16.1
  • Contract carrier: means an entity operating in intrastate commerce to transport or deliver industrial hemp for compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Contract modification: means any written alteration in specifications, delivery point, rate of delivery, period of performance, price, quantity, or other provisions of any contract accomplished by mutual action of the parties to the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contract security company: means any person engaging in the business of providing, or which undertakes to provide, a security officer on a contractual basis for another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • contractor: includes general contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers who receive an additional fee for the employment or direction of labor, or any other work beyond the normal architectural or engineering services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contractual obligations: means the open contract balance at the close of business on September thirtieth. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1553
  • Contributions: means the money payments to the state unemployment compensation fund, required by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Control: means any of the following:

                (i) The power or ability, directly or indirectly, to vote or cause to be voted twenty-five percent or more of any class of voting securities of a company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532

  • Controlling person: means any of the following:

    (a)  An owner, officer, or director of a corporation, partnership, or other business entity seeking to offer appraisal management services in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3415.2

  • Cooperative endeavor: means a contractual relationship between the state of Louisiana through the board with a person for a public purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Cooperative purchasing: means procurement conducted by or on behalf of more than one public procurement unit or by a public procurement unit with an external procurement activity or by a private procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Core functions: means the screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, referral, reports, and record-keeping activities associated with counseling and consultation with other credentialed professionals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Corporate group: means any group of corporations which are one hundred percent subsidiaries of another corporation or of other corporations which are one hundred percent subsidiaries of another corporation where the corporations are engaged in essentially the same kind of business and the employees are paid from a single account maintained by the parent corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Corporation: means a body formed and authorized by law to act as a single person although constituted by one or more persons and legally endowed with various rights and duties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Corporation: means the Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1392
  • Corporation: means any corporation or limited liability company now or hereafter organized, which is or may be authorized by its articles or operating agreement to conduct any one or more of the businesses of a cemetery. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cosmetologist: means any person, who is not exempted from the provisions of this Chapter pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Cosmetology: means the practice of using one's hands, mechanical or electrical apparatuses, or appliances or using cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, soaps, detergents, tonics, lotions, or creams in any one or any combination of the practices of esthetics, hair dressing, and manicuring for compensation, direct or indirect, including tips. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Costs: is a monetary amount assessed to cover administrative expenses, including but not limited to licensure, permitting, certification, registration, and the investigation and prosecution of a disciplinary action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • 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 3:1603
  • Cotton agent: means every person, firm, corporation, association, or other legal entity who purchases or contracts to purchase cotton grown or to be grown by producers in this state for or on behalf of a cotton merchant and who is required to be a party to a notarized written agency agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Cotton merchant: means every person, firm, corporation, association, or other legal entity who purchases or contracts to purchase, either directly or through a cotton agent, cotton grown or to be grown by producers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • 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 3:1603
  • Council: means the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
  • Council: shall mean the City Commission Council of Bogalusa, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Council: means the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • Council: means the Louisiana Beef Industry Council established under this Part to administer and govern the program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Council on Social Work Education: means the national organization which accredits graduate and undergraduate social work programs or its predecessor or successor organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2703
  • Counselor-in-training: means any person who has not yet met the qualification to become a licensed, certified, or registered counselor, but who has made application to the board in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and procedures established by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Court: means a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Court: means any court of competent jurisdiction where the registered office of the corporation is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Court: means the Nineteenth Judicial District located in Baton Rouge and, in the event of an appeal from such a court, the First Circuit Court of Appeal located in Baton Rouge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Court: means any court exercising jurisdiction over the determination of child support, paternity, or criminal neglect of family proceedings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Court: means the court that exercised juvenile jurisdiction over the child in need of care proceedings involving the youth prior to his eighteenth birthday. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:288.2
  • Court: means any district court, juvenile court, or family court having jurisdiction over the parents and/or child at issue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Court-monitored domestic abuse intervention program: means a program, comprised of a minimum of twenty-six in-person sessions, that follows a model designed specifically for perpetrators of domestic abuse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Covered employee: means a person having a co-employment relationship with both a PEO and the PEO's client pursuant to an executed PEO service agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1761
  • Covered person: means a policyholder, subscriber, enrollee, or other individual participating in a health benefit plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • CPA firm: means any sole proprietorship, corporation, partnership, registered limited liability partnership, limited liability company, or other form of organization issued a permit to practice in accordance with the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • CPA-Retired: means either of the following:

                (i) A licensee holding an active certificate for a minimum of twenty consecutive years, who has reached the age of fifty-five years, and is no longer an owner, partner, shareholder, member, contractor, contractee, or employee of a CPA firm. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73

  • Credential: means any document, certificate, identification, license, permit, or card indicating the user's status, right, privilege, classification, permission, entitlement, authority, or coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • Credit: includes every claim and demand for money, labor, merchandise and other valuable things. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • 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: shall mean "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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
  • Creditable service: shall mean service rendered as an elected official of any municipality covered by this Part, whether it be service prior or subsequent to this Part, and whether it be continuous or not;

    (4)  "Municipality" shall mean any municipality incorporated under the laws of the state of Louisiana having a population of twenty-five thousand or over according to the last official census published by the United States Bureau of the Census. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3861

  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Creditable service: means all periods of time for which credit is allowed towards any benefits of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Creditable service: means all periods of time for which credit is allowed towards any benefits of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Creditor: means any person who holds a security interest in a farm product. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Cremated human remains: means all the remains of the human body recovered after the completion of the cremation process, including processing, pulverization, or processing and pulverization which leaves only bone fragments reduced to unidentifiable dimensions and may possibly include the residue of any foreign material that was cremated with the human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Cremated remains: means human remains after cremation in a crematory. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cremation: means the technical process, using direct flame and heat, that reduces human remains to bone fragments through heat and evaporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Cremation: means the reduction of the body of a deceased person to cremated remains in a crematory. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cremation container: means the container in which the human remains are transported to the crematory and placed in the cremation retort for cremation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Cremation retort: means the enclosed space within which the cremation process takes place. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Crematory: means the building or portion of a building that houses the cremation retort for the reduction of bodies of deceased persons to cremated human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Crematory: means a building or structure containing one or more retorts for the reduction of bodies of deceased persons to cremated remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Crematory authority: means the legal entity which is licensed by the board to operate a crematory. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Crematory retort operator: means the individual who is authorized and licensed by the board to operate the retort and perform the cremation process. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • crew leader: means an individual who:

                (i) Furnished individuals to perform services in agricultural labor for any other person;

                (ii) Pays, either on his own behalf or on behalf of such other person, the individuals so furnished by him for the services in agricultural labor performed by them; and

                (iii) Has not entered into a written agreement with such other person under which such individual is designated as an employee of such other person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472

  • Criminal history record information: means information collected by state and federal criminal justice agencies on persons consisting of identifiable descriptions and notations of arrests, detentions, indictments, bills of information, or any formal criminal charges, and any disposition arising therefrom, including sentencing, criminal correctional supervision, and release, but does not include intelligence for investigatory purposes, nor does it include any identification information which does not indicate involvement of the person in the criminal justice system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Criminal history record information: means information collected by state or federal criminal justice agencies on individuals consisting of identifiable descriptions and notations of arrests, detentions, indictments, bills of information, or any formal criminal charges, and any disposition arising therefrom, including sentencing, criminal correctional supervision, and release. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2501
  • Crop: means any cultivated plants that produce agricultural produce such as grains, seeds, fruits, vegetables, or flowers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • 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 9:2260.1
  • Current assets: include an investment made in cash, bank deposits, merchandise inventory and loans due from customers, excluding the pawn service charge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Current status: includes but is not limited to valid, expired, cancelled, suspended, disqualified, active, inactive, member, nonmember, eligible, or ineligible. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • Current tax collections: means the current collections of the taxes imposed by Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Custodial environment: means a setting created by a court system in which a person has been deprived of freedom of action in any significant way. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • 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 9:2260.1
  • 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 9:2260.1
  • Cytotechnologist: means an individual responsible for examining cytopathological preparations which require the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1312
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • dealer: means a person who sells motor fuel at retail or dispenses motor fuel at a retail location to the ultimate consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Dealer: means any person who produces, refines, manufactures, blends or compounds gasoline or motor fuel for sale to the jobber or consumer, or to the persons, firms or corporations, or associations of persons who, in turn, sell to the jobber or consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • Dealer: means and includes every person who sells special fuels at retail and delivers such special fuels into the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Dealer: means every person engaged regularly in the business of buying, selling, or exchanging motor vehicles, trailers, semitrailers, trucks, tractors, or other character of commercial or industrial motor vehicles in this state, and having an established place of business in this state, and using a special license plate issued hereunder solely for or in the bona fide transaction of such business and not otherwise, howsoever, or by whomsoever. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Debarment: means the disqualification of a person to receive invitations for bids or requests for proposals, or the award of any contract by any governmental body, for a specified period of time commensurate with the seriousness of the offense or the failure or the inadequacy of performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Debtor: means any person who owns or has an ownership interest in farm products which are subject to a security interest of creditors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deceptive: means tending or having power to impose a false idea or belief or causing one to believe an untruth. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Deceptively similar: means misleading to a reasonable person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • 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

  • Declarant: means a person who has executed a declaration as defined herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Declaration: means a witnessed document, statement, or expression voluntarily made by the declarant, authorizing the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining procedures, in accordance with the requirements of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Deficit: means the excess for any fiscal year of actual expenditures paid by warrant or transfer over the actual monies received and any monies or balances carried forward for any fund at the close of the fiscal year as such are reported by the office of statewide reporting within the division of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • delivery: means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer of a drug or device from one person to another, whether or not for a consideration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Demand account: means an account payable on demand which is not a savings account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • 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 assistant: means a person who is employed by a licensed practicing dentist and performs the duties authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry only under his direct on-premises supervision, direction, and responsibility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Dental coordinated care network: means a managed care organization or prepaid coordinated care network, as defined in this Section, that provides or administers only dental benefits for Medicaid recipients. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Dental hygienist: means a person licensed under the provision of this Chapter to perform those duties authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry as set forth in rules and regulations promulgated by the board in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Dental treatment: means those practices and procedures which fall within the definition of the practice of "dentistry" as that term is defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1161.1
  • Dentistry: means the evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, or treatment, including nonsurgical, surgical, or related procedures, of diseases, disorders, or conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial areas or the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body provided by a dentist within the scope of his education, training, and experience, in accordance with the ethics of the profession and applicable law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services or the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • 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 9:315.31
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Department: means Louisiana Rehabilitation Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, acting directly through its duly authorized officers and agents, or whatever state board, official, or body may hereafter be authorized by law to exercise the functions now devolving upon it under the law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:287.3
  • Department: means the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and its duly authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:288.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:322
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:440.12
  • Department: means the department of city civil service, including both the commission and the director. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • Department: means the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1026.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3112
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health or its successor in the role of designated state agency under Title XIX of the Social Security Act or any successor Act including, but not limited to, block grants or other funding for medical care of the poor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1167.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1248.1
  • 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 23:1021
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Depositor: means a holder of a savings, demand, or other type of deposit account of an association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Deposits: means average daily deposits for a continuous period of six months ending on the date the determination of deposits is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Designated beneficiary: means the person most recently designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which he may be entitled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Designated responsible party: means a natural person designated by the applicant or licensee as responsible for facility operations of the applicant or licensee facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Designated responsible party: means a natural person designated by the applicant or licensee as responsible for facility operations of the applicant or licensee facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Designee: means a duly authorized representative of a person holding a superior position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Device: means an instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, contrivance, implant, or other similar or related article, including any component part or accessory, which is required under federal law to bear the label, "Caution: Federal or State law requires dispensing by or on the order of a physician" the label "Rx Only" or both, or any other designation required under federal law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Digitized credential: means a credential relayed in a data file available on any mobile device which has connectivity to the internet through an application that allows the mobile device to download the data file from the department, office, agency, company, division, university, school, board, commission, or other applicable entity and contains all of the data elements visible on the face and back of the credential, and also displays the current status of the credential. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • 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 3:3602
  • Direct rollover: shall mean a payment by this system to the eligible retirement plan specified by the distributee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • direct service worker: is a n unlicensed person who provides personal care or other services and supports to persons with disabilities or to the elderly in order to enhance their well-being and which involves face-to-face direct contact with the person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1031
  • Direct supervision: means instruction and directions requiring the physical presence of a licensed veterinarian on the premises. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1542
  • Direct supervision: means giving direction or instruction to and accepting responsibility for the work product of the person being supervised. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Director: means director of the Division of Occupational Standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2582
  • Director: means the director of weights and measures appointed by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Director: means the city director of personnel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Directors: means persons designated in the articles as such, and persons designated, elected or appointed by any other name or title to act as directors, and their successors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Disability: means a condition which in the determination of the board renders an employee permanently and totally disabled, by bodily injury or disease, leaving him incapable of any employment, provided that such condition is not, directly or indirectly, the result of military service, engaging in a felonious criminal enterprise, habitual drunkenness or use of narcotics, intentionally self-inflicted injury, or declared war or enemy action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Disability: means a physical or mental impairment, which substantially limits one or more of the major life activities including but not limited to: caring for one's self, walking, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, performing manual tasks and earning a living. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1017.1
  • Disability: means a condition which in the determination of the board renders an employee permanently and totally disabled, by bodily injury or disease, from performing the duties and responsibilities of his position; provided, however, that such condition is not, directly or indirectly, the result of military service, engaging in a felonious criminal enterprise, habitual drunkenness or use of narcotics, intentionally self-inflicted injury, or declared war or enemy action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Discharge planning: means the formal process for determining, prior to discharge from a facility, the coordination and management of the care that a patient receives following discharge from a facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Disclose: means to release, transfer, or otherwise divulge protected health information to any person other than the individual who is the subject of the protected health information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Diseased livestock: means any livestock that is infected with or carries any bacteria, disease, microorganism, virus, or other pest that could cause serious illness or death in humans or animals or could cause animals to become economically unproductive. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2130
  • Dishonest conduct: means a standard of personal behavior by a funeral director, or embalmer, or both, characterized by a willful distortion of the truth in an attempt to deceive, cheat or defraud. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Disinterment: means the act or ceremony of extracting a dead human body from the earth or tomb. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Disparagement: means dissemination to the public in any manner of any false information that the disseminator knows or should have known to be false, and which states or implies that a perishable agricultural or aquacultural food product is not safe for consumption by the consuming public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4502
  • dispensing: means the interpretation, evaluation, and implementation of a prescription drug order, including the preparation and delivery of a drug or device to a patient or patient's agent in a suitable container appropriately labeled for subsequent administration to, or use by, a patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Disposition: means the shipment, interment, burial, cremation, or anatomical donation of a dead human body or parts of a dead human body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Disposition: means the interment, burial, cremation, or anatomical donation of the body of a deceased person or parts of the body of a deceased person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • distrain: as used in this Chapter shall be construed to mean the right to levy upon and seize and sell, or the levying upon or seizing and selling, of any property or rights to property of the taxpayer including goods, chattels, effects, stocks, securities, bank accounts, evidences of debt, wages, real estate and other forms of property, by the collector or his authorized assistants, for the purpose of satisfying any assessment of tax, penalty or interest due. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.57
  • Distributee: shall mean a member of this system who receives a distribution of funds from this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Distributing: means engaging in the business of a distributor as defined in Paragraph (7). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Distribution: means the sale or facilitation of delivery of legend drugs or legend devices to a person other than the consumer or patient, including but not limited to distribution by manufacturers, repackagers, own-label distributors, jobbers, third-party logistics providers, retail pharmacy warehouses, pharmacies, brokers, agents, and wholesale distributors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • distribution: means the delivery of a drug or device other than by administering or dispensing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Distributor: means any person engaged in distribution, including but not limited to manufacturers, repackagers, own-label distributors, jobbers, third-party logistics providers, retail pharmacy warehouses, pharmacies, brokers, agents, and wholesale distributors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Distributor: means any person other than a producer or processor, who sells commodities to one or more retailers of such commodities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • distributor: means any person engaged in the business of distributing or supplying motion pictures to exhibitors by rental, sale or licensing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2902
  • Distributor: means a person who sells, offers for sale, or distributes agricultural liming materials in this state on the wholesale level. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • District: means the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • District: means the French Quarter Management District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:798
  • Disturb: includes excavating, removing, exposing, defacing, mutilating, destroying, molesting, or desecrating in any way any unmarked burial sites or any human skeletal remains, burial artifacts, or burial markers on or in an unmarked burial site without a permit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:673
  • dividend: when used in this Chapter (except in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Do-not-resuscitate identification bracelet: means a standardized bracelet as described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Document: means a draft or other demand, document of title, investment security, certificate, invoice, or other record, statement, or representation of fact, law, right, or opinion (i) which is presented in a written or other medium permitted by the letter of credit, or unless prohibited by the letter of credit, by the standard practice referred to in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • Dog: means a member of the Canis familiaris family, or hybrid thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Drug: means the same as the term "drug" as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Drug: means :

                (a) Any substance recognized as a drug in the official compendium, or supplement thereto, designated by the board for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of diseases in humans or other animals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • 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 3:1202
  • Dyed fuel: means any fuel meeting the definition of special fuels that is required to be dyed pursuant to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service and is destined for tax-exempt uses or other uses as specifically authorized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Earnable Compensation: shall mean the full amount earned by an employee for a given pay period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Earnable compensation: means the compensation earned by a member during the full normal working time as a teacher. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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: shall mean the full rate of compensation that would be payable to the member (employee) if he worked the full working time, including the expense allowance paid to the district attorney by the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full rate of compensation that would be payable to the member (employee) if he worked the full working time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full amount of compensation earned by an employee for a given month, including supplemental pay paid by the state of Louisiana, but shall not include overtime. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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
  • Earnings: means the full amount of compensation earned by a member for service rendered as an employee, excluding bonuses or fees in excess of regular salary or retainer, overtime pay, or payments relative to termination of employment including but not limited to accrued sick or annual leave and severance pay. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Earnings: shall mean the full rate of compensation paid to the member (employee); however, in computing the earnings of an employee for retirement purposes, the amount of overtime earnings to be used in the computation of earnings cannot exceed the average amount of overtime earnings received for the six-year period immediately preceding retirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Educational institution: means a university, college, junior college, high school, junior high school, or grammar school, whether public or private. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
  • Effective date: shall mean July 1, 1953. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Effective financing statement: means a written instrument which is an abstract of a security device and which complies with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Efficiency: means cost-effectiveness or productivity relative to achievement of an objective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • EITC: means the federal Earned Income Tax Credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1018.1
  • Electrical contractor: means any person who undertakes to, attempts to, or submits a price or bid or offers to construct, supervise, superintend, oversee, direct, or in any manner assume charge of the construction, alteration, repair, improvement, movement, demolition, putting up, tearing down, or furnishing labor together with material and equipment, or installing the same for the wiring, fixtures, or appliances for the supply of electricity to any residential, commercial, or other project, when the cost of the undertaking exceeds the sum of ten thousand dollars. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Electrologist: means any person who for compensation practices electrolysis for the permanent removal of hair, except a physician licensed to practice medicine who performs electrolysis in his practice or a person who engages, on behalf of a manufacturer or distributor, solely in demonstrating the use of any machine or other article for the purpose of sale, without charge to the person who is the subject of the demonstration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrologist apprenticeship program: means an establishment which teaches or offers to teach the theory and practice of electrology and which teaches or offers to teach instructors the theory and practice of teaching electrology, without financial remuneration from the apprentice or the student instructor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrologist technician: means an individual who for compensation practices electrolysis for the permanent removal of hair under the direct supervision of a licensed electrologist and who has completed a two hundred-hour course of instruction at an approved electrology school or electrologist apprenticeship program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrology: means the art and practice of removing hair from the normal skin of the body by the application of an electric current to the hair papilla by means of a needle or needles so as to cause growth inactivity of the hair papilla and thus permanently remove hair. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • electrology school: means an establishment which teaches or offers to teach students the theory and practice of electrology and which teaches or offers to teach student instructors the theory and practice of teaching electrology, for financial remuneration from the student, student instructor, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electrolysis: means the process by which hair is removed from the normal skin by the application of an electric current to the hair root by means of a needle or needles being inserted into the hair follicle, whether the process employs direct electric current or short wave alternating electric current. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Electronic: means electrical, digital, magnetic, optical, electromagnet, or any other similar technology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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 9:2602
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Electronic record: means a record created, generated, sent, communicated, received, or stored by electronic means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • 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 9:2602
  • Electronic transmission: means transmission of information in electronic form or the transmission of the exact visual image of a document by way of electronic equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Electronic wallet: refers to an electronic or online service or application that allows an individual to store credentials in order to access the credentials from a mobile device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • Eligible: means a person whose name is on a list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Eligible patient: means a person to whom all of the following criteria apply:

                (a) Has a terminal illness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1169.3

  • Eligible retirement plan: shall mean any of the following which accepts a distributee's eligible rollover distribution:

                (i) An individual retirement account described in Section 408(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732

  • Eligible rollover distribution: means a distribution as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Eligible rollover distribution: shall mean any distribution made on or after December 1, 1994, of all or any portion of the balance to the credit of the distributee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Embalmer: means a person who disinfects or preserves, or both, a dead human body or bodies, entirely or in part, by the use of chemical substances, fluids, or gases ordinarily used, prepared, or intended for such purposes, either by outward application of such chemical substances, fluids, or gases on the body, or by the introduction of same into the body by vascular or hypodermic injection, or by direct application into the organs or cavities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Embalmer and funeral director: means a person to whom a valid license has been issued by the board to perform the duties of embalming and funeral directing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Embalming: means preparing, disinfecting, and preserving, either hypodermically, arterially, or by any other recognized means, the body of a deceased person for burial, cremation, or other disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Emergency management: means the care given to an injured athlete under the general supervision of the team or consulting physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
  • Emergency medical condition: means a medical condition manifesting itself by symptoms of sufficient severity, including severe pain, such that a prudent layperson, who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine, could reasonably expect that the absence of immediate medical attention would result in serious impairment to bodily functions, serious dysfunction of a bodily organ or part, or would place the person's health or, with respect to a pregnant woman, the health of the woman or her unborn child, in serious jeopardy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Emergency services: means health care items and services furnished or required to evaluate and treat an emergency medical condition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the Service of the City of Alexandria, and shall include the employees of the retirement system created hereunder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Employee: means an individual drawing a salary from a governmental body, whether elected or not, and any nonsalaried individual performing personal services for any governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Employee: shall mean any appointive officer or employee of the city now or hereafter employed by the city, whose services are compensated by the city in whole or in part, who is not covered by any existing pension fund maintained by the city. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Employee: means any regular employee of a clerk, minute clerk, and employees of the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association, the Louisiana Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund, and the Louisiana Clerks of Court Insurance Fund, who works more than an average of twenty hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • 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: shall mean any district attorney of the state of Louisiana, or any assistant district attorney in any parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employee: means a person including an elected official, actively employed by a participating employer on a permanent, regularly scheduled basis of at least an average of thirty-five hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Employee: means a natural person who is paid compensation in return for the performance of services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1015.1
  • Employee: means a person legally occupying a position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Employee: means any person employed by any private or public employer including an elected or appointed official. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1017.1
  • Employee: means any person who is employed by an employer for compensation in return for the performance of services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1018.1
  • Employee: means any individual employed by a sexually oriented business for remuneration pursuant to a contract for hire but does not include an independent contractor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1019.1
  • Employee: means any person who is employed as a permanent employee of a parish who works at least twenty-eight hours a week and whose compensation is paid wholly or partly by said parish, but excluding all persons employed by a parish or city school board, and all persons eligible for any other public retirement system in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Employee: shall mean any registrar of voters of the state of Louisiana or any deputy or permanent employee of the office of registrar of voters in any parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Employee: shall mean any of the following classifications:

                (a)(i) Any full-time police officer, empowered to make arrests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213

  • 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: shall mean the City of Alexandria or any of its departments and agencies from which any employee receives his compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Employer: means :

                (a) Any employing unit which in any calendar quarter in either the current or preceding calendar year paid for services in employment wages of one thousand five hundred dollars or more for some portion of a day in each of twenty different calendar weeks, whether or not such weeks were consecutive, in either the current or the preceding calendar year, had in employment at least one individual regardless of whether the same individual was in employment each day. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472

  • 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
  • Employer: shall mean any parish in the state of Louisiana; the state of Louisiana, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish or political corporation or subdivision of the state of Louisiana which employs and pays persons as district attorneys or assistant district attorneys. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employer: means a person employing or seeking to employ an employee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:101
  • Employer: means any person, as provided for in Article 24 of the Louisiana Civil Code, who in this state pays compensation to an employee in exchange for the performance of services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1015.1
  • Employer: means any Louisiana business establishment that has twenty or more full-time or part-time employees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1018.1
  • Employer: means any entity who is required to pay and has paid into the fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1371.1
  • Employer: means any parish in the state of Louisiana, except Orleans and East Baton Rouge Parishes, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish which employs and pays persons serving the parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Employer: shall mean the registrar of voters of any parish in the state of Louisiana, the state of Louisiana, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish which employs and pays persons as registrars of voters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Employer: shall mean any municipality in the state of Louisiana which employs a full-time police officer, empowered to make arrests, or which has an elected chief of police whose salary is at least one thousand dollars per month, and the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Employing unit: means any individual or type of organization, including the state of Louisiana or subdivisions, or instrumentality thereof or of any other state or of the United States except as excluded by any other provision of this Chapter, and any partnership, association, trust, estate, joint-stock company, nontrading corporation, insurance company, corporation, or corporate group, whether domestic or foreign, or the receiver, liquidator, trustee in bankruptcy, trustee, or successor thereof, or the legal representative of a deceased person, which has in its employ one or more individuals performing services for it within this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Employment: means , subject to the other provisions of this Subsection, any services including service in interstate commerce, performed for wages or under any contract of hire, written or oral, express or implied;

                B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472

  • Employment list: means an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Employment office: means a free public employment office or branch office thereof, operated by this state or maintained as a part of a state controlled system of public employment offices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Employment security administration fund: means the employment security administration fund established by this Chapter, from which administrative expenses under this Chapter shall be paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • 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 23:101

  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Encumbrance: means any lien, privilege, judgment, mortgage, pledge, pawn, claim, charge, or any other encumbrance of like nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Encumbrance certificate: means a written document which lists all effective financing statements affecting a person which have been filed with the filing officer and containing the information required by this Chapter to be transmitted to the secretary for inclusion in the central registry on the date and at the time the certificate is issued and which complies with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Endorsement: means certification of an applicant who is duly licensed as a registered nurse or advanced practice registered nurse in another state, territory, or country for licensure to practice as a registered nurse or advanced practice registered nurse in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Engineer intern: shall mean an individual who has complied with the requirements for education, experience, and character and has passed an examination in the fundamental engineering subjects, as provided in this Chapter, and has been issued a certificate by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • Enrollee: means an individual who is enrolled in the Medicaid program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • entity: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint venture, a joint stock company, a trust, an unincorporated organization, any similar entity, or any combination of the foregoing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • 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 3:3362
  • Equivalent drug product: means either of the following:

                (a) A drug product that has been rated as a pharmaceutical equivalent by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and has the same established name, active ingredients, strength or concentration, dosage form, and route of administration and which is formulated to contain the same amount of active ingredients in the same dosage form and to meet the same compendial or other applicable standards such as strength, quality, purity, and identity, but which may differ in characteristics such as shape, scoring, configuration, packaging, excipients including colors, flavors, preservatives, and expiration time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • 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 3:1603
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Essential functions: means the fundamental job duties of the employment position that the person with a disability held. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1017.1
  • Essential parts: means all integral parts and body parts, the removal, alteration or substitution of which will tend to conceal the identity or substantially alter the appearance of the vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Established catalog price: means the price included in a catalog, price list, schedule, or other form that:

                (a) Is regularly maintained by a manufacturer or contractor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556

  • Established date of operation: means the date on which the agricultural operation, including forestry activities, commenced operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • estate: means a trust or estate, or fiduciary thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:300.10
  • Esthetician: means a person who practices esthetics. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Esthetics: means engaging in any one or a combination of the following practices: massaging the face or neck of a person, dyeing or trimming eyebrows, applying natural or artificial enhancements to eyelashes, hair removal by cosmetic preparations, threading, waxing, or other similar means, stimulating, cleansing, or beautifying the face, neck, arms, bust, upper body, legs, or feet of a person by any method with the aid of the hands or of any mechanical or electrical apparatus, including micro-dermabrasion, epidermabrasion, or particle exfoliation using equipment and methodology approved by the board or by the use of a cosmetic preparation; however, esthetics shall not include the diagnosis, treatment, or therapy of any dermatological condition, or the process of removing hair known as "electrolysis". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Ethanol: means an ethyl alcohol which meets all of the following conditions in that it:

    (a)  Has a purity of at least ninety-nine percent, determined without regard to any added denaturants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703

  • euthanize: means the act of inducing a painless death upon an animal in a humane manner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Evidence-based program: means a program or practice that has had multiple site random controlled trials across heterogeneous populations demonstrating that the program or practice is effective for the population. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Evidence-based standard: means the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of the current best evidence based on the overall systematic review of the research in making decisions about the care of individual patients. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Examination: means a written examination taken by applicants in order to measure their knowledge of solid waste management. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Examination: means a pelvic or rectal examination. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • Excess benefit: means the difference in the monthly benefit between the unrestricted benefit and the maximum benefit computed under this Chapter 5. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Excess benefit participant: means any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1342
  • Excess benefit participant: shall mean any member whose retirement benefit, as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1492
  • Excess benefit participant: shall mean any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • Excess benefit participant: means any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans of the employer without regard to the limitations of Section 415 of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States, as amended, and as set forth in the rules and regulations of this retirement system, would exceed the maximum benefit permitted under Section 415 of the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Excess benefit participant: shall mean any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • Executive budget: means the document submitted to the legislature at each regular session, pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and Article VII, Section 11(A) of the Constitution of Louisiana, presenting the governor's recommended complete financial plan for each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Executive director: means the person appointed by the board to serve as the chief operating officer in connection with the day-to-day operation of the board's business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Executive director: means the director of the Board of Examiners of Nursing Facility Administrators. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2501
  • Executive secretary: means the chief administrative officer of the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Exercise protocols and programs: means the intensity, duration, frequency, and mode of activity to improve the cardiovascular system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3422
  • exhibition: means showing a motion picture to the public for a charge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2902
  • 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 4:85

  • exhibitor: means any person engaged in the business of operating one or more theatres. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2902
  • Existing operating budget: means the initial operating budget as adjusted for actions taken by the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, the Interim Emergency Board, the legislature, or the governor in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter or any other provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Expanded duty dental assistant: means a person who is employed by a licensed practicing dentist and has passed an expanded function for dental assistants course approved by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry that shall not consist of less than thirty classroom hours, or who has graduated from a dental assisting program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association provided the program teaches functions as provided for in LAC 46:XXXIII. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Expenditure: means the gift or payment of money or any thing of value for the purchase of food, drink, or refreshment for a legislator, for the spouse or minor child of a legislator, or for a public servant, other than a legislator, in the legislative branch of state government and any gift or payment as permitted by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:51
  • Expenses: means amounts represented by cash paid out or by obligations to pay cash or partly by each for maintaining and operating government services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Expert opinion: means a belief or an interpretation by specialists with experience in a specific area about the scientific evidence pertaining to a particular service, intervention, or therapy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • External procurement activity: means any buying organization not located in this state which, if located in this state, would qualify as a public procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Extracorporeal circulation: means the diversion of a patient's blood through a heart-lung machine or a similar device that assumes the functions of the patient's heart, lungs, kidney, liver, or other organs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1333
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Extraordinary expenses: means expenses of unusual character such as in the normal course of events would not be expected to occur in each year, or the excess over the normal requirements due to unusual conditions in any budget year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Facility: means an institution providing health care services or a health care setting, including but not limited to hospitals and other licensed inpatient centers, ambulatory surgical or treatment centers, skilled nursing centers, residential treatment centers, diagnostic, laboratory and imaging centers, rehabilitation and other therapeutic health settings, and inpatient hospice facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Facility: means any juvenile detention facility, shelter care facility, or such other juvenile justice facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fair market value: means the value of the lands or improvements actually taken, used, damaged, or destroyed for levees or levee drainage purposes as determined in accordance with the uniform criteria for determining fair market value as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • False or fraudulent claim: means a claim which the health care provider or his billing agent submits knowing the claim to be false, fictitious, untrue, or misleading in regard to any material information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Family burial ground: means a cemetery in which no lots are sold to the public and in which interments are restricted to a group of persons related to each other by blood or marriage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Family preservation services: means services that are delivered primarily in the home, that follow intensive service models with demonstrated effectiveness in reducing or avoiding the need for unnecessary imminent foster care placement, and that have all of the characteristics delineated in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:287.3
  • Family violence: includes but is not limited to physical or sexual abuse and any offense against the person as defined in the Criminal Code of Louisiana, except negligent injuring and defamation, committed by one parent against the other parent or against any of the children. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • farm: includes stock, dairy, poultry, fruit, fur-bearing animals, and truck farms, plantations, ranches, nurseries, ranges, greenhouses or other similar structures used primarily for the raising of agricultural or horticultural commodities and orchards;

                (3) "American vessel" means any vessel, documented and numbered under the laws of the United States, including any vessel which is neither documented or numbered under the laws of the United States, nor documented under the laws of any foreign country, if its crew is employed solely by one or more citizens or residents of the United States, or corporation organized under the laws of the United States, or of any state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472

  • Farm product: means any type of crop whether growing or to be grown, and whether harvested or unharvested, or any species of livestock, or any type of agricultural commodity or product raised or cultivated of every type and description, including but not limited to cattle, hogs, sheep, horses, bees, rabbits, or poultry, and oysters, crabs, prawns, shrimp, alligators, turtles, and fish raised, produced, cultivated, harvested, or gathered on any beds of bodies of water, whether owned, leased, or licensed by the debtor, grains, beans, vegetables, grasses, legumes, melons, tobacco, cotton, flowers, shrubberies, plants and fruits, nuts and berries, and other similar products whether of trees or other sources, or if they are a product of such crop or livestock in its unmanufactured state, such as seed, ginned cotton, wool-clip, honey, syrup, meat, milk, eggs, and cut, harvested, or standing timber, or supplies used or produced in farming operations, and if they are in the possession, including civil possession as defined in Civil Code Articles 3421 and 3431, of a debtor engaged in planting, producing, raising, cultivating, harvesting, gathering, fattening, grazing, or other farming operations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Farm products: means products employed directly in the cultivation, production, or harvesting of any agricultural commodities or containers for agricultural commodities or other farm products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Farm-raised turtle: means any reptile of the order Testudines which is bred, born, raised, or kept, by a licensed turtle farmer within a closed circumscribed pond for the purpose of buying, selling, or trading in commerce. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • FBI: means the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • FBI: means the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2501
  • FDIC: means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and includes any successor to the corporation or other agency or instrumentality of the United States which may undertake to discharge the purposes of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Federal assistance under a state transportation plan: means federal matching funds or other federal money which may be available under a State Implementation Plan (SIP), maintenance plan, or other transportation plan of the Department of Transportation and Development, a Metropolitan Planning Organization, or other state entity pursuant to the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program funding which provides funds for public fleet conversions to cleaner fuels. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal financial institutions regulatory agency: means :

                (a) The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392

  • Federal government: means the United States of America and any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • 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
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act: means the act so entitled approved March 4, 1907, as amended by the Wholesome Meat Act (21 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act: means the act so entitled, approved August 28, 1957 (21 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • 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 23:101
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: means any person, firm, partnership, association, or state bank, including a usufructuary, who or which occupies a position of peculiar confidence toward any person, firm, association, partnership, trust, or estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • FIFRA: means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Filing officer: means the clerk of court of any parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Final adverse determination: means an adverse determination, including medical judgment, involving a covered benefit that has been upheld by a health insurance issuer, or its designee utilization review organization, at the completion of the health insurance issuer's internal claims and appeals process procedures provided pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Final compensation: means the average monthly earnings during the highest sixty consecutive months or joined months if service was interrupted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • final compensation: means the average monthly earnings during the sixty highest consecutive months of employment or the sixty highest successive joined months of employment if interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Final salary: means the average monthly earnings of a member during the twelve-month period immediately preceding his death or retirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Final salary: means the average monthly earnings of a member during the twelve-month period immediately preceding his death or retirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Financial institution: means a thrift institution, association, commercial bank, or trust company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Financial institution: means a state or national bank, savings bank or savings association located in the state of Louisiana and whose deposits are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, including homesteads, building and loan associations and savings and loan associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Financial Planning and Management Service: means the planning and management of the financial affairs of an individual, and distribution of money to the creditors thereof, or acting as the agent of an individual in the distribution of his income to his creditors, whether or not the person so acting receives a fee or charge for such services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2582
  • Fire truck: means vehicles built with the capability of operating fire fighting equipment such as hoses, ladders, and pumps and carrying teams of firefighters to fire scenes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Firm: means a business unit or enterprise or a partnership of two or more persons not recognized as a legal person distinct from the members composing it. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • firm: means any partnership, association, or other unincorporated business organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Firm: shall mean any domestic or foreign firm, partnership, association, cooperative, venture, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or any other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • First responder: means a volunteer engaged in activities involving the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness1 pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1017.1
  • 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: shall mean the period beginning on January first in any year, and ending on December thirty-first of the same year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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
  • 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 July first through June thirtieth of the following year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Fiscal Year: means July 1 through June 30 of the following year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Fiscal year: shall mean the twelve-month period ending on June 30th of each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Fiscal year: means the calendar period beginning July 1 and ending June 30 following. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Fiscal year: shall mean the twelve-month period ending on December 31, of each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • fleet conversion: means both of the following:

    (a)  The installation of qualified clean fuel vehicle equipment in order to modify all or a portion of a local governing authority's fleet of motor vehicles which are propelled by gasoline or diesel so that the motor vehicles may be partially or wholly propelled by an alternative fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2

  • Floor amendment: An amendment offered by an individual legisator from the floor during consideration of a bill or other measure, in contrast to a committee amendment.
  • Floor stock or first dose cabinet: is a medication storage device, which shall be used by personnel, authorized by a protocol established by the pharmacist-in-charge, to gain access to doses as needed and first doses in patient-care areas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • FNS: means the Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, the office of the federal government that administers SNAP. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:322
  • Food product: means any edible product sold or offered for retail sale that is intended for human consumption. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Force majeure: means any of the following circumstances:

                (a) A major storm, major flood, or other similar natural disaster. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1

  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation formed under the laws of any jurisdiction other than this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • foreign representative: shall mean a person in a foreign country whose education and experience qualify such person to represent the state in such foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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 9:2262.1

  • Foreign vehicles: means every motor vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer which shall be brought into the state otherwise than in the ordinary course of business by or through a manufacturer or dealer and which had not been registered in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • 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 3:3622
  • Forest products: include the following:

    (a)  Products that are derived from woody biomass. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4423

  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Formal hearing: means a hearing as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Formosan termite: means the termite Coptotermes formosanus in any state of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Franchise agreement: means an agreement whereby one party, the franchisor, authorizes a real estate broker, the franchisee, to use registered trademarks or other advertising tools to create a common identity among several brokers nationally or regionally for marketing purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fuel grade ethanol: means the ASTM standard in effect on the effective date of this Chapter as the D-4806 specification for denatured motor fuel grade ethanol for blending with gasoline. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Full-time: shall mean employment on a permanent, regularly scheduled basis for at least an average of thirty hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Fumigant: means any pesticide which either by itself or in combination with any other substance:

    (a)  Emits or liberates gas, fumes, or vapors which will destroy pests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362

  • Functions: means duties, jurisdiction, powers, rights, and obligations, conferred or imposed upon, or vested in, any agency by law, or exercised, performed, or discharged by any agency without contravention of any provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Functions: means duties, jurisdiction, powers, rights, and obligations, conferred or imposed upon, or vested in, any agency by law, or exercised, performed, or discharged by any agency without contravention of any provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Fund: means the unemployment compensation fund established by this Chapter, to which all contributions required and from which all benefits provided under this Chapter shall be paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Fund: means the Blind Vendors Trust Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • Fund: means the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Fund: means the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Fund: means an independent fiscal and accounting entity with a self-balancing set of accounts recording cash or other resources together with all related liabilities, obligations, reserves, and equities which are segregated for the purpose of carrying on specific activities or attaining certain objectives in accordance with regulations, restrictions, and limitations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Funding: means grants, loans, or a combination of grants and loans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • Funeral: means the observances held for a dead person usually before burial or cremation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Funeral directing: means the operation of a funeral home, or, by way of illustration and not limitation, any service whatsoever connected with the management of funerals, or the supervision of hearses or funeral cars, the purchase of caskets or other funeral merchandise, and retail sale and display thereof, the cleaning or dressing of dead human bodies for burial, and the performance or supervision of any service or act connected with the management of funerals from time of death until the body or bodies are delivered to the cemetery, crematory, or other agent for the purpose of disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Funeral director: means a person to whom a valid license has been issued by the board to perform the duties of funeral directing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Funeral establishment: means any place or premises duly licensed by the board and devoted to or used in the care and preparation for disposition of the body of a deceased person or maintained or held out to the public by advertising or otherwise as the office or place for the practice of funeral directing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Funeral goods and services: means any one or more of the following goods or services:

                (a) Goods which are sold or offered for sale directly to the public for use in connection with funeral services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831

  • Funeral merchandise: means : caskets, rental caskets, rental casket inserts, alternative containers, combo/shipping caskets, and other receptacles, excluding urns, where human remains are directly placed for disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Funeral recipient: means the individual for whom funeral goods and services are to be provided under the terms of a preneed funeral contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Funeral trust account: means an account established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Fusion technologist: means a person, other than a licensed practitioner, who under the direction and supervision of a licensed practitioner applies radiation while operating fusion technology imaging equipment or uses radioactive materials on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3200
  • Fusion technology: means the operation of positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) imaging equipment or any other hybrid imaging equipment identified and recognized by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3200
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • 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
  • Gasohol: means a blended motor fuel composed of gasoline and fuel grade alcohol. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Gasoline blend stocks: means any petroleum product component of gasoline, including naphtha, reformate, or toluene, listed in Treasury Regulation Section 48. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • General contractor: means a person who contracts directly with the owner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • General rules and regulations: means those which are applicable to all marketing orders and marketing agreements and are issued by the commissioner to provide uniform methods to facilitate the administration and enforcement of all such marketing orders and marketing agreements. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • General supervision: means the service is furnished under a physician's overall direction and control, but the physician's presence shall not be required during the provision of service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
  • Genetic counseling: means any of the following actions by a genetic counselor that occur through and as a result of communication between the genetic counselor and a patient:

                (a) Obtaining and evaluating individual, family, and medical histories to determine genetic risk for genetic or medical conditions and diseases in a patient, his offspring, and other family members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101

  • Genetic counselor: means an individual who is licensed pursuant to this Part to provide genetic counseling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Genetic gestational carrier: means the process by which a woman attempts to carry and give birth to a child using her own gametes and either the gametes of a person who intends to parent the child or donor gametes, when there is an agreement to relinquish the custody of and all rights and obligations to the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Genetic supervision: refers to the assessment by an individual who is licensed pursuant to this Part or a physician who is licensed pursuant to Part I of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.101
  • Geoscience: means the science of the earth and its origin and history, the investigation of the earth's environment and its constituent soils, rocks, minerals, solids, and fluids, and the study of the natural and introduced agents, forces, and processes that cause changes in and on the earth. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Geoscientist: means a person qualified to engage in the practice of geoscience because of the person's knowledge, acquired through education and practical experience, of geoscience, mathematics, and the supporting physical, chemical, mineralogical, morphological, and life sciences. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Geoscientist in training: means a person registered by the board on the basis of education and who meets other requirements established by the board but who is not fully qualified to be a licensed geoscientist under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gestational carrier: means a woman who agrees to engage in a process by which she attempts to carry and give birth to a child born as a result of an in utero transfer of a human embryo to which she makes no genetic contribution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Goal: means a general purpose toward which the efforts of an agency are directed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact in any conduct of a transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1392
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact in the conduct or transaction concerned. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • Good moral character: means the propensity to provide professional services in a fair, honest, and open manner and the lack of history of any dishonest or felonious acts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Governing authority: means the governing authority of a parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Governing authority: means the governing authority of a parish or parishes having a youth center or a juvenile detention center authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1099.2
  • Governing authority: means collectively the body which exercises the governmental and financing functions of the local governmental subdivision, or the school board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the bond issuing power of a governmental unit is vested. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • 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 3:1202
  • 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 3:3602
  • 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 3:3622
  • 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 9:2602
  • Governmental body: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive branch of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Governmental entity: means :

    (a)  A board, authority, commission, department, office, or agency of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602

  • Governmental entity: means :

    (a)  A board, authority, commission, department, office, or agency of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3622

  • Governmental entity: means any governmental unit which is not included in the definition of "governmental body" in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Governmental institutional provider: means either of the following:

                (a) A nonstate governmental hospital, licensed in accordance with the Hospital Licensing Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1248.1

  • Governmental lien: means all liens imposed by law upon immovable property in favor of any political subdivision and filed in the mortgage records, including without limitation, those imposed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Graduate school of social work: means a program within an institution of higher education which offers a full-time course of study in social work, granting a master's degree in social work or social welfare, and accredited or under candidacy by the Council on Social Work Education or its predecessor or successor organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2703
  • Grain: means corn, wheat, oats, rye, soybeans, barley, and grain sorghum. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Grain dealer: means any person who purchases any agricultural commodities from producers or represents producers in the sale of agricultural commodities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grant: means the furnishing by the state of assistance, whether financial or otherwise, to any person to support a program authorized by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gratuity: means an inducement given voluntarily or beyond obligation to gain business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Grave: means a space of ground in a cemetery, used or intended to be used, for burial. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Grievance: means , in a health insurance issuer's internal claims and appeals process, a written complaint or oral complaint, if the complaint involves an urgent care request submitted by or on behalf of a covered person regarding any of the following:

                (a) Availability, delivery, or quality of health care services, including a complaint regarding an adverse determination made pursuant to utilization review. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392

  • 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 apportionable income or loss: means the general class of gross income designated as apportionable income by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Gross estate: The total fair market value of all property and property interests, real and personal, tangible and intangible, of which a decedent had beneficial ownership at the time of death before subtractions for deductions, debts, administrative expenses, and casualty losses suffered during estate administration.
  • Gross income: means :

                (a) The income from any source, including but not limited to salaries, wages, commissions, bonuses, dividends, severance pay, pensions, interest, trust income, recurring monetary gifts, annuities, capital gains, social security benefits, workers' compensation benefits, basic and variable allowances for housing and subsistence from military pay and benefits, unemployment insurance benefits, disaster unemployment assistance received from the United States Department of Labor, disability insurance benefits, and spousal support received from a preexisting spousal support obligation;

                (b) Expense reimbursement or in-kind payments received by a parent in the course of employment, self-employment, or operation of a business, if the reimbursements or payments are significant and reduce the parent's personal living expenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315

  • Gross weight: means the weight of a vehicle or vehicle combination without load on all axles, including the steering axle plus the weight of any load thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Ground shells: means a material obtained by grinding the shells of mollusks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Grower: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that is licensed by the department to cultivate industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Guaranteed funeral goods and services: means funeral goods and services which a funeral establishment agrees to provide for a named funeral recipient upon death which are a specifically identified set of funeral goods and services designated as guaranteed and for which a funeral trust account has been established or a preneed insurance policy or annuity has been purchased or assigned to pay for those funeral goods and services, provided the buyer has fully funded a funeral trust account, or has fully paid for a preneed funeral policy or annuity, within a specified period of time after the preneed funeral contract is made and the funeral establishment has agreed to accept the funds available in the funeral trust account or preneed insurance policy or annuity during the term of the guarantee as payment in full for those funeral goods and services so that there will be no additional cost to the funeral recipient's family or his or her estate for those funeral goods and services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Hairdressing: means massaging, cleansing, washing, stimulating, manipulating, exercising, beautifying, or doing similar work upon the scalp of any person, including arranging, singeing, cutting or shaping, curling or waving, cleansing, shampooing, styling, bleaching, coloring, or similar work upon the hair of another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Handler: means any person that is engaged as a distributor or any person that is engaged as a processor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business of handling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business of handling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Handler: shall mean any person handling sweet potatoes in the primary channels of trade. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742
  • Handling: means engaging in the business of a handler as defined in Paragraph (9). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • handling: means possessing or storing industrial hemp for any period of time on premises owned, operated, or controlled by a person licensed by the Department of Agriculture and Forestry to cultivate or process industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Health benefit plan: means a policy, contract, certificate , or agreement entered into, offered, or issued by a health insurance issuer to provide, deliver, arrange for, pay for, or reimburse any of the costs of health care services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Health care: means any act or treatment which was performed or furnished or which should have been performed or furnished by any person covered by this Part for, to, or on behalf of, a patient during the medical care, treatment or confinement of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1237.1
  • Health care organization or entity: means any entity or organization providing health care services which is licensed or regulated under Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 or regulations promulgated by the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Health care professional: means a physician or other health care practitioner licensed, accredited, registered, or certified to perform specified health care services consistent with state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Health care provider: means any person furnishing or claiming to furnish a good, service, or supply under the medical assistance programs, any other person defined as a health care provider by federal or state law or by rule, and a provider-in-fact. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Health care provider: means any health maintenance organization, home health agency, hospice, hospital, or nursing facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Health care provider: means any home health agency, hospice, hospital, or nursing facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Health care services: means services for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Health information: means information or data, whether oral or recorded in any form or medium, and personal facts or information about events or relationships that relate to any of the following:

                (a) The past, present, or future physical, mental, or behavioral health or condition of an individual or a member of the individual's family. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392

  • Health insurance issuer: means an entity subject to the insurance laws and regulations of this state, or subject to the jurisdiction of the commissioner, that contracts or offers to contract to provide, deliver, arrange for, pay for, or reimburse any of the costs of health care services, including through a health benefit plan as defined in this Section, and shall include a sickness and accident insurance company, a health maintenance organization, a preferred provider organization or any similar entity, or any other entity providing a plan of health insurance or health benefits. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Health insurance premiums: means the actual amount paid by a party for providing health insurance on behalf of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • Healthcare facility: means an independent diagnostic testing facility, magnetic resonance imaging equipment or facility, computerized tomography equipment or facility, Positron Emission Tomography scanner or facility, an ambulatory surgical center licensed by the department, or any outpatient surgical facility required to be licensed by the department as an ambulatory surgical center in order to obtain certification by Medicare as an ambulatory surgical center. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Healthcare provider: means a physician or other healthcare practitioner licensed, certified, registered, or otherwise authorized to perform specified healthcare services consistent with state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • Healthcare services: means magnetic resonance imaging services, computerized tomography services, Positron Emission Tomography scanner services, ultrasound services, any other imaging services that have become generally accepted methods of providing imaging services after April 17, 2006, as determined by the department, any services rendered by an ambulatory surgical center licensed by the department, or any services rendered by an outpatient surgical facility required to be licensed by the department as an ambulatory surgical center in order to obtain certification by Medicare as an ambulatory surgical center. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Healthy food retailers: means for-profit or not-for-profit retailers that sell high quality fresh fruits and vegetables at competitive prices including but not limited to supermarkets, grocery stores, and farmers' markets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • Hearing aid: means any wearable instrument or device designed for or represented as aiding or compensating for defective human hearing and any parts, attachments, or accessories of such an instrument or device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2442
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • hemp: means the plant Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Highway: includes every way or place of whatever nature open to the use of the public, for the purpose of vehicular travel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • HIPAA: means the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Pub. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • Hire and fire authority: shall mean the authority of the representative of the employer who plays an integral part in fulfilling the business of the employer with the responsibility to have closely controlled the injured employee regarding his physical conduct and time, as well as providing significant input into the hiring, retention, and firing decisions regarding that employee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1371.1
  • HIV-related test: is a test which is performed solely to diagnose infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1171.2
  • hive: means an aggregate of bees consisting principally of workers, but having, when perfect, one queen and at times many drones; and includes brood, combs, honey, and the receptacle inhabited by the bees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Holding facility: means an area within or adjacent to the crematory designated for the short-term retention of human remains prior to cremation that shall fulfill all of the following requirements:

                (a) Comply with any applicable public health laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831

  • Home improvement contracting: means the reconstruction, alteration, renovation, repair, modernization, conversion, improvement, removal, or demolition, or the construction of an addition to any pre-existing owner occupied building which building is used or designed to be used as a residence or dwelling unit, or to structures which are adjacent to such residence or building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Home improvement contractor: means any person, including a contractor or subcontractor, who undertakes or attempts to undertake or submits a price or bid on any home improvement contracting project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Home inspection: means a written evaluation of two or more of the following component systems of a resale residential building:

                (a) Electrical system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1473

  • Home inspector: means any person who, in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, holds himself out as a home inspector to the general public or engages in the business of performing home inspections on resale residential buildings for compensation and who examines any component of a building, through visual means and through normal user controls, without the use of mathematical sciences. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1473
  • Home state: means :

                (a) With respect to a national bank, the state in which the main office of the bank is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532

  • Hospital: means an institution which has been licensed by the Louisiana Department of Health as a hospital. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Hospital health services: means but is not limited to any clinical, diagnostic, or rehabilitation service and any administrative, managerial, or operational service incident thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1072
  • Hospital pharmacy: means a pharmacy department located in a hospital licensed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Hospital service district: means :

    (a)  A political subdivision of the state of Louisiana organized pursuant to an Act of the Legislature of Louisiana or pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1072

  • Hospital service district commission: means the governing authority or managing board of a hospital service district as defined herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1072
  • 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 3:1603
  • Host state: means :

                (a) With respect to a bank, a state, other than the home state of the bank in which the bank maintains, or seeks to establish and maintain, a branch or a loan or trust production office, and

                (b) With respect to a bank holding company, a state, other than the home state of the company in which the company controls, or seeks to control, a bank subsidiary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532

  • Hour of continuing education: means a unit of measurement equivalent to an organized learning experience of fifty consecutive minutes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Hull Number: means the number assigned to a ship by the builder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Human remains: means the body of a deceased person and includes the body in any stage of decomposition, as well as cremated remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Human remains: means the body of a deceased person, or part of a body or limb in any stage of decomposition that has been removed from a living or dead person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Human skeletal remains: means any part of the body of a deceased human being in any stage of decomposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:673
  • Hundredweight: means one hundred pounds, excluding tare. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Hundredweight: means one hundred pounds, excluding tare. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • IFTA: means the international fuel tax agreement required by the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, Public Law 102-240, 105 Stat. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Immediate family member: means husband or wife; birth or adoptive parent, child, or sibling; stepparent, stepchild, stepbrother or stepsister; father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; grandparent or grandchild; and spouse of grandparent or grandchild. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Immediately: means as expeditiously as the medical situation of the covered person requires but in no event longer than one day for expedited reviews or one business day for standard reviews. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Imminent: means a decision has been made by the department that, without family preservation services, a petition requesting the removal of a child from the family home will be immediately filed under Children's Code Article 619, 620, or 631 or that a voluntary placement agreement will be immediately initiated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:287.3
  • 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 6:703
  • Importing: means bringing special fuels into this state in the fuel supply tanks of a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • In good standing: means the status of a licensee who has complied with all explicit license obligations thereby having unabated authority to conduct license activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • In utero embryo transfer: means the medical procedure whereby the genetic mother's egg is fertilized with the sperm of the genetic father, with the resulting embryo transferred into the uterus of the gestational carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • in writing: means the product of any method of forming characters on paper, other materials, or viewable screen, which can be read, retrieved, and reproduced, including information that is electronically transmitted and stored. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Inactive licensee: means any currently licensed person whose license has been transferred to inactive status and who is not authorized to act in the capacity of a real estate broker or salesperson as provided for in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Inactive licensee: means an individual that holds a funeral director or embalmer and funeral director license issued by the board not practicing in any capacity in this state and who has not met the requirements of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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 9:2260.1
  • 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 3:4423
  • Income: means :

                (a) Actual gross income of a party, if the party is employed to full capacity; or

                (b) Potential income of a party, if the party is voluntarily unemployed or underemployed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315

  • Incompetency: means the lack of skills or qualities necessary to perform the duties of funeral director, or embalmer, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Incorporator: means one of the signers of the original articles of incorporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Independent contractor: means a person who, for the purposes of the Employment Security Law, satisfies the exception provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1761
  • Independent contractor: means an individual contracted to perform services for a sexually oriented business on a non-exclusive basis pursuant to a written agreement specifying that the individual is a contractor and not an employee of the sexually oriented business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1019.1
  • Independent review organization: means an entity that conducts independent external reviews of adverse determinations and final adverse determinations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Individual: means the person or persons for whom the credit of financial adjusting service is performed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2582
  • Individual real estate broker: means an individual person licensed as a real estate broker and does not mean a licensed corporation, limited liability company, or partnership licensed as a real estate broker. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Industrial hemp: means the plant Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Industrial hemp seed: means Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Industrial solid waste: means solid waste produced in the course of and resulting from any industrial, manufacturing, or mining process, and which is not subject to regulation under the Louisiana Hazardous Waste Control Law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Industrial user: means any person that receives gasoline blend stocks for its own use in the manufacture of any product other than finished gasoline. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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 3:1431
  • Infectious disease: means a sickness or malady which is easily diffused, or spread, or communicated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Infested: means having the presence of live Formosan termites. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • 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 3:1603
  • Informal meeting: means a fact gathering session of the board as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Information: includes data, text, images, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, and databases, or the like. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Information processing system: means an electronic system for creating, generating, sending, receiving, storing, displaying, or processing information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • informed consent: means consent to any dental treatment or course of dental treatment given by a patient:

                (1) After the patient has been informed in general terms of the nature and purpose of the dental treatment or course of dental treatment and those risks of death, brain damage, quadriplegia, paraplegia, the loss or loss of function of an organ or limb, or disfiguring scars, if any, associated with such dental treatment or course of dental treatment which would ordinarily have been disclosed under the same or similar circumstances by dentists with the same or similar training and experience; and

                (2) After the patient has been given an opportunity to ask questions concerning such dental treatment or course of dental treatment and his questions, if any, have been answered in a satisfactory manner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1161.1

  • Initial operating budget: means the amount of the appropriation on July first of a particular fiscal year for that fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Initial physical therapy evaluation: means the physical therapy assessment and resulting interpretation of a patient's condition through use of patient history, signs, symptoms, objective tests, or measurements to determine neuromusculoskeletal and biomechanical dysfunctions to determine the need for physical therapy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2407
  • Injunction: means a temporary restraining order or a preliminary or a permanent court ordered injunction, as defined in the Code of Civil Procedure, which prohibits the violent parent from in any way contacting the abused parent or the children except for specific purposes set forth in the injunction, which shall be limited to communications expressly dealing with the education, health, and welfare of the children, or for any other purpose expressly agreed to by the abused parent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Input: means any resource used to implement a policy, program, or specific service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Insecticide: means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of insects and similar pests. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Institutional facility: means any organization whose primary purpose is to provide a physical environment for a patient to obtain health care services, including but not limited to a:

                (a) Hospital pharmacy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • Institutional provider: means a nongovernmental hospital licensed in accordance with the Hospital Licensing Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1248.1
  • instructor: means a person who teaches cosmetology for direct or indirect compensation, within a school. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Instructor: means any person approved and licensed by the board to administer and certify the successful completion of the required minimum training requirements for security officers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Instrument: means any instrument, whether or not negotiable, which evidences the indebtedness of one or more persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5321
  • Insured work: means employment for employers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Intended parents: means a married couple who each exclusively contribute their own gametes to create their embryo and who enter into an enforceable gestational carrier contract, as defined in this Chapter, with a gestational carrier pursuant to which the intended parents will be the legal parents of the child resulting from an in utero embryo transfer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interment: means the disposition of human remains by inurnment, scattering, entombment, or burial in a place used or intended to be used, and dedicated, for cemetery purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Interment: means the act or ceremony of burying a dead human body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Interment receptacle: means an enclosure in which a casket is placed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Intern: means a person who is duly registered as such with the board while in the employ of a funeral establishment and who is engaged in learning the practice of funeral directing, or the practice of embalming, or both as the case may be, under the supervision of a funeral director or funeral director and embalmer duly licensed by the board and available on the same premises for consultation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Internet-based platform: means a website which is used by licensed auction houses or auctioneers to conduct auctions as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Interstate motor fuel user: means a person who imports motor fuel into this state in the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles, other than automobiles, owned or operated by him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Interstate User: means any person who imports or exports special fuels into or out of this state in the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles owned or operated by him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • intervening transfer or storage: means no longer in possession of meat products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • intrastate commerce: means commerce within the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • 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
  • Invitation for bids: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting bids in accordance with the procedures set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • invitation to bid: means any solicitation or invitation by a distributor to one or more exhibitors to bid, negotiate or otherwise attempt to secure the right to exhibit a motion picture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2902
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Issued shares: means outstanding shares and treasury shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Issued shares: means outstanding shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Issuer: means the local governmental subdivision or school board in whose name bonds authorized hereunder are issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Issuer: means a financial institution or other person that issues a letter of credit, but does not include an individual who makes an engagement for personal, family, or household purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • Item: means an instrument or a promise or order to pay money handled by a bank for collection or payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104
  • Job appointment: means employment for a fixed period not to exceed two years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Jobber: means a person who buys or sells agricultural liming materials in this state for another person and who is paid commissions for his services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Joint committee: means the House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works and the Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works, functioning as a joint legislative committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Joint venture: means a speculative business enterprise involving the united activity of two or more persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Kerosene: means the petroleum fraction containing hydrocarbons that are slightly heavier than those found in gasoline and naphtha, with a boiling range of 180 to 300 degrees Celsius. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Key participant: means a sole proprietor, a partner in a partnership, or a person with executive managerial control in a corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Key performance indicator: means a performance indicator that is designated as such by the commissioner of administration and is included in the executive budget or the executive budget supporting document. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • knowingly: means that the person has actual knowledge of the information or acts in deliberate ignorance or reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of the information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • knowledge: means actual knowledge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • KSA: means the knowledge, skills, and attitudes designated by the board as being necessary for effective addiction counseling and required by the board to be utilized by addictive disorders counselors in providing addiction counseling services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container or wrapper in which a food product is offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container (not including package liners) of any article. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Label: means any written or printed matter on or attached to a package of materials or an invoice for a shipment of bulk materials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Labeling: means the act of identifying, describing, or advertising a food product by means of a label or through other means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • 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 3:1431
  • labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter (1) upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers, or (2) accompanying such article. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Labeling: means the process of preparing and affixing a label to any drug container exclusive, however, of the labeling by a manufacturer, packer, or distributor of a non-prescription drug or commercially packaged legend drug or device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Land surveyor intern: shall mean an individual who has complied with the requirements for education, experience, and character and has passed an examination in the fundamental surveying subjects, as provided in this Chapter, and has been issued a certificate by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Landscape irrigation contractor: means a person who is licensed to construct, install, connect, repair, maintain, improve, or alter any portion of a landscape irrigation system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Landscape irrigation system: means any assemblage of component materials or special equipment that provides and distributes a controlled dispersion of water to landscaped areas for the purposes of irrigating vegetation or controlling dust and erosion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • LaPOST: means Louisiana Physician Order for Scope of Treatment as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Law clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • 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 37:1782

  • Lawn crypts: means space for interment in preplaced chambers, or burial vaults, either side by side or multiple depth, covered by earth and/or sod and known also as below-ground crypts, westministers or turf top crypts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Learner: means any person enrolled in a medical, nursing, or allied health education program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • Least toxic method: means an integral part of an integrated pest management plan and is a combination of common sense practices that use current, comprehensive information on the life cycles of pests and their interactions with the environment, in combination with available pest control methods used to manage pest damage by the most economical means with the least possible hazard to people, property, and the environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legal custody: means the immediate care, charge, and control exercised by a person or an authority according to or within the law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Legal representative: means a personal representative, tutor, or curator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Legend device: means any device intended for use by humans that carries on its label "Rx" "Rx only" a designation for physician use only, or a statement that federal law restricts the device to sale by or on the order of a licensed health care practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • legend drug: means a drug that is required by any applicable federal or state law or regulation to be dispensed or delivered pursuant only to a prescription drug order, or is restricted to use by practitioners only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Legend drug: means any drug intended for use by humans that carries on its label any of the following: "Caution: Federal law prohibits dispensing without a prescription" "Rx" or "Rx Only". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Legislation: means bills, resolutions, concurrent resolutions, joint resolutions, amendments, nominations, and other matters pending or proposed in either house of the legislature and includes any other matter which may be the subject of action by either house. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:51
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lending institution: means any bank, bank or trust company, federal land bank, production credit association, bank for cooperatives, building and loan association, homestead, insurance company, investment banker, mortgage banker or company, pension or retirement fund, savings bank or savings and loan association, small business investment company, credit union, or any other financial institution authorized to do business in Louisiana or operating under the supervision of any federal agency or any "Edge Act Corporation" or agreement corporation organized or operating pursuant to Section 25 of the Federal Reserve Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Letter of credit: means a definite undertaking that satisfies the requirements of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • 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 38:281
  • Levee commissioner: means a member of a board of commissioners of a levee board or a levee and drainage board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • 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 38:281
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Liability: means a debt arising out of a transaction where goods or services have been received or rendered which must be liquidated, renewed, or refunded at some future date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • License: means the certificate of authority to operate a pawnshop as issued by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • 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 9:315.31

  • License: includes a temporary license and a certificate of endorsement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2442
  • License: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage in the profession indicated thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • License: means an active certificate of certified public accountant, pursuant to Subparagraph(3)(a) of this Section, or a CPA firm's permit to practice issued in accordance with the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • License: means a certificate issued by the board authorizing the licensee to use radioactive materials or equipment emitting or detecting ionizing radiation on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3200
  • license agreement: means any contract, agreement, understanding or condition between a distributor and an exhibitor relating to the licensing or exhibition of a motion picture by the exhibitor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2902
  • Licensed acupuncturist: means an individual other than a physician who is certified by the board to practice acupuncture pursuant to the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1356
  • Licensed audiologist: means an individual who meets the qualifications for licensure as an audiologist under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2651
  • Licensed chiropractor: means persons licensed under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2801
  • Licensed emergency medical services practitioner: means a licensed emergency medical services practitioner as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Licensed emergency medical services practitioner: means a licensed emergency medical services practitioner as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Licensed marriage and family therapist: means a person to whom a license has been issued pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter, which license is in force and not suspended or revoked. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Licensed midwife: means a person who has completed all requirements of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • Licensed midwifery: means the provision of health services in pregnancy and childbirth by a person not a licensed physician or a certified nurse midwife. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • Licensed optometrist: means a person licensed and holding a certificate issued under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1041
  • Licensed physician: means a person who is licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners to practice medicine in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3422
  • Licensed practitioner: means a person licensed to practice medicine, dentistry, podiatry, chiropractic, or osteopathy in this state, or an advanced practice registered nurse licensed to practice in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3200
  • Licensed professional counselor: means any person who holds himself out to the public for a fee or other personal gain, by any title or description of services incorporating the words "licensed professional counselor" or any similar term, and who offers to render professional mental health counseling services denoting a client-counselor relationship in which the counselor assumes responsibility for knowledge, skill, and ethical considerations needed to assist individuals, groups, organizations, or the general public, and who implies that he is licensed to practice mental health counseling pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Licensed professional vocational rehabilitation counselor: means any person who holds himself out to the public, for a fee or other personal gain, by any title or description of services incorporating the words "licensed professional vocational rehabilitation counselor" or any similar term, and who offers to render professional rehabilitation counseling services denoting a client-counselor relationship in which the counselor assumes responsibility for knowledge, skill, and ethical considerations needed to assist individuals, groups, organizations, or the general public, and who implies that he is licensed to engage in the practice of rehabilitation counseling pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3443
  • Licensed specialist in school psychology: means any person licensed as a specialist in school psychology who applies his knowledge of both psychology and education during consultation and collaboration with others and engages in specific services for students, such as direct and indirect interventions that focus on academic skills, learning, socialization, and mental health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Licensed speech-language pathologist: means an individual who meets the qualifications for licensure as a speech -language pathologist under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2651
  • Licensed veterinarian: means a person who is validly and currently licensed to practice veterinary medicine in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1513
  • licensed water well driller: means a person, firm, or corporation licensed to drill a water well, as set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Licensee: means any person who has been issued a license by the board to participate in any appraisal activity described in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • Licensee: means any person who has been issued a license by the commission to participate in any activity described in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Licensee: means any person who has been issued a license by the board in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1473
  • Licensee: means any person holding a license under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Licensee: means any person who has been issued a license by the board in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2182
  • 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 23:101
  • Licensee: means the holder of a license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Licensee: shall mean any person practicing or seeking to practice engineering or land surveying in the state of Louisiana that has received a license from the board and is otherwise in good standing with the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Licensee: means any person to whom a license is granted in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Licensee: means any person practicing or seeking to practice geoscience in the state of Louisiana who has received a license from the board and is otherwise in good standing with the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Licensing period: means a two-year period running from April 1 of any year through March 31 of the second successive year; registration or permits may be issued at any time but shall expire on March 31 of the second successive year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • Licensure: means any license, permit, or registration that the board is authorized by law to issue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Licensure: means any license, permit, certification, or registration that the board is authorized to issue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2501
  • Licensure: means any license that the department is authorized to issue to a grower, seed producer, contract carrier, and processor of industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • licensure: shall mean the recognition granted by the board and its issuance of a license to any person to practice engineering or land surveying in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • licensure: means the recognition granted by the board and its issuance of a license to any person to practice geoscience in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Licensure by credentials: means issuing of a license using a performance record in place of examinations to evaluate theoretical knowledge and clinical skill when an applicant for licensure has been awarded a D. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Lienholder: means a person holding a security interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • Life Insurance Company: means an insurance company engaged in the business of issuing life insurance and annuity contracts (including contracts of combined life, health, and accident insurance), the reserve funds of which held for the fulfillment of such contracts comprise more than fifty per centum (50%) of its total reserve funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:221
  • Life-limiting and irreversible condition: means a continual profound comatose state with no reasonable chance of recovery or a condition caused by injury, disease, or illness which within reasonable medical judgment would usually produce death within six months, for which the application of life-sustaining procedures would serve only to postpone the moment of death and for which the life-sustaining procedures would be a burden and not a benefit to the qualified patient, except as provided in the definition of "life-sustaining procedure" herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Life-sustaining procedure: means any medical procedure or intervention which, within reasonable medical judgment, would serve only to prolong the dying process for a person diagnosed as having a terminal and irreversible condition, including such procedures as the invasive administration of nutrition and hydration and the administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • lifestyle modifications: means the broad domain of traditional or homeopathic healthcare practices and other complementary health practices and services provided by a person who is not licensed, certified, or registered to perform, and who shall be prohibited from performing any of the following designated services or practices:

                (1) Practicing medicine or performing surgery as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1742.1

  • Light trailer: means every vehicle of the trailer or semi-trailer type and having a loaded gross weight of not more than five hundred pounds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • 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
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Liquefied natural gas: means natural gas that has been cooled to a liquid state and is advertised, offered for sale, sold, suitable for use, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Liquefied petroleum gas: means the gas derived from petroleum or natural gas which is in a gaseous state at normal atmospheric temperature and pressure and maintained in the liquid state at normal atmospheric temperature by means of suitable pressure and is advertised, offered for sale, sold, suitable for use, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Liquid assets: means cash on hand; cash on deposit in federal home loan banks, federal reserve banks, in banks performing similar reserve functions, in commercial banks, or associations, which is withdrawable upon not more than thirty days notice, and which is not pledged as security for indebtedness, except that any deposits in a bank or association under the control or in the possession of any supervisory authority shall not be considered as liquid assets; and obligation of, or obligations which are fully guaranteed as to principal and interest by, the United States, this state, or municipalities or political subdivisions of this state, or any other obligation approved by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • List: means an employment list, an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Listing agent: means a licensee who has obtained a listing of real estate to act as an agent for compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Listing agreement: means a written document signed by all owners of real estate or their authorized attorney in fact authorizing a broker to offer or advertise real estate described in such document for sale or lease on specified terms for a defined period of time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Livestock: means any animal except dogs and cats, bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for profit, that is used in agriculture, aquaculture, agritourism, competition, recreation, or silviculture, or for other related purposes or used in the production of crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Livestock: means any animal bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for show, profit, or for the purpose of selling or otherwise producing crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2130
  • livestock: means any animal bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for show, profit, or for the purpose of selling or otherwise producing crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2651
  • 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 3:3002
  • Loan: means a loan of money from the Alternative Fuel Revolving Loan Fund for eligible costs of the conversion of a fleet of motor vehicles of a local governing authority to qualified clean fuel vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Lobbyist: means either of the following:

    (i)  Any person who is employed or engaged for compensation to act in a representative capacity for the purpose of lobbying if lobbying constitutes one of the principal duties of such employment or engagement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:51

  • Local governing authority: means the governing authority of a parish, municipality, school board, port or port harbor and terminal district, levee district, or any other political subdivision of the state, and the governing authorities of their agencies, offices, or instrumentalities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Local governmental subdivision: means any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Local labor market: means an economically integrated geographical area within which individuals may reside and find employment within a reasonable distance of their residences. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • Local public procurement unit: means any parish, city, town, governmental body, and any other subdivision of the state or public agency thereof, public authority, public educational, health, or other institution, and to the extent provided by law, any other entity which expends public funds for the acquisition or leasing of supplies, services, major repairs, and construction, and any nonprofit corporation operating a charitable hospital. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Long term care facility: means a nursing home, retirement care, mental care, or other facility or institution that provides extended health care to a residential patient, including but not limited to health care facilities licensed by the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Lot: means the quantity of materials from which a sample has been taken and which the sample represents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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 3:1431
  • lot of used building components: shall mean a group of like used building components. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1871
  • Louisiana agricultural markets: means any entity in the state of Louisiana, public or private, which in the normal scope of business purchases Louisiana agricultural or aquacultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Louisiana bank: means a bank that has Louisiana as its home state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Louisiana bank holding company: means a bank holding company that has Louisiana as its home state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Louisiana Colonial Trails: means a system of trails or roads identified as the migration route of the Camino Real in the western part of the state from Natchitoches to the Texas border and the Harrisonburg Road from Natchitoches through east central Louisiana to the Mississippi River. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:1952
  • Louisiana conference: means the Louisiana Conference on Water Supply, Sewerage and Industrial Wastes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Louisiana gross allocable income or loss: means those items of, or that portion of, allocable income or loss allocated to Louisiana pursuant to the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Louisiana Rice Council: means the Louisiana section of the Rice Council for Market Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • 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 23:62
  • Major amendments: means amendments to any marketing order or agreement which are made pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Major repairs: means those repairs payable with funds appropriated in the general appropriations act, except those funds transferred from the operating budget of one governmental body to supplement and complete a project under contract by the division of administration facility planning and control section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Malpractice: as used in this Chapter , means a negligence from professional duty or a failure to exercise an acceptable degree of skill or learning as a funeral director, or embalmer, or both that results in injury, loss, or damage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Management Services: means supervision, inspection, quality control, consultation, accounting, regulating, in-service training, and other related services provided on a systematic basis to support and improve vending facilities operated by blind vendors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • Manager: means a person responsible for supervising any facility required to be licensed as a beauty shop or salon where one or more person offers cosmetology services or engages in the practice of cosmetology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Manager: means a manager of a limited liability company or a limited liability partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Manager: means the person appointed to the position of manager by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1392
  • Managing employee: means a person who exercises operational or managerial control over, or who directly or indirectly conducts, the day-to-day operations of a health care provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Mandatory disclosure: means to divulge necessary, required information relating to services and merchandise offered by the funeral home establishment and pertaining to any other conditions known at the time funeral arrangements are made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Manicuring: means trimming, filing, decorating, shaping, sculpting, or in any way caring for the nails and skin of another person's hands or feet together with massaging the hands, arms, legs, and feet including pedicuring; however, manicuring shall not include the use of blades or graters for callous or skin removal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Manicurist: means a person who practices manicuring. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Manufacturer: means any of the following:

                (a) A person who manufactures legend drugs or legend devices and includes a labeler or distributor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462

  • Manufacturer: means every person engaged in the business of designing, manufacturing, constructing or assembling new motor vehicles, trailers or semitrailers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Manufacturer: means a person who produces agricultural liming materials which are sold, offered for sale, or distributed in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Manufacturer: means a person who manufactures drugs and includes a labeler, primary distributor, or person who prepares drugs in dosage form by mixing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Manufacturing: means the production, preparation, propagation, conversion, or processing of a drug or device, either directly or indirectly, by extraction from substances of natural origin or independently by means of chemical or biological synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of the substance or labeling or relabeling of its container, and the promotion and marketing of such drugs or devices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Mariculture: means aquaculture which is practiced in brackish or saline water and includes hatchery breeding, spawning, transportation, implantation, propagation, growout, and harvesting of domesticated fish and other domesticated aquatic species. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Marital deduction: The deduction(s) that can be taken in the determination of gift and estate tax liabilities because of the existence of a marriage or marital relationship.
  • Market strategies: means any plan, strategy, or device developed or intended to promote, sell, or offer to sell any hospital health service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1072
  • Marketed by producers: means producer marketing, as defined by Paragraph (19). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Marketing agreement: means a voluntary contract between growers and handlers and the commissioner of agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Marketing order: means an order which is issued by the commissioner, which prescribes rules and regulations that govern the processing, distributing, or handling in any manner of any commodity within this state during any specified period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Marl: means a granular or loosely consolidated earthy material composed primarily of seashell fragments and calcium carbonate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Marriage and family therapy: means the professional application of psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the prevention, diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders in an individual and relational disorders in couples and families. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • MAT: means the use of medications with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat substance use disorders and prevent opioid overdose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Material: means having a natural tendency to influence, or be capable of influencing, the payment or receipt of money or property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • 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
  • materials: means solid or liquid materials which contain calcium or magnesium and which are sold, offered for sale, or distributed for use in neutralizing acidity in agricultural soils. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Maturity date: means the last date subsequent to the pawn transaction upon which the pledgor can redeem a pledged thing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Maximum benefit: means the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive pursuant to the provisions of  this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1342
  • Maximum benefit: shall mean the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the fund set forth in Part III of this Chapter, in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1492
  • Maximum benefit: shall mean the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the pension plan set forth in Part III of this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • Maximum benefit: means the retirement benefit a member, or the surviving spouse or minor child of a member, is entitled to receive from this retirement system determined in accordance with this Chapter in any month after giving effect to the limitations set forth in Section 415 of the United States Internal Revenue Code, as amended, which has been incorporated in the rules and regulations of this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Maximum benefit: shall mean the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the pension plan set forth in this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • Maximum benefit: means the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the system set forth in Part IV of this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Meat: means a portion of a beef, pork, poultry, alligator, farm-raised deer, turtle, domestic rabbit, crawfish, or shrimp carcass that is edible by humans but does not include a:

                (a) Synthetic product derived from a plant, insect, or other source. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743

  • meat broker: means any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of buying or selling carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat, or meat food products of cattle, sheep, poultry, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines on commission, or otherwise negotiating purchases, sales, or transactions of such articles other than for his own account or as an employee of another person, firm or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • meat food product: means any product capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any meat or other portion of the carcass of any cattle, sheep, swine, poultry or goats, excepting products which contain meat or other portions of such carcasses only in a relatively small proportion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the meat food industry, and which are exempted from definition as a meat food product by the commissioner under such conditions as he may prescribe to assure that the meat or other portions of such carcasses contained in such product are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as meat food products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Meat product: means a type of agricultural product that is edible by humans and made wholly or in part from meat or another portion of a beef, pork, poultry, alligator, farm-raised deer, turtle, domestic rabbit, crawfish, or shrimp carcass. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Mechanical contractor: means any person who undertakes to, attempts to, or submits a price or bid or offers to construct, supervise, superintend, oversee, direct, or in any manner assume charge of the construction, alteration, repair, improvement, movement, demolition, putting up, tearing down, or furnishing labor, or furnishing labor together with material and equipment, or installing the same for the construction, installation, maintenance, testing, and repair of air conditioning, refrigeration, heating systems, and plumbing for all residential, commercial, and industrial applications as well as ventilation systems, mechanical work controls, boilers and other pressure vessels, steam and hot water systems and piping, gas piping and fuel storage, and chilled water and condensing water systems and piping, including but not limited to any type of industrial process piping and related valves, fittings, and components, when the cost of the undertaking exceeds the sum of ten thousand dollars. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Medical assistance programs: means the Medical Assistance Program (Title XIX of the Social Security Act), commonly referred to as "Medicaid" and other programs operated by and funded in the department which provide payment to health care providers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Medical Board: shall mean the Board of Physicians provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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 11:1581
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians which shall arrange for or review medical examinations as required by this Chapter or applicable state laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians which shall arrange for or review medical examinations as required by this Chapter or applicable state laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Medical or scientific evidence: means evidence found in the following sources:

                (a) Peer-reviewed scientific studies published in or accepted for publication by medical journals that meet nationally recognized requirements for scientific manuscripts and that submit most of their published articles for review by experts who are not part of the editorial staff. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392

  • Medical order: means a lawful order of a practitioner that may or may not include a prescription. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • 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 37:1360.52
  • Medical Psychology Advisory Committee: means a committee, established by the board for purposes as defined in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Medical support: means health insurance and the payment of the medical expenses of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • Medication attendant: means a person who, pursuant to this Part, has completed a medication administration course approved by the Louisiana Department of Health, passed an examination for medication attendants approved by the Louisiana Department of Health, and received a current certification from the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1026.3
  • 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 38:281
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (11) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Member: means each natural or artificial person admitted to membership in a corporation, and, unless the context indicates otherwise, includes shareholders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Member: shall include persons who would be eligible for system membership pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2165.2
  • Member: includes actual members of associations with or without capital stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • Member: includes actual members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with capital stock;

    (3)  "Association" means any association organized under this Part; and,

    (4)  "Person" includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:122

  • Member: shall mean any employee in the City service included in the membership of the system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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: shall mean any employee included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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 6:703
  • Member: means a member of a limited liability company or a limited liability partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • member of the fire department: as used in this Part is defined as an employee of the Fire Department of the City of Alexandria who has been regularly appointed and confirmed as such. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3113
  • Membership: means an interest in a corporation entitling the holder thereof to participate in the control of the corporation or to a pro rata share of its net assets upon dissolution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Membership service: means service after July 1, 1947 as an employee while a member of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Membership Service: means service as an employee rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Membership Service: means service as a teacher rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Membership service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Membership service: shall mean service as an employee while a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Membership service: shall mean service as an employee or elected official while a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Mental health counseling: which means assisting an individual or group, through psychotherapy and the counseling relationship, to develop an understanding of personal problems, to define goals, and to plan actions reflecting his or their interests, abilities, aptitudes, and needs as these are related to personal and social concerns, educational progress, and occupations and careers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Mental health counseling services: means rendering or offering prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, which includes psychotherapy, of mental, emotional, behavioral, and addiction disorders to individuals, groups, organizations, or the general public by a licensed professional counselor, that is consistent with his professional training as prescribed by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Methodology: means the aggregate of methods, principles, assumptions, variables, factors, and procedures used to determine a reimbursement rate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Midwifery instructor: means a person who has a formal training and supervisory relationship with an apprentice midwife. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • Military surplus motor vehicle: means a wheeled, multipurpose or tactical motor vehicle manufactured for, and sold directly to, the Armed Forces of the United States in conformity with contractual specifications and subsequently authorized for sale to civilians. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Miller: means any person engaged within or without the state in the operation of milling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Miller: means any person engaged within or without the state in the operation of milling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Minor: means a person under eighteen years of age. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • 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
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of twenty-one 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 a court of competent jurisdiction has, pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code rendered a judgment of filiation declaring the paternity of such member for the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Minor Child: means a child of a member of this system who is under the age of eighteen years or who is a student who is under the age of twenty-three years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Minor child: means a child who is less than the age of eighteen years or who has a physical or mental disability, regardless of age, who is the issue of a marriage of the member or former member, the legally adopted child of a member or former member, the natural child of a female member or former member, or the child of a male member or former member if a court of competent jurisdiction has, during the lifetime of such male member or former member, issued an order of filiation declaring the paternity of such male member for the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years or child who had a disability at the time of the member's death and who remains disabled, and "child" means the issue of a marriage of a member, the legally adopted child of a member, the natural child of a female member, or the child of a male member if a court of competent jurisdiction has made an order of filiation declaring the paternity of such a member for the child or the father has formally acknowledged the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years who is: the issue of a marriage; the legally adopted child of a member of this system; the natural child of a female member of this system; the child of a male member of this system if a court of competent jurisdiction has made an order of filiation declaring the paternity of such a member for the child or if the father has formally acknowledged the child; or, who had a disability at the time of the member's death and who remains in such disability status. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Misbrand: means to intentionally identify or label a food product in a false or misleading way. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Mislead: means to lead into a mistaken action or belief often by deliberate deceit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Misrepresent: means to intentionally use any untrue, misleading, or deceptive oral or written statement, advertisement, label, display, picture, illustration, or sample. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Misrepresentation: means the knowing failure to truthfully or fully disclose any and all information required, or the concealment of any and all information required on a claim or a provider agreement or the making of a false or misleading statement to the department relative to the medical assistance programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Misrepresentation: means the act of giving a false, or misleading representation with an intent to deceive. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • 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 4:85
  • Mobile salon: means a self-contained facility, where cosmetology is practiced for a fee, that may be moved, towed, or transported from one location to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Mobile unit: means a container or means of conveyance from which cut flowers or nursery stock are sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Mold: means any form of multicellular fungi that live on plant or animal matter and in indoor or outdoor environments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Mold remediation: means the removal, cleaning, sanitizing, demolition, or other treatment, including preventive activities, of mold or mold-contaminated matter that was not purposely grown at that location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2182
  • Money available for appropriation: means the amount of money to be received for a fiscal year by the state general fund and dedicated funds, exclusive of federal funds and those amounts appropriated or allocated by the Constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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 37:1782
  • Monthly average final compensation: means the average of a member's monthly salary during the highest compensated sixty consecutive months or successive joined months if service was interrupted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Motor fuel: means all volatile gas generating liquids having a flash point below 110 degrees F. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • Motor fuel: means every kind and character of fuel used in the operation of a motor vehicle and embraces every such fuel contemplated by Chapter 7 of this Sub-title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Motor Vehicle: means and includes any automobile, truck, truck-tractor, tractor, bus, vehicle, or other conveyance which is propelled by an internal combustion engine or motor, and is licensed, or required to be licensed, for highway use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle, as herein defined, which is self propelled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Motorcycle: means every motor vehicle designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, except any such vehicles as may be included within the classification "tractor" as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • 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
  • Move: means to ship, offer for shipment, deposit for transmission by mail, receive for transportation, carry, or otherwise transport, move or allow to be moved. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Mutual association: means an association, not having capital stock ownership and operating in the mutual form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • NADA: means the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1356
  • Narcotics: means those natural or synthetic opioid analgesics, and their derivatives used to relieve pain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Nationally recognized certification examination: means an examination approved by the board upon the recommendation of the committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1312
  • 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 37:913
  • Natural person: means a human being. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Negotiation: means the formulation of a contractual relationship through discussions as may be allowed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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 excess of assets over liabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Net assets: means the book value of current assets less applicable liabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Net child care costs: means the reasonable costs of child care incurred by a party due to employment or job search, minus the value of the federal income tax credit for child care. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • Net gallons: means the amount of motor fuel measured in gallons when adjusted to a temperature of sixty degrees Fahrenheit and a pressure of fourteen and seven-tenths pounds of pressure per square inch. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Net proceeds: means the funds raised from the sale of bonds minus issuance costs, which costs include but are not limited to the underwriting discount, printing of disclosure documents, bond certificates, and the fees of the underwriter's legal counsel, bond counsel, financial advisor, rating agency, and trustee banks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Net weight: means the weight of the commodity excluding any materials, substances, or items not considered to be part of the commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Next of kin: means one or more living persons in the nearest degree of relationship to another person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Nominated person: means a person whom the issuer (i) designates or authorizes to pay, accept, negotiate, or otherwise give value under a letter of credit and (ii) undertakes by agreement or custom and practice to reimburse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • 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 3:1202
  • non-bargaining employee: shall mean any employee of the Louisiana Association of Educators whose employment is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Non-prescription drug: means a drug that may be sold without a prescription and that is labeled for use by the consumer in accordance with the federal and state laws and regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • 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 3:1603
  • Noncommercial grain buyer: means any person who purchases, or contracts to purchase, less than ten thousand bushels of grain or five thousand hundredweights of rice in a calendar year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Noncontractual obligations: means the allowable ten percent maximum for administrative costs and the maximum amount to be allocated for small business employee training costs allowable under the law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1553
  • Nondiscretionary adjusted standstill budget: shall mean and shall contain the following:

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

  • nonprofit corporation: means a corporation formed under this Chapter, as well as a corporation formed under the laws of this state before January 1, 1969 but of a class of corporations that might be formed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Nonrecurring revenue: means revenue received by the state from a source identified by the Revenue Estimating Conference as being of a nonrecurring nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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 47:451
  • Normal service retirement age: means age sixty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Nuclear medicine technologist: means a person, other than a licensed practitioner, who under the direction and supervision of a licensed practitioner uses radioactive materials on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3200
  • Nudity: means the exposure of the vulva, penis, testicles, anus, female nipples, or female areola with less than a fully opaque covering. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1019.1
  • Nursery: means any farm, grounds, or premises on which nursery stock is propagated, grown, or kept for sale or distribution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Nursery stock: means all trees, shrubs, ornamental plants, grass sod, or foliage plants grown or kept for propagation, distribution, or sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Nurseryman: means any person who engages in the production, distribution, and sale of nursery stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Nursing diagnosis: means the identification of actual or potential responses to health needs or problems based on collecting, analyzing, and comparing data with appropriate nursing standards to serve as the basis for indicating nursing care or for which referral to appropriate medical or community resources is necessary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Nursing facility administrator: means any individual who is or may be charged with the general administration of a nursing facility and who has been licensed and registered by the board in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2501
  • Objective: is a specific and measurable target for achievement which describes the exact results sought, which is expressed in an outcome-oriented statement that may reflect effectiveness, efficiency, or quality of work, and which may be either numeric or non-numeric. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Obligation: means an established duty, whether or not fixed, arising from an express or implied contractual, grantor, grantee, or licensor-licensee relationship, from a free-based or similar relationship, from statute or regulation, or from the retention of any overpayment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Obligor: means any individual legally obligated to support a child or children pursuant to an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Occupational therapist: means a person who is certified as an occupational therapist, registered (OTR) by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3003
  • Occupational therapy: means the application of any activity in which one engages for the purposes of evaluation, interpretation, treatment planning, and treatment of problems interfering with functional performance in persons impaired by physical illness or injury, emotional disorders, congenital or developmental disabilities, or the aging process, in order to achieve optimum functioning and prevention and health maintenance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3003
  • Occupational therapy assistant: means a person who is certified as a certified occupational therapy assistant (COTA) by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3003
  • OEA: means the office of elderly affairs that is an organizational part of the governor's office, and exercises overall supervision of parish councils on aging. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Offer for sale: means to sell, offer for sale or adoption, barter, auction, give away, or otherwise dispose of a dog or cat. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Office: means the office of workers' compensation administration established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • Office: means the office of the secretary of state of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Official: shall mean any person serving in elective office of any city in the State of Louisiana covered by this Part;

    (6)  "Retirement" shall mean withdrawal from active service in municipal office;

    (7)  "Retirement Allowance" shall mean payments for life computed as provided in this Part and payable in monthly installments;

    (8)  "Retirement allowance fund" shall mean a fund maintained by the city as defined in this Part, in which all funds provided by the city for retirement allowances authorized by this Part shall be maintained and from which all retirement allowances are to be paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3861

  • official certificate: means any certificate prescribed by regulations of the commissioner for issuance by an inspector or other person performing official functions under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • official device: means any device prescribed or authorized by the commissioner for use in applying any official mark. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Official forecast: means the most recently adopted estimate of money available for appropriation by the Revenue Estimating Conference as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Official information: means data, forecasts, estimates, analyses, studies, and other information which the principals of a consensus estimating conference may adopt pursuant to a vote of the majority of the principals of that conference. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • official inspection legend: means any symbol prescribed by regulations of the commissioner showing that the article was inspected and passed in accordance with this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • official mark: means the official inspection legend or any other symbol prescribed by regulations of the commissioner to identify the status of any article or animal under this Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • open position: means the grain dealer's contracts for purchase or sale of agricultural commodities which are unhedged. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Open storage: means any storage for which a warehouse receipt has not been issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Operational plan: means the annual work plan of an agency and its component programs, which indicates the implementation of the agency's strategic plan for a specific fiscal year, and which describes agency and program missions, goals, objectives, activities, and performance indicators. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Operator: means any person employed in responsible charge of operating all or any portion of a scrap metal recycling facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1962
  • Operator: means any person employed in responsible charge of operating all or a portion of a solid waste disposal system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Operator: means any individual on the premises of a sexually oriented business authorized to manage the business, exercise overall operational control of the premises, or cause the business to function. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1019.1
  • Operator: means the individual, as determined by the committee of certification, in attendance on site of a water supply system or a sewerage system and whose performance, judgment, and direction affects either the safety, sanitary quality, or quantity of water or sewage treated or delivered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Ophthalmic surgery: means a procedure upon the human eye in which in vivo human tissue is injected, cut, burned, frozen, sutured, vaporized, coagulated, or photodisrupted by the use of surgical instrumentation such as, but not limited to, a scalpel, cryoprobe, laser, electric cautery, or ionizing radiation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1041
  • Optometry: means that practice in which a person employs primary eye care procedures including ophthalmic surgery such as YAG laser capsulotomy, laser peripheral iridotomy, and laser trabeculoplasty, except for those surgery procedures specifically excluded in Subsection D of this Section; measures the powers and range of vision of the human eye using subjective or objective means, including the use of lenses and prisms before the eye and autorefractors or other automated testing devices to determine its accommodative and refractive state and general scope of function; and the adaptation, sale, and dispensing of frames and lenses in all their forms, including plano or zero power contact lenses, to overcome errors of refraction and restore as near as possible, normal human vision, or for orthotic, prosthetic, therapeutic, or cosmetic purposes with respect to contact lenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1041
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Order: means a final order imposed pursuant to an administrative adjudication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • 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 9:315.31
  • 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

  • Ordinary recurring expenses: means all expenses of a continuing or recurring character, that in the normal course of administration, may be expected to be necessary in approximately the same amounts each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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 3:1431
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • 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 38:281
  • Other programs and activities: means all programs and activities that do not fit the definition of evidence-based, research-based, or promising practices programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Out-of-state bank: means a bank other than a Louisiana bank. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Out-of-state bank holding company: means a bank holding company other than a Louisiana bank holding company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Out-of-state pharmacy: means a pharmacy located outside this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Outboard motor: means a mechanical combustion engine manufactured to produce a twenty-five or more horsepower engine and designed to attach outboard of the transom of a vessel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • Outcome: means evidence or demonstration of the actual impact or public benefit of a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Outlet: means a mobile unit or a place of business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Output: means the quantity of actual service or product delivered by an agency or program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person to whom the cemetery authority has transferred full title to or the right of use of and/or interment in any cemetery space and who appears as the title holder in the official records of the cemetery authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • 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 3:3622
  • Owner: means a natural person who owns greater than a ten percent interest in the distributor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Owner: means owner at the time of severance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:634
  • Owner: means a person who holds the legal title to a vehicle or in the event a vehicle is the subject of an agreement for the conditional sale, lease, or transfer of the possession, howsoever, thereof with right of purchase upon performance of the conditions stated in the agreement and with the right of immediate possession vested in such vendee, lessee, possessor, or in the event such similar transaction is had by means of mortgage and the mortgagor of a vehicle is entitled to possession, then such conditional vendee or lessee or possessor or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner for the purpose of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Owner: means a person, other than a secured party, having property rights in, or title to, a vessel or outboard motor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • 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 3:1202
  • Owner of livestock: means any person owning or having control of livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3002
  • Ownership interest: means the possession, directly or indirectly, of equity in the capital or the stock, or the right to share in the profits, of a health care provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Package: means any commodity packed or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • 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: means St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1098.2
  • Parish: means a parish in which a youth center is sited. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1099.2
  • Parish councils on aging: means the sixty-four nonprofit domestic corporations domiciled one per parish and dedicated to delivering state-approved services directly to senior citizens. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • 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
  • Participant: means any employee who is entitled to the beneficial provisions of this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Participant: means a recipient of SNAP benefits who participates in the pilot initiative provided for in this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:322
  • participating employer: shall mean :

                (i) Any incorporated city, town, or village in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732

  • Participating parish: means any parish which has entered into a participation agreement with the commission by which certain space within the facility is subleased to house juveniles from the participating parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Participating parish: means any parish which has entered into a participation agreement with St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1098.2
  • Participating parish: means any parish which has entered into a participation agreement with a parish having a youth center by which certain space within the center is subleased to house juveniles from the participating parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1099.2
  • parties: means the employee or his dependent and the employer or his insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1271
  • Partnership: means a legal relationship existing between two or more persons contractually associated as joint principals in a business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Party: means each person named or admitted as a party, or properly seeking and entitled as of right to be admitted as a party. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.92
  • 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 9:315.26
  • past due spousal support: means the amount of a delinquency determined under a court order under state law for support and maintenance of a spouse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:325
  • Patient: means a person who receives or has received medical treatment or services from an individual or institution licensed to provide medical treatment in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • Patient: means a natural person who receives dental treatment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1161.1
  • Patient: means a natural person who receives, or should have received, health care from a person covered by this Part, or a donor or prospective donor of an organ or tissue, and any other natural person or persons who would or may have a claim or claims for damages under applicable law arising out of, or directly related to, the claim or claims of the natural person who receives, or should have received, health care from a person covered by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1237.1
  • Patient counseling: means the communication by a pharmacist of information, as defined by the regulations of the board, to the patient or caregiver, in order to ensure proper use of drugs and devices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • 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 37:1782
  • 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 37:1782
  • Pawnshop: means the location at which, or premises upon which, a pawnbroker regularly conducts business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • 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 period: means a period (of not more than thirty-one consecutive days) for which a payment of remuneration is ordinarily made to the employee by the person employing him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • 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
  • Paying hospital: means an institutional provider required by the provisions of this Subpart to make a local hospital assessment payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1248.1
  • Payment: means the payment to a health care provider from medical assistance programs funds pursuant to a claim, or the attempt to seek payment for a claim. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • 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 23:1021
  • Peer review: means a study, appraisal, or review of one or more aspects of the professional work of a CPA firm that performs attest services by a person or persons who hold licenses and who are not affiliated with the CPA firm being reviewed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • 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 accumulation fund: means the fund to which shall be credited all payments to the system, exclusive of those amounts to be credited to the annuity savings and expense funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Pension accumulation fund: means the fund to which shall be credited all payments to the system exclusive of those amounts to be credited to the annuity savings and expense funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Pension plan: means the defined benefit plan created by this Chapter and administered by the board to provide monthly benefits for retirees, beneficiaries, and survivors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • 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
  • Pensions: means payments for life. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • PEO: means any person that offers professional employer services pursuant to a professional employer services agreement with a client, including but not limited to administrative services organizations and employee leasing organizations that provide services pursuant to a PEO agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1761
  • PEO services agreement: means an agreement between a professional employer organization and a client pursuant to which the professional employer organization will upon execution of the agreement co-employ a substantial part of a client's workforce and undertake specified responsibilities as an employer for all covered employees that are co-employed by the agreement between the professional employer organization and the client. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1761
  • Performance indicator: means a statement identifying an activity, input, output, outcome, achievement, ratio, efficiency, or quality to be measured relative to a particular goal or objective in order to assess an agency's performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Performance indicator: means a statement identifying an activity, input, output, outcome, achievement, ratio, efficiency, or quality to be measured relative to a particular goal or objective in order to assess an agency's performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Performance standard: means the expected level of performance associated with a particular performance indicator for a particular period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Performance standards: means the basic measures of performance for workforce development programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • Performance-based budget: means a budget which relates funding to expected results. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Performance-based energy efficiency contract: means a contract for energy efficiency services and equipment in which the payment obligation for each year of the contract is either:

                (a) Set as a percentage of the annual energy cost savings attributable to the services or equipment under the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556

  • 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 37:1333

  • Perfusion protocols: means perfusion related policies and protocols developed or approved by a licensed health facility or a physician through collaboration with administrators, licensed perfusionists, and other health care professionals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1333
  • 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 37:1333
  • Perishable agricultural or aquacultural food product: means any food product of agriculture or aquaculture which is sold or distributed in a form that will perish or decay beyond marketability within a period of time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4502
  • Permanent partial disability: shall mean any permanent condition, whether congenital or due to injury or disease, of such seriousness as to constitute a hindrance or obstacle to obtaining employment, to retention by an employer, or to obtaining re-employment, if the employee becomes unemployed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1371.1
  • Permissive supplier: means a person who may not be subject to the taxing jurisdiction of this state, but who is registered under Section 4101 of the Internal Revenue Code for transactions in motor fuel in the bulk transfer/terminal system, and is a position holder in motor fuel located only in another state or a person who only receives motor fuel in another state pursuant to a two-party exchange. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Permit: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage in the occupation indicated thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • 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 3:1603
  • Permit: means a permit to practice as a CPA firm issued pursuant to the provisions of this Part or pursuant to corresponding provisions of law of another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Permit: means the grant of authority by the board to any person authorizing the practice of pharmacy at a site. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • perpetual care: means the maintenance, repair and care of all places where interments have been or are to be made, including the improvements thereon, in keeping with a well maintained cemetery, and general overhead expense necessary for such purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • 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 3:3391.3
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, organization, or body politic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, joint venture, association, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, joint venture, association, trust or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • Person: includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, and associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:72
  • 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 9:2602
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, association, cooperative, corporation, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or any other entity recognized by Louisiana law; and whether or not acting as a principal, trustee, fiduciary, receiver, or as any other kind of legal or personal representative, or as a successor in interest, assignee, agent, factor, servant, employee, director, officer, or any other representative of such person; or any state or local governing authority or political subdivision performing a new construction project which exceeds the contract limits provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Person: means natural and juridical persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, corporation, trust, firm, company, or other entity doing business in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Person: means any business, individual, union, committee, club, or other organization or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Person: as used in this Part includes any corporation, or partnership, or two or more persons having a joint or common interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1901
  • Person: means a natural or juridical person, including a proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, trust, business firm, association, franchise arrangement, combination of any of these entities, or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, association, joint venture, cooperative and corporation, or any other group or combination acting in concert; and whether or not acting as a principal, trustee, fiduciary, receiver, or as any other kind of legal or personal representative, or as the successor in interest, assignee, agent, factor, servant, employee, director, officer, or any other representative of such person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1513
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, company, firm, association, cooperative association, corporation, or any other legal entity engaged in any of the activities regulated under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Person: means an individual, association, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1761
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, company, corporation, association, or group however organized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, trust, partnership, joint venture, or other organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Person: means an individual, firm, corporation, association, or any other business unit, and includes any state agency which engages in any of the commercial activities which are regulated pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental subdivision, or public or private organization of any character other than the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.92
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association or other business unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Person: includes , in addition to the definition contained in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association or other business unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Person: means any individual, firm partnership, association or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2582
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, association, or partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity, except that only an individual shall be eligible for license or be issued a license under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2651
  • Person: means both plural and singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations

                (14)(a) Except as provided in Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph, "petroleum product" means any refined hydrocarbon mixture including motor oil, kerosene, gasoline, gasohol, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, heating kerosene, and any blend of two or more refined hydrocarbon mixtures except liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602

  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, trust, or other business entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Person: means every natural person, individual, firm, copartnership, corporation, company, association, or joint stock association or other organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • person: includes one or more individuals, partnerships, associations, societies, trusts, organizations, or corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2902
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Person: means any natural person or individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, limited liability company, or other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • Person: means an individual, company, corporation, partnership, or agent thereof, including any person, as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:101
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, unincorporated association, or corporate body, except that only an individual may be licensed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3003
  • Person: means any individual, firm, company, corporation, partnership, society, association, or other business or public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Person: means any natural person, partnership, corporation, company, association, society, trust, or other business unit or organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Person: means any individual, firm, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, organization, or corporation engaged in any phase of the farm-raised turtle industry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, committee, association, corporation, and any other organization or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:51
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Person: shall mean any individual or firm. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Person: means an individual, firm, association, company, partnership, corporation, nonprofit organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Person: means any individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, or any other legal entity, including government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Personal health care representative: means a person who has authority in accordance with Louisiana law to act on behalf of an individual who is an adult or an emancipated minor in making decisions related to health care because of incapacity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Personal healthcare representative: has the meaning as ascribed in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • Personal representative: means an executor, administrator, or representative of a decedent's estate, a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions, or a successor to any of them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • personal watercraft: means a vessel which uses an inboard motor powering a water jet pump as its primary source of motive power and which is designed to be operated by a person sitting, standing, or kneeling on the vessel, rather than the conventional manner of sitting or standing inside the vessel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:855.2
  • Persons: includes an individual, firm, partnership, association, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Persons: means any individual, partnership, firm, corporation, company, cooperative, association, society, trust, limited liability company, or any other business unit or entity, including any state or federal agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Pest: means any insect, rodent, nematode, fungus, weed, or any other form of terrestrial or aquatic plant or animal life or virus, bacteria, or other microorganism in living humans or other living animals, which the commissioner declares to be a pest, other than mosquitos. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Pesticide: means any substance or combination of substances which is a pesticide under the Louisiana Pesticide Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Pesticide: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest and any substance or combination of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, desiccant, or any substance the commissioner of agriculture and forestry or his duly authorized representative acting at his direction determines to be a pesticide. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Petit jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • 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 3:1202
  • Pharmacist: means an individual currently licensed by the board to engage in the practice of pharmacy in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Pharmacist-in-charge: means a pharmacist currently licensed by the board who accepts responsibility for the operation of a pharmacy in conformance with all laws and regulations pertinent to the practice of pharmacy and the distribution of drugs, and who is personally in full and actual charge of such pharmacy and personnel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Pharmacy: means any place located within this state where drugs are dispensed and pharmacy primary care is provided, and any place outside of this state where drugs are dispensed and pharmacy primary care is provided to residents of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Pharmacy collaborative drug therapy management: means that practice whereby a pharmacist or pharmacists have, on a voluntary basis, agreed to manage the disease-specific drug therapy of a patient under written protocol, working in conjunction with a physician licensed to practice medicine by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Pharmacy intern: means an individual who is:

                (a) Engaged in the practice of pharmacy while under the direct and immediate supervision of a pharmacist for the purpose of obtaining practical experience for licensure as a pharmacist and is satisfactorily progressing in a board-approved college of pharmacy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164

  • Pharmacy primary care: means bringing health care as close as possible to where people live and work and may constitute a portal of entry into the continuing health care process in an effort to enhance optimum therapeutic outcomes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Pharmacy technician: means an individual who assists in the practice of pharmacy under the direct and immediate supervision of a licensed pharmacist and is certified to do so by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • 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 37:1312
  • Physical rehabilitation: means the care given to athletes following injury and recovery. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
  • Physical therapist: includes equally physiotherapist, physical therapist, and P. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2407
  • Physical therapist assistant: includes equally physical therapist assistant, physiotherapist assistant, and P. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2407
  • Physician: means an individual licensed to practice medicine in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1356
  • Physician: means a person who is licensed to practice medicine in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Physician: means an individual licensed by the board to engage in the practice of medicine in the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.52
  • Physician: means a physician or surgeon licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners or by the official licensing authority of another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Physician: means a person who is currently practicing obstetrics and is licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • Physician: means a physician or surgeon licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners or by the official licensing authority of another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Physician: means a natural person who is the holder of an allopathic (M. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1262
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine by the board in the state who is qualified by training and experience to supervise an athletic trainer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302
  • Physician: means a person who is licensed by the board to practice medicine in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3353
  • Physician assistant: means a health professional qualified by academic and clinical education and licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners to provide health care services at the direction and under the supervision of a physician or a group of physicians approved by the board as a supervising physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Pilot: means a New Orleans and Baton Rouge Steamship Pilot, as designated in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1041
  • Pilot: means a River Port Pilot as designated in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1071
  • Pilot initiative: means the workforce training and education pilot initiative provided for in this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:322
  • Place of business: means a permanent location or a portion of a permanent location from which business in a regulated profession or occupation is transacted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plan A: means the revised plan to replace a combination of the regular and supplemental plans, to be effective October 1, 1978, as outlined in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Plan A: means the revised plan to replace a combination of the regular and supplemental plans, to be effective January 1, 1980, as outlined in Part III. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plan B: means the revised plan to replace the regular plan, to be effective October 1, 1978, as outlined in Part IV of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Plan B: means the revised plan to replace the regular plan, to be effective January 1, 1980, as outlined in Part IV. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plan C: means the plan to be effective July 1, 1997, as outlined in Part IV-A of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Plan Year: means the fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Pneumatic tires: means all tires inflated with compressed air. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Policy or procedure: shall mean a requirement governing the administration of managed care organizations specific to billing guidelines, medical management and utilization review guidelines, case management guidelines, claims processing guidelines and edits, grievance and appeals procedures and process, other guidelines or manuals containing pertinent information related to operations and pre-processing claims, and core benefits and services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Policyholder: means a natural or artificial person named as the insured in a current policy issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1392
  • Political subdivision: as used in this Part means any parish of this state as well as any city or county of another adjoining or adjacent state which is authorized by the law of that state to engage in a joint endeavor for the creation and operation of an airport district with a political subdivision of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:131
  • 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 levy and collect a sales and use tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.6
  • 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 33:1418
  • 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 any unit of local government including a municipality, parish, or special district authorized by law to perform governmental functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Pork: means the flesh of a domesticated swine that is edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Pork product: means a type of agricultural product that is edible by humans and produced in whole or in part from pork, including bacon, bratwurst, ground pork, ham, pork chops, ribs, roast, and sausage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Position: means any office and any employment in the City Service, or two or more of them, the duties of which call for services to be rendered by one person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Position holder: means the person who holds the inventory position in motor fuel in a terminal, as reflected on the records of the terminal operator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Poultry: means domesticated birds that are edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Practicable: means that which can be done or put into practice; feasible. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Practical nurse: means a person who practices practical nursing and who is licensed to practice under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:961
  • Practice of audiology: means providing, or offering to provide, to individuals or groups of individuals who have, or are suspected of having, disorders of the auditory system, any service in audiology, including prevention, identification, evaluation, interpretation, counseling, consultation, habilitation, rehabilitation, instruction, supervision, and research. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2651
  • Practice of chiropractic: means holding one's self out to the public as a chiropractor and as being engaged in the business of, or the actual engagement in, the diagnosing of conditions associated with the functional integrity of the spine and treating by adjustment, manipulation, and the use of the physical and other properties of heat, light, water, electricity, sound, massage, therapeutic exercise, mobilization, mechanical devices such as mechanical traction and mechanical massage, and other physical rehabilitation measures for the purpose of correcting interference with normal nerve transmission and expression. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2801
  • 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 37:1312
  • Practice of engineering: shall mean responsible professional service which may include consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, designing, or inspection of construction in connection with any public or private utilities, structures, machines, equipment, processes, works, or projects wherein the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health, and property is concerned or involved, when such professional service requires the application of engineering principles and the interpretation of engineering data. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Practice of engineering: means responsible professional service which may include consultation, investigation, evaluation, planning, designing, or inspection of construction in connection with any public or private utilities, structures, machines, equipment, processes, works, or projects wherein the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health, and property is concerned or involved, when such professional service requires the application of engineering principles and the interpretation of engineering data. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • practice of equine dentistry: means the rasping or floating of molar, premolar, and canine teeth of equines, and the removal of deciduous incisor and premolar teeth or caps of equines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1561
  • Practice of geoscience: means the practice for the public of geoscientific services or work, including consulting, investigating, evaluating, analyzing, planning, mapping, and inspecting geoscientific work and the responsible supervision of those tasks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Practice of land surveying: shall include the measuring of areas, land surfaces, streams, bodies of water, and swamps for correct determination and description, for the establishment, reestablishment, ascertainment, or description of land boundaries, corners, divisions, distances, and directions, the plotting and monumenting of lands and subdivisions thereof, and mapping and topographical work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Practice of land surveying: includes the measuring of areas, land surfaces, streams, bodies of water, and swamps for correct determination and description, for the establishment, reestablishment, ascertainment, or description of land boundaries, corners, divisions, distances, and directions, the plotting and monumenting of lands and subdivisions thereof, and mapping and topographical work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Practice of marriage and family therapy: means the rendering of professional marriage and family therapy and psychotherapy services, limited to prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral, relational, and addiction disorders to individuals, couples, and families, singly or in groups, whether such services are offered directly to the general public or through either public or private organizations for a fee, monetary or otherwise, in accordance with professional training as prescribed by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Practice of mental health counseling: means rendering or offering prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, which includes psychotherapy, of mental, emotional, behavioral, and addiction disorders to individuals, groups, organizations, or the general public by a licensed professional counselor, which is consistent with his professional training as prescribed by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • 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 37:913
  • Practice of nursing facility administration: means the decision-making processes involved in the planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling of operations of a nursing facility whether or not the administrator has an ownership interest in said facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2501
  • Practice of prevention: shall include but is not limited to the following:

                (a) Working cooperatively with supervisors and coaches in establishing and implementing a program of physical conditioning for athletes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3302

  • Practice of rehabilitation counseling: means rendering or offering to individuals, groups, organizations, or the general public rehabilitation services in private practice for compensation involving the application of principles, methods, or procedures of the rehabilitation counseling profession which include but are not limited to:

    (a)  "Rehabilitation counseling" which means assisting an individual or group, through the counseling relationship, to define vocational goals, and to plan actions reflecting his or their interests, abilities, aptitudes, and needs as these are related to rehabilitation concerns, educational progress, and occupations and careers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3443

  • Practice of speech-language pathology: means providing, or offering to provide, to individuals or groups of individuals who have or are suspected of having disorders of communication, including speech, voice, language, or cognitive processes and disorders of oral-pharyngeal function, including dysphagia, any service in speech-language pathology including prevention, identification, evaluation, interpretation, counseling, consultation, habilitation, rehabilitation, instruction, supervision, and research. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2651
  • Practice of veterinary medicine: means :

                (a) To diagnose, treat, correct, change, relieve, or prevent animal disease, deformity, defect, injury, or other physical or mental conditions; including the prescription or administration of any drug, medicine, biologic apparatus, application, anesthetic, or other therapeutic or diagnostic substance or technique, and the use of any manual or mechanical procedure for testing for pregnancy, or for correcting sterility, or infertility, or to render advice or recommendation with regard to any of the above. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1513

  • Practitioner: means an individual currently licensed, registered, or otherwise authorized by the appropriate licensing board to prescribe and administer drugs in the course of professional practice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Prearrangement: means the non-binding gathering and exchange of information before the death of an individual that provides guidance for a funeral or final disposition of that individual and does not result in a preneed funeral contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preceptor: means an individual who is currently licensed as a pharmacist by the board, meets certain qualifications as a preceptor as established by the board, and participates in the instructional training of pharmacy interns. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • 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 23:1392

  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Preneed funeral contract: means any written agreement between a buyer and a funeral establishment in which a funeral establishment agrees, prior to the death of a named funeral recipient, to furnish funeral goods and services for the funeral recipient upon death, and the buyer, pursuant to that agreement, transfers or tenders funds, or assigns an insurance policy or annuity to the funeral establishment for the purpose of paying all or part of the cost of those funeral goods and services at the time they are actually provided. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Preneed insurance policy or annuity: means any policy or contract of insurance issued by an insurance company in accordance with Title 22 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, and used to fund a preneed funeral contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Prepaid Coordinated Care Network: means a private entity that contracts with the department to provide Medicaid benefits and services to Louisiana Medicaid managed care program enrollees in exchange for a monthly prepaid capitated amount per member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Preparation: means the actions or processes necessary to make a dead body ready for disposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Preparation of financial statement: means an engagement by a licensee to prepare financial statements for an entity but not to perform a compilation, review, or audit with respect to those financial statements and as provided in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • prepared: means slaughtered, canned, salted, rendered, boned, cut up, or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Prescription drug: means a drug for human use which, because of its toxicity or other potentiality for harmful effects, the method of its use, or the collateral measures necessary to its use, is not safe for use except under the supervision of a practitioner licensed by law to administer such drug; or a drug which is limited by a United States Food and Drug Administration new drug application to use under the professional supervision of a practitioner licensed by law to administer such drug. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • prescription drug order: means an order from a practitioner authorized by law to prescribe for a drug or device that is patient-specific and is communicated by any means to a pharmacist in a permitted pharmacy, and is to be preserved on file as required by law or regulation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Presentation: means delivery of a document to an issuer or nominated person for honor or giving of value under a letter of credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • Presenter: means a person making a presentation as or on behalf of a beneficiary or nominated person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Prevention: means those activities and services that prevent, reduce, or stabilize the incidence of addictive disorders and thereby prevent, reduce, or stabilize the prevalence of addictive disorders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Prevention specialist-in-training: means any person who has not yet met the qualifications to become a licensed, certified, or registered prevention professional, but who has made application to the board in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and procedures established by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1
  • Primary care case management: means a system under which an entity contracts with the state to furnish case management services that include but are not limited to the location, coordination, and monitoring of primary healthcare services to Medicaid beneficiaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • primary contractor: shall mean "general contractor". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Primary enclosure: means any structure used to immediately restrict an animal or animals to a limited amount of space, such as a room, pen, run, cage, compartment, or hutch. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Primary service area: means the smaller of either a radius of twenty-five miles from the rural hospital main campus or the number of postal zip codes, commencing with the rural hospital's zip code, in which seventy-five percent of a rural hospital's patients reside, as determined by using data derived from the hospital's most recent twelve month Medicare cost reporting period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Primary standards: means the physical standards of the state that serve as the legal reference from which all other standards and weights and measures are derived. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • 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 9:355.1

  • Prior Service: shall mean service rendered prior to August 1, 1948 for which credit is allowable under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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
  • 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: shall mean service rendered prior to the date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the enrollment of an employee into this retirement system, as a municipal policeman, as a member of the state police, or as a sheriff or deputy sheriff in Louisiana for which credit is not given in any other retirement system; provided that notwithstanding any provision of this Chapter that may be to the contrary, no credit whatsoever shall be given in this retirement system, whether as prior service or creditable service, for any out of state service, nor shall any credit for prior service be given to any person who becomes a member after July 31, 1976, except that any person employed by any municipality and is required to pay social security contributions for such employment by the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare shall receive prior service credit provided he becomes a member of this retirement system prior to January 1, 1977. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Private procurement unit: means any regionally accredited independent college or university in the state that is a member of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities or any early learning center as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Private security business: is a ny entity that provides protection to persons and property, excluding any law enforcement agency, but including any:

    (a)  Contract security company; or

    (b)  Armored car company or armed courier company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272

  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Process: means converting industrial hemp into a marketable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Processing: means engaging in the business of a processor as defined in Paragraph (17). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Processing: means the reduction of identifiable bone fragments after the completion of the cremation process to unidentifiable bone fragments by manual or mechanical means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Processor: means any person that is engaged within this state in the operation of receiving, grading, packing, canning, fermenting, distilling, extracting, preserving, grinding, crushing, or changing the form of any commodity for the purpose of preparing it for market or of marketing such commodity, or any other activities which are performed for the purpose of preparing it for market or of marketing such commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Processor: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that receives industrial hemp for storage or processing into commodities, products, or industrial hemp seed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Processor: shall mean any person, partnership, association, or corporation engaged in the canning, freezing, or dehydrating of sweet potatoes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any supplies, services, or major repairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Procurement officer: means any person authorized by a governmental body, in accordance with procedures prescribed by regulations, to enter into and administer contracts and make written determinations and findings with respect thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Producer: means the owner, tenant, lessee, or operator of land within this state who has an interest in or receives all or any part of the proceeds from the sale of agricultural commodities produced thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Producer: means any person that is engaged within this state in the business of producing any commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Producer: means any person who receives a share in the proceeds from the sale of rice produced in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Producer: means any person who receives a share of the proceeds from the sale of rice produced in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Producer: means any person who owns or acquires ownership of cattle, except that a person shall not be considered to be a producer if the person's only share in the proceeds of a sale of cattle or beef is a sales commission handling fee or other service fee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Producer marketing: means any or all operations which are performed by any producer in preparing for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • product: as used in this Chapter , does not include any of the following:

                (a) Blood or blood components intended for transfusion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462

  • Professional: means arising out of or related to the specialized knowledge or skills associated with CPAs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • professional engineer: shall mean an individual who, by reason of his special knowledge and ability to apply the mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences and the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design, acquired by an engineering education and engineering experience, is qualified to practice engineering, as evidenced by his licensure as such by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • professional engineer: means an individual who, by reason of his special knowledge and ability to apply the mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences and the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design, acquired by an engineering education and engineering experience, is qualified to practice engineering, as evidenced by his licensure as such by the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board, as set forth in Chapter 8 of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • professional land surveyor: shall mean an individual who is qualified to practice land surveying, as evidenced by his licensure as such by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Professional service: means work rendered by an independent contractor who has a professed knowledge of some department of learning or science used by its practical application to the affairs of others or in the practice of an art founded on it, which independent contractor shall include but not be limited to lawyers, doctors, dentists, psychologists, certified advanced practice nurses, veterinarians, architects, engineers, land surveyors, landscape architects, accountants, actuaries, and claims adjusters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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 4:85
  • 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 23:1392
  • Program: means a public-private partnership established to provide a dedicated source of financing for food retailers that increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables and other affordable healthy food for Louisiana residents managed by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • Program: means the Alternative Fuel Revolving Loan Fund Program as established by this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Program: means a grouping of activities directed toward the accomplishment of a clearly defined objective or set of objectives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Program: means the local healthcare provider participation program authorized by this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1248.1
  • Program: means a grouping of activities directed toward the accomplishment of a clearly defined objective or set of objectives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Program catalogue: means a compendium of programs compiled by a reputable source that publishes information for use by the government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Program instructor: means an organization or person who conducts or presents continuing education to licensees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Program inventory: means the complete list of all proposed agency programs and activities that meet any definition set out in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Program year: means July first to June thirtieth. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • 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 3:3622
  • Projected deficit: means the excess of appropriations and non-appropriated requirements over the official forecast for any fund during any fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • projected income: means the sum total of rates according to the standard rate table applicable to the ensuing experience rate year, exclusive of the add-on solvency tax, computed in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1553
  • Promising practices: means a practice that presents, based upon preliminary information, potential for becoming a research-based or evidence-based program or practice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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
  • Property: means any and all property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Property: means any property, tangible and intangible, real, personal, or mixed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • 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 any portion of immovable property, including servitudes and other rights in or to immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3306
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes and other rights in or to immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3411
  • Property management: means the marketing, leasing, or overall management of real property for others for a fee, commission, compensation, or other valuable consideration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Property manager: means one who, for a fee, commission, or other valuable consideration, manages real estate, including the collection of rents, supervision of property maintenance, and accounting for fees received for another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Proposing party: means a person or entity that offers to enter into a joint venture with a rural hospital as well as any person or entity related to the proposing party by common ownership or control as such terms are defined for purposes of 42 CFR 413. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1307
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Prospective review: means utilization review conducted prior to an admission or the provision of a health care service or a course of treatment in accordance with a health insurance issuer's requirement that the health care service or course of treatment, in whole or in part, be approved prior to its provision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Protected health information: means either of the following:

                (a) Health information that identifies an individual who is the subject of the information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392

  • provider: means a health care professional or a facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • provider: means a person, partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, corporation, facility, or institution that provides healthcare or professional services to individuals enrolled in the Medicaid program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Provider: means any healthcare entity enrolled with the department as a provider in the Medicaid program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:440.12
  • Provider: means a person, public agency, nonprofit corporation, or a for-profit business entity that provides services under a contract or other agreement with the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Provider agreement: means a document which is required as a condition of enrollment or participation as a health care provider under the medical assistance programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Provider-in-fact: means an agent who directly or indirectly participates in management decisions, has an ownership interest in the health care provider, or other persons defined as a provider-in-fact by federal or state law or by rule. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Provisional license: means a license issued by the board to an individual who meets the qualifications for provisional licensure established under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2651
  • Provisional licensed marriage and family therapist: means any person who has completed the requirements provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Provisional licensed perfusionist: means a person provisionally licensed under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1333
  • Provisional licensed professional counselor: means any person who has completed the requirements provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Provisional licensed psychologist: means a person provisionally licensed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Provisional speech-language pathology assistant license: means a license issued by the board to an individual who meets the qualifications for provisional licensure established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2651
  • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.
  • Psychiatrist: shall mean an individual licensed to practice medicine by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners or, in the event that the individual is practicing medicine in a jurisdiction other than Louisiana, licensed by the appropriate member board of the Federation of State Medical Boards to practice psychiatry, who has completed a residency in psychiatry, been in clinical practice for at least three years and has training in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of intellectual disabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1371.1
  • Psychologist: means any person licensed as a psychologist under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Psychologist: shall mean an individual licensed to practice psychology by the Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists or licensed to practice medical psychology by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, or, in the event an individual is practicing psychology in a jurisdiction other than Louisiana, licensed by the appropriate member board of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards to practice psychology, who has registered specialty in a relevant clinical area of practice, who has been in clinical practice for at least three years and has training and experience in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of intellectual disabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1371.1
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • 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 3:3002
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public procurement unit: means either a local public procurement unit or a state public procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • Pulverization: means the reduction of identifiable bone fragments after the completion of the cremation and processing of granulated particles by manual or mechanical means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Purchasing agency: means any governmental body which is authorized by this Chapter or its implementing regulations, or by way of delegation from the state chief procurement officer, to contract on its own behalf rather than through the central contracting authority of the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Qualified clean fuel vehicle equipment: means equipment necessary for a motor vehicle to partially or wholly operate on an alternative fuel, but shall not include equipment necessary for operation of a motor vehicle on gasoline or diesel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Qualified group purchasing organization: means a service organization, whether for profit or not, with a membership of at least fifteen hospitals within the United States, which contracts with suppliers for supplies and materials used in hospitals and makes such contracts available to its members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Qualified mental health professional: means :

                (a) A psychiatrist licensed pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3386.1

  • Qualified patient: means a patient diagnosed and certified in writing as having a terminal and irreversible condition by two physicians who have personally examined the patient, one of whom shall be the attending physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Qualified patient: means a patient diagnosed and certified in writing as having a life-limiting and irreversible condition by the attending physician or personal physician of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Qualified plan: means a trust which is covered by the provisions of Section 401(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Qualified supervision: means the supervision for a licensed marriage and family therapist of clinical services, in accordance with standards developed by the advisory committee, and approved by the board by an individual who has been recognized by the advisory committee as an approved supervisor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Qualifying agent: means a responsible officer or executive employee meeting the experience qualifications set forth herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Qualifying broker: means the sponsoring broker for a licensed corporation, limited liability company, or partnership and is the individual real estate broker designated by a licensed corporation, limited liability company, or partnership, by resolution, as its representative in all matters relating to its real estate business activities in Louisiana and in administrative and regulatory matters before the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Qualifying party: means a natural person designated by the contractor to represent the contractor for the purpose of complying with the provisions of this Chapter including without limitation meeting the requirements for the initial license and any continuation thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Quality: means degree or grade of excellence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Quality: means degree or grade of excellence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:102
  • Rabbi Trust: means the trust created under this Part of Chapter 5 to provide the excess benefits under this plan to excess benefit participants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Racetrack: means any facility which conducts races as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1561
  • Racing gasoline: means gasoline that contains lead, has an octane rating of 110 or higher, does not have detergent additives, and is not suitable for use as a motor fuel in a motor vehicle used on a public highway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Rack: means a mechanism for delivering motor fuel from a refinery, terminal, marine vessel, or bulk plant into a transport vehicle, railroad tank car, or other means of transfer that is outside the bulk transfer/terminal system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Radiation therapy technologist: means a person, other than a licensed practitioner, who under the direction and supervision of a licensed practitioner applies radiation to humans for therapeutic purposes upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3200
  • Radiographer: means a person, other than a licensed practitioner, who under the direction and supervision of a licensed practitioner applies radiation to humans for diagnostic purposes upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3200
  • Radiologic technologist: means any person who is a radiographer, a radiation therapy technologist, a fusion technologist, or a nuclear medicine technologist licensed under this Chapter who under the direction and supervision of a licensed practitioner applies radiation to humans upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3200
  • Radiologic technology: means the use of a radioactive substance or equipment emitting or detecting ionizing radiation on humans for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes upon prescription of a licensed practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3200
  • Radiologist: means a physician certified by the American Board of Radiology or the American Osteopathic Board of Radiology, the British Royal College of Radiology, or certified as a radiologist by the Canadian College of Physicians and Surgeons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3200
  • Railroad track materials: means steel in the form of railroad tracks or in the form of rail, switch components, spikes, angle bars, tie plates, or bolts of the type used in constructing railroads, or any combination of such materials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1962
  • Randolph-Sheppard Act: means the federal law which enables the Blind Enterprise Program under the authority of 20 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • Rate: means the amount of money per unit of time for a Medicaid service performed or the amount of money for a Medicaid service performed for a flat fee, such as a per diem. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Ratite: means a flightless bird with a flat chestbone of the order Ratitae including but not limited to ostrich (Struthio camelus), rhea (Rhea americana), emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), and cassowary (Casuarius). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3112
  • Real estate: means an identified parcel or tract of land, including improvements, if any. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • Real estate: shall mean and include condominiums and leaseholds, as well as any other interest in land, with the exceptions of oil, gas and other minerals and whether the real estate is situated in this state or elsewhere. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Real estate activity: means any activity relating to any portion of a real estate transaction performed for another by any person, partnership, limited liability company, association, or corporation, foreign or domestic, whether pursuant to a power of attorney or otherwise, who for a fee, commission, or other valuable consideration or with the intention, in the expectation, or upon the promise of receiving or collecting a fee, commission, or other valuable consideration:

                (a) Sells, exchanges, purchases, manages, rents, or leases or negotiates the sale, exchange, purchase, rental, or leasing of real estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431

  • real estate appraisal: means an analysis, opinion, or conclusion relating to the nature, quality, value, or utility of specified interests in, or aspects, including energy efficiency, of, identified real estate, for or in expectation of compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • Real estate appraisal services: means residential valuation services performed by an individual acting as an appraiser, including but not limited to appraisal, appraisal review, or appraisal consulting, as these services are defined under the Uniform Standards for Professional Appraisal Practice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3415.2
  • Real estate appraiser trainee: means any person who has been issued a license by the board to appraise properties under the supervision of a licensed general real estate appraiser or residential real estate appraiser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • real estate broker: means a licensed real estate broker performing activities as an individual real estate broker, a sponsoring broker or designated qualifying broker, or a corporation, partnership, or limited liability company which has been granted a real estate license through a designated qualifying broker. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Real estate continuing education vendor: means any school, place, individual, or institution certified by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission which offers courses or seminars in real estate and related subjects to fulfill continuing education requirements for license or certificate renewal purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Real estate loan: means any loan or other obligation secured, as provided for in this Chapter, by immovable property held in full ownership or under a lease extending or renewable automatically for a period of at least five years beyond the date scheduled for the final principal payment of such loan or obligation, or any transaction out of which a mortgage or vendor's privilege is created against such immovable property including but not limited to the purchase of such real estate by an association and the concurrent or immediate sale thereof on installment contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Real estate salesperson: means a person, other than an associate broker, sponsored by a licensed real estate broker to participate in any activity described in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Real estate school: includes any place or institution certified by the commission which is open to the public for the instruction or training of individuals to engage in the selling of real estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Real estate transaction: means the selling, offering for sale, buying, offering to buy, soliciting for prospective purchasers, managing, offering to manage, leasing, offering to lease, renting, or offering to rent any real estate or improvements thereon, or any business or other entity whose assets include real estate or leases of real estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Real party in interest: means a person, known or unknown to the secretary, who will receive financial benefits as a result of a gasoline or diesel fuel license being issued to the applicant or licensee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Real property: means one or more defined interests in a parcel of real estate, whether an unencumbered fee or a lesser estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3392
  • Reasonable accommodation: means those actions taken by the employer including but not limited to training, changes to work schedule, job reassignment or modification, or physical modification to the work station that do not place an undue hardship on the employer or pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of the individual or others. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1017.1
  • Rebasing: means using cost report information to adjust Medicaid reimbursement rates to the level dictated by the Medicaid reimbursement methodology for each covered service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Reburial: means to transfer or transport a body from one place to another for reinterment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Receiver: means the person liquidating a state bank pursuant to Part II of this Subchapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Receivership court: means the district court for the parish in which the state bank is domiciled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Recertification: means the process whereby an operator renews an expiring certificate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Recipient: means the person who has received assistance under this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Recipient: means an individual who is eligible to receive health care through the medical assistance programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Reciprocity: means the acknowledgment and licensure of a pharmacist from another state or jurisdiction pursuant to procedures established by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Reciprocity: means formal reciprocal agreement between two state boards under which a dentist licensed in one state may apply for and receive a license in another state without examination and without fulfilling any other requirements except the usual state license fees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Reclassification of stock: means amendment of the articles to change the authorized number of shares of an existing class or series; to authorize shares of a new class or series; to change the designation, par value (including change of par-value shares to shares without par value or vice versa), preferences, limitations or relative rights, including cancellation or modification of the right to receive accumulated dividends which have not been declared, or variations in relative rights, of the issued, and authorized but unissued, shares of any existing class or series; or to change the issued shares of any existing class or series into a greater or smaller number of shares of the same class or series (subject to such changes as the reclassification may make in the designation, par value, preferences, limitations or relative rights, or variations in relative rights, thereof) or of another class or series, and to cancel any issued shares in connection with a reduction in the number thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • 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 9:2602
  • 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 10:5-102
  • Recoupment: means recovery through the reduction, in whole or in part, of payment to a health care provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Recovery: means the recovery of overpayments, damages, fines, penalties, costs, expenses, restitution, attorney fees, or interest or settlement amounts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • 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
  • Refund designee: means the person designated in a preneed funeral contract by the buyer to receive any surplus of funds as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Registered dietitian: means a person registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3083
  • Registered equine dentist: means a person registered by the board as being qualified to practice equine dentistry in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1561
  • 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 37:913
  • 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 37:913

  • Registered office: means that office maintained by the corporation in this state, the address of which is kept on file in the office of the Secretary of State in the manner required by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Registered veterinary technician: means a skilled person registered by the board as being qualified by academic and practical training to provide veterinary services under the direct supervision and direction of the licensed veterinarian who is responsible for the performance of that veterinary technician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1542
  • Registrant: means an individual who holds a valid registration card issued by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Registration card: means the identification card issued by the board to a registrant as evidence that the registrant has met the required minimum qualifications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272
  • Registry: means a registry for declarations established and maintained by the secretary of state pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • 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 person who holds a valid, appropriate license or permit issued by the commissioner and who works at a place of business for thirty-two or more hours a week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • 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: shall mean interest compounded annually at such rate as shall be determined by the Board in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Regular interest: shall mean such rate of interest as is fixed by the board provided that for the first five years of operation of the system the rate shall be three percent per annum compounded annually. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • 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
  • 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: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Regular interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Regular plan: means the original plan that became effective upon the establishment of the retirement system in 1955, as amended, excluding the supplemental plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Regular plan: means the original plan that became effective upon the establishment of the retirement system in 1953, as amended, excluding the supplemental plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Regulated article: means any infested material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • 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 3:1603
  • regulation: means each statement, guide, or requirement for conduct or action of local taxing authorities concerning provisions of sales and use tax law or its administration that is applicable only to such authorities and which is not a "common sales tax law" as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.92
  • Rehabilitation counseling: which means assisting an individual or group, through the counseling relationship, to define vocational goals, and to plan actions reflecting his or their interests, abilities, aptitudes, and needs as these are related to rehabilitation concerns, educational progress, and occupations and careers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3443
  • Rehabilitation counseling services: which means those acts and behaviors coming within the "practice of rehabilitation counseling" as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3443
  • Reimbursement: means payment for a Medicaid service in accordance with a specified rate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Releasing agency: means an animal pound, shelter, humane organization, or animal control agency, whether public or private. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2471
  • 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 9:355.1
  • Remote retailer: means a person or entity who offers any industrial hemp-derived CBD product for sale at retail, or for any transaction of products in lieu of a sale, through a digital application, catalog, or the internet, that can be purchased and delivered directly to a consumer in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Removal: means a physical transfer other than by evaporation, loss, or destruction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Removal: means to transfer or transport a body from one place to another for preparation for burial or reburial. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • renderer: means any person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of rendering carcasses, or parts or products of the carcasses, of cattle, sheep, poultry, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Report: means , when used with reference to any attest services, an opinion, report, or other form of language that states or implies an assurance as to the reliability of any financial statement or assertion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Report: means any report which is a public record and is requested by the legislature or is required by law or resolution to be submitted to the legislature or to either house or to any committee or joint committee thereof, other than reports of standing committees of the House of Representatives and Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:771
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Representative: shall include , but not be limited to, third party administrators, attorneys, or adjusting firms of the party filing the claim on behalf of the employer, insurer or group self-insurance fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1371.1
  • Representative: means a person who is a parent, tutor, curator, spouse, trustee, attorney, or other legal agent of the patient and who is authorized, by and on behalf of the patient, to exercise any of the patient's rights, privileges, or immunities granted by this Section or to fulfill any of the patient's obligations, duties, or forbearances imposed under this Section, because the patient has executed a written authorization and mandate to that effect or because the law operates to that effect due to the status of that patient and his relationship to such person, as when the patient is a minor child and his parent must act for him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1237.1
  • Reprimand: means a formal reproof of a person for violation of this Chapter or rules and regulations of the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Reputable dental school: means one that is recognized as such by the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry according to its rules and regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Request for proposals: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting proposals in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Rescission: means cancellation or discontinuance of coverage under a health benefit plan that has a retroactive effect. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Research facility: means any school, institution, organization, or person that uses or intends to use animals in research or experiments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Resident estate: means the estate of a decedent who at his death was domiciled in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:300.10
  • Resident trust: means a trust or a portion of a trust created by last will and testament of a decedent who at his death was domiciled in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:300.10
  • residential building contractor: includes all contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers who receive an additional fee for the employment or direction of labor, or any other work beyond the normal architectural or engineering services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Resolution: means a resolution, ordinance, act or other appropriate legislative enactment of a governing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Respiratory care: is synonymous with the term "respiratory therapy" as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3353
  • Respiratory therapy: means the allied health specialty practiced under the direction and supervision of a physician involving the assessment, treatment, testing, monitoring, and care of persons with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3353
  • Respiratory therapy education program: means a program of respiratory therapy studies accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), in collaboration with the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), or their predecessor or successor organizations or an equivalent program approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3353
  • Responsible charge: shall mean the direct control and personal supervision of engineering or land surveying service or work, as the case may be. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Responsible charge: means the independent control and direction of geoscientific work or the supervision of geoscientific work by the use of initiative, skill, and independent judgment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restricted license: means a license issued to an individual who is certified by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education as a speech, hearing, and language specialist or the equivalent as defined by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education or as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2651
  • Retail pet store: means a retail establishment where dogs or cats are sold, exchanged, bartered, or offered for sale as pet animals to the general public at retail. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Retailer: means any person that purchases any commodity for resale at retail to the general public for consumption off the premises. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Retailer: means a person who sells agricultural liming materials to consumers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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 Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Retirement Allowance: shall mean an annuity for life, as provided in this Part, payable each year in twelve equal monthly installments beginning as of the date fixed by the Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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: 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: shall mean the sum of the "annuity" and the "employers' annuity" or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean the sum of the annuity and the pensions, or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Retirement allowance: shall mean any benefit paid to a member under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Retirement plan: shall mean the elective officials of municipalities of Louisiana Retirement Plan as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3861
  • 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: shall mean the District Attorneys' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • retirement system: means the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, established as of January 1, 1955, defined in Chapter 4, Title 11 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, and as subsequently amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • retirement system: means the Parochial Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, established as of January 1, 1953, defined in Chapter 5, Title 11 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, and as subsequently amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Retirement system: shall mean the Registrars of Voters Employees' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Retrospective review: means a utilization review conducted after services have been provided to a patient, but does not include the review of a claim that is limited to an evaluation of reimbursement levels, veracity of documentation, accuracy of coding, or adjudication for payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • reuse: means the act of removing and disposing of a previously interred casket and the gathering and placing of human remains in an alternative container within the same cemetery space in order to accommodate additional interments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Reverse auction: means a competitive online solicitation process on the Internet for materials, supplies, services, products, or equipment in which vendors compete against each other online in real time in an open and interactive environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Revision date: means October 1, 1978, the effective date of the establishment of Plan A and Plan B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Revision date: means January 1, 1980, the effective date of the establishment of Plan A and Plan B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Revolving credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or open-end credit.) Source: OCC
  • Rice: means the whole or broken kernels obtained from the species Oryza sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Rice: means all marketable green and dry rough "paddy" rice produced within the state of Louisiana for milling, seed or other commercial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Rice: means all marketable green and rough "paddy" rice produced within the State of Louisiana for milling, seed or other commercial purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Risk position: means the loss potential to the grain dealer resulting from bringing its open position to market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Road machinery: means all vehicles constructed, designed, and used solely for the purpose of constructing, erecting, repairing, maintaining, demolishing or upkeeping of public roads, highways, and bridges, and not including vehicles temporarily or casually so used, constructed, or designed, or vehicles not intended to be so constructed, designed, and used or vehicles merely converted or susceptible to such use occasionally or vehicles so altered as to avoid and evade the registration or classification otherwise properly applicable thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Road tractor: means every motor vehicle designed, constructed or used either by itself or for drawing other vehicles used in the construction and maintenance of roads, highways, or streets and not so constructed as to carry any load thereon either independently or as a part of the weight of a vehicle or load so drawn. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • robotic nature: shall mean capable of independent motion or moving the user. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1169.3
  • Rodenticide: means any pesticide, other than a fumigant, which is used for the control of rodents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Rule: means any rule or regulation promulgated by the department in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act and any federal rule or regulation promulgated by the federal government in accordance with federal law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Rule: means any rule, regulation, or other written directive of general application adopted by the board in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Rulemaking: means the process employed by the board for the adoption, amendment, or repeal of a rule or regulation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.92
  • run: means the continuous exhibition of a motion picture in a defined geographic area for a specified period of time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2902
  • Rural institutional provider: means a hospital, other than one defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1248.1
  • 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
  • Salary: shall mean the amount of compensation earned by a member as an employee of the city. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Salary: means the full rate of regular compensation paid to a member for the performance of his official duties, but shall not include bonuses, payment for accrued vacation, annual or sick leave, payment for overtime, terminal pay, severance pay, deferred salary, or any other type of irregular or nonrecurring payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Sale: means the sale of the full title to any cemetery space or the sale of the right of use of and/or interment in any cemetery space. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • sale at retail: means the sale or any transaction in lieu of a sale of products to the public for use or consumption but does not include the sale or any transaction in lieu of a sale of products for resale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • 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
  • salon: means any premises upon or within which cosmetology is practiced for a fee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Sanction: shall include but is not limited to any or all of the following:

                (a) Recoupment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3

  • Sanitarian: means a person who possesses the necessary qualifications as recognized in this Chapter to carry out inspectional, educational, and investigational duties in the field of environmental sanitation, or who serves as a consultant, supervisor, or administrator of programs and personnel involving such duties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2101
  • Sanitarian trainee: means a person who possesses the necessary academic qualifications as recognized in this Chapter for licensing as a sanitarian, but who does not possess the required year of experience and training in sanitation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2101
  • Satellite classroom: means a separate classroom location used as supplemental training space located under the same roof of the main school building or on the same campus as the administrative center and within at least three hundred feet of the main school building for the purpose of training an overflow of students who cannot be accommodated at the main school. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Savings account: means an account to which earnings, including interest, is paid or accrued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • School: means any public or private day or residential school that provides pre-kindergarten, elementary, or secondary education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • School: means any premises wherein cosmetology is taught. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • School: means an accredited public or private educational institution that provides educational services to children of compulsory attendance age. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1015.1
  • School of veterinary medicine: means any veterinary college or division of a university or college that offers the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or its equivalent and that conforms to the standards required for accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association and approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1513
  • School system: means any institution or facility which provides for education of children in grades one or above, which may include kindergarten or prekindergarten attached thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2352
  • Scrap metal: means metal materials which are purchased for resale to be recycled, including but not limited to ferrous materials, catalytic converters, auto hulks, copper, copper wire, copper alloy, bronze, zinc, aluminum other than in the form of cans, stainless steel, nickel alloys, or brass, whether in the form of bars, cable, ingots, rods, tubing, wire, wire scraps, clamps or connectors, railroad track materials, water utility materials, and used building components. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1962
  • Seasonal marketing regulation: means marketing regulations that are applicable to a particular marketing order which are made effective by the commissioner pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Second opinion: means an opportunity or requirement to obtain a clinical evaluation by a provider other than the one originally making a recommendation for a proposed health care service to assess the clinical or medical necessity and appropriateness of the initial proposed health care service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, or his authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:712
  • Secretary: means the secretary of state of the state of Louisiana, or his duly authorized agent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1167.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism or the person designated by the secretary to administer the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:673
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • secretary of revenue: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.6
  • 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
  • Secretary or attorney general: means that either party is authorized to institute a proceeding or take other authorized action as provided in this Part pursuant to a memorandum of understanding between the two so as to notify the public as to whether the secretary or the attorney general is the deciding or controlling party in the proceeding or other authorized matter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Secured party: means a person holding a security interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3103
  • Secured party: means a creditor with a security interest in farm products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Security: means any financial instrument or document issued for the benefit of or given to the commission by a licensee, or participation in any self-insurance fund program authorized by this Chapter as assurance for the fulfillment of the obligations imposed on the licensee by applicable law or regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Security device: means a written security agreement that establishes a creditor's security interest in farm products or any agricultural lien as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Security interest: means an interest in or encumbrance upon farm products that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Security interest: means an interest that is reserved or created by an agreement that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • Security officer: means an individual who is employed by a contract security company whether armed or unarmed, to protect a person or persons or property or both, and whose duties include but are not limited to the following:

    (a)  Prevention of unlawful intrusion or entry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272

  • Security operations manager: means any individual whose duties include but are not limited to the following:

    (i)  Scheduling and assignment of work shifts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3272

  • 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 9:2602
  • 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 3:1431
  • Seller: includes a lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Seminudity: means any of the following:

                (i) Exposure of the female breast below a horizontal line across the top of the areola and extending across the width of the breasts at that point including the lower portion of the breasts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1019.1

  • Semitrailer: means every single vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property or passengers and so designed in conjunction and used with a motor vehicle that some part of its own weight and that of its own load rests upon or is carried by another vehicle and having itself one or more load-carrying axles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • 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 apprentice permit: means a permit issued by the board to authorize a person desiring to be a licensed midwife to continue obtaining clinical experience under general direction rather than supervision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • Senior citizens: means residents of Louisiana who have attained the age of sixty years or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service: means service rendered by an employee as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Service: means a home- or community-based service, intermediate care facility service, or support coordination service provided to a recipient by a provider under a contract or other agreement with the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (11) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Service certificate: means a statement of a member's total creditable service as approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Service certificate: means a statement of a member's total creditable service as approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Service date: means the date of enrollment of a member into the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Service date: means the date of enrollment of a member into the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Service person: means any individual who for hire, award, commission, or any other payment of any kind, installs, services, repairs, or reconditions any commercial weighing or measuring devices and is registered under this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Services: means the furnishing of labor, time, or effort by a contractor whose primary purpose is to perform an identifiable task rather than to furnish an end item of supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • services: means the services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Severed: means the point at which the natural resources are severed from the surface of the earth or water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:634
  • Sewage treatment plant: means the facility or group of units provided for the treatment of wastewater and for the reduction and handling of sludge removed from such wastewater. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Sewerage system: means a system of piping and appurtenances, including sewage treatment facilities, for collecting and conveying wastewater from source to discharge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Sexual abuse: includes but is not limited to acts which are prohibited by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Sexually oriented business: means any business that is part of the sex industry that offers services that include the exposure of specified anatomical areas or specified sexual activities, or the purchase of erotic paraphernalia. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1019.1
  • Share: means an interest in a corporation, represented by a stock certificate issued after payment for the shares represented thereby, entitling the holder thereof to participate in the control of the corporation or to a pro rata share of its net assets upon dissolution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • 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 6:703
  • Shareholder: means a natural or artificial person who is the owner of a property interest in a corporation represented by a certificate for shares of stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Shares: means the units into which the stockholders' rights to participate in the control of the state bank, in its profits, or in the distribution of corporate assets are divided. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • 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 3:1742

  • Shipping articles: means "articles of agreement" purporting to comply with Title forty-six of the United States code, or any other agreement under which officers or members of the crew are employed on the high seas, and under which they are not entitled to a final settlement of wages until the termination of the period of the employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Signature: means a manual or electronic signature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • SNAP: means the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program administered at the federal level by the Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture and at the state level by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:322
  • Social media account: means an internet-based service that allows individuals to do the following:

                (a) Construct a public or semi-public profile within a bounded system created by the service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462

  • Social service: means work rendered by any person, firm, corporation, organization, governmental body, or governmental entity in furtherance of the general welfare of the citizens of Louisiana, including but not limited to the objectives provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Social work practice: means the professional application of social work values, theories, and interventions to one or more of the following: enhancing the development, problem-solving, and coping capacities of people; promoting the effective and humane operations of systems that provide resources and services to people; linking people with systems that provide them with resources, services, and opportunities; developing and improving social policy; and engaging in research related to the professional activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2703
  • Society: means the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:101
  • Sodium pentobarbital: means a compound prepared or purchased solely as an euthanasia solution at a minimum strength of six grains per milliliter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1552
  • 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 3:1202
  • Sole proprietorship: means one who has the legal right or exclusive title to something. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Solicitation: means the act or practice of any licensee, or any agent, employee, or person acting on his behalf, approaching a person or a group of persons to make a request or plea, or to urge someone toward a particular cause as it may pertain to the care, custody, or disposition of a dead human body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Solid waste: means garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semi-solid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining, and agricultural operations, and from community activities; but does not include or mean solid or dissolved material in domestic sewage or solid or dissolved materials in irrigation return flows or industrial discharges that are point sources subject to permits under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3151
  • source: includes but is not limited to an insurance company, dental health maintenance organization, a dental preferred provider organization, Medicaid, dental discount company, or any other thirty party. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:775
  • Special fuel: means any gas or liquid, other than gasoline or diesel fuel, used or suitable for use as motor fuel in an internal combustion engine or motor to propel any form of vehicle, machine, or mechanical contrivance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Special fuel fleet dealer: means a person who produces or purchases compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, or liquefied petroleum gas and who maintains storage facilities for those fuels and delivers all or part of the fuel produced or stored into the fuel supply tank of a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Special Fuels: means and includes all combustible gases and liquids used or suitable for use in an internal combustion engine or motor for the generation of power for motor vehicles, except such fuels as are subject to the tax imposed by Part I of Chapter 7 of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Special needs trust: shall mean a trust that is established for the sole benefit of a member's child who meets the definition of an individual with a disability under the federal Social Security Act, that permits such child to qualify for public benefits, including but not limited to those under the federal Social Security Act such as Supplemental Security Income and Medical Assistance, and that terminates upon the death of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Specification: means any description of the physical or functional characteristics, or of the nature of a supply, service, or major repair. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Speech-language pathologist: means any person who represents himself to the public by title or by description of services, methods, or procedures as one who offers to provide or provides services involving the application of principles, methods, and procedures of the science and profession of speech-language pathology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2651
  • Sponsoring broker: means any individual real estate broker who sponsors associate brokers or real estate salespersons who participate in any activity described in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • 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
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to the qualified patient but does not include a spouse who is judicially separated from the patient, is cohabited with another person in the manner of married persons, or who has been convicted of any crime of violence as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Staffing service: means any person or entity, other than a professional employer organization, that supplies workers to a client to support or supplement the client's workforce. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1761
  • Standardized information: means the customary universal data concerning an applicant's identity, education, and professional experience relative to a managed care organization's credentialing process including but not limited to name, address, telephone number, date of birth, social security number, educational background, state licensing board number, residency program, internship, specialty, subspecialty, fellowship, or certification by a regional or national healthcare or medical specialty college, association or society, prior and current place of employment, an adverse medical review panel opinion, a pending professional liability lawsuit, final disposition of a professional liability settlement or judgment, and information mandated by health insurance issuer accrediting organizations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • 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 9:2260.1
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: includes the states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • 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 9:2602
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • State: means the State of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • State chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • State entomologist: means the entomologist of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • State health officer: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, hereinafter referred to as the "department" or his designee as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • State plan: means a plan required for approval by the United States Secretary of Agriculture to monitor and regulate the production of industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • State plan: means a plan required for approval by the United States Secretary of Agriculture to monitor and regulate the production of hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • State planning and budgeting system: refers to the processes and functions prescribed in Subtitle I of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • State public procurement unit: means the central purchasing agency and any other purchasing agency of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • State Soil Conservation Committee: means the agency created in Section 3:1204. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Stated capital: means the aggregate amount of:

    (a)  The aggregate allocated value of the issued shares; and

    (b)  Any other amounts transferred from surplus to stated capital; less

    (c)  Transfers from, or other reductions in, stated capital required or permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201

  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • 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 3:2471
  • Stock: means capital stock of a capital stock association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Stockholder: means the owner of one or more shares of any class of capital stock of a capital stock association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Stockholder: means the holder of record of one or more shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • 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 3:1431
  • Strategic planning: is a process of agency self-assessment and objective setting which considers an organization's purpose, capacities and environment, and results in a strategic plan which determines a path for development of the organization's resources in order to achieve meaningful results. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Strategic plans: means any plan, strategy, or device developed or intended to construct, operate, maintain a health facility or engage in providing, promoting, or selling a hospital health service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1072
  • Strategy: means the method used to accomplish the objectives of an agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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 3:3362
  • 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 3:3362
  • Student: shall mean a person who satisfies both of the following:

                (a) The person is enrolled in a high school or postsecondary education institution duly accredited or approved by the appropriate state, regional, or professional accrediting agency which is recognized by the state in which it is located or by the United States Department of Education pursuant to the applicable laws, rules, or regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213

  • 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 an individual engaged in learning the theory and practice of electrology at a school of electrology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Student: means a person who satisfies all of the provisions of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Student: means a person registered in a school authorized by the board to teach cosmetology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:563
  • Student instructor: means an individual learning the theory and practice of teaching electrology in an electrology school or an electrologist apprenticeship program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3051
  • Student nurse: means any individual who is enrolled in an approved program preparing for licensure as a registered nurse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:913
  • Subagent: means a licensee, other than a listing agent or a buyer's agent, who acts in cooperation with a listing agent in a real estate transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Subcontractor: means a person who contracts directly with the primary contractor for the performance of a part of the principal contract or with another contractor for the performance of a part of the principal contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2150.1
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Subscriber: means one who subscribes for shares in a corporation, whether before or after incorporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • substantially equivalent: means a determination by the board, or its designee, that the education, examination, and experience requirements contained in the statutes and administrative rules of another state or jurisdiction are comparable to or exceed the education, examination, and experience requirements of this state or that an individual CPA's education, examination, and experience qualifications are comparable to or exceed the education, examination, and experience requirements of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • 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
  • Successor of a beneficiary: means a person who succeeds to substantially all of the rights of a beneficiary by operation of law, including a corporation with or into which the beneficiary has been merged or consolidated, an administrator, executor, personal representative, trustee in bankruptcy, debtor in possession, liquidator, and receiver. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:5-102
  • Suitable for use: means the functional use of any liquid to power a vehicle irrespective of the liquid not being within the ASTM and/or Environmental Protection Agency specifications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Summary suspension: means the suspension of a license, permit, certification, or registration that requires a person to cease practice immediately pending the results of a hearing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Supervised visitation: means face-to-face contact between a parent and a child which occurs in the immediate presence of a supervising person approved by the court under conditions which prevent any physical abuse, threats, intimidation, abduction, or humiliation of either the abused parent or the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Supervising physician: means a physician who has been approved by the board to supervise a physician assistant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Supervision: means responsible direction and control, with the supervising physician assuming legal liability for the services rendered by the physician assistant in the course and scope of the physician assistant's employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1360.22
  • Supervision: means the professional relationship between a supervisor and a supervisee that provides guidance and evaluation of the services provided by the supervisee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2703
  • Supervision: means the coordination, direction, and continued evaluation at first hand of the person in training and obtaining clinical experience as an apprentice midwife within the scope of these provisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3241
  • 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 3:1202
  • Supplemental agreement: means any contract modification which is accomplished by the mutual action of the parties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Supplemental appropriation: Budget authority provided in an appropriations act in addition to regular or continuing appropriations already provided. Supplemental appropriations generally are made to cover emergencies, such as disaster relief, or other needs deemed too urgent to be postponed until the enactment of next year's regular appropriations act.
  • Supplemental plan: means the supplementary plan established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Supplemental plan: means the supplementary plan established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Supplier: means any person who sells or delivers special fuels to a user or dealer in this state for resale or use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • Supplies: means all property, including but not limited to equipment, materials, insurance, and leases on immovable property excluding land or a permanent interest in land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Supporting document: means the document prepared by the budget office and composed of supporting information, data, and documentation used to develop the executive budget. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Supporting performance indicator: means a performance indicator which is designated as such by the commissioner of administration and is included in the executive budget supporting document and not included in the executive budget. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Supportive services: means any services that assist workforce development and preparation needs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • Surplus: means the excess for any fiscal year of the actual monies received and any monies or balances carried forward over the actual expenditures paid by warrant or transfer for any fund at the close of the fiscal year as such are reported by the office of statewide reporting within the division of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Surplus: means the excess of assets over liabilities plus stated capital. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Surplus: means sums contributed by stockholders in excess of the par value of shares outstanding plus any amounts transferred from undivided profits pursuant to action by the board of directors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Surviving child: shall mean an unmarried person under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years, if the person or student is one of the following:

                (i) The issue of a marriage of a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213

  • 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
  • Surviving spouse: means the spouse of a deceased member or former member who was married to and living with the deceased member or former member at the time of his death. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Surviving spouse: means a legal spouse who was married to a member at the time of the member's death and for at least twelve months immediately prior thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Surviving spouse: means a legal spouse who was married to a member at the time of the member's death and for at least twelve months immediately prior thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • Suspension: means the withdrawal of the license, permit, certification, or registration to practice pharmacy in the state for a period of time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Suspension: means the disqualification of a person to receive invitations for bids or requests for proposals, or the award of a contract by the state, for a temporary period pending the completion of an investigation and any legal proceedings that may ensue because a person is suspected upon probable cause of engaging in criminal, fraudulent, or seriously improper conduct or failure or inadequacy of performance which may lead to debarment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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 3:1742

  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • System: shall mean the City of Alexandria Employees' Retirement System established and described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • System: shall mean the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • System: means a combination of interactive or interdependent components assembled to carry out one or more functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1473
  • System: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • System: means the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • system: shall mean the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System as established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Tandem truck: means every motor propelled single vehicle designed for the conveyance of property or things for hauling purposes and having one front or steering axle and two rear or load carrying axles, even though one of said load carrying axles is not permanently affixed to the frame of the vehicle and may be removed therefrom. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • 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
  • Teaching purposes: means a nondiagnostic or nontherapeutic examination that is solely for the education of the learner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • Telehealth: has the meaning ascribed in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • 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 37:1262
  • 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
  • Temporary container: means a receptacle for cremated human remains usually made of cardboard, plastic, or similar material designed to hold the cremated human remains until an urn or other permanent container is acquired. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Temporary employee: is a n employee, whether called temporary employee or leased employee, who is recruited by a staffing service or employee leasing company, is assigned to a client by such service or company, and is expected to return to the staffing service or leasing company for reassignment at the end of duties at the client company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1761
  • Temporary license: is a license issued for a period of not more than six months to an individual who has been licensed for a period of not less than one year and who has been active as an embalmer and funeral director or funeral director in another state, province, or jurisdiction recognized by the board and who meets all of the requirements of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Temporary nursing facility administrator: means an individual who has not been granted a regular license as a nursing facility administrator, but is issued a temporary license for a specified period of time subject to regulations established by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2501
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Temporary servitude: means the taking of lands for a limited time period where the lands are returned to the owner without substantial damage or destruction but shall not include barrow areas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:281
  • Terminal and irreversible condition: means a continual profound comatose state with no reasonable chance of recovery or a condition caused by injury, disease, or illness which, within reasonable medical judgment, would produce death and for which the application of life-sustaining procedures would serve only to postpone the moment of death. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Terminal illness: means a disease that, without life-sustaining procedures, will result in death in the near future or a state of permanent unconsciousness from which recovery is unlikely. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1169.3
  • Termination: means complete cessation of employment with the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • THC: means tetrahydrocannabinol, tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, or a combination of both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • theatre: means any establishment in which motion pictures are exhibited to the public regularly for a charge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2902
  • Things: means any property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal, and rights therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1782
  • 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 6:703
  • Timberland: as used in this Part , means bona fide timberland being assessed at its use value as defined and determined pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4321
  • Timeshare developer: means an individual, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, or other legal entity, or the successor or assignee thereof, who creates a 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 37:1431
  • Timeshare interest salesperson: means a person who directly sells or offers to sell any timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Timeshare registrant: means timeshare interest salespersons or timeshare developers registered by the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • to lobby: means any of the following:

    (a)  Any direct act or communication with a legislator, the purpose of which is to aid in influencing the passage or defeat of any legislation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:51

  • tomb: means a structure or building for the entombment of human remains in crypts or vaults in a place used or intended to be used, and dedicated, for cemetery purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Ton: means two thousand pounds avoirdupois. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • 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 service: shall mean service rendered before the operative date of the system, and subsequent thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Total voting power: means the entirety of the voting power. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Tractor: means every vehicle designed, constructed, or used for drawing other vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • trade screening: means the showing of a motion picture by a distributor at some location within the state which is open to any exhibitor from whom the distributor intends to solicit bids or with whom the distributor intends to negotiate for the right to exhibit the motion picture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2902
  • 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 3:3602
  • Trailer: means every single vehicle without motive power designed for carrying property or passengers wholly on its own structure and designed to be drawn by a truck, tractor, or another motor vehicle and having two or more load carrying axles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • 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 9:2602
  • Transaction: means the transfer of a product between persons in which a change of ownership occurs, but does not include a transaction that is exempted from the definition by rules of the board or federal law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Transaction history: means a statement, in paper or electronic form, that includes the transaction information for each prior transaction going back to the manufacturer of the product. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Transaction information: means :

                (a) The proprietary or established name or names of the product. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462

  • Transaction statement: means a statement, in paper or electronic form, that the entity transferring ownership in a transaction meets all of the following conditions:

                (a) Is authorized as required under the federal Drug Supply Chain Security Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462

  • Transfer: means to convey from one person, place, or situation to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Transferor: means a person who creates a custodial trust by transfer or declaration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Transient merchant: as used in this Part means any person engaging temporarily in a retail or wholesale sale of goods, wares or merchandise, in any place in the State of Louisiana and who, for the purpose of conducting such business, occupies any lot, building, room or structure of any kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1901
  • Transmix: means the buffer or interface between two different products in a pipeline shipment or a mix of two different products within a refinery or terminal that results in an off-grade mixture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Transport vehicle: means a tank truck vehicle designed or used to carry motor fuel over the highway and includes but is not limited to a straight truck, a straight truck/trailer combination, or a semitrailer combination rig. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • transporting: means the movement of industrial hemp from the premises of a licensee to the premises of another licensee or from the premises of a licensee to the premises of a permit holder pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Treasury shares: means issued shares which have been acquired by and belong to the corporation, if not required by the articles to be cancelled, or if not cancelled by order of the board of directors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • 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 3:1431
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Truck: means every motor propelled single vehicle for the conveyance of property or things for hauling purposes and having one front or steering axle and one rear or load carrying axle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Truck-tractor: means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not so constructed as to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load drawn. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • 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 6:572
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity, authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • 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 6:572
  • Trust instrument: includes any lawful act, agreement, donation, testament or other document, by which the donor, settlor or testator transfers any property in trust, for any charitable, religious, benevolent, educational, scientific or literary purpose, or public benefaction of whatever name or nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • 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 6:572
  • 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 6:572
  • Trustee: means the separate legal entity designated as trustee of a cemetery care fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Turtle group: means any amount, either multiple or single units, consisting of no more than twenty thousand farm-raised turtles or turtle eggs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2358.3
  • 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 9:2260.1
  • Two-party exchange: means a transaction in which motor fuel is transferred from one licensed supplier or permissive supplier to another licensed supplier or permissive supplier pursuant to an exchange agreement, including a transfer from the person who holds the inventory position in taxable motor fuel in the terminal as reflected on the records of the terminal operator, and

                (a) Is completed prior to removal of the product from the terminal by the receiving exchange partner, and

                (b) Is recorded on the terminal operator's books and records with the receiving exchange partner as the supplier/permissive supplier that removes the motor fuel across the terminal rack for purposes of reporting the transaction to this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2

  • Unavailable: means either that a vacancy in office exists, or that the lawful incumbent of the office is absent or unable to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of the office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:2703
  • Unavailable: means absent from the place of session (other than on official business of the legislature), or unable for physical, mental or legal reasons to exercise the powers and discharge the duties of a legislator, whether or not such absence or inability would give rise to a vacancy under existing constitutional or statutory provisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 24:63
  • Underserved community: means a geographic area that has limited access to healthy food retailers and is located in a lower-income or high-poverty area, or an area that is otherwise determined to have serious healthy food access limitations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • Unethical conduct: includes but is not limited to the following:

                (a) The obtaining of any fee or the making of any sale by fraud or misrepresentation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2442

  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • United States: when used in a geographical sense, includes the states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Unlicensed person: means a person who is not licensed by the board who illegally practices dentistry or dental hygiene. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Unmarked burial site: means the immediate area where one or more human skeletal remains are found in the ground that is not in a recognized and maintained municipal, fraternal, religious, or family cemetery, or a cemetery authorized by the Louisiana Cemetery Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:673
  • Unobligated funds: means cash balance, less contractual obligations, less noncontractual obligations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1553
  • unprofessional conduct: means :

                (1) Advertisement of fees for or of free dental services without:

                (a) Fully disclosing all procedures to be included by the dentist in the advertised service, including but not limited to necessary diagnosis, radiographs, restorative treatment, laboratory fees, and post-operative care. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:775

  • Unrestricted benefit: means the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1342
  • Unrestricted benefit: shall mean the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or single dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1492
  • Unrestricted benefit: shall mean the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or single dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • Unrestricted benefit: means the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the surviving spouse or minor child of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of this retirement system in any given month, except for the restrictions imposed by Section 415 of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, which has been incorporated in the rules and regulations of this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • Unrestricted benefit: shall mean the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • 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 6:703
  • Untrustworthiness: means the quality or state of not being worthy of confidence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Untruthful: means to be false, inaccurate, or dishonest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Urban: means an area within the boundaries of an urbanized area, as that term is used by the United States Census Bureau, that includes at least forty-five thousand people. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone: means an area within a political subdivision that is comprised of individual properties designated as urban agriculture preserves by the political subdivision for farming purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Urgent care request: means :

                (a) A request for a health care service or course of treatment with respect to which the time periods for making a non-urgent care request determination either:

                (i) Could seriously jeopardize the life or health of the covered person or the ability of the covered person to regain maximum function. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392

  • Urn: means a receptacle designed to permanently encase cremated human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:831
  • USDA: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • Used: means ,

    (a)  Keeping special fuels in storage and selling, using or otherwise dispensing, for the operation of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801

  • used building component: shall mean any object produced or shaped by human workmanship or tools that is an element of structural, architectural, archaeological, historical, ornamental, cultural, utilitarian, decorative, or sentimental significance or interest, which has been and may be used as an adjunct to or component or ornament of any building or structure, regardless of monetary worth, age, size, shape or condition, that is immovable property or fixture, including but not limited to bricks, siding, gutters, downspouts, lightning rods, chimney roofs, lights, chandeliers, stoves, tubs, sinks, faucets, faucet handles, toilets, bidets, showers, fans, furnaces, air conditioners, water heaters, sprinkling systems, shelving, countertops, cabinets, built-in speakers, shutters, trim, rafters, roof tiles, roofing, studs, foundation, barge boards, paneling, stairs, risers, banisters, wiring, plumbing, hinges, door latches, door knobs, medallions, mantles, flooring, carpet, tiles, molding, wainscoting, pavers, doors, windows, sills, transoms, joists, mailboxes, signage, fountains, decking, gates, fences, planters, landscaping, plantings or portions thereof, or component parts of immovable property of any nature or kind whatsoever. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1871
  • User: means and includes every person who delivers or causes to be delivered any special fuels into the fuel supply tanks of motor vehicles owned or operated by him. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:801
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Using agency: means any governmental body of the state which utilizes any supplies, services, or major repairs purchased under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Utilization review: means a set of formal techniques designed to monitor the use of or evaluate the clinical or medical necessity, appropriateness, efficacy, or efficiency of health care services, procedures, or settings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Utilization review organization: means a licensed entity that conducts utilization review in the internal claims and appeals process provided pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • 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 3:1431
  • vault: means a space in a mausoleum of sufficient size, used or intended to be used, to entomb human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Vehicle: means every device in, upon, or by which any person, property, or thing is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks; provided, that for the purpose of this Chapter, a bicycle or a ridden animal shall not be deemed a vehicle, and provided further that a trailer or semitrailer shall be held and deemed each to be and constitute a separate vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:451
  • Vehicle tank: means any vehicle tank, tank truck, tank wagon, or any other container in which gasoline, motor fuel, or any other petroleum products are transported in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Vending machine: means any climate controlled mechanical, electric, or electronic self-service device which, upon insertion of money, credit card, token, or any other form of payment, automatically dispenses merchandise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • verification supporting statement: means the documentation confirming the information submitted by an applicant for a credentialing application from a specifically named entity or a regional, national, or general data depository providing primary source verification including but not limited to a college, university, medical school, teaching hospital, healthcare facility or institution, state licensing board, federal agency or department, professional liability insurer, or the National Practitioner Data Bank. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Vessel: means and includes every description of watercraft used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft and air boats, including homemade boats, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water, valued in excess of two thousand five hundred dollars, to be principally operated on the waters of this state, required to be numbered, not held as inventory for sale or lease, and transferred for the first time on or after July 1, 2008. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • Vested right: means when a member obtains retirement eligibility as to age and service in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Veterinarian: means a person who has received a doctor's degree in veterinary medicine from a school of veterinary medicine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1513
  • Veterinary medicine: includes veterinary surgery, obstetrics, dentistry, and all other branches or specialties of veterinary medicine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1513
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • vocational assessment: includes but is not limited to the administration, interpretation, and use of single scale screening tests of intelligence and tests of education, achievement, personal traits, interests, aptitudes, abilities, language, adaptive behavioral tests, and symptom screening checklist, solely to define vocational goals and plan actions as related to rehabilitation concerns, educational progress, and occupations and careers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3443
  • Voting member: means a person entitled to vote in accordance with the articles or by-laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Voting power: means the right vested, by law or by the articles or the by-laws, in the members, or in one or more classes of members, to vote in the determination of any particular question or matter coming before meetings of the members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Voting power: means the right vested by law or by the articles or the bylaws in the stockholder or in one or more classes of stockholder to vote in the determination of any particular question or matter coming before meetings of the stockholders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Voting power present: means that part of the voting power exercisable by the stockholders present in person or represented by proxy at the meeting at which the stockholders take action on a particular question or matter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Wages: means all remuneration for services, including vacation pay, holiday pay, dismissal pay, commissions, bonuses, the cash value of all remuneration in any medium other than cash, and WARN Act payments received pursuant to 29 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Warehouse: means any building, structure, or any other protected enclosure required to be licensed by the commission in which agricultural commodities or other farm products are stored for the public for a fee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Warehouseman: means any person or other entity operating a warehouse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Warning: means a written notice issued to a person addressing possible aberrant conduct. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Wastewater: means the spent water or sewage of a community containing the liquid or water-carried wastes from residences, commercial buildings, and institutions along with any groundwater, surface water, or storm water that may be commingled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water distribution system: means that portion of the water supply system in which water is conveyed from the water treatment plant or other supply point to the premises of the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water supply system: means the system of pipes, structures and facilities through which water is obtained, treated and sold, distributed or otherwise offered to the public for household or other uses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water treatment plant: means that portion of the water supply system which in some way alters the physical, chemical, or bacteriological quality of the water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • Water utility materials: shall include but not be limited to water meters, valves, pipes, and fittings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1962
  • Waters of the state: means both the surface and the underground waters within the state of Louisiana including all rivers, streams, lakes, ground waters, and all other water courses and waters within the confines of the state, and all bordering waters and the Gulf of Mexico. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3302
  • weather modification: as used in this Chapter , means the changing or controlling by chemical, mechanical, or physical methods the occurrence of lightning or the precipitation of rain, hail, mist, sleet, or snow. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2202
  • Week: means such period of seven consecutive days, as the administrator may by regulation prescribe. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Weighmaster: means any person who weighs, measures, or counts any commodity and issues a certificate of weight, measure, or count, except retailers who weigh, measure, or count commodities for sale at retail directly to consumers, or a person engaged in the business of public weighing or measuring for hire. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Wholesale distribution: means the distribution of legend drugs or legend devices to a person other than the consumer or patient except as exempted in the standards of the federal Drug Supply Chain Security Act as the act pertains to wholesale distribution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Wholesale distributor: means any person engaged in wholesale distribution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Wholesale drug distribution: means distribution of legend drugs to a party other than the consumer or patient, including but not limited to distribution by manufacturers, repackers, own label distributors, jobbers, and wholesale drug distributors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Wholesale drug distributor: means any person who sells legend drugs to a party other than the consumer or the patient, including but not limited to manufacturers, repackers, own label distributors, jobbers, brokers, agents, and pharmacies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1164
  • Withdrawal from Service: shall mean complete severance of employment in the City Service of any member by resignation, dismissal or discharge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • 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 6:703
  • Withhold payment: means to reduce or adjust the amount, in whole or in part, to be paid to a health care provider for a pending or future claim during the time of a criminal, civil, or departmental investigation or proceeding or claims review of the health care provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • 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: means workforce education and workforce training and services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • Workforce education: means education which assists an individual in his ability to function and succeed as an employee in a workplace. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • Workforce training and services: means training and service programs that assist citizens in improving their employment opportunities or maintaining their present employment but are not included within the definition of workforce education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:2061
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
  • 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
  • Youth: means an individual who was adjudicated as a child in need of care, was in foster care in the department's custody on the day before his eighteenth birthday, and is at least eighteen years of age but less than twenty-one years of age. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:288.2