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§ 9:1151 Change in ownership of land or water bottoms as result of action of navigable stream, bay, lake, sea, or arm of the sea; mineral leases
§ 9:1152 Grant of mineral servitude on lands acquired by the state from agencies or political subdivisions by subsidence or erosion

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  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Grave: means a space of ground in a cemetery, used or intended to be used, for burial. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • 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
  • Licensee: means any person who has been issued an abandoned cemetery sales and management license by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:411
  • 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

Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE II > Chapter 1 – Louisiana Trust Code

Sections
Part I Preliminary Provisions 9:1721 – 9:1725
Part II Creation of the Trust Subpart A. General Provisions 9:1751 – 9:1737
Part III The Interest of the Beneficiary 9:1961 – 9:2014
Part IV Modification, Termination, Revocation and Rescission of the Trust 9:2021 – 9:2051
Part V Duties and Powers of the Trustee 9:2061 – 9:2173
Part VI Compensation and Indemnity of the Trustee 9:2181 – 9:2196
Part VII Liabilities of the Trustee 9:2201 – 9:2208
Part VIII Remedies of the Beneficiary 9:2221 – 9:2222
Part IX Actions 9:2231 – 9:2235
Part X Designation of Attorney or Registered Agent 9:2241 – 9:2242
Part XI Validation 9:2251 – 9:2252

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE II > Chapter 1 - Louisiana Trust Code

  • Abused parent: means the parent who has not committed family violence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • 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
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member plus any interest which has been credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund plus amounts credited to his account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Accumulated 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Accumulated contributions: means 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. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 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

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • 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
  • 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 La. 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • 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
  • actuary: means the actuary for this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2022
  • 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 La. 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 11:1902
  • 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
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Advisory committee: means the Marriage and Family Therapy Advisory Committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • 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: as used in this Chapter shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as provided in La. 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 governing body employing persons in the public school system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • Agent: means a licensee acting under the provisions of this Chapter in a real estate transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • 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: 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 date: means the date as of which the provisions of this Chapter first become applicable to an employer. 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
  • 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 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 any agronomic, aquacultural, floricultural, horticultural, maricultural, silvicultural, or viticultural crop, livestock, or product. 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 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 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
  • 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
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Ambulatory review: means utilization review of health care services performed or provided in an outpatient setting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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 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 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: shall mean payments for life derived from the accumulated contributions of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • 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 payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the accumulated contributions of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Annuity: shall mean payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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.
  • 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: 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 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 who seeks to be examined for licensure by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1473
  • Applicant: means a person who applies for designation as a certified market participant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • 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, handler, or industrial hemp seed producer license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • 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: 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
  • 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: A determination of property value.
  • 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: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office of workforce development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:101
  • 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
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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
  • 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 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

  • 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 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 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 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 earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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
  • average salary: as used in this Chapter for the purpose of determining pension payments and retirement is the average salary including any additional pay or salary provided by the legislature over and above that set by the Civil Service Commission, received for the year ending on the last day of the month immediately preceding the date of retirement or date of death or for any one-year period, whichever is the greatest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1310
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • 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 the eligible recipient of a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, or other benefit provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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 any person in receipt of a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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 Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists, provided for by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • Board: means any agency, board, commission, or office, public or private, that issues any license for activity specified in Paragraph (6) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:751
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Optometry Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1041
  • Board: means the Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Board: means the Louisiana Equine Promotion and Research Advisory Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2073
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1473
  • Board: means the Louisiana Rice Promotion Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Board: means the Louisiana Rice Research Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Board: shall mean the Board of Trustees provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Board: shall mean the Retirement Board of the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Board: means the Agricultural Industry Board established by La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Board of trustees: shall mean the board provided for in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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 the board provided to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Board of Trustees: shall mean the Board provided for in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Boll weevil: means any Anthonomus grandis Boheman in any stage of development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • 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
  • bonds: means any bonds, notes, warrants, certificates of indebtedness, certificates of participation or other written contracts, agreements, or instruments evidencing the obligation of a governmental entity to repay borrowed money, regardless of the designation thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Brand: means any name, trademark, or other designation under which an agricultural liming material is sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Brand: means an identification mark hot or cold branded into or onto the hide of a live animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • 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
  • 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 plant: means a motor fuel storage and distribution facility other than a retail service station that is not a terminal approved by the Internal Revenue Service and from which motor fuel may be removed at a rack. 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

  • 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
  • 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 La. 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
  • 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
  • Cargo tank: means an assembly that is used to transport, haul, or deliver liquids and that consists of a tank having one or more compartments mounted on a wagon, automobile, truck, trailer, or wheels. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Carrier: means an operator of a pipeline or marine vessel engaged in the business of transporting motor fuel above the terminal rack. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Case: means a standard thirty dozen egg case. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • 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 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 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 stock: means a properly executed instrument evidencing the fact that the person therein named is the registered owner of the shares therein described. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • 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
  • Chairman: means the chairman of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • 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.
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Commission: means the Structural Pest Control Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • 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 Livestock Brand Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Egg Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Commission: means the Horticulture Commission of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • 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 3:1431
  • Commission: means the Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Boll Weevil Eradication Commission established in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • 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 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 insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2073
  • 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 3:3402
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4423
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • 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 "Commissioner, Louisiana Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of alcohol and tobacco control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Committee: means the committee of certification. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1281.1
  • 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 La. 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
  • 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 foreign domiciled or based entity, real or juridical, which is not a subsidiary of nor owned in whole or in part by any domestic company, and which is engaged in an enterprise for financial gain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:312
  • 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
  • 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 sealed bidding: means the receipt of bids protected from inspection prior to bid opening. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Compliance with an order of support: means that the support obligor is no more than ninety days in arrears in making payments in full for current support or in making periodic payments as set forth in a court order of support, and has obtained or maintained health insurance coverage if required by an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • consulting service: includes the procurement of supplies and services by a contractor without the necessity of complying with provisions of the Louisiana Procurement Code when such supplies and services are either for insurance procured directly by a licensed insurance producer pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Consumable hemp processor: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that receives industrial hemp for the manufacturing or processing of a consumable hemp product. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Consumable hemp product: means any product derived from industrial hemp that contains any cannabinoid, including cannabidiol, and is intended for consumption or topical use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • 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
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • 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: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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
  • Corporation: means the Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, and includes the residual market insurance programs known as the "Coastal Plan" and the "FAIR Plan". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • Costs of issuance: means all items of expense related to the authorization, sale and issuance of bonds, including but not limited to printing costs, costs of preparation and reproduction of documents, filing and recording fees, fees and charges of any fiduciary, legal fees and charges of any counsels necessary in connection with the issuance of bonds, costs of preparation, printing, and distribution of official statements or other disclosure documents, fees and disbursements of consultants and professionals in connection with the issuance of bonds, costs of credit ratings, fees and charges for preparation, execution, transportation, and safekeeping of bonds, costs and expenses of refunding, underwriters discount or placement fees, costs of any credit enhancement, costs of any financial products agreement, and any other cost, charge, or fee in connection with the issuance of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • 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 Beef Industry Council established under this Part to administer and govern the program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • 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
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • 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 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 person: means a policyholder, subscriber, enrollee, or other individual participating in a health benefit plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Covered produce farm: means any farm engaged in the growing, harvesting, packing, or holding of produce for human consumption which is subject to the requirements of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, but shall not include farms that have twenty-five thousand dollars or less of gross income from sales of produce in a year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Credit: includes every claim and demand for money, labor, merchandise and other valuable things. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Credit enhancement: means any letter of credit, insurance policy, surety bond, standby bond purchase agreement, reserve fund surety bond, or similar facility as used for the purpose of enhancing the security or credit quality of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Creditable service: means "Prior Service" plus "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 "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Creditor: means any person who holds a security interest in a farm product. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Deceptively similar: means misleading to a reasonable person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Declarant: means a person who has executed a declaration as defined herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • 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
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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 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 La. 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 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 Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3112
  • 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 Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1250.3
  • 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 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
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • 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.
  • 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 3:1462
  • Designee: means a duly authorized representative of a person holding a superior position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Destination state: means the state, territory, or foreign country to which motor fuel is directed for delivery into a storage facility, a receptacle, a container, or a type of transportation equipment for the purpose of resale or use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Diesel fuel: means any liquid or a combination of liquids blended together that is suitable for or used for the propulsion of diesel-powered engines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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 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 the director of weights and measures appointed by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • 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 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
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distribute: means to ship, bring, or take eggs or egg products into or out of Louisiana or to transfer eggs or egg products in Louisiana from one place to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • 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
  • 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 who purchases motor fuel from a supplier, permissive supplier, or licensed distributor in this state for subsequent sale and distribution at wholesale to a licensed distributor, retail dealer, or bulk consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Diversion: means the accidental or deliberate transporting of motor fuel from the source to a destination other than the original destination state printed on the shipping document. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Diversion number: means the number assigned by a party authorized to assign the number that relates to a single cargo tank delivery of motor fuel that is diverted from the original destination state printed on the shipping document. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • dividend: when used in this Chapter (except in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:159
  • Do-not-resuscitate identification bracelet: means a standardized bracelet as described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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.
  • 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 diesel fuel: means diesel fuel that is required to be dyed pursuant to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Dyed gasoline: means gasoline that is required to be dyed pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • 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: shall mean the full amount earned by an employee for a given pay period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Earnable compensation: means the full amount earned by an employee for a given pay period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Egg products: means shell eggs, whether in cooked, dried, frozen, liquid, or raw form, and any product made from shell eggs, egg whites, egg yolks, or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Eggs: means pullet and hen eggs only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Electronic: means electrical, digital, magnetic, optical, electromagnet, or any other similar technology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • 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: 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
  • Eligible rollover distribution: means a distribution as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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 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 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 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: 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

  • 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: 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 person legally occupying a position as a school bus driver who actually renders a service by driving a school bus during the full time of his employment, a school janitor, a school custodian, a school maintenance employee, school bus aide, monitor or attendant, or other regular school employee who actually works on a school bus helping with the transportation of school children, and who is a legal employee of a parish or city school board of the state of Louisiana, and shall include the employees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 the state of Louisiana or any parish or city school board from which any employee receives his compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • 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.
  • 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
  • EPA: means the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • Equine: means all members of the genus Equus, regardless of age, including horses, ponies, mules, donkeys, and zebras. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2073
  • Equine event: means any kind of show, exposition, contest, or tournament where equines are shown competitively. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2073
  • Equine facility: means any facility used to host equine events. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2073
  • Equine performance: means any discipline within the equine industry where equines are used competitively or in exhibition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2073
  • Equine research: means any scholarly activity conducted to collect scientific data utilizing experimental design. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2073
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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 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 La. 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 La. 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 La. 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Export: means to obtain motor fuel in Louisiana for sale or other distribution in another state, territory, or foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Exporter: means a person that exports motor fuel from this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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 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
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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 La. 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
  • Financial products agreement: means an interest rate swap, cap, collar, floor, other hedging agreement, arrangement, or security, however denominated, entered into by a governmental entity not for investment purposes but with respect to a series of bonds for the purpose of reducing or otherwise managing the risk of interest rate changes, or effectively converting a governmental entity's interest rate exposure, in whole or in part, from a fixed rate exposure to a variable rate exposure, or from a variable rate exposure to a fixed rate exposure. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • 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
  • firm: means any partnership, association, or other unincorporated business organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • 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 June 30th of each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Fiscal year: shall mean the twelve-month period ending on December 31, of each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1902
  • 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 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: 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 July 1 through June 30 of the following year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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).
  • Food product: means any edible product sold or offered for retail sale that is intended for human consumption. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Fuel supply tank: means any receptacle on a motor vehicle from which motor fuel is supplied for the propulsion of the motor vehicle. 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

  • Fund: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • 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
  • Funding: means grants, loans, or a combination of grants and loans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:296
  • 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
  • Gasohol: means a blended motor fuel composed of gasoline and fuel grade alcohol. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Gasoline: means any liquid or combination of liquids blended together, offered for sale, sold, or used as the fuel for a gasoline-powered engine. 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 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
  • 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
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governing authority: means the elected or appointed body that exercises the legislative functions of a parish, municipality, school board, school district, or other political subdivision, including:

                (a) A sheriff in the case of a law enforcement district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503

  • Governing board: means that board of directors which is established under La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • 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 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 any governmental unit which is not included in the definition of "governmental body" in this Section. 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 parish, municipality, school board, school district, or other political subdivision of the state, other than the city of New Orleans and its agencies, boards, authorities, and commissions, and other than the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Governmental institutional provider: means either of the following:

                (a) A nonstate governmental hospital, licensed in accordance with the Hospital Licensing Law, La. 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 La. 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
  • 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.
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Gross gallons: means the total measured product, exclusive of any temperature or pressure adjustments, considerations, or deductions, in United States gallons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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

  • 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
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Handler: shall mean any person handling sweet potatoes in the primary channels of trade. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742
  • 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: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that handles industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Handling: means engaging in the business of a handler as defined in Paragraph (9). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • handling: means any of the following:

                (a) Transporting or delivering industrial hemp material in intrastate commerce for compensation. 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 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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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: means every way or place of whatever nature, open to use for purposes of vehicular travel in this state, including the streets and alleys in towns and cities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Highway vehicle: means any self-propelled vehicle, trailer, or semitrailer that is designed or used for transporting persons or property over the highway, and includes all vehicles subject to registration for highway use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • HIPAA: means the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Pub. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Import: means to bring motor fuel into this state by motor vehicle, marine vessel, pipeline, or any other means other than in the fuel supply tank of motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Importer: means a person that imports motor fuel into this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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 service: means service rendered after June 30, 1947, for which retirement credit has not been received and for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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 review organization: means an entity that conducts independent external reviews of adverse determinations and final adverse determinations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2392
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Infested: means having the presence of live Formosan termites. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • 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

  • 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
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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
  • Insolvency: means that the assets of a state bank are insufficient to satisfy its obligations to its creditors and depositors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Institutional provider: means a nongovernmental hospital licensed in accordance with the Hospital Licensing Law, La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1248.1
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • intrastate commerce: means commerce within the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Invitation for bids: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting bids in accordance with the procedures set forth in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Issued shares: means outstanding shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • 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.
  • 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
  • knowledge: means actual knowledge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • 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 tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage in the profession indicated thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Licensed emergency medical services practitioner: means a licensed emergency medical services practitioner as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Licensed emergency medical services practitioner: means a licensed emergency medical services practitioner as defined in La. 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 optometrist: means a person licensed and holding a certificate issued under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1041
  • 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 water well driller: means a person, firm, or corporation licensed to drill a water well, as set forth in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • 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 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
  • Licensee: means any individual holding a license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in any activity specified in Paragraph (6) hereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • 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 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
  • 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: means any license that the department is authorized to issue to a grower, seed producer, processor, or handler of industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • 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
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 La. 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 La. 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Mark: means a distinct marking or device placed on or in a live animal sufficient to distinguish the animal readily if it becomes intermixed with other animals, including a tattoo or an electronic device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 La. 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 La. 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 La. 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 La. 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 La. 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 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
  • 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 Board: shall mean the Board of Physicians provided for in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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 support: means health insurance and the payment of the medical expenses of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (11) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2165.2
  • 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 in the City service included in the membership of the system as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Member: shall mean any employee included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Member: means any school employee, as defined in Paragraph (13) of this Section, as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 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 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
  • Membership Service: means service as an employee rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Membership service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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 La. 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Misbrand: means to intentionally identify or label a food product in a false or misleading way. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Motor fuel: means gasoline, diesel fuel, and special fuels that can be used to propel a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Motor fuel transporter: means a person who transports motor fuel outside the bulk transfer/terminal system by means of a transport truck, railroad tank car, barge, or marine vessel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • 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 La. 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligee: means any person to whom an award of child support is owed and may include the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • 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
  • 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 the secretary of state of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • office: means the office of state police, Department of Public Safety. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • 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
  • Open-end 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 revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • 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 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 medical expenses: means unreimbursed medical expenses less than or equal to two hundred fifty dollars per child per year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • Origin: means place, state, or foreign country where grown. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Other similar services: includes but is not limited to the drilling of oil and gas wells. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • 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
  • Outlet: means a mobile unit or a place of business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person who holds an ownership interest that has not been terminated pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • 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 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
  • 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 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
  • participating employer: shall mean :

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

  • 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 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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 such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Pensions: means payments for life derived from money provided by the state or the employing agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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

  • 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 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 document issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage in the occupation indicated thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Person: means and includes, in addition to the definition contained in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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: shall mean any individual or firm. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:682
  • Person: means any individual, firm, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Person: means any individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:711.2
  • 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: means an individual, corporation, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2462
  • Person: means any business, individual, union, committee, club, or other organization or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, organization, or body politic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3362
  • 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, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3602
  • 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, 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 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 an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association or other business unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association or other business unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, or other association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:731
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, trust, or other business entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • 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 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, firm, corporation, association, or partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Person: means an individual, company, corporation, partnership, or agent thereof, including any person, as defined in La. 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 3:1
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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, La. 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 3:1
  • 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 of operation: means the document setting the rules of operation of the corporation, as promulgated by the governing board and approved by the Louisiana Senate Committee on Insurance and the Louisiana House Committee on Insurance pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:2292
  • 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:
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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 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 La. 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • 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.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • prepared: means slaughtered, canned, salted, rendered, boned, cut up, or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • 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.
  • 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 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: means an individual; if a partnership, all its partners; if a corporation, all its officers, directors, and controlling direct or indirect owners; or if a limited liability company, all its members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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 the date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in La. 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
  • Prior Service: shall mean service rendered prior to August 1, 1948 for which credit is allowable under La. 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: shall mean service rendered prior to the date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 processing into commodities or products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • 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
  • Produce: means any food that is defined as such within the meaning of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act and is a raw agricultural commodity, including raw agricultural commodities that are grown domestically or imported or offered for sale in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:921
  • 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: 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 engaged in the business of producing eggs in Louisiana or any person deriving a profit from such a business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:836
  • Producer marketing: means any or all operations which are performed by any producer in preparing for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • 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
  • 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 Louisiana Equine Promotion and Research Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2073
  • Program: means the local healthcare provider participation program authorized by this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1248.1
  • Prohibited nation: means Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:312
  • 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
  • Promotion of the equine industry: means the development of a comprehensive marketing plan for the equine industry including a website, social media, and an advertising program that includes all breeds, disciplines, and equine-related activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2073
  • 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 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
  • 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, 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
  • Provisional licensed marriage and family therapist: means any person who has completed the requirements provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Provisional licensed professional counselor: means any person who has completed the requirements provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1103
  • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.
  • Public highway: means any public way except those highways provided for in La. 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
  • 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 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 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 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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: 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 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 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: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Redemptive period: means the period in which a person may redeem property as provided in the Louisiana Constitution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Refinery: means a facility for the manufacturing or reprocessing of finished or unfinished products usable as motor fuel and from which motor fuel may be removed by pipeline or marine vessel or at a rack. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Refund: means the withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after termination from the state service, or with respect to members having the option of belonging to the system, withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after receipt by the system of written notice of withdrawal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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 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 interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Regular Interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such rate as shall be determined by the Board in accordance with La. 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Regular interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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 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
  • Regulated article: means any infested material. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3391.3
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Remote retailer: means a person or entity who offers any consumable hemp 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
  • 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: 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
  • 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
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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: 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 granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 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 La. 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: 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 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2031
  • Retirement system: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement system: means the Louisiana School Employees Retirement System established and described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Retirement System: shall mean the District Attorneys' Retirement System as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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
  • Reverse auction: means a competitive online solicitation process on the internet for materials, supplies, services, products, equipment, or consulting services 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).
  • 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
  • Risk position: means the loss potential to the grain dealer resulting from bringing its open position to market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • 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
  • Rural institutional provider: means a hospital, other than one defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1248.1
  • 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 a transfer of title, exchange, or barter of motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • School: means any public or private day or residential school that provides pre-kindergarten, elementary, or secondary education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3382
  • Seasonal marketing regulation: means marketing regulations that are applicable to a particular marketing order which are made effective by the commissioner pursuant to La. 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 or an authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
  • 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 Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1167.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • 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
  • 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 La. 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
  • 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
  • Seed producer: means a person licensed by the department to obtain, produce, transport, and sell industrial hemp seed in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Seller: includes a lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:1431
  • Send: means either of the following:

    (a)  To deposit in the mail or deliver for transmission by any other commercially reasonable means of communication with postage or cost of transmission provided for, and properly addressed to any address reasonable under the circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Senior citizens: means residents of Louisiana who have attained the age of sixty years or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:120.26
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • 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: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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 11:1581
  • 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 of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • 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
  • 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 document: means a delivery document issued by a terminal or bulk plant operator in conjunction with the sale, transfer, or removal of motor fuel from the terminal or bulk plant that discloses the destination state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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: 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • 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 11:403
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • State: means the State of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • State chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in La. 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 La. 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 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 who satisfies all of the provisions of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Student: means a person in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in an accredited 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 11:1301
  • 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
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 a person who is either of the following:

                (a) Subject to the general taxing jurisdiction of this state and is registered under 26 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2

  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Suspension: means a temporary revocation of a license for an indefinite period of time or the denial of an application for issuance or renewal of a license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • 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: shall mean the Municipal Police Employees' Retirement System as established in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2213
  • 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 Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • System: shall mean the City of Alexandria Employees' Retirement System established and described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • System: shall mean the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • 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
  • Tax debtor: means , as of the date of determination, the person listed on the tax roll in accordance with La. 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale: means the sale or adjudication of tax sale title to property pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale certificate: means the written notice evidencing a tax sale to be filed in accordance with La. 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
  • 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.
  • Terminal: means a motor fuel storage and distribution facility to which a terminal control number has been assigned by the Internal Revenue Service, to which motor fuel is supplied by pipeline or marine vessel, and from which motor fuel may be removed at a rack. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • Terminal operator: means a person who owns, operates, or otherwise controls a terminal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • THC: means a combination of tetrahydrocannabinol and tetrahydrocannabinolic acid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • THC: means a combination of tetrahydrocannabinol and tetrahydrocannabinolic acid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Therapeutic riding and rehabilitation center: means any Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2073
  • Timberland: as used in this Part , means bona fide timberland being assessed at its use value as defined and determined pursuant to La. 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
  • 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 assessed value: means the assessed valuation of all property, including both homestead-exempt property, which shall be included on the assessment roll for the purposes of total assessed value, and nonexempt property as shown on the most recent assessment of the parish in which the governmental entity is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:503
  • Total net apportionable income or loss: means the remainder when subtracting from gross apportionable income or loss:

    (1)  Allowable deductions within the meaning of La. 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
  • 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
  • Trail facility: means a facility with routes planned specifically for public equine use as well as necessary support areas such as camping facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2073
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 La. 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 La. 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 La. 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:2162
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • 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

  • USDA: means the United States Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2511
  • 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 La. 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wholesaler: means a wholesale seller, distributor, or packer of consumable hemp products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • 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
  • 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

Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE II > Chapter 1 – Louisiana Uniform Electronic Transactions Act

§ 9:2601 Short title
§ 9:2602 Definitions
§ 9:2603 A. Except as otherwise provided in Subsection B of this Section, this Chapter applies to electronic records and electronic signatures relating to a transaction.
§ 9:2603.1 Electronic applications for all warrants; signatures; electronic judicial records
§ 9:2604 Prospective application; exemption from preemption
§ 9:2605 Use of electronic records and electronic signatures; variation by agreement
§ 9:2606 Construction and application
§ 9:2607 Legal recognition of electronic records, electronic signatures, and electronic contracts
§ 9:2608 Provision of information in writing; presentation of records
§ 9:2609 Attribution and effect of electronic record and electronic signature
§ 9:2610 Effect of change or error
§ 9:2611 Notarization and acknowledgment
§ 9:2612 Retention of electronic records; originals
§ 9:2613 Admissibility in evidence
§ 9:2614 Automated transaction
§ 9:2615 Time and place of sending and receipt
§ 9:2616 Transferable records
§ 9:2617 Creation and retention of electronic records and conversion of written records by governmental agencies in this state
§ 9:2618 Acceptance and distribution of electronic records by governmental agencies in this state
§ 9:2619 Interoperability
§ 9:2620 Severability clause
§ 9:2621 Certification of electronic records

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE II > Chapter 1 - Louisiana Uniform Electronic Transactions Act

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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
  • Board: means the Louisiana Cemetery Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Burial: means the placement of human remains in a grave. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery: means a place used or intended to be used for the interment of the human dead. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • 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
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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
  • 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