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Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE V – Divorce

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Chapter 1 Divorce 9:301 – 9:375
Chapter 2 Transitional Provisions 9:381 – 9:387

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  • Abused parent: means the parent who has not committed family violence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Accepted claim: means either of the following:

    (a)  A nonelectronic claim on a HCFA 1500 form or Uniform Billing Form 92 (UB92), properly completed according to Medicare guidelines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831

  • Accident: means an unexpected or unforeseen actual, identifiable, precipitous event happening suddenly or violently, with or without human fault, and directly producing at the time objective findings of an injury which is more than simply a gradual deterioration or progressive degeneration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • account wagering: means a form of pari-mutuel wagering in which an individual may deposit money in an account with an authorized licensee and then use the account balance to pay for pari-mutuel wagers made in person, by telephone call, or by communication through other electronic means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:149.5
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts paid by a member, excluding interest paid on the repayment of a refund, and credited to his individual account in the employee's savings account, together with regular interest credited prior to July 1969. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund together with regular interest thereon as provided in Part VII of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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

  • Activity statement: means any written communication from a health care provider that advises an enrollee or insured of covered health care services that have been billed to a health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefits and regular interest, as the case may be, computed on the basis of the following assumptions:

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

  • Actuarial Equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefit as the case may be, when computed upon the basis of such mortality tables as shall be adopted by the Board of Trustees and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Actuarial equivalent: 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
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjudicated property: means property of which tax sale title is acquired by a political subdivision pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Adjusted gross income: means gross income, minus:

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

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

  • Administrative rules and regulations: means rules and regulations that are applicable to a particular marketing order which is issued and made effective by the commissioner pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Administrator: means the administrator of the child support enforcement section, office of children and family services, Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • admission: as used in this Chapter includes the charges made for seats and tables, reserved or otherwise, and other similar accommodations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:44
  • 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 organization: means any entity or organization which has five unrelated members and which assists insurers as authorized by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Affiliate: means any person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with a developer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Agency: as used in this Chapter shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Agent: means a person who solicits prospective purchasers or negotiates on behalf of a seller. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1821
  • Aggregator site: means a website that provides access to information regarding insurance products from more than one insurer, including product and insurer information, for use in comparison shopping. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1352
  • 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 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 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 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 beef, pork, poultry, crawfish, shrimp, meat, sugar, or rice product that is edible by humans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Agricultural product: means any agronomic, aquacultural, floricultural, horticultural, maricultural, silvicultural, or viticultural crop, livestock, or product. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agricultural products: shall include aquacultural, horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee, and farm and range products, and furbearing animals raised or produced on a defined acreage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4712
  • Agricultural use: means farming in all of its branches, including but not limited to the cultivation and the tillage of the soil; the production, cultivation, growing, and harvesting of any products from agricultural, horticulture, aquaponic, hydroponic, or aquaculture practices; the raising of livestock, bees, fur-bearing animals, dairy-producing animals, and poultry; agricultural education; agricultural tourism; or any practices performed by a farmer or on a farm as an incident to or in conjunction with farming operations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Agriculture: means the commercial planting, growing, harvesting, production, storage, processing, marketing, distribution, or export of any agricultural product, including but not limited to farm products, livestock and livestock products, poultry and poultry products, milk and dairy products, fruit and other horticultural products, and seafood and aquacultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Agriculture: means the commercial production, storage, processing, marketing, or distribution of any agronomic, floricultural, horticultural, vitacultural, silvicultural, or aquacultural crop, including but not limited to farm products, livestock and livestock products, poultry and poultry products, milk and dairy products, fruit and other horticultural products, and seafood and aquacultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:292
  • Airport authority: means the owner of any airport or landing field, or the governing authority of any airport district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Airport construction or development priority program: means the priority list of projects submitted by the department and approved by the joint committee pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Alcohol: means fuel grade ethanol or methanol or a mixture of fuel grade ethanol or methanol, excluding denaturant and water that is a minimum of ninety-eight percent ethanol or methanol by volume. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amateur: means any of the following:

    (a)  Contests or exhibitions of armed or unarmed combat or any combination thereof conducted by or participated in exclusively by any state-accredited middle school or high school, college, or university, or by any association or organization of a school, college, or university, when each participant in the contests or exhibitions is a bona fide student in the state-accredited middle school or high school, college, or university. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:85

  • Ambulance service: means any person who through the use of one or more ambulances and certified emergency medical technicians as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4751
  • 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
  • animal food manufacturer: means any person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of manufacturing or processing animal food derived wholly or in part from carcasses, or parts or products of the carcasses, of cattle, sheep, poultry, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Annuity: shall mean payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Applicant: means a person who applies for designation as a certified market participant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • 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
  • Appropriate early childhood program: means a developmentally appropriate program for young children, ages three to five years, which is in compliance with regulatory guidelines to be issued by the department pursuant to this Part and which is approved by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.1
  • Appropriate governing authority: shall mean the governing authority of East Baton Rouge Parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.151
  • Appropriate jurisdiction: shall mean East Baton Rouge Parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.151
  • 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
  • Architectural-engineering corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of architecture as provided for by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1171
  • 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
  • Assembled: means the process of putting together all component parts of an item of equipment by the manufacturer where the assembly plant is located within the territorial borders of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Assets: means all of a state bank's property and rights of every kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Association: means a savings association, thrift institution, homestead, building and loan association, savings and loan association, or society, including both capital stock and mutual associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • 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
  • Authority: shall mean the political subdivision and body politic and corporate created, organized and existing pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter, or if the Authority shall be abolished, the board, body, commission, department or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers given by this chapter may be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4545.3
  • authorized representative: includes one or more of the following:

                (a) A title insurance company or agent licensed to conduct business in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.151

  • authorized representative: includes one or more of the following:

    (a)  A title insurance company or agent licensed to conduct business in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.181

  • authorized representative: includes one or more of the following:

    (a)  A title insurance company or agent licensed to conduct business in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.191

  • authorized representative: includes one or more of the following:

                (a) A title insurance company or agent licensed to conduct business in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.301

  • Average final compensation: shall mean the average monthly compensation earned by an employee during any period of sixty successive months of service as an employee during which the said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Average salary: shall mean the average annual earnable rate of salary of a member for the thirty-six highest consecutive months during the total service of the member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Aviation fuel: means aviation gasoline or aviation jet fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation fuel dealer: means a person who is the operator of an aircraft servicing facility, delivers aviation fuel exclusively into the fuel supply tanks of aircraft or into equipment used solely for servicing aircraft and used exclusively off-highway. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation gasoline: means any gasoline that is intended for or primarily used for propelling aircraft, which is invoiced as aviation gasoline or is received, sold, stored, or withdrawn from storage by any person for the purpose of propelling aircraft. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Aviation jet fuel: means motor fuel designed for use in the operation of jet or turbo-prop aircraft, and sold or used for that purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bail enforcement: means the apprehension or surrender of a person who is released on bail or who has failed to appear at any stage of the proceedings to answer the charge before the court in which he may be prosecuted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1582
  • 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
  • Base health care facility: means a facility or institution providing health care services, including but not limited to a hospital or other licensed inpatient center, ambulatory surgical or treatment center, skilled nursing facility, inpatient hospice facility, residential treatment center, diagnostic, laboratory, or imaging center, or rehabilitation or other therapeutic health setting that has entered into a contract or agreement with a facility-based physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Base pay: means prescribed compensation for a specific position on a full-time basis, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, payment in kind, premium pay, or any other allowance for expense authorized and incurred as an incident to employment, except supplemental pay for certain members as provided by Article X, Section 10(A)(1) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Basket: means a one and one-half bushel circular container that may be used for the measurement of oysters to be sold or purchased. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • 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
  • Beneficiary: means any person designated by the member or legally entitled to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity, or other benefit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity or other benefit as provided by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Beneficiary: 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Bill: means any written or electronic communication that sets forth the amount owed by an enrollee or insured. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Blanket travel insurance: means travel insurance issued to any eligible group providing coverage for specified circumstances and specific classes of persons defined in the policy and issued to a policyholder and not by specifically naming the persons covered, by certificate or otherwise, although a statement of the coverage provided may be given, or required by policy to be given, to eligible persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1352
  • 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 Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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: shall mean the Board of Trustees provided in R. 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 Louisiana Rice Promotion Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Board: means the Louisiana Rice Research Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Board: means the Agricultural Industry Board established by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Board of Trustees: shall mean the Board provided for in R. 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, interim certificates, certificates of indebtedness, debenture, or other obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.151
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, interim certificates, certificates of indebtedness, debenture, or other obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.181
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, interim certificates, certificates of indebtedness, debenture, or other obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.191
  • Brand: means any name, trademark, or other designation under which an agricultural liming material is sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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 entity: shall mean a corporation, association, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Business opportunity: means the sale or lease for an initial required consideration exceeding three hundred dollars of any goods or services which are transferred to a purchaser for the purpose of enabling the purchaser to start a business, and in which the seller or agent:

    (a)  Represents that the seller or an entity to which it will refer the purchaser, will provide or assist the purchaser in finding business locations on premises neither owned nor leased by the purchaser or seller for the use or operation of vending machines, racks, display cases, currency-operated amusement machines, or other similar devices; or

    (b)  Represents that the seller, or any entity to which it will refer the purchaser, will purchase any or all products to be sold, made, produced, fabricated, assembled, grown, bred, or modified by the purchaser using in whole or in part the supplies, services, or goods sold to the purchaser by the seller; or

    (c)  Guarantees that the purchaser is to derive income from the business opportunity which exceeds the price paid for the business opportunity, or that the seller is to refund all or part of the price paid for the business opportunity, or repurchase any of the products, equipment, supplies, or goods supplied by the seller, if the purchaser is unsatisfied with the business opportunity; or

    (d)  Represents that for a fee exceeding three hundred dollars the seller will provide a sales plan or marketing program which will enable the purchaser to derive income from the business opportunity which exceeds the price paid for the business opportunity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1821

  • 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
  • Cancellation fee waiver: means a contractual agreement between a supplier of travel arrangements or travel services and its customer to waive some or all of the nonrefundable cancellation fee or penalty provisions of the underlying travel contract between the supplier and customer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1352
  • Capital: means the sum of capital stock, surplus, and undivided profits or, as to mutual state banks, as defined by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Capital stock: means the sum of the par value of the shares outstanding plus any amounts in excess of par value transferred from surplus to capital stock in respect of such shares less any part of such amounts transferred from capital stock to surplus as permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Capital stock association: means an association, not in the mutual form, having capital stock ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Car sharing delivery period: means the period of time during which a shared vehicle is being delivered to the location of the car sharing start time, if applicable, as documented by the governing car sharing program agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1300.2
  • Car sharing period: means the period of time that commences with the car sharing delivery period or, if there is no car sharing delivery period, that commences with the car sharing start time and, in either case, ends at the car sharing termination time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1300.2
  • Car sharing program agreement: means the terms and conditions applicable to a shared vehicle owner and a shared vehicle driver that govern the use of a shared vehicle through a peer-to-peer car sharing program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1300.2
  • Car sharing start time: means the time when the shared vehicle becomes subject to the control of the shared vehicle driver at or after the time the reservation of a shared vehicle is scheduled to begin as documented in the records of a peer-to-peer car sharing program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1300.2
  • Car sharing termination time: means the earliest of the following events:

                (a) The expiration of the agreed-upon time period established for the use of a shared vehicle according to the terms of the car sharing program agreement if the shared vehicle is delivered to the location agreed upon in the car sharing program agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1300.2

  • 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
  • Catfish: means only those species within the family Ictaluridae, Ariidae or Loricariidae. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Catfish product: means any item capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any catfish or portion thereof, except products which contain catfish only in small proportions or historically have not been, in the judgment of the commissioner, considered by consumers as products of the United States commercial catfish industry and which are exempted from definition as a catfish product by the commissioner under such conditions as he may prescribe to assure that the catfish or portions thereof contained therein are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as catfish products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Chalk: means a soft, friable, loosely consolidated material composed primarily of calcium carbonate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Child: means a person who has not reached age eighteen or otherwise been legally emancipated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.33
  • Child: means a person who has not reached the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.62
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program: means the federal nutrition reimbursement program as funded by the United States Department of Agriculture through the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.62
  • Child Care and Development Fund: means the child care programs funded through the federal Child Care and Development Fund Block Grant Act and administered by the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.62
  • Child day care center: means any place or facility operated by any institution, political subdivision, society, agency, corporation, person or persons, or any other group for the purpose of providing care, supervision, and guidance of seven or more children, not including those related to the caregiver, unaccompanied by parent or legal custodian, on a regular basis for at least twelve and one-half hours in a continuous seven-day week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.33
  • 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
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Claim: means a request by a health care provider for payment from a health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • Claim: means a request by a pharmacist for payment by a health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1852
  • classification: means the process of grouping risks with similar risk characteristics so that differences in costs may be recognized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Clean claim: means an accepted claim that has no defect or impropriety including any lack of required substantiating documentation or other particular circumstance requiring special treatment that prevents timely payment from being made on the claim under this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • Club: means any club, corporation, association, or individual under the authority of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:85
  • 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
  • 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 Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Agricultural Commodities Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commission: shall mean a fee paid to an insurance producer as a percentage of the premium generated by a sold insurance policy, or direct compensation or reward of a producer when the same is calculated as a flat fee or as a percentage of the premium or on the profit to the principal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Commission: means the Commission of Weights and Measures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commission: means the Horticulture Commission of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Boll Weevil Eradication Commission established in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Commission: means the State Boxing and Wrestling Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:85
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.2
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4423
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1352
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • 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 of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1852
  • 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 financial institutions, of the state of Louisiana, in his capacity as supervisor of associations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • commissioner: means the "Commissioner, Louisiana Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • commodities: means cotton, all agricultural products commonly classed as grain, including rice, rough rice, corn, wheat, oats, rye, soybeans, barley, and grain sorghum, and any other agricultural commodity or other farm product which the commission may, by regulation, declare to be a commodity subject to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Commodity: except as otherwise provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Commodity: means any service or item, or any combination of items, forming a distinctive product, sold in commerce which is affected by any determination of weight, measure, or count. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Common elements: means all portions of timeshare property other than units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Company: means any corporation, business trust, partnership, association, or similar organization, including a bank, but shall not include any corporation the majority of the shares of which are owned by the United States or by any state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • 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
  • Competitive market: means any market except those which have been found to be noncompetitive pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • 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
  • Completion of construction: means :

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

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

    (b)  That all accommodations of the timeshare unit and facilities of the timeshare plan are available for use in a manner identical in all material respects to the manner portrayed by the promotional material, advertising, and public offering statements filed with the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2

  • 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
  • Compliance with an order of support: means that the support obligor is no more than ninety days in arrears in making payments in full for current support, or in making periodic payments on a support arrearage pursuant to a court order or written agreement with the department, or in making periodic payments as set forth in a court order of support, and has obtained or maintained health insurance coverage if required by an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • 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
  • Conservator: means the commissioner or his designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Consolidated activity statement and bill: means any written or electronic communication from a health care provider that advises an enrollee or insured of covered health care services that have been billed to a health insurance issuer and which sets forth an amount owed by an enrollee or insured. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Conspicuous type: means type in boldfaced capital letters no smaller than the largest type, exclusive of headings, on the page on which it appears and, in all cases, at least 10-point type. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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
  • Consumer: means any person who purchases agricultural liming materials for use on fields owned or leased by that person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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
  • 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: includes any agreement conferring the rights and obligations of a timeshare ownership on the purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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
  • Contracted health care provider: means a health care provider that has entered into a contract or agreement directly with a health insurance issuer or through a network of providers for the provision of covered health care services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Contracted health care provider: means a health care provider that has entered into a contract or agreement directly with a health insurance issuer or with a health insurance issuer through a network of providers for the provision of covered health care services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Contracted reimbursement rate: means the aggregate maximum amount that a contracted health care provider has agreed to accept from all sources for provision of covered health care services under the health insurance coverage applicable to the enrollee or insured. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • 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

  • 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
  • Correct claims address: means the address appearing on an enrollee's or insured's current identification card issued by the health insurance issuer as the current address at which claims are received, or, if no address appears on the identification card, the current address for receipt of claims provided by the health insurance issuer to the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • cost of a project: shall mean , but shall not be limited to, the cost of acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, enlargement, betterment or extension of any project, including the cost of studies, plans, specifications, surveys and estimates of costs and revenues relating thereto, the cost of labor and materials; the cost of land, land rights, rights-of-way and easements, water rights, fees, permits, approvals, licenses, certificates, franchises, and the preparation of applications for securing the same; administrative, legal, engineering and inspection expenses; financing fees, expenses and costs; working capital; costs of fuel and fuel supply resources and related facilities; interest on bonds during the period of construction and for such reasonable period thereafter as may be determined by the governing body; establishment of reserves; and all other expenditures of the Authority incidental, necessary or convenient to the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, enlargement, betterment or extension of any project and the placing of the same in operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4545.3
  • Cotton: means any cotton plant or cotton plant product upon which the boll weevil is dependent for completion of any portion of its life cycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Cotton agent: means every person, firm, corporation, association, or other legal entity who purchases or contracts to purchase cotton grown or to be grown by producers in this state for or on behalf of a cotton merchant and who is required to be a party to a notarized written agency agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Cotton merchant: means every person, firm, corporation, association, or other legal entity who purchases or contracts to purchase, either directly or through a cotton agent, cotton grown or to be grown by producers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Cotton producer: means any person who is actively and directly engaged in the production, planting, growing, or farming of cotton for market, or otherwise actively causing cotton to be produced for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Council: means the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
  • Council: shall mean the City Commission Council of Bogalusa, Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • 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-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
  • coverage: means benefits consisting of health care services provided directly, through insurance or reimbursement, or otherwise and including items and services paid for as health care services under any hospital or medical service policy or certificate, hospital or medical service plan contract, preferred provider organization agreement, or health maintenance organization contract offered by a health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • Coverage area: means the parish, parishes, or other geographical area within the jurisdiction of a local early learning enrollment coordinator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.91
  • Covered health care services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease that are either covered and payable under the terms of the health insurance coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Covered health care services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease that are either covered and payable under the terms of health insurance coverage or required by law to be covered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Credit: includes every claim and demand for money, labor, merchandise and other valuable things. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit Score: A number, roughly between 300 and 800, that measures an individual's credit worthiness. The most well-known type of credit score is the FICO score. This score represents the answer from a mathematical formula that assigns numerical values to various pieces of information in your credit report. Source: OCC
  • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Creditable service: shall mean service rendered as an elected official of any municipality covered by this Part, whether it be service prior or subsequent to this Part, and whether it be continuous or not;

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

  • Creditable service: shall mean service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deceptively similar: means misleading to a reasonable person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • declaration: means the instrument by which the timeshare property is made subject to a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Demand account: means an account payable on demand which is not a savings account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services when rendering child support enforcement services in  TANF or non-TANF cases. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services, office of children and family services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Department: means the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1821
  • 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 3:3402
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Department: means the Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1852
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:396
  • Department: means the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.1
  • Department: means the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.33
  • Department: means the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.62
  • Department: means the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.82
  • Department: means the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.91
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Dependent: means the person or persons to whom, under the provisions of Part II of this Chapter, compensation shall be paid upon the death of the injured employee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • Deploying parent: means a parent of a minor child whose parental rights have not been terminated and whose custody or visitation rights have not been restricted by court order to supervised visitation only, by a court of competent jurisdiction who is deployed or has received written orders to deploy with the United States military or any reserve component thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:359.1
  • Deployment: means military service in compliance with mandatory written orders, unaccompanied by any family member, for combat operations, contingency operations, peacekeeping operations, temporary duty, a remote tour of duty, or other active service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:359.1
  • Depositor: means a holder of a savings, demand, or other type of deposit account of an association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Deposits: means average daily deposits for a continuous period of six months ending on the date the determination of deposits is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Designated beneficiary: means the person most recently designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which he may be entitled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • 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
  • Developer: means the person, or any successor or assignee of such person, who creates the timeshare plan or who is in the business of making sales of timeshare interests which it owns or purports to own. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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
  • Direct retail sale: means the sale of catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products individually or in small quantities directly to the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • 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
  • Discount billing: means any written or electronic communication issued by a contracted health care provider that appears to attempt to collect from an enrollee or insured an amount in excess of the contracted reimbursement rate for covered services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Discount medical plan: shall mean a business arrangement or contract in which a person, in exchange for fees, dues, charges or other valuable consideration, provides access for plan members to providers of medical services and the right to receive medical services from those providers at a discount. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.2
  • Discount medical plan card: shall mean a card or any other purchasing mechanism or device, which is not insurance, that purports to offer discounts or access to discounts in health-related purchases from health care providers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.2
  • Discount medical plan organization: shall mean any person or organization that operates a discount medical plan and contracts with providers, provider networks or other discount medical plan organizations to offer access to medical services at a discount and determines the charge to discount medical plan members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.2
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Disparagement: means dissemination to the public in any manner of any false information that the disseminator knows or should have known to be false, and which states or implies that a perishable agricultural or aquacultural food product is not safe for consumption by the consuming public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4502
  • 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 a person who sells, offers for sale, or distributes agricultural liming materials in this state on the wholesale level. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Distributor: means any person offering for sale, exchange, or barter any catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products destined for direct retail sale in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • 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
  • district court: shall mean the Nineteenth Judicial District Court. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.151
  • district court: shall mean the Sixteenth Judicial District Court. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.181
  • district court: shall mean the Fourteenth Judicial District Court. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.191
  • district court: shall mean the First Judicial District Court. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.301
  • 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
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Drug Shortage List: means a list of drug products posted on the United States Food and Drug Administration drug shortage website. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1863
  • Dual billing: means any written or electronic communication issued by a contracted health care provider that sets forth any amount owed by an enrollee or insured that is a health insurance issuer liability. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • 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 R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Early learning center: means any child day care center, Early Head Start Center, Head Start Center, or stand-alone prekindergarten program not attached to a school. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.33
  • Early learning staff: means a person employed as a full-time staff member in a licensed early learning center or a registered family child day care home. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.82
  • Earned compensation: means the base pay earned by an employee for a given pay period as reported to the system on a monthly basis by the agency which shall include the cash value of any emolument of office in the form of paid compensation in lieu of salary which is subject to federal and state payroll taxes and includes the full amount earned by an employee, overtime, and per diem earned by an employee of the House of Representatives, the Senate, or an agency of the legislature, and expense allowances and per diem paid to members of the legislature, the clerk, or sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives and president and secretary or sergeant at arms of the Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Educational accountability: means the respective responsibilities and duties, under the provisions of this Part, of local school boards, administrators, principals, teachers, and other personnel; the state Department of Education and its personnel; parents, students, and any other governing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:391.2
  • Effective date: shall mean July 1, 1953. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Electronic: means electrical, digital, magnetic, optical, electromagnet, or any other similar technology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Electronic claim: means a claim submitted by a health care provider or its agent to a health insurance issuer in compliance with the provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (42 USC 1302d et seq. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • Electronic claim: means the transmission of data for purposes of payment of covered prescription drugs, other products and supplies, and pharmacist services in an electronic data format specified by a health insurance issuer and approved by the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1852
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Electronic mail: includes electronic messages that are transmitted through a local, regional, or global computer network. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Electronic mail address: means a destination, commonly expressed as a string of characters, to which electronic mail can be sent or delivered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Eligible group: means any of the following:

                (a) Any entity engaged in the business of providing travel or travel services, including but not limited to:

                (i) Tour operators. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1352

  • 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
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employee: shall mean any appointive officer or employee of the city now or hereafter employed by the city, whose services are compensated by the city in whole or in part, who is not covered by any existing pension fund maintained by the city. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Employee: means any regular employee of a clerk, minute clerk, and employees of the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association, the Louisiana Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund, and the Louisiana Clerks of Court Insurance Fund, who works more than an average of twenty hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Employee: 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 the state of Louisiana or any of its boards, commissions, departments, agencies, and courts which are contributing members of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employer: shall mean the City of Alexandria or any of its departments and agencies from which any employee receives his compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Employer: 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
  • 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.
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • Enrollee: means a qualified individual or qualified employee enrolled in a qualified health plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.32
  • 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: shall mean a corporation, association, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.2
  • Episode: shall mean a singular instance in which a youth is placed under the supervision, care, or custody of the office of juvenile justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:932
  • 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

  • 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

  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Exception report: means an electronic communication related to an electronic claim submission of each electronic claim transaction in that submission that is not deemed an accepted claim. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • Excess benefit participant: shall mean any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • Excessive: means a rate that is likely to produce a long-term profit that is unreasonably high for the insurance provided. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • exchange: means a governmental agency or nonprofit entity that meets the applicable standards of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and makes qualified health plans available to qualified individuals and qualified employers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.32
  • Exchange company: means the person operating a program providing any opportunity or procedure for the assignment or exchange of timeshare interests among owners and purchasers in the same or other timeshare plans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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
  • Exhibition: means :

    (a)  As applied to boxing and mixed technique events, any event in which the participants show or display their skills without necessarily striving to win. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:85

  • Existing high rise buildings: means any building having floor surfaces used for human occupation located more than seventy-five feet above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access constructed before January 1, 1975. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1642
  • expansion project: means a project or projects for the acquisition, construction, installation, and equipping of additions or improvements to the Ernest N. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4710.24
  • Expenses: means that portion of a rate attributable to acquisition, field supervision, collection expenses, general expenses, taxes, licenses, and fees and does not include loss adjustment expenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Explanation of benefits: means any written communication clearly identified as issued by the health insurance issuer or its agent that contains information regarding coverage, payment, or other information regarding current status of a claim submitted to the health insurance issuer or its agent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • 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
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Facility-based physician: means a physician licensed to practice medicine who is required by the base health facility to provide services in a base health care facility as an anesthesiologist, hospitalist, intensivist, neonatologist, pathologist, radiologist, emergency room physician, or other on-call physician who is required by the base health care to provide covered health care services related to an emergency medical condition as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • 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
  • Family child care provider: means an individual who provides child care services for fewer than twenty-four hours per day per child, as the sole caregiver, for six or fewer children, in a private residence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.62
  • 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 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 catfish: means a catfish that has been specifically produced in fresh water according to the usual and customary techniques of commercial aquaculture and includes fillets, steaks, nuggets, and any other flesh from a "farm-raised catfish". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • 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 government: means any department, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.151
  • Federal government: means any department, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.181
  • Federal government: means any department, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.191
  • Federal government: means any department, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.301
  • 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
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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
  • Financial institution: means a thrift institution, association, commercial bank, or trust company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Fire protection sprinkler system: means a system of overhead piping designed in accordance with fire protection engineering standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1642
  • firm: means any partnership, association, or other unincorporated business organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Fiscal year: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Fiscal year: means an accounting period of twelve months ending on the last day of any month other than December. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:98
  • Fiscal year: means July first through June thirtieth of the following year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Fiscal Year: means July 1 through June 30 of the following year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • 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
  • food service establishment: has the meaning set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4710.24
  • Food service establishment: means a restaurant, cafeteria, lunch room, food stand, saloon, tavern, bar, lounge, or other similar facility operated as an enterprise engaged in the business of selling food to the public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • 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
  • 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
  • front footage: as used in this Chapter shall mean the footage of each lot or parcel of real estate abutting the right of way or street along which the distribution line is constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4160.5
  • front footage: shall mean the footage of each lot or parcel of real estate abutting the right of way or street, along which the drainage line is constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4160.25
  • 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
  • Fulfillment materials: means documentation sent to the purchaser of a travel protection plan confirming the purchase and providing the travel protection plan's coverage and assistance details, as applicable. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1352
  • 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
  • Governing body: shall mean the board or body in which the general legislative powers of the Authority are vested pursuant hereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4545.3
  • 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 lien: means all liens imposed by law upon immovable property in favor of any political subdivision and filed in the mortgage records, including without limitation, those imposed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Grace period: is a period that applies to recipients of advance payments of the premium tax credit allowed for certain individuals to purchase health insurance coverage on the exchange. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.32
  • 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
  • gross allocable income or loss: means the general class of gross income designated as allocable income by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • gross apportionable income or loss: means the general class of gross income designated as apportionable income by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Gross 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
  • Group travel insurance: means travel insurance issued to any eligible group. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1352
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Handler: means any person that is engaged as a distributor or any person that is engaged as a processor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business of handling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business of handling rice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3541
  • Handler: shall mean any person handling sweet potatoes in the primary channels of trade. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742
  • Handling: means engaging in the business of a handler as defined in Paragraph (9). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Health care clearinghouse: means a public or private entity that does  either of the following:

    (a)  Processes or facilitates the processing of information from another entity in a nonstandard format or containing nonstandard data content into standard data elements or a standard transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831

  • Health care facility: means a facility or institution providing health care services including but not limited to a hospital or other licensed inpatient center, ambulatory surgical or treatment center, skilled nursing facility, inpatient hospice facility, residential treatment center, diagnostic, laboratory, or imaging center, or rehabilitation or other therapeutic health setting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Health care facility: means a facility or institution providing health care services including but not limited to a hospital or other licensed inpatient center, ambulatory surgical or treatment center, skilled nursing facility, inpatient hospice facility, residential treatment center, diagnostic, laboratory, or imaging center, or rehabilitation or other therapeutic health setting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Health care professional: means a physician or other health care practitioner licensed, certified, or registered to perform specified health care services consistent with state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Health care professional: means a physician or other health care practitioner licensed, certified, or registered to perform specified health care services consistent with state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Health care provider: means a hospital, a person, corporation, facility, or institution licensed by the state to provide health care or professional services as a physician, hospital, dentist, registered or licensed practical nurse, pharmacist, optometrist, podiatrist, chiropractor, physical therapist, occupational therapist, psychologist, graduate social worker or licensed clinical social worker, psychiatrist, or licensed professional counselor, and any officer, employee, or agent thereby acting in the course and scope of his employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • Health care provider: shall mean any person licensed, certified, or registered in this state to provide health care services, including but not limited to physicians, hospitals, home health agencies, chiropractors, pharmacies and dentists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.2
  • Health care provider: means a person, partnership, corporation, facility, or institution licensed by this state to provide health care or professional services as a physician, dentist, chiropractor, podiatrist, optometrist, pharmacist, dietician, physical therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4751
  • Health care services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Health care services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • Health care services: means services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Health insurance coverage: means benefits consisting of medical care provided or arranged for directly, through insurance or reimbursement, or otherwise, and includes health care services paid for under any plan, policy, or certificate of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Health insurance coverage: means benefits consisting of prescription drugs, other products and supplies, and pharmacist services provided directly, through insurance or reimbursement, or otherwise and including items and services paid for as prescription drugs, other products and supplies, and pharmacist services under any hospital or medical service policy or certificate, hospital or medical service plan contract, preferred provider organization agreement, or health maintenance organization contract offered by a health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1852
  • Health insurance coverage: means benefits consisting of medical care provided or arranged for directly, through insurance or reimbursement, or otherwise, and includes health care services paid for under any plan, policy, or certificate of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Health insurance issuer: means any entity that offers health insurance coverage through a policy or certificate of insurance subject to state law that regulates the business of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • Health insurance issuer: means an insurance company, including a health maintenance organization as defined and licensed pursuant to Subpart I of Part I of Chapter 2 of this Title, unless preempted as an employee benefit plan under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1852
  • Health insurance issuer: means any entity that offers health insurance coverage through a policy or certificate of insurance subject to state law that regulates the business of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Health insurance issuer liability: means the contractual liability of a health insurance issuer for covered health care services pursuant to the plan or policy provisions between the enrollee or insured and the health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • Health insurance issuer liability: means the contractual liability of a health insurance issuer for covered health care services pursuant to the plan or policy provisions between the enrollee or insured and the health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • HIPPY: means the Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.1
  • 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

  • Home state: shall mean the District of Columbia or any state or territory of the United States in which an insurance producer maintains a principal place of residence or principal place of business and is licensed to act as an insurance producer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Hospital: means an institution licensed as such by the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4751
  • 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

  • hotel: as used in this Chapter means and includes any establishment that is engaged in the business of furnishing or providing rooms intended or designed for dwelling, lodging, or sleeping purposes to transient guests and that consists of ten or more guest rooms. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4710.15
  • 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
  • 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
  • immovable property: means any and all right, title, and interest in a tract of land, including its component parts and liens by way of judgment, mortgage, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.151
  • immovable property: means any and all right, title, and interest in a tract of land, including its component parts and liens by way of judgment, mortgage, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.181
  • immovable property: means any and all right, title, and interest in a tract of land, including its component parts and liens by way of judgment, mortgage, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.191
  • immovable property: means any and all right, title, and interest in a tract of land, including its component parts and liens by way of judgment, mortgage, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.301
  • Impaired condition: means a condition in which the assets of an association in the aggregate do not have a fair value equal to the aggregate amount of liabilities of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • 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 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
  • In-home provider: means an individual who provides child care services in the child or children's own home. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.62
  • Inadequate: means a rate which is unreasonably low for the insurance provided and either the continued use of which endangers the solvency of the insurer using it or will have the effect of substantially lessening competition or creating a monopoly in any market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • 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

  • Independent contractor: means any person who renders service, other than manual labor, for a specified recompense for a specified result either as a unit or as a whole, under the control of his principal as to results of his work only, and not as to the means by which such result is accomplished, and are expressly excluded from the provisions of this Chapter unless a substantial part of the work time of an independent contractor is spent in manual labor by him in carrying out the terms of the contract, in which case the independent contractor is expressly covered by the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • 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: shall mean a natural person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.2
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Insurable interest: as used in this Chapter means any lawful and substantial economic interest in the safety or preservation of the subject of the insurance free from loss, destruction, or pecuniary damage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:853
  • Insurance: shall mean any of the lines of authority as specified in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • insured: means a person, including a spouse or dependent, who is enrolled in or insured by a health insurance issuer for health insurance coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • insured: means an individual who is enrolled or insured by a health insurance issuer for health insurance coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • insured: means an individual who is enrolled or  insured by a health insurance issuer for health insurance coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1852
  • insured: means a person who is enrolled in or insured by a health insurance issuer for health insurance coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • 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.
  • 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
  • intervening transfer or storage: means no longer in possession of meat products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • intrastate commerce: means commerce within the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • inventory value: as used in this Subpart , means the cost of property purchased by the trustee and the market value of other property at the time it became subject to the trust, but in the case of a testamentary trust the trustee may use any value finally determined for the purposes of an estate tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2157
  • Invitation for bids: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting bids in accordance with the procedures set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • issuer: means any entity that offers health insurance coverage through a policy, contract,  or certificate of insurance subject to state law that regulates the business of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • Jobber: means a person who buys or sells agricultural liming materials in this state for another person and who is paid commissions for his services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Joint committee: means the House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works and the Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works, functioning as a joint legislative committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 2:801
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Joint underwriting: means an arrangement established to provide insurance coverage for a risk, pursuant to which two or more insurers contract with the insured for a price and policy terms agreed upon between or among the insurers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • 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
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container or wrapper in which a food product is offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container (not including package liners) of any article. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Label: means any written or printed matter on or attached to a package of materials or an invoice for a shipment of bulk materials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container or wrapper in which catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products are offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Labeling: means 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: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter (1) upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers, or (2) accompanying such article. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter upon a catfish, catfish product, siluriforme, or siluriforme product or any of its containers or wrappers, offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • 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
  • Last known address: means the mailing address or the electronic mail address provided by the lessee in the latest rental agreement or the mailing address or the electronic mail address provided by the lessee in a subsequent written notice of a change of address. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Law clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of time or intervals of time which can be less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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
  • Lessee: means a person, his sublessee, successor, or assign, entitled to the use of storage space at a self-service storage facility under a rental agreement, to the exclusion of others. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • 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 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 9:315.40

  • License: shall mean a document issued by this state's commissioner of insurance authorizing a person to act as an insurance producer for the lines of authority specified in the document. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • License: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage in the profession indicated thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • License type: means the type of license applied for or held, which shall include Type I, Type II, and Type III. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.33
  • 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 individual holding a license, certificate, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in any activity specified in Paragraph (4) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Licensing authority: means any state board, commission, department, agency, officer, or other entity which issues, authorizes, or otherwise regulates licenses as defined in Paragraph (4) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • 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
  • Limited line credit insurance producer: shall mean an insurance producer who sells, solicits, or negotiates one or more forms of limited line credit insurance coverage to individuals through a master, corporate, group, or individual policy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Limited lines insurance: is a ny authority granted by the commissioner of insurance which restricts the authority of the licensee to less than the total authority prescribed in the associated major lines pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Limited lines producer: shall mean an insurance producer authorized by the commissioner of insurance to sell, solicit, or negotiate limited lines insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Line of insurance: means those lines identified in this Title or as otherwise specified by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Liquefied natural gas: means natural gas that has been cooled to a liquid state and is advertised, offered for sale, sold, suitable for use, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Liquefied petroleum gas: means the gas derived from petroleum or natural gas which is in a gaseous state at normal atmospheric temperature and pressure and maintained in the liquid state at normal atmospheric temperature by means of suitable pressure and is advertised, offered for sale, sold, suitable for use, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Liquid assets: means cash on hand; cash on deposit in federal home loan banks, federal reserve banks, in banks performing similar reserve functions, in commercial banks, or associations, which is withdrawable upon not more than thirty days notice, and which is not pledged as security for indebtedness, except that any deposits in a bank or association under the control or in the possession of any supervisory authority shall not be considered as liquid assets; and obligation of, or obligations which are fully guaranteed as to principal and interest by, the United States, this state, or municipalities or political subdivisions of this state, or any other obligation approved by the commissioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Livestock: means any animal except dogs and cats, bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for profit, that is used in agriculture, aquaculture, agritourism, competition, recreation, or silviculture, or for other related purposes or used in the production of crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • livestock: means any animal bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for show, profit, or for the purpose of selling or otherwise producing crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2651
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation of any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2802
  • Local early learning enrollment coordinator: means an approved entity that conducts a process for informing families about publicly funded and Type III licensed early childhood care and education programs in the coverage area; collects family preferences; develops and uses a common application process; annually determines demand for publicly funded early childhood care and education within the coverage area; and makes recommendations to the department for the distribution of available publicly funded early childhood care and education slots for children who are economically disadvantaged as defined by the state board within its coverage area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.91
  • Lot: means the quantity of materials from which a sample has been taken and which the sample represents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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 gross allocable income or loss: means those items of, or that portion of, allocable income or loss allocated to Louisiana pursuant to the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Louisiana Rice Council: means the Louisiana section of the Rice Council for Market Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3531
  • Major amendments: means amendments to any marketing order or agreement which are made pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Major repairs: means those repairs payable with funds appropriated in the general appropriations act, except those funds transferred from the operating budget of one governmental body to supplement and complete a project under contract by the division of administration facility planning and control section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Manager of livestock: means any person other than an owner of livestock having the care and control of livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2802
  • Managing entity: means an entity with the duty to manage and operate the timeshare plan and/or the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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.
  • Market: means the interaction between buyers and sellers in the procurement of a line of insurance pursuant to the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Marketed by producers: means producer marketing, as defined by Paragraph (19). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Marketer: shall mean any person who markets, promotes, sells or distributes a discount medical plan, including but not limited to a private label entity that places its name on and markets or distributes a discount medical plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.2
  • Marketing agreement: means a voluntary contract between growers and handlers and the commissioner of agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Marketing order: means an order which is issued by the commissioner, which prescribes rules and regulations that govern the processing, distributing, or handling in any manner of any commodity within this state during any specified period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Marl: means a granular or loosely consolidated earthy material composed primarily of seashell fragments and calcium carbonate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Master plan: means a specific scheme or plan detailing the number of floors, total square footage, present occupancy and a proposed completion date of each phase and completion date of total compliance with the requirement of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1642
  • 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 Allowable Cost List: means a listing of the National Drug Code used by a pharmacy benefit manager setting the maximum allowable cost on which reimbursement to a pharmacy or pharmacist may be based. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1863
  • Maximum benefit: shall mean the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the pension plan set forth in Part III of this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • Meat: means a portion of a beef, pork, poultry, alligator, farm-raised deer, turtle, domestic rabbit, crawfish, or shrimp carcass that is edible by humans but does not include a:

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

  • meat broker: means any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of buying or selling carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat, or meat food products of cattle, sheep, poultry, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines on commission, or otherwise negotiating purchases, sales, or transactions of such articles other than for his own account or as an employee of another person, firm or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • meat food product: means any product capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any meat or other portion of the carcass of any cattle, sheep, swine, poultry or goats, excepting products which contain meat or other portions of such carcasses only in a relatively small proportion or historically have not been considered by consumers as products of the meat food industry, and which are exempted from definition as a meat food product by the commissioner under such conditions as he may prescribe to assure that the meat or other portions of such carcasses contained in such product are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as meat food products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Meat product: means a type of agricultural product that is edible by humans and made wholly or in part from meat or another portion of a beef, pork, poultry, alligator, farm-raised deer, turtle, domestic rabbit, crawfish, or shrimp carcass. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Medical services: shall mean any care, service, or treatment of illness or dysfunction of, or injury to, the human body, including but not limited to physician care, inpatient care, outpatient care, hospital surgical services, emergency services, ambulance services, chiropractic services, dental services, audiology services, vision care services, mental health services, substance abuse services, podiatric care services, laboratory services and medical equipment and supplies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.2
  • Medical support: means health insurance and the payment of the medical expenses of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Member: shall mean any individual who pays valuable consideration to receive the purported benefits of a discount medical plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.2
  • Member: shall mean any employee in the City service included in the membership of the system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • Member: shall mean any employee included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Member: means a person or entity holding a savings or demand account of or shares of a mutual association, and may include a person borrowing from or assuming or obligated upon a loan or interest therein held by such association if such is authorized by the charter or the bylaws of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • member 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 for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Menu: means any listing of food and beverage options for a diner or customer to select from regardless of its form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • 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 child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, a child born outside of marriage of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if acknowledged or filiated pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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
  • Mixed technique event: means contests in which contestants attack and defend with wrestling or grappling and with the fists and other parts of the human body, including but not limited to the foot, knee, leg, elbow, or head, wherein dangerous blows are intended to be struck with full contact. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:85
  • Mobile unit: means a container or means of conveyance from which cut flowers or nursery stock are sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • 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
  • Mutual association: means an association, not having capital stock ownership and operating in the mutual form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • NAIC: shall mean the National Association of Insurance Commissioners or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • 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
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • NDC: means the National Drug Code, a numerical identifier assigned to all prescription drugs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1863
  • Negotiate: shall mean to confer directly with or to offer advice directly to a purchaser, certificate holder, or enrollee, or prospective purchaser, certificate holder, or enrollee, of a particular contract of insurance, including certificates, riders, endorsements, or amendments, concerning any of the benefits, terms, or conditions of the contract if the person engaged in that act is an insurance producer who either sells insurance or obtains insurance from insurers for purchasers, certificate holders, or enrollees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Negotiation: means the formulation of a contractual relationship through discussions as may be allowed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Net allocable income or loss: means net allocable income or loss earned within or derived from sources within Louisiana and is the mathematical remainder when subtracting from Louisiana gross allocable income or loss:

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

  • Net apportionable income or loss: means net apportionable income or loss earned within or derived from sources within Louisiana as computed pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:287.701
  • Net 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
  • network: means an entity other than a health insurance issuer that, through contracts with health care providers, provides or arranges for access by groups of enrollees or insureds to health care services by health care providers who are not otherwise or individually contracted directly with a health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • network: means an entity, including but not limited to a preferred provider organization as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • network: means an entity other than a health insurance issuer that, through contracts with health care providers, provides or arranges for access by groups of enrollees or insureds to health care services by health care providers who are not otherwise or individually contracted directly with a health insurance issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Nonelectronic claim: means a claim submitted by a health care provider or its agent to a health insurance issuer or its agent using a HCFA 1500 form or a Uniform Billing Form 92 (UB92), as appropriate, or a successor to either of these forms adopted by the National Uniform Billing Committee or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • Nonpayment of premium: means failure of the named insured to discharge when due any of his obligations in connection with the payment of premiums on a policy, or any installment of such premium, whether the premium is payable directly to the insurer or its agent or indirectly under any premium finance plan or extension of credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1266
  • 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
  • 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
  • Obligor: means any individual legally obligated to support a child or children pursuant to an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Office: means the office of workers' compensation administration established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • office: shall mean the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, youth services, office of juvenile justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:932
  • Official: shall mean any person serving in elective office of any city in the State of Louisiana covered by this Part;

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

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

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

  • official certificate: means any certificate prescribed by regulations of the commissioner for issuance by an inspector or other person performing official functions under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • official device: means any device prescribed or authorized by the commissioner for use in applying any official mark. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • official 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
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Order: means any custody or visitation judgment, decree, or order issued by a court of competent jurisdiction in this state or any judgment of another state which has been made executory in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:359.1
  • 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
  • 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 9:315.40
  • 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

  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • 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
  • Owner: means a person who holds an ownership interest that has not been terminated pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Owner: means any person who owns or is a co-owner of a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Owner: means the owner, operator, lessor, or sublessor of a self-service storage facility, his agent, or any other person authorized by him to manage the facility or to receive rent from a lessee under a rental agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Owner of livestock: means any person owning livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2802
  • Owner operator: means a person who provides trucking transportation services under written contract to a common carrier, contract carrier, or exempt haulers which transportation services include the lease of equipment or a driver to the common carrier, contract carrier, or exempt hauler. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • Owners of a property interest: means anyone with a corporeal or incorporeal interest in immovable property filed for record in the conveyance records or mortgage records of the clerk of court and ex officio recorder of mortgages for the parish where the property is located, including a naked owner, a usufructuary, a mortgagee, a judgment creditor, or a holder of a personal or predial servitude. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.151
  • Owners of a property interest: means anyone with a corporeal or incorporeal interest in immovable property filed for record in the conveyance records or mortgage records of the clerk of court and ex officio recorder of mortgages for the parish of Iberia where the property is located, including a naked owner, a usufructuary, a mortgagee, a judgment creditor, or a holder of a personal or predial servitude. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.181
  • Owners of a property interest: means anyone with a corporeal or incorporeal interest in immovable property filed for record in the conveyance records or mortgage records of the clerk of court and ex officio recorder of mortgages for the parish of Calcasieu where the property is located, including a naked owner, a usufructuary, a mortgagee, a judgment creditor, or a holder of a personal or predial servitude. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.191
  • Owners of a property interest: means anyone with a corporeal or incorporeal interest in immovable property filed for record in the conveyance records or mortgage records of the clerk of court and ex officio recorder of mortgages for the parish where the property is located, including a naked owner, a usufructuary, a mortgagee, a judgment creditor, or a holder of a personal or predial servitude. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.301
  • Ownership timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years, coupled with an ownership interest in immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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: means the transfer by the health insurance issuer or its agent of the amount of the health insurance issuer liability on either of the following dates:

    (a)  The date of mailing of a check via the United States Postal Service or a commercial carrier to the correct address. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831

  • 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
  • Parliamentarian: The Parliamentarian is an advisor on the interpretation of legislative rules and procedures.
  • 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
  • Part-time employee: means an employee who as a condition of his hiring knowingly accepts employment that (a) customarily provides for less than forty hours per work week, and (b) that is classified by the employer as a part-time position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • Participating municipality: shall mean any municipality in the state of Louisiana that, on the effective date of this Act, is engaged in the generation, transmission, or distribution of electricity and which, pursuant to the procedures provided herein, becomes represented by a director appointed by said municipality to the board of directors of the Authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4545.3
  • past due child support: means the amount of a delinquency determined under a court order under state law for support and maintenance of a child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.26
  • past due spousal support: means the amount of a delinquency determined under a court order under state law for support and maintenance of a spouse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:325
  • Payor: means the entity responsible, whether by law or contract, for the payment of benefits incurred by a claimant as a result of a work related injury. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • Peer-to-peer car sharing: means the authorized use of a vehicle by an individual other than the vehicle's owner through a peer-to-peer car sharing program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1300.2
  • Peer-to-peer car sharing program: means a business platform that connects vehicle owners with drivers to enable the sharing of vehicles for financial consideration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1300.2
  • Perishable agricultural or aquacultural food product: means any food product of agriculture or aquaculture which is sold or distributed in a form that will perish or decay beyond marketability within a period of time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4502
  • Permissive supplier: means a person who may not be subject to the taxing jurisdiction of this state, but who is registered under Section 4101 of the Internal Revenue Code for transactions in motor fuel in the bulk transfer/terminal system, and is a position holder in motor fuel located only in another state or a person who only receives motor fuel in another state pursuant to a two-party exchange. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Permit: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage in the occupation indicated thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Permit: means a document issued or authorized by the commissioner to provide for the movement of regulated articles to restricted designations for limited handling, utilization, or processing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Person: means and includes, in addition to the definition contained in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Person: shall mean an individual or an entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.2
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, corporation, trust, firm, company, or other entity doing business in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4743
  • Person: means any business, individual, union, committee, club, or other organization or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Person: 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: as used in this Chapter shall have the same definition as that contained in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4710.15
  • 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: shall mean any natural or artificial legal entity including but not limited to individuals, partnerships, associations, trusts, or corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • 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 both plural and singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations

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

  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • 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, company, corporation, partnership, society, association, or other business or public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1603
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, and association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, government, political subdivision, or governmental agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4751
  • Personal risk: means homeowners, tenants, nonfleet private passenger motor vehicles, mobile homes, and other property and casualty insurance for personal, family, or household needs, including any property and casualty insurance that is otherwise intended for noncommercial coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • 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
  • petroleum product: shall include compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas as those terms are defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • pharmacies: means any appropriately licensed place within this state where prescription drugs are dispensed and pharmacist services are provided and any place outside of this state where prescription drugs are dispensed and pharmacist services are provided to residents of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1852
  • Pharmacist: means an individual currently licensed as a pharmacist by the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy to engage in the practice of pharmacy in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1852
  • Pharmacist: means a licensed pharmacist as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1863
  • Pharmacist services: means the filling and dispensing of prescription drugs or providing products and supplies, drug therapy, and other patient care services provided by a licensed pharmacist with the intent of  achieving outcomes related to the cure, prevention, or management of a disease, elimination or reduction of patient's symptoms, or arresting or slowing of a disease process. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1852
  • Pharmacist services: means products, goods, or services provided as a part of the practice of pharmacy as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1863
  • Pharmacy: means any appropriately licensed place where prescription drugs are dispensed as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1863
  • Pharmacy benefit manager: means an entity that administers or manages a pharmacy benefits plan or program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1863
  • 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.
  • 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:
  • Policy: means an automobile liability, automobile physical damage, or automobile collision policy, or any combination thereof, delivered or issued for delivery in this state, or any binder based on such a policy, insuring a single individual or husband and wife resident of the same household, as named insured, and under which the insured vehicles therein designated are of the following types only:

                (a) A private passenger vehicle that is not used as a public or livery conveyance for passengers, nor rented to others. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1266

  • Political subdivision: means any of the following to the extent it has the power to levy ad valorem taxes and conduct tax sales for failure to pay ad valorem taxes:

    (a)  The state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Political subdivision: means any unit of local government including a municipality, parish, or special district authorized by law to perform governmental functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Pool: means an arrangement pursuant to which two or more insurers participate in the sharing of risks on a predetermined basis. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • 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 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
  • 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 3:4602
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Pretrial conference: A meeting of the judge and lawyers to discuss which matters should be presented to the jury, to review evidence and witnesses, to set a timetable, and to discuss the settlement of the case.
  • 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
  • Prime network: means a network that requires contracted health care providers to accept the amount payable for covered health care services as payment in full for such services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • 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 R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Processing: means engaging in the business of a processor as defined in Paragraph (17). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • 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: 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 engaged in handling, storing, preparing, manufacturing, packing, or holding catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any supplies, services, or major repairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Procurement officer: means any person authorized by a governmental body, in accordance with procedures prescribed by regulations, to enter into and administer contracts and make written determinations and findings with respect thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Producer: means the owner, tenant, lessee, or operator of land within this state who has an interest in or receives all or any part of the proceeds from the sale of agricultural commodities produced thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • Producer: means any person that is engaged within this state in the business of producing any commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • producer: shall mean a person required to be licensed under the laws of this state to sell, solicit, or negotiate insurance, and includes all persons or business entities otherwise referred to in this Code as "insurance agent" or "agent" or "insurance broker" or "broker" or "insurance solicitor" or "solicitor" or "surplus lines broker". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • 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 marketing: means any or all operations which are performed by any producer in preparing for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Professional service: means work rendered by an independent contractor who has a professed knowledge of some department of learning or science used by its practical application to the affairs of others or in the practice of an art founded on it, which independent contractor shall include but not be limited to lawyers, doctors, dentists, psychologists, certified advanced practice nurses, veterinarians, architects, engineers, land surveyors, landscape architects, accountants, actuaries, and claims adjusters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Professional veterinary medicine corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of veterinary medicine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1151
  • Professional wrestling event: means any event which does not qualify as either a mixed technique event or amateur or boxing contest and which features in any way a professional wrestler and which qualifies as an exhibition under Subparagraph (4)(b) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 4:85
  • 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
  • Prohibited nation: means Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:312
  • Project: shall mean any system or facilities proposed, existing or under construction within the state for the generation, transmission, transformation or supply of electric power and energy by any means whatsoever, or for the development, production, manufacture, procurement, handling, transportation, storage, fabrication, enrichment, processing or reprocessing of fuel of any kind or any facility or rights with respect to the supply of water, any interest therein, securities issued in connection with the financing thereof and any right to output, capacity or services thereof, but does not include facilities for the distribution of electric energy for retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4545.3
  • Project: includes but is not limited to condominiums and cooperative housing corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • projects: means one or more of any combination of convention, exhibition, and tourist facilities, including a convention center hotel with a multi-story parking garage and bridge connecting the hotel and the south end of the convention center, the "Convention Center Headquarters Hotel Project" and the necessary land, acquired by lease or purchase, site improvements, infrastructure, furnishings, machinery, equipment, and appurtenances for any such facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4710.11
  • 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
  • Prospective loss cost: means that portion of a rate that does not include provisions for expenses or profit and is based on historical aggregate losses adjusted through development to their ultimate value, projected through trending to a future point in time, and adjusted for other considerations expected to materially affect future loss payments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • provider: means a health care professional or a health care facility or the agent or assignee of such professional or facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1242
  • provider: means :

    (a)  A physician or other health care practitioner licensed, certified, registered, or otherwise authorized to perform specified health care services consistent with state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831

  • provider: means a health care professional or a health care facility or the agent or assignee of such professional or facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1872
  • Public body: means the state and any parish and any board, authority, agency, district, subdivision, department, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the state or any parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.151
  • Public body: means the state and any parish and any board, authority, agency, district, subdivision, department, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the state or any parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.181
  • Public body: means the state and any parish and any board, authority, agency, district, subdivision, department, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the state or any parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.191
  • Public body: means the state, any parish and any city and any board, authority, agency, district, subdivision, department, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the state, parish, or city. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.301
  • Public highway: means a public way for vehicular traffic, including the entire area dedicated thereto and the bridges, culverts, structures, appurtenances and features necessary to or associated with its purpose, and refers to those highways designated in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2802
  • Public schools: means the public elementary and secondary schools governed by the parish and city school boards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:391.2
  • Pupil progression plan: means the comprehensive plan developed and adopted by each city and parish school board which shall be based on student performance in the state testing program with goals and objectives which are compatible with the Louisiana competency-based education program contained within R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:396
  • Purchaser: means any person to whom a timeshare interest is offered or who has contracted to purchase a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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 health plan: means a health insurance plan that has in effect a certification that the qualified health plan meets applicable state or federal standards required for participation in a health insurance exchange. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.32
  • Qualified health plan issuer: means a health insurance issuer that offers a qualified health plan in accordance with a certification from an exchange. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1260.32
  • 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 that cost of insurance per exposure unit, whether expressed as a single number or as a prospective loss cost, with an adjustment to account for the treatment of loss adjustment expenses, expenses, profit, and variation in expected future loss experience, prior to any application of individual risk variations based on actual past loss or expense considerations, and does not include minimum premiums. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Real estate loan: means any loan or other obligation secured, as provided for in this Chapter, by immovable property held in full ownership or under a lease extending or renewable automatically for a period of at least five years beyond the date scheduled for the final principal payment of such loan or obligation, or any transaction out of which a mortgage or vendor's privilege is created against such immovable property including but not limited to the purchase of such real estate by an association and the concurrent or immediate sale thereof on installment contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Real 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.
  • receipt: means :

    (a)  For a nonelectronic claim:

    (i)  For a claim mailed via the United States Postal Service for which no return receipt is requested, the physical receipt of the claim by the health insurance issuer or its agent designated for the receipt of claims at the correct claims address, as documented in accordance with claims filing procedures filed by the health insurance issuer with the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831

  • 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
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • 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
  • 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 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: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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
  • related: means the child, grandchild, niece, or nephew of the primary child care provider of a family child care provider or in-home provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.62
  • relative: means a natural or adopted child or grandchild of the caregiver or a child in the legal custody of the caregiver. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.33
  • 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
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Remedial program: means a program to assist students to overcome educational deficits identified as a result of the state's testing program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:396
  • Remittance advice: means a written or electronic communication explaining the issuer's action on each claim adjudicated by the issuer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831
  • Removal: means a physical transfer other than by evaporation, loss, or destruction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • renderer: means any person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of rendering carcasses, or parts or products of the carcasses, of cattle, sheep, poultry, swine, goats, horses, mules or other equines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Rental agreement: means any agreement or lease, written or oral, entered into between the owner and a lessee, that establishes or modifies the terms, conditions, rules, or any other provisions concerning the use of self-service storage facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • 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).
  • 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: 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.
  • Residual market mechanism: means an arrangement, either voluntary or mandated by law, involving participation by insurers in the equitable apportionment of risks among insurers for insurance which may be afforded applicants who are unable to obtain insurance through ordinary methods. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retailer: means any person that purchases any commodity for resale at retail to the general public for consumption off the premises. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • Retailer: means a person who sells agricultural liming materials to consumers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Retailer: means any person offering for sale catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products to individual consumers and representing the last sale prior to human consumption and includes food service establishments unless otherwise stated herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Retained earnings: means the accumulated net income of the mutual state bank since its organization less all distributions to its members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement: shall mean withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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: 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 plan: shall mean the elective officials of municipalities of Louisiana Retirement Plan as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3861
  • Retirement System: shall mean the District Attorneys' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • revenue bonds: shall mean bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness of the Authority issued by the authority pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4545.3
  • Reverse auction: means a competitive online solicitation process on the Internet for materials, supplies, services, products, or equipment in which vendors compete against each other online in real time in an open and interactive environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Risk position: means the loss potential to the grain dealer resulting from bringing its open position to market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3402
  • River or lake catfish: means a catfish that has been produced in a freshwater lake, river, or stream but has not been produced according to the usual and customary techniques of commercial aquaculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Rural hospital: shall mean either:

    (a)  A hospital with sixty or fewer beds located in either:

    (i)  A parish with a population of less than fifty thousand according to the most recent federal decennial census. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1831

  • 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
  • Savings account: means an account to which earnings, including interest, is paid or accrued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • School board: means a parish or city school board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:391.2
  • School district: means the area of each parish or municipality under the jurisdiction of a school board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:391.2
  • School personnel: means the teachers, librarians, counselors, administrators, and other professional personnel of the public schools of the state including members of the professional staff of the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:391.2
  • Seafood products: shall include any type of species caught in privately owned waters or public waters, including streams or lakes, or any final derivative resulting from a combination or breakdown of raw seafood products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4712
  • Seasonal marketing regulation: means marketing regulations that are applicable to a particular marketing order which are made effective by the commissioner pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3502
  • 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 3:3803
  • 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
  • Self-service storage facility: means any real property designed and used for the purpose of renting or leasing individual storage space to lessees who are to have access to such for the purpose of storing and removing movable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Sell: shall mean to exchange a contract of insurance by any means, for money or its equivalent, on behalf of an insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Seller: means a person or entity which sells or leases, or offers to sell or to lease a business opportunity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1821
  • 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

  • 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 11:1581
  • 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
  • Sexual abuse: includes but is not limited to acts which are prohibited by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Share: means any share, certificate, security, account, or other evidence of funds invested in a mutual association by a member thereof, other than a savings or demand account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Shared vehicle: means a vehicle that is available for sharing through a peer-to-peer car sharing program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1300.2
  • Shared vehicle driver: means an individual who has been authorized to drive the shared vehicle by the shared vehicle owner under a car sharing program agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1300.2
  • Shared vehicle owner: means the registered owner, or a person or entity designated by the registered owner, of a vehicle made available for sharing to shared vehicle drivers through a peer-to-peer car sharing program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1300.2
  • 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
  • Siluriforme: means fish in the taxonomic order Siluriformes and including those within the taxonomic families Siluridae, Clariidae, and Pangasiidae and those commonly known as basa and tra. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Siluriforme product: means any item capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any siluriforme or portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Social service: means work rendered by any person, firm, corporation, organization, governmental body, or governmental entity in furtherance of the general welfare of the citizens of Louisiana, including but not limited to the objectives provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Solicit: shall mean to attempt to sell insurance or to ask or urge a person to apply for a particular kind of insurance from a particular insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Spread pricing: means any amount a pharmacy benefit manager charges or claims from a health plan provider or managed care organization for payment of a prescription or for pharmacy services that is different than the amount the pharmacy benefit manager paid to the pharmacist or pharmacy who filled the prescription or provided the pharmacy services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1863
  • square footage: shall mean the area of land measured in square feet to be improved or benefitted by the improvements to be constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4160.25
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:263
  • State: shall mean the State of Louisiana, and

    8. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4545.3

  • State board: means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:396
  • State board: means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.91
  • State chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stock: means capital stock of a capital stock association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Stockholder: means the owner of one or more shares of any class of capital stock of a capital stock association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Stockholder: means the holder of record of one or more shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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
  • Supplementary rate information: means any manual or plan of rates, classification, rating schedule, minimum premium, policy fee, rating rule, and any other similar information needed to determine an applicable rate in effect or to be in effect. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • 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
  • Supporting information: means the experience and judgment of the filer and the experience or data of other insurers or organizations relied upon by the filer, the interpretation of any statistical data relied upon by the filer, descriptions of methods used in making the rates, and other similar information relied upon by the filer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • 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
  • Surplus lines broker: shall mean an insurance producer who solicits, negotiates, or procures a policy with a surplus lines insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • 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: includes a temporary suspension of the registration, including the seizure of the vehicle license plate, trailer license plate, or a certificate of identification or registration of a motorboat or sailboat for an indefinite period of time or the denial of an application for issuance or renewal of a registration or license plate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Suspension: means the disqualification of a person to receive invitations for bids or requests for proposals, or the award of a contract by the state, for a temporary period pending the completion of an investigation and any legal proceedings that may ensue because a person is suspected upon probable cause of engaging in criminal, fraudulent, or seriously improper conduct or failure or inadequacy of performance which may lead to debarment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Sweet potatoes: means all sweet potatoes of the grades as recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture and such other grades as may be promulgated by the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission;

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

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

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

    (5)  "Commission" means the Louisiana Sweet Potato Advertising and Development Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1742

  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • System: shall mean the City of Alexandria Employees' Retirement System established and described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3002
  • System: shall mean the City of Bogalusa Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • System: means 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 R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax notice party: means , as of the date of determination, the tax debtor and any person requesting notice pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale: means the sale or adjudication of tax sale title to property pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale certificate: means the written notice evidencing a tax sale to be filed in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale party: means the tax notice party, the owner of property, including the owner of record at the time of a tax sale, as shown in the conveyance records of the appropriate parish, and any other person holding an interest, such as a mortgage, privilege, or other encumbrance on the property, including a tax sale purchaser, as shown in the mortgage and conveyance records of the appropriate parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale purchaser: means the purchaser of tax sale property, his successors, and assigns. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale title: means the set of rights acquired by a tax sale purchaser or, in the case of adjudicated property, on the applicable political subdivision, pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • 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 operator: means a person who owns, operates, or otherwise controls a terminal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Terminate: shall mean to cancel the relationship between an insurance producer and the insurer or the termination of a producer's authority to transact insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Termination: means complete cessation of employment with the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Thrift institution: means an association, a homestead association,society or company, a savings and loan association, a building and loan association, a savings association, a foreign savings association, a federal savings association, a federal savings and loan association, a federal savings bank, or a supervised thrift and residential financing institution of a substantially similar nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Timberland: as used in this Part , means bona fide timberland being assessed at its use value as defined and determined pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4321
  • Timeshare association: means a corporation owned by the timeshare interest owners and through which the timeshare interest owners manage and regulate the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare documents: means all of the documents, by whatever names denominated, and any amendments thereto, which establish the timeshare plan, create and govern the rights and relationships of owners, and govern the use and operation of the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare expenses: means any expenditures, fees, charges, or other liabilities for which an owner of a timeshare interest is liable as a result of the ownership of the timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare instrument: means the legal document or documents, by whatever names denominated, that convey a timeshare interest to a purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare interest: means an ownership "timeshare interest" a lease timeshare interest, a timeshare estate, and a timeshare use unless expressly provided otherwise and includes any of the following:

    (a)  A "timeshare estate" which is the right to occupy a timeshare property, coupled with present ownership or some right to future ownership in a timeshare property or a specified portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2

  • Timeshare plan: means any arrangement, plan, scheme, or similar device, other than an exchange program, whether by membership agreement, sale, lease, license, other act of conveyance, or right-to-use agreement or by any other means, whereby a purchaser, in exchange for consideration, receives ownership rights in or the right to use accommodations for a period of time less than a full year during any given year, but not necessarily for consecutive years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare property: means one or more timeshare units subject to the same timeshare plan, together with any common elements or any other immovable property, or rights therein, appurtenant to those units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare unit: means a unit which is the subject of a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • to renew: means the issuance and delivery by an insurer of a policy replacing at the end of the policy period a policy previously issued and delivered by the same insurer, or the issuance and delivery of a certificate or notice extending the term of a policy beyond its policy period or term. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1266
  • Ton: means two thousand pounds avoirdupois. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Total net apportionable income or loss: means the remainder when subtracting from gross apportionable income or loss:

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

  • Total service: shall mean service rendered before the operative date of the system, and subsequent thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3033
  • Total voting power: means the entirety of the voting power. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • 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
  • Travel administrator: means a person who directly or indirectly underwrites, collects charges, collateral, or premiums from, or adjusts or settles claims on residents of this state in connection with travel insurance except that a person shall not be considered a travel administrator if the only circumstance that would otherwise cause him to be considered a travel administrator is one of the following:

                (a) A person working for a travel administrator to the extent that his activities are subject to the supervision and control of the travel administrator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1352

  • Travel assistance services: means non-insurance services that may be distributed by limited lines travel insurance producers or other entities and for which there is no indemnification for the travel protection plan customer based on a fortuitous event, nor any transfer or shifting of risk that would constitute the business of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1352
  • Travel insurance: shall mean that line of insurance defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Travel protection plan: means a plan that provides any of the following:

                (a) Travel insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1352

  • Trending: means any procedure for projecting losses to the average date of loss, or premiums or exposures to the average date of writing, for the period during which the policies are to be effective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • 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
  • Trust office: means an office, other than the principal office, at which a trust company is licensed by the commissioner to act as a fiduciary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:572
  • Trust representative office: means an office of an out-of-state trust company at which the company has been authorized by the commissioner to engage in a trust business other than acting as a fiduciary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:572
  • 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
  • Undivided profits: means paid-in or accumulated net income less distributions to stockholders and transfers to capital stock or surplus. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Unfairly discriminatory: means not capable of being actuarially justified or based on race, color, creed, or national origin. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1452
  • Uniform application: shall mean the current version of the NAIC Uniform Application for resident and nonresident producer licensing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Uniform Business Entity Application: shall mean the current version of the NAIC Uniform Business Entity Application for resident and nonresident business entities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1542
  • Uniform claim form: shall mean a form prescribed by rule by the department pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:1852
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unit: shall mean any governmental unit, any investor-owned electric power company and any electric cooperative association or corporation and, in addition, any state, any department, institution, commission, public instrumentality or political subdivision of any state, or of the United States presently owning a system or facilities for the generation, transmission or distribution of electric power and energy for public and private uses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4545.3
  • Unit: means immovable property, or a portion thereof, designated for separate occupancy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Unrestricted benefit: shall mean the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or single dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1576
  • Unsafe and unsound condition: means the inability of an association to meet its withdrawal requests or the association having violated its charter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • Urban: means an area within the boundaries of an urbanized area, as that term is used by the United States Census Bureau, that includes at least forty-five thousand people. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone: means an area within a political subdivision that is comprised of individual properties designated as urban agriculture preserves by the political subdivision for farming purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4751
  • Use period: means the increments of time into which a timeshare unit or the timeshare property is divided for the purpose of allocating rights of use and occupancy to the owners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Verified mail: means any method of mailing that is offered by the United States Postal Service or a private delivery service that provides evidence of mailing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • 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
  • Wages: means average weekly wage at the time of the accident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • 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
  • 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 any person offering for sale any catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products destined for direct retail sale in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Withdrawal value: means the amount credited to the shares of a member or to a savings or demand account, less lawful deductions therefrom, as shown on the records of the association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:703
  • 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 V – Of Quasi Contracts, and of Offenses and Quasi Offenses

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Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE V - Of Quasi Contracts, and of Offenses and Quasi Offenses

  • Account: means any deposit or credit account with a bank, including a demand, time, savings, passbook, share draft, or like account, other than an account evidenced by a certificate of deposit;

    (2)  "Afternoon" means the period of a day between noon and midnight;

    (3)  "Banking day" means the part of a day on which a bank is open to the public for carrying on substantially all of its banking functions;

    (4)  "Clearing house" means an association of banks or other payors regularly clearing items;

    (5)  "Customer " means a person having an account with a bank or for whom a bank has agreed to collect items, including a bank that maintains an account at another bank;

    (6)  "Documentary draft" means a draft to be presented for acceptance or payment if specified documents, certificated securities (R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agricultural products: include horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee, and other farm products;

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

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

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

  • Airline: means a company engaged in the business of transporting passengers and/or property for hire on regularly scheduled flights within, into, or from this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • 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.
  • Articles: means the original articles of incorporation, and all amendments thereto including those contained in merger agreements, or if restated, the latest restatement thereof, except in those instances in which the context expressly refers to the original articles of incorporation only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Assessed benefits: means the increased value accruing to lands and other property by reason of the improvements set out in the plan for reclamation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1601
  • Association: means any association organized under this Part; and,

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

  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Commercial fishing boat: shall mean any water craft used in the occupation of fishing for profit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • Company: means a person, firm, association, organization, partnership, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • 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.
  • Credit: includes every claim and demand for money, labor, merchandise and other valuable things. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Directors: means persons designated in the articles as such, and persons designated, elected or appointed by any other name or title to act as directors, and their successors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Draft: means a draft as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104
  • Drawee: means a person ordered in a draft to make payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104
  • Electric membership corporation: means any non-profit association or corporation organized pursuant to Title 12, Chapter 4, Part I of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, which is engaged in the business of manufacturing, generating, supplying, or manufacturing, generating and supplying electricity for light, heat, or power to consumers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Electric power company: means a company primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing, generating, supplying, or manufacturing, generating and supplying electricity for light, heat, or power to consumers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Expenses: means amounts represented by cash paid out or by obligations to pay cash or partly by each for maintaining and operating government services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Express company: means a company engaged in the business of conveying merchandise or other articles by express for hire within, through, into, or from this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • 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.
  • farm machinery: shall mean and include all motor propelled or motor operated mechanical devices used on a farm in the tilling of the soil and the production of crops, but shall not include any vehicle licensed for use on the public highways of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • Fund: means an independent fiscal and accounting entity with a self-balancing set of accounts recording cash or other resources together with all related liabilities, obligations, reserves, and equities which are segregated for the purpose of carrying on specific activities or attaining certain objectives in accordance with regulations, restrictions, and limitations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Gas company: means a company engaged in the business of supplying artificial or natural gas through pipe or tubing for light, heat, or power to consumers in the state and which is regulated by the Louisiana Public Service Commission or by the governing authority of a political subdivision pursuant to Section 21 of Article IV of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Gasoline: shall mean any motor fuel which is subject to tax under Part I of Chapter 7 of Sub-title II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Immovable property: means all things fixed and immovable by nature, destination or object, or disposition of law, whether owned or leased for a definite and specific term stated or which are continuously used or operated in Louisiana, including, but not limited to land, real estate, depots and station houses, buildings, tracks, repair and other shops, storage and other warehouses, excavations, channels, pole lines, docks, piers, or any structure or construction of permanent or quasi-permanent character. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • 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
  • Item: means an instrument or a promise or order to pay money handled by a bank for collection or payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:4-104
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Major movable property: means all movable and regularly moved locomotives, cars, vehicles, craft, barges, boats, and similar things which have not the character of immovable property, either owned or leased for a definite and specific term, including, but not limited to, the engines, cars, and all rolling stock of railroad companies; the boats, barges, and other watercraft and floating equipment of barge line and towing companies; the rolling stock of private car companies; the flight equipment of airlines; but not including "other movable property" as defined in Subsection J. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Member: includes actual members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with capital stock;

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

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

  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • 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
  • Other movable property: means all other property, corporeal or incorporeal, not included within the definitions of "immovable property" or "major movable property" and not immovable by nature or by disposition of law, which are so owned, leased, and so operated or used, including, but not limited to, material and supplies, inventories, fuel, leased rail, tools, furniture and fixtures, machinery, scales, pumps, water wells, communication equipment used solely in such enterprises and not available to the public, landing piers, docks, and all similar equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Owner: means the owner of record, and it shall not include usufructuaries, lessees, mortgagees, or trustees, who shall be considered as represented by the record owner for all purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1601
  • Petit jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Pipeline company: means any company that is engaged primarily in the business of transporting oil, natural gas, petroleum products, or other products within, through, into, or from this state, and which is regulated by (1) the Louisiana Public Service Commission, (2) the Interstate Commerce Commission, or (3) the Federal Power Commission, as a "natural gas company" under the Federal Natural Gas Act, 15 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • police jury: means the governing authority of the various parishes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:1601
  • Private car company: means a company whose railway rolling stock, used either for freight or passenger purposes and whether owned or leased, is operated over any railroad within, through, into, or from this state, but not the rolling stock of any regularly incorporated railroad. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • 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
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public service properties: means the immovable, major movable, and other movable property owned or used but not otherwise assessed in this state in the operations of each airline, electric membership corporation, electric power company, express company, gas company, pipeline company, railroad company, telegraph company, telephone company, and water company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Railroad company: means a company primarily engaged in the business of operating a railroad or terminal either wholly or partially within this state on right-of-way owned, leased, or held exclusively by the company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Reclassification of stock: means amendment of the articles to change the authorized number of shares of an existing class or series; to authorize shares of a new class or series; to change the designation, par value (including change of par-value shares to shares without par value or vice versa), preferences, limitations or relative rights, including cancellation or modification of the right to receive accumulated dividends which have not been declared, or variations in relative rights, of the issued, and authorized but unissued, shares of any existing class or series; or to change the issued shares of any existing class or series into a greater or smaller number of shares of the same class or series (subject to such changes as the reclassification may make in the designation, par value, preferences, limitations or relative rights, or variations in relative rights, thereof) or of another class or series, and to cancel any issued shares in connection with a reduction in the number thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Refundable purposes: shall mean the operating or propelling of any aircraft, any commercial fishing boat, any vehicle used by a licensed commercial fisherman in the administration of business associated with commercial fishing, any boat used to transport children to or from public or parochial schools, any farm tractor or any farm machinery used in the actual tilling of the soil and production of crops or any stationary motor used for agricultural purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1690
  • 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).
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Rolling stock: includes any kind of locomotive, car, or sleeping car used either for freight or passenger purposes, that may be operated over any railroad within this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • 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.
  • Shareholder: means a natural or artificial person who is the owner of a property interest in a corporation represented by a certificate for shares of stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Simple resolution: Designated "S. Res.," simple resolutions are used to express nonbinding positions of the Senate or to deal with the Senate's internal affairs, such as the creation of a special committee. They do not require action by the House of Representatives.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Tax commission: means the Louisiana Tax Commission as established in Title 47, Section 1831 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • taxpayers: includes firms, companies, associations and corporations; all words importing the masculine gender apply to females also, and all words in the plural number apply to single individuals in all cases in which the spirit and intent of this Chapter require it. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Telegraph company: means a company primarily engaged in the business of transmitting telegraph messages within, through, into, or from this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • Telephone company: means a company primarily engaged in the business of transmitting telephone messages within, through, into, or from this state; however, the term "telephone company" shall not include any company that:

    (1)  Primarily is engaged in the business of owning, operating, or managing a radio common carrier, as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851

  • Treasury shares: means issued shares which have been acquired by and belong to the corporation, if not required by the articles to be cancelled, or if not cancelled by order of the board of directors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • 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
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Water company: means a company primarily engaged in the business of supplying water through pipe or tubing to consumers in this state with the exception of those exempt by the Louisiana Constitution of 1974, Article VII, Section 21(B)(1). See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1851
  • 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.

Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE V – Of Quasi Contracts, and of Offenses and Quasi Offenses

Sections
Chapter 2 Of Offenses and Quasi Offenses 9:2791 – 9:2800.27
Chapter 3 Louisiana Products Liability Act 9:2800.51 – 9:2800.60
Chapter 4 Louisiana Drug Dealer Liability Act 9:2800.61 – 9:2800.76

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE V - Of Quasi Contracts, and of Offenses and Quasi Offenses

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Address: means street and municipal number, or other definite and ascertainable physical location if street and municipal number are not available; and, if a building not wholly occupied by the addressee, the location in the building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjournment sine die: The end of a legislative session "without day." These adjournments are used to indicate the final adjournment of an annual or the two-year session of legislature.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means the state of Louisiana or any board, commission, department, corporation, institution, or other agency of the state which may require capital outlay projects for the construction of or additions, renovations, and restorations, or any of them, to buildings, plants, and related facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • agency: means a city department or any division or branch thereof, or any agency of the city government, or branch of the city service, or any corporation organized for public purposes, of which fifty per cent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Agency: means any state office, department, board, commission, institution, division, officer or other person, or functional group, heretofore existing or hereafter created, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions of the government of the state in the executive branch, but not any governing body or officer of any local government or subdivision of the state, or any parochial officer who exercises functions coterminous with the municipality in which he performs those functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Agreement: means the agreement or agreements, as authorized under this Subpart, between the state of Louisiana, as the seller, and the corporation, as the purchaser, of the tobacco assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Agreement: means the agreement or agreements, as authorized under this Subpart, between the state of Louisiana, as the seller, and the corporation, as the purchaser, of the revenue assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Allocated value: means (1) the par value of par-value shares, plus any amounts in excess of par value transferred from surplus to stated capital in respect of such shares, less any part of such amounts transferred from stated capital to capital surplus as permitted by this Chapter, and (2) the amount allocated to stated capital upon issuance of shares without par value, plus any amounts thereafter transferred from surplus to stated capital in respect of such shares, less any part of such amounts transferred from stated capital to capital surplus as permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Allocation: means the official determination of the class to which a position in the classified service belongs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Alternate: means an item on the bid form that may either increase or decrease the quantity of work or change the type of work within the scope of the project, material, or equipment specified in the bidding documents, or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Ancillary contracts: means contracts described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Ancillary contracts: means contracts described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means any local governing authority requesting a loan from or completing an application form to apply for  a loan under the Rural Development Loan Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Appointing authority: means any officer, board, agency, commission, or person having the power to make appointments to positions in the city service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Appointment: means the designation of a person, by due authority, to become an employee in a position, and his induction into employment in the position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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 producing, raising, managing, harvesting, transporting, or marketing of aquatic livestock in privately owned waters or ponds as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Aquatic Chelonian: means terrapins and turtles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Aquatic livestock: means domestic aquatic, nongame, native, freshwater organisms produced, raised, managed, or harvested within or from a constructed impoundment in compliance with rules and regulations adopted pursuant to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Aquatic producer: means any person engaged in producing, raising, managing, harvesting, or marketing aquatic livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Architect: means any architect holding a certificate of registration and a license under the laws of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • 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 expressly refers to the original articles of incorporation only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Assets: means all of a corporation's property and rights of every kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • association: means a corporation, or unincorporated association, owned by or composed of the unit owners and through which the unit owners manage and regulate the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • bait: means any substance that is manufactured or processed into a substantially different form than the raw materials and is sold for the purpose of attracting crawfish to traps. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • 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: 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
  • Bidding documents: means the bid notice, plans and specifications, bid form, bidding instructions, addenda, special provisions, and all other written instruments prepared by or on behalf of a public entity for use by prospective bidders on a public contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Bidding documents: means the advertisement, plans and specifications, bidding form, bidding instructions, addenda, special provisions, and all other instruments prepared by or on behalf of the department for use by prospective bidders on a public contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Board: means the Louisiana Crawfish Promotion and Research Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Board: means the Louisiana Aquatic Chelonian Research and Promotion Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Board: means the board of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Board: means the board of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • 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
  • Boards: means the professional services selection boards created under the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Bonds: means tobacco bonds and refunding bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Bonds: means bonds and refunding bonds, notes, and other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Business corporation: means a corporation for profit formed under the laws of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Capital surplus: means the aggregate of:

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

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

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

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

  • Change order: means any contract modification that includes an alteration, deviation, addition, or omission as to a preexisting public work contract, which authorizes an adjustment in the contract price, contract time, or an addition, deletion, or revision of work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • civil service of the city: means all offices and positions of trust or employment of the city, any department, agency, board or commission thereof, or corporation organized for public purposes, of which fifty per cent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Claimant: as used in this Chapter , means any person to whom money is due pursuant to a contract with the owner or a contractor or subcontractor for doing work, performing labor, or furnishing materials or supplies for the construction, alteration, or repair of any public works, or for transporting and delivering such materials or supplies to the site of the job by a for-hire carrier, or for furnishing oil, gas, electricity, or other materials or supplies for use in machines used in the construction, alteration, or repair of any public works, including persons to whom money is due for the lease or rental of movable property used at the site of the immovable and leased to the owner, contractor, or subcontractor by written contract, and including registered or certified surveyors or engineers or consulting engineers, or licensed architects, or their professional subconsultants employed by the owner or by the contractor or subcontractor in connection with the building of any public work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2242
  • Claimant: as used in this Chapter , means any person to whom money is due pursuant to a contract with the owner or a contractor or subcontractor for doing work, performing labor, or furnishing materials or supplies for the construction, alteration, or repair of any public works, or for transporting and delivering such materials or supplies to the site of the job by a for-hire carrier, or for furnishing oil, gas, electricity, or other materials or supplies for use in machines used in the construction, alteration, or repair of any public works, including persons to whom money is due for the lease or rental of movable property, used at the site of the immovable and leased to the contractor or subcontractor by written contract, and including registered or certified surveyors or engineers, or licensed architects, or their professional subconsultants, employed by the contractor or subcontractor in connection with the building of any public work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:256.5
  • Classification plan: means all the classes of positions established for the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Classified service: means all offices and positions of trust or employment in the city service, except those placed in the unclassified service by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Closing date: means the date of delivery of the first issue of tobacco bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Closing date: means the date of delivery of the first issue of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Commission: means the city civil service commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of conservation of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Common expenses: means :

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

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Condominium property: means all interests in land, improvements thereon, and all servitudes and rights attaching to the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Consent decree: means the settlement agreement and related documents between the state of Louisiana and other gulf coast states, the United States, and BP Exploration & Production Inc. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • contract: means any contract awarded by any public entity for the making of any public works or for the purchase of any materials or supplies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Contract: means any contract awarded by the department for construction or maintenance of transportation facilities or work authorized by Article VII, Section 27 of the Constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Contractor: means any person or other legal entity who enters into a public contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Contractor: means any individual, partnership, joint venture, firm, corporation, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, or any acceptable combination thereof contracting for performance of public work for the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Controlled substance: means a controlled dangerous substance as defined and covered by the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Corporation: means the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation created pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Corporation: means the Coastal Protection and Restoration Financing Corporation created pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Court: means any court of competent jurisdiction where the registered office of the corporation is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • 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.
  • Crawfish farmer: means a person who farms or cultivates crawfish in ponds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declarant: means :

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

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

  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Demotion: means a change of an employee in the classified service from a position of one class to a position of another class for which a lower maximum rate of pay is prescribed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • Department: means the department of city civil service, including both the commission and the director. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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.
  • Derivative instrument: means a contract whose value is based on the performance of an underlying financial asset, index, or other investment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the chief administrative officer of the state office of rural development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Director: means the city director of personnel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Directors: means persons designated in the articles as such, and persons designated, elected or appointed by any other name or title to act as directors, and their successors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Distributor: means a Louisiana manufacturer of crawfish bags or a person who brings crawfish bags into Louisiana which were manufactured outside of Louisiana or a person who brings crawfish tail meat into Louisiana or who distributes crawfish tail meat in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • DWH NRD assets: means all rights, title, and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation of DWH natural resource damages as set forth in the consent decree that may be sold to the corporation from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • DWH NRD bonds: means the bonds, notes, and other obligations issued by the corporation, exclusive of bonds that the corporation may issue to refund bonds, the net proceeds, after financing costs, of the first issue of which shall be used by the corporation to pay a portion of the purchase price to the state of Louisiana to purchase the DWH NRD assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • DWH NRD payments: means the monies paid or payable for natural resource damages, pursuant to the consent decree, to the corporation and the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Earnable compensation: means the compensation earned by a member during the full normal working time as a teacher. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Earned surplus: means the excess of surplus over capital surplus. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Emergency: means an unforeseen mischance bringing with it destruction or injury of life or property or the imminent threat of such destruction or injury or as the result of an order from any judicial body to take any immediate action which requires construction or repairs absent compliance with the formalities of this Part, where the mischance or court order will not admit of the delay incident to advertising as provided in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Emergency: shall mean an unforeseen mischance bringing with it destruction or injury of life or property or the imminent threat of such destruction or injury, the result of an order from any judicial body to take immediate action which requires construction or maintenance without time to comply with the formalities of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Employee: means a person legally occupying a position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana, any city, parish, or other local school board, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, any board created by Article VIII of the Constitution of Louisiana, or any other agency of and within the state or a political subdivision by which a teacher is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Employment list: means an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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.
  • Engineer: means any engineer registered under the laws of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • 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.
  • Equipment-lease-purchase contract: means the lease-purchase contract in the form approved by the State Bond Commission between the local governmental entity and a nonprofit lessor providing for an obligation to lease equipment approved by the governmental entity pursuant to this Part and the lease of selected equipment designated by a local governmental entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Expenses: means amounts represented by cash paid out or by obligations to pay cash or partly by each for maintaining and operating government services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Facility: means any piece of property that contains a constructed impoundment or other area where aquatic livestock are produced, raised, managed, harvested, or marketed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • 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.
  • Federal agency: means any department, office, council, or agency of the federal government, or any public benefit corporation or authority authorized by federal statute. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • 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 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 simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Financing costs: means all capitalized interest, costs, fees, reserves, and credit and liquidity enhancements as the corporation determines to be desirable in issuing, securing and marketing the bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Financing costs: means all capitalized interest, costs, fees, reserves, and credit and liquidity enhancements as the corporation determines to be desirable in issuing, securing and marketing the bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • 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: 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.
  • Foreign corporation: means a corporation formed under the laws of any jurisdiction other than this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Functions: means duties, jurisdiction, powers, rights, and obligations, conferred or imposed upon, or vested in, any agency by law, or exercised, performed, or discharged by any agency without contravention of any provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Fund: means an independent fiscal and accounting entity with a self-balancing set of accounts recording cash or other resources together with all related liabilities, obligations, reserves, and equities which are segregated for the purpose of carrying on specific activities or attaining certain objectives in accordance with regulations, restrictions, and limitations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Gas: means any gas derived from or composed of hydrocarbons, including synthetic gas which is produced from coal, lignite, or petroleum coke and the heat content of which synthetic gas does not exceed 800 BTUs per standard cubic foot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the bond issuing power of a governmental unit is vested. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Illegal controlled substance: means cocaine, phencyclidine, heroin, or methamphetamine and any other illegal controlled dangerous substance the possession or distribution of which is a violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Impoundment: means any private, constructed pond, lake, reservoir, tank, cage, or other means of containment that has no inlet from or outlet to any public waters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • 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 38:2211
  • Income: means the tobacco settlement payments and all fees, charges, payments, and other income and receipts paid or payable to the corporation or a trustee or other party for the account of the corporation or the holders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Income: means the payments and all fees, charges, payments, and other income and receipts paid or payable to the corporation or a trustee or other party for the account of the corporation or the holders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Incorporator: means one of the signers of the original articles of incorporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indenture trustee: means the trust company or bank at the time serving as trustee under the trust indenture referred to in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Indenture trustee: means the trust company or bank at the time serving as trustee under the trust indenture referred to in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • 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 user: means the individual whose use of an illegal controlled substance, that is not obtained directly from or pursuant to a valid prescription or order of a licensed physician or practitioner, which is the basis of an action brought under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • 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
  • inventory value: as used in this Subpart , means the cost of property purchased by the trustee and the market value of other property at the time it became subject to the trust, but in the case of a testamentary trust the trustee may use any value finally determined for the purposes of an estate tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2157
  • Issued shares: means outstanding shares and treasury shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • 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.
  • Landscape architect: means any landscape architect registered under the laws of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lessee: means the local governmental entity which is designated as lessee under an equipment-lease-purchase contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • lessor: means a public corporation or public trust organized pursuant to state law having for its beneficiary the state, organized as a not-for-profit entity, no portion of the net earnings or other assets of which inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual, and which shall be authorized under state law to issue obligations for equipment acquisition the interest on which is exempt from calculation of gross income for federal income tax purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • Level four offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute sixteen ounces or more, or the illegal distribution of four ounces or more, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level one offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute less than four ounces or the illegal distribution of less than one ounce of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level three offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute  eight ounces or more but less than sixteen ounces, or the illegal distribution of two ounces or more, but less than four ounces, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Level two offense: means the illegal possession with intent to distribute four ounces or more but less than eight ounces, or the illegal distribution  of one ounce or more, but less than two ounces, of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Liability: means a debt arising out of a transaction where goods or services have been received or rendered which must be liquidated, renewed, or refunded at some future date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Licensed farmer: means any person who holds a valid aquatic chelonian or pet turtle farmer license issued by the department pursuant to Part X of Chapter 16 of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.22
  • List: means an employment list, an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Local governmental entity: means municipalities, parishes, school boards, clerks of court, levee districts, law enforcement districts, all special service districts, port commissions, and other political subdivisions of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • Louisiana resident contractor: includes any person, partnership, association, corporation, or other legal entity and is defined as one of the following:

    (i)  An individual who has been a resident of Louisiana for two years or more immediately prior to bidding on work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9

  • Marketing of an illegal controlled substance: means the possession with intent to distribute or distribution of a specified illegal controlled substance which is a violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Law, R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Member: means each natural or artificial person admitted to membership in a corporation, and, unless the context indicates otherwise, includes shareholders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Membership: means an interest in a corporation entitling the holder thereof to participate in the control of the corporation or to a pro rata share of its net assets upon dissolution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • 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
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Negotiate: means the process of making purchases and entering into contracts without formal advertising and public bidding with the intention of obtaining the best price and terms possible under the circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Negotiate: means to participate in the process of entering into contracts or plan changes without formal advertising and public bidding with the intention of obtaining the best price and terms possible under the circumstances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Net assets: means the excess of assets over liabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • 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.
  • nonprofit corporation: means a corporation formed under this Chapter, as well as a corporation formed under the laws of this state before January 1, 1969 but of a class of corporations that might be formed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: means an amount which a government may be required legally to meet out of its resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Office: means the state office of rural development created by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Offshore Royalty Revenue: means all monies constituting the state of Louisiana's allocable share pursuant to the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Offshore Royalty Revenue assets: means all right, title and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation that may be sold to the corporation from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Offshore Royalty Revenue bonds: means the bonds, notes and other obligations issued by the corporation, exclusive of bonds that the corporation may issue to refund bonds, the net proceeds (after financing costs) of the first issue of which shall be used by the corporation to pay a portion of the purchase price to the state of Louisiana to purchase the Offshore Royalty Revenue assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Offshore Royalty Revenue payments: means the monies paid or payable to the corporation pursuant to the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Original entrance employment list: means an employment list for a class resulting from tests of fitness open to all applicants who meet the prescribed requirements for admission to the tests, regardless of prior employment in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Outstanding: when used with respect to bonds, shall exclude bonds that shall have been paid in full at maturity, or shall have otherwise been refunded, redeemed, defeased or discharged, or that may be deemed not outstanding pursuant to agreements with the holders thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Outstanding: when used with respect to bonds, shall exclude bonds that shall have been paid in full at maturity, or shall have otherwise been refunded, redeemed, defeased or discharged, or that may be deemed not outstanding pursuant to agreements with the holders thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Pay: means salary, wages, fees, allowances, and all other forms of valuable consideration, or the amount of any one or more of them, earned by or paid to any employee by reason of service rendered in any position, but does not include allowances for expenses authorized and incurred as incidents to employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Pay plan: means all the scales of rates of pay prescribed under the provisions of this Part for classes of positions in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Pension Reserve: means the present value of all payments to be made on account of any pension or benefit in lieu of any pension computed upon the basis of mortality tables adopted by the board of trustees, and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Pensions: means payments for life. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Person: means a natural person, governmental entity, or corporation, partnership,  firm, trust, or incorporated or unincorporated association, existing under or authorized by the laws of this state, another state, or a foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Person: means any architect, engineer, or landscape architect. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Place of illegal activity: means , in relation to the individual user of an illegal controlled substance, each parish in which the individual illegally possesses or uses an illegal controlled substance during the period of the individual's use of an illegal controlled substance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Place of participation: means , in relation to a defendant in an action brought under this Chapter, each parish in which the person participates in the marketing of illegal controlled substances during the period of the person's participation in the marketing of illegal controlled substances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2800.62
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plan change: means an alteration, deviation, addition, or omission as to a preexisting department construction or maintenance contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • 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:
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Prime professional: means the architect, landscape architect or engineer with whom the state may sign a contract for professional design services, who shall have the primary responsibility under the contract for the total professional services to be performed in connection with a capital outlay project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • 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
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Professional services: means those services performed by an architect, engineer, or landscape architect. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Promotion: means a change of an employee in the classified service from a position of one class to a position of another class for which a higher maximum rate of pay is provided in the pay plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public entity: means and includes the state of Louisiana, or any agency, board, commission, department, or public corporation of the state, created by the constitution or statute or pursuant thereto, or any political subdivision of the state, including but not limited to any political subdivision as defined in Article VI Section 44 of the Constitution of Louisiana, and any public housing authority, public school board, or any public officer whether or not an officer of a public corporation or political subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Public hearing: means a hearing held after public notice of at least five days, at which any person may have a reasonable opportunity to be heard, in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public School: means any school conducted within the state under the authority and supervision of a city, parish, or other local school board and any educational institution supported by and under the control of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Public work: means the erection, construction, alteration, improvement, or repair of any public facility or immovable property owned, used, or leased by a public entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2211
  • Public work: means the erection, construction, alteration, maintenance, improvement, or repair of any highway, bridge, transportation facility, or immovable property owned, used, or leased by the department or any public entity for which the department is acting pursuant to an agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 48:251.9
  • Quarter: means a calendar quarter more specifically defined as follows:

    (a)  First quarter: January, February, and March. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2

  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reclassification of stock: means amendment of the articles to change the authorized number of shares of an existing class or series; to authorize shares of a new class or series; to change the designation, par value (including change of par-value shares to shares without par value or vice versa), preferences, limitations or relative rights, including cancellation or modification of the right to receive accumulated dividends which have not been declared, or variations in relative rights, of the issued, and authorized but unissued, shares of any existing class or series; or to change the issued shares of any existing class or series into a greater or smaller number of shares of the same class or series (subject to such changes as the reclassification may make in the designation, par value, preferences, limitations or relative rights, or variations in relative rights, thereof) or of another class or series, and to cancel any issued shares in connection with a reduction in the number thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Reemployment list: means an employment list for a class consisting of a list of names of persons who have previously occupied positions allocated to that class, and who have been found to be entitled to certification for reappointment to positions of the class. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Registered office: means that office maintained by the corporation in this state, the address of which is kept on file in the office of the Secretary of State in the manner required by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Regular employee: means an employee who has been appointed to a position in the classified service in accordance with this Part after completing his working test period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Regular Interest: means interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Residual interests: means the income of the corporation, and bond proceeds, if any, not previously paid to the state, that are in excess of the corporation's requirements to pay its operating expenses, debt service, sinking fund requirements, reserve fund requirements, and any other contractual obligations to the holders or that may be incurred in connection with the issuance of the bonds, the amounts of which shall be determined by the board on or before January 1 and July 1 of each year for the next twelve months, and which, within ten days after each such determination, shall be transferred and paid by the corporation to the state treasurer for deposit in and credit to the Millennium Trust pursuant to the agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Residual interests: means the income of the corporation, and bond proceeds, if any, not previously paid to the state, that are in excess of the corporation's requirements to pay its operating expenses, debt service, sinking fund and other redemption requirements, reserve fund requirements, and any other contractual obligations to the holders or that may be incurred in connection with the issuance or repayment of the bonds, the amounts of which shall be determined by the board on or before January first and July first of each year for the next twelve months, and which, within ten days after each such determination, shall be transferred and paid by the corporation to the state treasurer for deposit in and credit to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund pursuant to the agreement between the state and the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • RESTORE Act: means the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • RESTORE assets: means all rights, title, and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation of civil penalties related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill as set forth in the RESTORE Act and the consent decree. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • RESTORE bonds: means the bonds, notes, and other obligations issued by the corporation, exclusive of bonds that the corporation may issue to refund bonds, the net proceeds, after financing costs, of the first issue of which shall be used by the corporation to pay a portion of the purchase price to the state of Louisiana to purchase the RESTORE assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • RESTORE payments: means the monies paid or payable for civil penalties, pursuant to the RESTORE Act and the consent decree, to the corporation, and the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement System: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Rural areas: means parishes within the state having less than one hundred thousand population, or municipalities within the state having less than thirty-five thousand population, and the  unincorporated areas of a parish with a population of over one hundred thousand. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Rural development and revitalization: means those policies, programs, laws, regulations, or other matters having to do with rural areas, including but not limited to economic development, employment, local government services and management, business, agriculture, environment, land use and natural resources, human services and community life, health care, education, transportation, community facilities, and housing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Selected equipment: means the equipment, as determined by the local governmental entity, which shall be the subject of a lease-purchase contract under the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • Selected vendor: means a supplier, manufacturer, retailer, wholesaler, dealer, or other source for selected equipment which has been selected by the local government entity pursuant to state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2319.2
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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.
  • Share: means an interest in a corporation, represented by a stock certificate issued after payment for the shares represented thereby, entitling the holder thereof to participate in the control of the corporation or to a pro rata share of its net assets upon dissolution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Shareholder: means a natural or artificial person who is the owner of a property interest in a corporation represented by a certificate for shares of stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Spouse: shall mean a person who is legally married to a member of this system and shall not include a person who is legally separated from a member of this system by a judgment of separation, unless such person has voluntarily reconciled with the member and which reconciliation is established by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • State allocation: means all monies to be received by the state of Louisiana as a result of the master settlement agreement, without giving effect to any sale of any portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • State allocation: means all monies to be received by the state of Louisiana as a result of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006, the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act as provided in the consent decree, or the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) natural resource damages as provided in the consent decree including all of the state of Louisiana's allocable share as determined thereunder, without giving effect to any sale of any portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.27
  • Stated capital: means the aggregate amount of:

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

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

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

  • Statute: 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.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supplemental professional services: means any service in addition to the prime professional service in connection with the capital outlay project which the prime professional may be required to provide. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Surplus: means the excess of assets over liabilities plus stated capital. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • swaps: means contracts described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Temporary appointment: means an appointment for a limited period of service without acquisition by the appointee of any continuing right to be retained as an employee beyond that period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tobacco assets: means all right, title and interest in and to the portion of the state allocation that may be sold to the corporation from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco bonds: means the bonds, notes and other obligations issued by the corporation, exclusive of bonds that the corporation may issue to refund bonds, the net proceeds (after financing costs) of the first issue of which shall be used by the corporation to pay a portion of the purchase price to the state of Louisiana to purchase the tobacco assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • Tobacco settlement payments: means the monies paid or payable to the corporation pursuant to the master settlement agreement and the agreement as in effect from time to time. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:99.3
  • 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 voting power: means the entirety of the voting power. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • 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.
  • Treasury shares: means issued shares which have been acquired by and belong to the corporation, if not required by the articles to be cancelled, or if not cancelled by order of the board of directors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Trust instrument: includes any lawful act, agreement, donation, testament or other document, by which the donor, settlor or testator transfers any property in trust, for any charitable, religious, benevolent, educational, scientific or literary purpose, or public benefaction of whatever name or nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • User agency: means the state agency, department, or institution undertaking a specific project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2310
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Voting member: means a person entitled to vote in accordance with the articles or by-laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201
  • Voting power: means the right vested, by law or by the articles or the by-laws, in the members, or in one or more classes of members, to vote in the determination of any particular question or matter coming before meetings of the members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:201