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  • Access: means to program, to execute programs on, to communicate with, store data in, retrieve data from, or otherwise make use of any resources, including data or programs, of a computer, computer system, or computer network. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Accident: means an unexpected or unforeseen actual, identifiable, precipitous event happening suddenly or violently, with or without human fault, and directly producing at the time objective findings of an injury which is more than simply a gradual deterioration or progressive degeneration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • Accumulated Contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member plus any interest which has been credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund plus amounts credited to his account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Accumulated contributions: shall mean the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund together with regular interest thereon as provided in Part VII of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's compensation and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed on the basis of interest and mortality assumptions adopted in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Actuarial equivalent: shall mean a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of such mortality and interest tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Adjusted service date: means the service date adjusted by the amount of any creditable service other than membership service, or for any periods of interrupted service, and from which all creditable service shall be calculated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Administrator: means the secretary of the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • administrator: means the administrator of the fraud section of the office of workers' compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1295
  • Adulterated meat: means any animal carcass, part thereof, meat or meat product, or any human or animal food additive or supplement containing or derived from animal protein, that bears or contains any bacteria, disease, microorganism, virus, or other pest that could cause serious illness or death in humans or animals or could cause animals to become economically unproductive. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2130
  • 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.
  • Agency: means the Louisiana Rehabilitation Services program of the office of workforce development within the Louisiana Workforce Commission, which licenses blind vendors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • agency: means any political subdivision, including any parish, municipality, school board, or special district, and any other unit of local government and any department, office, agency, board, commission, district, governing authority, committee, subcommittee, advisory board, task force, or other instrumentality of a political subdivision or other unit of local government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9662
  • Agreement: means the document of participation between a participating employer and the board, that sets forth the requirements and procedures for covering the employees of such participating employer under this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Agreement date: means the date as of which the provisions of this Chapter first become applicable to an employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Annuity: shall mean payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Annuity reserve fund: means the fund in which shall be held the reserves for liabilities of retirees and beneficiaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Apiary: means the assembly of one or more colonies of bees at a single location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • 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 a person or place of business that makes a formal application for a license, permit, certification, registration, or certificate issued pursuant to this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • Area: means the area within the boundaries of the industrial canal to the west, the intracoastal canal to the south, the St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9100.1
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attending physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Attending physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Authorized agent: means the employee authorized by a participating employer to act as the coordinator between the board and the participating employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • average compensation: means his average earnable compensation for the five highest successive years of employment, or the highest five successive joined years where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Average final compensation: 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
  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Base pay: means prescribed compensation for a specific position on a full-time basis, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, payment in kind, premium pay, or any other allowance for expense authorized and incurred as an incident to employment, except supplemental pay for certain members as provided by Article X, Section 10(A)(1) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Beekeeper: means a person who owns one or more colonies of bees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Beekeeping equipment: means anything that is used in the operation of an apiary, such as hive bodies, supers, frames, top and bottom boards, and extractors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Beneficiary: means the eligible recipient of a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, or other benefit provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Beneficiary: shall mean any person designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Beneficiary: means the person designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which he may be entitled under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Benefits: means the money payments payable to an individual, as provided in this Chapter, with respect to his unemployment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Biosciences: means any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms, including but not limited to research, development, manufacture, testing, marketing and/or distribution of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology products, and medical devices that will eventually be used by healthcare providers to treat, cure, prevent, or mitigate disease or conditions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.65
  • Blind student: means an individual who is eligible for special education services and who:

                (a) Has a visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with correcting lenses or has a limited field of vision such that the widest diameter subtends an angular distance of no greater than twenty degrees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1982

  • Blind vendors: means those individuals who are classified under state and federal regulations as legally blind and who are licensed to and have a permit to operate vending facilities on state, federal, or other property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • Board: means the board of commissioners of the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Board: means Louisiana Gaming Control Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Board: means the Board of Commissioners of St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:7801
  • Board: means the Board of Supervisors of Community and Technical Colleges or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1991
  • 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 of supervisors: means the governing board of the district or, if such board has been abolished, the board, body, or commission succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers given to the board by this Chapter have been given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.13
  • Board of Trustees: means the board provided for in Part V of this Chapter to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Board of Trustees: shall mean the Board provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • board of trustees: means the board of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Bond: includes "certificate" and the provisions which are applicable to bonds are equally applicable to certificates. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.13
  • Bond: means the bonds, notes, renewal notes, refunding bonds, interim certificates, certificates of indebtedness, certificates of participation, debentures, warrants, commercial paper, capital leases, revenue bonds, or other obligations or evidences of indebtedness authorized to be issued by the district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.65
  • Bond: means the bonds, notes, renewal notes, refunding bonds, interim certificates, certificates of indebtedness, certificates of participation, debentures, warrants, commercial paper, capital leases, revenue bonds, or other obligations or evidences of indebtedness authorized to be issued by a district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.103
  • Braille: means the system of reading and writing through touch commonly known as standard English Braille. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1982
  • 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
  • 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
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation: means those measures used to restore or support cardiac or respiratory function in the event of a cardiac or respiratory arrest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Cattle: means all bovine animals, regardless of age, including calves. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Chalk: means a soft, friable, loosely consolidated material composed primarily of calcium carbonate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charge to the jury: The judge's instructions to the jury concerning the law that applies to the facts of the case on trial.
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Collecting person: means :

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

  • Comb package: means a package of bees shipped or moved on a comb containing honey and/or brood, with or without a queen. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Commercial development: means all facilities and improvements used for commercial or other nonresidential purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9100.1
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Workforce Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
  • Commission: means the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Commission on Human Rights. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Commission: means the St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:7801
  • Commission: means the East New Orleans Neighborhood Advisory Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9100.1
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Compliance with an order of support: means that the support obligor is no more than ninety days in arrears in making payments in full for current support or in making periodic payments as set forth in a court order of support, and has obtained or maintained health insurance coverage if required by an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Computer: includes an electronic, magnetic, optical, or other high-speed data processing device or system performing logical, arithmetic, and storage functions, and includes any property, data storage facility, or communications facility directly related to or operating in conjunction with such device or system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer network: means a set of related, remotely connected devices and communication facilities including at least one computer system with capability to transmit data through communication facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer program: means an ordered set of data representing coded instructions or statements that when executed by a computer cause the computer to process data. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer services: means providing access to or service or data from a computer, a computer system, or a computer network, and also includes but is not limited to data processing services, Internet services, electronic mail services, electronic message services, or information or data stored in connection therewith. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer software: means a set of computer programs, procedures, and associated documentation concerned with operation of a computer system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Computer system: means a set of functionally related, connected or unconnected, computer equipment, devices, or computer software. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • Condominium parcel: means a unit together with the undivided interest in the common elements which is an inseparable component part of the unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • 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
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, including orders and documents purporting to represent grants, which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contractual obligations: means the open contract balance at the close of business on September thirtieth. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1553
  • Contributions: means the money payments to the state unemployment compensation fund, required by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cooperative purchasing: means procurement conducted by or on behalf of more than one public procurement unit or by a public procurement unit with an external procurement activity or by a private procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Cost: when used with reference to any project, includes but is not limited to:

    (a)  The expenses of determining the feasibility or practicability of acquisition, construction, or reconstruction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.13

  • Council: means the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
  • Council: means the Louisiana Beef Industry Council established under this Part to administer and govern the program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • 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
  • 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
  • Creditable Service: means "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Creditable service: means all periods of time for which credit is allowed towards any benefits of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Declarant: means a person who has executed a declaration as defined herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Declaration: means a witnessed document, statement, or expression voluntarily made by the declarant, authorizing the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining procedures, in accordance with the requirements of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Dental practitioner: means anyone issued a permit or licensed to practice under the provisions of Chapter 9 of Title 37, when engaged in such practice, and shall include professional dental corporations and partnerships. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Dental treatment: means those practices and procedures which fall within the definition of the practice of "dentistry" as that term is defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1161.1
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • 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 state department of education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1962
  • Department: means the state Department of Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1972
  • Department: means the Board of Supervisors of Community and Technical Colleges or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1991
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Designated representative: is a person in a position of authority within the company he represents, such as a partner of a partnership, an officer or director of a corporation, the proprietor of a proprietorship, or anyone who acts in a managerial capacity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1176
  • Designated slot machine gaming area: means the contiguous area of an eligible live racing facility at which slot machine gaming may be conducted in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, determined by measuring the area, in square feet, inside the interior walls of the licensed eligible facility, excluding any space therein in which gaming activities may not be conducted, such as bathrooms, stairwells, cage and beverage areas, and emergency evacuation routes of any width that meet or exceed the minimum size required by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of the program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1989.2
  • Disability: means a condition which in the determination of the board renders an employee permanently and totally disabled, by bodily injury or disease, leaving him incapable of any employment, provided that such condition is not, directly or indirectly, the result of military service, engaging in a felonious criminal enterprise, habitual drunkenness or use of narcotics, intentionally self-inflicted injury, or declared war or enemy action. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Disability: means a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of the individual, a record of such impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Discriminatory practice in connection with employment: means an employment practice prohibited by Chapter 3-A of Title 23 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950,  or by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Discriminatory practice in connection with public accommodations: means any direct or indirect act or practice of exclusion, distinction, restriction, segregation, limitation, refusal, denial, or any other act or practice of differentiation or preference in the treatment of a person or persons because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Diseased livestock: means any livestock that is infected with or carries any bacteria, disease, microorganism, virus, or other pest that could cause serious illness or death in humans or animals or could cause animals to become economically unproductive. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2130
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distributee: shall mean a member of this system who receives a distribution of funds from this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Distributor: means a person who sells, offers for sale, or distributes agricultural liming materials in this state on the wholesale level. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • District: means the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • district: means a special district as provided in Article VI, Section 19 of the Constitution of Louisiana, which is created pursuant to this Chapter and limited to the performance of those specialized functions authorized by this Chapter; the boundaries of which are contained wholly within a single parish; the governing head of which is a body created, organized, and constituted and authorized to function specifically as prescribed in this Chapter for the delivery of community development services; and the formation, powers, governing body, operation, duration, accountability, requirements for disclosure, and termination of which are as required by general law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.13
  • District: means the BioDistrict New Orleans as further defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.65
  • District: means a local or regional economic development district created pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.103
  • District manager: means the manager of the district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.13
  • District roads: means highways, streets, roads, alleys, sidewalks, landscaping, storm drains, bridges, and thoroughfares of all kinds and descriptions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.13
  • Districts: means , collectively, Sewer District No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:7801
  • Do-not-resuscitate identification bracelet: means a standardized bracelet as described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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
  • Earnable compensation: means the compensation earned by a member during the full normal working time as a teacher. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full rate of compensation that would be payable to the member (employee) if he worked the full working time, including the expense allowance paid to the district attorney by the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Earned compensation: means the base pay earned by an employee for a given pay period as reported to the system on a monthly basis by the agency which shall include the cash value of any emolument of office in the form of paid compensation in lieu of salary which is subject to federal and state payroll taxes and includes the full amount earned by an employee, overtime, and per diem earned by an employee of the House of Representatives, the Senate, or an agency of the legislature, and expense allowances and per diem paid to members of the legislature, the clerk, or sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives and president and secretary or sergeant at arms of the Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Earnings: means the full amount of compensation earned by a member for service rendered as an employee, excluding bonuses or fees in excess of regular salary or retainer, overtime pay, or payments relative to termination of employment including but not limited to accrued sick or annual leave and severance pay. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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
  • Electronic mail service provider: means any person who both:

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

  • Eligible facility: means no more than one facility in St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Eligible patient: means a person to whom all of the following criteria apply:

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

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

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

  • Eligible rollover distribution: means a distribution as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Eligible rollover distribution: shall mean any distribution made on or after December 1, 1994, of all or any portion of the balance to the credit of the distributee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Employee: shall mean any district attorney of the state of Louisiana, or any assistant district attorney in any parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employee: means a person including an elected official, actively employed by a participating employer on a permanent, regularly scheduled basis of at least an average of thirty-five hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana, any city, parish, or other local school board, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, any board created by Article VIII of the Constitution of Louisiana, or any other agency of and within the state or a political subdivision by which a teacher is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Employer: means :

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

  • Employer: shall mean any parish in the state of Louisiana; the state of Louisiana, or the police jury or any other governing body of a parish or political corporation or subdivision of the state of Louisiana which employs and pays persons as district attorneys or assistant district attorneys. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employer: means 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
  • Employment: means , subject to the other provisions of this Subsection, any services including service in interstate commerce, performed for wages or under any contract of hire, written or oral, express or implied;

                B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472

  • Employment security administration fund: means the employment security administration fund established by this Chapter, from which administrative expenses under this Chapter shall be paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • 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
  • Ethics board: means the ethics body which has jurisdiction over elected officials under Chapter 15 of Title 42 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9662
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • 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
  • Expenditure: means the gift or payment of money or any thing of value for the purchase of food, drink, or refreshment for a local government official or for the spouse or minor child of a local government official for the purpose of lobbying or any gift or payment permitted by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9662
  • External procurement activity: means any buying organization not located in this state which, if located in this state, would qualify as a public procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final compensation: means the average monthly earnings during the highest sixty consecutive months or joined months if service was interrupted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Final salary: means the average monthly earnings of a member during the twelve-month period immediately preceding his death or retirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Fiscal year: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Fiscal year: shall mean the twelve-month period ending on June 30th of each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Fiscal year: means the calendar period beginning July 1 and ending June 30 following. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Functional vision assessment: is a n organized plan for observing how a student uses vision to perform routine tasks and assesses whether a visual impairment is interfering with the learning process. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1982
  • Fund: means the unemployment compensation fund established by this Chapter, to which all contributions required and from which all benefits provided under this Chapter shall be paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Governing authority: means the governing authority of the city of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9100.1
  • Ground shells: means a material obtained by grinding the shells of mollusks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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.
  • 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: means any health maintenance organization, home health agency, hospice, hospital, or nursing facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Health care provider: means any home health agency, hospice, hospital, or nursing facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Hearing examiner: means one or more persons or commissioners designated by the commission to conduct a hearing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • hive: means an aggregate of bees consisting principally of workers, but having, when perfect, one queen and at times many drones; and includes brood, combs, honey, and the receptacle inhabited by the bees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • hotel: as used in this Chapter shall mean and include any establishment, either public or private, engaged in the business of furnishing or providing rooms and overnight camping facilities intended or designed for dwelling, lodging, or sleeping purposes to transient guests when such establishment consists of two or more guest rooms and does not encompass any hospital, convalescent or nursing home or sanitarium, or any hotel-like facility operated by or in connection with a hospital or medical clinic providing rooms exclusively for patients and their families. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.124
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Independent contractor: means 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
  • Individualized Education Program: means a written statement developed for a student eligible for special education services pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1982
  • informed consent: means consent to any dental treatment or course of dental treatment given by a patient:

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

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

  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insurers: means insurance companies and group self-insurance associations, by whatever names. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1176
  • 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.
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Internet-connected device: means a physical object to which both of the following apply:

                (a) Is capable of connecting to, and is in regular connection with, the internet. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1

  • 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.
  • 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
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • 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
  • Landowner: means the owner of immovable property as it appears in the official records of the parish, including a trustee, a private corporation, and an owner of a condominium unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.13
  • LaPOST: means Louisiana Physician Order for Scope of Treatment as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Large development: means any development other than single-family development, a multi-family development or a commercial development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9100.1
  • 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
  • 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 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 the authorization applied for by or issued to the owner of an eligible facility by the board to conduct slot machine gaming at an eligible facility issued pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • 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

  • Licensed emergency medical services practitioner: means a licensed emergency medical services practitioner as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Licensed emergency medical services practitioner: means a licensed emergency medical services practitioner as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Licensee: means any person issued a license by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • 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
  • Life-limiting and irreversible condition: means a continual profound comatose state with no reasonable chance of recovery or a condition caused by injury, disease, or illness which within reasonable medical judgment would usually produce death within six months, for which the application of life-sustaining procedures would serve only to postpone the moment of death and for which the life-sustaining procedures would be a burden and not a benefit to the qualified patient, except as provided in the definition of "life-sustaining procedure" herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Life-sustaining procedure: means any medical procedure or intervention which, within reasonable medical judgment, would serve only to prolong the dying process for a person diagnosed as having a terminal and irreversible condition, including such procedures as the invasive administration of nutrition and hydration and the administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Livestock: means any animal bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for show, profit, or for the purpose of selling or otherwise producing crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2130
  • livestock: means any animal bred, kept, maintained, raised, or used for show, profit, or for the purpose of selling or otherwise producing crops, animals, or plant or animal products for market. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2651
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation of any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2802
  • Lobbyist: means any person who acts in a representative capacity and makes an expenditure in excess of five hundred dollars in the aggregate within the calendar year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9662
  • 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
  • Local government action: means any act by a local government agency or official to effectuate the public powers, functions, and duties of a local government official or a local government agency, including but not limited to any act in the nature of policymaking, rulemaking, adjudication, licensing, regulation, or enforcement; relative to contracts, requests for proposals, development of specifications, or engaging another person to perform a governmental function; to adopt, repeal, increase, or decrease any fee imposed on the affairs, actions, or persons regulated by a local government agency; or to affect the passage, defeat, or implementation of any legislation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9662
  • local governmental entity: shall mean the political subdivision or political corporation authorized to execute a cooperative endeavor agreement under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:7633
  • 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
  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • 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
  • Manufacturer: means any person who manufactures or assembles and programs slot machines for use in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Marl: means a granular or loosely consolidated earthy material composed primarily of seashell fragments and calcium carbonate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • materials: means solid or liquid materials which contain calcium or magnesium and which are sold, offered for sale, or distributed for use in neutralizing acidity in agricultural soils. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Maximum benefit: means the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the system set forth in Part IV of this Chapter in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians which shall arrange for or review medical examinations as required by this Chapter or applicable state laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Medical institution: means any hospital as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4230
  • Meeting: means the cost containment meeting approved by the office of worker's compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1176
  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Member: shall include any employee, as defined in Paragraph (10) of this Section, included in the membership of this system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Mental impairment: means any mental or psychological disorder, such as intellectual disability, organic brain syndrome, emotional or mental illness, and specific learning disabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Minor: means a person under eighteen years of age. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of twenty-one years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, a child born outside of marriage of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if a court of competent jurisdiction has, pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code rendered a judgment of filiation declaring the paternity of such member for the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years or child who had a disability at the time of the member's death and who remains disabled, and "child" means the issue of a marriage of a member, the legally adopted child of a member, the natural child of a female member, or the child of a male member if a court of competent jurisdiction has made an order of filiation declaring the paternity of such a member for the child or the father has formally acknowledged the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Multi-family development: means any building that is designed to house more than one family, including, but not limited to duplexes, condominiums and apartment buildings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9100.1
  • municipality: as used in this Chapter , means municipalities and parishes to which the Chapter is applicable. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9611
  • 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 origin: means the national origin of an ancestor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Natural person: means a human being. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Net slot machine proceeds: means the total of all cash and property received by a licensee from slot machine gaming operations minus the amount of cash or prizes paid to winners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • 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.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: means any bond and any cooperative endeavor agreement, financing or loan agreement, lease, sublease, or other agreement creating a duty to repay borrowed money or for another duty to be performed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.65
  • Obligation: means any bond and any cooperative endeavor agreement, financing or loan agreement, lease, sublease, or other agreement creating an obligation to repay borrowed money or for a duty to be performed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.103
  • 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
  • Office: means the office of workers' compensation administration established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • official: means an elected official, an appointed official, or an employee in a local government agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9662
  • 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
  • Overhead: means salaries, rent, and other operating expenses of the district exclusive of program or development expenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.103
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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
  • Parish: means the parish of St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:7801
  • participating employer: shall mean :

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

  • Participating parish or municipality: means any parish or municipal governing authority in the state undertaking to form a district under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.103
  • Patient: means a natural person who receives dental treatment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1161.1
  • 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
  • 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 one or more individuals, governments, governmental agencies, public authorities, labor organizations, corporations, legal representatives, partnerships, associations, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, mutual companies, joint stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, or other organized groups of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Person: means any natural person, partnership, corporation, company, association, society, trust, or other business unit or organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Person: means any individual, firm, or corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, committee, association, corporation, and any other organization or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9662
  • Personal health care representative: means a person who has authority in accordance with Louisiana law to act on behalf of an individual who is an adult or an emancipated minor in making decisions related to health care because of incapacity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Physician: means a physician or surgeon licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners or by the official licensing authority of another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Physician: means a physician or surgeon licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners or by the official licensing authority of another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plan A: means the revised plan to replace a combination of the regular and supplemental plans, to be effective October 1, 1978, as outlined in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Plan B: means the revised plan to replace the regular plan, to be effective October 1, 1978, as outlined in Part IV of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Plan Year: means the fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • 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.
  • Prior Service: means service rendered prior to the date of establishment of the retirement system for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Prior service: shall mean service rendered prior to the date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in 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.
  • 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 any person who owns or acquires ownership of cattle, except that a person shall not be considered to be a producer if the person's only share in the proceeds of a sale of cattle or beef is a sales commission handling fee or other service fee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Professional social work corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of social work. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1400
  • Program: means the occupational safety and health program approved by the OSHA section pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1176
  • Program: means the Governor's Program for Gifted Children. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1989.2
  • Project: means any development, improvement, property, utility, facility, works, enterprise, or service hereafter undertaken or established under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.13
  • Project: means a project as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.65
  • Project: means a capital improvement project including capital equipment funding as more particularly described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.103
  • Property: means property as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • 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 entities: means (a) state boards, agencies or commissions, parishes, municipalities, city, parish, and other local school boards and districts, levee boards and districts, port boards and commissions, port, harbor, terminal and industrial districts, drainage and land reclamation districts, all special service districts including but not limited to road, water, sewerage, fire protection, recreation, hospital service, and gas utility districts; (b) all other political subdivisions, special authorities, commissions, public trusts, and boards heretofore or hereafter created by or pursuant to the constitution or statutes of the state, any laws incorporated into or ratified or confirmed by the constitution, or general or special charters of any parish or municipality; and (c) all other units of local government created by or governed by the governing authorities of parishes or municipalities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.103
  • 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 procurement unit: means either a local public procurement unit or a state public procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Qualified patient: means a patient diagnosed and certified in writing as having a terminal and irreversible condition by two physicians who have personally examined the patient, one of whom shall be the attending physician. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Qualified patient: means a patient diagnosed and certified in writing as having a life-limiting and irreversible condition by the attending physician or personal physician of the patient. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Randolph-Sheppard Act: means the federal law which enables the Blind Enterprise Program under the authority of 20 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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
  • Registry: means a registry for declarations established and maintained by the secretary of state pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Regular interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Regular plan: means the original plan that became effective upon the establishment of the retirement system in 1955, as amended, excluding the supplemental plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retailer: means a person who sells agricultural liming materials to consumers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement: 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: 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
  • Retirement System: shall mean the District Attorneys' Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • retirement system: means the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, established as of January 1, 1955, defined in Chapter 4, Title 11 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, and as subsequently amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Revenue bonds: means obligations of the district which are payable from revenues derived from sources other than ad valorem taxes on immovable or movable property and which do not pledge the property, credit, or general tax revenue of the district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.13
  • Revision date: means October 1, 1978, the effective date of the establishment of Plan A and Plan B. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • robotic nature: shall mean capable of independent motion or moving the user. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1169.3
  • School: means the Jimmy D. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1962
  • School: means the Thrive Academy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1972
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1
  • 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
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service: shall mean service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (10) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Service certificate: means a statement of a member's total creditable service as approved by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Service date: means the date of enrollment of a member into the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Service technician: means any person other than a licensee or manufacturer who repairs, services, inspects, or examines slot machines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Services: means the furnishing of labor, time, or effort by a contractor whose primary purpose is to perform an identifiable task rather than to furnish an end item of supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • sister: includes step-brothers and step-sisters, and brothers and sisters by adoption. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • Slot machine: means any mechanical, electrical, or other device, contrivance, or machine which, upon insertion of a coin, token, or similar object therein or upon payment of any consideration whatsoever, is available to play or operate, the play or operation of which, whether by reason of the skill of the operator or application of the element of chance, or both, may deliver or entitle the person playing or operating the machine to receive cash, premiums, merchandise, tokens, or anything of value, whether the payoff is made automatically from the machine or in any other manner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Slot machine gaming: means the use, operation, offering, or conducting of slot machines at an eligible facility in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • solid waste: as used in this Chapter shall have the meaning as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:8051
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Spouse: shall mean a person who is legally married to a member of this system and shall not include a person who is legally separated from a member of this system by a judgment of separation, unless such person has voluntarily reconciled with the member and which reconciliation is established by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to the qualified patient but does not include a spouse who is judicially separated from the patient, is cohabited with another person in the manner of married persons, or who has been convicted of any crime of violence as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: includes the states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.103
  • State board: means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:407.91
  • State Board: means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1962
  • State board: means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1972
  • State entomologist: means the entomologist of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2302
  • State public procurement unit: means the central purchasing agency and any other purchasing agency of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • State superintendent: means the state superintendent of education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1962
  • State superintendent: means the state superintendent of education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1972
  • Statement: includes but is not limited to any notice, statement, proof of loss, bill of lading, receipt for payment, invoice, account, estimate of property damages, bill for services, diagnosis, prescription, hospital or doctor records, test results, X-rays, or other evidence of loss, injury, or expense. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1200.2
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Student: means a person who satisfies all of the provisions of this Paragraph. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supplemental plan: means the supplementary plan established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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
  • Surviving spouse: means a legal spouse who was married to a member at the time of the member's death and for at least twelve months immediately prior thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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
  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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 and irreversible condition: means a continual profound comatose state with no reasonable chance of recovery or a condition caused by injury, disease, or illness which, within reasonable medical judgment, would produce death and for which the application of life-sustaining procedures would serve only to postpone the moment of death. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1151.1
  • Terminal illness: means a disease that, without life-sustaining procedures, will result in death in the near future or a state of permanent unconsciousness from which recovery is unlikely. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1169.3
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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
  • United States: when used in a geographical sense, includes the states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • University: means the college or university at which the program's activities are held, if any. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1989.2
  • Unsolicited bulk electronic mail: means any electronic message which is developed and distributed in an effort to sell or lease consumer goods or services and is sent in the same or substantially similar form to more than one thousand recipients. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 14:73.1
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • 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
  • Wages: means average weekly wage at the time of the accident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • Wages: means all remuneration for services, including vacation pay, holiday pay, dismissal pay, commissions, bonuses, the cash value of all remuneration in any medium other than cash, and WARN Act payments received pursuant to 29 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1472
  • Water management and control facilities: means any lakes, canals, ditches, reservoirs, dams, levees, floodways, pumping stations, or any other works, structures, or facilities for the conservation, control, development, utilization, and disposal of water, and any purposes incidental thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.13
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.

Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE VII – Of Sale

Sections
Chapter 1 Sales in General 9:2901 – 9:2928
Chapter 2 Conventional Sales 9:2941 – 9:2991.11
Chapter 3 Judicial Sales 9:3001 – 9:3003
Chapter 4 Assignment or Transfer of Credits or Other Incorporeal Rights 9:3051 – 9:3121
Chapter 4-A Corporeal Immovables 9:3131 – 9:3136
Chapter 4-B Louisiana Exchange Sale of Receivables Act 9:3137.1 – 9:3137.9
Chapter 5 New Home Warranty Act 9:3141 – 9:3150
Chapter 6 Auction Sales, Judicial Sales, and Expropriation 9:3151 – 9:3191.1
Chapter 7 Relationship Between the Civil Code Title On Sale and the Commercial Laws 9:3192
Chapter 8 Residential Property Disclosure 9:3196 – 9:3200

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE VII

  • Abused parent: means the parent who has not committed family violence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all regular contributions, plus regular interest thereon, placed to the credit of the participant in the annuity savings account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all 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
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Act: means this Correctional Facilities Corporation Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Act: means this Office Facilities Corporation Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Activity: means a distinct subset of functions or services within a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equal value when computed upon the basis of the mortality tables adopted by the board of trustees plus regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equal value, when computed upon the basis of mortality tables adopted by the board of supervisors and regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefits 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

  • Addictive disorder: is a primary, chronic neurobiologic disease with genetic, psychosocial, and environmental factors influencing its development and manifestations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Adjudicated property: means a residential housing property on which taxes were due and which has been sold in accordance with law without appraisement following advertisement in the official journal of the local governmental subdivision and for which a tax deed by the local governmental subdivision's tax collector has been issued that constitutes prima facie evidence that a valid sale was made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • 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 costs: means costs incurred by the Department of Natural Resources in the administration of the program, including but not limited to:

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

  • Administrative costs: means costs incurred by the Louisiana Department of Health, office of public health in the administration of the program, including but not limited to:

                (a) Program startup costs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822

  • Administrative units: means developmental centers and any other unit established under the administration and supervision of the office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • administrator: means a person in charge of a treatment facility or his deputy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • administrator: means a person in charge of a treatment facility or his deputy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • advance directive: means a written document voluntarily executed by a principal in accordance with the requirements of this Part and includes a declaration or the appointment of a representative or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • 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.
  • 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 a city department or any division or branch thereof, or any agency of the city government, or branch of the city service, or any corporation organized for public purposes, of which fifty per cent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Agency: means any state office, department, board, commission, institution, division, officer or other person, or functional group, heretofore existing or hereafter created, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions of the government of the state in the executive branch, but not any governing body or officer of any local government or subdivision of the state, or any parochial officer who exercises functions coterminous with the municipality in which he performs those functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Agency: means the state of Louisiana, its municipalities or parishes, or the agencies of any of them, including particularly, but not exclusively, the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:3101
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alternate plan: means a renovation or rehabilitation plan for either a residential housing property below minimum habitability standards or a blighted housing property prepared by the owner or other secured party that preserves the historic integrity of the residential building and restores such property to minimum habitability standards as evidenced by (a) a physical condition assessment identifying components of the blighted housing property requiring repair, replacement, or improvement to restore the property to minimum habitability standards in a cost-effective manner, (b) an estimate and certificate of costs executed by the owner or other secured party, including a schedule of values executed by a contractor committed to complete the repairs, replacements, or improvements identified in the physical condition assessment within the estimate of costs, (c) evidence of funding commitments from government or commercial lenders sufficient to finance all costs identified in the estimate and certificate of costs, (d) a timetable evidencing the time frame within which the rehabilitation plan may be completed which shall include a date certain by which the rehabilitation will be completed, and (e) a detailed financial feasibility analysis, including documentation of the economic feasibility of the proposed reuse if the residential housing property is not to be occupied as the principal residence of the owner, including operating budgets or resale prices, or both, as appropriate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Alternative fuel: means a fuel which results in emissions of oxides of nitrogen, volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide, or particulates, or any combination of these which are comparably lower than emissions from gasoline or diesel and which meets or exceeds federal clean air standards, including but not limited to compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, biofuel, biodiesel, methanol, ethanol, and electricity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicle Revolving Loan Fund: means the revolving loan fund provided for pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document or custody agreement which provides that after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement or custody agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement or custody agreement shall terminate and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current budget year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Annual appropriation dependency clause: shall mean a clause which shall be included in any lease-purchase financing document which provides that if, after a diligent and good faith effort by the state to appropriate funds for the payment of sums due under a lease-purchase financing agreement, such funds are not appropriated, such lease-purchase agreement shall terminate in accordance with the terms of the lease-purchasing financing agreement and the state shall not be liable for the payment of further sums due on such agreements past the then current fiscal year; provided possession of the project is returned to the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Annuity: means annual payments for life, payable in equal monthly installments, derived from the accumulated contributions placed to the credit of the participant in the annuity reserve account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Annuity reserve: means the present value of all payments to be made on account of an annuity or benefit in lieu of any annuity computed upon the basis of such mortality tables accepted by the board of trustees, plus regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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.
  • Applicable purchasing agency: shall mean the Division of Administration of the state except as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Applicant: means a person or place of business that makes a formal application for a license, permit, certification, registration, or certificate issued pursuant to this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Applicant: means a person who has submitted an application to the division seeking a license or permit, or the renewal thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • 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
  • Applicant: means any person who has submitted an application or bid to the corporation for a permit, license, or contract under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Applicant: means a person who applies for designation as a certified market participant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Application: means the forms and schedules prescribed by the division upon which an applicant seeks a license or permit or the renewal thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Application: means the documentation and forms submitted by a person, on a form provided by the corporation, requesting issuance of a permit, license, or a proposed contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Appointing authority: means any officer, board, agency, commission, or person having the power to make appointments to positions in the city service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Appointment: means the designation of a person, by due authority, to become an employee in a position, and his induction into employment in the position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • Appropriation: means an authorization by the legislature to a budget unit for a program to expend from public funds a sum of money, for purposes designated, under the procedure prescribed in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Approving resolution: means a resolution adopted by the governing authority of a local governmental subdivision following an administrative hearing at which the owner and secured parties were provided notice and each given an opportunity to show cause why a rehabilitation plan for the residential housing property should not be prepared and implemented and which resolution determines that (a) the residential housing property is confirmed to be a blighted housing property and (b) the owner and secured parties either failed to submit an acceptable alternate plan or submitted an unacceptable alternate plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • 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
  • Asset forfeiture: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Assets: means all of a state bank's property and rights of every kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Assistant secretary: means the assistant secretary of the office for citizens with developmental disabilities of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • 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
  • Attorney general: means the Louisiana attorney general. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • Authenticate: means either of the following:

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

  • Authority: means a parish or municipality, or both, authorized by law to perform governmental functions and any special district created for the purpose of drainage and/or flood control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:90.1
  • Authorized agent: means an employee of the department designated by the state health officer to enforce the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Authorized other charges positions: means the number of positions in an appropriation bill to be funded by the other charges continuing category of the accounting system for the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Authorized positions: means the number of positions approved by the legislature in an appropriation bill to be funded by the salaries continuing category of the accounting system for the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • average compensation: means his average earnable compensation for the five highest successive years of employment, or the highest five successive joined years where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Average regular compensation: means the average annual rate of regular compensation of a member for any period of thirty-six successive months ending with full month's pay of service as an employee during which said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Aviation fuel: means aviation gasoline or aviation jet fuel. 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.
  • Bailee: means a person that by a warehouse receipt, bill of lading, or other document of title acknowledges possession of goods and contracts to deliver them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Bailor: means a person that delivers possession of goods to a bailee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Behavioral health: is a term used to refer to both mental health and substance use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Behavioral health treatment: means treatment of mental illness with psychotropic medication, admission to and retention in a treatment facility, or outpatient services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Beneficiary: means the eligible recipient of a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, or other benefit provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Beneficiary: means a person who resides or is employed in this state and is covered or is eligible to be covered by a health plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Beneficiary: means any person in receipt of a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefits provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Beneficiary: means any person in receipt of a retirement allowance or other benefit provided for in this part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Blighted housing property: means (a) any residential housing property for which environmental remediation is required by state law, rule, or regulation and  the condition of which is found or declared by the public officer to be harmful to the health or welfare, including the economic welfare, of the residents of the local governmental subdivision wherein the residential property is located, (b) any residential housing property that, as of the effective date of this Chapter, had been determined to be a blighted property or an adjudicated property by the local governmental subdivision, (c) any residential housing property that (i) is offered by a party in interest for inclusion on a blighted housing properties list and (ii) the current condition of which is declared by the local governmental subdivision to be below minimum habitability standards and unfit for human habitation, occupancy, or use, or (d) any residential housing property that (i) has not been legally occupied for eighteen months prior to the time a public officer makes a determination that the property has been vacant for such eighteen-month period and (ii) has been determined to be a public nuisance by the local governmental subdivision, except no residential housing property in an area impacted by Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita which was occupied as of August 28, 2005, shall be included if the owner is eligible for and receives assistance under the Road Home Housing Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Blighted housing property list: means a list prepared and periodically updated by a designated public official that identifies blighted housing properties in the jurisdiction of the local governmental subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Board: means the Agricultural Industry Board established by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Board: means the Louisiana Emergency Response Network Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2842
  • Board: means the Louisiana Crawfish Promotion and Research Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Board: means the board of directors of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Board: means Louisiana Gaming Control Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Board: means the Louisiana Gaming Control Board, as established by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • board of commissioners: means the governing board of the district or, if such board has been abolished, the board, body, or commission succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers given to the board by this Subpart have been given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2740.73
  • Board of directors: means the board of directors of the corporation created under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:951
  • Board of Pharmacy: means the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • Board of supervisors: means the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Board of Trustees: means the board provided for in Part V of this Chapter to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Board of trustees: means and includes the members of the board of trustees of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Bond: means all general obligation bonds or other instruments evidencing indebtedness of the state of Louisiana or any of its boards, departments, commissions, authorities and agencies issued pursuant to Article VII, Section 6 of the constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • Bond: includes "certificate" and the provisions which are applicable to bonds are equally applicable to certificates. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2740.73
  • Bond act: means the act authorizing the issuance of bonds which adopts this statement of policy by specific inclusion or by reference. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • Bond commission: means the State Bond Commission or any other entity authorized to approve and/or issue bonds for a municipality, including without limitation, the Board of Liquidation, City Debt, which is the appropriate bond commission for the city of New Orleans and the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:90.1
  • Bonds: means any debt obligations issued by any governmental unit, as hereinafter defined, and shall include, but not by way of limitation, the following: bonds, refunding bonds, notes, and certificates payable from and secured by (a) ad valorem and other taxes, (b) other revenues from whatever source derived, and (c) local or special assessments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidences of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, or any other evidence of indebtedness issued by the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Budget authority: Authority provided by law to enter into obligations that will result in outlays of Federal funds. Budget authority may be classified by the period of availability (one-year, multiyear, no-year), by the timing of congressional action (current or permanent), or by the manner of determining the amount available (definite or indefinite).
  • Budget office: means the section of the division of administration which monitors budgeting functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Budget request: means the document with its accompanying explanations, in which a budget unit states its financial requirements and requests appropriations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Budget unit: means any spending agency of the state which is declared to be a budget unit by the division of administration and which is identified for accounting purposes by a five-digit number code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Business: means any lawful activity, excepting a farm operation, conducted primarily--

    (a)  for the purchase, sale, lease and rental of personal and real property, and for the manufacture, processing, or marketing of products, commodities, or any other personal property;

    (b)  for the sale of services to the public;

    (c)  by a nonprofit organization; or

    (d)  solely for the purpose of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:3101

  • 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 recovery payment: means a monthly payment to a local governmental subdivision or qualified rehabilitation entity after completion of the rehabilitation or renovation of the residential housing property based upon the amount of any costs incurred by the local governmental subdivision or qualified entity, including any new funds for reserves, repairs, transaction costs, or similar property costs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Capitalization grant: means the assistance agreement by which the United States Environmental Protection Agency obligates and awards funds allotted to the state for the purposes of capitalizing the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund as well as any other monies for other purposes authorized by the federal act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • 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
  • Casino gaming operations: means any gaming operations offered or conducted at or in the official gaming establishment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Casino operating contract: means a contract let or bid by the corporation, in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, authorizing a casino operator to conduct casino gaming operations at the official gaming establishment for the benefit of the state and the casino gaming operator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • casino operator: means any person who enters into a casino operating contract with the corporation requiring that person to conduct casino gaming operations according to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Central registry: means the master index maintained by the secretary as provided by this Chapter, reflecting information contained in all effective financing statements, and statements evidencing assignments, amendments, extensions, and cancellations thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Certificates: means certificates of participation executed and delivered by a trustee evidencing ownership interests in any lease entered into by the state, as lessee, and the corporation, as lessor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Certified market participant: is a n applicant approved by the board to participate in a cooperative endeavor authorized under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Chairman: means the chairman of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • 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 judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Child identification card: means a record of a child's fingerprints and photograph, together with basic identifying information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Claims: refers to only those claims covered by the Self-Insurance Fund in accordance with this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • 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.
  • Client: refers to a recipient of services who has been charged with or convicted of a crime and who requires special protection and restraint in a forensic treatment facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Combined adjusted gross income: means the combined adjusted gross income of both parties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • Commercial body art facility: means any location, place, area, or business, whether permanent or temporary, which provides consumers access to personal services workers who for remuneration perform any of the following procedures:

               (a) Tattooing or the insertion of pigment under the surface of the skin of a human being, by pricking with a needle or otherwise, to produce an indelible mark or figure visible under the skin. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831

  • Commission: means the Horticulture Commission of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Commission: means the city civil service commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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 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 3:1
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • Commissioner of insurance: means the Louisiana commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • Committee: means the Joint Legislative Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:90.1
  • Common elements: means the portion of the condominium property not a part of the individual units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Common elements: means all portions of timeshare property other than units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Common expenses: means :

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

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Company: means any foreign domiciled or based entity, real or juridical, which is not a subsidiary of nor owned in whole or in part by any domestic company, and which is engaged in an enterprise for financial gain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:312
  • Compensation: means a payment of money, objects, services, or anything else having monetary value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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
  • Compressed natural gas: means natural gas that has been compressed and is advertised, offered for sale, suitable for use, sold, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Conditional discharge: means the physical release of a judicially committed person from a treatment facility by the director or administrator or by the court. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Condominium parcel: means a unit together with the undivided interest in the common elements which is an inseparable component part of the unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Condominium property: means all interests in land, improvements thereon, and all servitudes and rights attaching to the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Conduit individual retirement account: means an account which is covered by the provisions of Section 408(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, provided the account only contains assets rolled over to the account as an eligible rollover distribution from a qualified plan, plus earnings on those assets, but does not contain any other assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Conservator: means the commissioner or his designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Consignee: means a person named in a bill of lading to which or to whose order the bill promises delivery. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Consignor: means a person named in a bill of lading as the person from which the goods have been received for shipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • 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
  • Consumer: means any individual who is provided access to a commercial body art facility which is required to be registered pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • 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
  • Consumer: means any individual who is provided access to a tanning facility which is required to be registered pursuant to provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Contempt of court: means that a person has been found guilty of a direct contempt of court for a contumacious failure to comply with a subpoena, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Article 222(5), or a constructive contempt of court for willful disobedience of a lawful order of the court, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Article 224(2), in or ancillary to a child support or paternity proceeding. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Continuation budget: means that funding level for each budget unit which reflects the financial resources necessary to carry on all existing programs and functions of the budget unit at their current level of service in the ensuing fiscal year including any adjustments necessary to account for the increased cost of services or materials due to inflation and estimated increases in workload requirements resulting from demographic or other changes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Contract: includes any agreement conferring the rights and obligations of a timeshare ownership on the purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Cooperative endeavor: means a contractual relationship between the state of Louisiana through the board with a person for a public purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Corporation: means a Louisiana industrial development corporation created under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:951
  • Corporation: means the Louisiana Economic Development and Gaming Corporation, which except as specifically provided in this Chapter shall be a special corporation operated for a public purpose, the ownership interest of which is vested in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Cost: when used with reference to any project, includes but is not limited to:

    (a)  The expenses of determining the feasibility or practicability of acquisition, construction, or reconstruction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2740.73

  • Cost: means , with reference to a project, all capital costs incurred or to be incurred for a public water system, including but not limited to:

                (a) Engineering, financing, and other fees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822

  • Cost-effective manner: means the rehabilitation costs of a blighted housing property is less than fifty percent of the replacement costs of such property unless the blighted housing property has historic significance that must be preserved. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Council: means the Legislative Audit Advisory Council. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:90.1
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Court: means any duly constituted district court or court having family or juvenile jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Court: means any district court, juvenile court, or family court having jurisdiction over the parents and/or child at issue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Court: means the district court, city court, parish court, or municipal court with jurisdiction for the local governmental subdivision in which the blighted housing property is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • 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
  • 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 enhancement devices: means municipal bond insurance, bank guarantees, surety bonds, letters of credit, contracts commonly known as interest rate swap agreements, forward payment conversion agreements, futures or contracts providing for payments based on levels of or changes in interest rates, contracts to exchange cash flows or a series of payments or contracts, including without limitation options, puts or calls to hedge payment, rate, spread, or similar exposure and other devices to enhance the credit quality of securities of public entities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Creditable Service: means "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Creditable service: means prior service plus subsequent service for which credit is allowable as provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service for which credit is allowable as provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Credited service: means service for which credit is allowable as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Current tax collections: means the current collections of the taxes imposed by Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Dangerous to others: means the condition of a person whose behavior or significant threats support a reasonable expectation that there is a substantial risk that he will inflict physical harm upon another person in the near future. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Dangerous to self: means the condition of a person whose behavior, significant threats or inaction supports a reasonable expectation that there is a substantial rish that he will inflict physical or sever emotional harm upon his own person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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
  • Debtor: means any person who owns or has an ownership interest in farm products which are subject to a security interest of creditors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declarant: means :

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

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

  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • declaration: means a written document executed by a principal, in accordance with the requirements of this Part, setting forth preferences or instructions regarding behavioral health treatment in the event the principal is determined to be incapable and behavioral health treatment is necessary. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Delivery order: means a record that contains an order to deliver goods directed to a warehouse, carrier, or other person that in the ordinary course of business issues warehouse receipts or bills of lading. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2842
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Department: means the department of city civil service, including both the commission and the director. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Department: means the Department of Natural Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:32
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Department of Insurance: means the Louisiana Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • Department of Justice: means the Louisiana Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Designated gaming area: means that portion of a riverboat in which gaming activities may be conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Designated official: means the chief executive officer of the local governmental subdivision or such other person designated to act on behalf of such chief executive officer by the local governmental subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Designated slot machine gaming area: means the contiguous area of an eligible live racing facility at which slot machine gaming may be conducted in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter, determined by measuring the area, in square feet, inside the interior walls of the licensed eligible facility, excluding any space therein in which gaming activities may not be conducted, such as bathrooms, stairwells, cage and beverage areas, and emergency evacuation routes of any width that meet or exceed the minimum size required by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • designated waterway: means those rivers or bodies of water listed in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Determination: means determination of eligibility for entry into the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • 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
  • Developmental disabilities services: means programs, services, and supports for persons with developmental disabilities that include but are not limited to information and referral services, support coordination services, system entry services, development of the support profiles and plans, individual and family support services, living options, habilitation services, and vocational services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Developmental disability: means either:

                (a) A severe, chronic disability of a person that:

                (i) Is attributable to an intellectual or physical impairment or combination of intellectual and physical impairments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2

  • Device operation: means the privilege of operating a video draw poker device in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Device owner: means a person other than a distributor, who owns and operates, maintains, repairs, or services one or more video draw poker devices in licensed establishments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Diagnosis: means the art and science of determining the presence of disease in an individual and distinguishing one disease from another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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 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 city director of personnel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Director: means the chief administrative officer of the state office of rural development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Disadvantaged community: means the service area of a public water system wherein the system's existing or projected rates for water service do not meet affordability criteria established under the Intended Use Plan of the Louisiana Department of Health, office of public health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Discharge: means the full or conditional release from a treatment facility of any person admitted or otherwise detained under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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:
  • Displaced person: means

    (a)  any person who, on or after the effective date of this chapter, moves from real property, or moves his personal property from real property, as a result of the acquisition of such real property, in whole or in part, or as the result of the written order of the acquiring agency to vacate real property, for a program or project undertaken by an agency; and solely for the purposes of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:3101

  • Distributor: means any person who buys, sells, leases, services, or repairs video draw poker devices and provides a facility for the inspection of those devices as required by the division. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • 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: means a special district as provided in Article VI, Section 19 of the Constitution of Louisiana, which is created pursuant to this Subpart and limited to the performance of those specialized functions authorized by this Subpart; the boundaries of which are contained wholly within a single municipality or parish; the governing head of which is a body created, organized, and constituted and authorized to function specifically as prescribed in this Subpart for the delivery of business development and improvement services; and the formation, powers, governing body, operation, duration, accountability, requirements for disclosure, and termination of which are as required by general law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2740.73
  • District manager: means the manager of the district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2740.73
  • Division of Administration: means the Division of Administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Division of administration: means the division of administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Division of administration: means the division of administration created within the office of the governor by Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.62
  • Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund: means the revolving loan fund established under this Chapter pursuant to the authority of the federal act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • 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
  • Earnable compensation: means the compensation earned by a member during the full normal working time as a teacher. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Earnable compensation: means the full rate of the compensation that would be payable to a participant if he worked the full normal working time during the year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • 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
  • Effective financing statement: means a written instrument which is an abstract of a security device and which complies with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Efficiency: means cost-effectiveness or productivity relative to achievement of an objective. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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
  • Elementary school: means any public or nonpublic school in this state which includes grades one through six or any of these grades. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • Eligible facility: means no more than one facility in St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Employee: means any person regularly employed in any capacity under the control of the Orleans Parish School Board who is not a teacher or whose legal employment does not require the holding of a teacher's certificate, including employees of the public school lunch department, all skilled and unskilled employees of the maintenance department, managers, custodians, subcustodians, and others who are not temporarily employed, and are paid out of funds under the control of the Orleans Parish School Board, who are not now eligible for membership in any other retirement system created or established by the State of Louisiana or any of its political subdivisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Employee: means a person employed in any classification of University employees other than a student, and the word "student" includes a graduate assistant, medical intern, and medical resident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Employee: means a person legally occupying a position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • employee of a police department: as used in this Subpart shall include all persons employed or engaged full time and paid by the municipalities affected by this Subpart, for the enforcement of laws and ordinances and the general preservation of the public peace and order, including jailers and radio operators not otherwise classified, but shall not include or mean pound keepers, dog catchers, janitors, porters, elevator operators, chefs, kitchen helpers and workers, mechanics and mechanical helpers, special guards, physicians, carpenters, sign painters, any part-time or temporary employee, or any other employment of such special nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2211
  • Employer: means the state of Louisiana, any city, parish, or other local school board, the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, any board created by Article VIII of the Constitution of Louisiana, or any other agency of and within the state or a political subdivision by which a teacher is paid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Employer: 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
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Encumbrance: means any lien, privilege, judgment, mortgage, pledge, pawn, claim, charge, or any other encumbrance of like nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Encumbrance certificate: means a written document which lists all effective financing statements affecting a person which have been filed with the filing officer and containing the information required by this Chapter to be transmitted to the secretary for inclusion in the central registry on the date and at the time the certificate is issued and which complies with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Entering student: means any child beginning the first grade in any elementary school in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • 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.
  • Environmental review: means an environmental review process conducted by the Louisiana Department of Health of any public water system that has applied for or has received a loan or other assistance from the program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Equipment-lease-purchase contract: means the lease-purchase contract in the form approved by the State Bond Commission and the commissioner of administration between the state and a nonprofit lessor providing for an obligation to lease equipment approved pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • 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.
  • 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

  • Evaluation committee: means the Flood Control Project Evaluation Committee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:90.1
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • 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 budget: means the document submitted to the legislature at each regular session, pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and Article VII, Section 11(A) of the Constitution of Louisiana, presenting the governor's recommended complete financial plan for each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Executive 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
  • Existing operating budget: means the initial operating budget as adjusted for actions taken by the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, the Interim Emergency Board, the legislature, or the governor in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter or any other provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Facility administrator: means the official appointed as the head of a state or privately operated residential facility and includes anyone designated by the facility administrator to act on behalf of the facility administrator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Family violence: includes but is not limited to physical or sexual abuse and any offense against the person as defined in the Criminal Code of Louisiana, except negligent injuring and defamation, committed by one parent against the other parent or against any of the children. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Farm operation: shall mean any activity conducted solely or primarily for the production of one or more agricultural products or commodities, including timber, for sale and home use, and customarily producing such products or commodities in sufficient quantity to be capable of contributing materially to the operator's support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:3101
  • 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 act: means the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (42 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • 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 assistance under a state transportation plan: means federal matching funds or other federal money which may be available under a State Implementation Plan (SIP), maintenance plan, or other transportation plan of the Department of Transportation and Development, a Metropolitan Planning Organization, or other state entity pursuant to the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program funding which provides funds for public fleet conversions to cleaner fuels. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal 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.
  • 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
  • Filing officer: means the clerk of court of any parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Financial institution: means any banking corporation or trust company, savings and loan association, insurance company or related corporation, partnership, foundation, or other institution engaged primarily in lending or investing funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:951
  • Fire employee: includes any person employed in the fire department of any municipality, parish, or fire protection district maintaining a full-time regularly paid fire department, regardless of the specific duties of such person within the fire department, and who is under investigation with a view to possible disciplinary action, demotion, or dismissal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2181
  • fireman: as used in this Subpart includes all persons employed or engaged full-time by municipalities or municipal fire departments, parishes or parish fire departments, or fire protection districts for firefighting, fire prevention, fire record clerk, fire investigation, fire protection, or emergency duties and services, or the fire training officers of such persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1991
  • 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.
  • Fish: as used in this Part , means all fish as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:301
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • fleet conversion: means both of the following:

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

  • 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
  • Forensic clients: means persons transitioned from a forensic facility established pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:32
  • Forensic supervised transitional residential and aftercare facility: means an agency, business, institution, society, corporation, person or persons, or any other group, licensed by the department to provide supervised transitional residential and aftercare services to forensic clients including persons in court-ordered conditional release status. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:32
  • Formal voluntary admission: means the admission of a person suffering from mental illness or a substance-related or addictive disorder desiring admission to a treatment facility for diagnosis or treatment of such condition who may be formally admitted upon his written request. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Fuel supply tank: means any receptacle on a motor vehicle from which motor fuel is supplied for the propulsion of the motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Full-time employee: means an employee who works the number of hours required by the department or division under applicable university policies for a full-time employee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Fully registered form: means securities which are registered as to the ownership of both the principal, interest, and premium, if any, thereon in any one or more of the following forms:

    (a)  by the utilization of a registrar/transfer agent or by the public entity;

    (b)  a book entry system, whether computerized or otherwise, or other system for recording the ownership of the principal, interest, and premium, if any, that identifies the owner of any interest in securities;

    (c)  a single security representing an entire issue of securities held by a financial institution or other person as trustee or agent with the ownership interest in such security being in fully registered form as provided for in this Chapter;

    (d)  any other form pursuant to which the ownership of and payment of principal, interest, and premium, if any, on securities are registered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431

  • 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
  • funded system: means the funded Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Retirement System as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Game: means any banking or percentage game which is played with cards, dice, or any electronic, electrical, or mechanical device or machine for money, property, or any thing of value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Game: means any banking or percentage game located exclusively within an official gaming establishment which is played with cards, dice, or any electronic, electrical, or mechanical device or machine for money, property, or any thing of value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • gaming activities: means the offering or conducting of any game or gaming device in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Gaming device: means any equipment or mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic contrivance, component, or machine used directly or indirectly in connection with gaming or any game which affects the result of a wager by determining win or loss. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • gaming equipment: means any equipment or mechanical, electro-mechanical, or electronic contrivance, component, or machine, including a slot machine, used directly or indirectly in connection with gaming or any game, which affects the result of a wager by determining wins or losses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • gaming license: means a license or authorization to conduct gaming activities on a riverboat issued pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • gaming operations: means the use, operation, or conducting of any game or gaming device upon a riverboat including all activities related to and integral to the operation and profitability of a riverboat, including accounting procedures and internal controls governing the licensee's operations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Gaming operator: means a person licensed by the corporation or authorized by contract with the corporation to conduct gaming operations or gaming activities in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Gaming supplies: means all materials and supplies other than gaming devices which the corporation finds or determines to be used or expended in gaming operations or activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • 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
  • general alimony tax: as used in this Chapter shall be construed to mean the parish or municipal tax authorized by Sections 11 and 12 of Art. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1129
  • Genetic gestational carrier: means the process by which a woman attempts to carry and give birth to a child using her own gametes and either the gametes of a person who intends to parent the child or donor gametes, when there is an agreement to relinquish the custody of and all rights and obligations to the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Gestational carrier: means a woman who agrees to engage in a process by which she attempts to carry and give birth to a child born as a result of an in utero transfer of a human embryo to which she makes no genetic contribution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Goal: means a general purpose toward which the efforts of an agency are directed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract for storage or transportation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Governing authority: means the body which exercises the legislative functions of the local governmental subdivision. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Government obligations: means direct obligations of or obligations the payment of the principal and interest of which is unconditionally guaranteed by the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • Governmental agency: means the state, its political subdivisions, or any agency thereof, Indian tribes, and combinations of governmental entities, which have the authority to own, construct, or operate a public water system or a wastewater treatment facility and other related activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Governmental entity: means any board, authority, commission, department, office, division, or agency of the state or any of its local political subdivisions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2402
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gravely disabled: means the condition of a person who is unable to provide for his own basic physical needs, such as essential food, clothing, medical care, and shelter, as a result of serious mental illness or a substance-related or addictive disorder and is unable to survive safely in freedom or protect himself from serious harm. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Gross estate: The total fair market value of all property and property interests, real and personal, tangible and intangible, of which a decedent had beneficial ownership at the time of death before subtractions for deductions, debts, administrative expenses, and casualty losses suffered during estate administration.
  • Gross income: means :

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

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

  • Gross revenue: means the total of all value received by the casino gaming operator from gaming operations, including cash, checks, vouchers, instruments and anything received in payment for credit extended to a patron for purposes of gaming, and compensation received for conducting any game in which the casino gaming operator is not party to a wager, less the total of all value or amounts paid out as winnings to patrons and credit instruments or checks which are uncollected as determined by rule of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • 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.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • 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
  • Health plan: means an individual or group plan or program which is established by contract, certificate, law, plan, policy, subscriber agreement, or by any other method and which is entered into, issued, or offered for the purpose of arranging for, delivering, paying for, providing, or reimbursing any of the costs of health or medical care, including pharmacy services, drugs, or devices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2863
  • Hearing officer: means an officer of the local governmental subdivision appropriately qualified to carry out the responsibilities of hearing appeals and who does not report to the public officer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • 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
  • hook and line: as used in this Part , means any device used for taking fish, consisting of a hook attached to any type of line or wire. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:301
  • Human services authority or district: means a special authority or district provided for in Chapter 21 of this Title that has assigned powers, duties, and functions regarding the delivery of mental health, developmental disabilities, and addictive disorders services funded by appropriations from the state and provided through memoranda of agreement with the program offices of the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Identification officer: means the sheriff or a deputy sheriff or an employee of the sheriff's office who is designated by the sheriff to perform the duties of an identification officer set forth in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • 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 utero embryo transfer: means the medical procedure whereby the genetic mother's egg is fertilized with the sperm of the genetic father, with the resulting embryo transferred into the uterus of the gestational carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Incapable: means that, due to any infirmity, the principal is currently unable to make or to communicate reasoned decisions regarding the principal's behavioral health treatment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Income: means :

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

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

  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indian tribe: means an Indian tribe having a federally recognized governing body carrying out substantial governmental duties and powers over any area within the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • 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: means any human being. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Initial operating budget: means the amount of the appropriation on July first of a particular fiscal year for that fiscal year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Injunction: means a temporary restraining order or a preliminary or a permanent court ordered injunction, as defined in the Code of Civil Procedure, which prohibits the violent parent from in any way contacting the abused parent or the children except for specific purposes set forth in the injunction, which shall be limited to communications expressly dealing with the education, health, and welfare of the children, or for any other purpose expressly agreed to by the abused parent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Input: means any resource used to implement a policy, program, or specific service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Institutional investor: means a person that is:

                (a) A plan or trust established and maintained by the United States government, a state, a political subdivision of a state for the benefit of their respective employees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402

  • Intended parents: means a married couple who each exclusively contribute their own gametes to create their embryo and who enter into an enforceable gestational carrier contract, as defined in this Chapter, with a gestational carrier pursuant to which the intended parents will be the legal parents of the child resulting from an in utero embryo transfer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2718.1
  • Intended Use Plan: means a document which describes how the state intends to use the federal capitalization grant funds, state matching funds, principal repayments, interest earnings, and any other monies associated with the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Program during each year in order to meet the objectives of the federal act and further the goal of protecting public health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interest holder: means a secured party within the meaning of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2601
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Interrogation: includes but is not limited to any formal interview, inquiry, or questioning of any fire employee by the appointing authority or the appointing authority's designee regarding misconduct, allegations of misconduct, or policy violation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2181
  • 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.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • investigate: means an investigation initiated by and conducted by the corporation or its designated agents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Issuer: means a bailee that issues a document of title or, in the case of an unaccepted delivery order, the person that orders the possessor of goods to deliver. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Issuer: means the public entity issuing refunding bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Issuing agency: means the State Bond Commission as provided for in Article VII, Section 8 of the constitution of Louisiana and R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • Issuing resolution: means a resolution, ordinance, or other instrument or proceeding providing for the issuance of securities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431
  • Job appointment: means employment for a fixed period not to exceed two years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Landowner: means the owner of immovable property as it appears in the official records of the parish, including a trustee, a private corporation, and an owner of a condominium unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2740.73
  • 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
  • Law enforcement training course: means a basic or advanced course of study certified by the council on peace officer standards and training, for the purpose of educating and training persons in the skills and techniques required of a peace officer in the discharge of his duties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2402
  • 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 guardian: means a person judicially or statutorily designated with the duty and authority to make decisions in matters having a permanent effect on the life and development of the individual on whose behalf the guardianship is established. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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).
  • Lessee: shall mean the state of Louisiana through the Division of Administration on behalf of all applicable purchasing agencies which have equipment included in any equipment-lease-purchase contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Lessee in ordinary course of business: means a person that becomes a lessee of goods in good faith, without knowledge that the lease violates the rights of another person in the goods, and in the ordinary course from a person, other than a pawnbroker, in the business of selling or leasing goods of that kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • 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 39:1763
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Liability: means a debt arising out of a transaction where goods or services have been received or rendered which must be liquidated, renewed, or refunded at some future date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • License: means a document issued by the commissioner authorizing the holder to engage in the profession indicated thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • License: means an authorization issued to a person by or in the name of the corporation to engage in or assist gaming operations or activities regulated by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • License: means the authorization applied for by or issued to the owner of an eligible facility by the board to conduct slot machine gaming at an eligible facility issued pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Licensed establishment: means an establishment that has a Class A-General retail permit or a Class A-Restaurant permit as defined in Part II of Chapter 1 or Part II of Chapter 2 of Title 26 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, for the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption or a Louisiana state racing commission licensed race track, pari-mutuel wagering facility, or offtrack wagering facility, or a qualified truck stop facility as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • licensee: means any person holding or applying for a gaming license to conduct gaming activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Licensee: means any employee, agent, person, or entity who is required to be issued a license under this Chapter or under the rules and regulations of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Licensee: means any person issued a license by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • 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
  • lien: means a privilege on movable property created by operation of law in favor of a creditor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Limited tax bonds: means bonds payable from any taxes other than unlimited ad valorem taxes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Living options: means a variety of service settings wherein people with developmental disabilities live, including but not limited to extended family living, supported living, community homes, group homes, and residential facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Loan: means a loan of money from the Alternative Fuel Revolving Loan Fund for eligible costs of the conversion of a fleet of motor vehicles of a local governing authority to qualified clean fuel vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Loan: means a loan of money from the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund for eligible project costs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Loan limit: means , for any member, the maximum amount permitted to be outstanding at one time on loans made by such member to the corporation, as determined under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:951
  • Local governing authority: means the governing authority of a parish, municipality, school board, port or port harbor and terminal district, levee district, or any other political subdivision of the state, and the governing authorities of their agencies, offices, or instrumentalities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Local governing entity: means an integrated human services delivery system with local accountability and management and which provides behavioral health and developmental disabilities services through local human services districts and authorities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Local governmental subdivision: means any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Major procurement: means the purchase or acquisition of any item, product, or service in the amount of one hundred thousand dollars or more. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Major surgical procedure: means an invasive procedure of a serious nature with incision upon the body or parts thereof under general, local, or spinal anesthesia, utilizing surgical instruments, for the purpose of diagnosis or treatment of a medical condition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Manager: means any individual designated by the owner to manage the daily business of a commercial body art facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • 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 any person who manufactures or assembles programs or slot machines or other gaming devices for sale or use in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Manufacturer: means any person who manufactures or assembles and programs slot machines for use in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Manufacturer: means any person who manufactures or assembles and programs video draw poker devices for use in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • 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.
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Medical psychologist: means a psychologist who has undergone specialized training in clinical psychopharmacology and has passed a national proficiency examination in psychopharmacology approved by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and who holds a current and valid license from the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Medical support: means health insurance and the payment of the medical expenses of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Member: means any employee included in the membership of the funded system as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Member: means any financial institution authorized to do business within this state which shall undertake to lend money to a corporation created under this Chapter, upon its call, and in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:951
  • member: means a member of the board of directors of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Membership service: means service after July 1, 1947 as an employee while a member of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Mental health advocacy service: means a service established by the state of Louisiana for the purpose of providing legal counsel and representation for persons with mental illness or substance-related or addictive disorders and for ensuring that the legal rights of those persons are protected. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Minimum habitability standards: means the minimum property standards requirements set forth by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 24 CFR 200. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Minor: means a person under eighteen years of age. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of twenty-one years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, a child born outside of marriage of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if a court of competent jurisdiction has, pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code rendered a judgment of filiation declaring the paternity of such member for the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Minor child: means 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mobile unit: means a container or means of conveyance from which cut flowers or nursery stock are sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Money available for appropriation: means the amount of money to be received for a fiscal year by the state general fund and dedicated funds, exclusive of federal funds and those amounts appropriated or allocated by the Constitution of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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.
  • Most integrated setting: is a n environment that includes the full range of service and support options that reflect the desires and goals of the person and that address the needs of the person and which promotes the full participation in daily life and activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • motel: means an operating commercial establishment which possesses all appropriate licensing as a hotel or motel and which is engaged primarily in the renting of rooms, generally at a daily rate basis, which provides overnight lodging to the general public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • 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
  • 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
  • Municipality: means an incorporated city, town, or village as defined in Article VI, Section 44(3) of the Constitution of Louisiana of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • 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
  • 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 device revenue: means the gross revenue of a device less the value of prizes paid as shown on the meters of the device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Net gaming proceeds: means the total of all cash and property, including checks received by a licensee, whether collected or not, received by the licensee from gaming operations, less the total of all cash paid out as winnings to patrons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Net gaming proceeds: means gross revenue less the total amount or value paid out to winning patrons or players and uncollected checks and credit instruments if accepted in compliance with corporation rules. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Net proceeds: means the funds raised from the sale of bonds minus issuance costs, which costs include but are not limited to the underwriting discount, printing of disclosure documents, bond certificates, and the fees of the underwriter's legal counsel, bond counsel, financial advisor, rating agency, and trustee banks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Net proceeds: means the funds raised from the sale of bonds minus issuance costs, which costs include but are not limited to the underwriting discount, printing of disclosure documents' bond certificates, and the fees of the underwriter's legal counsel, bond counsel, financial advisor, rating agency, and trustee banks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Net slot machine proceeds: means the total of all cash and property received by a licensee from slot machine gaming operations minus the amount of cash or prizes paid to winners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Network: means the Louisiana Emergency Response Network. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2842
  • Non-certificated vessel: means a riverboat vessel which does not hold a Certificate of Inspection issued by the United States Coast Guard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Non-community water system: means a public water system that serves persons in a nonresidential setting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Nondiscretionary adjusted standstill budget: shall mean and shall contain the following:

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

  • nondiscretionary expenditures: includes , but is not limited to, expenditures which must be funded because of the following constitutional and other mandates:

                (i) Expenditures required by the Constitution of Louisiana:

                (aa) The salaries of statewide elected officials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:36

  • Nonrecurring revenue: means revenue received by the state from a source identified by the Revenue Estimating Conference as being of a nonrecurring nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Normal service retirement age: means age sixty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Note: means temporary indebtedness of the state of Louisiana which shall have a maturity date, including all renewals thereof, of not greater than five years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1362
  • Nursery: means any farm, grounds, or premises on which nursery stock is propagated, grown, or kept for sale or distribution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Nursery stock: means all trees, shrubs, ornamental plants, grass sod, or foliage plants grown or kept for propagation, distribution, or sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Nurseryman: means any person who engages in the production, distribution, and sale of nursery stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Objective: is a specific and measurable target for achievement which describes the exact results sought, which is expressed in an outcome-oriented statement that may reflect effectiveness, efficiency, or quality of work, and which may be either numeric or non-numeric. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Office: means the state office of rural development created by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:313
  • Office: means the office of engineering of the Department of Transportation and Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:90.1
  • official certificate: means any certificate prescribed by regulations of the commissioner for issuance by an inspector or other person performing official functions under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • official device: means any device prescribed or authorized by the commissioner for use in applying any official mark. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • Official forecast: means the most recently adopted estimate of money available for appropriation by the Revenue Estimating Conference as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Official gaming establishment: means the building or facility described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Official information: means data, forecasts, estimates, analyses, studies, and other information which the principals of a consensus estimating conference may adopt pursuant to a vote of the majority of the principals of that conference. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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
  • Operational plan: means the annual work plan of an agency and its component programs, which indicates the implementation of the agency's strategic plan for a specific fiscal year, and which describes agency and program missions, goals, objectives, activities, and performance indicators. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Operator: means any individual designated by the registrant to apply or to assist in the performance of body art procedures upon the consumer for remuneration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • Operator: means any individual designated by the registrant to operate or to assist and instruct the consumer in the operation and use of the tanning facility or tanning equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • 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
  • Ordinance: means :

    (a)  An act of a political subdivision that has the force and effect of law, including but not limited to an ordinance, a resolution, or a motion; or

    (b)  A rule or regulation promulgated by the State Land Office, the division of administration, or by another state agency with authority over adjudicated properties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Ordinary medical expenses: means unreimbursed medical expenses less than or equal to two hundred fifty dollars per child per year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • Outcome: means evidence or demonstration of the actual impact or public benefit of a program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Outlet: means a mobile unit or a place of business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Outpatient services: means treatment for a mental illness or a substance-related or addictive disorder that is obtained on an outpatient basis. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Output: means the quantity of actual service or product delivered by an agency or program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Outstanding bonds: means all or any one or more of the following bonds issued directly by the state or by any state board, agency, or commission which may be outstanding at any time:

    (a)  General obligation bonds which are secured by the full faith and credit of the state, which may or may not be payable from the Bond Security and Redemption Fund, including those bonds which are payable primarily from specified portions of specific taxes or other dedicated revenues. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461

  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means any person who operates a commercial body art facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • Owner: means a person who holds an ownership interest that has not been terminated pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Owner: as used in this Subpart , means the person having legal ownership of the vessel and can be an individual person, association, corporation, partnership, or other legal entity recognized by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:304
  • Owner: means the holder or holders of title to a blighted housing property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Owner: means a person, other than an interest holder, who has an interest in property and, if required by law, is in compliance with any statute requiring recordation or reflection in public records in order to perfect the interest against a bona fide purchaser for value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2601
  • Owner of livestock: means any person owning livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2802
  • 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
  • Parent: means a person who is the biological mother or father of an individual or the legally adoptive mother or father of an individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Parent: means the parent, custodial parent, or other legal custodian of an entering student or transfer student. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • Part-time employee: means any employee who is a part-time, seasonal, or temporary employee as defined in 26 CFR 31:3121(b)(7)-2, or in any successor regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Participant: means any employee who is entitled to the beneficial provisions of this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Party in interest: means (a) any individual, association, and corporation who has an interest of record in a residential housing property and any who has the right to possession of such property, (b) any owner of property adjacent to the residential housing property, or (c) any neighborhood association of property owners recognized by the local governmental subdivision covering an area inclusive of a residential housing property that is below minimum habitability standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Passenger: means a natural person who is present on a riverboat but has no part in the vessel's operation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • past due spousal support: means the amount of a delinquency determined under a court order under state law for support and maintenance of a spouse. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:325
  • Patient: means any person detained and taken care of as a person who has a mental illness or person who is suffering from a substance-related or addictive disorder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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
  • Peace officer: means any sheriff, police officer, or other person deputized by proper authority to serve as a peace officer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Peace officer: means any employee of the state, a municipality, a sheriff, or other public agency, whose permanent duties actually include the making of arrests, the performing of searches and seizures, or the execution of criminal warrants, and is responsible for the prevention or detection of crime or for the enforcement of the penal, traffic, or highway laws of this state, but not including any elected or appointed head of a law enforcement department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2402
  • Pension: means annual payments for life, payable in equal monthly installments, derived from money provided by the Orleans Parish School Board and other amounts accumulated in the pension accumulation account as provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Pension reserve: means the present value of all payments to be made on account of any pension or benefit in lieu of any pension computed upon the basis of mortality tables adopted by the board of trustees, plus regular interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Pensions: means payments for life. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Performance indicator: means a statement identifying an activity, input, output, outcome, achievement, ratio, efficiency, or quality to be measured relative to a particular goal or objective in order to assess an agency's performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Performance standard: means the expected level of performance associated with a particular performance indicator for a particular period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Performance-based budget: means a budget which relates funding to expected results. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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
  • 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, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, joint stock association or trust, corporation, or other business entity whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:3101
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Person: means a person with a developmental disability. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Person: means and includes, in addition to the definition contained in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, trust, or other business entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Person of legal age: means any person eighteen years of age or older. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Person who has a mental illness: means any person with a psychiatric disorder which has substantial adverse effects on his ability to function and who requires care and treatment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Persons: means any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, group, agency, political subdivision of this state, any other state, or political subdivision or agency thereof, and any legal successor, representative, agent, or agency of these entities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Petition: means a written civil complaint filed by a person of legal age alleging that a person has a mental illness or is suffering from a substance-related or addictive disorder and requires judicial commitment to a treatment facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Phototherapy device: means a piece of equipment that emits ultraviolet radiation and is used by a licensed health care professional in the treatment of disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Physician: means an individual licensed to practice medicine by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners in active practice or an individual in a post-graduate medical training program of an accredited medical school in Louisiana or a medical officer similarly qualified by the government of the United States while in the state in the performance of his official duties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Physician: means an individual licensed to practice medicine by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Place of business: means a permanent location or a portion of a permanent location from which business in a regulated profession or occupation is transacted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • plan: means any development, improvement, property, utility, facility, works, enterprise, or service hereafter undertaken or established under the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2740.73
  • Plan coordinator: means the individual who is responsible for guiding the support team in development of the support plan for the person with a disability. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • police jury: means the parish governing authority unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2101
  • political subdivision: means a parish, municipality, and any other unit of local government, including a school board and a special district, authorized by law to perform governmental functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1418
  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • President: means the president of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Primary care provider: means the principal, treating health care professional, excluding a physician, or psychiatrist, rendering mental health care services to a person including a psychologist, medical psychologist, or psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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: means an individual who has executed an advance directive for behavioral health treatment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • 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: means service rendered by an employee prior to the effective date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Private transfer fee: means a fee or charge required by a private transfer fee obligation and payable upon the transfer of an interest in an immovable, or payable for the right to make or accept such transfer, regardless of whether the fee or charge is a fixed amount or is determined as a percentage of the value of the immovable, the purchase price, or other consideration given for the transfer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Private transfer fee obligation: means any obligation arising under any recorded or unrecorded declaration or agreement, whether or not purporting to create a servitude, building restriction or other real right, to pay a private transfer fee to a party to the declaration or agreement, or his successors or assigns, or a third person upon a subsequent transfer of an interest in the immovable. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Proceeds: means property derived directly or indirectly from, maintained by, or realized through, an act or omission and includes any benefit, interest or property of any kind without reduction for expenses incurred for acquisition, maintenance, or any other purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2601
  • Professional law corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter or the laws of any qualified state for the practice of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:801
  • professional medical corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of medicine or podiatry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:901
  • Program: means the Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Program as established by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Program: means the flood control system which may include, but not be limited to, floodproofing, waterproofing, ring dikes, relocation assistance, information programs, formulation of codes, and engineering studies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:90.1
  • Program: means the Alternative Fuel Revolving Loan Fund Program as established by this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Program: means a grouping of activities directed toward the accomplishment of a clearly defined objective or set of objectives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Prohibited nation: means Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:312
  • Project: means improvements or activities to be undertaken by a public water system which:

                (a) Are of a type that will facilitate compliance with state drinking water regulations which are no less stringent than any federal drinking water regulations adopted pursuant to the federal act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822

  • Project: means the financing of a correctional facility by the state, to be financed with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • Project: means a program or engineering activity, either new or continuing, exclusive of modifications to drainage structures located within state highway rights-of-way, that will be planned and implemented with the primary goal being the reduction of existing flood damages. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:90.1
  • Project: means the acquisition, purchase, construction, renovation, improvement, or expansion of a public facility by the corporation, to be financed with funds provided in whole or in part pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • Project: includes but is not limited to condominiums and cooperative housing corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Property: means anything of value, including movables and immovables, including the whole of any lot or tract of land and corporeal and incorporeal movable property, including currency, instruments, or securities, or any other kind of privilege, claim, or right and includes any interest therein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2601
  • Property disclosure document: means a document in a form prescribed by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission, or a form that contains at least the minimum language prescribed by the commission, which is presented by the seller to the purchaser in the manner set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Provider: means a person, partnership, corporation, state agency, or other entity that provides developmental disabilities services and receives either state or federal funds or both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Provider: means a behavioral health treatment provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner: means an advanced practice registered nurse licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing, in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Psychiatrist: means a physician who has at least three years of formal training or primary experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Psychologist: means an individual licensed to practice psychology in Louisiana in accordance with R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Psychologist: means a clinical or medical psychologist who is licensed to practice psychology in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public entities: means : (a) state boards, agencies or commissions, parishes, municipalities, parish and municipal school boards and districts, levee boards and districts, port boards and commissions, port, harbor, terminal and industrial districts, drainage and land reclamation districts, all special service districts including, but not limited to, road, water, sewerage, fire protection, recreation, hospital service, gas utility and garbage districts; (b) all other political subdivisions, special authorities, commissions, public trusts and boards heretofore or hereafter created by or pursuant to the constitution or statutes of the state, any laws incorporated into or ratified or confirmed by the constitution, or general or special charters of any parish or municipality;  and (c) all other units of local government created by or governed by the governing authorities of parishes or municipalities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Public entities: means :

    (a)  the state of Louisiana and state departments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431

  • public entity: means any one of the following, acting alone or in conjunction with any other:

    (a)  State boards, commissions, or agencies; parishes; municipalities; parish and municipal school boards and districts; levee boards and districts; port boards and commissions; port, harbor, terminal, and industrial districts; drainage and land reclamation districts; all special service districts, including but not limited to road, water, sewerage, fire protection, recreation, hospital service, gas utility, and garbage districts; public trusts; and industrial development boards;

    (b)  All other political subdivisions, special authorities, commissions, and boards heretofore or hereafter created by or pursuant to the constitution or statutes of the state, any laws incorporated into or ratified or confirmed by the constitution, or general or special charters of any parish or municipality; and

    (c)  Any other unit of local government created or governed by the governing authority of any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444

  • Public facilities: means buildings, parking garages, and related facilities used or to be used to house personnel, equipment, and/or services of the various agencies of the state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • 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 law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public officer: means an officer of the local governmental subdivision appropriately qualified to carry out the responsibilities of inspecting housing properties to determine whether such properties comply with state and local building codes and local health and safety codes and designated by resolution of the governing body of the local governmental subdivision in which the housing property is located. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • 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 water system: means a system for the provision to the public of water for potable purposes, through pipes or other constructed conveyances, if the system has at least fifteen service connections or regularly serves an average of at least twenty-five individuals daily for at least sixty days out of the year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • Purchaser: means a transferee or prospective transferee in any of the types of transactions described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Purchaser: means any person to whom a timeshare interest is offered or who has contracted to purchase a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Qualified clean fuel vehicle equipment: means equipment necessary for a motor vehicle to partially or wholly operate on an alternative fuel, but shall not include equipment necessary for operation of a motor vehicle on gasoline or diesel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:1419.2
  • Qualified person: means :

    (a)  A natural person of full age who is authorized pursuant to the law in this state or any qualified state to render professional legal services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:801

  • Qualified rehabilitation entity: means any person or entity designated by the local governmental subdivision or the state housing agency on the basis of having demonstrated knowledge and substantial experience in the construction or rehabilitation of residential housing properties, the provision of affordable housing, the restoration of blighted property, the revitalization and improvement of neighborhoods and that is well qualified by virtue of its staff, professional consultants, financial resources, and prior activities to carry out the rehabilitation of blighted residential housing properties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Qualified state: means any state other than Louisiana, or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, which allows qualified persons authorized to render professional legal services in Louisiana and not in such other state, to own shares in a professional law corporation under its laws. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:801
  • Quality: means degree or grade of excellence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Quarter: means a calendar quarter more specifically defined as follows:

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

  • Racehorse wagering: means wagers placed on horse racing conducted under the pari-mutuel form of wagering at licensed racing facilities that is accepted by a licensed racehorse wagering operator under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Racehorse wagering operator: means the licensed racing association whose facility is located closest to the licensed berth of the riverboat on which gaming activities are approved. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Real estate contract: means any written agreement, entered into prior to the perfection of the contract of sale or contract to lease or otherwise with an option to purchase, which relates to the sale, offer for sale, purchase, offer to purchase, lease with option to purchase, offer to lease with option to purchase, any other option to purchase, or any other offer which includes an option to purchase any residential real property or improvements thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • 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.
  • Receiver: means the person liquidating a state bank pursuant to Part II of this Subchapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Receiver: means either the local governmental subdivision, secured party, or a qualified rehabilitation entity approved by the court. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Receivership: means the judicially established framework for real property interest which is created by the court with respect to a blighted housing property pursuant to which a receiver is designated to preserve, rehabilitate, restore, and operate the blighted housing property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Receivership court: means the district court for the parish in which the state bank is domiciled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • Receivership term: means the period of time established by the court commencing as of the date that the receivership is established and ending not earlier than the date required by the receiver to collect all capital recovery payments and not later than the date the owner is approved by the court to take possession and use of the property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Refund: means the withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after termination from the state service, or with respect to members having the option of belonging to the system, withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after receipt by the system of written notice of withdrawal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Refund: means the act of refunding, including readjusting, extending, and unifying outstanding bonds or issues of bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • Refunded bonds: means the bonds being refunded by the issuance of refunding bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1461
  • Refunding bonds: means any securities issued to refund outstanding securities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Registrant: means any person who is registered with the department as required by provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • Registrant: means any person who is registered with the department as required by provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Registration: means registration with the department in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Regular compensation: means the total cash compensation for personal services paid to an employee by the university, except compensation of an unusual or noncontinuing nature excluded by the board of supervisors as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Regular contributions: means the contributions deducted from the compensation of a participant subsequent to the effective date of the establishment of this retirement system as required by this Part and placed to the credit of the participant in the annuity savings account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Regular Employee: means a person who holds a valid, appropriate license or permit issued by the commissioner and who works at a place of business for thirty-two or more hours a week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Regular employee: means :

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

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

  • Regular interest: means interest compounded annually at such rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Regular interest: means interest compounded annually at such rate or rates as shall be determined by the board of supervisors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Rehabilitation plan: means (a) a renovation or rehabilitation plan for a blighted housing property approved by the local governmental subdivision that is consistent with any neighborhood redevelopment strategy, preserves the historic integrity of the residential housing property and restores such property to minimum habitability standards based upon (i) a physical condition assessment identifying components of the blighted housing property requiring repair, replacement, or improvement to restore the property to minimum habitability standards in a cost- effective manner, (ii) an estimate and certificate of costs executed by a public officer, including a schedule of values executed by a contractor committed to complete the repairs, replacements, or improvements identified in the physical condition assessment within the estimate of costs, (iii) evidence of funding commitments from government or commercial lenders sufficient to finance all costs identified in the estimate and certificate of costs, and (iv) a tentative timetable evidencing the time frame within which the rehabilitation plan may be completed, (b) an operating budget, including any required or permitted capital recovery payment, and (c) a receivership term. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Replacement costs: means the costs of constructing a housing unit of the same size and with the same features on the sight of the blighted housing property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Representative: means a competent adult validly appointed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • 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.
  • Residential facilities: means living options that are certified and licensed by the department to provide residential services to sixteen or more persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Residential real property: means real property consisting of one or not more than four residential dwelling units, which are buildings or structures each of which are occupied or intended for occupancy as single family residences. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Respondent: means a person alleged to have a mental illness or be suffering from a substance-related or addictive disorder and for whom an application for commitment to a treatment facility has been filed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Restraint: means the partial or total immobilization of any or all of the extremities or the torso by mechanical means for psychiatric indications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance allowable under the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pension, or any other benefits payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Retirement allowance: means annual payments for life under the funded system payable in equal monthly installments beginning as of the date fixed by the board of supervisors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Retirement System: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement system: means the corporation known as the Orleans Parish School Employees' Retirement System established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Revenue bonds: shall mean bonds or other debt obligations payable from and secured solely by a pledge of the income and revenues derived or to be derived from fees, rates, rentals, tolls, charges, grants, or other receipts, income or revenues derived from any properties or facilities belonging to a public entity or the use thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Revenue bonds: means securities payable from and secured solely by a pledge of the income and revenues derived or to be derived from fees, rates, rentals, tolls, charges, grants, or other receipts, income, or revenues derived from any properties or facilities belonging to or leased by a public entity or from obligations owed to such entity or from obligations arising in connection with an undertaking, facility, project, or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Revenue bonds: means obligations of the district which are payable from revenues derived from sources other than ad valorem taxes on immovable or movable property and which do not pledge the property, credit, or general tax revenue of the district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2740.73
  • Right of offset: Banks' legal right to seize funds that a guarantor or debtor may have on deposit to cover a loan in default. It is also known as the right of set-off. Source: OCC
  • Riverboat: means a vessel or facility which:

                (a) Carries a valid Certificate of Inspection issued by the United States Coast Guard with regard to the carriage of passengers on designated rivers or waterways within or contiguous to the boundaries of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44

  • Road Home Corporation: means the nonprofit corporation authorized to be formed by this Chapter, or any corporation succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers conferred upon the corporation by this Chapter shall be given by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.62
  • 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
  • Rural grant opportunity authority: means a municipality with a population of fewer than five thousand people or a parish with a population of fewer than fifty thousand people located in a rural area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:90.1
  • Rural Grant Opportunity Program: means a mechanism for a rural grant opportunity authority located in a rural area that lacks the financial ability to satisfy the local match requirements to participate in the Statewide Flood Control Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:90.1
  • Sale: means a transfer of title, exchange, or barter of motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Seclusion: means the involuntary confinement of a patient alone in a room where the patient is physically prevented from leaving for any period of time, except that seclusion does not include the placement of a patient alone in a room or other area for no more than thirty minutes at a time and no more than three hours in any twenty-four-hour period pursuant to behavior-shaping techniques, such as "time-out". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Revenue or an authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Secured party: means any lienholder, mortgagee, or other secured party with an interest in the blighted housing property that is recorded in the local governmental subdivision's mortgage, conveyance, or clerk of court records or the secretary of state's records. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Secured party: means a creditor with a security interest in farm products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of the foregoing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1421
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of the foregoing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1431
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money, including obligations to refund any of them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1441
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1444
  • Security: means the protection of information that would or could provide an unfair advantage to any individual involved in the operation of the casino gaming; protection and preservation of the integrity of casino gaming games and operations; as well as measures taken to prevent crimes against a gaming operator or the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Security device: means a written security agreement that establishes a creditor's security interest in farm products or any agricultural lien as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Security interest: means an interest in or encumbrance upon farm products that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Seizure for forfeiture: means seizure of property by a law enforcement officer designated by the district attorney accompanied by a written assertion by the seizing agency or by a district attorney that the property is seized for forfeiture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2601
  • Selected equipment: means the equipment, as determined by the applicable purchasing agency, which shall be the subject of a lease-purchase contract under the provisions of this Chapter, as approved by the legislature and the State Bond Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Selected vendor: means a supplier, manufacturer, retailer, wholesaler, dealer, or other source for selected equipment which has been selected by the applicable purchasing agency pursuant to general state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Seller: means an owner of residential real property, whether an individual, partnership, corporation, or trust, who sells or attempts to sell residential real property in a manner described in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service: means service rendered by an employee as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Service entity: means any person other than a distributor or device owner who repairs, services, inspects, or examines video draw poker devices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Service technician: means any person other than a licensee or manufacturer who repairs, services, inspects, or examines slot machines. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Services: means developmental disability services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Set-asides: means use of a portion of the state's allotted capitalization grant funds for various project and non-project activities as authorized under the federal act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2822
  • 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.
  • Sexual abuse: includes but is not limited to acts which are prohibited by R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Shipper: means a person that enters into a contract of transportation with a carrier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • 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
  • Slot machine: means any mechanical, electrical, or other device, contrivance, or machine which, upon insertion of a coin, token, or similar object therein or upon payment of any consideration whatsoever, is available to play or operate, the play or operation of which, whether by reason of the skill of the operator or application of the element of chance, or both, may deliver or entitle the person playing or operating the machine to receive cash, premiums, merchandise, tokens, or anything of value, whether the payoff is made automatically from the machine or in any other manner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Slot machine: means any mechanical, electrical, or other device, contrivance, or machine which, upon insertion of a coin, token, or similar object therein or upon payment of any consideration whatsoever, is available to play or, operate the play or operation of which, whether by reason of the skill of the operator or application of the element of chance, or both, may deliver or entitle the person playing or operating the machine to receive cash, premiums, merchandise, tokens, or any thing of value, whether the payoff is made automatically from the machine or in any other manner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Slot machine: means any mechanical, electrical, or other device, contrivance, or machine which, upon insertion of a coin, token, or similar object therein or upon payment of any consideration whatsoever, is available to play or operate, the play or operation of which, whether by reason of the skill of the operator or application of the element of chance, or both, may deliver or entitle the person playing or operating the machine to receive cash, premiums, merchandise, tokens, or anything of value, whether the payoff is made automatically from the machine or in any other manner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Slot machine gaming: means the use, operation, offering, or conducting of slot machines at an eligible facility in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Social Security breakpoint: means the maximum level at which compensation may be included in the determination of the primary insurance amount under Title II of the Federal Social Security Act, provided that for purposes of the funded system seven thousand eight hundred dollars shall be deemed to have been the Social Security breakpoint for all years prior to 1968. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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
  • Spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Spouse: shall mean a person who is legally married to a member of this system and shall not include a person who is legally separated from a member of this system by a judgment of separation, unless such person has voluntarily reconciled with the member and which reconciliation is established by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • State: means the state of Louisiana, and for purposes of execution of equipment-lease-purchase contracts, the Division of Administration of the state, which shall be considered the lessee for all applicable purchasing agencies for the purposes of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1780
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1798
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.62
  • State agencies: means the executive branch, the legislative branch, and the judicial branch of state government and the officers and employees thereof, but does not include parish officials set forth in Article VI, Sections 5(G) and 7(B) of the constitution or their respective officers, deputies, employees, or appointees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • State health officer: means the employee of the department who is the chief health care official of the state as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2831
  • State health officer: means the employee of the department who is the chief health care official of the state as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • State housing agency: means the Louisiana Housing Corporation, a public body corporate and politic constituting a political subdivision and instrumentality of the state of Louisiana, created and organized pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 3-A of Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • State psychiatric hospital: means a public, state-owned and operated inpatient facility for the treatment of mental illness and substance-related and addictive disorders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Strategic planning: is a process of agency self-assessment and objective setting which considers an organization's purpose, capacities and environment, and results in a strategic plan which determines a path for development of the organization's resources in order to achieve meaningful results. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Strategy: means the method used to accomplish the objectives of an agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • student: includes a graduate assistant, medical intern, and medical resident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Subsequent service: means service rendered by an employee subsequent to the effective date of the establishment of this retirement system and while a participant in this retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Substance use disorder: refers to a pattern of symptoms resulting from use of a substance which the individual continues to take, despite experiencing problems as a result. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Substantial functional limitations: means documented evidence of limitations in present functioning considered within the context of community environments typical of the age, peers, and culture of the person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • suitability requirements: means the criteria provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supervised visitation: means face-to-face contact between a parent and a child which occurs in the immediate presence of a supervising person approved by the court under conditions which prevent any physical abuse, threats, intimidation, abduction, or humiliation of either the abused parent or the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Supervisor: means the person in charge of the division. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Supplemental appropriation: Budget authority provided in an appropriations act in addition to regular or continuing appropriations already provided. Supplemental appropriations generally are made to cover emergencies, such as disaster relief, or other needs deemed too urgent to be postponed until the enactment of next year's regular appropriations act.
  • 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

  • Support plan: means an individualized plan that coordinates supports and services to assist the person in reaching his desired outcomes and reflects the vision, personal preferences, life goals, and diverse formal and informal support needs of the person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Support profile: means a summary of identified supports or services that addresses the expressed needs and desires of the person and that is used in the development of the support plan for that person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Support team: means a team consisting of a person with a developmental disability, his plan coordinator, and may include his family and others whom the person chooses to assist him in developing a support plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Supporting document: means the document prepared by the budget office and composed of supporting information, data, and documentation used to develop the executive budget. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • System: means the developmental disabilities services system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Tanning equipment: means ultraviolet or other lamps and equipment containing such lamps intended to induce skin tanning through the irradiation of any part of the living human body with ultraviolet radiation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Tanning facility: means any location, place, area, structure, or business which provides consumers access to tanning equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • 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 purchaser: means the purchaser of tax sale property, his successors, and assigns. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale title: means the set of rights acquired by a tax sale purchaser or, in the case of adjudicated property, on the applicable political subdivision, pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Taxable net slot machine proceeds: means "net slot machine proceeds" less the amount of support, payment, or contributions required as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • 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.
  • Termination: means complete cessation of employment with the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 unit: means a unit which is the subject of a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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.
  • Training center: means any school, academy, institute, or any place of learning whatsoever, which offers or conducts a law enforcement training course. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2402
  • 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.
  • Transfer: means the sale, donation, conveyance, assignment, inheritance, or other transfer of an ownership interest in an immovable located in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3132
  • Transfer: means the removal of a patient from one mental institution to another without any procedure for admission other than is prescribed by the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Transfer student: means a child who is not an entering student who enters school in grades one through six in this state from a school outside this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2513
  • 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
  • Treating physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the behavioral health treatment of the principal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Treatment: means an active effort to accomplish an improvement in the mental condition or behavior of a patient or to prevent deterioration in his condition or behavior. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • Treatment facility: includes but is not limited to the following, and shall be selected with consideration of first, medical suitability; second, least restriction of the person's liberty; third, nearness to the patient's usual residence; and fourth, financial or other status of the patient, except that such considerations shall not apply to forensic facilities:

                (i) Public and private behavioral health services providers licensed pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2

  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Ultraviolet radiation: means electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in air between two hundred nanometers and four hundred nanometers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • 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
  • Unit: means immovable property, or a portion thereof, designated for separate occupancy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • University: means all campuses and divisions of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • University Retirement Plan: means the nonfunded University Retirement Plan established pursuant to regulations of the board of supervisors as in effect on the effective date of this funded system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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
  • 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
  • Vendor: means any person who has entered into a major procurement contract with the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Vested right: means when a member obtains retirement eligibility as to age and service in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Video draw poker: means any card game approved by the division that utilizes one deck of cards per hand with multiple hands permitted per game. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Video draw poker device: means any unit, mechanism, or device authorized pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter, that, upon insertion of a ticket voucher or cash, is available to play or simulate the play of the game of draw poker, or other card games approved by the division utilizing a video display and microprocessors in which the player may win games or credits that can be redeemed for cash only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Video draw poker employee: means a person issued a permit pursuant to the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 10:7-102
  • Water pollution control projects: means any waste treatment facilities or any plants or other works which accomplishes the treating, stabilizing or holding of untreated or inadequately treated sewage or other wastes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2321
  • 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