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  • 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: 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: 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 administrator of the child support enforcement section, office of children and family services, Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • 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
  • 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
  • Anesthesia: means a drug-induced loss of consciousness, by use of any anesthetic induction agent or otherwise, during which patients are not arousable even by painful stimulation, as defined by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 final compensation: shall mean the average monthly compensation earned by an employee during any period of sixty successive months of service as an employee during which the earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • 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
  • 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 any agency, board, commission, or office, public or private, that issues any license for activity specified in Paragraph (6) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Board: means the Board of Supervisors of Community and Technical Colleges or its successor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1991
  • Board: means the Board of Commissioners of St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:7801
  • Board: means Louisiana Gaming Control Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • 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 of trustees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Board of Trustees: shall mean the Board provided for in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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
  • Cattle: means all bovine animals, regardless of age, including calves. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Chalk: means a soft, friable, loosely consolidated material composed primarily of calcium carbonate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Charge to the jury: The judge's instructions to the jury concerning the law that applies to the facts of the case on trial.
  • Child support: means any amount required to be paid pursuant to a court order 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 51:1442
  • child support order: 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 51:1442
  • 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

  • collection agency: means an individual or nongovernmental entity that solicits and contracts directly with obligees to provide child support collection services for compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1442
  • Commercial development: means all facilities and improvements used for commercial or other nonresidential purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9100.1
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Contempt of court: means that a person has been found guilty of a direct contempt of court for a contumacious failure to comply with a subpoena, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Article 222(5), or a constructive contempt of court for willful disobedience of a lawful order of the court, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Article 224(2), in or ancillary to a child support or paternity proceeding. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Contract: means a contract or agreement, as described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1442
  • Contract: includes any agreement conferring the rights and obligations of a timeshare ownership on the purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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
  • 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 Beef Industry Council established under this Part to administer and govern the program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2053
  • 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
  • Creditable service: means all periods of time for which credit is allowed towards any benefits of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Dental treatment: means those practices and procedures which fall within the definition of the practice of "dentistry" as that term is defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1161.1
  • 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 Department of Children and Family Services when rendering child support enforcement services in  TANF or non-TANF cases. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services, office of children and family services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • 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, office of children and family services, child support enforcement section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1442
  • Department: means Louisiana Rehabilitation Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:3042
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health or its successor in the role of designated state agency under Title XIX of the Social Security Act or any successor Act including, but not limited to, block grants or other funding for medical care of the poor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1167.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • 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
  • Designated gaming area: means the contiguous area of an eligible live racing facility at which 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 La. 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
  • Earnable compensation: shall mean the full rate of compensation that would be payable to the member (employee) if he worked the full working time, including the expense allowance paid to the district attorney by the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Earnings: means the full amount of compensation earned by a member for service rendered as an employee, excluding bonuses or fees in excess of regular salary or retainer, overtime pay, or payments relative to termination of employment including but not limited to accrued sick or annual leave and severance pay. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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: 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: 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: shall mean any district attorney of the state of Louisiana, or any assistant district attorney in any parish of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Employer: means :

                (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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Examination: means a pelvic or rectal examination. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9662
  • 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 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
  • 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 home health agency, hospice, hospital, or nursing facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Healthcare provider: means a physician or other healthcare practitioner licensed, certified, registered, or otherwise authorized to perform specified healthcare services consistent with state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • HIPAA: means the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Pub. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • 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
  • 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

  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • 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
  • 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 La. 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
  • Learner: means any person enrolled in a medical, nursing, or allied health education program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • License: means any license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority for any of the following:

    (a)  To engage in a profession, occupation, business, or industry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31

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

    (a)  To engage in a profession, occupation, business, or industry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40

  • License: 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 emergency medical services practitioner: means a licensed emergency medical services practitioner as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1155.2
  • Licensee: means any individual holding a license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in any activity specified in Paragraph (6) hereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Licensee: means any person issued a license by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 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
  • Manufacturer: means a person who produces agricultural liming materials which are sold, offered for sale, or distributed in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Manufacturer: means any person who manufactures or assembles and programs slot machines for use in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • 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
  • 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
  • Member: means a contributing employee who is covered under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • 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
  • Misappropriation: means :

    (a)  acquisition of a trade secret of another by a person who knows or has reason to know that the trade secret was acquired by improper means; or

    (b)  disclosure or use of a trade secret of another without express or implied consent by a person who:

    (i)  used improper means to acquire knowledge of the trade secret; or

    (ii)  at the time of disclosure or use, knew or had reason to know that his knowledge of the trade secret was:

    (aa)  derived from or through a person who had utilized improper means to acquire it;

    (bb)  acquired under circumstances giving rise to a duty to maintain its secrecy or limit its use; or

    (cc)  derived from or through a person who owed a duty to the person seeking relief to maintain its secrecy or limit its use; or

    (iii)  before a material change of his position, knew or had reason to know that it was a trade secret and that knowledge of it had been acquired by accident or mistake. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1431

  • 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
  • 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 and five million dollars annually directly attributable to promotional play wagers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • 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
  • Obligee: means an individual who is owed child support under a child support order and who has entered or may enter into a contract with a collection agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1442
  • Obligor: means any individual legally obligated to support a child or children pursuant to an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Obligor: means any individual legally obligated to support a child or children pursuant to an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Office: means the office of workers' compensation administration established pursuant to La. 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
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Order of support: means any judgment or order for the support of dependent children issued by any court of this state or another state, including any judgment or order issued in accordance with an administrative procedure established by state law that affords substantial due process and is subject to judicial review. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Order of support: means any judgment or order for the support of dependent children issued by any court of this state or another state, including any judgment or order issued in accordance with an administrative procedure established by state law that affords substantial due process and is subject to judicial review. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
  • Overhead: means salaries, rent, and other operating expenses of the district exclusive of program or development expenses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.103
  • 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 person who receives or has received medical treatment or services from an individual or institution licensed to provide medical treatment in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • Patient: means a natural person who receives dental treatment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1161.1
  • 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 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, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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
  • Personal healthcare representative: has the meaning as ascribed in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • 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 40:1155.2
  • 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 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:
  • 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: shall mean service rendered prior to the date of the establishment of this retirement system for which credit is allowable as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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 veterinary medicine corporation: means a corporation organized pursuant to this Chapter for the practice of veterinary medicine. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1151
  • Program: means the Governor's Program for Gifted Children. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1989.2
  • Prohibited nation: means Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:312
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.65
  • Project: means a capital improvement project including capital equipment funding as more particularly described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9039.103
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Regular interest: shall mean interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • Regular plan: means the original plan that became effective upon the establishment of the retirement system in 1955, as amended, excluding the supplemental plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Retailer: means a person who sells agricultural liming materials to consumers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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 system: means the Municipal Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana, established as of January 1, 1955, defined in Chapter 4, Title 11 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, and as subsequently amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • Retirement System: shall mean the District Attorneys' Retirement System as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1581
  • 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 Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1167.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1173.2
  • 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
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:8051
  • 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 17:1962
  • State board: means the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:1972
  • 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
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • substantial: means that at least fifty percent of the attorney's business, either in terms of remuneration or time spent, is comprised of the activity of seeking to collect or enforce child support obligations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1442
  • Supplemental plan: means the supplementary plan established by Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1732
  • support enforcement services: means :

    (a)  Any action taken by the department, upon receipt of an application or referral for services or a request made under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, in accordance with the federal requirements of Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and corresponding state laws and regulations without regard to whether there is any existing court order, delinquency, or presumption of paternity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1442

  • 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
  • suspension: includes a temporary suspension of the registration, including the seizure of the vehicle license plate, trailer license plate, or a certificate of identification or registration of a motorboat or sailboat for an indefinite period of time or the denial of an application for issuance or renewal of a registration or license plate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Teaching purposes: means a nondiagnostic or nontherapeutic examination that is solely for the education of the learner. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1160.2
  • 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
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testing: means calibration testing, conformance testing, or fixed system testing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1615
  • Timeshare interest: means an ownership "timeshare interest" a lease timeshare interest, a timeshare estate, and a timeshare use unless expressly provided otherwise and includes any of the following:

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

  • Trade secret: means information, including a formula, pattern, compilation, program, device, method, technique, or process, that:

    (a)  derives independent economic value, actual or potential, from not being generally known to and not being readily ascertainable by proper means by other persons who can obtain economic value from its disclosure or use, and

    (b)  is the subject of efforts that are reasonable under the circumstances to maintain its secrecy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1431

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Wages: means average weekly wage at the time of the accident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 23:1021
  • 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

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 - Of Sale

  • 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 the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member and credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund, together with regular interest thereon. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Acquiring person: means either of the following:

    (a)  A person acquiring tax sale title to a tax sale property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • 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
  • Act of donation: means the "Act of Donation by BP America Production Company to the State of Louisiana" dated July 8, 2002, and recorded July 11, 2002, in the conveyance records of Vermilion Parish, bearing entry number 20208337 in which the property in and around White Lake, located in Vermilion Parish, was donated to the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • 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 equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefits and regular interest, as the case may be, computed on the basis of the following assumptions:

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

  • Actuarial equivalent: 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
  • 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 property of which tax sale title is acquired by a political subdivision pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • 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 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 the administrator of the child support enforcement section, office of children and family services, Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • administrator: means a person in charge of a treatment facility or his deputy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • administrator: means a person in charge of a treatment facility or his deputy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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
  • advertising: means to publish, display, or disseminate promotional information and includes but is not limited to the issuance of any card, sign, or direct mail, or in any newspaper, magazine, publication, or any announcement or display via any televised, computerized, electronic, or telephone networks, magnetic signs, or media. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • 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.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • agency: 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 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 governing body employing persons in the public school system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Agency: means any state office, department, board, commission, institution, division, officer or other person, or functional group, heretofore existing or hereafter created, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions of the government of the state in the executive branch, but not any governing body or officer of any local government or subdivision of the state, or any parochial officer who exercises functions coterminous with the municipality in which he performs those functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Allocation fund: shall mean the Coronavirus Local Recovery Allocation Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • Allocation program: shall mean the Local Recovery Allocation Program administered by the commissioner of administration and GOHSEP. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • 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
  • 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
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Annuity: means annual payments for life, payable in equal monthly installments, derived from the accumulated contributions placed to the credit of the participant in the annuity reserve account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the accumulated contributions of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Annuity 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicable purchasing agency: shall mean the Division of Administration of the state except as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1763
  • Applicant: means a person who seeks to be examined for licensure or certification by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3503
  • 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 a person who applies for designation as a certified market participant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Appropriate: means all of the following:

                (a) In accordance with standards of the Louisiana Department of Health and the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2

  • 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
  • Aquaculture: means the producing, raising, managing, harvesting, transporting, or marketing of aquatic livestock in privately owned waters or ponds as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Aquatic livestock: means domestic aquatic, nongame, native, freshwater organisms produced, raised, managed, or harvested within or from a constructed impoundment in compliance with rules and regulations adopted pursuant to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Aquatic producer: means any person engaged in producing, raising, managing, harvesting, or marketing aquatic livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • 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
  • Artificial reef: means a structure or system of structures which is constructed, placed, or permitted in waters covered under this Subpart for the purpose of enhancing fishery resources and commercial and recreational fishing opportunities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • 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
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Bank: means any "insured bank" as such term is defined in Section 3(h) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, 12 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Bank holding company: means any company that directly or indirectly controls a bank, and, unless the context requires otherwise, includes a Louisiana bank holding company, an out-of-state bank holding company, or a foreign bank holding company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Banking office: means any branch of an out-of-state bank. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Base pay: means prescribed compensation for a specific position on a full-time basis, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, payment in kind, premium pay, or any other allowance for expense authorized and incurred as an incident to employment, except supplemental pay for certain members as provided by Article X, Section 10(A)(1) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • 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 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 designated by the member or legally entitled to receive a retirement allowance, an annuity, or other benefit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Beneficiary: means any person in receipt of a retirement allowance or other benefit provided for in this part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Beneficiary: means the eligible recipient of a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, or other benefit provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Beneficiary: means any person in receipt of a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance or other benefit provided by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 any agency, board, commission, or office, public or private, that issues any license for activity specified in Paragraph (6) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Drug and Device Distributors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3462
  • Board: means the Louisiana Crawfish Promotion and Research Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Board: means the Louisiana State Board of Private Investigator Examiners within the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3503
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Animal Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Board: means the Agricultural Industry Board established by La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • 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 La. 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 trustees: means and includes the members of the board of trustees of the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Board of trustees: means the board provided for in Part V of this Chapter to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Board of Trustees: means the board provided to administer the retirement system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 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
  • Brand: means any name, trademark, or other designation under which an agricultural liming material is sold. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Budget office: means the section of the division of administration which monitors budgeting functions. 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
  • 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
  • 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 La. 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 La. 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
  • CARES Act: shall mean the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, Public Law 116-136 and any guidance or regulations issued by the United States Department of the Treasury as of the date of this Act or thereafter relative to the CARES Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • 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
  • CCEER: means Center for Coastal, Energy, and Environmental Resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Children: as used in this Part , are defined as children of the firefighter and/or children of the widow of the firefighter who are solely dependent upon the firefighter for their support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3378
  • 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
  • Commission: means the city civil service commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • Commission: means the Horticulture Commission of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:16.1
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Commissioner: shall mean the commissioner of the division of administration of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of administration or his duly authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1527
  • 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 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 home: means a living option, certified, licensed, or monitored by the Louisiana Department of Health, where six or fewer people with developmental disabilities reside. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Company: means any foreign domiciled or based entity, real or juridical, which is not a subsidiary of nor owned in whole or in part by any domestic company, and which is engaged in an enterprise for financial gain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:312
  • Company: means any corporation, business trust, partnership, association, or similar organization, including a bank, but shall not include any corporation the majority of the shares of which are owned by the United States or by any state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • 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.
  • Compliance with an order of support: means that the support obligor is no more than ninety days in arrears in making payments in full for current support, or in making periodic payments on a support arrearage pursuant to a court order or written agreement with the department, or in making periodic payments as set forth in a court order of support, and has obtained or maintained health insurance coverage if required by an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Compressed natural gas: means natural gas that has been compressed and is advertised, offered for sale, suitable for use, sold, or used as an engine motor fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • 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
  • Consensus estimating conference: means the Economic Estimating Conference, the Demographic Estimating Conference, the Education Estimating Conference, the Criminal Justice Estimating Conference, the Health and Social Services Estimating Conference, and the Transportation Estimating Conference. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Conservator: means the commissioner or his designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:381
  • 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
  • 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
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what the agreements may be called, of state agencies, including orders, grants, and documents purporting to represent grants which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:16.1
  • Control: means any of the following:

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

  • control: means exercising the power to make policy decisions and "operate" means being actively involved in the day-to-day management of the business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cooperative endeavor: means a contractual relationship between the state of Louisiana through the board with a person for a public purpose. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • 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-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 court exercising jurisdiction over the determination of child support, paternity, or criminal neglect of family proceedings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Court: means any district court, juvenile court, or family court having jurisdiction over the parents and/or child at issue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Court: means any duly constituted district court or court having family or juvenile jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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
  • Crawfish farmer: means a person who farms or cultivates crawfish in ponds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Credential: means any document, certificate, identification, license, permit, or card indicating the user's status, right, privilege, classification, permission, entitlement, authority, or coverage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • Credit: includes every claim and demand for money, labor, merchandise and other valuable things. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • 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 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
  • Creditable service: means "Prior Service" plus "Membership Service" for which credit is allowable as provided in Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Credited service: means service for which credit is allowable as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Current status: includes but is not limited to valid, expired, cancelled, suspended, disqualified, active, inactive, member, nonmember, eligible, or ineligible. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • Current tax collections: means the current collections of the taxes imposed by Subtitle II of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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 28:451.2
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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 28:451.2
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services when rendering child support enforcement services in  TANF or non-TANF cases. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services, office of children and family services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • 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 28:2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3662
  • Department: means the department of city civil service, including both the commission and the director. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Department: means the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2703
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Deposits: means average daily deposits for a continuous period of six months ending on the date the determination of deposits is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Designated gaming area: means that portion of a riverboat in which gaming activities may be conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Designated gaming area: means the contiguous area of an eligible live racing facility at which 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 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 waterway: means those rivers or bodies of water listed in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Determination: means determination of eligibility for entry into the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • 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
  • Digitized credential: means a credential relayed in a data file available on any mobile device which has connectivity to the internet through an application that allows the mobile device to download the data file from the department, office, agency, company, division, university, school, board, commission, or other applicable entity and contains all of the data elements visible on the face and back of the credential, and also displays the current status of the credential. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • 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
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:3101

  • Distributor: means a person who sells, offers for sale, or distributes agricultural liming materials in this state on the wholesale level. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Distributor: means a Louisiana manufacturer of crawfish bags or a person who brings crawfish bags into Louisiana which were manufactured outside of Louisiana or a person who brings crawfish tail meat into Louisiana or who distributes crawfish tail meat in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.62
  • 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
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Dyed diesel fuel: means diesel fuel that is required to be dyed pursuant to the requirements of the Internal Revenue Service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Dyed gasoline: means gasoline that is required to be dyed pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Earnable compensation: means the full rate of the compensation that would be payable to a participant if he worked the full normal working time during the year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Earnable compensation: means the compensation earned by a member during the full normal working time as a teacher. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Earned compensation: means the base pay earned by an employee for a given pay period as reported to the system on a monthly basis by the agency which shall include the cash value of any emolument of office in the form of paid compensation in lieu of salary which is subject to federal and state payroll taxes and includes the full amount earned by an employee, overtime, and per diem earned by an employee of the House of Representatives, the Senate, or an agency of the legislature, and expense allowances and per diem paid to members of the legislature, the clerk, or sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives and president and secretary or sergeant at arms of the Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Effective financing statement: means a written instrument which is an abstract of a security device and which complies with the provisions of La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Electronic wallet: refers to an electronic or online service or application that allows an individual to store credentials in order to access the credentials from a mobile device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:17.1
  • 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 business: means a for-profit corporation, a limited liability company, a partnership, or a sole proprietorship that meets all of the following criteria:

                (a) Was domiciled in Louisiana as of March 1, 2020. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42

  • 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 any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • 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 as a school bus driver who actually renders a service by driving a school bus during the full time of his employment, a school janitor, a school custodian, a school maintenance employee, school bus aide, monitor or attendant, or other regular school employee who actually works on a school bus helping with the transportation of school children, and who is a legal employee of a parish or city school board of the state of Louisiana, and shall include the employees of this system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • employee 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 or any of its boards, commissions, departments, agencies, and courts which are contributing members of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employer: means 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 parish or city school board from which any employee receives his compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
  • Encumbrance: means any lien, privilege, judgment, mortgage, pledge, pawn, claim, charge, or any other encumbrance of like nature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Encumbrance certificate: means a written document which lists all effective financing statements affecting a person which have been filed with the filing officer and containing the information required by this Chapter to be transmitted to the secretary for inclusion in the central registry on the date and at the time the certificate is issued and which complies with the provisions of La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 La. 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
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Excess benefit participant: means any member whose retirement benefit as determined on the basis of all qualified plans of the employer without regard to the limitations of La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Executive budget: means the document submitted to the legislature at each regular session, pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and Article VII, Section 11(A) of the Constitution of Louisiana, presenting the governor's recommended complete financial plan for each year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Executive director: means the chief administrative officer of the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3503
  • 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
  • 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: means any piece of property that contains a constructed impoundment or other area where aquatic livestock are produced, raised, managed, harvested, or marketed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • 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 Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Family violence: includes but is not limited to physical or sexual abuse and any offense against the person as defined in the Criminal Code of Louisiana, except negligent injuring and defamation, committed by one parent against the other parent or against any of the children. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Farm 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 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 11:403
  • Fiscal year: means the period beginning July first of any year and ending June thirtieth of the next succeeding year. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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).
  • 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 La. 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
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Formal 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 the White Lake Property Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • 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 La. 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
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • 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
  • GOHSEP: shall mean the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • 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 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
  • Governmental lien: means all liens imposed by law upon immovable property in favor of any political subdivision and filed in the mortgage records, including without limitation, those imposed under La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grant: means an award by the treasurer to an eligible business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • 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 and five million dollars annually directly attributable to promotional play wagers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Ground shells: means a material obtained by grinding the shells of mollusks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Group home: means a living option, certified, licensed, or monitored by the department, where seven to fifteen people with developmental disabilities reside. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • 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
  • Home state: means :

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

  • Host state: means :

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

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

  • 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
  • immovable property: means and includes not only land, city, town and village lots, but all things thereunto pertaining, and all structures and other appurtenances thereto, as pass to the vendee by the conveyance of the land or lot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Importer: means a person that imports motor fuel into this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Impoundment: means any private, constructed pond, lake, reservoir, tank, cage, or other means of containment that has no inlet from or outlet to any public waters. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • In 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
  • Inactive status: means the status in which a licensed massage therapist has, pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter, notified the board of intent to voluntarily cease activity as a massage therapist for a period of time not to exceed five years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • 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

  • 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
  • Initiative: means the Artificial Reef Initiative at Louisiana State University, which is developing a Louisiana Artificial Reef Development Plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interdisciplinary review: means a review by a team of professionals for the purpose of determining the presence of a developmental disability as defined in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Interdisciplinary team: means a group that reviews information, data and input from a person to make recommendations relevant to the needs of the person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Interest holder: means a secured party within the meaning of La. 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.
  • Interruption of business: means business interruption caused by forced or voluntary closures or restricted operations, including but not limited to social distancing measures, decreased customer demand, cleaning or disinfection expenses, and providing personal protective equipment, related to COVID-19. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • 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 La. 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
  • Jobber: means a person who buys or sells agricultural liming materials in this state for another person and who is paid commissions for his services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Joint committee: 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.
  • Label: means any written or printed matter on or attached to a package of materials or an invoice for a shipment of bulk materials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container (not including package liners) of any article. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter (1) upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers, or (2) accompanying such article. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • 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
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 any license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority for any of the following:

    (a)  To engage in a profession, occupation, business, or industry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31

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

    (a)  To engage in a profession, occupation, business, or industry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40

  • License: 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Licensee: means any person to whom a license is granted in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter and who may certify the successful  completion of  the  required  minimum  training  for  private investigator apprentices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3503
  • Licensee: means any person or business that has a professional or establishment license issued by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • 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
  • Licensing authority: means any state board, commission, department, agency, officer, or other entity which issues, authorizes, or otherwise regulates licenses as defined in Paragraph (4) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 3:561
  • Livestock dealer: means any person, not a market agency, engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • 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 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 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 government unit: means a parish, municipality, town, township, village or other unit of general government below the state level with parishwide jurisdiction including but not limited to sheriffs, coroners, and district attorneys. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • Local governmental subdivision: means any parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.33
  • Lot: means the quantity of materials from which a sample has been taken and which the sample represents. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Louisiana bank: means a bank that has Louisiana as its home state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Louisiana bank holding company: means a bank holding company that has Louisiana as its home state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Louisiana taxes: means all taxes administered by the secretary of the Department of Revenue pursuant to Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • 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 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 a person who produces agricultural liming materials which are sold, offered for sale, or distributed in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Manufacturer: means 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.
  • Market agency: means any persons, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock in commerce on a commission basis, either at a public stockyard or at a privately owned and operated sales pen or concentration point, or any persons engaged in the furnishing of services for the conduct of such business, including but not limited to livestock video auctions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Marl: means a granular or loosely consolidated earthy material composed primarily of seashell fragments and calcium carbonate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Massage establishment: means any place of business that offers the practice of massage therapy and where the practice of massage therapy is conducted on the premises of the business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • Massage therapist: means a person who engages in the practice of massage therapy for compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians provided for in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Medical 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 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 any employee included in the membership of the funded system as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Member: means any school employee, as defined in Paragraph (13) of this Section, as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • member: 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
  • Military medical personnel: means an individual who has recently served as a medic in the United States Army, medical technician in the United States Air Force, or corpsman in the United States Navy or the United States Coast Guard and who was discharged or released from such service under conditions other than dishonorable. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3662
  • Minimum habitability standards: means the minimum property standards requirements set forth by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in 24 C. 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 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
  • 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: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • 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
  • Municipal drainage authority: means the city of New Orleans and any special district or board located in such municipality, including but not limited to the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, created for the purpose of drainage and/or flood control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:90.1
  • 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
  • National Fishing Enhancement Act: means the federal artificial reef development legislation, PL 98-623, Title II. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • 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 and five million dollars annually directly attributable to promotional play wagers. 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 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 and five million dollars annually directly attributable to promotional play wagers. 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Obligee: means any person to whom an award of child support is owed and may include the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Obligor: means any individual legally obligated to support a child or children pursuant to an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Obligor: means any individual legally obligated to support a child or children pursuant to an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Office: means the office of 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Official gaming establishment: means the building or facility described in La. 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
  • official inspection legend: means any symbol prescribed by regulations of the commissioner showing that the article was inspected and passed in accordance with this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • official mark: means the official inspection legend or any other symbol prescribed by regulations of the commissioner to identify the status of any article or animal under this Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4201
  • 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 9:315.40
  • Ordinance: means :

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

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

  • 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
  • Out-of-state bank: means a bank other than a Louisiana bank. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Out-of-state bank holding company: means a bank holding company other than a Louisiana bank holding company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:532
  • Outlet: means a mobile unit or a place of business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • 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
  • 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 a person who holds an ownership interest that has not been terminated pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • 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
  • 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
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • Pensions: means payments for life derived from money provided by the state or the employing agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 and includes, in addition to the definition contained in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Person: means a person with a developmental disability. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:451.2
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:556.2
  • Person: means an individual, firm, association, company, partnership, corporation, nonprofit organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3503
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, company, association, corporation, limited liability company, and any other legal entity or group of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:559.3
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or association of such persons acting as a unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:3101
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, trust, or other business entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3703
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, joint stock association or trust, corporation, or other business entity whether incorporated or not. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • 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. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • 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
  • Pilot program: means the Louisiana Military Medics and Corpsmen Pilot Program established pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3662
  • 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: 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.
  • police jury: means the parish governing authority unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2101
  • Political subdivision: means any of the following to the extent it has the power to levy ad valorem taxes and conduct tax sales for failure to pay ad valorem taxes:

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

  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Practice of massage therapy: means the manipulation of soft tissue for the purpose of maintaining good health and establishing and maintaining good physical condition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • 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 corporate officer: means the president, treasurer, secretary, or comptroller, or any other person who performs functions for the corporation corresponding to those performed by the foregoing officers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3503
  • 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
  • Prior service: means service rendered prior to the date of establishment of the retirement system for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Prior service: means service rendered prior to July 1, 1947, for which credit is allowable under Part III of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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
  • Promotional play wagers: means wagers placed by patrons using noncashable vouchers, promotional chips, coupons, electronic credits, electronic promotions, scrips, or any other cash equivalent that is provided to the patron by the licensee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:44
  • Promotional play wagers: means wagers placed by patrons using noncashable vouchers, promotional chips, coupons, electronic credits, electronic promotions, scrips, or any other cash equivalent that is provided to the patron by the casino gaming operator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • Promotional play wagers: means wagers placed by patrons using noncashable vouchers, promotional chips, coupons, electronic credits, electronic promotions, scrips, or any other cash equivalent that is provided to the patron by the licensee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • Property: includes every form, character and kind of property, real, personal, and mixed, tangible and intangible, corporeal and incorporeal, and every share, right, title or interest therein or thereto, and every right, privilege, franchise, patent, copyright, trade-mark, certificate, or other evidence of ownership or interest; bonds, notes, judgments, credits, accounts, or other evidence of indebtedness, and every other thing of value, in possession, on hand, or under the control, at any time during the calendar year for which taxes are levied, within the State of Louisiana, of any person, firm, partnership, association of persons, or corporation, foreign or domestic whether the same be held, possessed, or controlled, as owner, agent, pledgee, mortgagee, or legal representative, or as president, cashier, treasurer, liquidator, assignee, master, superintendent, manager, sequestrator, receiver, trustee, stakeholder, depository, warehouseman, keeper, curator, executor, administrator, legatee, heir, beneficiary, parent, attorney, usufructuary, mandatary, fiduciary, or other capacity, whether the owner be known or unknown; except in the cases of fire, life, or other insurance companies, the notes, judgments, accounts, and credits of nonresident persons, firms, corporations, partnerships, associations, or companies doing business in the State of Louisiana, originating from the business done in this state, are hereby declared to be property with its situs within this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1702
  • Property: means 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 La. 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 La. 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 a clinical or medical psychologist who is licensed to practice psychology in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:221
  • Psychologist: means an individual licensed to practice psychology in Louisiana in accordance with La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 28:2
  • 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 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 and 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 39:1470

  • 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 La. 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
  • Purchaser: means a transferee or prospective transferee in any of the types of transactions described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • 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 plan: means a trust which is covered by the provisions of Section 401(a) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Qualified 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: means wagers placed on horse racing conducted under the pari-mutuel form of wagering at licensed racing facilities that are accepted by a licensed racehorse wagering operator in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:205
  • 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
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Recovery program: means the Louisiana Main Street Recovery Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • Redemptive period: means the period in which a person may redeem property as provided in the Louisiana Constitution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • 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 an individual who holds a valid registration card issued by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3503
  • 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
  • Registration card: means the identification card issued by the board to a registrant as evidence that the registrant has met the required minimum qualifications to perform the duties of a private investigator or apprentice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3503
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Regular contributions: means the contributions deducted from the compensation of a participant subsequent to the effective date of the establishment of this retirement system as required by this Part and placed to the credit of the participant in the annuity savings account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Regular employee: means :

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

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

  • Regular Employee: means a person who holds a valid, appropriate license or permit issued by the commissioner and who works at a place of business for thirty-two or more hours a week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • Regular interest: means interest compounded annually at such rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Regular interest: means interest compounded annually at such rate or rates as shall be determined by the board of supervisors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Regular interest: means interest compounded annually at such a rate as shall be determined by the board of trustees in accordance with La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 La. 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
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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
  • Retailer: means a person who sells agricultural liming materials to consumers in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • 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 Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pension, or any other benefits payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Retirement allowance: means annual payments for life under the funded system payable in equal monthly installments beginning as of the date fixed by the board of supervisors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • Retirement system: means the corporation known as the Orleans Parish School Employees' Retirement System established in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Retirement system: means the Louisiana School Employees Retirement System established and described in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1002
  • 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 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
  • 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 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 39:1470
  • 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 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
  • Sea Grant: means the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • 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 Department of Revenue or an authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:818.2
  • Secretary: means the secretary of state of the state of Louisiana, or his duly authorized agent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:639.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3803
  • 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
  • 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
  • Securities: means bonds, notes, certificates, or other written obligations for the repayment of borrowed money. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1470
  • 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 any lien, mortgage, pawn, pledge, privilege, or other instrument by which an interest in livestock is used to secure the performance or payment of any obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:561
  • Security device: means a written security agreement that establishes a creditor's security interest in farm products or any agricultural lien as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • Security interest: means an interest in or encumbrance upon farm products that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:3652
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3196
  • Send: means either of the following:

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

  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Service: means service rendered by an employee as herein defined. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:951.1
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service 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
  • 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:362
  • Shares: means the units into which the stockholders' rights to participate in the control of the state bank, in its profits, or in the distribution of corporate assets are divided. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • 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
  • Signed: includes using any symbol executed or adopted with present intention to adopt or accept a writing in tangible form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • 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 39:100.42
  • State: means the state of Louisiana or any agency or instrumentality thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:600.62
  • 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 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 La. 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 planning and budgeting system: refers to the processes and functions prescribed in Subtitle I of this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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.
  • Stockholder: means the holder of record of one or more shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • student: includes a graduate assistant, medical intern, and medical resident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:952.1
  • 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
  • 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 La. 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
  • 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
  • Suspension: means a temporary revocation of a license for an indefinite period of time or the denial of an application for issuance or renewal of a license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • suspension: includes a temporary suspension of the registration, including the seizure of the vehicle license plate, trailer license plate, or a certificate of identification or registration of a motorboat or sailboat for an indefinite period of time or the denial of an application for issuance or renewal of a registration or license plate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • 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 debtor: means , as of the date of determination, the person listed on the tax roll in accordance with La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax notice party: means , as of the date of determination, the tax debtor and any person requesting notice pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale: means the sale or adjudication of tax sale title to property pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale certificate: means the written notice evidencing a tax sale to be filed in accordance with La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale party: means the tax notice party, the owner of property, including the owner of record at the time of a tax sale, as shown in the conveyance records of the appropriate parish, and any other person holding an interest, such as a mortgage, privilege, or other encumbrance on the property, including a tax sale purchaser, as shown in the mortgage and conveyance records of the appropriate parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale purchaser: means the purchaser of tax sale property, his successors, and assigns. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Tax sale title: means the set of rights acquired by a tax sale purchaser or, in the case of adjudicated property, on the applicable political subdivision, pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122
  • Taxable net slot machine proceeds: means "net slot machine proceeds" less the amount of support, payment, or contributions required as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:353
  • teacher: as used in this Part means principal, supervisor, and superintendent of public schools, as well as classroom teachers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:901.36
  • 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.
  • Ton: means two thousand pounds avoirdupois. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1430.2
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Total voting power: means the entirety of the voting power. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • 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 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: 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 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
  • Treasurer: means the state treasurer of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:100.42
  • 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; fourth, financial or other status of the patient; and fifth, patient's expressed preference, except that such considerations shall not apply to forensic facilities:

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

  • 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
  • Trust business: means the holding out by a person to the public by advertising, solicitation, or other means that the person is available to perform any service of a fiduciary in this state or another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:572
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Unrestricted benefit: means the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse or child of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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 or more decks 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 La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 27:402
  • Voting power: means the right vested by law or by the articles or the bylaws in the stockholder or in one or more classes of stockholder to vote in the determination of any particular question or matter coming before meetings of the stockholders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Voting power present: means that part of the voting power exercisable by the stockholders present in person or represented by proxy at the meeting at which the stockholders take action on a particular question or matter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Warehouse: means 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
  • White Lake Property: means the properties owned by the state in and around White Lake, located in Vermilion Parish which were donated to the state in "Act of Donation by BP America Production Company to the State of Louisiana" dated July 8, 2002, and recorded July 11, 2002, in the conveyance records of Vermilion Parish, bearing entry number 20208337. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:799.2
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
  • writing: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or which is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:2122