Sections
Chapter 1 Privileges On Movables 9:4501 – 9:4798
Chapter 2 Privileges On Immovables 9:4801 – 9:4961
Chapter 3 Privileges On Movables and Immovables 9:5001 – 9:5031

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE XXI - Of Privileges

  • Abandoned cemetery: means any cemetery for which the board, in its discretion and after having been provided with the requisite title information establishing the title owner of the property, determines it is impossible or impractical to locate the current owner based upon its findings, including but not limited to a presentation of title history by the applicant for an abandoned cemetery sales and management license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:411
  • Abandoned cemetery sales and management license: means any license issued by the board pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:411
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member plus any interest which has been credited to his individual account in the annuity savings fund plus amounts credited to his account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity, or benefits, as the case may be, computed upon the basis of such interest and mortality assumptions as are adopted by the board or provided in law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • 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

  • 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 state treasurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Adult amusement attraction or amusement ride: means an attraction that is not a "child amusement attraction or amusement ride" or "kiddie amusement attraction or amusement ride". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Adult paraphernalia store: means an establishment that has as a substantial or significant portion of its stock clothing, objects, tools, toys, or any other items distinguished or characterized by their association with sexual activity, including sexual conduct or sexual excitement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Advance fee: means any consideration which is assessed or collected prior to the issuance of a written commitment to make a loan that is binding on the lender, provided that certain conditions precedent are satisfied. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Advertisement: means any promotion of 900, 976, or any other pay-per-call service by means of any radio, television, video or print media, telemarketing, or any other communication promoting a 900 or 976 number, service, or program to consumers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • 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.
  • Advisor: means a person who regularly provides legal, accounting, or management services or advice to a licensee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2397
  • Affiliate: means any person who controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with a developer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Affiliate: as used in this Chapter , means a specific person who is directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controlled by, or controls, or is under common control with the person specified. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Affiliate: when used with respect to a specified person, means any person, other than a natural person, controlling, controlled by or under common control with, such specified person, directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: as used in this Chapter shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Agency: means a department, office, division, agency, commission, board, committee, or other organizational unit of a governmental entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Agency: means the state, a political subdivision of the state, and any officer, agency, board, commission, department or similar body of the state or any political subdivision of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:3073
  • Agency head: means the chief executive or administrative officer of an agency or any member of a board or commission who exercises supervision over the agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102
  • Agent: means a person who solicits prospective purchasers or negotiates on behalf of a seller. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1821
  • Aggrieved person: includes any person who:

    (a)  Claims to have been injured by a discriminatory housing practice; or

    (b)  Believes that he will be injured by a discriminatory housing practice that is about to occur. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2603

  • Agricultural products: shall include aquacultural, horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee, and farm and range products, and furbearing animals raised or produced on a defined acreage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4712
  • Agricultural purpose: means a purpose related to the production, harvest, exhibition, marketing, transportation, processing, or manufacture of agricultural products by a natural person who cultivates, plants, propagates or nurtures the agricultural products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Ambulance service: means any person who through the use of one or more ambulances and certified emergency medical technicians as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4751
  • 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.
  • Amount deferred: means the cash price, subtracting any down payment, under a consumer credit sale, revolving charge or seller credit card account, plus any other charges, fees and closing costs authorized by law, that are financed by the creditor under the transaction or included in or added to the balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Amount financed: means the amount borrowed under a consumer loan, revolving loan or lender credit card account, plus any other charges, fees, and closing costs authorized by law, that are financed by the creditor under the transaction, or included in or added to the balance of the consumer's indebtedness subject to loan finance charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Amusement attraction: means a movie theater, video arcade, or any other building, structure, or place principally devoted to activities providing amusement, pleasure, thrills, or excitement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Amusement attraction: means any building or structure around, over, or through which people may move or walk, without the aid of any moving device integral to the building or structure, that provides amusement, pleasure, thrills, or excitement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Amusement ride: includes inflatables. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Amusement ride: means any mechanized device or combination of devices which carries passengers along, around, or over a fixed or restricted course for the purpose of giving its passengers amusement, pleasure, thrills, or excitement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Ancillary agreement: means any bond, insurance policy, letter of credit, reserve account, surety bond, swap arrangement, hedging arrangement, liquidity or credit support arrangement, or other financial arrangement entered into in connection with the issuance or payment of system restoration bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • ANSI: means the American National Standards Institute. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • ANSI: means the American National Standards Institute. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Anti-pollution project: means any land, easement, servitude, leasehold interest or other interest or right or estate in land, any building or other facility or improvement thereon, and any personal property, or any combination of the foregoing, whether or not now in existence, which shall be designed, acquired, constructed or installed in order to abate, eliminate, control or prevent air or water or noise or other pollution or to control or eliminate or dispose of liquid and solid wastes, or for the removal or treatment of any substance or materials which otherwise would cause pollution or contamination of any kind, suitable for use by the following or any combination of two or more thereof: any industry for the manufacturing, processing or assembling of raw, semi-manufactured or manufactured products, including agricultural, fish, forest, water or mineral products; any enterprise for the planting, cultivating and harvesting of crops, including those so planted, cultivated and harvested for food, ornamental, grazing or forest purposes; any commercial enterprise in storing, warehousing or distributing the products of agriculture, fishing, forestry, mining or industry, exclusive of retail or wholesale enterprises; any enterprise for research or development or research and development in connection with any of the foregoing, or for the purpose of developing new products or new processes, or improving existing products or known processes; any enterprise for research, development, exploration or study, of land, sea, water, air, sky or space; any nonprofit educational institution, museum or planetarium or the government of the United States or any agency, department, board, bureau, corporation or other instrumentality thereof; and any person, firm or corporation engaged primarily in the manufacture, production, generation, transmission or distribution of electricity, steam heat, water or gas or any combination thereof, or telephone or other services for sale to the public and classified as a public utility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1151
  • Apparent owner: means a person whose name appears on the records of a holder as the person entitled to property held, issued, or owed by the holder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means a parent or relative of the parent who applies for FITAP on behalf of a child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Apprentice: means a person who is licensed to work under the direct supervision and accompaniment of a technician who is licensed to the same firm and holding a valid license to perform the same acts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Appropriate governing authority: shall mean the governing authority of the parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.161
  • Appropriate governing authority: shall mean the governing authority of the city of Lafayette. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.171
  • Appropriate jurisdiction: shall mean the parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.161
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • arrearages: means amounts of past due and unpaid monthly support obligations established by 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, or any other judgment created by operation of any state law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1442
  • 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
  • Artist: means the creator or each of the joint creators of a work of fine art. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2152
  • artistic or creative services: includes , but is not limited to, services as an actor, actress, dancer, musician, comedian, singer, stunt-person, voice-over artist or other performer or entertainer in any motion picture, television, radio, theatrical or sports production or commercial production. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2132
  • ASCE: means the American Society of Civil Engineers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • ASME: means the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Assets: means all of a state bank's property and rights of every kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Associate: means , if used with respect to a licensee:

    (i)  A controlling person, director, manager, officer, agent, or advisor of that licensee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2397

  • 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
  • ASTM: means the American Society for Testing and Materials or ASTM International. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Audit: means an official inspection of an operator's actions and documentation as it relates to the coordination of inflatable amusement devices, amusement rides, and amusement attractions at an event and a set-up inspector's actions, documentation, and tagging as it relates to the set-up inspection of inflatable amusement devices, amusement rides, and amusement attractions at an event, including each operator's and set-up inspector's adherence to applicable statutes and rules. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • authorized representative: includes one or more of the following:

    (a)  A title insurance company or agent licensed to conduct business in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.161

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

    (a)  A title insurance company or agent licensed to conduct business in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.171

  • Authorized user: means with respect to a computer, a person who owns or is authorized by the owner or lessee to use the computer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2007
  • Automated teller machine: means an electronic hardware device that is capable of dispensing currency and responding to balance inquiries through the use of a magnetic stripe card issued by or on behalf of the state for distribution of assistance through an electronic benefits transfer system as described in this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • average compensation: means his average earnable compensation for the five highest successive years of employment, or the highest five successive joined years where interruption of service occurred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Average final compensation: means the average annual earned compensation of an employee for any period of thirty-six successive or joined months of service as an employee during which the said earned compensation was the highest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bar: means a business that holds a Class A-General retail permit and the primary purpose of such business is to serve alcoholic beverages for consumption by guests on the premises and in which the serving of food is only incidental to the consumption of those beverages. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Base pay: means prescribed compensation for a specific position on a full-time basis, but does not include overtime, per diem, differential pay, payment in kind, premium pay, or any other allowance for expense authorized and incurred as an incident to employment, except supplemental pay for certain members as provided by Article X, Section 10(A)(1) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Basket: means a one and one-half bushel circular container that may be used for the measurement of oysters to be sold or purchased. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Beneficiary: means an individual for whom property has been transferred to or held under a declaration of trust by a custodial trustee for the individual's use and benefit under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Beneficiary: means any person designated to receive a pension, an annuity, a retirement allowance, or other benefit as provided by this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • 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 the eligible recipient of a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, or other benefit provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Benefit rate: means the following percentages:

                (a) For new direct jobs created that pay at least eighteen dollars per hour, the benefit rate shall be four percent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2453

  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • BIDCO: means a business and industrial development company licensed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Biometric data: means data generated by automatic measurements of an individual's biological characteristics, such as fingerprints, voice print, eye retina or iris, or other unique biological characteristic that is used by the owner or licensee to uniquely authenticate an individual's identity when the individual accesses a system or account. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:3073
  • Board: means the Louisiana Cemetery Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Board: means the Louisiana Cemetery Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:411
  • 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 Life Safety and Property Protection Education Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • board: means the board provided for in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Board: means the Board of Ethics. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102
  • Board: means the board of commissioners of the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Board: means the board of directors of the district or any successor thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3072
  • Board: means the board of directors of the district or any successor thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3077
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Board: means the Calcasieu Ship Channel Funding Management Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:221
  • 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
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, interim certificates, certificates of indebtedness, debenture, or other obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.161
  • Bonds: shall mean any bonds, notes, interim certificates, certificates of indebtedness, debenture, or other obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.171
  • Borrower: means a person obtaining or desiring to obtain a loan of money, a credit card, or a line of credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Breach of the security of the system: means the compromise of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of computerized data that results in, or there is a reasonable likelihood to result in, the unauthorized acquisition of and access to personal information maintained by an agency or person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:3073
  • Burial: means the placement of human remains in a grave. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Business: means any corporation, partnership, individual, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity through which business is conducted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Business: includes any commercial type activity whether conducted by an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association or insurance company, provided such commercial type activity is located and doing business within the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1101
  • Business association: means a corporation, joint stock company, investment company, partnership, unincorporated association, joint venture, limited liability company, business trust, trust company, savings and loan association, building and loan association, savings bank, industrial bank, land bank, safe deposit company, safekeeping depository, bank, banking organization, financial organization, insurance company, mutual fund, credit union, utility, or other business entity consisting of one or more persons, whether or not for profit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Business firm: means a person who transacts business on a regular and continual basis, or a person that proposes to transact business on a regular and continual basis. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Business opportunity: means the sale or lease for an initial required consideration exceeding three hundred dollars of any goods or services which are transferred to a purchaser for the purpose of enabling the purchaser to start a business, and in which the seller or agent:

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

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

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

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

  • Buyer: means an individual who is solicited to purchase or who purchases the services of a credit repair services organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3573.2
  • Capital: means the sum of capital stock, surplus, and undivided profits or, as to mutual state banks, as defined by La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Capital stock: means the sum of the par value of the shares outstanding plus any amounts in excess of par value transferred from surplus to capital stock in respect of such shares less any part of such amounts transferred from capital stock to surplus as permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • care funds: includes both general and special care funds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Carrier: means any company that provides telecommunications transmission services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Cash assistance: means funds that the department provides through the Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program and the Kinship Care Subsidy Program to eligible beneficiaries for the purpose of assisting those persons in meeting ongoing basic needs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Catfish: means only those species within the family Ictaluridae, Ariidae or Loricariidae. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Catfish product: means any item capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any catfish or portion thereof, except products which contain catfish only in small proportions or historically have not been, in the judgment of the commissioner, considered by consumers as products of the United States commercial catfish industry and which are exempted from definition as a catfish product by the commissioner under such conditions as he may prescribe to assure that the catfish or portions thereof contained therein are not adulterated and that such products are not represented as catfish products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Cause computer software to be copied: means to distribute, transfer, or procure the copying of computer software or any component thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2007
  • Cemetery: means a place used or intended to be used for the interment of the human dead. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery authority: means any person, firm, corporation, limited liability company, trustee, partnership, association or municipality owning, operating, controlling or managing a cemetery or holding lands within this state for interment purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery management organization: means a legal entity contracting as an independent contractor with a cemetery authority to manage a cemetery, but does not mean individual managers employed by or contracting directly with cemetery authorities operating under this title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery sales organization: means any legal entity contracting as an independent contractor with a cemetery authority to conduct sales of one or more cemetery spaces, whether by deed, servitude, grant of right to use or otherwise, and/or cemetery products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery space: means a grave, crypt, vault, niche, tomb, lawn crypt, or any other property used or intended to be used for the interment of human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Center: means any person or organization which, for profit, offers physical fitness services, whether at multiple outlets or a single outlet. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1576
  • Central purchasing agency: means the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Certificate of inspection: means a certificate or report prepared by a third-party inspector pursuant to his inspection which verifies that the inflatable amusement device, amusement attraction, or amusement ride complies with all applicable adopted laws, rules, standards, and its corresponding manufacturer's installation manuals, maintenance and service bulletins, and notices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Certificate of registration: means a certificate issued by the office of state fire marshal upon receipt of a completed registration application, valid insurance as required by this Part, and a certificate of inspection. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Certify: means to attest to the proper functionality, inspection, installation, integration, programming, and service of life safety and property protection systems and equipment in accordance with all applicable engineered specifications, manufacturer specifications, and submitted plans and per the inspection, testing and maintenance chapters as set forth in the applicable NFPA, ASME, ANSI, and ASCE codes, standards, and manufacturer specifications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Check: means any check, draft, item, orders or requests for payment of money, negotiable orders, withdrawal or any other instrument used to pay a debt or transfer money from one to another. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • City: shall mean the city of Lafayette. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.171
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • 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.
  • Close relative: means parent, child, sibling, spouse, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, brother-in-law, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, grandparent, grandchild, nephew, niece, uncle, or aunt. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2397
  • Closed circuit television alarm system: means a system that provides video surveillance of events, primarily by means of transmission, recording, or transmission and recording of visual signals through the use of cameras, receivers, monitors, computer, and other visual imaging systems. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Closing services: includes but is not limited to appraising property and preparing credit reports. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2397
  • Coal: means anthracite and bituminous coal, lignite, and any fuel derivative thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Collateral costs: means sales tax, license fees, and registration fees and any similar governmental charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1941
  • 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
  • College campus: means the premises and grounds of an institution of postsecondary education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Columbarium: means a building or a structure, room or other space in a building or structure containing niches for permanent inurnment of cremated remains in a place used or intended to be used, and dedicated, for cemetery purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Combined adjusted gross income: means the combined adjusted gross income of both parties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • commerce: means the advertising, offering for sale, sale, or distribution of any services and any property, corporeal or incorporeal, immovable or movable, and any other article, commodity, or thing of value wherever situated, and includes any trade or commerce directly or indirectly affecting the people of the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1402
  • Commercial body art facility: means any location, place, area, or business, whether permanent or temporary, that provides consumers access to personal services workers who for remuneration perform any of the following procedures:

    (a)  Tattooing or inserting pigment under the surface of the skin of a human being, by pricking with a needle or otherwise, to produce an indelible mark or figure visible under the skin. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231

  • Commission: means the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Commission: means the governing authority of St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1098.2
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Commission on Human Rights. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Commission: means the Public Service Commission or, solely with respect to an electric or gas utility furnishing electric or natural gas service within the city of New Orleans, the council of the city of New Orleans, as applicable. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • Commission: means the Commission of Weights and Measures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commission: means the Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Commission: means the Louisiana Public Service Commission or other appropriate governing body for an electric utility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:3062
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Commissioner: means a member of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Office of Financial Institutions within the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized representatives acting at his discretion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Commissioner: means commissioner of insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1421
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Common elements: means all portions of timeshare property other than units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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.
  • Communications provider: means an entity providing communications networks or services that enable consumers to access the Internet or destinations on the public switched telephone network via a computer modem. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2007
  • Community cemetery: means a cemetery owned, operated, controlled or managed by any association or organization, in which the sale of lots, graves, crypts, vaults, or niches is restricted principally to individuals within a community. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Compensation: means any thing of economic value which is paid, loaned, granted, given, donated, or transferred or to be paid, loaned, granted, given, donated, or transferred for or in consideration of personal services to any person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102
  • Competitive sealed bidding: means the receipt of bids protected from inspection prior to bid opening. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Complainant: means that person who files a complaint pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2603
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Completion of construction: means :

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

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

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

  • Compliance with an order of support: means that the support obligor is no more than ninety days in arrears in making payments in full for current support or in making periodic payments as set forth in a court order of support, and has obtained or maintained health insurance coverage if required by an order of support. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • 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
  • Computer software: means a sequence of instructions written in any programming language that is executed on a computer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2007
  • Computer virus: means a computer program or other set of instructions that is designed to degrade the performance of or disable a computer or computer network and is designed to have the ability to replicate itself on other computers or computer networks without the authorization of the owners of those computers or computer networks. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2007
  • Conciliation: means the attempted resolution of issues raised by a complaint, or by the investigation of such complaint, through informal negotiations involving the aggrieved person, the respondent, and the attorney general or his designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2603
  • Conciliation agreement: means a written agreement setting forth the resolution of the issues in conciliation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2603
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • 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
  • Connectivity: means the capacity for the interconnection of platforms, systems, and applications. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1361
  • Conservation: means acts taken to prevent, stop, or retard deterioration of a work of fine art. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2152
  • Conservation servitude: means a nonpossessory interest of a holder in immovable property imposing limitations or affirmative obligations the purposes of which include retaining or protecting natural, scenic, or open-space values of immovable property, assuring its availability for agricultural, forest, recreational, or open-space use, protecting natural resources, maintaining or enhancing air or water quality, or preserving the historical, archaeological, or cultural aspects of unimproved immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1272
  • Conspicuous type: means type in boldfaced capital letters no smaller than the largest type, exclusive of headings, on the page on which it appears and, in all cases, at least 10-point type. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • consulting service: includes the procurement of supplies and services by a contractor without the necessity of complying with provisions of the Louisiana Procurement Code when such supplies and services are either for insurance procured directly by a licensed insurance producer pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Consumer: means any person who uses, purchases, or leases goods or services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1402
  • Consumer: means a telephone user or end-user who calls or may call a 900, 976, or any other pay-per-call service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Consumer: means :

                (a) The purchaser, other than for purposes of resale, of a new motor vehicle normally used for personal, family, or household purposes and subject to a manufacturer's express warranty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1941

  • Consumer credit insurance: means insurance, other than insurance on property, by which the satisfaction of debt in whole or in part is a benefit provided, but does not include

    (a)  insurance issued as an isolated transaction on the part of the insurer not related to an agreement or plan for insuring debtors of the creditor; or

    (b)  insurance indemnifying the creditor against loss due to the debtor's default. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Consumer loan: means a loan of money or its equivalent made by a supervised financial organization, a licensed lender, or lender in which the debtor is a consumer, and the loan is entered into primarily for personal, family, or household purposes and includes debts created by the use of a lender credit card, revolving loan account, or similar arrangement, as well as insurance premium  financing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Consumer transaction: means any transaction involving trade or commerce to a natural person, the subject of which transaction is primarily intended for personal, family, or household use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1402
  • Contempt of court: means that a person has been found guilty of a direct contempt of court for a contumacious failure to comply with a subpoena, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Article 222(5), or a constructive contempt of court for willful disobedience of a lawful order of the court, pursuant to Code of Civil Procedure Article 224(2), in or ancillary to a child support or paternity proceeding. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Contract: means all types of state agreements, regardless of what they may be called, including orders and documents purporting to represent grants, which are for the purchase or disposal of supplies, services, major repairs, or any other item. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contract: 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
  • contract for dance studio lessons and other services: means a contract for instruction in ballroom or other types of dancing, and includes lessons and other services, whether given to students individually or in groups. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1551
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Control: means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a licensee or a small concern whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Controlling person: when used with respect to a specified person means a person who controls that specified person directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Conversion: shall mean the voluntary or mandated conversion of industrial and powerplant fuel requirements in the state from natural gas or petroleum to coal or other alternate fuels. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • conveyance device: means any of the following, except those located in one- or two-family dwellings as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Conveyance device mechanic: means any person engaged in the erecting, constructing, installing, altering, servicing, dismantling, maintaining, or testing of a conveyance device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Corporate name: means the name of a corporation or limited liability company as set forth in the articles of incorporation of a corporation or the articles of organization of a limited liability company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Corporation: means any corporation or limited liability company now or hereafter organized, which is or may be authorized by its articles or operating agreement to conduct any one or more of the businesses of a cemetery. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Corporation: means a Louisiana business development corporation created under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1101
  • Corporation: means any corporation organized pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1151
  • Corporation: means the Louisiana Utilities Restoration Corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • Corps: means the U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:221
  • 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 a court of competent jurisdiction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • Credit card: means any card, plate, coupon book, or other single credit device that may be used from time to time to obtain credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Credit card: means a writing, number, or other evidence of an undertaking to pay for property or services delivered or rendered to or upon the order of a designated person or bearer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Credit repair services organization: means a person who, with respect to a buyer, in return for the payment of money or other valuable consideration, directly or indirectly, provides or represents that he can or will, directly or indirectly, provide any of the following services:

    (a)  Improving a buyer's credit record, history, or rating. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3573.2

  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit Score: A number, roughly between 300 and 800, that measures an individual's credit worthiness. The most well-known type of credit score is the FICO score. This score represents the answer from a mathematical formula that assigns numerical values to various pieces of information in your credit report. Source: OCC
  • Creditable service: means service for which credit is allowable as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • 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
  • creditor: as used in this Chapter includes a seller in a consumer credit sale, revolving charge account, or transaction made with the use of a seller credit card or otherwise, or a lender in a consumer loan, a revolving loan account, or a lender credit card transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Cremated remains: means human remains after cremation in a crematory. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cremation: means the reduction of the body of a deceased person to cremated remains in a crematory. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Crematory: means a building or structure containing one or more retorts for the reduction of bodies of deceased persons to cremated remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Crop: means any cultivated plants that produce agricultural produce such as grains, seeds, fruits, vegetables, or flowers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Cruise ship: means any commercial ship used for the domestic or international carriage of passengers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Curator: means a person appointed or qualified by a court to manage the estate of an individual or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Custodial trust property: means an interest in property transferred to or held under a declaration of trust by a custodial trustee under this Chapter and the income from and proceeds of that interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Custodial trustee: means a person designated as trustee of a custodial trust under this Chapter or a substitute or successor to the person designated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Cyber incident: means the compromise of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of computerized data due to the exfiltration, modification, or deletion that results in the unauthorized acquisition of and access to information maintained by a public body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2112
  • Cyber ransom or ransomware: means a type of malware that encrypts or locks valuable digital files and demands a ransom to release the files. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2112
  • Damage: means any material impairment to the integrity, functionality, or availability of data, software, a computer, a system, or information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2007
  • Data: means recorded information, regardless of form or characteristic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Dealer: means a person authorized by the manufacturer and actively engaged in the business of buying, selling, or exchanging new automobiles, new personal watercraft, or new all-terrain vehicles at retail and who has an established place of business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1941
  • Declarant: means :

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

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

  • declaration: means the instrument by which the timeshare property is made subject to a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defined benefit plan: means a pension plan established and maintained by an employer primarily to provide systematically for the payment of definitely determinable benefits to employees over a period of years after retirement based upon factors such as years of service and compensation received by employees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Defined contribution plan: means a pension plan established and maintained by an employer which provides benefits based upon amounts contributed to an employee's individual account, plus any earnings allocated to the account, for distribution to the employee or his beneficiary either at retirement, after a fixed number of years, or upon the occurrence of some special event. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1372
  • 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 Department of Children and Family Services, office of children and family services, child support enforcement section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1442
  • Department: means the Department of Natural Resources of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Department: means the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Department: means the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1821
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1295.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2102
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Department: means the Department of Economic Development. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2399.2
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Department of Energy: means the Department of Energy of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • 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.
  • Designated agent: means an owner or a manager of an alarm contracting company or single station fire alarm contracting company, a locksmithing services company, or closed circuit television alarm system contracting company who has been assigned the responsibility of submitting any notice required by this Subpart to the state fire marshal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Designee: means a duly authorized representative of a person holding a superior position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Developer: means the person, or any successor or assignee of such person, who creates the timeshare plan or who is in the business of making sales of timeshare interests which it owns or purports to own. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Development project: means any land, easement, servitude, leasehold interest, or other interest or right in land, and any building or other facility or improvement thereon, including a single or multiple occupant office building or building complex, and all movable and immovable properties deemed necessary in connection therewith, including parking garages, whether or not now in existence, which shall be suitable for use by the following or by any combination of two or more thereof:

    (i)  Any industry for the manufacturing, processing, or assembling of any raw, agricultural, semimanufactured, or manufactured products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1151

  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Direct retail sale: means the sale of catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products individually or in small quantities directly to the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Direct rollover: means a payment by the system to the eligible retirement plan specified by the distributee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Direct supervision: means oversight of a firm's operations by a qualifier or onsite supervision by a licensed technician or specialist of an apprentice or consultant. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Directors: means the board of directors, board of trustees or other governing body of a cemetery authority, cemetery sales organization or cemetery management organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Disability: means a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of the individual, a record of such impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Disability: means , with respect to a person:

    (i)  A physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of such person's major life activities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2603

  • Discriminatory housing practice: means an act that is unlawful pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2603
  • Discriminatory practice in connection with public accommodations: means any direct or indirect act or practice of exclusion, distinction, restriction, segregation, limitation, refusal, denial, or any other act or practice of differentiation or preference in the treatment of a person or persons because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Disposition: means the interment, burial, cremation, or anatomical donation of the body of a deceased person or parts of the body of a deceased person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Distributee: means a member or former member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Distributor: means any person offering for sale, exchange, or barter any catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products destined for direct retail sale in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • District: means the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • District: means the Central Transition District or any successor thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3072
  • District: means the St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3077
  • district: means an economic development district established by a local governmental subdivision pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9038.31
  • District: means the Jefferson Parish Communication District as created by  Act No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9125
  • district court: shall mean the district court for the parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.161
  • district court: shall mean the Fifteenth Judicial District Court. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.171
  • Division: means the division of state police in the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1372
  • Division: means the division of archaeology of the office of cultural development within the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:411
  • DMMP: means the Dredged Material Management Plan dated November 22, 2010, as adopted by the U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:221
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Documentary material: means the original or a copy of any book, record, memorandum, paper, communication, tabulation, map, chart, photograph, mechanical transcription, or other tangible document or recording, wherever situated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1402
  • Domicile: means the state of incorporation of a corporation and the state of the principal place of business of a holder other than a corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • door hardware: means stand alone electro/mechanical locks, latches, exit hardware, closures, and hinges mounted onto doors intended to operate and secure the door properly. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • DOT: means the United States Department of Transportation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Down payment: means an amount, including the value of any property used as a trade-in, paid to a seller to reduce the cash price of goods or services purchased under a consumer credit sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Dwelling: means any building, structure, or portion thereof which is occupied as, or designed or intended for occupancy as, a residence by one or more families, and any vacant land which is offered for sale or lease for the construction or location thereon at any such building, structure, or portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2603
  • 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 full amount of compensation earned by an employee for a given month, but shall not include overtime. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Earned compensation: means the base pay earned by an employee for a given pay period as reported to the system on a monthly basis by the agency which shall include the cash value of any emolument of office in the form of paid compensation in lieu of salary which is subject to federal and state payroll taxes and includes the full amount earned by an employee, overtime, and per diem earned by an employee of the House of Representatives, the Senate, or an agency of the legislature, and expense allowances and per diem paid to members of the legislature, the clerk, or sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives and president and secretary or sergeant at arms of the Senate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Educational institution: means a public or private educational institution or a separate school or department of a public or private educational institution and includes but is not limited to the following:

    (a)  A university, college, or junior college. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1952

  • Elder person: means any person sixty-five years of age or older. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1402
  • Elected official: means any person holding an office in a governmental entity which is filled by the vote of the appropriate electorate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102
  • Electric utility: means an "electric public utility" as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • Electric utility: means a public or investor-owned utility, an electric cooperative, municipal utility, or any private power supplier or marketer that is engaged in the business of supplying electric energy to the ultimate consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:3062
  • Electronic: means electrical, digital, magnetic, optical, electromagnet, or any other similar technology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Electronic communications device: means any device that uses electronic signals to create, transmit, and receive information, including a computer, telephone, personal digital assistant, or other similar device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1952
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Electronic mail: includes electronic messages that are transmitted through a local, regional, or global computer network. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Electronic mail: means a message, file, or other information that is transmitted through a local, regional, or global computer network, regardless of whether the message, file, or other information is viewed, stored for retrieval at a later time, printed, or filtered by a computer program that is designed or intended to filter or screen those items. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2021
  • Electronic mail address: means a destination, commonly expressed as a string of characters, to which electronic mail can be sent or delivered. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Eligible retirement plan: means an individual retirement account described in Section 408(a), an individual retirement annuity described in Section 408(b), an annuity plan described in Section 403(a), or a qualified trust described in Section 401(a), all of the Internal Revenue Code, that accepts the member's eligible rollover distribution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Eligible rollover distribution: means any distribution of all or any portion of the balance to the credit of a member, except that an eligible rollover distribution does not include any distribution that is one of a series of substantially equal periodic payments not less frequently than annually, made for the life or life expectancy of the member or the joint lives or joint life expectancies of the member and the member's designated beneficiary, or for a specified period of ten years or more, or any distribution to the extent such distribution is required under Section 401(a)(9) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the portion of any distribution that is not includable in gross income. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • emergency services dispatcher: shall include individuals with and without the ability to provide medical advice as provided by La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1372
  • Employee: means any employee of the division of state police in the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1372
  • Employee: means an individual drawing a salary from a governmental body, whether elected or not, and any nonsalaried individual performing personal services for any governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Employee: means a person who performs services for wages or salary and receives a W-2 tax form from his employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Employee: means any commissioned member or employee of the Harbor Police Department of the Port of New Orleans prior to July 1, 2004, or any commissioned member of the Harbor Police Department of the Port of New Orleans on or after July 1, 2004 and hired on or before June 30, 2014. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employee: means a person who performs services for wages or salary from his employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Employer: means the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Employer: means a person, including a unit of state or local government, engaged in a business, industry, profession, trade, or other enterprise in this state and includes an agent, representative, or designee of the employer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1952
  • 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 a legal person who is engaged in a lawful enterprise not excluded by this Chapter that executes a contract with the department pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and meets the following elements or elements substantially equivalent thereto:

    (b)  To qualify for a contract pursuant to this Chapter, employers must be a manufacturer, as defined by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes 113310, 211, 213111, 541360, 311-339, 511-512, and 54171, as the employer's primary function. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2399.2

  • Employer: shall mean a legal person who executes a contract with the department pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter and who offers, or will offer within ninety days of the effective date of qualifying for the incentive rebates pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter, a basic health benefits plan to the individuals it employs in new direct jobs in this state which shall be determined by the Department of Economic Development to be in compliance with federally mandated healthcare requirements or, if no federally mandated healthcare requirements exist, shall be determined to have a value of at least one dollar and twenty-five cents per hour. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2453
  • 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.
  • endowed care cemetery: means a cemetery wherein lots and other interment spaces are sold or transferred under the representation that the cemetery will receive perpetual or endowed care. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Episode: shall mean a singular instance in which a youth is placed under the supervision, care, or custody of the office of juvenile justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:932
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Event: means a private or public organized occasion, where people and entertainment are usually present, which may be celebratory in nature and occurs at a temporary operation location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Exchange access facilities: means all lines, or their equivalent wireless service, provided for by the service supplier for the provision of local exchange service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9125
  • Exchange company: means the person operating a program providing any opportunity or procedure for the assignment or exchange of timeshare interests among owners and purchasers in the same or other timeshare plans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Exemptions: as used in this Chapter shall mean those criteria established through rules and regulations of the Department of Natural Resources, in accordance with federal law and in coordination with the rules of applicable federal agencies to permit a powerplant or industry, when feasible or in the best interest of the state, to postpone or avoid untimely use of coal or other alternate fuel or conversion of its fuel base from natural gas or petroleum to coal or other alternate fuel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Existing high rise buildings: means any building having floor surfaces used for human occupation located more than seventy-five feet above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access constructed before January 1, 1975. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1642
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Facility: means any juvenile detention facility, shelter care facility, or such other juvenile justice facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is a set of United States statutes added as Title VIII of the Consumer Credit Protection Act. Its purpose is to ensure ethical practices in the collection of consumer debts and to provide consumers with an avenue for disputing and obtaining validation of debt information in order to ensure the information's accuracy. It is often used in conjunction with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. 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.
  • False alarm: means a security alarm signal eliciting a response by police when a situation requiring such a response does not exist, including but not limited to the activation or transmission of any alarm signal caused by human error, mechanical or electronic malfunction, negligence of the alarm system user or user's agent or employee, whether or not the exact cause of the alarm activation is determined, or any other activation or transmission of any alarm signal where no actual police emergency exists. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Familial status: means one or more individuals, who have not attained the age of eighteen years, being domiciled with:

    (i)  A parent or another person having legal custody of such individual or individuals; or

    (ii)  The designee of such parent or other person having such custody, with the written permission of such parent or other person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2603

  • Family burial ground: means a cemetery in which no lots are sold to the public and in which interments are restricted to a group of persons related to each other by blood or marriage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Family Success Agreement: means the mutually developed contract between a FITAP recipient, on behalf of their family, and the department that sets forth mutual and time-bound responsibilities, expectations, activities, and goals designed to transition a participant from welfare to self-sufficiency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Farm-raised catfish: means a catfish that has been specifically produced in fresh water according to the usual and customary techniques of commercial aquaculture and includes fillets, steaks, nuggets, and any other flesh from a "farm-raised catfish". See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal government: means any department, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.161
  • Federal government: shall mean any department, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.171
  • 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
  • Federal Welfare Reform Act: means the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996, Public Law 104-193, and applicable changes due to its reauthorization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Financing assistance: means to lend money or otherwise extend credit to a person or to purchase securities issued by a person, either directly or indirectly through an underwriter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Financing costs: means any of the following:

                (a) Interest and acquisition, defeasance, or redemption premiums that are payable on system restoration bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312

  • Financing order: means an order of the commission, if granted by the commission in its sole discretion, which allows for all of the following:

                (a) The assessment, imposition, and periodic adjustment of system restoration charges by the corporation and the collection thereof by a utility as an agent on behalf of the corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312

  • Financing party: means any holder of system restoration bonds, any party to or beneficiary of an ancillary agreement, and any trustee, collateral agent, or other person acting for the benefit of any of the foregoing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • Fire detection and alarm systems: means those assemblies of wiring, electronic transmitting devices, detection devices, and related equipment for the detection of products of combustion or flammable gases, heat and for alerting occupants, including fire department personnel, of a fire emergency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Fire hose: means a flexible conduit used to convey water. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Fire protection sprinkler system: means a system of overhead piping designed in accordance with fire protection engineering standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1642
  • Fire protection systems and equipment: means those life safety and property loss systems, whether commercial or residential, intended to protect a structure's occupants or property from the risk and dangers of fire or explosion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Fire sprinkler systems and equipment: means those life safety systems intended to protect a structure's occupants or property from the risk and dangers of fire or explosion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Firm: means a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or any other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Firm: means a sole proprietorship, corporation, limited liability company, or similar type of business entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Firm license: means that document authorizing a firm to perform life safety and property protection contracting for those endorsements held. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • FITAP: means Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1442
  • FITAP: means the cash assistance program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Fixed fire suppression systems: means those assemblies of piping, conduits, or containers that convey liquid, powder, or gases to dispersal openings or devices protecting one or more hazards by suppressing or extinguishing fires, but shall not include fire sprinkler systems, as defined in this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Fixed operation location: means an operating location wherein amusement devices, amusement attractions, or amusement rides are operated for an indefinite period of time and are not often disassembled and reassembled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Food service establishment: means a restaurant, cafeteria, lunch room, food stand, saloon, tavern, bar, lounge, or other similar facility operated as an enterprise engaged in the business of selling food to the public. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Force majeure: means any of the following circumstances:

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

  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud support unit: means the insurance fraud support unit within the Department of Justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1421
  • Fund: means the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Fund: means the Calcasieu River Fund which is a separate and distinct fund kept and maintained by the Port of Lake Charles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:221
  • Fund the district: means pay the expenses necessary to carry out all purposes of the district, including but not limited to identification of all streets, roads, highways, and dwelling places in the district and to provide for other communication enhancements for public safety agencies to decrease response time and improve effectiveness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9125
  • Gaming establishment: means a gambling casino and any other establishment which provides gaming activities that are subject to regulation by the Louisiana Gaming Control Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Gas utility: means a local distributing system selling natural gas to retail customers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Governing authority: means the governing authority of a parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Governing authority: means the governing authority of a parish or parishes having a youth center or a juvenile detention center authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1099.2
  • Governing board: means that board of directors of the corporation which is established under La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the general legislative powers of the municipality or the parish are vested. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1151
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the bond issuing power of a governmental unit is vested. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • Government agency: means any department, office, council, or agency of the federal, state, or local government, or any public benefit corporation or authority authorized by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1361
  • governmental: includes the government of this State, the Government of the United States, or any subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of either of them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Governmental body: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive branch of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Governmental entity: means the state or any political subdivision which employs the public employee or employed the former public employee or to which the elected official is elected, as the case may be. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102
  • 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
  • Grave: means a space of ground in a cemetery, used or intended to be used, for burial. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • 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 payroll: means wages for the new direct jobs as defined herein upon which the particular benefit rate is calculated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2453
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Health care provider: means a person, partnership, corporation, facility, or institution licensed by this state to provide health care or professional services as a physician, dentist, chiropractor, podiatrist, optometrist, pharmacist, dietician, physical therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4751
  • Health 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
  • 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.
  • his agency: when used in reference to the agency of a public servant shall mean:

                (i) For public servants in the twenty principal departments of the executive branch of state government, the office in which such public servant carries out his primary responsibilities; except that in the case of the secretary, deputy secretary, or undersecretary of any such department and officials carrying out the responsibilities of such department officers it shall mean the department in which he serves; and except that in the case of public servants who are members or employees of a board or commission or who provide staff assistance to a board or commission, it shall mean the board or commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102

  • Holder: means a person obligated to hold for the account of, or deliver or pay to, the owner of property that is subject to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Holder: means :

    (a)  A governmental body empowered to hold an interest in immovable property under the laws of this state or the United States; or

    (b)  A charitable corporation, charitable association, or charitable trust, the purposes or powers of which include retaining or protecting the natural, scenic, or open-space values of immovable property, assuring the availability of immovable property for agricultural, forest, recreational, or open-space use, protecting natural resources, maintaining or enhancing air or water quality, or preserving the historical, archaeological, or cultural aspects of unimproved immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1272

  • home solicitation sale: as used in this Part , shall be defined as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3538
  • Hospital: means an institution licensed as such by the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4751
  • Hospital: means any institution, place, building, or agency, public or private, whether for profit or not, with facilities for the diagnosis, treatment, or care of persons who are suffering from illness, injury, infirmity, or deformity or other physical condition for which obstetrical, medical, or surgical services would be available and appropriate and which operates or is affiliated with facilities for the overnight care, observation, or recovery of those persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2102
  • Household fire warning system specialist: means an individual licensed to certify, inspect, install, integrate, and service household fire warning systems. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Human remains: means the body of a deceased person and includes the body in any stage of decomposition, as well as cremated remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Identifying information: means information that alone or in conjunction with other information identifies an individual, including an individual's:

    (a)  Name, social security number, date of birth, and government-issued identification number. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2021

  • Immovable property: means any and all rights, title, and interest in a tract of land, including its component parts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.161
  • Immovable property: shall mean all lands, including improvements and fixtures thereon, and property of any nature appurtenant thereto, or used in connection therewith, and any other real right therein, including terms for years and liens by way of judgment, mortgage, or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.171
  • Improper means: includes theft, bribery, misrepresentation, breach, or inducement of a breach of a duty to maintain secrecy, or espionage through electronic or other means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1431
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • in writing: means the product of any method of forming characters on paper, other materials, or viewable screen, which can be read, retrieved, and reproduced, including information that is electronically transmitted and stored. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Incapacitated: means lacking the ability to manage property and business affairs effectively by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, physical illness or disability, chronic use of drugs, chronic intoxication, confinement, detention by a foreign power, disappearance, minority, or other disabling cause. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • 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

  • Incorporating statute: means the Louisiana Business Corporation Law, La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • 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 license: means that document authorizing an individual to perform life safety and property protection contracting for those endorsements held. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Industry: means a fixed facility located on the Calcasieu Ship Channel with a terminal having at least one vessel call utilizing a state-commissioned pilot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:221
  • Inflatable amusement device: means any amusement attraction that incorporates a structural and mechanical system that employs a high-strength fabric or film that achieves its strength, shape, and stability by pretensioning with internal air pressure for activities including, but not limited to bouncing, climbing, sliding, or interactive play, which may or may not be enclosed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Initial required consideration: includes consideration required by express condition or practical necessity, or for which the buyer or lessee becomes obligated before the commencement of the business, or during the following one hundred eighty days. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1821
  • Insolvent: means a licensee that ceases to pay its debts in the ordinary course of business, that cannot pay its debts as they become due, or whose aggregate liabilities exceed its aggregate assets. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Inspect: means a visual examination of life safety and property protection systems or equipment to verify that it appears to be in operating condition and is free of physical damage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • inspection: means the thorough physical examination and functional testing of an inflatable amusement device, amusement attraction, or amusement ride and its component parts necessary to ensure that the device, attraction, or ride complies with all applicable adopted laws, rules, standards, and corresponding manufacturer's installation manuals, maintenance and service repair bulletins, or notices. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Install: means the initial placement of life safety and property protection systems or equipment or an extension of such after initial placement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Institution of postsecondary education: means any institution under the management of the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System, the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, the Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, and the Board of Supervisors of Community and Technical Colleges or any private or accredited college in the state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Instrument: means any instrument, whether or not negotiable, which evidences the indebtedness of one or more persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5321
  • Insurance company: means an association, corporation, or fraternal or mutual benefit organization, whether or not for profit, engaged in the business of providing insurance including accident, burial, casualty, credit life, contract performance, dental, fidelity, fire, health, hospitalization, illness, life insurance, life endowments and annuities, malpractice, marine, mortgage, surety, and wage protection insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Insurance fraud: means any commission or attempted commission of criminal acts or practices as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1421
  • Insurance fraud section: means the insurance fraud section within the Louisiana Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1421
  • Insurance policy: means a contract or other written instrument between an insured and insurer setting forth the obligations and responsibilities of each party. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1421
  • Insurance professional: means an adjuster, agent, managing general agent, surplus lines broker, reinsurance intermediary, insurance consultant, broker, or attorney-in-fact. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1421
  • Insured: means any person covered by an insurance policy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1421
  • Insurer: means any person or company subject to regulation pursuant to Title 22 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1421
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Integrate: means the act of utilizing accepted and approved life safety and property protection systems or equipment and components in accordance with manufacturers' direction to develop a unified and functioning system meeting applicable NFPA codes and standards. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interests of the licensee: includes the interests of shareholders or members of the licensee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Interment: means the disposition of human remains by inurnment, scattering, entombment, or burial in a place used or intended to be used, and dedicated, for cemetery purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Internet: means the global information system that is logically linked together by a globally unique address space based on the Internet Protocol (IP), or its subsequent extensions, and that is able to support communications using the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) suite, or its subsequent extensions, or other IP-compatible protocols, and that provides, uses, or makes accessible, either publicly or privately, high-level services layered on the communications and related infrastructure described in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2007
  • Internet domain name: refers to a globally unique, hierarchical reference to an Internet host or service, assigned through a centralized Internet-naming authority and composed of a series of character strings separated by periods with the right-most string specifying the top of the hierarchy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2021
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • intrusion alarm system: means an alarm, alarm system, or portion of such an alarm or system intended to detect an unauthorized entry or other emergency, not including a fire, in a structure. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • investigation: means the thorough physical examination of an inflatable amusement device, amusement attraction, or amusement ride and its component parts by the office of state fire marshal in response to a complaint or an accident, which may or may not have resulted in injury or death, to determine the cause of the accident. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Invitation for bids: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting bids in accordance with the procedures set forth in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Issuance costs: means any of the following:

                (a) Any initial payment made on issuance of, and any amount required to fund any system restoration sinking fund, reserve or overcollateralization fund, or other fund or account required by the documents pertaining to, system restoration bonds authorized by a financing order. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312

  • Issuer: means any Louisiana public corporation, public trust, or other entity that issues system restoration bonds approved by a financing order. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • Issuer: means the local governmental subdivision, economic development district, industrial development board of the municipality or parish authorized and created pursuant to Chapter 7 of Title 51 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, a public trust with the municipality or parish as the beneficiary thereof as provided in Chapter 2-A of Code Title II of Code Book III of Title 9 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as authorized in this Part, the Walnut Street Special District, any Tax Increment Development Corporation activated in a municipality with a population of not less than three thousand three hundred and not more than three thousand three hundred ninety-five persons according to the most recent federal decennial census for the purposes provided for in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9038.31
  • Jewelry: means an object or thing consisting of precious stones or precious metals worn as adornment or apparel, including costume jewelry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Joint meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Kitchen suppression specialist: means an individual licensed to certify, inspect, install, integrate, and service pre-engineered fire suppression systems protecting kitchen appliances. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Knowingly: means that the act or practice used was such that a reasonably prudent businessman knew or should have known that the act or practice was a violation of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1402
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container or wrapper in which catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products are offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter upon a catfish, catfish product, siluriforme, or siluriforme product or any of its containers or wrappers, offered for direct retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Labeling: includes all labels and other written, printed, or graphic representations accompanying and pertaining to any seed, whether in bulk or containers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Last known address: means the mailing address or the electronic mail address provided by the lessee in the latest rental agreement or the mailing address or the electronic mail address provided by the lessee in a subsequent written notice of a change of address. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • LATIFPA: means the Louisiana Automobile Theft and Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority within the Louisiana Department of Insurance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1421
  • Law clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • Lawn crypts: means space for interment in preplaced chambers, or burial vaults, either side by side or multiple depth, covered by earth and/or sod and known also as below-ground crypts, westministers or turf top crypts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of time or intervals of time which can be less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Legal representative: means a personal representative, tutor, or curator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • lender credit card: includes a travel and entertainment credit card account that is not subject to loan finance charges or credit service charges. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Lessee: means a person, his sublessee, successor, or assign, entitled to the use of storage space at a self-service storage facility under a rental agreement, to the exclusion of others. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means any license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority for any of the following:

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

  • License: means 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 license issued under this Chapter authorizing a Louisiana corporation or a Louisiana limited liability company to transact business as a BIDCO. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Licensed lender: means a person licensed by the commissioner to make consumer loans pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Licensee: means any person who has been issued an abandoned cemetery sales and management license by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:411
  • Licensee: means any individual holding a license, certification, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in any activity specified in Paragraph (6) hereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.31
  • Licensee: means any individual holding a license, certificate, registration, permit, approval, or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in any activity specified in Paragraph (4) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.40
  • Licensee: means a Louisiana corporation or Louisiana limited liability company which is licensed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • 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 creditor: means any of the following:

                (a) A creditor that has acquired a lien on the property involved by attachment, sequestration, seizure, levy, or the like. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312

  • Life safety and property protection contracting: means performing certification, inspection, installation, integration, programming, sale, or service of systems and equipment designed to protect life and property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Limited common elements: means those common elements reserved in the condominium declaration for the exclusive use of a certain unit or certain units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Liquor store: means any retail establishment that sells exclusively or primarily intoxicating liquor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Livestock: means cattle, buffalo, bison, oxen, and other bovine; horses, mules, donkeys, and other equine; sheep; goats; swine; domestic rabbits; fish, turtles, and other animals identified with aquaculture that are located in artificial reservoirs or enclosures that are both on privately owned property and constructed so as to prevent, at all times, the ingress and egress of fish life from public waters; imported exotic deer and antelope, elk, farm-raised white-tailed deer, farm-raised ratites, and other farm-raised exotic animals; chickens, turkeys, and other poultry; and animals placed under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of agriculture and forestry and any hybrid, mixture, or mutation of any such animal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:2802
  • Loan finance charge: means the sum of the following:

    (i)  All charges payable directly or indirectly by the consumer and imposed directly or indirectly by the lender as a requirement of the extension of credit, including any of the following types of charges that are applicable: interest or any amount payable under a point, discount, or other system of charges, however denominated; and

    (ii)  Charges paid by the consumer for investigating the collateral or credit worthiness of the consumer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Loan originator or broker: means any person, except any regulated or supervised financial organization, credit union, licensed commercial or consumer lender, insurance company, consumer loan broker, or mortgage broker or lender, provided that the person excepted is licensed or registered with and subject to regulation or supervision by an agency of the United States or any state and is acting within the scope of the license, charter, or other permit, who:

    (a)  For, or in expectation of, consideration paid by the borrower, directly or indirectly arranges or attempts to arrange, or offers to fund or make a loan of money, a credit card, or a line of credit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2

  • Local governmental subdivision: means any municipality or parish or any municipality, parish, local industrial board, a local public trust authorized pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9038.31
  • Locksmith technician: means an individual who sells, repairs, rebuilds, recodes, services, adjusts, installs, manipulates, or bypasses a special locking system, mechanical locking device or electronic locking devices for controlled access or egress to premises, safes, vaults, safe doors, lock boxes, automatic teller machines, or other devices for safeguarding areas or certifies, inspects, installs, integrates, sells and services closed circuit television alarm systems. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Lot of seed: is a definite quantity of seeds identified by a lot number or mark, every portion or bag of which is uniform, within permitted tolerances, relative to the factors which appear in the labeling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Louisiana Colonial Trails: means a system of trails or roads identified as the migration route of the Camino Real in the western part of the state from Natchitoches to the Texas border and the Harrisonburg Road from Natchitoches through east central Louisiana to the Mississippi River. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:1952
  • Louisiana corporation: means a corporation incorporated under the Louisiana Business Corporation Law, La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Louisiana Fusion Center: means the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, office of state police, Louisiana State Analytical and Fusion Exchange. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2112
  • Louisiana limited liability company: means a limited liability company organized under the Louisiana Limited Liability Company Law, La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Louisiana nonprofit corporation: means a corporation incorporated under the Nonprofit Corporation Law, La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Major repairs: means those repairs payable with funds appropriated in the general appropriations act, except those funds transferred from the operating budget of one governmental body to supplement and complete a project under contract by the division of administration facility planning and control section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Managed security service: means a network and system security service that has been outsourced to a third-party service provider pursuant to a written agreement specifying the service and in which the service provider has assumed operational control of the monitoring and management of the public body's cybersecurity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2112
  • Managed security service provider: means an individual, partnership, corporation, incorporated or unincorporated association, joint stock company, reciprocal, syndicated, or any similar entity or combination of entities that provides a managed security service for a public body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2112
  • Managed service provider: means an individual, partnership, corporation, incorporated or unincorporated association, joint stock company, reciprocal, syndicated, or any similar entity or combination of entities that manages a public body's information technology infrastructure or end-user systems. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2112
  • Management assistance: means management or technical advice or services provided to a person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Managing entity: means an entity with the duty to manage and operate the timeshare plan and/or the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Manufacturer: means any person, firm, association, corporation, or trust, resident or nonresident, who manufactures or assembles new and unused motor vehicles. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1941
  • Master plan: means a specific scheme or plan detailing the number of floors, total square footage, present occupancy and a proposed completion date of each phase and completion date of total compliance with the requirement of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1642
  • 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
  • Mayor-president: means the mayor-president of the city of Baton Rouge and parish of East Baton Rouge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3072
  • Mayor-president: means the mayor-president of the city of Baton Rouge and parish of East Baton Rouge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3077
  • Mechanical locks: means a mechanical device or door hardware intended to control access or egress to or from a structure or area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Medical board: means the board of physicians provided for in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Medical board: shall mean the State Medical Disability Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Medical support: means health insurance and the payment of the medical expenses of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • member: means a person who contracts for the use of physical fitness services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1576
  • Member: includes any employees, as defined in Paragraph (16) of this Section, included in the membership of this plan as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Membership service: means service as an employee while a member of the Harbor Police Retirement System or this plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Menu: means any listing of food and beverage options for a diner or customer to select from regardless of its form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Mineral: means gas, oil, coal, other gaseous liquid and solid hydrocarbons, oil shale, cement material, sand and gravel, road material, building stone, chemical substance, gemstone, fissionable and nonfissionable ores, colloidal and other clay, steam and other geothermal resource, or any other substance defined as a mineral by the law of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Mineral proceeds: means amounts payable for the extraction, production, or sale of minerals, or, upon the abandonment of those payments, all payments that become payable thereafter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of eighteen years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, a child born outside of marriage of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if acknowledged or filiated pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Minor child: means an unmarried child under the age of twenty-one years or an unmarried student under the age of twenty-three years who is the issue of a marriage of a member of this system, the legally adopted child of a member of this system, a child born outside of marriage of a female member of this system, or the child of a male member of this system if a court of competent jurisdiction has, pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Code rendered a judgment of filiation declaring the paternity of such member for the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • 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

  • Modernization: means capitalized investment by an employer in technology, machinery, building and/or equipment that meets one of the following provisions:

    (a)  An increase in the increase of maximum capacity or efficiency of the facility of greater than ten percent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2399.2

  • Money order: includes an express money order and a personal money order, on which the remitter is the purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • 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.
  • Motor vehicle: means a passenger motor vehicle or a passenger and commercial motor vehicle as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1941
  • Municipal tax: means the two percent sales and use tax levied by the city of Central as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3072
  • Municipal tax: means the two percent sales and use tax levied by the city of St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3077
  • Municipality: means the city of Central in East Baton Rouge Parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3072
  • Municipality: means the city of St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3077
  • NAARSO: means the National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Nail salon: means a commercial establishment that provides nail services of any kind including but not limited to trimming, filing, decorating, shaping, sculpting, or in any way caring for the nails and skin of a person's hands or feet together with massaging the hands, arms, legs, and feet. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • National origin: means the national origin of an ancestor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Natural person: means a human being. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Negotiation: means the formulation of a contractual relationship through discussions as may be allowed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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 energy metering: means measuring the difference between electricity supplied by an electric utility and the electricity generated by a net energy metering customer and sold back to the electric utility over the applicable billing period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:3062
  • Net energy metering customer: means an owner of a net energy metering facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:3062
  • Net energy metering facility: means a facility for the production of electrical energy that:

    (a)  Uses solar, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal, or biomass resources to generate electricity including but not limited to fuel cells and micro turbines that generate electricity if the fuel source is entirely derived from renewable resources. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:3062

  • Net weight: means the weight of the commodity excluding any materials, substances, or items not considered to be part of the commodity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • New direct job: means employment in this state of an employee working at least the average hours per week provided for in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2453
  • NFPA: means the National Fire Protection Association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • 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-federal sponsor: means the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District acting on behalf of the state of Louisiana, as authorized by La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:221
  • Nonconformity: means any specific or generic defect or malfunction, or any defect or condition which substantially impairs the use, market value or both of a motor vehicle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1941
  • 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
  • Obligor: means a resident of this state required to pay child support in accordance with an order of support issued by a court or other tribunal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1442
  • Office: means the office of broadband and connectivity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1361
  • Office: means the office under the direction of the executive director of broadband development and connectivity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1372
  • Office: means the Office of Financial Institutions in the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • office: shall mean the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, youth services, office of juvenile justice. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:932
  • Officer: means the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, comptroller, or any other person who performs functions for a life safety and property protection contracting firm corresponding to those performed by those officers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Officer: means :

    (a)  If used with respect to a corporation, a person appointed or designated as an officer of that corporation by or pursuant to applicable law or the articles of incorporation, or bylaws of that corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388

  • Official journal of the district: means the official journal of the local governmental subdivision creating the economic development district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9038.31
  • Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • Operate: means to manage and coordinate an inflatable amusement device, amusement attraction, or amusement ride at an event or a fixed operation location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Operating location: means a physical address that houses an entity that performs life safety and property protection contracting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Operator: means a person or firm who may or may not own the inflatable amusements devices, amusement attractions, or amusement rides who is managing, coordinating, or has the duty to control the operation of the inflatable amusements devices, amusement attractions, or amusement rides at an event or a fixed operation location. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • 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: includes a condition of a license and an agreement made by a person with the commissioner under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • 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
  • 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
  • Organization: means corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Other alternate fuel: as used in this Chapter shall mean some fuel other than natural gas, coal, and with the exceptions stated in the Federal Powerplant and Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978, oil. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Outlet: means a separate location of a center which is not physically connected with another center but which may use the same name or may be operated by the same person or organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1576
  • Owner: means a person to whom the cemetery authority has transferred full title to or the right of use of and/or interment in any cemetery space and who appears as the title holder in the official records of the cemetery authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Owner: means a person who has a legal or equitable interest in property subject to this Chapter or the person's legal representative. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Owner: means any person who owns or is a co-owner of a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Owner: means the owner, operator, lessor, or sublessor of a self-service storage facility, his agent, or any other person authorized by him to manage the facility or to receive rent from a lessee under a rental agreement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Owner: means a person or firm, or the agent of a person or firm, who owns an amusement attraction, amusement ride, or more than two inflatable amusement devices, and at least one of the person's or firm's inflatable amusement devices, amusement attractions, or amusement rides is utilized in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Owner of a property interest: means anyone with a corporeal or incorporeal interest in immovable property, including a naked owner, a usufructuary, a mortgagee, a judgment creditor, or a holder of a personal or predial servitude. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.161
  • Ownership timeshare interest: means an interest in which a person receives the right to use or occupy, however evidenced or documented, immovable property for a period of less than a full year during each year, over a period of more than three years, coupled with an ownership interest in immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Package: means any commodity packed or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Parish: means St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1098.2
  • Parish: means a parish in which a youth center is sited. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1099.2
  • Parish: means East Baton Rouge Parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3072
  • Parish: means East Baton Rouge Parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3077
  • Parish: means the parish of Lafayette. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.161
  • Parish tax: means the two percent sales and use tax levied in the unincorporated areas of the parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3072
  • Parish tax: means the two percent sales and use tax levied in the unincorporated areas of the parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3077
  • Parliamentarian: The Parliamentarian is an advisor on the interpretation of legislative rules and procedures.
  • Participate: means to take part in or to have or share responsibility for action of a governmental entity or a proceeding, personally, as a public servant of the governmental entity, through approval, disapproval, decision, recommendation, the rendering of advice, investigation, or the failure to act or perform a duty. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102
  • Participating parish: means any parish which has entered into a participation agreement with the commission by which certain space within the facility is subleased to house juveniles from the participating parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Participating parish: means any parish which has entered into a participation agreement with St. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1098.2
  • Participating parish: means any parish which has entered into a participation agreement with a parish having a youth center by which certain space within the center is subleased to house juveniles from the participating parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1099.2
  • past due support: means the amount of a delinquency, determined under a court order under state law for support and maintenance of a child, or of a child and the parent with whom the child is living. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:236.1.2
  • Pay-per-call service: means any passive, interactive, polling, or other similar audiotext service that is accessed through a seven or ten digit telephone number that is provided for a charge to a caller through an exclusive telephone number prefix or service access code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • perpetual care: means the maintenance, repair and care of all places where interments have been or are to be made, including the improvements thereon, in keeping with a well maintained cemetery, and general overhead expense necessary for such purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, joint venture, association, trust or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Person: means any natural or juridical person, including corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1361
  • Person: means any business, individual, union, committee, club, or other organization or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, trust, partnership, incorporated or unincorporated association, and any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1402
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1431
  • Person: means an individual, business association, estate, trust, partnership, government, governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, joint venture, association, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental subdivision, or public or private organization of any character. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Person: means a natural person or individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Person: means an individual or legal entity other than a governmental entity, or an agency thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, trust, association, joint venture pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3573.2
  • Person: means an individual or corporation, partnership, trust, association, joint venture pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated organization, or any other form of entity not specifically listed herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, and association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, government, political subdivision, or governmental agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4751
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental body, or other group, however organized. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2152
  • Person: means one or more individuals, governments, governmental agencies, public authorities, labor organizations, corporations, legal representatives, partnerships, associations, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, mutual companies, joint stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, or other organized groups of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • person: includes a combination of two or more persons acting in concert. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Person: means an individual, association, joint venture, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, political subdivision, municipality, or public or private organization of any character, including any agency, department, board, bureau, office, commission, district, corporation, and quasi-public corporation of the federal, state, municipal, or local government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1615
  • Person: means the state, and any political subdivision or municipal corporation thereof, an individual, firm, partnership, corporation, company, association or joint stock association, or the legal successor thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2102
  • Person: means both plural and singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations

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

  • Person: includes one or more individuals, corporations, partnerships, associations, labor organizations, legal representatives, mutual companies, joint stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, and fiduciaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2603
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, association, or partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:3073
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Person with a disability: means a person with a mental, physical, or developmental disability that substantially impairs that person's ability to provide adequately for his own care or protection. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1402
  • Personal information: means the first name or first initial and last name of an individual resident of this state in combination with any one or more of the following data elements, when the name or the data element is not encrypted or redacted:

                (i) Social security number. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:3073

  • Personal online account: means an online account that the employee, applicant for employment, student, or prospective student uses exclusively for personal communications unrelated to any business purpose of the employer or educational institution. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1952
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal representative: means an executor, administrator, or representative of a decedent's estate, a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions, or a successor to any of them. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Personally identifiable information: means any of the following:

    (a)  First name or first initial in combination with last name. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2007

  • Persons: includes individuals, firms, partnerships, corporations, trusts, associations and insurance companies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1101
  • Petition: means a petition filed under the provisions of subsection A of Section 3:1205 for the creation of a district. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • petroleum product: shall include compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas as those terms are defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • PFAS chemicals: means a class of fluorinated organic chemicals containing at least one fully fluorinated carbon atom, including perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, and designed to be fully functional in Class B fire fighting foam formulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1615
  • Physical fitness services: means facilities or services for the development of physical fitness through exercise or weight control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1576
  • Place of business: means a permanent location or a portion of a permanent location from which business, in a regulated profession or occupation, is transacted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plan: means the Harbor Police Retirement Plan established in this Subpart and administered as a plan within the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • plot: means land in a cemetery used or intended to be used for the interment of human remains within a grave, mausoleum or lawn crypt or columbarium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Point-of-sale terminal: means an electronic hardware device that meets all of the following criteria:

    (a)  May be utilized at a retailer's place of business where consumers pay for goods or services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231

  • Police employee: means any employee who is assigned to police work as a peace officer pursuant to La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1372
  • Political subdivision: means any unit of local government, including a special district, authorized by law to perform governmental functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102
  • Port: means the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:221
  • Port commission: means the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Portable fire extinguisher: means any portable device that contains liquid, powder, or gases for suppressing or extinguishing fires. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Portable fire extinguisher and fire hose technician: means an individual licensed to certify, inspect, install, and service portable fire extinguishers and fire hoses. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Position holder: means the person who holds the inventory position in motor fuel in a terminal as reflected on the records of the terminal operator. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Powerplant: as used in this Chapter means a stationary electric generating unit consisting of a boiler, gas turbines, or combined cycle unit that produces electricity for sale or exchange or self-generated use. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • PPA: means the project partnership agreement between the non-federal sponsor and the U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:221
  • Practicable: means that which can be done or put into practice; feasible. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Pre-engineered fire suppression specialist: means an individual licensed to certify, inspect, install, integrate, and service pre-engineered fire suppression systems. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Pre-engineered fire suppression system: means packaged fire suppression systems which consist of system components intended to be installed according to pre-tested limitations as approved or listed by a testing laboratory. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • 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.
  • Precomputed consumer credit transaction: means a consumer credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are computed in advance over the entire scheduled term of the transaction and capitalized into the face amount of the debtor's promissory note or other evidence of indebtedness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Prescription drug: means a drug as defined in 21 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2255.1
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Principal: includes a person or entity entitled to exercise the prerogatives or indicia of ownership or control of a property protection firm whether by direct action, assignment, or any other kind of substitution or subrogation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Principal: means any officer, director, owner, sole proprietor, partner, member, joint venturer, manager, or other person with similar managerial or supervisory responsibilities for a person who makes or offers to make or broker loans, whatever his job title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Principal residence of a child: means :

    (a)  The location designated by a court to be the primary residence of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:355.1

  • Prior service: means service rendered prior to August 1, 1971 for which credit is allowable as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • 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
  • Pro rata: as used in this chapter refers to a method of computing deferral charges by dividing the precomputed loan finance charge or precomputed credit service charge by the total number of days in the contract and multiplying the sum by the number of days that are deferred. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Processor: means any person engaged in handling, storing, preparing, manufacturing, packing, or holding catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Procure the copying: means to pay or provide other consideration to or induce another person to cause software to be copied onto a computer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2007
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any supplies, services, or major repairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Procurement officer: means any person authorized by a governmental body, in accordance with procedures prescribed by regulations, to enter into and administer contracts and make written determinations and findings with respect thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Project: means any anti-pollution project or any development project or any combination thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1151
  • Project: includes but is not limited to condominiums and cooperative housing corporations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Project: includes the design, development, installation and construction of a technology, machinery, building and equipment that results in a modernization of an employer's product line, unit, or entire operations that requires at least five million dollars of investment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2399.2
  • Project Costs: means all costs necessary for the planning, development, acquisition, construction, extension, or improvement of a revenue bond project, including site acquisition and preparation and installation of utilities, architectural, engineering, supervising, accounting, inspection, legal, and financing fees and costs, preparation of feasibility studies and reports, interest on revenue bonds and notes during construction and for a reasonable period thereafter, establishment of reserves to secure the bonds and notes, and all other expenditures incidental and necessary or convenient therefor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Property: means a fixed and certain interest in intangible property that is held, issued, or owed in the course of a holder's business, or by a government or governmental entity, and all income or increments therefrom. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Property protection systems and equipment: means those life safety and property protection systems intended to protect lives and property from the risk of theft, unauthorized entry, or other physical harm to a structure's occupants or property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Provider: means a managed service provider or managed security service provider that requires remote management or operational control of a public body's network or end user systems. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2112
  • provider of Internet service: means a facilities-based provider or other entity that provides residential consumers with the ability to access the Internet in exchange for consideration such as through a paid subscription or through an agreement to view specific ads or content in exchange for Internet access, provided, however, this term does not include an entity that provides access to the Internet using spectrum regulated by the Federal Communications Commission pursuant to 47 U. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1425
  • Psychic: means any person or establishment engaged in the occupation of occult science including a fortune teller, palmist, astrologist, numerologist, clairvoyant, craniologist, phrenologist, card reader, spiritual reader, tea leaf reader, prophet, or advisor who in any manner claims or pretends to tell fortunes or claims or pretends to disclose mental faculties of individuals for any form of compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Public body: means any branch, department, office, agency, board, commission, district, governing authority, political subdivision, or any other instrumentality of the state, parish, or municipal government, including a public or quasi-public nonprofit corporation designated as an entity to perform a governmental or proprietary function. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2112
  • Public body: means the state and any parish and any board, authority, agency, district, subdivision, department, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the state or any parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.161
  • Public body: shall mean the state and any parish and any board, authority, agency, district, subdivision, department, or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the state or any parish. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:4720.171
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public employee: means anyone, whether compensated or not, who is:

                (i) An administrative officer or official of a governmental entity who is not filling an elective office. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102

  • 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 safety agency: means law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services, and emergency preparedness services as designated by the parish of Jefferson. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9125
  • Public servant: means a public employee or an elected official. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102
  • Purchaser: means any person to whom a timeshare interest is offered or who has contracted to purchase a timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Purchasing agency: means any governmental body which is authorized by this Chapter or its implementing regulations, or by way of delegation from the state chief procurement officer, to contract on its own behalf rather than through the central contracting authority of the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Qualified expenditures: means amounts classified as capital expenditures for federal income tax purposes plus exclusions from capitalization provided for in Internal Revenue Code Section 263(a)(1)(A) through (L), minus the capitalized cost of land, capitalized leases of land, capitalized interest, and the capitalized cost for the purchase of an existing building. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2399.2
  • Qualified participant: means a member of the system who first became a member before January 1, 1990. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Qualifier: means a person who possesses the appropriate training or experience credentials enabling a firm to obtain a life safety and property protection license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Rack: means a mechanism for delivering motor fuel from a refinery, terminal, marine vessel, or bulk plant into a transport vehicle, railroad tank car, or other means of transfer that is outside the bulk transfer/terminal system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recipient: means the person who has received assistance under this Title. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1
  • Recognized quality: means those attributes of a work of fine art that enhance its value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2152
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Records: means all of the documents defined in Paragraphs (1), (2), (3) and (4) above, and all other documents made, developed or collected by the office of state fire protection. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1596.3
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • 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
  • Relocation: means a change in the principal residence of a child for a period of sixty days or more, but does not include a temporary absence from the principal residence. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:355.1
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Rental agreement: means any agreement or lease, written or oral, entered into between the owner and a lessee, that establishes or modifies the terms, conditions, rules, or any other provisions concerning the use of self-service storage facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Reproduction: means a copy or likeness, in any medium, of a work of fine art that is displayed or published under circumstances that, reasonably construed, evidence an intent that it be taken as a representation of a work of fine art as created by the artist. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2152
  • Request for proposals: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting proposals in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Residential consumer: means an individual or family eligible for utility relief under the provisions of Title III of P. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:192
  • Respondent: means the person or other entity accused in a complaint of a discriminatory housing practice, or, any other person or entity identified in the course of an investigation and notified that they are a respondent who shall be joined in the complaint. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2603
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restoration: means acts taken to correct deterioration and alteration of a work of fine art. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2152
  • Retailer: means any person offering for sale catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products to individual consumers and representing the last sale prior to human consumption and includes food service establishments unless otherwise stated herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Retained earnings: means the accumulated net income of the mutual state bank since its organization less all distributions to its members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Retirement: means termination of active service, with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from active service with a retirement allowance granted under the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement allowance: means any benefit paid to a member under La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the annuity and the pensions or any optional benefit payable in lieu thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Retirement system: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • reuse: means the act of removing and disposing of a previously interred casket and the gathering and placing of human remains in an alternative container within the same cemetery space in order to accommodate additional interments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Revenue Bond Projects: means any one or more of the facilities authorized to be financed by the issuance of revenue bonds pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Revenue Bonds: means any bonds or notes issued pursuant to this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Revenues: include fees, proceeds, moneys, receipts, and income derived for the account of the Department of Natural Resources in connection with any revenue bond project or arising from such project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Reverse auction: means a competitive online solicitation process on the internet for materials, supplies, services, products, equipment, or consulting services in which vendors compete against each other online in real time in an open and interactive environment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Revolving charge account: means an arrangement between a seller or issuer of a seller credit card honored by the seller and a consumer pursuant to which:

    (a)  The creditor permits the consumer to purchase goods or services on a preauthorized basis;

    (b)  The creditor reasonably contemplates repeated transactions;

    (c)  The creditor may impose a credit service charge from time to time on the outstanding unpaid balance of the consumer's account;

    (d)  The amount of credit that may be extended to the consumer, up to any limit set by the creditor, is generally made available to the extent that any outstanding balance is repaid; and

    (e)  No credit service charges may be imposed upon the consumer for a billing period if the account is paid in full within a period of twenty-five days from the billing date. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Revolving credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or open-end credit.) Source: OCC
  • Revolving loan account: means an arrangement between a lender and a consumer pursuant to which:

    (i)  The creditor may permit the consumer to obtain consumer loan advances on a preauthorized basis;

    (ii)  The creditor reasonably contemplates repeated transactions;

    (iii)  The creditor may impose a loan finance charge from time to time on the outstanding unpaid balance of the consumer's account; and

    (iv)  The amount of credit that may be extended to the consumer under the account, up to any limit set by the creditor, is generally made available to the extent that any unpaid balance is repaid. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • River or lake catfish: means a catfish that has been produced in a freshwater lake, river, or stream but has not been produced according to the usual and customary techniques of commercial aquaculture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Rural Property: means a tract of land which is at least forty acres in area and from which at least seventy-five percent of the income derived is from agricultural or livestock purposes or mineral income and which is not located within the territorial limits of any incorporated municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5321
  • Sale: means the sale of the full title to any cemetery space or the sale of the right of use of and/or interment in any cemetery space. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Seafood products: shall include any type of species caught in privately owned waters or public waters, including streams or lakes, or any final derivative resulting from a combination or breakdown of raw seafood products. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4712
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Natural Resources of the state of Louisiana or such persons as he may authorize to act for him as provided in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:2102
  • Secretary of Energy: means the secretary of the United States Department of Energy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Security sales specialist: means an individual licensed to sell or specify security systems and equipment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Security systems and equipment: means those life safety and property protection systems intended to protect lives and property from the risk of theft, unauthorized entry, or other physical harm to a structure's occupants or property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Security technician: means an individual licensed to certify, inspect, install, integrate, sell, and service security systems and equipment or special locking systems. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Seed: is a propagative part of a plant capable of producing a new plant, including but not limited to those parts commonly referred to as seeds, bulbs, roots, tubers, and other propagating stock. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Self-service storage facility: means any real property designed and used for the purpose of renting or leasing individual storage space to lessees who are to have access to such for the purpose of storing and removing movable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Sell: means to solicit another on behalf of a property protection firm by any means, including but not limited to telephone or electronic device, public notice or advertisement, door-to-door or any other type of personal interaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Seller: means a person or entity which sells or leases, or offers to sell or to lease a business opportunity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1821
  • Seller credit card: means a revolving charge account that may be accessed by use of a credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Service: means to repair or maintain. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Service: means the performance of work, duties, or responsibilities, or the leasing, rental, or sale of movable or immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 42:1102
  • Service: means service rendered as an employee as described in Paragraph (16) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • Service: means service as a teacher within the meaning of Paragraph (33) of this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Service supplier: means any person providing any of the following:

    (a)  A landline exchange telephone service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9125

  • Services: means the furnishing of labor, time, or effort by a contractor whose primary purpose is to perform an identifiable task rather than to furnish an end item of supply. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Set-up inspection: means a review of all necessary documents, including service and repair documents, the observation of and examination of the assembly, set-up, and operation of an inflatable amusement device, amusement attraction, or amusement ride, and an inspection of the foundation, blocking, fuel containers, and mechanical and electrical conditions of such a device, attraction, or ride. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Set-up inspector: means the person licensed by the office of state fire marshal to conduct the set-up inspection prior to the opening of an amusement attraction or prior to the operation of an inflatable amusement device or amusement ride at each event. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • 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.
  • Sexually oriented business: means any commercial enterprise that has as its primary business the offering of a service or the sale, rent, or exhibit of devices or any other items intended to provide sexual stimulation or sexual gratification to the customer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Shares: means the units into which the stockholders' rights to participate in the control of the state bank, in its profits, or in the distribution of corporate assets are divided. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Ship channel: means the Calcasieu Ship Channel, which may also be referred to as the Calcasieu River and Pass Project. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:221
  • Short-term financing assistance: means financing assistance with a term of not more than five years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2397
  • Signature: means a manual or electronic signature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Siluriforme: means fish in the taxonomic order Siluriformes and including those within the taxonomic families Siluridae, Clariidae, and Pangasiidae and those commonly known as basa and tra. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Siluriforme product: means any item capable of use as human food which is made wholly or in part from any siluriforme or portion thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Simple interest transaction: means a consumer credit transaction under which loan finance charges or credit service charges are assessed by application of a contractual simple interest rate or rates to the unpaid balance of the debtor's promissory note, account or other evidence of indebtedness. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Social service: means work rendered by any person, firm, corporation, organization, governmental body, or governmental entity in furtherance of the general welfare of the citizens of Louisiana, including but not limited to the objectives provided for in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • soil conservation district: means a governmental subdivision of this State, and a public body corporate and politic, organized in accordance with the provisions of this Part, for the purposes, with the powers, and subject to the restrictions set forth in this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • Solicitation: means an act of asking, enticing, or requesting a student to read, review, or consider materials relating to an application for a credit card or to complete an application for a credit card. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Special locking specialist: means an individual who certifies, designs, inspects, installs, integrates, sells, or services a special locking system protecting a controlled access area or egress to premises. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Special locking systems: means an electro-mechanical lock, electronic lock, or electronic locking arrangement intended to control access or egress to a structure or area. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Specialist: means an individual who is trained and certified to perform life safety and property protection contracting within a specific limited endorsement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Specialty endorsement: means a narrow category of license authorizing its holder to perform only one aspect of life safety and property protection contracting. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Specification: means any description of the physical or functional characteristics, or of the nature of a supply, service, or major repair. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Sponsor: means an individual, corporation, association, partnership, or other entity that sells a pay-per-call service on whose behalf charges are billed, but shall not include a public utility regulated by the state or the Federal Communications Commission or an interexchange carrier which provides transport or billing, or both, and collection services for a pay-per-call service, unless the public utility or interexchange carrier actually produces or promotes the pay-per-call service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Spouse: means that person who is legally married to the member on the member's effective date of retirement or effective date of participation in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan, whichever is earlier. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • 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 a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • State: means a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • State: means the State of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • State chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in La. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • State fire marshal: means the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, office of state fire marshal, code enforcement and building safety, and its authorized representatives empowered to enforce the provisions of this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • State Plan: means a program or plan of the state of Louisiana planned, prepared, established, and administered by the Department of Natural Resources to implement the intent and purposes of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • STEP: means the education, employment, training and related services program for families receiving cash assistance payments. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Stockholder: means the holder of record of one or more shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Stop order: is a ny written or printed notice given by the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry or his authorized agents, to the person with a lot of seed, directing the person not to sell or offer for sale the seed until the requirements of this Part and regulations promulgated hereunder have been complied with and a written release is issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Storm: means a named tropical storm or hurricane, ice or snow storm, flood, or other significant weather or natural disaster that occurred during calendar year 2005 or that occurs thereafter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • Storm damage reserve: means a utility's storm reserve or such other similar reserve established pursuant to order or rule of the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • street: as used in this Part shall mean any public highway, boulevard, esplanade, square or street, or any part or side of the same, within the limits of any incorporated municipality having a population in excess of fifty thousand inhabitants. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:3721
  • Student: means a person who is under twenty-one years of age and who attends an institution of postsecondary education, whether enrolled on a full-time or part-time basis. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Subject person: means a controlling person, subsidiary, or affiliate of a licensee; a director, manager, officer, or employee of a licensee or of a controlling person, subsidiary, or affiliate of a licensee, or any other person who participates in the conduct of the business of a licensee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Subscriber: means any person or entity in whose name a telephone account is billed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1730
  • Subsidiary: means , if used with respect to a licensee, a company or business firm of which the licensee holds control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2388
  • 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
  • Supervised financial organization: means either of the following:

    (a)  A banking or similar organization organized, certified, and supervised by an agency of either the United States of America or the state of Louisiana or any other state pursuant to the banking, currency, and related laws of the United States of America or of the state of Louisiana or any other state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516

  • Supervisor: means one of the members of the governing body of a district, elected or appointed in accordance with the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1202
  • Supplies: means all property, including but not limited to equipment, materials, insurance, and leases on immovable property excluding land or a permanent interest in land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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

  • Support Facility: means any facility providing an intermediate coal or alternate fuel service essential or useful to the use of or conversion to such fuels by powerplants and industries, the availability of which will facilitate economical and orderly use of or conversion to coal or alternate fuel and inure to the benefit of Louisiana citizens using the products produced by the powerplants and industries which utilize the support facility, and which the secretary has determined is required by the public interest of the state to be either licensed by the state under this Chapter, or if no person is interested in obtaining a license and constructing and operating such support facility, is owned and operated by the department as elsewhere provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:1602
  • Surplus: means sums contributed by stockholders in excess of the par value of shares outstanding plus any amounts transferred from undivided profits pursuant to action by the board of directors. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Surviving spouse: means a person who is legally married to a member of the system and living with the member at the time of his death. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • 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 Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:3682
  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • System: means the Louisiana State Police Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1301
  • System restoration activity: means any activity or activities by or on behalf of a utility in connection with the restoration of service associated with utility outages affecting customers of a utility as the result of a storm or storms, including but not limited to mobilization, staging, and construction, reconstruction, replacement, or repair of generation, transmission, distribution, or general plant facilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • System restoration bonds: means bonds, notes, certificates of participation, or other evidences of indebtedness that are issued pursuant to this Part by an issuer at the request of the corporation and a utility, and authorized by a financing order, the net proceeds of which are transferred to the corporation and used as provided in this Part, and which are secured by and payable from system restoration property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • System restoration charge: means the nonbypassable charges, if determined appropriate by the commission and provided for in a financing order, to be assessed by the corporation on, and collected by the utility or other collection agent from, all existing and future customers of a utility, and periodically adjusted, in an amount sufficient at all times to pay the principal of and interest on particular system restoration bonds as the same shall become due and payable, all other financing costs, and any other costs as necessary to otherwise ensure the timely payment of such system restoration bonds, all as the commission may authorize in a financing order. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • System restoration costs: means , if requested by the utility, and as may be approved by the commission, those prudent incremental costs incurred or to be incurred by a utility in undertaking a system restoration activity, including associated carrying costs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • System restoration property: means all of the following:

                (a) All rights and interests of the corporation arising out of this Part, including the right to receive system restoration charges billed and collected by the utility on the behalf of the corporation as authorized in the financing order, the right to enforce the obligations of the utility to collect and service the system restoration charges, and the right to obtain periodic adjustments to such charges as provided in the financing order and this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312

  • TANF: means the federal block grant program established under the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, Public Law 104-193, and applicable changes due to its reauthorization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • Tariff rate: means the rate or rates billed by a service supplier as stated in the landline exchange telephone service supplier's tariffs and approved by the Public Service Commission, which represent the service supplier's recurring charges for landline exchange access facilities, exclusive of all taxes, fees, licenses, or similar charges whatsoever. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:9125
  • taxidermist: means a person who, for a consideration, mounts, preserves, or otherwise prepares the body of any bird, animal, or fish, or any part thereof, for display. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:191
  • Technical endorsement: means a broad category of license authorizing its holder to perform multiple aspects of life safety and property protection contracting within a certain endorsement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Technician: means an individual who is trained and certified to perform life safety and property protection contracting within a technical endorsement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1664.3
  • Temporary operation location: means an operating location where inflatable amusement devices, amusement attractions, or amusement rides are operated for a finite period of time not to exceed thirty days. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • 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.
  • Testing: means the set-up and activation of an inflatable amusement device, amusement attraction, or amusement ride for the purpose of analyzing such device, attraction, or ride and its component parts for safety. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Testing: means calibration testing, conformance testing, or fixed system testing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1615
  • Third party right of enforcement: means a right provided in a conservation servitude to enforce any of its terms granted to a governmental body, charitable corporation, charitable association, or charitable trust, which, although eligible to be a holder, is not a holder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1272
  • Third-party inspector: means a person licensed by the office of state fire marshal to test and inspect inflatable amusement devices, amusement attractions, and amusement rides. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1484.3
  • Timeshare association: means a corporation owned by the timeshare interest owners and through which the timeshare interest owners manage and regulate the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare documents: means all of the documents, by whatever names denominated, and any amendments thereto, which establish the timeshare plan, create and govern the rights and relationships of owners, and govern the use and operation of the timeshare property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare expenses: means any expenditures, fees, charges, or other liabilities for which an owner of a timeshare interest is liable as a result of the ownership of the timeshare interest. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare instrument: means the legal document or documents, by whatever names denominated, that convey a timeshare interest to a purchaser. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare interest: means an ownership "timeshare interest" a lease timeshare interest, a timeshare estate, and a timeshare use unless expressly provided otherwise and includes any of the following:

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

  • Timeshare plan: means any arrangement, plan, scheme, or similar device, other than an exchange program, whether by membership agreement, sale, lease, license, other act of conveyance, or right-to-use agreement or by any other means, whereby a purchaser, in exchange for consideration, receives ownership rights in or the right to use accommodations for a period of time less than a full year during any given year, but not necessarily for consecutive years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare property: means one or more timeshare units subject to the same timeshare plan, together with any common elements or any other immovable property, or rights therein, appurtenant to those units. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Timeshare unit: means a unit which is the subject of a timeshare plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • 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

  • Transferor: means a person who creates a custodial trust by transfer or declaration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity, authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Trustee: means the separate legal entity designated as trustee of a cemetery care fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Tutor: means a person appointed or qualified by a court to act as guardian of a minor's property or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2260.1
  • Undivided profits: means paid-in or accumulated net income less distributions to stockholders and transfers to capital stock or surplus. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • 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 immovable property, or a portion thereof, designated for separate occupancy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • unit: means the insurance fraud investigation unit within the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, office of state police. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 40:1421
  • Unlawful practice: means a discriminatory practice in connection with employment, a discriminatory practice in connection with public accommodations, or any other practice prohibited by this Chapter or by Chapter 3-A of Title 23 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Use period: means the increments of time into which a timeshare unit or the timeshare property is divided for the purpose of allocating rights of use and occupancy to the owners. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1131.2
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Using agency: means any governmental body of the state which utilizes any supplies, services, or major repairs purchased under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Utility: means a person who owns or operates for public use any plant, equipment, real property, franchise, or license for the transmission of communications or the production, storage, transmission, sale, delivery, or furnishing of electricity, water, steam, or gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:153
  • Utility: means any publicly owned, investor-owned, cooperative or municipally controlled company, corporation, partnership, business, system, or person which supplies gas or electricity or both to residential consumers in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:192
  • Utility: means an electric utility or a gas utility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 45:1312
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Variety: is a subdivision of a kind characterized by growth, plant, fruit, seed, or other characteristic by which it can be differentiated from other seeds of the same kind. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Vehicle tank: means any vehicle tank, tank truck, tank wagon, or any other container in which gasoline, motor fuel, or any other petroleum products are transported in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Verified mail: means any method of mailing that is offered by the United States Postal Service or a private delivery service that provides evidence of mailing. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Vessel: means any watercraft utilizing a state-commissioned pilot to navigate the Calcasieu Ship Channel, whether foreign or domestic. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:221
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Voting power: means the right vested by law or by the articles or the bylaws in the stockholder or in one or more classes of stockholder to vote in the determination of any particular question or matter coming before meetings of the stockholders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Voting power present: means that part of the voting power exercisable by the stockholders present in person or represented by proxy at the meeting at which the stockholders take action on a particular question or matter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Wages: means all remuneration for services from whatever source, including commissions and bonuses and the cash value of all remuneration in any medium other than cash, and dismissal payments which the employer is required by law or contract to make. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2453
  • Web page: means a location that has a single uniform resource locator (URL) with respect to the World Wide Web or another location that can be accessed on the Internet. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2021
  • Wholesaler: means any person offering for sale any catfish, catfish products, siluriformes, or siluriforme products destined for direct retail sale in Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4733
  • Wireless telecommunications device: means a cellular telephone, a text messaging device, a personal digital assistant, a stand-alone computer, or any other substantially similar wireless device. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:4757
  • Work of fine art: means any original work of visual or graphic art of recognized quality in any medium which includes, but is not limited to, the following: painting, drawing, print, photographic print, or sculpture of a limited edition of no more than three hundred copies; however, "work of fine art" shall not include sequential imagery such as motion pictures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2152
  • Work-eligible: refers to families containing an adult under sixty years of age, or teen head of household, that is not disabled, incapacitated, or caring for a family member who is disabled or incapacitated as documented by a medical expert to which the status of disability is clearly established and explained. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:231
  • 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.