Sections
Chapter 1 Mortgages in General 9:5103 – 9:5251
Chapter 2 Conventional Mortgages 9:5301 – 9:5396
Chapter 3 Legal Mortgages 9:5501 – 9:5504
Chapter 4 Ship Mortgage Law 9:5521 – 9:5538
Chapter 5 Collateral Mortgages and Vendor’s Privileges: Effective Date of Collateral Mortgages, Relationship of Collateral Mortgages to Chapter 9 of the Louisiana Commercial Laws and Defenses to Enforcement 9:5550 – 9:5557

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 9 > CODE TITLE XXII - Of Mortgages

  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all amounts paid by a member, excluding interest paid on the repayment of a refund, and credited to his individual account in the employee's savings account, together with regular interest credited prior to July 1969. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Accumulated employee contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's salary and paid to the fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Accumulated employee contributions: means the sum of all amounts deducted from a member's salary and paid to the fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefits and regular interest, as the case may be, computed on the basis of the following assumptions:

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

  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equivalent value to the accumulated contributions, annuity or benefits and regular interest, as the case may be, computed on the basis of such mortality and interest tables as shall be adopted by the board of trustees in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjusted gross income: means gross income, minus:

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

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

  • Administrative adjudication: means adjudication and the adjudication process contained in the Administrative Procedure Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • 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
  • Adverse determination: means any of the following relative to a claim by a provider for payment for a healthcare service rendered by the provider to an enrollee of the Medicaid managed care organization:

                (a) A decision by a managed care organization that denies a claim in whole or in part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51

  • Adverse determination: means any decision rendered by the recovery audit contractor that results in a payment to a provider for a claim or service being reduced either partially or completely. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:440.12
  • Advertisement: means all representations, other than those on the label, disseminated in any manner or by any means, relating to seed within the scope of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affiliate: 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
  • Agency: means any governmental body employing persons and includes departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and courts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Agency: as used in this Chapter shall have the same meaning ascribed to it as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • agency: means a city department or any division or branch thereof, or any agency of the city government, or branch of the city service, or any corporation organized for public purposes, of which fifty per cent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Agency: means any state office, department, board, commission, institution, division, officer or other person, or functional group, heretofore existing or hereafter created, that is authorized to exercise, or that does exercise, any functions of the government of the state in the executive branch, but not any governing body or officer of any local government or subdivision of the state, or any parochial officer who exercises functions coterminous with the municipality in which he performs those functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Agent: means a person who is employed by or has a contractual relationship with a health care provider or who acts on behalf of the health care provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Agreement: means the bargain of the parties in fact, as found in their language or inferred from other circumstances and from rules, regulations, and procedures given the effect of agreements under laws otherwise applicable to a particular transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Agricultural seed: means any lawn, flower, oil, grass, forage, cereal, fiber, or other kinds of crop seed sold, offered for sale, or used in Louisiana for agricultural or other purposes, and any combinations of such seeds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Allocation: means the official determination of the class to which a position in the classified service belongs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Annuity: means payments for life derived from the "accumulated contributions" of a member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means a healthcare provider seeking to be approved or credentialed by a managed care organization to provide healthcare services to Medicaid enrollees. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Applicant: means a natural person or any individual who applies on behalf of a partnership, corporation, cooperative association, limited liability company, joint stock association, sole proprietorship, joint venture, business association, professional corporation, or any other legal entity or organization through which business is conducted for a grower, processor, contract carrier, or industrial hemp seed producer license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Appointing authority: means any officer, board, agency, commission, or person having the power to make appointments to positions in the city service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Appointment: means the designation of a person, by due authority, to become an employee in a position, and his induction into employment in the position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Articles: means the original articles of incorporation and all amendments thereto including those contained in merger agreements or, if restated, the latest restatement thereof except in those instances in which the context refers expressly to the original articles of incorporation only. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • 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
  • Attest: means providing the following services, subject to the exceptions provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • 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.
  • Automated transaction: means a transaction conducted or performed, in whole or in part, by electronic means or electronic records, in which the acts or records of one or both parties are not reviewed by an individual in the ordinary course of forming a contract, performing under an existing contract, or fulfilling an obligation required by the transaction. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • 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
  • Beneficiary: means the eligible recipient of a pension, annuity, retirement allowance, or other benefit provided in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Billing agent: means an agent who performs any or all of the health care provider's billing functions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Board: means the board of trustees of the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • 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 Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Board: means the State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Board: means the Louisiana Cemetery Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Board of examiners: means the Board of Examiners for New Orleans and Baton Rouge steamship pilots for the Mississippi River, established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1041
  • board of examiners: means the Board of River Port Pilot Commissioners and Examiners, established in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1071
  • 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
  • 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
  • Broker: means a person lawfully engaged in the business of effecting transactions in securities or commodities for the person's own account or for the account of others. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Builder: means the person undertaking or contracting to build a ship pursuant to a contract or otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • 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
  • 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 R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Capital stock: means the sum of the par value of the shares outstanding plus any amounts in excess of par value transferred from surplus to capital stock in respect of such shares less any part of such amounts transferred from capital stock to surplus as permitted by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • CBD: means cannabidiol. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Cemetery: means a place used or intended to be used for the interment of the human dead. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery authority: means any person, firm, corporation, limited liability company, trustee, partnership, association or municipality owning, operating, controlling or managing a cemetery or holding lands within this state for interment purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Cemetery space: means a grave, crypt, vault, niche, tomb, lawn crypt, or any other property used or intended to be used for the interment of human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Central purchasing agency: means the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Certificate: means a certificate as a certified public accountant issued pursuant to the provisions of this Part, as follows:

                (a) An "active certificate" is granted to or renewed by an individual who has met all requirements pursuant to the provisions of this Part, including the experience requirement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73

  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Change order: means a written order signed by the procurement officer, directing the contractor to make changes which the contract authorizes the procurement officer to order without the consent of the contractor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Civil proceeding: means any civil judicial action, arbitration, administrative proceeding, review panel pursuant to this Chapter, or proceeding before the State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • civil service of the city: means all offices and positions of trust or employment of the city, any department, agency, board or commission thereof, or corporation organized for public purposes, of which fifty per cent. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Claim: means any request or demand, whether under a contract or otherwise, for money or property, whether or not the state or department has title to the money or property, that is drawn in whole or in part on medical assistance programs funds that are either of the following:

                (a) Presented to an officer, employee, or agent of the state or department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3

  • class of positions: means a definitely recognized kind of employment in the classified service, designed to embrace positions that are so nearly alike in the essential character of their duties, responsibilities, and consequent qualification requirements, that they can fairly and equitably be treated alike under like conditions for all personnel purposes. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Classification plan: means all the classes of positions established for the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Classified service: means all offices and positions of trust or employment in the city service, except those placed in the unclassified service by this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Client: means a person or entity that agrees with a licensee to receive any professional service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • College campus: means the premises and grounds of an institution of postsecondary education. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • Combined adjusted gross income: means the combined adjusted gross income of both parties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • 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 Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Commission: means the Agricultural Chemistry and Seed Commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Commission: means the city civil service commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of conservation of the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Commissioner: means the Louisiana commissioner of agriculture and forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of alcohol and tobacco control. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3577.2
  • 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

  • Competitive position: means any position in the classified service that is subject to the requirements of this Part relating to appointment on the basis of competitive tests of fitness, and applies to every position in the classified service that is not expressly excepted or included among the positions in the unclassified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Competitive sealed bidding: means the receipt of bids protected from inspection prior to bid opening. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Components: means all parts and components of a ship which are fabricated by the builder for use in the construction of the ship, which will, when so used, form a part of the ship and the fabrication of which is commenced at the shipyard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Computer program: means a set of statements or instructions to be used directly or indirectly in an information processing system in  order to bring about a certain result. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • 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 property: means all interests in land, improvements thereon, and all servitudes and rights attaching to the condominium. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • 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
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: means the total legal obligation resulting from the agreement of the parties as affected by this Chapter and other applicable law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • 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 written agreement for the construction of a ship. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Contract carrier: means an entity operating in intrastate commerce to transport or deliver industrial hemp for compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Contract modification: means any written alteration in specifications, delivery point, rate of delivery, period of performance, price, quantity, or other provisions of any contract accomplished by mutual action of the parties to the contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Contractor: means any person having a contract with a governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Cooperative purchasing: means procurement conducted by or on behalf of more than one public procurement unit or by a public procurement unit with an external procurement activity or by a private procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Corporation: means 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
  • Court: means the Nineteenth Judicial District located in Baton Rouge and, in the event of an appeal from such a court, the First Circuit Court of Appeal located in Baton Rouge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Court: means the court that exercised juvenile jurisdiction over the child in need of care proceedings involving the youth prior to his eighteenth birthday. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:288.2
  • 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.
  • CPA firm: means any sole proprietorship, corporation, partnership, registered limited liability partnership, limited liability company, or other form of organization issued a permit to practice in accordance with the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • CPA-Retired: means either of the following:

                (i) A licensee holding an active certificate for a minimum of twenty consecutive years, who has reached the age of fifty-five years, and is no longer an owner, partner, shareholder, member, contractor, contractee, or employee of a CPA firm. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73

  • 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 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 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Custodial property: means any interest in property transferred to a custodian under this Subpart and the income from and proceeds of that interest in property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Custodian: means a person so designated under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Debarment: means the disqualification of a person to receive invitations for bids or requests for proposals, or the award of any contract by any governmental body, for a specified period of time commensurate with the seriousness of the offense or the failure or the inadequacy of performance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declarant: means :

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

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

  • declaration: means the instrument by which immovable property is made subject to this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Demotion: means a change of an employee in the classified service from a position of one class to a position of another class for which a lower maximum rate of pay is prescribed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Dental coordinated care network: means a managed care organization or prepaid coordinated care network, as defined in this Section, that provides or administers only dental benefits for Medicaid recipients. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:287.3
  • Department: means the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and its duly authorized representatives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:288.2
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Department: means the Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:322
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:440.12
  • Department: means the department of city civil service, including both the commission and the director. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • 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 beneficiary: means the person most recently designated in writing by a member to receive any benefits to which the member may be entitled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Designated responsible party: means a natural person designated by the applicant or licensee as responsible for facility operations of the applicant or licensee facility. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Designee: means a duly authorized representative of a person holding a superior position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Director: means the city director of personnel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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
  • District: means the Tri-Parish Juvenile Justice District. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:1096
  • Disturb: includes excavating, removing, exposing, defacing, mutilating, destroying, molesting, or desecrating in any way any unmarked burial sites or any human skeletal remains, burial artifacts, or burial markers on or in an unmarked burial site without a permit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:673
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Electronic: means electrical, digital, magnetic, optical, electromagnet, or any other similar technology. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Electronic agent: means a computer program or an electronic or other automated means used independently to initiate an action or respond to electronic records or performances in whole or in part without review or action by an individual. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Electronic record: means a record created, generated, sent, communicated, received, or stored by electronic means. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Electronic signature: means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to or logically associated with a record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Eligible: means a person whose name is on a list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee: means any person legally occupying a position in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Employee: means an individual drawing a salary from a governmental body, whether elected or not, and any nonsalaried individual performing personal services for any governmental body. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Employee: means any regular employee of a clerk, minute clerk, and employees of the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association, the Louisiana Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund, and the Louisiana Clerks of Court Insurance Fund, who works more than an average of twenty hours per week. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Employee: means a person legally occupying a position. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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
  • Employment list: means an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Enrolled bill: The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both chambers in identical form. It is printed on parchment paper, signed by appropriate officials, and submitted to the President/Governor for signature.
  • Enrollee: means an individual who is enrolled in the Medicaid program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • 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.
  • Entrance test: means a test for positions in a particular class, admission to which is not limited to persons employed in the city service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • estate: means a trust or estate, or fiduciary thereof. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:300.10
  • Excess benefit participant: shall mean any member whose retirement benefit, as determined on the basis of all qualified plans without regard to the limitations of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1492
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Expenses: means amounts represented by cash paid out or by obligations to pay cash or partly by each for maintaining and operating government services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • External procurement activity: means any buying organization not located in this state which, if located in this state, would qualify as a public procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Facility: means 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 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 or fraudulent claim: means a claim which the health care provider or his billing agent submits knowing the claim to be false, fictitious, untrue, or misleading in regard to any material information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Family preservation services: means services that are delivered primarily in the home, that follow intensive service models with demonstrated effectiveness in reducing or avoiding the need for unnecessary imminent foster care placement, and that have all of the characteristics delineated in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:287.3
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiduciary: means any person, firm, partnership, association, or state bank, including a usufructuary, who or which occupies a position of peculiar confidence toward any person, firm, association, partnership, trust, or estate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Financial institution: means a bank, trust company, savings institution, or credit union, chartered and supervised under state or federal law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • FNS: means the Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, the office of the federal government that administers SNAP. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:322
  • 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
  • foreign representative: shall mean a person in a foreign country whose education and experience qualify such person to represent the state in such foreign country. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • foreign trust: shall mean any of the following:

    (1)  A trust which by the terms of the trust instrument is governed by the law of a jurisdiction other than Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2262.1

  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Functions: means duties, jurisdiction, powers, rights, and obligations, conferred or imposed upon, or vested in, any agency by law, or exercised, performed, or discharged by any agency without contravention of any provision of law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Fund: means the Assessors' Retirement Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1402
  • Fund: means the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Fund: means an independent fiscal and accounting entity with a self-balancing set of accounts recording cash or other resources together with all related liabilities, obligations, reserves, and equities which are segregated for the purpose of carrying on specific activities or attaining certain objectives in accordance with regulations, restrictions, and limitations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gas: means any gas derived from or composed of hydrocarbons, including synthetic gas which is produced from coal, lignite, or petroleum coke and the heat content of which synthetic gas does not exceed 800 BTUs per standard cubic foot. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:503
  • Good moral character: means the propensity to provide professional services in a fair, honest, and open manner and the lack of history of any dishonest or felonious acts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • 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 authority: means collectively the body which exercises the governmental and financing functions of the local governmental subdivision, or the school board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Governmental agency: means an executive, legislative, or judicial agency, department, board, commission, authority, institution, unit, or instrumentality of the federal government or of a state or of a county or parish, municipality, or other political subdivision of a state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Governmental body: means any department, office, division, commission, council, board, bureau, committee, institution, agency, government corporation, or other establishment or official of the executive branch of state government. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Governmental entity: means any governmental unit which is not included in the definition of "governmental body" in this Section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Grant: means the furnishing by the state of assistance, whether financial or otherwise, to any person to support a program authorized by law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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

  • Grower: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that is licensed by the department to cultivate industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • handling: means possessing or storing industrial hemp for any period of time on premises owned, operated, or controlled by a person licensed by the Department of Agriculture and Forestry to cultivate or process industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Health care provider: means any person furnishing or claiming to furnish a good, service, or supply under the medical assistance programs, any other person defined as a health care provider by federal or state law or by rule, and a provider-in-fact. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • 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.
  • hemp: means the plant Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Hospital health services: means but is not limited to any clinical, diagnostic, or rehabilitation service and any administrative, managerial, or operational service incident thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1072
  • Hospital service district: means :

    (a)  A political subdivision of the state of Louisiana organized pursuant to an Act of the Legislature of Louisiana or pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1072

  • Hospital service district commission: means the governing authority or managing board of a hospital service district as defined herein. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1072
  • Hull Number: means the number assigned to a ship by the builder. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • 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
  • Human skeletal remains: means any part of the body of a deceased human being in any stage of decomposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:673
  • Imminent: means a decision has been made by the department that, without family preservation services, a petition requesting the removal of a child from the family home will be immediately filed under Children's Code Article 619, 620, or 631 or that a voluntary placement agreement will be immediately initiated. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:287.3
  • in writing: means the product of any method of forming characters on paper, other materials, or viewable screen, which can be read, retrieved, and reproduced, including information that is electronically transmitted and stored. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Income: means :

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

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

  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • 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.
  • Industrial hemp: means the plant Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Industrial hemp seed: means Cannabis sativa L. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Inert matter: is a ll matter not seeds including pieces of broken and damaged seeds one-half or less than the original size, sterile florets, fungus bodies, stones, and all matter considered as inert by the Association of Official Seed Analysts Rules for Testing Seeds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Information: includes data, text, images, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, and databases, or the like. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Information processing system: means an electronic system for creating, generating, sending, receiving, storing, displaying, or processing information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • 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
  • Internal Revenue Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Invitation for bids: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting bids in accordance with the procedures set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Issued shares: means outstanding shares. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Issuer: means the local governmental subdivision or school board in whose name bonds authorized hereunder are issued. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Key participant: means a sole proprietor, a partner in a partnership, or a person with executive managerial control in a corporation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • knowingly: means that the person has actual knowledge of the information or acts in deliberate ignorance or reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of the information. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • 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
  • Law clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • Legal representative: means an individual's personal representative or tutor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means an active certificate of certified public accountant, pursuant to Subparagraph(3)(a) of this Section, or a CPA firm's permit to practice issued in accordance with the provisions of this Part. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • 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 the holder of a license. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Licensure: means any license that the department is authorized to issue to a grower, seed producer, contract carrier, and processor of industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • 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
  • List: means an employment list, an original entrance employment list, a promotion employment list, or a reemployment list. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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 parish or municipality. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Local public procurement unit: means any parish, city, town, governmental body, and any other subdivision of the state or public agency thereof, public authority, public educational, health, or other institution, and to the extent provided by law, any other entity which expends public funds for the acquisition or leasing of supplies, services, major repairs, and construction, and any nonprofit corporation operating a charitable hospital. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Lot of seed: is a definite quantity of seeds identified by a lot number or mark, every portion or bag of which is uniform, within permitted tolerances, relative to the factors which appear in the labeling. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Louisiana 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
  • Major repairs: means those repairs payable with funds appropriated in the general appropriations act, except those funds transferred from the operating budget of one governmental body to supplement and complete a project under contract by the division of administration facility planning and control section. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Manager: means a manager of a limited liability company or a limited liability partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Managing employee: means a person who exercises operational or managerial control over, or who directly or indirectly conducts, the day-to-day operations of a health care provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Market strategies: means any plan, strategy, or device developed or intended to promote, sell, or offer to sell any hospital health service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1072
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Material: means having a natural tendency to influence, or be capable of influencing, the payment or receipt of money or property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Materials: means all materials (other than piping, cables, fittings, and other materials taken out of builder's stock), all items of machinery, and all items of equipment (other than equipment taken out of builder's stock) which are purchased or acquired for use in the construction of the ship, which will, when so used, form a part of the ship and which have been delivered to the shipyard. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Maximum benefit: shall mean the retirement benefit a member is entitled to receive from the fund set forth in Part III of this Chapter, in any month after giving effect to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1492
  • Medical assistance programs: means the Medical Assistance Program (Title XIX of the Social Security Act), commonly referred to as "Medicaid" and other programs operated by and funded in the department which provide payment to health care providers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Medical support: means health insurance and the payment of the medical expenses of the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Member: means any teacher included in the membership of the system as provided in Part II of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Member: means a member of a limited liability company or a limited liability partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Membership service: means service after July 1, 1947 as an employee while a member of the system. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Minor: means an individual who has not attained the age of eighteen years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • 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
  • Minor child: means a child who is less than the age of eighteen years or who has a physical or mental disability, regardless of age, who is the issue of a marriage of the member or former member, the legally adopted child of a member or former member, the natural child of a female member or former member, or the child of a male member or former member if a court of competent jurisdiction has, during the lifetime of such male member or former member, issued an order of filiation declaring the paternity of such male member for the child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Misrepresentation: means the knowing failure to truthfully or fully disclose any and all information required, or the concealment of any and all information required on a claim or a provider agreement or the making of a false or misleading statement to the department relative to the medical assistance programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Monthly average final compensation: means the average of a member's monthly salary during the highest compensated sixty consecutive months or successive joined months if service was interrupted. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Natural person: means a human being. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:701
  • Negotiation: means the formulation of a contractual relationship through discussions as may be allowed under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Net 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
  • Obligation: means an established duty, whether or not fixed, arising from an express or implied contractual, grantor, grantee, or licensor-licensee relationship, from a free-based or similar relationship, from statute or regulation, or from the retention of any overpayment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Office: means the Office of Financial Institutions in the office of the governor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3574.2
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Order: means a final order imposed pursuant to an administrative adjudication. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Organization: means corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, trust, estate, partnership, cooperative, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:3516
  • Organization unit: means any administrative agency or part thereof that is designated by rule or regulation as a unit for purposes of administration of this law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Origin: means place, state, or foreign country where grown. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Original entrance employment list: means an employment list for a class resulting from tests of fitness open to all applicants who meet the prescribed requirements for admission to the tests, regardless of prior employment in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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
  • Ownership interest: means the possession, directly or indirectly, of equity in the capital or the stock, or the right to share in the profits, of a health care provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • 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
  • Part-time employee: means any employee who is a part-time, seasonal, or temporary employee as defined in 26 CFR 31:3121(b)(7)-2, or in any successor regulations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Participant: means a recipient of SNAP benefits who participates in the pilot initiative provided for in this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:322
  • 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 child support: means the amount of a delinquency determined under a court order under state law for support and maintenance of a child. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:315.26
  • Pay: means salary, wages, fees, allowances, and all other forms of valuable consideration, or the amount of any one or more of them, earned by or paid to any employee by reason of service rendered in any position, but does not include allowances for expenses authorized and incurred as incidents to employment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Pay plan: means all the scales of rates of pay prescribed under the provisions of this Part for classes of positions in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Payment: means the payment to a health care provider from medical assistance programs funds pursuant to a claim, or the attempt to seek payment for a claim. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Peer review: means a study, appraisal, or review of one or more aspects of the professional work of a CPA firm that performs attest services by a person or persons who hold licenses and who are not affiliated with the CPA firm being reviewed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Permit: means a permit to practice as a CPA firm issued pursuant to the provisions of this Part or pursuant to corresponding provisions of law of another state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, joint venture, association, trust or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:1
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, governmental agency, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Person: means any business, individual, union, committee, club, or other organization or group of individuals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, trust, partnership, joint venture, or other organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, association, or partnership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Person: means any natural person or individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, limited liability company, or other entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • Person: means an individual or any legal or commercial entity, including a corporation, business trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, or joint venture. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1
  • Person: means 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
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • personal watercraft: means a vessel which uses an inboard motor powering a water jet pump as its primary source of motive power and which is designed to be operated by a person sitting, standing, or kneeling on the vessel, rather than the conventional manner of sitting or standing inside the vessel. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:855.2
  • Pilot: means a New Orleans and Baton Rouge Steamship Pilot, as designated in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1041
  • Pilot: means a River Port Pilot as designated in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:1071
  • Pilot initiative: means the workforce training and education pilot initiative provided for in this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:322
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Policy or procedure: shall mean a requirement governing the administration of managed care organizations specific to billing guidelines, medical management and utilization review guidelines, case management guidelines, claims processing guidelines and edits, grievance and appeals procedures and process, other guidelines or manuals containing pertinent information related to operations and pre-processing claims, and core benefits and services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Political subdivision: means a parish, municipality, and any other unit of local government, including a school board and a special district, authorized by law to levy and collect a sales and use tax. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:337.6
  • Position: means any office or any employment in the state service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Practicable: means that which can be done or put into practice; feasible. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Prepaid Coordinated Care Network: means a private entity that contracts with the department to provide Medicaid benefits and services to Louisiana Medicaid managed care program enrollees in exchange for a monthly prepaid capitated amount per member. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Preparation of financial statement: means an engagement by a licensee to prepare financial statements for an entity but not to perform a compilation, review, or audit with respect to those financial statements and as provided in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Primary care case management: means a system under which an entity contracts with the state to furnish case management services that include but are not limited to the location, coordination, and monitoring of primary healthcare services to Medicaid beneficiaries. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • 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

  • Private procurement unit: means any regionally accredited independent college or university in the state that is a member of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities or any early learning center as defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Process: means converting industrial hemp into a marketable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Processor: means any individual, partnership, corporation, cooperative association, or other business entity that receives industrial hemp for storage or processing into commodities, products, or industrial hemp seed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Procurement: means the buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise obtaining any supplies, services, or major repairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Procurement officer: means any person authorized by a governmental body, in accordance with procedures prescribed by regulations, to enter into and administer contracts and make written determinations and findings with respect thereto. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Professional: means arising out of or related to the specialized knowledge or skills associated with CPAs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Program: means a grouping of activities directed toward the accomplishment of a clearly defined objective or set of objectives. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • Promotion: means a change of an employee in the classified service from a position of one class to a position of another class for which a higher maximum rate of pay is provided in the pay plan. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • promotion list: means an employment list for a class resulting from tests of fitness limited to applicants who are employees of lower classes in the classified service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Property: means any and all property, movable and immovable, corporeal and incorporeal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes and other rights in or to immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3306
  • property: means any portion of immovable property, including servitudes and other rights in or to immovable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:3411
  • provider: means a person, partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, corporation, facility, or institution that provides healthcare or professional services to individuals enrolled in the Medicaid program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Provider: means any healthcare entity enrolled with the department as a provider in the Medicaid program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:440.12
  • Provider agreement: means a document which is required as a condition of enrollment or participation as a health care provider under the medical assistance programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Provider-in-fact: means an agent who directly or indirectly participates in management decisions, has an ownership interest in the health care provider, or other persons defined as a provider-in-fact by federal or state law or by rule. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Public hearing: means a hearing held after public notice of at least five days, at which any person may have a reasonable opportunity to be heard, in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the commission. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public procurement unit: means either a local public procurement unit or a state public procurement unit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Purchaser: means the person for whom a ship is to be constructed pursuant to a contract. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Purchasing agency: means any governmental body which is authorized by this Chapter or its implementing regulations, or by way of delegation from the state chief procurement officer, to contract on its own behalf rather than through the central contracting authority of the office of state procurement. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Qualified group purchasing organization: means a service organization, whether for profit or not, with a membership of at least fifteen hospitals within the United States, which contracts with suppliers for supplies and materials used in hospitals and makes such contracts available to its members. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • Recipient: means an individual who is eligible to receive health care through the medical assistance programs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Recoupment: means recovery through the reduction, in whole or in part, of payment to a health care provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • 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
  • Recovery: means the recovery of overpayments, damages, fines, penalties, costs, expenses, restitution, attorney fees, or interest or settlement amounts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Reemployment list: means an employment list for a class consisting of a list of names of persons who have previously occupied positions allocated to that class, and who have been found to be entitled to certification for reappointment to positions of the class. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • Refund: means the withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after termination from the state service, or with respect to members having the option of belonging to the system, withdrawal of all accumulated contributions at least thirty days after receipt by the system of written notice of withdrawal. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Regular employee: means an employee who has been appointed to a position in the classified service in accordance with this Part after completing his working test period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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.
  • Report: means , when used with reference to any attest services, an opinion, report, or other form of language that states or implies an assurance as to the reliability of any financial statement or assertion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Request for proposals: means all documents, whether attached or incorporated by reference, utilized for soliciting proposals in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Resident estate: means the estate of a decedent who at his death was domiciled in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:300.10
  • Resident trust: means a trust or a portion of a trust created by last will and testament of a decedent who at his death was domiciled in this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:300.10
  • Resolution: means a resolution, ordinance, act or other appropriate legislative enactment of a governing authority. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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 System: means the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana as defined in R. 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
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Right of offset: Banks' legal right to seize funds that a guarantor or debtor may have on deposit to cover a loan in default. It is also known as the right of set-off. Source: OCC
  • Rule: means any rule or regulation promulgated by the department in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act and any federal rule or regulation promulgated by the federal government in accordance with federal law. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Rule: means any rule, regulation, or other written directive of general application adopted by the board in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • 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
  • Salary: means the full rate of regular compensation paid to a member for the performance of his official duties, but shall not include bonuses, payment for accrued vacation, annual or sick leave, payment for overtime, terminal pay, severance pay, deferred salary, or any other type of irregular or nonrecurring payment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Sale: means 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
  • sale at retail: means the sale or any transaction in lieu of a sale of products to the public for use or consumption but does not include the sale or any transaction in lieu of a sale of products for resale. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1481
  • Sales tax revenues: means the proceeds or avails of any sales tax imposed under the authority of Section 29 of Article VI of the Constitution of the State of Louisiana of 1974 or any other authority except R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:698.1
  • Sanction: shall include but is not limited to any or all of the following:

                (a) Recoupment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3

  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, or his authorized designee. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Secretary: means the secretary of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism or the person designated by the secretary to administer the provisions of this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:673
  • secretary of revenue: when used in this Title, mean the secretary of the Department of Revenue for the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1501
  • Secretary or attorney general: means that either party is authorized to institute a proceeding or take other authorized action as provided in this Part pursuant to a memorandum of understanding between the two so as to notify the public as to whether the secretary or the attorney general is the deciding or controlling party in the proceeding or other authorized matter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Security interest: means an interest that is reserved or created by an agreement that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • Security procedure: means a procedure employed for the purpose of verifying that an electronic signature, record, or performance is that of a specific person or for detecting changes or errors in the information in an electronic record. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • services: means the services, items, supplies, or drugs for the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, cure, or relief of a health condition, illness, injury, or disease. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • 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: means a tug, pushboat, pullboat, barge, dredge, or other vessel or watercraft of more than fifty tons gross weight to be constructed within the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Shipyard: means the shipyard or place of business where a ship is to be constructed. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • Signature: means a manual or electronic signature. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • SNAP: means the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program administered at the federal level by the Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture and at the state level by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:322
  • Social service: means work rendered by any person, firm, corporation, organization, governmental body, or governmental entity in furtherance of the general welfare of the citizens of Louisiana, including but not limited to the objectives provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • 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
  • 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
  • Standardized information: means the customary universal data concerning an applicant's identity, education, and professional experience relative to a managed care organization's credentialing process including but not limited to name, address, telephone number, date of birth, social security number, educational background, state licensing board number, residency program, internship, specialty, subspecialty, fellowship, or certification by a regional or national healthcare or medical specialty college, association or society, prior and current place of employment, an adverse medical review panel opinion, a pending professional liability lawsuit, final disposition of a professional liability settlement or judgment, and information mandated by health insurance issuer accrediting organizations. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • State: means the state of Louisiana. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • State: means this state or another state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • State: includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession subject to the legislative authority of the United States. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • State chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position created in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • State plan: means a plan required for approval by the United States Secretary of Agriculture to monitor and regulate the production of industrial hemp. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • State public procurement unit: means the central purchasing agency and any other purchasing agency of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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
  • Strategic plans: means any plan, strategy, or device developed or intended to construct, operate, maintain a health facility or engage in providing, promoting, or selling a hospital health service. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:1072
  • Student: means a person enrolled in a high school, a vocational-technical school, or a college or university, in a sufficient number of courses and classes in such institution to be classified as a full-time regular student under the criteria used by the institution in which he is enrolled. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • Student: means a person who 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
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • substantially equivalent: means a determination by the board, or its designee, that the education, examination, and experience requirements contained in the statutes and administrative rules of another state or jurisdiction are comparable to or exceed the education, examination, and experience requirements of this state or that an individual CPA's education, examination, and experience qualifications are comparable to or exceed the education, examination, and experience requirements of this state. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:73
  • Subtitle: means and includes all the Chapters in Subtitle II of this Title 47 and any other Title of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 except the provisions of Chapter 1 of Subtitle IV of Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950 and estate taxes for the assessment, collection, administration, and enforcement of taxes, fees, licenses, penalties, and interest due the state of Louisiana which have been delegated to the Department of Revenue. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 47:1501
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supplemental agreement: means any contract modification which is accomplished by the mutual action of the parties. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Supplies: means all property, including but not limited to equipment, materials, insurance, and leases on immovable property excluding land or a permanent interest in land. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • Surplus: means the excess for any fiscal year of the actual monies received and any monies or balances carried forward over the actual expenditures paid by warrant or transfer for any fund at the close of the fiscal year as such are reported by the office of statewide reporting within the division of administration. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:2
  • 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
  • Surviving spouse: means the spouse of a deceased member or former member who was married to and living with the deceased member or former member at the time of his death. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Suspension: means the disqualification of a person to receive invitations for bids or requests for proposals, or the award of a contract by the state, for a temporary period pending the completion of an investigation and any legal proceedings that may ensue because a person is suspected upon probable cause of engaging in criminal, fraudulent, or seriously improper conduct or failure or inadequacy of performance which may lead to debarment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 39:1556
  • System: means the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:403
  • System: means the Clerks' of Court Retirement and Relief Fund. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1503
  • Telehealth: has the meaning ascribed in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Temporary appointment: means an appointment for a limited period of service without acquisition by the appointee of any continuing right to be retained as an employee beyond that period. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 33:2393
  • 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
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • THC: means tetrahydrocannabinol, tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, or a combination of both. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Total voting power: means the entirety of the voting power. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Transaction: means an action or set of actions occurring between two or more persons relating to the conduct of business,  commercial, or governmental affairs. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:2602
  • Transfer: means a transaction that creates custodial property under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Transferor: means a person who makes a transfer under this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • transporting: means the movement of industrial hemp from the premises of a licensee to the premises of another licensee or from the premises of a licensee to the premises of a permit holder pursuant to R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1462
  • Treated: means that the seed has received an application of a substance or that it has been subjected to a process for which a claim is made. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:1431
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:751
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unit: means a part of the condominium property subject to individual ownership. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:1121.103
  • Unmarked burial site: means the immediate area where one or more human skeletal remains are found in the ground that is not in a recognized and maintained municipal, fraternal, religious, or family cemetery, or a cemetery authorized by the Louisiana Cemetery Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 8:673
  • Unrestricted benefit: shall mean the monthly retirement benefit a member, or the spouse, child, or single dependent parent of a member, would have received under the terms of all qualified plans of the employer, except for the restrictions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 11:1492
  • 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
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • verification supporting statement: means the documentation confirming the information submitted by an applicant for a credentialing application from a specifically named entity or a regional, national, or general data depository providing primary source verification including but not limited to a college, university, medical school, teaching hospital, healthcare facility or institution, state licensing board, federal agency or department, professional liability insurer, or the National Practitioner Data Bank. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:460.51
  • Vessel: means every description of watercraft and air boats, including homemade boats, other than a seaplane on the water, used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water, valued in excess of two thousand five hundred dollars, to be principally operated on the waters of this state, required to be numbered, not held as inventory for sale or lease, and transferred for the first time on or after July 1, 2008. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:852.2
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Voting power: means the right vested by law or by the articles or the bylaws in the stockholder or in one or more classes of stockholder to vote in the determination of any particular question or matter coming before meetings of the stockholders. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 6:201
  • Withhold payment: means to reduce or adjust the amount, in whole or in part, to be paid to a health care provider for a pending or future claim during the time of a criminal, civil, or departmental investigation or proceeding or claims review of the health care provider. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:437.3
  • Work: means in the case of a ship having a keel, the keel, and in the case of a ship not having a keel, the bottom plates, and all materials, machinery, equipment, components, and fabrications forming a part of the ship when permanently installed in place. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 9:5522
  • 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.
  • Youth: means an individual who was adjudicated as a child in need of care, was in foster care in the department's custody on the day before his eighteenth birthday, and is at least eighteen years of age but less than twenty-one years of age. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 46:288.2