TITLE 17. EDUCATION

CHAPTER 21. HEALTH EDUCATION AUTHORITY OF LOUISIANA

 

17:3052      Definitions

  The following terms shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

  (1) "Act" shall mean Act 112 of the Regular Session of the Legislature of Louisiana for the year 1968, as amended, which Act as so amended now appears as La.R.S. 17:3051 to La.R.S. 17:3060, inclusive, and all future acts supplemental thereto or amendatory thereof.

  (2) "Authority" shall mean the Health Education Authority of Louisiana, and when used in connection with action authorized to be taken by the authority, shall mean the authority acting by and through its board of trustees.

  (3) "Board" shall mean the board of trustees of the Health Education Authority of Louisiana.

  (4) "Complex" shall mean the Louisiana Medical Complex at New Orleans, to consist of that area of land within the primary service area designated by the master plan of the authority as heretofore or hereafter adopted by the authority, provided that the area of land bounded by and including LaSalle Street, Perdido Street, Clara Street and Poydras Street in the city of New Orleans shall not be included within the said Louisiana Medical Complex.

  (5) "Executive director" shall mean the executive director of the Health Education Authority of Louisiana.

  (6) "Participating institutions" shall mean those institutions which apply to and are designated by the authority, other than primary institutions, and consisting of (a) public or private hospital, medical or health corporations or institutions located or desiring to locate in the complex or (b) public or private hospital, medical or health corporations or institutions which deliver medical or health services or provide facilities therefor outside the complex but within the primary service area.

  (7) "Primary institutions" shall mean Charity Hospital of Louisiana at New Orleans, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, and Tulane University of Louisiana.

  (8) "Primary service area" means that area within a radius of ten miles of Charity Hospital of Louisiana at New Orleans.

  (9) "Project" shall mean any specific facility, work or improvement undertaken or to be financed by the authority under the provisions of the Act.

Added by Acts 1968, No. 112, Sec. 2, emerg. eff. July 17, 1968, at 11:40 A.M. Amended by Acts 1975, Ex.Sess., No. 24, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 28, 1975; Acts 1980, No. 759, Sec. 1, eff. July 31, 1980.