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Chapter 1051 Uniform Electronic Transaction Act 9401 – 9420
Chapter 1053 Maine Digital Signature Act 9501 – 9507

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 10 > Part 13 - Electronic Commerce

  • Absentee voter: means a person who qualifies under section 751 to cast an absentee ballot. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Academy: means the Maine Maritime Academy and its activities and functions supervised by its board of trustees or their designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1022
  • Access roads: means any and all roads or highways in the state highway system, including bridges, overpasses and underpasses, which directly or indirectly connect with the turnpike and which shall have been designated as such by the Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrative adjustment request: means an administrative adjustment request filed by a partnership pursuant to the Code, Section 6227. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Administrative compliance order: means an administrative order that is issued by the commissioner against a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative consent order: means an order issued by the commissioner pursuant to a bilateral agreement between the commissioner and a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative penalty: means a fine imposed by the commissioner against a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative remedy: means an administrative compliance order, an administrative consent order or an administrative penalty. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • adult day care program: means a program of care, activities and protection maintained or carried out on a regular basis by a person or combination of persons in a private dwelling or other facility, for consideration, for any part of a day for 3 or more adults, 19 years of age or older, who are not blood relatives and are coming to the facility for the express purpose of participating in this program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8601
  • Adult day care program: means an adult day care program licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • 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 Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Agreement: means a legally binding written document between 2 or more parties, including, but not limited to, a document commonly referred to as an accepted application, proposal, prospectus, contract, grant, joint or cooperative agreement, purchase of service or state aid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Agricultural enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to growing or raising plants or animals, harvesting plants or growing or obtaining plant or animal by-products, includes forestry and aquaculture and includes production, processing, storing, packaging or marketing products derived from agricultural enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Agriculture: means the production, keeping or maintenance for sale or lease of plants or animals, including, but not limited to, forages and sod crops, grains and seed crops, dairy animals and dairy products, poultry and poultry products, livestock, fruits and vegetables and ornamental and greenhouse products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Any election: means primary and general elections and referenda, whether regular or special. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means an individual who has applied for a homestead property tax exemption pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Apprentice: means a person who is at least 16 years of age, except when a higher minimum age standard of 18 years of age is otherwise fixed by law or a sponsor, who is employed to learn an apprenticeable occupation that is approved by the department and who is registered with the Maine Apprenticeship Program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Apprenticeable occupation: means an occupation that is specified by industry and that:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Apprenticeship agreement: means a written agreement between an apprentice and a sponsor or employer that contains the terms and conditions of the employment and training of the apprentice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • apprenticeship cohort: means the group of apprentices registered to a specific apprenticeship program during a one-year time frame, except that "apprenticeship cohort" does not include the apprentices whose apprenticeship agreement has been cancelled during the probationary period as described in section 3205, subsection 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Apprenticeship committee: means those persons designated by a sponsor to administer an apprenticeship program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Apprenticeship program: means a plan containing all terms and conditions for the qualification, recruitment, selection, employment and training of apprentices, including such matters as the requirement for an apprenticeship agreement, a schedule of work experience outlining the skills to be learned on the job, a schedule of related instruction courses necessary to supplement the on-the-job learning and a schedule of progressively increasing wages to be paid to an apprentice consistent with the skill proficiencies achieved and leading toward a journeyman wage rate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assisted housing program: means a program or facility licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Audited partnership: means a partnership subject to a partnership-level audit resulting in a federal adjustment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Authority: means the Maine Turnpike Authority, created by Private and Special Law 1941, chapter 69, and continued in existence by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • 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 Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Away agency: means a tolling authority in a jurisdiction other than the State that imposes an administrative fee or a civil liability on the registered owner of a vehicle whose operator fails to pay a required toll for the use of a highway, bridge or tunnel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Background check: means the collection of personally identifiable information and data for comparison with criminal record repositories and registry databases that are relevant to an individual's identity and background, including monitoring for future offenses through a rap back monitoring program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Background Check Center: means the entity established under section 9052 to operate the Internet-based system maintained by the department pursuant to section 9054 that is designed to integrate and analyze data streams from various sources and is used by providers when conducting background checks on potential or current direct access workers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Background check report: means a comprehensive report generated by the Background Check Center based on a search and analysis of data stored in federal and state criminal record repositories, registry databases or agencies, including, but not limited to, the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Department of Public Safety, State Bureau of Identification; abuse and neglect, sex offender and employment-related registries; professional licensing authorities; and Medicare and Medicaid exclusion databases. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Bargaining agent: means any lawful organization, association or individual representative of such organization or association which has as its primary purpose the representation of employees in their employment relations with employers, and which has been determined by the public employer or by the executive director of the board to be the choice of the majority of the unit as their representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • Bargaining agent: means any lawful organization, association or individual representative of such organization or association which has as its primary purpose the representation of employees in their employment relations with employers, and which has been determined by the public employer as defined in subsection 5 or by the executive director of the board to be the choice of the majority of the unit as their representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 979-A
  • Bargaining agent: means any lawful organization, association or individual representative of such organization or association, which has as one of its primary purposes the representation of employees in their employment relations with employers and which has been certified by the Executive Director of the Maine Labor Relations Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1022
  • Bargaining agent: means any lawful organization, association or individual representative of such an organization or association which has as its primary purpose the representation of employees in their employment relations with employers, and which has been determined by the public employer, as defined in subsection 6, or by the executive director of the board to be the choice of the majority of the unit as their representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1282
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Best management practice guidelines: means recommended techniques or procedures or a combination of techniques or procedures that are determined by the appropriate agency identified in section 410-J to be the most effective practicable means of preventing or reducing pollution generated by nonpoint sources. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 410-H
  • Birth admission: means the time after birth that the newborn remains in the hospital nursery prior to discharge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8822
  • Board: means the board of directors of the authority established pursuant to section 1964-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Board: means the Maine Labor Relations Board referred to in section 968. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • Board: means the Maine Labor Relations Board as defined in section 968, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 979-A
  • Board: means the Maine Labor Relations Board as defined in section 968, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1022
  • Board: means the Maine Labor Relations Board, as defined in section 968. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1282
  • Board: means the Minimum Wage Rate on Construction Projects Board as constituted in sections 1304 to 1313. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1304
  • board: means the Maine Board of Tax Appeals as established in Title 5, section 12004?B, subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Board: means the Newborn Hearing Screening Advisory Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8822
  • Board of Trustees: means the Board of Trustees of the University of Maine System, the Board of Trustees of the Maine Maritime Academy or the Board of Trustees of the Maine Community College System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1022
  • Bond: means revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • bonds: means and includes a bond or note or other evidence of indebtedness authorized under this chapter whether issued under or pursuant to a bond resolution, trust indenture or loan or other security agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, interim certificates, debentures or other obligations issued by an authority under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Revenue Services, which may be referred to as "Maine Revenue Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Bureau: means the Department of Public Safety, State Bureau of Identification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Business day: means any day of the calendar year other than a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Candidate: means any person who has filed a petition under either sections 335 and 336 or sections 354 and 355 and has qualified as a candidate by either procedure, or any person who has received contributions or made expenditures or has given consent for any other person to receive contributions or make expenditures with the intent of qualifying as a candidate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Car sharing delivery period: means the period of time during which a shared vehicle is being delivered to the location of the car sharing start time, if applicable, as documented by the governing car sharing program agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Car sharing period: means the time period that commences with the car sharing delivery period or, if there is no delivery period, that commences with the car sharing start time and in either case ends at the car sharing termination time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Car sharing program agreement: means an agreement describing the terms and conditions applicable to a shared vehicle owner and a shared vehicle driver that govern the use of a shared vehicle through a program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Car sharing start time: means the time when a shared vehicle becomes subject to the control of a shared vehicle driver, which must be at or after the time the reservation of the shared vehicle is scheduled to begin as documented in the records of a program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Car sharing termination time: means the time of the earliest of the following events:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Central voter registration system: means a single electronic information system and database for voter registration information maintained by the Secretary of State and used by all municipal jurisdictions in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Child or children: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • children: means persons who are not related by blood or marriage to, or who have not been legally adopted by, the licensee or administrator of any facility, defined in section 8101, 8201 or 8301-A, that provides services to these children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7701
  • Classified employee: means any employee not engaged in professional work as defined in subsection 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1022
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and amendments to that Code as of December 31, 2019. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Commercial fishing: means harvesting or processing, or both, of wild marine organisms with the intent of disposing of them for profit or trade in commercial channels. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1132
  • Commercial fishing activities: means commercial aquacultural production and commercial fishing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1132
  • Commercial processor: means a person who maintains an official establishment under this chapter for the purpose of processing livestock, meat, meat food products, poultry or poultry products other than for the exclusive use in the household of the owner of the commodity by the owner and members of the owner's household and the owner's nonpaying guests and employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commercial slaughterhouse: means a person engaged in the business of slaughtering livestock or poultry other than as a custom slaughterhouse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, who has responsibility for the administration of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Community agency: means any public or private nonprofit organization, firm, individual, partnership or business corporation operated for profit that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Community college: means the Maine state community colleges and their activities and functions supervised by the Board of Trustees of the Maine Community College System or its designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1022
  • Competency: means the attainment of manual, mechanical or technical skills and knowledge, as specified by an occupational standard and demonstrated by an appropriate written and hands-on proficiency measurement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Completion rate: means the percentage of an apprenticeship cohort that receives a certificate of completion of apprenticeship within one year of the projected completion date. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Composite return: means a Maine income tax return filed by a partnership or pass-through entity on behalf of some or all of its partners, beneficiaries or shareholders under rules adopted by the assessor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Comprehensive plan: means zoning or a plan of development, including any amendment thereto, prepared or adopted by the planning board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1102
  • 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 Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Connector: means a section of highway owned by the authority for purposes of connecting the turnpike to the state highway system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Construction: means any construction, reconstruction, demolition, improvement, enlargement, painting, decorating or repair of any public works let to contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1304
  • Construction industry: means that industry which is composed of employees and employers engaged in construction, demolition, repair or moving of buildings, roads, highways, bridges, streets, alleys, sewers, ditches, sewage disposal plants, waterworks, airports and all other structures or works whether private or public on which construction work, as defined in subsection 2, is performed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1304
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter in water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Contingent offer of employment: means an offer of employment as a direct access worker that is based upon receipt of a final nondisqualifying background check report and that may be withdrawn if a disqualifying final background check report is issued. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties' agreement as affected by this chapter and other applicable law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Controlled access bypass: means a highway designed to bypass an existing business district and meeting the definition of a controlled access highway. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Controlled access highway: means a highway to which, in the interest of safety and efficiency of operation, abutting property owners have no right of direct access and on which the type and location of all access connections are determined and controlled by the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cooperative housing corporation: means an entity organized for the purpose of owning residential real estate in which residents own shares that entitle the shareholder to inhabit a certain space within a residential dwelling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Cooperative property: means the real property, including mobile and manufactured homes, owned by a cooperative housing corporation for the primary purpose of residential use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Corporate partner: means a partner that is subject to tax pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Cost items: means the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement which requires an appropriation by the Legislature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 979-A
  • Cost items: means the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement which require specific funding. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1022
  • Cost items: means the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement which require an appropriation by the Legislature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1282
  • County office: means the office of judge of probate, register of probate, county treasurer, register of deeds, sheriff, district attorney or county commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Criminal charge without disposition: means a charge that appears on an individual's criminal history record that has not been finally disposed at the time the criminal record is reviewed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Cropland: means acreage within a farm unit of land in tillage rotation, open land formerly cropped and land in bush fruits. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1102
  • Custom slaughterhouse: means a person who maintains a slaughtering facility that is a licensed establishment or a registered establishment under this chapter for the purposes of slaughtering livestock or poultry for another person's exclusive use by that person and members of that person's household and that person's nonpaying guests and employees, and who is not engaged in the business of buying or selling carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat or meat food products or any cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, domestic rabbits, equines, poultry or other designated animals useable as human food. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services as well as other departments and agencies of State Government approved for inclusion in this chapter by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Department: means the Department of Labor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 2131
  • Department: means the Department of Labor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Department: means the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Department examination: means actions determined to be necessary by the department's audit division, including, but not limited to, analyses or testing of reported agreement balances and transactions, provision of internal control systems and compliance with rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Department of Transportation: means the State Department of Transportation or its successor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Department project: means the rehabilitation, reconstruction or construction of any highway or bridge on the state highway system determined by the department and the authority to have a sufficient relationship to the public's use of the turnpike in accordance with section 1974, subsection 6 and is a project or allocation to:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Diesel engine crankcase oil: means motor vehicle oil that is classified for use in a diesel engine crankcase by meeting the performance requirements of the American Petroleum Institute beginning with CA standards and all succeeding specifications under those standards, inclusive of all original equipment manufacturer-specific engine oils. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1020
  • Digital network: means any online-enabled application, software, website or system offered or used by a transportation network company that enables the provision of prearranged rides by transportation network company drivers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7302
  • Digital signature: means a computer-created electronic signature that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9502
  • Direct access: means access to the property, personally identifiable information, financial information and resources of an individual or physical access to an individual who is a Medicare or Medicaid beneficiary or other protected individual served by a provider subject to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Direct access worker: includes but is not limited to the following individuals:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Direct partner: means a partner that holds an interest directly in a partnership or pass-through entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • 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:
  • Disqualifying offense: means an event in a person's background that has resulted in a database or registry notation or criminal record report that is relevant to the health and safety of protected individuals and that is included on the list of disqualifying offenses adopted in rules pursuant to this chapter that mandate a prohibition or exclusion from direct access employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Distinguishing mark: means a mark on a ballot of a type or in a place not specifically permitted by this Title, which indicates the apparent intent of the voter to make the voter's ballot distinguishable in a manner that is fraudulent or inconsistent with an honest purpose. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • division: means the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7701
  • Division: means the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • driver: means an individual who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7302
  • Drug treatment center: means a facility licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Education: means the process of imparting knowledge or skill through systematic instruction, but not necessarily formal classroom instruction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 2101
  • Eel: means a member of the species Anguilla rostrata in that stage of its life cycle when it is 9 inches or more in length. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Eel pot: means a cylindrical or rectangular trap with funnels that is baited and used to harvest eels. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Elections determined by ranked-choice voting: means any election described in paragraph A or B in which 3 or more candidates have qualified to be listed on the ballot for a particular office or at least 2 such candidates plus one or more declared write?in candidates have qualified for that particular office:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Electoral division: means an area set off for election purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic or similar capabilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • 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 Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Electronic media: means media that use electronics or electromechanical energy for the end user to access content and includes, but is not limited to, electronic storage media, transmission media, the Internet, extranet, lease lines, dial-up lines, private networks and the physical movement of removable or transportable electronic media and interactive distance learning. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Electronic record: means a record created, generated, sent, communicated, received or stored by electronic means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • 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 Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Eligible business equipment: includes , without limitation, repair parts, replacement parts, replacement equipment, additions, accessions and accessories to other qualified property that first became subject to assessment under this Part before April 1, 2008 if the part, addition, equipment, accession or accessory would, in the absence of this subchapter, first be subject to assessment under this Part on or after April 1, 2008. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • Eligible collateral: means accounts, as-extracted collateral, chattel paper, commercial tort claims, consumer goods, deposit accounts, documents, equipment, farm products, fixtures, general intangibles, instruments, investment property, inventory, letter of credit rights, manufactured homes, money, real estate, supporting obligations and accessions to any of the foregoing and any other business assets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Eligible enterprise: means an agricultural enterprise, fishing enterprise, industrial enterprise, manufacturing enterprise or recreational enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Eligible person: means a person that is eligible, pursuant to section 1020-A, to have that person's share of response costs paid from the proceeds of revenue obligation securities issued pursuant to this subchapter or is eligible to have that person's share of response costs paid from the fund as otherwise set forth in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1020
  • Eligible project: includes any project, the financing of which through the issuance of revenue obligation securities would result in the interest on the revenue obligation securities qualifying, as of the date of issuance, as tax-exempt under 26 United States Code, Section 103, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Eligible veteran: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 2131
  • Elver: means a member of the species Anguilla rostrata in that stage of its life cycle when it is less than 9 inches in length. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • 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
  • Employer: means a person or organization employing an apprentice, whether or not the person or organization is a party to an apprenticeship agreement with the apprentice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Employer: includes a provider, a temporary nurse agency, a personal care agency and a placement agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • employment: means any activity involving direct access services including employment for wages, contracting for temporary staff or use of unsupervised volunteers or students who perform functions similar to those performed by direct access workers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Erect: means to construct, build, raise, assemble, place, display, affix, attach, create, paint, draw or in any other way bring into being or establish. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Estates: shall be construed to mean both real estate and personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Excess valuation factor: includes , but is not limited to, aesthetic factors, recreational water-use factors, residential housing factors and nonresidential development factors unrelated to working waterfront uses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1132
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the Maine Labor Relations Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the Maine Labor Relations Board as defined in section 968, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 979-A
  • Executive Director: means the Executive Director of the Maine Labor Relations Board as defined in section 968, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1022
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the Maine Labor Relations Board, as defined in section 968, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1282
  • 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
  • Exempt business equipment: means eligible business equipment that is exempt under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • Exempt partner: means a partner that is subject to the tax imposed by Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • facility: means any aboveground oil storage tank or tanks, together with associated piping, and transfer and dispensing facilities located over land or water of the State at a single location for more than 4 months per year and used or intended to be used for the storage or supply of oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • facility: means any of the places defined in section 8001, 8101, 8201 or 8301-A, subsection 1-A, paragraph B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7701
  • facility: means a state institution as defined under Title 34-B, chapter 1 or a health care facility licensed by the division, except that it does not include a facility licensed as a nursing facility or licensed under Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • 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.
  • Fair minimum wage and benefits: means the prevailing wage and benefits as determined by the Director of the Bureau of Labor Standards according to section 1306. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1304
  • Farm woodland: means the combined acreage within a farm unit of forested land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1102
  • Farmland: means any tract or tracts of land, including woodland and wasteland, of at least 5 contiguous acres on which farming or agricultural activities have contributed to a gross annual farming income of at least $2,000 per year from the sales value of agricultural products as defined in Title 7, section 152, subsection 2 in one of the 2, or 3 of the 5, calendar years preceding the date of application for classification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1102
  • Feasible: means capable of being done within the current limitation of economics and technology, as determined by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Federal acts: means the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Federal adjustment: means an adjustment to an item or amount determined under the Code that affects the computation of a taxpayer's Maine tax liability resulting from a partnership-level audit or other action by the IRS or an amended federal return, refund claim or administrative adjustment request filed by a taxpayer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Federal adjustments report: means a method or form required by the assessor for use by a taxpayer to report final federal adjustments, including an amended tax return and an information return. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Federal audit: means an audit made pursuant to the federal Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133 or any subsequent revisions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Federal Government: means the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Federal partnership representative: means the person designated by a partnership or appointed by the IRS to act on behalf of a partnership pursuant to the Code, Section 6223(a) for the reviewed year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Federal purposes: includes any federal contract, grant, agreement or arrangement dealing with apprenticeship and any federal financial or other assistance, benefit, privilege, contribution, allowance, exemption, preference or right pertaining to apprenticeship. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final federal adjustment: means a federal adjustment for which the final determination date has passed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Final remedy selection: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • financial assistance: means guarantees, leases, insurance, financing credits, loans or the purchase or discounts thereof, letters of credit, financing assistance payments, grants or other financial aid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Financial institution: means any bank or trust company, savings bank, savings and loan association, industrial bank, national banking association, federal savings and loan association, mortgage banker, credit union or other such institution authorized to do business in the State, or a government agency which customarily provides service or otherwise aids in the financing of mortgage loans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Fire department: means a municipal fire department, as defined in Title 30-A, section 3151, subsection 1, or a volunteer fire association, as defined inTitle 30-A, section 3151, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 2101
  • Firefighter: means a municipal firefighter, as defined in Title 30-A, section 3151, subsection 2, or a volunteer firefighter, as defined in Title 30-A, section 3151, subsection 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 2101
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fish: means a cold-blooded, completely aquatic vertebrate characteristically having gills, fins and an elongated streamlined body usually covered with scales and includes any physical part of a fish. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Fishing enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to growing or catching fish, including shellfish, in fresh or salt water, including aquaculture, and includes production, processing, storing, packaging or marketing products derived from fishing enterprises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • 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
  • Forest management and harvest plan: means a written document that outlines activities to regenerate, improve and harvest a standing crop of timber. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1102
  • Forested land: means land that is used in the growth of trees but does not include ledge, marsh, open swamp, bog, water and similar areas that are unsuitable for growing trees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1102
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fund: means the Waste Motor Oil Revenue Fund established under subsection 2 to be deposited with and administered by the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1020
  • Gasoline engine crankcase oil: means motor vehicle oil that is classified for use in a gasoline engine crankcase by meeting the performance requirements of the American Petroleum Institute, beginning with SA standards through the most current standards, inclusive of original equipment manufacturer-specific engine oils, and International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee GF-1 standards through current standards, inclusive of all original equipment manufacturer-specific engine oils. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1020
  • General election: means the regular election of state and county officials occurring biennially in November. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governmental agency: means an executive, legislative or judicial agency, department, board, commission, authority, institution or instrumentality of the Federal Government or of a state or of a county, municipality or other political subdivision of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Governor-elect: whenever used in this chapter and chapter 145, shall be held to mean the candidate most recently elected to the office of Governor of the State of Maine in the November election for choice of Governor, or his successor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1661
  • Grandfathered employee: means an individual subject to the requirements of this chapter who has been employed prior to the effective date of this chapter and is subject to section 9058. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Grantee: means the person to whom a freehold estate or interest in land is conveyed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Great pond: means any inland body of water which in a natural state has a surface area in excess of 10 acres and any inland body of water artificially formed or increased which has a surface area in excess of 30 acres except for the purposes of this article, where the artificially formed or increased inland body of water is completely surrounded by land held by a single owner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • 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.
  • Head of tide: means the inland or upstream limit of water affected by the tide. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1132
  • Health care facility: includes a general and specialty hospital, an ambulatory surgical facility, an end-stage renal disease facility and an intermediate care facility for persons with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • Hearing loss: means a hearing loss of 30 decibels or more in the frequency region important for speech recognition and comprehension in one or both ears. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8822
  • highway: means any public way which is so designated by this Title, including interstate, primary and secondary highways. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Highway purposes: means use as a town way and those things incidental to the laying out, construction, improvement, maintenance, change of location, alignment and drainage of town ways, including the securing of materials therefor; provision for the health, welfare and safety of the public using town ways; provision for parking places, rest areas and preservation of scenic beauty along town ways. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3021
  • Home health care provider: means an entity licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Homestead: means any residential property, including cooperative property, in this State assessed as real property owned by an applicant or held in a revocable living trust for the benefit of the applicant and occupied by the applicant as the applicant's permanent residence or owned by a cooperative housing corporation and occupied as a permanent residence by a resident who is a qualifying shareholder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Horticultural land: means land which is engaged in the production of vegetables, tree fruits, small fruits, flowers and woody or herbaceous plants. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1102
  • Hospice provider: means an entity licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Immediate container: means a consumer package or any other container in which livestock products or poultry products are packed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Immediate jeopardy: means a situation in which the provider's noncompliance with one or more conditions of participation in the federal Medicare program has caused, or is likely to cause, serious injury, harm or impairment to or death of a patient. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Incoming voting list: means the printed list of all of the voters in a municipality that is used by election officials at a voting place to record which voters have been issued a ballot at an election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Independent public accountant: means a person who complies with government auditing standards and who is one of the following:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Indirect partner: means a partner in a partnership or pass-through entity that itself holds an interest directly, or through another indirect partner, in a partnership or pass-through entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Industrial enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to conduct of a trade or business, selling of goods, providing services, providing dwelling accommodations, mining, education or discovery, research, development or refinement of new or known substances, processes or products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Infant: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Information: means data, text, images, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, databases or the like. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Information processing system: means an electronic system for creating, generating, sending, receiving, storing, displaying or processing information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inland waters: means all waters within the State above the rise and fall of the tide and wholly or partially within the territorial limits of the State, except private ponds as defined in subsection 51. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Inspector: means an employee or official of the State or an employee or official of the Federal Government or of any other governmental entity of this State, authorized by the commissioner to perform inspection functions under this chapter under an agreement between the commissioner and the governmental entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Insured: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other entity which is the beneficiary of a loan insurance agreement with the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Insured certificate: means a certificate evidencing fractional undivided ownership interest in a pool of mortgage loans, each of which is insured by the authority pursuant to this chapter, that is insured by the authority pursuant to and subject to the limitations of section 1026-E. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Insurer: means an insurer authorized to transact business in this State or an insurer that is authorized as a surplus lines insurer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Interchange: means a system of interconnecting roadways in conjunction with one or more points of separation, providing for the interchange of traffic between 2 or more roadways or highways, one of which is the turnpike and includes sufficient lengths of intersecting roadways required for conformance with then current road design standards or standards acceptable to the Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interest rate swap agreement: means a financial agreement as defined by the Finance Authority of Maine by rule in accordance with the Maine Administrative Procedure Act, Title 5, chapter 375. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Interested party: means a bidder, contractor or subcontractor for a public works contract covered by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1304
  • Interim credential: means a credential issued by the department to document attainment of certain benchmarks toward completion of an apprenticeship. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities: means a facility licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Intermodal transportation facility: means any facility, including but not limited to any rail or bus depot or station, taxi stand, loading platform, parking lot and any related building or appurtenance, located on or adjacent to the turnpike or in the immediate vicinity of any turnpike interchange, that is designed to serve the needs of users of 2 or more modes of transportation including the turnpike and that the authority determines necessary or convenient to meet the needs of users of the turnpike. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • 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.
  • interstate highway: means any state highway which is or does become part of the national system of interstate or defense highways, as described in the United States Code,Title 23, section 103(d) and amendments thereto or replacements thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Intertidal zone: means all land affected by the tides between the mean high-water mark and the mean low-water mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1132
  • Inventory parts: includes repair parts, replacement parts, replacement equipment, additions, accessions and accessories on hand but not in service and stocks or inventories of repair parts, replacement parts, replacement equipment, additions, accessions and accessories on hand but not in service and other machinery and equipment on hand for future use but not in service if acquired after April 1, 2007, regardless of when placed in service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • IRS: means the United States Internal Revenue Service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • 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.
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Journeyman: includes a mentor, technician, specialist or other skilled worker who has documented sufficient skills and knowledge of an occupation, either through formal apprenticeship or through practical on-the-job experience and formal training, as determined by the sponsor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Judicial employee: means any employee of the Judicial Department, except any person:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1282
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon a product or the immediate container, not including package liners, of a product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Law clerk: Assist judges with research and drafting of opinions.
  • Law enforcement officer: means a person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to maintain public order or to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Lease: means a contract providing for the use of a project or portions of a project for a term of years for a designated or determinable rent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legislative employee: means any employee of the Legislature performing services within the legislative branch, except any person:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 979-A
  • Lessee: means a tenant under a lease and may include an installment purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensed establishment: means a person required to hold a license under section 2514. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • livable wage: means the statewide average livable wage for a 2-parent household with 2 earners and 2 children as reported by the Department of Labor in the most recent biennial report required pursuant to section 1406. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1-A
  • Livestock: means cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, domestic rabbits, horses, mules, other equines or other designated animals, whether live or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Loan: means an extension of credit made in consideration of a written promise of repayment or any other conditions that may be established by the authority, performance of which may be secured by mortgage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Loan payments: means payments required by or received on account of a mortgage or any other financial document, including, but not limited to, payments covering interest, installments of principal, taxes, assessments, loan insurance premiums and hazard insurance premiums. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Locality: means where the construction is to be performed and the adjacent areas from which labor would be recruited for work on the project, and, in appropriate circumstances, it may be deemed to include the entire State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1304
  • Locally owned grocery store: means a grocery store at least 51% of which is owned by one or more residents of the State and that has a gross floor area of 25,000 square feet or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Locally owned restaurant: means an eating establishment at least 51% of which is owned by one or more residents of the State and that is not a chain restaurant pursuant to section 2491, subsection 2?B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Logo: means a single or multicolored symbol or design used by a business as a means of identifying its products or services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Maine Apprenticeship Council: means the Maine Apprenticeship Council under section 3209. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Maine Apprenticeship Program: means the Maine Apprenticeship Program established in section 3202. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Maintain: means to allow to exist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Major permanent loss of function: means sensory, motor, physiological or intellectual impairment that was not present at the time of admission and requires continued treatment or imposes persistent major restrictions in activities of daily living. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Manufacturing enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to giving of new shapes, new qualities or new combinations to matter as material products and includes assembling, fabricating, making, creating, working, preparing, milling, processing, recycling, manufacturing, finishing, fashioning, producing, storing, warehousing, preserving, distributing, handling or transporting in any manner goods, wares, merchandise, metals, fabrics, materials, substances, product or matter of any kind or nature including materials recovered from solid and hazardous wastes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Marine organism: means an animal or plant that inhabits intertidal zones or waters below head of tide. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1132
  • Maximum contaminant level: means the maximum concentration of a contaminant allowed under the State Primary Drinking Water Regulations in water supplied for human consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • may: when used in this Title, is used in a permissive sense to grant authority or permission, but not to create duty, to act in the manner specified by the context. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 7
  • Meat: means the part of the muscle of cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules, other equines or other designated animals that is skeletal or that is found in the tongue, diaphragm, heart or esophagus, with or without the accompanying and overlying fat, and the portions of bone, skin, sinew, nerve and blood vessels that normally accompany the muscle tissue but does not include the muscle found in the lips, snout or ears. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Medicare or Medicaid beneficiary: means a person enrolled in the Medicare or Medicaid program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Mental health services facility or provider: means a facility or agency licensed pursuant to Title 34-B, section 1203-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Migratory waterfowl: means anatidae, or waterfowl, including brant, wild ducks, geese and swans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Minority: when used in reference to age shall mean under the age of 18. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Mobile poultry processing unit: means a poultry slaughterhouse that meets the structural, operational and licensing requirements of a mobile poultry processing unit under the federal acts and that is operated by a person licensed under section 2514. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage: means an agreement granting a lien upon or a security interest in eligible collateral upon certain conditions and includes, but is not limited to, a mortgage of real estate, an assignment of rents, a pledge or a security agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • mortgage: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Mortgagor: means the grantor or party giving rights to eligible collateral pursuant to a mortgage and includes the successors or assigns of a mortgagor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Motor vehicle: means a self-propelled vehicle capable of legal operation on the traveled portion of the state highways. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Motor vehicle oil: means any lubricating oil or other lubricant that is reclaimable and classified for use in an internal combustion engine or the transmission, gear box, hydraulic system, compressor or differential for a motor vehicle, including but not limited to natural, synthetic and rerefined motor oils, whether or not in retail containers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1020
  • Motor vehicle oil dealer: means any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of producing, packaging or otherwise preparing motor vehicle oil for market, or selling or distributing motor vehicle oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1020
  • municipal clerk: means the clerk, deputy clerk or assistant clerk, where directed by the clerk to carry out duties under this Title, of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Municipal officers: shall mean the mayor and aldermen of cities, the selectmen of towns and the assessors of plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Municipal tax increment percentage: means , with respect to tax increment financing districts, the specified percentage of captured assessed value retained as provided in Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Municipality: shall include cities, towns and plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Municipality: includes cities, towns and plantations, except that "municipality" does not include plantations in Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV; or Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Municipality: means any municipality as defined in Title 30-A, section 2001, subsection 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Municipality: means a city or town, except as provided in Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • National certification: means a credential from a national organization or national board that evaluates the qualifications and competency of individuals to practice in a specific occupation and includes but is not limited to a credential issued following passage of an examination administered by the organization or board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 2131
  • National Drinking Water Regulations: means the drinking water regulations promulgated by the Administrator of the U. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Natural resource enterprise: means an agricultural enterprise or a fishing enterprise, but does not include selling of food at wholesale or retail, except when that selling is carried out as part of the natural resource enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Near miss: means an event or situation that did not produce patient injury, but only because of chance, which may include, but is not limited to, robustness of the patient or a fortuitous, timely intervention. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • neglect: refers to the definitions found in section 3472, subsections 1 and 11, and also incorporates exploitation, as defined in section 3472, subsection 9. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7701
  • Nonpoint source: means any source, excluding any source defined as a direct discharge in section 466, that discharges pollutants into the surface or ground waters of the State, including, but not limited to, sources related to agriculture, construction and maintenance of bridges, railways and roads, forest management and commercial, industrial or residential development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 410-H
  • Nonresident partner: means an individual, trust or estate partner that is not a resident partner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Note: means an evidence of indebtedness and includes a revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Notice: means written notification served personally, sent by certified mail or sent by first-class mail to the last known address of the person for whom the notification is intended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Notice of noncompliance: means a formal written complaint or a notice of violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Nursing facility: means a facility licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Oath: includes an affirmation, when affirmation is allowed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Official business directional sign: means a sign erected and maintained in accordance with this chapter, to indicate to the traveling public the route and distance to public accommodations, facilities, commercial services for the traveling public and points of scenic, historical, cultural, recreational, educational and religious interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Official certificate: means a certificate established by rule of the commissioner for issuance by an inspector or other person performing official functions under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official device: means a device authorized by the commissioner for use in applying an official mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official establishment: means an establishment as determined by the commissioner at which inspection of the slaughter of livestock or poultry or the preparation of livestock products or poultry products is maintained under the authority of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official mark: means the official inspection legend or any other symbol established by rule of the commissioner to identify the status of any product of livestock or poultry under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • On-premises sign: means a sign that is erected and maintained according to the standards set forth in section 1914 upon the real property upon which the business, facility or point of interest advertised by the sign is located, a sign licensed pursuant to section 1914, subsection 4 that is within the portion of the public right-of-way that abuts that real property or an approach sign as permitted by section 1914, subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Open space land: means any area of land, including state wildlife and management areas, sanctuaries and preserves designated as such in Title 12, the preservation or restriction of the use of which provides a public benefit in any of the following areas:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1102
  • Operating revenues: means income of the Maine Turnpike Authority from fees, fares, tolls, rental of concessions and miscellaneous revenue and interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Operator: means an individual either employed or retained by a public water system who, as part of the individual's job duties, is assigned the responsibilities for operational activities that will have a direct impact on the quality or quantity of water provided to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Orchard land: means the combined acreage within a farm unit of land devoted to the cultivation of trees bearing edible fruit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1102
  • Organization: means a corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Overboard discharge: means the same as set forth in Title 38, section 466, subsection 9-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parent: means a natural parent, stepparent, adoptive parent, legal guardian or other legal custodian of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8822
  • Partner: means a person that holds an interest directly or indirectly in a partnership or pass-through entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Partnership: means an entity subject to taxation under the Code, Subtitle A, Chapter 1, Subchapter K other than a financial institution subject to tax pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Partnership-level audit: means an examination by the IRS at the partnership level pursuant to the Code, Subtitle F, Chapter 63, Subchapter C that results in federal adjustments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Party: means a political organization which has qualified to participate in a primary or general election under Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Pass-through entity: means an entity, other than a partnership, that is not subject to tax under Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Pastureland: means the combined acreage within a farm unit of land devoted to the production of forage plants used for animal production. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1102
  • Peer-to-peer car sharing: means the authorized use of a motor vehicle by an individual other than the registered owner through a program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Permanent residence: means that place where an individual has a true, fixed and permanent home and principal establishment to which the individual, whenever absent, has the intention of returning. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Permanent resident: means an individual who has established a permanent residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, joint venture, partnership or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, corporation, association or other business unit and an officer, agent or employee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • 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 Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, company, public or private corporation, political subdivision or agency of the State, department, agency or instrumentality of the United States or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, association, society, club, corporation, financial institution, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, assignee or any other group or combination acting as a unit, the State or Federal Government or any political subdivision or agency of either government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Person who is culturally deaf: means a person with permanent hearing loss who identifies as a member of the deaf community and who utilizes American Sign Language as the primary mode of communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8822
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal vehicle: means a vehicle that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7302
  • Personally identifiable information: means information that permits the identity of an individual to whom the information applies to be able to be reasonably inferred or known by either direct or indirect means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Persons of low income: means persons or families, elderly or otherwise, who lack the income which is necessary, as determined by a housing authority, to enable them, without financial assistance, to live in or purchase decent, safe and sanitary dwellings, without overcrowding. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Place: shall include municipalities, townships and any other unorganized area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Planning board: means a planning board created for the purpose of planning in any municipality or the Maine Land Use Planning Commission in the unorganized territory. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1102
  • 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.
  • Political subdivision: means any municipality, county, district or any portion or combination of 2 or more thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Pollwatcher: means a party worker who remains in the voting place outside the guardrail enclosure for the purpose of viewing the voting process, keeping track of the voters who have voted or challenging voters whose qualifications appear to be in question. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Population: means the population determined by the last Decennial Census of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Poultry: means a domesticated bird, whether live or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Poultry producer: means a person who raises poultry offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Poultry product: means a poultry carcass or part of a carcass or a product that is made wholly or in part from a poultry carcass or part of a carcass, excepting products that are exempted by the commissioner from definition as a poultry product under conditions that the commissioner may prescribe to ensure that the poultry ingredients in products are not adulterated and that these products are not represented as poultry products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Prearranged ride: means transportation provided by a transportation network company driver to a transportation network company rider, beginning when the driver accepts a transportation request through a digital network and ending when the rider departs from the driver's personal vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7302
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Prepared: means slaughtered, canned, salted, stuffed, rendered, boned, cut up or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Prevailing wage and benefits: means the hourly wage and benefits paid to the median number of workers employed in a trade or occupation on the 2nd and 3rd week in September. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1304
  • Primarily: means more than 50% of the time;  
  • (b) "Retail sales activity" means an activity associated with the selection and retail purchase of goods or rental of tangible personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • Primary election: means the regular election for the election of nominees of a party for the general election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • primary highway: means any state highway which is or does become part of the federal aid primary system, as described in the United States Code,Title 23, section 103(b) and amendments thereto and replacement thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Principal building or structure: means a building where an advertised business or activity is regularly carried on or practiced or a parking lot or storage or processing area or other structure that is essential and customary to the conduct of the advertised business or activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Private way: means a private road, driveway or public easement as defined in section 3021. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Producer: means a person who produces, cultivates, grows or harvests farm and food products, as defined in Title 7, section 415, subsection 1, paragraph B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Professional: when used with reference to office space, means professions or professionals regulated or licensed under applicable state law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Professional employee: means any employee engaged in work:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • Professional employee: means any employee engaged in work:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1022
  • program: means a business platform that, digitally or otherwise, connects registered owners of motor vehicles with individuals to enable the sharing of motor vehicles for financial consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Program: means the Health Care Employment for Military Veterans Program established in section 2132. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 2131
  • Project: means any eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Property: shall be construed to mean both real estate and personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Protected individual: means a person who is in need of support, who is vulnerable to abuse, neglect and exploitation and who receives services offered by providers subject to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Provider: means a person who is contractually obligated to a service contract holder under the terms of a service contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7102
  • Provider: means a person that facilitates peer-to-peer car sharing through the ownership and operation of a peer-to-peer car sharing program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Provider: means a licensed, certified or registered entity that employs direct care workers to provide long-term care and in-home and community-based services under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Provisional registration: means the one-year initial provisional registration of newly registered apprenticeship programs under section 3202, subsection 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Public: means a municipal, county or other governmental body that is a political subdivision within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Public authority: means the Maine Turnpike Authority or any officer, board, commission or agency of the State that is authorized by law to enter into contracts for the construction of public works and is supported in whole or in part by public funds of the State . See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1304
  • Public easement: means an easement held by a municipality for purposes of public access to land or water not otherwise connected to a public way, and includes all rights enjoyed by the public with respect to private ways created by statute prior to July 29, 1976. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3021
  • Public employee: means any employee of a public employer, except any person:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • Public employer: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • Public employer: means , with respect to the executive branch, all the departments, agencies and commissions of the executive branch of the State of Maine, represented by the Governor or the Governor's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 979-A
  • Public employer: means the Judicial Department of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1282
  • 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 water system: includes any collection, treatment, storage or distribution pipes or other constructed conveyances, structures or facilities under the control of the supplier of water and used primarily in connection with such a system, and any collection or pretreatment storage facilities not under that control that are used primarily in connection with such a system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Public way: means any road capable of carrying motor vehicles, including, but not limited to, any state highway, municipal road, county road, unincorporated territory road or other road dedicated to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1903
  • Public works: includes public schools and all buildings, roads, highways, bridges, streets, alleys, sewers, ditches, sewage disposal plants, demolition, waterworks, airports and all other structures upon which construction is funded in whole or in part by state funds and for which the contract amounts to $50,000 or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1304
  • Qualified property: means tangible personal property that:  
    (1) Is used or held for use exclusively for a business purpose by the person in possession of it or, in the case of construction in progress or inventory parts, is intended to be used exclusively for a business purpose by the person who will possess that property; and  
    (2) Either:  
    (a) Was subject to an allowance for depreciation under the Code on April 1st of the property tax year for which a claim for exemption under this subchapter is filed or would have been subject to an allowance for depreciation under the Code as of that date but for the fact that the property has been fully depreciated; or  
    (b) In the case of construction in progress or inventory parts, would be subject under the Code to an allowance for depreciation when placed in service or would have been subject to an allowance for depreciation under the Code as of that date but for the fact that the property has been fully depreciated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • Qualifying shareholder: means a person who is a:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Quality assurance assessment: means a comprehensive review conducted by the department regarding all aspects of an apprenticeship program's performance, including but not limited to determining if apprentices are receiving on-the-job learning in all phases of the apprenticeable occupation, scheduled wage increases consistent with the standards of the program submitted under section 3203 and related instruction through appropriate curricula and delivery systems and determining if the apprenticeship program has provided to the registration agency notification of all new registrations, transfers, suspensions, cancellations and completions as required in this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Question: means any proposition submitted to the voters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Rabbit producer: means a person that raises rabbits offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Rap back monitoring program: means a coordinated system used by federal and state agencies to monitor and generate reports for new criminal record events appearing subsequent to an initial background check pursuant to section 9056. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • reconstruction: means any and all activities undertaken to maintain the Maine Turnpike, or any part thereof, as a modern, safe and efficient facility and includes, but is not limited to, any rebuilding, redesign, improvement or enlargement of the turnpike or any part thereof which the authority deems necessary to continuously, adequately, safely and swiftly facilitate vehicular traffic upon, to or from the Maine Turnpike. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • 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 Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • 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
  • Recreational enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to providing facilities or opportunities for recreation, culture, entertainment or tourism. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Referendum: means an election for the determination of a question. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Register: means to enlist as a voter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Registered apprenticeship: means an apprenticeship program registered with the Maine Apprenticeship Program in accordance with Title 26, chapter 37. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Registered establishment: means a person registered under section 2514-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • registered mail: when used in connection with any requirement for notice by mail shall mean either registered mail or certified mail. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Registrar: means the registrar or deputy registrar of voters of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Registration: means registration with the Maine Apprenticeship Program under section 3202. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Registration agency: means the state apprenticeship agency, which is responsible for registering apprenticeship programs and apprentices, providing technical assistance and conducting compliance and quality assurance assessments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Regular employee: means any professional or classified employee who occupies a position that exists on a continual basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1022
  • Related instruction: means an organized and systematic form of instruction designed to provide an apprentice with the knowledge of the theoretical and technical subjects related to the apprentice's occupation and given in a classroom, through occupational or industrial courses or by correspondence courses of equivalent value, electronic media or other forms of self-study approved by the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 3201
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reserve maintenance fund: means a fund established by a resolution authorizing bonds of the authority as a source to pay for turnpike maintenance, turnpike rehabilitation, insurance, emergency repairs of the turnpike, remediation of turnpike deficiencies and other perennial costs and selected capital projects as recommended by a consulting engineer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1964
  • Residence: means that place where the person has established a fixed and principal home to which the person, whenever temporarily absent, intends to return. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Residence address: means the street and number or other designation indicating the physical location of a person's residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Resident: means a citizen of the United States or a person who is not a citizen of the United States who has been domiciled in the State for one year who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Resident estate or trust: shall mean :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5102
  • Resident individual: means an individual:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5102
  • Resident partner: means a partner that is a resident individual or a resident estate or trust under this Part  
  • [PL 2019, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 5195
  • Residential care facility: means a residential care facility licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • residential uses: includes drinking, bathing, cooking and other similar uses; and   [PL 1997, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Response costs: means :