Sections
Chapter 1201 Waivers for Out-of-State Businesses and Employees 9901 – 9905

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 10 > Part 15 - State of Emergency Procedures

A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4691
  • Agency: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Agent: means a principal corporate officer, partner, owner or majority shareholder of a contract security company or a resident of the State who manages or supervises the security guard business of a resident or nonresident contract security company within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Aggregate limit: means the maximum sum payable to the ceding insurer under a special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • 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.
  • Animal: means any animal other than man and includes fowl, birds, fish and reptiles, wild or domestic, living or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • 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
  • Appointed actuary: means the actuary appointed by an insurer pursuant to section 952?A, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 951-A
  • Apprentice pump installer: means a person who is engaged to work at and learn the trade of water well pump installation under the direct supervision of a master or journeyman pump installer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Apprentice well driller: means a person who is engaged to work at and learn the trade of well drilling under the direct supervision of a master or journeyman well driller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • 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
  • Armored car service: means the service provided by any person transporting or offering to transport, under armed security guard, currency, jewels, stocks, bonds, paintings or other things of value in a motor vehicle specially equipped to offer a high degree of security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Assuming insurer: means the insurer that acquires an insurance obligation or risk from the transferring insurer pursuant to an assumption reinsurance agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 761
  • Assumption reinsurance agreement: means a contract that both:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 761
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • average weekly wages: means the sum, having regard to the previous wages, earnings or salary of the injured employee and of other employees of the same or most similar class working in the same or most similar employment in the same or a neighboring locality, that reasonably represents the weekly earning capacity of the injured employee in the employment in which the employee at the time of the injury was working. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • 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.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • 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
  • Biomedical waste: means waste that may contain human pathogens of sufficient virulence and in sufficient concentrations that exposure to it by a susceptible human host could result in disease or that may contain cytotoxic chemicals used in medical treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Board: means the State Board of Veterinary Medicine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Board: means the Board of Licensure of Water System Operators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2621
  • Board: means the Workers' Compensation Board created by section 151 and includes a designee of the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Board: means the Board of Licensure of Professional Investigators under section 8103-A, as established under Title 5, section 12004?G, subsection 29-D. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 8103
  • Board member: means any member of the board, including the executive director. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Bona fide purchaser: means any person acting in good faith who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • Bond: means revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Bond: means revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • 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 General Services within the Department of Administrative and Financial Services as authorized pursuant to Title 5, section 1742. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2101-A
  • Business day: means any day other than Saturday, Sunday or the following holidays: New Year's Day; Washington's Birthday; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Indigenous Peoples Day; Veterans Day; Thanksgiving and Christmas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4691
  • Business opportunity: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4691
  • 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
  • Catastrophe excess of loss property reinsurance: means excess of loss reinsurance for a catastrophe layer of a reinsurance program, written on either a per occurrence or aggregate basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Catastrophe life or health reinsurance: means reinsurance of life, health or annuity products that transfers mortality, morbidity, survival or other related risks in excess of existing proportional or nonproportional automatic and facultative treaties newly placed or in force on the same risks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Ceding insurer: means an insurer that enters into a special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract with a special purpose reinsurance vehicle and includes a reinsurer retroceding assumed reinsurance to a special purpose reinsurance vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • 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
  • Certified counselor: means an individual certified by a training program or organization approved by the administrator that authenticates the competence of the individual providing education and assistance to consumers in connection with debt management services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6172
  • Cession: means a transfer by a policy originating insurer to a reinsurer of the whole or a portion of a single risk, defined policy or defined division of business as set out in a reinsurance contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Chief: means the Chief of the State Police or the chief's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 8103
  • child: includes any dependent posthumous child whose mother is not living. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Closed period: means that time period when the registrar may accept only those voter registration applications presented in person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Closure: means the completion of those activities specified in this article or in rules adopted pursuant to this article or a department closing order as appropriate, including, but not limited to, the placement of a cover or cap as a barrier over a landfill in order to minimize the infiltration of precipitation into the waste contained in the landfill. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1310-C
  • Commercial landfill facility: means a commercial solid waste facility that is used for the burial of solid waste. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Commercial solid waste disposal facility: means a solid waste disposal facility except as follows:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Commission: means the Maine Water Well Commission created under section 4700-G. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • 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: means the area within a 75-mile radius of an employee's residence or the actual distance from an employee's normal work location to the employee's residence at the time of an employee's injury, whichever is greater. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Compensation payment scheme: includes a decree of the board, payment under the early-pay system provided in former Title 39, section 51-B and, in case of injuries prior to January 1, 1984, an approved agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Computer forensics: means the use of digital forensic science that involves the examination of digital media to identify, preserve, recover and analyze information related to legal matters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 8103
  • Consideration: means any payment or thing of value provided to the foreclosed homeowner, including payment of or forgiveness of unpaid rent or contract for deed, land installment contract or bond for deed payments owed by the foreclosed homeowner prior to the date of eviction or voluntary relinquishment of the property, reasonable costs paid to 3rd parties necessary to complete the foreclosure reconveyance transaction, payment of money to satisfy a debt or legal obligation of the foreclosed homeowner or the reasonable cost of repairs for damage to the dwelling caused by the foreclosed homeowner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • Construction and demolition debris: means debris resulting from construction, remodeling, repair, and demolition of structures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Consumer education program: means a program or plan that seeks to improve the financial literacy of consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6172
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • contract: means a contract between the special purpose reinsurance vehicle and the ceding insurer pursuant to which the special purpose reinsurance vehicle agrees to pay the ceding insurer an agreed amount upon the occurrence of a triggering event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Contract of insurance: means a written agreement between an insurer and policyholder pursuant to which the insurer, in exchange for premium or other consideration, agrees to assume an obligation or risk of the policyholder or to make payments on behalf of, or to, the policyholder or its beneficiaries. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 761
  • Contract security company: means any person engaged in the business of providing, or who undertakes to provide, a security guard for another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Contractor: means a business entity that engages in, or intends to engage in, landfill closure activities as a business service on property that it does not own. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1310-C
  • Controlling person: means any person who directly or indirectly has the power to direct or cause to be directed the management, control or activities of the reinsurance intermediary. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Cost of project: means the cost or value of land, buildings, real estate improvements, labor, materials, machinery and equipment, property rights, easements, franchises, financing charges, interest, engineering and legal services, plans, specifications, surveys, cost estimates, studies and other expenses as may be necessary or incidental to the development, construction, acquisition, financing and placing in operation of an eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Dam: means any man-made artificial barrier, including appurtenant works, the site on which it is located and appurtenant rights of flowage and access, which impounds or diverts a river, stream or great pond and which is 2 feet or more in height and has an impounding capacity at maximum water storage elevation of 15 acre-feet or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 817
  • Dangerous substance: means alcohol or any substance that is a schedule W, X, Y or Z drug under Title 17-A, chapter 45. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Debt management service: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6172
  • Debt management service provider: means a person, wherever located, that provides or offers to provide to a consumer in this State any debt management services, in return for a fee or other consideration, and a person located in this State that provides or offers to provide to a consumer who is not a resident of this State any debt management services, in return for a fee or other consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6172
  • Declared state disaster or emergency: means a disaster or emergency event for which a Governor's state of emergency proclamation has been issued pursuant to Title 37-B, section 742 or that the President of the United States has declared to be a major disaster or emergency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9902
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Direct supervision: means any time when a supervisor is on the premises and is quickly and easily available. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Disaster period: means the period of time that begins no later than 10 days following the Governor's proclamation of a state of emergency or the declaration by the President of the United States of a major disaster or emergency, whichever occurs first, and that extends for a period of 60 calendar days following the end of the declared disaster or emergency as proclaimed by the Governor pursuant to Title 37-B, section 743 or the President of the United States or pursuant to law, whichever occurs first. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9902
  • Discharge: includes , but is not limited to, any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, disposing, emptying or dumping of pollutants onto the land or into the water or ambient air. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1310-C
  • 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:
  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage into or on land, air or water and the incineration of solid waste, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage so that the hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage or a constituent of the hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage may enter the environment or be emitted into the air, or discharged into waters, including ground waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Drug user: means a person who uses any dangerous substance in violation of any law of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Drug-dependent person: means a person who is unable to function effectively and whose inability to do so results from the use of a dangerous substance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Election official: means a warden, ward clerk, deputy warden or election clerk. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Eligible collateral: means an eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Eligible project: means any waste facility or the capital costs of any waste disposal service including, but not limited to, real property, personal property, machinery and equipment and related expenses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee: includes officials of the State and officials of counties, cities, towns, water districts and all other quasi-public corporations of a similar character, every duly elected or appointed executive officer of a private corporation other than a charitable, religious, educational or other nonprofit corporation, and every person in the service of another under any contract of hire, express or implied, oral or written, except:  
    (1) Persons engaged in maritime employment or in interstate or foreign commerce who are within the exclusive jurisdiction of admiralty law or the laws of the United States, except that this section may not be construed to exempt from the definition of "employee" a person who is employed by the State and is thereby barred by the State's sovereign immunity from bringing a claim against that person's employer under admiralty law or other laws of the United States for claims that are otherwise cognizable under this Act;  
    (2) Firefighters, including volunteer firefighters who are active members of a volunteer fire association as defined in Title 30-A, section 3151; volunteer emergency medical services persons as defined in Title 32, section 83, subsection 12; and police officers are employees within the meaning of this Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Employee: means a natural person who performs one or more security guard functions under a contract of hire between the natural person and a contract security company or between the natural person and a proprietary security organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • employer: includes :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Energy generating system project: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • 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.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Facility: means an eligible project or eligible collateral. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • 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
  • 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 value: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • 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 grant application: shall mean any request or proposal for financial assistance made by a state agency or by an employee of such an agency acting in his official capacity to the United States Government, whether for a loan, grant, subsidy, augmentation, advance, reimbursement, or any other form where such financial assistance will be expended by the state agency or employee acting in his official capacity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1706
  • Federal office: means the office of the United States Senator or Representative to Congress. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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 38 Sec. 2211
  • Financial document: means a lease, installment sale agreement, conditional sale agreement, note, mortgage, loan agreement or other instrument pertaining to an extension of financial assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Financial document: means a lease, installment sale agreement, conditional sale agreement, note, mortgage, loan agreement or other instrument pertaining to an extension of financial assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • financial institution: means any bank, trust company, national banking association, savings bank, savings and loan association, federal savings and loan association, industrial bank, mortgage company, insurance company, credit union, local development corporation or any other institution or entity authorized to do business in this State, or any state or federal agency that customarily provides financing assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Foreclosed homeowner: means an owner of residential real property, including a condominium, that is the primary residence of the owner and whose mortgage on the real property is or was in foreclosure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • Foreclosure purchaser: means a person acting as the acquirer in a foreclosure reconveyance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • Foreclosure reconveyance: means a transaction involving:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Formal charging instrument: means a complaint, indictment, information, juvenile petition or other formal written accusation against a person for some criminal or juvenile offense. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Fully funded: means , with respect to a special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract, that the fair value of the assets under the control of the ceding insurer or held in trust for the benefit of the ceding insurer under the special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract on the date on which the special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract is effected, equals or exceeds the aggregate limit as defined in subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Generation: means the act or process of producing hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, sludge or septage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Geothermal heat exchange well: means a hole drilled, driven or bored into the earth for the purpose of using the heat exchange capacity of the earth for heating and cooling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Geothermal heat exchange well driller: means a person, firm or corporation engaged in the work of drilling, driving or boring geothermal heat exchange wells. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Geothermal heat exchange well pump installer: means a person who is engaged to work at and learn the trade of geothermal heat exchange well pump installation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Grantee: means the person to whom a freehold estate or interest in land is conveyed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Grantor: means the person who conveys a freehold estate or interest in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Handle: means to store, transfer, collect, separate, salvage, process, recycle, reduce, recover, incinerate, dispose of or treat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • health care sharing ministry: means a faith-based, nonprofit organization that is exempt from taxation under the federal Internal Revenue Code and that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 704
  • Height: means , in reference to a dam, the vertical distance in feet from the natural bed of the stream or watercourse measured at the downstream toe of the barrier, or from the lowest elevation of the outside limit of the barrier, if it is not across a stream channel or watercourse, to the maximum capable water storage elevation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 817
  • Home service business: means insurance business on which premiums are collected on a weekly or monthly basis by an agent of the insurer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 761
  • Host community: means any town, township or city that is the geographic site of a solid waste disposal facility or any immediately contiguous town, township or city if such town, township or city can demonstrate to the department that it incurs a direct financial impact related to any necessary development or maintenance of infrastructure or to any necessary provision of services as a result of the location or operation of that solid waste disposal facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • impaired: means , with respect to a special purpose reinsurance vehicle or any of its protected cells, that either:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Incineration facility: means a facility where municipal solid waste or refuse-derived fuel is disposed of through combustion, including combustion for the generation of heat, steam or electricity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • 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
  • Indemnity trigger: means a transaction term by which the special purpose reinsurance vehicle's obligation to pay the ceding insurer for losses covered by a special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract is triggered by the ceding insurer incurring a specified level of losses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Indirect supervision: means any time when a supervisor is not on the premises but is available for consultation on patient care. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Inert fill: means clean soil material, rocks, bricks, and cured concrete, which are not mixed with other waste, and which are not derived from an ore mining activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Infrastructure: includes , without limitation, real and personal property such as buildings, offices, power lines, poles, pipes, structures and equipment; and   [PL 2011, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9902
  • insolvent: means that the special purpose reinsurance vehicle or one or more of its protected cells is unable to pay its obligations when they are due unless the obligations are the subject of a bona fide dispute. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Insurance company: means any casualty insurance company or association authorized to do business in this State that may issue policies conforming to subsection 19 and includes the Maine Employers' Mutual Insurance Company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • insurance securitization: means a package of related risk transfer instruments, capital market offerings and facilitating administrative agreements by which proceeds are obtained by a special purpose reinsurance vehicle directly or indirectly through the issuance of securities and are held in trust or under the control of the ceding insurer pursuant to the requirements of this subchapter to secure the obligations of the special purpose reinsurance vehicle under one or more special purpose reinsurance vehicle contracts with one or more ceding insurers, when investment risk to the holders of these securities is contingent upon the obligations of the special purpose reinsurance vehicle to the ceding insurer or ceding insurers under the special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract in accordance with the transaction terms. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Insurer: means every person engaged as principal and as indemnitor, surety or contractor in the business of entering into contracts of insurance who holds an existing certificate of authority to transact insurance in this State pursuant to section 404. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • insurers: as used in this subchapter shall include corporations, interinsurers, associations, societies and orders as well as partnerships and individual agents representing such organizations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 475
  • interest: includes , but is not limited to, an interest in a contract for deed, a land installment contract, a bond for deed, a purchase agreement, an option to purchase or a lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • 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
  • Investigative assistant: means a person who acts as a professional investigator under the supervision of a licensed professional investigator in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 8103
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Journeyman pump installer: means a person doing the work of pump installation, repair or replacement in water wells who is in the employment of a master pump installer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Journeyman well driller: means a person doing the work of drilling, driving or boring wells who is in the employment of a master well driller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Land clearing debris: means solid wastes resulting from the clearing of land and consisting solely of brush, stumps, soil material and rocks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • 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
  • 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 38 Sec. 2211
  • Lessee: means a tenant under a lease and may include an installment purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Lessee: means a tenant under a lease and may include an installment purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • License: means a license issued by the board stating that the applicant has met the requirements for the specified operator classification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2621
  • Licensed veterinarian: means a person who is validly and currently licensed by the board to practice veterinary medicine in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Licensed veterinary technician: means a person who has completed a minimum of 2 years in a college program that is certified according to the standards adopted by the American Veterinary Medical Association's Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities or an equivalent program, as determined by the board, and who has passed an examination for licensure prescribed by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Licensee: means any person licensed under this chapter as a professional investigator or investigative assistant. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 8103
  • Licensee: means any person to whom a license is granted in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Licensing authority: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Littoral proprietor: means an owner or lessee of property on the shore of a lake impounded by a particular dam. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 817
  • 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
  • Master pump installer: means a person, firm or corporation engaged in the installation, replacement or repair of a pump in a water well. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Master well driller: means a person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of drilling, driving or boring wells. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Maturity date: means the date on which final payment is due as provided in a note, revenue obligation security or other financial document. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • 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
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: means an agreement granting a lien on, or a security interest in, eligible collateral with 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 38 Sec. 2211
  • 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 loan: means an extension of credit made in consideration of a written promise of repayment or any other conditions which may be established by the agency, performance of which may be secured by a mortgage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • 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: 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 38 Sec. 2211
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Multiple community water district: means that area comprising all municipalities served in whole or part by a single public water system plus those public water system zones within multiservice municipalities served by the same public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Multiple community water system district-wide election: means an election held in each municipality within a multiple community water district to determine whether or not to fluoridate the water supply of that system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Multiservice municipality: means any municipality served in whole or in part by more than one public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • municipal authority: means any of the public corporations authorized to be created by section 4721. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • 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 municipal officers as defined in Title 30-A, section 2001, subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Municipal Securities Approval Program: means the program governed by subchapter IV. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • NAIC: means the National Association of Insurance Commissioners or its successor organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 951-A
  • Nonindemnity trigger: means a transaction term by which the special purpose reinsurance vehicle's obligation to pay the ceding insurer under a special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract arises from the occurrence or existence of some event or condition other than the ceding insurer incurring a specified level of losses under its insurance or reinsurance contracts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Note: means an evidence of indebtedness and includes a revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • 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
  • Notice of transfer: means the written notice to policyholders required by section 764, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 761
  • Oath: includes an affirmation, when affirmation is allowed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • obligee: includes :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Open-municipal solid waste landfill: means a solid waste landfill owned by a municipality or group of municipalities, the Passamaquoddy Tribe, the Penobscot Nation or a quasi-municipal entity, such as a county or legislatively chartered village corporation, handling solid waste on or after February 1, 1976. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1310-C
  • 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
  • organizer: means one or more persons that have organized or intend to organize a special purpose reinsurance vehicle under authority obtained as specified in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Out-of-state business: includes a business entity that is affiliated with a registered business solely through common ownership as long as that business entity does not have any registrations, tax filings or nexus in the State prior to the declared state disaster or emergency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9902
  • Out-of-state employee: means an individual who performs services for an out-of-state business in return for compensation and who, prior to the declared state disaster or emergency, was not a resident of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9902
  • 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
  • Patient: means an animal or group of animals examined or treated by a veterinarian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Permanent impairment: means any anatomic or functional abnormality or loss existing after the date of maximum medical improvement that results from the injury. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Permanent place of business: means any building or other permanently affixed structure, including a home residence, which is owned or held under a 12-month lease or rental agreement at the time business is commenced and is used in whole or in part for the purpose of engaging in sales or promotion of business opportunities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4691
  • Permitted investments: means those investments that meet the qualifications under section 795. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, association, joint venture, cooperative and corporation or any other group or combination acting in concert; and whether or not acting as a principal, trustee, fiduciary, receiver or as any other kind of legal or personal representative, or as the successor in interest, assignee, agent, factor, servant, employee, director, officer or any other representative of such person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Person: means an individual or an organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6172
  • Person: means any natural person, firm, association, partnership, corporation, government agency or subdivision, or any employee or agent thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 8103
  • Person: means any natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, corporation or any employee or agent thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • 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 any individual, firm, association, partnership, corporation, trust, municipality, quasi-municipal corporation, state agency, federal agency or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 817
  • Person with substance use disorder: means a drug-dependent person who due to the use of a dangerous substance has developed such a tolerance to the substance that abrupt termination of the use of the substance would produce withdrawal symptoms. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Policyholder: means an individual or entity that has the right to terminate or otherwise alter the terms of a contract of insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 761
  • Policyholder behavior: means any action a policyholder, contract holder or any other person with the right to elect options, such as a certificate holder, may take under a policy or contract subject to this subchapter, including, but not limited to, lapse, withdrawal, transfer, deposit, premium payment, loan, annuitization or benefit elections prescribed by the policy or contract, but excluding events of mortality or morbidity that result in benefits prescribed in their essential aspects by the terms of the policy or contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 951-A
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Practice of veterinary medicine: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Practice of veterinary technology: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Principal corporate officer: means the president, vice-president, treasurer, secretary, clerk and comptroller, as well as any other person who performs functions for the corporation corresponding to those performed by the other officers enumerated in this subsection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Principle-based valuation: means a reserve valuation that uses one or more methods or one or more assumptions determined by the insurer and is subject to section 960. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 951-A
  • Private investigation: means for any consideration whatsoever, to agree to obtain, or to in fact obtain information with reference to any of the following:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 8103
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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 corporation: means a domestic or foreign professional corporation as defined inTitle 13, section 723. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Professional investigator: means any person who engages in or solicits business or accepts employment to conduct private investigations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 8103
  • Project: means any eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Proprietary security organization: means any organization or department of that organization which provides fulltime security guards solely for itself. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Protected cell: means a separate account established and maintained by a special purpose reinsurance vehicle for one special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract and the accompanying insurance securitization with a ceding insurer as further provided for in section 784-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Public water system: means the public water agency, company, utility, district or other entity serving one or more municipalities in whole or in part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • 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 water system zone: means any one of the 2 or more areas of a multiservice municipality served by a single public water system, as further defined in section 2657. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Pump installation company: means a person, firm, partnership or corporation that is engaged in the trade of water well pump installation, repair or replacement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Pump installer: means an apprentice pump installer, journeyman pump installer or master pump installer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • pump system: means mechanical equipment or a device used to remove water from a well including all piping and wiring up to the existing equipment in the structure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Purchaser: means a person who purchases, leases or communicates with a seller concerning the purchase or lease of a business opportunity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4691
  • Qualified actuary: means an individual who is qualified to sign the applicable statement of actuarial opinion in accordance with the American Academy of Actuaries qualification standards for actuaries signing such statements and who meets all applicable requirements specified in the valuation manual or by rule adopted by the superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 951-A
  • qualified United States financial institution: means an institution that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Qualified United States financial institution: means for purposes of meeting the requirements of a trustee as specified in section 784 a financial institution that is eligible to act as a fiduciary of a trust and:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Question: means any proposition submitted to the voters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Reckless or negligent conduct: means that the applicant, either consciously disregarding or failing to be aware of a risk that his conduct would cause such a result, engaged in conduct which in fact created a substantial risk of either death, serious bodily injury, bodily injury or offensive physical contact to another human being or the taking of, or damage or destruction to, the property of another person or government, and the applicant's disregard or failure to be aware of that risk, when viewed in light of the nature and purpose of the applicant's conduct and the circumstances known to him, involved a deviation from the standard of conduct that a reasonable and prudent person would observe in the same situation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • 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
  • Recycle: means to recover, separate, collect and reprocess waste materials for sale or reuse other than use as a fuel for the generation of heat, steam or electricity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Recycling: means the collection, separation, recovery and sale or reuse of materials that would otherwise be disposed of or processed as waste or the mechanized separation and treatment of waste, other than through combustion, and the creation and recovery of reusable materials other than as a fuel for the generation of electricity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Recycling facility: means a facility engaged exclusively in the recycling of materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Regional association: means 2 or more municipalities that have formed a relationship to manage the solid waste generated within the participating municipalities and for which those municipalities are responsible. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Registered business: means a business entity that is registered or licensed to do business in the State prior to the declared state disaster or emergency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9902
  • 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
  • Registered petitioners: means those registered voters residing in a single community water district or, in the case of a multiple community water system district-wide election, those registered voters residing in the multiple community water district who have accepted the responsibility of receiving notice concerning the filing of petitions pursuant to section 2655, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Registrar: means the registrar or deputy registrar of voters of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Reinsurance intermediary: means a reinsurance intermediary-broker or a reinsurance intermediary-manager as these terms are defined in subsections 6 and 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Reinsurance intermediary-broker: means any person, other than an officer or employee of the ceding insurer who solicits, negotiates or places reinsurance cessions or retrocessions on behalf of a ceding insurer without the authority or power to bind reinsurance on behalf of the insurer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Reinsurance intermediary-manager: means any person who has authority to bind or manages all or part of the assumed reinsurance business of a reinsurer, including the management of a separate division, department or underwriting office, and acts as an agent for such a reinsurer whether known as a reinsurance intermediary-manager, manager or other similar term. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Reinsurance vehicle: means a special purpose reinsurance vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Reinsurer: means any person who operates as an insurer in any manner under applicable provisions of this Title in the assumption of reinsurance risks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Relief veterinary service: means the practice of veterinary medicine in Maine on a temporary basis by a qualified veterinarian not licensed to practice in this State for the purpose of substituting for a Maine-licensed veterinarian at a specified location during the licensee's absence or period of incapacitation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • remediation: includes but is not limited to installation of landfill leachate collection and treatment systems; vapor extraction systems; ground water collection and treatment; or slurry walls. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1310-C
  • Rent or rental: means payments under a lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Representatives: includes executors and administrators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Resale: means a bona fide market sale of a property subject to a foreclosure reconveyance by a foreclosure purchaser to an unaffiliated 3rd party. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • Resale price: means the gross sale price of a property upon resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Residence in foreclosure: means residential real property consisting of one- to 4-family dwelling units, one of which the owner occupies as the owner's principal place of residence, when there is a delinquency or default on any loan payment or debt secured by or attached to the residential real property, including, but not limited to, a contract for deed, land installment contract or bond for deed, land installment contract or bond for deed payments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • Residue: means waste remaining after the handling, processing, incineration or recycling of solid waste including, without limitation, front end waste and ash from incineration facilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retrocession: means a transfer by a reinsurer to another reinsurer of those risks defined in subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Retrocessionaire: means an insurer or reinsurer assuming reinsurance risks under a retrocession. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • Riparian proprietor: means an owner or lessee of property on the bank of a river or stream or shore of a pond or other small body of water impounded by a particular dam. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 817
  • School of veterinary medicine: means any veterinary college or division of a college or university that offers the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or its equivalent and that conforms to the standards required by the Maine State Board of Veterinary Medicine as provided in this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • securities: means the securities issued by a special purpose reinsurance vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • security: means a note, bond, interim certificate, debenture or other evidence of indebtedness, payment of which is secured by a pledge of revenues, as provided in this article or by assignment or pledge of other eligible collateral. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • security: means a note, bond, interim certificate, debenture or other evidence of indebtedness, including any recovery zone facility bond or qualified energy conservation bond, payment of which is secured by a pledge of revenues, as provided in section 1045-A or 1065, or by assignment or pledge of other eligible collateral. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Security guard: means any person who, for any consideration whatsoever, performs any of the following functions:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Security system: means equipment designed to detect or signal an unauthorized intrusion to which security guards are expected to respond. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Seller: means a person who sells, leases or distributes or offers to sell, lease or distribute, advertises or undertakes any other act relating to the promotion of business opportunities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4691
  • Single community water district: means a municipality served in whole or in part by a water system which serves no other municipalities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Single-service municipality: means any municipality served in whole or in part by a single public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Site: means the same or geographically contiguous property which may be divided by a public or private right-of-way, provided that the entrance and exit between the properties is at a crossroads intersection and access is by crossing as opposed to going along the right-of-way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Sludge: means nonhazardous solid, semisolid or liquid waste generated from a municipal, commercial or industrial wastewater treatment plant, water supply treatment plant or wet process air pollution control facility or any other waste having similar characteristics and effect. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Solid waste: means useless, unwanted or discarded solid material with insufficient liquid content to be free-flowing, including, but not limited to, rubbish, garbage, refuse-derived fuel, scrap materials, junk, refuse, inert fill material and landscape refuse, but does not include hazardous waste, biomedical waste, septage or agricultural wastes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Solid waste disposal facility: means a solid waste facility for the incineration or landfilling of solid waste or refuse-derived fuel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Solid waste facility: means a waste facility used for the handling of solid waste, except that the following facilities are not included:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Solid waste landfill: means a waste disposal facility for the disposal of solid waste on or in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Solid waste landfill: means a waste facility for the permanent disposal of solid waste on or in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1310-C
  • Solid waste processing facility: includes but is not limited to a facility that employs shredding, baling, mechanical and magnetic separation or composting or other stabilization technique to reduce or otherwise change the nature of solid waste. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Special purpose reinsurance vehicle: means an entity domiciled in and organized under the laws of this State that has received a limited certificate of authority from the superintendent under this subchapter exclusively for the limited purpose of entering into and effectuating special purpose reinsurance vehicle insurance securitizations, special purpose reinsurance vehicle contracts and other related transactions permitted by this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Special waste: means any solid waste generated by sources other than domestic and typical commercial establishments that exists in such an unusual quantity or in such a chemical or physical state, or any combination thereof, that may disrupt or impair effective waste management or threaten the public health, human safety or the environment and requires special handling, transportation and disposal procedures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • State agency: shall mean each department and agency of State Government required to comply with Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1706
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Storage: means the containment of hazardous wastes, either on a temporary basis or for a period of years, in such a manner as not to constitute disposal of the hazardous wastes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Street patrol service: means any contract security company or proprietary security organization utilizing foot patrols, motor vehicles or any other means of transportation on public thoroughfares as security guards. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Subject lines of insurance: means life insurance, accident and health insurance and deposit-type contracts, as those terms are defined in the valuation manual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 951-A
  • Supervisor: means a licensed veterinarian or, if the task being supervised warrants, a licensed veterinary technician. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Supplier of water: means any person who controls, owns or generally manages a public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Tail risk: means a risk for which the frequency of low-probability events is higher than expected under a normal probability distribution or the risk of events of very significant magnitude. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 951-A
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transferring insurer: means the insurer that transfers an insurance obligation risk to an assuming insurer pursuant to an assumption reinsurance agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 761
  • Treatment: means any process, including but not limited to incineration, designed to change the character or composition of any hazardous waste, waste oil or biomedical waste so as to render the waste less hazardous or infectious. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Triggering event: means an event or condition that if and when it occurs or exists obligates the special purpose reinsurance vehicle to make a payment to the ceding insurer under the provisions of a special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • under common control: means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract other than a commercial contract for goods or nonmanagement services, or otherwise, unless the power is the result of an official position with or corporate office held by the person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • User: means one or more persons acting as lessee, purchaser, mortgagor or borrower under a financial document. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Valuation manual: means the manual of valuation instructions adopted by the NAIC as specified in section 959. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 951-A
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Veterinarian: means a person who has received a doctor's degree in veterinary medicine from a school of veterinary medicine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Veterinary assistant: means a person employed in a veterinary facility to assist a licensed veterinarian or a licensed veterinary technician, but who has neither had the formal training required for licensure nor passed the required examination for licensure as a veterinary technician. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Veterinary medicine: includes veterinary surgery, obstetrics, dentistry and all other branches or specialties of veterinary medicine including all aspects of the "practice of veterinary medicine" under subsection 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Voting place: means the building in which ballots are cast at an election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Warden: means the presiding officer at a voting place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Waste facility: means any land area, structure, location, equipment or combination of them, including dumps, used for handling hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, sludge or septage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Waste generated within the State: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Waste management: means purposeful, systematic and unified control of the handling and transportation of hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, sludge or septage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • water well: means any hole drilled, driven or bored into the earth used to extract drinking water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Well driller: means an apprentice well driller, journeyman well driller or master well driller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Well drilling company: means a person, firm, partnership or corporation that owns or otherwise operates any mechanical equipment used to drill, drive or bore water wells or geothermal heat exchange wells. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Wood wastes: means brush, stumps, lumber, bark, woodchips, shavings, slabs, edgings, slash and sawdust, which are not mixed with other waste. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Write-in candidate: means a person whose name does not appear on the ballot under the office designation to which a voter may wish to elect the candidate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1