(1).  Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2), if the local law of this State governs perfection of a security interest or agricultural lien, the office in which to file a financing statement to perfect the security interest or agricultural lien is:  
(a). The registry of deeds for the county in which the related real property is located, if:  

(i) The collateral is as-extracted collateral or timber to be cut; or  
(ii) The financing statement is recorded as a fixture filing and the collateral is goods that are or are to become fixtures; or   [PL 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]
(b). The office of the Secretary of State, in all other cases, including a case in which the collateral is goods that are or are to become fixtures and the financing statement is not filed as a fixture filing.   [PL 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]

[PL 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1501

  • Agricultural lien: means an interest, other than a security interest, in farm products:  
(a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • As-extracted collateral: means :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Collateral: includes :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Financing statement: means a record or records composed of an initial financing statement and any filed record relating to the initial financing statement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Fixture filing: includes the filing of a financing statement covering goods of a transmitting utility that are or are to become fixtures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Fixtures: means goods that have become so related to particular real property that an interest in them arises under real property law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Goods: includes :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Transmitting utility: means a person primarily engaged in the business of:  
  • (2).  The office in which to file a financing statement to perfect a security interest in collateral, including fixtures, of a transmitting utility is the office of the Secretary of State. The financing statement also constitutes a fixture filing as to the collateral indicated in the financing statement that is or is to become fixtures.  

    [PL 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 1999, c. 699, Pt. A, §4 (AFF).]

    SECTION HISTORY

    PL 1999, c. 699, §A2 (NEW). PL 1999, c. 699, §A4 (AFF).