§ 2-101 Short title
§ 2-102 Scope: certain security and other transactions excluded from this Article
§ 2-103 Definitions and index of definitions
§ 2-104 Definitions: “merchant”; “between merchants”; “financing agency”
§ 2-105 Definitions: transferability; “goods”; “future” goods; “lot”; “commercial unit”
§ 2-106 Definitions: “contract”; “agreement”; “contract for sale”; “sale”; “present sale”; “conforming” to contract; “termination”; “cancellation”
§ 2-107 Goods to be severed from realty: recording
§ 2-108 Miscellaneous health provisions; blood or tissue transfer services
§ 2-201 Formal requirements: statute of frauds
§ 2-202 Final written expression: parol or extrinsic evidence
§ 2-203 Seals inoperative
§ 2-204 Formation in general
§ 2-205 Firm offers
§ 2-206 Offer and acceptance in formation of contract
§ 2-207 Additional terms in acceptance or confirmation
§ 2-209 Modification, rescission and waiver
§ 2-210 Delegation of performance; assignment of rights
§ 2-301 General obligations of parties
§ 2-302 Unconscionable contract or clause
§ 2-303 Allocation or division of risks
§ 2-304 Price payable in money, goods, realty or otherwise
§ 2-305 Open price term
§ 2-306 Output, requirements and exclusive dealings
§ 2-307 Delivery in single lot or several lots
§ 2-308 Absence of specified place for delivery
§ 2-309 Absence of specific time provisions; notice of termination
§ 2-310 Open time for payment or running of credit; authority to ship under reservation
§ 2-311 Options and cooperation respecting performance
§ 2-312 Warranty of title and against infringement; buyer’s obligation against infringement
§ 2-313 Express warranties by affirmation, promise, description, sample
§ 2-314 Implied warranty: merchantability; usage of trade
§ 2-315 Implied warranty: fitness for particular purpose
§ 2-316 Exclusion or modification of warranties
§ 2-317 Cumulation and conflict of warranties express or implied
§ 2-318 When lack of privity no defense in action against manufacturer, seller or supplier of goods
§ 2-319 F.O.B. and F.A.S. terms
§ 2-320 C.I.F. and C.& F. terms
§ 2-321 C.I.F. or C.& F.: “net landed weights”; “payment on arrival”; warranty of condition on arrival
§ 2-322 Delivery “exship”
§ 2-323 Forms of bill of lading required in overseas shipment; “overseas”
§ 2-324 “No arrival, no sale” term
§ 2-325 “Letter of credit” term; “confirmed credit”
§ 2-326 Sale on approval and sale or return; rights of creditors
§ 2-327 Special incidents of sale on approval and sale or return
§ 2-328 Sale by auction
§ 2-401 Passing of title; reservation for security; limited application of this section
§ 2-402 Rights of seller’s creditors against sold goods
§ 2-403 Power to transfer; good faith purchase of goods; “entrusting”
§ 2-501 Insurable interest in goods; manner of identification of goods
§ 2-502 Buyer’s right to goods on seller’s repudiation, failure to deliver or insolvency
§ 2-503 Manner of seller’s tender of delivery
§ 2-504 Shipment by seller
§ 2-505 Seller’s shipment under reservation
§ 2-506 Rights of financing agency
§ 2-507 Effect of seller’s tender; delivery on condition
§ 2-508 Cure by seller of improper tender or delivery; replacement
§ 2-509 Risk of loss in the absence of breach
§ 2-510 Effect of breach on risk of loss
§ 2-511 Tender of payment by buyer; payment by check
§ 2-512 Payment by buyer before inspection
§ 2-513 Buyer’s right to inspection of goods
§ 2-514 When documents deliverable on acceptance; when on payment
§ 2-515 Preserving evidence of goods in dispute
§ 2-601 Buyer’s rights on improper delivery
§ 2-602 Manner and effect of rightful rejection
§ 2-603 Merchant buyer’s duties as to rightfully rejected goods
§ 2-604 Buyer’s options as to salvage of rightfully rejected goods
§ 2-605 Waiver of buyer’s objections by failure to particularize
§ 2-606 What constitutes acceptance of goods
§ 2-607 Effect of acceptance; notice of breach; burden of establishing breach after acceptance; notice of claim or litigation to person answerable over
§ 2-608 Revocation of acceptance in whole or in part
§ 2-609 Right to adequate assurance of performance
§ 2-610 Anticipatory repudiation
§ 2-611 Retraction of anticipatory repudiation
§ 2-612 “Installment contract”; breach
§ 2-613 Casualty to identified goods
§ 2-614 Substituted performance
§ 2-615 Excuse by failure of presupposed conditions
§ 2-616 Procedure on notice claiming excuse
§ 2-701 Remedies for breach of collateral contracts not impaired
§ 2-702 Seller’s remedies on discovery of buyer’s insolvency
§ 2-703 Seller’s remedies in general
§ 2-704 Seller’s right to identify goods to the contract notwithstanding breach or to salvage unfinished goods
§ 2-705 Seller’s stoppage of delivery in transit or otherwise
§ 2-706 Seller’s resale including contract for resale
§ 2-707 “Person in the position of a seller”
§ 2-708 Seller’s damages for nonacceptance or repudiation
§ 2-709 Action for the price
§ 2-710 Seller’s incidental damages
§ 2-711 Buyer’s remedies in general; buyer’s security interest in rejected goods
§ 2-712 “Cover”; buyer’s procurement of substitute goods
§ 2-713 Buyer’s damages for nondelivery or repudiation
§ 2-714 Buyer’s damages for breach in regard to accepted goods
§ 2-715 Buyer’s incidental and consequential damages
§ 2-716 Buyer’s right to specific performance or replevin
§ 2-717 Deduction of damages from price
§ 2-718 Liquidation or limitation of damages; deposits
§ 2-719 Contractual modification or limitation of remedy
§ 2-720 Effect of “cancellation” or “rescission” on claims for antecedent breach
§ 2-721 Remedies for fraud
§ 2-722 Who can sue third parties for injury to goods
§ 2-723 Proof of market price; time and place
§ 2-724 Admissibility of market quotations
§ 2-725 Statute of limitations in contracts for sale

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 11 > Article 2

  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Adult career and technical education: means organized educational activities, eligible for federal or state funding, that:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Adult education: means an education program primarily operated for individuals beyond the compulsory school age that is administered by school administrative units through a career pathways and service system and that, except as provided in section 8602-B, includes intake, assessment, advising, instruction and individual learning plans; is guided by data management and analysis, annual monitoring and annual professional development plans; uses appropriately certified staff; is designed to meet identified local needs; makes use of partnerships and alignment with workforce development, postsecondary institutions and support services; and offers at least 3 of the following:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Adult education: means education programs primarily operated for individuals beyond the compulsory school ages and administered by school administrative units. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Adult education program costs: means those costs identified in section 8607-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Adult learners with disabilities: means individuals who have been determined eligible as students with disabilities under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act who are 16 years of age or older and under 21 years of age and who have neither received a regular high school diploma nor turned 20 years of age during the prior school year; individuals who are eligible under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and individuals who are eligible under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Adult workforce training and retraining: means courses or activities eligible for state funding that serve any of the following adult learners:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • 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.
  • Affiliate: means any person who controls, is controlled by or is under common control with any other person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1672
  • Agency: means an agency, school, organization, facility or institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Agent: means an individual appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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
  • Approved private school: means a private school approved for attendance purposes under chapter 117. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Basic literacy instruction: means instruction, based on individual needs and goals, for adults whose skills in reading, writing, numeracy, speaking or listening are below the grade 12 level. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Bid: means a written offer or proposal by an exhibitor to a distributor, in response to an "invitation to bid" stating the terms under which the exhibitor will agree to exhibit a motion picture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • Blind bidding: means the solicitation of bidding for, solicitation of negotiation for, or solicitations of offers for or agreeing to terms for the licensing or exhibition of a motion picture if the motion picture has not been trade screened. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • Board of directors: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Board of trustees: means the Board of Trustees of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8203
  • Board of trustees: means the Board of Trustees of the Maine School for Marine Science, Technology, Transportation and Engineering. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8233
  • Buyer: means a person who buys or contracts to buy goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-103
  • Center preschool: means the preschool program established and operated by the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf at the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7402
  • Center school: means the kindergarten to grade 12 programs established and operated by the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf at the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf located at Mackworth Island or at a location determined by the school board in accordance with section 7407, subsection 17. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7402
  • Child Development Services System: means the state intermediate educational unit under section 7209, subsection 3, and any regional sites it chooses to establish and maintain, to ensure the provision of child find activities, early intervention services and free, appropriate public education services to eligible children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Child with a disability: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • College transition course: means a course to support adults with high school diplomas who are not academically prepared to take college courses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Commissioner: shall mean the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 3322
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Education or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 partner: means a provider of one or more of the following services to students, families or community members:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9921
  • Community school: means a public elementary or secondary school that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9921
  • Contract for sale: includes both a present sale of goods and a contract to sell goods at a future time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-106
  • Control of retail outlet: means the power, whether or not exercised, to establish, fix or direct the retail price of home heating oil or motor fuel sold by a retail outlet, through ownership of stock in or assets used by the retail outlet or through contract, agency, consignment or otherwise, whether that power can be exercised directly or indirectly or through parent corporations, subsidiaries, related persons and entities or affiliates. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1672
  • Cooperative board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a career and technical education region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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.
  • Courses of study: means the courses of study for the elementary and secondary schools that are in alignment with the system of learning results as established in section 6209 and consistent with the requirements of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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:
  • Distributor: means any person engaged in the business of distributing or supplying motion pictures to exhibitors by rental, sale or licensing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Drug treatment center: means a facility as defined inTitle 22, section 8001, which provides substance use disorder treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9701
  • Early intervention services: means developmental services that are provided under public supervision; are provided at no cost except where federal or state law provides for a system of payments by families, including a schedule of sliding fees; are designed to meet the developmental needs of a child with a disability, as identified by the individualized family service plan team, in one or more areas including physical development, cognitive development, communication development, social or emotional development and adaptive development; meet the standards of the State; are provided by qualified personnel; to the maximum extent appropriate, are provided in natural environments, including the home, and community settings in which children without disabilities participate; and are provided in conformity with an individualized family service plan. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Elementary school: means that portion of a school that provides instruction in any combination of kindergarten through grade 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Eligible student: means any resident of the State between the ages of 5 and 20 years who is otherwise eligible for public schooling under this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9701
  • Enrichment course: means a noncredit course provided under the supervision of an instructor and in accordance with a course outline identifying instructional goals for its participants. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-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.
  • 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
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7402
  • 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
  • exhibition: means showing a motion picture to the public for a charge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • Exhibitor: means any person engaged in the business of operating one or more theaters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • Farm product or raw product: shall mean potatoes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 3322
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Finished product: shall mean any manufactured or processed form of potatoes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 3322
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • High school completion course: means a course that is aligned with the system of learning results established in accordance with section 6209 and includes general educational development preparation courses for the Maine high school equivalency diploma. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Home heating oil: means #2 fuel oil sold for heating residential, industrial or commercial space or water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1672
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individualized education program team: means the group of individuals composed in accordance with Part B of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 United States Code, Section 1414(d)(1)(B) to determine the individualized education program for a child with a disability. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Instructional supplies: means those supplies that fulfill the purpose of a specific instructional program and, during the teaching process, are actually consumed or worn out through use, or lose their identity through fabrication or incorporation into different or more complete units or substances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • 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
  • Intermediate educational unit: means an entity that meets the definition of intermediate educational unit in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 United States Code, Section 1402, (23) as in effect prior to June 4, 1997 and that is a public authority, other than a local educational agency, under the general supervision of the department, that is established for the purpose of providing free public education on a regional basis and that provides special education and related services to children with disabilities within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Invitation to bid: means a written solicitation or invitation by a distributor to one or more exhibitors to bid for the right to exhibit a motion picture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • Kindergarten: means a one-year or 2-year childhood education program, for children at least 5 years of age, immediately prior to grade one. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License agreement: means any contract agreement, understanding or condition between a distributor and an exhibitor relating to the licensing or exhibition of a motion picture by the exhibitor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Long-term treatment: means treatment in a drug treatment center designed to provide treatment for a period in excess of 60 days. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9701
  • Magnet school: means that the school may establish rules and regulations that delete, modify or add to current rules and regulations of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8203
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Mark: includes any trademark, service mark, certification mark or collective mark entitled to be registered under this chapter, whether registered or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1521
  • Maximum allowable expenditures: means , for state subsidy purposes, an amount not to exceed the sum of funds appropriated through taxation and expended in accordance with section 8607-A in the base year, plus the amount of subsidy paid by the State during the base year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Membership: means active participation in the program of a school from the date of enrollment to the time the student withdraws or is absent from the school for 10 consecutive days for reasons other than illness. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 15001
  • Minority: when used in reference to age shall mean under the age of 18. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Municipality: includes cities, towns and plantations, except that "municipality" does not include plantations in Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV; or Title 30-A, Part 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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.
  • outreach: means consultation services provided to families of children from birth to 5 years of age who are deaf or hard-of-hearing students and consulting services to school administrative units that serve school-age deaf or hard-of-hearing children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7402
  • Parent: means a parent, as defined in section 1, subsection 20, with legal custody of a minor child, except that "parent" of a child with disabilities means a parent as defined in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Act, 20 United States Code, Section 1401(23). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Parent: means a parent, guardian or legal guardian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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.
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, union or other organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1521
  • Person: includes one or more individuals, partnerships, associates, societies, trust or corporations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • present sale: means a sale which is accomplished by the making of the contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-106
  • President: means the president of the system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9000
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Principal: means the person who supervises the operation and management of a school and school property as determined necessary by the superintendent under policies established by the school board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Private school: means an academy, seminary, institute or other private corporation or body formed for educational purposes covering kindergarten through grade 12 or any portion thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Processor: means any person other than a consumer who purchases or contracts to purchase potatoes for processing or manufacturing which changes the physical form that the raw product possessed when harvested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 3322
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • 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 school: means a school that is governed by a school board of a school administrative unit and funded primarily with public funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Pupil: means elementary or secondary school student. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 15001
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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
  • Refiner: means any person who is engaged directly or indirectly or whose affiliate is engaged directly or indirectly in the refining of crude oil, including any person who is engaged directly or indirectly in the production of crude oil who contracts with another person to refine petroleum products for the purpose of resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1672
  • Regional school unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration as established pursuant to chapter 103-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • Registrant: includes the person to whom the registration of a mark under this chapter is issued, the registrant's legal representatives, successors or assigns. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1521
  • Related services: means special education transportation and such developmental, corrective and other related services, as defined by the commissioner, as are required to assist children with disabilities to benefit from their special education programs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • 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.
  • 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: means , with reference to a person's eligibility to receive adult education, the school administrative unit in which is located the legal residence of the person's parent if the person has not reached 18 years of age, the legal residence of the person after the person reaches 18 years of age or the legal residence of the person after the person becomes an emancipated minor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail outlet: means a service station or filling station used in the sale of motor fuel in the State, a sales office servicing retail customers by soliciting or accepting orders for the purchase of home heating oil to end users for consumption in the State, or a bulk storage facility or depot used in the sale of home heating oil to end users for consumption in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1672
  • Retailer: means a person that sells motor fuel oil or home heating oil to an end user for consumption in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1672
  • Run: means the continuous exhibition of a motion picture in a defined geographic area for a specified period of time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • Satellite school: means the programs, including a residential program, day school programs, early childhood programs and outreach programs, that are located near the population centers of deaf and hard-of-hearing students within the State established by the School Board of the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7402
  • School: means the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf established under this chapter, including the center school located at Mackworth Island known as the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf, the center preschool and any satellite school within the State that may be operated under a contracted services agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7402
  • School: means the Maine School of Science and Mathematics. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8203
  • School: means the Maine School for Marine Science, Technology, Transportation and Engineering. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8233
  • School administrative unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration and includes a municipal school unit, school administrative district, community school district, regional school unit or any other municipal or quasi-municipal corporation responsible for operating or constructing public schools, except that it does not include a career and technical education region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • School board: means the School Board of the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7402
  • School board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Secondary school: means that portion of a school that provides instruction in any combination of grades 9 through 12. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Seller: means a person who sells or contracts to sell goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-103
  • Sending school: means any school administrative unit that has a student in attendance at the center school or at a satellite school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7402
  • Sending school: means any school administrative unit that has a student in attendance at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8203
  • Sending school: means any school administrative unit that has a student in attendance at the Maine School for Marine Science, Technology, Transportation and Engineering. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8233
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Special education: means specially designed instruction, at no cost to parents, to meet the unique needs of children with disabilities, as defined by the commissioner, including:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Special education facility: means a public or private school, or portion of a public or private school, intended for use in meeting the educational and related needs of children with disabilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • State board: means the State Board of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • State licensed agency: means an institution or facility licensed by the State to provide education, emotional or mental health services, alcohol or drug rehabilitation, boarding care or other child care services to a person between the ages of 5 and 20 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Statewide resource center: means the information and referral services provided by the library at the center school and the distance education program and the community education program offered at the center school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7402
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Superintendent: means the person in a school administrative unit or school union appointed and having the authority and responsibility under this Title and other applicable statutes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • System: means the Maine Community College System, established by chapter 431. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9000
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Theater: means any establishment in which motion pictures are exhibited to the public regularly for a charge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • 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.
  • Trade name: means a word, name, symbol, device or any combination thereof used by a person to identify his business, vocation or occupation and distinguish it from the business, vocation or occupation of others. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1521
  • Trade screening: means the showing of a motion picture by a distributor at some location within the metropolitan area in which is located a distributor's sales or film distributing facility serving the theater, which is open to any exhibitor interested in exhibiting the motion picture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: means a member of the Board of Trustees of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8203
  • Trustee: means a member of the Board of Trustees of the Maine School for Marine Science, Technology, Transportation and Engineering. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8233
  • Unit: means a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Wholesaler: means a person that sells motor fuel oil or home heating oil for resale through retail outlets and retailers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1672