§ 3-1101 Short title
§ 3-1102 Subject matter
§ 3-1103 Definitions
§ 3-1104 Negotiable instrument
§ 3-1105 Issue of instrument
§ 3-1106 Unconditional promise or order
§ 3-1107 Instrument payable in foreign money
§ 3-1108 Payable on demand or at definite time
§ 3-1109 Payable to bearer or to order
§ 3-1110 Identification of person to whom instrument is payable
§ 3-1111 Place of payment
§ 3-1112 Interest
§ 3-1113 Date of instrument
§ 3-1114 Contradictory terms of instrument
§ 3-1115 Incomplete instrument
§ 3-1116 Joint and several liability; contribution
§ 3-1117 Other agreements affecting instrument
§ 3-1118 Statute of limitations
§ 3-1119 Notice of right to defend action
§ 3-1201 Negotiation
§ 3-1202 Negotiation subject to rescission
§ 3-1203 Transfer of instrument; rights acquired by transfer
§ 3-1204 Indorsement
§ 3-1205 Special indorsement; blank indorsement; anomalous indorsement
§ 3-1206 Restrictive indorsement
§ 3-1207 Reacquisition
§ 3-1301 Person entitled to enforce instrument
§ 3-1302 Holder in due course
§ 3-1303 Value and consideration
§ 3-1304 Overdue instrument
§ 3-1305 Defenses and claims in recoupment
§ 3-1306 Claims to an instrument
§ 3-1307 Notice of breach of fiduciary duty
§ 3-1308 Proof of signatures and status as holder in due course
§ 3-1309 Enforcement of lost, destroyed or stolen instrument
§ 3-1310 Effect of instrument on obligation for which taken
§ 3-1311 Accord and satisfaction by use of instrument
§ 3-1312 Lost, destroyed, or stolen cashier’s check, teller’s check, or certified check
§ 3-1401 Signature
§ 3-1402 Signature by representative
§ 3-1403 Unauthorized signature
§ 3-1404 Impostors; fictitious payees
§ 3-1405 Employer’s responsibility for fraudulent indorsement by employee
§ 3-1406 Negligence contributing to forged signature or alteration of instrument
§ 3-1407 Alteration
§ 3-1408 Drawee not liable on unaccepted draft
§ 3-1409 Acceptance of draft; certified check
§ 3-1410 Acceptance varying draft
§ 3-1411 Refusal to pay cashier’s checks, teller’s checks and certified checks
§ 3-1412 Obligation of issuer of note or cashier’s check
§ 3-1413 Obligation of acceptor
§ 3-1414 Obligation of drawer
§ 3-1415 Obligation of indorser
§ 3-1416 Transfer warranties
§ 3-1417 Presentment warranties
§ 3-1418 Payment or acceptance by mistake
§ 3-1419 Instruments signed for accommodation
§ 3-1420 Conversion of instrument
§ 3-1501 Presentment
§ 3-1502 Dishonor
§ 3-1503 Notice of dishonor
§ 3-1504 Excused presentment and notice of dishonor
§ 3-1505 Evidence of dishonor
§ 3-1601 Discharge and effect of discharge
§ 3-1602 Payment
§ 3-1603 Tender of payment
§ 3-1604 Discharge by cancellation or renunciation
§ 3-1605 Discharge of indorsers and accommodation parties

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 11 > Article 3-A

  • Absentee voter: means a person who qualifies under section 751 to cast an absentee ballot. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • 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.
  • Agreement: means the bargain of the parties in fact, as found in their language or inferred from other circumstances and from rules, regulations and procedures given the effect of agreements under laws otherwise applicable to a particular transaction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • 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.
  • Any election: means primary and general elections and referenda, whether regular or special. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9201
  • Automated transaction: means a transaction conducted or performed, in whole or in part, by electronic means or electronic records in which the acts or records of one or both parties are not reviewed by an individual in the ordinary course of forming a contract, performing under an existing contract or fulfilling an obligation required by the transaction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Board: means the Technical Building Codes and Standards Board established inTitle 5, section 12004-G, subsection 5-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9721
  • Building code: means any part or portion of any edition of a code that regulates the construction of a building, including codes published by the International Code Council or Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9721
  • Business day: means any day of the calendar year other than a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Candidate: means any person who has filed a petition under either sections 335 and 336 or sections 354 and 355 and has qualified as a candidate by either procedure, or any person who has received contributions or made expenditures or has given his 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
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • 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
  • Challenged ballot: means a ballot cast by one whose eligibility to vote has been questioned during election day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Computer program: means a set of statements or instructions to be used directly or indirectly in an information processing system in order to bring about a certain result. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contract: means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties' agreement as affected by this chapter and other applicable law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • 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.
  • Corporation: means the Northern Maine Transmission Corporation established in section 9202, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9201
  • County office: means the office of judge of probate, register of probate, county treasurer, register of deeds, sheriff, district attorney or county commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Declared state disaster or emergency: means a disaster or emergency event for which a Governor's state of emergency proclamation has been issued pursuant toTitle 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
  • Declared write-in candidate: means a write-in candidate who has filed a declaration to be a write-in candidate pursuant to section 722-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • 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.
  • Digital signature: means a computer-created electronic signature that:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9502
  • 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 toTitle 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
  • Disputed ballot: means a ballot whose validity has been questioned during the recount process. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Distinguishing mark: means a mark on a ballot of a type or in a place not specifically permitted by this Title, which indicates the apparent intent of the voter to make the voter's ballot distinguishable in a manner that is fraudulent or inconsistent with an honest purpose. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Election official: means a warden, ward clerk, deputy warden or election clerk. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Elections determined by ranked-choice voting: means any election described in paragraph A or B in which 3 or more candidates have qualified to be listed on the ballot for a particular office or at least 2 such candidates plus one or more declared write?in candidates have qualified for that particular office:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Electoral division: means an area set off for election purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic or similar capabilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Electronic agent: means a computer program or an electronic or other automated means used independently to initiate an action or respond to electronic records or performances, in whole or in part, without review or action by an individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Electronic record: means a record created, generated, sent, communicated, received or stored by electronic means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Electronic signature: means an electronic sound, symbol or process attached to or logically associated with a record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Engineered disposal system: means a subsurface wastewater disposal system designed, installed and operated as a single unit to treat and dispose of at least 2,000 gallons of wastewater per day or a system designed to be capable of treating wastewater with significantly high 5-day biochemical oxygen demand and total suspended solid concentrations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807
  • 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
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Existing dam: means any man-made barrier across a river segment identified in this chapter which impounds water and has not deteriorated or been breached or modified to the point where it no longer impounds water at 50% or more of its design level at normal flows. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 403-A
  • Federal office: means the office of the United States Senator or Representative to Congress. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • First-time subsurface waste disposal system: means the first subsurface waste disposal system designed to serve a specific structure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fund: means the Northern Maine Transmission Corporation Fund established in section 9204. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9201
  • General election: means the regular election of state and county officials occurring biennially in November. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governmental agency: means an executive, legislative or judicial agency, department, board, commission, authority, institution or instrumentality of the Federal Government or of a state or of a county, municipality or other political subdivision of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Immediate family: means a person's spouse, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, sister, half-sister, brother, half-brother, stepparent, stepgrandparent, stepchild, stepgrandchild, stepsister, stepbrother, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, guardian, former guardian, domestic partner, the half-brother or half-sister of a person's spouse, or the spouse of a person's half-brother or half-sister. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Incoming voting list: means the printed list of all of the voters in a municipality that is used by election officials at a voting place to record which voters have been issued a ballot at an election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Infant: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Information: means data, text, images, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, databases or the like. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Information processing system: means an electronic system for creating, generating, sending, receiving, storing, displaying or processing information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • 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
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • intertidal land: means all land of this State affected by the tides between the mean high watermark and either 100 rods seaward from the high watermark or the mean low watermark, whichever is closer to the mean high watermark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 572
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • land: means real estate held by the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 598
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code: means the uniform statewide building and energy code adopted by the board pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9721
  • Maine Uniform Building Code: means that portion of the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code that does not contain energy code requirements as determined by the board pursuant to section 9722, subsection 6, paragraph B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9721
  • Maine Uniform Energy Code: means that portion of the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code that contains only energy code requirements as determined by the board pursuant to section 9722, subsection 6, paragraph B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9721
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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
  • Multiple unit housing: shall mean a structure or structures located on a single lot, which structures are designed or used to house 2 or more families. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807
  • municipal clerk: means the clerk, deputy clerk or assistant clerk, where directed by the clerk to carry out duties under this Title, of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • 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 Title 30-A, Part 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Oath: includes an affirmation, when affirmation is allowed. 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.
  • Official tally tape: means the first tape produced by an electronic tabulating machine that tallies the final vote totals at the conclusion of voting and that is attached to the zero tape produced by the machine prior to the start of voting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Other land use activity: includes any commercial or industrial uses or combination of such uses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807
  • 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
  • Overseas voter: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-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.
  • Party: means a political organization which has qualified to participate in a primary or general election under chapter 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Peace officer: means state police officer, local police officer, sheriff, deputy sheriff or constable. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, firm, partnership, municipality, quasi-municipal corporation, state or federal agency or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, governmental agency, public corporation or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • Pollwatcher: means a party worker who remains in the voting place outside the guardrail enclosure for the purpose of viewing the voting process, keeping track of the voters who have voted or challenging voters whose qualifications appear to be in question. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Population: means the population determined by the last Decennial Census of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Proceeds: means money arising or obtained from the sale of designated lands, excluding the costs of the sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 598
  • proprietary information: means information that is a trade secret or production, commercial or financial information the disclosure of which would impair the competitive position of the person submitting the information and would make available information not otherwise publicly available. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 550-B
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Question: means any proposition submitted to the voters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Ranked-choice voting: means the method of casting and tabulating votes in which voters rank candidates in order of preference, tabulation proceeds in sequential rounds in which last-place candidates are defeated and the candidate with the most votes in the final round is elected. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Real estate held by the State: means real estate wholly owned by the State by fee simple title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 598
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Reduced: means a reduction in the acreage of an individual parcel or lot of designated land under section 598-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 598
  • Referendum: means an election for the determination of a question. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Register: means to enlist as a voter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Registered 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
  • Registrar: means the registrar or deputy registrar of voters of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • 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 that place where the person has established a fixed and principal home to which the person, whenever temporarily absent, intends to return. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Residence address: means the street and number or other designation indicating the physical location of a person's residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Security procedure: includes a procedure that requires the use of algorithms or other codes, identifying words or numbers, encryption or callback or other acknowledgment procedures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Signature: includes a signature stamp and a signature written by another registered voter on behalf of an individual in accordance with the procedure set forth in section 153-A and, for an individual who is unable to sign that individual's own name, a mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Single family residential unit: means any structure of any kind, including mobile homes, used or designed to house a single family, and shall include those structures used permanently and seasonally. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807
  • Special election: means an election other than a regular election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • State: includes an Indian tribe or band or Alaskan native village that is recognized by federal law or formally acknowledged by a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • State agency: means a state department, agency, office, board, commission, quasi-independent agency, authority or institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9502
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subsurface waste disposal: means any system for disposing of wastes or waste waters on or beneath the surface of the earth including, but not limited to, holding ponds, surface spraying, septic tanks, drainage fields and wells, but shall not include any discharge or the waste treatment system related thereto licensed underTitle 38, section 413 or any discharge into a municipal or quasi-municipal sewer system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807
  • Town: includes cities and plantations, unless otherwise expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Township: means unorganized territory. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Transaction: means an action or set of actions occurring between 2 or more persons relating to the conduct of business, commercial or governmental affairs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9402
  • Treasurer: means a person appointed by a candidate or a political committee to accept or disburse money to promote or defeat a candidate, party or principle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Undeclared write-in candidate: means a write-in candidate who has not filed a declaration pursuant to section 722-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • Uniformed service: means the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, the commissioned corps of the United States Public Health Service and the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Voter participation history: means the indication in the central voter registration system of whether a voter has cast a ballot in a certain election, as reflected on the incoming voting list for that election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Voting district: means an area set off from another in the same municipality for voting purposes. 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
  • voting station: includes the area, location, booth, table or enclosure where voting takes place and includes any voting machine, voting device or accessible voting system placed in the voting booth or voting station. 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: means any liquefied sewage, garbage, sewage sludge, chemical, biological or radiological materials, human body wastes, or any other refuse or effluent in a liquid form generated from domestic, commercial or industrial activities, except any wastes containing insufficient liquid to be free flowing and wastes generated from agricultural activities or animal husbandry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 4807
  • Well: means any hole constructed by any method for the purpose of extracting water from below the ground. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 550-B
  • 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. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 550-B
  • 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
  • Write-in indicator: means the space provided, in accordance with a particular type of ballot, for marking a write-in vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72