Sections
Subchapter 1 Voluntary Dissolution 1401 – 1410
Subchapter 2 Administrative Dissolution 1420 – 1426
Subchapter 3 Judicial Dissolution 1430 – 1434
Subchapter 4 Miscellaneous 1440

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 13-C > Chapter 14 - Dissolution

  • Accession: means goods that are physically united with other goods in such a manner that the identity of the original goods is not lost. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Account: includes health-care-insurance receivables. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • agency: means any unit of State Government or local government, including any state board or commission, and the Legislature and its committees and subcommittees, but not including the judicial branch, the University of Maine System, the Maine Community College System and the Maine Maritime Academy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 92-A
  • Agency records: means records of government agencies to which they retain legal title, but that have been transferred to the custody of the Maine State Archives to effect economies and efficiency in their storage and use pending their ultimate disposition as authorized by law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 92-A
  • Agricultural commodity: means any plant, or part thereof, or animal or animal product produced by a person, including farmers, ranchers, vineyardists, plant propagators, Christmas tree growers, aquaculturists, floriculturists, orchardists, foresters or other comparable persons, primarily for sale, consumption, propagation or other use by humans or animals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Agricultural lien: means an interest, other than a security interest, in farm products:  
(a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Aircraft: means any machine or device used or designed for navigation of, or flight in, the air. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Archives: means government records that have been determined by the State Archivist, with advice from the Archives Advisory Board, to have sufficient value to warrant their continued preservation and that are in the physical and legal custody of the Maine State Archives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 92-A
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bank: includes savings banks, savings and loan associations, credit unions and trust companies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Board: means the Board of Pesticides Control as established in section 1471-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Cash proceeds: means proceeds that are money, checks, deposit accounts or the like. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Certificate of title: includes another record maintained as an alternative to a certificate of title by the governmental unit that issues certificate of title if a statute permits the security interest in question to be indicated on the record as a condition or result of the security interest's obtaining priority over the rights of a lien creditor with respect to the collateral. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Certified applicator: means any person who is certified pursuant to section 1471-D and authorized to use or supervise the use of any pesticides. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Chattel paper: means a record or records that evidence both a monetary obligation and a security interest in specific goods, a security interest in specific goods and license of software used in the goods, a lease of specific goods or a lease of specific goods and license of software used in the goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Collateral: includes :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Commercial applicator: means any person, whether or not the person is a private applicator with respect to some uses, who uses or supervises the use of any limited or restricted-use pesticides on any property other than as provided by subsection 22, or who uses general-use pesticides in custom application on such property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Commodity account: means an account maintained by a commodity intermediary in which a commodity contract is carried for a commodity customer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Commodity contract: means a commodity futures contract, an option on a commodity futures contract, a commodity option or another contract if the contract or option is:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Commodity intermediary: means a person that:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Consignee: means a merchant to which goods are delivered in a consignment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Consignor: means a person that delivers goods to a consignee in a consignment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Consumer goods: means goods that are used or bought for use primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • County commissioners: means the elected county commissioners of Piscataquis County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 822
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of York County and "county" means York County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 831
  • Custom application: means an application of a pesticide:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Debtor: means :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • defoliant: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for causing the leaves or foliage to drop from a plant, with or without causing abscission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Deposit account: means a demand, time, savings, passbook or similar account maintained with a bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • desiccant: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for artificially accelerating the drying of plant tissue. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, hold for sale, sell, barter, ship, deliver for shipment or receive and, having so received, deliver or offer to deliver pesticides in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Document: means a document of title or a receipt of the type described in section 7-1201, subsection (2). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Electronic record: means a record whose content is not readable unless retrieved by means of an electronic device such as a computer or an audio or video player. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 92-A
  • Encumbrance: includes mortgages and other liens on real property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • 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.
  • Farm products: means goods, other than standing timber, with respect to which the debtor is engaged in a farming operation and that are:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • FIFRA: means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, 7 U. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • 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
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fungi: means all nonchlorophyll-bearing thallophytes, that is, all nonchlorophyll-bearing plants, of a lower order than mosses and liverworts, including but not limited to rusts, smuts, mildews and molds, except those on or in living man or other animals or those on or in processed food, beverages or pharmaceuticals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Fungicide: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for destroying or repelling any fungi or mitigating or preventing damage by any fungi. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • General intangible: includes payment intangibles and software. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • General use pesticide: means any pesticide that is required to be registered by the board pursuant to Title 7, chapter 103, subchapter 2-A and that is not a restricted use or limited use pesticide, as defined in this section. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • General use pesticide dealer: means any person who distributes general use pesticides. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Goods: includes :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Ground equipment: means any machine or device, other than aircraft, for use on land or water, designed for, or adaptable to, use in applying pesticides as sprays, dusts, aerosols, fogs, or in other forms. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • 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.
  • Herbicides: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any weed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Household use pesticide product: means any general use pesticide product that contains no more than 3% active ingredients and that is applied undiluted by homeowners to control pests in and around the family dwelling and associated structures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insect: means any of the numerous small invertebrate animals generally having the body more or less obviously segmented, for the most part belonging to the class insecta, comprising 6-legged, usually winged forms, including but not limited to beetles, bugs, bees, flies and other allied classes of arthropods whose members are wingless and usually have more than 6 legs, including but not limited to mites, ticks, centipedes and wood lice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Insecticide: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for destroying or repelling any insect, or mitigating or preventing damage by any insects. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Instrument: means a negotiable instrument or any other writing that evidences a right to the payment of a monetary obligation, is not itself a security agreement or lease and is of a type that in the ordinary course of business is transferred by delivery with any necessary indorsement or assignment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Inventory: means goods, other than farm products, that:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Investment property: means a security, whether certificated or uncertificated, security entitlement, securities account, commodity contract or commodity account. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Letter-of-credit right: means a right to payment or performance under a letter of credit, whether or not the beneficiary has demanded or is at the time entitled to demand payment or performance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • 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.
  • Lien creditor: means :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Limited use pesticide: means any pesticide or pesticide use classified for limited use by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Local government: means a municipality, county, school district or other special-purpose district or multi-purpose district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 92-A
  • Major forest insect aerial spray application: means a project to apply pesticides against a forest insect pest by aerial application over an area containing at least 1,000 acres in the aggregate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Manufactured home: includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning and electrical systems contained in the structure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Manufactured-home transaction: means a secured transaction:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Minor forest insect aerial spray application: means a project to apply pesticides against a forest insect pest by aerial application over an area containing less than 1,000 acres in the aggregate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Mortgage: means a consensual interest in real property, including fixtures, that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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
  • New debtor: means a person that becomes bound as debtor under section 9-1203, subsection (4) by a security agreement previously entered into by another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • New value: means :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • 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.
  • 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, partnership, association, fiduciary, corporation, governmental entity or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • pest: means any insect, rodent, nematode, fungus, weed, or any other form of terrestrial or aquatic plant or animal life or virus, bacteria or other micro-organism, except viruses, bacteria or other micro-organisms on or in living man or other living animals, which the commissioner declares to be a pest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • pesticide: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest, and any substance or mixture of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant or desiccant. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Pesticide dealer: means any person who distributes limited or restricted use pesticides. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • plant regulator: means any substance or mixture of substances intended, through physiological action, for accelerating or retarding the rate of growth or rate of maturation, or for otherwise altering the behavior of plants or the produce thereof, but shall not include substances to the extent that they are intended as plant nutrients, trace elements, nutritional chemicals, plant inoculants and soil amendments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Private applicator: means any person who uses or supervises the use of any pesticide which is classified for restricted or limited use for purposes of producing any agricultural commodity on property owned or rented by him or his employer or, if applied without compensation other than trading of personal services between producers of agricultural commodities, on the property of another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Private applicator of general use pesticides: means a person who uses or supervises the use of general use pesticides for purposes of producing agricultural commodities on property owned or rented by that person or that person's employer when:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Proceeds: means the following property:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Record: includes records of historic and archival value to the State, regardless of the date of their generation, including all documents determined to have such value to the State by statute and, when appropriate, by the State Archivist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 92-A
  • Records retention schedule: means a policy document that defines the minimum time a record must be retained and contains disposition instructions on how the record must be handled when no longer needed for agency business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 92-A
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Restricted use pesticide: means any pesticide or pesticide use classified for use only by or under the direct supervision of a certified applicator by the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency or by the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Secured party: means :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Software: means a computer program and any supporting information provided in connection with a transaction relating to the program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Spray contracting firm: means a person, as defined in this section, employed or contracted to conduct a public or private pesticide application. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Supporting obligation: means a letter-of-credit right or secondary obligation that supports the payment or performance of an account, chattel paper, a document, a general intangible, an instrument or investment property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Weed: means any plant which grows where not wanted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72