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Subchapter 1 Organization Under Special Act 41 – 45

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 13 > Part 1 > Chapter 3

  • 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.
  • Approved equal: means any goods or service other than specified in the bid proposal that in the opinion of the State Purchasing Agent is equivalent in character, quality and performance to the goods or service specified in the bid proposal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, interim certificates, debentures or other obligations issued by an authority under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Competitive bidding: means the transmission of a written proposal or invitation to bid to at least 3 responsible suppliers that is to be replied to at a stated time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Department: means the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Federal Government: means the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • housing authority: means any of the public corporations created or authorized to be created by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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.
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • mortgage: means :
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • municipal authority: means any of the public corporations authorized to be created by section 4721. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Municipal officers: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipality: means a city or town, except as provided in chapter 225. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Oath: includes an affirmation, when affirmation is allowed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • obligee: includes :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Organization: means a corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Person: means any individual, business, corporation, association, firm, partnership or other organization, whether profit or nonprofit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Persons of low income: means persons or families, elderly or otherwise, who lack the income which is necessary, as determined by a housing authority, to enable them, without financial assistance, to live in or purchase decent, safe and sanitary dwellings, without overcrowding. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Resident: means a citizen of the United States or an alien who has been domiciled in the State for one year who:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • services: when used in this chapter, means any and all window cleaning services, elevator repair and maintenance services, laundry service, linen supply service, dry cleaning service, janitor service, floor maintenance service, rubbish and garbage disposal service, tree surgeon service, all types of office machine repair and maintenance service, exterminator service, refrigerator repair and maintenance service and oil burner repair and maintenance service when any such service is performed by an independent contractor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 11221
  • State public body: means any city, town, district or other political subdivision of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Vehicle: means every vehicle which is self-propelled and designed for carrying persons or property or which is used for the transportation of persons, except motorcycles, farm implements and snowmobiles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3174-D
  • Wild bird: means a species of bird wild by nature, whether or not bred or reared in captivity, as distinguished from common domestic birds, and includes any physical part of that species of bird. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225