Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 8110

  • Governmental entity: means and includes the State and political subdivisions as defined in subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3174-II
  • State: means the State of Maine or any office, department, agency, authority, commission, board, institution, hospital or other instrumentality of the State, including the Maine Turnpike Authority, the Maine Port Authority, the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority, the Maine Community College System, the Maine Veterans' Homes, the Maine Public Employees Retirement System, the Maine Military Authority and all such other state entities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3174-II

Every claim against a governmental entity or its employees permitted under this chapter is forever barred from the courts of this State, unless an action therein is begun within 2 years after the cause of action accrues, except that, if the claimant is a minor when the cause of action accrues, the action may be brought within 2 years of the minor’s attaining 18 years of age. [2001, c. 249, §2 (AMD).]

SECTION HISTORY

1977, c. 2, §§2,5 (NEW). 1977, c. 591, §6 (AMD). 1979, c. 68, §5 (AMD). 2001, c. 249, §2 (AMD).