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Chapter 201 Venue 501 – 510
Chapter 203 Process 551 – 713
Chapter 205 Limitation of Actions 751 – 871

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 14 > Part 2

(a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Acute pain: means pain that is the normal, predicted physiological response to a noxious chemical or thermal or mechanical stimulus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrative unit: means the organization certified by the federal Small Business Administration to administer the Small Business Development Center Program in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1080
  • Adult: means a person 18 years of age or over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Adult day care: means an ongoing program of health, social, maintenance and rehabilitative services available to persons needing this level of service, as determined by an assessment of their functional abilities and need for health and social services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 6202
  • Adults with long-term care needs: means adults who have physical or mental limitations which restrict their ability to carry out activities of daily living and impede their ability to live independently, or who are at risk of being placed, or who already have been placed in an institutional setting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 6202
  • 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.
  • Agricultural lien: means an interest, other than a security interest, in farm products:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Alien: means a person who is not a citizen of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Appraised value: means the fair market value of property without the consideration of the effect, if any, of dedication or other preservation-related restrictions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • As-extracted collateral: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Assessor: means the State Tax Assessor, except that, in Part 2, Property Taxes, it means the State Tax Assessor with respect to the unorganized territory and the respective municipal assessors or chief assessors of primary assessing areas with respect to the organized areas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Authorized: means the granting of access privileges to prescription data. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Average final compensation: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Baitfish: means only those species in the following list:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Baitfish trap: means a device used to take baitfish fitted with rigid entrance or exit holes and having a volume no greater than 50 cubic feet. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Bargaining agent: means any lawful organization, association or individual representative of such organization or association which has as its primary purpose the representation of employees in their employment relations with employers, and which has been determined by the public employer as defined in subsection 5 or by the executive director of the board to be the choice of the majority of the unit as their representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2952
  • Benefit: means any payment made, or required to be made, to a beneficiary under chapter 423, subchapter V or chapter 425, subchapter V. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Board: means the Maine Labor Relations Board as defined in section 968, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2952
  • Board: means the board of trustees, established under section 12004-F, subsection 9, to administer the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Bona fide occupational exposure: means skin, eye, mucous membrane or parenteral contact of a person with the potentially infectious blood or other body fluids of another person that results from the performance of duties by the exposed person in the course of employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • 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 22 Sec. 1687
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Chronic pain: means pain that persists beyond the usual course of an acute disease or healing of an injury. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and amendments to that Code as of March 23, 2018. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Collateral: includes :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Commercial fisheries business: means an enterprise directly or indirectly concerned with the commercial harvest of wild or aquacultured marine organisms, whose primary source of income is derived from these activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • Commercially: means , with regard to the buying, selling, bartering or trading of wildlife parts, for the purpose of resale or profit or receiving any form of remuneration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Commission: means the Maine Small Business and Entrepreneurship Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1080
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1080
  • Committee: means a joint standing committee of the Legislature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1074
  • Communicate: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Consignor: means a person that delivers goods to a consignee in a consignment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Controlled substance: means a controlled substance included in schedules II, III or IV of 21 United States Code, Section 812 or 21 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 1308. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Cooperating entities: means those private nonprofit organizations, municipal conservation commissions, local governments, federal agencies or other bodies designated by the Land for Maine's Future Board pursuant to section 6203, as able to assist the State in the acquisition or management of conservation lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • Cost items: means the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement which requires an appropriation by the Legislature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2952
  • Creditable service: means a person's membership service, the person's prior service and service for which credit is allowable under sections 17755 and 17756; section 17760, subsection 3; section 18258; sections 18355 and 18356; and section 18360, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Debtor: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1080
  • Detention: means the holding of a person in a facility characterized by either physically restrictive construction or intensive staff supervision that is intended to prevent a person who is placed in or admitted to the facility from departing at will. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Dip net: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Director: means the Executive Director of the Legislative Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1074
  • Disallowed expenditure: means an amount paid to any person for those acts or services rendered, which result in:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1862
  • 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:
  • Dispenser: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Emancipation: means the release of a juvenile from the legal control of his parents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Employee: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • employee: includes an officer of a political subdivision of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • employer of the person exposed: include a self-employed person who is exposed to the potentially infectious blood or other body fluids of another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • employment: means any service performed by an employee in the employ of any political subdivision of the State, for such employer, except service which in the absence of an agreement entered into under this chapter would constitute "employment" as defined in the Social Security Act; or service which under the Social Security Act may not be included in an agreement between the State and the Federal Security Administrator entered into under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • Equipment: means goods other than inventory, farm products or consumer goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Estates: shall be construed to mean both real estate and personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Executive body: means the official or body of officials who, in their official capacity, have the general powers and duties of administering, supervising and managing the affairs of an organization or governmental unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the Maine Labor Relations Board as defined in section 968, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2952
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • facility: means a facility, institution or entity licensed pursuant to Title 22 that offers health care to persons in this State, including a home health care provider and hospice program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Facility: means any physical structure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Insurance Contributions Act: means the Federal Internal Revenue Code, chapter 9, subchapter A, as such Code has been and may from time to time be amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • Federal Security Administrator: includes any individual to whom the Federal Security Administrator has delegated any of his functions under the Social Security Act with respect to coverage under such Act of employees of states and their political subdivisions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Filing office: means an office designated in section 9-1501 as the place to file a financing statement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Filing-office rule: means a rule adopted pursuant to section 9-1526. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • 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 22 Sec. 1687
  • 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 22 Sec. 1687
  • 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 22 Sec. 1687
  • 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
  • Fund: means the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program Fund established in section 7247. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Goods: means all things that are movable when a security interest attaches. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantee: means the person to whom a freehold estate or interest in land is conveyed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Grantor: means the person who conveys a freehold estate or interest in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Guardian: means a person lawfully invested with the power, and charged with the duty, of taking care of the person and managing the property and rights of another person, who, because of age, is considered incapable of administering his own affairs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Health care institution: means any person, partnership, association or corporation, including county or local government unit, required to obtain a license pursuant to chapter 405. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1862
  • Health care provider: means any appropriately licensed, certified or registered provider of mental or physical health care, either in the public or private sector or any business establishment providing health care services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Health care setting: means any location where there is provision of preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, maintenance or palliative care, services, procedures or counseling, including emergency services performed in the field, and appropriate assistance with disease or symptom management and maintenance that affects an individual's physical, mental or behavioral condition, including the process of banking blood, sperm, organs or any other tissue. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • HIV: means the human immunodeficiency virus, identified as the causative agent of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or AIDS. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • HIV infection: means the state wherein HIV has invaded the body and is being actively harbored by the body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • HIV infection status: means the results of an HIV test. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • HIV test: means a test for the presence of an antibody to HIV or a test for an HIV antigen or other diagnostic determinants specific for HIV infection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Hook: means a single fishhook constructed with one, 2 or 3 points. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • hunt: means to pursue, catch, take, kill or harvest wild animals or wild birds or to attempt to catch, take, kill or harvest wild animals or wild birds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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.
  • Infant: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Informed consent: means consent that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Inhabitant: means a person having an established residence in a place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Interim care: means the status of temporary physical control of a juvenile by a person authorized by section 3501. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Juvenile: means any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Juvenile community corrections officer: means an agent of the Department of Corrections authorized:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Legal custodian: means a person who has legal custody of a juvenile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Legislative employee: means any employee of the Legislature performing services within the legislative branch, except any person:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2952
  • Local district: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Manufactured home: includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning and electrical systems contained in the structure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Manufactured-home transaction: means a secured transaction:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Matching funds: means any combination of public and private funds used in conjunction with the Land for Maine's Future Fund or the Public Access to Maine Waters Fund for the purpose of this chapter, including, but not limited to: private contributions of cash or securities; money from municipal or other public agencies; money from a federal matching program, subject to the limitations of applicable federal and state laws, in an amount authorized by the federal program; contributions of real property, or interest in real property, that serves the acquisition needs of the State as determined by the Land for Maine's Future Board; in-kind contributions; or any combination of those funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of a retirement program of the retirement system, as provided in chapter 423, subchapter 2, or chapter 425, subchapter 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Membership service: means service rendered while a member of a retirement program of the retirement system on account of which contributions are made and for which credit is allowable under chapter 423, subchapter 4 or chapter 425, subchapter 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Merger: means a transaction by which ownership or control over substantially all of the stock, assets or activities of one or more covered entities is placed under the control of another covered entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1843
  • Minority: when used in reference to age shall mean under the age of 18. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Mortgage: means a consensual interest in real property, including fixtures, that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: shall be construed to include the heirs and assigns of the mortgagee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Municipal officers: shall mean the mayor and aldermen of cities, the selectmen of towns and the assessors of plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Municipality: shall include cities, towns and plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Noncash proceeds: means proceeds other than cash proceeds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Notice: means written notification served personally, sent by certified mail or sent by first-class mail to the last known address of the person for whom the notification is intended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Obligor: means a person that, with respect to an obligation secured by a security interest in or an agricultural lien on the collateral:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Open firearm season on deer: means the time during which it is lawful to hunt deer with a firearm, including the special muzzle-loading season as described in section 11404. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Organization: means a corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Parent: means either a natural parent or the adoptive parent of a juvenile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Participating local district: means a local district that has approved the participation of its employees in the Participating Local District Retirement Program of the retirement system under section 18201. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Person: means any natural person, firm, corporation, partnership or other organization, association or group, however organized. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, association, society, club, corporation, financial institution, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, assignee or any other group or combination acting as a unit, the State or Federal Government or any political subdivision or agency of either government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Person: means any person, partnership, association or corporation engaged or employed by a health care institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1862
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pick-up contributions: means member contributions to the retirement system which are assumed and paid by the employer through a reduction of members' salaries for services rendered, in accordance with the United States Internal Revenue Code, Section 414(h), in lieu of employee contributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Place: shall include municipalities, townships and any other unorganized area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • political subdivision: includes an instrumentality of the State of Maine, of one or more of its political subdivisions, the University of Maine System, academies, water, sewer and school districts and associations of municipalities, or an instrumentality of the State and one or more of its political subdivisions, but only if such instrumentality is a juristic entity which is legally separate and distinct from the State or subdivision and only if its employees are not by virtue of their relation to such juristic entity employees of the State or subdivision. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Prescriber: means a licensed health care professional with authority to prescribe controlled substances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Prescription data: means data transmitted by a prescription monitoring program that contains patient, prescriber, dispenser and prescription drug information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Prescription drug: means any drug required to be reported to a state prescription monitoring program and includes but is not limited to substances listed in the federal Controlled Substances Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Prescription monitoring information: means information submitted to and maintained by the program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Prescription monitoring program: means a program that collects, manages, analyzes and provides prescription data under the auspices of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Private way: means a public easement as defined in section 3021, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3101
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Proceeds: means the following property:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Program: means the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program established under section 7248. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Property: shall be construed to mean both real estate and personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Proportional share: means the revenue received from the State during the previous 12 months, divided by the sum of revenue received from the State, 3rd party payors and patients during the corresponding 12 months. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1862
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public employer: means , with respect to the executive branch, all the departments, agencies and commissions of the executive branch of the State of Maine, represented by the Governor or the Governor's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2952
  • Public-finance transaction: means a secured transaction in connection with which:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Registered mail: shall be construed to include certified mail. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Remainderman: One entitled to the remainder of an estate after a particular reserved right or interest, such as a life tenancy, has expired.
  • 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.
  • Retirement: means termination of membership with a retirement allowance granted under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Retirement system: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Return: means any document, digital file or electronic data transmission containing information required by this Title to be reported to the State Tax Assessor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Secondary obligor: means an obligor to the extent that:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Secured party: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Security agreement: means an agreement that creates or provides for a security interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Seine: means an ordinary commercial-type minnow seine, not exceeding 1,200 square feet, used vertically to enclose baitfish when its ends are brought together or drawn ashore. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Service: means service as an employee for which compensation was paid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Service credit: means credit received for creditable service as defined under subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Small Business Development Center Program: means the program established by Public Law 96-302, Title II, 15 United States Code, Sections 636 and 648, the Small Business Development Center Act of 1980. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1080
  • Social Security Act: means the Act of Congress approved August 14, 1935, chapter 531, 49 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • 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 22 Sec. 1687
  • State: means any state, commonwealth, district or territory of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • state agency: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • State employee: means any employee of the State of Maine performing services within the executive department except any person:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2952
  • State paper: means the newspaper designated by the Legislature, in which advertisements and notices are required to be published. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stewardship account: means an account held separate and apart from all other money, funds and accounts of a state agency for the purposes of management of land owned in fee or less-than-fee simple meeting the criteria established in section 6207. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Tax: means the total amount required to be paid, withheld and paid over or collected and paid over with respect to estimated or actual tax liability under this Title, any credit or reimbursement allowed or paid pursuant to this Title that is recoverable by the assessor and any amount assessed by the assessor pursuant to this Title, including any interest or penalties provided by law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Tax collector: shall mean any person chosen, appointed or designated by a municipality or the officers thereof to collect any tax due a municipality; or his successor in office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Taxpayer: means any person required to file a return under this Title or to pay, withhold and pay over or collect and pay over any tax imposed by this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Technology infrastructure: means the design, deployment and use of both individual technology-based components and the systems of such components to facilitate the transmission of information and prescription data among member states. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Termination statement: means an amendment of a financing statement that:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transmission: means the release, transfer, provision or disclosure of information or prescription data among member states. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Trap: means a device that is designed primarily to catch or hold wild animals, including, but not limited to, a foothold trap, a killer-type trap, a cage-type trap or a snare. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • valid permit: means a license or permit lawfully obtained in the licensee's or permittee's name and signed by that person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • wages: means all remuneration for employment as defined, including the cash value of all remuneration paid in any medium other than cash, except that such term shall not include that part of such remuneration which, even if it were for "employment" within the meaning of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act, would not constitute "wages" within the meaning of that Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • Wildlife: includes wild animals and wild birds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wildlife management: means the art or science of producing wild animals and birds and of improving wildlife conditions in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • working waterfront property: means land, legally filled lands and piers and wharves and other improvements to land adjacent to the navigable coastal waters of the State and used by a commercial fisheries business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.