§ 701 Short title
§ 702 Scope; application
§ 703 Definitions
§ 704 Dissemination of public criminal history record information
§ 705 Dissemination of confidential criminal history record information
§ 706 Public information about persons detained following arrest
§ 707 Unlawful dissemination of confidential criminal history record information
§ 708 Inapplicability of this chapter to criminal history record information contained in certain records
§ 709 Right to access and review
§ 710 Application to prior Maine criminal history record information

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 16 > Chapter 7 - Criminal History Record Information Act

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Administration of criminal justice: includes the collection, storage and dissemination of criminal history record information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Authority: means the Maine Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority created and established as a public body corporate and politic of the State of Maine by section 2054 or any board, body, commission, department or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers conferred upon the authority by this chapter shall be given by law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • 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.
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Confidential criminal history record information: means criminal history record information of the following types:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Criminal history record information: includes , but is not limited to, identifiable descriptions or notations of: summonses and arrests; detention; bail; formal criminal charges such as complaints, informations and indictments; any disposition stemming from such charges; post-plea or post-adjudication sentencing; involuntary commitment; execution of and completion of any sentencing alternatives imposed; release and discharge from involuntary commitment; any related pretrial and post-trial appeals, collateral attacks and petitions; and petitions for and warrants of pardons, commutations, reprieves and amnesties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Criminal justice agency: includes federal courts, Maine courts, courts in any other state, the Department of the Attorney General, district attorneys' offices and the equivalent departments or offices in any federal or state jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Disposition: includes , but is not limited to: an acquittal; a dismissal, with or without prejudice; the filing of a charge by agreement of the parties or by a court; the determination that a defendant is currently a fugitive from justice; a conviction, including the acceptance by a court of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere; a deferred disposition; a proceeding indefinitely continued or dismissed due to a defendant's incompetence; a finding of not criminally responsible by reason of insanity or its equivalent; a mistrial, with or without prejudice; a new trial ordered; an arrest of judgment; a sentence imposition; a resentencing ordered; an execution of and completion of any sentence alternatives imposed, including but not limited to fines, restitution, correctional custody and supervision, and administrative release; a release or discharge from a commitment based upon a finding of not criminally responsible by reason of insanity or its equivalent; the death of the defendant; any related pretrial and post-trial appeals, collateral attacks and petitions; a pardon, commutation, reprieve or amnesty; and extradition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Dissemination: means the transmission of information by any means, including but not limited to orally, in writing or electronically, by or to anyone outside the criminal justice agency that maintains the information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Eligible entity: means a facility or institution eligible to participate in financing or other borrowing services authorized by this chapter and includes a participating community health or social service facility, a participating health care facility, a participating institution for higher education or a participating institution providing an educational program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Executive order: means an order of the President of the United States or the chief executive of a state that has the force of law and that is published in a manner permitting regular public access. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Facility: means any sole proprietorship, partnership, firm, corporation or other business that provides health services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Formal involvement in the criminal justice system either as an accused or as a convicted criminal offender: means being within the jurisdiction of the criminal justice system commencing with arrest, summons or initiation of formal criminal charges and concluding with the completion of every sentencing alternative imposed as punishment or final discharge from an involuntary commitment based upon a finding of not criminally responsible by reason of insanity or its equivalent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Group practice: means a group of 2 or more health care practitioners legally organized as a partnership, professional corporation, nonprofit corporation or similar association in which:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Health care practitioner: means an individual regulated under the laws of this State to provide health services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Health care practitioners: include , without limitation, acupuncturists, chiropractors, dentists, dental hygienists, nurses, occupational therapists, optometrists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians including allopathic and osteopathic physicians, physician assistants, podiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, speech therapists and audiologists or hearing aid dealers and examiners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Health services: means diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitative services for an injured, disabled or sick person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Immediate family member: means a health care practitioner's parent, spouse, child or child's spouse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Investment interest: means an equity or debt security issued by a facility, including, without limitation, shares of stock in a corporation, units or other interests in a partnership, bonds, debentures, notes or other equity interests or debt instruments, except that investment interest does not include interest in a hospital licensed under state law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Investor: means an individual who owns, whose immediate family owns or who directly or indirectly owns a controlling interest in another facility that owns an investment interest in a facility that provides health services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Mistrial: An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again from the selection of the jury.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Office practice: includes the facility or facilities at which a health care practitioner, on a regular basis, provides or supervises the provision of professional health services to individuals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • 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:
  • Public criminal history record information: means criminal history record information that is not confidential criminal history record information, including information recorded pursuant to section 706. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Referral: means a referral of a patient for health services, including, without limitation:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • 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
  • required debt service reserve: means , as of any date of computation, the amount or amounts required to be on deposit in the reserve fund as provided by resolution of the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2075
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Statute: means an Act of Congress or an act of a state legislature or a provision of the Constitution of the United States or the constitution of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 16 Sec. 703
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.