Sections
Chapter 7 Offenses of General Applicability 151 – 154
Chapter 9 Offenses Against the Person 201 – 213
Chapter 11 Sexual Assaults 251 – 261
Chapter 12 Sexual Exploitation of Minors 281 – 285
Chapter 13 Kidnapping, Criminal Restraint and Criminal Forced Labor 301 – 305
Chapter 15 Theft 351 – 363
Chapter 17 Burglary and Criminal Trespass 401 – 405
Chapter 18 Computer Crimes 431 – 437
Chapter 19 Falsification in Official Matters 451 – 457
Chapter 21 Offenses Against Public Order 501-A – 517
Chapter 23 Offenses Against the Family 551 – 557
Chapter 25 Bribery and Corrupt Practices 601 – 609
Chapter 27 Robbery 651
Chapter 29 Forgery and Related Offenses 701 – 708
Chapter 31 Offenses Against Public Administration 751 – 760
Chapter 33 Arson and Other Property Destruction 802 – 806
Chapter 35 Sex Trafficking, Prostitution and Public Indecency 851 – 855
Chapter 37 Fraud 901 – 909
Chapter 39 Unlawful Gambling 951 – 961
Chapter 41 Criminal Use of Explosives and Related Crimes 1001 – 1004
Chapter 43 Weapons 1051 – 1058
Chapter 45 Drugs 1101 – 1124

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 17-A > Part 2

  • Aboveground flammable liquid storage facility: means any aboveground storage tank or tanks containing flammable liquids, together with associated piping, transfer and dispensing facilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • Abutting land: means real estate that shares a common boundary, or portion of a boundary, with land that is held in common ownership with land registered or being considered for registration under this chapter when the abutting real estate is within 50 feet of the land registered or being considered for registration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2004
  • accumulated contributions: includes as much of the employer's contribution in the Retirement Allowance Fund as is needed to reach 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Acquired brain injury: means an insult to the brain resulting directly or indirectly from trauma, anoxia, vascular lesions or infection, which:
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3086
  • Actuarial equivalent: means an amount of equal value when computed at an interest rate contained in actuarial assumptions adopted by the board and upon the basis of mortality and service tables adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Actuary: means the individual or the organization designated by the board to be the technical advisor to the board under section 17107. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • administration: means the management of spirits activities involving the distribution and sale of spirits by the bureau or any person awarded a contract under section 90. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Advanced emergency medical technician: means an emergency medical services' person licensed to perform advanced emergency medical treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Advanced emergency medical treatment: means those portions of emergency medical treatment:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • AFIDA: means the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act of 1978, United States Code, Title 7, Section 3501, et seq. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1955
  • Agency liquor store: means a person who is licensed by the bureau to sell spirits to be consumed off the premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Agricultural chemicals: means fungicides, insecticides, herbicides, and other pesticides. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2004
  • Agricultural composting operation: means composting that takes place on a farm. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 3102
  • agricultural labor: includes any service performed:
  • (1) On a farm, in the employ of any person, in connection with cultivating the soil or in connection with raising or harvesting any agricultural, aquacultural, or horticultural commodity, including the raising, shearing, feeding, caring for, training and management of livestock, bees, poultry and fur-bearing animals and wildlife;
    (2) In the employ of the owner or tenant or other operator of a farm, in connection with the operation, management, conservation, improvement or maintenance of such farm and its tools and equipment, or in salvaging timber or clearing land of brush and other debris left by a hurricane, if the major part of such service is performed on a farm;
    (3) In connection with the production or harvesting of any commodity defined as an agricultural commodity in section 15(g) of the Agricultural Marketing Act, as amended, 12 U. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Agricultural land: means any land in Maine which is used or capable of use without substantial modification for production of agriculturally related products including, but not limited to, crops, livestock, poultry, dairy products and sod. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1955
  • Agricultural society: means a nonprofit organization or association incorporated in the State to promote education and encourage improvement in agriculture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Alcohol: means the substance known as ethyl alcohol, hydrated oxide of ethyl or spirit of wine which is commonly produced by the fermentation or distillation of grain, starch, molasses, sugar, potatoes or other substances, and includes all dilutions and mixtures of these substances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Alternate payee: means a spouse, former spouse, child or other dependent of a member or retiree who is recognized by a domestic relations order as having a right to receive all or a portion of the benefits payable by the retirement system with respect to that member or retiree. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Ambulance: means any vehicle, whether an air, ground or water vehicle, that is designed, constructed or routinely used or intended to be used for the transportation of ill or injured persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Ambulance service: means any person, persons or organization which holds itself out to be a provider of transportation of ill or injured persons or which routinely provides transportation for ill or injured persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Animal: means an animal entered in an event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Annual payroll: means the total amount of wages paid by an employer during a calendar year, not meaning, however, to include that part of individual wages or salaries in excess of $12,000. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Association: means any corporation organized under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-P
  • Auditorium: means any commercially operated facility designed or used for the gathering of an audience for speeches and live performances of theater, music, dance or other performing arts, which charges a fee and which has adequate facilities for the sale and consumption of liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Authority: means the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority and any successors to that authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 8002
  • 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
  • Base period: means the first 4 of the last 5 completed calendar quarters immediately preceding the first day of an individual's benefit year; provided that if the first quarter of the last 5 completed calendar quarters was included in the base period applicable to any individual's previous benefit year, his base period shall be the last 4 completed calendar quarters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Basic emergency medical services person: means a person licensed to perform basic emergency medical treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Basic emergency medical treatment: means those portions of emergency medical treatment:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Beneficiary: means a person or persons designated by a member to receive a benefit under this Part or a person otherwise entitled to receive a benefit under this Part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Benefit year: means the one-year period beginning with the date with respect to which an insured worker files a request for determination of the worker's insured status, and thereafter the one-year period beginning with the date with respect to which the worker next files such a request after the end of the worker's last preceding benefit year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Benefits: means the money payments payable to an individual, as provided in this chapter, with respect to his unemployment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Blind person: means a person having not more than 20/200 central visual acuity in the better eye after correction or an equally disabling loss of the visual field so that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • 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
  • Board: means the Emergency Medical Services' Board established pursuant to section 88. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Board of trustees: means the Maine Rural Development Authority Board of Trustees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • bond bank: means the Maine Municipal Bond Bank created by section 5951. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Bonds: means bonds of the bank issued under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Bookmaking: means advancing gambling activity by unlawfully accepting bets from members of the public as a business, rather than in a casual or personal fashion, upon the outcomes of future contingent events. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • Brewer: means a person who produces malt liquor by fermentation of malt, wholly or partially, or from any substitute for malt. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Bureau: means the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Unemployment Compensation, the former Division of Unemployment Compensation in the Bureau of Employment Security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Calendar quarter: means the period of 3 consecutive calendar months ending on March 31st, June 30th, September 30th or December 31st. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Card game: means a game of chance conducted using one or more decks of cards, such as poker, blackjack or cribbage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Carrying costs: means reasonable costs incurred for the maintenance, protection and security of a speculative industrial building prior to occupancy, including, but not limited to, insurance, taxes and interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Catastrophic illness: means an unforeseen, prolonged and extended illness, medical condition or injury that will likely cause death or permanent disability as determined by a licensed physician whose determination must be in writing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • 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.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Child: means any natural or legally adopted, born or unborn, progeny of a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Circumstantial evidence: All evidence except eyewitness testimony.
  • Civic auditorium: means a municipal, county or state or a quasi-municipal, quasi-county or quasi-state owned or operated auditorium or civic center. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Client company: means a person, association, partnership, corporation or other entity that leases employees from an employee leasing company pursuant to contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Cocaine: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Commercial: means related to or connected with the furtherance of a profit-making enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Commercial facility: means real estate and improvements used principally for commercial purposes or suitable for commercial use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Commission: means the State Liquor and Lottery Commission established in Title 5, section 12004-G, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Commission: means the 3-member Unemployment Insurance Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Commission: means the Commission for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1413-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his authorized agents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1955
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2471
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Labor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4203
  • Composting: means the controlled aerobic decomposition of organic materials to produce a soil-like product beneficial to plant growth and suitable for agronomic use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 3102
  • Computer: means an electronic, magnetic, optical, electrochemical or other high-speed data processing device performing logical, arithmetic or storage functions and includes any data storage device or communications facility directly related to or operating in conjunction with the device. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Computer information: means a representation of information, knowledge, facts, concepts or instructions that are confidential or proprietary, are being prepared or have been prepared from an organized set of data and are located in computer memory or on magnetic, optical or mechanical media transferable directly to or useable directly by a computer as a source of data or instructions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Computer program: means an ordered set of data representing coded instructions or statements that, when executed by a computer, cause the computer to process data. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Computer resource: means a computer program, computer software, computer system, computer network, computer information or any combination thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Computer software: means a set of computer programs, procedures and associated documentation used in the operation of a computer system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Computer virus: means any computer instruction, information, data or program that degrades the performance of a computer resource; disables, damages or destroys a computer resource; or attaches itself to another computer resource and executes when the host computer program, data or instruction is executed or when some other event takes place in the host computer resource, data or instruction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Contributions: means the money payments required by this chapter to be made into the fund by an employer on account of having individuals performing services for him. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Corporation: means a corporation organized and incorporated under the laws of the State or authorized to transact business within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Council: means the Maine Children's Growth Council established in subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1252-D
  • Criminal justice agency: means a governmental agency of the State or any subunit of a governmental agency of the State at any governmental level that performs the administration of criminal justice pursuant to statute. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Cultivate: means to sow a seed; to grow, raise or tend a plant; to harvest a plant; or to knowingly possess a plant. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Deaf: means that the sense of hearing of an individual is nonfunctional for the purpose of communication and that individual must depend primarily upon visual communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1413-A
  • Department: means any department, commission, institution or agency of State Government including the Maine Community College System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4203
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • Designated public benefit corporation: means a "public benefit corporation" as described in Title 13-B, section 1406, subsection 1, that does not employ or have on its board of directors any certified law enforcement officer and that has entered into an agreement with a law enforcement agency or law enforcement association as provided in section 3702-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Director: means the Executive Director of the Gambling Control Unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Director: means the Director of Maine Emergency Medical Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Director: means the Director of the Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Disabled: means that the member is mentally or physically incapacitated under the following conditions:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17921
  • Disseminate: means to manufacture, publish, send, promulgate, distribute, exhibit, issue, furnish, sell or transfer or to offer or agree to do any of these acts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4423
  • Distributor: means a person, firm, corporation, association or organization that sells, markets or otherwise distributes sealed tickets, gambling apparatus or any other implements of gambling that may be used in the conduct of a game of chance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Division: means the Executive Department, Division of Community Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • Division: means the Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired in the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Domestic abuse: means any of the following acts between any family or household members or sexual partners whether or not they have lived together:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Domestic relations order: means a judgment, decree or order, including approval of a property settlement agreement, that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Domestic service: includes all service for a person in the operation and maintenance of a private household, local college club or local chapter of a college fraternity or sorority as distinguished from service as an employee in the pursuit of an employer's trade, occupation, profession, enterprise or vocation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Domicile: means the place where a person's true, fixed and permanent home is located. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Driver: means a person who drives or controls the animal that is pulling in a pulling event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Earnable compensation: includes :
  • (1) Workers' compensation benefits;
    (2) Maintenance, if any;
    (3) Any money paid by an employer to a 3rd party under a tax sheltered annuity contract or a deferred compensation plan for the future benefit of an employee provided that the money is not derived from amounts excluded from earnable compensation by paragraph B; and
    (4) Pick-up contributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Educational institution: means any school, including nursery schools and schools of higher education, which is licensed by the State and which provides an organized course of study designed to transfer knowledge, skills, attitudes or abilities under the guidance of a teacher. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Electronic video machine: means a machine, however operated, that has a video screen featuring an electronically simulated game and delivers or entitles the person playing or operating it to receive the privilege of playing the electronic video machine without charge, but does not deliver or entitle the person playing or operating the electronic video machine to receive cash, premiums, merchandise, tickets or something of value other than the privilege of playing the electronic video machine without charge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Emergency medical treatment: means those skills, techniques and judgments, as defined by the board, which are directed to maintaining, improving or preventing the deterioration of the medical condition of the patient and which are appropriate to be delivered by trained persons at the scene of a patient's illness or injury outside the hospital and during transportation to the hospital. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Employee cooperative: means a corporation which has duly elected to be governed by this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250
  • Employee leasing company: means a business entity that engages in the business of leasing employees to client companies without the client company severing an employer-employee relationship with the employees for services performed for the client company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Employer: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Employing unit: means any individual or type of organization, including any partnership, association, trust, estate, joint stock company, insurance company or corporation, whether domestic or foreign, or the receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, trustee or successor thereof, or the legal representative of a deceased person, which has or subsequent to January 1, 1935 had in its employ one or more individuals performing services for it within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Employment: except as otherwise provided in paragraph F, subparagraph (2), means any service performed prior to July 26, 1940 which was employment as defined in this subsection prior to such date, and subject to the other provisions of this subsection service performed after July 26, 1940, including service in interstate commerce, performed for wages or under any contract of hire, written or oral, expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Employment office: means a free public employment office, or branch thereof, operated by this State or the United States or maintained as a part of a state-controlled system of public employment offices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Employment position: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17921
  • Employment Security Administration Fund: means the Employment Security Administration Fund from which administrative expenses under this chapter shall be paid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Engages a prostitute: means providing or agreeing to provide, either to the person whose prostitution is sought or to a 3rd person, pecuniary benefit in return for a sexual act or sexual contact as those terms are defined in section 251;
  • [ 1995, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 782
  • Evaluation and vocational services: includes , as appropriate in each case, such services as:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1411-A
  • Event: means a pulling competition or livestock exhibition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • 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 Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • fair: means a nonprofit agricultural fair society eligible for a stipend under Title 7, chapter 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • fair: means an exhibition that is designed to promote education and encourage improvement in agriculture and that includes, but is not limited to, the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Fair Fund: means the fund established in section 85. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Family farm corporation: means a corporation founded for the purpose of farming and the ownership of agricultural land; the majority of the voting stock must be held by, and a majority of the shareholders must be, persons or the spouses of persons related to each other within the 3rd degree of kindred and at least one of the related persons must reside on or actively operate the farm; and none of the shareholders may be a corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1955
  • Farm: means the land, plants, animals, buildings, structures, ponds and machinery used in the commercial production of agricultural products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 3102
  • Farm operation: means a condition or activity that occurs on a farm in connection with the commercial production of agricultural products and includes, but is not limited to, operations giving rise to noise, odors, dust, insects and fumes; operation of machinery and irrigation pumps; disposal of manure; agricultural support services; and the employment and use of labor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 3102
  • Farm partnership: means an association of 2 or more individuals formed for the purpose of farming. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1955
  • Farm support arrangement: means an arrangement that meets requirements established by the department by rule under which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2017
  • Farm support payments: means annual payments by a municipality during the term of a qualified easement:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2017
  • Farmland: means any tract or tracts of land used for commercial farming:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2004
  • Federal grant application: shall mean any request or proposal for financial assistance made by a state agency or by an employee of such an agency acting in his official capacity to the United States Government, whether for a loan, grant, subsidy, augmentation, advance, reimbursement, or any other form where such financial assistance will be expended by the state agency or employee acting in his official capacity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5725
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fentanyl powder: means any compound, mixture or preparation, in granular or powder form, containing fentanyl or any derivative of fentanyl listed in section 1102, subsection 1, paragraph I in any quantity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Financially responsible person: means a financially responsible person, as defined in the United States Code, Title 49, Section 10910(a), who intends to acquire, lease or contract to operate all or part of the railroad line in question. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 7152
  • Fishery products: includes fish, crustaceans, mollusks and marine products for human consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-P
  • Flammable liquid: means either a combustible liquid having a flash point at or above 100° Fahrenheit or any volatile liquid having a flash point below 100° Fahrenheit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • Flight nurse: means any registered professional nurse, currently licensed in the State, who has completed a prehospital care curriculum authorized by the Emergency Medical Services' Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Fly: means a single, pointed hook dressed with feathers, hair, thread, tinsel or any similar material to which no additional hook, spinner, spoon or similar device is added. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Fly-fishing: means casting upon water and retrieving in a manner in which the weight of the fly line propels the fly. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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
  • Fortified wine: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Full-time student: means a person who meets the requirements for a full-time student set out in rules adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Fully marketable form: means a municipal security duly executed and accompanied by an approving legal opinion of a bond counsel of recognized standing in the field of municipal law whose opinions are generally accepted by purchasers of municipal bonds, provided that the municipal security so executed need not be printed or lithographed nor be in more than one denomination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Fund: means the Unemployment Compensation Fund to which all contributions and payments in lieu of contributions required and from which all benefits provided under this chapter shall be paid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Fund for a Healthy Maine: whenever used in this chapter , mean the Other Special Revenue account within the Department of Administrative and Financial Services established pursuant to Title 22, section 1511. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-T
  • Funded debt: means an obligation for the payment of which some fund is set aside. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Gambling device: means any device, machine, paraphernalia or equipment that is used or usable in the playing phases of any gambling activity, whether that activity consists of gambling between persons or gambling by a person involving the playing of a machine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • Game of chance: means a game, contest, scheme or device in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Golf course: means a commercially operated facility, whether publicly or privately owned, offering golfing facilities to the general public for a fee, including a regulation size golf course of not less than 9 holes and an average total of not less than 1,200 yards per 9 holes, that has a value of not less than $100,000, that offers food for sale to the public and that has adequate facilities for the sale and consumption of liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Government agency: includes any department, agency, commission, bureau, authority, instrumentality and political subdivision of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 8002
  • Governmental entity: means the State of Maine, its instrumentalities, political subdivisions and school administrative units as represented by their elected or appointed governing bodies and includes, without limitation, city and town councils, boards of selectmen, boards of county commissioners, municipally owned and operated hospitals and administrative entities formed under Title 30-A, chapter 115. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Governmental unit: means any county, municipality, school administrative district, community school district, public waste disposal corporation as authorized under Title 38, section 1304-B or other quasi-municipal corporation within the State, including any corporation owned entirely by a municipality and providing water, sewer or electric service or performing other essential governmental functions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Governor-elect: whenever used in this chapter and chapter 145, shall be held to mean the candidate most recently elected to the office of Governor of the State of Maine in the November election for choice of Governor, or his successor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-T
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grantor: means the person who conveys a freehold estate or interest in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Gross estate: The total fair market value of all property and property interests, real and personal, tangible and intangible, of which a decedent had beneficial ownership at the time of death before subtractions for deductions, debts, administrative expenses, and casualty losses suffered during estate administration.
  • Gross revenue: means the total amount wagered in a game of chance less the prizes awarded. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Hard of hearing: means a hearing loss in an individual that results in a functional loss, but not to the extent that the individual must depend primarily upon visual communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1413-A
  • Hard-of-hearing person: means a person whose sense of hearing is defective, but still functional, with or without amplification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1419
  • Hashish: includes the resin extracted from any part of the cannabis plant and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation from such resin. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Health care practitioner: has the meaning set forth in Title 24, section 2502, subsection 1-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Heroin: means any compound, mixture or preparation containing heroin (diacetylmorphine) in any quantity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Hook: means a single fishhook constructed with one, 2 or 3 points. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Ice-fishing shack: means a temporary structure used for ice fishing on frozen inland waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Illegal gambling machine: means any machine, including electronic devices, however operated:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • Immediate family member: means a law enforcement officer's spouse, domestic partner, child or legal dependent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Incompatible use: means the development or use of abutting land for a well, drinking water spring or water supply intake point when that use is initiated on abutting land that is within 50 feet of farmland after that farmland has been registered under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2004
  • Independent living services: means services that promote or train people with significant disabilities in managing their personal affairs, participating in day-to-day life in the community, fulfilling a range of social roles and making decisions that lead to self-determination and the minimization of physical or psychological dependence on others. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1414
  • 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.
  • Industrial hemp: means any variety of Cannabis sativa L. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Inland waters: means all waters within the State above the rise and fall of the tide and wholly or partially within the territorial limits of the State, except private ponds as defined in subsection 51. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Insured work: means employment by employers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Intent to deprive: means to have the conscious object:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5124
  • Jurisdiction: means the control of the maintenance, operation and protection of public buildings and property of the State or of a county or a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Landlocked salmon: means the subspecies Salmo salar Sebago that does not customarily migrate from inland waters to the ocean as part of its life cycle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Late deafened: means that the sense of hearing of an individual is nonfunctional for the purpose of communication and that the individual must depend primarily upon visual communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1413-A
  • Late deafened: means that the sense of hearing of an individual is nonfunctional for the purpose of communication and that the individual must depend primarily upon visual communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1419
  • Law enforcement agency: means any state, county, municipality or other political unit within the territory belonging to the State or any department, agency or subdivision of any of the foregoing, or any corporation or other association carrying out the functions of government that employs law enforcement officers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Law enforcement association: means a corporation, partnership, unincorporated association or any other legal entity, including a benevolent association, whose members are primarily law enforcement officers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Law enforcement officer: means any person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to maintain public order, to prosecute offenders, to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes, or to perform probation functions or who is an adult probation supervisor as defined in Title 17-A, section 2, subsection 3-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Law enforcement officer: means any person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Lease: means a contract providing for the use of a project or portions of a project for a term of years for a designated or determinable rent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lessee: means a tenant under lease and may include an installment purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • License: means a full, temporary, provisional or conditional license issued by the board under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Licensed veterinarian: means a person licensed as a veterinarian by the State who is operating under the direction or authority of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Licensee: means a firm, corporation, association or organization licensed by the Gambling Control Unit to operate a game of chance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Licensee: includes , but is not limited to, agency liquor stores and certificate of approval holders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • licensee: means a person, agricultural society or other entity licensed to conduct an agricultural fair in accordance with section 83. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • lines: means the right-of-way, track, track appurtenances, ties, bridges, station houses and other appurtenant structures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 8002
  • Liquor: means spirits, wine, malt liquor or hard cider, or any substance containing liquor, intended for human consumption, that contains more than 1/2 of 1% of alcohol by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Livestock: means cattle, equines, goats, members of the genus Lama, rabbits, sheep and swine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Local development corporation: means any nonprofit organization created by a municipality that is incorporated under Title 13, chapter 81 or that is incorporated under Title 13-B or otherwise chartered by the State, which is designed to foster, encourage and assist the settlement or resettlement of industrial, manufacturing, fishing, agricultural, recreational and other business enterprises within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Lottery: means an unlawful gambling scheme in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • Machine: means any machine, including electronic devices, however operated, the internal mechanism or components of which when set in motion or activated and by the application of the element of chance may deliver or entitle the person playing or operating the machine to receive cash, premiums, merchandise, tickets or something of value as defined in subsection 17. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • machine gun: means a weapon of any description, by whatever name known, loaded or unloaded, which is capable of discharging a number of projectiles in rapid succession by one manual or mechanical action on the trigger or firing mechanism. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-B
  • Magazine: means a specially constructed building or structure approved for the storage of explosive materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2471
  • Maine Emergency Medical Services: means the board, the emergency medical services director and staff within the Department of Public Safety responsible for carrying out the purposes of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Manager: means the blind person, duly licensed by the division, who personally operates the vending facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Marijuana: includes the leaves, stems, flowers and seeds of all species of the plant genus cannabis, whether growing or not; but shall not include the resin extracted from any part of such plant and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation from such resin including hashish and further, shall not include the mature stalks of such plant, fiber produced from such stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of such plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of such mature stalks, fiber, oil or cake or the sterilized seed of such plant which is incapable of germination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Medical Direction and Practices Board: means the board consisting of each regional medical director, an emergency physician representing the Maine Chapter of the American College of Emergency Medicine Physicians, an at-large member, a toxicologist or licensed pharmacist, the statewide assistant emergency medical services medical director and the statewide emergency medical services medical director. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Medical provider: means a physician or clinical psychologist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Member: means a natural person who has been accepted for membership in and owns a membership share issued by an employee cooperative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250
  • Member: means a bona fide member of a firm, corporation, association, organization, department or class or a combination thereof who has been duly admitted as a member according to the laws, rules, regulations, ordinances or bylaws governing membership in the firm, corporation, association, organization, department, class or combination thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Member: includes members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with shares of stock. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-P
  • Methamphetamine precursor drug: means any drug or product possessed by a person that contains in the aggregate a quantity of more than 9 grams of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine or their salts, isomers or salts of isomers, either alone or in combination with other ingredients, in dry or solid nonliquid form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Minor: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4423
  • Misconduct: means a culpable breach of the employee's duties or obligations to the employer or a pattern of irresponsible behavior, which in either case manifests a disregard for a material interest of the employer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Municipal bond: means a bond or note or evidence of debt issued by a municipality and payable from taxes or from rates, charges or assessments, but does not include any bond or note or evidence of debt issued under chapter 213 or Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Municipal legislative body: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal officers: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Municipal officers: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal official: means any elected or appointed member of a municipal government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal year: means a municipality's fiscal year as determined by the municipal officers under section 5651. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Municipality: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Municipality: means any county, city or town in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Mutuel: means a form of lottery in which the winning chances or plays are not determined upon the basis of a drawing or other act on the part of persons conducting or connected with the scheme, but upon the basis of the outcome or outcomes of a future contingent event or events otherwise unrelated to the particular scheme. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • Net revenue: means gross revenue less allowable expenses as described in section 1838. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Nontransporting emergency medical service: means any organization, person or persons who hold themselves out as providers of emergency medical treatment and who do not routinely provide transportation to ill or injured persons, and who routinely offer or provide services to the general public beyond the boundaries of a single recreational site, business, school or other facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Normal retirement age: means the specified age, the years of service requirement or any combination of age and years of service requirements at which a member becomes eligible for retirement benefits and at which those benefits may not be reduced under section 17852, subsection 3 or 3-A; section 17852, subsection 10, paragraph C; and section 18452, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Notes: means any notes of the bank issued under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Online medical control: means the online physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner, licensed by the State, authorized by a hospital to supervise and direct the actions of emergency medical services persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Open areas: means any space or area the preservation or restriction of the use of which would:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Organization: means a corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Outdoor stadium: means any commercially operated outdoor facility with 3,000 or more fixed seats designed or used for the playing of any sport or event that is open to the general public, charges a fee and has adequate facilities for the sale and consumption of wine and malt liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Payments in lieu of contributions: means the money payments made into the fund by an employer pursuant to section 1221, subsections 11 and 13. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Permit: means the nontransferable permission granted by the commissioner containing one or more of the following endorsements: use, storage and intrastate transportation of explosives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2471
  • Permit: means the nontransferable permission granted by the commissioner for a person to install, construct or otherwise establish an aboveground flammable liquid storage facility or a retail motor fuel facility dispensing flammable liquids to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • Permit: includes , but is not limited to, a permit by rule issued by the Department of Environmental Protection in accordance with Title 38, section 344, subsection 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • person: as used in this Title shall be construed to import both the singular and the plural, as the case demands, and shall include corporations, companies, societies and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1351
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, combination of these entities or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2471
  • Person: means any individual, combination of individuals, partnership, corporation or any other legal entity and any nonfederal governmental entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, association or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, partnership or state agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 7152
  • Person with a disability: means an individual who has a physical or mental disability that constitutes a substantial barrier to employment but who can benefit in terms of an employment outcome from the provision of vocational rehabilitation services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1411-A
  • Physician: has the meaning set forth in Title 24, section 2502, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • 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
  • Player: means a person who engages in social gambling solely as a contestant or bettor on equal terms with the other participants therein without receiving or becoming entitled to receive something of value or any profit therefrom other than his personal gambling winnings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • Poultry: means domesticated fowl and domesticated waterfowl. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premises: includes the place where an incorporated civic organization sells or serves spirits, wine and malt liquor under a license obtained under section 1071. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Premium: means a ribbon, trophy or monetary amount or a service or object with monetary value awarded as a prize in a competition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • previously uncovered services: means services:
  • (1) That were not employment as defined in subsection 11, and were not services covered pursuant to section 1222, at any time during the one-year period ending December 31, 1975; and
    (2) That:
    (a) Are agricultural labor, as defined in subsection 11, paragraph A-2 or domestic service as defined in subsection 11, paragraph A-3; or
    (b) Are services performed by an employee of this State or a political subdivision thereof, or any of their instrumentalities as provided in subsection 11, paragraph A-1, subparagraph (1), or by an employee of a nonprofit educational institution that is not an institution of higher education, as provided in subsection 11, paragraph F, subparagraph (17), division (i);
    except to the extent that assistance under Title II of the Emergency Jobs and Unemployment Assistance Act of 1974 was paid on the basis of such services; [2011, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Private pond: means an artifically constructed pond impounded within the limits of the riparian owner, even though the water is not supplied directly from a brook, stream or river. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Prohibited substance: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Promotes prostitution: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 782
  • Property: means anything of value, including but not limited to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5124
  • Property: means any money, service, gift or anything of value, including a promise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Property of another: includes property in which any person or government other than the actor has an interest that the actor is not privileged to infringe, regardless of the fact that the actor also has an interest in the property and regardless of the fact that the other person might be precluded from civil recovery because the property was used in an unlawful transaction or was subject to forfeiture as contraband. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5124
  • Prostitution: means engaging in, or agreeing to engage in, or offering to engage in a sexual act or sexual contact, as those terms are defined in section 251, in return for a pecuniary benefit to be received by the person engaging in prostitution or a 3rd person;
  • [ 1995, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 782
  • Public building or property: means a building or land owned, leased or occupied by a department, agency or authority of the State or a county or a municipality of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Public school: includes :
  • (1) Any public school conducted within the State under the authority and supervision of a duly elected board of education, superintending school committee or school directors; and
    (2) Any school which received any direct state aid in 1950 and municipal tuition funds amounting to at least the amount of that state aid during 1950. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Public service corporation: means an airline, railroad or vessel corporation operating in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Qualified domestic relations order: means a domestic relations order that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Qualified easement: means an agricultural conservation easement held by a municipality on qualified farmland in that municipality that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2017
  • Qualified farmland: means farmland that meets eligibility requirements established by the department by rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2017
  • Raffle: means a game of chance in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Railroad: includes every commercial, interurban and other railway and each and every branch and extension thereof by whatsoever power operated, together with all tracks, bridges, trestles, rights-of-way, subways, tunnels, stations, depots, union depots, ferries, yards, grounds, terminals, terminal facilities, structures and equipment and all other real estate, fixtures and personal property of every kind used in connection therewith, owned, controlled, operated or managed for public use in the transportation of persons or property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 659
  • Railroad company: includes every corporation or person, their lessees, trustees, receivers or trustees appointed by any court owning, controlling, operating or managing any railroad for compensation within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 659
  • Railroad line: means the right-of-way, track, track appurtenances, ties, bridges, station houses, sidings, terminals and other appurtenant structures of a railroad. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 7152
  • Real estate: means land and structures attached to it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Regional council: means a business entity recognized by the board that represents a geographical area of the State, as designated by the board, with respect to matters subject to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Regions: means those geographical areas of the State designated by the board to be represented by a regional council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Registrant: means a person or organization registered with the Gambling Control Unit to conduct a game of chance, a raffle or certain tournament games, for which a license is not required under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Regular employment: means work at the individual's customary trade, occupation, profession or business as opposed to temporary or odd job employment outside of such customary trade, occupation, profession or business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Regular interest: means interest at the rate set from time to time by the board in accordance with section 17156. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Report: means the State's social services report. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • Reselling agent: means an agency liquor store with a federal and state license permitting the agency liquor store to sell spirits to a retail licensee licensed for on-premises consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Restaurant: means a reputable place operated by responsible persons of good reputation, which is regularly used for the purpose of providing food for the public, and which has adequate and sanitary kitchen and dining room equipment and capacity for preparing and serving suitable food for the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail employee: means any person employed by a retailer to sell liquor in a licensed establishment or agency liquor store. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Revenues: means all fees, charges, money, profits, payments of principal of or interest on municipal securities and other investments, gifts, grants, contributions, appropriations and all other income derived or to be derived by the bank under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Revolving loan fund: means that revolving loan fund created under section 6006-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • River herring: means the species Alosa pseudoharengus, commonly called alewife, and Alosa aestivalis, commonly called blueback herring. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Safe zone: means an athletic field, park, playground or recreational facility that is designated as a safe zone by a municipality pursuant to Title 30-A, section 3253. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • 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
  • sell: means any transfer or delivery of liquor for a consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Service credit: means credit received for creditable service as defined under subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Set line: means a line extending into the water and rigged to catch fish that has one end secured to the shore or to a fixed or buoyant object and that is not personally attended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Sewage: means the water-carried wastes created in and carried or to be carried away from any structure together with any surface or ground water or household and industrial waste that is present. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Sewer system: includes both sewers and sewage disposal systems and all property, rights, easements and franchises relating to those sewers and sewage disposal systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Sewers: means and includes mains, pipes and laterals for the reception of sewage and carrying that sewage to an outfall or some part of a sewage disposal system, including pumping stations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Sexually explicit conduct: means any of the following acts:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4423
  • Single-baited hook: means a single baited apparatus designed to catch only one fish at a time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Sinking fund: means a fund created for the purpose of paying a debt. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Snagging: means to fish by manipulating a hook or hooks in such a manner as to pierce or snag the fish in a part of the body other than the mouth. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Social gambling: means a contest of chance in which the only participants are players and from which no person or organization receives or becomes entitled to receive something of value or any profit whatsoever, directly or indirectly, other than as a player, from any source, fee, remuneration connected with gambling or such activity as arrangements or facilitation of the game, permitting the use of premises or selling or supplying for-profit refreshments, food, drink service or entertainment to participants, players or spectators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Social service: means any children's, youth, adult or elderly service and substance use disorder, community action, developmental disability, home-heating assistance, juvenile, mental health, intellectual disability, older Americans, poverty, rehabilitation, transportation, weatherization or other social service that may be defined in the future and that is operated by the departments or the division utilizing state-administered funds, including related health and medical services and income supplementation programs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • Solicit: means to request property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Solicitation agent: includes , but is not limited to, a person or entity that receives or retains reimbursement for expenses related to soliciting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Something of value: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Specialized customer communications equipment: includes but is not limited to teletypewriters, artificial larynges, signaling devices, amplified handsets, telecoil technology, large number dial overlays, direct telephone dialing, fax machines, equipment necessary to use short message services or text message services and other equipment used by persons with disabilities to provide access to telephone networks and equipment that provides or facilitates emergency alert notification to deaf persons or hard-of-hearing persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1419
  • Speculative industrial building: means a building of flexible design and suitable for commercial use, for which the construction or carrying costs or both are financed through this subchapter for the purpose of creating new jobs in a municipality resulting from the sale or lease of the building. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Spirits: means any liquor produced by distillation or, if produced by any other process, strengthened or fortified by the addition of distilled spirits of any kind. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Spouse: means the person currently legally married to a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • State: includes the states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • State - administered funds: means all General Fund money, dedicated funds, federal funds, fees, grants, 3rd-party reimbursements, vendor payments or other funds or revenues available for expenditure by the departments or the division in support of the provision of a social service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • State agency: shall mean each department and agency of State Government required to comply with chapter 149, except that the term "state agency" shall not include the University of Maine System or the Maine Maritime Academy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5725
  • State employee: means any regular classified or unclassified officer or employee in a department, any employee of the Maine Community College System except those who make the election provided under Title 20-A, section 12722, any employee of the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf except as provided in Title 20-A, section 7407, subsection 3-A, any employee of the Maine Military Authority, any employee of the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority, any employee of the Maine Port Authority, any employee of the Efficiency Maine Trust who on June 30, 2009 is an employee of the Public Utilities Commission energy efficiency or renewable energy programs who elects to remain a state employee, any employee of the Efficiency Maine Trust who accepts employment with the Efficiency Maine Trust prior to July 1, 2010 who was a state employee immediately prior to accepting such employment who elects to remain a state employee and any employee transferred from the Division of Higher Education Services to the Finance Authority of Maine who elects to be treated as a state employee, but does not include:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Stipend: means an amount distributed from the Stipend Fund or the Fair Fund to a qualifying fair licensee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Stipend Fund: means the fund receiving money in accordance with Title 8, sections 286 and 287 to provide aid and encouragement to fair licensees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Teacher: includes a person who is on a one-year leave of absence from a position as a teacher and is participating in the education of prospective teachers by teaching and supervising students enrolled in college-level teacher preparation programs in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Tenancy by the entirety: A type of joint tenancy between husband and wife that is recognized in some States. Neither party can sever the joint tenancy relationship; when a spouse dies, the survivor acquires full title to the property.
  • Tenant brewer: means a person who has submitted a brewer's notice to and received approval from the United States Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau authorizing the brewer to engage in an alternating proprietorship as defined by federal regulation and is licensed by the bureau to produce malt liquor at a manufacturing facility of another brewer who is licensed by the bureau. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Tenant winery: means a person who has been issued an approved application for an alternating proprietorship from the United States Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau authorizing the winery to engage in an alternating proprietorship as defined by federal regulation and is licensed by the bureau to produce wine or hard cider at a manufacturing facility of another winery who is licensed by the bureau. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Timber and grass: when used in reference to the public reserved lots, so called, in unorganized territory in the State, means all growth of every description on said lots. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Tokens: means distinctive objects, chips, tickets or other devices of no intrinsic value used as a substitute for cash in accounting for revenue from a game of chance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Transportation: means any form of transportation for people or goods within, to or from the State, whether by highway, air, water or rail. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4203
  • Transportation infrastructure: means infrastructure related to all modes of transportation, including highways, bridges, railroads, ferries, mass transit, airports and bicycle and pedestrian facilities, as well as all buildings, utilities, facilities and other appurtenances related to those modes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4241
  • Transportation-related services: means all services necessary or convenient to discharge the powers, duties and responsibilities of the department and the commissioner as provided by law including those provided in section 4206. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4241
  • 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
  • Trauma: means a single or multisystem life-threatening or limb-threatening injury requiring immediate medical or surgical intervention or treatment to prevent death or permanent disability. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Trauma care system: means a subsystem within the emergency medical services system, consisting of an organized arrangement of personnel, equipment and facilities, designed to manage the treatment of the trauma patient. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1162
  • Troll: means to fish by trailing a line rigged to catch fish behind a watercraft being propelled by mechanical, wind or manual power. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Unincorporated place: means a place which is not incorporated as a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • unit: means the bureau within the Department of Public Safety under Title 25, section 2902, subsection 12 or an authorized representative of the Gambling Control Unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • United States: when used in a geographical sense includes the States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Unlawful: means not expressly authorized by statute. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • Vending facility: means a restaurant, a cafeteria, including the cafeteria located in the State Office Building in Augusta, a snack bar, a vending machine for food and beverages and goods and services customarily offered in connection with a restaurant, a cafeteria, a snack bar or a vending machine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Voir dire: The process by which judges and lawyers select a petit jury from among those eligible to serve, by questioning them to determine knowledge of the facts of the case and a willingness to decide the case only on the evidence presented in court. "Voir dire" is a phrase meaning "to speak the truth."
  • Wages: means all remuneration for personal services, including commissions, bonuses, severance or terminal pay, gratuities and the cash value of all remuneration in any medium other than cash. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Week: means such period or periods of 7 calendar days as the commission may by regulation prescribe. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Weekly benefit amount: means the amount of benefits an individual would be entitled to receive for one week of total unemployment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1043
  • Weir: means a device placed in the inland waters of a river, stream or brook that is designed to entrap fish and that exceeds more than 1/3 of the wetted width of the channel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Whips: Assistants to the floor leaders who are also elected by their party conferences. The Majority and Minority Whips (and their assistants) are responsible for mobilizing votes within their parties on major issues. In the absence of a party floor leader, the whip often serves as acting floor leader.
  • Wine: includes , but is not limited to, wine coolers, table wine, still wine, sparkling wine, champagne and fortified wine, provided that the alcohol content is not above 24% by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Winery: means a facility that ferments, ages and bottles wine and hard cider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Young children: means children from birth through 5 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1252-D