§ 251 Definitions and general provisions
§ 253 Gross sexual assault
§ 254 Sexual abuse of minors
§ 254-A Written notification not to pursue charges for sexual abuse of a minor
§ 255-A Unlawful sexual contact
§ 256 Visual sexual aggression against child
§ 257 Factors aiding in predicting high-risk sex offenders for sentencing purposes
§ 258 Sexual misconduct with a child under 14 years of age
§ 259-A Solicitation of a child to commit a prohibited act
§ 259-B Solicitation of a child to engage in prostitution
§ 260 Unlawful sexual touching
§ 261 Prohibited contact with a minor; sex offender restricted zone

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 17-A > Part 2 > Chapter 11

  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4203
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4203
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Town: includes cities and plantations, unless otherwise expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.