As used in this Title, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.   [PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]
1.  Adult“Adult” means a person who is 18 years of age or older.  

[PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101

2.  Child“Child” means a person who has not attained 18 years of age.  

[PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]

3.  Commissioner“Commissioner” means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, a designee or an authorized representative.  

[PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF); PL 2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §7 (REV).]

4.  Department“Department” means the Department of Health and Human Services and its agents and authorized representatives.  

[PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF); PL 2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §6 (REV).]

5.  Minor or minor child“Minor” or “minor child” means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years.  

[PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]

6.  Obligee“Obligee” means any person to whom a duty of support is owed.  

[PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]

7.  Obligor“Obligor” means any person owing a duty of support.  

[PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]

8.  Parent“Parent” means the legal parent or the legal guardian when no legal parent exists.  

[PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]

9.  Person“Person” means an individual, trust, estate, partnership, association, company, corporation, political subdivision of the State, instrumentality of the State or other entity.  

[PL 1997, c. 537, §11 (AMD); PL 1997, c. 537, §62 (AFF).]

10.  State.  The term “state” means any state, territory or possession of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.  

[PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]

SECTION HISTORY

PL 1995, c. 694, §B2 (NEW). PL 1995, c. 694, §E2 (AFF). PL 1997, c. 537, §11 (AMD). PL 1997, c. 537, §62 (AFF). PL 2003, c. 689, §§B6,7 (REV).