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Chapter 21 Uniform Premarital Agreement Act 601 – 611
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Chapter 25 Rights of Married Persons 801 – 806
Chapter 27 Judicial Separation 851 – 852
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Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 19-A > Part 2 - Married Persons

  • Abuse: means the occurrence of the following acts between family or household members or dating partners or by a family or household member or dating partner upon a minor child of a family or household member or dating partner:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 4002
  • Adjuster: means any individual who, as an independent contractor or as an employee of an independent contractor, or as an employee of another organization, for fee, commission or other compensation, investigates for, settles on behalf of and reports to an insurer, fraternal benefit society, workers' compensation self-insurer or insured relative to claims arising under the workers' compensation laws or other types of insurance contracts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • Adult: means a person 18 years of age or older or a person under 18 years of age who is emancipated pursuant to Title 15, section 3506-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 4002
  • Adverse underwriting decision: means any of the following actions with respect to consumer insurance transactions involving insurance coverage that is individually underwritten:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Affiliate: means any company that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • affiliated: means a person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agency: means a branch office of a financial institution at which all or part of the business of the institution is conducted, but the records pertaining to such business are maintained at another office of the institution, and not at such agency office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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
  • Agreement: means a commercial relationship, not required to be evidenced in writing, of definite or indefinite duration, between a certificate of approval holder and a wholesale licensee, under which the wholesale licensee is authorized to distribute one or more of the certificate of approval holder's brands of malt liquor, wine or beverages. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1451
  • Agricultural products: include floricultural, horticultural, viticultural, forestry, nut, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee and any farm products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • 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
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Ancillary obligation: means the obligation of the bond bank in connection with liquor operation revenue bonds issued under this subchapter under any of the following entered into by the bond bank:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means any person who seeks to contract for insurance coverage other than a person seeking group insurance that is not individually underwritten. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Articles: means the articles of incorporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Association: means a corporation organized under this subchapter, or a similar domestic corporation, or a foreign association or corporation if authorized to do business in this State, organized under any general or special Act as a cooperative association for the mutual benefit of its members, as agricultural producers, and which confines its operations to purposes authorized by this subchapter and restricts the return on the stock or membership capital and the amount of its business with nonmembers to the limits placed thereon by this subchapter for associations organized hereunder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Authorized to do business in this State: means that a financial institution or credit union is authorized to do the business of banking, if it is:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Autocycle: means a 3-wheeled motorcycle that has a steering wheel or handlebars, floor pedals for automotive-style controls and seating that does not require the operator to straddle or sit astride a seat and that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Automobile: means a motor vehicle designed for the conveyance of passengers that has a seating capacity of not more than 15 persons, including the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • 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.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means the board of directors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Board: means any authority, board, commission, committee, council and similar organization, including independent organizations, established or authorized by the Legislature to fulfill specific functions the members of which do not serve full time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12002
  • Board: means the Maine Agricultural Bargaining Board provided for in this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Board: means the Board of Licensing of Dietetic Practice established under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9902
  • Board: means the Board of Underground Oil Storage Tank Installers established under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • 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
  • Bottle club: means a person operating on a regular, profit or nonprofit basis a facility for social activities in which members or guests provide their own liquor, where no liquor is sold on the bottle club premises, which maintains suitable facilities for the use of members on a regular basis or charges an admission fee to members or the general public and where members, guests or others are regularly permitted to consume liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Branch: means any office of a financial institution, including a credit union, where the business of banking is conducted other than the institution's main office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Revenue Services, which may be referred to as "Maine Revenue Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Bureau: means the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 19251
  • 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 Financial Institutions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Bus: means a motor vehicle designed for carrying more than 15 persons, including the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Business entity: means a corporation, association, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • Business entity: means a corporation, association, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • capital: means the sum of common stock, paid-in common stock surplus, perpetual preferred stock, undivided profits and other capital reserves;   [PL 1997, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Capital reserve fund: means any capital reserve fund created or established as provided in section 6006, subsection 1-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • carrier: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • 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 5 Sec. 13120-B
  • certificate of approval holder: means an in-state manufacturer of malt liquor or wine licensed under section 1355-A or an out-of-state manufacturer of or out-of-state wholesaler of malt liquor or wine that has been issued a certificate of approval under section 1361. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1451
  • Certificate of approval holder: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Child: means a son or daughter under 21 years of age or a son or daughter who is incapable of earning a living and without sufficient means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 3501
  • Class I liquid: means any liquid having a flash point below 100° Fahrenheit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Closely related activities: means those activities that are part of the business of banking, are closely related to the business of banking, are convenient and useful to the business of banking, are reasonably related to the operation of a financial institution or are financial in nature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Club: means any reputable group of individuals incorporated and operating in a bona fide manner solely for purposes of recreational, social, patriotic or fraternal nature and not for pecuniary gain. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Commercial: means related to or connected with the furtherance of a profit-making enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13120-B
  • Commercial activity: means any activity in which a bank holding company, a financial holding company, a national bank or a national bank financial subsidiary may not engage under federal law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Commercial bank: means a trust and banking company organized under prior laws of this State or the laws of another country or state or a national bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Commercial facility: means real estate and improvements used principally for commercial purposes or suitable for commercial use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13120-B
  • Commercial loan: means a loan to a person, regardless of the nature of any property securing such loan, the proceeds of which are used for business or industrial purposes and not primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, a designee or an authorized representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9902
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Community development credit union: means a credit union, as defined in subsection 12, of which a majority of the field of membership meets the definition of low-income in subsection 24-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Community-based AIDS organization: means a nonprofit community organization whose primary purpose is to provide educational information on HIV-related illnesses, support to persons with HIV-related illnesses and assistance to families and others providing care and support to persons with HIV-related illnesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 19251
  • Confidential investigative information: means any information that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Consultant: means any individual who, for a fee, advises or offers to advise any person insured or seeking insurance or named or to be named as beneficiary, or having or to have any interest in or insured under any property and casualty or life and health insurance contract or annuity contract, existing or proposed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • consumer: means any individual who resides or obtains insurance in this State and:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Consumer insurance transaction: means an insurance transaction involving insurance primarily for personal, family or household needs rather than business or professional needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Consumer loan: means a loan defined as such pursuant to Title 9?A, section 1?301, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Cooperative financial institution: means any financial institution organized pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Cost of issuance: means an item of expense directly or indirectly payable or reimbursable by the bond bank and related to the authorization, sale or issuance of liquor operation revenue bonds, including, but not limited to, underwriting fees and fees and expenses of professional consultants and fiduciaries. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Court: means a District Court and, with regard to section 4011, the tribal court of the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 4002
  • Credit card: means a credit device by which a cardholder obtains loans or otherwise obtains credit from the card issuer or other persons authorized to extend such credit by the card issuer or his agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit union: means a cooperative, nonprofit corporation organized pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Credit union authorized to do business in this State: means a credit union:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Customer: means any person as that term "person" is defined in section 131, subsection 30 who utilized or is utilizing any service of a financial institution authorized to do business in this State or a credit union authorized to do business in this State or for whom a financial institution authorized to do business in this State or a credit union authorized to do business in this State is acting or has acted as a fiduciary in relation to an account maintained in the person's name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 161
  • Dating partners: means individuals currently or formerly involved in dating each other, whether or not the individuals are or were sexual partners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 4002
  • Daytime: means any time from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services and its agents and authorized representatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9902
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13120-B
  • Deposit production offices: means the Maine offices operated by an individual financial institution authorized to do business in this State or individual credit union authorized to do business in this State that do not reasonably help meet the credit needs of Maine communities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • deposits: includes credit union share accounts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dietetics: means the professional discipline of assessing the nutritional needs of an individual, including recognition of the effects of the individual's physical condition and economic circumstances, and the applying of scientific principles of nutrition to prescribing means to ensure the individual's proper nourishment and care. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9902
  • Director: means a member of the governing body of a financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Distiller: means a person who produces spirits by the process of distillation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • domestic partners: means 2 unmarried adults who are domiciled together under long-term arrangements that evidence a commitment to remain responsible indefinitely for each other's welfare. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 4002
  • Economic abuse: means causing or attempting to cause an individual to be financially dependent by maintaining control over the individual's financial resources, including, but not limited to, unauthorized or coerced use of credit or property, withholding access to money or credit cards, forbidding attendance at school or employment, stealing from or defrauding of money or assets, exploiting the individual's resources for personal gain of the defendant or withholding physical resources such as food, clothing, necessary medications or shelter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 4002
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • 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
  • entity: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12021
  • Entrepreneurial support system: means a network of organizations and programs in the State that facilitate entrepreneurial growth including capital providers, chambers of commerce, local governments, economic development organizations, universities, incubators and accelerators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 15301
  • Equity interest: means common stock, preferred stock, members' or partners' interests or any other type of capital instrument that entitles the holder to vote pursuant to the financial institution's organizational documents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Expenses: means travel, meals or lodging costs or other necessary costs incurred by a member of a board in the performance of his duties as a member of that board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12002
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Farming: means engaging in farming in all its branches and the cultivation and tillage of the soil as a livelihood and includes dairying; raising livestock, freshwater fish, fur-bearing animals or poultry; producing, cultivating, growing and harvesting fruit, produce or floricultural or horticultural commodities; or any practices on a farm that are incident to or in conjunction with these farming operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • FDIC: means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or its successors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Federal association: means a savings and loan association, savings bank or other financial institution organized pursuant to the Act of Congress entitled "Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933" as amended, or any subsequent Act of Congress relating thereto. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Federally-chartered credit union: means a credit union organized pursuant to the Act of Congress entitled "Federal Credit Union Act" as amended, or any subsequent Act of Congress relating thereto. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Financial institution: means a universal bank or limited purpose bank organized under the provisions of this Title, and a trust company, nondepository trust company, savings bank, industrial bank or savings and loan association organized under the prior laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Financial institution authorized to do business in this State: means a:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Financial institution holding company: means any company which is deemed to be a holding company pursuant to the provisions contained in Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Financial institutions not authorized to do business in this State: means any person engaged in the business of banking that does not satisfy the definition of "authorized to do business in this State" found in subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Financial records: means the originals or copies of records held by a financial institution authorized to do business in this State or a credit union authorized to do business in this State or their agents or affiliates pertaining to a customer's relationship with the financial institution or credit union and includes information derived from such records. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 161
  • Financing costs: means all costs of issuance, capitalized interest, capitalized operating expenses and debt service reserves, fees and costs of any ancillary obligation or other fees, expenses and costs related to issuing, securing and marketing liquor operation revenue bonds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Fiscal agent: means an incorporated community organization, agency or institution designated by a community-based AIDS organization and authorized by the bureau to receive and distribute grants to that community-based AIDS organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 19251
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fund: means the Liquor Operation Revenue Fund established in section 6054. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gasoline: means a volatile, highly flammable liquid with a flashpoint of less than 100° Fahrenheit obtained from the fractional distillation of petroleum. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • General fund: means the fund created or established as provided in section 6007. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Golf cart: means a motor vehicle that is originally designed and manufactured for operation on a golf course for sporting or recreational purposes and that is not capable of exceeding speeds of 20 miles per hour. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Governing body: means the body that oversees the affairs of a financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Governing body: means a person or group of persons with the responsibility or authority to manage an entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12021
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantee: means the person to whom a freehold estate or interest in land is conveyed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Gross weight: means the weight in pounds of an empty vehicle or axle plus the weight of the maximum load to be carried by the vehicle or axle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business or practice of:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Health care: includes prescribing, dispensing, furnishing or providing to a patient drugs, biologicals, medical devices, health care equipment and supplies or hospice services and the banking of blood, sperm, organs or any other tissue. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Health care facility: means a facility, institution or entity licensed pursuant to Title 22 that offers health care to persons in this State, including a home health care entity and a hospice program, or a pharmacy licensed pursuant to Title 32. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Health care information: means information that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Health care practitioner: means a person licensed in this State to provide or otherwise lawfully providing health care, and includes a partnership or corporation made up of health care practitioners, or an officer, employee, agent or contractor of a health care practitioner acting in the course and scope of employment, agency or contract related to or supportive of the provision of health care to an individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Health care provider: means a health care practitioner or health care facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • highway: means a public way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • His: as used in this Title , means "his or her;" while "he" means "he or she. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Home state: means the District of Columbia and any state or territory of the United States that is the location of an insurance producer's principal place of residence or principal place of business, and in which that person is licensed to act as an insurance producer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Home state: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Host state: means a state, other than the home state of an out-of-state financial institution, national bank or federal association, in which the financial institution maintains a branch or seeks to establish and maintain a branch. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • Indirect loan: means a loan made to an individual, partnership, joint venture, syndicate or corporation which is an agent of another individual, partnership, joint venture, syndicate or corporation, the proceeds of which are used by the party for which the borrower is an agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Industrial bank: means a company organized under Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Institute: means the Maine Technology Institute. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 15301
  • institute for savings: means a financial institution organized under the prior laws of this State that is authorized to exercise the powers set forth in Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Institutional source: means any person or governmental entity that provides information about an individual to a regulated insurance entity or insurance support organization other than:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Insurance agent or agency: means a person engaged in the business of an insurance agent as defined in Title 24-A, section 1502. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Insurance broker: means a person engaged in the business of an insurance broker as defined in Title 24-A, section 1506. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Insurance consultant: means a person engaged in the business of an insurance consultant as defined in Title 24?A, section 1402, subsection 4, 8 or 11. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Insurance producer: means a person required to be licensed under the laws of this State to sell, solicit or negotiate insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Insurance producer: means a person required to be licensed under subchapter II-A to sell, solicit or negotiate insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • Insurance product: means a contract of insurance that is offered for sale by a licensed agent or broker. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Insurance support organization: means any person, other than a regulated insurance entity, health care provider or governmental agency, who regularly engages, in whole or in part, in the practice of assembling or collecting information for the primary purpose of providing the information to carriers, producers or agencies for insurance transactions, including:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Insurance transaction: means any transaction that entails:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Insurer: means a person engaged in the business of entering into contracts of insurance, as defined in section 3, and includes a health maintenance organization, fraternal benefit society, nonprofit hospital or medical service organization, viatical settlement provider or risk retention group. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interested party: means a person having a substantial interest in, or who is or may be aggrieved by, any act or impending act, or any report, rule, regulation, amendment, decision or order of the superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Intersection: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Investor: means any person who has an ownership interest in a financial institution and is entitled to vote under the institution's organizational documents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Investor-owned institution: means a financial institution organized under Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Law enforcement agency: means the State Police, a sheriff's department or a municipal police department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 4002
  • 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
  • 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 5 Sec. 13120-B
  • Lessee: means a tenant under lease and may include an installment purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13120-B
  • License: means a document issued by the superintendent authorizing a person to act as an insurance producer for the lines of authority specified in the document. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • License: means a document issued by the superintendent authorizing a person to act as an insurance producer, adjuster or consultant for kinds of insurance specified in the document as authorized in this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • License: includes , but is not limited to, a nonresident operating privilege and the privilege of a person to apply for or obtain a license or permit to operate a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Licensed dietetic technician: means a person licensed under this chapter who practices dietetics under the supervision of a dietitian who is licensed in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9902
  • Licensed dietitian: means a person who practices dietetics and who is licensed as a dietitian under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9902
  • Licensee: includes , but is not limited to, agency liquor stores and certificate of approval holders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Limited line credit insurance: includes credit life, credit disability, credit property, credit unemployment, involuntary unemployment, mortgage life, mortgage guaranty, mortgage disability, guaranteed automobile protection insurance and any other form of insurance offered in connection with an extension of credit that is limited to partially or wholly extinguishing that credit obligation that the superintendent determines should be designated a form of limited line credit insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Limited line credit insurance producer: means a person who sells, solicits or negotiates one or more forms of limited line credit insurance coverage to individuals through a master, corporate, group or individual policy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Limited lines insurance: means those lines of insurance defined as limited lines in section 1420?F, subsection 1 or any other line of insurance that the superintendent determines necessary to recognize for the purposes of complying with section 1420-G, subsection 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Limited lines producer: means a person authorized by the superintendent to sell, solicit or negotiate limited lines insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • limited purpose institution: means an institution operating pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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
  • Liquor operation revenue bond: means a bond, note or other evidence of indebtedness issued by the bond bank pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • loan and building association: means a financial institution organized under the prior laws of this State that is authorized to exercise the powers set forth in Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Local development corporation: means any nonprofit corporation organized by a city or town under Title 13, chapter 81 or Title 13-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13119
  • Local development corporation: means any nonprofit organization created by a municipality that is incorporated under Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13120-B
  • Low-income: means earning less than 80% of the average income for all wage earners as established by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics or having an annual household income that falls at or below 80% of the median household income for the nation as established by the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census or as otherwise defined by order of the superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Low-speed vehicle: means a 4-wheeled motor vehicle that is able to attain a speed of at least 20 miles per hour but not more than 25 miles per hour and is less than 3,000 pounds in unloaded weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Making a loan: means a loan made to a borrower by a single financial institution, or the purchase of a loan as authorized in section 431-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Malt liquor: includes , but is not limited to, ale, beer, porter and stout. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Managing director: means the person with overall day-to-day responsibility for directing the operations of a quasi-independent state entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12021
  • Manufacturer: means a person who distills, rectifies, brews, ferments, bottles or otherwise produces liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Marketing contract: includes a contract related to the marketing of agricultural products and a contract by an independent agricultural contractor for furnishing services and facilities in raising or growing agricultural products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Member: includes the holder of a membership in an association without capital stock and the holder of common stock in an association organized with capital stock. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • minor child: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Motor vehicle: means a self-propelled vehicle not operated exclusively on railroad tracks, but does not include:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Motorcycle: means a motor vehicle that has a seat or a saddle for the use of the rider and is designed to travel with only 2 or 3 10-inch or larger diameter wheels in ground contact and has a motor with a cylinder capacity of more than 50 cubic centimeters or an electric motor with a capacity of not less than 1,500 watts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • 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 Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Municipality: means any city, town or local development corporation and any board, commission, agency or authority of any such city, town or local development corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13119
  • Municipality: means any county, city or town in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13120-B
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • mutual institution: means any financial institution organized pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Mutual order of protection or restraint: means an order that is granted to the defendant in an action under this chapter or the inclusion of language in an order granted to the plaintiff in an action under this chapter that restricts or limits the plaintiff's conduct with regard to the defendant absent the filing of a separate complaint by the defendant, service of the complaint and summons upon the plaintiff and a finding by the court that the plaintiff committed the abuse alleged in the complaint. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 4002
  • Mutual voter: means a corporator or member as described in Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National bank: means a bank or bank and trust company organized pursuant to the Act of Congress entitled "The National Bank Act" as amended, or any subsequent Act of Congress relating thereto. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Negotiate: means the act of conferring directly with or offering advice directly to a purchaser or prospective purchaser of a particular contract of insurance concerning any of the substantive benefits, terms or conditions of the contract, provided that the person engaged in that act either sells insurance or obtains insurance from insurers for purchasers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • 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.
  • Nondepository trust company: means any financial institution organized under Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Nonresident: means a person other than a resident of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • Nonresident: means a person whose legal residence is not in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Obligee: means any person to whom a duty of support is owed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Obligor: means any person owing a duty of support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Officer: means an employee of a financial institution who has been given managerial or other high-level duties by the governing body of the financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Oil: means oil, petroleum products and their by-products of any kind and in any form including, but not limited to, petroleum, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, oil mixed with other waste, crude oils and all other liquid hydrocarbons regardless of specific gravity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Operator: means an individual who drives or is in control of a vehicle or who is exercising control over or steering a towed vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Organizational document: means the charter, certificate of organization, articles of incorporation, articles of association, articles of organization, certificate of limited liability partnership, bylaws, operating agreement, partnership agreement or any other similar document required to be filed with and approved by the superintendent pursuant to section 314-A or 323. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Original registration: means a registration other than a renewal of registration by the same owner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Out-of-state: means a foreign country or a state other than this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Out-of-state financial institution: means a financial institution organized under provisions of law of a foreign country or a state other than this State that maintains, or seeks to establish and maintain, a branch in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Owner: means a person holding title to a vehicle or having exclusive right to the use of the vehicle for a period of 30 days or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Parent: means the legal parent or the legal guardian when no legal parent exists. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Parent: includes either a biological parent or an adoptive parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 3501
  • 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: means an individual or a business entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Person: means an individual, trust, estate, partnership, association, company, corporation, political subdivision of the State, instrumentality of the State or other entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Person: includes an individual, a partnership, a corporation and an association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Person: includes one or more individuals, partnerships, corporations and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Person: means any natural person, firm, corporation, partnership or other organization, association or group, however organized. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 19201
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, firm, partnership, joint venture, association, fiduciary, trust, estate or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13119
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, association or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust, estate or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Personal information: includes but is not limited to an individual's name and address and health care information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Pickup truck: means a truck with a registered gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Policyholder: means any person who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • 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
  • Pretext interview: means an interview wherein a person, in an attempt to obtain information, performs one or more of the following acts:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Producer: means a person engaged in the production of agricultural products as a farmer, planter, rancher, poultry farmer, dairy farmer, fruit, vegetable or nut grower, or independent agricultural contractor as specified in section 1774, subsections 6-A and 8-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Producers: includes independent agricultural contractors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Program of assistance: means any financial or technical assistance program established or authorized by the department or a municipality and providing assistance to persons for the improvement and development of housing, community and economic development opportunities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13119
  • Public member: means that that person may not be a past or present member of the occupation or profession regulated by the board, may not have been professionally affiliated with that occupation or profession for a period of 5 years preceding appointment to the board and may not have had in the past a material or financial interest in either the provision of services provided by this occupation or profession or an activity directly related to this occupation or profession, including the representation of the board or profession for a fee at any time during the 5 years preceding appointment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Public way: means a way, owned and maintained by the State, a county or a municipality, over which the general public has a right to pass. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Qualified association: means an association of producers accredited in accordance with section 1957. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Quasi-independent state entity: means an organization that has been established by the Legislature as an independent board, commission or agency to fulfill governmental purposes and that receives revenues that are derived, in whole or part, from federal or state taxes or fees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12021
  • Real estate-related services: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Registered weight: means the gross vehicle weight specified on the vehicle's registration certificate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Registration: means the registration certificate, plates and renewal devices pertaining to the registration of a vehicle, including temporary registered gross weight increases. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Regulated insurance entity: means any person or entity required to be licensed by the superintendent under this Title or Title 24, including without limitation a carrier, producer, producer agency or administrator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Reserve fund: means the Maine Municipal Bond Bank Reserve Fund created or established as provided in section 6006. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Resident: means any of the following:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • Resident: means a person who has declared or established residency in this State or has been domiciled in this State for a period of at least 30 days, except for persons in compliance with section 109, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Residual market: means any special-purpose insurer, association, organization or other entity that provides insurance coverage to persons who are unable to obtain it in the voluntary market. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Retail sale: means any single sale of liquor for consumption on or off the premises where sold and whether in the original package or as a mixed drink for immediate consumption. 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
  • Satellite facility: means any facility, automated device or electronic terminal established by a financial institution authorized to do business in this State or a credit union authorized to do business in this State at which an existing financial institution or credit union customer may initiate banking transactions, including, but not limited to, cash deposits to and withdrawals from that customer's account, cash advances on a preauthorized credit line, transfers between deposit or share accounts or payment transfers from the customer's account to accounts of other financial institution or credit union customers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • savings deposit: means a deposit or account in a financial institution in which the depositor is not required by the deposit contract, but may at any time be required by the financial institution, to give notice in writing of an intended withdrawal not less than 7 days before such withdrawal is made and that is not payable on a specified date or at the expiration of a specified time after the date of deposit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • SBIR program: means the small business innovation research program enacted pursuant to the federal Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982, Public Law 97-219, which provides funds to small businesses to conduct innovation research having commercial application. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 15301
  • Sell: means to exchange a contract of insurance by any means, for money or its equivalent, on behalf of an insurance company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Sell: means to sell, offer, negotiate or advertise to sell, display for sale, exchange or otherwise transfer for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • sell: means any transfer or delivery of liquor for a consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Semitrailer: includes , but is not limited to, so-called pole dollies and pole dickeys and wheels commonly used as a support for the ends of logs or other long articles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Service corporation: means a corporation, limited liability company or limited partnership substantially all the activities of which consist of originating, purchasing, selling and servicing loans and participation interests therein; or clerical, bookkeeping, accounting and statistical or similar functions related to a financial institution or real estate activities; or management, personnel, marketing or investment counseling related to a financial institution or real estate activities; or establishing or operating one or more satellite facilities; or any activity authorized by the superintendent by rule or order that has been authorized under federal law for service corporations owned or controlled by national banks, federally chartered savings and loan associations, federally chartered savings banks or federally chartered credit unions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Share account: includes , but is not limited to, accounts such as share, share draft and term share accounts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Social media: means an electronic medium or service through which users create, share and view user-generated content, including, but not limited to, videos, still photographs, blogs, video blogs, podcasts, instant and text messages, e-mail, online service accounts and Internet website profiles and locations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 4002
  • Sociological composition: means the reflection of broad social and economic characteristics of the communities in which a mutual financial institution derives a substantial part of its deposit and loan business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Solicit: means attempting to sell insurance or asking or urging a person to apply for a particular kind of insurance from a particular company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Solid tires: means tires of solid rubber or other material that do not depend on confined air for the support of the load. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Special mobile equipment: includes , but is not limited to, road construction or maintenance machinery, ditch-digging apparatus, stone crushers, air compressors, power shovels, cranes, graders, rollers, trucks used only to plow snow and for other duties pertaining to winter maintenance, including sanding and salting, well drillers and wood-sawing equipment or similar types of equipment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • 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 5 Sec. 13120-B
  • Spirits: means any liquor produced by distillation or, if produced by any other process, strengthened or fortified by the addition of spirits of any kind. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Sport utility vehicle: means a motor vehicle constructed on a light truck chassis but designed primarily for the transportation of persons or any motor vehicle designated by the United States Department of Transportation as a sport utility vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • state: means any state, territory or possession of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Statewide AIDS alliance: means a statewide coalition of community-based AIDS organizations having at least one representative from each member organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 19251
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subsidiary: means a corporation, partnership, business trust, association or similar organization, all of which are referred to in this subsection as "another company" owned or controlled by a financial institution or financial institution holding company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Superintendent: means the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Targeted technologies: means biotechnology, aquaculture and marine technology, composite materials technology, environmental technology, advanced technologies for forestry and agriculture, information technology and precision manufacturing technology. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 15301
  • Tax: means the total amount required to be paid, withheld and paid over or collected and paid over with respect to estimated or actual tax liability under this Title, any credit or reimbursement allowed or paid pursuant to this Title that is recoverable by the assessor and any amount assessed by the assessor pursuant to this Title, including any interest or penalties provided by law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Technology transfer: means the disclosure, protection and licensing of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 15301
  • 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.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • Terminate: means the cancellation of the relationship between an insurance producer and the insurer or the termination of a producer's authority to transact insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • This subchapter: means the "Uniform Agricultural Cooperative Association Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Thrift institution: means a savings bank or a savings and loan association organized under the prior laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Time certificate of deposit: means a deposit evidenced by a negotiable or nonnegotiable instrument which provides on its face that the amount of such deposit is payable to bearer or to any specified person or to his order:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Time deposit: means "time certificate of deposit" and "time deposit, open account". See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Tiny home: means a living space permanently constructed on a frame or chassis and designed for use as permanent living quarters that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Total capital: means the sum of capital, as defined in subsection 6, plus capital notes and debentures, other instruments approved by the superintendent and the allowance for loan losses or other similar reserves. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Tow dolly: means a device towed by a motor vehicle and designed and used exclusively to transport another motor vehicle and on which the front or rear wheels of the towed motor vehicle are mounted, while the other wheels of the towed motor vehicle remain in contact with the ground. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Tractor: means a motor vehicle used primarily off the highway for farming, forestry or other similar types of activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, bicycles and other conveyances either singly or together using public way for travel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Traffic infraction: means any violation of any provision of this Title, or of any rules established under this Title, not expressly defined as a crime or as a civil violation and otherwise not punishable by incarceration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Trailer: means a vehicle without motive power, designed to carry persons or property and to be drawn by a motor vehicle, not operated on railroad tracks, and so constructed that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Truck: means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily to carry property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Truck tractor: means a motor vehicle designed and used exclusively to draw other vehicles and not constructed to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and the load drawn. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • trust and banking company: means any financial institution organized under the prior laws of this State that is authorized to exercise the powers set forth in Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • under common control with: means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract other than a commercial contract for goods or nonmanagement services or otherwise, unless the power is the result of an official position with or a corporate office held by the person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Underground gasoline storage tank: means a tank or container, 10% or more of which is underground, together with associated piping and dispensing facilities and which is used, or intended to be used, for the storage or supply of gasoline. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Underground gasoline storage tank remover: means a person certified under this chapter to remove underground gasoline storage tanks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Underground oil storage tank inspector: means a person certified under this chapter to inspect underground oil storage tanks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Underground oil storage tank installer: means a person certified under this chapter to install underground oil storage tanks and to remove underground oil storage tanks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Uniform application: means the uniform application for resident and nonresident producer licensing authorized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners or its successor organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Uniform business entity application: means the uniform business entity application for resident and nonresident business entities authorized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, or its successor organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Universal bank: means an investor-owned institution or a mutual financial institution authorized by its organizational documents to exercise all the powers granted in Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Vehicle: means a device for conveyance of persons or property on a way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Way: means the entire width between boundary lines of a road, highway, parkway, street or bridge used for vehicular traffic, whether public or private. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • 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
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.