Sections
Part 1 Administration 251 – 350-C
Part 2 State and Local Health Agencies 411 – 784
Part 3 Public Health 801 – 1700
Part 4 Hospitals and Medical Care 1701 – 2150-G
Part 5 Foods and Drugs 2151 – 2700-A
Part 6 Births, Marriages and Deaths 2701 – 3035
Part 7 Public Rehabilitation Services 3059 – 3089

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 22 > Subtitle 2

  • Abuse: means the infliction of injury, unreasonable confinement, intimidation or cruel punishment that causes or is likely to cause physical harm or pain or mental anguish; sexual abuse or sexual exploitation; financial exploitation; or the intentional, knowing or reckless deprivation of essential needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Abuse: includes , but is not limited to, rape or sexual assault, the striking of an individual, the use of excessive force in the use of bodily restraints, the use of bodily or chemical restraints in a manner that is not in compliance with federal and state laws, regulations and rules and verbal, nonverbal, mental and emotional harassment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1211
  • Abuse or neglect: means a threat to a child's health or welfare by physical, mental or emotional injury or impairment, sexual abuse or exploitation including under Title 17-A, sections 282, 852, 853 and 855, deprivation of essential needs or lack of protection from these or failure to ensure compliance with school attendance requirements under Title 20-A, section 3272, subsection 2, paragraph B or section 5051-A, subsection 1, paragraph C, by a person responsible for the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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
  • Accession: means goods that are physically united with other goods in such a manner that the identity of the original goods is not lost. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Accompanied by an adult: means , with respect to operation of an ATV, within visual and voice contact and under the effective control of a child's parent or guardian or another person 21 years of age or older. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • account: means a financial instrument established pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • Account: includes health-care-insurance receivables. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Account debtor: means a person obligated on an account, chattel paper or general intangible. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • account for: means a right to payment of a monetary obligation, whether or not earned by performance:
(a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Account holder: means a person, whose family income is below 200% of the nonfarm income official poverty line as defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget and revised annually in accordance with the United States Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, Section 673, subsection 2, who owns a family development account. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • accounting for: means a record:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Accreditation: means a national federally recognized credentialing process resulting in the approval of a public health system or a municipal health department by a national federally recognized review board certifying that a public health system or a municipal health department has met specific performance requirements and standards. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts credited to a member's individual account, together with regular interest thereon. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • 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
  • Acquisition: means fee ownership, easement, lease, right-of-way and other less-than-fee interests in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10301
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • 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
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit which is of equal value when computed at regular interest, based on the mortality and service tables adopted by the board of trustees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • 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
  • Acute pain: means pain that is the normal, predicted physiological response to a noxious chemical or thermal or mechanical stimulus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjudicatory hearing: means a hearing to determine whether the allegations of a petition under chapter 507 are supported by evidence that satisfies the standard of proof required. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Administer: means to apply an epinephrine autoinjector directly to a human body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2150-F
  • 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
  • Administration of civil justice: means activities relating to the anticipation, prevention, detection, monitoring or investigation of known, suspected or possible civil violations and prospective and pending civil actions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Administration of criminal justice: means activities relating to the anticipation, prevention, detection, monitoring or investigation of known, suspected or possible crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Administration of criminal justice: includes the collection, storage and dissemination of criminal history record information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Administrative compliance order: means an administrative order that is issued by the commissioner against a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative consent order: means an order issued by the commissioner pursuant to a bilateral agreement between the commissioner and a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative penalty: means a fine imposed by the commissioner against a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative unit: means the organization certified by the federal Small Business Administration to administer the Small Business Development Center Program in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1080
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Office of Geographic Information Systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12453
  • Adoptee: means a person who will be or who has been adopted, regardless of whether the person is a child or an adult. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Adult: means a person who is 18 years of age or older. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Adult: means any person who has attained 18 years of age or who is a legally emancipated minor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Adult: means a person 18 years of age or over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Adult education: means education programs primarily operated for individuals beyond the compulsory school ages and administered by school administrative units. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Adverse claim: means a claim that a claimant has a property interest in a financial asset and that it is a violation of the rights of the claimant for another person to hold, transfer or deal with the financial asset. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Advertisement: means all representations, other than those on the label, disseminated in any manner or by any means, relating to seed within the meaning of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Advertisement: means all representations disseminated in any manner or by any means, other than by labeling, for the purpose of inducing, or which are likely to induce, directly or indirectly, the purchase of food. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Adviser: means a person who, at the request of the issuer, a confirmer or another adviser, notifies or requests another adviser to notify the beneficiary that a letter of credit has been issued, confirmed or amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Advisory committee: means the Right To Know Advisory Committee established in Title 5, section 12004-J, subsection 14 and described in section 411. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1052
  • Advisory council: means the Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Affected municipalities: means all those municipalities which, in whole or in part, lie within the boundaries of the quasi-municipal corporation or district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2351
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affiliated group: means a designated business and its corresponding affiliated businesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Affiliated group: means a qualified business and its corresponding affiliated businesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Affordable housing: means a decent, safe and sanitary dwelling, apartment or other living accommodation for a household whose income does not exceed 80% of the median income for the area as defined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development under the United States Housing Act of 1937, Public Law 75-412, 50 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Affordable housing: means a decent, safe and sanitary dwelling, apartment or other living accommodation for a household whose income does not exceed 120% of the median income for the area as defined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development under the United States Housing Act of 1937, Public Law 75-412, 50 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Affordable housing: means decent, safe and sanitary dwellings, apartments or other living accommodations for low-income and moderate-income households. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5002
  • 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: means the protection and advocacy agency for persons with disabilities, designated by the Governor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1211
  • agency: shall mean a state department, agency, office, board, commission; or quasi-independent agency, board, commission, authority or institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1061-A
  • agency: means any unit of State Government or local government, including any state board or commission, except the Legislature and its committees and subcommittees, the Judicial Department, the University of Maine System, the Maine Community College System and the Maine Maritime Academy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2530-A
  • Agency enforcement action: means an enforcement action initiated by an agency against a small business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10951
  • 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
  • Agency of jurisdiction: means the state agency which has use of and jurisdiction over the facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5953
  • Agent: means any person who sells or distributes potatoes or rotation crops in commerce for or on behalf of producers or others and whose operations may include the planting, cultivating, harvesting, grading, packing and furnishing containers, supplies or other services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Agent: means an individual:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Agent: means an individual appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Aggrieved person: means any person who bids on a contract or grant and who is adversely affected, financially, professionally or personally, by that contract or grant award decision. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Agreement: means the bargain of the parties in fact, as found in their language or inferred from other circumstances and from rules, regulations and procedures given the effect of agreements under laws otherwise applicable to a particular transaction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • 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
  • Agreement: means a legally binding written document between 2 or more parties, including, but not limited to, a document commonly referred to as an accepted application, proposal, prospectus, contract, grant, joint or cooperative agreement, purchase of service or state aid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • agreement funding: means all agreement funds received by a community agency from the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • 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 enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to growing or raising plants or animals, harvesting plants or growing or obtaining plant or animal by-products, includes forestry and aquaculture and includes production, processing, storing, packaging or marketing products derived from agricultural enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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 land: means land capable of supporting commercial farming and forestry production. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Agricultural lien: means an interest, other than a security interest, in farm products:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Agricultural liming material: means a product whose calcium and magnesium compounds are capable of neutralizing soil acidity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Agricultural products: means those plants and animals and their products that are useful to humans and includes, but is not limited to, forages and sod crops, grains and feed crops, dairy and dairy products, poultry and poultry products, bees and bees' products, livestock and livestock products, manure and compost and fruits, berries, vegetables, flowers, seeds, grasses and other similar products, or any other plant, animal or plant or animal products that supply humans with food, feed, fiber or fur. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 3102
  • Agricultural products: include floricultural, horticultural, viticultural, forestry, nut, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee and any farm products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Agricultural seeds: shall include the seeds of grass, forage, cereal and fiber crops and any other kinds of seeds commonly recognized within this State as agricultural or field seeds, and mixtures of such seeds, except seeds of cereals grown in Maine and sold directly from grower to grower and not labeled as seed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • 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
  • Aircraft: means a machine or device designed for flight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Airline: means any person operating regularly scheduled intrastate or interstate passenger air transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Airmobile: means any vehicle propelled by mechanical power that is designed to travel upon a cushion of air on or within 2 feet of the water or land surface of the earth. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • 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
  • Alien: means a person who is not a citizen of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • All-weather road: means a public or private road that may be traversed during all seasons of the year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Allocation: means the privilege of taking a specified number of passengers per day on whitewater trips on a particular river, as specified annually. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3758-A
  • Alpine tundra: means high-elevation, treeless areas beyond the timberline that are dominated by low herbaceous or shrubby vegetation and, specifically, areas that are designated as alpine tundra by the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry by rule pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • 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
  • ambulatory surgical facility: means a facility with a primary purpose of providing elective surgical care to a patient who is admitted to and discharged from the facility within the same day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1812-E
  • Ambulatory surgical facility: means a facility, not part of a hospital, that provides surgical treatment to patients not requiring hospitalization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • 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.
  • Amenities: means items of street furniture, signs and landscaping, including, but not limited to, plantings, benches, trash receptacles, street signs, sidewalks and pedestrian malls. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Amenities: means items of street furniture, signs and landscaping, including, but not limited to, plantings, benches, trash receptacles, street signs, sidewalks and pedestrian malls. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Anatomical gift: means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect after the donor's death for the purposes of transplantation, therapy, research or education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Ancient burying ground: means a private cemetery established before 1880. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1101-A
  • 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
  • Animal: means an animal entered in an event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Animal: means all vertebrate and invertebrate species, including but not limited to humans and other mammals, birds, fish and shellfish. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Annual base compensation: means a member's gross compensation, based upon amounts reported by the member's employer on the member's previous year's federal wage and tax statement, that is used the first day of each April for setting the amount of coverage prior to retirement for participants in the group life insurance program administered by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • another program: means a program of the department not defined as a program in subsection 10 or a program of another department that is approved for addition to the EBT system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 21
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Antique snowmobile: means a snowmobile more than 25 years old that is registered as an antique snowmobile under section 13104, subsection 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Any election: means primary and general elections and referenda, whether regular or special. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Applicant: means a person at whose request or for whose account a letter of credit is issued. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Appointment of agent: means a statement appointing an agent for service of process filed by a domestic entity that is not a filing entity or a nonqualified foreign entity under section 112. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appraised value: means the fair market value of property without the consideration of the effect, if any, of dedication or other preservation-related restrictions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Approved equal: means any goods or service other than specified in the bid proposal that in the opinion of the State Purchasing Agent is equivalent in character, quality and performance to the goods or service specified in the bid proposal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Approved private school: means a private school approved for attendance purposes under chapter 117. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Aquatic plant: means a plant species that requires a permanently flooded freshwater habitat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Arborist: means a person who, for compensation, takes down or fells, diagnoses or evaluates the condition of shade or ornamental trees; solicits, recommends or supervises the treatment of those trees; or in any manner or for any purpose treats or cares for those trees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2173
  • Archives: means government records that have been determined by the State Archivist to have sufficient value to warrant their continued preservation and that are in the physical and legal custody of the Maine State Archives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2530-A
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Articles: means the articles of incorporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Arts district: means a specified area within the corporate limits of a municipality or plantation that has been designated by the municipality or plantation for the purpose of providing employment and cultural opportunities through the development of arts opportunities, including, but not limited to, museums, galleries, arts education, art studios, performing arts venues and associated businesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • As-extracted collateral: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Assessor: means the State Tax Assessor, except that, in Part 2, Property Taxes, it means the State Tax Assessor with respect to the unorganized territory and the respective municipal assessors or chief assessors of primary assessing areas with respect to the organized areas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Assessor: means the State Tax Assessor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assets of the investment trust fund: means the funds appropriated or otherwise provided to fund the investment trust fund, together with the interest, earnings and returns on the funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17431
  • Assistant: means a person paid to perform a service for a caregiver, dispensary, manufacturing facility or marijuana testing facility in accordance with this chapter, whether as an employee or independent contractor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Associated organization: means any organization in which a Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family is a managerial employee, director, officer or trustee or owns or controls, directly or indirectly, and severally or in the aggregate, at least 10% of the outstanding equity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • Associated radiological concerns: means radioactive elements other than radon, including, but not limited to, radium, thorium, uranium and their respective decay products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 772
  • Association: means any corporation organized under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-P
  • 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
  • Association of producers: means any association of producers of agricultural products organized and existing under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • At-risk student: means a student who:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • At-risk student: means an elementary student or secondary student who is at risk of failing or dropping out of a regular public school program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3537
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attendant: means an agent of a county sheriff or of the Department of Corrections who is authorized to provide temporary supervision of a juvenile alleged to have committed a juvenile crime or of a juvenile adjudicated as having committed a juvenile crime when supervision is appropriate as an interim measure pending the completion of a procedure authorized by law to be taken in regard to such juvenile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • ATV grant coordinator: means the person retained by the commissioner to be responsible for providing administration and staff support for the ATV Enforcement Grant Program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10321
  • auction: means the offering of cattle, sheep, swine, goats, equines, domesticated cervids, poultry and other animals raised for food or fiber for sale by means of exchanges between an auctioneer and bidders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6203-G
  • 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
  • Authentication: means the process of verifying the identity and credentials of a person before authorizing access to prescription data. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4861
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority established pursuant to section 4722. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4991
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Authority: means the Maine Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority created and established as a public body corporate and politic of the State of Maine by section 2054 or any board, body, commission, department or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers conferred upon the authority by this chapter shall be given by law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 829
  • Authority: means the Loring Development Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Authority: means the Washington County Development Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-B
  • Authority: means the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority established in section 13083-G. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • Authorized: means the granting of access privileges to prescription data. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Authorized agent: means employees of the department, veterinarians licensed by the State to practice veterinary medicine while performing official duties for the department, employees of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, or other persons designated by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6307
  • Authorized entity: means any entity, organization or place of employment, other than a school under Title 20-A, section 6305, in connection with or at which allergens capable of causing anaphylaxis may be present, including but not limited to recreation camps, colleges, universities, day care facilities, youth sports leagues, amusement parks, restaurants and sports arenas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2150-F
  • Autoloading firearm: means a firearm that reloads itself after each shot and requires that the trigger be pulled for each shot. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Automated transaction: means a transaction conducted or performed, in whole or in part, by electronic means or electronic records in which the acts or records of one or both parties are not reviewed by an individual in the ordinary course of forming a contract, performing under an existing contract or fulfilling an obligation required by the transaction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Automatic firearm: means a firearm that will continue to fire as long as the trigger is held back. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Automobile graveyard: includes an area used for automobile dismantling, salvage and recycling operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3752
  • Automobile recycling business: means the business premises of a dealer or a recycler licensed under Title 29-A, sections 851 to 1112 who purchases or acquires salvage vehicles for the purpose of reselling the vehicles or component parts of the vehicles or rebuilding or repairing salvage vehicles for the purpose of resale or for selling the basic materials in the salvage vehicles, as long as 80% of the business premises specified in the site plan in section 3755-A, subsection 1, paragraph C is used for automobile recycling operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3752
  • Available facility: means a facility in which all or a part of the facility is unused and available for leasing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5953
  • Average final compensation: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Average final compensation: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Average personal income growth: means the average for the prior 10 calendar years, ending with the most recent calendar year for which data is available, of the percent change in personal income in this State, as estimated by the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • 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.
  • Bailee: means a person that by a warehouse receipt, bill of lading or other document of title acknowledges possession of goods and contracts to deliver them. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1407
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • 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
  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • Ballot labels: means the pages, cards or other material containing the names of offices and candidates and the referendum questions to be voted on that are placed on the voting device to conform with the voting system in use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 584-A
  • Bank: means an organization that is engaged in the business of banking. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • base: means those properties and facilities within the geographic boundaries of the United States Department of Defense air force base at Limestone existing on July 13, 1993. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • base: means those properties and facilities within the geographic boundaries of the United States Department of Defense naval air station at Brunswick existing on the effective date of this section. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • Base area: means the area within the geographic boundaries of Loring Air Force Base. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Base area: means the area within the geographic boundaries of Loring Air Force Base, as defined in section 13080-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Base area: means the area within the geographic boundaries of Brunswick Naval Air Station. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • Base level of employment: means the greater of either the total employment in the State of a business as of March 31st, June 30th, September 30th and December 31st of the calendar year immediately preceding the year of the business's application to become a certified Pine Tree Development Zone business divided by 4 or its average employment during the base period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Base period: means the 3 calendar years preceding the calendar year in which an application for approval of a state tax increment financing district is submitted to the commissioner by a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Baseline General Fund revenue: means the recommended General Fund revenue forecast reported by the Revenue Forecasting Committee in its December 1st report of even-numbered years, increased by the net reduction of General Fund revenue, if any, for all enacted changes affecting state and local tax burden since the previous December 1st report of even-numbered years of the Revenue Forecasting Committee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • Beano: means a specific kind of group game of chance, regardless of whether such a game is characterized by another name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Bear bait: means an animal or plant or derivative of an animal or plant used to attract bear. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Bed and breakfast: means a place that advertises itself as a bed and breakfast where the public for a fee may obtain overnight accommodations that include a sleeping room or rooms and at least one meal per day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Beneficial insects: means those insects that, during their life cycle, are effective pollinators of plants, are parasites or predators of pests or are otherwise beneficial. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Beneficial owner: means any person who, directly or indirectly, through any contract, arrangement or understanding, other than a revocable proxy, has or shares the power to vote, or to direct the voting of, shares; except that a member of a national securities exchange is not considered to be a beneficial owner of securities held directly or indirectly by it on behalf of another person solely because the member is the record holder of the securities if the member is precluded by the rules of the exchange from voting without instruction on contested matters or matters that may affect substantially the rights or privileges of the holders of the securities to be voted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1661
  • Beneficial shareholder: means a person who is the beneficial owner of shares held in a voting trust or by a nominee on the beneficial owner's behalf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1661
  • 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
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Beneficiary: means any person who receives or is designated to receive a benefit provided by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Beneficiary: means a person who under the terms of a letter of credit is entitled to have its complying presentation honored. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Benefit: means any payment made, or required to be made, to a beneficiary under chapter 423, subchapter V or chapter 425, subchapter V. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Bereavement services: means emotional support services related to the death of a family member, including, but not limited to, counseling, provision of written material, social reorientation and group support for up to one year following the death of the client who was terminally ill. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Biennial base year appropriation: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • Bind over hearing: means a hearing at which the Juvenile Court determines whether or not to permit the State to proceed against a juvenile as if he were an adult. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Blood-borne pathogen test: means a test that indicates the presence of a specific blood-borne transmissible infectious agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 831
  • 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 Manufactured Housing Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Board: means the Maine Agricultural Bargaining Board provided for in this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Board: means the State Board of Pesticides Control as established in section 1471-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • 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 13 Sec. 1826
  • Board: means a bureau, board or commission listed in Title 10, section 8001 or 8001-A, other licensor that is affiliated with or is a part of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, the Board of Overseers of the Bar or any other state agency or municipality that issues a license authorizing a person to engage in a business, occupation, profession or industry and any state agency, bureau, board, commission or municipality that issues a license or permit to hunt, fish, operate a boat, operate a snowmobile, operate an ATV or engage in any other sporting or recreational activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Board: means the Manufactured Housing Board or its employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • Board: means the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund Board established in section 10308. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10301
  • Board: means the board of directors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Board: means the Technical Building Codes and Standards Board established in Title 5, section 12004-G, subsection 5-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 23
  • Board: means the Board of Licensure of Water System Operators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2621
  • Board: means the Maine Motor Vehicle Franchise Board created pursuant to section 1187. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Board: means the Maine Potato Board established in Title 36, section 4603. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • Board of directors: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Board of trustees: means the board provided for in section 1231. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Board of trustees: means the Maine Rural Development Authority Board of Trustees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Bona fide occupational exposure: means skin, eye, mucous membrane or parenteral contact of a person with the potentially infectious blood or other body fluids of another person that results from the performance of duties by the exposed person in the course of employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Bona fide occupational exposure: means skin, eye, mucous membrane or parenteral contact of a person with the potentially infectious blood or other body fluids of another person that results from the performance of duties by the exposed person in the course of employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 831
  • Bond: means revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Bond: means a bond or note or other evidence of indebtedness authorized under this article, whether issued under or pursuant to a bond resolution, trust indenture, loan or other security agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Bond: means a bond or note or other evidence of indebtedness authorized under this article, whether issued under or pursuant to a bond resolution, trust indenture, loan or other security agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • 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
  • Bottler: means a person who packages spirits, wine or beer for sale in containers, and is not engaged in distilling, brewing, fermenting or rectifying liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Boundary waters between Maine and New Brunswick: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Bow: means the forward half of a watercraft. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Brand: means a term, design or trademark used in connection with one or several grades of commercial fertilizer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Brand: means the term, designation, trademark, product name or other specific designation under which an individual agricultural liming material is offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Brand name: means a word, name, symbol or device, or any combination thereof, that identifies the commercial feed of a distributor or registrant and distinguishes it from that of others. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Brand name: means the term, designation, trademark, product name or other specific designation under which individual plant or soil amendments are distributed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Breathing apparatus: means any breathing device, either high or low pressure, which is used to sustain human life under adverse conditions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1582
  • 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
  • Broker: means any person engaged in the business of negotiating sales of potatoes in commerce for or on behalf of the seller or the purchaser, respectively. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Broker: means a person defined as a broker or dealer under the federal securities laws, but without excluding a bank acting in that capacity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Broker: means a person who, for a fee, commission or other valuable consideration, arranges or offers to arrange a transaction involving the sale, for purposes other than resale, of a new motor vehicle and who is not:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Budget authority: Authority provided by law to enter into obligations that will result in outlays of Federal funds. Budget authority may be classified by the period of availability (one-year, multiyear, no-year), by the timing of congressional action (current or permanent), or by the manner of determining the amount available (definite or indefinite).
  • Budget committee: means the Penobscot County Budget Committee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 900-K
  • Building code: means any part or portion of any edition of a code that regulates the construction of a building, including codes published by the International Code Council or Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 23
  • Bulk: means a nonpackaged form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Bulk: means in nonpackaged form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Bureau: means the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1202-A
  • 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 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 Insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1692-A
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Business: means any corporation, partnership, limited liability corporation, professional corporation or any other legal business entity recognized under the laws of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Business concern: means a person, partnership or corporation engaged in providing property, products or services for the purpose of gain, benefit or advantage, either direct or indirect, whether or not the concern is organized for profit or not for profit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • Buyer: means any person other than a consumer who purchases or contracts to purchase potatoes or rotation crops. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Bylaws: means those bylaws established by the interstate commission pursuant to section 7268 for its governance or for directing or controlling its actions and conduct. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Cable television system: means any facility that, in whole or in part, receives directly or indirectly over the air, amplifies or otherwise modifies the signals transmitting programs broadcast by one or more television or radio stations and distributes those signals by wire or cable to subscribing members of the public who pay for that service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Calories per serving: means the caloric information for a food or beverage item being offered for consumption by one person, as usually prepared and as offered for sale on the menu, menu board or food display tag. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Campground: includes , but is not limited to, sites intended for recreational purposes rather than permanent residency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Campsite: means a camping location containing tents, registered tent trailers, registered pickup campers, registered recreational vehicles, registered trailers or similar devices used for camping. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Candidate: means any person who has filed a petition under either sections 335 and 336 or sections 354 and 355 and has qualified as a candidate by either procedure, or any person who has received contributions or made expenditures or has given his consent for any other person to receive contributions or make expenditures with the intent of qualifying as a candidate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Capital expenditure: means an expenditure, including a force account expenditure or predevelopment activities, that under generally accepted accounting principles is not properly chargeable as an expense of operation and maintenance and, for the purposes of this chapter, includes capitalized interest on borrowed funds and the fair market value of any property or equipment that is acquired under lease or comparable arrangement or by donation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • 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
  • Captured assessed value: means the amount, as a percentage or stated sum, of increased assessed value that is utilized from year to year to finance the project costs contained within the development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Captured assessed value: means the amount, as a percentage or stated sum, of increased assessed value that is utilized from year to year to finance the project costs contained within the development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Captured assessed value: means the amount, as a percentage or stated sum, of increased assessed value that is utilized from year to year to finance the project costs contained within the affordable housing development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • 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
  • Cardholder: means a person who has been issued and possesses a valid registry identification card. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Care plan: means a written service delivery plan that the interdisciplinary team, in conjunction with the client, shall develop to reflect the changing care needs of the client. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Caregiver: means a person or an assistant of that person that provides care for a qualifying patient in accordance with section 2423-A, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Caretaker: means any individual or institution who has or assumes the responsibility for the care of an adult. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Carrier: means a person that issues a bill of lading. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1407
  • 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
  • Case plan prescription: means a plan developed by the family support team. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4092
  • Cash proceeds: means proceeds that are money, checks, deposit accounts or the like. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Catastrophic injury: means an extremely serious injury that may result in permanent disability or a long-lasting medical condition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6008
  • Catastrophic occurrence: means accidental fire, flood, hurricane, windstorm, earthquake or other similar event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Catering: means service of liquor with or without food by a person to groups at a prearranged function. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Cave: includes natural subsurface water and drainage systems, but does not include any mine, tunnel or other artificial excavation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 66-B
  • Cave life: means any life-form normally found in a cave. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 66-B
  • Center: means the Center of Excellence for At-risk Students established in subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3537
  • Certificate of approval holder: means an instate manufacturer, out-of-state manufacturer or out-of-state wholesaler licensed by the bureau. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Certificate of title: includes another record maintained as an alternative to a certificate of title by the governmental unit that issues certificate of title if a statute permits the security interest in question to be indicated on the record as a condition or result of the security interest's obtaining priority over the rights of a lien creditor with respect to the collateral. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Certificated security: means a security that is represented by a certificate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Certified applicator: means any person who is certified pursuant to section 1471-D and authorized to use or supervise the use of any pesticides. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • certified seed: as used in this Title shall be deemed to mean potato, vegetable, forage crop or grain seeds as shall have been grown and prepared for sale in accordance with regulations laid down by the commissioner and for which a certificate or tag has been issued as provided in section 2103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6705
  • Cervid: means a member of the cervidae family and hybrids, including deer, elk, caribou, reindeer and related species, specified by the commissioner by rule with the written concurrence of the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6110
  • Chain restaurant: means an eating establishment that does business under the same trade name in 20 or more locations, at least one of which is located in the State, that offers predominantly the same type of meals, food, beverages or menus, regardless of the type of ownership of an individual location. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charitable purpose: means the relief of poverty, the advancement of education or religion, the promotion of health, the promotion of a governmental purpose or any other purpose the achievement of which is beneficial to the community. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 664
  • 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.
  • Charter revision: means a change in the charter of a quasi-municipal corporation or district which has an effect on:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2351
  • Chattel paper: means a record or records that evidence both a monetary obligation and a security interest in specific goods, a security interest in specific goods and license of software used in the goods, a lease of specific goods or a lease of specific goods and license of software used in the goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • check: means a check, draft or order for the payment of money. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2951
  • Chief Information Officer: means the person who holds the lead information technology position within the executive branch that directs, coordinates and oversees information technology policy making, planning, architecture and standardization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Chief Medical Examiner: means the Office of Chief Medical Examiner within the Office of the Attorney General. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Child: means any natural or legally adopted, born or unborn, progeny of a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Child: means a person who is under 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Child: means any person who is less than 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Child: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Child or children: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Child protection proceeding: means a proceeding on a child protection petition under subchapter IV, a subsequent proceeding to review or modify a case disposition under section 4038, an appeal under section 4006, a proceeding on a termination petition under subchapter VI, or a proceeding on a medical treatment petition under subchapter VIII. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Child support: means money paid directly to a parent, to another person or agency awarded parental rights and responsibilities with respect to a child or to the department on behalf of a child receiving public assistance and medical or dental insurance coverage provided on behalf of a child pursuant to court order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • Child-resistant: means , with respect to packaging or a container:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Chronic pain: means pain that persists beyond the usual course of an acute disease or healing of an injury. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Cigarette paper: means those papers or paper-like products used to roll cigarettes, which by advertising, design or use facilitate the use of tobacco or other products for inhalation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • 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
  • Class A restaurant: means a reputable place operated by responsible persons of good reputation that is regularly used for the purpose of providing full course meals for the public on the premises, that is equipped with a separate and complete kitchen, and that maintains adequate dining room equipment and capacity for preparing and serving full course meals upon the premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Clean fuel: includes , but is not limited to, compressed natural gas; liquefied natural gas; liquefied petroleum gas; hydrogen; hythane, which is a combination of compressed natural gas and hydrogen; dynamic flywheels; solar energy; alcohol fuels containing not less than 85% alcohol by volume; and electricity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Clean fuel vehicle: means a vehicle that may be propelled by a clean fuel or a fuel-cell electric vehicle that uses any fuel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Clear-cut: means any timber harvesting on a forested site greater than 5 acres in size that results in a residual basal area of trees over 4 1/2 inches in diameter measured at 4 1/2 feet above the ground of less than 30 square feet per acre, unless, after harvesting, the site has a well-distributed stand of acceptable growing stock, as defined by rule, of at least 3 feet in height for softwood trees and 5 feet in height for hardwood trees that meets the regeneration standards defined under section 8869, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Clearing corporation: means :
  • (i) A person that is registered as a "clearing agency" under the federal securities laws;
    (ii) A federal reserve bank; or
    (iii) Any other person that provides clearance or settlement services with respect to financial assets that would require it to register as a clearing agency under the federal securities laws but for an exclusion or exemption from the registration requirement, if its activities as a clearing corporation, including adoption of rules, are subject to regulation by a federal or state governmental authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Clerk: means the person described in Title 13-C, chapter 5-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • 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: means the person who is receiving the hospice services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Clinic: as used in this subchapter , shall mean any place, establishment or institution which operates for the purpose of dispensing immunizing agents to persons who are not confined in that place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1061
  • Close economic association: means the employers, employees, partners or clients of the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family; corporations in which the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family is an officer, director or agent or owns 10% or more of the outstanding capital stock; a business which is a significant unsecured creditor of the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family; or a business of which the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family is a significant unsecured creditor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • 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
  • Cluster development: means a form of development that allows a subdivision design in which individual lot sizes and setbacks are reduced in exchange for the creation of common open space and recreation areas, the preservation of environmentally sensitive areas, agriculture and silviculture and the reduction in the size of road and utility systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Coastal area: means a coastal island and any municipality or unorganized township contiguous to tidal waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • 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
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and amendments to that Code as of March 23, 2018. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • code enforcement officer: means a person certified under this section and employed by a municipality to enforce all applicable laws and ordinances in the following areas:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4451
  • Code of conduct: means the state purchasing code of conduct that follows the principles set out in section 1825-L. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12156
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Collaborative agreement: means an agreement to share the responsibility for and cost of the delivery of certain administrative, instructional and noninstructional functions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2201
  • Collaborative agreement: means an agreement between a secondary school, a career and technical education program and one or more public postsecondary educational institutions in the State to form a collaborative partnership that articulates a credit transfer agreement between the publicly supported educational institutions and that specifies each institution's responsibility for and cost of the delivery of specified secondary and postsecondary educational functions and support services over a 3-year period for a cohort-based program that provides secondary school students with the opportunity to take postsecondary education courses and earn credits toward an associate degree while participating in a career and technical education program that integrates secondary education and postsecondary education courses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3552
  • Collaborative agreements: includes , but is not limited to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2201
  • Collaborative board: means the governing body composed of representatives of the publicly supported educational institutions participating in the collaborative partnership and the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3552
  • Collaborative partnership: means a dual enrollment career and technical education collaborative partnership formed pursuant to this chapter to provide a cohort-based learning pathway for career and technical education students that provides those students with the opportunity to take postsecondary education courses and earn credits toward an associate degree while participating in a career and technical education program that integrates secondary education and postsecondary education courses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3552
  • Collateral: includes :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Collateral source: means a source of benefits or advantages for economic loss resulting from a crime, which the victim has received, or which is readily available to him from:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1402-A
  • Collective: means an association, cooperative, affiliation or group of caregivers who physically assist each other in the act of cultivation, processing or distribution of marijuana for medical use for the benefit of the members of the collective. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Commercial: means for financial compensation or other remuneration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3758-A
  • Commercial: means related to or connected with the furtherance of a profit-making enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Commercial applicator: means any person, whether or not the person is a private applicator with respect to some uses, who uses or supervises the use of any limited or restricted-use pesticides on any property other than as provided by subsection 22, or who uses general-use pesticides in custom application on such property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Commercial beano hall permit: means written authority from the Gambling Control Unit issued to a permittee who rents or leases premises for profit to a licensee to hold, conduct or operate "beano. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Commercial clerk: means a clerk who is listed under section 106. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • 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
  • Commercial feed: means all materials except unmixed seed, whole or processed, when not adulterated within the meaning of section 717, subsections 1 to 4 which are distributed for use as feed or for mixing in feed, provided that the commissioner by regulation may exempt from this definition, or from specific provisions of this Act, commodities such as hay, straw, stover, silage, cobs, husks, hulls and individual chemical compounds or substances when such commodities, compounds or substances are not intermixed or mixed with other materials, and are not adulterated within the meaning of section 717, subsection 1, paragraph A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Commercial fertilizer: means a substance containing one or more recognized fertilizer materials bearing a guaranteed analysis on the product label of a packaged product or the accompanying delivery paperwork or invoice of a bulk fertilizer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Commercial fisheries business: means an enterprise directly or indirectly concerned with the commercial harvest of wild or aquacultured marine organisms, whose primary source of income is derived from these activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • Commercial large game shooting area: means an enclosed area in which large game are kept and a fee is charged to pursue and kill or pursue and attempt to kill large game. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6111
  • Commercial processor: means a person who maintains an official establishment under this chapter for the purpose of processing livestock, meat, meat food products, poultry or poultry products other than for the exclusive use in the household of the owner of the commodity by the owner and members of the owner's household and the owner's nonpaying guests and employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commercial registered agent: means an individual or a domestic or foreign entity listed under section 106. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Commercial slaughterhouse: means a person engaged in the business of slaughtering livestock or poultry other than as a custom slaughterhouse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commercial sporting camp: means a building or group of buildings devoted primarily to the offering of primitive lodging facilities for a fee to persons primarily in pursuit of primitive recreation or snowmobiling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Commercial tort claim: means a claim arising in tort with respect to which:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Commercially: means , with regard to the buying, selling, bartering or trading of wildlife parts, for the purpose of resale or profit or receiving any form of remuneration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Commission: means the Maine Small Business and Entrepreneurship Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1080
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission established pursuant to Title 35-A, section 103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • 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 Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • commission: means the Interstate Prescription Monitoring Program Commission created pursuant to section 7266. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Commission: means the Maine Land Use Planning Commission established under section 683-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Commission: means the Maine Public Drinking Water Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Commission: means a river corridor commission granted approval by the commissioner under section 4463 and authorized by Title 5, chapter 379, or as established under Title 38, chapter 6. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4462
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1080
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his authorized agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services or a designated representative in the geographical area in which the person resides or is present. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-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 Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Commissioner: shall mean the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his duly authorized agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6307
  • Commissioner: includes a designee of the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6952
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2142
  • Commissioner: means the voting representative appointed by each member state pursuant to section 7266. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 62
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-R
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Education or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his duly authorized agents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, who has responsibility for the administration of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4462
  • Committee: means a joint standing committee of the Legislature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1074
  • Committee: means the Revenue Forecasting Committee established in Title 5, section 1710-E. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Committee: means the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund Committee under section 972-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Commodity account: means an account maintained by a commodity intermediary in which a commodity contract is carried for a commodity customer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Commodity contract: means a commodity futures contract, an option on a commodity futures contract, a commodity option or another contract if the contract or option is:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Commodity customer: means a person for which a commodity intermediary carries a commodity contract on its books. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Commodity intermediary: means a person that:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Communicable disease: is a disease capable of being transmitted from one person to another. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • Communicable disease: means an illness or condition due to a specific infectious agent or its toxic products which arises through transmission of that agent or its products from a reservoir to a susceptible host. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Communicate: means to:
  • (i) Send a signed writing; or
    (ii) Transmit information by any mechanism agreed upon by the persons transmitting and receiving the information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Communicate: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Community agency: means any public or private nonprofit organization, firm, individual, partnership or business corporation operated for profit that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Community development organization: means a charitable organization, a community action agency or a nonprofit organization under the Internal Revenue Code, Section 501(c)(3) approved by the authority to administer a family development account program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • Community school district: means a state-approved unit of school administration composed of more than one municipality or school administrative district which may provide public education for any combination of kindergarten through grade 12. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Community-based offshore wind energy project: means a wind energy development, as defined by Title 35-A, section 3451, subsection 11, with an aggregate generating capacity of less than 3 megawatts that meets the following criteria: the generating facilities are wholly or partially located on or above the coastal submerged lands of the State; the generating facilities are located within one nautical mile of one or more islands that are within the unorganized and deorganized areas of the State and the project will offset part or all of the electricity requirements of those island communities; and the development meets the definition of "community-based renewable energy project" as defined by Title 35-A, section 3602, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Competitive bidding: means the transmission of a written proposal or invitation to bid to at least 3 responsible suppliers that is to be replied to at a stated time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Complaint: means , but is not limited to, any report or communication, formal or informal, written or oral, including media accounts and telephone calls from any source, including anonymous calls, alleging abuse or neglect of a person with a disability. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1211
  • Complaint: means a request to the special advocate for assistance under section 90-Q. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10951
  • 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
  • Comprehensive community health coalition: means a multisector coalition that serves a defined local geographic area and is composed of designated organizational representatives and interested community members who share a commitment to improving their communities' health and quality of life and that includes public health in its core mission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • Comprehensive economic impact area: means the geographic area affected by a proposed large-scale retail development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Comprehensive economic impact study: means a municipal study that estimates the effects of a large-scale retail development on the local economy, downtown and community pursuant to section 4367, subsection 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Comprehensive family life education: means education in kindergarten to grade 12 regarding human development and sexuality, including education on family planning and sexually transmitted diseases, that is medically accurate and age appropriate; that respects community values and encourages parental communication; that develops skills in communication, decision making and conflict resolution; that contributes to healthy relationships; that promotes responsible sexual behavior with an emphasis on abstinence; that addresses the use of contraception; that promotes individual responsibility and involvement regarding sexuality; and that teaches skills for responsible decision making regarding sexuality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1902
  • Comprehensive plan: means a document or interrelated documents containing the elements established under section 4326, subsections 1 to 4, including the strategies for an implementation program which are consistent with the goals and guidelines established under subchapter II. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Confidential criminal history record information: means criminal history record information of the following types:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Confirmer: means a nominated person who undertakes, at the request or with the consent of the issuer, to honor a presentation under a letter of credit issued by another. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Consignee: means a person named in a bill of lading to which or to whose order the bill promises delivery. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1407
  • Consignee: means a merchant to which goods are delivered in a consignment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Consignment: means a transaction, regardless of its form, in which a person delivers goods to a merchant for the purpose of sale and:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Consignor: means a person named in a bill of lading as the person from which the goods have been received for shipment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1407
  • Consignor: means a person that delivers goods to a consignee in a consignment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Construction: when used in connection with "health care facility" means the establishment, erection, building, purchase or other acquisition of a health care facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Consumer: means an individual who purchases, receives or possesses tobacco products for personal consumption and not for resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Consumer goods: means goods that are used or bought for use primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Consumer obligor: means an obligor who is an individual who incurred the obligation as part of a transaction entered into primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Consumer pack: means a unit of 50 pounds or less net weight of potatoes contained in a bag or other type of container. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1032
  • Consumer Price Index: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Consumer transaction: includes consumer-goods transactions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Consumer-goods transaction: means a consumer transaction in which:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter in water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Continuation statement: means an amendment of a financing statement that:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Contract: means the total legal obligation resulting from the parties' agreement as affected by this chapter and other applicable law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Contract zoning: means the process by which the property owner, in consideration of the rezoning of that person's property, agrees to the imposition of certain conditions or restrictions not imposed on other similarly zoned properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Controlled by: means a person subject to control by another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Controlled substance: means a controlled substance included in schedules II, III or IV of 21 United States Code, Section 812 or 21 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 1308. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Controller: means the State Controller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • Converting entity: means the domestic business corporation or domestic unincorporated entity that adopts a plan of entity conversion or the foreign unincorporated entity converting to a domestic business corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1602
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cooperating entities: means those private nonprofit organizations, municipal conservation commissions, local governments, federal agencies or other bodies designated by the Land for Maine's Future Board pursuant to section 6203, as able to assist the State in the acquisition or management of conservation lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • Cooperative: means a regional education cooperative formed pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2002
  • Cooperative affordable housing corporation: means a domestic corporation that is organized under or elects to be governed by the provisions of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Cooperative agreement: means an agreement that names the parties to the agreement and describes the nature and scope of the cooperation for:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1843
  • Cooperative agreement: means an agreement between school administrative units that form a regional education cooperative to share the responsibility for and cost of the delivery of specified educational functions and support services in a region such as, without limitation:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2002
  • Cooperative board: means the governing body with the powers and duties set forth in this chapter for a regional education cooperative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2002
  • Cooperative board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a career and technical education region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Cooperative interest: means the ownership interest in a cooperative affordable housing corporation that is evidenced by a membership share. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Cooperative property: means the real and personal property, including mobile and manufactured homes, in this State owned or leased by a cooperative affordable housing corporation for the primary purpose of residential use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Coordinated community program: means a system for providing all necessary social services in a manner designed to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 5114
  • Coordinator of the Natural Areas Program: means the person appointed by the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to be responsible for coordinating the Natural Areas Program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10301
  • 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
  • Corporation: includes any domestic or foreign predecessor entity of a corporation in a merger. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1506
  • Corporation: means the Northern Maine Transmission Corporation established in section 9202, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 829
  • Corporation: means the issuer of the shares held by a shareholder demanding appraisal and, for matters covered in sections 1323 to 1332, includes the surviving entity in a merger. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1661
  • cost: includes the fair market value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Council: means the Maine Children's Growth Council established in subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1252-D
  • Council: means the Statewide Homeless Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5002
  • Council: means the Maine Hospice Council established by section 8611. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of Somerset County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 895
  • County legislative delegation: means all state legislators whose legislative districts, in whole or in part, lie within the boundaries of a county. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • County officers: means the commissioners, treasurer, sheriff, register of deeds and register of probate of a county. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • Courses of study: means the courses of study for the elementary and secondary schools that are in alignment with the system of learning results as established in section 6209 and consistent with the requirements of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Court: means any District Court and, with regard to section 4659, the tribal court of the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Covered entity: means a hospital or health care provider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1843
  • Credit: means the right granted by a creditor to a person to defer payment of debt or to incur debt and defer its payment, or purchase property or services and defer payment therefor;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12703
  • 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 transaction: means any invitation to apply for credit, application for credit, extension of credit or credit sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12703
  • Creditable service: means a person's membership service, the person's prior service and service for which credit is allowable under sections 17755 and 17756; section 17760, subsection 3; section 18258; sections 18355 and 18356; and section 18360, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Creditable service: means membership service and prior service as a judge which is credited towards retirement in accordance with subchapter IV. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Creditor: means any person who regularly extends or arranges for the extension of credit for which the payment of finance charge or interest is required whether in connection with loans, sale of property or services or otherwise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12703
  • Crime: means one of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6008
  • Crime: means a criminal offense in which, as defined, there is a victim. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 708
  • Criminal justice agency: includes the Department of the Attorney General, district attorneys' offices and the equivalent departments or offices in any federal or state jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Criminal justice agency: includes federal courts, Maine courts, courts in any other state, the Department of the Attorney General, district attorneys' offices and the equivalent departments or offices in any federal or state jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Criminal history record information: includes , but is not limited to, identifiable descriptions or notations of: summonses and arrests; detention; bail; formal criminal charges such as complaints, informations and indictments; any disposition stemming from such charges; post-plea or post-adjudication sentencing; involuntary commitment; execution of and completion of any sentencing alternatives imposed; release and discharge from involuntary commitment; any related pretrial and post-trial appeals, collateral attacks and petitions; and petitions for and warrants of pardons, commutations, reprieves and amnesties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Criminal justice agency: means a federal, state or State of Maine government agency or any subunit of a government agency at any governmental level that performs the administration of criminal justice pursuant to a statute or executive order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Criminal justice agency: means a federal, state or State of Maine government agency or any subunit of a government agency at any governmental level that performs the administration of criminal justice pursuant to a statute or executive order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Critical area: means any natural area documented by the Natural Areas Program that is conserved or protected in its natural condition through voluntary action. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 62
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Cross-contamination: means the unintentional transfer and incorporation of genetic material between a genetically engineered crop, by cross-pollination or other means, and a nongenetically engineered crop or a wild plant population. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • 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
  • Cultivation area: means an indoor or outdoor area used for cultivation in accordance with this chapter that is enclosed and equipped with locks or other security devices that permit access only by a person authorized to have access to the area under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Custodian: means the person who has legal custody and power over the person of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Custom application: means an application of a pesticide:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Custom processor: means a person who maintains a licensed establishment under this chapter for the purpose of processing livestock, meat, meat food products, poultry or poultry products exclusively for use in the household of the owner of the commodity by the owner and members of the owner's household and the owner's nonpaying guests and employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Custom slaughterhouse: means a person who maintains a slaughtering facility that is a licensed establishment or a registered establishment under this chapter for the purposes of slaughtering livestock or poultry for another person's exclusive use by that person and members of that person's household and that person's nonpaying guests and employees, and who is not engaged in the business of buying or selling carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat or meat food products or any cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, domestic rabbits, equines, poultry or other designated animals useable as human food. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Customer: means an individual who is lawfully on the premises of a retail establishment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1671
  • Customer-formula feed: means commercial feed which consists of a mixture of commercial feeds or feed ingredients or both, each batch of which is manufactured according to the specific instructions of the final purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Data processing: means the process that encompasses all computerized and auxiliary automated information handling, including systems analysis and design, conversion of data, computer programming, information storage and retrieval, data and facsimile transmission, requisite system controls, simulation and all related interactions between people and machines. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Dealer: means any person engaged in the business of buying or selling potatoes or rotation crops in wholesale or jobbing quantities in commerce and includes:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Dealer: shall mean any person engaged in the business of dealing in, selling, buying, exchanging or trading in weighing or measuring devices in this State;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Dealer: means a person engaged in the sale, offering for sale, brokering or distribution of manufactured housing to a licensed dealer, developer dealer or consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Dealer: means any person engaged in the sale, leasing, or distribution of new manufactured homes primarily to persons who in good faith purchase or lease a manufactured home for purposes other than resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • Debtor: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Decedent: includes a stillborn infant and, subject to restrictions imposed by law other than this chapter, a fetus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declared state disaster or emergency: means a disaster or emergency event for which a Governor's state of emergency proclamation has been issued pursuant to Title 37-B, section 742 or that the President of the United States has declared to be a major disaster or emergency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 42
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Delivery order: means a record that contains an order to deliver goods directed to a warehouse, carrier or other person that in the ordinary course of business issues warehouse receipts or bills of lading. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1407
  • Delivery sale: means a sale of tobacco products to a consumer in this State when:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • 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 Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1080
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Department: means the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1582
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2161
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation or its employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2142
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-R
  • Department: means the Department of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services and its agents and authorized representatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services as well as other departments and agencies of State Government approved for inclusion in this chapter by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Department examination: means actions determined to be necessary by the department's audit division, including, but not limited to, analyses or testing of reported agreement balances and transactions, provision of internal control systems and compliance with rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dependent: means a natural person who is wholly or partially dependent upon the victim for care or support and includes a child of the victim born after his death. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1402-A
  • Dependent adult: includes , but is not limited to, any of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Dependent adult: means an adult who has a physical or mental condition that substantially impairs the adult's ability to adequately provide for that adult's daily needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Dependent child: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Dependent child: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Dependent child: means any minor child who is not emancipated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Deposit account: means a demand, time, savings, passbook or similar account maintained with a bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Derivative proceeding: means a civil suit in the right of a domestic corporation or, to the extent provided in section 758, in the right of a foreign corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1406
  • Designated agent: means a person, firm, company, corporation or other legal entity representing the landowner in timber sales or land management. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Designated beneficiary: means the beneficiary designated under section 18552. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 18551
  • Designated business: means a business located within the boundaries of a development district and designated by the municipality as a "designated business" for purposes of state tax increment financing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Designated family member: means the spouse, child, grandchild, parent, brother or sister of the owner of a new motor vehicle dealer who, in the case of the owner's death, is entitled to inherit the ownership interest in the new motor vehicle dealer under the terms of the owner's will, or who, in the case of an incapacitated owner of a new motor vehicle dealer, has been appointed by a court as the legal representative of the new motor vehicle dealer's property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Detention: means the holding of a person in a facility characterized by either physically restrictive construction or intensive staff supervision that is intended to prevent a person who is placed in or admitted to the facility from departing at will. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Developer dealer: means a person who purchases state-certified manufactured housing from a licensed manufacturer or dealer for placement on property owned by the developer dealer and who offers the manufactured housing for sale to the initial purchaser of the manufactured housing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Development: when used in connection with health service, means the undertaking of those activities that on their completion will result in the offering of a new health service to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Development: means a change in land use involving alteration of the land, water or vegetation, or the addition or alteration of structures or other construction not naturally occurring. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Development: means all of the methods used in the preparation of a known and presumed economically extractable ore deposit for mining. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 103
  • Development district: means a specified area within the corporate limits of a municipality or plantation that has been designated as provided under sections 5223 and 5226 and that is to be developed under a development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Development district: means a specified area within the corporate limits of a municipality that has been designated as provided under section 5226 and that is to be developed by the municipality under a development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Development program: means a statement of means and objectives designed to provide new employment opportunities, retain existing employment, improve or broaden the tax base, construct or improve the physical facilities and structures or improve the quality of pedestrian and vehicular transportation, as described in section 5224, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Development program: means a statement of means and objectives designed to provide new employment opportunities, retain existing employment, improve or broaden the tax base and improve the physical facilities and structures or the quality of pedestrian and vehicular transportation, as described in section 5224. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Device: means any instrument or contrivance, other than a firearm, that is intended for trapping, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest or any other form of plant or animal life, other than a human being and other than a bacterium, virus or other microorganism on or in a living human being or other living animal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Diagnostic evaluation: means an examination of a juvenile, to assess the risks the juvenile may pose and determine the needs the juvenile may have, which may include, but is not limited to, educational, vocational or psychosocial evaluations, psychometric testing and psychological, psychiatric or medical examinations, which may take place on either a residential or a nonresidential basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Digital signature: means a computer-created electronic signature that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Direct service provider: means employees or volunteers who provide hospice services directly to a client. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of General Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5953
  • Director: means the Director of the Governor's Office of Policy and Management established by section 3102. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6006-B
  • Director: means the Executive Director of the Legislative Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1074
  • Director: means the Executive Director of the Gambling Control Board and the Gambling Control Unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Director: means the Director of the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Health or his designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1692-A
  • Director: means the person designated by the commissioner to be in charge of the day-to-day operations of the state meat and poultry inspection and licensing program established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Director of the survey: means the Director of the Bureau of Resource Information and Land Use Planning. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 103
  • disabled: means mentally or physically incapacitated: [1985, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17901
  • Disabled: means that the member is mentally or physically incapacitated under the following conditions:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17921
  • Disabled: means that the member is mentally or physically incapacitated under the following conditions:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 18521
  • Disallowed expenditure: means an amount paid to any person for those acts or services rendered, which result in:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1862
  • Disaster period: means the period of time that begins no later than 10 days following the Governor's proclamation of a state of emergency or the declaration by the President of the United States of a major disaster or emergency, whichever occurs first, and that extends for a period of 60 calendar days following the end of the declared disaster or emergency as proclaimed by the Governor pursuant to Title 37-B, section 743 or the President of the United States or pursuant to law, whichever occurs first. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 42
  • Disc golf course: means any commercially operated facility offering disc golfing to the general public for a fee, food for sale and adequate facilities for the sale and consumption of liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disinterested witness: means a witness other than the spouse, registered domestic partner, child, parent, sibling, grandchild, grandparent or guardian of the individual who makes, amends, revokes or refuses to make an anatomical gift, or another adult who exhibited special care and concern for the individual and who is familiar with the individual's personal values. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • dispensary: means an entity registered under section 2425-A that acquires, possesses, cultivates, manufactures, delivers, transfers, transports, sells, supplies or dispenses marijuana or related supplies and educational materials to qualifying patients and the caregivers of those patients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Dispenser: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Disposition: includes , but is not limited to: an acquittal; a dismissal, with or without prejudice; the filing of a charge by agreement of the parties or by a court; the determination that a defendant is currently a fugitive from justice; a conviction, including the acceptance by a court of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere; a deferred disposition; a proceeding indefinitely continued or dismissed due to a defendant's incompetence; a finding of not criminally responsible by reason of insanity or its equivalent; a mistrial, with or without prejudice; a new trial ordered; an arrest of judgment; a sentence imposition; a resentencing ordered; an execution of and completion of any sentence alternatives imposed, including but not limited to fines, restitution, correctional custody and supervision, and administrative release; a release or discharge from a commitment based upon a finding of not criminally responsible by reason of insanity or its equivalent; the death of the defendant; any related pretrial and post-trial appeals, collateral attacks and petitions; a pardon, commutation, reprieve or amnesty; and extradition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Dispositional hearing: means a hearing to determine what order of disposition should be made concerning a juvenile who has been adjudicated as having committed a juvenile crime. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Disqualifying drug offense: means a conviction for a violation of a state or federal controlled substance law that is a crime punishable by imprisonment for one year or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Dissemination: means the transmission of information by any means, including but not limited to orally, in writing or electronically, by or to anyone outside the criminal justice agency that maintains the information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Dissemination: means the transmission of information by any means, including but not limited to orally, in writing or electronically, by or to anyone outside the criminal justice agency that maintains the information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Distiller: means a person who produces spirits by the process of distillation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, exchange or barter commercial feed; or to supply, furnish or otherwise provide commercial feed to a contract feeder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, hold for sale, sell, barter, ship, deliver for shipment or receive and, having so received, deliver or offer to deliver pesticides in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply commercial fertilizers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply agricultural liming materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Distribute: means to import, consign, manufacture, produce, compound, mix or blend plant or soil amendments, or offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply plant or soil amendments in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, hold for sale, sell, barter, ship, deliver for shipment or receive and, having so received, deliver or offer to deliver pesticides in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • distributor: means any person who distributes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • 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
  • distributor: means any person who distributes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • distributor: means any person who is engaged in the business of distributing agricultural liming materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Distributor: means any person who distributes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Distributor: means any person engaged in the sale and distribution of manufactured homes for resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • distributor: means a person licensed as a distributor under Title 36, chapter 704. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Distributor branch: means a branch office maintained by a distributor or wholesaler who or which sells or distributes new or used motor vehicles to motor vehicle dealers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Distributor representative: means a representative employed by a distributor branch, distributor or wholesaler. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • District: means one of the 8 districts of the department, including Aroostook District, composed of Aroostook County; Penquis District, composed of Penobscot County and Piscataquis County; Downeast District, composed of Washington County and Hancock County; Midcoast District, composed of Waldo County, Lincoln County, Knox County and Sagadahoc County; Central District, composed of Kennebec County and Somerset County; Western District, composed of Androscoggin County, Franklin County and Oxford County; Cumberland District, composed of Cumberland County; and York District, composed of York County, and the tribal district, composed of any lands belonging to the Indian tribes in the State and including any member of a tribe living outside of tribal lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • district: means a specified area within the corporate limits of a municipality that has been designated as provided under sections 5247 and 5250 to be developed under an affordable housing development program and financed under section 5250-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • District coordinating council for public health: means a representative districtwide body of local public health stakeholders working toward collaborative public health planning and coordination to ensure effectiveness and efficiencies in the public health system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • District school committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a community school district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Division: means the division of environmental health within the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 772
  • Division: means the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Division of Licensing, Registration and Engineering. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Division: means the Executive Department, Division of Community Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Document: means a written draft or other demand, document of title, investment security, certificate, invoice or other record, statement or representation of fact, law, right or opinion that:
  • (i) Is presented in a written or other medium permitted by the letter of credit or, unless prohibited by the letter of credit, by the standard practice referred to in section 5-1108, subsection (5); and
    (ii) Is capable of being examined for compliance with the terms and conditions of the letter of credit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Document: means a document of title or a receipt of the type described in section 7-1201, subsection (2). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Document of gift: means a donor card, advance directive or other record used to make an anatomical gift. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Domestic animals: means cattle, equines, goats, sheep, swine, cats, dogs, domesticated cervids or other domesticated animals; large game as defined in section 1341, subsection 5; and poultry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6307
  • Domestic entity: means an entity whose internal affairs are governed by the laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • 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
  • Domesticated deer: means fallow deer, family Cervidae, subfamily Cervinae, genus Dama; red deer, family Cervidae, subfamily Cervinae, genus Cervus, species Elaphus; and any other species specified under Title 7, section 1333, subsection 1 kept as domestic animals for breeding stock or for sale as food. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Donor: means an individual whose body or part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Donor registry: means the Maine Organ Donor Registry maintained under Title 29-A, section 1402-A as well as any other electronic database that identifies donors and complies with section 2958. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Dower: A widow
  • Downtown: means the traditional central business district of a community that has served as the center of socioeconomic interaction in the community, characterized by a cohesive core of commercial and mixed-use buildings, often interspersed with civic, religious and residential buildings and public spaces, that are typically arranged along a main street and intersecting side streets and served by public infrastructure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Downtown: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Downtown improvement: includes facade, utility relocation or extension, historic preservation and parking and road improvement; elevator, sprinkler system and traffic control devices installation; purchase of development rights for a park or open space and construction of park and open space amenities; and public toilet, streetscape, sidewalk and curb installation or upgrade. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Downtown tax increment financing district: means a tax increment financing district described in a downtown redevelopment plan that is consistent with the downtown criteria established pursuant to rules of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • 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
  • Drug: means any article intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease in animals other than man and articles other than feed intended to affect the structure or any function of the animal body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Dual enrollment career and technical education program: means a nonduplicative learning pathway for a specific career and technical education program that provides secondary school students with the opportunity to take postsecondary education courses and earn credits toward an associate degree while participating in a career and technical education program that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3552
  • Dwelling: means any building used as a permanent residence or place of domicile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Dwelling unit: means any part of a structure which, through sale or lease, is intended for human habitation, including single-family and multifamily housing, condominiums, time-share units, and apartments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Dwelling unit: means any part of a structure which, through sale or lease, is intended for human habitation, including single-family and multifamily housing, condominiums, apartments and time-share units. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • Earnable compensation: means the annual salary as a judge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • 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
  • Earnings: means compensation paid or payable for personal services, whether denominated as wages, salary, commission, bonus or otherwise, and specifically includes periodic payments pursuant to pension or retirement programs, or insurance policies of any type, and all gain derived from capital, from labor or from both combined, including profit gained through sale or conversion of capital assets, and unemployment compensation benefits and workers' compensation benefits. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Eating establishment: means an eating establishment licensed by the Department of Health and Human Services under chapter 562 which prepares and serves food to the public for consumption inside the premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1685
  • Eating establishment: means any place where food or drink is prepared and served or served to the public for consumption on the premises or prepared and served or served ready to eat to the public for consumption off the premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • EBT: means a system for the delivery of benefits to recipients by means of credit or debit card services, automated teller machines, point of sale devices or access to online systems for the withdrawal of funds or the processing of a payment for merchandise or a service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 21
  • EBT card: means a card issued by the department under an electronic benefits transfer system for the delivery of benefits to recipients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 21
  • Ecological reserve: means an area owned or leased by the State, under the jurisdiction of the bureau, designated by the director for the purpose of maintaining one or more natural community types or native ecosystem types in a natural condition and range of variation and contributing to the protection of Maine's biological diversity and managed:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Economic loss: includes economic detriment consisting of environmental clean-up expense, property loss, allowable expense, work loss, replacement services loss and, if injury causes death, dependent's economic loss and dependent's replacement services loss. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1402-A
  • Edible marijuana product: means a marijuana product intended to be consumed orally, including, but not limited to, any type of food, drink or pill containing harvested marijuana. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Eel: means a member of the species Anguilla rostrata in that stage of its life cycle when it is 9 inches or more in length. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Eel pot: means a cylindrical or rectangular trap with funnels that is baited and used to harvest eels. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Effective interest rate: means an annual percentage interest rate paid by the borrower. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Efficiency Maine project: means a project approved by the Efficiency Maine Trust Board, as established in Title 5, section 12004-G, subsection 10-C, to carry out the purposes of Title 35-A, chapter 97 relating to increasing energy efficiency or conservation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Election official: means a warden, ward clerk, deputy warden or election clerk. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Electric assistance: means assistance as established by the commission pursuant to Title 35-A, section 3214 and rules adopted pursuant to that section, based on an eligible household's income level and electricity usage and paid to an electric utility on behalf of an eligible household. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Electric utility: means a transmission and distribution utility as defined in Title 35-A, section 102, subsection 20-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic or similar capabilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Electronic agent: means a computer program or an electronic or other automated means used independently to initiate an action or respond to electronic records or performances, in whole or in part, without review or action by an individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Electronic chattel paper: means chattel paper evidenced by a record or records consisting of information stored in an electronic medium. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • 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
  • Electronic funds transfer: means the use of an electronic device for the purpose of ordering, instructing or authorizing a financial institution or credit union to debit or credit an account. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Electronic record: means a record created, generated, sent, communicated, received or stored by electronic means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Electronic signature: means an electronic sound, symbol or process attached to or logically associated with a record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Electronic tabulating system: includes all the software and firmware required to program and control the equipment in the respective system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 584-A
  • 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
  • Elementary school: means that portion of a school that provides instruction in any combination of kindergarten through grade 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Elementary student: means a student enrolled in an elementary school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Eligible collateral: means accounts, as-extracted collateral, chattel paper, commercial tort claims, consumer goods, deposit accounts, documents, equipment, farm products, fixtures, general intangibles, instruments, investment property, inventory, letter of credit rights, manufactured homes, money, real estate, supporting obligations and accessions to any of the foregoing and any other business assets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Eligible enterprise: means an agricultural enterprise, fishing enterprise, industrial enterprise, manufacturing enterprise or recreational enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Eligible entity: means a facility or institution eligible to participate in financing or other borrowing services authorized by this chapter and includes a participating community health or social service facility, a participating health care facility, a participating institution for higher education or a participating institution providing an educational program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Eligible entity: means a domestic or foreign unincorporated entity or a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2843
  • Eligible expenses and losses: means expenses and losses resulting from a personal injury sustained by an individual as a direct result of a crime specified in subsection 3 and may include medical and medically related expenses, psychological or mental health counseling expenses, lost wages, funeral, burial and other homicide-related expenses and travel expenses and loss of income of a claimant or family member for providing or obtaining care for the personal injury of a minor or incapacitated victim. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6008
  • Eligible interests: means interests and memberships. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2843
  • Eligible medical condition: means Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis or any other inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, a condition requiring the use of an ostomy device or any other medical condition that requires immediate access to a toilet facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1671
  • Eligible patient: means a person who has:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2671
  • Eligible person: means a person that is eligible, pursuant to section 1020-A, to have that person's share of response costs paid from the proceeds of revenue obligation securities issued pursuant to this subchapter or is eligible to have that person's share of response costs paid from the fund as otherwise set forth in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Eligible project: means any of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Elver: means a member of the species Anguilla rostrata in that stage of its life cycle when it is less than 9 inches in length. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Emancipation: means the release of a juvenile from the legal control of his parents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Emergency: refers to a situation in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • employee: includes an officer of a political subdivision of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • Employee: means a person in any employment position, including public or private employment, employment with a nonprofit, religious, charitable or educational organization, or any other compensated service under an expressed, implied, oral or written contract for hire, but does not include a self-employed person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • 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 of this State: means an employee in the classified or unclassified service as defined in chapters 71 and 372. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10758
  • employer of the person exposed: include a self-employed person who is exposed to the potentially infectious blood or other body fluids of another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • employer of the person exposed: includes a self-employed person who is exposed to the potentially infectious blood or other body fluids of another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 831
  • employment: means any service performed by an employee in the employ of any political subdivision of the State, for such employer, except service which in the absence of an agreement entered into under this chapter would constitute "employment" as defined in the Social Security Act; or service which under the Social Security Act may not be included in an agreement between the State and the Federal Security Administrator entered into under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • Employment tax increment: means that level of state income withholding taxes attributed to employees employed within the base area, adjusted pursuant to section 13080-R. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Enclosed area: means a space between a floor and a ceiling that is demarcated on all sides by walls, windows, shutters, doors or passageways. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1541
  • Encumbrance: includes mortgages and other liens on real property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Endangered species: means a species of fish or wildlife that has been determined by the commissioner to be in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range and that is listed as a state endangered species under section 12803, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Endowment fund: means an institutional fund or part thereof that, under the terms of a gift instrument, is not wholly expendable by the institution on a current basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 664
  • Energy conservation project: means the purchasing and installation of energy conservation equipment or facilities, including building modifications. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Energy distribution system project: means an energy distribution system owned, in whole or in part, by an individual, municipality, corporation or other governmental entity or business association and that uses biomass, peat, solar, waste, water and related dams, wind, wood or coal or that distributes or transmits oil, biofuels, propane, compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas or natural gas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Energy generating system project: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Engineered disposal system: means a subsurface wastewater disposal system designed, installed and operated as a single unit to treat and dispose of at least 2,000 gallons of wastewater per day or a system designed to be capable of treating wastewater with significantly high 5-day biochemical oxygen demand and total suspended solid concentrations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Entitlement holder: means a person identified in the records of a securities intermediary as the person having a security entitlement against the securities intermediary. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Entitlement order: means a notification communicated to a securities intermediary directing transfer or redemption of a financial asset to which the entitlement holder has a security entitlement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Entity: means a person that has a separate legal existence or has the power to acquire an interest in real property in its own name other than:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Entrant to natural resource enterprises: means an individual or a business organization who or which engages or proposes to engage in one or more natural resource enterprises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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 14 Sec. 2610
  • Environment: includes water, air and land and all plants and human beings and other animals living therein and the interrelationships that exist among these. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Environmental disease: means any abnormal condition or disorder aggravated or caused by exposure to an environmental hazard. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • EPA: means the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Epinephrine autoinjector: means a single-use device used for the automatic injection of a premeasured dose of epinephrine into a human body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2150-F
  • Equipment: means goods other than inventory, farm products or consumer goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Equipment: means the receptacle and numbered objects to be drawn from it; the master board upon which such objects are placed as drawn; the tally cards or sheets bearing such numbers to be covered and the objects used to cover them; the boards or signs, however operated, used to display the numbers as they are drawn; public address systems; and any other articles essential to the operation, conduct and playing of "Beano. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • equipment: as used in this chapter mean any and all services, articles or things that are used by or furnished to the State or any department or agency thereof, and any and all printing, binding, publication of laws, journals and reports. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 11221
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • ESRD: means that stage of renal impairment that appears irreversible and permanent and requires a regular course of dialysis or kidney transplantation to maintain life. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2041
  • ESRD facility: means a renal dialysis center, a renal dialysis facility, a self-dialysis unit or a special-purpose renal dialysis facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2041
  • Essential public health services: means core public health functions identified by a national public health performance standards program, a national federally recognized review board or a national federally recognized review board for Indian health that help provide the guiding framework for the work and accreditation of public health systems or municipal health departments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • Essential tool: means a tool, implement or other device required by the manufacturer, including but not limited to a tablet, scanner, diagnostic machine, computer, computer program, computer software, website, website portal or similar tool, with respect to which there is no other similar tool or device available from any source other than the manufacturer or the representative of a manufacturer that will perform the function necessary to the diagnosis or repair of a manufacturer's express warranty claim on a new motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Estates: shall be construed to mean both real estate and personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Event: means a pulling competition or livestock exhibition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • exception: means a provision in a statute or a proposed statute that declares a record or a category of records to be confidential or otherwise not a public record for purposes of subchapter 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1052
  • 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
  • Executive order: means an order of the President of the United States or the chief executive of a state that has the force of law and that is published in a manner permitting regular public access. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Executive order: means an order of the President of the United States or the chief executive of a state that has the force of law and that is published in a manner permitting regular public access. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Expenditure minimum for annual operating costs: means , for services commenced after October 1, 1998, $400,000 for the 3rd fiscal year, including a partial first year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • 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 13 Sec. 1826
  • Experiential tourism: means tourism that allows individuals to be active participants in outdoor recreational activities including but not limited to: hiking, camping, birding and other wildlife viewing, nature photography, visits to historical and cultural sites and museums, nature tourism, adventure tourism and ecotourism. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Exploitation: means the illegal or improper use of an incapacitated or dependent adult or that adult's resources for another's profit or advantage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Exploitation: means the illegal or improper use of an individual or the individual's resources for another's profit or advantage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1211
  • Exploration: means an examination of an area for the purpose of discovering the presence of minerals with techniques which include all of the manual, mechanical, electronic or chemical methods of determining the presence, size and quality of a mineral deposit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 103
  • Explosives: means explosive materials which are used to explore, develop or mine a mineral deposit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 103
  • Exposure: means direct contact or interaction with an environmental hazard or toxic agent affecting or being taken into the body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Extension of credit: means any acts incident to the evaluation of an application for credit and the granting of credit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12703
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Extreme public health emergency: means the occurrence or imminent threat of widespread exposure to a highly infectious or toxic agent that poses an imminent threat of substantial harm to the population of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Eye bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage or distribution of human eyes or portions of human eyes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • facility: means a production or utilization facility situated in this State that holds an operating permit or license issued by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 662
  • 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 provider and hospice program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Facility: includes any facility providing services, supports and other assistance or residential services or treatment that operates without a license that is required by law, ordinance or rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1211
  • facility: means any aboveground oil storage tank or tanks, together with associated piping, and transfer and dispensing facilities located over land or water of the State at a single location for more than 4 months per year and used or intended to be used for the storage or supply of oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Facility: means any sole proprietorship, partnership, firm, corporation or other business that provides health services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Facility: means any physical structure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Factory branch: means a branch office maintained by a manufacturer which manufactures or assembles motor vehicles for sale to distributors or motor vehicle dealers or which is maintained for directing and supervising the representatives of the manufacturer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Factory representative: means a representative employed by a manufacturer or employed by a factory branch for the purpose of making or promoting the sale of motor vehicles or for supervising, servicing, instructing or contracting motor vehicle dealers or prospective motor vehicle dealers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • 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
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fair value: means the value of a corporation's shares determined:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1661
  • Family: means a spouse, primary caregiver, biological relatives and individuals with close personal ties to the client. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Family development account reserve fund: means the fund created by an approved community development organization for the purposes of funding the administrative costs of the program and providing matching funds for deposit in family development accounts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • 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
  • Family farm corporation: means a corporation formed under the laws of the State for the purpose of farming and owning agricultural land in which at least 2/3 of the stock is held by members of a family related to each other within the 3rd degree of consanguinity or affinity, including the spouses, sons-in-law and daughters-in-law of any such family member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Family or household member: means : the parent, stepparent, sibling, grandparent, spouse, child or stepchild of a victim or a person who bears an equally significant relationship to the victim; or a person who at the time or discovery of the crime was living in the household of the victim or who previously had lived in the household of the victim for a period of not less than 2 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6008
  • Family planning: means informed and voluntary self-determination of desired family size and of the timing of child bearing based upon comprehensive knowledge of factors pertinent to this determination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1902
  • Family planning services: means counseling with trained personnel regarding family planning, contraceptive procedures and the treatment of infertility; distribution of literature relating to family planning, contraceptive procedures and the treatment of infertility; referral of patients to physicians or health agencies for consultation, examination, tests, medical treatment and prescription for the purposes of family planning, contraceptive procedures and treatment of infertility and provision of contraceptive procedures and contraceptive supplies by those qualified to do so under the laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1902
  • Family support team: means a specialized team of professionals evaluating children who are suspected victims of child abuse and neglect as defined in section 4002, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4092
  • 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 products: means goods, other than standing timber, with respect to which the debtor is engaged in a farming operation and that are:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • 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 a parcel consisting of 5 or more acres of land that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • Farmland: means any tract or tracts of land used for commercial farming:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2004
  • Feasible: means capable of being done within the current limitation of economics and technology, as determined by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Federal Act: means the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (Title 21 U. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Federal acts: means the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Federal audit: means an audit made pursuant to the federal Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133 or any subsequent revisions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • 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 Government: means the United States, the President of the United States and any current or future corporation, department, agency, authority or instrumentality created, designated or established by the United States, including, but not limited to, the Federal Land Bank, the Federal Intermediate Credit Bank and the Bank for Cooperatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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
  • Federal Insurance Contributions Act: means the Federal Internal Revenue Code, chapter 9, subchapter A, as such Code has been and may from time to time be amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • Federal manufactured home construction and safety standard: means the standard for the construction, design and performance of a manufactured home that meets the needs of the public including the need for quality, durability and safety and that has been duly adopted by the Federal Government pursuant to the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, as amended by the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000, 42 United States Code, Section 5401, et seq. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act: means the Act so entitled, approved March 4, 1907, 34 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act: means the Act so entitled, approved August 28, 1957, 71 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • 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
  • Federal Security Administrator: includes any individual to whom the Federal Security Administrator has delegated any of his functions under the Social Security Act with respect to coverage under such Act of employees of states and their political subdivisions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Feed ingredient: means each of the constituent materials making up a commercial feed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fence: means a good quality fence or wall not less than 4 feet in height above ground surface and of a character to exclude children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1631
  • 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
  • Fertilizer material: means any substance containing nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium or any recognized plant nutrient element or compound which is used primarily for its plant nutrient content or for compounding mixed fertilizers except unmanipulated animal and vegetable manures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: means conditions whose effects include having facial characteristics, growth restriction, central nervous system abnormalities or other characteristics consistent with prenatal alcohol exposure identified in a child from birth to 12 months of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • FIFRA: means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, 7 U. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • FIFRA: means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • File number: means the number assigned to an initial financing statement pursuant to section 9-1519, subsection (1). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Filing entity: means an entity that is created by the filing of a public organic document. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Filing office: means an office designated in section 9-1501 as the place to file a financing statement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Filing-office rule: means a rule adopted pursuant to section 9-1526. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Final remedy selection: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Financial asset: except as otherwise provided in section 8-1103, means:
  • (i) A security;
    (ii) An obligation of a person or a share, participation or other interest in a person or in property or an enterprise of a person that is, or is of a type, dealt in or traded on financial markets or that is recognized in any area in which it is issued or dealt in as a medium for investment; or
    (iii) Any property that is held by a securities intermediary for another person in a securities account if the securities intermediary has expressly agreed with the other person that the property is to be treated as a financial asset under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • financial assistance: means guarantees, leases, insurance, financing credits, loans or the purchase or discounts thereof, letters of credit, financing assistance payments, grants or other financial aid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Financial document: means a lease, installment sale agreement, conditional sale agreement, note, mortgage, loan agreement or other instrument pertaining to an extension of financial assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • financial institution: means any bank, trust company, national banking association, savings bank, savings and loan association, federal savings and loan association, industrial bank, mortgage company, insurance company, credit union, local development corporation or any other institution or entity authorized to do business in this State, or any state or federal agency which customarily provides financing assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Financial plan: means a statement of the project costs and sources of revenue required to accomplish the development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Financial plan: means a statement of the project costs and sources of revenue required to accomplish the development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Financial plan: means a statement of the project costs and sources of revenue required to accomplish the affordable housing development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • 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
  • Financing statement: means a record or records composed of an initial financing statement and any filed record relating to the initial financing statement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • fine: includes any surcharge or assessment required by law to be imposed as all or part of a sentence for a criminal conviction and any other costs or other fees the court assesses or imposes against a defendant in any civil or criminal adjudication, including appointed counsel fees and restitution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2137
  • Fineness: means the percentage by weight of the material which will pass federal standard sieves of specified sizes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Finished wildlife products: means tanned animal hides and finished taxidermy mounts, including full or partial body mounts or antlers mounted on a plaque. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • fire district: means a district created by vote of a group of municipalities for the purpose of providing fire protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3531
  • 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 14 Sec. 1202-A
  • Fisheries and wildlife or marine resources project: means a project approved by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife or the Department of Marine Resources undertaken for the purpose of improving public access to freshwater or saltwater fisheries and wildlife resources of the State for fishing, hunting, research or observation or for conservation or improvement of the freshwater or saltwater fisheries and wildlife resources of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Fishery products: includes fish, crustaceans, mollusks and marine products for human consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-P
  • Fishing enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to growing or catching fish, including shellfish, in fresh or salt water, including aquaculture, and includes production, processing, storing, packaging or marketing products derived from fishing enterprises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Fishway: means an artificial device, including fish elevators, fish locks and fish ladders, used to enable fish to migrate upstream past dams, waterfalls, rapids or other obstacles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Fixture filing: includes the filing of a financing statement covering goods of a transmitting utility that are or are to become fixtures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Fixtures: means goods that have become so related to particular real property that an interest in them arises under real property law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Floor leaders: The Majority Leader and Minority Leader are elected by their respective party conferences to serve as the chief Senate spokesmen for their parties and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the Senate. By custom, the Presiding Officer gives the floor leaders priority in obtaining recognition to speak on the floor of the Senate.
  • 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
  • Food: means articles used for food or drink for man or other animals, chewing gum and articles used for components of any such article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Food display tag: means a written or printed description of a food or beverage item, such as a label or placard, placed in the vicinity of the food or beverage item identifying the type or price of the food or beverage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Food establishment: includes a primary caregiver, as defined in section 2422, subsection 8-A, and a registered dispensary, as defined in section 2422, subsection 6, that prepare food containing marijuana for medical use by a qualifying patient pursuant to chapter 558-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Food salvage establishment: means a food establishment engaged in reconditioning or by other means salvaging distressed merchandise and includes any food establishment that sells, buys, warehouses or distributes any salvaged merchandise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Foreign association: means an association or corporation not formed under the laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Foreign entity: means an entity other than a domestic entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Foreign professional corporation: means a corporation or association for profit incorporated for the purpose of rendering professional services under law other than the law of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4754
  • Forest management plan: means a site-specific document signed by a professional forester outlining proposed activities to ensure compliance with performance standards and regeneration requirements established pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Forest products: means logs, pulpwood, veneer, bolt wood, wood chips, stud wood, poles, pilings, biomass fuel wood, fuel wood or other products commonly known as forest products, but does not include Christmas trees, maple syrup, nursery products used for ornamental purposes, wreaths, bough material, cones or other seed crops. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Fortified wine: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Foster parent: means a person whose home is licensed by the department as a family foster home as defined in section 8101, subsection 3 and with whom the child lives pursuant to a court order or agreement with the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Franchise: means an oral or written arrangement for a definite or indefinite period in which a manufacturer, distributor or wholesaler grants to a motor vehicle dealer a license to use a trade name, service mark or related characteristic, and in which there is a community of interest in the marketing of motor vehicles or services related thereto at wholesale, retail, leasing or otherwise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Franchisee: means a motor vehicle dealer to whom a franchise is offered or granted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Franchisor: means a manufacturer, distributor or wholesaler who grants a franchise to a motor vehicle dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fuel assistance: means assistance paid to eligible households or to fuel vendors on behalf of an eligible household or directly to eligible tenants who pay heating costs as an undesignated portion of rent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4991
  • 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 Maine Energy, Housing and Economic Recovery Fund established in section 4863. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4861
  • Fund: means the Electric Assistance Program Fund established in section 4962. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Fund: means the Waste Motor Oil Revenue Fund established under subsection 2 to be deposited with and administered by the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Fund: means the Waste Oil Furnace Loan Fund established by this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Fund: means the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program Fund established in section 7247. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Fund: means the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10301
  • Fund: means the Northern Maine Transmission Corporation Fund established in section 9204. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 829
  • Fund: means the Liquor Operation Revenue Fund established in section 6054. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Fund: means the Loring Job Increment Financing Fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Fund: means the Public Drinking Water Fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Fund: means the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund established in Title 10, section 1023-N. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • 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
  • Game of chance: means a game, contest, scheme or device in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • 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
  • General ATV enforcement: means Level 1 or Level 2 enforcement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10321
  • General fund: means the fund created or established as provided in section 6007. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • General Fund revenue shortfall: means the amount by which the General Fund appropriation limitation established by section 1534 exceeds baseline General Fund revenue and other available resources in each state fiscal year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • General intangible: includes payment intangibles and software. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • General use pesticide: means any pesticide that is required to be registered by the board pursuant to Title 7, chapter 103, subchapter 2-A and that is not a restricted use or limited use pesticide, as defined in this section. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • General use pesticide dealer: means any person who distributes general use pesticides. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Genetic information: means the information concerning genes, gene products or inherited characteristics that may be obtained from an individual or family member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1206
  • Genetic test: means a test for determining the presence or absence of an inherited genetic characteristic in an individual, including tests of nucleic acids such as deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, ribonucleic acid, or RNA, or mitochondrial DNA, and tests of chromosomes or proteins in order to identify a predisposing genetic characteristic. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1206
  • Genetically engineered: means the application of in vitro nucleic acid techniques, including recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid and direct injection of nucleic acid into cells or organelles, or the fusion of cells beyond the taxonomic family, that overcome natural physiological reproductive or recombinant barriers and that are not techniques used in traditional breeding and selection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Gift: means anything of value, including forgiveness of an obligation or debt, given to a person without that person providing equal or greater consideration to the giver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • Gift instrument: means a record or records, including an institutional solicitation, under which property is granted to, transferred to or held by an institution as an institutional fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 664
  • Ginseng: means any part of the plant known as Wild American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius 1). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6959
  • GIS: means an entire formula, pattern, compilation, program, device, method, technique, process, digital data base or system that electronically records, stores, reproduces and manipulates by computer geographic information system data. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12453
  • GIS data: means geographic information that has been compiled and digitized for use in geographic information systems by a state agency, either alone or in cooperation with other agencies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12453
  • GIS services: means the process of gathering, storing, maintaining and providing geographic information system data for geographic information systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12453
  • 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
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact in the conduct or transaction concerned. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1407
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observation of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing in the trade as is defined and interpreted in the Uniform Commercial Code, Title 11, section 1-1201, subsection (20). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Goods: means all things that are movable when a security interest attaches. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Goods: means all things that are movable at the time of identification to the lease contract including mobile homes, or are fixtures (section 2-1309), but the term does not include money, documents, instruments, accounts, chattel paper, general intangibles or minerals or the like, including oil and gas, before extraction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 693
  • Goods: means all things that are treated as movable for the purposes of a contract for storage or transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1407
  • Governing body: means the entity that establishes policy and is legally responsible for the overall operation of a hospice program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Governmental agency: means an executive, legislative or judicial agency, department, board, commission, authority, institution or instrumentality of the Federal Government or of a state or of a county, municipality or other political subdivision of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • 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
  • Governmental unit: includes an organization having a separate corporate existence if the organization is eligible to issue debt on which interest is exempt from income taxation under the laws of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • 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
  • Grade: means any commercial fertilizer having a specific minimum percentage of plant nutrients that is the same as the guaranteed analysis, expressed in whole numbers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grandparent: means the parent of a child's parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • grant committee: means the committee established in section 10324. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10321
  • Grantee: means the person to whom a freehold estate or interest in land is conveyed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Grantor: means the person who conveys a freehold estate or interest in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Gross employment tax increment: means that level of state income withholding taxes attributed to employees employed within the base area that is greater than the base level of employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Gross floor area: means the aggregate of the areas of each floor of a building or structure, including accessory structures, measured between the exterior faces of the exterior walls or limits of the building or structure at the level of each floor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Gross state tax increment: means the difference, if any, between the sales and income tax revenues attributable to the state tax increment financing district for the current period and the sales and income tax revenues attributable to the state tax increment financing district for the base period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Group practice: means a group of 2 or more health care practitioners legally organized as a partnership, professional corporation, nonprofit corporation or similar association in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Growth management program: means a document containing the components described in section 4326, including the implementation program, that is consistent with the goals and guidelines established by subchapter II and that regulates land use beyond that required by Title 38, chapter 3, subchapter I, article 2-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Guaranteed analysis: means the minimum percentage of plant nutrients claimed in the following order and form:
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: means a person appointed by a court to make decisions regarding the support, care, education, health and welfare of an individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Guardian: means a person lawfully invested with the power, and charged with the duty, of taking care of the person and managing the property and rights of another person, who, because of age, is considered incapable of administering his own affairs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Guide: means a person who receives any form of remuneration for that person's services in accompanying or assisting a person in the fields or forests or on the waters or ice within the jurisdiction of the State while hunting, fishing, trapping, boating, snowmobiling, using an all-terrain vehicle or camping at a primitive camping area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business or practice of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Harass: means an intentional or negligent act or omission that creates the likelihood of injury to wildlife by annoying it to such an extent as to significantly disrupt normal behavioral patterns. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Harassment: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Hard cider: means liquor produced by fermentation of the juice of apples or pears, including, but not limited to, flavored, sparkling or carbonated cider, that contains not less than 1/2 of 1% alcohol by volume and not more than 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Harvested marijuana: includes marijuana concentrate and marijuana products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Harvester: means a person, firm, company, corporation or other legal entity which harvests or contracts to harvest a forest product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • 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 services: includes alcohol or drug dependence, substance use disorder and mental health services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health care: means any care, treatment, service or procedure to maintain, diagnose or otherwise affect an individual's physical or mental condition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1501
  • Health care facility: means a nursing home that is, or will be upon completion, licensed under chapter 405; a residential care facility that is, or will be upon completion, licensed under chapter 1663; a continuing care retirement community that is, or will be upon completion, licensed under Title 24-A, chapter 73; an assisted living facility that is, or will be upon completion, licensed under chapter 1664; a hospital; a community mental health facility; a scene response air ambulance licensed under Title 32, chapter 2-B and the rules adopted thereunder; a facility of a hospice program that is, or will be upon completion, licensed under chapter 1681; a nonprofit statewide health information network incorporated in the State for the purpose of exchanging health care information among licensed health care providers in the State; or a community health center. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • health care facility: means the establishment, erection, building, purchase or other acquisition of a health care facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health care institution: means any person, partnership, association or corporation, including county or local government unit, required to obtain a license pursuant to chapter 405. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1862
  • Health care practitioner: means an individual regulated under the laws of this State to provide health services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Health care practitioner: means an individual who is licensed, registered or otherwise authorized in the appropriate jurisdiction to prescribe and administer drugs in the course of professional practice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2150-F
  • Health care practitioners: include , without limitation, acupuncturists, chiropractors, dentists, dental hygienists, nurses, occupational therapists, optometrists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians including allopathic and osteopathic physicians, physician assistants, podiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, speech therapists and audiologists or hearing aid dealers and examiners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Health care provider: means any appropriately licensed, certified or registered provider of mental or physical health care, either in the public or private sector or any business establishment providing health care services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Health care provider: means a licensed community mental health services provider, a physician licensed under Title 32, chapter 36 or 48 and operating in this State or a corporation or business entity engaged primarily in the provision of physician health care services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1843
  • Health care setting: means any location where there is provision of preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, maintenance or palliative care, services, procedures or counseling, including emergency services performed in the field, and appropriate assistance with disease or symptom management and maintenance that affects an individual's physical, mental or behavioral condition, including the process of banking blood, sperm, organs or any other tissue. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Health inspector: means a person whose education and experience in the biological and sanitary sciences qualify that person to engage in the promotion and protection of the public health and who applies technical knowledge to solve problems of a sanitary nature and develops methods and carries out procedures for the control of those factors of the environment that affect the health, safety and well-being of others. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Health maintenance organization: means a public or private organization that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health need: means a situation or a condition of a person, expressed in health outcome measures such as mortality, morbidity or disability, that is considered undesirable and is likely to exist in the future. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health planning: means data assembly and analysis, goal determination and the formulation of action recommendations regarding health services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health risk assessment: means a customized process by which an individual confidentially responds to questions and receives a feedback report to help that individual understand the individual's personal risks of developing preventable health problems, know what preventive actions the individual can take and learn what local and state resources are available to help the individual take these actions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • Health services: means diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitative services for an injured, disabled or sick person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Health services: means clinically related services that are diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitative services or nursing services provided by a nursing facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health status: means patient or population measures, or both, of good and poor health practices, rates of death and disease, both chronic and infectious, and the prevalence of symptoms or conditions, or both, of illness and wellness. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health-care-insurance receivable: means an interest in or claim under a policy of insurance that is a right to payment of a monetary obligation for health-care goods or services provided or to be provided. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Healthy Maine Partnerships: means a statewide system of comprehensive community health coalitions that meet the standards for department funding that is established under section 412, including the tribal district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Herbicides: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any weed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Heroin: means any compound, mixture or preparation containing heroin (diacetylmorphine) in any quantity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Highway: means any public way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3752
  • Historic dollar value: means the aggregate value in dollars of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 664
  • HIV: means the human immunodeficiency virus, identified as the causative agent of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or AIDS. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • HIV infection: means the state wherein HIV has invaded the body and is being actively harbored by the body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • HIV infection status: means the results of an HIV test. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • HIV test: means a test for the presence of an antibody to HIV or a test for an HIV antigen or other diagnostic determinants specific for HIV infection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • home health care provider: includes any business entity or subdivision thereof, whether public or private, proprietary or nonprofit, that is engaged in providing speech pathology services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2142
  • Home rule authority: means the powers granted to municipalities under chapter 111; section 3001; and the Constitution of Maine, Article VIII, Part Second. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Home-based manufacturer of pet food: means a person who manufactures 10 or fewer product names in that person's home and sells the products directly to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Homeless: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5002
  • Homeless student: means a person eligible to attend elementary or secondary school pursuant to section 5201 who:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Homeless youth: means a person 21 years of age or younger who is unaccompanied by a parent or guardian and is without shelter where appropriate care and supervision are available, whose parent or legal guardian is unable or unwilling to provide shelter and care or who lacks a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-D
  • Hook: means a single fishhook constructed with one, 2 or 3 points. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • hookah: means a device used for smoking tobacco that consists of a tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1541
  • Hospice philosophy: means a philosophy of palliative care for individuals and families during the process of dying and bereavement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • hospice provider: means a distinct, clearly recognizable entity that exists to provide hospice services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Hospice services: means a range of interdisciplinary services provided on a 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week basis to a person who is terminally ill and that person's family. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Hospital: means an institution that primarily provides to inpatients, by or under the supervision of physicians, diagnostic services and therapeutic services for medical diagnosis, treatment and care of injured, disabled or sick persons or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled or sick persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Hospital: means a facility licensed as a hospital under chapter 405 or the law of any state or a facility operated as a hospital by the United States, a state or a subdivision of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Hospital: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1843
  • Hotel: means any reputable place operated by responsible persons of good reputation, where the public obtains sleeping accommodations for a consideration and where meals may be served, whether or not under one roof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Housing: includes , but is not limited to, any "project" or "housing project" as defined in section 4702, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Housing Mortgage Insurance Fund: means the fund established under section 4934-A by the Maine State Housing Authority for the purpose of providing insurance for the payment of mortgage loans for housing in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Housing Mortgage Insurance Program: means any program of providing insurance for the payment of mortgage loans for housing in the State established by the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • hunt: means to pursue, catch, take, kill or harvest wild animals or wild birds or to attempt to catch, take, kill or harvest wild animals or wild birds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Hunter orange: means a daylight fluorescent orange color with a dominant wave length between 595 and 605 nanometers, excitation purity not less than 85% and luminance factor of not less than 40%. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Hunting equipment: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Identification card: means a nondriver identification card issued by the Secretary of State under Title 29-A, section 1410. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Imitation liquor: includes , but is not limited to, products bearing the brand names "Near Beer" "Brew" or "Champaigne-0. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Immediate container: means a consumer package or any other container in which livestock products or poultry products are packed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Immediate family: means a Legislator's spouse, domestic partner or dependent children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • Imminent hazard: means a situation that exists when the continued use of a pesticide during the time required for cancellation proceedings pursuant to section 609 would likely result in unreasonable adverse effects on the environment or will involve unreasonable hazard to the survival of a species declared endangered by the United States Secretary of the Interior under United States Public Law 91-135. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Impact fee: means a charge or assessment imposed by a municipality against a new development to fund or recoup a portion of the cost of new, expanded or replacement infrastructure facilities necessitated by and attributable at least in part to the new development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • 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.
  • Improper invoice: means an invoice which is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • 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.
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Incapacitated adult: means any adult who is impaired by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, physical illness or disability to the extent that that individual lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate responsible decisions concerning that individual's person, or to the extent the adult can not effectively manage or apply that individual's estate to necessary ends. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Income: means economic gain to a person from any source, including, but not limited to, compensation for services, including fees, commissions and payments in kind; gross income derived from business; gross income derived from dealings in property, rents and royalties; gross income from investments including interest, capital gains and dividends; annuities; income from life insurance and endowment contracts; pensions; income from discharge of indebtedness; distributions from a partnership or limited liability company; gross income from an interest in an estate or trust; prizes; and grants, but does not include gifts or honoraria. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • Incoming voting list: means the printed list of all of the voters in a municipality that is used by election officials at a voting place to record which voters have been issued a ballot at an election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • 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
  • Incorporated civic organization: means any organization incorporated as a corporation without stock under Title 13, chapter 81 or Title 13-B with a civic or charitable purpose, including but not limited to relief of poverty, advancement of education and the arts, promotion of social health, safety and welfare, fostering community and economic development, protection against animal cruelty, combating community deterioration, lessening the burdens of government and providing assistance to the underprivileged and distressed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Increased assessed value: means the valuation amount by which the current assessed value of a tax increment financing district exceeds the original assessed value of the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Increased assessed value: means the valuation amount by which the current assessed value of an affordable housing development district exceeds the original assessed value of the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Independent agricultural contractor: means a person who grows under contract as his primary activity or as part of a general agricultural activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Independent monitor: means a not-for-profit organization that is neither funded nor controlled, in whole or in part, by businesses that sell or manufacture apparel, footwear or textiles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12156
  • Independent public accountant: means a person who complies with government auditing standards and who is one of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Indian Housing Authority: means any housing authority created by the Maine Indian Housing law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Indian Housing Mortgage Insurance Committee: means a committee consisting of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Indian Housing Mortgage Insurance Fund: means any Housing Mortgage Insurance Fund established by the Maine State Housing Authority in cooperation with the Indian Housing Authority for the purpose of providing insurance for the payment of mortgage loans for housing on the Indian reservations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • 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.
  • Indorsement: means a signature that alone or accompanied by other words is made on a security certificate in registered form or on a separate document for the purpose of assigning, transferring or redeeming the security or granting a power to assign, transfer or redeem it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Industrial by-product: means any industrial waste or by-product containing calcium or calcium and magnesium in forms that will neutralize soil acidity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Industrial enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to conduct of a trade or business, selling of goods, providing services, providing dwelling accommodations, mining, education or discovery, research, development or refinement of new or known substances, processes or products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Industrial hemp: means any variety of Cannabis sativa L. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Infected person: means a person who is diagnosed as having a communicable disease or who, after appropriate medical evaluation or testing, is determined to harbor an infectious agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Informal adjustment: means a voluntary arrangement between a juvenile community corrections officer and a juvenile referred to the officer that provides sufficient basis for a decision by the juvenile community corrections officer not to file a petition under chapter 507. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Information: means data, text, images, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, databases or the like. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Information processing system: means an electronic system for creating, generating, sending, receiving, storing, displaying or processing information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Informed consent: means consent that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Informed consent: means consent that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 831
  • Infrastructure: includes , without limitation, real and personal property such as buildings, offices, power lines, poles, pipes, structures and equipment; and [2011, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 42
  • Ingredient form: means the chemical compound such as salt, chelate, oxide, acid, etc. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Ingredient statement: means a statement of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Inhabitant: means a person having an established residence in a place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Inherently hazardous substance: means a liquid chemical; a compressed gas; carbon dioxide; or a commercial product that has a flash point at or lower than 38 degrees Celsius or 100 degrees Fahrenheit, including, but not limited to, butane, propane and diethyl ether. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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
  • Insect: means any of the numerous small invertebrate animals generally having the body more or less obviously segmented, for the most part belonging to the class insecta, comprising 6-legged, usually winged forms, including but not limited to beetles, bugs, bees and flies, and to other allied classes or arthropods whose members are wingless and usually have more than 6 legs, including but not limited to spiders, mites, ticks, centipedes and wood lice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Insect: means any of the numerous small invertebrate animals generally having the body more or less obviously segmented, for the most part belonging to the class insecta, comprising 6-legged, usually winged forms, including but not limited to beetles, bugs, bees, flies and other allied classes of arthropods whose members are wingless and usually have more than 6 legs, including but not limited to mites, ticks, centipedes and wood lice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Inspection agency: means an approved person or organization, public or private, determined by the board to be qualified by reason of facilities, personnel and demonstrated ability and independence of judgment to provide for inspection and approval of the design, construction or installation of manufactured housing in compliance with the standards and the rules adopted in accordance with this Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Inspector: means an employee or official of the State or an employee or official of the Federal Government or of any other governmental entity of this State, authorized by the commissioner to perform inspection functions under this chapter under an agreement between the commissioner and the governmental entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Installation: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Installer: means a person engaged in the installation or servicing of state-certified manufactured housing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Institute: means the Maine Technology Institute. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2610
  • Institution: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 664
  • Institution for higher education: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Institution providing an educational program: means a nonprofit or charitable institution, public or private, that is exempt from federal taxation pursuant to the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, Section 501 and that provides a program of education for the purpose of enhancing the knowledge or abilities of its members or the general public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Institutional fund: means a fund held by an institution exclusively for charitable purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 664
  • Instruction: means a notification communicated to the issuer of an uncertificated security that directs that the transfer of the security be registered or that the security be redeemed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Instrument: means a negotiable instrument or any other writing that evidences a right to the payment of a monetary obligation, is not itself a security agreement or lease and is of a type that in the ordinary course of business is transferred by delivery with any necessary indorsement or assignment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Insured: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other entity which is the beneficiary of a loan insurance agreement with the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Insured certificate: means a certificate evidencing fractional undivided ownership interest in a pool of mortgage loans, each of which is insured by the authority pursuant to this chapter, that is insured by the authority pursuant to and subject to the limitations of section 1026-E. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Intelligence and investigative record information: includes information of record concerning investigative techniques and procedures and security plans and procedures prepared or collected by a criminal justice agency or other agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Intelligence and investigative record information: means information of record collected by or prepared by or at the direction of a criminal justice agency or kept in the custody of a criminal justice agency while performing the administration of criminal justice or, exclusively for the Department of the Attorney General and district attorneys' offices, the administration of civil justice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • interdisciplinary team: means a group comprised of at least a medical director, a licensed nurse, a licensed social worker, a pastoral or other counselor and a volunteer coordinator or representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Interest: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Interest: means interest from the effective date of a corporate action until the date of payment, at the rate of interest on judgments in this State on the effective date of the corporate action. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1661
  • Interest rate swap agreement: means a financial agreement as defined by the Finance Authority of Maine by rule in accordance with the Maine Administrative Procedure Act, Title 5, chapter 375. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Interested transaction: means a corporate action described in section 1302, subsection 1, other than a merger pursuant to section 1105, involving an interested person in which any of the shares or assets of the corporation are being acquired or converted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1661
  • Interim care: means the status of temporary physical control of a juvenile by a person authorized by section 3501. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Internal waters: means waters under the exclusive jurisdiction of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • International air terminal: means an airport served by one or more bona fide international air carriers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Interstate System: means those portions of the Maine Turnpike and the state highway system incorporated in the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, as officially designated by the Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3752
  • Intertidal zone: means the shores, flats or other land between the high and mean low water mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 6071-A
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Invasive aquatic plant: means a species of aquatic plant described in Title 38, section 410-N. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Inventory: means goods, other than farm products, that:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • investigating committee: is a ny committee of the Legislature which has been granted by the Legislature the power to administer oaths, issue subpoenas and take depositions, as authorized by section 165, subsection 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 256
  • Investment interest: means an equity or debt security issued by a facility, including, without limitation, shares of stock in a corporation, units or other interests in a partnership, bonds, debentures, notes or other equity interests or debt instruments, except that investment interest does not include interest in a hospital licensed under state law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Investment property: means a security, whether certificated or uncertificated, security entitlement, securities account, commodity contract or commodity account. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Investment trust fund: means the Retiree Health Insurance Post-employment Benefits Investment Trust Fund established in section 17432. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17431
  • Investment trust fund agreement: means the trust agreement to be entered into by the State and the trustees of the investment trust fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17431
  • Investor: means an individual who owns, whose immediate family owns or who directly or indirectly owns a controlling interest in another facility that owns an investment interest in a facility that provides health services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Issuer: means a bank or other person that issues a letter of credit, but does not include an individual who makes an engagement for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Issuer: means a bailee that issues a document of title or, in the case of an unaccepted delivery order, the person that orders the possessor of goods to deliver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1407
  • jeopardy: means serious abuse or neglect, as evidenced by:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Joint committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for implementing a contract for secondary education under chapter 115. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Joint meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • 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.
  • Judge: means a Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court or the Superior Court, any Judge of the District Court, any Administrative Court Judge or any Associate Administrative Court Judge who is actively serving as of December 1, 1984, or who is appointed subsequent to December 1, 1984, but does not include Active Retired Judges. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Junkyard: means a yard, field or other outside area used to store, dismantle or otherwise handle:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3752
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Juvenile: means any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Juvenile community corrections officer: means an agent of the Department of Corrections authorized:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Juvenile Court: means the District Court exercising the jurisdiction conferred by section 3101. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Juvenile crime: has the meaning set forth in section 3103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Kindergarten: means a one-year or 2-year childhood education program, for children at least 5 years of age, immediately prior to grade one. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Know: means to have actual knowledge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon a product or the immediate container, not including package liners, of a product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Label: means the written, printed or graphic matter on, or attached to, the pesticide or device or any of its containers or wrappers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container in which a commercial feed is distributed, or in the case of a bulk shipment the information shall accompany delivery. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Label: means any written or printed matter on or attached to the package or on the delivery ticket which accompanies bulk shipments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Label: means any written, printed or graphic matter upon the immediate container or accompanying a plant or soil amendment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Labeler: means an entity or person that receives prescription drugs from a manufacturer or wholesaler and repackages those drugs for later retail sale and that has a labeler code from the federal Food and Drug Administration under 21 Code of Federal Regulations, 207. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2681
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Labeling: means the label and all other written, printed or graphic matter:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter upon a commercial feed or any of its containers or wrapper, or accompanying such commercial feed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Labeling: means any written, printed or graphic matter, upon or accompanying any plant or soil amendment, or advertisements, brochures, posters or television or radio announcements used in promoting the sale of the plant or soil amendment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Labeling: includes all labels and other written, printed or graphic representations, in any form whatsoever, accompanying and pertaining to any seed whether in bulk or in containers, and includes invoices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter upon an article or any of its containers or wrappers, or accompanying such article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Labor market unemployment rate: means the average unemployment rate as published by the Department of Labor for the labor market or markets in which potential qualified Pine Tree Development Zone employees are located for the 12 most recently reported months preceding the date of application. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Land: means all land and water areas, including airspace, and all plants, animals, structures, buildings, contrivances and machinery appurtenant thereto or situated thereon, fixed or mobile, including any used for transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • land: means real estate held by the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 262
  • Land use ordinance: means an ordinance or regulation of general application adopted by the municipal legislative body which controls, directs or delineates allowable uses of land and the standards for those uses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Land use permit: means a municipal permit or approval required by a municipal land ordinance, site plan ordinance, subdivision ordinance, zoning ordinance or building permit ordinance or by the state subdivision law pursuant to subchapter 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Landowner: means a person, company or other entity that holds title to land, including joint owners or tenants in common. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Large game: means domesticated cervids, domesticated boar and domesticated bison. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6111
  • Large-scale retail development: means any retail business establishment having a gross floor area of 75,000 square feet or more in one or more buildings at the same location, and any expansion of an existing building or buildings that results in a retail business establishment's having a gross floor area of 75,000 square feet or more in one or more buildings except when the expansion of an existing retail business establishment is less than 20,000 square feet. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Law enforcement agency: means the State Police, a sheriff's department or a municipal police department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Law enforcement agency: means a state, county or municipal agency or bureau that employs full-time and part-time law enforcement officers certified by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy who are authorized pursuant to section 10402, subsection 4 to enforce the provisions of this Part regulating ATVs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10321
  • 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
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lease: means a transfer of the right to possession and use of goods for a term in return for consideration, but a sale, including a sale on approval or a sale or return, or retention or creation of a security interest is not a lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 693
  • 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 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lease agreement: means the bargain, with respect to the lease, of the lessor and the lessee in fact as found in their language or by implication from other circumstances including course of dealing or usage of trade or course of performance as provided in this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 693
  • Lease contract: means the total legal obligation that results from the lease agreement as affected by this Article and any other applicable rules of law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 693
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legal age: means the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Legal custodian: means a person who has legal custody of a juvenile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Legal custody: means the right to the care, custody and control of a juvenile and the duty to provide food, clothing, shelter, ordinary medical care, education and discipline for a juvenile, and, in an emergency, to authorize surgery or other extraordinary care. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
  • Legislative committee: means a joint standing committee of the Legislature, a joint select committee of the Legislature, a task force, commission or council or any other committee established by the Legislature and composed wholly or partly of Legislators for the purpose of conducting legislative business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2171-C
  • Legislative inquiry: means any request made by a legislative committee or individual Legislator to a state employee for public information or the state employee's personal opinion. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2171-C
  • Legislative per diem: means the per diem authorized by Title 3, section 2, that is paid to Legislators for every day's attendance at meetings held when the Legislature is not in daily session. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1826
  • Legislative review session: means the regular session of the Legislature convening after the beginning of the legislative rule acceptance period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1505
  • Legislative rule acceptance period: means the period beginning on the July 1st preceding the convening of a regular session of the Legislature and ending at 5:00 p. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1505
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lender: includes , but is not limited to, the following institutional lenders whose policies and procedures are subject to governmental supervision:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Lessee: means a person who acquires the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 693
  • Lessee: means a tenant under a lease and may include an installment purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Lessee: means a tenant under lease and may include an installment purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Lessor: means a person who transfers the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 693
  • Letter of credit: means a definite undertaking that satisfies the requirements of section 5-1104 by an issuer to a beneficiary at the request or for the account of an applicant or, in the case of a financial institution, to itself or for its own account, to honor a documentary presentation by payment or delivery of an item of value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Letter-of-credit right: means a right to payment or performance under a letter of credit, whether or not the beneficiary has demanded or is at the time entitled to demand payment or performance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Liability: means the obligation to pay a judgment, settlement, penalty, fine, including an excise tax assessed with respect to an employee benefit plan, or expenses incurred with respect to a proceeding. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1506
  • library: means the statewide network created pursuant to this subchapter by which data custodians or their designees organize and catalog public geographic information and provide access to that information to all levels of government and to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • License: means written authority from the Gambling Control Unit to hold, conduct or operate "Beano". See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • License: means a license issued by the board stating that the applicant has met the requirements for the specified operator classification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2621
  • Licensed camping facility: means a recreational camp, youth camp or camping area licensed under Title 22, section 2495. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2691
  • Licensed establishment: means a person required to hold a license under section 2514. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Licensed establishment: means premises to which a license for the sale of spirits, wine or malt liquor to be consumed on or off the licensed premises applies, and any person or organization which is licensed to sell spirits, wine or malt liquor in the times, places and manners as specified in the license. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Licensed federal-state potato inspector: means an authorized representative of the Federal-State Inspection Service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Licensed mental health professional: means a psychiatrist, licensed psychologist, licensed clinical social worker or certified social worker. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Licensed public weighmaster: shall mean and refer to all persons who shall, for hire, weigh or measure any commodity, produce or article and issue therefor, a weight certificate, which shall be accepted as the accurate weight, upon which the purchase or sale of such commodity is based;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • 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 any person who holds an unrevoked and valid unsuspended license issued under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Licensee: means any organization, including a federally recognized Indian tribe in the State, that has been granted a license by the Gambling Control Unit to hold, conduct or operate "Beano" or "Bingo. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • 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
  • Lien creditor: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Limited equity cooperative: means a cooperative affordable housing corporation organized in accordance with section 1754. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Limited equity formula: means a rule or method for determining the transfer value of a share in a limited equity cooperative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Line make: means motor vehicles that are offered for sale, lease or distribution under a common name, trademark, service mark or brand name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Liquidation harvesting: means the purchase of timberland followed by a harvest that removes most or all commercial value in standing timber, without regard for long-term forest management principles, and the subsequent sale or attempted resale of the harvested land within 5 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • 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
  • Listed facility: means a radon testing facility that is designated as providing radon analysis services and that has proven its proficiency to the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 772
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • live birth: as used in this chapter , shall mean a product of conception after complete expulsion or extraction from its mother, irrespective of the duration of pregnancy, which breathes or shows any other evidence of life such as beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1595
  • Livestock: means cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, domestic rabbits, horses, mules, other equines or other designated animals, whether live or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Livestock: means cattle, equines, goats, members of the genus Lama, rabbits, sheep and swine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Livestock product: means a carcass or part of a carcass, meat or meat food product of any livestock. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Loan: means an extension of credit made in consideration of a written promise of repayment or any other conditions that may be established by the authority, performance of which may be secured by mortgage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Loan Insurance Program: means the program governed by subchapter 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Loan payments: means payments required by or received on account of a mortgage or any other financial document, including, but not limited to, payments covering interest, installments of principal, taxes, assessments, loan insurance premiums and hazard insurance premiums. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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
  • Local district: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Local government: means a municipality, county, school district or other special-purpose district or multi-purpose district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2530-A
  • Locally owned grocery store: means a grocery store at least 51% of which is owned by one or more residents of the State and that has a gross floor area of 25,000 square feet or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Locally owned restaurant: means an eating establishment at least 51% of which is owned by one or more residents of the State and that is not a chain restaurant pursuant to section 2491, subsection 2-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Location permit: means that card issued by the Gambling Control Unit, describing the premises or area in which "Beano" may be conducted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Lodging place: includes , but is not limited to, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and inns where the owner or managing entity maintains the lodging facilities and the structures are located in the same general physical location. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Long-term care facility: means a hospice provider facility licensed under chapter 1681; a nursing facility licensed under chapter 405; an assisted living facility licensed under chapter 1663 or 1664; or a facility or program licensed under chapter 1663 that provides care for a qualifying patient in accordance with section 2423-A, subsection 1, paragraph F-1, subparagraph (2). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Low income: means income that is less than or equal to 80% of median income for the area, adjusted for family size, in accordance with federal standards generally accepted at the time of incorporation under this subchapter and comparable to standards of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development in existence on the effective date of this section. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Low-alcohol spirits product: means a product containing spirits that has an alcohol content of 8% or less by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • 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
  • Machinery: means equipment or machinery, exclusive of vehicles, which is used to explore, develop or mine a mineral deposit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 103
  • Maine bag: means any consumer pack for potatoes on which appears the word Maine in letters larger than 1/4 inch or a pictorial representation of the outline of the shape of the state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1032
  • Maine bag grade: means any of the officially established grades of potatoes as adopted by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1032
  • Maine Job-start Program: means the program governed by subchapter VII. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code: means the uniform statewide building and energy code adopted by the board pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 23
  • Maine Uniform Building Code: means that portion of the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code that does not contain energy code requirements as determined by the board pursuant to section 9722, subsection 6, paragraph M. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 23
  • Maine Uniform Energy Code: means that portion of the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code that contains only energy code requirements as determined by the board pursuant to section 9722, subsection 6, paragraph M. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 23
  • Maintenance and operation: means all activities necessary to maintain facilities after they have been developed and all activities necessary to operate the facilities, including, but not limited to, informational, promotional and educational programs and safety and surveillance activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Maintenance and operation: means all activities necessary to maintain affordable housing after development and all activities necessary to operate the affordable housing, including, but not limited to, informational, promotional, safety and surveillance activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Major business expansion project: means any building, structure, system, machinery, equipment or facility proposed to be constructed, developed, rehabilitated, expanded, modernized or acquired in the State by a business entity that has a projected cost of $1,000,000 or more, that is projected to result in a net gain of at least 50 job opportunities within the State or the retention of at least 50 jobs, directly or indirectly, and that benefits from financing assistance from the authority including use of a capital reserve fund pursuant to section 1053. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Major medical equipment: means a single unit of medical equipment or a single system of components with related functions used to provide medical and other health services that costs $3,200,000 or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Malt liquor: includes beverages made with malt liquor, but to which no spirits are added. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Malt liquor: includes , but is not limited to, ale, beer, porter and stout. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Manufacture: means to grind, mix or blend, or further process a commercial feed for distribution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Manufactured home: includes the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning and electrical systems contained in the structure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Manufactured housing: means a structural unit or units designed to be used as a dwelling or dwellings and constructed in a manufacturing facility and then transported by the use of its own chassis or placement on an independent chassis to a building site. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Manufactured housing: means for the purpose of this subchapter, a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is 8 body feet or more in width, and 40 body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is 320 or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling, with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, including the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning and electrical systems contained therein; except that the term shall include any structure which meets all the requirements of this subsection except the size requirements and with respect to which the manufacturer voluntarily files a certification required by the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and complies with the standards established under the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, 42 United States Code 5401, et seq. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • Manufactured housing community: means a parcel or adjoining parcel of land, under single ownership, that has been planned and improved for the placement of 3 or more manufactured homes, but does not include a construction camp. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1055
  • Manufactured-home transaction: means a secured transaction:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in manufacturing or producing manufactured housing and then selling it to a dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Manufacturer: means a person that produces or commercializes a genetically engineered plant part, seed or plant, not including a farm operation as defined in section 152, subsection 6. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Manufacturer: means a person who distills, rectifies, brews, ferments, bottles or otherwise produces liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in manufacturing or assembling manufactured homes, regardless of the destination of the homes, including any person engaged in importing homes for resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • manufacturer: includes the terms "franchisor" "distributor" "distributor branch" "factory branch" and "factory representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • manufacturing: means the production, blending, infusing, compounding or other preparation of marijuana concentrate and marijuana products, including, but not limited to, marijuana extraction or preparation by means of chemical synthesis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Manufacturing enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to giving of new shapes, new qualities or new combinations to matter as material products and includes assembling, fabricating, making, creating, working, preparing, milling, processing, recycling, manufacturing, finishing, fashioning, producing, storing, warehousing, preserving, distributing, handling or transporting in any manner goods, wares, merchandise, metals, fabrics, materials, substances, product or matter of any kind or nature including materials recovered from solid and hazardous wastes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Manufacturing facility: means a registered tier 1 or tier 2 manufacturing facility or a person or entity authorized to engage in marijuana extraction under section 2423-F. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • 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
  • Marijuana concentrate: means the resin extracted from any part of a marijuana plant and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation from such resin, including, but not limited to, hashish. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Marijuana extraction: means the process of extracting marijuana concentrate from marijuana using water, lipids, gases, solvents or other chemicals or chemical processes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Marijuana plant: means a plant of the genus Cannabis, including, but not limited to, Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis or their hybrids and the seeds of those plants. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Marijuana product: includes , but is not limited to, an edible marijuana product, a marijuana ointment and a marijuana tincture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Marijuana testing facility: means a public or private laboratory that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Market area: means a geographic region exclusive of a state tax increment financing district that will be affected by the operation of the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • 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
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Matching funds: means any combination of public and private funds used in conjunction with the Land for Maine's Future Fund or the Public Access to Maine Waters Fund for the purpose of this chapter, including, but not limited to: private contributions of cash or securities; money from municipal or other public agencies; money from a federal matching program, subject to the limitations of applicable federal and state laws, in an amount authorized by the federal program; contributions of real property, or interest in real property, that serves the acquisition needs of the State as determined by the Land for Maine's Future Board; in-kind contributions; or any combination of those funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • Matching funds: means any combination of public and private funds used in conjunction with the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund for the purpose of this subchapter, including, but not limited to, private contributions of cash or securities, money from municipal or other public agencies, money from a federal matching program, in-kind contributions or any combination thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10301
  • Matching funds: includes , but is not limited to, private contributions of cash or securities, money from municipal or other public agencies, money from a federal matching program, in-kind contributions or any combination thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10321
  • Material financial interest: means a financial interest in a transaction that would reasonably be expected to impair the objectivity of the director's judgment when participating in action on the authorization of the transaction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Maximum contaminant level: means the maximum concentration of a contaminant allowed under the State Primary Drinking Water Regulations in water supplied for human consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • may: when used in this Title, is used in a permissive sense to grant authority or permission, but not to create duty, to act in the manner specified by the context. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 457
  • Meat: means the part of the muscle of cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules, other equines or other designated animals that is skeletal or that is found in the tongue, diaphragm, heart or esophagus, with or without the accompanying and overlying fat, and the portions of bone, skin, sinew, nerve and blood vessels that normally accompany the muscle tissue but does not include the muscle found in the lips, snout or ears. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Mechanic: means an individual engaged in the installation or servicing of HUD-code or pre-HUD-code homes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Median household income: means the income computed based on the most current census information available, as provided by the Governor's Office of Policy and Management. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Medicaid: means the Medicaid program under the provisions of the United States Social Security Act, Title XIX, and successors to it, and related rules of the department pursuant to chapter 855. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 21
  • Medical director: means a licensed physician who oversees the medical components of hospice services and serves on the interdisciplinary team. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Medical provider: means a physician or clinical psychologist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Medical provider: means a physician or clinical psychologist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Medical provider: means a physician, a certified nurse practitioner or a physician assistant. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Medical support: means an amount ordered to be paid toward the cost of health insurance provided by a public entity or by another parent through employment or otherwise or for other medical costs not covered by insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • Medical use: means the acquisition, possession, cultivation, manufacture, use, delivery, transfer or transportation of marijuana or paraphernalia relating to the administration of marijuana to treat or alleviate a qualifying patient's medical diagnosis or symptoms for which a medical provider has provided the qualifying patient a written certification under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • 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 any person included in the membership of a retirement program of the retirement system, as provided in chapter 423, subchapter 2, or chapter 425, subchapter 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • Member: means a judge who is included in the membership of the Maine Judicial Retirement System as provided in section 1301. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • 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
  • Member: means a person who owns a cooperative interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Member of the family: includes a person who is a resident of the State and who is living with a person as a spouse and a natural parent of a child of a person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Member state: means any state that has adopted a prescription monitoring program and has enacted the enabling compact legislation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Members of the same household: means 2 or more people who are residents of the State and who reside in a shared dwelling unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Membership: means active participation in the program of a school from the date of enrollment to the time the student withdraws or is absent from the school for 10 consecutive days for reasons other than illness. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 3708
  • Membership fee: means an initial payment made by a person to an employee cooperative as a condition to becoming a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250
  • Membership service: means service rendered while a member of a retirement program of the retirement system on account of which contributions are made and for which credit is allowable under chapter 423, subchapter 4 or chapter 425, subchapter 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Membership service: means service rendered while a member of the Maine Judicial Retirement System for which credit is allowed under section 1302. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Mental illness: means a significant mental illness or emotional impairment, as determined by a qualified mental health professional. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1211
  • Menu: means a written or printed list describing food or beverage items offered for sale at an eating establishment that may be distributed on or off the premises, but does not include a menu board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Menu board: means a list of food or beverage items offered for sale at an eating establishment that is posted in a public area for viewing by multiple customers, including a backlit marquee sign, chalkboard or drive-through menu sign. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Merger: means a transaction by which ownership or control over substantially all of the stock, assets or activities of one or more covered entities is placed under the control of another covered entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1843
  • Merger: means a business combination pursuant to section 1102. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2843
  • Merrymeeting Bay: means the waters of the Kennebec River bounded as follows: from the high-tension wires at Chop's Point to the first dam on the Androscoggin River, to the first road bridge on the Muddy, Cathance, Abbagadassett and Eastern Rivers and to the Richmond-Dresden Bridge on the Kennebec River, in the counties of Cumberland, Sagadahoc and Lincoln. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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
  • Migratory waterfowl: means anatidae, or waterfowl, including brant, wild ducks, geese and swans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Military redevelopment zone: means a specified area within a municipality that is contained within a labor market that includes a military facility that sustained a loss of 400 or more employed workers, if the loss was caused by a federal military facility closure or downsizing, during the 5-year period immediately preceding the time of application for designation as a military redevelopment zone, or is projected to sustain a loss of 400 or more employed workers during the 5-year period immediately following the time of application, and has been designated by the commissioner as a military redevelopment zone under section 5250-J, subsection 3-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Minerals: means all naturally occurring mineral deposits, including hydrocarbons and peat, but excluding sand, gravel and water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 103
  • Minibar: means a self-contained, locking cabinet, refrigerated or unrefrigerated, designed for the storage, dispensation and sale of alcoholic beverages and related merchandise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Mining: means all of the extractive and beneficiative processes necessary to remove and prepare a mineral deposit for market. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 103
  • Minor: means a person under 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1501
  • Minor: means a person who has not reached the age of 21 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Minority: when used in reference to age shall mean under the age of 18. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • misbranded: as used in this chapter or chapter 103 applies to all articles of commercial feeding stuff, commercial fertilizer or food, the package or label of which bears any statement, design or device regarding such article, or the ingredients or substances contained therein, that is false or misleading in any particular or that is falsely branded in any particular. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8451
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mistrial: An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again from the selection of the jury.
  • Mobile poultry processing unit: means a poultry slaughterhouse that meets the structural, operational and licensing requirements of a mobile poultry processing unit under the federal acts and that is operated by a person licensed under section 2514. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Moderate income: means income that is less than or equal to 100% of median income for the area, adjusted for family size, in accordance with federal standards generally accepted at the time of incorporation under this subchapter and comparable to standards of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development in existence on the effective date of this section. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Modification: means the alteration, improvement, expansion, extension, renovation or replacement of a health care facility or health maintenance organization or portions thereof, including the initial equipment, and the replacement of equipment or existing buildings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Moratorium: means a temporary land use regulation or ordinance approved by the commission or a municipal legislative body which prevents development or subdivision by withholding authorization or approval necessary for development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Moratorium: means a land use ordinance or other regulation approved by a municipal legislative body that, if necessary, may be adopted on an emergency basis and given immediate effect and that temporarily defers all development, or a type of development, by withholding any permit, authorization or approval necessary for the specified type or types of development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Mortgage: means a consensual interest in real property, including fixtures, that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage: means an agreement granting a lien upon or a security interest in eligible collateral upon certain conditions and includes, but is not limited to, a mortgage of real estate, an assignment of rents, a pledge or a security agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Mortgagee: shall be construed to include the heirs and assigns of the mortgagee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagee: means a grantee or obligee under, or a transferee or successor of a grantee or obligee under, a mortgage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Mortgagor: means the grantor or party giving rights to eligible collateral pursuant to a mortgage and includes the successors or assigns of a mortgagor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Motor vehicle: means any motor-driven vehicle, except motorboats. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Motor vehicle: means any motor-driven vehicle, except motorcycles and recreational vehicles defined under section 1432, subsection 18-A, required to be registered under Title 29-A, chapter 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Motor vehicle dealer: means a person other than a manufacturer, distributor, distributor branch, distributor representative, factory branch or factory representative who sells or solicits or advertises the sale of new or used motor vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Motor vehicle oil: means any lubricating oil or other lubricant that is reclaimable and classified for use in an internal combustion engine or the transmission, gear box, hydraulic system, compressor or differential for a motor vehicle, including but not limited to natural, synthetic and rerefined motor oils, whether or not in retail containers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Motor vehicle oil dealer: means any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of producing, packaging or otherwise preparing motor vehicle oil for market, or selling or distributing motor vehicle oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Motorboat: means any watercraft, including airmobiles, equipped with propulsion machinery of any type, whether or not the machinery is the principal source of propulsion, is permanently or temporarily attached or is available for propulsion on the watercraft. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Motorboat carrying passengers for hire: means a motorboat used for the purpose of carrying a person or persons as passengers for valuable consideration, whether directly or indirectly flowing to the owner, charterer, agent or any other person interested in the watercraft. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Multijurisdictional high-problem area: means an area of extensive use by ATV operators, including, but not limited to, unauthorized trails or damaged agricultural lands, wetlands or other environmentally sensitive areas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10321
  • Multiple community water district: means that area comprising all municipalities served in whole or part by a single public water system plus those public water system zones within multiservice municipalities served by the same public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Multiple community water system district-wide election: means an election held in each municipality within a multiple community water district to determine whether or not to fluoridate the water supply of that system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Multiple unit housing: shall mean a structure or structures located on a single lot, which structures are designed or used to house 2 or more families. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • Multiservice municipality: means any municipality served in whole or in part by more than one public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • municipal authority: means any of the public corporations authorized to be created by section 4721. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • 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 bond insurance fund: means any fund or funds established by the bank to provide reserves to insure payment of any state or municipal issuance of debt, pursuant to a bond insurance program established by the bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • municipal clerk: means the clerk, deputy clerk or assistant clerk, where directed by the clerk to carry out duties under this Title, of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • municipal clerk: means the clerk of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal fire department: means an organized firefighting unit established under municipal charter, ordinance or bylaw to prevent and extinguish fires and, if authorized by charter, ordinance or bylaw, to provide emergency services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3151
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Municipal officers: shall mean the mayor and aldermen of cities, the selectmen of towns and the assessors of plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • 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 municipal officers as defined in Title 30-A, section 2001, subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Municipal official: means any elected member of a municipal government in Penobscot County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 900-K
  • Municipal official: means any elected or appointed member of a municipal government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal reviewing authority: means the municipal planning board, agency or office or, if none, the municipal officers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Municipal reviewing authority: means the municipal planning board, agency or office, or if none, the municipal officers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Municipal school unit: means a state-approved unit of school administration composed of a single municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Municipal Securities Approval Program: means the program governed by subchapter IV. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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 36 Sec. 328
  • Municipality: shall include cities, towns and plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • 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 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 13 Sec. 2905
  • Municipality: means any county, city or town in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Municipality: means any municipality as defined in Title 30-A, section 2001, subsection 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Muzzle-loading firearm: means a muzzleloader, a traditional muzzleloader or a muzzle-loading shotgun. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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
  • Natural area: means any area of land or water, or both land and water, whether publicly or privately owned, that retains or has reestablished its natural character, though it need not be completely natural and undisturbed, and that supports, harbors or otherwise contains endangered, threatened or rare plants, animals and native ecological systems, or rare or unique geological, hydrological, natural historical, scenic or other similar features of scientific and educational value benefiting the citizens of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 62
  • Natural resource enterprise: means an agricultural enterprise or a fishing enterprise, but does not include selling of food at wholesale or retail, except when that selling is carried out as part of the natural resource enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Natural resources agencies: means state agencies, bureaus, boards, commissions or other instrumentalities having jurisdiction over the protection of the State's natural resources. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10301
  • Naturally shed: means naturally dropped from the animal without any human manipulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Neglect: means a threat to an adult's health or welfare by physical or mental injury or impairment, deprivation of essential needs or lack of protection from these. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Neglect: means a negligent act or omission that causes or may cause an individual's injury or death or that places an individual at risk of injury or death. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1211
  • Net revenue: means gross revenue less allowable expenses as described in section 1838. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Net weight: means the weight of amending ingredients plus other ingredients as offered for sale, exclusive of the weight of any package or container. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • New debtor: means a person that becomes bound as debtor under section 9-1203, subsection (4) by a security agreement previously entered into by another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • New health service: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • New motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle that has not been previously sold to any person except a distributor, wholesaler or motor vehicle dealer for resale by a franchise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • New value: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Newly incurred capital outlay and debt service: means capital outlay and debt service costs for a school construction project approved for funding by the voters on or after June 1, 1998. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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.
  • Nominated person: means a person whom the issuer:
  • (i) Designates or authorizes to pay, accept, negotiate or otherwise give value under a letter of credit; and
    (ii) Undertakes by agreement or custom and practice to reimburse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Noncash proceeds: means proceeds other than cash proceeds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Noncharter public school: means a public school other than a school formed pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1858
  • Noncommercial clerk: means a clerk that is not listed as a commercial clerk under section 106 and that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Noncommercial registered agent: means a person that is not listed as a commercial registered agent under section 106 and that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Noncommunity water system: means a public water system that is not a community water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Nonparticipating department: means a department or division of State Government other than one defined as a department in this section that has not been approved for inclusion in this chapter by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Nonpartisan staff: means the directors and staffs of the Office of Policy and Legal Analysis, the Office of Fiscal and Program Review, the Office of the Revisor of Statutes, the Legislative Information Office, the Law and Legislative Reference Library, the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability, the Office of Legislative Information Technology and the Office of the Executive Director of the Legislative Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2171-C
  • Nonqualified foreign entity: means a foreign entity that is not authorized to transact business in this State pursuant to a filing with the Secretary of State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Nonreserved public lands: means all public domain lands, public islands in inland and coastal waters, lands acquired under section 8003, subsection 3, paragraph N, lands acquired by the bureau pursuant to other lawful authority and any other lands the management and control of which are not otherwise provided for by law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Nonresident: means a person who does not fall within the definition of resident in subsection 53. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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
  • Normal wear and tear: means the deterioration that occurs, based upon the use for which the rental unit is intended, without negligence, carelessness, accident or abuse of the premises or equipment or chattels by the tenant or members of the tenant's household or their invitees or guests. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2881
  • Note: means an evidence of indebtedness and includes a revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Notes: means any notes of the bank issued under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Notice: means written notification served personally, sent by certified mail or sent by first-class mail to the last known address of the person for whom the notification is intended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Notice of noncompliance: means a formal written complaint or a notice of violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Notifiable disease or condition: means any communicable disease, occupational disease or environmental disease, the occurrence or suspected occurrence of which is required to be reported to the department pursuant to sections 821 to 825 or section 1493. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Nurse supervisor: means a licensed registered nurse with education, experience and training in hospice nursing care who is designated by the program director to oversee nursing services for the hospice program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Nursery: means a place where nursery stock is produced, stored or offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6952
  • Nursery stock: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6952
  • Nursing facility: means any facility defined under section 1812-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Nursing facility MaineCare funding pool: means that limit established in accordance with section 333-A for nursing facility projects. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Oath: includes an affirmation, when affirmation is allowed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • obligee: includes :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Obligor: means a person that, with respect to an obligation secured by a security interest in or an agricultural lien on the collateral:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Obligor: means any person owing a duty of support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • occupational disease: means any abnormal condition or disorder, including an occupational injury, caused by exposure to environmental factors associated with employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1491
  • Off-premise catering: means service of liquor with or without food by a licensee to groups at prearranged functions located at a place other than the licensee's premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Offender: means any natural person or organization convicted of a crime. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1402-A
  • Offer: when used in connection with "health services" means that the health care facility or health maintenance organization holds itself out as capable of providing or having the means to provide a health service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Office: means the Governor's Office of Policy and Management established by section 3102. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6006-B
  • Office: means the Office of Information Technology. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Office practice: includes the facility or facilities at which a health care practitioner, on a regular basis, provides or supervises the provision of professional health services to individuals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • officer: includes , unless the context requires otherwise, the estate or personal representative of a director or officer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1506
  • Officer or director: means , when used with respect to any nonprofit, for-profit or other organization governed by this chapter, a director, manager, shareholder, board member, partner or other person holding a management position or ownership interest in the organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Official capacity: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1506
  • Official certificate: means a certificate established by rule of the commissioner for issuance by an inspector or other person performing official functions under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official device: means a device authorized by the commissioner for use in applying an official mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official establishment: means an establishment as determined by the commissioner at which inspection of the slaughter of livestock or poultry or the preparation of livestock products or poultry products is maintained under the authority of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official mark: means the official inspection legend or any other symbol established by rule of the commissioner to identify the status of any product of livestock or poultry under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official sample: means a sample of feed taken by the commissioner or his agent in accordance with section 720, subsections 3, 5 or 6. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Official sample: means any sample of commercial fertilizer taken by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Official tally tape: means the first tape produced by an electronic tabulating machine that tallies the final vote totals at the conclusion of voting and that is attached to the zero tape produced by the machine prior to the start of voting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • On-premise catering: means service of liquor with or without food by a licensed club having the catering privilege to groups of nonmembers at prearranged functions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • On-premise retail licensee: means a person licensed to sell liquor to be consumed on the premises where sold. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • 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
  • Open firearm season on deer: means the time during which it is lawful to hunt deer with a firearm, including the special muzzle-loading season as described in section 11404. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Operating revenues: means funds available to the authority from fees, fares, rental or sale of property and miscellaneous revenue and interest not otherwise pledged or dedicated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • Operator: means an individual either employed or retained by a public water system who, as part of the individual's job duties, is assigned the responsibilities for operational activities that will have a direct impact on the quality or quantity of water provided to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Organ procurement organization: means a person designated by the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services as an organ procurement organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Organization: means any firm, association or corporation authorized to conduct "Beano" in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Organization: means a corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Organization: means a corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Original assessed value: means the assessed value of a development district as of March 31st of the tax year preceding the year in which it was designated and, for development districts designated on or after April 1, 2014, "original assessed value" means the taxable assessed value of a development district as of March 31st of the tax year preceding the year in which it was designated by the legislative body of a municipality or a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Original assessed value: means the assessed value of an affordable housing development district as of March 31st of the tax year preceding the year in which it was designated, and, for affordable housing development districts designated on or after April 1, 2014, "original assessed value" means the taxable assessed value of an affordable housing development district as of March 31st of the tax year preceding the year in which it was designated by the municipality or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Other ingredients: means any ingredients present in plant or soil amendments which are not plant-amending ingredients or soil-amending ingredients, respectively. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Other land use activity: includes any commercial or industrial uses or combination of such uses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • Other organization: means any not-for-profit, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or association that is not a state agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5953
  • Out-of-state business: includes a business entity that is affiliated with a registered business solely through common ownership as long as that business entity does not have any registrations, tax filings or nexus in the State prior to the declared state disaster or emergency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 42
  • Out-of-state employee: means an individual who performs services for an out-of-state business in return for compensation and who, prior to the declared state disaster or emergency, was not a resident of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 42
  • 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
  • outfitter: means a person who collects dues or fees or receives any form of compensation for arranging or providing whitewater rafting trips or for operating a whitewater rafting organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3758-A
  • outstanding river segments: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • Overboard discharge: means the same as set forth in Title 38, section 466, subsection 9-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Own time: means an employee's personal time or authorized leave time, earned as a condition of employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2171-C
  • Owner: means a person who owns title to land where a cave is located. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 66-B
  • Package: means any commodity put up or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Packaged biosolids: means biosolids distributed in a sealed container provided by the distributor of the material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Paper industry job retention project: means the acquisition and improvement of a paper production facility in the State, in which not less than 40% of the ownership of the project will be, at the time the financial assistance is provided, owned or controlled by or for the benefit of a majority of the employees of the project through a qualified employee stock ownership program or other employee ownership program recognized in the federal Internal Revenue Code. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Parcel: means a contiguous tract of land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6111
  • Parcel: means a contiguous tract or plot of forest land owned by a landowner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Parent: means mother or father. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Parent: means a parent whose parental rights have not been terminated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Parent: means a person who:
  • (1). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Parent: means a natural or adoptive parent or a parent established under Title 19-A, chapter 61, unless parental rights have been terminated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Parent: means the legal parent or the legal guardian when no legal parent exists. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Parent: means a parent, guardian or legal guardian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Parent: means either a natural parent or the adoptive parent of a juvenile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Parents as Scholars: means the program established in chapter 1054-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 21
  • Park: means any area of land or an interest in land, with or without improvements, that is acquired by or under the control of the State, managed primarily for public recreation or conservation purposes and classified by the director as a park, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Part: means an organ, an eye or tissue of a human being. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Participating health care facility: means a health care or licensed assisted living facility that, pursuant to this chapter, undertakes the financing and construction or acquisition of a project or undertakes the refunding or refinancing of existing indebtedness as provided in and permitted by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Participating institution for higher education: means an institution for higher education which, pursuant to this chapter, shall undertake the financing and construction or acquisition of a project or shall undertake the refunding or refinancing of obligations or of a mortgage or of advances as provided in and permitted by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Participating institution providing an educational program: means an institution providing an educational program that, pursuant to this chapter, undertakes the financing and construction or acquisition of a project or undertakes the refunding or refinancing of obligations or of a mortgage or of advances as provided in and permitted by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Participating local district: means a local district that has approved the participation of its employees in the Participating Local District Retirement Program of the retirement system under section 18201. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Party: means a political organization which has qualified to participate in a primary or general election under chapter 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Party: means an individual who was, is or is threatened to be made a defendant or respondent in a proceeding. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1506
  • Party: means a public agency or the following federally recognized Indian tribes or their political subdivisions:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2202
  • party to a share exchange: means any domestic or foreign corporation or eligible entity that will:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2843
  • Passenger: means every person carried on board a watercraft other than:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • patient: means a person who has been a resident of the State for at least 30 days and who possesses a valid written certification regarding medical use of marijuana in accordance with section 2423-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Patronage: means the amount of work performed as a member of an employee cooperative, measured in accordance with the articles of incorporation or bylaws. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250
  • Paved way: means a public road treated with bituminous or concrete material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Payment intangible: means a general intangible under which the account debtor's principal obligation is a monetary obligation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • percentage: means the percentage by weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • percentage: means by weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • percentage: means percent or percentage by weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Performing arts center: means any charitable or nonprofit corporation incorporated as a corporation without capital stock under Title 13, chapter 81, and which has as its primary purpose the encouragement, promotion and presentation of the arts for the benefit of the general public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Period: means the number of calendar weeks authorized by a single license for the operation of "Beano" or "Bingo. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Permanent incapacity: means a guardian or conservator has been appointed by a court of competent jurisdiction to manage the affairs of an office holder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • Permittee: means an individual, corporation, partnership or unincorporated association that rents or leases a building or facilities for profit to a licensee to hold, conduct or operate "beano. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, partnership, trust or other entity, and, in case of an entity, it shall include any other entity in which it has a majority interest or effectively controls as well as the individual officers, directors and other persons in active control of the activities of each such entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Person: means both plural and the singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies and associations;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Person: means an individual; trust or estate; partnership; corporation, including associations, joint stock companies and insurance companies; the State or a political subdivision or instrumentality of the State, including a municipal corporation of the State; or any other legal entity recognized by state law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, fiduciary, corporation or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Person: includes individual, partnership, corporation and association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Person: includes one or more individuals, partnerships, corporations and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Person: means an individual or entity, including but not limited to a corporation, partnership, firm, organization, company, homeowner, consumer or purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, company, public or private corporation, political subdivision or agency of the State, department, agency or instrumentality of the United States or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Person: includes individual, partnership, association, firm and corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Person: means any natural person, firm, corporation, partnership or other organization, association or group, however organized. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 859
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, 2 or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3758-A
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, association, society, club, corporation, financial institution, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, assignee or any other group or combination acting as a unit, the State or Federal Government or any political subdivision or agency of either government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, fiduciary, corporation, governmental entity or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Person: means individual, partnership, association, firm or corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, facility, institution or agency, public or private. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Person: means individual, partnership, association, firm or corporation, municipality or quasi-municipal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • 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: shall include any individual, partnership, corporation, company, society or association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Person: means any person, partnership, association or corporation engaged or employed by a health care institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1862
  • Person: means any person regardless of sex, race, number of children, marital status, motive and citizenship. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1902
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6111
  • Person: means any individual, business, corporation, association, firm, partnership or other organization, whether profit or nonprofit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Person: shall mean the State, any municipality, political subdivision, institution, public or private corporation, individual, partnership or other entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6307
  • 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, partnership or any group of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2173
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2905
  • Person: means individuals, partnerships, corporations and other entities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 103
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, business or similar trust, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Person: includes an individual, a partnership, a corporation and an association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, governmental agency, public corporation or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • 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 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Person: means any natural person, firm, corporation, partnership or other organization, association or group. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 831
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, firm, partnership, municipality, quasi-municipal corporation, state or federal agency or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, corporation, association or other business unit and an officer, agent or employee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 664
  • Person directly affected by a review: includes :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Person with a disability: means a person with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of that person and includes, but is not limited to, a person with a developmental disability, a learning disability or a mental illness. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1211
  • Personal care expenses: means the cost of feeding, dressing, toileting, mobility and personal hygiene assistance provided to developmentally disabled or handicapped persons who are members or the children of members of boards established in this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1826
  • Personal injury: means bodily injury as defined in Title 17-A, section 2, subsection 5 or psychological injury incurred by a victim who has sustained the threat of bodily injury. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6008
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal watercraft: includes , but is not limited to, a jet ski, wet bike, surf jet and miniature speedboat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Personnel: means staff employed by the agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1211
  • Pest: means any insects, rodents, nematodes, fungi, weeds, and other forms of terrestrial or aquatic plant or animal life or viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms, except viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms on or in living human beings or other living animals, that the commissioner declares to be a pest under section 610, subsection 1, paragraph A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • pest: means any insect, rodent, nematode, fungus, weed, or any other form of terrestrial or aquatic plant or animal life or virus, bacteria or other micro-organism, except viruses, bacteria or other micro-organisms on or in living man or other living animals, which the commissioner declares to be a pest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • pesticide: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest, and any substance or mixture of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant or desiccant. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Pesticide: includes "highly toxic pesticide. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Pesticide dealer: means any person who distributes limited or restricted use pesticides. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Pet: means any domesticated animal normally maintained in or near the household of the owner thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Pet food: means any commercial feed prepared and distributed for consumption by pets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Petitioner: means a person filing a petition to adopt an adult or child, and includes both petitioners under a joint petition, except as otherwise provided. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Petitioner: means any person who has requested a stay of a contract or grant award decision or a hearing of appeal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Physician: means an individual authorized to practice medicine or osteopathy under the law of any state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Physician: means any doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy duly licensed to practice his profession in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1902
  • Physician: means a person licensed as an osteopathic physician by the Board of Osteopathic Licensure pursuant to Title 32, chapter 36 or a person licensed as a physician or surgeon by the Board of Licensure in Medicine pursuant to Title 32, chapter 48 who is in good standing and who holds a valid federal Drug Enforcement Administration license to prescribe drugs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • 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
  • Pine Tree Development Zone benefits: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Place: shall include municipalities, townships and any other unorganized area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Planned subdistrict: means a delineated area for which a specific land use plan and standards have been agreed to by the owner of the land within the delineated area and approved by the commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Plant amendment: means any product distributed consisting of a plant-amending ingredient and other ingredients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Plant pest: means any insect, mite, nematode, fungus, virus, bacteria, slug, snail or other form of aquatic or terrestrial plant or organism that may cause injury to a plant or that the commissioner declares to be a plant pest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6952
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • political subdivision: includes an instrumentality of the State of Maine, of one or more of its political subdivisions, the University of Maine System, academies, water, sewer and school districts and associations of municipalities, or an instrumentality of the State and one or more of its political subdivisions, but only if such instrumentality is a juristic entity which is legally separate and distinct from the State or subdivision and only if its employees are not by virtue of their relation to such juristic entity employees of the State or subdivision. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • Pool: includes any related equipment, structures, areas and enclosures that are intended for the use of persons using or operating the pool, including equipment, dressing lockers, showers and toilet rooms. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • Poultry: means a domesticated bird, whether live or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Poultry: means domesticated fowl and domesticated waterfowl. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Poultry: means all domesticated birds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6307
  • Poultry producer: means a person who raises poultry offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Poultry product: means a poultry carcass or part of a carcass or a product that is made wholly or in part from a poultry carcass or part of a carcass, excepting products that are exempted by the commissioner from definition as a poultry product under conditions that the commissioner may prescribe to ensure that the poultry ingredients in products are not adulterated and that these products are not represented as poultry products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Preadoptive parent: means a person who has entered into a preadoption agreement with the department with respect to the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preferred shares: means a class or series of shares whose holders have preference over any other class or series of shares with respect to distributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1661
  • Premises: includes lands, private ways and any buildings and structures located on the lands or private ways. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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
  • Premium cigar: means a cigar that weighs more than 3 pounds per 1,000 and is wrapped in whole tobacco leaf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Prepared: means slaughtered, canned, salted, stuffed, rendered, boned, cut up or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Prescribed care: means isolation, quarantine, examination, vaccination, medical care or treatment ordered by the department or a court pursuant to section 820. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Prescriber: means a licensed health care professional with authority to prescribe controlled substances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Prescription data: means data transmitted by a prescription monitoring program that contains patient, prescriber, dispenser and prescription drug information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Prescription drug: means any drug required to be reported to a state prescription monitoring program and includes but is not limited to substances listed in the federal Controlled Substances Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Prescription monitoring information: means information submitted to and maintained by the program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • Prescription monitoring program: means a program that collects, manages, analyzes and provides prescription data under the auspices of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Present value: means the amount as of a date certain of one or more sums payable in the future, discounted to the date certain. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 693
  • Presentation: means delivery of a document to an issuer or nominated person for honor or giving of value under a letter of credit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Presenter: means a person making a presentation as or on behalf of a beneficiary or nominated person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Pretrial conference: A meeting of the judge and lawyers to discuss which matters should be presented to the jury, to review evidence and witnesses, to set a timetable, and to discuss the settlement of the case.
  • Primacy: means the federally delegated primary enforcement authority to adopt, implement and enforce federally mandated drinking water standards promulgated pursuant to the federal Safe Drinking Water Act as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Primary election: means the regular election for the election of nominees of a party for the general election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Primary impact community: means the municipalities of Bath, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell, Lisbon Falls and Topsham and Androscoggin County, Cumberland County and Sagadahoc County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • Primary physician: means the physician identified by the client or by the person authorized to make decisions for the client pursuant to a durable health care power of attorney. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Primary source of supply: means the distiller, the bottler, the brewer, the winery, the brand owner or the designated agent of any distiller, brewer, winery or brand owner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1451
  • Primary System: means that portion of the state highway system which the Department of Transportation has by official designation incorporated into the Federal-Aid Primary System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3752
  • Principal: means the person who supervises the operation and management of a school and school property as determined necessary by the superintendent under policies established by the school board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Prior service: means service rendered before the date of establishment of the retirement system as set forth in section 17101. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Prior service: means all service before December 1, 1984, as a judge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Private applicator: means any person who uses or supervises the use of any pesticide which is classified for restricted or limited use for purposes of producing any agricultural commodity on property owned or rented by him or his employer or, if applied without compensation other than trading of personal services between producers of agricultural commodities, on the property of another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Private applicator of general use pesticides: means a person who uses or supervises the use of general use pesticides for purposes of producing agricultural commodities on property owned or rented by that person or that person's employer when:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • 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
  • Private school: means an academy, seminary, institute or other private corporation or body formed for educational purposes covering kindergarten through grade 12 or any portion thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Private school approved for tuition purposes: means a private school approved for the receipt of public funds under sections 2951 to 2955. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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: means a reasonable ground for belief that a person with a disability has been or may be subject to abuse or neglect. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1211
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • 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.
  • Probation: means a legal status created by court order in cases involving a juvenile adjudicated as having committed a juvenile crime, which permits the juvenile to remain in his own home or other placement designated by the Juvenile Court subject to revocation for violation of any condition imposed by the court. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Proceeding: means any threatened, pending or completed action, suit or proceeding, whether civil, criminal, administrative, arbitrative or investigative and whether formal or informal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1506
  • Proceeds: means the following property:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Proceeds: means money arising or obtained from the sale of designated lands, excluding the costs of the sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 262
  • Processor: means any person other than a consumer who purchases or contracts to purchase potatoes or rotation crops primarily for manufacture into articles of food or starch by operations that change the physical form the potatoes or rotation crops possessed when harvested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Procurement organization: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization or tissue bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Producer: means a person engaged in the production of agricultural products, excluding forest products, as a farmer, planter, rancher, poultryman, dairyman, 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
  • Product name: means the name of the commercial feed that identifies it as to kind, class or specific use and distinguishes it from all other products bearing the same brand name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Production money crops: means crops that secure a production-money obligation incurred with respect to the production of those crops. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Production-money obligation: means an obligation of an obligor incurred for new value given to enable the debtor to produce crops if the value is in fact used for the production of the crops. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Professional: when used with reference to office space, means professions or professionals regulated or licensed under applicable state law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Professional corporation: means a corporation for profit, other than a foreign professional corporation, subject to the provisions of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4754
  • Professional forester: means a person licensed pursuant to Title 32, chapter 76. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Professional service: means the professional services provided by the following persons to the extent they are required to be licensed under state law:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4754
  • Program: means the food stamps or Medicaid program or another program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 21
  • Program: means the Maine Energy, Housing and Economic Recovery Program established in section 4862. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4861
  • Program: means the electric assistance program established by the commission pursuant to Title 35-A, section 3214. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Program: means the family development account program established in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • program: means a statement of means and objectives designed to encourage the development and maintenance of affordable housing within an affordable housing development district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Program: means the Waste Oil Furnace Loan Program established by this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Program: means the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program established under section 7248. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7246
  • program: means the ATV Enforcement Grant and Aid Program established pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10321
  • Program: means the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Program: means the Maine Public Drinking Water Control Program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Program director: means the person designated by the governing body of a hospice program as responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • 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 13 Sec. 2905
  • Prohibited substance: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Project: means any acquisition, capital expenditure, new health service or change in a health service, predevelopment activity or other activity that requires a certificate of need under section 329. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Project: includes all real and personal property, lands, improvements, driveways, roads, approaches, pedestrian access roads, rights-of-way, utilities, easements and other interests in land, machinery and equipment, and all appurtenances and facilities either on, above or under the ground that are used or usable in connection with any of the structures mentioned in this paragraph, and also includes landscaping, site preparation, furniture, machinery, equipment and other similar items necessary or convenient for the operation of a particular facility or structure in the manner for which its use is intended, but does not include such items as books, fuel, supplies or other items that are customarily considered as a current operating charge; and [2007, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Project: means any eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Project costs: means any expenditures or monetary obligations incurred or expected to be incurred that are authorized by section 5225, subsection 1 and included in a development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Project costs: means any expenditures or monetary obligations incurred or expected to be incurred that are authorized by section 5225, subsection 1 and included in a development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Project costs: means any expenditures or monetary obligations incurred or expected to be incurred that are authorized by section 5249, subsection 1 and included in an affordable housing development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Promissory note: means an instrument that evidences a promise to pay a monetary obligation, does not evidence an order to pay and does not contain an acknowledgment by a bank that the bank has received for deposit a sum of money or funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Proper invoice: means an invoice for property, products or services deemed to be satisfactory in quality and quantity, in conformance with the request of the state agency and on which the amount due has been correctly calculated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • Property: shall be construed to mean both real estate and personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Property: means animals, inanimate objects, vessels, public conveyances, buildings and all other real or personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Proportional share: means the revenue received from the State during the previous 12 months, divided by the sum of revenue received from the State, 3rd party payors and patients during the corresponding 12 months. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1862
  • Proposal: means a record authenticated by a secured party that includes the terms on which the secured party is willing to accept collateral in full or partial satisfaction of the obligation it secures pursuant to sections 9-1620, 9-1621 and 9-1622. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Proprietary lease: means an agreement with a cooperative affordable housing corporation governing a member's right to occupancy under which a member has an exclusive possessory interest in a unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Prospective donor: means an individual who is dead or near death and has been determined by a procurement organization to have a part that could be medically suitable for transplantation, therapy, research or education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Protect health and the environment: means to protect against any unreasonable adverse effects on the environment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Protective headgear: means a helmet that conforms with minimum standards of construction and performance as prescribed by the American National Standards Institute specification Z90. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Protective services: means services that separate incapacitated or dependent adults from danger. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Protocols: means procedures developed for the interaction of the suspected child abuse and neglect committee and family support team. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4092
  • Provide emergency services: means to respond to and manage other public safety emergencies, including, but not limited to, medical emergencies, hazardous materials incidents or natural or man-made disasters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3151
  • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.
  • Public: means a municipal, county or other governmental body that is a political subdivision within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Public pool: includes a pool on the premises of a child care facility that is licensed or required to be licensed under section 8301-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Public access officer: means the person designated pursuant to section 413, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1352
  • Public agency: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2202
  • Public assistance: means money payments and medical care furnished to or on behalf of dependent children by the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Public burying ground: means a burying ground or cemetery in which any person may be buried without regard to religious or other affiliation and includes a cemetery owned and operated by a municipality, a cemetery corporation or a cemetery association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1101-A
  • Public charter school: means a public school formed pursuant to this chapter that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1858
  • Public criminal history record information: means criminal history record information that is not confidential criminal history record information, including information recorded pursuant to section 706. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • public drain: means any sewer or drain constructed or laid by a governmental entity for the use of the public and includes both gravity and pressure mains. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Public drinking water supplier: means a public water supplier as defined by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act that provides drinking water from a source water protection area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Public health threat: means any condition or behavior that can reasonably be expected to place others at significant risk of exposure to a toxic agent or environmental hazard or infection with a notifiable disease or condition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Public organic record: means a record that is available to the public for inspection and is:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Public place: means any place not open to the sky into which the public is invited or allowed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1541
  • Public pool: means any constructed or prefabricated pool other than a residential pool or medical facility pool that is intended to be used for swimming, recreational bathing or wading and is operated by an owner, lessee, tenant or concessionaire or by a person licensed by the department, regardless of whether a fee is charged for use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • Public pool: means any constructed or prefabricated pool other than a residential pool or medical facility pool that is intended to be used for swimming, recreational bathing or wading and is operated by an owner, lessee, tenant or concessionaire or by a person licensed by the department whether or not a fee is charged for use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Public preschool program: means a program offered by a public school that provides instruction to children who are 4 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • public proceedings: as used in this subchapter means the transactions of any functions affecting any or all citizens of the State by any of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1352
  • public records: means any written, printed or graphic matter or any mechanical or electronic data compilation from which information can be obtained, directly or after translation into a form susceptible of visual or aural comprehension, that is in the possession or custody of an agency or public official of this State or any of its political subdivisions, or is in the possession or custody of an association, the membership of which is composed exclusively of one or more of any of these entities, and has been received or prepared for use in connection with the transaction of public or governmental business or contains information relating to the transaction of public or governmental business, except:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1352
  • Public reserved lands: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Public school: means a school that is governed by a school board of a school administrative unit and funded primarily with public funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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
  • Public service infrastructure: means those facilities that are essential for public health, welfare and safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Public spa: means any constructed spa other than a residential spa or medical facility spa. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • Public spa: means any constructed spa other than a residential spa or medical facility spa. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • public water system: includes any collection, treatment, storage or distribution pipes or other constructed conveyances, structures or facilities under the control of the supplier of water and used primarily in connection with such a system, and any collection or pretreatment storage facilities not under that control that are used primarily in connection with such a system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Public water system: means the public water agency, company, utility, district or other entity serving one or more municipalities in whole or in part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Public water system zone: means any one of the 2 or more areas of a multiservice municipality served by a single public water system, as further defined in section 2657. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Public-finance transaction: means a secured transaction in connection with which:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Public-private partnership: means any partnership between federal agencies, state agencies or individuals or any combination of federal agencies, state agencies or individuals, including corporations and private persons or organizations, where at least 1/3 of the funding is contributed by a nongovernmental organization or individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10301
  • Publicly supported educational institution: means a publicly supported secondary school, a career and technical education program and a public postsecondary education institution in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3552
  • Publicly supported secondary school: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Pupil: means elementary or secondary school student. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 3708
  • Putative father: means a man who is the alleged biological father of a child but whose paternity has not been legally established. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Qualified association: means an association of producers accredited in accordance with section 1957. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • qualified business: means any for-profit business in this State engaged in or that will engage in financial services, manufacturing or a targeted technology business that has added or will add at least one qualified Pine Tree Development Zone employee above its base level of employment in this State and that meets the following criteria:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Qualified business activity: means a business activity that is conducted within a Pine Tree Development Zone and is directly related to financial services, manufacturing or a targeted technology business for which the business receives a certificate from the commissioner pursuant to section 5250-O. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Qualified catering service: means a catering establishment as defined in Title 22, chapter 562, and licensed by the Department of Health and Human Services. 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
  • Qualified foreign entity: means a foreign entity that is authorized to transact business in this State pursuant to a filing with the Secretary of State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • qualified Pine Tree Development Zone employees: means new, full-time employees hired in this State by a qualified Pine Tree Development Zone business for work directly in one or more qualified business activities for whom a retirement program subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, 29 United States Code, Sections 101 to 1461, as amended, and group health insurance are provided and whose income derived from employment within the Pine Tree Development Zone, calculated on a weekly basis, is greater than the average weekly wage for the most recent available calendar year as derived from the quarterly census of employment and wages and provided annually by the Department of Labor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • qualified Pine Tree Development Zone employees: means new, full-time employees hired in this State by a qualified Pine Tree Development Zone business for work directly in one or more qualified business activities for whom a retirement program subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, 29 United States Code, Sections 101 to 1461, as amended, and group health insurance are provided and whose income derived from employment within the Pine Tree Development Zone, calculated on a calendar year basis, is greater than the most recent annual per capita personal income in the county in which the qualified employee is employed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Qualifying member: means a member in service or a former member who is receiving a disability retirement benefit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 18551
  • Qualifying member: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 18601
  • Quasi-municipal corporation or district: means any governmental unit that includes a portion of a municipality, a single municipality or several municipalities and which is created by law to deliver public services but which is not a general purpose governmental unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2351
  • Quasi-municipal corporation or district voters: means the voters who reside within the boundaries of the quasi-municipal corporation or district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2351
  • Question: means any proposition submitted to the voters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Radon: means the radioactive gaseous element and its decay products produced by the disintegration of the element radium in air, water, soil or other media. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 772
  • Radon testing services: means providing, for remuneration, determination of radon levels or analysis of an authorized radon testing device. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 772
  • Raffle: means a game of chance in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Rapidly flowing river: means a river or stretch of a river with rapids classified as class IV or higher by the department according to the International River Classification System or a river or stretch of a river designated by the department by rule on the basis of public safety, including, but not limited to, the Kennebec River between Harris Station and West Forks and the West Branch Penobscot River between McKay Station and Pockwockamus Falls. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3758-A
  • Raptor: means a bird of the order Strigiformes and of the families Accipitridae and Falconidae commonly called buteos, accipiters, falcons and owls. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Rate of growth ordinance: means a land use ordinance or other rule that limits the number of building or development permits issued by a municipality or other jurisdiction over a designated time frame. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Real estate: means land and structures attached to it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Real estate: means land and structures attached to it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Real or personal property: means those properties and assets transferred by the United States Government or the United States Navy after the closure of Brunswick Naval Air Station. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • Reasonable office hours: includes all regular office hours of an agency or official. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1352
  • Reasonably available: means able to be contacted by a procurement organization without undue effort and willing and able to act in a timely manner consistent with existing medical criteria necessary for the making of an anatomical gift. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Recipient: means an individual into whose body a decedent's part has been or is intended to be transplanted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Recipient: means a recipient of benefits under the food stamp or Medicaid programs or another program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 21
  • reconstruction: means any activities undertaken to maintain the properties of Loring Air Force Base, or any part of those properties, as a modern, safe and efficient facility and includes, but is not limited to, any rebuilding, redesign, improvement or enlargement of the real properties or environmental mitigation activities on base properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • reconstruction: means any activities undertaken to maintain the properties of Brunswick Naval Air Station, or any part of those properties, as a modern, safe and efficient facility and includes, but is not limited to, any rebuilding, redesign, improvement or enlargement of the real properties or environmental mitigation activities on base properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3771
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Record: includes records of historic and archival value to the State, regardless of the date of their generation, including all documents determined to have such value to the State by statute and, when appropriate, by the State Archivist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2530-A
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1407
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 664
  • record owner: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Record shareholder: means a person in whose name shares are registered in the records of a corporation or the beneficial owner of shares to the extent of the rights granted by a nominee certificate on file with the corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1661
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Recovery agency: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization, tissue bank, educational institution or research organization that participates in or facilitates the execution of an anatomical gift. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Recreational enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to providing facilities or opportunities for recreation, culture, entertainment or tourism. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Rectifier: means a person who produces spirits by combining spirits with other products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • recycled materials: means materials that are composed in whole or in part of elements that are reused or reclaimed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 11221
  • Reduced: means a reduction in the acreage of an individual parcel or lot of designated land under section 598-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 262
  • Referendum: means an election for the determination of a question. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Referral: means a referral of a patient for health services, including, without limitation:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2084
  • Refinancing of existing indebtedness: means liquidation, with the proceeds of bonds or notes issued by the authority, of an indebtedness of a health care facility, an institution for higher education or a participating institution providing an educational program incurred to finance or aid in financing a lawful purpose of that health care facility, institution for higher education or participating institution providing an educational program not financed pursuant to this chapter that would constitute a project had it been undertaken and financed by the authority, or consolidation of such indebtedness with indebtedness of the authority incurred for a project related to the purpose for which the indebtedness of the health care facility, institution for higher education or participating institution providing an educational program was incurred. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Refusal: means a record created under section 2947 that expressly states an intent to bar other persons from making an anatomical gift of an individual's body or part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Regional school unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration as established pursuant to chapter 103-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Register of critical areas: means the official listing of critical areas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 62
  • Registered agent: means a commercial registered agent or a noncommercial registered agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Registered agent filing: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Registered business: means a business entity that is registered or licensed to do business in the State prior to the declared state disaster or emergency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 42
  • Registered caregiver: means a caregiver who is registered by the department pursuant to section 2425-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Registered domestic partner: means an individual registered as a domestic partner under section 2710, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Registered establishment: means a person registered under section 2514-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Registered mail: shall be construed to include certified mail. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Registered organization: means an organization formed or organized solely under the law of a single state or of the United States by the filing of a public organic record with, the issuance of a public organic record by or the enactment of legislation by the state or the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Registered patient: means a qualifying patient who is registered by the department pursuant to section 2425-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Registered petitioners: means those registered voters residing in a single community water district or, in the case of a multiple community water system district-wide election, those registered voters residing in the multiple community water district who have accepted the responsibility of receiving notice concerning the filing of petitions pursuant to section 2655, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Registrant: means a person who has registered any pesticide pursuant to the provisions of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Registrant: means a person or organization registered with the Gambling Control Unit to hold, conduct or operate beano games for which a license is not required. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Registrant: means the person who registers commercial fertilizer under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Registrant: means the person who registers plant or soil amendments under the provisions of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Registration: includes reregistration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Registration certificate: means a document issued by the department that identifies an entity as an entity that has registered with the department in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Registry identification card: means a document issued by the department that identifies a person as a person who has registered with the department in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • 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
  • Regular interest: means interest at the rate which the Board of Trustees of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System sets from time to time, in accordance with Title 5, section 17156. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • regularly: includes daily, weekly or monthly, but does not include once a year or less often. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Related person: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Relative: means a family member related to the child within the 3rd degree through parentage established under Title 19-A, chapter 61 or any spouse of that family member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Remainderman: One entitled to the remainder of an estate after a particular reserved right or interest, such as a life tenancy, has expired.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Remuneration: means a donation or any other monetary payment received directly or indirectly by a person in exchange for goods or services as part of a transaction in which marijuana is transferred or furnished by that person to another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Repairman: shall mean any person engaged in the business of adjusting or repairing weighing or measuring devices in this State or an employee thereof engaged in such business;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Replacement equipment: means a piece of capital equipment that replaces another piece of capital equipment that performs essentially the same functions as the replaced equipment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Report: means the State's social services report. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Represented entity: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Requestor: means a person authorized by a member state who has initiated a request for prescription data. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Required debt service reserve: means the amount required to be on deposit in the reserve fund as prescribed by section 6006, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Required disclosure: means disclosure of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Required minimum reserve: means the amount required to be on deposit in a capital reserve fund as prescribed by section 6006, subsection 1-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • 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
  • 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 a citizen of the United States or an alien who has been domiciled in the State for one year who:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • resident of the State: means a person who is domiciled in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Resident of the State: means a person who is domiciled in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Residential placement: includes the placement in any children's home licensed pursuant to Title 22, chapter 1669, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Response costs: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Responsible parent: means the parent of a dependent child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • 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: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1402-A
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • restoration to service: means acceptance of employment as either a state employee or a teacher. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Restricted use pesticide: means any pesticide or pesticide use classified for use only by or under the direct supervision of a certified applicator by the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency or by the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Retail business establishment: means a business engaged in the sale of goods to the ultimate consumer for direct use or consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • 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
  • Retail establishment: means a place of business open to the general public for the sale of goods or services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1671
  • Retail food establishment: means a food establishment where food and food products are offered for sale to the consumer and intended for off-premise consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • 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
  • Retail vendor: includes a person who operates a store or who sells or attempts to sell to consumers at their homes or otherwise sells, displays, advertises, offers or has available for sale meat food products or poultry products at retail for purchase by consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Retailer: means a person engaged in the business of buying potatoes or rotation crops in wholesale or jobbing quantities and reselling the potatoes or rotation crops bought primarily to consumers through at least 5 retail outlets located within or without the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Retailer: means any person licensed by the bureau to engage in the purchase and resale of liquor in the original container or by the drink, for consumption on or off the premises where sold. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • retailer: means a person located within or outside the State who sells tobacco products to a person in the State for personal consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Retirement: means termination of membership with a retirement allowance granted under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Retirement: means the termination of membership service with a retirement allowance granted under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Retirement allowance: means the retirement payments to which a member is or may be entitled as provided in this Part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Retirement benefit: means the same as retirement allowance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Retirement system: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Retirement system: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System, established pursuant to Title 5, chapter 421. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Return: means any document, digital file or electronic data transmission containing information required by this Title to be reported to the State Tax Assessor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • reuse: means an alternative use of the base facility from its use as a military installation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • reuse: means an alternative use of the base facility from its use as a military installation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • Revenue Obligation Securities Program: means the program governed by subchapter III. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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
  • Review committee: means the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over judiciary matters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1052
  • Revolving loan fund: means that revolving loan fund created under section 6006-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Roadside spring: means any spring, well or other water diverted by pipes for the use of the public to obtain water by using containers or other methods, including but not limited to water being diverted and collected by a landowner by tiles, pipes, catch basins, buildings or other appurtenances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Roll call vote : A vote in which each legislator votes "yea" or "nay" as his or her name is called by the Clerk, so that the names of legislators voting on each side are recorded.
  • Rotation crop: means small grain, soybean or flax grown in rotation with potatoes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Roundwood: means logs, bolts and other round sections of wood as they are cut from a tree. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Royalty: means the amount paid to the State for the right to remove minerals from state land, including minimum and preproduction payments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 103
  • Rule: includes the amendment, repeal or suspension of an existing rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Runaway: means an unmarried child under 18 years of age who is absent from the home of a parent or guardian or other lawful placement without the consent of the parent, guardian or lawful custodian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-D
  • Sale: means the issuance, transfer, agreement for transfer, exchange, pledge, hypothecation, mortgage in any form, whether by transfer in trust or otherwise, of any motor vehicle or interest therein or of any franchise related thereto; and any option, subscription or other contract, or solicitation looking to a sale, or offer or attempt to sell in any form, whether spoken or written. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Sale: includes every contract of purchase or sale, contract to purchase or sell, purchase, sale and disposition of potatoes or rotation crops for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Salvage broker: means a person, firm or corporation engaged in buying, selling, distributing or warehousing any distressed merchandise, whether or not in combination with other merchandise, which does not operate a food salvage establishment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • 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 14 Sec. 2610
  • school administrative unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration and includes only the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School administrative district: means a state-approved unit of school administration, composed of one or more municipalities which must provide public education to all public school students in the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School administrative unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration and includes a municipal school unit, school administrative district, community school district, regional school unit or any other municipal or quasi-municipal corporation responsible for operating or constructing public schools, except that it does not include a career and technical education region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a municipal school unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • school management and leadership center: is a political subdivision pursuant to section 3802, subsection 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2254
  • School management and leadership center: means a multiservice agency established and operated exclusively for the purposes of developing, managing and providing services or programs to 2 or more members pursuant to section 3802, subsection 2 and may include associate members pursuant to section 3802, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2254
  • Scrap metal: means metal that can be recycled, including, but not limited to, bits and pieces of metal parts that may be combined together with bolts or soldering and can be recycled when worn or superfluous. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3771
  • Scrap metal processor: means a person that purchases scrap metal for resale or recycling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3771
  • Secondary obligor: means an obligor to the extent that:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Secondary school: means that portion of a school that provides instruction in any combination of grades 9 through 12. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Secondary student: means a student enrolled in a secondary school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • Secure detention facility: means a facility characterized by physically restrictive construction that is intended to prevent a person who is placed in or admitted to the facility from departing at will. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Secured party: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Securities intermediary: means :
  • (i) A clearing corporation; or
    (ii) A person, including a bank or broker, that in the ordinary course of its business maintains securities accounts for others and is acting in that capacity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Security: except as otherwise provided in section 8-1103, means an obligation of an issuer or a share, participation or other interest in an issuer or in property or an enterprise of an issuer:
  • (i) That is represented by a security certificate in bearer or registered form or the transfer of which may be registered upon books maintained for that purpose by or on behalf of the issuer;
    (ii) That is one of a class or series or by its terms is divisible into a class or series of shares, participations, interests or obligations; and
    (iii) That:
    (A) Is, or is of a type, dealt in or traded on securities exchanges or securities markets; or
    (B) Is a medium for investment and by its terms expressly provides that it is a security governed by this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • security: means a note, bond, interim certificate, debenture or other evidence of indebtedness, including any recovery zone facility bond or qualified energy conservation bond, payment of which is secured by a pledge of revenues, as provided in section 1045-A or 1065, or by assignment or pledge of other eligible collateral. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Security procedure: includes a procedure that requires the use of algorithms or other codes, identifying words or numbers, encryption or callback or other acknowledgment procedures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Security agreement: means an agreement that creates or provides for a security interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Security certificate: means a certificate representing a security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Security deposit: means any advance or deposit, regardless of its denomination, of money, the primary function of which is to secure the performance of a lease or tenancy at will agreement for residential premises or any part thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2881
  • Security entitlement: means the rights and property interest of an entitlement holder with respect to a financial asset specified in Part 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Security procedure: means a procedure employed for the purpose of verifying that an electronic signature, record or performance is that of a specific person or for detecting changes or errors in the information in an electronic record. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Seed dealer: means a person who cleans, processes, sells or offers for sale a genetically engineered plant part, seed or plant in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • 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
  • Self-employed: means that the person qualifies as an independent contractor under Title 39-A, section 102, subsection 13-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • sell: means any transfer or delivery of liquor for a consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Seller: means any person who sells or contracts to sell potatoes or rotation crops in the regular course of business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Seller: means any person that receives in a transaction monetary consideration from a scrap metal processor in exchange for nonferrous metal, iron or steel, including stainless steel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3771
  • Semester: means the fall, spring or summer term of an academic year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2958
  • Separation zone: means an area that surrounds a clear-cut and separates it from other clear-cuts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Serious harm: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Serious harm: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Serious injury: means serious physical injury or impairment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Service: means service as an employee for which compensation was paid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Service credit: means credit received for creditable service as defined under subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • services: when used in this chapter, means any and all window cleaning services, elevator repair and maintenance services, laundry service, linen supply service, dry cleaning service, janitor service, floor maintenance service, rubbish and garbage disposal service, tree surgeon service, all types of office machine repair and maintenance service, exterminator service, refrigerator repair and maintenance service and oil burner repair and maintenance service when any such service is performed by an independent contractor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 11221
  • Setback: means the minimum horizontal distance from a lot line, shoreline or road to the nearest part of a structure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Share exchange: means a business combination pursuant to section 1103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2843
  • Share loan: means an agreement entered into by a member and a lender to finance the member's acquisition of the member's cooperative interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Shareholder: includes a beneficial owner whose shares are held in a voting trust or held by a nominee on the beneficial owner's behalf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1406
  • Shareholder: means both a record shareholder and a beneficial shareholder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1661
  • Shelter: means the temporary care of a juvenile in physically unrestricting facilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • shield: as used in this subchapter , shall include any flag, standard, color, ensign or shield, or copy, picture or representation thereof, made of any substance or represented or produced thereon, and of any size, evidently purporting to be such flag, standard, color, ensign or shield of the United States or of this State, or a copy, picture or representation thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4243
  • Shipper: means a person that enters into a contract of transportation with a carrier. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1407
  • Shipping container: means a container used or intended for use in packaging a livestock product or poultry product packed in an immediate container. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Shooting zone: means an area within a parcel that is enclosed to contain one or more species of large game. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6111
  • Shopping center: means any building or facility containing 6 or more separate retail establishments that are planned, developed, owned or managed as a unit, with an off-street public parking area of not less than 2 acres. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1671
  • Shoreline: means the normal high water mark of tidal waters, a coastal or inland wetland, a standing body of water or flowing water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Sign: means , with the present intent to authenticate or adopt a record:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Significant economic hardship: means a hardship created for a small business by a monetary penalty or license suspension or revocation imposed by an agency enforcement action that appears likely to result in the:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10951
  • Significant municipal land use decision: means final action on an application for a land use development project that is either:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4481
  • Significantly vary: means to change, modify, add to, subtract from, substitute or otherwise change a proposal or invitation to bid to an extent that may affect the price of goods or services requested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Single community water district: means a municipality served in whole or in part by a water system which serves no other municipalities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Single family residential unit: means any structure of any kind, including mobile homes, used or designed to house a single family, and shall include those structures used permanently and seasonally. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • 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
  • Small brewery: means a facility that is brewing, lagering and kegging, bottling or packaging its own malt liquor, not to exceed 50,000 gallons per year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Small business: means a business having 50 or fewer employees in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10951
  • Small Business Development Center Program: means the program established by Public Law 96-302, Title II, 15 United States Code, Sections 636 and 648, the Small Business Development Center Act of 1980. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 1080
  • Small distillery: means a distiller that produces distilled spirits in an amount that does not exceed 50,000 gallons per year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Small enterprise: means a person licensed under section 2514 that processes 20,000 birds or fewer in a calendar year and that elects to operate under an exemption pursuant to section 2517-C, subsection 1-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Small winery: means a facility that is fermenting, aging and bottling its own wine, not to exceed 50,000 gallons per year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Smoking: includes carrying or having in one's possession a lighted or heated cigarette, cigar or pipe or a lighted or heated tobacco or plant product intended for human consumption through inhalation whether natural or synthetic in any manner or in any form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1541
  • Snowmobile: means a vehicle propelled by mechanical power that is primarily designed to travel over ice or snow and is supported in part by skis, belts or cleats. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • 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 Security Act: means the Act of Congress approved August 14, 1935, chapter 531, 49 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • 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
  • Social service: means any social services program funded in whole or in part through an agreement issued by the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Social services: means any of the following services that meet such standards as the commissioner may prescribe:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 5114
  • Software: means a computer program and any supporting information provided in connection with a transaction relating to the program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Soil amendment: means any product distributed consisting of a soil-amending ingredient and other ingredients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Soil-amending ingredient: means any substance which is intended to improve the chemical, biological or physical characteristics of the soil, except commercial fertilizers, plant-amending ingredients, agricultural liming materials, unmanipulated animal and vegetable manures, pesticides and other like material, exempted by rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Source water protection area: means an area that contributes recharge water to a surface water intake or public water supply well for a public drinking water supply. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Spa: includes , but is not limited to, a therapeutic pool, hydrotherapy pool, whirlpool, hot spa and hot tub. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • Spaghetti-lot: means a parcel of land with a lot depth to shore frontage ratio greater than 5 to 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Sparkling wine: means carbonated wine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Special advocate: means the person appointed pursuant to section 90-P. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10951
  • Species: means any recognized taxonomic category of the biota including species, subspecies or variety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 62
  • 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
  • sporting camp: means a building or group of buildings devoted primarily to the offering of primitive lodging for a fee to persons who want primitive recreation, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing and similar camps, not including summer sports programs overseen by employees or volunteers of municipalities and educational institutions when the activities generally take place at municipal or institutional properties and buildings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • Sporting dogs: means sporting dogs as defined by the American Kennel Club, including pointers, retrievers, setters, spaniels, Vizslas, Weimaraners and wirehaired pointing griffons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Spouse: means the person currently legally married to a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Spouse: means the person currently legally married to a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Spray contracting firm: means a person, as defined in this section, employed or contracted to conduct a public or private pesticide application. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Stabilization fund: means the Maine Budget Stabilization Fund established in this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • State: means any state, commonwealth, district or territory of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • State: includes an Indian tribe or band or Alaskan native village that is recognized by federal law or formally acknowledged by a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • 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 29-A Sec. 2418
  • 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 administrative agency: means the department that has been approved or conditionally approved to carry out the state plan for enforcement of the standards pursuant to section 623 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383, 42 United States Code, Section 5422 and 24 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 3282, Subpart G. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • State agency: means an agency of State Government as defined in section 8002, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5953
  • state agency: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • State agency: means a state department, agency, office, board, commission, quasi-independent agency, authority or institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 16-B
  • State agency: means any body of State Government authorized by law to adopt rules, to issue licenses or to take final action in adjudicatory proceedings, including, but not limited to, every authority, board, bureau, commission, department or officer of the State Government so authorized; but the term does not include the Governor, courts, University of Maine System, Maine Maritime Academy, school districts, special purpose districts or municipalities, counties or other political subdivisions of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • 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 agency client: means a child of eligible school age who is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • state authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5002
  • State board: means the State Board of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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
  • State employee: means any employee of an agency, independent agency or parts of agencies which receive support from the General Fund or that are established, created or incorporated by reference to the laws, except nonpartisan staff of the Legislature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2171-C
  • State food law: means any provision of this Title or Title 22 that regulates direct producer-to-consumer transactions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 4701
  • State lands: means all lands owned or held in trust by the State or in which the State holds an interest, including inland and tidal submerged lands and waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 103
  • State paper: means the newspaper designated by the Legislature, in which advertisements and notices are required to be published. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • State property: means personal property, including, but not limited to, furnishings, supplies and equipment that is owned or leased by or in the control of the State or any department or agency of the State or independent state agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10758
  • State public body: means any city, town, district or other political subdivision of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • State tax increment: means the net annual gain, if any, in sales tax paid as a result of taxable events occurring within a state tax increment financing district and the net annual gain, if any, in state income taxes withheld as a result of wages paid for labor performed within the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • State tax increment financing district: means a type of tax increment financing district, or portion of a district, that uses state tax increment financing under section 5242. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • 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 14 Sec. 1202-A
  • Statewide Coordinating Council for Public Health: means the council established under Title 5, section 12004-G, subsection 14-G. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • Statute: means an Act of Congress or an act of a state legislature or a provision of the Constitution of the United States or the constitution of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Statute: means an Act of Congress or an act of a state legislature or a provision of the Constitution of the United States or the constitution of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stay: means the temporary suspension of a contract or grant award pending an appeal under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Stewardship account: means an account held separate and apart from all other money, funds and accounts of a state agency for the purposes of management of land owned in fee or less-than-fee simple meeting the criteria established in section 6207. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • 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
  • Structure: means anything constructed or erected with a fixed location on or in the ground, or attached to something having a fixed location on or in the ground, including, but not limited to, buildings, mobile homes, retaining walls, billboards, signs, piers and floats. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Stumpage: means standing timber. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • subdivision: means a division of an existing parcel of land into 3 or more parcels or lots within any 5-year period, whether this division is accomplished by platting of the land for immediate or future sale, by sale of the land or by leasing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Subdivision: means the division of a tract or parcel of land into 3 or more lots within any 5-year period that begins on or after September 23, 1971. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4401
  • Submerged lands: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Subscription agreement: means a written agreement between a prospective member and a cooperative affordable housing corporation for the purchase and sale of a cooperative interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Subsurface waste disposal: means any system for disposing of wastes or waste waters on or beneath the surface of the earth including, but not limited to, holding ponds, surface spraying, septic tanks, drainage fields and wells, but shall not include any discharge or the waste treatment system related thereto licensed under Title 38, section 413 or any discharge into a municipal or quasi-municipal sewer system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • Successor business: means a business that has acquired the organization, trade or business, or 50% or more of the assets of the organization, trade or business, of another taxpayer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Successor manufacturer: means any manufacturer that succeeds, or assumes any part of the business of, another manufacturer, referred to as the "predecessor manufacturer" as the result of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Successor of a beneficiary: means a person who succeeds to substantially all of the rights of a beneficiary by operation of law, including a corporation with or into which the beneficiary has been merged or consolidated, an administrator, executor, personal representative, trustee in bankruptcy, debtor in possession, liquidator and receiver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1320-A
  • Sucker: means only the species Catostomus commersoni (white sucker) and the species Catostomus catostomus (longnose sucker). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Sunrise: means the time computed and established for sunrise for Bangor, Maine, by the Nautical Almanac Office of the United States Naval Observatory, converted to the legal standard of time in force in this State on that day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Sunset: means the time computed and established for sunset for Bangor, Maine, by the Nautical Almanac Office of the United States Naval Observatory, converted to the legal standard of time in force in this State on that day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Superintendent: means the person in a school administrative unit or school union appointed and having the authority and responsibility under this Title and other applicable statutes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Supervisor: means a commissioner, bureau chief, director, manager or any other person who oversees or supervises state employees in their employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2171-C
  • Supplier: means a person from whom a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased under a finance lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 693
  • Supplier of water: means any person who controls, owns or generally manages a public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Suppliers of compressed air: means any organization, agency, individual, firm, partnership or corporation that provides compressed air to be used in self-contained breathing apparatus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1582
  • Support order: means a judgment, decree or order, whether temporary, final or subject to modification, issued by a court or an administrative agency of competent jurisdiction for the support and maintenance of a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state, or a child and the parent with whom the child is living, that provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages or reimbursement and may include related costs and fees, interest and penalties, income withholding, attorney's fees and other relief. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Supporting obligation: means a letter-of-credit right or secondary obligation that supports the payment or performance of an account, chattel paper, a document, a general intangible, an instrument or investment property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Surety bond: means a bond purchased by a tenant in lieu of making a security deposit when the function of the bond is to secure the performance of a lease or tenancy at will agreement for residential premises or any part of residential premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2881
  • Surimi: means an intermediate manufactured seafood product derived from minced fish meat, washed to remove water-soluble protein, blood or other undesirable components and mixed with additives, containing sugars or sodium, or both, to enhance its frozen storage and functional characteristics. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 6111
  • Surrogate: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1501
  • Surviving entity: means the corporation or unincorporated entity as it continues in existence immediately after consummation of an entity conversion pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1602
  • Surviving spouse: means the spouse alive at the time of the death of the member or former member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Surviving spouse: means the spouse alive at the time of the death of the member or former member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Suspected child abuse and neglect committee: means a committee representing public and private community agencies, hospital departments and the department which are directly involved in providing services to suspected victims of child abuse and the victims' families. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4092
  • Suspicious child death: means the death of a child under circumstances in which there is reasonable cause to suspect that abuse or neglect was a cause of or factor contributing to the child's death. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Swap counterparty: means a person who is a party to an interest rate swap agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Swimming pool: means an outdoor artificial receptacle or other container, whether in or above the ground, used or intended to be used to contain water for swimming or bathing and designed for a water depth of 24 inches or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1631
  • System: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17431
  • Tamper-evident: means , with respect to a device or process, bearing a seal, a label or a marking that makes unauthorized access to or tampering with a package, product or container easily detectable. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Tangible chattel paper: means chattel paper evidenced by a record or records consisting of information that is inscribed on a tangible medium. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • tank: means any aboveground container, less than 10% of the capacity of which is beneath the surface of the ground, that is used or intended to be used for the storage or supply of oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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 14 Sec. 2610
  • 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 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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
  • Tax collector: shall mean any person chosen, appointed or designated by a municipality or the officers thereof to collect any tax due a municipality; or his successor in office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Tax increment: means real and personal property taxes assessed by a municipality or plantation, in excess of any state, county or special district tax, upon the increased assessed value of property in the development district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Tax increment: means real property taxes assessed by a municipality, in excess of any state, county or special district tax, upon the increased assessed value of property in the affordable housing development district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Tax increment financing district: means a type of development district, or portion of a district, that uses tax increment financing under section 5227. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Tax increment financing district: means a type of development district, or portion of a district, that uses tax increment financing under section 5227. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Tax shifts: means the effect on a municipality's or plantation's state revenue sharing, education subsidies and county tax obligations that results from the designation of a tax increment financing district and the capture of increased assessed value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Tax shifts: means the effect on a municipality's state revenue sharing, education subsidies and county tax obligations that results from the designation of an affordable housing development district and the capture of increased assessed value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Tax year: means the period of time beginning on April 1st and ending on the succeeding March 31st. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Tax year: means the period of time beginning on April 1st and ending on the succeeding March 31st. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Taxpayer: means any person required to file a return under this Title or to pay, withhold and pay over or collect and pay over any tax imposed by this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • 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
  • Technician: includes an enucleator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Technology infrastructure: means the design, deployment and use of both individual technology-based components and the systems of such components to facilitate the transmission of information and prescription data among member states. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Technology transfer: means the disclosure, protection and licensing of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2610
  • Technology use agreement: means an agreement between a manufacturer and a farmer that controls the right to plant a given genetically engineered plant part, seed or plant on a specific area of land for a certain period of time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Telecommunications: means , but is not limited to, the process of transmitting and receiving any information, including voice, data and video, by any medium, including wire, microwave, fiberoptics, radio, laser and satellite. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families: means the program established in chapter 1053-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 21
  • Temporary holding resource: means an area not in a jail or other secure detention facility intended or primarily used for the detention of adults that may be used to provide secure supervision for a juvenile for a period not to exceed 72 hours, excluding Saturday, Sunday and legal holidays, pending the completion of a procedure authorized by law to be taken in regard to a juvenile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4313
  • Temporary nurse agency: means a business entity or subdivision thereof that provides nurses to another organization on a temporary basis within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2136
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Terminally ill: means that a person has a limited life expectancy in the opinion of the person's primary physician or the medical director. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Termination statement: means an amendment of a financing statement that:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
  • Tester of compressed air: means any organization, agency, individual, firm, partnership or corporation that is recognized by the department as qualified to inspect and test suppliers of compressed air. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1582
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • This subchapter: means the "Uniform Agricultural Cooperative Association Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Threatened species: means a species of fish or wildlife that has been determined by the commissioner as likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range and that is listed as a state threatened species under section 12803, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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
  • Timber harvesting: means the cutting or removal of timber for the primary purpose of selling or processing forest products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Timber harvesting activities: means timber harvesting, the construction and maintenance of roads used primarily for timber harvesting, the mining of gravel used for the construction and maintenance of roads used primarily for timber harvesting and other activities conducted to facilitate timber harvesting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Tissue: means a portion of the human body other than an organ or an eye. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Tissue bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage or distribution of tissue. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Tobacco product: means any product that is made from or derived from tobacco, or that contains nicotine, that is intended for human consumption or is likely to be consumed, whether smoked, heated, chewed, absorbed, dissolved, inhaled or ingested by any other means, including, but not limited to, a cigarette, a cigar, a hookah, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff or snus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Tobacco products: means any form of tobacco and any material or device used in the smoking, chewing or other form of tobacco consumption, including cigarette papers and pipes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Tobacco specialty store: means a retail business under 2,000 square feet in which at least 60% of the business's gross revenue for the last calendar year was derived from the sale of tobacco or tobacco-related products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1541
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Toxic agent: means a chemical or physical substance that, under certain circumstances of exposure, may cause harmful effects to living organisms. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Transaction: means an action or set of actions occurring between 2 or more persons relating to the conduct of business, commercial or governmental affairs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 846
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transit: means transportation systems in which people are conveyed by means other than their own vehicles, including, but not limited to, bus systems, street cars, light rail and other rail systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Transit-oriented development: means a type of development that links land use with transit facilities to support and be supported by a transit system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Transit-oriented development district: means a tax increment financing district consisting of a transit-oriented development area or a transit-oriented development corridor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Transmission: means the release, transfer, provision or disclosure of information or prescription data among member states. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7262
  • Transmitting utility: means a person primarily engaged in the business of:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Transplant hospital: means a hospital that furnishes organ transplants and other medical and surgical specialty services required for the care of transplant patients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • 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
  • Tree and shrub seeds: shall include the seeds of woody plants commonly known and sold as tree and shrub seeds in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Tribal district: means an administrative district established in a memorandum of understanding or legal contract among all Indian tribes in the State that is recognized by the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • Tribal health department or health clinic: means a health department or health clinic managed by an Indian tribe that is eligible for funds from the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service and other federal funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • tribe: means a federally recognized Indian nation, tribe or band in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • Tributary: means a brook, stream or river flowing directly or indirectly into a lake, pond or another brook, stream or river. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Uncertificated security: means a security that is not represented by a certificate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1545
  • Under age: means under the age of 18. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Underground oil storage facility: means any tank, together with associated piping and dispensing facilities, 10% or more of which is located beneath the surface of the ground and not on or above a floor in such a manner that it may be readily inspected, located at a single location and used, formerly used or intended to be used for the marketing and distribution of oil, petroleum products or their by-products to persons or entities other than the owner of the facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Undue adverse impact: means that, within the comprehensive economic impact area, the estimated overall negative effects on the factors listed for consideration in section 4367, subsection 4 outweigh the estimated overall positive effects on those factors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unincorporated place: means a place which is not incorporated as a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Unit: means a portion of the cooperative property leased for exclusive occupancy by a member under a proprietary lease or leased to a tenant by lease agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • 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. 2960
  • 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
  • Unit of local government: means a municipality, county, plantation, unorganized territory or Indian tribe. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Unorganized and deorganized areas: includes :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 108
  • Unpackaged biosolids: means biosolids distributed in a loose, unpackaged form in an unsealed container, including, but not limited to, a tote bag, tote tank, bin, tank, trailer, spreader truck, railcar and pickup truck bed or other container provided by the final user solely for transport of the material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Unreasonable adverse effects on the environment: means any unreasonable risk to human beings or the environment, taking into account the economic, social and environmental costs and benefits of the use of any pesticide. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Use: means , with respect to watercraft, operate, navigate or employ. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Useable as human food: refers to a livestock or poultry carcass or part or product of a livestock or poultry carcass, unless it is denatured or otherwise identified as required by rules prescribed by the commissioner to deter its use as human food or as naturally inedible by humans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • User: means one or more persons acting as lessee, purchaser, mortgagor or borrower under a financial document. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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.
  • valid permit: means a license or permit lawfully obtained in the licensee's or permittee's name and signed by that person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Value-added: means that an enhancement to a product or service that increases the value or marketability of the product or service has been applied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Vegetable seeds: shall include the seeds of those crops which are grown in gardens or on truck farms and are generally known and sold under the name of vegetable seeds in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Vending machine: means any automated, self-service device that upon insertion of money, tokens or any other form of payment, dispenses cigarettes or any other tobacco product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Verified complaint: means a writing signed by a person, who, under oath, swears that he has reason to believe that a person required to be licensed under this Article has violated one or more of the provisions of this Article or of the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, setting forth a short and plain statement of the allegations which are the basis for such belief. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Vessel: means any ship, vessel or boat of any kind used for navigation of the coastal water or for commercial navigation of inland waters and licensed for carrying not less than 25 passengers under the requirements of the Public Utilities Commission or the United States Coast Guard. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Veteran: means any person who served in the United States Armed Forces and was not dishonorably discharged. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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.
  • Victim: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 708
  • Victim: means a government that suffers economic loss or a person who suffers personal injury, death or economic loss as a result of a crime or the good faith effort of any person to prevent a crime. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1402-A
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Violation of legislative ethics: means a violation of the prohibitions in section 1014 or 1015. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • Visiting qualifying patient: means a patient who is authorized for the medical use of marijuana in this State in accordance with section 2423-D and who is not a resident of the State or who has been a resident of the State less than 30 days. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • 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."
  • Volunteer: means a trained individual who works for a hospice program without compensation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Volunteer fire association: means an organized firefighting unit incorporated under Title 13, chapter 81, or Title 13-B, and which is officially recognized by the municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3151
  • Volunteer hospice program: means a hospice program that provides all direct patient care at no charge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8621
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Voting device: means the voting machine or electronic tabulating system apparatus that the voters use to record their votes on paper ballots or on a tabulating card. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 584-A
  • Voting district: means an area set off from another in the same municipality for voting purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Voting place: means the building in which ballots are cast at an election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Voting system: means the total combination of mechanical, electromechanical or electronic equipment, including the software, firmware and documentation required to program, control and support the equipment, that is used to define or produce ballots, to cast and count votes, to report or display election results and to maintain and produce any audit trail information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 584-A
  • wages: means all remuneration for employment as defined, including the cash value of all remuneration paid in any medium other than cash, except that such term shall not include that part of such remuneration which, even if it were for "employment" within the meaning of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act, would not constitute "wages" within the meaning of that Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 814
  • Warden: means the presiding officer at a voting place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Warehouse: means a person engaged in the business of storing goods for hire. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1407
  • Waste: means any liquefied sewage, garbage, sewage sludge, chemical, biological or radiological materials, human body wastes, or any other refuse or effluent in a liquid form generated from domestic, commercial or industrial activities, except any wastes containing insufficient liquid to be free flowing and wastes generated from agricultural activities or animal husbandry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • Waste motor oil: means any lubricating oil classified for use in an internal combustion engine, transmission, gear box, differential or hydraulics for a motor vehicle, a boat, an off-highway recreational vehicle, commercial or household power equipment, earth-moving equipment, special equipment or special mobile equipment, as defined in Title 29-A, section 101, subsections 69 and 70, that through use, storage or handling has become unsuitable for its original purpose due to the presence of impurities or the loss of original properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Waste motor oil disposal site: means the following 4 sites where waste motor oil was stored and that are now contaminated and subject to such response action requirements as the Department of Environmental Protection or the United States Environmental Protection Agency may impose according to applicable law:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Waste oil: means a petroleum-based oil that, through use or handling, has become unsuitable for its original purpose due to the presence of impurities or the loss of original properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Waste oil: includes mixtures of waste oil and water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Waste oil disposal site: means the Portland-Bangor Waste Oil Services Site in Plymouth designated by the Department of Environmental Protection as an uncontrolled hazardous substance site. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Water safety zone: means the area of water within 200 feet of shoreline, whether the shoreline of the mainland or of an island. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Watercraft: means any type of vessel, boat, canoe or craft capable of being used as a means of transportation on water, other than a seaplane, including motors, electronic and mechanical equipment and other machinery, whether permanently or temporarily attached, that are customarily used in the operations of the watercraft. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Waters of this State: means all internal waters and all federal waters within the jurisdiction of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3961
  • Weed seeds: shall include the seeds of all plants other than other crop seed and pure seed and shall include noxious-weed seeds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Weight: means the weight of undried material as offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • 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.
  • Whitewater craft: means any raft, dory, bateau or similar watercraft that is used to transport passengers along rapidly flowing rivers but does not include canoes or kayaks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3758-A
  • Whitewater guide: means a person who receives any remuneration from a commercial whitewater outfitter for accompanying, assisting or instructing clients of that commercial whitewater outfitter on the river on whitewater trips and who holds a current whitewater guide's license. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3758-A
  • Whitewater trip: means a commercial effort to transport passengers by means of a whitewater craft on rapidly flowing rivers, except commercial efforts by guides licensed under section 12853 to transport clients by means of a whitewater craft on rapidly flowing rivers while principally engaged in fishing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3758-A
  • Wholesale distributor: means a person who sells meat to retail vendors, other merchants or to industrial, institutional and commercial users mainly for resale or business use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Wholesale licensee: means a person licensed by the bureau as a wholesaler. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • wholesale licensee: means any person holding a wholesale malt liquor or wine license within the State, offering malt liquor or wine for sale or resale to retailers, without regard to whether the business of the person is conducted under the terms of an agreement with a certificate of approval holder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1451
  • Wholesaler: means a person who engages in the purchase and resale of malt or brewed beverages or wines, or both, in sealed bottles, containers or original packages, as prepared for the market by the manufacturer at the place of manufacture, but not for consumption, except when taste testing, on the premises of that wholesaler. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • wholesaler: means any person who sells or distributes new or used motor vehicles to motor vehicle dealers or who maintains distributor representatives within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Wild animal: means a species of mammal, wild by nature, whether or not bred or reared in captivity, as distinguished from the common domestic animals, and includes any physical part of that species of animal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wild bird: means a species of bird wild by nature, whether or not bred or reared in captivity, as distinguished from common domestic birds, and includes any physical part of that species of bird. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wildlife: means all living things that are neither human, domesticated nor, as defined in this subchapter, pests, including but not limited to mammals, birds and aquatic life. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Wildlife: means wild organisms, including vertebrate, invertebrate and plant species. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10301
  • Wildlife exhibit: means a place where wildlife is kept in captivity, either in an enclosure or by tether, upon any street or highway or upon land, public or private, for the evident purpose of exhibition or attracting trade. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wildlife management: means the art or science of producing wild animals and birds and of improving wildlife conditions in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wildlife management area: means a tract of land or body of water owned or leased by the department for the purposes of wildlife management as defined in subsection 73 or created by an act of the Legislature with the landowner's permission, and subject to the commissioner's authority under section 12701. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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
  • Wolf: means the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Working waterfront: means a parcel of land abutting water subject to tidal influence or land located in the intertidal zone that is used primarily or predominantly to provide access to or support the conduct of commercial fishing and marine activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Working waterfront industry: means an industry primarily involved in supporting commercial fishing, marine and boat building activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • working waterfront property: means land, legally filled lands and piers and wharves and other improvements to land adjacent to the navigable coastal waters of the State and used by a commercial fisheries business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 905
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Write-in candidate: means a person whose name does not appear on the ballot under the office designation to which a voter may wish to elect the candidate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Written certification: means a document on tamper-resistant paper signed by a medical provider that is valid for the term provided by the qualifying patient's medical provider, except that the term of a written certification may not exceed one year, and that states that in the medical provider's professional opinion a patient is likely to receive therapeutic or palliative benefit from the medical use of marijuana to treat or alleviate the patient's medical diagnosis or symptoms associated with the medical diagnosis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2422
  • Young children: means children from birth through 5 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1252-D
  • Youth camp: includes day camps, residential camps and trip and travel camps. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2491
  • zone: means a specified area within the boundaries of the State that has been designated by the commissioner as a Pine Tree Development Zone in accordance with section 5250-J, subsection 3-A or 3-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Zoning ordinance: means a type of land use ordinance that divides a municipality into districts and that prescribes and reasonably applies different regulations in each district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301