§ 771 Short title
§ 772 Definitions
§ 773 Lead agency
§ 774 Radon testing; registration required
§ 775 Radon mitigation; registration required
§ 776 Exemptions
§ 777 Use of listed facilities
§ 778 Reports
§ 779 Advertising
§ 780 Fees
§ 781 Rules
§ 782 Penalties
§ 783 Registration revoked
§ 784 Radon Relief Fund
§ 785 Maine Gold Standard for Radon Testing and Mitigation Initiative

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 22 > Subtitle 2 > Part 2 > Chapter 165 - Radon Registration Act

  • 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 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • Authorized radon testing device: means a device that:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 772
  • Certificated security: means a security that is represented by a certificate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • 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 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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 13-C Sec. 951
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Division: means the division of environmental health within the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 772
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • 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 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Municipality: includes cities, towns and plantations, except that "municipality" does not include plantations in Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV; or Title 30?A, Part 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • 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 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • Security certificate: means a certificate representing a security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • 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 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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 13-C Sec. 951
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uncertificated security: means a security that is not represented by a certificate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 8-1102