Sections
Chapter 252 Permits to Carry Concealed Handguns 2001-A – 2006
Chapter 252-A Firearms Regulation 2011 – 2014
Chapter 255 Safety Glazing 2051 – 2056
Chapter 256 Hazardous Materials Control 2101 – 2110
Chapter 257 Missing Children 2152 – 2156
Chapter 259 Silver Alert Program 2201 – 2202
Chapter 260 Blue Alert Program 2221 – 2222

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 25 > Part 5

  • Adjudication: means a finding by a court that a person has committed a traffic infraction and includes the acceptance by the clerk of the violations bureau or any judicial division of an answer of not contested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Advertisement: means any material designed to create public interest in a product or induce the public to purchase, increase, modify, reinstate, borrow on, surrender, replace or retain a policy, as more specifically defined in the rules and operating procedures of the commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • 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.
  • Agent: means an individual appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Alcohol and drug program: means the alcohol and other drug education, evaluation and treatment program administered by the Department of Health and Human Services under Title 5, chapter 521, subchapter 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Alcohol level: means either grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood or grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alternative learning: means an educational option that a public school or publicly supported program offers at-risk students by offering some combination of the following: alternative education programs; small class size; flexible scheduling; relevant alternative curricula and assessment; mentoring adults; skilled teachers; a focus on social, emotional and relationship skills; collaboration among home, school and social service agencies; and any other measures designed to accommodate the needs of at-risk students. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Authorizer: means an entity empowered under this chapter to review applications, decide whether to approve or reject applications, enter into charter contracts with applicants, oversee and monitor public charter schools and decide whether to renew, not renew or revoke charter contracts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2401
  • 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.
  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • Blue Alert: means a notice provided under this chapter to the public through certain state agencies and the media. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2221
  • Blue Alert Program: means the statewide alert program regarding killed, injured or missing law enforcement officers developed and implemented under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2221
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Bus: means a motor vehicle designed for carrying more than 15 persons, including the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Bylaws: means the bylaws established by the commission for its governance or for directing or controlling the commission's actions or conduct. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • Catchment area: means the geographic area from which a public charter school expects to draw the majority of its students, which may not be smaller than the combined enrollment areas of the 2 closest noncharter public schools serving students of the same grade levels as the applicant is proposing to serve, or the geographic area within a radius of 20 miles extending from the public charter school, whichever is smaller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2401
  • Charter contract: means a performance-based contract for a fixed term between a public charter school and an authorizer that describes performance expectations, defines operational responsibilities and outlines the autonomy and accountability for each party to the contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2401
  • Clearinghouse: means the Missing Children Information Clearinghouse established pursuant to section 2155. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2153
  • Climate action plan: means the state plan adopted under section 577. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 574
  • Commerce: means trade, traffic, commerce or transportation within or through the jurisdiction of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2102-A
  • Commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used in commerce to transport passengers or property if the motor vehicle:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Commission: means the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Commission established by the compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1111
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2153
  • Commissioner: means the chief insurance regulatory official of a compacting state, including, but not limited to, commissioner, superintendent, director or administrator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • Compacting state: means a state that has enacted the compact and that has not withdrawn pursuant to section 2485, subsection 1 or been terminated pursuant to section 2485, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conversion public charter school: means a public charter school that existed as a noncharter public school before becoming a public charter school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2401
  • Conviction: means the acceptance of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere or a verdict or finding of guilty, or the equivalent in a juvenile case, by a court of competent jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2002
  • Cooperative: means a regional education cooperative formed pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2511
  • 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 20-A Sec. 2511
  • 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 20-A Sec. 2511
  • Dam: means any artificial barrier, including appurtenant works, the site on which it is located and appurtenant rights of flowage and access, that impounds or diverts water, and that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1111
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2153
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2201
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2221
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • Director: means the Director of the Missing Children Information Clearinghouse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2153
  • Domiciliary state: means the state in which an insurer is incorporated or organized or, in the case of an alien insurer, its state of entry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • drugs: includes any natural or artificial chemical substance that, when taken into the human body, can impair the ability of the person to safely operate a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • education service center: is a political subdivision pursuant to section 3802, subsection 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3801
  • Education service provider: means an education management organization, charter management organization, school design provider or any other partner entity with whom a public charter school intends to contract for a limited scope of education services and resources, including education design, implementation or management. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2401
  • Emergency: means breaches and all conditions leading to or causing a breach, overtopping or any other condition in a dam and its appurtenant structures that may be construed as unsafe or threatening to life and property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1111
  • Emergency action plan: means a set of written instructions or guidelines for use by public officials that recommends actions that, when implemented, will minimize the effects of a dam failure on people and property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1111
  • Emergency situation: means a situation determined by the commissioner, after consultation with other state and federal agencies if time permits, to present a potential but real and impending danger to life, limb or property because of flooding or potential and imminent flooding and includes a situation that the Governor declares to be an emergency pursuant to section 742. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1111
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Formal charging instrument: means a complaint, indictment, information, juvenile petition or other formal written accusation against a person for some criminal or juvenile offense. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2002
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governing board: means the independent board of a public charter school that is party to the charter contract with the authorizer and whose members have been elected or selected pursuant to the school's application. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2401
  • 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
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Greenhouse gas: includes , but is not limited to, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons and sulfur hexafluoride. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 574
  • Gross annual greenhouse gas emissions: means the total amount of greenhouse gases emitted by all sources within the State each year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 574
  • Handgun: means a type of firearm commonly referred to as a pistol or revolver originally designed to be fired by the use of a single hand and that is designed to fire or is capable of firing fixed cartridge ammunition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2002
  • Hazard potential: means the possible adverse incremental consequences that result from the release of water or stored contents due to failure of the dam or misoperation of the dam or appurtenances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1111
  • Hazardous locations: means those installations, glazed or to be glazed in commercial and public buildings, known as framed or unframed glass entrance doors; and those installations, glazed or to be glazed in residential buildings and other structures used as dwellings, commercial buildings and public buildings, known as sliding glass doors, storm doors, shower doors, bathtub enclosures and fixed glazed panels adjacent to entrance and exit doors which because of their location present a barrier in the normal path traveled by persons going into or out of these buildings, and because of their size and design may be mistaken as means of ingress or egress; and any other installation, glazed or to be glazed, wherein the use of other than safety glazing materials would constitute an unreasonable hazard as the Commissioner of Public Safety may determine after notice and hearings, whether or not the glazing in such doors, panels, enclosures and other installations is transparent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2051
  • Hazardous material: means a substance or material which has been determined by the United States Secretary of Transportation to be capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety and property when transported in commerce, and which has been so designated in 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 172. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2102-A
  • health insurance: means insurance of human beings against bodily injury, disablement or death by accident or accidental means, or the expense thereof, or against disablement or expense resulting from sickness, and every insurance appertaining thereto, including provision for the mental and emotional welfare of human beings by defraying the costs of legal services only to the extent provided for in chapter 38. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 704
  • High hazard potential dam: means a dam assigned the high hazard potential classification where failure or misoperation will probably cause loss of human life;   [PL 2001, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1111
  • Highway: includes any private or public street, way or other place used for travel to or from property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1004
  • highway: means a public way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Highway commissioners: means an individual, board or other body having authority under law to discontinue the use of the highway which it is desired to restrict or close to public use and travel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1004
  • Ignition interlock device: means a device that connects a breath analyzer to a motor vehicle's ignition system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insurer: means an entity licensed by a state to issue contracts of insurance for any of the lines of insurance covered by the compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Issuing authority: means the following:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2002
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • Law enforcement officer: means a person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to maintain public order or to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • 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
  • License: includes , but is not limited to, a nonresident operating privilege and the privilege of a person to apply for or obtain a license or permit to operate a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Local school board: means a school board exercising management and control of a school administrative unit other than a public charter school formed under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2401
  • Management committee: means the management committee established under section 2476, subsection 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • Media: means print, radio, Internet-based communication systems or other methods of communicating information to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2201
  • Media: means print, radio, Internet-based communication systems or other methods of communicating information to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2221
  • Member: means the person chosen by a compacting state as its representative to the commission, or the member's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • 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 20-A Sec. 15001
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Missing child: means an individual:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2153
  • Missing child report: means a report prepared on a form designated by the department for use by private citizens and law enforcement agencies to report information about missing children to the clearinghouse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2153
  • Missing senior citizen: means a person:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2201
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Motor carrier: means a contract carrier, a common carrier or a private carrier of property or passengers by motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Motor vehicle: means a self-propelled vehicle not operated exclusively on railroad tracks, but does not include:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Municipality: means a city, town or organized plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3801
  • Necessary remedial measure: means any repair or hazard-reducing measure relating to a structural component or operation of a dam needed to mitigate a specific condition at the dam that constitutes a threat to public safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1111
  • Net annual greenhouse gas emissions: means gross annual greenhouse gas emissions less the total amount of greenhouse gases absorbed each year by plants and natural ecosystems, including, but not limited to, trees, crops, soil and wetlands within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 574
  • 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.
  • Noncharter public school: means a public school other than a school formed pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2401
  • Noncompacting state: means a state that is not a compacting state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • Nonresident: means a person whose legal residence is not in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • 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
  • Operating procedures: means procedures adopted by the commission implementing a rule, uniform standard or provision of the compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • Operator: means an individual who drives or is in control of a vehicle or who is exercising control over or steering a towed vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • OUI: means operating under the influence of intoxicants or with an excessive alcohol level under section 2411, 2453, 2453-A, 2454, 2456, 2457 or 2472. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • OUI conviction: means a conviction for:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • OUI offense: means an OUI conviction or suspension for failure to submit to a test. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • Owner: means a person holding title to a vehicle or having exclusive right to the use of the vehicle for a period of 30 days or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Parent: means a parent, guardian or legal guardian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Person: means any individual, firm, association, partnership, corporation, trust, municipality, quasi-municipal corporation, state department, federal department or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1111
  • Person: means an individual, firm copartnership, corporation, company, association or joint-stock association, and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee or personal representative thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2102-A
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, firm, partnership, joint venture, association, fiduciary, trust, estate or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • 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
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Product: means the form of a policy or contract, including an application, endorsement or related form that is attached to and made a part of the policy or contract, and any evidence of coverage or certificate, for an individual or group annuity, life insurance, disability income or long-term care insurance product that an insurer is authorized to issue. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • Property: means animals, inanimate objects, vessels, public conveyances, buildings and all other real or personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Public charter school: means a public school formed pursuant to this chapter that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2401
  • 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 law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public preschool program: means a program offered by a public elementary school pursuant to chapter 203 that provides instruction to children who are 4 years of age, including but not limited to a Head Start program that is approved as a component of the public preschool program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • Public utility: includes any pipe line, gas, electric, heat, water, oil, sewer, telephone, telegraph, radio, railway, railroad, airplane, transportation, communication or other system operated for public use regardless of ownership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1004
  • Pupil: means elementary or secondary school student. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 15001
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reckless or negligent conduct: means that the applicant, either consciously disregarding or failing to be aware of a risk that his conduct would cause such a result, engaged in conduct which in fact created a substantial risk of death, serious bodily injury or bodily injury to another human being and the applicant's disregard or failure to be aware of that risk, when viewed in light of the nature and purpose of the applicant's conduct and the circumstances known to him, involved a deviation from the standard of conduct that a reasonable and prudent person would observe in the same situation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2002
  • Regional school unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration as established pursuant to chapter 103-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • registered mail: when used in connection with any requirement for notice by mail shall mean either registered mail or certified mail. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Registration: means the registration certificate, plates and renewal devices pertaining to the registration of a vehicle, including temporary registered gross weight increases. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Registration: includes reregistration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 604
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Resident: means a person who has declared or established residency in this State or has been domiciled in this State for a period of at least 30 days, except for persons in compliance with section 109, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Rule: means a statement of general or particular applicability and future effect adopted by the commission, including a uniform standard developed pursuant to section 2478, designed to implement, interpret or prescribe law or policy or describing the organization, procedure or practice requirements of the commission, that has the force and effect of law in the compacting states. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • Safety glazing material: means any glazing material, such as tempered glass, laminated glass, wire glass or rigid plastic, which meets the test requirements of the then current ANSI Standard Z97. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2051
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • School board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Sector: means one of the 5 sectors identified in the climate change action plan adopted by the Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers in August 2001. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 574
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Silver Alert: means a notice provided under this chapter to the public through law enforcement agencies and the media. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2201
  • Silver Alert Program: means the statewide alert program for missing senior citizens developed and implemented under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2201
  • Start-up public charter school: means a public charter school that did not exist as a noncharter public school prior to becoming a public charter school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2401
  • State: means the State of Maine and "state" means any other state of the United States and includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the possessions of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2002
  • State: means any state, district or territory of the United States of America. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • State board: means the State Board of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • State dam inspector: means an inspector appointed or hired under section 1117. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 1111
  • State valuation: means the value certified to the Secretary of State as provided inTitle 36, section 305, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • test: means a test or tests used to determine alcohol level or the presence of a drug or drug metabolite by analysis of blood, breath or urine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Third-party filer: means an entity that submits a product filing to the commission on behalf of an insurer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • 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.
  • total allocation: means the foundation allocation for a year, the debt service allocation for that year, the sum of all adjustments for that year and the total of the additional local appropriations for the prior year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 15752
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, bicycles and other conveyances either singly or together using public way for travel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Traffic infraction: means any violation of any provision of this Title, or of any rules established under this Title, not expressly defined as a crime or as a civil violation and otherwise not punishable by incarceration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • transportation: means any movement of hazardous material by any mode and any loading, unloading or storage incidental thereto. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2102-A
  • Under the influence of intoxicants: means being under the influence of alcohol, a drug other than alcohol, a combination of drugs or a combination of alcohol and drugs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Uniform standard: means a standard adopted by the commission for a product line, pursuant to section 2478, and includes all of the product requirements in aggregate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2473
  • Vehicle: means a device for conveyance of persons or property on a way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Virtual public charter school: means a public charter school that offers education services predominantly through an online program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 2401