Sections
Chapter 401 Disposal of Unclaimed, Lost or Stolen Personal Property by Law Enforcement Agencies 3501 – 3507
Chapter 403 Solicitation by Law Enforcement Officers 3701 – 3714
Chapter 407 Transportation and Storage of Forensic Examination Kits for Alleged Victims of Sexual Assault 3821
Chapter 409 Public Notice of Conviction of Sex Offense Against a Child 3831
Chapter 411 Law Enforcement Officers’ Uniforms 3851 – 3852
Chapter 413 Submission of Sexual Assault Cases for Review for Prosecution 3871

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 25 > Part 9

  • Abatement: includes , but is not limited to:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Accredited training program: means a training program that has been accredited by the State pursuant to rules adopted in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • 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.
  • Agency: means an agency, school, organization, facility or institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Agent: means any person who sells or distributes licensed commodities in commerce for or on behalf of producers or others and whose operations may include planting, cultivating, harvesting, grading, packing and furnishing containers, supplies or other services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • Agent: means an individual appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Allowable expense: means reasonable charges incurred for reasonably needed products, services and accommodations, including those for medical care, rehabilitation, rehabilitative occupational training, counseling services and other remedial treatment and care, and nonmedical remedial care and treatment rendered in accordance with a recognized religious method of healing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 2002
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • Asbestos: means a group of naturally occurring minerals that separate into fibers of high tensile strength and are resistant to heat, wear and chemicals, including, but not limited to, chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, actinolite, tremolite and anthophylite and any of these minerals that have been chemically treated or altered. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1272
  • Asbestos abatement activity: includes associated activities such as design, monitoring, analysis and inspection of any asbestos-containing material in an amount greater than 3 square feet or 3 linear feet, and conducting training for persons seeking a state certificate or license. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1272
  • Asbestos analytical laboratory: means a public or private entity that scientifically analyzes samples of solids, liquids or gases to determine the presence and concentration of asbestos fibers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1272
  • Asbestos-containing material: means any material containing asbestos in quantities equal to or greater than 1% by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1272
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Board of directors: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Broker: means any person engaged in the business of negotiating sales of licensed commodities in commerce for or on behalf of the seller or the purchaser, respectively. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • Business entity: means a partnership, firm, association, corporation, sole proprietorship or other business concern. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Catastrophic illness: means an unforeseen, prolonged and extended illness, medical condition or injury that will likely cause death or permanent disability as determined by a licensed physician whose determination must be in writing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Certificate: means a document issued to an individual by the commissioner affirming that an individual has successfully completed the training and other requirements set forth in this chapter to qualify as an asbestos professional. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1272
  • Certificate: means a document issued to an individual by the commissioner affirming that the individual has successfully completed the training and other requirements set forth in this chapter to qualify as a lead professional. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • 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.
  • Child: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Child Development Services System: means the state intermediate educational unit under section 7209, subsection 3, and any regional sites it chooses to establish and maintain, to ensure the provision of child find activities, early intervention services and free, appropriate public education services to eligible children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1501
  • 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
  • Client: means a person who is required to complete an alcohol and other drug education, evaluation and treatment program for an alcohol-related or drug-related motor vehicle offense. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 20071
  • 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 the victim from:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 2002
  • Commercial building: means any building used primarily for commercial or industrial activity that is generally not open to the public or occupied or visited by children, including, but not limited to, warehouses, factories, storage facilities, aircraft hangars, garages and wholesale distribution facilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • 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 7 Sec. 712
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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 7 Sec. 712
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dealer: means any person other than a consumer, engaged in the business of buying or selling licensed commodities in commerce, except as provided in section 458. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Delivery sale: means a sale of tobacco products to a consumer in this State when:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Delivery service: means a person, including the United States Postal Service, who is engaged in the commercial delivery of letters, packages or other containers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 20003
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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.
  • Dependent: means an individual who is wholly or partially dependent upon the victim for care or support and includes a child of the victim born after the victim's death. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 2002
  • Dependent child: means any minor child who is not emancipated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Design consultant: means an individual engaged in preparing and supervising the implementation of plans for the removal or abatement of lead-based paint. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Designated public benefit corporation: means a "public benefit corporation" as described inTitle 13-B, section 1406, subsection 1, that does not employ or have on its board of directors any certified law enforcement officer and that has entered into an agreement with a law enforcement agency or law enforcement association as provided in section 3702-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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 7 Sec. 712
  • distributor: means a person licensed as a distributor under Title 36, chapter 704. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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 7 Sec. 712
  • Early intervention services: means developmental services that are provided under public supervision; are provided at no cost except where federal or state law provides for a system of payments by families, including a schedule of sliding fees; are designed to meet the developmental needs of a child with a disability, as identified by the individualized family service plan team, in one or more areas including physical development, cognitive development, communication development, social or emotional development and adaptive development; meet the standards of the State; are provided by qualified personnel; to the maximum extent appropriate, are provided in natural environments, including the home, and community settings in which children without disabilities participate; and are provided in conformity with an individualized family service plan. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • 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
  • 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 17-A Sec. 2002
  • Employee: means an individual who may be permitted, required or directed by an employer, in consideration of direct or indirect gain or profit, to engage in any employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • 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.
  • Environmental clean-up expense: means any reasonable expense incurred for products and services needed to clean up any harm or damage caused to the environment, including any harm or damage caused by chemicals; to restore the environment to its previous condition prior to any harm or damage; and to properly dispose of chemicals and other materials, including those used in the manufacture of scheduled drugs in violation of chapter 45. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 2002
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Feed ingredient: means each of the constituent materials making up a commercial feed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 712
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Friable: means materials that, when dry, have the potential to readily release asbestos fibers when crumbled, pulverized, handled, deteriorated or subjected to mechanical, physical or chemical processes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1272
  • 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
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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 7 Sec. 712
  • Immediate family member: means a law enforcement officer's spouse, domestic partner, child or legal dependent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • In-house lead abatement unit: means the unit of a business or public entity that engages in or intends to engage in lead abatement activities or projects solely within the confines of property owned or leased by the entity and that employs one or more lead abatement supervisors for lead abatement activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Interim controls: means a set of measures designed to temporarily reduce human exposure or likely exposure to lead-based paint hazards, including specialized cleaning, repairs, maintenance, painting, temporary containment, ongoing monitoring of lead-based paint hazards or potential hazards and the establishment and operation of management and resident education programs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Intermediate educational unit: means an entity that meets the definition of intermediate educational unit in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 United States Code, Section 1402, (23) as in effect prior to June 4, 1997 and that is a public authority, other than a local educational agency, under the general supervision of the department, that is established for the purpose of providing free public education on a regional basis and that provides special education and related services to children with disabilities within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • 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 7 Sec. 712
  • 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 7 Sec. 712
  • Law enforcement agency: means any state, county, municipality or other political unit within the territory belonging to the State or any department, agency or subdivision of any of the foregoing, or any corporation or other association carrying out the functions of government that employs law enforcement officers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Law enforcement agency: means any state, county, municipality or other political unit within the territory belonging to the State or any department, agency or subdivision of any of the foregoing, or any corporation or other association carrying out the functions of government that employs law enforcement officers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3851
  • Law enforcement association: means a corporation, partnership, unincorporated association or any other legal entity, including a benevolent association, whose members are primarily law enforcement officers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Law enforcement officer: means a person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3851
  • Law enforcement officer: means any person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Lead abatement contractor: means a business entity that engages in or intends to engage in lead abatement activities as a business service and that employs or involves one or more project supervisors for lead abatement activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Lead abatement professional: means an individual certified by the commissioner to engage in lead-based paint activities, including, but not limited to, a lead abatement worker, a lead abatement project supervisor, a lead inspector, a lead abatement design consultant and a lead risk assessor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Lead abatement worker: means an individual engaging in any lead abatement activity for any employer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Lead determination: means an inspection of a limited portion of a building for the purpose of identifying the presence of lead-based paint. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Lead hazard: means any condition that may cause exposure to lead from lead-contaminated dust, lead-contaminated soil, lead-contaminated water or lead-based paint that is in poor condition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Lead inspection: means a surface-by-surface assessment to determine the presence of lead-based paint. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Lead inspector: means an individual who conducts lead inspections and lead determinations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Lead-based paint: means paint or other surface coatings that contain lead equal to or in excess of 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Lead-based paint activities: means inspection, risk assessment, lead abatement design, lead abatement and services related to lead-based paint such as lead screening, lead determination and deleading. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Lead-poisoned: means having a confirmed elevated level of blood lead that is injurious, as defined in rules adopted by the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Lead-safe: means premises do not contain lead at a level or in a condition that constitutes an environmental hazard, according to rules adopted pursuant to section 1295. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • License: means a document issued by the commissioner to a business entity or public entity affirming that the entity has met the requirements set forth in this chapter to engage in asbestos abatement activities including, but not limited to, asbestos abatement contractor, in-house asbestos abatement unit, asbestos consultant, asbestos analytical laboratory and training provider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1272
  • License: means a document issued by the commissioner to a business entity or public entity, including, but not limited to, a lead abatement contractor, an in-house lead abatement unit or a lead training provider, affirming that the entity has met the requirements set forth in this chapter to engage in lead-based paint activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Licensed commodities: means dry beans and other vegetables listed in rules established pursuant to section 453, but does not mean potatoes, which are governed by chapter 103, subchapter 10, article 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • Licensee: means any person who holds a commodities license issued under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • Manufacture: means to grind, mix or blend, or further process a commercial feed for distribution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 712
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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 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
  • Noneconomic detriment: means pain, suffering, inconvenience, physical impairment and other nonpecuniary damage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 2002
  • Offender: means an individual or an organization convicted of a crime. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 2002
  • operator: means a person who owns, leases, operates, controls or supervises a lead abatement activity within a building, structure or facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Parent: means the legal parent or the legal guardian when no legal parent exists. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • permanently: means for at least 20 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • 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 7 Sec. 4
  • Person: means any individual, business entity, governmental body or other public or private entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1272
  • Person: means an individual, trust, estate, partnership, association, company, corporation, political subdivision of the State, instrumentality of the State or other entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Person: means any individual, business entity, governmental body or other public or private entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Person: includes individual, partnership, corporation and association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 712
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pet: means any domesticated animal normally maintained in or near the household of the owner thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 712
  • Pet food: means any commercial feed prepared and distributed for consumption by pets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 712
  • 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
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Processor: means any person other than a consumer who purchases or contracts to purchase licensed commodities primarily for manufacture into articles of food by operations which change the physical form the commodities possessed when harvested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • 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 7 Sec. 712
  • Project supervisor: includes , but is not limited to, an abatement project supervisor employed by a contractor or by an in-house lead abatement unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Property: means any money, service, gift or anything of value, including a promise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Property loss: means the value of property taken from the victim, or of property destroyed or otherwise broken or harmed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 2002
  • Property owner: means a person, firm, corporation, guardian, conservator, trustee, executor, legal representative or registered agent who alone or jointly and severally with others owns, holds or controls the whole or any part of the freehold or leasehold interest to any property, with or without actual possession. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Public agency: means the State or any county, municipality, district or public authority located, in whole or in part, within this State that provides or may provide laboratory services or police, firefighting, ambulance or other emergency services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 2002
  • 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 building: means any building constructed before 1978, except residences and child care facilities, that is generally open to the public or occupied or visited by children, including, but not limited to, schools, day care centers, museums, airport terminals, hospitals, stores, restaurants, office buildings, convention centers and government buildings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Public entity: means the State, any of its political subdivisions or any agency or instrumentality of either. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • 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
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Related services: means special education transportation and such developmental, corrective and other related services, as defined by the commissioner, as are required to assist children with disabilities to benefit from their special education programs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • 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.
  • Renovation and remodeling: means the replacement or reconstruction of any part of a residence in which the primary intent is to repair, restore or remodel a given structure, which may incidentally result in the reduction of lead-based paint hazards. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Replacement services loss: means expenses reasonably incurred in obtaining ordinary and necessary services in lieu of those the injured person would have performed, not for income but for the benefit of the injured person or the injured person's family, if the injured person had not been injured. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 2002
  • Residential dwelling: means a room or group of rooms that form a single independent habitable unit for permanent occupation by one or more individuals that has facilities with permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking and sanitation, including common areas and appurtenant structures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Responsible parent: means the parent of a dependent child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restitution: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 2002
  • Retailer: means a person engaged in the business of buying licensed commodities in wholesale quantities and reselling the licensed commodities bought, primarily to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • 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
  • Risk assessment: means the on-site assessment to determine the existence, nature, severity and location of lead hazards and the provision of a written report explaining the results of the assessment and the options for reducing lead hazards. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Risk assessor: means an individual who has been trained to conduct risk assessments as well as lead inspections. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Sale: includes every contract of purchase or sale, contract to purchase or sell, purchase, sale and disposition of licensed commodities for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • 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.
  • Solicit: means to request property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Solicitation agent: includes , but is not limited to, a person or entity that receives or retains reimbursement for expenses related to soliciting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Special education: means specially designed instruction, at no cost to parents, to meet the unique needs of children with disabilities, as defined by the commissioner, including:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • special education program: is a full-time or part-time educational program designed to provide an equal educational opportunity to children with disabilities through the delivery of special education services by qualified individuals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • state: means any state, territory or possession of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • State paper: means the newspaper designated by the Legislature, in which advertisements and notices are required to be published. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Superstructure: means a large steel or other industrial structure, including, but not limited to bridges or water towers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Training manager: means the individual responsible for administering a training program and monitoring the performance of principal instructors and guest instructors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Training provider: means a person providing training that is necessary to fulfill certification or licensing requirements under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Treatment: means the broad range of emergency, outpatient, intermediate and inpatient services and care, including career counseling, diagnostic evaluation, employment, health, medical, psychiatric, psychological, recreational, rehabilitative, social service care, treatment and vocational services, that may be extended to a drug user, a person with substance use disorder or a person in need of assistance due to the use of a dependency-related drug. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 20003
  • 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
  • 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 17-A Sec. 2002
  • work loss: includes pay or benefits unfairly or illegally withheld from the victim by the offender or any unfair labor agreement underTitle 26, section 629, as defined by rules adopted by the Department of Labor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 2002