Sections
Chapter 51 Certificate of Approval Holders 1351 – 1381
Chapter 55 Malt Liquor and Wine Wholesale Licensees 1401 – 1408
Chapter 57 Certificate of Approval Holder and Maine Wholesale Licensee Agreement Act 1451 – 1465
Chapter 59 Sales Representatives 1501 – 1505
Chapter 61 Nonretail Licenses and Fees 1551 – 1553

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 28-A > Part 3 > Subpart 3 - Non-Retail Sales

  • Abandonment: means any conduct on the part of the parent showing an intent to forego parental duties or relinquish parental claims. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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 or deprivation of essential needs, or lack of protection from these, by a person responsible for the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Administrator: means an individual who provides leadership services to assist in the operation of schools, including, but not limited to, in the following capacities: superintendent, assistant superintendent, building administrator and principal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • Adverse underwriting decision: means any of the following actions with respect to consumer insurance transactions involving insurance coverage that is individually underwritten:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Advisory committee: means the Maine Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program Advisory Committee established in Title 5, section 12004?I, subsection 18?G. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12951
  • 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: means a person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by or is under common control with another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Affirmative consent: means consent to sexual activity that can be revoked at any time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • Agency liquor store: means a person that is licensed by the bureau to sell spirits, wine and malt liquor to be consumed off the premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • 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 appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • Alcohol: means the substance known as ethyl alcohol, hydrated oxide of ethyl or spirit of wine which is commonly produced by the fermentation or distillation of grain, starch, molasses, sugar, potatoes or other substances, and includes all dilutions and mixtures of these substances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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 who seeks to contract for insurance coverage other than a person seeking group insurance that is not individually underwritten. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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 private school: means a private school approved for attendance purposes under chapter 117. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • At-risk: means there is reasonable cause to suspect that a child's health, safety and welfare is in jeopardy due to abuse, neglect, abandonment or similar circumstances and that return to the child's or the child's parent's country of origin or country of last habitual residence would not be in the best interest of the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-I
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12921
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12951
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Board: means the Maine Retirement Savings Board under section 172. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 171
  • 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
  • bottle: means to package spirits, wine or malt liquor for sale in containers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • 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 that packages spirits, wine or malt liquor for sale in containers and is not engaged in distilling, brewing, fermenting or rectifying liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Brewery: means a person that engages in the activities under either paragraph A or B, or both:  
  • A. 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
  • 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 Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1801
  • 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
  • carrier: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Case plan prescription: means a plan developed by the family support team. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4092
  • Certificate: means the credential issued by the department to a qualified individual to serve as a teacher, educational specialist, educational technician or administrator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Certificate of approval holder: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • certificate of approval holder: means an in-state manufacturer of malt liquor or wine licensed under section 1355?A or an out-of-state manufacturer of or out-of-state wholesaler of malt liquor or wine that has been issued a certificate of approval under section 1361. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1401-A
  • certificate of approval holder: means an in-state manufacturer of malt liquor or wine licensed under section 1355?A or an out-of-state manufacturer of or out-of-state wholesaler of malt liquor or wine that has been issued a certificate of approval under section 1361. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1451
  • 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 an unmarried person who has not attained 21 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-I
  • Child or children: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Clearance: means the credential issued by the department to a qualified individual who has cleared a criminal history record check under section 6103 to serve as an employee in a position for which certification is not required or as an employee of a contracted service provider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Club: means a 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
  • College or university: means a postsecondary educational institution in the State, including:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12971
  • Commission: means the State Liquor and Lottery Commission established in Title 5, section 12004?G, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Education or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conditional certificate: means the credential issued to a teacher, educational specialist or administrator who has not met all of the requirements for a certificate or endorsement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Confidential investigative information: means any information that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • consumer: means any individual who resides or obtains insurance in this State and:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Consumer insurance transaction: means an insurance transaction involving insurance primarily for personal, family or household needs rather than business or professional needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Cooperative board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a career and technical education region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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.
  • Court: includes , but is not limited to, the Probate Court and District Court, or any other state court with juvenile jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-I
  • Credential: means a document issued by the department indicating that a person has met the criteria to be certified, conditionally certified or cleared under this chapter or chapter 502. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Criminal history record check: means the fingerprint-based criminal history record check conducted by an entity designated by the department under section 6103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Custodian: means the person who has legal custody and power over the person of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1801
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Direct care worker: means an individual who by virtue of employment generally provides to individuals direct contact assistance with personal care or activities of daily living or has direct access to provide care and services to clients, patients or residents regardless of setting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12951
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1801
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Distillery: means a person that engages in the activities under either paragraph A or B, or both:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • District school committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a community school district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Domestic partner: means one of 2 unmarried adults who are domiciled together under long-term arrangements that evidence a commitment to remain responsible indefinitely for each other's welfare. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Educational specialist: means an individual who provides professional services to a school, including, but not limited to, an athletic director, school counselor, library-media specialist, literacy specialist, school psychologist, school nurse or career and technical education evaluator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Educational technician: means an individual who provides supportive educational services in accordance with section 13019?H. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Educator preparation program: means a public or private baccalaureate-level or postbaccalaureate-level program approved by the state board to recommend graduates for certification pursuant to chapter 502 as prekindergarten to grade 12 teachers, educational specialists or school administrators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Elementary school: means that portion of a school that provides instruction in any combination of kindergarten through grade 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Elementary student: means a student enrolled in an elementary school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • eligible institution: means the institutions of the University of Maine System, the Maine Community College System and the Maine Maritime Academy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 4771
  • Eligible student loan: means a student loan obtained as a result of preparation for a health care profession as determined by the authority by rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12951
  • Employee: means an individual who is employed by an institution of higher education, including a full-time, part-time or contracted employee, or an individual who was employed by an institution of higher education, including a full-time, part-time or contracted employee, but has taken a leave of absence or terminated the employment as a result of having been a victim of sexual violence, intimate partner violence or stalking or for any other reason. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • Endorsement: means a notation on a certificate that specifies the grades and subject area or work area for which the certificate is valid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Enterprise fund: means the Maine Retirement Savings Program Enterprise Fund established in section 178. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 171
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • 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
  • federal Affordable Care Act: means the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148, as amended by the federal Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Public Law 111-152, and any amendments to or regulations or guidance issued under those acts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 14
  • Federal Government: means the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • 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 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.
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Fortified wine: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fund: means the Maine Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program Fund established in section 12953. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12951
  • Fund: means the Maine Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Loan Fund established in section 12923. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12921
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Health care: includes prescribing, dispensing, furnishing or providing to a patient drugs, biologicals, medical devices, health care equipment and supplies or hospice services and the banking of blood, sperm, organs or any other tissue. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Health care facility: means a facility, institution or entity licensed pursuant to Title 22 that offers health care to persons in this State, including a home health care entity and a hospice program, or a pharmacy licensed pursuant to Title 32. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Health care information: means information that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Health care practitioner: means a person licensed in this State to provide or otherwise lawfully providing health care, and includes a partnership or corporation made up of health care practitioners, or an officer, employee, agent or contractor of a health care practitioner acting in the course and scope of employment, agency or contract related to or supportive of the provision of health care to an individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Health care provider: means a person licensed or certified by this State as a medical, dental or behavioral health practitioner and performing within the scope of the person's practice as defined by state law or a person with a professionally recognized medical, dental or behavioral health credential. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12951
  • Health care provider: means a health care practitioner or health care facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • 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
  • Historic site: means any area of land owned, leased or otherwise controlled by the State, with or without buildings, improvements or other structures, that has been classified by the director for public use wholly or primarily because of its historical, archaeological or scientific interest or value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1801
  • Homeless student: means a person eligible to attend elementary or secondary school pursuant to section 5201 who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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.
  • institution: means a public, private, nonprofit or for-profit postsecondary school chartered, incorporated or otherwise organized in the State with an established physical presence in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • Institutional source: means any person or governmental entity that provides information about an individual to a regulated insurance entity or insurance support organization other than:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Insurance support organization: means any person, other than a regulated insurance entity, health care provider or governmental agency, who regularly engages, in whole or in part, in the practice of assembling or collecting information for the primary purpose of providing the information to carriers, producers or agencies for insurance transactions, including:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Insurance transaction: means any transaction that entails:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • 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
  • Interpersonal violence climate survey: means the survey developed pursuant to section 12984, subsection 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • Intimate partner violence: means any of the acts that constitute abuse under Title 19?A, section 4002, subsection 1, paragraphs A to H that are committed by an individual who is or has been in a social relationship with another individual of an intimate nature regardless of whether the individuals were or are sexual partners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • jeopardy: means serious abuse or neglect, as evidenced by:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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.
  • Keg: means a container capable of holding at least 5 gallons of liquid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • 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
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensed federal-state potato inspector: means an authorized representative of the Federal-State Inspection Service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Licensee: means any person who holds an unrevoked and valid unsuspended license issued under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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
  • Low-alcohol spirits product: means a product containing spirits that has more than 1/2 of 1% of alcohol by volume but no more than 8% of alcohol by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Malt liquor: means liquor:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Manufacturer: means a person who distills, rectifies, brews, ferments, bottles or otherwise produces liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • 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
  • Minor: means a person who has not reached the age of 21 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • 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.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Municipal legislative body: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the members of the select board or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Municipal officers: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal school unit: means a state-approved unit of school administration composed of a single municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Municipality: means a city or town, except as provided in chapter 225. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners: means the National Association of Insurance Commissioners or its successor organization of insurance regulators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 15
  • Noncitizen: means any person who is not a United States citizen. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-I
  • Oath: includes an affirmation, when affirmation is allowed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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.
  • On-premises 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
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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 a parent, guardian or legal guardian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 12 Sec. 1801
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, facility, institution or agency, public or private. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, association or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • person: means a natural person, corporation, partnership, trust, agency or other entity as well as the individual officer, directors or persons in active control of the activities of that entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1451
  • Personal information: includes but is not limited to an individual's name and address and health care information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • Policyholder: means any person who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System: means the federally designated planning organization for the Portland region established to improve the coordination of transportation planning and investment decisions by state, municipal and public transportation organizations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3501
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Premises: includes the place where an incorporated civic organization sells or serves spirits, wine and malt liquor under a license obtained under section 1071. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Pretext interview: means an interview wherein a person, in an attempt to obtain information, performs one or more of the following acts:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Primary source of supply: means the distillery, the bottler, the brewery, the winery, the brand owner or the designated agent of any distillery, brewery, winery or brand owner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1451
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Program: means the Maine Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program established in section 12952. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12951
  • Program: means the Maine Retirement Savings Program established in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 171
  • Program: means the Maine Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Loan Program established in section 12922. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12921
  • Program completer: means a person who, by successfully completing all of the requirements of an educator preparation program, has qualified for a recommendation for certification as a teacher or an educational specialist or an administrator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Publicly supported secondary school: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Pupil: means elementary or secondary school student. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 15001
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Rectifier: means a person that produces spirits or low-alcohol spirits products by combining spirits with other products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Regional transportation corporation: means any private, nonprofit corporation formed for the express purpose of providing public transportation services to more than one municipality but which is not wholly or partly owned by the municipalities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3501
  • 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
  • Regulated insurance entity: means any person or entity required to be licensed by the superintendent under this Title or Title 24, including without limitation a carrier, producer, producer agency or administrator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Reporting party: means a student or employee who reports having experienced an alleged incident of sexual violence, intimate partner violence or stalking at an institution of higher education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • 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
  • Residual market: means any special-purpose insurer, association, organization or other entity that provides insurance coverage to persons who are unable to obtain it in the voluntary market. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Responding party: means an individual who has been accused of an alleged incident of sexual violence, intimate partner violence or stalking at an institution of higher education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • retail licensee: means a person licensed by the bureau to engage in the purchase and resale of liquor in the original container or by the drink for on-premises or off-premises consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rotation crop: means small grain, soybean or flax grown in rotation with potatoes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • 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: 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
  • sale territory: means the area of primary sales responsibility expressly or implicitly designated by any agreement between a wholesale licensee and a certificate of approval holder for the brand or label of a certificate of approval holder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1451
  • 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
  • School committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a municipal school unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Secondary school: means that portion of a school that provides instruction in any combination of grades 9 through 12. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Secondary student: means a student enrolled in a secondary school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • Semester: means the fall, spring or summer term of an academic year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 4771
  • Semester hours: means units of academic credit that each reasonably approximate one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of 2 hours of out-of-class student work each week for approximately 15 weeks or an equivalent amount of academic work at an institution of higher education, including laboratory work, internships, practice studio work or other academic work leading toward the awarding of a credit hour of approved study. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 13001-A
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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.
  • Sexual violence: means conduct that constitutes:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • Similar circumstances: means conditions that have an effect on a child comparable to abuse, neglect or abandonment, including, but not limited to, the death of a parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-I
  • 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 person that engages in the activities under either paragraph A or B, or both:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Small distillery: means a person that engages in the activities under either paragraph A or B, or both:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Small winery: means a person that ferments and ages:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Spirits: means any liquor produced by distillation or, if produced by any other process, strengthened or fortified by the addition of spirits of any kind. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Spirits supplier: means a person that provides spirits for sale by the bureau in the State, including:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Stalking: means conduct that constitutes the crime of stalking under Title 17?A, section 210?A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • State agency client: means a child of eligible school age who is:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • State board: means the State Board of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • STEM student: means an undergraduate or graduate student who is a resident of the State and is engaged in the study of science, computer science, technology, engineering or mathematics at an accredited institution of higher education eligible to receive federal assistance under a federal student assistance program authorized under the federal Higher Education Act of 1965, Title IV and has been selected by the authority pursuant to section 12922 to receive a loan. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12921
  • Student: means an individual who is enrolled or is seeking to be enrolled in an institution of higher education in this State and is a candidate for a degree or diploma or graduate certificate or has taken a leave of absence as a result of having been a victim of sexual violence, intimate partner violence or stalking. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tenant brewery: means a person that 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 person to engage in an alternating proprietorship as defined by federal regulation and is licensed by the bureau to produce malt liquor and low-alcohol spirits products consisting of malt liquor to which spirits have been added at a manufacturing facility of another brewery that 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Title IX coordinator: means the employee at an institution of higher education who is responsible for institutional compliance with the so-called Title IX provisions of the federal Education Amendments of 1972, Public Law 92-318, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • Town: includes cities and plantations, unless otherwise expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • transit district: includes :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3501
  • Transportation corridor district: means a specified area contiguous with a transportation route or facility that has been formed by a municipality or municipalities and approved by the voters as provided under section 3502?A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3501
  • Trauma-informed response: means a response by an individual who has received specific training in the complexities of trauma caused by intimate partner violence, sexual violence or stalking including training on:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12981
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • under common control with: means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract other than a commercial contract for goods or nonmanagement services or otherwise, unless the power is the result of an official position with or a corporate office held by the person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2204
  • Underserved area: means an area in the State that is a health professional shortage area or medically underserved area or that contains a medically underserved population, as those terms are defined by the federal Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12951
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Verified complaint: means a writing signed by a person, who, under oath, swears that the person 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 that are the basis for such belief. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Wholesale licensee: means a person licensed by the bureau under section 1401 as an in-state wholesaler. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • wholesale licensee: means a person holding a wholesale license under section 1401, 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
  • Wholesale spirits provider: means a person that has a contract under section 90 to serve as an agent of the State for the purpose of providing wholesale spirits to establishments licensed by the State to sell spirits for off-premises consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Wholesaler: means a person that engages in the purchase and resale of malt liquor or wine, 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 during a taste-testing event conducted in accordance with the requirements of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Wine: includes , but is not limited to, hard cider, wine coolers, table wine, still wine, sparkling wine, champagne and fortified wine that do not contain more than 24% alcohol by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Winery: means a person that ferments and ages wine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72