Sections
Chapter 201 Housing Authority 4701 – 4994
Chapter 201-A Maine Indian Housing Authority 4995
Chapter 202 Affordable Housing Partnership 5002 – 5001
Chapter 202-A Affordable Housing Utility Fees 5061 – 5062
Chapter 203 Urban Renewal 5101 – 5122
Chapter 205 Community Development 5201 – 5205
Chapter 205-A Municipal Capital Improvement Districts 5211 – 5215
Chapter 206 Development Districts 5221 – 5250-T
Chapter 207-A Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Sector Stabilization Assistance 5262 – 5269
Chapter 208-A Municipal Incentive Development Zones 5281 – 5286
Chapter 209 Relocation of Utility Facilities 5301 – 5302
Chapter 211 Federal Aid for Urban Renewal Projects 5351 – 5355
Chapter 213 Revenue Producing Municipal Facilities Act 5401 – 5415

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 30-A > Part 2 > Subpart 8 - Development

  • 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: includes acts and omissions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Abuse or neglect: means a threat to a child's health or welfare by physical, mental or emotional injury or impairment, sexual abuse or exploitation including under Title 17-A, sections 282, 852, 853 and 855, deprivation of essential needs or lack of protection from these or failure to ensure compliance with school attendance requirements under Title 20?A, section 3272, subsection 2, paragraph B or section 5051-A, subsection 1, paragraph C, by a person responsible for the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Academic achievement: means earning a grade point average of 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12501-A
  • Academic detailing: means the provision of information regarding prescription drugs based on scientific and medical research, including information on therapeutic and cost-effective use of prescription drugs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2685
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administering authority: means an urban renewal authority, municipal officers or any other persons or organizations empowered by the provisions of chapters 203, 205 and 206 to implement an urban renewal plan, community development program or municipal development district plan. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5301
  • Administrative compliance order: means an administrative order that is issued by the commissioner against a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative consent order: means an order issued by the commissioner pursuant to a bilateral agreement between the commissioner and a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative penalty: means a fine imposed by the commissioner against a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative remedy: means an administrative compliance order, an administrative consent order or an administrative penalty. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Adult: means any person who has attained 18 years of age or who is a legally emancipated minor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Adult care facilities: means facilities that are licensed by the Department of Health and Human Services and that offer programs for adults who need assistance or supervision and that are operated out of nonresidential commercial buildings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • 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
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Advisory committee: means the Right To Know Advisory Committee established in Title 5, section 12004?J, subsection 14 and described in section 411. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 431
  • Affected employee: means a resident of this State, including a self-employed resident, who has experienced a reduction in income since January 1, 2020 due to circumstances related to COVID-19. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1100-BB
  • 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.
  • Affiliate: means any company that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Affiliated business: means 2 businesses exhibiting either of the following relationships:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Affiliated business: means a member of a group of 2 or more businesses in which more than 50% of the voting stock of each member corporation or more than 50% of the ownership interest in a business other than a corporation is directly or indirectly owned by a common owner or owners, either corporate or noncorporate, or by one or more of the member businesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Affiliated group: means a designated business and its corresponding affiliated businesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Affordable housing: means decent, safe and sanitary dwellings, apartments or other living accommodations for low-income and moderate-income households. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5002
  • Affordable housing: means a decent, safe and sanitary dwelling, apartment or other living accommodation for a household whose income does not exceed 120% of the median income for the area as defined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development under the United States Housing Act of 1937, Public Law 75-412, 50 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Affordable housing unit: means an owner-occupied, single-family dwelling unit or condominium unit for a household whose income does not exceed 80% of the median income for the area as defined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5061
  • agency: shall mean a state department, agency, office, board, commission; or quasi-independent agency, board, commission, authority or institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 501
  • Agency: means a branch office of a financial institution at which all or part of the business of the institution is conducted, but the records pertaining to such business are maintained at another office of the institution, and not at such agency office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Agency of jurisdiction: means the state agency which has use of and jurisdiction over the facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1782
  • Aggravating factor: means any of the following circumstances with regard to the parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Agreement: means a legally binding written document between 2 or more parties, including, but not limited to, a document commonly referred to as an accepted application, proposal, prospectus, contract, grant, joint or cooperative agreement, purchase of service or state aid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • agreement funding: means all agreement funds received by a community agency from the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Agreement of the parties: means the mutual agreement of the parties or their authorized representatives, and is distinguished from a unilateral condition imposed by any party to the agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 2361-A
  • Agricultural enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to growing or raising plants or animals, harvesting plants or growing or obtaining plant or animal by-products, includes forestry and aquaculture and includes production, processing, storing, packaging or marketing products derived from agricultural enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Agricultural land: means land capable of supporting commercial farming and forestry production. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Airport: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5401
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alleged father: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1601
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amenities: means items of street furniture, signs and landscaping, including, but not limited to, plantings, benches, trash receptacles, street signs, sidewalks and pedestrian malls. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Amenities: means items of street furniture, signs and landscaping, including, but not limited to, plantings, benches, trash receptacles, street signs, sidewalks and pedestrian malls. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Animal food manufacturer: means a person engaged in the business of preparing animal food, including poultry food, derived wholly or in part from livestock or poultry carcasses or parts or products of carcasses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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
  • Arborist: means a person who, for compensation, takes down or fells, diagnoses or evaluates the condition of shade or ornamental trees; solicits, recommends or supervises the treatment of those trees; or in any manner or for any purpose treats or cares for those trees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2173
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Arts district: means a specified area within the corporate limits of a municipality or plantation that has been designated by the municipality or plantation for the purpose of providing employment and cultural opportunities through the development of arts opportunities, including, but not limited to, museums, galleries, arts education, art studios, performing arts venues and associated businesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Assessed share: means a special assessment that represents that portion of the total projected cost of an improvement undertaken by a municipality in a capital improvement district that is the obligation of an owner of property within the capital improvement district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5211
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Association: means any corporation organized under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2003
  • 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
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12552
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12571
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4861
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1099-A
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority established pursuant to section 4722. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4991
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12001-A
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12101
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12121
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12301
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12501-A
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12521
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12531
  • Authorized to do business in this State: means that a financial institution or credit union is authorized to do the business of banking, if it is:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Available facility: means a facility in which all or a part of the facility is unused and available for leasing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1782
  • Average wholesale price: means the wholesale price charged on a specific commodity that is assigned by the drug manufacturer and is listed in a nationally recognized drug pricing file. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2681
  • 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.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Base level of employment: means the greater of either the total employment in the State of a business as of March 31st, June 30th, September 30th and December 31st of the calendar year immediately preceding the year of the business's application to become a certified Pine Tree Development Zone business divided by 4 or its average employment during the base period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Base period: means the 3 calendar years preceding the calendar year in which an application for approval of a state tax increment financing district is submitted to the commissioner by a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Base period: means the 3 calendar years prior to the year in which a business applies to be certified as a qualified Pine Tree Development Zone business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • 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
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Blighted area: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5101
  • Blighted area: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5202
  • Blood or tissue-typing tests: means tests that demonstrate through examination of genetic markers the paternity of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1601
  • Board: means the Manufactured Housing Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9002
  • Board: means the Board of Licensure of Water System Operators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2621
  • Board: means the Victims' Compensation Board established in section 12004?J, subsection 11. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 3360-S
  • Board: means the Maine Motor Vehicle Franchise Board created pursuant to section 1187. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1171
  • Board of trustees: means the board of trustees of the system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12701
  • Bond: means revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Bonds: means any bonds, including refunding bonds, notes, interim certificates, debentures or other obligations under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5101
  • Bonds: means any bonds, notes, interim certificates, debentures or other obligations issued by an authority under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Branch: means any office of a financial institution, including a credit union, where the business of banking is conducted other than the institution's main office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Broker: means a person who, for a fee, commission or other valuable consideration, arranges or offers to arrange a transaction involving the sale, for purposes other than resale, of a new motor vehicle and who is not:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1171
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Financial Institutions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Business: means any corporation, partnership, limited liability corporation, professional corporation or any other legal business entity recognized under the laws of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 4651
  • Business concern: means a person, partnership or corporation engaged in providing property, products or services for the purpose of gain, benefit or advantage, either direct or indirect, whether or not the concern is organized for profit or not for profit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1552
  • butt diameter: means the diameter of the severed stem butt, measured outside the bark, the short way through the center, disregarding crevices and cracks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 2361-A
  • Butt measure: means the lineal measure of the butt end of tree length wood, without subsequent conversion to volume by any means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 2361-A
  • Butt scale: means the volume measure of wood based solely on measurement of the butt end of individual trees and converted to volume by any means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 2361-A
  • Call center: means a business enterprise that employs 50 or more full-time employees for the purpose of customer service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • capital: means the sum of common stock, paid-in common stock surplus, perpetual preferred stock, undivided profits and other capital reserves;   [PL 1997, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Capital improvement district: means a defined area within a municipality that is initially privately owned and that has been designated by the municipality as a capital improvement district according to the provisions of this chapter for the interrelated purposes of fairly apportioning the costs of making necessary capital improvements among the owners of property in the capital improvement district and establishing the public elements of the capital improvement district as municipally owned. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5211
  • Captured assessed value: means the valuation amount by which the current assessed value of a pulp and paper tax increment financing district exceeds the original assessed value of the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5263
  • Captured assessed value: means the amount, as a percentage or stated sum, of increased assessed value that is utilized from year to year to finance the project costs contained within the development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Captured assessed value: means the amount, as a percentage or stated sum, of increased assessed value that is utilized from year to year to finance the project costs contained within the development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Captured assessed value: means the amount, as a percentage or stated sum, of increased assessed value that is utilized from year to year to finance the project costs contained within the affordable housing development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Caretaker: means any individual or institution who has or assumes the responsibility for the care of an adult. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Casualty insurance: means all contracts of insurance covered by section 707. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2932
  • Catastrophic injury: means an extremely serious injury that may result in permanent disability or a long-lasting medical condition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 3360
  • Catastrophic occurrence: means accidental fire, flood, hurricane, windstorm, earthquake or other similar event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Chief executive officer: means the Chief Executive Officer of the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12101
  • Chief executive officer: means the Chief Executive Officer of the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12121
  • Chief executive officer: means the Chief Executive Officer of the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12301
  • Chief executive officer: means the chief executive officer of the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12501-A
  • Chief executive officer: means the Chief Executive Officer of the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12521
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • child: means an unmarried person who has not attained 21 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-I
  • Child: means any person who is less than 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Child care: means a regular service of care and protection provided for compensation for any part of a day less than 24 hours to a child or children under 13 years of age whose parents work outside the home, attend an educational program or are otherwise unable to care for their children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12501-A
  • Child care facilities: means facilities that are licensed by the Department of Health and Human Services that provide care for at least 6 children who are less than 18 years of age by persons who are not family members, legal guardians or other custodians of the children and that are operated out of nonresidential commercial buildings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Child care facility: means a child care center or a family child care provider as defined in Title 22, section 8301-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12501-A
  • Child care provider qualifications: means a degree or certificate in child development or a related area as determined by rule of the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12501-A
  • Child or children: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Child protection proceeding: means a proceeding on a child protection petition under subchapter IV, a subsequent proceeding to review or modify a case disposition under section 4038, an appeal under section 4006, a proceeding on a termination petition under subchapter VI, or a proceeding on a medical treatment petition under subchapter VIII. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Child support: means money paid directly to a parent, to another person or agency awarded parental rights and responsibilities with respect to a child or to the department on behalf of a child receiving public assistance and medical or dental insurance coverage provided on behalf of a child pursuant to court order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1501
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Clinical education: means any on-location teaching environment ranging from a one-to-one training between a physician and a medical student to a training in a health clinic or hospital with or without a residency program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12101
  • Closely related activities: means those activities that are part of the business of banking, are closely related to the business of banking, are convenient and useful to the business of banking, are reasonably related to the operation of a financial institution or are financial in nature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • COBRA continuation provision: means any of the following:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2848
  • College: means a community college as established in section 12714. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 12701
  • Commercial activity: means any activity in which a bank holding company, a financial holding company, a national bank or a national bank financial subsidiary may not engage under federal law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Commercial and industrial property: means real and personal property used for or in connection with an industrial, commercial or other business enterprise and includes, but is not limited to, real or personal property used, useful or intended for use in or as warehouses or other wholesale distribution facilities, factories or other manufacturing facilities, commercial business facilities, retail business facilities, service business facilities, office buildings, hotels and motels and parking garages. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5281
  • Commercial bank: means a trust and banking company organized under prior laws of this State or the laws of another country or state or a national bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Commercial loan: means a loan to a person, regardless of the nature of any property securing such loan, the proceeds of which are used for business or industrial purposes and not primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Commercial processor: means a person who maintains an official establishment under this chapter for the purpose of processing livestock, meat, meat food products, poultry or poultry products other than for the exclusive use in the household of the owner of the commodity by the owner and members of the owner's household and the owner's nonpaying guests and employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commercial slaughterhouse: means a person engaged in the business of slaughtering livestock or poultry other than as a custom slaughterhouse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commission: means the Maine Public Drinking Water Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Commission: means the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 1012
  • Commission: means the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 1051
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission established pursuant to Title 35?A, section 103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, a designee or an authorized representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-R
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Education or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1552
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his duly authorized agents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5263
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, who has responsibility for the administration of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services or a designated representative in the geographical area in which the person resides or is present. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Committee: means the Revenue Forecasting Committee established in Title 5, section 1710-E. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • 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 agency: means any public or private nonprofit organization, firm, individual, partnership or business corporation operated for profit that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Community agency fiscal year: means the fiscal year of a community agency commencing on or after July 1, 1995. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Community development credit union: means a credit union, as defined in subsection 12, of which a majority of the field of membership meets the definition of low-income in subsection 24-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Community development program: means a program adopted by a municipality under this chapter which has as its primary objective the development of a viable community by providing decent housing principally for persons of low and moderate incomes, or by expanding economic opportunity by providing public facilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5202
  • Community water system: means a public water system that serves at least 15 service connections used by year-round residents or regularly serves at least 25 year-round residents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Connection fee: means a one-time fee or charge for the establishment of water or sewer service that is directly related to the actual cost of installation of such service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5061
  • Construction loan: means a loan:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Consumer loan: means a loan defined as such pursuant to Title 9?A, section 1?301, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Consumer pack: means a unit of 50 pounds or less net weight of potatoes contained in a bag or other type of container. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1032
  • Consumer package: means a container or package that contains a product in its final form for sale to the end-use consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter in water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Controller: means the State Controller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1552
  • Conversion: means a change in character of residential real property from a rental to an ownership basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1742
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cooperative affordable housing corporation: means a domestic corporation that is organized under or elects to be governed by the provisions of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1742
  • Cooperative financial institution: means any financial institution organized pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Cooperative interest: means the ownership interest in a cooperative affordable housing corporation that is evidenced by a membership share. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1742
  • Cooperative property: means the real and personal property, including mobile and manufactured homes, in this State owned or leased by a cooperative affordable housing corporation for the primary purpose of residential use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1742
  • 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.
  • Council: means the Statewide Homeless Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5002
  • Courses of study: means the courses of study for the elementary and secondary schools that are in alignment with the system of learning results as established in section 6209 and consistent with the requirements of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • Court: means any District Court and, with regard to section 4659, the tribal court of the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 4651
  • Covered drugs: means drugs that are on the MaineCare preferred drug list established and revised from time to time by the department pursuant to its authority to operate the MaineCare program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2681
  • Credit card: means a credit device by which a cardholder obtains loans or otherwise obtains credit from the card issuer or other persons authorized to extend such credit by the card issuer or his agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Credit union: means a cooperative, nonprofit corporation organized pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Credit union authorized to do business in this State: means a credit union:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Crime: means one of the following:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 3360
  • Crime: means a criminal offense committed under the laws of the State that resulted in verifiable property loss of a person other than a person who committed the crime. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 3360-S
  • Current assessed value: means the assessed value of the district certified by the municipal or plantation assessor as of April 1st of each year that the development district remains in effect. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Current assessed value: means the assessed value of the district certified by the municipal assessor as of April 1st of each year that the affordable housing development district remains in effect. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Currently effective annual salary: means the annual salary on June 30, 1984, of the position from which the judge retired, or if he died in office, the position he held at death, increased on July 1, 1984, and each succeeding July 1st, by 6% of the salary, as adjusted, on the immediately preceding June 30th. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1401
  • Custodial parent: means a parent with custody. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Custodian: means the person who has legal custody and power over the person of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Custom processor: means a person who maintains a licensed establishment under this chapter for the purpose of processing livestock, meat, meat food products, poultry or poultry products exclusively for use in the household of the owner of the commodity by the owner and members of the owner's household and the owner's nonpaying guests and employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Custom slaughterhouse: means a person who maintains a slaughtering facility that is a licensed establishment or a registered establishment under this chapter for the purposes of slaughtering livestock or poultry for another person's exclusive use by that person and members of that person's household and that person's nonpaying guests and employees, and who is not engaged in the business of buying or selling carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat or meat food products or any cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, domestic rabbits, equines, poultry or other designated animals useable as human food. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dealer: shall mean any person engaged in the business of dealing in, selling, buying, exchanging or trading in weighing or measuring devices in this State;  
  • [PL 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 2302
  • Dealer: means a person engaged in the sale, offering for sale, brokering or distribution of manufactured housing to a licensed dealer, developer dealer or consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9002
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services and its agents and authorized representatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-R
  • 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 5 Sec. 1642
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services as well as other departments and agencies of State Government approved for inclusion in this chapter by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Department: means the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Department examination: means actions determined to be necessary by the department's audit division, including, but not limited to, analyses or testing of reported agreement balances and transactions, provision of internal control systems and compliance with rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Department review: means a review by the department of a community agency's submitted annual financial statement report. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dependent adult: includes , but is not limited to, any of the following: