Sections
Chapter 301 Plantations 7001 – 7104
Chapter 302 Deorganization of Municipalities and Plantations 7201 – 7211
Chapter 303 Deorganized Places 7301 – 7305
Chapter 305 Municipal Services in Unorganized Areas 7501 – 7504

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 30-A > Part 3 - Plantations and Unorganized Places

  • 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 day care program: means a program of care, activities and protection maintained or carried out on a regular basis by a person or combination of persons in a private dwelling or other facility, for consideration, for any part of a day for 3 or more adults, 19 years of age or older, who are not blood relatives and are coming to the facility for the express purpose of participating in this program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8601
  • Adult day care program: means an adult day care program licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • 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
  • Agency liquor store: means a person who is licensed by the bureau to sell spirits to be consumed off the premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Agricultural liming material: means a product whose calcium and magnesium compounds are capable of neutralizing soil acidity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • 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
  • Applicant: means an individual who has applied for a homestead property tax exemption pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Approved private school: means a private school approved for attendance purposes under Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Assisted housing program: means a program or facility licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Attorney: as used in this chapter , refers to the attorney-in-fact of a reciprocal insurer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 3855
  • 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 as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Background check: means the collection of personally identifiable information and data for comparison with criminal record repositories and registry databases that are relevant to an individual's identity and background, including monitoring for future offenses through a rap back monitoring program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Background Check Center: means the entity established under section 9052 to operate the Internet-based system maintained by the department pursuant to section 9054 that is designed to integrate and analyze data streams from various sources and is used by providers when conducting background checks on potential or current direct access workers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Background check report: means a comprehensive report generated by the Background Check Center based on a search and analysis of data stored in federal and state criminal record repositories, registry databases or agencies, including, but not limited to, the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Department of Public Safety, State Bureau of Identification; abuse and neglect, sex offender and employment-related registries; professional licensing authorities; and Medicare and Medicaid exclusion databases. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Bargaining agent: means any lawful organization, association or individual representative of such organization or association which has as its primary purpose the representation of employees in their employment relations with employers, and which has been determined by the public employer or by the executive director of the board to be the choice of the majority of the unit as their representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Birth admission: means the time after birth that the newborn remains in the hospital nursery prior to discharge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8822
  • Board: means the Maine Labor Relations Board referred to in section 968. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • Board: means the Board of Directors of the Maine Employers' Mutual Insurance Company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 3702
  • Board: means the Newborn Hearing Screening Advisory Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8822
  • Brand: means the term, designation, trademark, product name or other specific designation under which an individual agricultural liming material is offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Bulk: means a nonpackaged form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Revenue Services, which may be referred to as "Maine Revenue Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • 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 Department of Public Safety, State Bureau of Identification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Burnt lime: means a material made from limestone which consists essentially of calcium oxide or a combination of calcium oxide with magnesium oxide. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Calcium carbonate equivalent: means the acid neutralizing capacity of an agricultural liming material expressed as a weight percentage of calcium carbonate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Car sharing delivery period: means the period of time during which a shared vehicle is being delivered to the location of the car sharing start time, if applicable, as documented by the governing car sharing program agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Car sharing period: means the time period that commences with the car sharing delivery period or, if there is no delivery period, that commences with the car sharing start time and in either case ends at the car sharing termination time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Car sharing program agreement: means an agreement describing the terms and conditions applicable to a shared vehicle owner and a shared vehicle driver that govern the use of a shared vehicle through a program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Car sharing start time: means the time when a shared vehicle becomes subject to the control of a shared vehicle driver, which must be at or after the time the reservation of the shared vehicle is scheduled to begin as documented in the records of a program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Car sharing termination time: means the time of the earliest of the following events:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • 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
  • children: means persons who are not related by blood or marriage to, or who have not been legally adopted by, the licensee or administrator of any facility, defined in section 8101, 8201 or 8301-A, that provides services to these children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7701
  • Cigarette paper: means those papers or paper-like products used to roll cigarettes, which by advertising, design or use facilitate the use of tobacco or other products for inhalation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • 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
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and amendments to that Code as of December 31, 2019. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Commercial fertilizer: means a substance containing one or more recognized fertilizer materials bearing a guaranteed analysis on the product label of a packaged product or the accompanying delivery paperwork or invoice of a bulk fertilizer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 742
  • Commission: means the Commission on Municipal Deorganization as described in section 7206. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 7201
  • 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 Education or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his authorized agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 742
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Company: means the Maine Employers' Mutual Insurance Company created in section 3703. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 3702
  • 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
  • Consumer: means an individual who purchases, receives or possesses tobacco products for personal consumption and not for resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Contingent offer of employment: means an offer of employment as a direct access worker that is based upon receipt of a final nondisqualifying background check report and that may be withdrawn if a disqualifying final background check report is issued. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Cooperative housing corporation: means an entity organized for the purpose of owning residential real estate in which residents own shares that entitle the shareholder to inhabit a certain space within a residential dwelling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Cooperative property: means the real property, including mobile and manufactured homes, owned by a cooperative housing corporation for the primary purpose of residential use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • 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 charge without disposition: means a charge that appears on an individual's criminal history record that has not been finally disposed at the time the criminal record is reviewed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • 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
  • Delivery sale: means a sale of tobacco products to a consumer in this State when:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Direct access: means access to the property, personally identifiable information, financial information and resources of an individual or physical access to an individual who is a Medicare or Medicaid beneficiary or other protected individual served by a provider subject to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Direct access worker: includes but is not limited to the following individuals:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disqualifying offense: means an event in a person's background that has resulted in a database or registry notation or criminal record report that is relevant to the health and safety of protected individuals and that is included on the list of disqualifying offenses adopted in rules pursuant to this chapter that mandate a prohibition or exclusion from direct access employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply agricultural liming materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • distributor: means a person licensed as a distributor under Title 36, chapter 704. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • distributor: means any person who is engaged in the business of distributing agricultural liming materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • division: means the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7701
  • Division: means the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • Drug treatment center: means a facility licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • 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, special education consultant, speech-language clinician 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 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
  • Eligible business equipment: includes , without limitation, repair parts, replacement parts, replacement equipment, additions, accessions and accessories to other qualified property that first became subject to assessment under this Part before April 1, 2008 if the part, addition, equipment, accession or accessory would, in the absence of this subchapter, first be subject to assessment under this Part on or after April 1, 2008. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • Eligible person: means a person that is eligible, pursuant to section 1020-A, to have that person's share of response costs paid from the proceeds of revenue obligation securities issued pursuant to this subchapter or is eligible to have that person's share of response costs paid from the fund as otherwise set forth in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1020
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employer: includes a provider, a temporary nurse agency, a personal care agency and a placement agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • employment: means any activity involving direct access services including employment for wages, contracting for temporary staff or use of unsupervised volunteers or students who perform functions similar to those performed by direct access workers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • 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
  • Estates: shall be construed to mean both real estate and personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the Maine Labor Relations Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • Executive director: means the Executive Director of the Legislative Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 7201
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Exempt business equipment: means eligible business equipment that is exempt under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • facility: means any of the places defined in section 8001, 8101, 8201 or 8301-A, subsection 1-A, paragraph B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7701
  • facility: means a state institution as defined under Title 34-B, chapter 1 or a health care facility licensed by the division, except that it does not include a facility licensed as a nursing facility or licensed under Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final remedy selection: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Fineness: means the percentage by weight of the material which will pass federal standard sieves of specified sizes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • 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.
  • Fund: means the Waste Motor Oil Revenue Fund established under subsection 2 to be deposited with and administered by the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1020
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Grandfathered employee: means an individual subject to the requirements of this chapter who has been employed prior to the effective date of this chapter and is subject to section 9058. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Health care facility: includes a general and specialty hospital, an ambulatory surgical facility, an end-stage renal disease facility and an intermediate care facility for persons with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • Hearing loss: means a hearing loss of 30 decibels or more in the frequency region important for speech recognition and comprehension in one or both ears. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8822
  • High magnesium: means lime designated as high-mag or dolomitic which must contain at least 5% magnesium. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Home health care provider: means an entity licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Homestead: means any residential property, including cooperative property, in this State assessed as real property owned by an applicant or held in a revocable living trust for the benefit of the applicant and occupied by the applicant as the applicant's permanent residence or owned by a cooperative housing corporation and occupied as a permanent residence by a resident who is a qualifying shareholder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Hospice provider: means an entity licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Hydrated lime: means a material, made from burnt lime, which consists essentially of calcium hydroxide or a combination of calcium hydroxide with magnesium oxide and magnesium hydroxide. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Immediate jeopardy: means a situation in which the provider's noncompliance with one or more conditions of participation in the federal Medicare program has caused, or is likely to cause, serious injury, harm or impairment to or death of a patient. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Industrial by-product: means any industrial waste or by-product containing calcium or calcium and magnesium in forms that will neutralize soil acidity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Inhabitant: means a person having an established residence in a place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inspector: means an employee or official of the State or an employee or official of the Federal Government or of any other governmental entity of this State, authorized by the commissioner to perform inspection functions under this chapter under an agreement between the commissioner and the governmental entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Insured: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other entity which is the beneficiary of a loan insurance agreement with the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Insurer: means an insurer authorized to transact business in this State or an insurer that is authorized as a surplus lines insurer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities: means a facility licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Inventory parts: includes repair parts, replacement parts, replacement equipment, additions, accessions and accessories on hand but not in service and stocks or inventories of repair parts, replacement parts, replacement equipment, additions, accessions and accessories on hand but not in service and other machinery and equipment on hand for future use but not in service if acquired after April 1, 2007, regardless of when placed in service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon a product or the immediate container, not including package liners, of a product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Label: means any written or printed matter on or attached to the package or on the delivery ticket which accompanies bulk shipments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • 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
  • Lawful age: means the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Licensed establishment: means premises to which a license for the sale of spirits, wine or malt liquor to be consumed on or off the licensed premises applies, and any person or organization which is licensed to sell spirits, wine or malt liquor in the times, places and manners as specified in the license. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Licensee: includes , but is not limited to, agency liquor stores and certificate of approval holders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Limestone: means a material capable of neutralizing soil acidity, consisting essentially of calcium carbonate or a combination of calcium carbonate with magnesium carbonate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • 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
  • livable wage: means the statewide average livable wage for a 2-parent household with 2 earners and 2 children as reported by the Department of Labor in the most recent biennial report required pursuant to section 1406. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1-A
  • Livestock: means cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, domestic rabbits, horses, mules, other equines or other designated animals, whether live or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Local committee: means the local deorganization committee created under section 7203. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 7201
  • Major permanent loss of function: means sensory, motor, physiological or intellectual impairment that was not present at the time of admission and requires continued treatment or imposes persistent major restrictions in activities of daily living. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • Malt liquor: includes , but is not limited to, ale, beer, porter and stout. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Marl: means a granular or loosely consolidated loam composed largely of clays, sea shell fragments and carbonates of calcium and magnesium. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Meat: means the part of the muscle of cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules, other equines or other designated animals that is skeletal or that is found in the tongue, diaphragm, heart or esophagus, with or without the accompanying and overlying fat, and the portions of bone, skin, sinew, nerve and blood vessels that normally accompany the muscle tissue but does not include the muscle found in the lips, snout or ears. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Medicare or Medicaid beneficiary: means a person enrolled in the Medicare or Medicaid program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • 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
  • Mental health services facility or provider: means a facility or agency licensed pursuant to Title 34-B, section 1203-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Minor: means a person who has not reached the age of 21 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Motor vehicle oil: means any lubricating oil or other lubricant that is reclaimable and classified for use in an internal combustion engine or the transmission, gear box, hydraulic system, compressor or differential for a motor vehicle, including but not limited to natural, synthetic and rerefined motor oils, whether or not in retail containers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1020
  • Motor vehicle oil dealer: means any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of producing, packaging or otherwise preparing motor vehicle oil for market, or selling or distributing motor vehicle oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1020
  • Municipal officers: shall mean the mayor and aldermen of cities, the selectmen of towns and the assessors of plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Municipal tax increment percentage: means , with respect to tax increment financing districts, the specified percentage of captured assessed value retained as provided in Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • Municipality: shall include cities, towns and plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Municipality: means a city, town, village or plantation with a population of more than 50 people. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 7201
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Near miss: means an event or situation that did not produce patient injury, but only because of chance, which may include, but is not limited to, robustness of the patient or a fortuitous, timely intervention. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • neglect: refers to the definitions found in section 3472, subsections 1 and 11, and also incorporates exploitation, as defined in section 3472, subsection 9. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7701
  • Notice: means written notification served personally, sent by certified mail or sent by first-class mail to the last known address of the person for whom the notification is intended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Nursing facility: means a facility licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Official establishment: means an establishment as determined by the commissioner at which inspection of the slaughter of livestock or poultry or the preparation of livestock products or poultry products is maintained under the authority of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Parent: means a natural parent, stepparent, adoptive parent, legal guardian or other legal custodian of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8822
  • Peer-to-peer car sharing: means the authorized use of a motor vehicle by an individual other than the registered owner through a program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • percentage: means by weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Permanent residence: means that place where an individual has a true, fixed and permanent home and principal establishment to which the individual, whenever absent, has the intention of returning. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Permanent resident: means an individual who has established a permanent residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, corporation, association or other business unit and an officer, agent or employee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Person: means individual, partnership, association, firm or corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, association, society, club, corporation, financial institution, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, assignee or any other group or combination acting as a unit, the State or Federal Government or any political subdivision or agency of either government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, association or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Person who is culturally deaf: means a person with permanent hearing loss who identifies as a member of the deaf community and who utilizes American Sign Language as the primary mode of communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8822
  • Personally identifiable information: means information that permits the identity of an individual to whom the information applies to be able to be reasonably inferred or known by either direct or indirect means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Place: shall include municipalities, townships and any other unorganized area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Poultry: means a domesticated bird, whether live or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Poultry product: means a poultry carcass or part of a carcass or a product that is made wholly or in part from a poultry carcass or part of a carcass, excepting products that are exempted by the commissioner from definition as a poultry product under conditions that the commissioner may prescribe to ensure that the poultry ingredients in products are not adulterated and that these products are not represented as poultry products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • 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
  • Prepared: means slaughtered, canned, salted, stuffed, rendered, boned, cut up or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Primarily: means more than 50% of the time;  
  • (b) "Retail sales activity" means an activity associated with the selection and retail purchase of goods or rental of tangible personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • 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
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Professional employee: means any employee engaged in work:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • program: means a business platform that, digitally or otherwise, connects registered owners of motor vehicles with individuals to enable the sharing of motor vehicles for financial consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • 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
  • Property: shall be construed to mean both real estate and personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Protected individual: means a person who is in need of support, who is vulnerable to abuse, neglect and exploitation and who receives services offered by providers subject to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Provider: means a person that facilitates peer-to-peer car sharing through the ownership and operation of a peer-to-peer car sharing program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Provider: means a licensed, certified or registered entity that employs direct care workers to provide long-term care and in-home and community-based services under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Public employee: means any employee of a public employer, except any person:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • Public employer: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 962
  • 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
  • Qualified property: means tangible personal property that:  
    (1) Is used or held for use exclusively for a business purpose by the person in possession of it or, in the case of construction in progress or inventory parts, is intended to be used exclusively for a business purpose by the person who will possess that property; and  
    (2) Either:  
    (a) Was subject to an allowance for depreciation under the Code on April 1st of the property tax year for which a claim for exemption under this subchapter is filed or would have been subject to an allowance for depreciation under the Code as of that date but for the fact that the property has been fully depreciated; or  
    (b) In the case of construction in progress or inventory parts, would be subject under the Code to an allowance for depreciation when placed in service or would have been subject to an allowance for depreciation under the Code as of that date but for the fact that the property has been fully depreciated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • Qualifying shareholder: means a person who is a:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 681
  • Rap back monitoring program: means a coordinated system used by federal and state agencies to monitor and generate reports for new criminal record events appearing subsequent to an initial background check pursuant to section 9056. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Registrant: means the person who registers commercial fertilizer under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 742
  • 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
  • Residential care facility: means a residential care facility licensed pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Response costs: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • 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
  • Retail sales facility: means a structure used to serve customers who are physically present at the facility for the purpose of selection and retail purchase of goods or rental of tangible personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • retailer: means a person located within or outside the State who sells tobacco products to a person in the State for personal consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Return: means any document, digital file or electronic data transmission containing information required by this Title to be reported to the State Tax Assessor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Root cause analysis: means a structured process for identifying the causal or contributing factors underlying adverse events. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • 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
  • 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
  • security: means a note, bond, interim certificate, debenture or other evidence of indebtedness, including any recovery zone facility bond or qualified energy conservation bond, payment of which is secured by a pledge of revenues, as provided in section 1045-A or 1065, or by assignment or pledge of other eligible collateral. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • sell: means any transfer or delivery of liquor for a consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • 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
  • Sentinel event: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8752
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Shared vehicle: means a motor vehicle that is:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Shared vehicle driver: means an individual authorized to use a shared vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • Shared vehicle owner: means the registered owner of a shared vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 7402
  • 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
  • State board: means the State Board of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Superintendent: means the Superintendent of Insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 3702
  • 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
  • Supervision: means a supervisor is physically present and immediately able to respond to the needs of protected individuals through an ongoing and verifiable process for the duration of conditional employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Tax: means the total amount required to be paid, withheld and paid over or collected and paid over with respect to estimated or actual tax liability under this Title, any credit or reimbursement allowed or paid pursuant to this Title that is recoverable by the assessor and any amount assessed by the assessor pursuant to this Title, including any interest or penalties provided by law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Tax collector: shall mean any person chosen, appointed or designated by a municipality or the officers thereof to collect any tax due a municipality; or his successor in office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 501
  • Taxpayer: means any person required to file a return under this Title or to pay, withhold and pay over or collect and pay over any tax imposed by this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Temporary nurse agency: means an agency registered pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • TIF exempt business equipment: means exempt business equipment that is located within a tax increment financing district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • Tobacco product: means any product that is made from or derived from tobacco, or that contains nicotine, that is intended for human consumption or is likely to be consumed, whether smoked, heated, chewed, absorbed, dissolved, inhaled or ingested by any other means, including, but not limited to, a cigarette, a cigar, a hookah, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff or snus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Ton: means a net weight of 2,000 pounds avoirdupois or metric weight, if and when appropriate and in accordance with rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • treatment: includes , but is not limited to, audiological, medical or early educational services that provide a choice of methods of communication in a variety of sensory modalities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 8822
  • Unincorporated place: means a place which is not incorporated as a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Useable as human food: refers to a livestock or poultry carcass or part or product of a livestock or poultry carcass, unless it is denatured or otherwise identified as required by rules prescribed by the commissioner to deter its use as human food or as naturally inedible by humans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • used: means "intended to be used. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 691
  • 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.
  • Voluntary market: means the workers' compensation insurance market in which insurance companies voluntarily offer coverage to applicants who meet the insurers' underwriting standards or guidelines. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 3702
  • Waiver: means an exemption granted by the department to a specific individual who is banned from employment as a direct access worker for a disqualifying offense. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 9053
  • Waste motor oil: means any lubricating oil classified for use in an internal combustion engine, transmission, gear box, differential or hydraulics for a motor vehicle, a boat, an off-highway recreational vehicle, commercial or household power equipment, earth-moving equipment, special equipment or special mobile equipment, as defined in Title 29-A, section 101, subsections 69 and 70, that through use, storage or handling has become unsuitable for its original purpose due to the presence of impurities or the loss of original properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Waste motor oil disposal site: means the following 4 sites where waste motor oil was stored and that are now contaminated and subject to such response action requirements as the Department of Environmental Protection or the United States Environmental Protection Agency may impose according to applicable law:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Waste oil: includes mixtures of waste oil and water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Waste oil disposal site: means the Portland-Bangor Waste Oil Services Site in Plymouth designated by the Department of Environmental Protection as an uncontrolled hazardous substance site. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Weight: means the weight of undried material as offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Wholesale distributor: means a person who sells meat to retail vendors, other merchants or to industrial, institutional and commercial users mainly for resale or business use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Wine: includes , but is not limited to, wine coolers, table wine, still wine, sparkling wine, champagne and fortified wine, provided that the alcohol content is not above 24% by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2