Sections
Subchapter 1 Board of Osteopathic Licensure 2561 – 2563-A
Subchapter 2 Licensure 2571 – 2571-A
Subchapter 3 Examination 2572 – 2577
Subchapter 4 Licenses 2581 – 2582
Subchapter 5 Suspension and Revocation 2591-A
Subchapter 6 Hearings; Appeals 2592-A
Subchapter 7 General Provisions 2593 – 2600-F
Subchapter 8 Telehealth Services 2600-AA – 2600-EE

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 32 > Chapter 36 - Osteopathic Physicians

  • Agritourism activity: means any agricultural activity carried out on a farm or ranch that members of the general public are allowed to view or participate in, including farming, ranching, historical and cultural activities, harvest-your-own activities and attractions related to farming or ranching. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 251
  • Agritourism professional: means a person who is engaged in the business of farming or ranching and provides one or more agritourism activities, whether or not for compensation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 251
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Asynchronous encounter: means an interaction between a patient and a person licensed under this chapter through a system that has the ability to store digital information, including, but not limited to, still images, video files, audio files, text files and other relevant data, and to transmit such information without requiring the simultaneous presence of the patient and the person licensed under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2600-AA
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conversion therapy: means any practice or treatment that seeks or claims to change an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity, including, but not limited to, any effort to change gender expression or to eliminate or reduce sexual or romantic attractions, feelings or behavior toward others based on the individual's gender. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 59-C
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Direct producer-to-consumer transaction: means a face-to-face transaction involving food or food products at the site of production of those food or food products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 282
  • 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:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • 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
  • Financial institution: means any bank or trust company, savings bank, savings and loan association, industrial bank, national banking association, federal savings and loan association, mortgage banker, credit union or other such institution authorized to do business in the State, or a government agency which customarily provides service or otherwise aids in the financing of mortgage loans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • 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.
  • Food or food products: means food or food products that are grown, produced, processed or prepared for human consumption, including, but not limited to, vegetables, fruit, milk or milk products, meat or meat products, poultry or poultry products, fish or fish products, seafood or seafood products, cider or juice, acidified foods or canned fruits or vegetables. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 282
  • 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.
  • Housing: includes , but is not limited to, any "project" or "housing project" as defined in section 4702, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • housing authority: means any of the public corporations created or authorized to be created by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Housing Mortgage Insurance Fund: means the fund established under section 4934?A by the Maine State Housing Authority for the purpose of providing insurance for the payment of mortgage loans for housing in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Housing Mortgage Insurance Program: means any program of providing insurance for the payment of mortgage loans for housing in the State established by the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Indian Housing Authority: means any housing authority created by the Maine Indian Housing law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Indian Housing Mortgage Insurance Committee: means a committee consisting of:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Inherent risks of agritourism activity: means those dangers or conditions that are an integral part of an agritourism activity, including but not limited to:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 251
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • mortgage: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Participant: means any person, other than the agritourism professional, who engages in an agritourism activity, whether or not a fee is paid to view or participate in the agritourism activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 251
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • ranch: means the land, plants, animals, buildings, structures, ponds and machinery used in the commercial production of agricultural products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 251
  • ranching: means primarily engaging in the commercial production of agricultural products as a livelihood and includes dairy farming; raising livestock, freshwater fish, fur-bearing animals or poultry; producing, cultivating, growing and harvesting fruit, produce or floricultural or horticultural commodities; or any practices on a farm or ranch that are incident to or in conjunction with these farming operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 251
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Store and forward transfer: means the transmission of a patient's records through a secure electronic system to a person licensed under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2600-AA
  • Synchronous encounter: means a real-time interaction conducted with an interactive audio or video connection between a patient and a person licensed under this chapter or between a person licensed under this chapter and another health care provider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2600-AA
  • Telehealth services: means health care services delivered through the use of information technology and includes synchronous encounters, asynchronous encounters, store and forward transfers and telemonitoring. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2600-AA
  • Telemonitoring: means the use of information technology to remotely monitor a patient's health status via electronic means, allowing the person licensed under this chapter to track the patient's health data over time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2600-AA
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Town: includes cities and plantations, unless otherwise expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72