As used in this Title, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.   [PL 1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW).]
1.  Chief administrative officer“Chief administrative officer” means the head of a state institution or the head of any other institution which provides services which fall under the jurisdiction of the department.  

[PL 1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW).]

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001

  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Adult developmental services: means any support or assistance provided, licensed or funded in whole or in part by the department pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • Chief administrative officer: means the head of a state institution or the head of any other institution which provides services which fall under the jurisdiction of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • Client: means a person receiving services from the department, from any state institution or from any agency licensed or funded to provide services falling under the jurisdiction of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services or the commissioner's designee, except that when the term "commissioner and only the commissioner" is used, the term applies only to the person appointed Commissioner of Health and Human Services and not to any designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • Intermediate care facility for persons with intellectual disabilities: means an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded as defined in Section 1905(d) of the federal Social Security Act, 42 United States Code, Section 1396d(d) and its implementing regulations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Parking area: means land maintained by the State at the state institutions under the jurisdiction of the department, which may be designated as parking areas by the heads of the state institutions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • Public way: means a road or driveway on land maintained by the State at the state institutions under the jurisdiction of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • Resident: means a person residing in a state institution or in any other institution which provides services which fall under the jurisdiction of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • State institution: means :  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Written political material: means flyers, handbills or other nonperiodical publications which are subject to the restrictions of Title 21-A, chapter 13. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • 1-A.  Adult developmental services“Adult developmental services” means any support or assistance provided, licensed or funded in whole or in part by the department pursuant to chapter 5 or 6 to an adult with an intellectual disability or autism.  

    [PL 2011, c. 542, Pt. A, §60 (NEW).]

    2.  Client“Client” means a person receiving services from the department, from any state institution or from any agency licensed or funded to provide services falling under the jurisdiction of the department.  

    [PL 1995, c. 560, Pt. K, §8 (AMD); PL 1995, c. 560, Pt. K, §83 (AFF).]

    3.  Commissioner“Commissioner” means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services or the commissioner’s designee, except that when the term “commissioner and only the commissioner” is used, the term applies only to the person appointed Commissioner of Health and Human Services and not to any designee.  

    [PL 1995, c. 560, Pt. K, §9 (AMD); PL 1995, c. 560, Pt. K, §83 (AFF); PL 2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §7 (REV).]

    4.  Department.  “Department” means the Department of Health and Human Services.  

    [PL 1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW); PL 2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §6 (REV).]

    4-A.  Office of advocacy. 

    [PL 2005, c. 519, Pt. RR, §1 (RP); PL 2005, c. 519, Pt. RR, §4 (AFF).]

    4-B.  Intermediate care facility for persons with intellectual disabilities“Intermediate care facility for persons with intellectual disabilities” means an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded as defined in Section 1905(d) of the federal Social Security Act, 42 United States Code, Section 1396d(d) and its implementing regulations.  

    [PL 2011, c. 542, Pt. A, §60 (NEW).]

    5.  Parking area“Parking area” means land maintained by the State at the state institutions under the jurisdiction of the department, which may be designated as parking areas by the heads of the state institutions.  

    [PL 1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW).]

    6.  Public way“Public way” means a road or driveway on land maintained by the State at the state institutions under the jurisdiction of the department.  

    [PL 1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW).]

    7.  Resident“Resident” means a person residing in a state institution or in any other institution which provides services which fall under the jurisdiction of the department.  

    [PL 1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW).]

    8.  State institution“State institution” means:  
    A. The Riverview Psychiatric Center;   [PL 1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW); PL 2005, c. 236, §4 (REV).]
    B. The Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center; or   [PL 2005, c. 236, §3 (REV); PL 2005, c. 457, Pt. NN, §1 (AMD); PL 2005, c. 457, Pt. NN, §8 (AFF).]
    C.   [PL 1995, c. 395, Pt. G, §10 (RP); PL 1995, c. 395, Pt. G, §20 (AFF).]
    D. Before October 1, 2008, the Elizabeth Levinson Center.   [PL 2007, c. 539, Pt. N, §57 (AMD).]
    E.   [PL 2005, c. 457, Pt. NN, §2 (RP); PL 2005, c. 457, Pt. NN, §8 (AFF).]
    F.   [PL 1997, c. 393, Pt. A, §39 (RP).]
    F.   [PL 1995, c. 560, Pt. K, §10 (RP).]
    G. [PL 1995, c. 560, Pt. K, §11 (NEW); MRSA T. 34-B §1001, sub-§8, ¶G (RP).]
    H.   [PL 2005, c. 457, Pt. NN, §3 (RP); PL 2005, c. 457, Pt. NN, §8 (AFF).]

    [PL 2007, c. 539, Pt. N, §57 (AMD).]

    9.  Written political material“Written political material” means flyers, handbills or other nonperiodical publications which are subject to the restrictions of Title 21-A, chapter 13.  

    [PL 1985, c. 506, Pt. A, §70 (AMD).]

    SECTION HISTORY

    PL 1983, c. 459, §7 (NEW). PL 1985, c. 506, §A70 (AMD). PL 1993, c. 410, §CCC9 (AMD). RR 1995, c. 2, §82 (COR). PL 1995, c. 395, §G10 (AMD). PL 1995, c. 395, §G20 (AFF). PL 1995, c. 550, §§1,2 (AMD). PL 1995, c. 560, §§K8-11,82 (AMD). PL 1995, c. 560, §K83 (AFF). PL 1997, c. 393, §§A38,39 (AMD). PL 2001, c. 354, §3 (AMD). PL 2003, c. 689, §§B6,7 (REV). PL 2005, c. 236, §§3,4 (REV). PL 2005, c. 457, §§NN1-3,OO1 (AMD). PL 2005, c. 457, §§NN8,OO5 (AFF). PL 2005, c. 519, §RR1 (AMD). PL 2005, c. 519, §RR4 (AFF). PL 2007, c. 539, Pt. N, §57 (AMD). PL 2011, c. 542, Pt. A, §60 (AMD).