Sections
Chapter 1 State Officers and Employees Generally 1 – 20-A
Chapter 2 Testimony Provided by State Employees to Legislative Committees 21 – 33
Chapter 3 Administrative Departments, Agencies, Boards, Etc., Generally 41 – 58
Chapter 5 Secretary of State 81 – 90-T
Chapter 6 State Archivist 91 – 98
Chapter 6-A Model Registered Agents Act 101 – 120-D
Chapter 7 Treasurer of State 121 – 156
Chapter 9 Attorney General 191 – 205
Chapter 10 Unfair Trade Practices 205-A – 214
Chapter 11 Office of the State Auditor 241 – 247
Chapter 12-A Maine-Canada Trade Ombudsman 261 – 263
Chapter 13 Department of Administrative and Financial Services 281 – 286-N
Chapter 14 State Government Internship Program 291 – 296
Chapter 14-A Capitol Planning Commission 297 – 308
Chapter 15-A Historic Preservation of Statehouse and Blaine House 321 – 326
Chapter 18 Mining Excise Tax Trust Fund 452 – 455
Chapter 20 County and Local Government Internship Program 471 – 476

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 5 > Part 1

(a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Accredited: means an educational institution that is approved by the United States Department of Education or a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts credited to a member's individual account, together with regular interest on the account. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts credited to a member's individual account, together with regular interest thereon. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • accumulated contributions: includes as much of the employer's contribution in the Retirement Allowance Fund as is needed to reach 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • ACOTE: means the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, a nationally recognized accrediting agency for professional programs in the field of occupational therapy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Acquisition: means fee ownership, easement, lease, right-of-way and other less-than-fee interests in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10301
  • Act: means the Maine Governmental Facilities Authority Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1603
  • Act: means the Animal Welfare Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • acting through: includes the assignment or transfer of an interest in real property acquired in satisfaction of a debt. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1362
  • Action for professional negligence: means any action for damages for injury or death against any health care provider, its agents or employees, or health care practitioner, his agents or employees, whether based upon tort or breach of contract or otherwise, arising out of the provision or failure to provide health care services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • active state service: means all military duty performed as a member of the state military forces pursuant to this Title or the United States Code, Title 32. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 101-A
  • Activity and use limitations: means restrictions or obligations created under this chapter with respect to real property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3002
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit which is of equal value when computed at regular interest, based on the mortality and service tables adopted by the board of trustees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit which is of equal value when computed at regular interest, based on the mortality and service tables adopted by the board of trustees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Actuarial equivalent: means an amount of equal value when computed at an interest rate contained in actuarial assumptions adopted by the board and upon the basis of mortality and service tables adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Actuary: means a member of the American Academy of Actuaries who is also a member of the Society of Actuaries or the Casualty Actuarial Society and is qualified to sign a statement of actuarial opinion. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6201
  • Actuary: means a person who is a member in good standing of the American Academy of Actuaries. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Actuary: means a person who is a member in good standing of the American Academy of Actuaries. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1492
  • Actuary: means the individual or the organization designated by the board to be the technical advisor to the board under section 17107. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjusted base minimum price: means the base minimum price plus any amounts established by the Maine Milk Commission to reflect the increased costs of production pursuant to section 2954, subsection 2, paragraph A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3152
  • Adjuster: means any individual who, as an independent contractor or as an employee of an independent contractor, or as an employee of another organization, for fee, commission or other compensation, investigates for, settles on behalf of and reports to an insurer, fraternal benefit society, workers' compensation self-insurer or insured relative to claims arising under the workers' compensation laws or other types of insurance contracts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • Adjuster trainee: means any individual with less than one year total experience handling loss claims under insurance contracts or the workers' compensation laws who is not licensed in this State as an adjuster and who is employed by and subject to the immediate personal supervision of an adjuster who is licensed in this State and who has been established in the business of adjusting for 3 years or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • Administrative unit: means the organization certified by the federal Small Business Administration to administer the Small Business Development Center Program in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13031
  • Administrator: means the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6172
  • Administrator: means the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, except that "administrator" means the Superintendent of Financial Institutions with regard to a supervised financial organization as defined inTitle 9-A, section 1-301, subsection 38-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • Admitted assets: means those assets owned by the corporation, recognized pursuant toTitle 24-A, section 901-A, reduced in amount by any applicable provision of this Title or Title 24-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Adult: means an individual at least 18 years of age or an emancipated individual under 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 18-C Sec. 5-102
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Advanced emergency medical person: means an emergency medical services person licensed to perform advanced emergency medical treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Adverse health care treatment decision: includes a rescission determination and an initial coverage eligibility determination, consistent with the requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4301-A
  • Adverse professional competence review action: means an action based upon professional competence review activity to reduce, restrict, suspend, deny, revoke or fail to grant or renew a physician's or veterinarian's:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • 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.
  • Aeronautics: means the act, practice of, or instruction in the art and science of transportation by aircraft, and operation, construction, repair or maintenance of aircraft, airports and air navigation facilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 6 Sec. 3
  • 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 :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13-C Sec. 1301
  • 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
  • Affiliate: means any person who, as determined by the commission:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 3180
  • 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 business: means 2 businesses exhibiting either of the following relationships:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Affiliated group: means a designated business and its corresponding affiliated businesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Affiliated group: means a qualified business and its corresponding affiliated businesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Affiliated person: means a person who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4691
  • 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 a decent, safe and sanitary dwelling, apartment or other living accommodation 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 under the United States Housing Act of 1937, Public Law 75-412, 50 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • 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 covenant: means any agreement among one or more owners, one or more tenants of residential real estate and one or more qualified holders, or between one or more owners and one or more qualified holders, or between one or more tenants and one or more qualified holders, that permits a qualified holder to control, either directly or indirectly, the purchase price of residential housing for the primary purpose of providing that the housing remains affordable to lower income and moderate-income households. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 121
  • Age-friendly community: means a community where policies, services, settings and structures support and enable older people to actively age in place and that recognizes the capabilities, resources and needs of older adults, plans to meet the needs of older adults in flexible ways that support healthy and active aging, promotes the inclusion and contributions of older adults in all areas of community life, respects the self-determination and independence of older adults and protects those older adults who are most vulnerable. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Agency: means the Maine Municipal and Rural Electrification Cooperative Agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 4103
  • Agency: means the department or any legal successor or any other state or federal agency that determines or approves the environmental response project pursuant to which the environmental covenant is created. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3002
  • 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: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • agency: means any unit of State Government or local government, including any state board or commission, and the Legislature and its committees and subcommittees, but not including the judicial branch, the University of Maine System, the Maine Community College System and the Maine Maritime Academy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 92-A
  • Agency enforcement action: means an enforcement action initiated by an agency against a small business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 90-O
  • 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
  • Agency of jurisdiction: means the state agency which has use of and jurisdiction over the facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1782
  • Agency records: means records of government agencies to which they retain legal title, but that have been transferred to the custody of the Maine State Archives to effect economies and efficiency in their storage and use pending their ultimate disposition as authorized by law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 92-A
  • Agent: means a principal corporate officer, partner, owner or majority shareholder of a contract security company or a resident of the State who manages or supervises the security guard business of a resident or nonresident contract security company within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Aggregate limit: means the maximum sum payable to the ceding insurer under a special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • 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
  • Agricultural commodity: means any plant, or part thereof, or animal or animal product produced by a person, including farmers, ranchers, vineyardists, plant propagators, Christmas tree growers, aquaculturists, floriculturists, orchardists, foresters or other comparable persons, primarily for sale, consumption, propagation or other use by humans or animals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Agricultural labor: means agricultural labor as defined in the Employment Security Law, chapter 13. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 585
  • Agricultural lien: means an interest, other than a security interest, in farm products:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Agriculture: means the production, keeping or maintenance for sale or lease of plants or animals, including, but not limited to, forages and sod crops, grains and seed crops, dairy animals and dairy products, poultry and poultry products, livestock, fruits and vegetables and ornamental and greenhouse products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Aircraft: means a machine or device designed for flight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Aircraft: means any machine or device used or designed for navigation of, or flight in, the air. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Airline: means any person operating regularly scheduled intrastate or interstate passenger air transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Airmobile: means any vehicle propelled by mechanical power that is designed to travel upon a cushion of air on or within 2 feet of the water or land surface of the earth. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • Airport authority: means a quasi-municipal entity formed and chartered pursuant to this chapter to operate an airport and provide air transportation services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 6 Sec. 172
  • Airport sponsor: means a municipality, county or group of municipalities or counties that owns and operates an airport and accepts funds or property from the FAA. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 6 Sec. 172
  • 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
  • All-weather road: means a public or private road that may be traversed during all seasons of the year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 8881
  • Allocation: means the privilege of taking a specified number of passengers per day on whitewater trips on a particular river, as specified annually. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12901
  • Alpine tundra: means high-elevation, treeless areas beyond the timberline that are dominated by low herbaceous or shrubby vegetation and, specifically, areas that are designated as alpine tundra by the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry by rule pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • Alternative: means a substitute process, product, material, chemical, strategy or combination of these that serves a functionally equivalent purpose to a chemical in a children's product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1691
  • Alternative: means a substitute process, product, material, chemical, strategy or a combination of these that serves a purpose functionally equivalent to that of a priority toxic chemical used by a commercial and industrial facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2322
  • Alternative: means a substitute process, product, material, chemical, strategy or combination of these that serves a functionally equivalent purpose to a chemical in a package or packaging component. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Ambulance: means any vehicle, whether an air, ground or water vehicle, that is designed, constructed or routinely used or intended to be used for the transportation of ill or injured persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Ambulance service: means any person, persons or organization which holds itself out to be a provider of transportation of ill or injured persons or which routinely provides transportation for ill or injured persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Ambulance services: means those emergency services primarily designed to transport ill or injured persons to available medical facilities and to administer first aid and emergency life-support systems in the interim period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • 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
  • American Sign Language proficiency interview: means a holistic language evaluation that is used to determine global American Sign Language proficiency and that is administered by an educational testing service organization and evaluated by an American Sign Language evaluation service organization recognized by the director. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Ancillary obligation: means the obligation of the bond bank in connection with liquor operation revenue bonds issued under this subchapter under any of the following entered into by the bond bank:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Animal: means every living, sentient creature not a human being. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Animal: means any animal other than man and includes fowl, birds, fish and reptiles, wild or domestic, living or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Animal control: means control of dogs, cats, and domesticated or undomesticated animals in accordance with section 3948. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Animal control officer: means the person appointed periodically by a municipality pursuant to chapter 725. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Animal shelter: means a:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Annual base compensation: means a member's gross compensation, based upon amounts reported by the member's employer on the member's previous year's federal wage and tax statement, that is used the first day of each April for setting the amount of coverage prior to retirement for participants in the group life insurance program administered by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Antique snowmobile: means a snowmobile more than 25 years old that is registered as an antique snowmobile under section 13104, subsection 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • Antlerless moose: means a moose without antlers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Any election: means primary and general elections and referenda, whether regular or special. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • AOTA: means the American Occupational Therapy Association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • 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.
  • Appeals board: means the State Civil Service Appeals Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 7032
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 5001
  • Applicant: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 5072
  • Applicant: means an applicant for employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 615
  • Applicant: includes any person using an employment agency's services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 682
  • Application: means a request, by any person specified in section 223, to the Governor of this State to make a requisition to the executive authority of another state for the extradition of a fugitive from justice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 201
  • Appointed actuary: means the actuary appointed by an insurer pursuant to section 952-A, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 951-A
  • Appointing authority: means the officer, board, commission, person or group of persons having the power by virtue of the Constitution of Maine, a statute or lawfully delegated authority to make appointments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 7032
  • Appointment of agent: means a statement appointing an agent for service of process filed by a domestic entity that is not a filing entity or a nonqualified foreign entity under section 112. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 102
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appraisal assignment: means an agreement between an appraiser and an appraisal management company to provide an appraisal service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Appraisal management company: means a person that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Appraisal management service: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Appraisal review: means the act or process of developing and communicating an opinion about the quality of the work performed by an appraiser as part of an appraisal assignment, which may take into account the appraiser's data collection, analysis, opinions, conclusions, estimate of value or compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Appraisal service: means an act or process of completing an appraisal assignment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Appraised value: means the fair market value of property without the consideration of the effect, if any, of dedication or other preservation-related restrictions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 6201
  • Appraiser: means a person licensed under chapter 124. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Appraiser panel: includes appraisers accepted by an appraisal management company for consideration for future appraisal assignments in covered transactions or for secondary mortgage market participants in connection with covered transactions and appraisers engaged by an appraisal management company to perform one or more appraisals in covered transactions or for secondary mortgage market participants in connection with covered transactions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Apprentice pump installer: means a person who is engaged to work at and learn the trade of water well pump installation under the direct supervision of a master or journeyman pump installer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Apprentice well driller: means a person who is engaged to work at and learn the trade of well drilling under the direct supervision of a master or journeyman well driller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Approved: means as approved by the Board of Occupational Safety and Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 563
  • Aquarium: means an enclosed container used in importing, possessing or displaying nonnative and exotic species of fish or other aquatic organisms that has a closed operating system, that is located within a home, exhibition building or other permanent all-season structure and that does not allow the discharge of water or aquatic organisms into the inland waters of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Aquatic plant: means a plant species that requires a permanently flooded freshwater habitat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • 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
  • Archives: means government records that have been determined by the State Archivist, with advice from the Archives Advisory Board, to have sufficient value to warrant their continued preservation and that are in the physical and legal custody of the Maine State Archives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 92-A
  • Armored car service: means the service provided by any person transporting or offering to transport, under armed security guard, currency, jewels, stocks, bonds, paintings or other things of value in a motor vehicle specially equipped to offer a high degree of security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • arsenic-treated wood: means lumber, timber, piles, poles, posts, plywood, shakes, shingles or other wood or forest products intended for outdoor use that have been pressure treated to reduce decay with a wood preservative containing inorganic arsenic or inorganic arsenic compounds, including, but not limited to, chromated copper arsenate, commonly referred to as "CCA" or similar arsenic-based wood-preserving chemical mixtures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1681
  • Artificial lure: includes , but is not limited to, artificial flies, spinners, spoons, poppers, plugs, jigs and plastic, rubber or other artificial imitations of natural bait. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • 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
  • As-extracted collateral: means :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Aseptically processed and packaged: means hermetically sealed in a container and thermally processed to render the product free of microorganisms capable of reproducing in the product under normal nonrefrigeration conditions of storage and distribution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2900
  • Assessment: means selecting, administering and interpreting instruments designed to assess personal, interpersonal and group characteristics. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13851
  • Assessor: means the State Tax Assessor, except that, in Part 2, Property Taxes, it means the State Tax Assessor with respect to the unorganized territory and the respective municipal assessors or chief assessors of primary assessing areas with respect to the organized areas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Assessor: means the State Tax Assessor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Assets of the investment trust fund: means the funds appropriated or otherwise provided to fund the investment trust fund, together with the interest, earnings and returns on the funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17431
  • Assigned counsel: means a private attorney designated by the commission to provide indigent legal services at public expense. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1802
  • Associated organization: means any organization in which a Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family is a managerial employee, director, officer or trustee or owns or controls, directly or indirectly, and severally or in the aggregate, at least 10% of the outstanding equity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 1012
  • Associated radiological concerns: means radioactive elements other than radon, including, but not limited to, radium, thorium, uranium and their respective decay products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 772
  • Association: means the Maine Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association created under section 4606. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4605-A
  • Association: means the Maine Insurance Guaranty Association created under section 4436. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4435
  • Association: means any corporation organized under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2003
  • Assuming insurer: means the insurer that acquires an insurance obligation or risk from the transferring insurer pursuant to an assumption reinsurance agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 761
  • Assumption reinsurance agreement: means a contract that both:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 761
  • At large: means off the premises of the owner and not under the control of any person whose personal presence and attention would reasonably control the conduct of the animal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Athlete: means a physically active individual training for or participating in an amateur, educational or professional athletic organization or any other association that sponsors athletic programs or events in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14352
  • Athletic injury: means a disruption of tissue continuity that is sustained by an athlete or recreational athlete when that injury:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14352
  • Athletic trainer: means a person licensed by the department to use that title after meeting the requirements of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14352
  • Athletic training: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14352
  • Atlantic salmon: means the anadromous fish species Salmo salar that customarily migrates from inland waters to the ocean as part of its life cycle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attending physician: means the physician who has primary responsibility for the treatment and care of the patient. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 11001
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • 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.
  • ATV: includes , but is not limited to, a multitrack, multiwheel or low-pressure tire vehicle; a motorcycle or related 2-wheel, 3-wheel or belt-driven vehicle; an amphibious machine; or other means of transportation deriving motive power from a source other than muscle or wind. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • ATV grant coordinator: means the person retained by the commissioner to be responsible for providing administration and staff support for the ATV Enforcement Grant Program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10321
  • Auditorium: means any commercially operated indoor or outdoor facility designed or used for the gathering of an audience for speeches and live performances of theater, music, dance or other performing arts that charges a fee and has adequate facilities for the sale and consumption of liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Authority: means the Maine Governmental Facilities Authority as established by this Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1603
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Authority: means the Loring Development Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Authority: means the Loring Development Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Authority: means the Washington County Development Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-B
  • Authority: means the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority established in section 13083-G. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • authorized: when used in the context of assessments means that a resolution by the board of directors of the association has been passed whereby an assessment will be called immediately or in the future from member insurers for a specified amount; an assessment is authorized when the resolution is passed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4605-A
  • Authorized inspector: means a person holding a license to inspect boilers and pressure vessels within this State issued under section 15120. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15101
  • Authorized radon testing device: means a device that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 772
  • Authorized representative: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4301-A
  • automated claims adjudication system: means a preprogrammed computer system designed for the collection, data entry, calculation and final resolution of portable electronic device insurance claims that is used by an adjuster, insurance producer or supervised individual operating pursuant to this paragraph; complies with all claims payment requirements of the Maine Insurance Code; and is certified as compliant with this paragraph by a licensed adjuster that is an officer of a business entity licensed under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • Automatic tabulating equipment: means any apparatus that automatically examines and counts votes recorded on paper ballots and tabulates the results. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 808
  • Automobile graveyard: includes an area used for automobile dismantling, salvage and recycling operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3752
  • Automobile mechanic: means a person who is primarily engaged in the servicing of automobiles or trucks as an employee of an establishment primarily engaged in the business of selling automobiles or trucks to the ultimate purchaser, as long as the person's annual compensation exceeds 3,000 times the state minimum hourly wage or the annualized rate established by the United States Department of Labor under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, whichever is higher, except when the employee is paid by the employer on an hourly basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 663
  • Automobile parts clerk: means a person employed for the purpose of and primarily engaged in requisitioning, stocking and dispensing automobile parts as an employee of an establishment primarily engaged in the business of selling automobiles or trucks to the ultimate purchaser, as long as the person's annual compensation exceeds 3,000 times the state minimum hourly wage or the annualized rate established by the United States Department of Labor under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, whichever is higher, except when the employee is paid by the employer on an hourly basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 663
  • Automobile recycling business: means the business premises of a dealer or a recycler licensed under Title 29-A, sections 851 to 1112 who purchases or acquires salvage vehicles for the purpose of reselling the vehicles or component parts of the vehicles or rebuilding or repairing salvage vehicles for the purpose of resale or for selling the basic materials in the salvage vehicles, as long as 80% of the business premises specified in the site plan in section 3755-A, subsection 1, paragraph C is used for automobile recycling operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3752
  • Automobile salesperson: includes a person who is primarily engaged in assisting in the financing and providing of insurance products to the ultimate purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 663
  • Automobile service writer: means a person employed for the purpose of and primarily engaged in receiving, analyzing and referencing requests for service, repair or analysis of motor vehicles as an employee of an establishment primarily engaged in the business of selling automobiles or trucks to the ultimate purchaser, as long as the person's annual compensation exceeds 3,000 times the state minimum hourly wage or the annualized rate established by the United States Department of Labor under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, whichever is higher, except that "automobile service writer" does not include an employee who is paid by the employer on a hourly basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 663
  • 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 final compensation: means the average annual rate of earnable compensation of a member during the 3 years of creditable service, not necessarily consecutive, in which the average annual rate of earnable compensation is highest or during the member's entire period of creditable service if the period is less than 3 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • Average final compensation: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Average final compensation: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • average weekly wages: means the sum, having regard to the previous wages, earnings or salary of the injured employee and of other employees of the same or most similar class working in the same or most similar employment in the same or a neighboring locality, that reasonably represents the weekly earning capacity of the injured employee in the employment in which the employee at the time of the injury was working. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Average wholesale price: means the average wholesale price of a prescription drug as identified by a national drug pricing source selected by a health insurer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4347
  • 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.
  • bail: means the obtaining of the release of the defendant upon an undertaking that the defendant shall appear at the time and place required and that the defendant shall conform to each condition imposed in accordance with section 1026 that is designed to ensure that the defendant shall refrain from any new criminal conduct, to ensure the integrity of the judicial process and to ensure the safety of others in the community. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Baitfish: means only those species in the following list:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Baitfish trap: means a device used to take baitfish fitted with rigid entrance or exit holes and having a volume no greater than 50 cubic feet. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Ballot label: means that portion of the cardboard, paper or other material to be placed within the ballot frames of a voting machine containing the items required of a paper ballot. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Ballot labels: means the pages, cards or other material containing the names of offices and candidates and the referendum questions to be voted on that are placed on the voting device to conform with the voting system in use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 808
  • Bank: includes savings banks, savings and loan associations, credit unions and trust companies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • 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: means those properties and facilities within the geographic boundaries of the United States Department of Defense air force base at Limestone existing on July 13, 1993. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • base: means those properties and facilities within the geographic boundaries of the United States Department of Defense naval air station at Brunswick existing on the effective date of this section. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • Base area: means the area within the geographic boundaries of Loring Air Force Base. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Base area: means the area within the geographic boundaries of Loring Air Force Base, as defined in section 13080-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Base area: means the area within the geographical boundaries of any decommissioned federal military facility located within Washington County to which the authority has taken title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-B
  • Base area: means the area within the geographic boundaries of Brunswick Naval Air Station. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • 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 level of employment: means the total employment in the base area as of July 1, 1996. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-P
  • Base minimum price: means Class I, Class II and Class III prices established pursuant to the northeast marketing area milk marketing order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3152
  • 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.
  • Basic emergency medical services person: means a person licensed to perform basic emergency medical treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Bear bait: means an animal or plant or derivative of an animal or plant used to attract bear. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Bed and breakfast: means a place that advertises itself as a bed and breakfast where the public for a fee may obtain overnight accommodations that include a sleeping room or rooms and at least one meal per day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Beneficial owner: means any person who, directly or indirectly, through any contract, arrangement or understanding, other than a revocable proxy, has or shares the power to vote, or to direct the voting of, shares; except that a member of a national securities exchange is not considered to be a beneficial owner of securities held directly or indirectly by it on behalf of another person solely because the member is the record holder of the securities if the member is precluded by the rules of the exchange from voting without instruction on contested matters or matters that may affect substantially the rights or privileges of the holders of the securities to be voted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13-C Sec. 1301
  • Beneficial shareholder: means a person who is the beneficial owner of shares held in a voting trust or by a nominee on the beneficial owner's behalf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13-C Sec. 1301
  • 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
  • Beneficiary: means any person who receives or is designated to receive a benefit provided by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • Beneficiary: means any person who receives or is designated to receive a benefit provided by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Beneficiary: means a person or persons designated by a member to receive a benefit under this Part or a person otherwise entitled to receive a benefit under this Part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Benefit: means any payment made, or required to be made, to a beneficiary under chapter 423, subchapter V or chapter 425, subchapter V. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Benefit plan: means a specific employee, union or association of natural persons benefit plan. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4605-A
  • Bequeath: To gift property by will.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Beverage: means beer, ale or other drink produced by fermenting malt, spirits, wine, hard cider, wine coolers, soda or noncarbonated water and all nonalcoholic carbonated or noncarbonated drinks in liquid form and intended for internal human consumption, except for unflavored rice milk, unflavored soymilk, milk and dairy-derived products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3102
  • Beverage container: means a can, bottle, jar or other container made of aluminum or metal that is sealed by a manufacturer and contained, at the time of sale, a beverage, as defined byTitle 38, section 3102, subsection 1, but does not include a beer keg. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3771
  • Beverage container: means a bottle, can, jar or other container made of glass, metal or plastic that has been sealed by a manufacturer and at the time of sale contains 4 liters or less of a beverage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3102
  • Biomedical waste: means waste that may contain human pathogens of sufficient virulence and in sufficient concentrations that exposure to it by a susceptible human host could result in disease or that may contain cytotoxic chemicals used in medical treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Blend price: means the price of milk per hundredweight computed as the sum of the Class I price multiplied by the percentage of milk sold as Class I milk, the Class II price multiplied by the percentage sold as Class II milk and the Class III price multiplied by the percentage sold as Class III milk. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3152
  • Board: means the Board of Licensure of Professional Investigators under section 8103-A, as established underTitle 5, section 12004-G, subsection 29-D. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 8103
  • Board: means the Board of Trustees of Dirigo Health, as established in section 6904. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6903
  • Board: means the Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners established under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9702
  • Board: means the Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9852
  • Board: means the Board of Licensing of Dietetic Practice established under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9902
  • Board: means the Board of Underground Oil Storage Tank Installers established under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • board: means the Maine Board of Tax Appeals as established inTitle 5, section 12004-B, subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • board: means the board of directors of an airport authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 6 Sec. 172
  • Board: means the Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure, established in section 13852. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13851
  • Board: means the Emergency Medical Services' Board established pursuant to section 88. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Board: means the Board of Real Estate Appraisers under section 14011. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Board: means the Board of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Board: means the Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund Board established in section 10308. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10301
  • Board: means the Board of Occupational Safety and Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 563
  • Board: means the Board of Occupational Therapy Practice established under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Board: means the Manufactured Housing Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9002
  • Board: means the Board of Examiners in Physical Therapy as created in section 3112. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 3111
  • Board: shall mean the Board of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4171
  • Board: means the Board of Pesticides Control as established in section 1471-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Board: means the InforME Board established in section 534. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 532
  • Board: means the Board of Licensure in Medicine, the Board of Dental Practice or the Board of Osteopathic Licensure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2502
  • Board: means the Maine Dairy Promotion Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2991
  • Board: means the Advisory Board for the Licensing of Taxidermists established byTitle 5, section 12004-I, subsection 23-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12952
  • Board: means the State Board of Veterinary Medicine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Board: means the Maine Dairy Promotion Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2997
  • Board: means the Workers' Compensation Board created by section 151 and includes a designee of the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Board: means the board of trustees, established under section 12004-F, subsection 9, to administer the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Board member: means any member of the board, including the executive director. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Board of directors: means the board of directors of the association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4605-A
  • Board of directors: means the board of directors of the association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4435
  • Board of trustees: means the board provided for in section 731. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • Board of trustees: means the board provided for in section 1231. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Boarding kennel: means any place, building, tract of land or abode in or on which 3 or more privately owned companion animals are kept at any one time for their owners in return for a fee or compensation and includes a facility where 3 or more companion animals are kept for training purposes for compensation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Body piercer: means a person who performs body piercing on another. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4321
  • Body piercing: means the creation of an opening in the body of a human being for the purpose of inserting jewelry or other decoration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4321
  • Body piercing establishment: means the premises where a body piercer performs body piercing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4321
  • Bona fide purchaser: means any person acting in good faith who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • Bond: means revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Bond: means a bond or note or other evidence of indebtedness authorized under this article, whether issued under or pursuant to a bond resolution, trust indenture, loan or other security agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Bond: means a bond or note or other evidence of indebtedness authorized under this article, whether issued under or pursuant to a bond resolution, trust indenture, loan or other security agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13083-H
  • bond bank: means the Maine Municipal Bond Bank created by section 5951. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Bonds: means any bonds or securities of the Maine Governmental Facilities Authority issued pursuant to this Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1603
  • Bonds: means bonds of the bank issued under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Bonus: means a payment a carrier makes to a downstream entity beyond any salary, fee-for-service payment, capitation or returned withhold. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4331
  • Books and records: means books, records, accounts, memoranda or other data pertaining to the purchase and distribution of milk. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2951
  • Boston market dealer: means any dealer as defined in subsection 4 who purchases milk from producers subject to the price regulations of the northeast marketing area milk marketing order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3152
  • Boston market producer: means any Maine milk producer selling to a dealer marketing milk subject to the northeast marketing area milk marketing order, or any agricultural cooperative that buys milk from or handles milk for such a producer and sells it to such a dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3152
  • Boundary waters between Maine and New Brunswick: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Bounds of the watercourse: means the high-water marks of the shorelines of the lakes and ponds, the high-water marks of the intervening and connecting waters and the high-water marks of the banks of the streams and rivers of the watercourse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1872
  • bow: includes a compound bow, a recurve bow and a long bow. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Bow: means the forward half of a watercraft. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • 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
  • Brand: means a name, symbol, word or mark that identifies a product, rather than its components, and attributes the product to the owner of the brand. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1771
  • Breeding kennel: means a location where 5 or more adult female dogs or cats capable of breeding are kept and some or all of the offspring are offered for sale, sold or exchanged for value or a location where more than 16 dogs or cats raised on the premises are sold to the public in a 12-month period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Brewer: means a person who produces malt liquor by fermentation of malt, wholly or partially, or from any substitute for malt. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Budget authority: Authority provided by law to enter into obligations that will result in outlays of Federal funds. Budget authority may be classified by the period of availability (one-year, multiyear, no-year), by the timing of congressional action (current or permanent), or by the manner of determining the amount available (definite or indefinite).
  • Budget committee: means the Penobscot County Budget Committee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 900-K
  • Bulk milk hauler and sampler: means a person who collects samples and transports raw milk from a farm or raw milk products to or from a farm, milk plant, receiving station or transfer station and has in that person's possession a permit from any state to sample such products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2900
  • 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 the Secretary of State, Bureau of Motor Vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 231
  • Bureau: means the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Financial Institutions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Labor Standards. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 563
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1801
  • Bureau: means the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Standards. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 251
  • Bureau: means the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Standards. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 642
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of General Services within the Department of Administrative and Financial Services as authorized pursuant toTitle 5, section 1742. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2101-A
  • 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 day: means any day of the calendar year other than a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Business day: means any day of the calendar year other than a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Business day: means any day other than Saturday, Sunday or the following holidays: New Year's Day; Washington's Birthday; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Indigenous Peoples Day; Veterans Day; Thanksgiving and Christmas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4691
  • Business entity: means a corporation, association, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1420-A
  • Business entity: means a corporation, association, partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • Business opportunity: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4691
  • Bylaws: means those bylaws adopted by the interstate commission pursuant to section 18512 for its governance or for directing and controlling its actions and conduct. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18503
  • Bypass: means any solid waste that is destined for disposal, processing or beneficial use at an operating solid waste facility but that cannot be disposed of, processed or beneficially used at that facility because of the facility's temporary malfunction, temporary insufficient capacity, temporary inability to process or burn or temporary downtime. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Cable television company: means any person owning, controlling, operating, managing or leasing a cable television system within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • 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
  • called: when used in the context of assessments means that a notice has been issued by the association to member insurers requiring that an authorized assessment be paid within the time frame set forth within the notice; an authorized assessment becomes a called assessment when notice is mailed by the association to member insurers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4605-A
  • Campaign: means any course of activities to influence the nomination or election of a candidate or to initiate or influence any of the following ballot measures:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1052
  • Camping area: means , in addition to the generally accepted interpretations, lakeshore places, picnic and lunch grounds or other premises where tents or recreational vehicles are permitted and licensed underTitle 22, section 2495. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1900
  • Campsite: means a camping location containing tents, registered tent trailers, registered pickup campers, registered recreational vehicles, registered trailers or similar devices used for camping. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 682
  • Candidate: means any person who has filed a petition under either sections 335 and 336 or sections 354 and 355 and has qualified as a candidate by either procedure, or any person who has received contributions or made expenditures or has given his consent for any other person to receive contributions or make expenditures with the intent of qualifying as a candidate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Canoe: means a form of small watercraft with no rudder or sails that is long and narrow, sharp on both ends or sharp on one end and blunt on the other end usually propelled by paddles or a small motor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1872
  • 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 offense: A crime punishable by death.
  • Capital reserve fund: means any capital reserve fund created or established as provided in section 6006, subsection 1-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Capitation: means a set dollar payment per patient per unit of time, usually per month, that a carrier pays a health care practitioner, institutional provider or downstream entity to cover a specified set of services and administrative costs without regard to the actual number or nature of services provided. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4331
  • 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
  • Carrier: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4301-A
  • Cash proceeds: means proceeds that are money, checks, deposit accounts or the like. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Cat identification: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Catastrophe excess of loss property reinsurance: means excess of loss reinsurance for a catastrophe layer of a reinsurance program, written on either a per occurrence or aggregate basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Catastrophe life or health reinsurance: means reinsurance of life, health or annuity products that transfers mortality, morbidity, survival or other related risks in excess of existing proportional or nonproportional automatic and facultative treaties newly placed or in force on the same risks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • 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
  • Catering: means service of liquor with or without food by a person to groups at a prearranged function. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Caucus: means a meeting of a political party or committee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Cave: includes natural subsurface water and drainage systems, but does not include any mine, tunnel or other artificial excavation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 544-J
  • Cave life: means any life-form normally found in a cave. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 544-J
  • Ceding insurer: means an insurer that enters into a special purpose reinsurance vehicle contract with a special purpose reinsurance vehicle and includes a reinsurer retroceding assumed reinsurance to a special purpose reinsurance vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Central voter registration system: means a single electronic information system and database for voter registration information maintained by the Secretary of State and used by all municipal jurisdictions in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Certificate: means any certificate delivered or issued for delivery in this State under a group Medicare supplement policy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 5001
  • Certificate: means any certificate issued under a group long-term care insurance policy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 5072
  • Certificate: means the document issued by the commissioner to a person indicating that the person is certified by the State as qualified to perform the job indicated in that document. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Certificate: shall mean a certificate of competency issued by the board stating that the applicant has met the requirements for the specified operator classification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4171
  • Certificate form: means the form on which the certificate is delivered or issued for delivery by the issuer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 5001
  • Certificate of approval holder: means an instate manufacturer, out-of-state manufacturer or out-of-state wholesaler licensed by the bureau. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Certificate of title: includes another record maintained as an alternative to a certificate of title by the governmental unit that issues certificate of title if a statute permits the security interest in question to be indicated on the record as a condition or result of the security interest's obtaining priority over the rights of a lien creditor with respect to the collateral. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Certification examination: means the certification examination for an occupational therapist or the certification examination for an occupational therapy assistant, both of which are administered by NBCOT. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Certified applicator: means any person who is certified pursuant to section 1471-D and authorized to use or supervise the use of any pesticides. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Certified counselor: means an individual certified by a training program or organization approved by the administrator that authenticates the competence of the individual providing education and assistance to consumers in connection with debt management services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6172
  • Certified responsible managing supervisor: means a person certified by the State as qualified to determine whether the plan and installation of fire sprinkler systems meet the standards provided by law, rule and regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Cession: means a transfer by a policy originating insurer to a reinsurer of the whole or a portion of a single risk, defined policy or defined division of business as set out in a reinsurance contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Challenged ballot: means a ballot cast by one whose eligibility to vote has been questioned during election day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charitable trust: has the meaning set forth inTitle 5, section 194-A, subsection 1, paragraph C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Charitable trust plan: means the plan submitted to the Attorney General pursuant toTitle 5, section 194-A, subsection 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Charter: means a private and special law or a series of private and special laws that establishes an airport authority and defines its responsibilities and authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 6 Sec. 172
  • Charter territory: means the territorial limits of an airport authority as defined in its charter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 6 Sec. 172
  • Chattel paper: means a record or records that evidence both a monetary obligation and a security interest in specific goods, a security interest in specific goods and license of software used in the goods, a lease of specific goods or a lease of specific goods and license of software used in the goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Chemical: means a substance with a distinct molecular composition or a group of structurally related substances and includes the breakdown products of the substance or substances that form through decomposition, degradation or metabolism. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1691
  • Chemical: means a substance with a distinct molecular composition or a group of structurally related substances and includes the breakdown products of the substance or substances that form through decomposition, degradation or metabolism. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Chemical of concern: means a chemical identified by the department pursuant to section 1693. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1691
  • Chemical of high concern: means a chemical identified by the department pursuant to section 1693-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1691
  • Chemical of low concern: means a chemical for which adequate toxicity and environmental data are available to determine that it is not a chemical of high concern, a chemical of concern, a chemical of potential concern or a chemical of unknown concern. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1691
  • Chemical of potential concern: means a chemical identified by an authoritative governmental entity on the basis of credible scientific evidence as being suspected of causing an adverse health or environmental effect listed in section 1693, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1691
  • Chemical of unknown concern: means a chemical for which insufficient data are available to classify it as a chemical of high concern, a chemical of concern, a chemical of potential concern or a chemical of low concern. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1691
  • Chief: means the Chief of the State Police or the chief's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 8103
  • Chief inspector: means the Chief Inspector of Boilers and Pressure Vessels approved under section 15106. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15101
  • Chief inspector: means an individual in the employ of the State whose duties include the examination and inspection of elevators and tramways and who has been designated as chief inspector by the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15202
  • 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 a natural child, stepchild, adopted child or child placed for adoption with a plan enrollee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6903
  • Child: means an individual, whether over or under the age of majority, who is or is alleged to be owed a duty of support by the individual's parent or who is or is alleged to be the beneficiary of a support order directed to the parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Child: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • child: includes any dependent posthumous child whose mother is not living. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Child: means any natural or legally adopted, born or unborn, progeny of a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Child or children: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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
  • Child support order: means a support order for a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state or foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Circulate: means the presenting of a petition to a voter with an accompanying request that the voter sign it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Civic auditorium: means a municipal, county or state or a quasi-municipal, quasi-county or quasi-state owned or operated auditorium or civic center. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Civil deputy: means a deputy who meets the requirements for a civil deputy adopted by the sheriff and has been designated by the sheriff to enforce civil laws and serve civil process. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 351
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Class A restaurant: means a reputable place operated by responsible persons of good reputation that is regularly used for the purpose of providing full course meals for the public on the premises, that is equipped with a separate and complete kitchen, and that maintains adequate dining room equipment and capacity for preparing and serving full course meals upon the premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Class I liquid: means any liquid having a flash point below 100° Fahrenheit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Class I milk: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2991
  • Classified service: means all offices and positions of trust and employment in state service, except those placed in the unclassified service by chapter 71. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 7032
  • Clear-cut: means any timber harvesting on a forested site greater than 5 acres in size that results in a residual basal area of trees over 4 1/2 inches in diameter measured at 4 1/2 feet above the ground of less than 30 square feet per acre, unless, after harvesting, the site has a well-distributed stand of acceptable growing stock, as defined by rule, of at least 3 feet in height for softwood trees and 5 feet in height for hardwood trees that meets the regeneration standards defined under section 8869, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 8868
  • Clerk: means the person described in Title 13-C, chapter 5-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 102
  • Clerk filing: means the public organic document of a domestic filing entity formed under Title 13-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 102
  • 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.
  • Client: means a person who receives services from a provider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 13002
  • Client: means a person that contracts with or otherwise enters into an agreement with an appraisal management company for the performance of appraisal management services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Client company: means a person, association, partnership, corporation or other entity that leases employees from an employee leasing company pursuant to contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14051
  • Clinical peer: means a physician or other licensed health care practitioner who holds a nonrestricted license in a state of the United States, is board certified in the same or similar specialty as typically manages the medical condition, procedure or treatment under review and whose compensation does not depend, directly or indirectly, upon the quantity, type or cost of the medical condition, procedure or treatment that the physician or other licensed health care practitioner approves or denies on behalf of a carrier. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4301-A
  • Clinical professional counselor: means a professional counselor who renders or offers to render for a fee, monetary or otherwise, to individuals, families, groups, organizations or the general public, a counseling service involving the application of the principles and procedures of counseling to assess and treat intrapersonal and interpersonal problems and other dysfunctional behaviors and to assist in the overall development and adjustment of those served. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13851
  • Close economic association: means the employers, employees, partners or clients of the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family; corporations in which the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family is an officer, director or agent or owns 10% or more of the outstanding capital stock; a business which is a significant unsecured creditor of the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family; or a business of which the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family is a significant unsecured creditor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 1012
  • Closed period: means that time period when the registrar may accept only those voter registration applications presented in person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Closing: means the time at which a nuclear power plant ceases to generate electricity and is retired from active service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 4352
  • Closure: means the completion of those activities specified in this article or in rules adopted pursuant to this article or a department closing order as appropriate, including, but not limited to, the placement of a cover or cap as a barrier over a landfill in order to minimize the infiltration of precipitation into the waste contained in the landfill. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1310-C
  • Club: means any reputable group of individuals incorporated and operating in a bona fide manner solely for purposes of recreational, social, patriotic or fraternal nature and not for pecuniary gain. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Cluster development: means a form of development that allows a subdivision design in which individual lot sizes and setbacks are reduced in exchange for the creation of common open space and recreation areas, the preservation of environmentally sensitive areas, agriculture and silviculture and the reduction in the size of road and utility systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Coastal area: means a coastal island and any municipality or unorganized township contiguous to tidal waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Coastal island: means a natural land formation protruding above the surface of and surrounded by Maine's coastal waters at mean high tide or any portion of such land formation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 1202
  • Coastal management: means the planning, development, conservation and regulation of coastal resource use by Federal, state, regional and local governments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1802
  • Coastal resources: means the coastal waters of the State and adjacent shorelands, their natural resources and related marine and wildlife habitat that together form an integrated terrestrial, estuarine and marine ecosystem. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1802
  • Coastal waters: means all waters of the State within the rise and fall of the tide and to the marine limits of the jurisdiction of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 1202
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and amendments to that Code as of December 31, 2018. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 111
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • Code: means the boiler and pressure vessel code of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and amendments and interpretations made and approved by the council of the society. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15101
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Code of Federal Regulations: means the Code of Federal Regulations as of January 1, 2008. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 642
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Collateral: includes :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • commerce: shall include the advertising, offering for sale, sale or distribution of any services and any property, tangible or intangible, real, personal or mixed, and any other article, commodity or thing of value wherever situate, and shall include any trade or commerce directly or indirectly affecting the people of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 206
  • Commercial: means for financial compensation or other remuneration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12901
  • Commercial applicator: means any person, whether or not the person is a private applicator with respect to some uses, who uses or supervises the use of any limited or restricted-use pesticides on any property other than as provided by subsection 22, or who uses general-use pesticides in custom application on such property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Commercial clerk: means a clerk who is listed under section 106. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 102
  • Commercial fisheries business: includes , but is not limited to:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 6201
  • Commercial fisheries businesses: includes without limitation:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 131
  • Commercial landfill facility: means a commercial solid waste facility that is used for the burial of solid waste. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Commercial registered agent: means an individual or a domestic or foreign entity listed under section 106. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 102
  • Commercial solid waste disposal facility: means a solid waste disposal facility except as follows:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Commercial sporting camp: means a building or group of buildings devoted primarily to the offering of primitive lodging facilities for a fee to persons primarily in pursuit of primitive recreation or snowmobiling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 682
  • Commercial tort claim: means a claim arising in tort with respect to which:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Commercially: means , with regard to the buying, selling, bartering or trading of wildlife parts, for the purpose of resale or profit or receiving any form of remuneration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Commingling agreement: means an agreement between 2 or more initiators of deposit allowing the beverage containers for which they have initiated deposits to be commingled by dealers and redemption centers, as described in section 3107. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3102
  • Commission: means the Maine Human Rights Commission described in Title 5, chapter 337, subchapter II. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 806
  • 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 Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services under section 1801. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1802
  • Commission: means the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices established underTitle 1, section 1002. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1001
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 102
  • Commission: means the Maine Small Business and Entrepreneurship Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13031
  • Commission: means the State Liquor and Lottery Commission established inTitle 5, section 12004-G, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Commission: means the Maine Land Use Planning Commission established under section 683-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 8868
  • Commission: means the Maine Milk Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2951
  • Commission: means the Maine Water Well Commission created under section 4700-G. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • 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
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9702
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13031
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3102
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9902
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13851
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his duly authorized agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 544
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Labor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14051
  • Commissioner: means Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14301
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14352
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15101
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 8423-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15202
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-R
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Commissioner: means the voting representative appointed by a member board pursuant to section 18512. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18503
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4171
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or the commissioner's duly authorized agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2900
  • 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 Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1801
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17431
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Corrections or his designee, except that, when the term "commissioner and only the commissioner" is used, the term applies only to the person appointed Commissioner of Corrections and not to any designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • 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
  • Committee: means a joint standing committee of the Legislature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 11111
  • Committee: means any political action committee, as defined in this subchapter, and includes any agent of a political action committee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1052
  • Committee: means the Revenue Forecasting Committee established inTitle 5, section 1710-E. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Committee amendment: An amendment recommended by a committee in reporting a bill or other measure.
  • Committee jurisdiction: The subjects and functions assigned to a committee by rule, resolution, precedent, or practice, including legislative matters, oversight and investigations, and nominations of executive officers.
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Commodity account: means an account maintained by a commodity intermediary in which a commodity contract is carried for a commodity customer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Commodity contract: means a commodity futures contract, an option on a commodity futures contract, a commodity option or another contract if the contract or option is:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Commodity customer: means a person for which a commodity intermediary carries a commodity contract on its books. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Commodity intermediary: means a person that:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Common consumption area: means an area designated as a common area within an entertainment district in which customers of more than one common consumption area licensee are permitted to consume spirits, wine and malt liquor sold by the common consumption area licensees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Common interest community: means a condominium, cooperative or other real property with respect to which a person, by virtue of the person's ownership of a parcel of real property, is obligated to pay property taxes or insurance premiums or for maintenance or improvement of other real property described in a recorded covenant that creates the common interest community. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3002
  • 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.
  • Communicate: means to:  
    (i) Send a signed writing; or  
    (ii) Transmit information by any mechanism agreed upon by the persons transmitting and receiving the information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • Communicate: means :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Communications: means a system for sending and receiving information to aid in law enforcement or law enforcement functions between fixed or mobile points, including telephone, teletype or radio systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • Community: means the area within a 75-mile radius of an employee's residence or the actual distance from an employee's normal work location to the employee's residence at the time of an employee's injury, whichever is greater. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • 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 drinking water well: means a public drinking water well that supplies a community water system as defined underTitle 22, section 2660-B, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1392
  • Community Reinvestment Act: The Act is intended to encourage depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. It was enacted by the Congress in 1977. Source: OCC
  • Community-based offshore wind energy project: means a wind energy development, as defined byTitle 35-A, section 3451, subsection 11, with an aggregate generating capacity of less than 3 megawatts that meets the following criteria: the generating facilities are wholly or partially located on or above the coastal submerged lands of the State; the generating facilities are located within one nautical mile of one or more islands that are within the unorganized and deorganized areas of the State and the project will offset part or all of the electricity requirements of those island communities; and the development meets the definition of "community-based renewable energy project" as defined byTitle 35-A, section 3602, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 682
  • Community-based organization: means a nonprofit organization that has:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13063-J
  • Companion animal: means a cat or dog. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Compensation: means any direct or indirect financial benefit, including, but not limited to, rebates, discounts, credits, fees, grants, charge?backs or other payments or benefits of any kind. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4347
  • Compensation payment scheme: includes a decree of the board, payment under the early-pay system provided in formerTitle 39, section 51-B and, in case of injuries prior to January 1, 1984, an approved agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Complaint: means a request to the special advocate for assistance under section 90-Q. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 90-O
  • Compliance with a support order: means that the support obligor has obtained or maintained health insurance coverage if required by a support order and is:  
    (1) No more than 60 days in arrears in making any of the following payments:  
    (a) Payments in full for current support;  
    (b) Periodic payments on a support arrearage pursuant to a written agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services; and  
    (c) Periodic payments as set forth in a support order; and  
    (2) No more than 30 days in arrears in making payments as described in subparagraph (1) if the obligor has been in arrears for more than 30 days in making payments as described in subparagraph (1) at least 2 times within the past 24 months. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10901
  • Comprehensive economic impact area: means the geographic area affected by a proposed large-scale retail development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Comprehensive economic impact study: means a municipal study that estimates the effects of a large-scale retail development on the local economy, downtown and community pursuant to section 4367, subsection 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Comprehensive plan: means a document or interrelated documents containing the elements established under section 4326, subsections 1 to 4, including the strategies for an implementation program which are consistent with the goals and guidelines established under subchapter II. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Computer forensics: means the use of digital forensic science that involves the examination of digital media to identify, preserve, recover and analyze information related to legal matters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 8103
  • Conditional license: means a license granted to an applicant for licensure who has met all the requirements defined in section 13858, except for supervised experience. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13851
  • Conditional license: means a license granted to an applicant who has completed the educational requirements under section 1524?C, passed a national interpreter certification knowledge exam and passed an American Sign Language proficiency interview but who is not certified with the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, Inc. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Conditional zoning: means the process by which the municipal legislative body may rezone property to permit the use of that property subject to conditions not generally applicable to other properties similarly zoned. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Confirmation test: means a 2nd substance use test that is used to verify the presence of a substance indicated by an initial positive screening test result and is a federally recognized substance use test or is performed through the use of liquid or gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 682
  • Confirmed positive result: means a confirmation test result that indicates the presence of a substance above the cutoff level in the tested sample. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 682
  • Conflicting enactments: means multiple enactments, amendments, repeals, reallocations or reenactments, or any combination of these actions, that affect the same statutory unit and that have been adopted by multiple Acts passed within one legislative session or within a regular legislative session and any special sessions preceding the next regular legislative session that do not refer to each other. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 91
  • Consideration: means any payment or thing of value provided to the foreclosed homeowner, including payment of or forgiveness of unpaid rent or contract for deed, land installment contract or bond for deed payments owed by the foreclosed homeowner prior to the date of eviction or voluntary relinquishment of the property, reasonable costs paid to 3rd parties necessary to complete the foreclosure reconveyance transaction, payment of money to satisfy a debt or legal obligation of the foreclosed homeowner or the reasonable cost of repairs for damage to the dwelling caused by the foreclosed homeowner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6192
  • Consignee: means a merchant to which goods are delivered in a consignment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Consignment: means a transaction, regardless of its form, in which a person delivers goods to a merchant for the purpose of sale and:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Consignor: means a person that delivers goods to a consignee in a consignment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Constable: means a law enforcement officer appointed by municipal officers pursuant to law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Construction: means the installation of permanent equipment or structures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 4372
  • Construction and demolition debris: means debris resulting from construction, remodeling, repair, and demolition of structures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • consultant: as used in this subchapter , means both property and casualty consultants and life and health consultants as defined in section 1402. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1461
  • Consultant: means any individual who, for a fee, advises or offers to advise any person insured or seeking insurance or named or to be named as beneficiary, or having or to have any interest in or insured under any property and casualty or life and health insurance contract or annuity contract, existing or proposed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 1402
  • Consumer: means an individual who purchases a beverage in a beverage container for use or consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3102
  • Consumer: means any person other than a milk dealer who purchases milk for fluid consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2951
  • Consumer: means any person other than a milk dealer who purchases milk for fluid consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2991
  • Consumer: means an individual who purchases or accepts food or beverages for use or consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1571
  • Consumer credit: means credit offered or extended to a consumer primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Consumer education program: means a program or plan that seeks to improve the financial literacy of consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6172
  • Consumer goods: means goods that are used or bought for use primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Consumer loan: means a loan defined as such pursuant toTitle 9-A, section 1-301, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Consumer obligor: means an obligor who is an individual who incurred the obligation as part of a transaction entered into primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • 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 Price Index: means the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, CPI-U, as compiled by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics; or, if the index is revised or superseded, the board shall employ the Consumer Price Index compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor that the board of trustees finds to be most reflective of changes in the purchasing power of the dollar for the broadest population of consumers, including retired consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Consumer Price Index: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Consumer product: means any item sold for residential or commercial use, including any component parts and packaging, that is sold for:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1691
  • Consumer transaction: includes consumer-goods transactions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Consumer-goods transaction: means a consumer transaction in which:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Continuation statement: means an amendment of a financing statement that:  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Continuing care: means furnishing shelter for the life of the individual or for a period in excess of one year and either health care, supportive services, or both, under an agreement requiring prepayment as defined in subsection 12, whether or not the shelter and services are provided at the same location, to 3 or more older individuals not related by blood or marriage to the providers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6201
  • Continuing care agreement: means the contract or contracts which create the obligation to provide continuing care, including, but not limited to, mutually terminable contracts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6201
  • contract: means a contract between the special purpose reinsurance vehicle and the ceding insurer pursuant to which the special purpose reinsurance vehicle agrees to pay the ceding insurer an agreed amount upon the occurrence of a triggering event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 781
  • Contract counsel: means a private attorney under contract with the commission to provide indigent legal services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1802
  • Contract of insurance: means a written agreement between an insurer and policyholder pursuant to which the insurer, in exchange for premium or other consideration, agrees to assume an obligation or risk of the policyholder or to make payments on behalf of, or to, the policyholder or its beneficiaries. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 761
  • Contract security company: means any person engaged in the business of providing, or who undertakes to provide, a security guard for another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Contract zoning: means the process by which the property owner, in consideration of the rezoning of that person's property, agrees to the imposition of certain conditions or restrictions not imposed on other similarly zoned properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Contractor: means a business entity that engages in, or intends to engage in, landfill closure activities as a business service on property that it does not own. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1310-C
  • Contractual obligation: means an obligation under a policy or contract or certificate under a group policy or contract, or portion thereof, for which coverage is provided under section 4603. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4605-A
  • Contribution: includes :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1052
  • Control station: means a regular stopping place maintained by the bureau where users of the waterway may be registered. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1872
  • Controlling person: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Controlling person: means any person who directly or indirectly has the power to direct or cause to be directed the management, control or activities of the reinsurance intermediary. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 741
  • Convention: means the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance concluded at The Hague on November 23, 2007. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Conversion: means the process by which an organization, with the approval of the superintendent, converts to a domestic stock insurer pursuant to this subsection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Conversion plan: means a written plan that sets forth the provisions required by the superintendent, that is filed with the superintendent pursuant to this subsection, that sets forth a complete description of the proposed conversion and that contains sufficient detail to permit the superintendent to make the findings required under this subsection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • 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
  • Converted stock insurer: means the domestic stock insurer resulting from a conversion pursuant to this subsection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24 Sec. 2301
  • Converting entity: means the domestic business corporation or domestic unincorporated entity that adopts a plan of entity conversion or the foreign unincorporated entity converting to a domestic business corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13-C Sec. 951
  • Conviction: means a finding by a court that an individual is guilty of a criminal offense through adjudication or entry of a plea of guilty or no contest to the charge by the offender. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18503
  • Cooperating entities: means those private nonprofit organizations, municipal conservation commissions, local governments, federal agencies or other bodies designated by the Land for Maine's Future Board pursuant to section 6203, as able to assist the State in the acquisition or management of conservation lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 6201
  • cooperative: means any corporation organized under this chapter or which becomes subject to this chapter in the manner provided. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 3703
  • Cooperative: means any corporation organized as of January 1, 1981, under chapter 37 or former Title 35, chapters 221 to 227 on a cooperative plan under the laws of the State and supplying or authorized to supply electricity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 4103
  • Coordinator of the Natural Areas Program: means the person appointed by the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry to be responsible for coordinating the Natural Areas Program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10301
  • Corporation: includes municipal and quasi-municipal corporations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 102
  • Corporation: means the issuer of the shares held by a shareholder demanding appraisal and, for matters covered in sections 1323 to 1332, includes the surviving entity in a merger. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13-C Sec. 1301
  • Corporation: means a corporation organized and incorporated under the laws of the State or authorized to transact business within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Cost of issuance: means an item of expense directly or indirectly payable or reimbursable by the bond bank and related to the authorization, sale or issuance of liquor operation revenue bonds, including, but not limited to, underwriting fees and fees and expenses of professional consultants and fiduciaries. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6052
  • Cost of project: means the cost or value of land, buildings, real estate improvements, labor, materials, machinery and equipment, property rights, easements, franchises, financing charges, interest, engineering and legal services, plans, specifications, surveys, cost estimates, studies and other expenses as may be necessary or incidental to the development, construction, acquisition, financing and placing in operation of an eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Cost-effective: means , with respect to nonwires alternatives, that benefits exceed costs, as determined by benefit-cost analysis conducted pursuant to section 3132?C, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 3131
  • Council: means the Animal Welfare Advisory Council as established byTitle 5, section 12004-I, subsection 2-C or its duly authorized agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Council: means the Statewide Homeless Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5002
  • Council: means the Maine Dairy and Nutrition Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2991
  • Council: means the Maine Dairy and Nutrition Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2997
  • Counseling: means assisting individuals, families or groups through the counseling relationship to develop understanding of intrapersonal and interpersonal problems, to define goals, to make decisions, to plan a course of action reflecting their needs, and to use information and community resources, as these procedures are related to personal, social, educational and vocational development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13851
  • Counselor: means an individual who for a fee, monetary or otherwise, engages in any of the procedures of counseling defined in subsection 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13851
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Counting center: means one or more locations selected by the municipal officers for the automatic counting of ballots. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 808
  • County commissioners: means the county commissioners of Androscoggin County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 722
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of Aroostook County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 739
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of Knox County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 751
  • County commissioners: means the elected county commissioners of Piscataquis County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 822
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of York County and "county" means York County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 831
  • County commissioners: means the county commissioners of Waldo County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 852
  • County commissioners: means the county commissioners of Kennebec County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 861
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of Somerset County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 895
  • County legislative delegation: means all state legislators whose legislative districts, in whole or in part, lie within the boundaries of a county. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • County office: means the office of judge of probate, register of probate, county treasurer, register of deeds, sheriff, district attorney or county commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • County officers: means the commissioners, treasurer, sheriff, register of deeds and register of probate of a county. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • County official: means an elected or appointed member of a county government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • County or municipal law enforcement officer: means a person who by virtue of employment by a county or municipal government in the State is vested by law with the power to make arrests for crimes or serve criminal process, whether that power extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 286-M
  • 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
  • Court: means any Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court or Superior Court or any active retired justice and any District Court Judge or active retired judge when assigned underTitle 4, section 157-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Court reporter: means a person who records legal proceedings by stenotype machine or other means allowed under the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 30 and provides prompt preparation of an accurate, verbatim written transcript. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 771
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Court reporting services: means services provided by a court reporter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 771
  • Court reporting services provider: means a business, entity or firm that provides or arranges for court reporting services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 771
  • covenant: means a servitude arising under an environmental response project and documented in a recordable instrument that imposes activity and use limitations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3002
  • Covered claim: means an unpaid claim, including one for unearned premiums but excluding one for punitive damages, arising under and within the coverage and applicable limits of a policy of a kind of insurance referred to in section 4433 to which this subchapter applies issued by an insurer that becomes an insolvent insurer after May 9, 1970, and where:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4435
  • Covered entity: means a household in this State, a business or nonprofit organization in this State exempt from taxation under the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, Section 501(c)(3) that employs 100 or fewer individuals, an elementary school in this State or a secondary school in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1771
  • Covered establishment: includes , but is not limited to:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1571
  • Covered kinds of insurance: means property insurance as defined in section 705 and casualty insurance as defined in section 707 and does not include health insurance as defined in section 704, unless required by the applicable NAIC annual statement instructions to be included in the property and casualty actuarial opinion of a casualty insurer or multiple lines insurer, or property insurance written by domestic mutual assessment insurers pursuant to chapter 51. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 992
  • Covered person: includes the authorized representative of a covered person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4347
  • covered policy or contract: means a policy or contract or portion of a policy or contract for which coverage is provided under section 4603. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4605-A
  • Covered transaction: means a consumer credit transaction secured by a consumer's principal dwelling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Cowling: means the forward or rear portion of a snowmobile, usually of fiberglass or similar material, surrounding the motor and clutch assembly. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • Credible scientific evidence: means the results of a study, the experimental design and conduct of which have undergone independent scientific peer review, that are published in a peer-reviewed journal or publication of an authoritative federal or international governmental agency, including but not limited to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Toxicology Program, Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; the United States Environmental Protection Agency; the World Health Organization; and the European Union, European Chemicals Agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1691
  • Credible scientific evidence: means the results of a study, the experimental design and conduct of which have undergone independent scientific peer review, that are published in a peer-reviewed journal or in a publication of an authoritative federal or international governmental agency, including but not limited to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Toxicology Program, Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; the United States Environmental Protection Agency; the World Health Organization; and the European Union, European Chemicals Agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Credit union: means a cooperative, nonprofit corporation organized pursuant to Part 8, or under corresponding provisions of any earlier law, and subject to the conditions and limitations as shall be set forth in Part 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Creditable service: means service rendered while a member of the former Maine Legislative Retirement System, the Legislative Retirement Program, the former Maine State Retirement System or the State and Teacher Retirement Program for which credit is allowed under section 802. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • Creditable service: means membership service and prior service as a judge which is credited towards retirement in accordance with subchapter IV. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Creditable service: means a person's membership service, the person's prior service and service for which credit is allowable under sections 17755 and 17756; section 17760, subsection 3; section 18258; sections 18355 and 18356; and section 18360, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Creditor: means a person who regularly extends consumer credit that is subject to a finance charge or is payable by written agreement in more than 4 installments, not including a down payment, and to whom the obligation is initially payable, either on the face of the note or contract or by agreement when there is no note or contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Crime: means one of the following:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 3360
  • Crime bailable as of right preconviction: means a crime for which, under the Constitution of Maine, Article I, Section 10, a defendant has an absolute right to have bail set at the preconviction stage of any criminal proceeding. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Crime bailable only as a matter of discretion preconviction: means a formerly capital offense for which, pursuant to a Harnish bail proceeding, a capital defendant's conditional constitutional right to have bail set at the preconviction stage of a criminal proceeding has been extinguished. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Crime involving domestic violence: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Criminal proceeding: includes the investigation and prosecution of criminal charges. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 4701
  • Critical area: means any natural area documented by the Natural Areas Program that is conserved or protected in its natural condition through voluntary action. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 544
  • Critical rural area: means a rural area that is specifically identified and designated by a municipality's or multimunicipal region's comprehensive plan as deserving maximum protection from development to preserve natural resources and related economic activities that may include, but are not limited to, significant farmland, forest land or mineral resources; high-value wildlife or fisheries habitat; scenic areas; public water supplies; scarce or especially vulnerable natural resources; and open lands functionally necessary to support a vibrant rural economy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Critical waterfront area: means a shorefront area characterized by functionally water-dependent uses, as defined inTitle 38, section 436-A, subsection 6, and specifically identified and designated by a municipality's or multimunicipal region's comprehensive plan as deserving maximum protection from incompatible development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Crossbow: means a device for propelling an arrow or bolt by means of traverse limbs and a string, mounted on a stock and having a working mechanical trigger safety device and a minimum draw weight of 100 pounds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • 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
  • Custodian: means the person having care and custody over the individual seeking sterilization or the individual for whom sterilization is sought. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 7003
  • Custom application: means an application of a pesticide:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Customer: includes any person, government or governmental division which has applied for, been accepted and is currently receiving service from a public utility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 102
  • Customer: means an individual who is lawfully on the premises of a retail establishment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1671
  • Dairy or dairy farm: means any place or premises where one or more cows, goats or sheep are kept and from which milk or milk products are provided, sold or offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2900
  • Dam: means any man-made artificial barrier, including appurtenant works, the site on which it is located and appurtenant rights of flowage and access, which impounds or diverts a river, stream or great pond and which is 2 feet or more in height and has an impounding capacity at maximum water storage elevation of 15 acre-feet or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 817
  • Dangerous dog: means a dog or wolf hybrid that causes the death of or inflicts serious bodily injury on an individual or a domesticated animal who is not trespassing on the dog or wolf hybrid owner's or keeper's premises at the time of the injury or death; a dog or wolf hybrid that causes a reasonable and prudent person who is not on the dog or wolf hybrid owner's or keeper's premises and is acting in a reasonable and nonaggressive manner to fear imminent serious bodily injury by assaulting or threatening to assault that individual or individual's domesticated animal; or a dog or wolf hybrid that inflicts bodily injury on an individual or a domesticated animal who is not trespassing on the dog or wolf hybrid owner's or keeper's premises at the time of the injury and has previously been determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be a nuisance dog. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Dangerous substance: means alcohol or any substance that is a schedule W, X, Y or Z drug under Title 17-A, chapter 45. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Dark fiber provider: means a person, its lessees, trustees, receivers or trustees appointed by any court, owning, controlling, operating or managing federally supported dark fiber that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 102
  • Data custodian: means any branch, agency or instrumentality of State Government or any agency or instrumentality of a political subdivision of the State that gathers, stores or generates public information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 532
  • De minimis level: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1691
  • De minimis level: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Deaf interpreter: means a person whose sense of hearing is nonfunctional for the purpose of communication, whose primary means of communication is visual or tactile and who provides intermediary interpreting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Deaf person: means a person whose sense of hearing is nonfunctional for the purpose of communication and whose primary means of communication is visual or tactile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Dealer: means a person who sells, offers to sell or engages in the sale of beverages in beverage containers to a consumer, including, but not limited to, an operator of a vending machine containing beverages in beverage containers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3102
  • Dealer: means any person who purchases or receives milk for sale as the consignee or agent of a producer, or handles for sale, shipment, storage or processing within the State and shall include a producer-dealer and a sub-dealer, but shall not include a store other than an integrated operation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2951
  • Dealer: includes a producer dealer or a store. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2991
  • Dealer: includes a producer dealer, a subdealer or a store. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2997
  • Dealer: means any person or entity who purchases or receives milk from a producer within the State for processing and sale within or outside the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3152
  • Debt management service: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6172
  • Debt management service provider: means a person, wherever located, that provides or offers to provide to a consumer in this State any debt management services, in return for a fee or other consideration, and a person located in this State that provides or offers to provide to a consumer who is not a resident of this State any debt management services, in return for a fee or other consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6172
  • Debtor: means :  
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declaration: means a written document voluntarily executed by the declarant in accordance with the requirements of subsection 2 regardless of form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 11001
  • Declared write-in candidate: means a write-in candidate who has filed a declaration to be a write-in candidate pursuant to section 722-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Decommissioning: means the series of activities undertaken beginning at the time of closing of a nuclear power plant to ensure that the final disposition of the site or any radioactive components or material, but not including spent fuel, associated with the plant is accomplished safely, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 4352
  • Decommissioning expenses: means the following:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 4352
  • Decommissioning financing plan: means the plan approved by the commission under section 4353. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 4352
  • Decommissioning fund committee: means a committee established to have overall responsibility, as described in section 4354, for a decommissioning trust fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 4352
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • defoliant: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for causing the leaves or foliage to drop from a plant, with or without causing abscission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Demand: means the demand, as provided in section 203, by the executive authority of another state upon the Governor of this State for the extradition of a fugitive from justice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 201
  • Demonstrated use: means for a given outfitter for a given river the average number of passengers carried on the 10 Saturdays or Sundays with greatest use during the year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12901
  • Dental radiographer: means a person, other than a licensed practitioner, whose duties include radiography of the maxilla, mandible and adjacent structures for diagnostic purposes and who is licensed under chapter 143. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9852
  • Department: means the Department of Labor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 806
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9702
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13031
  • Department: means the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3102
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9902
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 10002
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13851
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6201
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1371
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Department: means Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14301
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14352
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15101
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1741
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15202
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-R
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 502
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Department: means the Department of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1291
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4311
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development or its successor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • 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 Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4321
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1801
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4700-E
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1642
  • Department: means the Department of Corrections. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • 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 any department, commission, institution or agency of State Government including the Maine Community College System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • 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
  • Departments: means the Department of Economic and Community Development and the Department of Labor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13063-R
  • Dependent: means a spouse, an unmarried child under 19 years of age, a child who is a student under 23 years of age and is financially dependent upon a plan enrollee or a person of any age who is the child of a plan enrollee and is disabled and dependent upon that plan enrollee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6903
  • Dependent: means a spouse, an unmarried child under 19 years of age, a child who is a student under 23 years of age and financially dependent upon the enrollee, a child of any age who is disabled and dependent upon the enrollee or a domestic partner as defined inTitle 24-A, section 2741-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 286-M
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dependent: means a member of an employee's family or that employee's next of kin who is wholly or partly dependent upon the earnings of the employee for support at the time of the injury. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Dependent child: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Dependent child: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Deposit account: means a demand, time, savings, passbook or similar account maintained with a bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • deposits: includes credit union share accounts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Deputy: means either a full-time or part-time county law enforcement officer appointed under section 381. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 351
  • Deputy inspector: means a person, employed by the State and supervised by the chief inspector, authorized to inspect boilers and pressure vessels within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15101
  • Deputy inspector: means an individual in the employ of the State whose duties include the examination and inspection of elevators and tramways under the direction of the chief inspector. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15202
  • desiccant: means any substance or mixture of substances intended for artificially accelerating the drying of plant tissue. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Designated agent: means a person, firm, company, corporation or other legal entity representing the landowner in timber sales or land management. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 8881
  • Designated beneficiary: means the beneficiary designated under section 17952. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17951
  • Designated beneficiary: means the beneficiary designated under section 18552. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 18551
  • Designated business: means a business located within the boundaries of a development district and designated by the municipality as a "designated business" for purposes of state tax increment financing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • detention: means the confining of an adult held in lawful custody in a specially constructed or modified facility designed to ensure continued custody and control. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • Developed losses: means losses, including loss adjustment expenses, adjusted, using standard actuarial techniques, to eliminate the effect of differences between current payment or reserve estimates and those needed to provide actual ultimate loss and loss adjustment expense payments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 2302-A
  • Developed swim area: means an area delineated by line buoys in accordance with the aids to navigation system established pursuant to section 1894. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1900
  • Development: means a change in land use involving alteration of the land, water or vegetation, or the addition or alteration of structures or other construction not naturally occurring. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Development: means all of the methods used in the preparation of a known and presumed economically extractable ore deposit for mining. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 549-A
  • Development district: means a specified area within the corporate limits of a municipality or plantation that has been designated as provided under sections 5223 and 5226 and that is to be developed under a development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Development district: means a specified area within the corporate limits of a municipality that has been designated as provided under section 5226 and that is to be developed by the municipality under a development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Development program: means a statement of means and objectives designed to provide new employment opportunities, retain existing employment, improve or broaden the tax base, construct or improve the physical facilities and structures or improve the quality of pedestrian and vehicular transportation, as described in section 5224, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Development program: means a statement of means and objectives designed to provide new employment opportunities, retain existing employment, improve or broaden the tax base and improve the physical facilities and structures or the quality of pedestrian and vehicular transportation, as described in section 5224. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dietetics: means the professional discipline of assessing the nutritional needs of an individual, including recognition of the effects of the individual's physical condition and economic circumstances, and the applying of scientific principles of nutrition to prescribing means to ensure the individual's proper nourishment and care. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9902
  • Dip net: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Direct recording electronic voting machine: means a system that records votes by means of a ballot display provided with mechanical, electro-optical or electro-audio components that can be activated by the voter, that processes data by means of a computer program and that records voting data in memory components. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 808
  • Direct supervision: means that a helper is working in the presence of a licensed elevator or lift mechanic at all times. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15202
  • Direct supervision: means any time when a supervisor is on the premises and is quickly and easily available. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 4853
  • Direction: means continuing verbal and written contact by a physical therapist with a physical therapist assistant including periodic on-site supervision adequate to ensure the safety and welfare of the patient. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 3111
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of General Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1782
  • Director: means the Director of the Governor's Office of Policy Innovation and the Future established by section 3102. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 3101
  • Director: means the Executive Director of the Legislative Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 11111
  • Director: means a member of the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 6 Sec. 172
  • Director: means the Director of Maine Emergency Medical Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation within the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1521
  • Director: means the Director of the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Director: means a member of the governing body of a financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation within the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15101
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 8423-A
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation within the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15202
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Labor Standards. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 563
  • Director: means the Director of Human Resources. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 7032
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation within the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 2272
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1801
  • Director of the survey: means the Director of the Bureau of Resource Information and Land Use Planning. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 549-A
  • Dirigo Health Program: means the program of services provided by Dirigo Health that includes comprehensive health benefits coverage, subsidies, wellness programs and quality improvement initiatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6903
  • disabled: means mentally or physically incapacitated:   [PL 1985, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17901
  • Disabled: means that the member is mentally or physically incapacitated under the following conditions:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17921
  • disabled: means mentally or physically incapacitated:   [PL 1985, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 18501
  • Disabled: means that the member is mentally or physically incapacitated under the following conditions:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 18521
  • Disc golf course: means any commercially operated facility offering disc golfing to the general public for a fee, food for sale and adequate facilities for the sale and consumption of liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Discharge: includes , but is not limited to, any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, disposing, emptying or dumping of pollutants onto the land or into the water or ambient air. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1310-C
  • Discharge: includes , but is not limited to, any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, disposing, emptying or dumping onto the land or into the water or ambient air. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1401
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disinterested expert: means an appropriately licensed or certified professional not associated with an institution serving the person for whom sterilization is being sought and not personally related to the petitioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 7003
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Dispensing fee: means the professional fee incurred at the point of sale or service that pays for pharmacy costs, in excess of ingredient cost, associated with ensuring that possession of the appropriate prescription drug is transferred to a covered person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4347
  • Displaced person: means any individual or entity who moves from a dwelling or place of business as a result of the acquisition, in whole or in part, of any interest in the land or the structure on which or in which that dwelling or place of business is located for a public use project:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 952
  • Disposable food service container: includes service ware for take-out foods, packaged meat, eggs, bakery products and leftovers from partially consumed meals prepared by covered establishments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1571
  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage into or on land, air or water and the incineration of solid waste, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage so that the hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage or a constituent of the hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage may enter the environment or be emitted into the air, or discharged into waters, including ground waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Disputed ballot: means a ballot whose validity has been questioned during the recount process. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Distiller: means a person who produces spirits by the process of distillation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Distinguishing mark: means a mark on a ballot of a type or in a place not specifically permitted by this Title, which indicates the apparent intent of the voter to make the voter's ballot distinguishable in a manner that is fraudulent or inconsistent with an honest purpose. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, hold for sale, sell, barter, ship, deliver for shipment or receive and, having so received, deliver or offer to deliver pesticides in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1471-C
  • Distributor: means a person who sells consumer products to retail establishments on a wholesale basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1691
  • Distributor: means a person who engages in the sale of beverages in beverage containers to a dealer in this State and includes a manufacturer who engages in such sales. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 3102
  • Distributor: means any person, firm or corporation that sells a packaged product to a retailer in this State or any person, firm or corporation that receives a shipment or consignment of, or in any other manner acquires, packaged products outside the State for sale to consumers in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 1732
  • district: means a specified area within the corporate limits of a municipality that has been designated as provided under sections 5247 and 5250 to be developed under an affordable housing development program and financed under section 5250-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Division: means the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Division of State Employee Health Insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 286-M
  • Division: means the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Division of Licensing, Registration and Engineering. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • Division: means the division of environmental health within the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 772
  • Division: means the Executive Department, Division of Community Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1642
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Document: means a document of title or a receipt of the type described in section 7-1201, subsection (2). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Documentary material: shall include the original or a copy of any book, record, report, memorandum, paper, communication, tabulation, map, chart, photograph, mechanical transcription or other tangible document or recording wherever situate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 206
  • Dog: means a member of the genus and species known as canis familiaris, except that in chapters 720, 721, 725, 727, 729 and 739 "dog" means a member of the genus and species known as canis familiaris or any canine, regardless of generation, resulting from the interbreeding of a member of canis familiaris with a wolf hybrid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Dog licensing agent: means a veterinarian office or animal shelter that licenses dogs for a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Dollar threshold: means a funding limit that is set to determine how a community agency will be held accountable for agreement receipts of state and federal funds from the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Domestic entity: means an entity whose internal affairs are governed by the laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 102
  • Domestic partner: means the partner of a Legislator who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 1012
  • Domestic partner: means the partner of a voter who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Domestic partner: means the partner of an employee who:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 843
  • Domestic relations order: means a judgment, decree or order, including approval of a property settlement agreement, that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Domicile: means the place where a person's true, fixed and permanent home is located. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Double-walled tank: means a tank with inner and outer walls separated by an interstitial space that allows detection and containment of leaks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1392
  • Down payment: means the payment made by the purchaser to the vendor on account of the purchase price at or before the time of the execution of a land installment contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 481
  • Downstream entity: means a person other than a carrier that has assumed all or part of the insurance risk of one or more health plans under a contractual relationship with a carrier or another downstream entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4331
  • Downstream risk arrangement: means an arrangement that transfers insurance risk from a carrier to a downstream entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4331
  • Downtown: means the central business district of a community that serves as the center for socioeconomic interaction in the community and is characterized by a cohesive core of commercial and mixed-use buildings, often interspersed with civic, religious and residential buildings and public spaces, typically arranged along a main street and intersecting side streets, walkable and served by public infrastructure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Downtown: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Downtown: means the traditional central business district of a community that has served as the center of socioeconomic interaction in the community, characterized by a cohesive core of commercial and mixed-use buildings, often interspersed with civic, religious and residential buildings and public spaces, that are typically arranged along a main street and intersecting side streets and served by public infrastructure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Downtown: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Downtown improvement: includes facade, utility relocation or extension, historic preservation and parking and road improvement; elevator, sprinkler system and traffic control devices installation; purchase of development rights for a park or open space and construction of park and open space amenities; and public toilet, streetscape, sidewalk and curb installation or upgrade. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Downtown tax increment financing district: means a tax increment financing district described in a downtown redevelopment plan that is consistent with the downtown criteria established pursuant to rules of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Drowning set: means a trap set for wild animals that is:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Drug user: means a person who uses any dangerous substance in violation of any law of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Drug-dependent person: means a person who is unable to function effectively and whose inability to do so results from the use of a dangerous substance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Dual-tone multifrequency signaling: means a method of signaling that facilitates the transportation of signaling through a network, shortening call set-up time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 7201
  • Duty of support: means an obligation imposed or imposable by law to provide support for a child, spouse or former spouse, including an unsatisfied obligation to provide support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Dwelling: includes an individual condominium unit, cooperative unit, mobile home and trailer, if it is used as a residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14042
  • Dwelling: means any building used as a permanent residence or place of domicile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • Dwelling unit: means any part of a structure which, through sale or lease, is intended for human habitation, including single-family and multifamily housing, condominiums, time-share units, and apartments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 682
  • Earnable compensation: means the actual compensation of a Legislator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 701
  • Earnable compensation: means the annual salary as a judge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Earnable compensation: includes :  
    (1) Workers' compensation benefits;  
    (2) Maintenance, if any;  
    (3) Any money paid by an employer to a 3rd party under a tax sheltered annuity contract or a deferred compensation plan for the future benefit of an employee provided that the money is not derived from amounts excluded from earnable compensation by paragraph B; and  
    (4) Pick-up contributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Earnings: means compensation paid or payable for personal services, whether denominated as wages, salary, commission, bonus or otherwise, and specifically includes periodic payments pursuant to pension or retirement programs, or insurance policies of any type, and all gain derived from capital, from labor or from both combined, including profit gained through sale or conversion of capital assets, and unemployment compensation benefits and workers' compensation benefits. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Ecological reserve: means an area owned or leased by the State, under the jurisdiction of the bureau, designated by the director for the purpose of maintaining one or more natural community types or native ecosystem types in a natural condition and range of variation and contributing to the protection of Maine's biological diversity and managed:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1801
  • Economic development incentive: means federal and state statutorily defined programs that receive state funds, dedicated revenue funds and tax expenditures as defined by section 1666 whose purposes are to create, attract or retain business entities related to business development in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13070-J
  • Economic development investments: means commitments of state funds, dedicated revenue funds and tax expenditures as defined by section 1666 for research and development activities and economic development incentive programs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13070-J
  • Economic development proposal: means proposed legislation that establishes a new program or that expands an existing program that:  
    (1) Is intended to encourage significant business expansion or retention in the State; and  
    (2) Contains a tax expenditure, as defined in section 1666, or a budget expenditure with a cost that is estimated to exceed $100,000 per year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13070-J
  • Eel: means a member of the species Anguilla rostrata in that stage of its life cycle when it is 9 inches or more in length. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Eel pot: means a cylindrical or rectangular trap with funnels that is baited and used to harvest eels. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Elderly person: means a person who is 60 years of age or older. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 1021
  • Election: means any primary, general or special election for state or county office or municipal office in a municipality subject toTitle 30-A, section 2502, subsection 1 and any referendum, including a municipal referendum in a municipality subject to Title 30?A, section 2502, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1001
  • Election cycle: means the period beginning on the day after the general election for any state, county or municipal office and ending on the day of the next general election for that office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 1051
  • Election official: means a warden, ward clerk, deputy warden or election clerk. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Election year: means the calendar year within which a particular election is held. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Elections determined by ranked-choice voting: means any election described in paragraph A or B in which 3 or more candidates have qualified to be listed on the ballot for a particular office or at least 2 such candidates plus one or more declared write?in candidates have qualified for that particular office:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Electoral division: means an area set off for election purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Electronic chattel paper: means chattel paper evidenced by a record or records consisting of information stored in an electronic medium. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 9-1102
  • Electronic record: means a record whose content is not readable unless retrieved by means of an electronic device such as a computer or an audio or video player. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 92-A
  • Electronic services: means services provided by InforME through electronic means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 532
  • Electronic tabulating system: includes all the software and firmware required to program and control the equipment in the respective system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 808
  • Elevator: includes an escalator or a manlift and means a guided hoisting and lowering mechanism equipped with a car, platform or load-carrying unit, including doors, well, enclosures, means and appurtenances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15202
  • Elevator contractor: means any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation or company engaged in the installation, sale, service, maintenance or inspection of elevators in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 15202
  • Eligible business: means a business that employs at least 2 but not more than 50 eligible employees, the majority of whom are employed in the State, including a municipality that has 50 or fewer employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6903
  • Eligible collateral: means an eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Eligible employee: means an employee of an eligible business who works at least 20 hours per week for that eligible business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6903
  • Eligible expenses and losses: means expenses and losses resulting from a personal injury sustained by an individual as a direct result of a crime specified in subsection 3 and may include medical and medically related expenses, psychological or mental health counseling expenses, lost wages, funeral, burial and other homicide-related expenses and travel expenses and loss of income of a claimant or family member for providing or obtaining care for the personal injury of a minor or incapacitated victim. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 3360
  • Eligible individual: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6903
  • Eligible marketing cooperative: means an association of milk producers organized to negotiate producer prices higher than the minimum producer prices established pursuant to the northeast marketing area milk marketing order and that the commissioner has determined will not, through its operation, evade, impair or undermine the purposes of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3152
  • Eligible medical condition: means Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis or any other inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, a condition requiring the use of an ostomy device or any other medical condition that requires immediate access to a toilet facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1671
  • Eligible project: means any waste facility or the capital costs of any waste disposal service including, but not limited to, real property, personal property, machinery and equipment and related expenses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2211
  • Eligible register: means any book or other type of record or list on which the names of persons are placed who are qualified for the specific job classification for which the register is created. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 7032
  • Elver: means a member of the species Anguilla rostrata in that stage of its life cycle when it is less than 9 inches in length. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • 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
  • Emergency: means a situation, physical condition, financial condition or one or more practices, methods or operations that present imminent danger of death or serious physical or mental harm to individuals served or funded by the department, including, but not limited to, imminent or actual abandonment of a facility or service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 13002
  • Emergency: means a situation in which property or human or animal life is in jeopardy and the prompt summoning of aid is essential. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 7102
  • Emergency management: means the coordination and implementation of an organized effort to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from a disaster. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • Emergency medical condition: means the sudden and, at the time, unexpected onset of a physical or mental health condition, including severe pain, manifesting itself by symptoms of sufficient severity, regardless of the final diagnosis that is given, that would lead a prudent layperson, possessing an average knowledge of medicine and health, to believe:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4301-A
  • emergency medical services line personnel: means persons who are career employees employed full-time by a public sector agency or employer and whose primary responsibility is to provide emergency medical services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 286-M
  • Emergency medical treatment: means those skills, techniques and judgments, as defined by the board, which are directed to maintaining, improving or preventing the deterioration of the medical condition of the patient and which are appropriate to be delivered by trained persons at the scene of a patient's illness or injury outside the hospital and during transportation to the hospital. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 83
  • Emergency service: means a health care item or service furnished or required to evaluate and treat an emergency medical condition that is provided in an emergency facility or setting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 4301-A
  • Emergency services: means assistance given to one or more persons or areas, when there is imminent danger of damage or injury to property or personal health and safety, and includes ambulance services, emergency management agency services and rescue services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • Emergency use: means a use resulting from unforeseen circumstances that calls for immediate action to protect persons or property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1872
  • Employ: means employ, suffer or permit to work. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 563
  • Employ: means to employ or permit to work. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 251
  • Employee: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Employee: means any person engaged to work on a steady or regular basis, whether full-time or part-time, by an employer located or doing business in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 806
  • Employee: means a person in any employment position, including public or private employment, employment with a nonprofit, religious, charitable or educational organization, or any other compensated service under an expressed, implied, oral or written contract for hire, but does not include a self-employed person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 1012
  • Employee: includes school personnel and a person employed by the State or a political subdivision of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 832
  • Employee: means a natural person who performs one or more security guard functions under a contract of hire between the natural person and a contract security company or between the natural person and a proprietary security organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 9403
  • Employee: means any person who may be permitted, required or directed by an employer in consideration of direct or indirect gain or profit to engage in any employment but does not include an independent contractor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 843
  • employee: includes an officer of a political subdivision of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 19002
  • Employee: means any person, including a minor whether lawfully or unlawfully employed, who is employed or permitted to work by the State, a state agency, county, municipal corporation, school district or other public corporation or political subdivision. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 563
  • Employee: means any person holding a position subject to appointment by an appointing authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 7032
  • Employee: means any person engaged to work on a steady or regular basis as an operator by an employer located or doing business in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 251
  • Employee: includes officials of the State and officials of counties, cities, towns, water districts and all other quasi-public corporations of a similar character, every duly elected or appointed executive officer of a private corporation other than a charitable, religious, educational or other nonprofit corporation, and every person in the service of another under any contract of hire, express or implied, oral or written, except:  
    (1) Persons engaged in maritime employment or in interstate or foreign commerce who are within the exclusive jurisdiction of admiralty law or the laws of the United States, except that this section may not be construed to exempt from the definition of "employee" a person who is employed by the State and is thereby barred by the State's sovereign immunity from bringing a claim against that person's employer under admiralty law or other laws of the United States for claims that are otherwise cognizable under this Act;  
    (2) Firefighters, including volunteer firefighters who are active members of a volunteer fire association as defined inTitle 30-A, section 3151; volunteer emergency medical services persons as defined inTitle 32, section 83, subsection 12; and police officers are employees within the meaning of this Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 39-A Sec. 102
  • Employee: means every person who may be permitted, required or directed by any employer in consideration of direct or indirect gain or profit, to engage in any employment;  
  • [PL 1985, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 591
  • Employee: means an individual who provides services or labor for an employer for wages or other remuneration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 615
  • Employee: means a person who is permitted, required or directed by any employer to engage in any employment for consideration of direct gain or profit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 682
  • Employee benefits: means all benefits, other than salary and wages, provided or made available to employees by an employer and includes group life insurance, health insurance, disability insurance and pensions, regardless of whether benefits are provided by a policy or practice of an employer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 843
  • Employee cooperative: means a corporation which has duly elected to be governed by this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1972
  • Employee from the executive branch in the unclassified service: means all executive branch employees listed in section 931, but does not include any elective or constitutional officers listed in that section or their direct appointees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 7032
  • Employee leasing company: means a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or other form of business entity, a substantial portion of the business of which consists of leasing employees to one or more client companies under contractual arrangements that are characterized by the following. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14051
  • Employee of this State: means an employee in the classified or unclassified service as defined in chapters 71 and 372. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 20
  • employer: includes , but is not limited to: