Sections
Chapter 141 General Provisions 1501 – 1523
Chapter 142 Maine Budget Stabilization Fund 1531 – 1536
Chapter 143 Accounts and Control 1541 – 1550-A
Chapter 144 Payment of Invoices Received From Business Concerns 1551 – 1558
Chapter 145 Appropriations 1581 – 1591
Chapter 147 Auditing 1621 – 1622
Chapter 148-A Social Services Planning and Expenditures 1641 – 1643
Chapter 148-C Maine Uniform Accounting and Auditing Practices Act for Community Agencies 1660-C – 1660-M
Chapter 149 Budget 1661 – 1676-A
Chapter 151-A Legislative Review 1705 – 1706
Chapter 151-B Consensus Revenue Forecasting 1710 – 1710-J
Chapter 152 Insurance On State-Owned Property 1725-A – 1737
Chapter 153 Public Improvements 1741 – 1770
Chapter 154 Lease of State-Owned Facilities 1781 – 1786
Chapter 155 Purchases 1811 – 1826-C
Chapter 155-A Central Fleet Management and Central Services 1827 – 1830
Chapter 156 Department Contracts and Appeal of Decisions 1831 – 1833
Chapter 158 Administrative Services 1877-A
Chapter 159 Cooperative Education Support Program 1901 – 1903
Chapter 163 Office of Information Technology 1971 – 2011

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 5 > Part 4

  • Abatement: includes , but is not limited to:
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Aboveground heating oil supply tank: means an aboveground oil storage tank that is connected directly to an oil-burning heating appliance and is used solely to store heating oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1558
  • Aboveground oil storage facility: has the meaning set out in section 562-A, subsection 1-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1558
  • Abuse: means the infliction of injury, unreasonable confinement, intimidation or cruel punishment that causes or is likely to cause physical harm or pain or mental anguish; sexual abuse or sexual exploitation; financial exploitation; or the intentional, knowing or reckless deprivation of essential needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Abuse or neglect: means a threat to a child's health or welfare by physical, mental or emotional injury or impairment, sexual abuse or exploitation including under Title 17-A, sections 282, 852, 853 and 855, deprivation of essential needs or lack of protection from these or failure to ensure compliance with school attendance requirements under Title 20-A, section 3272, subsection 2, paragraph B or section 5051-A, subsection 1, paragraph C, by a person responsible for the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Accepted road: means a state, county or town road which is under the control of state, county or municipal authorities and maintained at public expense. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1363
  • Account: means a general account or a compliance account. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • account: means a financial instrument established pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • Account holder: means a person, whose family income is below 200% of the nonfarm income official poverty line as defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget and revised annually in accordance with the United States Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, Section 673, subsection 2, who owns a family development account. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • 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 30-A Sec. 385
  • 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 14 Sec. 2624
  • Acknowledged father: means a man who has established parentage under subchapter 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • 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 32 Sec. 291-A
  • 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 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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 14 Sec. 2624
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjudicated parent: means a person who has been adjudicated by a court of competent jurisdiction to be the parent of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Adjudication: means a finding by a court that a person has committed a traffic infraction and includes the acceptance by the clerk of the violations bureau or any judicial division of an answer of not contested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Administrative compliance order: means an administrative order that is issued by the commissioner against a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative consent order: means an order issued by the commissioner pursuant to a bilateral agreement between the commissioner and a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative penalty: means a fine imposed by the commissioner against a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrator: means , except in cases in which the payroll processor is a supervised financial organization or a wholly owned subsidiary of a supervised financial organization, the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Office of Geographic Information Systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12453
  • Adoption assistance state: means the State that is signatory to an adoption assistance agreement in a particular case. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4172
  • Adult: means any person who has attained 18 years of age or who is a legally emancipated minor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Adult: means a person who is 18 years of age or older. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Adult career and technical education: means organized educational activities, eligible for federal or state funding, that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Adult education: means education programs primarily operated for individuals beyond the compulsory school ages and administered by school administrative units. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Adult education: means an education program primarily operated for individuals beyond the compulsory school age that is administered by school administrative units through a career pathways and service system and that, except as provided in section 8602-B, includes intake, assessment, advising, instruction and individual learning plans; is guided by data management and analysis, annual monitoring and annual professional development plans; uses appropriately certified staff; is designed to meet identified local needs; makes use of partnerships and alignment with workforce development, postsecondary institutions and support services; and offers at least 3 of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Adult education program costs: means those costs identified in section 8607-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Adult learners with disabilities: means individuals who have been determined eligible as students with disabilities under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act who are 16 years of age or older and under 21 years of age and who have neither received a regular high school diploma nor turned 20 years of age during the prior school year; individuals who are eligible under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and individuals who are eligible under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Adult workforce training and retraining: means courses or activities eligible for state funding that serve any of the following adult learners:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Advance deposit wagering: means a form of pari-mutuel wagering on harness or thoroughbred races in which wagers are made by telephone, via electronic device or in person and the bettor deposits funds in a wagering account administered by an advance deposit wagering licensee from which the advance deposit wagering licensee makes wagers on behalf of the bettor and to which the advance deposit wagering licensee deposits money from winning wagers awarded to the bettor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Advance deposit wagering licensee: means a person that is chosen by competitive bid and licensed by the board pursuant to subchapter 7 to conduct advance deposit wagering. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Advertisement: means all representations, other than those on the label, disseminated in any manner or by any means, relating to seed within the meaning of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Advertisement: means all representations disseminated in any manner or by any means, other than by labeling, for the purpose of inducing, or which are likely to induce, directly or indirectly, the purchase of food. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Advisory council: means the Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affiliate: means any company that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Affiliated group: means a designated business and its corresponding affiliated businesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Affiliated unit: means a school administrative unit that is affiliated with another school administrative unit that operates a center. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • 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 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: 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 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 29-A Sec. 1677
  • 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 32 Sec. 291-A
  • Agency: means a governmental entity subject to review pursuant to this chapter, but not subject to automatic termination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • agency: means any unit of State Government or local government, including any state board or commission, except the Legislature and its committees and subcommittees, the Judicial Department, the University of Maine System, the Maine Community College System and the Maine Maritime Academy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2530-A
  • Agency: means an agency, school, organization, facility or institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Agency of jurisdiction: means the state agency which has use of and jurisdiction over the facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5953
  • Agent: means any person who sells or distributes potatoes or rotation crops in commerce for or on behalf of producers or others and whose operations may include the planting, cultivating, harvesting, grading, packing and furnishing containers, supplies or other services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Agent: means an individual appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Agent: means any person who sells or distributes licensed commodities in commerce for or on behalf of producers or others and whose operations may include planting, cultivating, harvesting, grading, packing and furnishing containers, supplies or other services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Aggravating factor: means any of the following circumstances with regard to the parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Aggrieved person: means any person who bids on a contract or grant and who is adversely affected, financially, professionally or personally, by that contract or grant award decision. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • 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 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • agreement funding: means all agreement funds received by a community agency from the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Agricultural commodity: means any and all agricultural, horticultural and vineyard crops and products when produced or sold in this State, either in their natural state or as processed by the producer, including such products as:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Agricultural enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to growing or raising plants or animals, harvesting plants or growing or obtaining plant or animal by-products, includes forestry and aquaculture and includes production, processing, storing, packaging or marketing products derived from agricultural enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Agricultural land: means land capable of supporting commercial farming and forestry production. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Agricultural liming material: means a product whose calcium and magnesium compounds are capable of neutralizing soil acidity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Agricultural products: include floricultural, horticultural, viticultural, forestry, nut, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee and any farm products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Agricultural seeds: shall include the seeds of grass, forage, cereal and fiber crops and any other kinds of seeds commonly recognized within this State as agricultural or field seeds, and mixtures of such seeds, except seeds of cereals grown in Maine and sold directly from grower to grower and not labeled as seed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Air contaminants: includes , but is not limited to, dust, fumes, gas, mist, particulate matter, smoke, vapor or any combination thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Air contamination source: means any and all sources of emission of air contaminants, whether privately or publicly owned or operated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Air pollution: means the presence in the outdoor atmosphere of one or more air contaminants in sufficient quantities and of such characteristics and duration as to be injurious to human, plant or animal life or to property, or which unreasonably interfere with the enjoyment of life and property throughout the State or throughout such areas of the State as shall be affected thereby. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Air pollution control apparatus: means and includes any appliance, equipment or machinery which removes, reduces controls, eliminates, disposes of or renders less noxious the emission of air contaminants into ambient air. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Aircraft: means a machine or device designed for flight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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
  • Alcohol and drug program: means the alcohol and other drug education, evaluation and treatment program administered by the Department of Health and Human Services under Title 5, chapter 521, subchapter 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Alcohol level: means either grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood or grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Alien: means a person who is not a citizen of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • All-weather road: means a public or private road that may be traversed during all seasons of the year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alleged father: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1601
  • Allocation: means the number of carbon dioxide allowances to be credited to a carbon dioxide budget unit or to the general account of the sponsor of an approved carbon dioxide emissions offset project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Alternate payee: means a spouse, former spouse, child or other dependent of a member or retiree who is recognized by a domestic relations order as having a right to receive all or a portion of the benefits payable by the retirement system with respect to that member or retiree. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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 31 Sec. 1646
  • 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 32 Sec. 225-A
  • Alternative working hours employment: means employment in the classified or unclassified service capable of being filled through flexible hours, job-sharing or part-time employment, as defined in subsections 2, 3 and 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4832
  • Ambient air: means all air outside of buildings, stacks or exterior ducts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • 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
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Ancient burying ground: means a private cemetery established before 1880. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1101-A
  • Animal: means all vertebrate and invertebrate species, including but not limited to humans and other mammals, birds, fish and shellfish. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • 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 14 Sec. 2624
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Antique auto: means an automobile or truck manufactured in or after model year 1916 that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Antique motorcycle: means a motorcycle or a motor-driven cycle that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • 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 any person applying for a license under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Applicant: means a person who has submitted an application for a license. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Application: means a request under the Convention by an obligee or obligor, or on behalf of a child, made through a central authority for assistance from another central authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 3311
  • 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 30-A Sec. 2601
  • 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 29-A Sec. 252
  • Appraisal management company: means a person that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • 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 29-A Sec. 252
  • Appraisal service: means an act or process of completing an appraisal assignment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • Appraiser: means a person licensed under chapter 124. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • 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 29-A Sec. 252
  • Approved equal: means any goods or service other than specified in the bid proposal that in the opinion of the State Purchasing Agent is equivalent in character, quality and performance to the goods or service specified in the bid proposal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Approved private school: means a private school approved for attendance purposes under chapter 117. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Approved public treatment facility: means an alcohol treatment facility operating under the direction and control of the department or providing treatment under this subchapter through a contract with the department under section 20008, or any facility funded in whole or in part by municipal, state or federal funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Approved treatment facility: means a public or private alcohol treatment facility meeting standards approved by the department in accordance with section 20005 and licensed pursuant to subchapter 5 and other applicable provisions of state law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • 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 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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 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 30-A Sec. 2530-A
  • 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.
  • 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 31 Sec. 1643
  • Articles: means the articles of incorporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Articles of organization: means the articles described in former chapter 13, section 622. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Articulation agreement: means an agreement between a center or region and a postsecondary institution that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • 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
  • Asbestos: means a group of naturally occurring minerals that separate into fibers of high tensile strength and are resistant to heat, wear and chemicals, including, but not limited to, chrysotile, amosite, crocidolite, actinolite, tremolite and anthophylite and any of these minerals that have been chemically treated or altered. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1456
  • Asbestos abatement activity: includes associated activities such as design, monitoring, analysis and inspection of any asbestos-containing material in an amount greater than 3 square feet or 3 linear feet, and conducting training for persons seeking a state certificate or license. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1456
  • Asbestos abatement design consultant: means an individual engaged in preparing and supervising the implementation of facility plans for the removal or abatement of asbestos. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1456
  • Asbestos analytical laboratory: means a public or private entity that scientifically analyzes samples of solids, liquids or gases to determine the presence and concentration of asbestos fibers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1456
  • Asbestos-containing material: means any material containing asbestos in quantities equal to or greater than 1% by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1456
  • Assessment: means selecting, administering and interpreting instruments designed to assess personal, interpersonal and group characteristics. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 1003
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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
  • Assisted reproduction: means a method of causing pregnancy other than sexual intercourse and includes but is not limited to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Assistive device: includes , but is not limited to, manual wheelchairs, motorized wheelchairs, motorized scooters and other aids that enhance the mobility of the individual; hearing aids, telephone communications devices for the deaf, or TDD, assistive listening devices and other aids that enhance an individual's ability to hear; voice synthesized computer modules, optical scanners, talking software, braille printers and other devices that enhance a sight-impaired individual's ability to communicate; and any other assistive device that enables a person with a disability to communicate, see, hear or maneuver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9506
  • Associated equipment: means any component part used, or intended for use, in a slot machine or table game. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • 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 28-A Sec. 1365
  • Association: means any corporation organized under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-P
  • Association: means an organization:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • Association: means a corporation organized under this subchapter, or a similar domestic corporation, or a foreign association or corporation if authorized to do business in this State, organized under any general or special Act as a cooperative association for the mutual benefit of its members, as agricultural producers, and which confines its operations to purposes authorized by this subchapter and restricts the return on the stock or membership capital and the amount of its business with nonmembers to the limits placed thereon by this subchapter for associations organized hereunder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Association of producers: means any association of producers of agricultural products organized and existing under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • 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 29-A Sec. 669
  • 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 29-A Sec. 669
  • 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 29-A Sec. 669
  • Athletic training: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 669
  • 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 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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.
  • Auction: means the offering of goods or real estate for sale by means of exchanges between an auctioneer and bidders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 284
  • Auctioneer: means any person who conducts, advertises or offers that person's service to conduct auctions; contracts or offers to contract with consignors of real or personal property, with or without receiving or collecting a fee, commission or other valuable consideration; or sells or offers to sell property at auction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 284
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4861
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority established pursuant to section 4722. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4991
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Authority: means the Loring Development Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-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 29-A Sec. 751
  • Authorized to do business in this State: means that a financial institution or credit union is authorized to do the business of banking, if it is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Autoloading firearm: means a firearm that reloads itself after each shot and requires that the trigger be pulled for each shot. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Automatic firearm: means a firearm that will continue to fire as long as the trigger is held back. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Automobile: means a motor vehicle designed for the conveyance of passengers that has a seating capacity of not more than 15 persons, including the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Auxiliary power unit: means an integrated system that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • 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 30-A Sec. 5953
  • Average final compensation: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Average personal income growth: means the average for the prior 10 calendar years, ending with the most recent calendar year for which data is available, of the percent change in personal income in this State, as estimated by the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • Axle: means an assembly of a vehicle consisting of 2 or more wheels whose centers are in one horizontal plane and by which a portion of the weight of a vehicle load may be transmitted to the roadway. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Axle weight: means the weight of an axle plus the weight of the load carried by the axle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • 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
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Baitfish: means only those species in the following list:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • 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.
  • BART: means an emission limitation based on the degree of reduction achievable through the application of the best system of continuous emission reduction for each visibility-impairing air pollutant that is emitted by an existing stationary facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • BART eligible unit: means an existing stationary facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • 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 level of employment: means the greater of either the total employment in the State of a business as of March 31st, June 30th, September 30th and December 31st of the calendar year immediately preceding the year of the business's application to become a certified Pine Tree Development Zone business divided by 4 or its average employment during the base period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Base period: means the 3 calendar years preceding the calendar year in which an application for approval of a state tax increment financing district is submitted to the commissioner by a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • 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.
  • Baseline General Fund revenue: means the recommended General Fund revenue forecast reported by the Revenue Forecasting Committee in its December 1st report of even-numbered years, increased by the net reduction of General Fund revenue, if any, for all enacted changes affecting state and local tax burden since the previous December 1st report of even-numbered years of the Revenue Forecasting Committee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • Basic literacy instruction: means instruction, based on individual needs and goals, for adults whose skills in reading, writing, numeracy, speaking or listening are below the grade 12 level. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Bear bait: means an animal or plant or derivative of an animal or plant used to attract bear. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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 30-A Sec. 385
  • Bequeath: To gift property by will.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Best practical treatment: means that method which controls or reduces emissions of air contaminants to the lowest possible level considering:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Bicycle: means a device primarily propelled by human power, operated by a person usually seated on a seat and driven on the ground on wheels by the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Bid: means an offer to buy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 284
  • Biennial base year appropriation: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • Blended funding: means funding from all sources from the budgets and funds of the departments that are combined to be used for the provision of care and services under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2553
  • Blender: means any person who blends blend stock with gasoline or who sells or distributes blend stock for the purpose of being blended with gasoline. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8234
  • Blood or tissue-typing tests: means tests that demonstrate through examination of genetic markers the paternity of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1601
  • Board: means the Manufactured Housing Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Board: means the Maine Agricultural Bargaining Board provided for in this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Board: means the Maine State Board for Licensure of Architects, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 210
  • Board: means the Board of Licensing of Auctioneers, as established by Title 5, section 12004-A, subsection 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 284
  • Board: means the Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure, established in section 13852. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 1003
  • Board: means any authority, board, commission, committee, council and similar organization, including independent organizations, established or authorized by the Legislature to fulfill specific functions the members of which do not serve full time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1826
  • Board: means the Board of Real Estate Appraisers under section 14011. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • Board: means a bureau, board or commission listed in Title 10, section 8001 or 8001-A, other licensor that is affiliated with or is a part of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, the Board of Overseers of the Bar or any other state agency or municipality that issues a license authorizing a person to engage in a business, occupation, profession or industry and any state agency, bureau, board, commission or municipality that issues a license or permit to hunt, fish, operate a boat, operate a snowmobile, operate an ATV or engage in any other sporting or recreational activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Board: means the Manufactured Housing Board or its employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • Board: means the board of directors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Board: means the Board of Licensure of Water System Operators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2621
  • Board: means the Maine Motor Vehicle Franchise Board created pursuant to section 1187. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Board: means the Maine Potato Board established in Title 36, section 4603. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • Board: means the Gambling Control Board established under section 1002. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Board of directors: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Board of trustees: means the board provided for in section 731. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • Board of trustees: means the Maine Rural Development Authority Board of Trustees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Board of trustees: means the Board of Trustees of the Maine School of Science and Mathematics. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8203
  • Bond: means revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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, notes, interim certificates, debentures or other obligations issued by an authority under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Bonds: means bonds of the bank issued under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Boundary waters between Maine and New Brunswick: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Brand: means a term, design or trademark used in connection with one or several grades of commercial fertilizer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Brand: means the term, designation, trademark, product name or other specific designation under which an individual agricultural liming material is offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Brand name: means the term, designation, trademark, product name or other specific designation under which individual plant or soil amendments are distributed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Broker: means any person engaged in the business of negotiating sales of potatoes in commerce for or on behalf of the seller or the purchaser, respectively. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Broker: means any person engaged in the business of negotiating sales of licensed commodities in commerce for or on behalf of the seller or the purchaser, respectively. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Broker: means a person who, for a fee, commission or other valuable consideration, arranges or offers to arrange a transaction involving the sale, for purposes other than resale, of a new motor vehicle and who is not:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Budget failure: means the failure of a region, by August 1st of any fiscal year, to approve a budget for the region that is at least equal to the sum of the total allocations for career and technical education of the member school administrative units in the region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Building: means any structure, regardless of the materials of which it is constructed, which has a roof or partial roof supported by columns or walls, used or intended to be used for the habitation, enclosure or shelter of persons or animals or to provide uses which include, but are not limited to, working, office, display, sales, storage or parking space. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1363
  • Bulk: means a nonpackaged form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Bulk: means in nonpackaged form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1692-A
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Bus: means a motor vehicle designed for carrying more than 15 persons, including the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Business: includes every trade, occupation and profession. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • Business concern: means a person, partnership or corporation engaged in providing property, products or services for the purpose of gain, benefit or advantage, either direct or indirect, whether or not the concern is organized for profit or not for profit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • Business location: means a permanent enclosed building in which the business involving transporter or loaner licenses may be lawfully carried on in accordance with the terms of all applicable building codes and zoning and other land use regulatory ordinances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Business or residential district: means the part of a municipality, contiguous to a way, that is built up with structures that are situated less than 150 feet apart for a distance of at least 1/4 of a mile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Business organization: means a partnership, incorporated or unincorporated association, firm, corporation, limited liability company, trust or other form of business or legal entity other than a financial institution regulated by a state or federal agency that is not exercising control over a licensee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Butt measure: means the lineal measure of the butt end of tree length wood, without subsequent conversion to volume by any means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Butt scale: means the volume measure of wood based solely on measurement of the butt end of individual trees and converted to volume by any means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Buyer: means any person other than a consumer who purchases or contracts to purchase potatoes or rotation crops. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • 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 29-A Sec. 1303
  • Camp trailer: includes a manufactured or homemade tent trailer, so called, that consists of a platform, shelf or box with means of permanently or temporarily attaching a tent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • capital: means the sum of common stock, paid-in common stock surplus, perpetual preferred stock, undivided profits and other capital reserves; [1997, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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
  • 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
  • Carbon dioxide budget unit: means any single fossil fuel fired unit that serves a generator with a nameplate capacity equal to or greater than 25 megawatts of electrical output. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Carbon dioxide emissions budget: means the total amount of carbon dioxide emissions allowances allocated by the State on an annual basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Carbon dioxide offset allowance: means a carbon dioxide allowance awarded to the sponsor of a carbon dioxide emissions offset project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Care: means treatment, services and care for mental health needs, including but not limited to crisis intervention services, outpatient services, respite services, utilization management, acute care, chronic care, residential care, home-based care and hospitalization services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2553
  • Career and technical education: means a course or program of education designed to create or improve job-related skills that is part of a secondary school or middle school level curriculum and approved by the commissioner according to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Caretaker: means any individual or institution who has or assumes the responsibility for the care of an adult. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Carrying costs: means reasonable costs incurred for the maintenance, protection and security of a speculative industrial building prior to occupancy, including, but not limited to, insurance, taxes and interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Cash price: means the price for which the merchant would sell the property to the consumer for cash on the date of the rental-purchase agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Casino: means a facility licensed in accordance with this chapter, where gambling activities occur, including, but not limited to, the operation of slot machines and table games. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Casino operator: means a person who is licensed under this chapter to operate a casino. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Catastrophic occurrence: means accidental fire, flood, hurricane, windstorm, earthquake or other similar event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • 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.
  • Center: means an administrative entity established pursuant to this chapter that provides career and technical education to secondary students and middle school level students. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Certificate: means a document issued to an individual by the commissioner affirming that an individual has successfully completed the training and other requirements set forth in this chapter to qualify as an asbestos professional. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1456
  • Certificate: means a document issued to an individual by the commissioner affirming that the individual has successfully completed the training and other requirements set forth in this chapter to qualify as a lead professional. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Certificate: means the certificate of an insurance company or a surety company authorized to transact business in this State under Title 24-A that certifies that the company has issued a motor vehicle liability policy covering the vehicle involved in the accident. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • certificate of origin: means both the manufacturer's and the chassis manufacturer's certificates of origin. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • 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 formation: means the certificate described in section 1531, and the certificate as amended or restated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Certificate of limited partnership: means the certificate required by section 1321. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Certificate of origin: means the original written instrument or document required to be executed and delivered by the manufacturer or an importer to the manufacturer's or importer's agent or dealer or a person purchasing directly from the manufacturer or importer certifying the origin of the vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Certified interior designer: means an interior designer who has been licensed by the board in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 220-B
  • certified seed: as used in this Title shall be deemed to mean potato, vegetable, forage crop or grain seeds as shall have been grown and prepared for sale in accordance with regulations laid down by the commissioner and for which a certificate or tag has been issued as provided in section 2103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6705
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • 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.
  • 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 31 Sec. 1646
  • Chemical of concern: means a chemical identified by the department pursuant to section 1693. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1646
  • Chemical of high concern: means a chemical identified by the department pursuant to section 1693-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1646
  • Chief Information Officer: means the person who holds the lead information technology position within the executive branch that directs, coordinates and oversees information technology policy making, planning, architecture and standardization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Chief inspector: means the Chief Inspector of Boilers and Pressure Vessels approved under section 15106. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 751
  • 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 29-A Sec. 1002
  • Child: means any natural or legally adopted, born or unborn, progeny of a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Child: means a person from birth to 20 years of age who needs care for one of the following reasons:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2553
  • Child: means any person who is less than 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Child: means an individual who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Child: means an individual of any age whose parentage may be determined under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • 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 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Child custody determination: means a judgment, decree or other order of a court providing for the legal custody, physical custody or visitation with respect to a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Child custody proceeding: means a proceeding in which legal custody, physical custody or visitation with respect to a child is an issue. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Child Development Services System: means the state intermediate educational unit under section 7209, subsection 3, and any regional sites it chooses to establish and maintain, to ensure the provision of child find activities, early intervention services and free, appropriate public education services to eligible children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Child or children: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Child protection proceeding: means a proceeding on a child protection petition under subchapter IV, a subsequent proceeding to review or modify a case disposition under section 4038, an appeal under section 4006, a proceeding on a termination petition under subchapter VI, or a proceeding on a medical treatment petition under subchapter VIII. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Child support: means money paid directly to a parent, to another person or agency awarded parental rights and responsibilities with respect to a child or to the department on behalf of a child receiving public assistance and medical or dental insurance coverage provided on behalf of a child pursuant to court order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • 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
  • Child with a disability: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Classic vehicle: means a motor vehicle that is at least 16 years old but less than 26 years old that the Secretary of State determines is of significance to vehicle collectors because of its make, model and condition and is valued at more than $5,000. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • 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
  • Clean fuel: includes , but is not limited to, compressed natural gas; liquefied natural gas; liquefied petroleum gas; hydrogen; hythane, which is a combination of compressed natural gas and hydrogen; dynamic flywheels; solar energy; alcohol fuels containing not less than 85% alcohol by volume; and electricity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Clean fuel vehicle: means a vehicle that may be propelled by a clean fuel or a fuel-cell electric vehicle that uses any fuel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Clerk: means the person described in Title 13-C, chapter 5-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • 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 receiving services from the department, from any state institution or from any agency licensed or funded to provide services falling under the jurisdiction of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • Client: means a person who receives services from a provider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2524
  • 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 29-A Sec. 252
  • Client: means a person who is required to complete an alcohol and other drug education, evaluation and treatment program for an alcohol-related or drug-related motor vehicle offense. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2363
  • 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 29-A Sec. 651
  • Clinic: as used in this subchapter , shall mean any place, establishment or institution which operates for the purpose of dispensing immunizing agents to persons who are not confined in that place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1061
  • 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 28-B Sec. 1003
  • 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 28-A Sec. 1365
  • 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 29-A Sec. 1919
  • 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 31 Sec. 1674
  • 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 31 Sec. 1674
  • 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 29-A Sec. 1919
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • 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 29-A Sec. 751
  • Code of conduct: means the state purchasing code of conduct that follows the principles set out in section 1825-L. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12156
  • College transition course: means a course to support adults with high school diplomas who are not academically prepared to take college courses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Combination vehicle: means a motor vehicle consisting of a truck or truck tractor in combination with one or more trailers or semitrailers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Combined cycle system: means a system composed of one or more combustion turbines, heat recovery system generators and steam turbines configured to improve overall efficiency of electrical generation or steam production. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Combined heat and power unit: means a device that simultaneously generates electricity and thermal power and operates at a high level of output efficiency by utilizing the waste heat created as a by-product of electricity generation for domestic, commercial or industrial heating or cooling purposes, and whose useful thermal output equals at least 10% of the fossil fuel energy input of the unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Commencement: means the filing of the first pleading in a proceeding. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Commercial: means related to or connected with the furtherance of a profit-making enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Commercial clerk: means a clerk who is listed under section 106. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Commercial facility: means real estate and improvements used principally for commercial purposes or suitable for commercial use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Commercial feed: means all materials except unmixed seed, whole or processed, when not adulterated within the meaning of section 717, subsections 1 to 4 which are distributed for use as feed or for mixing in feed, provided that the commissioner by regulation may exempt from this definition, or from specific provisions of this Act, commodities such as hay, straw, stover, silage, cobs, husks, hulls and individual chemical compounds or substances when such commodities, compounds or substances are not intermixed or mixed with other materials, and are not adulterated within the meaning of section 717, subsection 1, paragraph A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Commercial fertilizer: means a substance containing one or more recognized fertilizer materials bearing a guaranteed analysis on the product label of a packaged product or the accompanying delivery paperwork or invoice of a bulk fertilizer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used in commerce to transport passengers or property if the motor vehicle:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Commercial processor: means a person who maintains an official establishment under this chapter for the purpose of processing livestock, meat, meat food products, poultry or poultry products other than for the exclusive use in the household of the owner of the commodity by the owner and members of the owner's household and the owner's nonpaying guests and employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commercial registered agent: means an individual or a domestic or foreign entity listed under section 106. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Commercial slaughterhouse: means a person engaged in the business of slaughtering livestock or poultry other than as a custom slaughterhouse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • 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 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission established pursuant to Title 35-A, section 103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Commission: means the Substance Use Disorder Services Commission, as established by section 12004-G, subsection 13-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Commission: means the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • Commission: means the St. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1421
  • Commission: means the Maine Land Use Planning Commission established under section 683-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Commission: means the Maine Public Drinking Water Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • 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 Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his authorized agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services or a designated representative in the geographical area in which the person resides or is present. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1045
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 1003
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Commissioner: means Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 658
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 669
  • 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 23 Sec. 3354
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 751
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety or a designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1002
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-R
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Commissioner: means the voting representative appointed by a member board pursuant to section 18512. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, a designee or an authorized representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 3255
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Education or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and his agents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his duly authorized agents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, who has responsibility for the administration of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • 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 Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Committee: means the Children's Mental Health Oversight Committee established in section 15004. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2553
  • Committee: means a joint legislative committee established to oversee program evaluation and government accountability matters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1750
  • Committee: means the Revenue Forecasting Committee established in Title 5, section 1710-E. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Committee: means the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund Committee under section 972-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • 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 32 Sec. 291-A
  • 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.
  • 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 agency: means any public or private nonprofit organization, firm, individual, partnership or business corporation operated for profit that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Community development credit union: means a credit union, as defined in subsection 12, of which a majority of the field of membership meets the definition of low-income in subsection 24-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Community development organization: means a charitable organization, a community action agency or a nonprofit organization under the Internal Revenue Code, Section 501(c)(3) approved by the authority to administer a family development account program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • Community drinking water well: means a public drinking water well that supplies a community water system as defined under Title 22, section 2660-B, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1558
  • 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 school: means a public elementary or secondary school that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9921
  • Community school district: means a state-approved unit of school administration composed of more than one municipality or school administrative district which may provide public education for any combination of kindergarten through grade 12. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Community service provider: means a provider of substance use disorder treatment or gambling addiction treatment, including, but not limited to, evaluation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Competitive bidding: means the transmission of a written proposal or invitation to bid to at least 3 responsible suppliers that is to be replied to at a stated time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Competitive procurement: means the transmission of a written request for proposal, written request for qualifications or other invitation to compete on price or qualifications to at least 3 responsible suppliers that is to be replied to at a stated time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2865
  • Completion of the sale: means the acceptance of the final bid by the auctioneer as indicated by the fall of the hammer or in another customary manner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 284
  • 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:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Component part: means one of the following parts of a vehicle:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • 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 28-B Sec. 1003
  • Consignment: means a written or oral agreement between a franchisor and a franchisee whereby the franchisor maintains ownership of motor fuel provided to the franchisee and the franchisee sells the motor fuel on behalf of the franchisor at a price determined by the franchisor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8234
  • Consignor: means the bona fide owner, agent or party in interest of the personal property or real estate being offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 284
  • Constituent limited liability company: means a constituent organization that is a limited liability company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Constituent limited partnership: means a constituent organization that is a limited partnership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1431
  • Constituent organization: means an organization that is party to a merger. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Constituent organization: means an organization that is party to a merger. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1431
  • Construction loan: means a loan:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Consumer: means an individual who rents personal property under a rental-purchase agreement used primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Consumer: means a person who purchases or leases an assistive device from a dealer or manufacturer for purposes other than resale; a person to whom an assistive device is transferred for purposes other than resale while an express warranty is in effect; a funding source that purchases a device for a person with a disability; or a person otherwise legally qualified to enforce a warranty. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9506
  • Consumer: means a person or entity residing or domiciled in this State with a pending civil claim or action and represented by an attorney. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Consumer credit: means credit offered or extended to a consumer primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • 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 :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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 31 Sec. 1646
  • Consummation: means the time at which a consumer becomes contractually obligated under a rental-purchase agreement for personal property used primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter in water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contributions: means payments for membership dues and fees, gifts, donations and sponsorships, including those that result in public advertisement of the entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2865
  • Control: means the power to exercise authority over or direct the management or policies of a person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Controller: means the State Controller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • Controlling person: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • 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
  • Convention support order: means a support order of a tribunal of a foreign country described in section 2802, subsection 3-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 3311
  • Converted organization: means the organization into which a converting organization converts pursuant to sections 1645 to 1648. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Converted organization: means the organization into which a converting organization converts pursuant to sections 1432 to 1435. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1431
  • Converting limited liability company: means a converting organization that is a limited liability company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Converting limited partnership: means a converting organization that is a limited partnership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1431
  • Converting organization: means an organization that converts into a converted organization pursuant to section 1645. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Converting organization: means an organization that converts into another organization pursuant to section 1432. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1431
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Conviction: means conviction, adjudication or judgment, and includes but is not limited to a forfeiture of bail or collateral deposited to secure a defendant's appearance in court, on a charge of violating a motor vehicle law that has not been vacated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • Cooperative affordable housing corporation: means a domestic corporation that is organized under or elects to be governed by the provisions of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Cooperative board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a career and technical education region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Cooperative financial institution: means any financial institution organized pursuant to chapter 32 in which the earnings and net worth of the institution inure to the ultimate benefit of the members. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Cooperative interest: means the ownership interest in a cooperative affordable housing corporation that is evidenced by a membership share. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Cooperative property: means the real and personal property, including mobile and manufactured homes, in this State owned or leased by a cooperative affordable housing corporation for the primary purpose of residential use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • 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
  • Corporation: means a corporation created under the Maine Business Corporation Act, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • Corrosive: means any substance which in contact with living tissue causes destruction of tissue by chemical action; but does not refer to action on inanimate surfaces. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Council: means the Statewide Homeless Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5002
  • 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 28-B Sec. 1003
  • 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 28-B Sec. 1003
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Courses of study: means the courses of study for the elementary and secondary schools that are in alignment with the system of learning results as established in section 6209 and consistent with the requirements of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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 under Title 4, section 157-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Court: means an entity authorized under the law of a state to establish, enforce or modify a child custody determination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • 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.
  • 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 32 Sec. 291-A
  • Covered transaction: means a consumer credit transaction secured by a consumer's principal dwelling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • 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 31 Sec. 1646
  • Credit: means the right granted by a creditor to a person to defer payment of debt or to incur debt and defer its payment, or purchase property or services and defer payment therefor;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12703
  • 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 transaction: means any invitation to apply for credit, application for credit, extension of credit or credit sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12703
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Credit union authorized to do business in this State: means a credit union:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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 30-A Sec. 385
  • 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 29-A Sec. 252
  • Creditor: means any person who regularly extends or arranges for the extension of credit for which the payment of finance charge or interest is required whether in connection with loans, sale of property or services or otherwise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12703
  • Crime involving domestic violence: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Cross-contamination: means the unintentional transfer and incorporation of genetic material between a genetically engineered crop, by cross-pollination or other means, and a nongenetically engineered crop or a wild plant population. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Crosswalk: means the portion of a way:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Curb: means the edge of a sidewalk nearest to a way or either edge of the wrought or usually traveled part of a way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Custodial parent: means a parent with custody. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Custodial parent: means a parent, caretaker relative or legal custodian of a dependent child who is the child's primary residential care provider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Custodian: means the person who has legal custody and power over the person of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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 29-A Sec. 2357
  • Custom processor: means a person who maintains a licensed establishment under this chapter for the purpose of processing livestock, meat, meat food products, poultry or poultry products exclusively for use in the household of the owner of the commodity by the owner and members of the owner's household and the owner's nonpaying guests and employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Custom slaughterhouse: means a person who maintains a slaughtering facility that is a licensed establishment or a registered establishment under this chapter for the purposes of slaughtering livestock or poultry for another person's exclusive use by that person and members of that person's household and that person's nonpaying guests and employees, and who is not engaged in the business of buying or selling carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat or meat food products or any cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, domestic rabbits, equines, poultry or other designated animals useable as human food. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Customer: means any person as that term "person" is defined in section 131, subsection 30 who utilized or is utilizing any service of a financial institution authorized to do business in this State or a credit union authorized to do business in this State or for whom a financial institution authorized to do business in this State or a credit union authorized to do business in this State is acting or has acted as a fiduciary in relation to an account maintained in the person's name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1853
  • Customer: means a person, including, but not limited to, an agent, who contracts with a repair facility for repair of a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1801
  • Dam: means any artificial barrier, including appurtenant works, the site on which it is located and appurtenant rights of flowage and access, that impounds or diverts water, and that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1045
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Data custodian: means a federal data custodian, state data custodian or nonstate data custodian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • Data processing: means the process that encompasses all computerized and auxiliary automated information handling, including systems analysis and design, conversion of data, computer programming, information storage and retrieval, data and facsimile transmission, requisite system controls, simulation and all related interactions between people and machines. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Daytime: means any time from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • De minimis level: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1646
  • Dealer: means any person engaged in the business of buying or selling potatoes or rotation crops in wholesale or jobbing quantities in commerce and includes:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Dealer: means a person engaged in the sale, offering for sale, brokering or distribution of manufactured housing to a licensed dealer, developer dealer or consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Dealer: means a person, firm, corporation or business entity licensed or required to be licensed under Title 29-A, including a recreational vehicle dealer to whom a dealer agreement is offered or granted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Dealer: means and includes a natural person, firm, corporation, partnership and any other legal entity that is engaged in the business of selling, offering for sale or negotiating the sale of used motor vehicles, except auction businesses licensed by the Secretary of State and includes the officers, agents and employees thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • Dealer: means any person engaged in the sale, leasing, or distribution of new manufactured homes primarily to persons who in good faith purchase or lease a manufactured home for purposes other than resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • Dealer: means a person engaged in the business of buying, selling, exchanging or offering to negotiate, negotiating or advertising the sale of, a vehicle and who has:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Dealer: means a person engaged in the business of buying, selling, exchanging or offering to negotiate, negotiating or advertising the sale of a vehicle or industrial equipment and who has:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Dealer: means any person other than a consumer, engaged in the business of buying or selling licensed commodities in commerce, except as provided in section 458. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Dealer agreement: means an oral or written arrangement for a definite or indefinite period in which a manufacturer, distributor or wholesaler grants to a recreational vehicle dealer a license to use a trade name, service mark or related characteristic and in which there is a community of interest in the marketing of recreational vehicles or services related to recreational vehicles at wholesale, retail or leasing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Debtor: means an individual debtor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 4421
  • Debtor in bankruptcy: means a person who is the subject of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • Debtor in bankruptcy: means a person that is the subject of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Debtor in bankruptcy: means a person that is the subject of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • delivery: means any method of delivery used in conventional commercial practice, including delivery by hand, mail, commercial delivery and electronic transmission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 802-A
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2553
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Department: means the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2161
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 1003
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Department: means Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 658
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 669
  • 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 or its employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 751
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-R
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services and its agents and authorized representatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • 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 Environmental Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • 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 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Department: means the Department of Corrections. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • 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 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Departments: means the Department of Corrections, the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2553
  • Dependent: includes a spouse, whether or not actually dependent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 4421
  • Dependent adult: includes , but is not limited to, any of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Dependent adult: means an adult who has a physical or mental condition that substantially impairs the adult's ability to adequately provide for that adult's daily needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Dependent child: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Dependent child: means any minor child who is not emancipated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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 29-A Sec. 751
  • 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 29-A Sec. 1002
  • deputy sealer: shall mean , respectively, a sealer of weights and measures, and a deputy sealer of weights and measures, of a municipality or of several municipalities;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • deputy state sealer: shall mean , respectively, the State Sealer of Weights and Measures and the Deputy State Sealer of Weights and Measures;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • 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 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Designated beneficiary: means the beneficiary designated under section 17952. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17951
  • 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
  • Designated family member: means the spouse, child, grandchild, parent, brother or sister of the owner of a new recreational vehicle dealer who, in the case of the owner's death, is entitled to inherit the ownership interest in the new recreational vehicle dealership under the terms of the owner's will or who, in the case of an incapacitated owner of a new recreational vehicle dealership, has been appointed by a court as the legal representative of the new recreational vehicle dealer's property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Designated family member: means the spouse, child, grandchild, parent, brother or sister of the owner of a new motor vehicle dealer who, in the case of the owner's death, is entitled to inherit the ownership interest in the new motor vehicle dealer under the terms of the owner's will, or who, in the case of an incapacitated owner of a new motor vehicle dealer, has been appointed by a court as the legal representative of the new motor vehicle dealer's property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • 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
  • Developer dealer: means a person who purchases state-certified manufactured housing from a licensed manufacturer or dealer for placement on property owned by the developer dealer and who offers the manufactured housing for sale to the initial purchaser of the manufactured housing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Development: means the carrying out of any significant earthmoving, grading, dredging, filling, building, construction or mining operation; the deposit of refuse or solid or liquid wastes on a parcel of land other than agricultural utilization of animal wastes; the making of any material change in noise levels, thermal conditions or emissions of waste material; the commencement or change in the location of advertising; or the alteration of a shore, bank or floodplain of an estuary, river or pond. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1363
  • 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
  • Device: means any instrument or contrivance, other than a firearm, that is intended for trapping, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest or any other form of plant or animal life, other than a human being and other than a bacterium, virus or other microorganism on or in a living human being or other living animal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Dip net: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Direct request: means a petition filed by an individual in a tribunal of this State in a proceeding involving an obligee, obligor or child residing outside the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 3311
  • 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 29-A Sec. 1002
  • Direct-marketing: means the marketing of agricultural commodities by farmers directly to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 3255
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of General Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5953
  • Director: means the Director of the Governor's Office of Policy and Management established by section 3102. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6006-B
  • Director: means the executive director of the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1750
  • Director: means a member of the governing body of a financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Director: means the Director of the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of General Services within the Department of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12253
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation within the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 751
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation within the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1002
  • Director: means the Director of Human Resources. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 7032
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Health or his designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1692-A
  • Director: means the person designated by the commissioner to be in charge of the day-to-day operations of the state meat and poultry inspection and licensing program established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • disabled: means mentally or physically incapacitated: [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: [1985, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 18501
  • Disaster relief organization: means an entity that provides emergency or disaster relief services that include health services or veterinary services provided by volunteer health practitioners as long as the entity:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • 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 31 Sec. 1583
  • 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 29-A Sec. 2357
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Display: includes a special effects display. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Disposable earnings: means that part of the earnings of any individual remaining after the deduction from those earnings of any amount required by law to be withheld. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Disqualified person: means an individual or entity that for any reason is or becomes ineligible under this chapter to be issued shares by a professional corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4754
  • Distribute: means to sell, lease, license, place or otherwise make available for use in the State or to transport into the State for the purpose of selling, leasing, licensing, placing or otherwise making available for use in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply commercial fertilizers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply agricultural liming materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Distribute: means to import, consign, manufacture, produce, compound, mix or blend plant or soil amendments, or offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply plant or soil amendments in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Distribution: means a transfer of money or other property from a partnership to a partner in the partner's capacity as a partner or to the partner's transferee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • Distribution: means a transfer of money or other property from a limited partnership to a partner in the partner's capacity as a partner or to a transferee on account of a transferable interest owned by the transferee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Distribution: except as otherwise provided in section 1555, subsection 4, means a transfer of money or other property from a limited liability company to another person on account of a transferable interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Distributor: means a person who sells consumer products to retail establishments on a wholesale basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1646
  • distributor: means any person who distributes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • distributor: means any person who distributes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Distributor: shall mean any person engaged in the sale, consignment or distribution of petroleum products to wholesale or retail outlets, whether or not such person owns, leases or in any way controls such outlets;
  • [ 1975, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8234
  • distributor: means any person who is engaged in the business of distributing agricultural liming materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Distributor: means any person who distributes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Distributor: means any person engaged in the sale and distribution of manufactured homes for resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • Distributor branch: means a branch office maintained by a distributor or wholesaler that sells or distributes new or used recreational vehicles to recreational vehicle dealers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Distributor branch: means a branch office maintained by a distributor or wholesaler who or which sells or distributes new or used motor vehicles to motor vehicle dealers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Distributor representative: means a representative employed by a distributor branch, distributor or wholesaler. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • 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
  • District: means a specified area of land or water within the corridor, delineated on the district boundary map, within which certain regulations and requirements apply under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1363
  • district: means a district formed under this chapter to manage one or more subsurface wastewater collection, treatment and disposal systems to accommodate residential development as a means of facilitating compact growth patterns, including cluster developments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1451
  • District school committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a community school district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Division: means the Executive Department, Division of Community Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Domestic entity: means an entity whose internal affairs are governed by the laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Domestic professional corporation: means a professional corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4754
  • Domestic relations order: means a judgment, decree or order, including approval of a property settlement agreement, that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Domesticated deer: means fallow deer, family Cervidae, subfamily Cervinae, genus Dama; red deer, family Cervidae, subfamily Cervinae, genus Cervus, species Elaphus; and any other species specified under Title 7, section 1333, subsection 1 kept as domestic animals for breeding stock or for sale as food. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Domicile: means the place where a person's true, fixed and permanent home is located. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Donor: means a person who contributes a gamete or gametes or an embryo or embryos to another person for assisted reproduction or gestation, whether or not for consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • 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 31 Sec. 1558
  • 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 29-A Sec. 1762
  • 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
  • Drive-away saddlemount vehicle transporter combination: means a vehicle combination designed and specifically used to tow up to 3 trucks or truck tractors, each connected by a saddle to the frame or 5th wheel of the vehicle in front of it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Drowning set: means a trap set for wild animals that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Drug: means any article intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease in animals other than man and articles other than feed intended to affect the structure or any function of the animal body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Drug treatment center: means a facility as defined in Title 22, section 8001, which provides substance use disorder treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9701
  • Drug user: means a person who uses any drugs, dependency-related drugs or hallucinogens in violation of any law of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • drugs: includes any natural or artificial chemical substance that, when taken into the human body, can impair the ability of the person to safely operate a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • 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
  • Early intervention services: means developmental services that are provided under public supervision; are provided at no cost except where federal or state law provides for a system of payments by families, including a schedule of sliding fees; are designed to meet the developmental needs of a child with a disability, as identified by the individualized family service plan team, in one or more areas including physical development, cognitive development, communication development, social or emotional development and adaptive development; meet the standards of the State; are provided by qualified personnel; to the maximum extent appropriate, are provided in natural environments, including the home, and community settings in which children without disabilities participate; and are provided in conformity with an individualized family service plan. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Earnable compensation: means the actual compensation of a Legislator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • 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 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • 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 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Eel pot: means a cylindrical or rectangular trap with funnels that is baited and used to harvest eels. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Effective interest rate: means an annual percentage interest rate paid by the borrower. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Efficiency Maine project: means a project approved by the Efficiency Maine Trust Board, as established in Title 5, section 12004-G, subsection 10-C, to carry out the purposes of Title 35-A, chapter 97 relating to increasing energy efficiency or conservation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Elderly: means a person or family as defined in the United States Housing Act of 1937, Public Law 75-412, 50 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Elderly person: means a person who is 60 years of age or older. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1905-A
  • Electric assistance: means assistance as established by the commission pursuant to Title 35-A, section 3214 and rules adopted pursuant to that section, based on an eligible household's income level and electricity usage and paid to an electric utility on behalf of an eligible household. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Electric personal assistive mobility device: means a self-balancing, 2-nontandem-wheeled device, designed to transport only one person, with an electric propulsion system that limits the maximum speed of the device to 15 miles per hour or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Electric utility: means a transmission and distribution utility as defined in Title 35-A, section 102, subsection 20-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Electronic transmission: means any process of communication that does not directly involve the physical transfer of paper and that is suitable for the retention, retrieval and reproduction of information by the recipient. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 802-A
  • Electronic transmission: means any process of communication that does not directly involve the physical transfer of paper and that is suitable for the retention, retrieval and reproduction of information by the recipient. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Elementary school: means that portion of a school that provides instruction in any combination of kindergarten through grade 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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 29-A Sec. 1002
  • 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 29-A Sec. 1002
  • Eligible collateral: means accounts, as-extracted collateral, chattel paper, commercial tort claims, consumer goods, deposit accounts, documents, equipment, farm products, fixtures, general intangibles, instruments, investment property, inventory, letter of credit rights, manufactured homes, money, real estate, supporting obligations and accessions to any of the foregoing and any other business assets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Eligible enterprise: means an agricultural enterprise, fishing enterprise, industrial enterprise, manufacturing enterprise or recreational enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Eligible person: means a person that is eligible, pursuant to section 1020-A, to have that person's share of response costs paid from the proceeds of revenue obligation securities issued pursuant to this subchapter or is eligible to have that person's share of response costs paid from the fund as otherwise set forth in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Eligible project: means any of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Eligible student: means any resident of the State between the ages of 5 and 20 years who is otherwise eligible for public schooling under this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9701
  • 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
  • Embryo: means a cell or group of cells containing a diploid complement of chromosomes or a group of such cells, not including a gamete, that has the potential to develop into a live born human being if transferred into the body of a woman under conditions in which gestation may be reasonably expected to occur. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • 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 29-A Sec. 2524
  • Emergency: means an event or condition that is an actual or imminent civil emergency or disaster or an actual or threatened epidemic or public health threat that is the subject of an emergency proclamation pursuant to section 742 or an emergency declaration pursuant to Title 22, section 802. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Emergency: means breaches and all conditions leading to or causing a breach, overtopping or any other condition in a dam and its appurtenant structures that may be construed as unsafe or threatening to life and property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1045
  • Emergency: refers to a situation in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Emergency action plan: means a set of written instructions or guidelines for use by public officials that recommends actions that, when implemented, will minimize the effects of a dam failure on people and property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1045
  • Emergency declaration: means a declaration or proclamation of emergency issued by a person authorized to do so under the laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • 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 Management Assistance Compact: means the interstate compact approved by the United States Congress in Public Law 104-321 (1996) and adopted by this State in chapter 16. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Emergency situation: means a situation determined by the commissioner, after consultation with other state and federal agencies if time permits, to present a potential but real and impending danger to life, limb or property because of flooding or potential and imminent flooding and includes a situation that the Governor declares to be an emergency pursuant to section 742. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1045
  • Emission: means a release of air contaminants into ambient air or the air contaminants so released. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Emission source: means any and all sources of emissions of air contaminants, whether privately or publicly owned or operated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Employee: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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 whether appointed, elected or under contract, providing services for the State, county, municipality or other political subdivision, for which compensation is paid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4805
  • Employee cooperative: means a corporation which has duly elected to be governed by this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250
  • 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 29-A Sec. 651
  • Employer: means a person that maintains an office or otherwise transacts business in this State and makes payment of wages taxable under Title 36, Part 8 to a resident or nonresident individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Employment position: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17921
  • Endangered species: means a species of fish or wildlife that has been determined by the commissioner to be in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range and that is listed as a state endangered species under section 12803, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Energy conservation project: means the purchasing and installation of energy conservation equipment or facilities, including building modifications. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Energy distribution system project: means an energy distribution system owned, in whole or in part, by an individual, municipality, corporation or other governmental entity or business association and that uses biomass, peat, solar, waste, water and related dams, wind, wood or coal or that distributes or transmits oil, biofuels, propane, compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas or natural gas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Energy generating system project: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • ensure the integrity of the judicial process: when used in the context of the granting or denial of bail, means safeguarding the role of the courts in adjudicating the guilt or innocence of defendants by ensuring the presence of the defendant in court and otherwise preventing the defendant from obstructing or attempting to obstruct justice by threatening, injuring or intimidating a victim, prospective witness, juror, attorney for the State, judge, justice or other officer of the court. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Enterprise: means collectively all departments and agencies of the executive branch. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Entity: means a person other than an individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Entity: means a person that has a separate legal existence or has the power to acquire an interest in real property in its own name other than:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2865
  • Entrant to natural resource enterprises: means an individual or a business organization who or which engages or proposes to engage in one or more natural resource enterprises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Entrepreneurial support system: means a network of organizations and programs in the State that facilitate entrepreneurial growth including capital providers, chambers of commerce, local governments, economic development organizations, universities, incubators and accelerators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2610
  • Environment: includes water, air and land and all plants and human beings and other animals living therein and the interrelationships that exist among these. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Environmental management system: means a part of an overall management system of a facility and includes organizational structure, planning activities, responsibilities, practices, procedures, processes and resources for developing, implementing, achieving, reviewing and maintaining the environmental policy of the facility through documented systematic procedures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 225-A
  • Environmental response project: means a plan or work performed for environmental remediation of real property and conducted:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 291-A
  • EPA: means the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • equipment: as used in this chapter mean any and all services, articles or things that are used by or furnished to the State or any department or agency thereof, and any and all printing, binding, publication of laws, journals and reports. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 11221
  • Equipment dealer: means a dealer whose primary business is the buying or selling of new or used industrial equipment or both, or farm equipment, or both. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Equity interest: means common stock, preferred stock, members' or partners' interests or any other type of capital instrument that entitles the holder to vote pursuant to the financial institution's organizational documents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Essential tool: means a tool, implement or other device required by the manufacturer, including but not limited to a tablet, scanner, diagnostic machine, computer, computer program, computer software, website, website portal or similar tool, with respect to which there is no other similar tool or device available from any source other than the manufacturer or the representative of a manufacturer that will perform the function necessary to the diagnosis or repair of a manufacturer's express warranty claim on a new motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Established place of business: means a permanent, enclosed building:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Event data recorder: means a feature that is installed by the manufacturer of a motor vehicle and does one or more of the following for the purpose of capturing data for retrieval after a crash:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1971
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive body: means the official or body of officials who, in their official capacity, have the general powers and duties of administering, supervising and managing the affairs of an organization or governmental unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Expedited license: means a full and unrestricted medical license granted by a member state to an eligible physician through the process set forth in the compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • Expenses: means travel, meals or lodging costs or other necessary costs incurred by a member of a board in the performance of his duties as a member of that board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1826
  • Experiential tourism: means tourism that allows individuals to be active participants in outdoor recreational activities including but not limited to: hiking, camping, birding and other wildlife viewing, nature photography, visits to historical and cultural sites and museums, nature tourism, adventure tourism and ecotourism. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Exploitation: means the illegal or improper use of an incapacitated or dependent adult or that adult's resources for another's profit or advantage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Exposure: means direct contact or interaction with an environmental hazard or toxic agent affecting or being taken into the body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Extended service warranty: means a service contract, not a warranty as that term is used in Title 11, Article 2, that promises service in exchange for a fee and may also be referred to as "extended service contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • Extension of credit: means any acts incident to the evaluation of an application for credit and the granting of credit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12703
  • Facilitator of a refund anticipation loan or refund anticipation check: means a person who individually or in conjunction or cooperation with another person:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8201
  • Facility: means any residential facility funded in whole or in part by the department but does not include hospitals licensed pursuant to Title 22, chapter 405. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2524
  • facility: means an entity:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 225-A
  • facility: means any aboveground oil storage tank or tanks, together with associated piping, and transfer and dispensing facilities located over land or water of the State at a single location for more than 4 months per year and used or intended to be used for the storage or supply of oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Factory branch: means a branch maintained by a manufacturer that manufactures or assembles recreational vehicles for sale to distributors or recreational vehicle dealers or that is maintained for directing and supervising the representatives of the manufacturer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Factory branch: means a branch office maintained by a manufacturer which manufactures or assembles motor vehicles for sale to distributors or motor vehicle dealers or which is maintained for directing and supervising the representatives of the manufacturer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Factory representative: means a representative employed by a manufacturer or employed by a factory branch for the purpose of making or promoting the sale of recreational vehicles or for contracting with, supervising, servicing, or instructing or contracting recreational vehicle dealers or prospective recreational vehicle dealers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Factory representative: means a representative employed by a manufacturer or employed by a factory branch for the purpose of making or promoting the sale of motor vehicles or for supervising, servicing, instructing or contracting motor vehicle dealers or prospective motor vehicle dealers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • failed to submit to a test: means failure to comply with the duty to submit to and complete a chemical test under section 2521 or 2525. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Failure to appear: includes a failure to appear at the time or place required by a release order and the failure to surrender into custody at the time and place required by a release order or by the Maine Rules of Unified Criminal Procedure, Rule 32(a) and Rule 38(d). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Family: means the child's family and includes, as applicable to the child, the child's parents, legal guardian and guardian ad litem. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2553
  • Family development account reserve fund: means the fund created by an approved community development organization for the purposes of funding the administrative costs of the program and providing matching funds for deposit in family development accounts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • Family farm corporation: means a corporation formed under the laws of the State for the purpose of farming and owning agricultural land in which at least 2/3 of the stock is held by members of a family related to each other within the 3rd degree of consanguinity or affinity, including the spouses, sons-in-law and daughters-in-law of any such family member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Farming: means engaging in farming in all its branches and the cultivation and tillage of the soil as a livelihood and includes dairying; raising livestock, freshwater fish, fur-bearing animals or poultry; producing, cultivating, growing and harvesting fruit, produce or floricultural or horticultural commodities; or any practices on a farm that are incident to or in conjunction with these farming operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • FDIC: means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or its successors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Feasible: means capable of being done within the current limitation of economics and technology, as determined by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Federal Act: means the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (Title 21 U. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Federal acts: means the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Federal appraisal subcommittee: means the Appraisal Subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council under 12 United States Code, Chapter 34. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • Federal association: means a savings and loan association, savings bank or other financial institution organized pursuant to the Act of Congress entitled "Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933" as amended, or any subsequent Act of Congress relating thereto. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Federal audit: means an audit made pursuant to the federal Office of Management and Budget Circular A-133 or any subsequent revisions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Government: means the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Federal Government: means the United States, the President of the United States and any current or future corporation, department, agency, authority or instrumentality created, designated or established by the United States, including, but not limited to, the Federal Land Bank, the Federal Intermediate Credit Bank and the Bank for Cooperatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Federal grant application: shall mean any request or proposal for financial assistance made by a state agency or by an employee of such an agency acting in his official capacity to the United States Government, whether for a loan, grant, subsidy, augmentation, advance, reimbursement, or any other form where such financial assistance will be expended by the state agency or employee acting in his official capacity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5725
  • Federal manufactured home construction and safety standard: means the standard for the construction, design and performance of a manufactured home that meets the needs of the public including the need for quality, durability and safety and that has been duly adopted by the Federal Government pursuant to the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, as amended by the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000, 42 United States Code, Section 5401, et seq. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act: means the Act so entitled, approved March 4, 1907, 34 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act: means the Act so entitled, approved August 28, 1957, 71 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Federally regulated appraisal management company: means an appraisal management company that is owned and controlled by an insured depository institution, as defined in 12 United States Code, Section 1813 and regulated by the federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Office of the Inspector General, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; or the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • Federally related transaction regulations: means regulations established by a federal financial institutions regulatory agency pursuant to Title XI, Sections 1112, 1113 and 1114 of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, 12 United States Code, Sections 3341 to 3343. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • Federally-chartered credit union: means a credit union organized pursuant to the Act of Congress entitled "Federal Credit Union Act" as amended, or any subsequent Act of Congress relating thereto. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fertilizer material: means any substance containing nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium or any recognized plant nutrient element or compound which is used primarily for its plant nutrient content or for compounding mixed fertilizers except unmanipulated animal and vegetable manures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: means conditions whose effects include having facial characteristics, growth restriction, central nervous system abnormalities or other characteristics consistent with prenatal alcohol exposure identified in a child from birth to 12 months of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • FIFRA: means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Filing entity: means an entity that is created by the filing of a public organic document. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Final remedy selection: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Final-stage manufacturer: means a manufacturer who performs manufacturing operations on an incomplete vehicle such that the vehicle becomes complete. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • financial assistance: means guarantees, leases, insurance, financing credits, loans or the purchase or discounts thereof, letters of credit, financing assistance payments, grants or other financial aid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Financial document: means a lease, installment sale agreement, conditional sale agreement, note, mortgage, loan agreement or other instrument pertaining to an extension of financial assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Financial institution: means any bank or trust company, savings bank, savings and loan association, industrial bank, national banking association, federal savings and loan association, mortgage banker, credit union or other such institution authorized to do business in the State, or a government agency which customarily provides service or otherwise aids in the financing of mortgage loans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Financial institution: means a credit union or financial institution authorized to do business in this State under Title 9-B and that meets standards established by the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • Financial institution: means a universal bank or limited purpose bank organized under the provisions of this Title, and a trust company, nondepository trust company, savings bank, industrial bank or savings and loan association organized under the prior laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • financial institution: means any bank, trust company, national banking association, savings bank, savings and loan association, federal savings and loan association, industrial bank, mortgage company, insurance company, credit union, local development corporation or any other institution or entity authorized to do business in this State, or any state or federal agency which customarily provides financing assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Financial institution authorized to do business in this State: means a:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Financial institution holding company: means any company which is deemed to be a holding company pursuant to the provisions contained in chapter 101. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Financial plan: means a statement of the project costs and sources of revenue required to accomplish the development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Financial plan: means a statement of the project costs and sources of revenue required to accomplish the development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Financial plan: means a statement of the project costs and sources of revenue required to accomplish the affordable housing development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Financial records: means the originals or copies of records held by a financial institution authorized to do business in this State or a credit union authorized to do business in this State or their agents or affiliates pertaining to a customer's relationship with the financial institution or credit union and includes information derived from such records. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1853
  • Fineness: means the percentage by weight of the material which will pass federal standard sieves of specified sizes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Finished wildlife products: means tanned animal hides and finished taxidermy mounts, including full or partial body mounts or antlers mounted on a plaque. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Fire safety official: means a state or municipal official who has authority to enforce life and fire safety laws, statutes, ordinances, rules or regulations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Firearm: means any instrument used in the propulsion of pellets, shot, shells or bullets by action of gunpowder, compressed air or gas exploded or released within it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Fireworks: means any:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Fireworks technician: means a person licensed pursuant to section 231 who, by examination, experience and training, has demonstrated the required skill and competence in the use and discharge of fireworks to conduct a display or special effects display. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Fish: means a cold-blooded, completely aquatic vertebrate characteristically having gills, fins and an elongated streamlined body usually covered with scales and includes any physical part of a fish. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Fish truck: means a 2-axle or 3-axle motor truck used primarily to harvest and transport fish or marine animals, including use in aquaculture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Fisheries and wildlife or marine resources project: means a project approved by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife or the Department of Marine Resources undertaken for the purpose of improving public access to freshwater or saltwater fisheries and wildlife resources of the State for fishing, hunting, research or observation or for conservation or improvement of the freshwater or saltwater fisheries and wildlife resources of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Fishery products: includes fish, crustaceans, mollusks and marine products for human consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-P
  • Fishing derby: means an organized fishing event conducted on inland waters during which contestants compete for cash awards or other prizes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Fishing enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to growing or catching fish, including shellfish, in fresh or salt water, including aquaculture, and includes production, processing, storing, packaging or marketing products derived from fishing enterprises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Fishway: means an artificial device, including fish elevators, fish locks and fish ladders, used to enable fish to migrate upstream past dams, waterfalls, rapids or other obstacles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Flame effect: means an effect caused by the use of a solid, liquid or gaseous fuel to produce a flame in front of an audience. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Flame effect technician: means a person licensed pursuant to section 231 who, by examination, experience and training, has demonstrated the required skill and competence in the use of flame effects to conduct a display or special effects display. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Flammable: means any substance which has a flashpoint of above 20 degrees to and including 80 degrees Fahrenheit as determined by the Tagliabue Open Cup Tester, except that the flammability of solids and of the contents of self-pressurized containers is determined by methods generally applicable to such containers and established by regulations issued by the commissioner and "extremely flammable" means any substance which has a flashpoint at or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit as determined by the Tagliabue Open Cup Tester. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Flat rate: means a method of calculating charges for labor that is based on the specific repair done and not on the amount of time actually spent on that repair. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1801
  • Fly: means a single, pointed hook dressed with feathers, hair, thread, tinsel or any similar material to which no additional hook, spinner, spoon or similar device is added. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Fly-fishing: means casting upon water and retrieving in a manner in which the weight of the fly line propels the fly. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Food: means articles used for food or drink for man or other animals, chewing gum and articles used for components of any such article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Food establishment: includes a primary caregiver, as defined in section 2422, subsection 8-A, and a registered dispensary, as defined in section 2422, subsection 6, that prepare food containing marijuana for medical use by a qualifying patient pursuant to chapter 558-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Food salvage establishment: means a food establishment engaged in reconditioning or by other means salvaging distressed merchandise and includes any food establishment that sells, buys, warehouses or distributes any salvaged merchandise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Food service: means an individual, sole proprietorship, partnership, association, corporation or agency of the State or a political subdivision of the State that sells, offers to sell, engages in the sale of or engages in the provision of food or beverages to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1611
  • For-hire transportation: means the transportation for compensation of passengers, freight or merchandise not owned by the carrier. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • foreign limited liability limited partnership: means an entity having one or more general partners and one or more limited partners that is formed under this chapter by 2 or more persons or becomes subject to this chapter under subchapter 11 or section 1453, subsection 1 or 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Foreign association: means an association or corporation not formed under the laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Foreign country: means a country, including a political subdivision thereof, other than the United States, that under its law authorizes the issuance of support orders and:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Foreign entity: means an entity other than a domestic entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • foreign limited liability limited partnership: means a limited partnership whose certificate of limited partnership states that the limited partnership is a limited liability limited partnership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Foreign limited liability company: means an organization that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Foreign limited liability limited partnership: means a foreign limited partnership whose general partners have limited liability for the obligations of the foreign limited partnership under a provision similar to section 1354, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Foreign limited liability partnership: means a limited liability partnership formed pursuant to an agreement governed by the laws of another jurisdiction and registered under the laws of that jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 802-A
  • Foreign limited partnership: means a partnership formed under the laws of a jurisdiction other than this State and required by those laws to have one or more general partners and one or more limited partners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Foreign organization: means an organization that is formed under the laws of a jurisdiction other than this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Foreign professional corporation: means a corporation or association for profit incorporated for the purpose of rendering professional services under law other than the law of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4754
  • Foreign support agreement: includes a maintenance arrangement or authentic instrument under the Convention. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 3311
  • Foreign support order: means a support order issued by a foreign tribunal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Forest management plan: means a site-specific document signed by a professional forester outlining proposed activities to ensure compliance with performance standards and regeneration requirements established pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Forest products: means logs, pulpwood, veneer, bolt wood, wood chips, stud wood, poles, pilings, biomass fuel wood, fuel wood or other products commonly known as forest products, but does not include Christmas trees, maple syrup, nursery products used for ornamental purposes, wreaths, bough material, cones or other seed crops. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fossil fuel: means natural gas, petroleum, coal or any form of solid, liquid or gaseous fuel derived from such a material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Foster parent: means a person whose home is licensed by the department as a family foster home as defined in section 8101, subsection 3 and with whom the child lives pursuant to a court order or agreement with the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Franchise: means an oral or written arrangement for a definite or indefinite period in which a manufacturer, distributor or wholesaler grants to a motor vehicle dealer a license to use a trade name, service mark or related characteristic, and in which there is a community of interest in the marketing of motor vehicles or services related thereto at wholesale, retail, leasing or otherwise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Franchisee: means a motor vehicle dealer to whom a franchise is offered or granted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Franchisor: means a manufacturer, distributor or wholesaler who grants a franchise to a motor vehicle dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fraud: includes , in addition to its normal legal connotation, a misrepresentation in any manner, whether intentionally false or due to gross negligence of a material fact, a promise or representation not made honestly and in good faith and an intentional failure to disclose a material fact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Friable: means materials that, when dry, have the potential to readily release asbestos fibers when crumbled, pulverized, handled, deteriorated or subjected to mechanical, physical or chemical processes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1456
  • Fuel assistance: means assistance paid to eligible households or to fuel vendors on behalf of an eligible household or directly to eligible tenants who pay heating costs as an undesignated portion of rent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4991
  • Fuel-burning equipment: means any furnace, boiler or apparatus,and all appurtenances thereto, used in the process of burning fuel including stationary internal combustion engines. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Fugitive emissions: means emissions of air contaminants which do not pass through a stack, flue, chimney or vent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Full age: means the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Full-service payroll processor license: means a license permitting a payroll processor to prepare and issue payroll checks, prepare and file state or federal income withholding tax reports and unemployment insurance compensation reports and collect, hold and turn over to the State Tax Assessor or to federal tax authorities income withholding taxes or unemployment insurance contributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Full-time employee: means any person who is employed and works at least 30 hours per week. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Full-time sales representative: means an employee who is employed by a dealer who, under any form of contract, sells, offers for sale or attempts to negotiate a sale or exchange of an interest in a vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Full-time student: means a person who meets the requirements for a full-time student set out in rules adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Fully marketable form: means a municipal security duly executed and accompanied by an approving legal opinion of a bond counsel of recognized standing in the field of municipal law whose opinions are generally accepted by purchasers of municipal bonds, provided that the municipal security so executed need not be printed or lithographed nor be in more than one denomination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Fund: means the Maine Energy, Housing and Economic Recovery Fund established in section 4863. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4861
  • Fund: means the Electric Assistance Program Fund established in section 4962. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Fund: means the Waste Motor Oil Revenue Fund established under subsection 2 to be deposited with and administered by the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Fund: means the Waste Oil Furnace Loan Fund established by this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Fund: means the Maine Microenterprise Initiative Fund established in section 13063-K. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13063-J
  • Fund: means the Public Drinking Water Fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Fund: means the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund established in Title 10, section 1023-N. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • Fund for a Healthy Maine: whenever used in this chapter , mean the Other Special Revenue account within the Department of Administrative and Financial Services established pursuant to Title 22, section 1511. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-T
  • Funded debt: means an obligation for the payment of which some fund is set aside. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Gambling activity: means off-track betting, pari-mutuel wagering at a race track, high-stakes beano, beano, games of chance or slot machine or table game operation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Gambling facility: means a race track, off-track betting facility, high-stakes beano or beano facility, game of chance facility, slot machine facility or casino. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Gambling services: means any goods or services provided to an operator licensed under this chapter or at a gambling facility that are used directly in connection with the operation of a slot machine or table game, including, but not limited to, maintenance, security services or junket services, and excluding slot machine or table game distribution by a slot machine distributor or table game distributor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Gambling services vendor: means a person who is licensed under this chapter to provide gambling services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Gamete: includes :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Gaming employee: means any person connected directly with a gambling facility, including cashiers, change personnel, counting room personnel, hosts, persons who extend credit or offer complimentary services, machine mechanics, security personnel, supervisors or managers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • General Fund revenue shortfall: means the amount by which the General Fund appropriation limitation established by section 1534 exceeds baseline General Fund revenue and other available resources in each state fiscal year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • General partner: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • General partner: means a partner in a partnership, a general partner in a limited partnership, a general partner in a limited liability partnership and a general partner in a limited liability limited partnership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • General partner: means a general partner of a limited partnership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1431
  • Genetic testing: means an analysis of genetic markers to exclude or identify a man as the genetic father or a woman as the genetic mother of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Genetically engineered: means the application of in vitro nucleic acid techniques, including recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid and direct injection of nucleic acid into cells or organelles, or the fusion of cells beyond the taxonomic family, that overcome natural physiological reproductive or recombinant barriers and that are not techniques used in traditional breeding and selection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Geographic information board: means the Maine Library of Geographic Information Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • Gestational carrier: means an adult woman who is not an intended parent and who enters into a gestational carrier agreement to bear a child conceived using the gametes of other persons and not her own, except that a woman who carries a child for a family member using her own gametes and who fulfills the requirements of subchapter 8 is a gestational carrier. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Gestational carrier agreement: means a contract between an intended parent or parents and a gestational carrier intended to result in a live birth. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Gift: means anything of value, including forgiveness of an obligation or debt, given to a person without that person providing equal or greater consideration to the giver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • GIS: means an entire formula, pattern, compilation, program, device, method, technique, process, digital data base or system that electronically records, stores, reproduces and manipulates by computer geographic information system data. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12453
  • GIS: means a computer system capable of assembling, storing, manipulating, analyzing and displaying information identified according to locations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • GIS data: means geographic information that has been compiled and digitized for use in geographic information systems by a state agency, either alone or in cooperation with other agencies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12453
  • GIS services: means the process of gathering, storing, maintaining and providing geographic information system data for geographic information systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12453
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observation of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing in the trade as is defined and interpreted in the Uniform Commercial Code, Title 11, section 1-1201, subsection (20). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Governing body: means the body that oversees the affairs of a financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Governing body: means a person or group of persons with the responsibility or authority to manage an entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2865
  • Governing statute: means the statute that governs an organization's internal affairs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Governmental unit: means any county, municipality, school administrative district, community school district, public waste disposal corporation as authorized under Title 38, section 1304-B or other quasi-municipal corporation within the State, including any corporation owned entirely by a municipality and providing water, sewer or electric service or performing other essential governmental functions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Governor-elect: whenever used in this chapter and chapter 145, shall be held to mean the candidate most recently elected to the office of Governor of the State of Maine in the November election for choice of Governor, or his successor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-T
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grade: means any commercial fertilizer having a specific minimum percentage of plant nutrients that is the same as the guaranteed analysis, expressed in whole numbers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Grade: means one of the officially established grades for an agricultural commodity as defined by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grandparent: means the parent of a child's parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Grantee: means the person to whom a freehold estate or interest in land is conveyed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Grantor: means the person who conveys a freehold estate or interest in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Green wood: means trees or parts of trees that have been freshly felled. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Greenhouse gas: includes , but is not limited to, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons and sulfur hexafluoride. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • Gross electrical generation: means the electrical output in megawatts at the terminals of the generator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Gross slot machine income: means the total value of money, tokens, credits or similar objects or things of value used to actually play a slot machine before payback is distributed to a player. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Gross state tax increment: means the difference, if any, between the sales and income tax revenues attributable to the state tax increment financing district for the current period and the sales and income tax revenues attributable to the state tax increment financing district for the base period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Gross table game income: means the total value of money, tokens, credits or similar objects or things of value used to actually play a table game before payback is distributed to a player. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Gross weight: means the weight in pounds of an empty vehicle or axle plus the weight of the maximum load to be carried by the vehicle or axle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Guaranteed analysis: means the minimum percentage of plant nutrients claimed in the following order and form:
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Guardian: means a person who has qualified as a guardian of a minor or incapacitated person pursuant to testamentary or court appointment, but excludes one who is merely a guardian ad litem. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2357
  • Guide: means a person who receives any form of remuneration for that person's services in accompanying or assisting a person in the fields or forests or on the waters or ice within the jurisdiction of the State while hunting, fishing, trapping, boating, snowmobiling, using an all-terrain vehicle or camping at a primitive camping area. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • GVW: means the actual total weight of the vehicle and load. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Habitual violation: means a violation of state or federal law that, due to its repetition, presents a reasonable likelihood of serious physical or mental harm to residents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2524
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business or practice of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Handler: means any person, except a common carrier, exempt carrier or contract carrier of agricultural commodities, who is engaged in packing, grading, selling, offering for sale or marketing any agricultural commodities, who as owner, agent or otherwise ships or causes to be shipped an agricultural commodity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Harass: means an intentional or negligent act or omission that creates the likelihood of injury to wildlife by annoying it to such an extent as to significantly disrupt normal behavioral patterns. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Harnish bail proceeding: means a preconviction bail proceeding in which the State is offered the opportunity to obtain a judicial finding of probable cause that the defendant has committed a formerly capital offense, and the defendant, at the same proceeding, is afforded the opportunity to know and rebut the case against the defendant. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Harvester: means a person, firm, company, corporation or other legal entity which harvests or contracts to harvest a forest product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Hauler: means the person, company or other entity that owns the truck or trailer on which a load of wood is transported. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Hazard potential: means the possible adverse incremental consequences that result from the release of water or stored contents due to failure of the dam or misoperation of the dam or appurtenances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1045
  • Hazardous air pollutant: means an air pollutant to which no ambient air standard is applicable and which in the judgment of the board causes, or contributes to, air pollution which may reasonably be anticipated to result in an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible, illness. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Hazardous material: means any material that has been designated as hazardous under 49 United States Code, Sections 5101 to 5127 (2003) and is required to be placarded under 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 172, Subpart F or any quantity of material listed as a select agent or toxin in 42 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 73. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Hazardous substance: means any substance or mixture of substances which is toxic, corrosive, an irritant, strong sensitizer, flammable, or which generates pressure through decomposition, heat or other means and which may cause substantial personal injury or illness during any customary or reasonable anticipated handling or use including reasonably foreseeable ingestion by children and also means any radioactive substance, if, with respect to such substance as used in a particular class of article or as packaged, the commissioner determines by regulation that the substance is sufficiently hazardous to require labeling in accordance with this subchapter in order to protect the public health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Hazardous substance: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1532
  • Hazardous waste: means any substance identified as hazardous waste by the board pursuant to section 1319-O. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1558
  • Health facility: means an entity licensed under the laws of this State or another state to provide health services or veterinary services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Health practitioner: means an individual licensed under the laws of this State or another state to provide health services or veterinary services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Health services: means the provision of treatment, care, advice or guidance or other services or supplies related to the health or death of individuals or human populations, to the extent necessary to respond to an emergency, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Heavy duty vehicle: means a vehicle powered by a diesel engine that has a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 8,500 pounds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • High hazard potential dam: means a dam assigned the high hazard potential classification where failure or misoperation will probably cause loss of human life; [2001, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1045
  • High-stakes beano: means the activity authorized in Title 17, section 314-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Highly toxic: means any substance which produces death within 14 days in at least half of a group of 10 or more laboratory white rats each weighing between 200 and 300 grams, when a single dose of 50 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight, is orally administered or when inhaled continuously for a period of one hour or less at an atmospheric concentration of 200 parts per million by volume or less of gas, vapor, mist or dust, or which produces death within 14 days in at least half of 10 or more rabbits tested in a dosage of 200 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight, when administered by continuous contact with the bare skin for 24 hours or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Highway: includes any private or public street, way or other place used for travel to or from property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1033
  • highway: means a public way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Highway commissioners: means an individual, board or other body having authority under law to discontinue the use of the highway which it is desired to restrict or close to public use and travel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1033
  • His: as used in this Title , means "his or her;" while "he" means "he or she. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Historic property: shall mean a structure, a plot of land which was the setting of an event or any combination of land and buildings, including the surrounding air space, which has a special historical, architectural or archaeological interest or value, and which is predominantly in its original, historical or natural conditions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2057-A
  • Holder: means the grantee of an environmental covenant as specified in section 3003, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 291-A
  • holder: means a governmental entity authorized to hold an interest in real property or a nonprofit organization organized under state law whose purposes include the permanent protection of working waterfront or the enlargement of working waterfront opportunities for commercial fisheries businesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1756
  • Holder: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2062
  • Home rule authority: means the powers granted to municipalities under chapter 111; section 3001; and the Constitution of Maine, Article VIII, Part Second. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Home state: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5002
  • Hook: means a single fishhook constructed with one, 2 or 3 points. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Horseless carriage: means an automobile manufactured before model year 1916 that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Host entity: means an entity operating in this State that uses volunteer health practitioners to respond to an emergency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Household use: means any use, or intended use of an article in or about the living area or living quarters of a house, apartment house or other place of abode. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Housing: includes , but is not limited to, any "project" or "housing project" as defined in section 4702, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • housing authority: means any of the public corporations created or authorized to be created by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Housing Mortgage Insurance Fund: means the fund established under section 4934-A by the Maine State Housing Authority for the purpose of providing insurance for the payment of mortgage loans for housing in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Housing Mortgage Insurance Program: means any program of providing insurance for the payment of mortgage loans for housing in the State established by the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Hub: means an organization licensed by the department that provides timely access to comprehensive, integrated assessment, treatment and recovery support for individuals with substance use disorder, including but not limited to opioid use disorders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • hunt: means to pursue, catch, take, kill or harvest wild animals or wild birds or to attempt to catch, take, kill or harvest wild animals or wild birds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Hunter orange: means a daylight fluorescent orange color with a dominant wave length between 595 and 605 nanometers, excitation purity not less than 85% and luminance factor of not less than 40%. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Ice-fishing shack: means a temporary structure used for ice fishing on frozen inland waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Identification number: means the vehicle identification number and any other identifying numbers or letters on a vehicle designated by a manufacturer, the Secretary of State or equivalent authority in another state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Ignition interlock device: means a device that connects a breath analyzer to a motor vehicle's ignition system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Immediate container: means a consumer package or any other container in which livestock products or poultry products are packed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Immediate family: means spouse, parents and children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Immediate family: means a Legislator's spouse, domestic partner or dependent children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • Immediate family: means a spouse or child residing in the same household as the dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Immediate family member: means a grandparent, stepgrandparent, parent, stepparent, brother, stepbrother, sister, stepsister, child, stepchild, spouse or such analogous family members as may be connected via the operation of a family foster home as defined in Title 22, section 8101, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Improper invoice: means an invoice which is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • Incapacitated adult: means any adult who is impaired by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, physical illness or disability to the extent that that individual lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate responsible decisions concerning that individual's person, or to the extent the adult can not effectively manage or apply that individual's estate to necessary ends. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Incinerator: means any device, apparatus or equipment used for destroying, reducing or salvaging by fire any material or substance, but does not include any device, apparatus or equipment used to burn material-separated, refuse-derived fuel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Income: means economic gain to a person from any source, including, but not limited to, compensation for services, including fees, commissions and payments in kind; gross income derived from business; gross income derived from dealings in property, rents and royalties; gross income from investments including interest, capital gains and dividends; annuities; income from life insurance and endowment contracts; pensions; income from discharge of indebtedness; distributions from a partnership or limited liability company; gross income from an interest in an estate or trust; prizes; and grants, but does not include gifts or honoraria. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • Income: includes earnings or other periodic entitlements to money from any source and any other property subject to withholding for support under the law of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Income-withholding order: means an order or other legal process directed to an obligor's employer, as provided by chapter 65, subchapter IV, to withhold support from the income of the obligor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Increased assessed value: means the valuation amount by which the current assessed value of a tax increment financing district exceeds the original assessed value of the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Increased assessed value: means the valuation amount by which the current assessed value of an affordable housing development district exceeds the original assessed value of the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Independent agency: means a governmental entity subject to review and to termination pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Independent agricultural contractor: means a person who grows under contract as his primary activity or as part of a general agricultural activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Independent counsel: means an attorney retained by the elderly dependent person to represent only that person's interests in the transfer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1905-A
  • Independent monitor: means a not-for-profit organization that is neither funded nor controlled, in whole or in part, by businesses that sell or manufacture apparel, footwear or textiles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12156
  • Independent public accountant: means a person who complies with government auditing standards and who is one of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Indian Housing Authority: means any housing authority created by the Maine Indian Housing law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Indian Housing Mortgage Insurance Committee: means a committee consisting of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Indian Housing Mortgage Insurance Fund: means any Housing Mortgage Insurance Fund established by the Maine State Housing Authority in cooperation with the Indian Housing Authority for the purpose of providing insurance for the payment of mortgage loans for housing on the Indian reservations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4933
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Individual retirement account: means an individual retirement account that is in compliance with the United States Internal Revenue Code. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4805
  • Individualized education program team: means the group of individuals composed in accordance with Part B of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 United States Code, Section 1414(d)(1)(B) to determine the individualized education program for a child with a disability. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Industrial bank: means a company organized under chapter 91 or having the powers possessed by companies so organized. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Industrial by-product: means any industrial waste or by-product containing calcium or calcium and magnesium in forms that will neutralize soil acidity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Industrial enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to conduct of a trade or business, selling of goods, providing services, providing dwelling accommodations, mining, education or discovery, research, development or refinement of new or known substances, processes or products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Infant: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Informed consent: means consent that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2357
  • Ingredient form: means the chemical compound such as salt, chelate, oxide, acid, etc. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Inhabitant: means a person having an established residence in a place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Inland waters: means all waters within the State above the rise and fall of the tide and wholly or partially within the territorial limits of the State, except private ponds as defined in subsection 51. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Insect: means any of the numerous small invertebrate animals generally having the body more or less obviously segmented, for the most part belonging to the class insecta, comprising 6-legged, usually winged forms, including but not limited to beetles, bugs, bees and flies, and to other allied classes or arthropods whose members are wingless and usually have more than 6 legs, including but not limited to spiders, mites, ticks, centipedes and wood lice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Inspection agency: means an approved person or organization, public or private, determined by the board to be qualified by reason of facilities, personnel and demonstrated ability and independence of judgment to provide for inspection and approval of the design, construction or installation of manufactured housing in compliance with the standards and the rules adopted in accordance with this Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Inspector: means an employee or official of the State or an employee or official of the Federal Government or of any other governmental entity of this State, authorized by the commissioner to perform inspection functions under this chapter under an agreement between the commissioner and the governmental entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Installation: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Installer: means a person engaged in the installation or servicing of state-certified manufactured housing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Institute: means the Maine Technology Institute. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2610
  • Instructional supplies: means those supplies that fulfill the purpose of a specific instructional program and, during the teaching process, are actually consumed or worn out through use, or lose their identity through fabrication or incorporation into different or more complete units or substances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Insulation: means any material, including, but not limited to, mineral wool, cellulose fibre, vermeculite and perlite, and foams to reduce heat flow between the interior and exterior surfaces of a building. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8611
  • Insurance identification card: means an identification of insurance in paper or electronic form issued to an insured by an insurer pursuant to Title 24-A, section 2412, subsection 7; or an identification of proof of financial responsibility in paper or electronic form issued by the Secretary of State to a person who elects to provide proof of financial responsibility in accordance with section 1605. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • Insured: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other entity which is the beneficiary of a loan insurance agreement with the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Insured certificate: means a certificate evidencing fractional undivided ownership interest in a pool of mortgage loans, each of which is insured by the authority pursuant to this chapter, that is insured by the authority pursuant to and subject to the limitations of section 1026-E. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Integrated manufacturing facility: means a facility that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Integrated medication-assisted treatment: means a treatment method that combines medication approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of substance use disorder with counseling, urine drug screening and behavioral therapy that has proven effective in treating substance use disorder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Intended parent: means a person, married or unmarried, who manifests the intent to be legally bound as the parent of a child resulting from assisted reproduction or a gestational carrier agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interest: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interest rate swap agreement: means a financial agreement as defined by the Finance Authority of Maine by rule in accordance with the Maine Administrative Procedure Act, Title 5, chapter 375. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Interested party: means a person having a substantial interest in, or who is or may be aggrieved by, any act or impending act, or any report, rule, regulation, amendment, decision or order of the superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Interior design services: means services that do not require the services of a licensed architect or engineer and that involve the preparation of working drawings, plans and specifications relative to building elements that are not necessary for the structural stability and mechanical and electrical integrity of the construction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 220-B
  • Interior designer: means an individual who provides or offers to provide interior design services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 220-B
  • Intermediate educational unit: means an entity that meets the definition of intermediate educational unit in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 United States Code, Section 1402, (23) as in effect prior to June 4, 1997 and that is a public authority, other than a local educational agency, under the general supervision of the department, that is established for the purpose of providing free public education on a regional basis and that provides special education and related services to children with disabilities within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • International Emergency Management Assistance Compact: means the mutual assistance compact described in chapter 16-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Intersection: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Interstate commission: means the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission created pursuant to section 18512. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • Intertidal zone: means the shores, flats or other land between the high and mean low water mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 6071-A
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Invasive aquatic plant: means a species of aquatic plant described in section 410-N. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1677
  • investigating committee: is a ny committee of the Legislature which has been granted by the Legislature the power to administer oaths, issue subpoenas and take depositions, as authorized by section 165, subsection 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 256
  • Investment trust fund: means the Retiree Health Insurance Post-employment Benefits Investment Trust Fund established in section 17432. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17431
  • Investment trust fund agreement: means the trust agreement to be entered into by the State and the trustees of the investment trust fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17431
  • Investor: means any person who has an ownership interest in a financial institution and is entitled to vote under the institution's organizational documents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Investor-owned institution: means a financial institution organized under chapter 31. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Issuing court: means the court that makes a child custody determination for which enforcement is sought under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Issuing state: means the state in which a tribunal issues a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Issuing tribunal: means the tribunal of a state or foreign country that issues a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • jeopardy: means serious abuse or neglect, as evidenced by:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Joint committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for implementing a contract for secondary education under chapter 115. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Joint meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Judgment: means a judgment that has become final without appeal by expiration of the time within which appeal might have been perfected, or by final affirmance on appeal, rendered by a court of competent jurisdiction of any state or of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • Key executive: means any executive of a licensee having power to exercise a significant influence over decisions concerning the operation or distribution of slot machines, table games or gambling services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Kindergarten: means a one-year or 2-year childhood education program, for children at least 5 years of age, immediately prior to grade one. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon a product or the immediate container, not including package liners, of a product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container in which a commercial feed is distributed, or in the case of a bulk shipment the information shall accompany delivery. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Label: means any written or printed matter on or attached to the package or on the delivery ticket which accompanies bulk shipments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Label: means any written, printed or graphic matter upon the immediate container or accompanying a plant or soil amendment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon or attached to the immediate package or container of any substance; and a requirement made by or under authority of this subchapter that any word, statement or other information appear on the label shall not be considered to be complied with unless such word, statement or other information also appears on the outside container or wrapper, if any there be, unless it is easily legible through the outside container or wrapper, and on all accompanying literature where there are directions for use, written or otherwise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Labeler: means an entity or person that receives prescription drugs from a manufacturer or wholesaler and repackages those drugs for later retail sale and that has a labeler code from the federal Food and Drug Administration under 21 Code of Federal Regulations, 207. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2681
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter upon a commercial feed or any of its containers or wrapper, or accompanying such commercial feed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Labeling: means any written, printed or graphic matter, upon or accompanying any plant or soil amendment, or advertisements, brochures, posters or television or radio announcements used in promoting the sale of the plant or soil amendment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Labeling: includes all labels and other written, printed or graphic representations, in any form whatsoever, accompanying and pertaining to any seed whether in bulk or in containers, and includes invoices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter upon an article or any of its containers or wrappers, or accompanying such article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Labor market unemployment rate: means the average unemployment rate as published by the Department of Labor for the labor market or markets in which potential qualified Pine Tree Development Zone employees are located for the 12 most recently reported months preceding the date of application. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • land: means real estate held by the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 262
  • Land installment contract: means an agreement under which the vendor agrees to sell an interest in property to the purchaser and the purchaser agrees to pay the purchase price in 5 or more subsequent payments exclusive of the down payment, if any, and the vendor retains title to the property as security for the purchaser's obligation under the agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1762
  • Landlocked salmon: means the subspecies Salmo salar Sebago that does not customarily migrate from inland waters to the ocean as part of its life cycle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Landowner: means a person, company or other entity that holds title to land, including joint owners or tenants in common. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Law: includes decisional and statutory law and rules and regulations having the force of law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Law enforcement functions: means functions or services related to law enforcement, including patrol, laboratory services, intelligence, investigation, juvenile services, emergency services, detention and communications, whether or not those services are administered or directed through the sheriff's department or municipal police departments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • Law enforcement officer: means a person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to maintain public order or to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Lawful age: means the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Lead inspector: means an individual who conducts lead inspections and lead determinations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Lead-based paint: means paint or other surface coatings that contain lead equal to or in excess of 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Lead-based paint activities: means inspection, risk assessment, lead abatement design, lead abatement and services related to lead-based paint such as lead screening, lead determination and deleading. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Lead-poisoned: means having a confirmed elevated level of blood lead that is injurious, as defined in rules adopted by the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Lead-safe: means premises do not contain lead at a level or in a condition that constitutes an environmental hazard, according to rules adopted pursuant to section 1295. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Lease: means a contract providing for the use of a project or portions of a project for a term of years for a designated or determinable rent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Lease: means a contract providing for the use of a project or portions of a project for a term of years for a designated or determinable rent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legal funding: means a transaction in which a company makes a cash payment to a consumer in exchange for the right to receive an amount out of the potential proceeds of any realized settlement, judgment, award or verdict the consumer may receive in a civil claim or action. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Legal instrument: includes :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2054
  • Legislative per diem: means the per diem authorized by Title 3, section 2, that is paid to Legislators for every day's attendance at meetings held when the Legislature is not in daily session. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1826
  • Legislative review session: means the regular session of the Legislature convening after the beginning of the legislative rule acceptance period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1505
  • Legislative rule acceptance period: means the period beginning on the July 1st preceding the convening of a regular session of the Legislature and ending at 5:00 p. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1505
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Legislator: means a member of the Legislature who is actively serving as of December 3, 1986, or who is elected subsequent to December 2, 1986. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • Lender: includes , but is not limited to, the following institutional lenders whose policies and procedures are subject to governmental supervision:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Lessee: means a tenant under a lease and may include an installment purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Lessee: means a tenant under lease and may include an installment purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Levels of care: means the continuum of recovery-oriented services that reflect an individual's risks, needs, strengths, resources and skills as determined by an assessment with standardized placement criteria conducted by a qualified clinician. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • library: means the statewide network created pursuant to this subchapter by which data custodians or their designees organize and catalog public geographic information and provide access to that information to all levels of government and to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • License: means a license issued by the board under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • License: includes authorization under the laws of this State to an individual to provide health services or veterinary services based upon a national certification issued by a public or private entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • License: includes , but is not limited to, a nonresident operating privilege and the privilege of a person to apply for or obtain a license or permit to operate a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • License: means a license, certification, registration, permit, approval or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in a profession, occupation, business or industry, and a license or permit to hunt, fish, operate a boat, operate a snowmobile, operate an ATV or engage in any other sporting or recreational activity, but does not mean a registration, permit, approval or similar document evidencing the granting of authority to engage in the business of banking pursuant to Title 9-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • License: means a document issued by the commissioner to a business entity or public entity affirming that the entity has met the requirements set forth in this chapter to engage in asbestos abatement activities including, but not limited to, asbestos abatement contractor, in-house asbestos abatement unit, asbestos consultant, asbestos analytical laboratory and training provider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1456
  • License: means authorization by a state for a physician to engage in the practice of medicine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • License: means a document issued by the commissioner to a business entity or public entity, including, but not limited to, a lead abatement contractor, an in-house lead abatement unit or a lead training provider, affirming that the entity has met the requirements set forth in this chapter to engage in lead-based paint activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • License: means a license issued by the board stating that the applicant has met the requirements for the specified operator classification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2621
  • Licensed camping facility: means a recreational camp, youth camp or camping area licensed under Title 22, section 2495. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2691
  • Licensed commodities: means dry beans and other vegetables listed in rules established pursuant to section 453, but does not mean potatoes, which are governed by chapter 103, subchapter 10, article 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Licensed establishment: means a person required to hold a license under section 2514. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Licensed federal-state potato inspector: means an authorized representative of the Federal-State Inspection Service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Licensed mental health professional: means a psychiatrist, licensed psychologist, licensed clinical social worker or certified social worker. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Licensed private tramway inspector: means an individual who has been licensed by the director to inspect tramways pursuant to this chapter and who is not a state employee whose duty is to inspect tramways. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1002
  • Licensed public weighmaster: shall mean and refer to all persons who shall, for hire, weigh or measure any commodity, produce or article and issue therefor, a weight certificate, which shall be accepted as the accurate weight, upon which the purchase or sale of such commodity is based;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Licensee: means any person who holds an unrevoked and valid unsuspended license issued under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Licensee: means any person or any other legal entity, other than a receiver appointed under section 13003, who is licensed or required to be licensed to operate a facility or to provide services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2524
  • Licensee: means a person granted a license under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Licensee: includes , but is not limited to, agency liquor stores and certificate of approval holders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Licensee: means an individual holding a license, certification, registration, permit, approval or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in a profession, occupation, business or industry except an individual holding a registration, permit, approval or similar document evidencing the granting of authority to engage in the business of banking pursuant to Title 9-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Licensee: means any person who holds a commodities license issued under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Lienholder: means a person holding a security interest in a vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Light trailer: means a trailer or semitrailer with an unladen gross weight of 3,000 pounds or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Limited equity cooperative: means a cooperative affordable housing corporation organized in accordance with section 1754. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Limited equity formula: means a rule or method for determining the transfer value of a share in a limited equity cooperative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Limited liability company: means a limited liability company created under the Maine Limited Liability Company Act, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • Limited liability company agreement: means any agreement, whether referred to as a limited liability company agreement, operating agreement or otherwise, written, oral or implied, of the member or members as to the affairs of a limited liability company and the conduct of its activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Limited liability limited partnership: means a limited partnership whose certificate of limited partnership states that the limited partnership is a limited liability limited partnership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • Limited liability partnership: means a partnership that has registered as a limited liability partnership pursuant to section 821 and does not have a similar statement in effect in any other jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • Limited partner: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Limited partner: means a limited partner in a limited partnership and a limited partner in a limited liability partnership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • Limited partnership: means a limited partnership created under the Uniform Limited Partnership Act, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • Limited payroll processor license: means a license that permits a payroll processor to prepare and issue payroll checks and prepare and file state or federal income withholding tax reports and unemployment insurance compensation reports, but does not permit the licensee to collect, hold or turn over to the State Tax Assessor or to federal tax authorities income withholding taxes or unemployment insurance contributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Limousine: means a vehicle for hire, with a driver, that is used for the transportation of passengers and that has a seating capacity of at least 5 and no more than 14 persons behind the driver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Line make: means a specific series of recreational vehicles that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Line make: means motor vehicles that are offered for sale, lease or distribution under a common name, trademark, service mark or brand name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Liquidation harvesting: means the purchase of timberland followed by a harvest that removes most or all commercial value in standing timber, without regard for long-term forest management principles, and the subsequent sale or attempted resale of the harvested land within 5 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Liquor: means spirits, wine, malt liquor or hard cider, or any substance containing liquor, intended for human consumption, that contains more than 1/2 of 1% of alcohol by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Litigation funding provider: means a person or entity, wherever located, that provides legal funding to a consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Livery service: means a service that for a fee arranges, schedules or procures a vehicle for rent or hire or provides a ride for hire. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • Livestock: means cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, domestic rabbits, horses, mules, other equines or other designated animals, whether live or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Livestock product: means a carcass or part of a carcass, meat or meat food product of any livestock. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Loan: means an extension of credit made in consideration of a written promise of repayment or any other conditions that may be established by the authority, performance of which may be secured by mortgage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Loan broker: means any person who, with respect to the extension of consumer credit by others, provides or offers to provide, in return for the separate payment of money or other valuable consideration, any of the following services:
  • (1) Improving a consumer's credit record, history or rating;
    (2) Arranging for or obtaining an extension of credit for a consumer; or
    (3) Providing advice or assistance to a consumer with respect to subparagraph (1) or (2). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8201
  • Loan Insurance Program: means the program governed by subchapter 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Loan payments: means payments required by or received on account of a mortgage or any other financial document, including, but not limited to, payments covering interest, installments of principal, taxes, assessments, loan insurance premiums and hazard insurance premiums. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Local development corporation: means any nonprofit organization created by a municipality that is incorporated under Title 13, chapter 81 or that is incorporated under Title 13-B or otherwise chartered by the State, which is designed to foster, encourage and assist the settlement or resettlement of industrial, manufacturing, fishing, agricultural, recreational and other business enterprises within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Local district: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Local government: means a municipality, county, school district or other special-purpose district or multi-purpose district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2530-A
  • Locally owned grocery store: means a grocery store at least 51% of which is owned by one or more residents of the State and that has a gross floor area of 25,000 square feet or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Locally owned restaurant: means an eating establishment at least 51% of which is owned by one or more residents of the State and that is not a chain restaurant pursuant to section 2491, subsection 2-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Long-term electricity contract: means a contract for a period of 3 years or more with a carbon dioxide budget unit for the purchase of electricity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Low income: means income that is less than or equal to 80% of median income for the area, adjusted for family size, in accordance with federal standards generally accepted at the time of incorporation under this subchapter and comparable to standards of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development in existence on the effective date of this section. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Low-alcohol spirits product: means a product containing spirits that has an alcohol content of 8% or less by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Low-profit limited liability company: means a limited liability company that satisfies the requirements of section 1611. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Low-speed vehicle: means a 4-wheeled motor vehicle that is able to attain a speed of at least 20 miles per hour but not more than 25 miles per hour and is less than 3,000 pounds in unloaded weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Magnet school: means that the school may establish rules and regulations that delete, modify or add to current rules and regulations of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8203
  • Maine bag: means any consumer pack for potatoes on which appears the word Maine in letters larger than 1/4 inch or a pictorial representation of the outline of the shape of the state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1032
  • Maine bag grade: means any of the officially established grades of potatoes as adopted by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1032
  • Maine Job-start Program: means the program governed by subchapter VII. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Maintenance and operation: means all activities necessary to maintain facilities after they have been developed and all activities necessary to operate the facilities, including, but not limited to, informational, promotional and educational programs and safety and surveillance activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Maintenance and operation: means all activities necessary to maintain affordable housing after development and all activities necessary to operate the affordable housing, including, but not limited to, informational, promotional, safety and surveillance activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Major business expansion project: means any building, structure, system, machinery, equipment or facility proposed to be constructed, developed, rehabilitated, expanded, modernized or acquired in the State by a business entity that has a projected cost of $1,000,000 or more, that is projected to result in a net gain of at least 50 job opportunities within the State or the retention of at least 50 jobs, directly or indirectly, and that benefits from financing assistance from the authority including use of a capital reserve fund pursuant to section 1053. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Major transfer of personal property or money: means a transfer of money or items of personal property which represent 10% or more of the elderly dependent person's estate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1905-A
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • majority of the members: means members who own more than 50% of the interests in the profits of the limited liability company owned by all of the members or by the members in each class or group, as appropriate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Malt liquor: includes beverages made with malt liquor, but to which no spirits are added. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Malt liquor: includes , but is not limited to, ale, beer, porter and stout. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Management program: means all activities undertaken by the Bureau of Forestry in connection with the short-term and long-term management of spruce budworm infestations, including, without limitation, any activities undertaken in connection with spruce budworm survey and detection activities, targeting silvicultural and integrated pest management programs, research, methods development and related activities and any involvement in any spray activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Managing director: means the person with overall day-to-day responsibility for directing the operations of a quasi-independent state entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2865
  • Managing entity: means the manager or, if there is no manager, the association of unit owners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Manufactured housing: means a structural unit or units designed to be used as a dwelling or dwellings and constructed in a manufacturing facility and then transported by the use of its own chassis or placement on an independent chassis to a building site. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Manufactured housing: includes any type of building that is constructed at a manufacturing facility and then transported to a building site where it is used for housing and that may be purchased, sold, offered for sale or brokered by a licensee in the interim. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Manufactured housing: means for the purpose of this subchapter, a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is 8 body feet or more in width, and 40 body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is 320 or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling, with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, including the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning and electrical systems contained therein; except that the term shall include any structure which meets all the requirements of this subsection except the size requirements and with respect to which the manufacturer voluntarily files a certification required by the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and complies with the standards established under the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, 42 United States Code 5401, et seq. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • manufacturer: includes the importer or first domestic distributor of the consumer product if the person who manufactured or assembled the consumer product or whose brand name is affixed to the consumer product does not have a presence in the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1646
  • Manufacturer: includes distributor or wholesaler, distributor branch, distributor representative, factory branch and factory representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in manufacturing or producing manufactured housing and then selling it to a dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Manufacturer: means a person that produces or commercializes a genetically engineered plant part, seed or plant, not including a farm operation as defined in section 152, subsection 6. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Manufacturer: means a person who distills, rectifies, brews, ferments, bottles or otherwise produces liquor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in manufacturing or assembling manufactured homes, regardless of the destination of the homes, including any person engaged in importing homes for resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • manufacturer: includes the terms "franchisor" "distributor" "distributor branch" "factory branch" and "factory representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Manufacturing enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to giving of new shapes, new qualities or new combinations to matter as material products and includes assembling, fabricating, making, creating, working, preparing, milling, processing, recycling, manufacturing, finishing, fashioning, producing, storing, warehousing, preserving, distributing, handling or transporting in any manner goods, wares, merchandise, metals, fabrics, materials, substances, product or matter of any kind or nature including materials recovered from solid and hazardous wastes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Mark: includes any trademark, service mark, certification mark or collective mark entitled to be registered under this chapter, whether registered or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9922
  • Market agreement: means an agreement with the commissioner entered into pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Market area: means a geographic region exclusive of a state tax increment financing district that will be affected by the operation of the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Market order: means an order issued by the commissioner pursuant to this subchapter, prescribing rules governing the marketing, distribution, sale or handling, in any manner of any agricultural commodity during any specified period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Marketing contract: includes a contract related to the marketing of agricultural products and a contract by an independent agricultural contractor for furnishing services and facilities in raising or growing agricultural products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Marriage and family therapist: means a person who renders or offers to render for a fee, monetary or otherwise, marital and family therapy services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 1003
  • massage practitioner: means a person who provides or offers to provide massage therapy for a fee, monetary or otherwise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 658
  • Massage therapy: means a scientific or skillful manipulation of soft tissue for therapeutic or remedial purposes, specifically for improving muscle tone and circulation and promoting health and physical well-being. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 658
  • Maximum allowable expenditures: means , for state subsidy purposes, an amount not to exceed the sum of funds appropriated through taxation and expended in accordance with section 8607-A in the base year, plus the amount of subsidy paid by the State during the base year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Maximum contaminant level: means the maximum concentration of a contaminant allowed under the State Primary Drinking Water Regulations in water supplied for human consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Meat: means the part of the muscle of cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules, other equines or other designated animals that is skeletal or that is found in the tongue, diaphragm, heart or esophagus, with or without the accompanying and overlying fat, and the portions of bone, skin, sinew, nerve and blood vessels that normally accompany the muscle tissue but does not include the muscle found in the lips, snout or ears. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Mechanic: means an individual engaged in the installation or servicing of HUD-code or pre-HUD-code homes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Mechanical defect: means any defect, failure or malfunction of the mechanical system of a motor vehicle, including but not limited to the motor and transmission, electrical, hydraulic or suspension systems, and any defect, damage, failure or malfunction that affects the safety or normal use of a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • Median household income: means the income computed based on the most current census information available, as provided by the Governor's Office of Policy and Management. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Medical practice act: means the laws and rules governing the practice of allopathic and osteopathic medicine within a member state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • Medical support: means an amount ordered to be paid toward the cost of health insurance provided by a public entity or by another parent through employment or otherwise or for other medical costs not covered by insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • Member: means a natural person who has been accepted for membership in and owns a membership share issued by an employee cooperative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250
  • Member: means a person that has been admitted as a member of a limited liability company under section 1551. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Member: includes members of associations without capital stock and holders of common stock in associations organized with shares of stock. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-P
  • Member: means a Legislator who is included in the membership of the Legislative Retirement Program, as provided in section 801. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • Member: means a person reflected in the required records of a limited liability company as the owner of some governance rights of a membership interest in the limited liability company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • Member: includes the holder of a membership in an association without capital stock and the holder of common stock in an association organized with capital stock. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Member: means a person who owns a cooperative interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Member board: means a state agency in a member state that acts in the sovereign interests of the state by protecting the public through licensure, regulation and education of physicians as directed by the state government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • Member state: means a state that has enacted the compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • Membership: means active participation in the program of a school from the date of enrollment to the time the student withdraws or is absent from the school for 10 consecutive days for reasons other than illness. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 3708
  • Membership fee: means an initial payment made by a person to an employee cooperative as a condition to becoming a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250
  • Membership service: means service rendered while a member of a retirement program of the retirement system on account of which contributions are made and for which credit is allowable under chapter 423, subchapter 4 or chapter 425, subchapter 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • memorandum: means the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Memorandum of Understanding dated December 20, 2005 that establishes an electric power sector carbon emissions cap-and-trade program within the northeast region of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Memorandum of Understanding: means the Memorandum of Understanding Between the State of Maine of the United States and the Province of New Brunswick of Canada Regarding the St. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1421
  • Merchant: means a person who regularly provides the use of property through rental-purchase agreements and to whom rental payments are initially payable on the face of the rental-purchase agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Merrymeeting Bay: means the waters of the Kennebec River bounded as follows: from the high-tension wires at Chop's Point to the first dam on the Androscoggin River, to the first road bridge on the Muddy, Cathance, Abbagadassett and Eastern Rivers and to the Richmond-Dresden Bridge on the Kennebec River, in the counties of Cumberland, Sagadahoc and Lincoln. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Microenterprise: means a business located in the State that produces goods or provides services and has fewer than 10 full-time equivalent employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13063-J
  • Migratory waterfowl: means anatidae, or waterfowl, including brant, wild ducks, geese and swans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Military forces: means the state military forces, as defined in section 102. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 101-A
  • Military redevelopment zone: means a specified area within a municipality that is contained within a labor market that includes a military facility that sustained a loss of 400 or more employed workers, if the loss was caused by a federal military facility closure or downsizing, during the 5-year period immediately preceding the time of application for designation as a military redevelopment zone, or is projected to sustain a loss of 400 or more employed workers during the 5-year period immediately following the time of application, and has been designated by the commissioner as a military redevelopment zone under section 5250-J, subsection 3-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Minor: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • minor child: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Minority: when used in reference to age shall mean under the age of 18. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • misbranded package of a hazardous substance: means a hazardous substance in a container intended or suitable for household use unless the product bears a label with the information specified in section 507, except as otherwise provided by or pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mobile poultry processing unit: means a poultry slaughterhouse that meets the structural, operational and licensing requirements of a mobile poultry processing unit under the federal acts and that is operated by a person licensed under section 2514. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Model rule: means the model rule, as amended, referenced in the memorandum of understanding. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Moderate income: means income that is less than or equal to 100% of median income for the area, adjusted for family size, in accordance with federal standards generally accepted at the time of incorporation under this subchapter and comparable to standards of the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development in existence on the effective date of this section. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Modification: means a child custody determination that changes, replaces, supersedes or is otherwise made after a previous determination concerning the same child, whether or not it is made by the court that made the previous determination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Moped: means a motorized device designed to travel with only 2 or 3 10-inch or larger diameter wheels in contact with the ground and that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • mortgage: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Mortgage: means an agreement granting a lien upon or a security interest in eligible collateral upon certain conditions and includes, but is not limited to, a mortgage of real estate, an assignment of rents, a pledge or a security agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgage loan originator: means an individual who for compensation or gain or in the expectation of compensation or gain takes a residential mortgage loan application or offers or negotiates terms of a residential mortgage loan. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagee: means a grantee or obligee under, or a transferee or successor of a grantee or obligee under, a mortgage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Mortgagor: means the grantor or party giving rights to eligible collateral pursuant to a mortgage and includes the successors or assigns of a mortgagor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Motor carrier: means a contract carrier, a common carrier or a private carrier of property or passengers by motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Motor fuel dispenser: means a commercial motor fuel dispenser that dispenses fuel for retail sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Motor home: means a motor vehicle that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Motor vehicle: means any self-propelled vehicle designed primarily to transport not more than 14 individuals, except motorcycles as defined in Title 29-A, section 101, subsection 38, and any vehicles operated exclusively on a rail or rails. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • Motor vehicle: means any motor-driven vehicle, except motorboats. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Motor vehicle: means a self-propelled vehicle not operated exclusively on railroad tracks, but does not include:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Motor vehicle: means any motor-driven vehicle, except motorcycles and recreational vehicles defined under section 1432, subsection 18-A, required to be registered under Title 29-A, chapter 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Motor vehicle dealer: means a person other than a manufacturer, distributor, distributor branch, distributor representative, factory branch or factory representative who sells or solicits or advertises the sale of new or used motor vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Motor vehicle liability policy: means a policy of liability insurance certified as proof of financial responsibility in accordance with section 1605, and includes, but is not limited to, a motor vehicle liability bond. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • Motor vehicle oil: means any lubricating oil or other lubricant that is reclaimable and classified for use in an internal combustion engine or the transmission, gear box, hydraulic system, compressor or differential for a motor vehicle, including but not limited to natural, synthetic and rerefined motor oils, whether or not in retail containers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Motor vehicle oil dealer: means any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of producing, packaging or otherwise preparing motor vehicle oil for market, or selling or distributing motor vehicle oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Motor vehicle violation: means a violation of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Motorcycle: means a motor vehicle that has a seat or a saddle for the use of the rider and is designed to travel with only 2 or 3 10-inch or larger diameter wheels in ground contact and has a motor with a cylinder capacity of more than 50 cubic centimeters or an electric motor with a capacity of not less than 1,500 watts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Motorcycle dealer: means a dealer whose primary business is the buying or selling of new or used motorcycles, or both. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Motorized bicycle or tricycle: means a bicycle or tricycle that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Motorized scooter: means a scooter that has 2 or 3 wheels less than 10 inches in diameter in ground contact or is powered by a motor having a maximum piston displacement of less than 25 cubic centimeters or an electric motor with a capacity not exceeding 750 watts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Motorized wheelchair: means a battery-powered device used exclusively for the transportation of an individual with a physical disability. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Moving violation: means a violation of this Title for which points may be assessed in accordance with section 2458, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Muffler: means a device consisting of a series of chambers or baffle plates or another mechanical design for receiving exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine and reducing noise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Multifunction school activity bus: means a noncommercial motor vehicle that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2301
  • Multiple community water district: means that area comprising all municipalities served in whole or part by a single public water system plus those public water system zones within multiservice municipalities served by the same public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Multiple community water system district-wide election: means an election held in each municipality within a multiple community water district to determine whether or not to fluoridate the water supply of that system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Multiple use: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 384
  • Multiple use: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 424
  • Multiservice municipality: means any municipality served in whole or in part by more than one public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • municipal authority: means any of the public corporations authorized to be created by section 4721. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Municipal bond: means a bond or note or evidence of debt issued by a municipality and payable from taxes or from rates, charges or assessments, but does not include any bond or note or evidence of debt issued under chapter 213 or Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • municipal clerk: means the clerk of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal legislative body: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Municipal officers: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal officers: means municipal officers as defined in Title 30-A, section 2001, subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Municipal official: means any elected or appointed member of a municipal government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal school unit: means a state-approved unit of school administration composed of a single municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Municipal Securities Approval Program: means the program governed by subchapter IV. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Municipal year: means a municipality's fiscal year as determined by the municipal officers under section 5651. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipality: includes cities, towns and plantations, except that "municipality" does not include plantations in Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV; or Title 30-A, Part 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Municipality: includes , for purposes of enacting an air pollution control ordinance, only cities, organized towns and plantations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Municipality: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Municipality: means a city or town, except as provided in chapter 225. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipality: means any city, town or local development corporation and any board, commission, agency or authority of any such city, town or local development corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2905
  • Municipality: means any county, city or town in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Municipality: means any municipality as defined in Title 30-A, section 2001, subsection 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • mutual institution: means any financial institution organized pursuant to chapter 32, in which the earnings and net worth of the institution inure to the ultimate benefit of the depositors or members. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Mutual voter: means a corporator or member as described in chapter 32. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Muzzle-loading firearm: means a muzzleloader, a traditional muzzleloader or a muzzle-loading shotgun. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • National bank: means a bank or bank and trust company organized pursuant to the Act of Congress entitled "The National Bank Act" as amended, or any subsequent Act of Congress relating thereto. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry: means a mortgage licensing system developed and maintained by a national organization dedicated to advancing the state banking system and a national association of residential mortgage regulators for the licensing and registration of licensed mortgage loan originators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Natural resource enterprise: means an agricultural enterprise or a fishing enterprise, but does not include selling of food at wholesale or retail, except when that selling is carried out as part of the natural resource enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Naturally shed: means naturally dropped from the animal without any human manipulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Neglect: means a threat to an adult's health or welfare by physical or mental injury or impairment, deprivation of essential needs or lack of protection from these. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Net commission: means the amount of wagers placed via advance deposit wagering after payment of money from winning wagers to winning bettors less a percentage paid to the board for administrative expenses of the board and less an amount retained by the advance deposit wagering licensee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Net slot machine income: means money, tokens, credits or similar objects or things of value used to play a slot machine minus money, credits or prizes paid out to winners and amounts paid pursuant to section 1036, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Net table game income: means money, tokens, credits or similar objects or things of value used to play a table game minus money, credits or prizes paid out to winners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Net weight: means the weight of amending ingredients plus other ingredients as offered for sale, exclusive of the weight of any package or container. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • New criminal conduct: refers to criminal activity by a defendant occurring after bail has been set. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • New motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle that has not been previously sold to any person except a distributor, wholesaler or motor vehicle dealer for resale by a franchise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • New recreational vehicle: means a recreational vehicle that has not been previously sold to any person except a distributor or wholesaler or recreational vehicle dealer for resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • New vehicle dealer: means a dealer whose primary business is the buying and selling of new motor vehicles and who has a franchise from a distributor or manufacturer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Nighttime: means a time other than daytime. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Noncommercial clerk: means a clerk that is not listed as a commercial clerk under section 106 and that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Noncommercial registered agent: means a person that is not listed as a commercial registered agent under section 106 and that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Noncommunity water system: means a public water system that is not a community water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Nonconformity: means a condition or a defect that substantially impairs the use, value or safety of an assistive device that is covered by an express warranty applicable to that assistive device, or to a component of that assistive device, but does not include a condition or defect that is the result of abuse, neglect or unauthorized modification or alteration of the assistive device by the consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9506
  • Nondepository trust company: means any financial institution organized under chapter 121 with powers generally limited to trust or fiduciary matters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Nongambling services: means any goods or services, other than gambling services and slot machine or table game distribution by a slot machine distributor or table game distributor, provided to an operator licensed under this chapter or at a gambling facility, including, but not limited to, hotel concessions, restaurant concessions or food service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Nonparticipating department: means a department or division of State Government other than one defined as a department in this section that has not been approved for inclusion in this chapter by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Nonqualified foreign entity: means a foreign entity that is not authorized to transact business in this State pursuant to a filing with the Secretary of State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Nonreserved public lands: means all public domain lands, public islands in inland and coastal waters, lands acquired under section 8003, subsection 3, paragraph N, lands acquired by the bureau pursuant to other lawful authority and any other lands the management and control of which are not otherwise provided for by law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Nonresident: means a person who does not fall within the definition of resident in subsection 53. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Nonresident: means a person whose legal residence is not in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Nonstate data custodian: means any agency or instrumentality of a political subdivision of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • Note: means an evidence of indebtedness and includes a revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Notes: means any notes of the bank issued under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Notice of noncompliance: means a formal written complaint or a notice of violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Nuisance species: means an aquatic or terrestrial nonindigenous species that threatens the diversity or abundance of native species, the ecological stability of infested waters or commercial, agricultural, aquacultural or recreational activity dependent on such waters as identified by the department through rulemaking. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1677
  • Oath: includes an affirmation, when affirmation is allowed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • obligee: includes :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Obligee: means any person to whom a duty of support is owed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Obligor: means an individual or the estate of a decedent:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Obligor: means any person owing a duty of support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Off-road vehicle: means a motor vehicle that, because of the vehicle's design and configuration, does not meet the inspection standards of chapter 15 and that is not a moped or motorcycle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Offense: means a felony, a Class A, Class B or Class C crime, an aggravated crime, a gross misdemeanor or a crime involving moral turpitude. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • Office: means the Governor's Office of Policy and Management established by section 3102. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 6006-B
  • Office: means the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation within the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 210
  • Office: means the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability established in section 991. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1750
  • Office: means the Office of Information Technology. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Officer: means an employee of a financial institution who has been given managerial or other high-level duties by the governing body of the financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Official certificate: means a certificate established by rule of the commissioner for issuance by an inspector or other person performing official functions under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official device: means a device authorized by the commissioner for use in applying an official mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official establishment: means an establishment as determined by the commissioner at which inspection of the slaughter of livestock or poultry or the preparation of livestock products or poultry products is maintained under the authority of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official mark: means the official inspection legend or any other symbol established by rule of the commissioner to identify the status of any product of livestock or poultry under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official sample: means a sample of feed taken by the commissioner or his agent in accordance with section 720, subsections 3, 5 or 6. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Official sample: means any sample of commercial fertilizer taken by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Oil: has the meaning set out in section 562-A, subsection 15. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1558
  • Opacity: means the degree of light obscuring capability of emissions of visible air contaminants expressed as a percentage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Open areas: means any space or area the preservation or restriction of the use of which would:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Open firearm season on deer: means the time during which it is lawful to hunt deer with a firearm, including the special muzzle-loading season as described in section 11404. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Operate: means to offer for use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Operating revenues: means funds available to the authority from fees, fares, rental or sale of property and miscellaneous revenue and interest generated by the airport and collected in accordance with the provisions of the Surplus Property Act, 49 United States Code App. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Operator: means an individual either employed or retained by a public water system who, as part of the individual's job duties, is assigned the responsibilities for operational activities that will have a direct impact on the quality or quantity of water provided to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Operator: means a person or entity who owns or controls, or who has operational responsibility for, a roller-skating rink. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1567
  • Operator: means an individual who drives or is in control of a vehicle or who is exercising control over or steering a towed vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Organization: means a corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Organization: means , whether domestic or foreign: a partnership, whether general or limited; a limited liability company; a business trust; an association; a corporation; a professional corporation; a professional association; a nonprofit corporation; a government, including a state, county or any other governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality; or other entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Organization: means a corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Organization: includes domestic and foreign organizations whether or not organized for profit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1431
  • Organizational document: means the charter, certificate of organization, articles of incorporation, articles of association, articles of organization, certificate of limited liability partnership, bylaws, operating agreement, partnership agreement or any other similar document required to be filed with and approved by the superintendent pursuant to section 314-A or 323. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Organizational documents: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Organizational documents: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1431
  • Original assessed value: means the assessed value of a development district as of March 31st of the tax year preceding the year in which it was designated and, for development districts designated on or after April 1, 2014, "original assessed value" means the taxable assessed value of a development district as of March 31st of the tax year preceding the year in which it was designated by the legislative body of a municipality or a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Original assessed value: means the assessed value of an affordable housing development district as of March 31st of the tax year preceding the year in which it was designated, and, for affordable housing development districts designated on or after April 1, 2014, "original assessed value" means the taxable assessed value of an affordable housing development district as of March 31st of the tax year preceding the year in which it was designated by the municipality or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Ornamental trees: means trees of shade, beauty or landscape value, or those trees intended to become ornamental trees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2173
  • Other customer proprietary information: means any information loaded, installed or otherwise placed on a wireless telephone or transmitted from a wireless telephone by a wireless telephone customer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9204
  • Other departments: means the Department of Corrections and the Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2553
  • Other entity: means any public or private entity in this State that may be subject to program evaluation under this chapter as the result of its receipt or expenditure of public funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1750
  • Other independent system operator participating states: means the following states participating in the regional greenhouse gas initiative as of January 1, 2011 that are located within the New England independent system operator control area: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Other ingredients: means any ingredients present in plant or soil amendments which are not plant-amending ingredients or soil-amending ingredients, respectively. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Other organization: means any not-for-profit, sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or association that is not a state agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5953
  • OUI: means operating under the influence of intoxicants or with an excessive alcohol level. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • OUI: means operating under the influence of intoxicants or with an excessive alcohol level under section 2411, 2453, 2453-A, 2454, 2456, 2457 or 2472. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • OUI conviction: means a conviction for:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Out-of-state: means a foreign country or a state other than this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Out-of-state financial institution: means a financial institution organized under provisions of law of a foreign country or a state other than this State that maintains, or seeks to establish and maintain, a branch in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Out-of-state service: means service rendered as an employee of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Outdoor wood boiler: means a fuel burning device:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Overboard discharge: means the same as set forth in Title 38, section 466, subsection 9-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means the holder of the title to the real estate in which the facility is maintained. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2524
  • Owner: means a person who owns or controls, directly or indirectly, 10% or more of a business organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Owner: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1971
  • Owner: means a firm, person, partnership, association, corporation or state or political subdivision that owns an elevator or tramway. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1002
  • Owner: includes , but is not limited to, a person entitled to use and possess a vehicle subject to a security interest in another person, but excludes a lessee under a lease not intended as security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Owner: means a person holding title to a vehicle or having exclusive right to the use of the vehicle for a period of 30 days or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Owner: means a person who holds:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • Owner or operator: means a person who owns, leases, operates, controls or supervises an asbestos abatement activity within a building, structure or facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1456
  • Package: means any commodity put up or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Packaged biosolids: means biosolids distributed in a sealed container provided by the distributor of the material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Paper industry job retention project: means the acquisition and improvement of a paper production facility in the State, in which not less than 40% of the ownership of the project will be, at the time the financial assistance is provided, owned or controlled by or for the benefit of a majority of the employees of the project through a qualified employee stock ownership program or other employee ownership program recognized in the federal Internal Revenue Code. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Parcel: means a contiguous tract or plot of forest land owned by a landowner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Parent: means a natural or adoptive mother or father of a person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2357
  • Parent: means mother or father. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Parent: means a natural or adoptive parent or a parent established under Title 19-A, chapter 61, unless parental rights have been terminated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Parent: means an individual who has established parentage that meets the requirements of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Parent: means the legal parent or the legal guardian when no legal parent exists. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Parent: means a parent, as defined in section 1, subsection 20, with legal custody of a minor child, except that "parent" of a child with disabilities means a parent as defined in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Act, 20 United States Code, Section 1401(23). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Parent: means a parent, guardian or legal guardian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Parentage: means the legal relationship between a child and a parent as established in this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Park: means any area of land or an interest in land, with or without improvements, that is acquired by or under the control of the State, managed primarily for public recreation or conservation purposes and classified by the director as a park, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Parking area: means an area designed for use as access or parking for patrons and customers of establishments to which the public is invited. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Part-time deputy: means a deputy who is compensated under section 386, subsection 2, and who does not work more than the maximum amount allowed under that subsection in any one calendar or fiscal year while performing county law enforcement duties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 351
  • Part-time employment: means employment for less than the standard work week for the class and agency on regularly scheduled hours each week for the position. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4832
  • participating water district: as used in this chapter , means a water district, as defined by Title 35-A, section 6101, subsection 3, included in the application provided for by section 2002. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 210
  • Participating local district: means a local district that has approved the participation of its employees in the Participating Local District Retirement Program of the retirement system under section 18201. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Participating local district employee: means an employee of a participating local district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Partner: means a limited partner or general partner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Partner: includes both a general partner and a limited partner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • Partnership: means an association of 2 or more persons to carry on as co-owners a business for profit formed under section 1022, predecessor law or comparable law of another jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • Partnership: means a partnership formed under section 1022 or any predecessor law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • Partnership agreement: means the agreement, whether written, oral or implied, among the partners concerning the partnership, including amendments to the partnership agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • Partnership agreement: means the partners' agreement, whether oral, implied, in a record or in any combination, concerning the limited partnership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Partnership at will: means a partnership in which the partners have not agreed to remain partners until the expiration of a definite term or the completion of a particular undertaking. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • Pastoral counselor: means an individual who is trained and certified to provide for a fee, monetary or otherwise, pastoral counseling, which is ministry to individuals, families, couples, groups, organizations and the general public involving the application of principles and procedures of counseling to assess and treat intrapersonal and interpersonal problems and other dysfunctional behavior of a social and spiritual nature, and to assist in the overall development and healing process of those served. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 1003
  • Paternity proceeding: means the administrative proceeding provided in this subchapter for the commencement of an action to establish paternity under subchapter I. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1601
  • Patrol: means the regular and repeated circuit of the jurisdictional area as a method of deterring criminal activities, of observing or inspecting for possible violations or criminal activities, of providing for rapid response to calls for assistance and of maintaining order and the general peace. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • Patronage: means the amount of work performed as a member of an employee cooperative, measured in accordance with the articles of incorporation or bylaws. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250
  • Paved way: means a public road treated with bituminous or concrete material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Payback percentage: means the percentage of the total value of money or tokens, credits or similar objects or things of value used to play a slot machine that is returned to players of that slot machine as winnings, prizes or credits. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Payroll processing services: means preparing and issuing payroll checks; preparing and filing state or federal income withholding tax reports or unemployment insurance contribution reports; or collecting, holding and turning over to the State Tax Assessor or to federal tax authorities income withholding taxes pursuant to Title 36, chapter 827 or federal law or unemployment insurance contributions pursuant to Title 26, chapter 13, subchapter 7 or federal law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Payroll processor: means a person that provides payroll processing service for one or more employers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Pedestrian: means a person on foot or an operator of a wheelchair or a 4-wheeled or 3-wheeled motorized wheelchair. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • percentage: means the percentage by weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • percentage: means by weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • percentage: means percent or percentage by weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Periodic payment: means the total payment the consumer will make for a specific rental period, including the rental payment, any administrative fees or delivery charges, taxes and fees or charges for optional products and services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Permanently affixed: means , with respect to manufactured housing, placed on a foundation or slab or other form of permanent attachment to the site and connected to conventional and necessary utility systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Permit: means the nontransferable permission granted by the commissioner pursuant to section 227-A to hold a display. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Permit: includes , but is not limited to, a permit by rule issued by the Department of Environmental Protection in accordance with Title 38, section 344, subsection 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, partnership, trust or other entity, and, in case of an entity, it shall include any other entity in which it has a majority interest or effectively controls as well as the individual officers, directors and other persons in active control of the activities of each such entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1583
  • Person: means both plural and the singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies and associations;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, fiduciary, corporation or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • person: includes any other entity in which it has a majority interest or effectively controls, as well as the individual officers, directors and other persons in active control of the activities of each such entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • Person: includes individual, partnership, corporation and association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Person: includes one or more individuals, partnerships, corporations and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Person: means an individual or entity, including but not limited to a corporation, partnership, firm, organization, company, homeowner, consumer or purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4242
  • Person: means an individual or a business organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Person: means an individual; corporation; business trust; estate; trust; partnership; limited liability company; association; joint venture; government; governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality; public corporation; or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, company, public or private corporation, political subdivision or agency of the State, department, agency or instrumentality of the United States or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Person: includes individual, partnership, association, firm and corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government, governmental subdivision, agency, instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 291-A
  • Person: means any individual, firm, association, partnership, corporation, trust, municipality, quasi-municipal corporation, state department, federal department or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1045
  • Person: means , whether domestic or foreign: an individual; a partnership, whether general or limited; a limited liability company; a trust; a business trust; an estate; an association; a corporation; a professional corporation; a professional association; a nonprofit corporation; a government, including a country, state, county or any other governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality; a custodian; a nominee; a trustee; a personal representative; a fiduciary; or any other individual or entity, or series thereof, in its own or any representative capacity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Person: means and includes natural persons, corporations, trusts, partnerships, incorporated or unincorporated associations and any other legal entities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • Person: means individual, partnership, association, firm or corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, facility, institution or agency, public or private. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Person: means an individual, a copartnership, corporation or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8611
  • Person: means an individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 284
  • Person: means individual, partnership, association, firm or corporation, municipality or quasi-municipal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Person: shall include any individual, partnership, corporation, company, society or association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government; governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality; public corporation; or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Person: means a human being or an organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, company, limited liability company, partnership or association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Person: means an individual, firm, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, sole proprietorship or any other entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, whether private, public or quasi-municipal, municipality, state governmental agency or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Person: means any individual, business, corporation, association, firm, partnership or other organization, whether profit or nonprofit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, association or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Person: means an individual, partnership or any group of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2173
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust, estate or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Person: means any individual, combination of individuals, association, municipality, amusement park or other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Person: means an individual; corporation; business trust; estate; trust; partnership; limited liability company; association; joint venture; public corporation; government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality; or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2905
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, business or similar trust, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Person: includes an individual, a partnership, a corporation and an association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Person: means any individual, business entity, governmental body or other public or private entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1456
  • Person: means an individual, trust, estate, partnership, association, company, corporation, political subdivision of the State, instrumentality of the State or other entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Person: means any natural person, firm, corporation, partnership or other organization, association or group. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 831
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, joint venture, corporation or other legal entity or any group of persons which acts as a tenancy in common or joint tenancy for ownership purposes and includes any government or any agency, bureau or commission thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Person: means any individual, business entity, governmental body or other public or private entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Person: means every person, firm, copartnership, association or corporation, but not the State or any political subdivision of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, firm, partnership, joint venture, association, fiduciary, trust, estate or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Person: means and includes any corporation, association, copartnership or one or more individuals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, corporation, association or other business unit and an officer, agent or employee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Person: shall include individuals, partnerships, corporations, municipalities and other legal entities but shall not include the State and its agencies or the Federal Government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1919
  • Person acting as a parent: means a person, other than a parent, who:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Person dissociated as a general partner: means a person dissociated as a general partner of a limited partnership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Person responsible for the child: means a person with responsibility for a child's health or welfare, whether in the child's home or another home or a facility which, as part of its function, provides for care of the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Person with substance use disorder: means a person who, due to the use of alcohol or a drug, has a clinical and significant functional impairment, including a health problem or a disability or an inability to meet major responsibilities at work, home or school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Personal care expenses: means the cost of feeding, dressing, toileting, mobility and personal hygiene assistance provided to developmentally disabled or handicapped persons who are members or the children of members of boards established in this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1826
  • Personal liability: means personal liability for a debt, liability or other obligation of an organization that is imposed on a person that co-owns, has an interest in or is a member of the organization:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1431
  • Persons of low income: means persons or families, elderly or otherwise, who lack the income which is necessary, as determined by a housing authority, to enable them, without financial assistance, to live in or purchase decent, safe and sanitary dwellings, without overcrowding. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Persons with disabilities: means individuals who have physical or mental impairments that substantially limit one or more major life activities, have a record of those impairments or are perceived to have those impairments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12253
  • Pest: means any insects, rodents, nematodes, fungi, weeds, and other forms of terrestrial or aquatic plant or animal life or viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms, except viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms on or in living human beings or other living animals, that the commissioner declares to be a pest under section 610, subsection 1, paragraph A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Pesticide: includes "highly toxic pesticide. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Pet: means any domesticated animal normally maintained in or near the household of the owner thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Petitioner: means a person who seeks enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1761
  • Petitioner: means any person who has requested a stay of a contract or grant award decision or a hearing of appeal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Physical custody: means the physical care and supervision of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Physician: means any person licensed to practice medicine under Title 32, chapter 48, subchapter II, or under Title 32, chapter 36, subchapters II and IV. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2357
  • Physician: means a person who:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • Pick-up contributions: means member contributions to the retirement system which are assumed and paid by the employer through a reduction of members' salaries for services rendered, in accordance with the United States Internal Revenue Code, Section 414(h), in lieu of employee contributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Pickup truck: means a truck with a registered gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Pilot vehicle: means a motor vehicle equipped and operated as required by rules adopted by the Secretary of State that accompanies a vehicle or combination of vehicles that have a length, width, height or weight greater than that specified in this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Pine Tree Development Zone benefits: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plant amendment: means any product distributed consisting of a plant-amending ingredient and other ingredients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Pneumatic tire: means a tire in which confined air supports the load. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Policy: means a motor vehicle liability insurance policy or motor vehicle liability bond. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • Policy committee: means the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over taxation matters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1750
  • Political subdivision: has the meaning set forth in Title 14, section 8102, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1611
  • Political subdivision: means any city, town, plantation, county, administrative entity or instrumentality created pursuant to Title 30-A, chapter 115 or 119, or quasi-municipal corporation or special purpose district, including, but not limited to, any water district or sanitary district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1532
  • Portable electronic device: means an electronic device that is portable in nature, including but not limited to a device for sending or receiving e-mail, a text messaging device, a cellular telephone and a computer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • Possession: means the intentional or knowing possession of what the possessor knows or believes to be fireworks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Post-conviction: means any point in a criminal proceeding after a verdict or finding of guilty or after the acceptance of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Poultry: means a domesticated bird, whether live or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Poultry producer: means a person who raises poultry offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Poultry product: means a poultry carcass or part of a carcass or a product that is made wholly or in part from a poultry carcass or part of a carcass, excepting products that are exempted by the commissioner from definition as a poultry product under conditions that the commissioner may prescribe to ensure that the poultry ingredients in products are not adulterated and that these products are not represented as poultry products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Practice of medicine: means the clinical prevention, diagnosis or treatment of a human disease, injury or condition requiring a physician to obtain and maintain a license in compliance with the medical practice act of a member state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • Preadoptive parent: means a person who has entered into a preadoption agreement with the department with respect to the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Preconviction: means any point in a criminal proceeding before a verdict in the context of a jury trial or finding of guilty in the context of a jury-waived trial or before the acceptance of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premises: includes lands, private ways and any buildings and structures located on the lands or private ways. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Premises: includes the place where an incorporated civic organization sells or serves spirits, wine and malt liquor under a license obtained under section 1071. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Premium cigar: means a cigar that weighs more than 3 pounds per 1,000 and is wrapped in whole tobacco leaf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Prepared: means slaughtered, canned, salted, stuffed, rendered, boned, cut up or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Presalvage and salvage harvesting: means the harvesting of trees vulnerable to damage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Preservation agreement: shall mean any deed, will or other instrument executed by or on behalf of the owner of historic property, or an order of taking, which includes within it the terms of a preservation interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2057-A
  • Preservation interest: shall mean a right created by a preservation agreement which may be in the form of a restriction, easement, covenant or condition which is held by a qualified holder and which pertains to preserving or restoring historic property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2057-A
  • President: means the president of the system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9000
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Presumed parent: means a person who pursuant to section 1881 is recognized as the parent of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Prevention: means any activity designed to educate or provide information to individuals and groups about the use of alcohol and other drugs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Prevention of drug traffic: means any functions conducted for the purpose of preventing drug traffic, such as law enforcement and judicial activities or proceedings, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Primacy: means the federally delegated primary enforcement authority to adopt, implement and enforce federally mandated drinking water standards promulgated pursuant to the federal Safe Drinking Water Act as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Primary standards: means the physical standards of the State which serve as the legal reference from which all other standards and weights and measures are derived;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Principal: means the person who supervises the operation and management of a school and school property as determined necessary by the superintendent under policies established by the school board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Principal office: means the office where the principal executive office of a limited partnership or foreign limited partnership is located, whether or not the office is located in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Prior service: means service rendered before the date of establishment of the retirement system as set forth in section 17101. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Priority chemical: means a chemical identified as such by the commissioner pursuant to section 1694, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1646
  • Priority toxic chemical: means a chemical that has been identified by the department pursuant to section 2323. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 225-A
  • Private drinking water well: means a well that is used to supply water for human consumption and that is not a public drinking water well. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1558
  • Private health insurance: means fee-for-service, health maintenance organization, preferred provider organization and other types of coverage available to either parent under which medical services could be provided to a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • Private pond: means an artifically constructed pond impounded within the limits of the riparian owner, even though the water is not supplied directly from a brook, stream or river. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Private school: means an academy, seminary, institute or other private corporation or body formed for educational purposes covering kindergarten through grade 12 or any portion thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Private school approved for tuition purposes: means a private school approved for the receipt of public funds under sections 2951 to 2955. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Private way: means a way privately owned and maintained over which the owner may restrict use or passage and includes a discontinued way even if a public recreation easement has been reserved. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Procedures of counseling: means methods and techniques that include, but are not limited to, the following. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 1003
  • Proceeds: means money arising or obtained from the sale of designated lands, excluding the costs of the sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 262
  • Processor: means any person other than a consumer who purchases or contracts to purchase potatoes or rotation crops primarily for manufacture into articles of food or starch by operations that change the physical form the potatoes or rotation crops possessed when harvested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Processor: means any person, other than a consumer, who purchases or contracts to purchase an agricultural commodity primarily for manufacture into food or other products by operations which change the physical form which that agricultural commodity possessed when produced. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Processor: means any person other than a consumer who purchases or contracts to purchase licensed commodities primarily for manufacture into articles of food by operations which change the physical form the commodities possessed when harvested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Producer: means a person engaged in the production of agricultural products, excluding forest products, as a farmer, planter, rancher, poultryman, dairyman, fruit, vegetable or nut grower, or independent agricultural contractor as specified in section 1774, subsections 6-A and 8-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Producer: means a person that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1668
  • Producer: means any person engaged within this State in the business of producing, or causing to be produced, for any market, any agricultural commodity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Producers: includes independent agricultural contractors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Product: means an item intended for sale within the State that is identified pursuant to section 1772 as appropriate for a product stewardship program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1668
  • Product category: means a group of similar products designated pursuant to section 1772 for the purpose of establishing product stewardship programs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1668
  • Product stewardship: means a producer's taking responsibility for managing and reducing the life-cycle impacts of the producer's product, from product design to end-of-life management. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1668
  • Product stewardship program: includes a program financed through an assessment paid by the producers to a stewardship organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1668
  • Professional: when used with reference to office space, means professions or professionals regulated or licensed under applicable state law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Professional corporation: means a corporation for profit, other than a foreign professional corporation, subject to the provisions of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4754
  • Professional counselor: means a person who, for a fee, monetary or otherwise, renders or offers to render to individuals, families, groups, organizations or the general public a service involving the application of principles and procedures of counseling to assist those served in achieving more effective personal, emotional, social, educational and vocational development and adjustment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 1003
  • Professional forester: means a person licensed pursuant to Title 32, chapter 76. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Professional service: means the professional services provided by the following persons to the extent they are required to be licensed under state law:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4754
  • Program: means the Children's Mental Health Program established in section 15002. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2553
  • Program: means the Maine Energy, Housing and Economic Recovery Program established in section 4862. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4861
  • Program: means the electric assistance program established by the commission pursuant to Title 35-A, section 3214. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Program: means the family development account program established in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • program: means a statement of means and objectives designed to encourage the development and maintenance of affordable housing within an affordable housing development district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Program: means the Waste Oil Furnace Loan Program established by this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Program: means the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Program: means the Maine Public Drinking Water Control Program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Program evaluation: means an examination of any government program that includes performance audits, management analysis, inspections, operations, research or examinations of efficiency, effectiveness or economy or the evaluation of any tax expenditure required under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1750
  • Program of assistance: means any financial or technical assistance program established or authorized by the department or a municipality and providing assistance to persons for the improvement and development of housing, community and economic development opportunities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2905
  • Project: means any eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Project: means real property subject to a project instrument containing more than one unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Project costs: means any expenditures or monetary obligations incurred or expected to be incurred that are authorized by section 5225, subsection 1 and included in a development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Project costs: means any expenditures or monetary obligations incurred or expected to be incurred that are authorized by section 5225, subsection 1 and included in a development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Project costs: means any expenditures or monetary obligations incurred or expected to be incurred that are authorized by section 5249, subsection 1 and included in an affordable housing development program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Project instrument: means one or more recordable documents by whatever name denominated, applying to the whole of a project and containing restrictions or covenants regulating the use, occupancy or disposition of units in a project, including any amendments to the document, but excluding any law, ordinance or governmental regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Promotional credit: means any noncashable electronic thing of value used solely to play a slot machine that is provided by a slot machine operator or a casino operator to customers and approved by the Gambling Control Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Proper invoice: means an invoice for property, products or services deemed to be satisfactory in quality and quantity, in conformance with the request of the state agency and on which the amount due has been correctly calculated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • Properly prepared wood: means wood that was required to be harvested and yarded, and was prepared as directed, according to written cutting specifications. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Property: means all property, real, personal or mixed, tangible or intangible or any interest therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • Property: means improved real property located in this State, sold to be occupied as a dwelling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1762
  • Property owner: means a person, firm, corporation, guardian, conservator, trustee, executor, legal representative or registered agent who alone or jointly and severally with others owns, holds or controls the whole or any part of the freehold or leasehold interest to any property, with or without actual possession. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Proprietary information: means production, commercial or financial information claimed as confidential on documents required to be submitted to participate in an auction, the disclosure of which would impair the competitive position of the account holder and would make available information that is not otherwise available. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Proprietary lease: means an agreement with a cooperative affordable housing corporation governing a member's right to occupancy under which a member has an exclusive possessory interest in a unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Protective services: means services that separate incapacitated or dependent adults from danger. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Provider: means a business entity or subdivision of a business entity, whether public or private, proprietary or nonprofit, engaged in providing services licensed or funded, in whole or in part, by the department but does not include a hospital licensed pursuant to Title 22, chapter 405. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2524
  • Proximate audience technician: means a person licensed pursuant to section 231 who, by examination, experience and training, has demonstrated the required skill and competence in the use and discharge of fireworks proximate to an audience to conduct a display or special effects display proximate to an audience. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.
  • Psychiatrist: means a physician licensed to practice medicine under Title 32, chapter 48, subchapter II, who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2357
  • Psychologist: means any person licensed to practice psychology under Title 32, chapter 56, subchapter III. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2357
  • Public: means a municipal, county or other governmental body that is a political subdivision within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Public access officer: means the person designated pursuant to section 413, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1352
  • Public assistance: means money payments and medical care furnished to or on behalf of dependent children by the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Public burying ground: means a burying ground or cemetery in which any person may be buried without regard to religious or other affiliation and includes a cemetery owned and operated by a municipality, a cemetery corporation or a cemetery association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1101-A
  • Public drinking water well: means a drinking water supply well for a public water system as defined in Title 22, section 2601, subsection 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1558
  • Public geographic information: means public information that is referenced to a physical location. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • Public information: means information that is stored, gathered, generated, maintained or financed by a data custodian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • public proceedings: as used in this subchapter means the transactions of any functions affecting any or all citizens of the State by any of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1352
  • public records: means any written, printed or graphic matter or any mechanical or electronic data compilation from which information can be obtained, directly or after translation into a form susceptible of visual or aural comprehension, that is in the possession or custody of an agency or public official of this State or any of its political subdivisions, or is in the possession or custody of an association, the membership of which is composed exclusively of one or more of any of these entities, and has been received or prepared for use in connection with the transaction of public or governmental business or contains information relating to the transaction of public or governmental business, except:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1352
  • Public reserved lands: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Public right-of-way: is a n improved roadway maintained for passage by motor vehicles in which the owner of fee does not control the right of passage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1363
  • Public school: means a school that is governed by a school board of a school administrative unit and funded primarily with public funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Public school: includes :
  • (1) Any public school conducted within the State under the authority and supervision of a duly elected board of education, superintending school committee or school directors; and
    (2) Any school which received any direct state aid in 1950 and municipal tuition funds amounting to at least the amount of that state aid during 1950. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Public service infrastructure: means those facilities that are essential for public health, welfare and safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Public utility: includes any pipe line, gas, electric, heat, water, oil, sewer, telephone, telegraph, radio, railway, railroad, airplane, transportation, communication or other system operated for public use regardless of ownership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1033
  • public water system: includes any collection, treatment, storage or distribution pipes or other constructed conveyances, structures or facilities under the control of the supplier of water and used primarily in connection with such a system, and any collection or pretreatment storage facilities not under that control that are used primarily in connection with such a system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Public water system: means the public water agency, company, utility, district or other entity serving one or more municipalities in whole or in part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Public water system zone: means any one of the 2 or more areas of a multiservice municipality served by a single public water system, as further defined in section 2657. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Public way: means a way, owned and maintained by the State, a county or a municipality, over which the general public has a right to pass. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Publicly traded corporation: means a company that is an issuer subject to Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, 15 United States Code, Section 780 or applicable foreign laws or has one or more of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Pupil: means elementary or secondary school student. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 3708
  • Purchaser: means any person who has obtained ownership of a used motor vehicle from a dealer by transfer, gift or purchase. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • Purchaser: means an individual who purchases property subject to a land installment contract, or any legal successor in interest to him, regardless of whether the individual has entered into an agreement as to extension, default or refund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1762
  • Purchaser: means any person, other than a developer, who by means of a voluntary transfer acquires a legal or equitable interest in a time share other than as security for an obligation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Qualified association: means an association of producers accredited in accordance with section 1957. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Qualified auditor: means an auditor who meets the education and experience requirements of the Office of State Auditor as defined in Title 5, section 241. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1750
  • qualified business: means any for-profit business in this State engaged in or that will engage in financial services, manufacturing or a targeted technology business that has added or will add at least one qualified Pine Tree Development Zone employee above its base level of employment in this State and that meets the following criteria:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Qualified business activity: means a business activity that is conducted within a Pine Tree Development Zone and is directly related to financial services, manufacturing or a targeted technology business for which the business receives a certificate from the commissioner pursuant to section 5250-O. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Qualified domestic relations order: means a domestic relations order that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Qualified foreign entity: means a foreign entity that is authorized to transact business in this State pursuant to a filing with the Secretary of State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Qualified holder: means a governmental entity empowered to hold an interest in real property under the laws of this State or the United States or a nonprofit organization whose purposes include the provision of affordable housing or the increasing of affordable housing opportunities for lower income or moderate-income households including governmental or quasi-governmental entities such as public housing authorities, community action agencies or other similar nonprofit or governmental entities committed to providing opportunities for lower income or moderate-income households to obtain affordable housing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1677
  • Qualified holder: shall mean a nonprofit preservation or historical organization whose purposes include preservation of historic property or a governmental body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2057-A
  • Qualified person: means an individual, general partnership, professional limited liability company, professional limited liability partnership, other professional corporation or other entity or trust that is eligible under this chapter to be issued shares by a professional corporation or any other entity that is authorized by statute to provide the same professional service provided by the professional corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4754
  • qualified Pine Tree Development Zone employees: means new, full-time employees hired in this State by a qualified Pine Tree Development Zone business for work directly in one or more qualified business activities for whom a retirement program subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, 29 United States Code, Sections 101 to 1461, as amended, and group health insurance are provided and whose income derived from employment within the Pine Tree Development Zone, calculated on a weekly basis, is greater than the average weekly wage for the most recent available calendar year as derived from the quarterly census of employment and wages and provided annually by the Department of Labor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • qualified Pine Tree Development Zone employees: means new, full-time employees hired in this State by a qualified Pine Tree Development Zone business for work directly in one or more qualified business activities for whom a retirement program subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, 29 United States Code, Sections 101 to 1461, as amended, and group health insurance are provided and whose income derived from employment within the Pine Tree Development Zone, calculated on a calendar year basis, is greater than the most recent annual per capita personal income in the county in which the qualified employee is employed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • qualifying member: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 18403
  • Qualifying member: means a member in service or a former member who is receiving a disability retirement benefit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17951
  • Qualifying member: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 18601
  • Quasi-independent state entity: means an organization that has been established by the Legislature as an independent board, commission or agency to fulfill governmental purposes and that receives revenues that are derived, in whole or part, from federal or state taxes or fees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2865
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Raptor: means a bird of the order Strigiformes and of the families Accipitridae and Falconidae commonly called buteos, accipiters, falcons and owls. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Real estate: means land and structures attached to it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • real estate: means land, legally filled lands, piers, wharves and other improvements to lands all adjacent to the navigable coastal waters of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1756
  • Real or personal property: means those properties and assets transferred by the United States Government or the United States Air Force pursuant to the closure of Loring Air Force Base. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Reasonable cost: means the cost of private health insurance to the parent responsible for providing medical support that does not exceed amounts adopted by the Department of Health and Human Services in a rule implementing a cost-reasonableness standard. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • Reasonable office hours: includes all regular office hours of an agency or official. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 1352
  • Reasonably available: means practicable based on cost, efficacy, availability and other factors as determined by the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 225-A
  • Rebuild: means to replace one or more of the following component parts of a vehicle:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Reconstructable motor vehicle: means a used motor vehicle that does not meet the inspection standards as set forth in Title 29-A, section 1751, and that is sold, offered for sale or negotiated for sale to a person other than another dealer for the purpose of transportation after repair or rebuilding. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • Reconstructed motorcycle: means a salvaged or dismantled motorcycle that is repaired or assembled without original manufacturer component parts, excluding fenders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • reconstruction: means any activities undertaken to maintain the properties of Loring Air Force Base, or any part of those properties, as a modern, safe and efficient facility and includes, but is not limited to, any rebuilding, redesign, improvement or enlargement of the real properties or environmental mitigation activities on base properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in written or paper form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Record: includes records of historic and archival value to the State, regardless of the date of their generation, including all documents determined to have such value to the State by statute and, when appropriate, by the State Archivist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2530-A
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Recovery support services: means services that recognize recovery is a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives and strive to reach their full potential, including, but not limited to, safe housing, transportation, peer mentoring and coaching and assistance with and access to employment services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Recreational athlete: means an individual participating in fitness training and conditioning, sports or other athletic competition, practices or events requiring physical strength, agility, flexibility, range of motion, speed or stamina and who is not affiliated with an amateur, educational or professional athletic organization or any association that sponsors athletic programs or events in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 669
  • Recreational enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to providing facilities or opportunities for recreation, culture, entertainment or tourism. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Recreational vehicle: includes motor homes, travel trailers, fifth-wheel trailers and folding camping trailers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Recreational vehicle dealer: means any person who sells or solicits or advertises the sale of new recreational vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • recycled materials: means materials that are composed in whole or in part of elements that are reused or reclaimed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 11221
  • Recycler: means a person engaged in the business of purchasing or acquiring salvage vehicles for the purpose of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Recycling: means the transforming or remanufacturing of an unwanted product or the unwanted product's components and by-products into usable or marketable materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1668
  • Referral: means the evaluation of information to identify needs or problems of the counselee and to determine the advisability of referral to other specialists, informing the counselee of that judgment, and communicating as requested or deemed appropriate with referral sources. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 1003
  • Refund anticipation check: means a check, stored value card or other payment mechanism representing the proceeds of the consumer's tax refund that was issued by a depository institution or other person that received a direct deposit of the consumer's tax refund or tax credit and for which the consumer has paid a fee or other consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8201
  • Refund anticipation loan: means a loan that is secured by or that the creditor arranges to be repaid directly or indirectly from the proceeds of the consumer's income tax refund or tax credits. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8201
  • Region: means an air quality region or regions established by the board pursuant to section 583. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Region: means a quasi-municipal corporation established by the Legislature to provide career and technical education to secondary students and middle school level students that is comprised of all the school administrative units within the geographical boundaries set forth for each career and technical education region in section 8451. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Regional greenhouse gas initiative: means the initiative referred to in the Memorandum of Understanding and the corresponding model rule that memorializes the ongoing cooperative effort by the State and other states to design and implement a regional carbon dioxide cap-and-trade program covering carbon dioxide emissions from electrical generating units in the signatory states. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Regional organization: means the entity that will manage the regional greenhouse gas initiative on a regional basis and with which the State contracts for related service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Regional school unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration as established pursuant to chapter 103-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Regional school unit board: means the board of directors that is the governing body with statutory powers and duties of a regional school unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Regional transmission organization: means the independent systems operator that administers and oversees the wholesale electricity markets in which the State participates. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Register: means to file in a tribunal of this State a support order or judgment determining parentage of a child issued in another state or foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Registered agent: means a commercial registered agent or a noncommercial registered agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Registered agent filing: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Registered establishment: means a person registered under section 2514-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Registered limited liability partnership: means a partnership formed pursuant to an agreement governed by the Uniform Partnership Act and registered under this Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 802-A
  • registered mail: when used in connection with any requirement for notice by mail shall mean either registered mail or certified mail. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Registered petitioners: means those registered voters residing in a single community water district or, in the case of a multiple community water system district-wide election, those registered voters residing in the multiple community water district who have accepted the responsibility of receiving notice concerning the filing of petitions pursuant to section 2655, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Registered weight: means the gross vehicle weight specified on the vehicle's registration certificate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Registering tribunal: means a tribunal in which a support order or judgment determining parentage of a child is registered. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Registrant: means a person who has registered any pesticide pursuant to the provisions of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Registrant: means the person who registers commercial fertilizer under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Registrant: means the person who registers plant or soil amendments under the provisions of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Registrant: means an employee leasing company that registers under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 651
  • Registration: means an approval or board action that authorizes a company to be a holding company of a company that holds or applies for a slot machine operator license, a casino operator license, a slot machine distributor license or a table game distributor license or of other persons required to be licensed under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Registration: means the registration certificate, plates and renewal devices pertaining to the registration of a vehicle, including temporary registered gross weight increases. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Registration: includes reregistration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Registration agent: means a nongovernmental entity authorized by the Secretary of State to conduct registration transactions on the bureau's behalf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Regular employer: means a person doing business in or operating a business in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2173
  • Regular interest: means interest at the rate set from time to time by the board in accordance with section 17156. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Related services: means special education transportation and such developmental, corrective and other related services, as defined by the commissioner, as are required to assist children with disabilities to benefit from their special education programs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Relative: means a family member related to the child within the 3rd degree through parentage established under Title 19-A, chapter 61 or any spouse of that family member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Removal of the child from home: means that the department or a court has taken a child out of the home of the parent, legal guardian or custodian without the permission of the parent or legal guardian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Rental payment: means a payment to be made by a consumer for the right of possession and use of rental property for a specific rental period, but does not include taxes imposed on such payment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Rental period: means a week, month or other specific period of time during which the consumer has a right to possess and use the property after making the rental payment and applicable tax payment for such period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Rental-purchase agreement: means an agreement for the use of personal property by an individual primarily for personal, family or household purposes for an initial period of 4 months or less that is automatically renewable with each payment after the initial period and that permits the consumer to become the owner of the property, but does not obligate or require the consumer to continue renting or using the property beyond the initial period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Repair: means the examination, maintenance, servicing, adjustment, improvement, replacement, removal or installation of a part of a motor vehicle, including, but not limited to, body work, painting and incidental services such as storage and towing, and excluding the sale of motor fuel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1801
  • Repair facility: means a motor vehicle repair facility offering services to the general public for compensation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1801
  • Report: means the State's social services report. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Represented entity: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Required debt service reserve: means the amount required to be on deposit in the reserve fund as prescribed by section 6006, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Required information: means the information that a limited partnership is required to maintain under section 1311. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Required minimum reserve: means the amount required to be on deposit in a capital reserve fund as prescribed by section 6006, subsection 1-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Rescue: means those services required to free or save persons from imminent injury or death due to accidents or other emergencies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • Research and development activities: means activities that directly or through capital investment support basic and applied scientific research and related commercial development funded by state appropriations and bond proceeds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13070-J
  • Reserve fund: means the Maine Municipal Bond Bank Reserve Fund created or established as provided in section 6006. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • residence: refer to an individual's place of domicile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Residence: means , with reference to a person's eligibility to receive career and technical education, the school administrative unit in which is located the legal residence of the person's parent if the person has not reached 18 years of age, the legal residence of the person after the person reaches 18 years of age or the legal residence of the person after the person becomes an emancipated minor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Residence: means , with reference to a person's eligibility to receive adult education, the school administrative unit in which is located the legal residence of the person's parent if the person has not reached 18 years of age, the legal residence of the person after the person reaches 18 years of age or the legal residence of the person after the person becomes an emancipated minor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Residence state: means the State of which the child is a resident by virtue of the residence of the adoptive parents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4172
  • Resident: means a person residing in a state institution or in any other institution which provides services which fall under the jurisdiction of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • Resident: means any person who lives in and receives services or care in a facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2524
  • Resident: means a citizen of the United States or an alien who has been domiciled in the State for one year who:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Resident: means a person who has declared or established residency in this State or has been domiciled in this State for a period of at least 30 days, except for persons in compliance with section 109, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • resident of the State: means a person who is domiciled in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Residential dwelling: means a room or group of rooms that form a single independent habitable unit for permanent occupation by one or more individuals that has facilities with permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking and sanitation, including common areas and appurtenant structures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Residential mortgage loan: means any loan primarily for personal, family or household use that is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust or other equivalent consensual security interest on a dwelling or residential real estate upon which is constructed or intended to be constructed a dwelling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Residential property: means real property located in this State that is used for residential dwelling purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2054
  • Resource family: means a person or persons who provide care to a child in the child welfare system and who are foster parents, permanency guardians, adoptive parents or members of the child's extended birth family. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Respondent: means a person against whom a proceeding has been commenced for enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1761
  • Responding tribunal: means the authorized tribunal in a responding state or foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Response costs: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Responsible parent: means the parent of a dependent child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Responsible party: means any one or more of the following persons:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1532
  • restoration to service: means acceptance of employment as either a state employee or a teacher. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Restricted payroll processor license: means a license that permits a payroll processor to prepare and file state or federal income withholding tax reports and unemployment insurance compensation reports, but does not permit the licensee to collect, hold or turn over to the State Tax Assessor or to federal tax authorities income withholding taxes or unemployment insurance contributions or to issue payroll checks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Retail dealer: shall mean any person who operates a service station, filling station, store, garage or other place of business for the sale of motor fuel for delivery into the service tank or tanks of any vehicle propelled by an internal combustion engine;
  • [ 1975, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8234
  • Retail food establishment: means a food establishment where food and food products are offered for sale to the consumer and intended for off-premise consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Retail vendor: includes a person who operates a store or who sells or attempts to sell to consumers at their homes or otherwise sells, displays, advertises, offers or has available for sale meat food products or poultry products at retail for purchase by consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Retailer: means a person engaged in the business of buying potatoes or rotation crops in wholesale or jobbing quantities and reselling the potatoes or rotation crops bought primarily to consumers through at least 5 retail outlets located within or without the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Retailer: means any person licensed by the bureau to engage in the purchase and resale of liquor in the original container or by the drink, for consumption on or off the premises where sold. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Retailer: means a person engaged in the business of buying licensed commodities in wholesale quantities and reselling the licensed commodities bought, primarily to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Retirement: means the termination of membership service with a retirement allowance granted under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • Retirement allowance: means the retirement payments to which a member is or may be entitled as provided in this Part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Retirement system: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System, established pursuant to Title 5, chapter 421. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Reuse: means a change in ownership of a product or component in a product for use in the same manner and purpose for which it was originally produced. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1668
  • reuse: means an alternative use of the base facility from its use as a military installation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Revenue Obligation Securities Program: means the program governed by subchapter III. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Revenues: means all fees, charges, money, profits, payments of principal of or interest on municipal securities and other investments, gifts, grants, contributions, appropriations and all other income derived or to be derived by the bank under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Revolving loan fund: means that revolving loan fund created under section 6006-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5903
  • Rideshare: means a program, activity or action in which a person uses that person's private vehicle to transport a person for a fee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • right of contribution: means any benefit provided by a person to a limited partnership in order to become a partner or in the person's capacity as a partner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • River herring: means the species Alosa pseudoharengus, commonly called alewife, and Alosa aestivalis, commonly called blueback herring. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Roadside spring: means any spring, well or other water diverted by pipes for the use of the public to obtain water by using containers or other methods, including but not limited to water being diverted and collected by a landowner by tiles, pipes, catch basins, buildings or other appurtenances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Rotation crop: means small grain, soybean or flax grown in rotation with potatoes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Roundwood: means logs, bolts and other round sections of wood as they are cut from a tree. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Rule: means a written statement by the interstate commission promulgated pursuant to section 18513 that is of general applicability; implements, interprets or prescribes a policy or provision of the compact or an organizational, procedural or practice requirement of the interstate commission; has the force and effect of statutory law in a member state; and includes the amendment, repeal or suspension of an existing rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • Rule: means a duly-adopted regulation of general applicability promulgated by the Bureau of Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Safer alternative: means an alternative that, when compared to a priority chemical that it could replace, would reduce the potential for harm to human health or the environment or that has not been shown to pose the same or greater potential for harm to human health or the environment as that priority chemical. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1646
  • Sale: means the issuance, transfer, agreement for transfer, exchange, pledge, hypothecation, mortgage in any form, whether by transfer in trust or otherwise, of any motor vehicle or interest therein or of any franchise related thereto; and any option, subscription or other contract, or solicitation looking to a sale, or offer or attempt to sell in any form, whether spoken or written. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Sale: means the issuance, transfer, agreement for transfer, exchange, pledge, hypothecation or mortgage in any form, whether by transfer in trust or otherwise, of any recreational vehicle or interest in a recreational vehicle or of any dealer agreement related to a recreational vehicle and any option, subscription or other contract, or solicitation looking to a sale, or any offer or attempt to sell in any form, whether spoken or written. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Sale: includes every contract of purchase or sale, contract to purchase or sell, purchase, sale and disposition of licensed commodities for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Sale: includes every contract of purchase or sale, contract to purchase or sell, purchase, sale and disposition of potatoes or rotation crops for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Sale of wood: means a transaction involving transfer of title to wood. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Salvage broker: means a person, firm or corporation engaged in buying, selling, distributing or warehousing any distressed merchandise, whether or not in combination with other merchandise, which does not operate a food salvage establishment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Salvage vehicle: means a vehicle that, by reason of its condition or circumstance, is declared a total loss by an insurer or owner or is transferred to a recycler or salvage dealer, or a vehicle for which a certificate of salvage has been issued. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • SARA: means the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, Public Law 99-499. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 225-A
  • Satellite facility: means any facility, automated device or electronic terminal established by a financial institution authorized to do business in this State or a credit union authorized to do business in this State at which an existing financial institution or credit union customer may initiate banking transactions, including, but not limited to, cash deposits to and withdrawals from that customer's account, cash advances on a preauthorized credit line, transfers between deposit or share accounts or payment transfers from the customer's account to accounts of other financial institution or credit union customers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Satellite program: means a program providing career and technical education to secondary students and middle school level students that is operated, under section 8403-A, by a school administrative unit affiliated with a center. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • SBIR program: means the small business innovation research program enacted pursuant to the federal Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982, Public Law 97-219, which provides funds to small businesses to conduct innovation research having commercial application. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2610
  • School: as used in this subchapter , means an institution or facility for the teaching of children or for the custodial care of children, whether public or private, which is regularly attended by such children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2301
  • School: means the Maine School of Science and Mathematics. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8203
  • school administrative unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration and includes only the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School administrative district: means a state-approved unit of school administration, composed of one or more municipalities which must provide public education to all public school students in the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School administrative unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration and includes a municipal school unit, school administrative district, community school district, regional school unit or any other municipal or quasi-municipal corporation responsible for operating or constructing public schools, except that it does not include a career and technical education region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School bus: means a:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2301
  • School committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a municipal school unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School union: means a union composed of school administrative units joined for the purpose of providing joint administrative services, including a joint superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School zone: means the portion of the public highway abutting improved school property or 300 feet on either side of a school entrance, whichever is greater, or as designated under section 2075, subsection 3, paragraph F. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • School-age persons: means all children up to the age of 18 years and persons 18 years and older who are enrolled in a state-approved program of primary or secondary education, as defined in Title 20-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2301
  • Scooter: means a device upon which a person may ride, consisting of a footboard between 2 end wheels, controlled by an upright steering handle attached to the front wheel and propelled by human power. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Scope of practice: means the extent of the authorization to provide health services or veterinary services granted to a health practitioner by a license issued to the practitioner in the state in which the principal part of the practitioner's services are rendered, including any conditions imposed by the licensing authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Scrap processor: means a person that is engaged in the business of scrapping salvage vehicles for the basic material in them but that is not engaged in the business of selling parts or rebuilding or repairing salvage vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Secondary mortgage market participant: includes an individual investor in a mortgage-backed security only if that investor is also a guarantor, issuer, underwriter or issuer of the mortgage-backed security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • Secondary mortgage market participant: means a guarantor or insurer of mortgage-backed securities, or an underwriter or issuer of mortgage-backed securities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 252
  • Secondary school: means that portion of a school that provides instruction in any combination of grades 9 through 12. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Secondary standards: means the physical standards which are traceable to the primary standards through comparison, using acceptable laboratory procedures and used in the enforcement of weights and measures laws and regulations;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Secretary of State: means the Secretary of State for this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Secretary of State: means the Secretary of State or the Secretary of State's deputy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • Sector: means one of the 5 sectors identified in the climate change action plan adopted by the Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers in August 2001. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • security: means a note, bond, interim certificate, debenture or other evidence of indebtedness, including any recovery zone facility bond or qualified energy conservation bond, payment of which is secured by a pledge of revenues, as provided in section 1045-A or 1065, or by assignment or pledge of other eligible collateral. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Security agreement: means a written agreement that reserves or creates a security interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Security interest: means an interest in a vehicle reserved or created by agreement and that secures payment or performance of an obligation, including, but not limited to, the interest of a lessor under a lease intended as security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Seed dealer: means a person who cleans, processes, sells or offers for sale a genetically engineered plant part, seed or plant in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Seine: means an ordinary commercial-type minnow seine, not exceeding 1,200 square feet, used vertically to enclose baitfish when its ends are brought together or drawn ashore. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • sell: means any transfer or delivery of liquor for a consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • sell: means any transfer or delivery of fireworks to a person for consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Sell: means to sell, offer, negotiate or advertise to sell, display for sale, exchange or otherwise transfer for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Seller: means any person who sells or contracts to sell potatoes or rotation crops in the regular course of business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Seller: means any person who sells a used motor vehicle to a dealer, including, but not limited to, individuals, other new or used motor vehicle dealers, motor vehicle manufacturers and insurance companies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • Semiautonomous state agency: means an agency created by an act of the Legislature that is not a part of the Executive Department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Semitrailer: includes , but is not limited to, so-called pole dollies and pole dickeys and wheels commonly used as a support for the ends of logs or other long articles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Sending school: means any school administrative unit that has a student in attendance at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8203
  • Separation zone: means an area that surrounds a clear-cut and separates it from other clear-cuts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.
  • Serious harm: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Serious harm: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Serious injury: means serious physical injury or impairment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Service corporation: means a corporation, limited liability company or limited partnership substantially all the activities of which consist of originating, purchasing, selling and servicing loans and participation interests therein; or clerical, bookkeeping, accounting and statistical or similar functions related to a financial institution or real estate activities; or management, personnel, marketing or investment counseling related to a financial institution or real estate activities; or establishing or operating one or more satellite facilities; or any activity authorized by the superintendent by rule or order that has been authorized under federal law for service corporations owned or controlled by national banks, federally chartered savings and loan associations, federally chartered savings banks or federally chartered credit unions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Service credit: means credit received for creditable service as defined under subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • services: when used in this chapter, means any and all window cleaning services, elevator repair and maintenance services, laundry service, linen supply service, dry cleaning service, janitor service, floor maintenance service, rubbish and garbage disposal service, tree surgeon service, all types of office machine repair and maintenance service, exterminator service, refrigerator repair and maintenance service and oil burner repair and maintenance service when any such service is performed by an independent contractor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 11221
  • Set line: means a line extending into the water and rigged to catch fish that has one end secured to the shore or to a fixed or buoyant object and that is not personally attended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Sewage: means the water-carried wastes created in and carried or to be carried away from any structure together with any surface or ground water or household and industrial waste that is present. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Sewer system: includes both sewers and sewage disposal systems and all property, rights, easements and franchises relating to those sewers and sewage disposal systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Sewers: means and includes mains, pipes and laterals for the reception of sewage and carrying that sewage to an outfall or some part of a sewage disposal system, including pumping stations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Share account: includes , but is not limited to, accounts such as share, share draft and term share accounts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Share loan: means an agreement entered into by a member and a lender to finance the member's acquisition of the member's cooperative interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Shareholder: means the person in whose name the units into which proprietary interests in a corporation are divided are registered in the records of the corporation or the beneficiary owner of such units to the extent of the rights granted by a nominee certificate on file with a corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1091
  • Shipping container: means a container used or intended for use in packaging a livestock product or poultry product packed in an immediate container. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Shop supplies: means small parts and materials used or consumed in the process of repair, including, but not limited to, nuts and bolts, electrical wire, rags, tape, brake cleaners and other items maintained as inventory. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1801
  • Sign: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Sign: means , with the present intent to authenticate or adopt a record:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Sign: means , with the intent to authenticate or adopt a record, to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Signatory: means an individual who signs a record and is bound by its terms. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • signature: includes any manual, facsimile, conformed or electronic signature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 802-A
  • Significant hazard potential dam: means a dam assigned the significant hazard potential classification where failure or misoperation results in no probable loss of human life but can cause major economic loss, environmental damage or disruption of lifeline facilities or affect other concerns. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1045
  • Significantly vary: means to change, modify, add to, subtract from, substitute or otherwise change a proposal or invitation to bid to an extent that may affect the price of goods or services requested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Simplified employee pension plan: means a simplified employee pension plan that is in compliance with the provisions of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended, as these provisions relate to simplified employee pension plans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4805
  • Single community water district: means a municipality served in whole or in part by a water system which serves no other municipalities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Single-axle unit: means one axle, or 2 axles less than 4 feet apart as measured from axle center to axle center. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Single-baited hook: means a single baited apparatus designed to catch only one fish at a time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Sinking fund: means a fund created for the purpose of paying a debt. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Site: includes all structures, appurtenances, improvements, equipment, machinery, containers, tanks and conveyances on the site. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1532
  • Skater: means a person in a roller-skating rink for the purpose of skating. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1567
  • Ski area: means the ski slopes and trails, adjoining skiable terrain, areas designated by the ski area operator to be used for skiing as defined by section 15217, subsection 1, paragraph B and passenger tramways administered or operated as a single enterprise within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1002
  • Ski area operator: means a person or organization having operational responsibility for a ski area, including an agency or a political subdivision of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1002
  • Skier: means any person who engages in any of the activities described in section 15217, subsection 1, paragraph B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1002
  • Slot machine: means any mechanical, electrical or electronic device, contrivance or machine or other device, contrivance or machine that is available to play upon insertion of money or a token, credit or similar object or thing of value, the play of which by the element of chance may deliver or entitle the person playing the device, contrivance or machine to receive cash, tokens or credits to be exchanged for cash, merchandise or anything of value, whether the payoff is made automatically from the device, contrivance or machine or in any other manner, and includes progressive electronic gaming devices with a payoff that increases as the electronic gaming device is played. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Slot machine distributor: means a person who is licensed under this chapter to distribute slot machines and associated equipment for use in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Slot machine facility: means a facility, not including a casino, at which a slot machine operator operates slot machines. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Slot machine operator: means a person, not including a casino operator, who is licensed under this chapter to operate slot machines and associated equipment in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Small brewery: means a facility that is brewing, lagering and kegging, bottling or packaging its own malt liquor, not to exceed 50,000 gallons per year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Small distillery: means a distiller that produces distilled spirits in an amount that does not exceed 50,000 gallons per year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Small enterprise: means a person licensed under section 2514 that processes 20,000 birds or fewer in a calendar year and that elects to operate under an exemption pursuant to section 2517-C, subsection 1-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Small winery: means a facility that is fermenting, aging and bottling its own wine, not to exceed 50,000 gallons per year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Snagging: means to fish by manipulating a hook or hooks in such a manner as to pierce or snag the fish in a part of the body other than the mouth. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Social service: means any children's, youth, adult or elderly service and substance use disorder, community action, developmental disability, home-heating assistance, juvenile, mental health, intellectual disability, older Americans, poverty, rehabilitation, transportation, weatherization or other social service that may be defined in the future and that is operated by the departments or the division utilizing state-administered funds, including related health and medical services and income supplementation programs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • Social service: means any social services program funded in whole or in part through an agreement issued by the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-M
  • Sociological composition: means the reflection of broad social and economic characteristics of the communities in which a mutual financial institution derives a substantial part of its deposit and loan business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Soil amendment: means any product distributed consisting of a soil-amending ingredient and other ingredients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Soil-amending ingredient: means any substance which is intended to improve the chemical, biological or physical characteristics of the soil, except commercial fertilizers, plant-amending ingredients, agricultural liming materials, unmanipulated animal and vegetable manures, pesticides and other like material, exempted by rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Solar clothes-drying device: means a clothes line, drying rack or other equipment used for solar drying of clothing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2054
  • Solar energy device: means a solar collector or solar clothes-drying device. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2054
  • Solid waste: means useless, unwanted or discarded solid material with insufficient liquid content to be free-flowing, including, but not limited to, rubbish, garbage, refuse-derived fuel, scrap materials, junk, refuse, inert fill material and landscape refuse, but not including hazardous waste, biomedical waste, septic tank sludge or agricultural wastes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Special mobile equipment: includes , but is not limited to, road construction or maintenance machinery, ditch-digging apparatus, stone crushers, air compressors, power shovels, cranes, graders, rollers, trucks used only to plow snow and for other duties pertaining to winter maintenance, including sanding and salting, well drillers and wood-sawing equipment or similar types of equipment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Special deputy: means a person appointed under section 382 who may exercise the powers of a deputy only when a state of war or emergency exists. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 351
  • Special education: means specially designed instruction, at no cost to parents, to meet the unique needs of children with disabilities, as defined by the commissioner, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Special education facility: means a public or private school, or portion of a public or private school, intended for use in meeting the educational and related needs of children with disabilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • special education program: is a full-time or part-time educational program designed to provide an equal educational opportunity to children with disabilities through the delivery of special education services by qualified individuals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Special equipment: means equipment that is drawn by a motor vehicle and that is not designed or used to convey property other than hand tools or parts used in connection with the operation of that equipment, including, but not limited to, air compressors, conveyors, cement mixers, wood splitting or sawing machines, sprayers, compactors, pumps, drills and brush chippers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Special mobile equipment: means a motor vehicle with permanently mounted equipment not designed or used primarily for the transportation of persons or property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Special school district: means a school district created by private and special law for the purpose of constructing or adding to school buildings, but which does not have the authority or responsibility for operating public schools. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Speculative industrial building: means a building of flexible design and suitable for commercial use, for which the construction or carrying costs or both are financed through this subchapter for the purpose of creating new jobs in a municipality resulting from the sale or lease of the building. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Spirits: means any liquor produced by distillation or, if produced by any other process, strengthened or fortified by the addition of distilled spirits of any kind. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Sporting dogs: means sporting dogs as defined by the American Kennel Club, including pointers, retrievers, setters, spaniels, Vizslas, Weimaraners and wirehaired pointing griffons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Spouse: means the person currently legally married to a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Spruce budworm: means the insect of the species known as Choristoneura fumiferana, Clem. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Spruce budworm timber harvesting standards: means standards for presalvage and salvage harvesting of spruce and fir stands vulnerable to and subject to spruce budworm damage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Stabilization fund: means the Maine Budget Stabilization Fund established in this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4981
  • standard cord: when used in connection with sawdust chips, bark or shavings means the volume contained in 128 cubic feet at the time of sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • standard cord: means the cubic foot measurement of 4 foot long wood, ranked and well stowed, and stacked 4 feet wide, 4 feet high and 8 feet long, or its equivalent, which stack measure contains 128 cubic feet of wood, bark and air space. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Standards: means criteria and rules of the department that are to be met before and during operation of any treatment facility or treatment program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • State: has the meaning set forth in Title 14, section 8102, subsection 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1611
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States or a Canadian province that is a party to the International Emergency Management Assistance Compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 291-A
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • State: means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands or a territory or possession of or administered by the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4172
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • state: includes an Indian nation or tribe. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • State: means any state, commonwealth, district or territory of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • State: means a state, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or a province of the Dominion of Canada. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • state: means any state, territory or possession of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia or a province of the Dominion of Canada. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1551
  • State - administered funds: means all General Fund money, dedicated funds, federal funds, fees, grants, 3rd-party reimbursements, vendor payments or other funds or revenues available for expenditure by the departments or the division in support of the provision of a social service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-H
  • State administrative agency: means the department that has been approved or conditionally approved to carry out the state plan for enforcement of the standards pursuant to section 623 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383, 42 United States Code, Section 5422 and 24 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 3282, Subpart G. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3354
  • State agency: means an agency of State Government as defined in section 8002, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5953
  • State agency: means each state board, commission, department, program, office or institution, educational or otherwise, of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1750
  • State agency: means any body of State Government authorized by law to adopt rules, to issue licenses or to take final action in adjudicatory proceedings, including, but not limited to, every authority, board, bureau, commission, department or officer of the State Government so authorized; but the term does not include the Governor, courts, University of Maine System, Maine Maritime Academy, school districts, special purpose districts or municipalities, counties or other political subdivisions of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5230
  • State agency: shall mean each department and agency of State Government required to comply with chapter 149, except that the term "state agency" shall not include the University of Maine System or the Maine Maritime Academy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5725
  • state authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5002
  • State board: means the State Board of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • State dam inspector: means an inspector appointed or hired under section 1117. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1045
  • State data custodian: means any branch, agency or instrumentality of State Government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • State employee: means any regular classified or unclassified officer or employee in a department, any employee of the Maine Community College System except those who make the election provided under Title 20-A, section 12722, any employee of the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf except as provided in Title 20-A, section 7407, subsection 3-A, any employee of the Maine Military Authority, any employee of the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority, any employee of the Maine Port Authority, any employee of the Efficiency Maine Trust who on June 30, 2009 is an employee of the Public Utilities Commission energy efficiency or renewable energy programs who elects to remain a state employee, any employee of the Efficiency Maine Trust who accepts employment with the Efficiency Maine Trust prior to July 1, 2010 who was a state employee immediately prior to accepting such employment who elects to remain a state employee and any employee transferred from the Division of Higher Education Services to the Finance Authority of Maine who elects to be treated as a state employee, but does not include:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • State funds: means bond revenues and General Fund money appropriated by the Legislature for the purposes of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • State institution: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-B Sec. 1001
  • State licensed agency: means an institution or facility licensed by the State to provide education, emotional or mental health services, alcohol or drug rehabilitation, boarding care or other child care services to a person between the ages of 5 and 20 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • State of principal license: means a member state where a physician holds a license to practice medicine and that has been designated as the state of principal license by the physician for purposes of registration and participation in the compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1303
  • State paper: means the newspaper designated by the Legislature, in which advertisements and notices are required to be published. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • State public body: means any city, town, district or other political subdivision of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • State tax increment: means the net annual gain, if any, in sales tax paid as a result of taxable events occurring within a state tax increment financing district and the net annual gain, if any, in state income taxes withheld as a result of wages paid for labor performed within the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • State tax increment financing district: means a type of tax increment financing district, or portion of a district, that uses state tax increment financing under section 5242. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • State valuation: means the value certified to the Secretary of State as provided in Title 36, section 305, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Statement: means a statement of dissociation under section 1074, a statement of dissolution under section 1085, a statement of merger under section 1097, a statement electing to be governed by this chapter prior to July 1, 2006 or an amendment or cancellation of any of the foregoing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • Statement of authority: means a statement described in section 1542, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stay: means the temporary suspension of a contract or grant award pending an appeal under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12051
  • Sterilization: means a medical or surgical procedure, the purpose of which is to render an individual permanently incapable of procreation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2357
  • Stewardship organization: means a corporation, nonprofit organization or other legal entity created by a producer or group of producers to implement a product stewardship program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1668
  • Stinger-steered autotransporter: means a combination vehicle consisting of a tractor and semitrailer designed and used specifically for the transport of motor vehicles that has the 5th wheel located on a drop frame located behind and below the rearmost axle of the power unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Street rod: means a replica of or a modified antique auto manufactured prior to 1949 that complies with standards adopted by the Chief of the State Police. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Structure: means any object of a significant nature constructed or erected with a fixed location on or in the ground, or attached to something having a fixed location or in the ground, which may include, but is not limited to, buildings, mobile homes, walls, fences, billboards, signs, piers and floats. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1363
  • Stumpage: means standing timber. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Subdistrict: means a geographic area which is a subdivision of a school administrative district for election purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subscription agreement: means a written agreement between a prospective member and a cooperative affordable housing corporation for the purchase and sale of a cooperative interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Subsidiary: means any corporation or company, all or any part of whose outstanding equity securities are owned, subject to a power or right of control, or held, with power to vote, by a holding company or intermediary company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Subsidiary: means a corporation, partnership, business trust, association or similar organization, all of which are referred to in this subsection as "another company" owned or controlled by a financial institution or financial institution holding company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Substance use prevention: means all facilities, programs or services relating to substance use control, education, rehabilitation, research, training and treatment, including reinforcing health behaviors and lifestyles and reducing risks contributing to alcohol, tobacco and other drug misuse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Successor manufacturer: means any manufacturer that succeeds, or assumes any part of the business of, another manufacturer, referred to as the "predecessor manufacturer" as the result of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Sucker: means only the species Catostomus commersoni (white sucker) and the species Catostomus catostomus (longnose sucker). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Sunrise: means the time computed and established for sunrise for Bangor, Maine, by the Nautical Almanac Office of the United States Naval Observatory, converted to the legal standard of time in force in this State on that day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Sunset: means the time computed and established for sunset for Bangor, Maine, by the Nautical Almanac Office of the United States Naval Observatory, converted to the legal standard of time in force in this State on that day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Superintendent: means the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 651
  • Superintendent: means the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Superintendent: means the person in a school administrative unit or school union appointed and having the authority and responsibility under this Title and other applicable statutes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Supplier of water: means any person who controls, owns or generally manages a public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Support enforcement agency: means a public official or agency authorized to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Support order: means a judgment, decree or order, whether temporary, final or subject to modification, issued by a court or an administrative agency of competent jurisdiction for the support and maintenance of a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state, or a child and the parent with whom the child is living, that provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages or reimbursement and may include related costs and fees, interest and penalties, income withholding, attorney's fees and other relief. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Support order: means a judgment, decree, order, decision or directive, whether temporary, final or subject to modification, issued in a state or foreign country for the benefit of a child, a spouse or a former spouse, that provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages, retroactive support or reimbursement for financial assistance provided to an individual obligee in place of child support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Surviving organization: means an organization into which one or more other organizations are merged whether the organization preexisted the merger or was created by the merger. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Surviving organization: means an organization into which one or more other organizations are merged. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1431
  • Surviving spouse: means the spouse alive at the time of the death of the member or former member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Suspicious child death: means the death of a child under circumstances in which there is reasonable cause to suspect that abuse or neglect was a cause of or factor contributing to the child's death. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Sustained yield: means the achievement and maintenance in perpetuity of a high-level regular periodic output of the various renewable resources of the nonreserved public lands without impairing the productivity of the land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 384
  • Swap counterparty: means a person who is a party to an interest rate swap agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • System: means the Maine Community College System, established by chapter 431. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9000
  • System: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17431
  • Table game: means a card game, dice game or other game of chance, including, but not limited to, blackjack, poker, dice, craps, roulette, baccarat, money wheels, wheel of fortune or any electronic facsimile of such a game located in a casino. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Table game distributor: means a person who is licensed under this chapter to distribute table games and associated equipment for use in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Tandem-axle unit: means 2 or more axles at least 4 feet and not more than 8 feet apart, as measured from axle center to axle center of the extreme axles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • tank: means any aboveground container, less than 10% of the capacity of which is beneath the surface of the ground, that is used or intended to be used for the storage or supply of oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Tank vehicle: means a commercial motor vehicle that is designed to transport liquid or gaseous materials within a tank or tanks having an individual rated capacity of more than 119 gallons and an aggregated rated capacity of 1,000 gallons or more that is either permanently or temporarily attached to the vehicle or the chassis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Targeted technologies: means biotechnology, aquaculture and marine technology, composite materials technology, environmental technology, advanced technologies for forestry and agriculture, information technology and precision manufacturing technology. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2610
  • Targeted technologies: means biotechnology, aquaculture and marine technology, composite materials technology, environmental technology, advanced technologies for forestry and agriculture, information technology and precision manufacturing technology. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Tax increment: means real and personal property taxes assessed by a municipality or plantation, in excess of any state, county or special district tax, upon the increased assessed value of property in the development district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Tax increment: means real property taxes assessed by a municipality, in excess of any state, county or special district tax, upon the increased assessed value of property in the affordable housing development district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Tax increment financing district: means a type of development district, or portion of a district, that uses tax increment financing under section 5227. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Tax increment financing district: means a type of development district, or portion of a district, that uses tax increment financing under section 5227. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5241
  • Tax shifts: means the effect on a municipality's or plantation's state revenue sharing, education subsidies and county tax obligations that results from the designation of a tax increment financing district and the capture of increased assessed value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Tax shifts: means the effect on a municipality's state revenue sharing, education subsidies and county tax obligations that results from the designation of an affordable housing development district and the capture of increased assessed value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Tax year: means the period of time beginning on April 1st and ending on the succeeding March 31st. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Tax year: means the period of time beginning on April 1st and ending on the succeeding March 31st. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5246
  • Taxicab: means a sedan, station wagon or minivan used for hire, with a driver, that has a seating capacity of fewer than 5 persons behind the driver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Teacher: includes a person who is on a one-year leave of absence from a position as a teacher and is participating in the education of prospective teachers by teaching and supervising students enrolled in college-level teacher preparation programs in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • technical submissions: includes the preliminary studies, plans, designs, drawings, specifications and contract documents, as well as other documents, prepared in the course of practicing architecture or landscape architecture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 220
  • Technology transfer: means the disclosure, protection and licensing of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2610
  • Technology use agreement: means an agreement between a manufacturer and a farmer that controls the right to plant a given genetically engineered plant part, seed or plant on a specific area of land for a certain period of time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Telecommunications: means , but is not limited to, the process of transmitting and receiving any information, including voice, data and video, by any medium, including wire, microwave, fiberoptics, radio, laser and satellite. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • test: means a test or tests used to determine alcohol level or the presence of a drug or drug metabolite by analysis of blood, breath or urine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: is a ny form of evidence received by an investigating committee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 256
  • This subchapter: means the "Uniform Agricultural Cooperative Association Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Threatened species: means a species of fish or wildlife that has been determined by the commissioner as likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range and that is listed as a state threatened species under section 12803, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Thrift institution: means a savings bank or a savings and loan association organized under the prior laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Timber harvesting: means the cutting or removal of timber for the primary purpose of selling or processing forest products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Timber harvesting activities: means timber harvesting, the construction and maintenance of roads used primarily for timber harvesting, the mining of gravel used for the construction and maintenance of roads used primarily for timber harvesting and other activities conducted to facilitate timber harvesting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Time share: means a time-share estate or a time-share license. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Time-share estate: means any interest in a unit or any of several units under which the exclusive right of use, possession or occupancy of the unit circulates among the various time-share owners in the unit in accordance with a fixed time schedule on a periodically recurring basis for periods of time established by the schedule coupled with a freehold estate or an estate for years in a time-share property or a specified portion thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Time-share instrument: means one or more documents, by whatever name denominated, creating or regulating time shares. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Time-share license: means a right to occupy a unit or any of several units during 3 or more separated time periods over a period of at least 3 years, including renewal options, not coupled with a freehold estate or an estate for years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Time-share owner: means a person who is an owner or co-owner of a time share other than as security for an obligation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Time-share property: means one or more time-share units subject to the same time-share instrument, together with any other real estate or rights appurtenant to those units. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Time-share unit: means a unit in which time shares exist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Tobacco product: means any product that is made from or derived from tobacco, or that contains nicotine, that is intended for human consumption or is likely to be consumed, whether smoked, heated, chewed, absorbed, dissolved, inhaled or ingested by any other means, including, but not limited to, a cigarette, a cigar, a hookah, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff or snus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Tobacco products: means any form of tobacco and any material or device used in the smoking, chewing or other form of tobacco consumption, including cigarette papers and pipes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Total capital: means the sum of capital, as defined in subsection 6, plus capital notes and debentures, other instruments approved by the superintendent and the allowance for loan losses or other similar reserves. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Total loss: means a vehicle that is transferred to an insurer due to damage, destruction or theft, or a vehicle determined by an owner to have no marketable value other than the value of the basic material and parts used in the construction of the vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Total of payments to acquire ownership: includes any initial administrative fee, the total of all rental payments and taxes, but does not include delivery charges, late charges, payment pick-up fees or any optional charges or fees that meet the requirements of section 11-111, subsection 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Total of payments to acquire ownership: means the total of all charges payable by the consumer to acquire ownership of the rental property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Tow-away transporter combination: means a combination of vehicles, with a combined gross weight not exceeding 26,000 pounds, consisting of a truck or truck and tractor and 2 trailers or semitrailers, which do not carry property and constitute inventory property of a manufacturer, distributor or dealer of such trailers or semitrailers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Town: includes cities and plantations, unless otherwise expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Toxic: means any substance other than a radioactive substance, which has the inherent capacity to produce bodily injury or illness to man through ingestion, inhalation or absorption through any body surface. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Toxic chemical: means a chemical that has been identified as a chemical of concern pursuant to section 1693 or a chemical the use or release of which is subject to reporting under the SARA, Title III, Section 312 or 313. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 225-A
  • Tractor: means a motor vehicle used primarily off the highway for farming, forestry or other similar types of activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, bicycles and other conveyances either singly or together using public way for travel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Traffic control device: means a sign, a signal, a marking or a device placed or erected by a public body or official to regulate, warn or guide traffic. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Traffic infraction: means any violation of any provision of this Title, or of any rules established under this Title, not expressly defined as a crime or as a civil violation and otherwise not punishable by incarceration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Trail easement: means a nonpossessory interest of a holder in real property for the purposes of creating and maintaining a trail for use by the general public:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2062
  • Trailer: means a vehicle without motive power, designed to carry persons or property and to be drawn by a motor vehicle, not operated on railroad tracks, and so constructed that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Trailer dealer: means a dealer whose primary business is the buying and selling of new or used trailers or semitrailers, or both. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Training manager: means the individual responsible for administering a training program and monitoring the performance of principal instructors and guest instructors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1508
  • Tramway: includes the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1002
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transfer: includes an assignment, conveyance, lease, mortgage, deed and encumbrance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1001
  • Transfer: includes an assignment, conveyance, deed, bill of sale, lease, mortgage, security interest, encumbrance, gift and transfer by operation of law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Transfer: includes an assignment, conveyance, deed, bill of sale, lease, mortgage, security interest, encumbrance, gift and transfer by operation of law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Transfer: includes , but is not limited to, a transfer under the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act, but does not include testamentary transfers, which are outside the scope of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1905-A
  • Transfer trauma: means the combination of medical and psychological reactions to abrupt physical transfer that may increase the risk of grave illness or death. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2524
  • Transferable interest: means a partner's right to receive distributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Transferable interest: means the right, as originally associated with a person's capacity as a member, to receive distributions from a limited liability company in accordance with the limited liability company agreement, whether or not the person remains a member or continues to own any part of the right. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Transferee: means a person to which all or part of a transferable interest has been transferred, whether or not the transferor is a partner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1302
  • Transferee: means a person to which all or part of a transferable interest has been transferred, whether or not the transferor is a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Transient customer: means a customer who is temporarily traveling through an area of sales responsibility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Transit: means transportation systems in which people are conveyed by means other than their own vehicles, including, but not limited to, bus systems, street cars, light rail and other rail systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Transit-oriented development: means a type of development that links land use with transit facilities to support and be supported by a transit system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Transit-oriented development district: means a tax increment financing district consisting of a transit-oriented development area or a transit-oriented development corridor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5222
  • Transmission and distribution utility: means a transmission and distribution utility as defined in Title 35-A, section 3201, subsection 6, 12 or 16. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1101
  • Trap: means a device that is designed primarily to catch or hold wild animals, including, but not limited to, a foothold trap, a killer-type trap, a cage-type trap or a snare. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Treatment: means the same as "care" as defined in subsection 2, for the purposes of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2553
  • Treatment: means the broad range of emergency, outpatient, intermediate and inpatient services and care, including career counseling, diagnostic evaluation, employment, health, medical, psychiatric, psychological, recreational, rehabilitative, social service care, treatment and vocational services, that may be extended to a drug user, a person with substance use disorder or a person in need of assistance due to the use of a dependency-related drug. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Treatment program: means any program or service, or portion of a program or service, sponsored under the auspices of a public or private nonprofit agency providing services especially designed for the treatment of those persons listed in subsection 22. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Tree and shrub seeds: shall include the seeds of woody plants commonly known and sold as tree and shrub seeds in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Tri-axle semitrailer: means a semitrailer that contains one tri-axle unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Tri-axle unit: means 3 axles more than 8 feet and less than 12 feet apart, as measured between the centers of the first and 3rd axles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Tribe: means an Indian tribe or band or an Alaskan Native village recognized by federal law or formally acknowledged by a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Tribunal: means a court, administrative agency or quasi-judicial entity authorized to establish, enforce or modify support orders or to determine parentage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • tribunal of this State: means the District Court or the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Tributary: means a brook, stream or river flowing directly or indirectly into a lake, pond or another brook, stream or river. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Tributary stream: means a channel between defined banks and associated flood plain wetlands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1363
  • Trip ticket: means the form used to identify the origin and destination of a truckload of wood. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Troll: means to fish by trailing a line rigged to catch fish behind a watercraft being propelled by mechanical, wind or manual power. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Trolley trailer: means a trailer equipped with permanent seats that face forward, are parallel to each other and have devices at each end to prevent a passenger from falling from the trailer when it is in motion. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Truck: means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily to carry property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Truck camper: means a slide-in camper designed to be mounted on a truck body to provide temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, travel or other use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Truck tractor: means a motor vehicle designed and used exclusively to draw other vehicles and not constructed to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and the load drawn. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • True owner: means a person who holds title to a coastal island which is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1919
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Trustor: The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • uncontrolled site: means an area or location, whether or not licensed, at which hazardous substances are or were handled or otherwise came to be located, if it is concluded by the commissioner that the site poses a threat or hazard to the health, safety or welfare of any person or to the natural environment and that action under this chapter is necessary to abate, clean up or mitigate that threat or hazard. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1532
  • Under age: means under the age of 18. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Under the influence of intoxicants: means being under the influence of alcohol, a drug other than alcohol, a combination of drugs or a combination of alcohol and drugs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Underground oil storage facility: means any tank, together with associated piping and dispensing facilities, 10% or more of which is located beneath the surface of the ground and not on or above a floor in such a manner that it may be readily inspected, located at a single location and used, formerly used or intended to be used for the marketing and distribution of oil, petroleum products or their by-products to persons or entities other than the owner of the facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Underground oil storage facility: has the meaning set out in section 562-A, subsection 21. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1558
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Uniform location agreement: means a written agreement in a form prescribed by the board between a slot machine operator or casino operator and a slot machine distributor or table game distributor that governs the terms and conditions of that agreement, including the placement of slot machines or table games on the premises of the slot machine operator or casino operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1603
  • Union committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school union. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Unique identifier: means a number or other identifier assigned by protocols established by the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Unit: means a portion of the cooperative property leased for exclusive occupancy by a member under a proprietary lease or leased to a tenant by lease agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5223
  • Unit: means a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Unit: means a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Unit: means real property or a portion thereof designated for separate use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1764
  • Unit of local government: means a municipality, county, plantation, unorganized territory or Indian tribe. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Universal bank: means an investor-owned institution or a mutual financial institution authorized by its organizational documents to exercise all the powers granted in Part 4 and includes a trust company, a savings bank and a savings and loan association chartered by special act of the Legislature, established prior to October 1, 1975 or established pursuant to this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Unpackaged biosolids: means biosolids distributed in a loose, unpackaged form in an unsealed container, including, but not limited to, a tote bag, tote tank, bin, tank, trailer, spreader truck, railcar and pickup truck bed or other container provided by the final user solely for transport of the material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Unwanted product: means a product that is no longer wanted by its owner or that has been abandoned or discarded or is intended to be discarded by its owner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1668
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Use: means to manufacture, process or otherwise use a priority toxic chemical or to use a product or material that contains a priority toxic chemical if so designated by the department in rules adopted under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 225-A
  • Useable as human food: refers to a livestock or poultry carcass or part or product of a livestock or poultry carcass, unless it is denatured or otherwise identified as required by rules prescribed by the commissioner to deter its use as human food or as naturally inedible by humans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Used car dealer: means a dealer whose primary business is the buying and selling of used motor vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Used motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle that either has been once registered or is not covered by a manufacturer's new car warranty. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • Used motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle that has been registered at least once or is not covered by a manufacturer's new car warranty. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • User: means one or more persons acting as lessee, purchaser, mortgagor or borrower under a financial document. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • valid permit: means a license or permit lawfully obtained in the licensee's or permittee's name and signed by that person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Value: means fair market value as of the date of the attachment or, in a proceeding under the United States Code, Title 11, the date of the filing of the petition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 4421
  • Value-added: means that an enhancement to a product or service that increases the value or marketability of the product or service has been applied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Vegetable seeds: shall include the seeds of those crops which are grown in gardens or on truck farms and are generally known and sold under the name of vegetable seeds in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Vehicle: means a device for conveyance of persons or property on a way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Vehicle: means a vehicle, as defined in section 101, or the body or chassis of any vehicle that is to be dismantled, scrapped or rebuilt. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Vehicle auction: means selling a vehicle by bidding at a public or private sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Vehicle auction business: means a business that operates a vehicle auction for gain or compensation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 851
  • Vehicle history report: means a written or electronic report, record or document that describes or provides information on the service history of a vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8602-A
  • Vendor: means a person who makes a sale of property by means of a land installment contract or his successor in interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1762
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Verified complaint: means a writing signed by a person, who, under oath, swears that he has reason to believe that a person required to be licensed under this Article has violated one or more of the provisions of this Article or of the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, setting forth a short and plain statement of the allegations which are the basis for such belief. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Veteran: means any person who served in the United States Armed Forces and was not dishonorably discharged. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Veterinary services: means the provision of treatment, care, advice or guidance or other services or supplies related to the health or death of an animal or to animal populations, to the extent necessary to respond to an emergency, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Violation of legislative ethics: means a violation of the prohibitions in section 1014 or 1015. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 1365
  • Volunteer health practitioner: means a health practitioner who provides health services or veterinary services while an emergency declaration is in effect, whether or not the practitioner receives compensation for those services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1010
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Vulnerable user: means a person on a public way who is more vulnerable to injury than a person in an automobile, truck or other similar motor vehicle and includes, but is not limited to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Warrant: means an order issued by a court authorizing law enforcement officers to take physical custody of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1732
  • Warrantor: means a person, firm, corporation or business entity, including a manufacturer or supplier, that provides a written warranty to the customer in connection with a new recreational vehicle or parts, accessories or components of a new recreational vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7407
  • Waste: means refuse, garbage, rubbish, trash or unwanted or discarded materials of any kind and source. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1105
  • Waste motor oil: means any lubricating oil classified for use in an internal combustion engine, transmission, gear box, differential or hydraulics for a motor vehicle, a boat, an off-highway recreational vehicle, commercial or household power equipment, earth-moving equipment, special equipment or special mobile equipment, as defined in Title 29-A, section 101, subsections 69 and 70, that through use, storage or handling has become unsuitable for its original purpose due to the presence of impurities or the loss of original properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Waste motor oil disposal site: means the following 4 sites where waste motor oil was stored and that are now contaminated and subject to such response action requirements as the Department of Environmental Protection or the United States Environmental Protection Agency may impose according to applicable law:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Waste oil: means a petroleum-based oil that, through use or handling, has become unsuitable for its original purpose due to the presence of impurities or the loss of original properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Waste oil: includes mixtures of waste oil and water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Waste oil disposal site: means the Portland-Bangor Waste Oil Services Site in Plymouth designated by the Department of Environmental Protection as an uncontrolled hazardous substance site. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Waterway: means the St. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1421
  • Way: means the entire width between boundary lines of a road, highway, parkway, street or bridge used for vehicular traffic, whether public or private. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Weed seeds: shall include the seeds of all plants other than other crop seed and pure seed and shall include noxious-weed seeds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Weight: means the weight of undried material as offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Weir: means a device placed in the inland waters of a river, stream or brook that is designed to entrap fish and that exceeds more than 1/3 of the wetted width of the channel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wellhead protection zone: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1558
  • Wetlands: means marshes, bogs, swamps and other areas exceeding 1,000 square feet, periodically covered by water which exhibit predominantly aquatic vegetation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1363
  • Wholesale distributor: means a person who sells meat to retail vendors, other merchants or to industrial, institutional and commercial users mainly for resale or business use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Wholesale licensee: means a person licensed by the bureau as a wholesaler. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Wholesaler: means a person who engages in the purchase and resale of malt or brewed beverages or wines, or both, in sealed bottles, containers or original packages, as prepared for the market by the manufacturer at the place of manufacture, but not for consumption, except when taste testing, on the premises of that wholesaler. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • wholesaler: means any person who sells or distributes new or used motor vehicles to motor vehicle dealers or who maintains distributor representatives within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Wild animal: means a species of mammal, wild by nature, whether or not bred or reared in captivity, as distinguished from the common domestic animals, and includes any physical part of that species of animal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wild bird: means a species of bird wild by nature, whether or not bred or reared in captivity, as distinguished from common domestic birds, and includes any physical part of that species of bird. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wildlife: includes wild animals and wild birds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wildlife exhibit: means a place where wildlife is kept in captivity, either in an enclosure or by tether, upon any street or highway or upon land, public or private, for the evident purpose of exhibition or attracting trade. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wildlife management: means the art or science of producing wild animals and birds and of improving wildlife conditions in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wildlife management area: means a tract of land or body of water owned or leased by the department for the purposes of wildlife management as defined in subsection 73 or created by an act of the Legislature with the landowner's permission, and subject to the commissioner's authority under section 12701. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wine: includes , but is not limited to, wine coolers, table wine, still wine, sparkling wine, champagne and fortified wine, provided that the alcohol content is not above 24% by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Winery: means a facility that ferments, ages and bottles wine and hard cider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Wireless telephone service: means any mobile telecommunications services as defined in Title 35-A, section 102, subsection 9-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9204
  • Wireless telephone service provider: means a telecommunications carrier that provides wireless telephone service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9204
  • With reserve: means that the consignor reserves the right to establish a minimum bid, to accept or reject any bid and to withdraw the property at any time prior to the announcement of the completion of the sale by the auctioneer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 284
  • Without reserve: means that no minimum opening bid or other condition that limits the sale other than to the highest bidder is required and that the consignor may not modify or nullify the sale by bidding either personally or through a representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 284
  • witness: is a ny person who testifies before an investigating committee or who gives a deposition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 256
  • Wolf: means the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Wood: means the severed but unprocessed fibrous derivative of trees, without regard for quality or grade and also means the chipped fibrous derivative of trees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Wood transactions: means the "sale of wood" or "payment for services" as those terms are defined in this section. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Work center: means a program that provides vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities to enable those individuals to maximize their opportunities for employment, including career advancement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12253
  • Working waterfront: means a parcel of land abutting water subject to tidal influence or land located in the intertidal zone that is used primarily or predominantly to provide access to or support the conduct of commercial fishing and marine activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Working waterfront covenant: means an agreement in recordable form between the owner of working waterfront real estate and one or more qualified holders that permits a qualified holder to control, either directly or indirectly, the use, ownership and sales price of working waterfront real estate for the primary purpose of making and preserving the permanent availability and affordability of that real estate for commercial fisheries businesses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 1756
  • Working waterfront industry: means an industry primarily involved in supporting commercial fishing, marine and boat building activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I
  • Wrecker: means a motor vehicle with hoisting apparatus and special equipment designed and used for towing or carrying wrecked or disabled vehicles or freeing vehicles stalled or stuck in snow, mud or sand, when such a motor vehicle in fact is being used for one of those purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • zone: means a specified area within the boundaries of the State that has been designated by the commissioner as a Pine Tree Development Zone in accordance with section 5250-J, subsection 3-A or 3-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 5250-I