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
Chapter 167 Maine Prescription Drug Affordability Board (Whole Chapter Conflict: Text as Enacted by Pl 2019, C. 471, §1) 2041 – 2042
Chapter 167 Wholesale Prescription Drug Importation Program (Whole Chapter Conflict: Text as Enacted by Pl 2019, C. 472, §1) 2041 – 2044

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

  • Abandonment: means any conduct on the part of the parent showing an intent to forego parental duties or relinquish parental claims. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Abuse: includes acts and omissions. 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
  • Academic detailing: means the provision of information regarding prescription drugs based on scientific and medical research, including information on therapeutic and cost-effective use of prescription drugs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2685
  • Accessory dwelling unit: means a self?contained dwelling unit located within, attached to or detached from a single-family dwelling unit located on the same parcel of land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Accompanied by an adult: means , with respect to operation of an ATV, within visual and voice contact and under the effective control of a child's parent or guardian or another person 21 years of age or older. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • Accreditation: means a national federally recognized credentialing process resulting in the approval of a public health system or a municipal health department by a national federally recognized review board certifying that a public health system or a municipal health department has met specific performance requirements and standards. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • accumulated contributions: includes as much of the employer's contribution in the Retirement Allowance Fund as is needed to reach 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts credited to a member's individual account, together with regular interest thereon. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Act: means the Animal Welfare Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Actuarial equivalent: means an amount of equal value when computed at an interest rate contained in actuarial assumptions adopted by the board and upon the basis of mortality and service tables adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit which is of equal value when computed at regular interest, based on the mortality and service tables adopted by the board of trustees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Actuary: means the individual or the organization designated by the board to be the technical advisor to the board under section 17107. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Adjournment sine die: The end of a legislative session "without day." These adjournments are used to indicate the final adjournment of an annual or the two-year session of legislature.
  • 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 29-A Sec. 101
  • 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
  • Administrative remedy: means an administrative compliance order, an administrative consent order or an administrative penalty. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Office of Geographic Information Systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1991
  • Adult: means a person who is 18 years of age or older. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • 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 has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Adult: means a person 18 years of age or over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 3003
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 use marijuana: means marijuana cultivated, manufactured, distributed or sold by a marijuana establishment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Adult use marijuana product: means a marijuana product that is manufactured, distributed or sold by a marijuana establishment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • 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 8 Sec. 1001
  • 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 8 Sec. 1001
  • Adverse claim: means a claim that a claimant has a property interest in a financial asset and that it is a violation of the rights of the claimant for another person to hold, transfer or deal with the financial asset. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • Advisory committee: means the Right To Know Advisory Committee established in Title 5, section 12004?J, subsection 14 and described in section 411. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 431
  • Advisory council: means the Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Affected employee: means a resident of this State, including a self-employed resident, who has experienced a reduction in income since January 1, 2020 due to circumstances related to COVID-19. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1100-BB
  • Affiliate: means any person who controls, is controlled by or is under common control with any other person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1672
  • Affiliate: means any company that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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.
  • Age-friendly community: means a community where policies, services, settings and structures support and enable older people to actively age in place and that recognizes the capabilities, resources and needs of older adults, plans to meet the needs of older adults in flexible ways that support healthy and active aging, promotes the inclusion and contributions of older adults in all areas of community life, respects the self-determination and independence of older adults and protects those older adults who are most vulnerable. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Agency: means an agency, school, organization, facility or institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Agency: means a governmental entity subject to review pursuant to this chapter, but not subject to automatic termination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 953
  • agency: shall mean a state department, agency, office, board, commission; or quasi-independent agency, board, commission, authority or institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 501
  • Agency: means a branch office of a financial institution at which all or part of the business of the institution is conducted, but the records pertaining to such business are maintained at another office of the institution, and not at such agency office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Agency of jurisdiction: means the state agency which has use of and jurisdiction over the facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1782
  • 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 7 Sec. 452
  • Agent: means an individual appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • 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 5 Sec. 1825-A
  • Agreement: means a legally binding written document between 2 or more parties, including, but not limited to, a document commonly referred to as an accepted application, proposal, prospectus, contract, grant, joint or cooperative agreement, purchase of service or state aid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • agreement funding: means all agreement funds received by a community agency from the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Agreement of the parties: means the mutual agreement of the parties or their authorized representatives, and is distinguished from a unilateral condition imposed by any party to the agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 2361-A
  • 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 7 Sec. 423
  • Agricultural enterprise: includes a business or activity that attracts visitors to a farm for the purpose of supplementing income from the primary crop or livestock operation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 434
  • Agricultural liming material: means a product whose calcium and magnesium compounds are capable of neutralizing soil acidity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Aircraft: means a machine or device designed for flight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • 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
  • Alcohol-related or other drug-related motor vehicle incident: means a conviction or administrative action resulting in the suspension of a motor vehicle operator's license for a violation under formerTitle 29, section 1311-A;Title 29, section 1312, subsection 10-A;Title 29, section 1312-C;Title 29, section 1312-B;Title 29, section 1313-B;Title 29, section 2241, subsection 1, paragraph N;Title 29, section 2241-G, subsection 2, paragraph B, subparagraph (2);Title 29, section 2241-J;Title 29-A, section 1253;Title 29-A, section 2411;Title 29-A, section 2453; Title 29?A, section 2454, subsection 2;Title 29-A, section 2456;Title 29-A, section 2457;Title 29-A, section 2472, subsection 3, paragraph B and subsection 4;Title 29-A, section 2503; Title 29-A, sections 2521 to 2523; or Title 29-A, section 2525 or the rules adopted by the Department of the Secretary of State for the suspension of commercial drivers' licenses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 20071
  • All-weather road: means a public or private road that may be traversed during all seasons of the year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 8881
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Alleged father: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1601
  • Allowable alternative vehicle: means a vehicle that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2301
  • Alpine tundra: means high-elevation, treeless areas beyond the timberline that are dominated by low herbaceous or shrubby vegetation and, specifically, areas that are designated as alpine tundra by the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry by rule pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • 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
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Animal: means a dog, wholly of the species canis familiaris, or a cat, wholly or in part of the species felis domesticus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4151
  • Animal: means every living, sentient creature not a human being. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Animal control: means control of dogs, cats, and domesticated or undomesticated animals in accordance with section 3948. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Animal control officer: means the person appointed periodically by a municipality pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Animal feeding operation: means a lot or facility where animals are confined and fed for a total of at least 45 days in a 12-month period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4201
  • Animal rescue entity: means a nonprofit organization having tax-exempt status under the United States Internal Revenue Code, Section 501(c)(3) whose mission and practice is, in whole or in significant part, the rescue and placement into permanent homes of animals and that does not breed animals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4151
  • Animal shelter: means a:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Annual base compensation: means a member's gross compensation, based upon amounts reported by the member's employer on the member's previous year's federal wage and tax statement, that is used the first day of each April for setting the amount of coverage prior to retirement for participants in the group life insurance program administered by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Another jurisdiction: means the Federal Government, the United States military, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and each of the several states of the United States except Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Antique auto: means an automobile or truck manufactured in or after model year 1916 that is:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Antique motorcycle: means a motorcycle or a motor-driven cycle that is:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Antique snowmobile: means a snowmobile more than 25 years old that is registered as an antique snowmobile under section 13104, subsection 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • Applicant: means a person that submits an application for a license under this chapter to the department for review that the department has not yet approved or denied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Applicant: means a person who has submitted an application for a license. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 1001
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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 5 Sec. 1825-A
  • Approved private school: means a private school approved for attendance purposes under Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 5 Sec. 20003
  • 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 5 Sec. 20003
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Artifact: means a physical entity which has been worked or modified by human action. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 373-A
  • 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
  • Associated equipment: means any mechanical, electromechanical or electronic component part or machine that is used, or intended for use, in a slot machine or table game and that affects the outcome of the game or that is involved in the handling of money, tokens, credits or similar objects or things of value used to play a slot machine or table game or the calculation of or distribution of payoffs of the slot machine or table game. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 1001
  • Associated organization: means any organization in which a Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family is a managerial employee, director, officer or trustee or owns or controls, directly or indirectly, and severally or in the aggregate, at least 10% of the outstanding equity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 1012
  • Association: means an organization:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 2002
  • At-risk: means there is reasonable cause to suspect that a child's health, safety and welfare is in jeopardy due to abuse, neglect, abandonment or similar circumstances and that return to the child's or the child's parent's country of origin or country of last habitual residence would not be in the best interest of the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-I
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • ATV: includes , but is not limited to, a multitrack, multiwheel or low-pressure tire vehicle; a motorcycle or related 2-wheel, 3-wheel or belt-driven vehicle; an amphibious machine; or other means of transportation deriving motive power from a source other than muscle or wind. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 13001
  • 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 Loring Development Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Authority: means the Maine State Housing Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4861
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1099-A
  • 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
  • Authorized representative: means any official or group of officials employed by the permittors or other competent person authorized in writing by the permittors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 373-A
  • 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 9-B Sec. 131
  • Autocycle: means a 3-wheeled motorcycle that has a steering wheel or handlebars, floor pedals for automotive-style controls and seating that does not require the operator to straddle or sit astride a seat and that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • 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 12 Sec. 10001
  • 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 29-A Sec. 101
  • Auxiliary power unit: means an integrated system that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Available facility: means a facility in which all or a part of the facility is unused and available for leasing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1782
  • Average final compensation: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • 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 5 Sec. 1531
  • Average wholesale price: means the wholesale price charged on a specific commodity that is assigned by the drug manufacturer and is listed in a nationally recognized drug pricing file. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2681
  • 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 29-A Sec. 101
  • Axle weight: means the weight of an axle plus the weight of the load carried by the axle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • 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
  • Bailee: means a person that by a warehouse receipt, bill of lading or other document of title acknowledges possession of goods and contracts to deliver them. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 7-1102
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • 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 area: means the area within the geographic boundaries of Loring Air Force Base. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • 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
  • Batch: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Batch number: means a distinct group of numbers, letters or symbols, or any combination thereof, assigned to a specific batch of adult use marijuana by a cultivation facility or to a specific batch of adult use marijuana or adult use marijuana products by a products manufacturing facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Bear bait: means an animal or plant or derivative of an animal or plant used to attract bear. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Beneficiary: means a person or persons designated by a member to receive a benefit under this Part or a person otherwise entitled to receive a benefit under this Part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Beneficiary: means any person who receives or is designated to receive a benefit provided by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • 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 29-A Sec. 101
  • Bid: means a written offer or proposal by an exhibitor to a distributor, in response to an "invitation to bid" stating the terms under which the exhibitor will agree to exhibit a motion picture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • 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 5 Sec. 1531
  • Biosolids: means municipal sewage sludge that is a primarily organic, semisolid product resulting from the wastewater treatment process that can be beneficially recycled, including material derived from biosolids and septic tank sludge, also known as septage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 742
  • Blind bidding: means the solicitation of bidding for, solicitation of negotiation for, or solicitations of offers for or agreeing to terms for the licensing or exhibition of a motion picture if the motion picture has not been trade screened. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1901
  • 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 Board of Licensure of Water System Operators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2621
  • Board: means the Board of the Maine Children's Trust Incorporated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3881
  • Board: means the board of trustees, established under section 12004?F, subsection 9, to administer the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Board: means the Maine Potato Board established in Title 36, section 4603. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • Board: means the Nutrient Management Review Board established in section 4203. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4201
  • Board: means the Gambling Control Board established under section 1002. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 1001
  • 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 10 Sec. 9061
  • 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 Maine Motor Vehicle Franchise Board created pursuant to section 1187. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1171
  • 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 of directors: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • Board of trustees: means the board provided for in section 1231. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Bond: means a bond or note or other evidence of indebtedness authorized under this article, whether issued under or pursuant to a bond resolution, trust indenture, loan or other security agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Bond: means revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • 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
  • bow: includes a compound bow, a recurve bow and a long bow. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Branch: means any office of a financial institution, including a credit union, where the business of banking is conducted other than the institution's main office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Brand: means a term, design or trademark used in connection with one or several grades of commercial fertilizer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 742
  • Brand: means the term, designation, trademark, product name or other specific designation under which an individual agricultural liming material is offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • 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 7 Sec. 776
  • Breeder: means a person, firm, partnership, corporation or association that breeds animals for direct or indirect sale to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4151
  • Breeding kennel: means a location where 5 or more adult female dogs or cats capable of breeding are kept and some or all of the offspring are offered for sale, sold or exchanged for value or a location where more than 16 dogs or cats raised on the premises are sold to the public in a 12-month period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • 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 7 Sec. 452
  • Broker: means a person defined as a broker or dealer under the federal securities laws, but without excluding a bank acting in that capacity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 8-1102
  • 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 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 10 Sec. 1171
  • 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
  • Bulk: means a nonpackaged form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Bulk: means in nonpackaged form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 776
  • Bulk fertilizers: means commercial fertilizer distributed in a non-packaged form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 742
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1801
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1692-A
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Financial Institutions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Burnt lime: means a material made from limestone which consists essentially of calcium oxide or a combination of calcium oxide with magnesium oxide. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Bus: means a motor vehicle designed for carrying more than 15 persons, including the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • 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 5 Sec. 1552
  • Business entity: means a partnership, association, company, corporation, limited liability company or other entity incorporated or otherwise formed or organized by law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • 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 29-A Sec. 101
  • 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 8 Sec. 1001
  • butt diameter: means the diameter of the severed stem butt, measured outside the bark, the short way through the center, disregarding crevices and cracks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 2361-A
  • 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 10 Sec. 2361-A
  • 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 10 Sec. 2361-A
  • 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
  • Buyer: means a person who buys or contracts to buy goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-103
  • Cable television company: means any person owning, controlling, operating, managing or leasing a cable television system within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Calcium carbonate equivalent: means the acid neutralizing capacity of an agricultural liming material expressed as a weight percentage of calcium carbonate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • capital: means the sum of common stock, paid-in common stock surplus, perpetual preferred stock, undivided profits and other capital reserves;   [PL 1997, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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
  • Case plan prescription: means a plan developed by the family support team. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4092
  • 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 8 Sec. 1001
  • Casino operator: means a person who is licensed under this chapter to operate a casino. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 1001
  • 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 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 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
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Characterizing flavor: means a distinguishable taste or aroma of candy, chocolate, vanilla, fruit, berry, nut, herb, spice, honey or an alcoholic drink that is imparted to tobacco or tobacco smoke either prior to or during consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1560-D
  • 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.
  • 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 5 Sec. 1972
  • Child: means any natural or legally adopted, born or unborn, progeny of a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • child: means an unmarried person who has not attained 21 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-I
  • 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 any person who is less than 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Child abuse and neglect prevention council: means a community organization that provides continuous year-round service as a county's primary organization that serves to encourage and coordinate community efforts to prevent child abuse from occurring. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3872
  • 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 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 19-A Sec. 1501
  • Child support order: means a support order for a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state or foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Child with a disability: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Child-resistant: means , with respect to packaging or a container:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Cigarette paper: means those papers or paper-like products used to roll cigarettes, which by advertising, design or use facilitate the use of tobacco or other products for inhalation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • 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 29-A Sec. 101
  • Clear-cut: means any timber harvesting on a forested site greater than 5 acres in size that results in a residual basal area of trees over 4 1/2 inches in diameter measured at 4 1/2 feet above the ground of less than 30 square feet per acre, unless, after harvesting, the site has a well-distributed stand of acceptable growing stock, as defined by rule, of at least 3 feet in height for softwood trees and 5 feet in height for hardwood trees that meets the regeneration standards defined under section 8869, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 8868
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Client: means a person who 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 5 Sec. 20071
  • 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
  • Close economic association: means the employers, employees, partners or clients of the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family; corporations in which the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family is an officer, director or agent or owns 10% or more of the outstanding capital stock; a business which is a significant unsecured creditor of the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family; or a business of which the Legislator or a member of the Legislator's immediate family is a significant unsecured creditor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 1012
  • Closely related activities: means those activities that are part of the business of banking, are closely related to the business of banking, are convenient and useful to the business of banking, are reasonably related to the operation of a financial institution or are financial in nature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Cluster development: means a form of development that allows a subdivision design in which individual lot sizes and setbacks are reduced in exchange for the creation of common open space and recreation areas, the preservation of environmentally sensitive areas, agriculture and silviculture and the reduction in the size of road and utility systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Coastal area: means a coastal island and any municipality or unorganized township contiguous to tidal waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • code enforcement officer: means a person certified under this section and employed by a municipality to enforce all applicable laws and ordinances in the following areas:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4451
  • 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 5 Sec. 1825-K
  • 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 29-A Sec. 101
  • commerce: shall include the advertising, offering for sale, sale or distribution of any services and any property, tangible or intangible, real, personal or mixed, and any other article, commodity or thing of value wherever situate, and shall include any trade or commerce directly or indirectly affecting the people of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 206
  • Commercial activity: means any activity in which a bank holding company, a financial holding company, a national bank or a national bank financial subsidiary may not engage under federal law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Commercial bank: means a trust and banking company organized under prior laws of this State or the laws of another country or state or a national bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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 7 Sec. 712
  • Commercial fertilizer: means a substance containing one or more recognized fertilizer materials bearing a guaranteed analysis on the product label of a packaged product or the accompanying delivery paperwork or invoice of a bulk fertilizer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 742
  • Commercial loan: means a loan to a person, regardless of the nature of any property securing such loan, the proceeds of which are used for business or industrial purposes and not primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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 29-A Sec. 101
  • Commercial unit: means such a unit of goods as by commercial usage is a single whole for purposes of lease and division of which materially impairs its character or value on the market or in use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Commercially: means , with regard to the buying, selling, bartering or trading of wildlife parts, for the purpose of resale or profit or receiving any form of remuneration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Commission: means the Maine Land Use Planning Commission established under section 683-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 8868
  • Commission: means the Maine Public Drinking Water Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Commission: means the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 1012
  • Commission: means the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 1051
  • Commission: means the Substance Use Disorder Services Commission, as established by section 12004?G, subsection 13?C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 20003
  • Commission: means the Maine State Museum Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 27 Sec. 91
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission established pursuant to Title 35?A, section 103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4961
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 8423-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and his agents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 502
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, a designee or an authorized representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Education or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 1801
  • Commissioner: shall mean the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 3322
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1531
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1552
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, who has responsibility for the administration of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his authorized agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 742
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1972
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 762
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 20003
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 776
  • 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 Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety or a designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 221-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his duly authorized agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 3907
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 9061
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 411
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 423
  • Committee: means a joint legislative committee established to oversee program evaluation and government accountability matters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 992
  • Committee: means the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund Committee under section 972-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • 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 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Community agency fiscal year: means the fiscal year of a community agency commencing on or after July 1, 1995. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1660-D
  • Community 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 9-B Sec. 131
  • Community partner: means a provider of one or more of the following services to students, families or community members:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9921
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 5 Sec. 20003
  • Community water system: means a public water system that serves at least 15 service connections used by year-round residents or regularly serves at least 25 year-round residents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • community well-being check program: means a voluntary program that involves daily, or regular, contact with a participant and, when contact cannot be established, sends first responders to the participant's residence to check on the participant's well-being. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 402
  • Community-based organization: means a nonprofit organization that has:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13063-J
  • Community-based service provider: means a provider of either the treatment component or the evaluation component, or both, of the alcohol and other drug education, evaluation and treatment program certified under section 20075 or a program approved by the office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 20071
  • 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 5 Sec. 1825-A
  • 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:  
    (1) No more than 60 days in arrears in making any of the following payments:  
    (a) Payments in full for current support;  
    (b) Periodic payments on a support arrearage pursuant to a written agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services; and  
    (c) Periodic payments as set forth in a support order; and  
    (2) No more than 30 days in arrears in making payments as described in Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10901
  • 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: includes but is not limited to the tobacco, filter and paper in a cigar. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1560-D
  • Component part: means one of the following parts of a vehicle:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 602
  • Comprehensive community health coalition: means a multisector coalition that serves a defined local geographic area and is composed of designated organizational representatives and interested community members who share a commitment to improving their communities' health and quality of life and that includes public health in its core mission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 411
  • Comprehensive economic impact area: means the geographic area affected by a proposed large-scale retail development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Comprehensive economic impact study: means a municipal study that estimates the effects of a large-scale retail development on the local economy, downtown and community pursuant to section 4367, subsection 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4366
  • Comprehensive plan: means a document or interrelated documents containing the elements established under section 4326, subsections 1 to 4, including the strategies for an implementation program which are consistent with the goals and guidelines established under subchapter II. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Conditional zoning: means the process by which the municipal legislative body may rezone property to permit the use of that property subject to conditions not generally applicable to other properties similarly zoned. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • 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: includes a smoke constituent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1560-D
  • 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. 1431
  • Constituent organization: means an organization that is party to a merger. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1502
  • Construction loan: means a loan:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4702
  • Consumer: means any person who purchases a licensed commodity for consumption or use other than sale, storage or retention for the purpose of sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 452
  • Consumer: means an individual who purchases, receives or possesses tobacco products for personal consumption and not for resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Consumer lease: means a lease that a lessor regularly engaged in the business of leasing or selling makes to a lessee who is an individual and who takes under the lease primarily for a personal, family or household purpose, if the total payments to be made under the lease contract, excluding payments for options to renew or buy, do not exceed $25,000. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-1103
  • Consumer loan: means a loan defined as such pursuant to Title 9?A, section 1?301, subsection 14. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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 5 Sec. 17001
  • Container: means a sealed package in which adult use marijuana or an adult use marijuana product is placed by a marijuana store prior to sale to a consumer and that meets all applicable packaging, labeling and health and safety requirements of this chapter and the rules adopted pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter in water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Contract for sale: includes both a present sale of goods and a contract to sell goods at a future time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 11 Sec. 2-106
  • Contract zoning: means the process by which the property owner, in consideration of the rezoning of that person's property, agrees to the imposition of certain conditions or restrictions not imposed on other similarly zoned properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Control: means the power to exercise authority over or direct the management or policies of a person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 1001
  • Control of retail outlet: means the power, whether or not exercised, to establish, fix or direct the retail price of home heating oil or motor fuel sold by a retail outlet, through ownership of stock in or assets used by the retail outlet or through contract, agency, consignment or otherwise, whether that power can be exercised directly or indirectly or through parent corporations, subsidiaries, related persons and entities or affiliates. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1672
  • Controller: means the State Controller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 1552
  • Convention: means the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance concluded at The Hague on November 23, 2007. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Conversion: means a change in character of residential real property from a rental to an ownership basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1742
  • Conversion therapy: means any practice or treatment that seeks or claims to change an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity, including, but not limited to, any effort to change gender expression or to eliminate or reduce sexual or romantic attractions, feelings or behavior toward others based on the individual's gender. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 59-C
  • Converted organization: means the organization into which a converting organization converts pursuant to sections 1432 to 1435. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 31 Sec. 1431
  • 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
  • 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 another organization pursuant to section 1432. 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
  • 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 13 Sec. 1742
  • Cooperative board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a career and technical education region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Cooperative financial institution: means any financial institution organized pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Cooperative interest: means the ownership interest in a cooperative affordable housing corporation that is evidenced by a membership share. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1742
  • 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 13 Sec. 1742
  • 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 7 Sec. 502
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • County commissioners: means the county commissioners of Androscoggin County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 722
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of Aroostook County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 739
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of Knox County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 751
  • County legislative delegation: means all state legislators whose legislative districts, in whole or in part, lie within the boundaries of a county. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • County officers: means the commissioners, treasurer, sheriff, register of deeds and register of probate of a county. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • County official: means an elected or appointed member of a county government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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: includes , but is not limited to, the Probate Court and District Court, or any other state court with juvenile jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-I
  • 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.
  • Covered drugs: means drugs that are on the MaineCare preferred drug list established and revised from time to time by the department pursuant to its authority to operate the MaineCare program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2681
  • Credit card: means a credit device by which a cardholder obtains loans or otherwise obtains credit from the card issuer or other persons authorized to extend such credit by the card issuer or his agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Credit union: means a cooperative, nonprofit corporation organized pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Credit union authorized to do business in this State: means a credit union:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Creditable service: means membership service and prior service as a judge which is credited towards retirement in accordance with subchapter IV. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1201
  • Crime involving domestic violence: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 1003
  • Critical rural area: means a rural area that is specifically identified and designated by a municipality's or multimunicipal region's comprehensive plan as deserving maximum protection from development to preserve natural resources and related economic activities that may include, but are not limited to, significant farmland, forest land or mineral resources; high-value wildlife or fisheries habitat; scenic areas; public water supplies; scarce or especially vulnerable natural resources; and open lands functionally necessary to support a vibrant rural economy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Critical waterfront area: means a shorefront area characterized by functionally water-dependent uses, as defined in Title 38, section 436-A, subsection 6, and specifically identified and designated by a municipality's or multimunicipal region's comprehensive plan as deserving maximum protection from incompatible development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 4301
  • Crossbow: means a device for propelling an arrow or bolt by means of traverse limbs and a string, mounted on a stock and having a working mechanical trigger safety device and a minimum draw weight of 100 pounds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 10001
  • Crosswalk: means the portion of a way:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • cultivate: means the planting, propagation, growing, harvesting, drying, curing, grading, trimming or other processing of marijuana for use or sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • Cultivation facility: means a facility licensed under this chapter to purchase marijuana plants and seeds from other cultivation facilities; to cultivate, prepare and package adult use marijuana; to sell adult use marijuana to products manufacturing facilities, to marijuana stores and to other cultivation facilities; and to sell marijuana plants and seeds to other cultivation facilities and immature marijuana plants and seedlings to marijuana stores. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-B Sec. 102
  • 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 29-A Sec. 101
  • Currently effective annual salary: means the annual salary on June 30, 1984, of the position from which the judge retired, or if he died in office, the position he held at death, increased on July 1, 1984, and each succeeding July 1st, by 6% of the salary, as adjusted, on the immediately preceding June 30th. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 4 Sec. 1401
  • 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
  • Custodial parent: means a parent with custody. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Custodian: means the person who has legal custody and power over the person of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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
  • 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 9-B Sec. 161
  • Data custodian: means a federal data custodian, state data custodian or nonstate data custodian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 2002
  • 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 5 Sec. 1972
  • Daytime: means any time from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 101
  • Dealer: shall mean any person engaged in the business of dealing in, selling, buying, exchanging or trading in weighing or measuring devices in this State;  
  • [PL 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 2302
  • 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 7 Sec. 452
  • 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 10 Sec. 9002
  • 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: