As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings.   [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]
1.  Agricultural fair“Agricultural fair” or “fair” means an exhibition that is designed to promote education and encourage improvement in agriculture and that includes, but is not limited to, the following:  
A. The awarding of premiums for livestock competitions;   [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]
B. The display of and awarding of premiums for horticultural products; and   [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]
C. The display and presentation of agricultural activities and projects undertaken by youth organizations.   [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

[PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81

A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Fair Fund: means the fund established in section 85. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Licensed veterinarian: means a person licensed as a veterinarian by the State who is operating under the direction or authority of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • licensee: means a person, agricultural society or other entity licensed to conduct an agricultural fair in accordance with section 83. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Livestock: means cattle, equines, goats, members of the genus Lama, rabbits, sheep and swine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • person: as used in this Title shall be construed to import both the singular and the plural, as the case demands, and shall include corporations, companies, societies and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4
  • Poultry: means domesticated fowl and domesticated waterfowl. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Premium: means a ribbon, trophy or monetary amount or a service or object with monetary value awarded as a prize in a competition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Prohibited substance: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Stipend: means an amount distributed from the Stipend Fund or the Fair Fund to a qualifying fair licensee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Stipend Fund: means the fund receiving money in accordance with Title 8, sections 286 and 287 to provide aid and encouragement to fair licensees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • 2.  Agricultural society“Agricultural society” means a nonprofit organization or association incorporated in the State to promote education and encourage improvement in agriculture.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    3.  Animal“Animal” means an animal entered in an event.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    3-A.  Driver“Driver” means a person who drives or controls the animal that is pulling in a pulling event.  

    [PL 2017, c. 207, §1 (NEW).]

    4.  Event“Event” means a pulling competition or livestock exhibition.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    5.  Fair Fund“Fair Fund” means the fund established in section 85.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    6.  Fair licensee“Fair licensee” or “licensee” means a person, agricultural society or other entity licensed to conduct an agricultural fair in accordance with section 83.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    7.  Licensed veterinarian“Licensed veterinarian” means a person licensed as a veterinarian by the State who is operating under the direction or authority of the department.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    8.  Livestock“Livestock” means cattle, equines, goats, members of the genus Lama, rabbits, sheep and swine.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    9.  Poultry“Poultry” means domesticated fowl and domesticated waterfowl.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    10.  Premium“Premium” means a ribbon, trophy or monetary amount or a service or object with monetary value awarded as a prize in a competition.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    11.  Prohibited substance“Prohibited substance” means:  
    A. A stimulant, depressant, tranquilizer or local anesthetic that could affect the conduct, actions, endurance, strength, speed, performance, appearance or disposition of an animal;   [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]
    B. Any substance that the commissioner through rulemaking in accordance with section 96, subsection 6 determines could affect the conduct, actions, endurance, strength, speed, performance, appearance or disposition of an animal;   [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]
    C. A drug, regardless of how harmless or innocuous, that interferes with the detection of any other prohibited substance; or   [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]
    D. A metabolite or derivative of a prohibited substance.   [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    12.  Stipend“Stipend” means an amount distributed from the Stipend Fund or the Fair Fund to a qualifying fair licensee.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    13.  Stipend Fund.  “Stipend Fund” means the fund receiving money in accordance with Title 8, sections 286 and 287 to provide aid and encouragement to fair licensees.  

    [PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW).]

    14.  Trainer.   

    [PL 2017, c. 207, §2 (RP).]

    SECTION HISTORY

    PL 2005, c. 563, §3 (NEW). PL 2017, c. 207, §§1, 2 (AMD).