Sections
Chapter 1 Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry 1 – 20
Chapter 2 Interest in Agricultural Land 31 – 36
Chapter 2-B Registration of Farmland 51 – 59
Chapter 2-C Voluntary Municipal Farm Support Program 60 – 60-A
Chapter 4 Agricultural Fairs and Pulling Events 81 – 102
Chapter 5 Board of Agriculture and Maine Agricultural Experiment Station 121 – 125
Chapter 6 Maine Agriculture Protection Act 151 – 163
Chapter 6-A Management of Mosquitoes 171 – 176
Chapter 7 Extension Work With State University 191 – 196
Chapter 8-A Food and Food Policy 211 – 220
Chapter 8-B Agricultural Internship and Training 221 – 222
Chapter 8-D Agricultural Awareness 241 – 242
Chapter 8-E Agritourism Activities 251 – 252
Chapter 8-F Maine Food Sovereignty Act 281 – 286
Chapter 10 Agricultural Development Grant Program 306-A – 309
Chapter 10-B Maine Farms for the Future Program 317 – 320

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 7 > Part 1

  • Abutting land: means real estate that shares a common boundary, or portion of a boundary, with land that is held in common ownership with land registered or being considered for registration under this chapter when the abutting real estate is within 50 feet of the land registered or being considered for registration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2004
  • Accessory equipment: means equipment, materials and controls that are not integral parts of the oil, solid fuel, propane or natural gas burning unit but that are connected to the oil, solid fuel, propane or natural gas burning unit and have the potential to affect the safety of the equipment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • Accreditation commission for midwifery education: means the United States Department of Education-recognized commission approved in rules adopted by the board that provides accreditation, pre-accreditation of certificate, graduate and precertification programs that meet the national college of nurse midwives core competencies for midwifery practice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Accredited: means an educational institution that is approved by the United States Department of Education, or one of its regionally accredited agencies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • accredited educational institution: is a n institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or its successor or other organization approved by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7001-A
  • 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
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • 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
  • Acupuncture: means the insertion of fine metal needles through the skin at specific points on or near the surface of the body with or without the palpation of specific points on the body and with or without the application of electric current or heat to the needles or skin, or both. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Acupuncture intern: means an acupuncture student enrolled in an acupuncture internship program approved by the board that involves practical training, including needle insertion on human subjects. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Administer: means to apply an epinephrine autoinjector directly to a human body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2150-F
  • Administrator: means the Securities Administrator under section 16601. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Administrator: means the Administrator of the Office of Geographic Information Systems. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12453
  • Administrator: means the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • Administrator: means the Securities Administrator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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 licensee: means a licensee who is authorized to engage in brokerage activity by and on behalf of a real estate brokerage agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • AFIDA: means the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act of 1978, United States Code, Title 7, Section 3501, et seq. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1955
  • agency: means any person or entity engaged in real estate brokerage services through its designated broker, associates or employees and licensed by the commission as a real estate brokerage agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13171
  • Agency: means any office or any place of business of a foreign bank located in any state of the United States at which credit balances are maintained incidental to or arising out of the exercise of banking powers, checks are paid, or money is lent, but at which deposits may not be accepted from persons who are citizens or residents of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • 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 an establishment, organization or institution, public or private, that is licensed by the Department of Health and Human Services and that offers, purports to offer, maintains or operates one or more programs for the assessment, diagnosis, care, treatment or rehabilitation of individuals who are suffering physically, emotionally or psychologically from substance use disorder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6203-A
  • Agent: means an individual, other than a broker-dealer, who represents a broker-dealer in effecting or attempting to effect purchases or sales of securities or represents an issuer in effecting or attempting to effect purchases or sales of the issuer's securities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Agent: means a person or that person's representative who has been licensed under this chapter to sell lottery tickets on behalf of the State from the physical premises of the licensee's retail business establishment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1506
  • Agent: means an individual appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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
  • Agricultural chemicals: means fungicides, insecticides, herbicides, and other pesticides. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2004
  • Agricultural composting operation: means composting that takes place on a farm. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 3102
  • Agricultural land: means any land in Maine which is used or capable of use without substantial modification for production of agriculturally related products including, but not limited to, crops, livestock, poultry, dairy products and sod. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1955
  • Agricultural products: means those plants and animals and their products that are useful to humans and includes, but is not limited to, forages and sod crops, grains and feed crops, dairy and dairy products, poultry and poultry products, bees and bees' products, livestock and livestock products, manure and compost and fruits, berries, vegetables, flowers, seeds, grasses and other similar products, or any other plant, animal or plant or animal products that supply humans with food, feed, fiber or fur. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 3102
  • Agricultural society: means a nonprofit organization or association incorporated in the State to promote education and encourage improvement in agriculture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Agritourism activity: means any agricultural activity carried out on a farm or ranch that members of the general public are allowed to view or participate in, including farming, ranching, historical and cultural activities, harvest-your-own activities and attractions related to farming or ranching. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 4656
  • Agritourism professional: means a person who is engaged in the business of farming or ranching and provides one or more agritourism activities, whether or not for compensation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 4656
  • Alcohol and drug counseling aide: means an individual who is licensed by the board to engage in an apprenticeship for the purpose of acquiring knowledge and experience in the performance of alcohol and drug counseling services, including but not limited to knowledge of ethical standards. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6203-A
  • Alcohol and drug counseling services: includes nicotine addiction counseling and treatment services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6203-A
  • Alien: means a person who is not a citizen of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amusement show: includes but is not limited to a carnival, thrill show, ice show and rodeo. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3051
  • Amusement ride: means a device or combination of devices or elements that carry, convey or direct a person over or through a fixed or restricted course or within a defined area for the primary purpose of amusement or entertainment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3051
  • Amusement ride inspector: means an amusement ride inspector employed by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3051
  • Amusement show: means a fixed or traveling show, whether held indoors or outdoors, for which admission is charged and that is designed to provide amusement to members of the public, except that "amusement show" does not include a circus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3051
  • Animal: means an animal entered in an event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appointed agent: means that affiliated licensee who is appointed by the designated broker of the affiliated licensee's real estate brokerage agency to act solely for a client of that real estate brokerage agency to the exclusion of other affiliated licensees of that real estate brokerage agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appraisal: means an analysis, opinion or conclusion prepared by a real estate appraiser related to the nature, quality, value or utility of specified interests in, or aspects of, identified real property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Appraisal report: means any written or oral communication of an appraisal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Appraiser qualifications board: means an independent board of the appraisal foundation authorized to establish the minimum education, experience and examination criteria for licensed real estate appraisers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Approved 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 naturopathic medical college: means a college or program granting the degree of doctor of naturopathic medicine or doctor of naturopathy approved by the board that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • 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
  • 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
  • Association: means an organization:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • Association of unit owners: means all of the unit owners acting as a group in accordance with the bylaws and declaration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 561
  • ASTM standards: means standards for amusement rides established by American Society for Testing and Materials International or a successor organization and adopted by the commissioner by rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3051
  • 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.
  • Attest service: means providing the following services:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • 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.
  • Audiologist: means an individual who is licensed under this chapter and practices audiology and who by virtue of academic and practical training presents that person to the public by the title or description of services incorporating the words audiologist, hearing clinician, hearing therapist or a similar title or description of service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Audiology: means the application of theories, principles and procedures related to hearing and balance disorders for the purposes of assessment and treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Authority: means the Maine Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority created and established as a public body corporate and politic of the State of Maine by section 2054 or any board, body, commission, department or officer succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to whom the powers conferred upon the authority by this chapter shall be given by law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Authorized entity: means any entity, organization or place of employment, other than a school under Title 20-A, section 6305, in connection with or at which allergens capable of causing anaphylaxis may be present, including but not limited to recreation camps, colleges, universities, day care facilities, youth sports leagues, amusement parks, restaurants and sports arenas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2150-F
  • 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
  • Automated pharmacy systems: means mechanical systems that perform operations or activities, other than compounding, relative to the storage, packaging, labeling, dispensing or distribution of medications, and systems that collect, control and maintain all transactional information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Average final compensation: means the average annual rate of earnable compensation of a member during the 3 years of creditable service, not necessarily consecutive, in which the average annual rate of earnable compensation is highest or during the member's entire period of creditable service if the period is less than 3 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • 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
  • Bank: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • 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.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Basic 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
  • 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
  • Benefit: means any payment made, or required to be made, to a beneficiary under chapter 423, subchapter V or chapter 425, subchapter V. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • 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 14 Sec. 2624
  • Board: means the Board of Complementary Health Care Providers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Board: means the Maine Board of Pharmacy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Board: means the Board of Real Estate Appraisers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Board: means the Board of Speech, Audiology and Hearing pursuant to section 17201. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Board: means the Maine Fuel Board established in Title 5, section 12004-A, subsection 49. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • Board: means the State Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6203-A
  • Board: means the Board of Licensure for Professional Land Surveyors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18201
  • Board: means the Board of Dental Practice established in Title 5, section 12004-A, subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Board: means the Polygraph Examiners Advisory Board under section 7371. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7352
  • Board: means the Maine Potato Board established in Title 36, section 4603. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • Board: means the Board of Accountancy established under Title 5, section 12004-A, subsection 1, or its predecessor under prior law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • 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 trade: means any person or group of persons engaged in buying or selling any commodity or receiving any commodity for sale on consignment, whether that person or group of persons is characterized as a board of trade, exchange or other form of marketplace. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • Board of trustees: means the board provided for in section 731. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • Boundary waters between Maine and New Brunswick: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Bounds of the watercourse: means the high-water marks of the shorelines of the lakes and ponds, the high-water marks of the intervening and connecting waters and the high-water marks of the banks of the streams and rivers of the watercourse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • Branch: means any office or any place of business of a foreign bank located in any state of the United States at which deposits are received. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • 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
  • Broker-dealer: means a person engaged in the business of effecting transactions in securities for the account of others or for the person's own account. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Brokerage agreement: means a contract that establishes the relationships between the parties and the brokerage services to be performed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • Building: means a building or buildings containing one or more units and comprising a part of the property, and designated with a name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 561
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Financial Institutions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations within the Department of Administrative and Financial Services to carry out the purposes of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1506
  • Buyer agent: means a real estate brokerage agency that has entered into a written brokerage agreement with the buyer in a real estate transaction to represent the buyer as its client. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • Calibration: means the objective adjustment of a machine to an accepted standard. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Campground: means real property owned or operated by a membership camping operator which is available for camping by purchasers of membership camping contracts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 589
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Certificate: means a certificate as "certified public accountant" issued under prior law, and a certificate as "public accountant" issued under prior law, or a corresponding certificate as a certified public accountant issued after examination under the law of any other state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Certified alcohol and drug counselor: means an individual who provides individual or group alcohol and drug counseling services unaided and who meets the criteria established in section 6214-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6203-A
  • Certified clinical supervisor: means an individual who is licensed by the board to provide supervision to individuals who provide alcohol and drug counseling services as required by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6203-A
  • Certified midwife: means an individual who holds a current and valid national certification as a certified midwife from the national midwifery certification board and is licensed under this chapter to practice midwifery. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Certified professional midwife: means an individual who holds a current and valid national certification as a certified professional midwife from the national registry of midwives and is licensed under this chapter and practices midwifery. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • certified social worker - independent practice: is a person who was licensed as a certified social worker and permitted to engage in the independent practice of social work pursuant to section 7052, before January 1, 1985. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7001-A
  • Chain pharmacist: means an individual who is engaged in the practice of pharmacy within a chain; that is, where there is a corporate grouping of 4 or more pharmacies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Charge-off: means the act of a creditor removing an account from its books as an asset and treating it as a loss or expense because payment is unlikely. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • 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 judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Child: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Child or children: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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
  • Chimney: means a factory-built, masonry or metal chimney constructed to allow one or more vertical or nearly vertical passageways for conveying flue gases from a building to the outside atmosphere. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • Client: means a person who has entered into a written brokerage agreement with a real estate brokerage agency that has agreed to represent that person and be bound by the duties set forth in section 13272 on behalf of that person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • clinical setting: is a setting where mental disorders are evaluated, prevented, diagnosed and treated using psychosocial evaluation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7001-A
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • 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
  • Code of ethics: means the code of ethics pertaining to the practices of speech-language pathology, audiology and hearing aid dealing and fitting adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Collaborative drug therapy management: includes collecting and reviewing patient histories; obtaining and checking vital signs, including pulse, temperature, blood pressure and respiration; and, under the supervision of, or in direct consultation with, a practitioner, ordering and evaluating the results of laboratory tests directly related to drug therapy when performed in accordance with approved protocols applicable to the practice setting and when the evaluation does not include a diagnostic component. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Collaborative drug therapy management: means the initiating, monitoring, modifying and discontinuing of a patient's drug therapy by a pharmacist as authorized by a practitioner in accordance with a collaborative practice agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Collaborative practice agreement: means a written and signed agreement between one or more pharmacists with training and experience relevant to the scope of the collaborative practice and a practitioner that supervises or provides direct consultation to the pharmacist or pharmacists engaging in collaborative drug therapy management that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Collection action: means a lawsuit or arbitration proceeding initiated to collect a debt from a consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • 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
  • Commercial meet: means harness horse racing conducted live at a commercial track. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Commercial track: means any harness horse racing track that is a for-profit business and is licensed under this chapter to conduct harness horse racing with pari-mutuel wagering that is not associated with an agricultural fair as defined in Title 7, section 81 and that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • 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 Real Estate Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13001
  • Commission: means the State Liquor and Lottery Commission established in Title 5, section 283-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1506
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his authorized agents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1955
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2142
  • 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 32 Sec. 17101
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18201
  • 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 Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1506
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7352
  • 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 Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3051
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his duly authorized agents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Commodity: means , except as otherwise specified by the administrator by rule or order, any agricultural, grain or livestock products or by-products, any metals or minerals, including a precious metal set forth in subsection 12, any gem or gemstone, whether characterized as precious, semiprecious or otherwise, any fuel, whether liquid, gaseous or otherwise, any foreign currency and all other goods, articles, products or items of any kind provided that the term commodity shall not include:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • Commodity contract: means any account, agreement or contract for the purchase or sale, primarily for speculation or investment purposes and not for use or consumption by the offeree or purchaser, of one or more commodities, whether for immediate or subsequent delivery or whether delivery is intended by the parties, and whether characterized as a cash contract, deferred shipment or deferred delivery contract, forward contract, futures contract, installment or margin contract, leverage contract or otherwise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • Commodity Exchange Act: means the Act of Congress known as the "Commodity Exchange Act" as amended to the effective date of this chapter, codified at the United States Code, Title 7, Section 1, et seq. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission: means the independent regulatory agency established by Congress to administer the Commodity Exchange Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Rule: means any rule or order of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in effect on the effective date of this chapter, and all subsequent amendments, additions or other revisions to any rule or order, unless the administrator, within 10 days following the effective date of any such amendment, addition or revision, disallows the application of any such amendment, addition or revision to this chapter or to any provision by rule or order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • Commodity merchant: means any of the following, as defined or described in the Commodity Exchange Act or by Commodity Futures Trading Commission Rule:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • Commodity option: means any account, agreement or contract giving a party to the account, agreement or contract the right, but not the obligation, to purchase or sell one or more commodities or one or more commodity contracts, or both, whether characterized as an option, privilege, indemnity, bid, offer, put, call, advance guaranty, decline guaranty or otherwise, but shall not include an option traded on a national securities exchange registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • Common expenses: means and includes:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 561
  • 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.
  • Common profits: means the balance of all income, rents, profits and revenues from the common areas and facilities remaining after the deduction of the common expenses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 561
  • Communicate: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Communication: means the conveyance or receipt of information regarding or facilitating the collection of a debt, directly or indirectly, to or from any person through any medium. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • 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 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 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
  • Company: means a corporation, partnership, business trust, association or similar organization organized under the laws of the United States, any political subdivisions of the United States or a country other than the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1308
  • 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
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Complex residential property: means a residential property of one to 4 units exhibiting characteristics, determined by the board, that are not typical of the property type or marketplace, including, but not limited to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Composting: means the controlled aerobic decomposition of organic materials to produce a soil-like product beneficial to plant growth and suitable for agronomic use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 3102
  • Compounding: includes the preparation of drugs or devices in anticipation of prescription drug orders to be received by the pharmacist based on routine, regularly observed prescribing patterns. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Conservation easement: means a nonpossessory interest of a holder in real property imposing limitations or affirmative obligations the purposes of which include retaining or protecting natural, scenic or open space values of real property; assuring its availability for agricultural, forest, recreational or open space use; protecting natural resources; or maintaining or enhancing air or water quality of real property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 476
  • Consumer: means any person who purchases or contracts for the purchase of home repair services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14501
  • Consumer: means any person who purchases or contracts for the purchase of merchandise for any purpose except resale in the ordinary course of trade or business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14701
  • 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 any natural person obligated or allegedly obligated to pay any debt. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • Consumer goods: means goods that are used or bought for use primarily for personal, family or household purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Consumer Price Index: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Consumer transaction: includes consumer-goods transactions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Consumer-goods transaction: means a consumer transaction in which:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • 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
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Continuation statement: means an amendment of a financing statement that:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Creditable service: means a person's membership service, the person's prior service and service for which credit is allowable under sections 17755 and 17756; section 17760, subsection 3; section 18258; sections 18355 and 18356; and section 18360, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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 any person who offers or extends credit creating a debt or to whom a debt is owed, but that term does not include any person to the extent that he receives an assignment or transfer of a debt in default solely for the purpose of facilitating collection of that debt for another. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Dangerous substance: means a substance described in section 13731, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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
  • 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
  • Debt: includes any obligation or alleged obligation for payment of child support owed to, or owed by, a resident of this State and any obligation or alleged obligation relating to a check returned because of insufficient funds if a consumer is subject to an enforcement program operated by a private entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • Debt buyer: means a person that is regularly engaged in the business of purchasing charged-off consumer debt for collection purposes, whether the person collects the debt or hires a 3rd party, which may include an attorney-at-law, in order to collect the debt. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • Debt collector: includes persons who furnish collection systems carrying a name that simulates the name of a debt collector and who supply forms or form letters to be used by the creditor even though the forms direct the debtor to make payments directly to the creditor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Declaration: means the instrument by which the property is recorded, in the manner provided for the recording of deeds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 561
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • delivery: means the actual, constructive or attempted transfer of a drug or device from one person to another, whether or not for a consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Dental auxiliary: means a dental radiographer, expanded function dental assistant, dental hygienist, independent practice dental hygienist, public health dental hygienist, dental hygiene therapist or denturist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Dental hygiene: means the delivery of preventative, educational and clinical services supporting total health for the control of oral disease and the promotion of oral health provided by a dental hygienist in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Dental hygiene therapist: means a person who holds a valid license as a dental hygienist issued by the board and is authorized to practice dental hygiene therapy under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Dental hygiene therapy: means the delivery of dental hygiene services, including performance of certain dental procedures in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Dental hygienist: means a person who holds a valid license as a dental hygienist issued by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Dental radiographer: means a person who holds a valid license as a dental radiographer issued by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Dental radiography: means the use of ionizing radiation on the maxilla, mandible and adjacent structures of human beings for diagnostic purposes while under the general supervision of a dentist or an independent practice dental hygienist in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Dentist: means a person who holds a valid dentist license issued by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Dentistry: means the scope of practice for a dentist as described in section 18371. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Denture: means any removable full or partial upper or lower prosthetic dental appliance to be worn in the human mouth to replace any missing natural teeth. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Denturism: means the process of obtaining denture impressions and bite registrations for the purpose of making, producing, reproducing, constructing, finishing, supplying, altering or repairing a denture to be fitted to an edentulous or partially edentulous arch or arches and the fitting of a denture to an edentulous or partially edentulous arch or arches, including the making, producing, reproducing, constructing, finishing, supplying, altering and repairing of dentures, without performing alteration to natural or reconstructed tooth structure, in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Denturist: means a person who holds a valid denturist license issued by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14501
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14701
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2142
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18201
  • 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 Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7352
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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.
  • Depository institution: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • deposits: includes credit union share accounts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Designated broker: means a broker designated by a real estate brokerage agency to act for the real estate brokerage agency in the conduct of real estate brokerage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • 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
  • Device: means an instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, contrivance, implant, in vitro reagent or other similar or related article, including any component part or accessory, that is required under federal or state law to be prescribed by a practitioner and dispensed by a pharmacist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dip net: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Direct supervision: means the supervision required by the board by rule of those tasks and procedures requiring the physical presence of the supervisor in the practice setting at the time such tasks or procedures are being performed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Director: means the director of the Real Estate Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13001
  • 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 Professional and Occupational Regulation within the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • 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 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 Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1506
  • Disbursement of loan funds: means the delivery of the loan funds by the lender to the settlement agent in one or more of the following forms:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 522
  • Disbursement of settlement proceeds: means the payment or sending of all proceeds of the transaction to the person or account designated to receive the proceeds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 522
  • Disclosed dual agent: means a real estate brokerage agency representing 2 or more clients whose interests are adverse in the same transaction with the knowledge and informed consent of the clients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • dispensing: means the preparation and delivery of a prescription drug in a suitable container appropriately labeled for subsequent administration to or use by a patient or other individual entitled to receive the prescription drug pursuant to a lawful order of a practitioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Dispensing station: means a licensed facility consisting of fixed equipment where propane or natural gas is stored and dispensed into portable containers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • Display: includes a special effects display. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • Distribute: means the delivery of a drug other than by administering or dispensing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • District board of trustees: means a body with statutory powers and duties for a community school district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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
  • Domestic violence: means conduct described in Title 17-A, chapters 9, 11, 12 and 13; Title 17-A, sections 432, 433, 506, 506-A, 506-B, 758, 805, 806, 852 and 853; and Title 19-A, section 4002, subsection 1, when the victim of that conduct or threat is a family or household member, as defined in Title 19-A, section 4002, subsection 4 or dating partner, as defined in Title 19-A, section 4002, subsection 3-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6000
  • Domicile: means the place where a person's true, fixed and permanent home is located. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Door-to-door sales: means the solicitation or sale of home repair services by a home repair seller or the seller's employees to a consumer as a result of or in connection with the seller's or the employee's direct contact accomplished by means of a personal visit to the consumer, other than at the seller's place of business, without the consumer soliciting the initial contact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14501
  • Driver: means a person who drives or controls the animal that is pulling in a pulling event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Drowning set: means a trap set for wild animals that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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
  • 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
  • Electronic funds transfer: means a transaction using an electronic device for the purpose of ordering, instructing or authorizing a financial institution to debit or credit an account. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1506
  • Electronic transmission: means transmission of information in electronic form or the transmission of the exact visual image of a document by way of electronic equipment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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
  • Eligible entity: means a facility or institution eligible to participate in financing or other borrowing services authorized by this chapter and includes a participating community health or social service facility, a participating health care facility, a participating institution for higher education or a participating institution providing an educational program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Eligible product developer: means a person that seeks to develop an application for the approval of a drug under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, Section 505(b) or 505(j) or the licensing of a biological product under the federal Public Health Service Act, Section 351. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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
  • Employee: means any independent contractor, agent or person working for a salary or a commission who is affiliated with a home repair seller. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14501
  • Employee: means any independent contractor, agent or person working for a salary or commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14701
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Epinephrine autoinjector: means a single-use device used for the automatic injection of a premeasured dose of epinephrine into a human body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2150-F
  • 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
  • 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
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • ESRD: means that stage of renal impairment that appears irreversible and permanent and requires a regular course of dialysis or kidney transplantation to maintain life. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2041
  • ESRD facility: means a renal dialysis center, a renal dialysis facility, a self-dialysis unit or a special-purpose renal dialysis facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2041
  • Event: means a pulling competition or livestock exhibition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Exotic wagers: means wagers in which the bettor selects 2 or more horses in one or more races in a single wager. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Expanded function dental assistant: means a person who holds a valid expanded function dental assistant license issued by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Expanded function dental assisting: means performing certain dental procedures under the supervision of a dentist in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Extended meet: means a series of harness horse races, except harness horse races conducted by an agricultural society at the time of its annual fair. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • 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
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Faculty: means , when used in conjunction with a license issued under this chapter, the authority granted to an individual who is authorized to practice only within the school setting, including any satellite locations approved by the board, and who teaches dentistry, dental hygiene or denturism as part of a clinical and didactic program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • 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. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is a set of United States statutes added as Title VIII of the Consumer Credit Protection Act. Its purpose is to ensure ethical practices in the collection of consumer debts and to provide consumers with an avenue for disputing and obtaining validation of debt information in order to ensure the information's accuracy. It is often used in conjunction with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Source: OCC
  • Fair Fund: means the fund established in section 85. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • 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 farm corporation: means a corporation founded for the purpose of farming and the ownership of agricultural land; the majority of the voting stock must be held by, and a majority of the shareholders must be, persons or the spouses of persons related to each other within the 3rd degree of kindred and at least one of the related persons must reside on or actively operate the farm; and none of the shareholders may be a corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1955
  • Farm: means the land, plants, animals, buildings, structures, ponds and machinery used in the commercial production of agricultural products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 3102
  • Farm operation: means a condition or activity that occurs on a farm in connection with the commercial production of agricultural products and includes, but is not limited to, operations giving rise to noise, odors, dust, insects and fumes; operation of machinery and irrigation pumps; disposal of manure; agricultural support services; and the employment and use of labor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 3102
  • Farm partnership: means an association of 2 or more individuals formed for the purpose of farming. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1955
  • Farm support arrangement: means an arrangement that meets requirements established by the department by rule under which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2017
  • Farm support payments: means annual payments by a municipality during the term of a qualified easement:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2017
  • Farmland: means any tract or tracts of land used for commercial farming:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2004
  • FDIC: means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or its successors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Federal agency: means an agency of a foreign bank established and operating pursuant to Section 4 of the federal International Banking Act of 1978. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Federal branch: means a branch of a foreign bank established and operating pursuant to Section 4 of the federal International Banking Act of 1978. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Federal covered investment adviser: means a person registered under the federal Investment Advisers Act of 1940. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Federal covered security: means a security that is, or upon completion of a transaction will be, a covered security under Section 18(b) of the federal Securities Act of 1933, 15 United States Code, Section 77r(b) or rules or regulations adopted pursuant to that provision. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • 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 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-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.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Filing: means the receipt under this chapter of a record by the administrator or a designee of the administrator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • 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 a bank, savings institution or trust company organized under, or supervised pursuant to, the laws of the United States or of any state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • 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 has control over any financial institution or has control over any company which controls any financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1308
  • 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
  • fine: includes any surcharge or assessment required by law to be imposed as all or part of a sentence for a criminal conviction and any other costs or other fees the court assesses or imposes against a defendant in any civil or criminal adjudication, including appointed counsel fees and restitution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2137
  • 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
  • Firm: means a sole proprietorship, a corporation, a partnership or any other form of organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 bank: includes foreign commercial banks, foreign merchant banks and other foreign institutions that engage in usual banking activities in connection with the banking business in the countries where the foreign institutions are organized or operating. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Foreign bank holding company: means any company that controls, directly or indirectly, a foreign bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1308
  • 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 support order: means a support order issued by a foreign tribunal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Free clinic: means an incorporated nonprofit health facility that provides health care to people at no charge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Fund: means the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund established in Title 10, section 1023-N. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • 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 supervision: means the supervision required by the board by rule of those tasks and procedures when the physical presence of the supervisor is not required in the practice setting while procedures are being performed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Geographic information board: means the Maine Library of Geographic Information Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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
  • Goods: means all things that are movable when a security interest attaches. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Governing body: means the body that oversees the affairs of a financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: means the person who conveys a freehold estate or interest in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Guaranteed: means guaranteed as to payment of all or substantially all of principal and interest or dividends. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Health care facility: means a nursing home that is, or will be upon completion, licensed under chapter 405; a residential care facility that is, or will be upon completion, licensed under chapter 1663; a continuing care retirement community that is, or will be upon completion, licensed under Title 24-A, chapter 73; an assisted living facility that is, or will be upon completion, licensed under chapter 1664; a hospital; a community mental health facility; a scene response air ambulance licensed under Title 32, chapter 2-B and the rules adopted thereunder; a facility of a hospice program that is, or will be upon completion, licensed under chapter 1681; a nonprofit statewide health information network incorporated in the State for the purpose of exchanging health care information among licensed health care providers in the State; or a community health center. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Health care practitioner: means an individual who is licensed, registered or otherwise authorized in the appropriate jurisdiction to prescribe and administer drugs in the course of professional practice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2150-F
  • Hearing aid: means a wearable instrument or device designed for or offered for the purpose of aiding or compensating for impaired human hearing and any parts, attachments or accessories, including ear molds, but excluding batteries and cords. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Hearing aid dealer and fitter: means an individual licensed under this chapter who engages in the practice of dealing in and fitting of hearing aids. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • 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
  • Holder: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 476
  • Home repair services: includes , but is not limited to, the construction, installation, replacement, improvement or cleaning of driveways, swimming pools, porches, kitchens, chimneys, chimney liners, garages, fences, fall-out shelters, central air conditioning, central heating, boilers, furnaces, hot water heaters, electric wiring, sewers, plumbing fixtures, storm doors, storm windows, siding or awnings or other improvements to structures within the residence or upon the land adjacent to the residence, including tree trimming. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14501
  • home health care provider: includes any business entity or subdivision thereof, whether public or private, proprietary or nonprofit, that is engaged in providing speech pathology services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2142
  • Home repair seller: means any person, partnership, corporation, business, trust or other legal entity that sells or provides home repair services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14501
  • Home repair services: means to fix, replace, alter, convert, modernize, improve or make an addition to real property primarily designed or used as a residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14501
  • Home state: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Hook: means a single fishhook constructed with one, 2 or 3 points. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • Hospital pharmacist: means an individual who is engaged in the practice of pharmacy in a hospital setting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Host state: means a state, other than the home state of an out-of-state financial institution, national bank or federal association, in which the financial institution maintains a branch or seeks to establish and maintain a branch. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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
  • Ice-fishing shack: means a temporary structure used for ice fishing on frozen inland waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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
  • Incompatible use: means the development or use of abutting land for a well, drinking water spring or water supply intake point when that use is initiated on abutting land that is within 50 feet of farmland after that farmland has been registered under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2004
  • 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 pharmacist: means an individual who is engaged in the practice of pharmacy in an independent pharmacy; that is, where there are fewer than 4 pharmacies under the same ownership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Independent practice dental hygienist: means a person who holds a valid license as a dental hygienist issued by the board and who is authorized to practice independent dental hygiene. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Infant: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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
  • Institution for higher education: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Institution providing an educational program: means a nonprofit or charitable institution, public or private, that is exempt from federal taxation pursuant to the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, Section 501 and that provides a program of education for the purpose of enhancing the knowledge or abilities of its members or the general public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Institutional investor: means any of the following, whether acting for itself or for others in a fiduciary capacity:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • 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
  • Instrument: means a device used to test a subject to directly or indirectly detect deception or verify the truth of a statement by, at a minimum, recording visually, permanently and simultaneously a subject's cardiovascular, respiratory and electrodermal patterns. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7352
  • Insurance company: means a company organized as an insurance company whose primary business is writing insurance or reinsuring risks underwritten by insurance companies and that is subject to supervision by the Superintendent of Insurance or a similar official or agency of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Insured: means insured as to payment of all or substantially all principal and interest or dividends. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Intelligence: means the collection, storage, retrieval, analysis and use of information about persons known to be repeatedly violating the criminal law in a manner difficult to detect as part of a covertly planned, deliberate or organized attempt to undertake criminal acts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • 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
  • Intern: means a person who holds a polygraph examiner intern license under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7352
  • International banking institution: means an international financial institution of which the United States is a member and whose securities are exempt from registration under the federal Securities Act of 1933. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • 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.
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Investigation: means the inquiry about, or examination or observation of, persons or objects to gather evidence concerning unlawful acts or the apprehension of wrongdoers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • Investment adviser: includes a financial planner or other person that, as an integral component of other financially related services, provides investment advice to others for compensation as part of a business or that holds itself out as providing investment advice to others for compensation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Investment adviser representatives: means individuals employed by or associated with an investment adviser or federal covered investment adviser and who make any recommendations or otherwise give investment advice regarding securities, manage accounts or portfolios of clients, determine which recommendation or advice regarding securities should be given, provide investment advice or hold themselves out as providing investment advice, receive compensation to solicit, offer or negotiate for the sale of or for selling investment advice or supervise employees who perform any of the foregoing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • 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
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • Issuer: means a person that issues or proposes to issue a security, subject to the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • 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
  • 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 resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • 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.
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Juvenile services: means the personnel, procedures and services provided to deal with delinquents or criminal offenders under 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • 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
  • Labeling: means the process of preparing and affixing a label to the outside of any drug container, exclusive of the labeling by a manufacturer, packer or distributor of a nonprescription drug or commercially packaged legend drug or device. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Laboratory services: means those services which concern the testing or analyzing of physical evidence, by chemical or physical science methods and techniques, in order to determine its properties, composition, attributes or other information required for law enforcement purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 451
  • Land surveying: means any service or work involving the application of special knowledge of the rules of evidence and boundary laws, principles of mathematics and the related physical and applied sciences for measuring and locating lines, angles, elevations and natural and man-made features in the air, on the surface of the earth, within underground workings and on the beds of bodies of water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18201
  • Land surveyor-in-training: means a person licensed under this chapter to practice land surveying under the responsible charge of a professional land surveyor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18201
  • 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
  • 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
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • 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
  • Legal age: means the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • legend drug: means a drug that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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: means a person regularly engaged in making loans secured by mortgages on real estate and to whom the debt is initially payable on the face of the loan documents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 522
  • 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 or permit issued by the board granting authority to an individual authorized under this chapter to perform certain services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Licensed alcohol and drug counselor: means an individual who provides individual or group alcohol and drug counseling services independently within an agency or in private practice and who meets the criteria established in section 6214-D. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6203-A
  • licensed clinical social worker: is a person who has received a license as a clinical social worker from the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7001-A
  • licensed master social worker: is a person who has received a license as a master social worker from the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7001-A
  • licensed social worker: includes a person who has received a conditional license as a licensed social worker. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7001-A
  • 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 14 Sec. 2019
  • Licensee: means a person who holds a license issued by the board under section 12230 or 12231 or a corresponding provision of prior law, or a firm that holds a license issued by the board under section 12252. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • 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 14 Sec. 2019
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under section 271 or section 275-D to conduct pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Lien creditor: means :
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Limited barbering: means any one or any combination of the following practices, when done for hire or compensation, upon the head of the human body for cosmetic purposes and not for the treatment of disease or physical or mental ailments:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • Limited common areas and facilities: means and includes those common areas and facilities designated in the declaration as reserved for use of a certain unit or certain units to the exclusion of the other units. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 561
  • Limited dentist: means a dentist who has retired from the regular practice of dentistry and who holds a valid license issued by the board to practice only in a nonprofit clinic without compensation for work performed at the clinic. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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, equines, goats, members of the genus Lama, rabbits, sheep and swine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Loan funds: means the proceeds of the loan to be disbursed by the lender to others at loan closing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 522
  • Local anesthesia: means a drug, element or other material that results in a state of insensibility of a circumscribed area or the loss of sensation in some definite, localized area without inhibition of conscious processes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Location information: means a consumer's place of abode and his telephone number at that place or his place of employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • Mail order contact lens supplier: means a person or entity, other than an optometrist or physician licensed in this State, that fills contact lens prescriptions by mail or carrier for a patient who resides in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Mail order prescription pharmacy: means an entity that dispenses prescription medications by mail or carrier from a facility not located in this State to a patient who resides in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Maine agency: means an agency of a foreign bank located in this State and established and operating pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Maine branch: means a branch of a foreign bank located in this State and established and operating pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Maine financial institution: means a financial institution defined in section 131, subsection 17. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1308
  • Maine financial institution holding company: means any company whose home state is this State and that has control over any Maine financial institution or has control over a company that controls a Maine financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1308
  • Maine foreign bank: means a foreign bank that operates a Maine branch or Maine agency and for which Maine is the home state, in accordance with Section 5 of the federal International Banking Act of 1978. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Maine representative office: means a representative office located in this State and established and operating pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Manufacture: means the production, preparation, propagation, compounding, conversion or processing of a device or drug, either directly or indirectly, by extraction from substances of natural origin or independently by means of chemical synthesis or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis and includes any packaging or repacking of the substances or labeling or relabeling of its container, except that manufacture does not include the preparation or compounding of a drug by an individual for personal use or the preparation, compounding, packaging or labeling of a drug:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Manufacturer: means a person engaged in the manufacture of prescription drugs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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
  • 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
  • Member: means any person included in the membership of a retirement program of the retirement system, as provided in chapter 423, subchapter 2, or chapter 425, subchapter 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • 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 camping contract: means an agreement offered or sold within the State evidencing a purchaser's right or license to use the camping or outdoor recreation facilities of a membership camping operator in each of 3 or more years, including renewal options. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 589
  • Membership camping contract broker: means a person who resells a membership camping contract to a new purchaser on behalf of the prior purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 589
  • Membership camping operator: means any person who offers camping or outdoor recreational opportunities through the use of camping sites and who solicits membership camping contracts paid for in cash, by installment or periodic payments, including annual fees, by which the purchasers of memberships obtain the right to use camping sites or other camping or recreational facilities of the membership camping operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 589
  • Merchandise: includes any objects, wares, goods, promises, commodities, intangibles, services or other things of value but does not include food or technical or vocational schools located outside of the State that are registered pursuant to Title 20-A, section 9501. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14701
  • 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
  • Midwife: means a person who practices midwifery. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Midwifery: includes consultation with or referral to medical and other health care providers when indicated by client health care needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Midwifery bridge certificate: means a certificate issued by the national registry of midwives that documents completion of accredited continuing education for certified professional midwives based upon identified areas to address education in emergency skills and other competencies set by the international confederation of midwives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Midwifery education accreditation council: means the United States Department of Education-recognized commission that provides accreditation for programs and institutions that meet the national midwives alliance core competencies, the international confederation of midwives competencies and the national registry of midwives skills and standards for basic midwifery practice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Ministerial acts: means those acts that a real estate brokerage agency performs for a person who is not a client and that are informative or clerical in nature and do not rise to the level of active representation on behalf of the person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • Minor: means any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 151-A
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mobile shop: means a mobile vehicle or mobile structure designed, constructed or adapted to serve as a shop at a number of sites and capable of being readily moved from any site at any time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • 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
  • Multiple use: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 424
  • municipal officers: means the county commissioners of the county in which the facility is to be located and the term "municipality" means the unincorporated location. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • 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
  • Mutual financial institution: means any institution as defined in section 131, subsection 27. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1461-B
  • Mutual holding company: means any corporation organized pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1461-B
  • mutual trust investment company: means a corporation which is an investment company as defined by an Act of Congress entitled "Investment Company Act of 1940" as amended; and incorporated in compliance with this chapter to constitute a medium for the common investment of trust funds held in a fiduciary capacity, and for true fiduciary purposes, either alone or with one or more cofiduciaries, by State banks with trust powers, trust companies and national banks with trust powers which are located in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1354
  • National association of certified professional midwives: means the national professional and standard-setting association for certified professional midwives approved in rules adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • National college of nurse midwives: means the national professional and standard-setting organization for midwives certified by the national midwifery certification board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • 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
  • National midwifery certification board: means the national certifying body, approved in rules adopted by the board, for candidates in midwifery who have received graduate-level education in programs accredited by the accreditation commission for midwifery education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • National registry of midwives: means the organization that sets national standards for the certified professional midwife credential approved in rules adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Natural antibiotics: means antimicrobial, antifungal and antiprotozoal agents that are naturally occurring substances or are manufactured substances that are substantially identical to those naturally occurring substances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Natural gas: means hydrocarbon fuel in a gaseous state with a composition of predominantly CH4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • Naturopathic acupuncture: means the insertion of acupuncture needles into specific points on the skin to treat human disease and impairment and to relieve pain. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Naturopathic doctor: means a person authorized and licensed to practice naturopathic medicine under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Naturopathic manipulative therapy: means the manually administered or mechanical treatment of body structures or tissues in accordance with naturopathic principles for the purpose of restoring normal physiological function to the body by normalizing and balancing the musculoskeletal system of the body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Naturopathic medicine: means a system of health care for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human health conditions, injuries and diseases that uses education, natural medicines and therapies to support and stimulate the individual's intrinsic self-healing processes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Net commission: means the total commission less 4% of the amount wagered. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • NFPA: means the National Fire Protection Association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • Nitrous oxide analgesia: means a gas containing nitrous oxide used to induce a controlled state of relative analgesia with the goal of controlling anxiety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • 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.
  • Noncomplex residential property: means property that is not defined as complex residential property in subsection 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • 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
  • nonissuer distribution: means a transaction or distribution not directly or indirectly for the benefit of the issuer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Nonprescription drugs: means nonnarcotic drugs that may be sold without a prescription and that are prepackaged for use by the consumer and labeled in accordance with the requirements of the laws and rules of this State and the Federal Government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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
  • Nonresidential real property: means real estate that is not residential real property as defined in section 171, subsection 6. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 191
  • Nonstate data custodian: means any agency or instrumentality of a political subdivision of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • Normal retirement age: means the specified age, the years of service requirement or any combination of age and years of service requirements at which a member becomes eligible for retirement benefits and at which those benefits may not be reduced under section 17852, subsection 3 or 3-A; section 17852, subsection 10, paragraph C; and section 18452, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Obligor: means a person that, with respect to an obligation secured by a security interest in or an agricultural lien on the collateral:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Obligor: means an individual or the estate of a decedent:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Off-track betting facility: means a facility other than a racetrack at which a person is licensed to conduct pari-mutuel wagering on simulcast racing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Off-track betting licensee: means a person who has obtained a license to conduct pari-mutuel wagering at an off-track betting facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Offer to purchase: includes an attempt or offer to obtain, or solicitation of an offer to sell, a security or interest in a security for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Offer to sell: includes every attempt or offer to dispose of, or solicitation of an offer to purchase, a security or interest in a security for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • offer to sell: includes every offer to sell, offer to purchase or offer to enter into a commodity contract or commodity option. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • Office: means the Office of Information Technology. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12261
  • Office procedures: means methods for the repair and care incidental to superficial lacerations and abrasions, superficial lesions and the removal of foreign bodies located in the superficial tissues. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • 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
  • 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
  • Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • Operator: means an individual having direct control of the starting, stopping or speed of an amusement ride. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3051
  • Opioid medication: means a controlled substance containing an opioid included in schedule II of 21 United States Code, Section 812 or 21 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1308. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Organization: means a corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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 foreign bank: means a foreign bank for which a state other than Maine is the home state, in accordance with Section 5 of the federal International Banking Act of 1978. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person who owns or leases or manages the operation of an amusement ride. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3051
  • 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
  • Participant: means any person, other than the agritourism professional, who engages in an agritourism activity, whether or not a fee is paid to view or participate in the agritourism activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 4656
  • Participating health care facility: means a health care or licensed assisted living facility that, pursuant to this chapter, undertakes the financing and construction or acquisition of a project or undertakes the refunding or refinancing of existing indebtedness as provided in and permitted by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Participating institution for higher education: means an institution for higher education which, pursuant to this chapter, shall undertake the financing and construction or acquisition of a project or shall undertake the refunding or refinancing of obligations or of a mortgage or of advances as provided in and permitted by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Participating institution providing an educational program: means an institution providing an educational program that, pursuant to this chapter, undertakes the financing and construction or acquisition of a project or undertakes the refunding or refinancing of obligations or of a mortgage or of advances as provided in and permitted by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • Peer review: means a study, appraisal or review of one or more aspects of the professional work of a certified public accountancy firm that provides an attest service by a person or persons who are licensed as certified public accountants and who are not affiliated with the certified public accountancy firm being reviewed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • 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
  • Permanent place of business: means any building or other permanently affixed structure, including a home residence, that is owned or held under a 12-month lease or rental agreement at the time business is commenced and is used in whole or in part for the purpose of engaging in sales of consumer merchandise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14701
  • 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
  • Person: includes natural persons, corporations, trusts, partnerships, incorporated or unincorporated associations and any other legal entities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14701
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation or other association or organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, trust, association or other organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 589
  • Person: means an individual or individuals acting in concert, including individuals who are citizens of one or more countries, and any colonies, dependencies or possessions of those countries, other than the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1308
  • 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 an individual, corporation, partnership, association or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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 14 Sec. 1351
  • 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; 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 32 Sec. 16102
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust, estate or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18201
  • 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 an individual, association, corporation, limited liability company, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, partnership, club, trust, estate, society, company, receiver, trustee, assignee, referee or other person acting in a fiduciary or representative capacity, whether appointed by a court or otherwise, and any combination of individuals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1506
  • Person: means any natural person, corporation, trust, partnership, incorporated or unincorporated association and any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • Person: means individual, corporation, partnership, association, trustee or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 561
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint-stock company, a trust where the interests of the beneficiaries are evidenced by a security, an unincorporated organization, a government or a political subdivision of a government, but does not include, a contract market designated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission or any clearinghouse of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission or a national securities exchange registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, or any employee, officer or director of such contract market, clearinghouse or exchange acting solely in that capacity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Pharmacist: means an individual licensed by this State to engage in the practice of pharmacy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Pharmacist in charge: means the pharmacist who is responsible for the licensing of the pharmacy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Pharmacy: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Pharmacy intern: means a person who:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Pharmacy technician: means a person employed by a pharmacy who works in a supportive role to, and under the direct supervision of, a licensed pharmacist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Physician: means an allopathic physician or osteopathic physician. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-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.
  • Poison: means an agent that when ingested, inhaled or otherwise absorbed by a living organism is capable of producing a deleterious response seriously injuring function or producing death. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Polygraph examination: means an examination conducted by a polygraph examiner that consists of a pre-test phase, an in-test phase and a post-test phase. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7352
  • Polygraph examiner: means a person licensed under this chapter to use an instrument. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7352
  • Polygraph examiner internship: means a course of study of polygraph examinations and of the administration of polygraph examinations by an intern under the supervision and control of a polygraph examiner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7352
  • 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
  • Poultry: means domesticated fowl and domesticated waterfowl. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • 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 aesthetics: means the performance by any person for hire or compensation of any one or a combination of the following practices:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • practice of barbering: means any one or any combination of the following practices, when done for hire or compensation, upon the upper part of the human body for cosmetic purposes and not for the treatment of disease or physical or mental ailments:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • practice of cosmetology: means the performance by any person for hire or compensation of any one or more of the following practices:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • Practice of dealing in and fitting of hearing aids: means , but is not limited to, the selection, adaptation or sale of hearing aids, or parts of hearing aids; the testing of hearing by means of an audiometer or equivalent measurement of hearing; the making of impressions for ear molds; and hearing aid orientation that includes instruction in use and care of the instrument, information regarding expectations and limitations, information regarding the availability of additional services to meet associated needs, auditory rehabilitation, communication therapy and additional special counseling services and information regarding follow-up services, malfunctioning of hearing aids, mechanical adjustment or repair or remakes of hearing aids or ear molds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Practice of pharmacy: means the interpretation and evaluation of prescription drug orders; the compounding, dispensing and labeling of drugs and devices, except labeling by a manufacturer, packer or distributor of nonprescription drugs and commercially packaged legend drugs and devices; the participation in drug selection and drug utilization reviews; the proper and safe storage of drugs and devices and the maintenance of proper records for these drugs and devices; the administration of vaccines licensed by the United States Food and Drug Administration that are recommended by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or successor organization, for administration to adults; the performance of collaborative drug therapy management; the responsibility for advising, when necessary or regulated, of therapeutic values, content, hazards and use of drugs and devices; the ordering and dispensing of over-the-counter nicotine replacement products approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration; and the offering or performing of those acts, services, operations or transactions necessary in the conduct, operation, management and control of a pharmacy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Practice setting: means the physical location where services authorized under this chapter are provided to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Practitioner: means an individual who is licensed, registered or otherwise authorized in the appropriate jurisdiction to prescribe and administer drugs in the course of professional practice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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.
  • Predecessor act: means the former Revised Maine Securities Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • 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 14 Sec. 2019
  • Prescription drug order: means a lawful written or oral order of a practitioner for a drug or device. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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.
  • Previous education unit: means a state-approved unit of school administration that was responsible for operating or constructing public schools prior to the reorganization of school administrative units pursuant to chapter 103-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Price amendment: means the amendment to a registration statement filed under the federal Securities Act of 1933 or, if an amendment is not filed, the prospectus or prospectus supplement filed under the federal Securities Act of 1933 that includes a statement of the offering price, underwriting and selling discounts or commissions, amount of proceeds, conversion rates, call prices and other matters dependent upon the offering price. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • 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
  • 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
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Professional land surveyor: means a person licensed under this chapter to practice land surveying. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18201
  • Prohibited substance: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • Project: includes all real and personal property, lands, improvements, driveways, roads, approaches, pedestrian access roads, rights-of-way, utilities, easements and other interests in land, machinery and equipment, and all appurtenances and facilities either on, above or under the ground that are used or usable in connection with any of the structures mentioned in this paragraph, and also includes landscaping, site preparation, furniture, machinery, equipment and other similar items necessary or convenient for the operation of a particular facility or structure in the manner for which its use is intended, but does not include such items as books, fuel, supplies or other items that are customarily considered as a current operating charge; and [2007, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • Propane: means a hydrocarbon fuel with a chemical composition of predominantly C3H8, whether recovered from natural gas or from crude oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • Property: means and includes the land, the building, all improvements and structures thereon, all owned in fee simple absolute, or leased as provided in section 579 and all easements, rights and appurtenances belonging thereto, which have been or are intended to be submitted to the provisions of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 561
  • Property disclosure statement: means a written disclosure form prepared by a seller pursuant to section 173. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 171
  • Provisional dental hygiene therapist: means a person who holds a valid license as a dental hygienist issued by the board and who is authorized to practice dental hygiene therapy under the supervision of a dentist in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • 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
  • Psychosocial evaluation: includes the determination and examination by social workers of the psychosocial situation of an individual or group related to interpersonal and intrapersonal stress, family background, family interaction, living arrangements and socioeconomic problems and treatment, evaluation, plans and goals, including the diagnosis of mental illness and emotional disorders for the purpose of treatment and therapeutic intervention, but excluding the diagnosis of organic mental illness or treatment of any illness by organic therapy, to the extent permitted by the licensure provision of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7001-A
  • 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 geographic information: means public information that is referenced to a physical location. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12501
  • Public health dental hygienist: means a person who holds a valid license as a dental hygienist issued by the board and who is authorized to practice public health dental hygiene in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Public health setting: means a place where the practice of public health dental hygiene occurs, and includes, but is not limited to, public and private schools, medical facilities, nursing homes, residential care facilities, mobile units, nonprofit organizations and community health centers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • 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 reserved lands: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • 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
  • Publicly supported secondary school: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Pupil: means elementary or secondary school student. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 3708
  • Purchaser: means a transferee in any of the types of transactions described in section 172. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 171
  • Purchaser: means a person who enters into a membership camping contract and obtains the right to use the facilities of a membership camping operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 589
  • 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
  • Qualified assistant pharmacist: means an individual licensed by this State as a qualified assistant apothecary, qualified assistant or assistant pharmacist, provided that the license is in full force and effect, except for the right to serve as a pharmacist in charge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Qualified easement: means an agricultural conservation easement held by a municipality on qualified farmland in that municipality that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2017
  • Qualified farmland: means farmland that meets eligibility requirements established by the department by rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2017
  • Qualified midwife preceptor: means a licensed and experienced midwife, or other health professional licensed in this State, who participates in the clinical education of individuals enrolled in a midwifery education program accredited by the midwifery education accreditation council or accreditation commission for midwifery education and who meets the criteria for midwife preceptors set forth by the organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12501
  • Quality Review: means a study, appraisal or review of one or more aspects of the professional work of a person or firm in the practice of public accountancy, by a person or persons who hold certificates and who are not affiliated with the person or firm being reviewed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Race date: means a scheduled date awarded by the commission pursuant to section 271 for which there is a racing program of not less than 8 separate live races. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Race day: means a scheduled day of racing awarded by the commission pursuant to section 271 on which racing occurred. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Racing licensee: means a person who is authorized under section 271 to conduct harness horse racing in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Real estate: means all estates and lesser interests in land and an existing business if real estate is a part of the business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13001
  • Real estate: means an identified parcel of land, including improvements, if any. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Real estate appraisal activity: means the act or process of making an appraisal of real property and communicating a report. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Real estate appraiser: includes review appraisers and appraisal administrators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Real estate brokerage: means a single instance of offering, attempting to conduct or conducting services on behalf of another for compensation, or with the expectation of receiving compensation, calculated to result in the transfer of an interest in real estate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13001
  • Real estate brokerage agency: means a person or entity providing real estate brokerage services through that person's designated broker, affiliated licensees, associates or employees and licensed by the commission as a real estate brokerage agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • Real estate contract: means a contract for the transfer of ownership of residential real property by any of the ways described in section 172. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 171
  • Real property: includes without limitation surface waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 476
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Real property: means one or more defined interests, benefits or rights inherent in the ownership of real estate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Reciprocal program: means any arrangement allowing purchasers to use camping sites, facilities or other properties owned or operated by any person other than the membership camping operator with whom the purchaser has entered into a membership camping contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 589
  • 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
  • Refinancing of existing indebtedness: means liquidation, with the proceeds of bonds or notes issued by the authority, of an indebtedness of a health care facility, an institution for higher education or a participating institution providing an educational program incurred to finance or aid in financing a lawful purpose of that health care facility, institution for higher education or participating institution providing an educational program not financed pursuant to this chapter that would constitute a project had it been undertaken and financed by the authority, or consolidation of such indebtedness with indebtedness of the authority incurred for a project related to the purpose for which the indebtedness of the health care facility, institution for higher education or participating institution providing an educational program was incurred. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2053
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Regular interest: means interest at the rate which the Board of Trustees of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System sets from time to time, in accordance with Title 5, section 17156. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • Regular meeting: means the period of time from the first date a licensee is authorized to conduct live racing through the last date a licensee is authorized to conduct live racing, excluding periods of time longer than 14 days when the licensee is not authorized to conduct live racing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Regular wagers: means wagers other than exotic wagers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • 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
  • Report: when used with reference to an attest service, means an opinion or other form of language that states or implies assurance as to the reliability of the attest information and that also includes or is accompanied by a statement or implication that the person or firm issuing it has special knowledge of or competence in accounting or auditing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Representative office: means any office of a foreign bank that is located in any state and is not a federal branch, federal agency, state branch, state agency or subsidiary of a foreign bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • 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
  • Residence: means a single-family or multifamily dwelling, including but not limited to a single-family home, apartment building, condominium, duplex or town house that is used or intended to be used by its occupants as a dwelling place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14501
  • 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
  • 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 dentist license: means the authority granted to an individual who is a graduate of an approved dental school or college, who is not licensed to practice dentistry in this State and is authorized to practice under the direct or general supervision and direction of a dentist in a board-approved setting in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Residential real estate property preservation provider: means a person who regularly provides residential real estate property preservation services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • Residential real property: means real estate consisting of one or not more than 4 residential dwelling units. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 171
  • Resolved debt: means a debt that has been paid, settled or discharged in bankruptcy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11002
  • Responding tribunal: means the authorized tribunal in a responding state or foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Responsible charge: means direct control and personal supervision of land surveying. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18201
  • Responsible parent: means the parent of a dependent child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Restricted zone: means a land area of from 400 feet to 800 feet that extends in all directions from the bounds of the watercourse and includes all land areas within the bounds of the watercourse and all additional areas that may be added by mutual agreement between the director and private property owners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • Retirement: means termination of membership with a retirement allowance granted under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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 benefit: means the same as retirement allowance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Retirement system: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Revolving credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or open-end credit.) Source: OCC
  • Rider: includes a customer of an amusement ride who is waiting in the vicinity to get on the amusement ride and a departing customer who is still in the vicinity of the amusement ride. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3051
  • 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 rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • 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
  • Rule: means any rule or other written directive of general application duly adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Rural health center: means an incorporated nonprofit health facility that provides comprehensive primary health care to citizens in rural areas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Sale: includes any sale, transfer, exchange or barter, offer for sale, promise to sell or attempt to sell, or advertisement for sale, of any merchandise for cash or for credit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14701
  • Sale: includes every contract of sale of, contract to sell or disposition of a security or interest in a security for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • sale: means a transfer of title or of the right to use by lease, bailment or any other contract, between a licensed hearing aid dealer and fitter or a licensed audiologist and a purchaser, but does not include wholesale transactions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • School: means a school or education institution where a program of study in cosmetology, barbering, limited barbering, aesthetics or nail technology or the instruction of cosmetology, barbering, limited barbering, aesthetics or nail technology is offered or taught. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Securities and Exchange Commission: means the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Security: means a note; stock; treasury stock; security future; bond; debenture; evidence of indebtedness; certificate of interest or participation in a profit-sharing agreement; collateral trust certificate; preorganization certificate or subscription; transferable share; investment contract; investment in a viatical or life settlement contract; voting trust certificate; certificate of deposit for a security; fractional undivided interest in oil, gas or other mineral rights; documents of title to or certificates of interest or participation in an oil, gas or other mineral title or lease or in payments out of production under any title, lease, right or royalty; put, call, straddle, option or privilege on a security, certificate of deposit or group or index of securities, including an interest therein or based on the value thereof; put, call, straddle, option or privilege entered into on a national securities exchange relating to foreign currency; or, in general, an interest or instrument commonly known as a "security"; or a certificate of interest or participation in, temporary or interim certificate for, receipt for, guarantee of or warrant or right to subscribe to or purchase any of the foregoing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Security deposit: means any advance or deposit, regardless of its denomination, of money, the primary function of which is to secure the performance of a lease or tenancy at will agreement for residential premises or any part thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2881
  • 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
  • Self-regulatory organization: means a national securities exchange registered under the federal Securities Exchange Act of 1934, a national securities association of broker-dealers registered under the federal Securities Exchange Act of 1934, a clearing agency registered under the federal Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board established under the federal Securities Exchange Act of 1934. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Self-service dispensing station: means a licensed facility where propane or natural gas is dispensed into permanently mounted fuel containers on vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • sell: means any transfer or delivery of fireworks to a person for consideration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1054
  • sell: includes every sale, contract of sale, contract to sell or disposition, for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 11201
  • seller: means a home repair seller who engages in the business of door-to-door solicitations or sales of home repair services who does not have, at the time of the solicitation or contract, a permanent place of business in the municipality in which the door-to-door solicitation or sale occurs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14501
  • Seller: means the owner of the residential real property that is for sale, exchange, sale under an installment contract or lease with an option to buy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 171
  • Seller: means a membership camping operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 589
  • 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
  • Seller agent: means a real estate brokerage agency that has entered into a written brokerage agreement with the seller in a real estate transaction to represent the seller as the real estate brokerage agency's client. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • 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
  • Service: means service as an employee for which compensation was paid. 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: means the time when the settlement agent has received the loan funds, loan documents and other documents and funds to carry out the terms of the contract between the parties and the settlement agent reasonably determines that all conditions for disbursement of the settlement proceeds as required by applicable law or such contracts have been satisfied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 522
  • 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.
  • Settlement agent: means the person responsible for conducting the settlement and disbursement of the settlement proceeds and includes an individual, corporation, partnership or other entity conducting the settlement and disbursement of loan proceeds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 522
  • Sexual assault: means any conduct described under Title 17-A, chapters 11, 12 and 35 and Title 17-A, sections 852 and 853. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6000
  • shop: means a beauty shop or salon, cosmetology shop or salon, barber shop or salon or hair styling shop or salon, or any premises, structure, building or part of a building where any activity licensed under this chapter is practiced. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 work: means engaging in psychosocial evaluation and intervention, including therapy, to the extent permitted by the licensure provisions of this chapter, to effect a change in the feelings, attitudes and behavior of a client, whether an individual, group or community. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 7001-A
  • Solid fuel: means coal, wood, pellets and other similar organic materials or any combination of them. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • Speech-language pathologist: means an individual who is licensed under this chapter and who practices speech-language pathology and who by virtue of academic and practical training presents the individual to the public by any title or description of services incorporating the words speech pathologist, speech therapist, speech correctionist, speech clinician, language pathologist, language therapist, logopedist, communicologist, voice therapist, voice pathologist or any similar title or description of service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Speech-language pathologist and audiologist: means an individual who is dually licensed under this chapter and who practices speech-language pathology and audiology. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Speech-language pathology: means the application of theories, principles and procedures related to development and disorders of language and speech for purposes of assessment and treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Speech-language pathology assistant: means an individual who meets minimum qualifications that the board may establish for speech-language pathology assistants, that are less than those qualifications established by this chapter for licensure, but must include an associate's degree or its equivalent as determined by the board, in the field of communication disorders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • 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
  • Stalking: means any conduct described in Title 17-A, section 210-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6000
  • 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 22 Sec. 1687
  • state: includes an Indian nation or tribe. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • 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. 16102
  • 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 board: means the State Board of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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 food law: means any provision of this Title or Title 22 that regulates direct producer-to-consumer transactions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 4701
  • State fuel inspector: means a person employed by the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation to enforce the provisions of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Stipend: means an amount distributed from the Stipend Fund or the Fair Fund to a qualifying fair licensee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2019
  • 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 14 Sec. 2019
  • Student: means any person duly enrolled in a school licensed by the director and engaged in learning and acquiring a knowledge of the practice of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • Subagent: means a real estate brokerage agency engaged by another real estate brokerage agency to perform brokerage tasks for a client. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • 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
  • Submerged lands: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • 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
  • Subsidiary universal bank: means any universal bank organized under the laws of this State, at least 51% of the voting stock of which is wholly owned by a mutual holding company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1461-B
  • Substantial equivalency: means that the education, examination and experience requirements for certified public accountants contained in the statutes and administrative rules of another jurisdiction are comparable to or exceed the education, examination and experience requirements of this State or that an individual certified public accountant's education, examination and experience qualifications are comparable to or exceed the education, examination and experience requirements of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • 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
  • 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
  • Supervision: means the direct observation of work and the assessment of written records of service by a licensed speech pathologist, licensed audiologist, licensed physician or licensed hearing aid dealer and fitter licensed under this chapter commensurate with the skills of the individual as determined by the supervisor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • supervision: includes , but is not limited to, oversight of case record reviews, case management, development of counseling skills, education and treatment modalities, clinical supervision log maintenance and client treatment plans and activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 6203-A
  • 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, 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
  • System: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17431
  • Targeted methamphetamine precursor: means any product containing any amount of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine or their salts, isomers or salts of isomers, either alone or in combination with other ingredients:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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
  • 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 license: means an individual who is licensed under this chapter and practices audiology or speech-language pathology while under supervision and training of an individual who holds a valid license in good standing in the appropriate specialty under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Temporary nurse agency: means a business entity or subdivision thereof that provides nurses to another organization on a temporary basis within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2136
  • 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
  • Termination statement: means an amendment of a financing statement that:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • therapeutically equivalent drug: means any drug that has identical amounts of the same active ingredients in the same dosage form and in the same concentration that, when administered in the same amounts, will produce or can be expected to have the same therapeutic effect as the drug prescribed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • Third-party prescription program: means any system of providing for the reimbursement of pharmaceutical goods and services under a contractual arrangement or agreement between a provider of goods and services and another party who is not the consumer of those goods and services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13772
  • Timber and grass: when used in reference to the public reserved lots, so called, in unorganized territory in the State, means all growth of every description on said lots. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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 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
  • Trainee: means any person who, under the direct supervision of a person licensed under this chapter in the same category as the training performed and in accordance with rules adopted by the director, is engaged in learning and acquiring a knowledge of the practice of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14202
  • Trainee permit: means an individual licensed under this chapter who practices in hearing aid dealing and fitting while under supervision and training of an individual who holds a valid license in good standing to practice hearing aid dealing and fitting under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • Transaction broker: means a real estate brokerage agency that provides real estate brokerage services to one or more parties in a real estate transaction without a fiduciary relationship as a buyer agent, a seller agent, a subagent or a disclosed dual agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • transient seller: means any person who engages in the business of selling merchandise to consumers by means of personal contact or telephone contact, whether or not the seller is present in the State at the time of the contact or the time of sale, and who does not have, for the purposes of carrying on such business, any permanent place of business within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14701
  • Transmitting utility: means a person primarily engaged in the business of:
  • (a). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1687
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Undisclosed dual agent: means a real estate brokerage agency representing 2 or more clients whose interests are adverse in the same transaction without the knowledge and informed consent of the clients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13271
  • 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 Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice: means those standards adopted by the appraisal standards board of the appraisal foundation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 14002
  • Union committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school union. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Unit: means a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Unit: means a part of the property including one or more rooms or enclosed spaces located on one or more floors or a part or parts thereof in a building, intended for any type of independent use, and with a direct exit to a public street or highway or to a common area leading to such street or highway. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 561
  • Unit owner: means the person or persons owning a unit in fee simple absolute, or leasing a unit as provided, and an undivided interest in the fee simple, or leased estate, of the common areas and facilities in the percentage specified and established in the declaration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 561
  • 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
  • Unorganized territory: means territory not part of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3201
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Viatical or life settlement contract: means a written agreement establishing the terms under which compensation or anything of value will be paid, which compensation or value is less than the expected death benefit of the insurance policy or certificate, in return for the assignment, transfer, sale, devise or bequest of the death benefit or ownership of any portion of an insurance policy or certificate of insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Victim: means an individual who has been subject to domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6000
  • Watercourse: means the bodies of water consisting of lakes, rivers and streams extending from Telos Lake Dam northerly to the confluence of West Twin Brook and Allagash River, a distance of approximately 85 miles, and bodies of water consisting of lakes and streams extending from where Allagash Stream crosses the west boundary of T. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • 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
  • Whips: Assistants to the floor leaders who are also elected by their party conferences. The Majority and Minority Whips (and their assistants) are responsible for mobilizing votes within their parties on major issues. In the absence of a party floor leader, the whip often serves as acting floor leader.
  • Wholesaler: means a person who buys prescription drugs for resale and distribution to persons other than consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 13702-A
  • 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
  • Wolf: means the Gray Wolf (Canis lupus). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3403
  • 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
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.