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Chapter 13 Agricultural Water Management and Irrigation 351 – 353

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

  • Agricultural products: include floricultural, horticultural, viticultural, forestry, nut, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee and any farm products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Animal food manufacturer: means a person engaged in the business of preparing animal food, including poultry food, derived wholly or in part from livestock or poultry carcasses or parts or products of carcasses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Articles: means the articles of incorporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Association: means a corporation organized under this subchapter, or a similar domestic corporation, or a foreign association or corporation if authorized to do business in this State, organized under any general or special Act as a cooperative association for the mutual benefit of its members, as agricultural producers, and which confines its operations to purposes authorized by this subchapter and restricts the return on the stock or membership capital and the amount of its business with nonmembers to the limits placed thereon by this subchapter for associations organized hereunder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Benefit: means any payment made, or required to be made, to a beneficiary under chapter 423, subchapter V or chapter 425, subchapter V. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Board: means any authority, board, commission, committee, council and similar organization, including independent organizations, established or authorized by the Legislature to fulfill specific functions the members of which do not serve full time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12002
  • Board: means the board of directors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Chief administrative officer: means the head of a correctional facility or a detention facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Client: means any person in the custody or under the supervision of the department, including, but not limited to, a prisoner, juvenile client, contract client, probationer, parolee, juvenile detainee and an informally adjusted juvenile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Commercial processor: means a person who maintains an official establishment under this chapter for the purpose of processing livestock, meat, meat food products, poultry or poultry products other than for the exclusive use in the household of the owner of the commodity by the owner and members of the owner's household and the owner's nonpaying guests and employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commercial slaughterhouse: means a person engaged in the business of slaughtering livestock or poultry other than as a custom slaughterhouse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his duly authorized agents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Corrections or his designee, except that, when the term "commissioner and only the commissioner" is used, the term applies only to the person appointed Commissioner of Corrections and not to any designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Competitive procurement: means the transmission of a written request for proposal, written request for qualifications or other invitation to compete on price or qualifications to at least 3 responsible suppliers that is to be replied to at a stated time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12021
  • Consumer package: means a container or package that contains a product in its final form for sale to the end-use consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Contributions: means payments for membership dues and fees, gifts, donations and sponsorships, including those that result in public advertisement of the entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12021
  • Correctional facility: means any facility that falls under the jurisdiction of the department, but does not include any facility for which the department is required to establish standards pursuant to section 1208 or 1208-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Custom processor: means a person who maintains a licensed establishment under this chapter for the purpose of processing livestock, meat, meat food products, poultry or poultry products exclusively for use in the household of the owner of the commodity by the owner and members of the owner's household and the owner's nonpaying guests and employees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Custom slaughterhouse: means a person who maintains a slaughtering facility that is a licensed establishment or a registered establishment under this chapter for the purposes of slaughtering livestock or poultry for another person's exclusive use by that person and members of that person's household and that person's nonpaying guests and employees, and who is not engaged in the business of buying or selling carcasses, parts of carcasses, meat or meat food products or any cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, domestic rabbits, equines, poultry or other designated animals useable as human food. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Corrections. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Director: means the person designated by the commissioner to be in charge of the day-to-day operations of the state meat and poultry inspection and licensing program established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Domesticated deer: means fallow deer, family Cervidae, subfamily Cervinae, genus Dama; red deer, family Cervidae, subfamily Cervinae, genus Cervus, species Elaphus; and any other species specified underTitle 7, section 1333, subsection 1 kept as domestic animals for breeding stock or for sale as food. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Eligible project: includes any project, the financing of which through the issuance of revenue obligation securities would result in the interest on the revenue obligation securities qualifying, as of the date of issuance, as tax-exempt under 26 United States Code, Section 103, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • entity: means :  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12021
  • Expenses: means travel, meals or lodging costs or other necessary costs incurred by a member of a board in the performance of his duties as a member of that board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12002
  • Federal acts: means the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Federal Meat Inspection Act: means the Act so entitled, approved March 4, 1907, 34 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act: means the Act so entitled, approved August 28, 1957, 71 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Food: means articles used for food or drink for man or other animals, chewing gum and articles used for components of any such article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • 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
  • Governing body: means a person or group of persons with the responsibility or authority to manage an entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12021
  • Immediate container: means a consumer package or any other container in which livestock products or poultry products are packed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Inspector: means an employee or official of the State or an employee or official of the Federal Government or of any other governmental entity of this State, authorized by the commissioner to perform inspection functions under this chapter under an agreement between the commissioner and the governmental entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • 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
  • Juvenile client: means a juvenile committed to a juvenile correctional facility who is either residing at the facility or is on community reintegration status, or ordered confined in a juvenile correctional facility pursuant toTitle 12, section 6004, 8004 or 10608;Title 15, section 3314, subsection 1, paragraph H;Title 15, section 3314, subsection 7; orTitle 29-A, section 115. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Juvenile detainee: means a juvenile detained at a departmental juvenile facility pending a court proceeding or pursuant toTitle 15, section 3312, subsection 3, paragraph D. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon a product or the immediate container, not including package liners, of a product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Licensed establishment: means a person required to hold a license under section 2514. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Livestock: means cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, domestic rabbits, horses, mules, other equines or other designated animals, whether live or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Livestock product: means a carcass or part of a carcass, meat or meat food product of any livestock. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Loan: means an extension of credit made in consideration of a written promise of repayment or any other conditions that may be established by the authority, performance of which may be secured by mortgage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Locally owned grocery store: means a grocery store at least 51% of which is owned by one or more residents of the State and that has a gross floor area of 25,000 square feet or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Locally owned restaurant: means an eating establishment at least 51% of which is owned by one or more residents of the State and that is not a chain restaurant pursuant to section 2491, subsection 2-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Managing director: means the person with overall day-to-day responsibility for directing the operations of a quasi-independent state entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12021
  • Meat: means the part of the muscle of cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules, other equines or other designated animals that is skeletal or that is found in the tongue, diaphragm, heart or esophagus, with or without the accompanying and overlying fat, and the portions of bone, skin, sinew, nerve and blood vessels that normally accompany the muscle tissue but does not include the muscle found in the lips, snout or ears. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • meat and poultry products broker: means a person engaged in the business of buying or selling livestock products or poultry products for other persons on commission or otherwise negotiating purchases or sales of these products other than for the broker's account or as an employee of another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • meat product: means a product useable as human food that is made wholly or in part from any meat or other portion of a carcass of cattle, domesticated deer, sheep, swine, domestic rabbits or goats, excepting products that are exempted from definition as a meat food product by the commissioner under conditions that the commissioner may prescribe to ensure that the meat or other portions of carcass contained in products are unadulterated and that products are not represented as meat food products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • 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 5 Sec. 17001
  • Member: includes the holder of a membership in an association without capital stock and the holder of common stock in an association organized with capital stock. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Mobile poultry processing unit: means a poultry slaughterhouse that meets the structural, operational and licensing requirements of a mobile poultry processing unit under the federal acts and that is operated by a person licensed under section 2514. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • 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.
  • Natural resource enterprise: means an agricultural enterprise or a fishing enterprise, but does not include selling of food at wholesale or retail, except when that selling is carried out as part of the natural resource enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Note: means an evidence of indebtedness and includes a revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Official certificate: means a certificate established by rule of the commissioner for issuance by an inspector or other person performing official functions under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official device: means a device authorized by the commissioner for use in applying an official mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official establishment: means an establishment as determined by the commissioner at which inspection of the slaughter of livestock or poultry or the preparation of livestock products or poultry products is maintained under the authority of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official inspection legend: means a symbol established by rule of the commissioner showing that a product was inspected and passed in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Official mark: means the official inspection legend or any other symbol established by rule of the commissioner to identify the status of any product of livestock or poultry under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • package: means a box, can, tin, cloth or plastic or other receptacle, wrapper or cover. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • person: as used in this Title shall be construed to import both the singular and the plural, as the case demands, and shall include corporations, companies, societies and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4
  • Person: includes an individual, partnership, corporation, association or other business unit and an officer, agent or employee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Poultry: means a domesticated bird, whether live or dead. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Poultry producer: means a person who raises poultry offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Poultry product: means a poultry carcass or part of a carcass or a product that is made wholly or in part from a poultry carcass or part of a carcass, excepting products that are exempted by the commissioner from definition as a poultry product under conditions that the commissioner may prescribe to ensure that the poultry ingredients in products are not adulterated and that these products are not represented as poultry products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Prepared: means slaughtered, canned, salted, stuffed, rendered, boned, cut up or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Producers: includes independent agricultural contractors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Project: means any eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Public warehouse operator: means a person who acts as a temporary custodian of meat, meat food products or poultry products stored in that person's warehouse for a fee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Quasi-independent state entity: means an organization that has been established by the Legislature as an independent board, commission or agency to fulfill governmental purposes and that receives revenues that are derived, in whole or part, from federal or state taxes or fees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 12021
  • Rabbit producer: means a person that raises rabbits offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Registered establishment: means a person registered under section 2514-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Reinspection: includes inspection of the preparation of livestock products and poultry products, as well as reexamination of products previously inspected. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Renderer: means a person engaged in the business of rendering livestock or poultry carcasses or parts of carcasses, except rendering conducted under inspection or exemption under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Retail vendor: includes a person who operates a store or who sells or attempts to sell to consumers at their homes or otherwise sells, displays, advertises, offers or has available for sale meat food products or poultry products at retail for purchase by consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Retirement: means termination of membership with a retirement allowance granted under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Retirement benefit: means the same as retirement allowance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Retirement system: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • security: means a note, bond, interim certificate, debenture or other evidence of indebtedness, including any recovery zone facility bond or qualified energy conservation bond, payment of which is secured by a pledge of revenues, as provided in section 1045-A or 1065, or by assignment or pledge of other eligible collateral. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 963-A
  • Service: means service as an employee for which compensation was paid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Shipping container: means a container used or intended for use in packaging a livestock product or poultry product packed in an immediate container. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Small enterprise: means a person licensed under section 2514 that processes 20,000 birds or fewer in a calendar year and that elects to operate under an exemption pursuant to section 2517-C, subsection 1-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • This subchapter: means the "Uniform Agricultural Cooperative Association Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Useable as human food: refers to a livestock or poultry carcass or part or product of a livestock or poultry carcass, unless it is denatured or otherwise identified as required by rules prescribed by the commissioner to deter its use as human food or as naturally inedible by humans. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Wholesale distributor: means a person who sells meat to retail vendors, other merchants or to industrial, institutional and commercial users mainly for resale or business use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511