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Chapter 747 Nutrient Management Act 4201 – 4214

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 7 > Part 10

  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Agency: means a governmental entity subject to review pursuant to this chapter, but not subject to automatic termination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 953
  • 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.
  • Animal feeding operation: means a lot or facility where animals are confined and fed for a total of at least 45 days in a 12-month period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4201
  • Animal unit: means 1,000 pounds of animal body weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4201
  • Beneficiary: means a person or persons designated by a member to receive a benefit under this Part or a person otherwise entitled to receive a benefit under this Part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • 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 the Nutrient Management Review Board established in section 4203. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4201
  • 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.
  • Communicable disease: means an illness or condition due to a specific infectious agent or its toxic products which arises through transmission of that agent or its products from a reservoir to a susceptible host. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services and its agents and authorized representatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Environmental disease: means any abnormal condition or disorder aggravated or caused by exposure to an environmental hazard. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Exposure: means direct contact or interaction with an environmental hazard or toxic agent affecting or being taken into the body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Farm nutrient: means a substance or recognized plant nutrient, element or compound that is used or sold for its plant nutritive content or its claimed nutritive value for use in growing crops. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4201
  • 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.
  • Independent agency: means a governmental entity subject to review and to termination pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 3 Sec. 953
  • Infected person: means a person who is diagnosed as having a communicable disease or who, after appropriate medical evaluation or testing, is determined to harbor an infectious agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Inhabitant: means a person having an established residence in a place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Local district: means :  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Municipality: includes cities, towns and plantations, except that "municipality" does not include plantations in Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV; or Title 30-A, Part 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Notifiable disease or condition: means any communicable disease, occupational disease or environmental disease, the occurrence or suspected occurrence of which is required to be reported to the department pursuant to sections 821 to 825 or section 1493. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Nutrient management plan: means a written document that outlines how farm nutrients are stored, managed and utilized on the farm for which the plan is written. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4201
  • 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: 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 19-A Sec. 101
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public health threat: means any condition or behavior that can reasonably be expected to place others at significant risk of exposure to a toxic agent or environmental hazard or infection with a notifiable disease or condition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Regulated residual: means a residual regulated by the Department of Environmental Protection pursuant to Title 38, chapter 13 that is used primarily for its nitrogen and phosphorous value as determined by the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4201
  • Residual: means any material generated as a byproduct of a nonagricultural production or treatment process that has value as a source of crop nutrients or soil amendment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 4201
  • 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
  • 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 19-A Sec. 101
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Toxic agent: means a chemical or physical substance that, under certain circumstances of exposure, may cause harmful effects to living organisms. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.