§ 81 Definitions
§ 82 Commissioner’s duties and powers
§ 83 Licensing of agricultural fairs
§ 84 Fair dates
§ 85 Fair Fund
§ 86 Stipend Fund
§ 87 Licensees ineligible for stipend
§ 88 Filing and certification; investigation of complaints
§ 89 Licensees holding pari-mutuel racing meets
§ 90 Annual reports
§ 91 Agricultural Fair Support Fund
§ 92 Constables
§ 93 Property management
§ 94 Entry fees; lien on animals or articles
§ 95 Restriction on sale of goods and refreshments; lease of land
§ 96 Use of prohibited substance; animals entered in events
§ 97 Pulling events between animals
§ 98 Pull Events Commission
§ 99 Pull superintendent
§ 100 Enforcement actions by commission
§ 101 Violations relating to pulling events
§ 102 Reciprocal disciplinary action

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 7 > Part 1 > Chapter 4

  • 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
  • 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
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrator: means the Securities Administrator under section 16601. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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
  • 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 7 Sec. 81
  • 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: means an animal entered in an event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • 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.
  • 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
  • ASME container: means a container constructed in accordance with a code developed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers or its successor organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Board: means the Maine Fuel Board established inTitle 5, section 12004-A, subsection 49. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • 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 inTitle 5, section 12004-A, subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Board: means the Board of Speech, Audiology and Hearing pursuant to section 17201. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • 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
  • Calibration: means the objective adjustment of a machine to an accepted standard. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • 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
  • 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
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18201
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • 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.
  • Conversion therapy: means any practice or treatment that seeks or claims to change an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity, including, but not limited to, any effort to change gender expression or to eliminate or reduce sexual or romantic attractions, feelings or behavior toward others based on the individual's gender. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 59-C
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dental auxiliary: means a dental radiographer, expanded function dental assistant, dental hygienist, independent practice dental hygienist, public health dental hygienist, dental 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 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
  • Dental therapist: means a person who holds a valid license as a dental hygienist issued by the board and is authorized to practice dental therapy under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Dental 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
  • 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. 18201
  • Department: means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • 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
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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
  • Driver: means a person who drives or controls the animal that is pulling in a pulling event. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Eligible adult: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16801
  • Equipment installations: means the installation, alteration or repair of oil, solid fuel, propane or natural gas burning equipment and chimneys, or pellet-fired central heating appliances, including accessory equipment as relating only to the safety of the installation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • 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
  • Event: means a pulling competition or livestock exhibition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • 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
  • 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 7 Sec. 81
  • Fair Fund: means the fund established in section 85. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • 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 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
  • 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 exploitation: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16801
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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
  • Grantee: means the person to whom a freehold estate or interest in land is conveyed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Grantor: means the person who conveys a freehold estate or interest in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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
  • Inhabitant: means a person having an established residence in a place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Known defect: means a condition, known by the seller, that has a significant adverse effect on the value of property, significantly impairs the health or safety of future occupants of the property or, if not repaired, removed or replaced, significantly shortens the expected normal life of the premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 171
  • 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
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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 veterinarian: means a person licensed as a veterinarian by the State who is operating under the direction or authority of the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • licensee: means a person, agricultural society or other entity licensed to conduct an agricultural fair in accordance with section 83. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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.
  • Livestock: means cattle, equines, goats, members of the genus Lama, rabbits, sheep and swine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 gas: means hydrocarbon fuel in a gaseous state with a composition of predominantly CH4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Person: means an individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18201
  • 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; 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
  • Poultry: means domesticated fowl and domesticated waterfowl. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • 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 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 setting: means the physical location where services authorized under this chapter are provided to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • 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 7 Sec. 81
  • 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.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • 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 7 Sec. 81
  • 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 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 therapist: means a person who holds a valid license as a dental hygienist issued by the board and who is authorized to practice dental therapy under the supervision of a dentist in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • Public health dental hygiene: means the delivery of certain dental hygiene services under a written supervision agreement with a dentist for the purpose of providing services in a public health setting in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18302
  • 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 record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16102
  • Purchaser: means a transferee in any of the types of transactions described in section 172. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 171
  • Qualified individual: means an agent, investment adviser representative or individual who serves in a supervisory, compliance or legal capacity for a broker-dealer or investment adviser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 16801
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • 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 1 Sec. 72
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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.
  • 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 property: means real estate consisting of one or not more than 4 residential dwelling units. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 33 Sec. 171
  • Responsible charge: means direct control and personal supervision of land surveying. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18201
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • 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 as a speech-language pathologist, but must include an associate degree or its equivalent, as determined by the board, or a higher degree in the field of communication disorders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 17101
  • 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 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
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stipend: means an amount distributed from the Stipend Fund or the Fair Fund to a qualifying fair licensee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Stipend Fund: means the fund receiving money in accordance with Title 8, sections 286 and 287 to provide aid and encouragement to fair licensees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 81
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Town: includes cities and plantations, unless otherwise expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • 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
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Trustor: The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Wood pellets: means a wood fuel product manufactured from compressed sawdust or other wood by-product that is pressed or extruded into pieces of uniform size and shape that are designed to be fed in bulk to a combustion chamber. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 18101
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.