Sections
Chapter 101 General Provisions 401 – 530-A
Chapter 103 Products Controlled 531 – 1054
Chapter 105 Payment of Dues 1090 – 1096

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 7 > Part 2

  • Aboveground flammable liquid storage facility: means any aboveground storage tank or tanks containing flammable liquids, together with associated piping, transfer and dispensing facilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • Absentee voter: means a person who qualifies under section 751 to cast an absentee ballot. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Abuse: means the infliction of injury, unreasonable confinement, intimidation or cruel punishment that causes or is likely to cause physical harm or pain or mental anguish; sexual abuse or sexual exploitation; financial exploitation; or the intentional, knowing or reckless deprivation of essential needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Abuse: means the occurrence of the following acts between family or household members or dating partners or by a family or household member or dating partner upon a minor child of a family or household member or dating partner:
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1557-B
  • Abuse or neglect: means a threat to a child's health or welfare by physical, mental or emotional injury or impairment, sexual abuse or exploitation including under Title 17-A, sections 282, 852, 853 and 855, deprivation of essential needs or lack of protection from these or failure to ensure compliance with school attendance requirements under Title 20-A, section 3272, subsection 2, paragraph B or section 5051-A, subsection 1, paragraph C, by a person responsible for the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Access aisle: means a designated space for maneuvering a wheelchair or other mobility device when entering or exiting a vehicle, and that is immediately adjacent to a properly designated parking space for a person with a disability. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • account: means a financial instrument established pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • Account holder: means a person, whose family income is below 200% of the nonfarm income official poverty line as defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget and revised annually in accordance with the United States Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, Section 673, subsection 2, who owns a family development account. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts credited to a member's individual account, together with regular interest thereon. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjudication: means a finding by a court that a person has committed a traffic infraction and includes the acceptance by the clerk of the violations bureau or any judicial division of an answer of not contested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Administrative compliance order: means an administrative order that is issued by the commissioner against a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative consent order: means an order issued by the commissioner pursuant to a bilateral agreement between the commissioner and a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrative penalty: means a fine imposed by the commissioner against a public water system in violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Administrator: means , except in cases in which the payroll processor is a supervised financial organization or a wholly owned subsidiary of a supervised financial organization, the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Administrator: means the administrator designated in Article VI, section 6-103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Adoptee: means a person who will be or who has been adopted, regardless of whether the person is a child or an adult. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Adult: means a person who is 18 years of age or older. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Adult: means any person who has attained 18 years of age or who is a legally emancipated minor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Adult: means a person 18 years of age or older or a person under 18 years of age who is emancipated pursuant to Title 15, section 3506-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1557-B
  • Adult: means a person who is 18 years of age or older. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Adult education: means education programs primarily operated for individuals beyond the compulsory school ages and administered by school administrative units. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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
  • Advertisement: means a commercial message in any medium that directly or indirectly aids, promotes or assists a rental-purchase agreement, but does not include in-store merchandising aids such as window signs and ceiling banners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Advertisement: means all representations, other than those on the label, disseminated in any manner or by any means, relating to seed within the meaning of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Advertisement: means all representations disseminated in any manner or by any means, other than by labeling, for the purpose of inducing, or which are likely to induce, directly or indirectly, the purchase of food. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • 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.
  • Advisory council: means the Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Council. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • 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.
  • Affiliated unit: means a school administrative unit that is affiliated with another school administrative unit that operates a center. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • agency: means any unit of State Government or local government, including any state board or commission, except the Legislature and its committees and subcommittees, the Judicial Department, the University of Maine System, the Maine Community College System and the Maine Maritime Academy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2530-A
  • Agency: means an agency, school, organization, facility or institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Agent: means any person who sells or distributes potatoes or rotation crops in commerce for or on behalf of producers or others and whose operations may include the planting, cultivating, harvesting, grading, packing and furnishing containers, supplies or other services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Agent: means an individual appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Agent: means any person who sells or distributes licensed commodities in commerce for or on behalf of producers or others and whose operations may include planting, cultivating, harvesting, grading, packing and furnishing containers, supplies or other services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Agricultural commodity: means any and all agricultural, horticultural and vineyard crops and products when produced or sold in this State, either in their natural state or as processed by the producer, including such products as:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Agricultural enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to growing or raising plants or animals, harvesting plants or growing or obtaining plant or animal by-products, includes forestry and aquaculture and includes production, processing, storing, packaging or marketing products derived from agricultural enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Agricultural land: means land capable of supporting commercial farming and forestry production. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Agricultural liming material: means a product whose calcium and magnesium compounds are capable of neutralizing soil acidity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Agricultural seeds: shall include the seeds of grass, forage, cereal and fiber crops and any other kinds of seeds commonly recognized within this State as agricultural or field seeds, and mixtures of such seeds, except seeds of cereals grown in Maine and sold directly from grower to grower and not labeled as seed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Alcohol and drug program: means the alcohol and other drug education, evaluation and treatment program administered by the Department of Health and Human Services under Title 5, chapter 521, subchapter 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Alcohol level: means either grams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood or grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Allocated parental rights and responsibilities: means that responsibilities for the various aspects of a child's welfare are divided between the parents, with the parent allocated a particular responsibility having the right to control that aspect of the child's welfare. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Amusement owner: means a person, the State or a political subdivision of the State that owns an amusement ride or, if the amusement ride is leased, the lessee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3617
  • Amusement ride: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3617
  • Animal: means all vertebrate and invertebrate species, including but not limited to humans and other mammals, birds, fish and shellfish. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • 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.
  • Antique auto: means an automobile or truck manufactured in or after model year 1916 that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Antique motorcycle: means a motorcycle or a motor-driven cycle that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Any election: means primary and general elections and referenda, whether regular or special. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Applicant: includes the person filing an application for registration of a mark under this chapter, his legal representatives, successors or assigns. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9922
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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 private school: means a private school approved for attendance purposes under chapter 117. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Archives: means government records that have been determined by the State Archivist to have sufficient value to warrant their continued preservation and that are in the physical and legal custody of the Maine State Archives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2530-A
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Articulation agreement: means an agreement between a center or region and a postsecondary institution that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Assistive device: includes , but is not limited to, manual wheelchairs, motorized wheelchairs, motorized scooters and other aids that enhance the mobility of the individual; hearing aids, telephone communications devices for the deaf, or TDD, assistive listening devices and other aids that enhance an individual's ability to hear; voice synthesized computer modules, optical scanners, talking software, braille printers and other devices that enhance a sight-impaired individual's ability to communicate; and any other assistive device that enables a person with a disability to communicate, see, hear or maneuver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9506
  • 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.
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 11401
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Authority: means the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority and any successors to that authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 8002
  • Automobile: means a motor vehicle designed for the conveyance of passengers that has a seating capacity of not more than 15 persons, including the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Average final compensation: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • 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.
  • Barrier: means any wire, cable, cable wire, chain link, lumber, gate or other similar device placed or erected across a town way for the purpose of barring access to that way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3271
  • 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 support entitlement: means the sum derived from the child support table appropriate for each child and the parties' gross income. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • Beneficial insects: means those insects that, during their life cycle, are effective pollinators of plants, are parasites or predators of pests or are otherwise beneficial. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • 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. 902
  • 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
  • Bid: means a written offer or proposal by an exhibitor to a distributor, in response to an "invitation to bid" stating the terms under which the exhibitor will agree to exhibit a motion picture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 333
  • Blind bidding: means the solicitation of bidding for, solicitation of negotiation for, or solicitations of offers for or agreeing to terms for the licensing or exhibition of a motion picture if the motion picture has not been trade screened. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 333
  • Blind person: means a person having not more than 20/200 central visual acuity in the better eye after correction or an equally disabling loss of the visual field so that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Blood-borne pathogen test: means a test that indicates the presence of a specific blood-borne transmissible infectious agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 831
  • Board: means the Board of Licensure of Water System Operators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2621
  • Board: means the Maine Motor Vehicle Franchise Board created pursuant to section 1187. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Board: means the Maine Potato Board established in Title 36, section 4603. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • 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 trustees: means the board provided for in section 1231. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Bona fide occupational exposure: means skin, eye, mucous membrane or parenteral contact of a person with the potentially infectious blood or other body fluids of another person that results from the performance of duties by the exposed person in the course of employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 831
  • Bond: means revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Bookmaking: means advancing gambling activity by unlawfully accepting bets from members of the public as a business, rather than in a casual or personal fashion, upon the outcomes of future contingent events. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • Brand: means a term, design or trademark used in connection with one or several grades of commercial fertilizer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Brand: means the term, designation, trademark, product name or other specific designation under which an individual agricultural liming material is offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Brand name: means a word, name, symbol or device, or any combination thereof, that identifies the commercial feed of a distributor or registrant and distinguishes it from that of others. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Brand name: means the term, designation, trademark, product name or other specific designation under which individual plant or soil amendments are distributed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Broker: means any person engaged in the business of negotiating sales of potatoes in commerce for or on behalf of the seller or the purchaser, respectively. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Broker: means any person engaged in the business of negotiating sales of licensed commodities in commerce for or on behalf of the seller or the purchaser, respectively. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Broker: means a person who, for a fee, commission or other valuable consideration, arranges or offers to arrange a transaction involving the sale, for purposes other than resale, of a new motor vehicle and who is not:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Budget authority: Authority provided by law to enter into obligations that will result in outlays of Federal funds. Budget authority may be classified by the period of availability (one-year, multiyear, no-year), by the timing of congressional action (current or permanent), or by the manner of determining the amount available (definite or indefinite).
  • Budget committee: means the Penobscot County Budget Committee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 900-K
  • Budget failure: means the failure of a region, by August 1st of any fiscal year, to approve a budget for the region that is at least equal to the sum of the total allocations for career and technical education of the member school administrative units in the region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Bulk: means a nonpackaged form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Bulk: means in nonpackaged form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Bureau: means the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1692-A
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Bus: means a motor vehicle designed for carrying more than 15 persons, including the operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Business day: means any day of the calendar year other than a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Buyer: means any person other than a consumer who purchases or contracts to purchase potatoes or rotation crops. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Buyer: means a person who buys or contracts to buy goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 121
  • Cable television system: means any facility that, in whole or in part, receives directly or indirectly over the air, amplifies or otherwise modifies the signals transmitting programs broadcast by one or more television or radio stations and distributes those signals by wire or cable to subscribing members of the public who pay for that service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Camp trailer: includes a manufactured or homemade tent trailer, so called, that consists of a platform, shelf or box with means of permanently or temporarily attaching a tent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Candidate: means any person who has filed a petition under either sections 335 and 336 or sections 354 and 355 and has qualified as a candidate by either procedure, or any person who has received contributions or made expenditures or has given his consent for any other person to receive contributions or make expenditures with the intent of qualifying as a candidate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Canoe: means a form of small watercraft with no rudder or sails that is long and narrow, sharp on both ends or sharp on one end and blunt on the other end usually propelled by paddles or a small motor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • Career and technical education: means a course or program of education designed to create or improve job-related skills that is part of a secondary school or middle school level curriculum and approved by the commissioner according to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Caretaker: means any individual or institution who has or assumes the responsibility for the care of an adult. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • 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
  • Catastrophic illness: means an unforeseen, prolonged and extended illness, medical condition or injury that will likely cause death or permanent disability as determined by a licensed physician whose determination must be in writing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Caucus: means a meeting of a political party or committee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • 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.
  • Center: means an administrative entity established pursuant to this chapter that provides career and technical education to secondary students and middle school level students. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Central voter registration system: means a single electronic information system and database for voter registration information maintained by the Secretary of State and used by all municipal jurisdictions in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Certification mark: means a mark used upon or in connection with the products or services of one or more persons other than the owner of the mark to certify regional or other origin, material, mode of manufacture, quality, accuracy or other characteristics of such goods or services, or that the work or labor on the goods or services was performed by members of a union or other organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9922
  • certified seed: as used in this Title shall be deemed to mean potato, vegetable, forage crop or grain seeds as shall have been grown and prepared for sale in accordance with regulations laid down by the commissioner and for which a certificate or tag has been issued as provided in section 2103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6705
  • Challenged ballot: means a ballot cast by one whose eligibility to vote has been questioned during election day. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Change orders: means a written amendment to the home construction contract which becomes part of and is in conformance with the existing contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8702
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Chief executive officer: means the Chief Executive Officer of the Finance Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 11401
  • 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 is under 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Child: means any person who is less than 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Child: means an individual, whether over or under the age of majority, who is or is alleged to be owed a duty of support by the individual's parent or who is or is alleged to be the beneficiary of a support order directed to the parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Child: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Child care costs: means the actual child care costs incurred by the parties for each child for whom support is being established that are related to that party's employment, education or training and are reasonable or customary in the area in which that party resides. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • Child Development Services System: means the state intermediate educational unit under section 7209, subsection 3, and any regional sites it chooses to establish and maintain, to ensure the provision of child find activities, early intervention services and free, appropriate public education services to eligible children. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Child or children: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Child protection proceeding: means a proceeding on a child protection petition under subchapter IV, a subsequent proceeding to review or modify a case disposition under section 4038, an appeal under section 4006, a proceeding on a termination petition under subchapter VI, or a proceeding on a medical treatment petition under subchapter VIII. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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
  • Child support order: means a support order for a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state or foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Child support table: means the schedule that has been adopted by the department under section 2011. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • Child with a disability: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Cigarette paper: means those papers or paper-like products used to roll cigarettes, which by advertising, design or use facilitate the use of tobacco or other products for inhalation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Clean fuel: includes , but is not limited to, compressed natural gas; liquefied natural gas; liquefied petroleum gas; hydrogen; hythane, which is a combination of compressed natural gas and hydrogen; dynamic flywheels; solar energy; alcohol fuels containing not less than 85% alcohol by volume; and electricity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Clean fuel vehicle: means a vehicle that may be propelled by a clean fuel or a fuel-cell electric vehicle that uses any fuel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Clinic: as used in this subchapter , shall mean any place, establishment or institution which operates for the purpose of dispensing immunizing agents to persons who are not confined in that place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1061
  • Closed period: means that time period when the registrar may accept only those voter registration applications presented in person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Cocaine: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Combination vehicle: means a motor vehicle consisting of a truck or truck tractor in combination with one or more trailers or semitrailers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Commercial feed: means all materials except unmixed seed, whole or processed, when not adulterated within the meaning of section 717, subsections 1 to 4 which are distributed for use as feed or for mixing in feed, provided that the commissioner by regulation may exempt from this definition, or from specific provisions of this Act, commodities such as hay, straw, stover, silage, cobs, husks, hulls and individual chemical compounds or substances when such commodities, compounds or substances are not intermixed or mixed with other materials, and are not adulterated within the meaning of section 717, subsection 1, paragraph A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Commercial fertilizer: means a substance containing one or more recognized fertilizer materials bearing a guaranteed analysis on the product label of a packaged product or the accompanying delivery paperwork or invoice of a bulk fertilizer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used in commerce to transport passengers or property if the motor vehicle:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • 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
  • Commission: means the Commission for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Late Deafened. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1413-A
  • Commission: means the Maine Public Drinking Water Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his authorized agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services or a designated representative in the geographical area in which the person resides or is present. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2471
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Safety or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • Commissioner: shall mean the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 393
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4203
  • 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 Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 3255
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • 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 Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry and his agents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • 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
  • Committee: means the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund Committee under section 972-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • Committee amendment: An amendment recommended by a committee in reporting a bill or other measure.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Community development organization: means a charitable organization, a community action agency or a nonprofit organization under the Internal Revenue Code, Section 501(c)(3) approved by the authority to administer a family development account program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • Community school: means a public elementary or secondary school that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9921
  • 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
  • Computer: means an electronic, magnetic, optical, electrochemical or other high-speed data processing device performing logical, arithmetic or storage functions and includes any data storage device or communications facility directly related to or operating in conjunction with the device. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Computer information: means a representation of information, knowledge, facts, concepts or instructions that are confidential or proprietary, are being prepared or have been prepared from an organized set of data and are located in computer memory or on magnetic, optical or mechanical media transferable directly to or useable directly by a computer as a source of data or instructions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Computer program: means an ordered set of data representing coded instructions or statements that, when executed by a computer, cause the computer to process data. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Computer resource: means a computer program, computer software, computer system, computer network, computer information or any combination thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Computer software: means a set of computer programs, procedures and associated documentation used in the operation of a computer system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Computer virus: means any computer instruction, information, data or program that degrades the performance of a computer resource; disables, damages or destroys a computer resource; or attaches itself to another computer resource and executes when the host computer program, data or instruction is executed or when some other event takes place in the host computer resource, data or instruction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • 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 a person who purchases or leases an assistive device from a dealer or manufacturer for purposes other than resale; a person to whom an assistive device is transferred for purposes other than resale while an express warranty is in effect; a funding source that purchases a device for a person with a disability; or a person otherwise legally qualified to enforce a warranty. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9506
  • Consumer: means a person or entity residing or domiciled in this State with a pending civil claim or action and represented by an attorney. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Consumer: means an individual who purchases, receives or possesses tobacco products for personal consumption and not for resale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Consumer pack: means a unit of 50 pounds or less net weight of potatoes contained in a bag or other type of container. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1032
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter in water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract for sale: includes both a present sale of goods and a contract to sell goods at a future time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 122-A
  • Convention: means the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance concluded at The Hague on November 23, 2007. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Cooperative board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a career and technical education region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Corporate name: includes any corporate name, reserved name, registered name or assumed name as those terms are used in Title 13-C, sections 401, 402, 403 and 404 respectively and includes a corporate name, reserved name, registered name or assumed name as those terms are used in Title 13-B, sections 301-A, 302-A, 303-A and 308-A respectively. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9922
  • Corrections officer: means a person who is responsible for the custody or direct supervision of a person confined in a jail, prison or state correctional facility pursuant to an order of a court or as a result of an arrest and who possesses a current and valid certificate issued by the Board of Trustees of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy pursuant to Title 25, section 2803-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1581
  • Corrosive: means any substance which in contact with living tissue causes destruction of tissue by chemical action; but does not refer to action on inanimate surfaces. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Cost of private health insurance: means the cost of adding the child to existing coverage or the difference between self-only and family coverage, unless that cost is determined to be unjust by a court or the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • County: means either Lincoln County or Sagadahoc County, and "counties" means both Lincoln County and Sagadahoc County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1802
  • County commissioners: means the county commissioners of Androscoggin County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 722
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of Aroostook County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 739
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of Knox County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 751
  • County commissioners: means the elected county commissioners of Piscataquis County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 822
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of York County and "county" means York County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 831
  • County commissioners: means the county commissioners of Waldo County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 852
  • County commissioners: means the county commissioners of Kennebec County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 861
  • county commissioners: means the county commissioners of Somerset County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 895
  • County commissioners: means the county commissioners in a county or the officers, under a charter, who exercise legislative powers within the county. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1302
  • County legislative delegation: means all state legislators whose legislative districts, in whole or in part, lie within the boundaries of a county. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • County office: means the office of judge of probate, register of probate, county treasurer, register of deeds, sheriff, district attorney or county commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • 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
  • Court: means a District Court and, with regard to section 4011, the tribal court of the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1557-B
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Court reporter: means a person who records legal proceedings by stenotype machine or other means allowed under the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 30 and provides prompt preparation of an accurate, verbatim written transcript. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 872
  • Court reporting services: means services provided by a court reporter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 872
  • Court reporting services provider: means a business, entity or firm that provides or arranges for court reporting services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 872
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Criminal justice agency: means a governmental agency of the State or any subunit of a governmental agency of the State at any governmental level that performs the administration of criminal justice pursuant to statute. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5166
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Cross-contamination: means the unintentional transfer and incorporation of genetic material between a genetically engineered crop, by cross-pollination or other means, and a nongenetically engineered crop or a wild plant population. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Cultivate: means to sow a seed; to grow, raise or tend a plant; to harvest a plant; or to knowingly possess a plant. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Custodian: means the person who has legal custody and power over the person of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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
  • Custom vehicle: means a motor vehicle manufactured after model year 1948 that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Customer-formula feed: means commercial feed which consists of a mixture of commercial feeds or feed ingredients or both, each batch of which is manufactured according to the specific instructions of the final purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Daytime: means any time from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Deaf: means that the sense of hearing of an individual is nonfunctional for the purpose of communication and that individual must depend primarily upon visual communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1413-A
  • Dealer: means any person engaged in the business of buying or selling potatoes or rotation crops in wholesale or jobbing quantities in commerce and includes:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Dealer: means any person other than a consumer, engaged in the business of buying or selling licensed commodities in commerce, except as provided in section 458. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Debt: means an obligation or alleged obligation of a consumer to surrender or return rental property or pay money arising out of a rental-purchase agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Delivery sale: means a sale of tobacco products to a consumer in this State when:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Department: means any department, commission, institution or agency of State Government including the Maine Community College System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2161
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4203
  • 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 Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dependent adult: includes , but is not limited to, any of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Dependent adult: means an adult who has a physical or mental condition that substantially impairs the adult's ability to adequately provide for that adult's daily needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • 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.
  • Designated family member: means the spouse, child, grandchild, parent, brother or sister of the owner of a new motor vehicle dealer who, in the case of the owner's death, is entitled to inherit the ownership interest in the new motor vehicle dealer under the terms of the owner's will, or who, in the case of an incapacitated owner of a new motor vehicle dealer, has been appointed by a court as the legal representative of the new motor vehicle dealer's property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Designated public benefit corporation: means a "public benefit corporation" as described in Title 13-B, section 1406, subsection 1, that does not employ or have on its board of directors any certified law enforcement officer and that has entered into an agreement with a law enforcement agency or law enforcement association as provided in section 3702-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Device: means any instrument or contrivance, other than a firearm, that is intended for trapping, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest or any other form of plant or animal life, other than a human being and other than a bacterium, virus or other microorganism on or in a living human being or other living animal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Direct-marketing: means the marketing of agricultural commodities by farmers directly to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 3255
  • 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 Bureau of Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Director: means the Director of the Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Director: means the Director of the Bureau of Health or his designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1692-A
  • 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
  • Disseminate: means to manufacture, publish, send, promulgate, distribute, exhibit, issue, furnish, sell or transfer or to offer or agree to do any of these acts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4423
  • Distinguishing mark: means a mark on a ballot of a type or in a place not specifically permitted by this Title, which indicates the apparent intent of the voter to make the voter's ballot distinguishable in a manner that is fraudulent or inconsistent with an honest purpose. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, exchange or barter commercial feed; or to supply, furnish or otherwise provide commercial feed to a contract feeder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply commercial fertilizers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply agricultural liming materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Distribute: means to import, consign, manufacture, produce, compound, mix or blend plant or soil amendments, or offer for sale, sell, barter or otherwise supply plant or soil amendments in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, hold for sale, sell, barter, ship, deliver for shipment or receive and, having so received, deliver or offer to deliver pesticides in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • distributor: means any person who distributes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • distributor: means any person who distributes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • distributor: means any person who is engaged in the business of distributing agricultural liming materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Distributor: means any person who distributes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Distributor: means any person engaged in the business of distributing or supplying motion pictures to exhibitors by rental, sale or licensing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 333
  • distributor: means a person licensed as a distributor under Title 36, chapter 704. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Distributor branch: means a branch office maintained by a distributor or wholesaler who or which sells or distributes new or used motor vehicles to motor vehicle dealers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Distributor representative: means a representative employed by a distributor branch, distributor or wholesaler. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • 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
  • Division: means the Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired in the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Domestic abuse: means abuse as defined in section 4002. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • 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
  • 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 under Title 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
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Down payment: means all payments to a home construction contractor prior to or contemporaneous with the execution of the home construction contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8702
  • Drug: means any article intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease in animals other than man and articles other than feed intended to affect the structure or any function of the animal body. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Drug treatment center: means a facility as defined in Title 22, section 8001, which provides substance use disorder treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9701
  • drugs: includes any natural or artificial chemical substance that, when taken into the human body, can impair the ability of the person to safely operate a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Duty of support: means an obligation imposed or imposable by law to provide support for a child, spouse or former spouse, including an unsatisfied obligation to provide support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Early intervention services: means developmental services that are provided under public supervision; are provided at no cost except where federal or state law provides for a system of payments by families, including a schedule of sliding fees; are designed to meet the developmental needs of a child with a disability, as identified by the individualized family service plan team, in one or more areas including physical development, cognitive development, communication development, social or emotional development and adaptive development; meet the standards of the State; are provided by qualified personnel; to the maximum extent appropriate, are provided in natural environments, including the home, and community settings in which children without disabilities participate; and are provided in conformity with an individualized family service plan. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Effective interest rate: means an annual percentage interest rate paid by the borrower. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Efficiency Maine project: means a project approved by the Efficiency Maine Trust Board, as established in Title 5, section 12004-G, subsection 10-C, to carry out the purposes of Title 35-A, chapter 97 relating to increasing energy efficiency or conservation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Election official: means a warden, ward clerk, deputy warden or election clerk. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Election year: means the calendar year within which a particular election is held. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Elections determined by ranked-choice voting: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Electoral division: means an area set off for election purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Elementary student: means a student enrolled in an elementary school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Eligible collateral: means accounts, as-extracted collateral, chattel paper, commercial tort claims, consumer goods, deposit accounts, documents, equipment, farm products, fixtures, general intangibles, instruments, investment property, inventory, letter of credit rights, manufactured homes, money, real estate, supporting obligations and accessions to any of the foregoing and any other business assets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Eligible enterprise: means an agricultural enterprise, fishing enterprise, industrial enterprise, manufacturing enterprise or recreational enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Eligible person: means a person that is eligible, pursuant to section 1020-A, to have that person's share of response costs paid from the proceeds of revenue obligation securities issued pursuant to this subchapter or is eligible to have that person's share of response costs paid from the fund as otherwise set forth in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Eligible project: means any of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Eligible student: means any resident of the State between the ages of 5 and 20 years who is otherwise eligible for public schooling under this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9701
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Emergency: refers to a situation in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Emergency use: means a use resulting from unforeseen circumstances that calls for immediate action to protect persons or property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • Employer: means a person that maintains an office or otherwise transacts business in this State and makes payment of wages taxable under Title 36, Part 8 to a resident or nonresident individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • employer of the person exposed: includes a self-employed person who is exposed to the potentially infectious blood or other body fluids of another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 831
  • Energy conservation project: means the purchasing and installation of energy conservation equipment or facilities, including building modifications. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Energy distribution system project: means an energy distribution system owned, in whole or in part, by an individual, municipality, corporation or other governmental entity or business association and that uses biomass, peat, solar, waste, water and related dams, wind, wood or coal or that distributes or transmits oil, biofuels, propane, compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas or natural gas. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Energy generating system project: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Engages a prostitute: means providing or agreeing to provide, either to the person whose prostitution is sought or to a 3rd person, pecuniary benefit in return for a sexual act or sexual contact as those terms are defined in section 251;
  • [ 1995, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 782
  • Enhanced support entitlement: means the basic support entitlement multiplied by a factor of 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • Enroll: means to enlist as a member of a political party. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • 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.
  • Entrant to natural resource enterprises: means an individual or a business organization who or which engages or proposes to engage in one or more natural resource enterprises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Environment: includes water, air and land and all plants and human beings and other animals living therein and the interrelationships that exist among these. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • 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
  • EPA: means the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Essential tool: means a tool, implement or other device required by the manufacturer, including but not limited to a tablet, scanner, diagnostic machine, computer, computer program, computer software, website, website portal or similar tool, with respect to which there is no other similar tool or device available from any source other than the manufacturer or the representative of a manufacturer that will perform the function necessary to the diagnosis or repair of a manufacturer's express warranty claim on a new motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Evaluation and vocational services: includes , as appropriate in each case, such services as:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1411-A
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • exhibition: means showing a motion picture to the public for a charge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 333
  • Exploitation: means the illegal or improper use of an incapacitated or dependent adult or that adult's resources for another's profit or advantage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • 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
  • Extraordinary medical expenses: means recurring, uninsured medical expenses in excess of $250 per child or group of children per calendar year that can reasonably be predicted by the court or hearing officer at the time of establishment or modification of a support order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • Extreme public health emergency: means the occurrence or imminent threat of widespread exposure to a highly infectious or toxic agent that poses an imminent threat of substantial harm to the population of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • facility: means any aboveground oil storage tank or tanks, together with associated piping, and transfer and dispensing facilities located over land or water of the State at a single location for more than 4 months per year and used or intended to be used for the storage or supply of oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Factory branch: means a branch office maintained by a manufacturer which manufactures or assembles motor vehicles for sale to distributors or motor vehicle dealers or which is maintained for directing and supervising the representatives of the manufacturer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Factory representative: means a representative employed by a manufacturer or employed by a factory branch for the purpose of making or promoting the sale of motor vehicles or for supervising, servicing, instructing or contracting motor vehicle dealers or prospective motor vehicle dealers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • failed to submit to a test: means failure to comply with the duty to submit to and complete a chemical test under section 2521 or 2525. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • 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 development account reserve fund: means the fund created by an approved community development organization for the purposes of funding the administrative costs of the program and providing matching funds for deposit in family development accounts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • Family farm corporation: means a corporation formed under the laws of the State for the purpose of farming and owning agricultural land in which at least 2/3 of the stock is held by members of a family related to each other within the 3rd degree of consanguinity or affinity, including the spouses, sons-in-law and daughters-in-law of any such family member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Farming: means engaging in farming in all its branches and the cultivation and tillage of the soil as a livelihood and includes dairying; raising livestock, freshwater fish, fur-bearing animals or poultry; producing, cultivating, growing and harvesting fruit, produce or floricultural or horticultural commodities; or any practices on a farm that are incident to or in conjunction with these farming operations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Feasible: means capable of being done within the current limitation of economics and technology, as determined by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Federal Act: means the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (Title 21 U. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Federal acts: means the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • 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 Government: means the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States of America. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Federal Government: means the United States, the President of the United States and any current or future corporation, department, agency, authority or instrumentality created, designated or established by the United States, including, but not limited to, the Federal Land Bank, the Federal Intermediate Credit Bank and the Bank for Cooperatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Feed ingredient: means each of the constituent materials making up a commercial feed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fentanyl powder: means any compound, mixture or preparation, in granular or powder form, containing fentanyl or any derivative of fentanyl listed in section 1102, subsection 1, paragraph I in any quantity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Fertilizer material: means any substance containing nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium or any recognized plant nutrient element or compound which is used primarily for its plant nutrient content or for compounding mixed fertilizers except unmanipulated animal and vegetable manures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: means conditions whose effects include having facial characteristics, growth restriction, central nervous system abnormalities or other characteristics consistent with prenatal alcohol exposure identified in a child from birth to 12 months of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • FIFRA: means the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Final remedy selection: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • financial assistance: means guarantees, leases, insurance, financing credits, loans or the purchase or discounts thereof, letters of credit, financing assistance payments, grants or other financial aid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Financial document: means a lease, installment sale agreement, conditional sale agreement, note, mortgage, loan agreement or other instrument pertaining to an extension of financial assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Financial institution: means a credit union or financial institution authorized to do business in this State under Title 9-B and that meets standards established by the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • financial institution: means any bank, trust company, national banking association, savings bank, savings and loan association, federal savings and loan association, industrial bank, mortgage company, insurance company, credit union, local development corporation or any other institution or entity authorized to do business in this State, or any state or federal agency which customarily provides financing assistance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Financially responsible person: means a financially responsible person, as defined in the United States Code, Title 49, Section 10910(a), who intends to acquire, lease or contract to operate all or part of the railroad line in question. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 7152
  • Fineness: means the percentage by weight of the material which will pass federal standard sieves of specified sizes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Finished product: shall mean any manufactured or processed form of potatoes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 393
  • Fishing enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to growing or catching fish, including shellfish, in fresh or salt water, including aquaculture, and includes production, processing, storing, packaging or marketing products derived from fishing enterprises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Flammable: means any substance which has a flashpoint of above 20 degrees to and including 80 degrees Fahrenheit as determined by the Tagliabue Open Cup Tester, except that the flammability of solids and of the contents of self-pressurized containers is determined by methods generally applicable to such containers and established by regulations issued by the commissioner and "extremely flammable" means any substance which has a flashpoint at or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit as determined by the Tagliabue Open Cup Tester. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Flammable liquid: means either a combustible liquid having a flash point at or above 100° Fahrenheit or any volatile liquid having a flash point below 100° Fahrenheit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • 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
  • Food establishment: includes a primary caregiver, as defined in section 2422, subsection 8-A, and a registered dispensary, as defined in section 2422, subsection 6, that prepare food containing marijuana for medical use by a qualifying patient pursuant to chapter 558-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Food salvage establishment: means a food establishment engaged in reconditioning or by other means salvaging distressed merchandise and includes any food establishment that sells, buys, warehouses or distributes any salvaged merchandise. 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Foster parent: means a person whose home is licensed by the department as a family foster home as defined in section 8101, subsection 3 and with whom the child lives pursuant to a court order or agreement with the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Franchise: means an oral or written arrangement for a definite or indefinite period in which a manufacturer, distributor or wholesaler grants to a motor vehicle dealer a license to use a trade name, service mark or related characteristic, and in which there is a community of interest in the marketing of motor vehicles or services related thereto at wholesale, retail, leasing or otherwise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Franchisee: means a motor vehicle dealer to whom a franchise is offered or granted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Franchisor: means a manufacturer, distributor or wholesaler who grants a franchise to a motor vehicle dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Full-service payroll processor license: means a license permitting a payroll processor to prepare and issue payroll checks, prepare and file state or federal income withholding tax reports and unemployment insurance compensation reports and collect, hold and turn over to the State Tax Assessor or to federal tax authorities income withholding taxes or unemployment insurance contributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Fund: means the Waste Motor Oil Revenue Fund established under subsection 2 to be deposited with and administered by the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Fund: means the Waste Oil Furnace Loan Fund established by this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Fund: means the Public Drinking Water Fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Fund: means the Potato Marketing Improvement Fund established in Title 10, section 1023-N. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 970
  • Gambling device: means any device, machine, paraphernalia or equipment that is used or usable in the playing phases of any gambling activity, whether that activity consists of gambling between persons or gambling by a person involving the playing of a machine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • 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 election: means the regular election of state and county officials occurring biennially in November. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Genetically engineered: means the application of in vitro nucleic acid techniques, including recombinant deoxyribonucleic acid and direct injection of nucleic acid into cells or organelles, or the fusion of cells beyond the taxonomic family, that overcome natural physiological reproductive or recombinant barriers and that are not techniques used in traditional breeding and selection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Golf cart: means a motor vehicle that is originally designed and manufactured for operation on a golf course for sporting or recreational purposes and that is not capable of exceeding speeds of 20 miles per hour. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observation of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing in the trade as is defined and interpreted in the Uniform Commercial Code, Title 11, section 1-1201, subsection (20). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Government agency: includes any department, agency, commission, bureau, authority, instrumentality and political subdivision of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 8002
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grade: means any commercial fertilizer having a specific minimum percentage of plant nutrients that is the same as the guaranteed analysis, expressed in whole numbers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Grade: means one of the officially established grades for an agricultural commodity as defined by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grandparent: means the parent of a child's parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Grandparent: includes a parent of a child's parent whose parental rights have been terminated pursuant to Title 18-A, section 9-204 or Title 22, chapter 1071, subchapter 6, but only until the child's adoption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1302
  • Grantee: means the person to whom a freehold estate or interest in land is conveyed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Grantor: means the person who conveys a freehold estate or interest in land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Gross estate: The total fair market value of all property and property interests, real and personal, tangible and intangible, of which a decedent had beneficial ownership at the time of death before subtractions for deductions, debts, administrative expenses, and casualty losses suffered during estate administration.
  • Gross income: means gross income of a party as follows. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • Gross weight: means the weight in pounds of an empty vehicle or axle plus the weight of the maximum load to be carried by the vehicle or axle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Guaranteed analysis: means the minimum percentage of plant nutrients claimed in the following order and form:
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Handler: means any person, except a common carrier, exempt carrier or contract carrier of agricultural commodities, who is engaged in packing, grading, selling, offering for sale or marketing any agricultural commodities, who as owner, agent or otherwise ships or causes to be shipped an agricultural commodity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Hard of hearing: means a hearing loss in an individual that results in a functional loss, but not to the extent that the individual must depend primarily upon visual communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1413-A
  • Hard-of-hearing person: means a person whose sense of hearing is defective, but still functional, with or without amplification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1419
  • Hashish: includes the resin extracted from any part of the cannabis plant and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation from such resin. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Hazardous substance: means any substance or mixture of substances which is toxic, corrosive, an irritant, strong sensitizer, flammable, or which generates pressure through decomposition, heat or other means and which may cause substantial personal injury or illness during any customary or reasonable anticipated handling or use including reasonably foreseeable ingestion by children and also means any radioactive substance, if, with respect to such substance as used in a particular class of article or as packaged, the commissioner determines by regulation that the substance is sufficiently hazardous to require labeling in accordance with this subchapter in order to protect the public health. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Herbicide: means a substance or mixture of substances used to destroy, dessicate, defoliate or prevent the growth of unwanted vegetation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • Heroin: means any compound, mixture or preparation containing heroin (diacetylmorphine) in any quantity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Highly toxic: means any substance which produces death within 14 days in at least half of a group of 10 or more laboratory white rats each weighing between 200 and 300 grams, when a single dose of 50 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight, is orally administered or when inhaled continuously for a period of one hour or less at an atmospheric concentration of 200 parts per million by volume or less of gas, vapor, mist or dust, or which produces death within 14 days in at least half of 10 or more rabbits tested in a dosage of 200 milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight, when administered by continuous contact with the bare skin for 24 hours or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • highway: means a public way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Home construction contract: means a contract to build, remodel or repair a residence, including not only structural work but also electrical, plumbing and heating work; carpeting; window replacements; and other nonstructural work. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8702
  • Home rule authority: means the powers granted to municipalities under chapter 111; section 3001; and the Constitution of Maine, Article VIII, Part Second. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Home-based manufacturer of pet food: means a person who manufactures 10 or fewer product names in that person's home and sells the products directly to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Homeless student: means a person eligible to attend elementary or secondary school pursuant to section 5201 who:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Horseless carriage: means an automobile manufactured before model year 1916 that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Household use: means any use, or intended use of an article in or about the living area or living quarters of a house, apartment house or other place of abode. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Ignition interlock device: means a device that connects a breath analyzer to a motor vehicle's ignition system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Illegal gambling machine: means any machine, including electronic devices, however operated:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • 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
  • Immediate family: means a person's spouse, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, sister, half-sister, brother, half-brother, stepparent, stepgrandparent, stepchild, stepgrandchild, stepsister, stepbrother, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, guardian, former guardian, domestic partner, the half-brother or half-sister of a person's spouse, or the spouse of a person's half-brother or half-sister. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Immediate family member: includes stepparents, stepchildren, stepsiblings and adoptive relationships. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Immediate family member: means a law enforcement officer's spouse, domestic partner, child or legal dependent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Imminent hazard: means a situation that exists when the continued use of a pesticide during the time required for cancellation proceedings pursuant to section 609 would likely result in unreasonable adverse effects on the environment or will involve unreasonable hazard to the survival of a species declared endangered by the United States Secretary of the Interior under United States Public Law 91-135. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • Incapacitated adult: means any adult who is impaired by reason of mental illness, mental deficiency, physical illness or disability to the extent that that individual lacks sufficient understanding or capacity to make or communicate responsible decisions concerning that individual's person, or to the extent the adult can not effectively manage or apply that individual's estate to necessary ends. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Incoming voting list: means the printed list of all of the voters in a municipality that is used by election officials at a voting place to record which voters have been issued a ballot at an election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • 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 living services: means services that promote or train people with significant disabilities in managing their personal affairs, participating in day-to-day life in the community, fulfilling a range of social roles and making decisions that lead to self-determination and the minimization of physical or psychological dependence on others. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1414
  • 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.
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Individualized education program team: means the group of individuals composed in accordance with Part B of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 United States Code, Section 1414(d)(1)(B) to determine the individualized education program for a child with a disability. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Industrial by-product: means any industrial waste or by-product containing calcium or calcium and magnesium in forms that will neutralize soil acidity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Industrial enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to conduct of a trade or business, selling of goods, providing services, providing dwelling accommodations, mining, education or discovery, research, development or refinement of new or known substances, processes or products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Industrial hemp: means any variety of Cannabis sativa L. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Infant: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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
  • Informed consent: means consent that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 831
  • Ingredient form: means the chemical compound such as salt, chelate, oxide, acid, etc. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Ingredient statement: means a statement of the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insect: means any of the numerous small invertebrate animals generally having the body more or less obviously segmented, for the most part belonging to the class insecta, comprising 6-legged, usually winged forms, including but not limited to beetles, bugs, bees and flies, and to other allied classes or arthropods whose members are wingless and usually have more than 6 legs, including but not limited to spiders, mites, ticks, centipedes and wood lice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • 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
  • Insulation: means any material, including, but not limited to, mineral wool, cellulose fibre, vermeculite and perlite, and foams to reduce heat flow between the interior and exterior surfaces of a building. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8611
  • Insured: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other entity which is the beneficiary of a loan insurance agreement with the authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Insured certificate: means a certificate evidencing fractional undivided ownership interest in a pool of mortgage loans, each of which is insured by the authority pursuant to this chapter, that is insured by the authority pursuant to and subject to the limitations of section 1026-E. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Intent to deprive: means to have the conscious object:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5124
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • 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
  • Interest rate swap agreement: means a financial agreement as defined by the Finance Authority of Maine by rule in accordance with the Maine Administrative Procedure Act, Title 5, chapter 375. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Intermediate educational unit: means an entity that meets the definition of intermediate educational unit in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 United States Code, Section 1402, (23) as in effect prior to June 4, 1997 and that is a public authority, other than a local educational agency, under the general supervision of the department, that is established for the purpose of providing free public education on a regional basis and that provides special education and related services to children with disabilities within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Intersection: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Invitation to bid: means a written solicitation or invitation by a distributor to one or more exhibitors to bid for the right to exhibit a motion picture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 333
  • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
  • 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
  • jail: means any land area, structure, location or equipment, or combination of them, used for the confinement of prisoners. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1802
  • jail authority: means the authority formed under this chapter and Title 13, chapter 81. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1802
  • jeopardy: means serious abuse or neglect, as evidenced by:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Joint meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • 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.
  • Jurisdiction: means the control of the maintenance, operation and protection of public buildings and property of the State or of a county or a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • 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
  • 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
  • Label: means the written, printed or graphic matter on, or attached to, the pesticide or device or any of its containers or wrappers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container in which a commercial feed is distributed, or in the case of a bulk shipment the information shall accompany delivery. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Label: means any written or printed matter on or attached to the package or on the delivery ticket which accompanies bulk shipments. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Label: means any written, printed or graphic matter upon the immediate container or accompanying a plant or soil amendment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Label: means a display of written, printed or graphic matter upon or attached to the immediate package or container of any substance; and a requirement made by or under authority of this subchapter that any word, statement or other information appear on the label shall not be considered to be complied with unless such word, statement or other information also appears on the outside container or wrapper, if any there be, unless it is easily legible through the outside container or wrapper, and on all accompanying literature where there are directions for use, written or otherwise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Labeler: means an entity or person that receives prescription drugs from a manufacturer or wholesaler and repackages those drugs for later retail sale and that has a labeler code from the federal Food and Drug Administration under 21 Code of Federal Regulations, 207. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2681
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Labeling: means the label and all other written, printed or graphic matter:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter upon a commercial feed or any of its containers or wrapper, or accompanying such commercial feed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Labeling: means any written, printed or graphic matter, upon or accompanying any plant or soil amendment, or advertisements, brochures, posters or television or radio announcements used in promoting the sale of the plant or soil amendment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Labeling: includes all labels and other written, printed or graphic representations, in any form whatsoever, accompanying and pertaining to any seed whether in bulk or in containers, and includes invoices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed or graphic matter upon an article or any of its containers or wrappers, or accompanying such article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Labor: means the period of time before a birth during which contractions are of sufficient frequency, intensity and duration to bring about effacement and progressive dilation of the cervix. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1581
  • Land: means all land and water areas, including airspace, and all plants, animals, structures, buildings, contrivances and machinery appurtenant thereto or situated thereon, fixed or mobile, including any used for transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • land: means real estate held by the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 262
  • Late deafened: means that the sense of hearing of an individual is nonfunctional for the purpose of communication and that the individual must depend primarily upon visual communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1413-A
  • Late deafened: means that the sense of hearing of an individual is nonfunctional for the purpose of communication and that the individual must depend primarily upon visual communication. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1419
  • 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 agency: means the State Police, a sheriff's department or a municipal police department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1557-B
  • Law enforcement agency: means any state, county, municipality or other political unit within the territory belonging to the State or any department, agency or subdivision of any of the foregoing, or any corporation or other association carrying out the functions of government that employs law enforcement officers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Law enforcement association: means a corporation, partnership, unincorporated association or any other legal entity, including a benevolent association, whose members are primarily law enforcement officers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Law enforcement officer: means any person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to maintain public order, to prosecute offenders, to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes, or to perform probation functions or who is an adult probation supervisor as defined in Title 17-A, section 2, subsection 3-C. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Law enforcement officer: means a person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to maintain public order or to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Law enforcement officer: means any person who by virtue of public employment is vested by law with a duty to make arrests for crimes, whether that duty extends to all crimes or is limited to specific crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • 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: means a contract providing for the use of a project or portions of a project for a term of years for a designated or determinable rent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legal age: means the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Legal funding: means a transaction in which a company makes a cash payment to a consumer in exchange for the right to receive an amount out of the potential proceeds of any realized settlement, judgment, award or verdict the consumer may receive in a civil claim or action. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Legal proceeding: means a proceeding or series of proceedings by which a legal judgment is invoked and includes but is not limited to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 872
  • Legal tender: coins, dollar bills, or other currency issued by a government as official money. Source: U.S. Mint
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Lessee: means a tenant under a lease and may include an installment purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: includes , but is not limited to, a nonresident operating privilege and the privilege of a person to apply for or obtain a license or permit to operate a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • License: means a license issued by the board stating that the applicant has met the requirements for the specified operator classification. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2621
  • License agreement: means any contract agreement, understanding or condition between a distributor and an exhibitor relating to the licensing or exhibition of a motion picture by the exhibitor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 333
  • Licensed commodities: means dry beans and other vegetables listed in rules established pursuant to section 453, but does not mean potatoes, which are governed by chapter 103, subchapter 10, article 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Licensed establishment: means a person required to hold a license under section 2514. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Licensed federal-state potato inspector: means an authorized representative of the Federal-State Inspection Service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Licensed mental health professional: means a psychiatrist, licensed psychologist, licensed clinical social worker or certified social worker. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Licensee: means any person who holds an unrevoked and valid unsuspended license issued under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Licensee: means any person who holds a commodities license issued under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Limited partnership name: includes a limited partnership name or assumed name under Title 31, section 1308 or reserved name or registered name as used in Title 31, section 1309. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9922
  • Limited payroll processor license: means a license that permits a payroll processor to prepare and issue payroll checks and prepare and file state or federal income withholding tax reports and unemployment insurance compensation reports, but does not permit the licensee to collect, hold or turn over to the State Tax Assessor or to federal tax authorities income withholding taxes or unemployment insurance contributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Line make: means motor vehicles that are offered for sale, lease or distribution under a common name, trademark, service mark or brand name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • lines: means the right-of-way, track, track appurtenances, ties, bridges, station houses and other appurtenant structures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 8002
  • Liquor: means spirits, wine, malt liquor or hard cider, or any substance containing liquor, intended for human consumption, that contains more than 1/2 of 1% of alcohol by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Litigation funding provider: means a person or entity, wherever located, that provides legal funding to a consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • 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 22 Sec. 2173
  • Loan Insurance Program: means the program governed by subchapter 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Loan payments: means payments required by or received on account of a mortgage or any other financial document, including, but not limited to, payments covering interest, installments of principal, taxes, assessments, loan insurance premiums and hazard insurance premiums. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Loan processor or underwriter: means an individual who performs clerical or support duties as an employee at the direction of and subject to the supervision and instruction of a person licensed or exempt from licensing under the provisions of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Local government: means a municipality, county, school district or other special-purpose district or multi-purpose district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2530-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
  • Location information: means a consumer's place of residence and the consumer's telephone numbers at that location and at the consumer's place of employment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8603
  • Lock Dam Lot: means a certain lot or parcel of land described as follows:
  • Beginning at a point on the East town line of Township 7, Range 13 on the south bank of the thoroughfare between Chamberlain and Eagle Lakes, said point beginning 4 miles + 26. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • Lottery: means an unlawful gambling scheme in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • Low-speed vehicle: means a 4-wheeled motor vehicle that is able to attain a speed of at least 20 miles per hour but not more than 25 miles per hour and is less than 3,000 pounds in unloaded weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • machine gun: means a weapon of any description, by whatever name known, loaded or unloaded, which is capable of discharging a number of projectiles in rapid succession by one manual or mechanical action on the trigger or firing mechanism. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-B
  • Magazine: means a specially constructed building or structure approved for the storage of explosive materials. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2471
  • Maine bag: means any consumer pack for potatoes on which appears the word Maine in letters larger than 1/4 inch or a pictorial representation of the outline of the shape of the state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1032
  • Maine bag grade: means any of the officially established grades of potatoes as adopted by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1032
  • Maine Job-start Program: means the program governed by subchapter VII. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Major business expansion project: means any building, structure, system, machinery, equipment or facility proposed to be constructed, developed, rehabilitated, expanded, modernized or acquired in the State by a business entity that has a projected cost of $1,000,000 or more, that is projected to result in a net gain of at least 50 job opportunities within the State or the retention of at least 50 jobs, directly or indirectly, and that benefits from financing assistance from the authority including use of a capital reserve fund pursuant to section 1053. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Majority: when used in reference to age shall mean the age of 18 and over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Malt liquor: includes beverages made with malt liquor, but to which no spirits are added. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Malt liquor: includes , but is not limited to, ale, beer, porter and stout. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Management plan: means a plan of timber harvesting operations for areas within the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • Management program: means all activities undertaken by the Bureau of Forestry in connection with the short-term and long-term management of spruce budworm infestations, including, without limitation, any activities undertaken in connection with spruce budworm survey and detection activities, targeting silvicultural and integrated pest management programs, research, methods development and related activities and any involvement in any spray activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Manager: means the blind person, duly licensed by the division, who personally operates the vending facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Manufacture: means to grind, mix or blend, or further process a commercial feed for distribution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Manufacturer: means a person that produces or commercializes a genetically engineered plant part, seed or plant, not including a farm operation as defined in section 152, subsection 6. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • manufacturer: includes the terms "franchisor" "distributor" "distributor branch" "factory branch" and "factory representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Manufacturing enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to giving of new shapes, new qualities or new combinations to matter as material products and includes assembling, fabricating, making, creating, working, preparing, milling, processing, recycling, manufacturing, finishing, fashioning, producing, storing, warehousing, preserving, distributing, handling or transporting in any manner goods, wares, merchandise, metals, fabrics, materials, substances, product or matter of any kind or nature including materials recovered from solid and hazardous wastes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Marijuana: includes the leaves, stems, flowers and seeds of all species of the plant genus cannabis, whether growing or not; but shall not include the resin extracted from any part of such plant and every compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation from such resin including hashish and further, shall not include the mature stalks of such plant, fiber produced from such stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of such plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of such mature stalks, fiber, oil or cake or the sterilized seed of such plant which is incapable of germination. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Marital deduction: The deduction(s) that can be taken in the determination of gift and estate tax liabilities because of the existence of a marriage or marital relationship.
  • Mark: includes any trademark, service mark, certification mark or collective mark entitled to be registered under this chapter, whether registered or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9922
  • Market agreement: means an agreement with the commissioner entered into pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Market order: means an order issued by the commissioner pursuant to this subchapter, prescribing rules governing the marketing, distribution, sale or handling, in any manner of any agricultural commodity during any specified period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • Materials: means all supplies which are used to construct, alter or repair a residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8702
  • Maximum contaminant level: means the maximum concentration of a contaminant allowed under the State Primary Drinking Water Regulations in water supplied for human consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • may: when used in this Title, is used in a permissive sense to grant authority or permission, but not to create duty, to act in the manner specified by the context. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 457
  • 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
  • Medical support: means an amount ordered to be paid toward the cost of health insurance provided by a public entity or by another parent through employment or otherwise or for other medical costs not covered by insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • 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 judge who is included in the membership of the Maine Judicial Retirement System as provided in section 1301. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • 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
  • 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
  • Methamphetamine precursor drug: means any drug or product possessed by a person that contains in the aggregate a quantity of more than 9 grams of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine or their salts, isomers or salts of isomers, either alone or in combination with other ingredients, in dry or solid nonliquid form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Minor: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4423
  • Minor: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • minor child: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Minority: when used in reference to age shall mean under the age of 18. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • misbranded: as used in this chapter or chapter 103 applies to all articles of commercial feeding stuff, commercial fertilizer or food, the package or label of which bears any statement, design or device regarding such article, or the ingredients or substances contained therein, that is false or misleading in any particular or that is falsely branded in any particular. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8451
  • misbranded package of a hazardous substance: means a hazardous substance in a container intended or suitable for household use unless the product bears a label with the information specified in section 507, except as otherwise provided by or pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • Moped: means a motorized device designed to travel with only 2 or 3 10-inch or larger diameter wheels in contact with the ground and that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage: means an agreement granting a lien upon or a security interest in eligible collateral upon certain conditions and includes, but is not limited to, a mortgage of real estate, an assignment of rents, a pledge or a security agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgage loan originator: means an individual who for compensation or gain or in the expectation of compensation or gain takes a residential mortgage loan application or offers or negotiates terms of a residential mortgage loan. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagee: means a grantee or obligee under, or a transferee or successor of a grantee or obligee under, a mortgage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Mortgagor: means the grantor or party giving rights to eligible collateral pursuant to a mortgage and includes the successors or assigns of a mortgagor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Motor carrier: means a contract carrier, a common carrier or a private carrier of property or passengers by motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Motor home: means a motor vehicle that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Motor vehicle: means a self-propelled vehicle not operated exclusively on railroad tracks, but does not include:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Motor vehicle: means any motor-driven vehicle, except motorcycles and recreational vehicles defined under section 1432, subsection 18-A, required to be registered under Title 29-A, chapter 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Motor vehicle dealer: means a person other than a manufacturer, distributor, distributor branch, distributor representative, factory branch or factory representative who sells or solicits or advertises the sale of new or used motor vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Motor vehicle oil: means any lubricating oil or other lubricant that is reclaimable and classified for use in an internal combustion engine or the transmission, gear box, hydraulic system, compressor or differential for a motor vehicle, including but not limited to natural, synthetic and rerefined motor oils, whether or not in retail containers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Motor vehicle oil dealer: means any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of producing, packaging or otherwise preparing motor vehicle oil for market, or selling or distributing motor vehicle oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2607
  • Motor vehicle violation: means a violation of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Motorcycle: means a motor vehicle that has a seat or a saddle for the use of the rider and is designed to travel with only 2 or 3 10-inch or larger diameter wheels in ground contact and has a motor with a cylinder capacity of more than 50 cubic centimeters or an electric motor with a capacity of not less than 1,500 watts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Multiple community water district: means that area comprising all municipalities served in whole or part by a single public water system plus those public water system zones within multiservice municipalities served by the same public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Multiple community water system district-wide election: means an election held in each municipality within a multiple community water district to determine whether or not to fluoridate the water supply of that system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Multiservice municipality: means any municipality served in whole or in part by more than one public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • municipal clerk: means the clerk of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal committee: means a city, town or ward committee of a political party. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Municipal fire department: means an organized firefighting unit established under municipal charter, ordinance or bylaw to prevent and extinguish fires and, if authorized by charter, ordinance or bylaw, to provide emergency services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3151
  • Municipal legislative body: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor, councillors or selectmen. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 852
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Municipal officers: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal officers: means municipal officers as defined in Title 30-A, section 2001, subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Municipal official: means any elected member of a municipal government in Penobscot County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 900-K
  • Municipal official: means any elected or appointed member of a municipal government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal officials: means the mayor, aldermen, councillors or manager of a city and the selectmen, councillors or manager of a town located in Androscoggin County. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 722
  • 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
  • Municipal Securities Approval Program: means the program governed by subchapter IV. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Municipality: means a city or town, except as provided in chapter 225. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipality: means any municipality as defined in Title 30-A, section 2001, subsection 8. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Mutual order of protection or restraint: means an order that is granted to the defendant in an action under this chapter or the inclusion of language in an order granted to the plaintiff in an action under this chapter that restricts or limits the plaintiff's conduct with regard to the defendant absent the filing of a separate complaint by the defendant, service of the complaint and summons upon the plaintiff and a finding by the court that the plaintiff committed the abuse alleged in the complaint. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1557-B
  • Mutuel: means a form of lottery in which the winning chances or plays are not determined upon the basis of a drawing or other act on the part of persons conducting or connected with the scheme, but upon the basis of the outcome or outcomes of a future contingent event or events otherwise unrelated to the particular scheme. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • Nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry: means a mortgage licensing system developed and maintained by a national organization dedicated to advancing the state banking system and a national association of residential mortgage regulators for the licensing and registration of licensed mortgage loan originators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • 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 22 Sec. 2173
  • Neglect: means a threat to an adult's health or welfare by physical or mental injury or impairment, deprivation of essential needs or lack of protection from these. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Net weight: means the weight of amending ingredients plus other ingredients as offered for sale, exclusive of the weight of any package or container. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • New motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle that has not been previously sold to any person except a distributor, wholesaler or motor vehicle dealer for resale by a franchise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Newly incurred capital outlay and debt service: means capital outlay and debt service costs for a school construction project approved for funding by the voters on or after June 1, 1998. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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.
  • Noncommunity water system: means a public water system that is not a community water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Nonconformity: means a condition or a defect that substantially impairs the use, value or safety of an assistive device that is covered by an express warranty applicable to that assistive device, or to a component of that assistive device, but does not include a condition or defect that is the result of abuse, neglect or unauthorized modification or alteration of the assistive device by the consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9506
  • Nonresident: means a person whose legal residence is not in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • 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
  • Note: means an evidence of indebtedness and includes a revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Notice of noncompliance: means a formal written complaint or a notice of violation of state drinking water laws, regulations or rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • 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
  • OAS: means to operate after the Secretary of State or a court has suspended the driver's license. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Obligee: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Obligee: means any person to whom a duty of support is owed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Obligor: means an individual or the estate of a decedent:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Obligor: means any person owing a duty of support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • 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 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
  • Official sample: means a sample of feed taken by the commissioner or his agent in accordance with section 720, subsections 3, 5 or 6. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Official sample: means any sample of commercial fertilizer taken by the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Operator: means an individual either employed or retained by a public water system who, as part of the individual's job duties, is assigned the responsibilities for operational activities that will have a direct impact on the quality or quantity of water provided to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Operator: means an individual who drives or is in control of a vehicle or who is exercising control over or steering a towed vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Original registration: means a registration other than a renewal of registration by the same owner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Other customer proprietary information: means any information loaded, installed or otherwise placed on a wireless telephone or transmitted from a wireless telephone by a wireless telephone customer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9204
  • Other ingredients: means any ingredients present in plant or soil amendments which are not plant-amending ingredients or soil-amending ingredients, respectively. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • OUI: means operating under the influence of intoxicants or with an excessive alcohol level under section 2411, 2453, 2453-A, 2454, 2456, 2457 or 2472. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • OUI conviction: means a conviction for:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • OUI offender: means a person who receives an OUI conviction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • OUI offense: means an OUI conviction or suspension for failure to submit to a test. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Overboard discharge: means the same as set forth in Title 38, section 466, subsection 9-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means a person holding title to a vehicle or having exclusive right to the use of the vehicle for a period of 30 days or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Packaged biosolids: means biosolids distributed in a sealed container provided by the distributor of the material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Paper industry job retention project: means the acquisition and improvement of a paper production facility in the State, in which not less than 40% of the ownership of the project will be, at the time the financial assistance is provided, owned or controlled by or for the benefit of a majority of the employees of the project through a qualified employee stock ownership program or other employee ownership program recognized in the federal Internal Revenue Code. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Parent: means a person who:
  • (1). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Parent: means a natural or adoptive parent or a parent established under Title 19-A, chapter 61, unless parental rights have been terminated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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, guardian or legal guardian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Parent or guardian: means each parent, custodian or guardian responsible for the control, safety, training or education of a minor rider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3617
  • Parental support obligation: means the portion of total basic or enhanced support obligation a party is ordered to pay in money as child support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • Park: means any area of land or an interest in land, with or without improvements, that is acquired by or under the control of the State, managed primarily for public recreation or conservation purposes and classified by the director as a park, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Parking area: means an area designed for use as access or parking for patrons and customers of establishments to which the public is invited. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Parking control vehicle: means a 3-wheel vehicle of 25 horsepower or less that has a metal roof and is operated by a law enforcement officer or a parking control officer to control parking and traffic. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Party: means a political organization which has qualified to participate in a primary or general election under chapter 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Party: means a party to an action that is the subject of the legal proceeding for which court reporting services are provided or sought to be provided. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 872
  • Payroll processing services: means preparing and issuing payroll checks; preparing and filing state or federal income withholding tax reports or unemployment insurance contribution reports; or collecting, holding and turning over to the State Tax Assessor or to federal tax authorities income withholding taxes pursuant to Title 36, chapter 827 or federal law or unemployment insurance contributions pursuant to Title 26, chapter 13, subchapter 7 or federal law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Payroll processor: means a person that provides payroll processing service for one or more employers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • percentage: means the percentage by weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • percentage: means by weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • percentage: means percent or percentage by weight. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • 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 incapacity: means a guardian or conservator has been appointed by a court of competent jurisdiction to manage the affairs of an office holder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • Permit: means the nontransferable permission granted by the commissioner containing one or more of the following endorsements: use, storage and intrastate transportation of explosives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2471
  • Permit: means the nontransferable permission granted by the commissioner for a person to install, construct or otherwise establish an aboveground flammable liquid storage facility or a retail motor fuel facility dispensing flammable liquids to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, partnership, trust or other entity, and, in case of an entity, it shall include any other entity in which it has a majority interest or effectively controls as well as the individual officers, directors and other persons in active control of the activities of each such entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, fiduciary, corporation or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Person: includes individual, partnership, corporation and association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, company, public or private corporation, political subdivision or agency of the State, department, agency or instrumentality of the United States or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Person: includes individual, partnership, association, firm and corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Person: means individual, partnership, association, firm or corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, facility, institution or agency, public or private. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Person: means an individual, a copartnership, corporation or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8611
  • Person: means individual, partnership, association, firm or corporation, municipality or quasi-municipal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-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: shall include any individual, partnership, corporation, company, society or association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, combination of these entities or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2471
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, company, limited liability company, partnership or association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Person: means any individual, combination of individuals, partnership, corporation or any other legal entity and any nonfederal governmental entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 2481
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, corporation, association, union or other organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9922
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, association or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, partnership or state agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 7152
  • 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 any natural person, firm, corporation, partnership or other organization, association or group. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 831
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, joint venture, corporation or other legal entity or any group of persons which acts as a tenancy in common or joint tenancy for ownership purposes and includes any government or any agency, bureau or commission thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, firm, partnership, joint venture, association, fiduciary, trust, estate or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Person: means and includes any corporation, association, copartnership or one or more individuals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • 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
  • Person with a disability: means an individual who has a physical or mental disability that constitutes a substantial barrier to employment but who can benefit in terms of an employment outcome from the provision of vocational rehabilitation services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1411-A
  • Pest: means any insects, rodents, nematodes, fungi, weeds, and other forms of terrestrial or aquatic plant or animal life or viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms, except viruses, bacteria or other microorganisms on or in living human beings or other living animals, that the commissioner declares to be a pest under section 610, subsection 1, paragraph A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Pesticide: includes "highly toxic pesticide. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Pet: means any domesticated animal normally maintained in or near the household of the owner thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Pet food: means any commercial feed prepared and distributed for consumption by pets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Petitioner: means a person filing a petition to adopt an adult or child, and includes both petitioners under a joint petition, except as otherwise provided. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Pickup truck: means a truck with a registered gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds or less. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Plant amendment: means any product distributed consisting of a plant-amending ingredient and other ingredients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Player: means a person who engages in social gambling solely as a contestant or bettor on equal terms with the other participants therein without receiving or becoming entitled to receive something of value or any profit therefrom other than his personal gambling winnings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • 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.
  • Political committee: means 2 or more persons associated for the purpose of promoting or defeating a candidate, party or principle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Population: means the population determined by the last Decennial Census of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Postpartum recovery: means , as determined by a woman's physician, the period immediately following delivery, including the entire period the woman is in the hospital or infirmary after giving birth. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1581
  • 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
  • Preadoptive parent: means a person who has entered into a preadoption agreement with the department with respect to the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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.
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Premises: includes the place where an incorporated civic organization sells or serves spirits, wine and malt liquor under a license obtained under section 1071. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Premium cigar: means a cigar that weighs more than 3 pounds per 1,000 and is wrapped in whole tobacco leaf. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Prepared: means slaughtered, canned, salted, stuffed, rendered, boned, cut up or otherwise manufactured or processed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Presalvage and salvage harvesting: means the harvesting of trees vulnerable to damage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Prescribed care: means isolation, quarantine, examination, vaccination, medical care or treatment ordered by the department or a court pursuant to section 820. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • present sale: means a sale which is accomplished by the making of the contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 122-A
  • President: means the president of the system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9000
  • 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.
  • Pretrial conference: A meeting of the judge and lawyers to discuss which matters should be presented to the jury, to review evidence and witnesses, to set a timetable, and to discuss the settlement of the case.
  • Primacy: means the federally delegated primary enforcement authority to adopt, implement and enforce federally mandated drinking water standards promulgated pursuant to the federal Safe Drinking Water Act as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Primary election: means the regular election for the election of nominees of a party for the general election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Primary residential care provider: means the party who provides residential care for a child for more than 50% of the time on an annual basis if the parents do not provide substantially equal care as defined in subsection 8-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • 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 health insurance: means fee-for-service, health maintenance organization, preferred provider organization and other types of coverage available to either parent under which medical services could be provided to a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • 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
  • Private way: means a public easement as defined in section 3021, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3101
  • 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.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Proceeds: means money arising or obtained from the sale of designated lands, excluding the costs of the sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 262
  • Processor: means any person other than a consumer who purchases or contracts to purchase potatoes or rotation crops primarily for manufacture into articles of food or starch by operations that change the physical form the potatoes or rotation crops possessed when harvested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Processor: means any person other than a consumer who purchases or contracts to purchase potatoes for processing or manufacturing which changes the physical form that the raw product possessed when harvested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 393
  • Processor: means any person, other than a consumer, who purchases or contracts to purchase an agricultural commodity primarily for manufacture into food or other products by operations which change the physical form which that agricultural commodity possessed when produced. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Processor: means any person other than a consumer who purchases or contracts to purchase licensed commodities primarily for manufacture into articles of food by operations which change the physical form the commodities possessed when harvested. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Producer: means any person engaged within this State in the business of producing, or causing to be produced, for any market, any agricultural commodity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7205
  • Product name: means the name of the commercial feed that identifies it as to kind, class or specific use and distinguishes it from all other products bearing the same brand name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1557
  • Professional: when used with reference to office space, means professions or professionals regulated or licensed under applicable state law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Program: means the family development account program established in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3475
  • Program: means the Waste Oil Furnace Loan Program established by this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Program: means the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Program: means the Maine Public Drinking Water Control Program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Project: means any eligible project. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Promotes prostitution: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 782
  • Property: means anything of value, including but not limited to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5124
  • Property: means any money, service, gift or anything of value, including a promise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Property: means animals, inanimate objects, vessels, public conveyances, buildings and all other real or personal property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 801
  • Property of another: includes property in which any person or government other than the actor has an interest that the actor is not privileged to infringe, regardless of the fact that the actor also has an interest in the property and regardless of the fact that the other person might be precluded from civil recovery because the property was used in an unlawful transaction or was subject to forfeiture as contraband. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 5124
  • Prostitution: means engaging in, or agreeing to engage in, or offering to engage in a sexual act or sexual contact, as those terms are defined in section 251, in return for a pecuniary benefit to be received by the person engaging in prostitution or a 3rd person;
  • [ 1995, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 782
  • Protect health and the environment: means to protect against any unreasonable adverse effects on the environment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Protective services: means services that separate incapacitated or dependent adults from danger. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Provide emergency services: means to respond to and manage other public safety emergencies, including, but not limited to, medical emergencies, hazardous materials incidents or natural or man-made disasters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3151
  • Public building or property: means a building or land owned, leased or occupied by a department, agency or authority of the State or a county or a municipality of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • 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
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Public preschool program: means a program offered by a public school that provides instruction to children who are 4 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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
  • public water system: includes any collection, treatment, storage or distribution pipes or other constructed conveyances, structures or facilities under the control of the supplier of water and used primarily in connection with such a system, and any collection or pretreatment storage facilities not under that control that are used primarily in connection with such a system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Public water system: means the public water agency, company, utility, district or other entity serving one or more municipalities in whole or in part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Public water system zone: means any one of the 2 or more areas of a multiservice municipality served by a single public water system, as further defined in section 2657. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Public way: means a way, owned and maintained by the State, a county or a municipality, over which the general public has a right to pass. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • 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
  • Putative father: means a man who is the alleged biological father of a child but whose paternity has not been legally established. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Question: means any proposition submitted to the voters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Railroad: includes every commercial, interurban and other railway and each and every branch and extension thereof by whatsoever power operated, together with all tracks, bridges, trestles, rights-of-way, subways, tunnels, stations, depots, union depots, ferries, yards, grounds, terminals, terminal facilities, structures and equipment and all other real estate, fixtures and personal property of every kind used in connection therewith, owned, controlled, operated or managed for public use in the transportation of persons or property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 659
  • Railroad company: includes every corporation or person, their lessees, trustees, receivers or trustees appointed by any court owning, controlling, operating or managing any railroad for compensation within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 659
  • Railroad line: means the right-of-way, track, track appurtenances, ties, bridges, station houses, sidings, terminals and other appurtenant structures of a railroad. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 7152
  • Ranked-choice voting: means the method of casting and tabulating votes in which voters rank candidates in order of preference, tabulation proceeds in sequential rounds in which last-place candidates are defeated and the candidate with the most votes in the final round is elected. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Real estate: means land and structures attached to it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Reasonable cost: means the cost of private health insurance to the parent responsible for providing medical support that does not exceed amounts adopted by the Department of Health and Human Services in a rule implementing a cost-reasonableness standard. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • Record: includes records of historic and archival value to the State, regardless of the date of their generation, including all documents determined to have such value to the State by statute and, when appropriate, by the State Archivist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2530-A
  • 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 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Recreational enterprise: means knowledge, skill or labor applied to providing facilities or opportunities for recreation, culture, entertainment or tourism. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Referendum: means an election for the determination of a question. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Region: means a quasi-municipal corporation established by the Legislature to provide career and technical education to secondary students and middle school level students that is comprised of all the school administrative units within the geographical boundaries set forth for each career and technical education region in section 8451. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • 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
  • Register: means to enlist as a voter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Register: means to file in a tribunal of this State a support order or judgment determining parentage of a child issued in another state or foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Registered establishment: means a person registered under section 2514-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • 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
  • Registered petitioners: means those registered voters residing in a single community water district or, in the case of a multiple community water system district-wide election, those registered voters residing in the multiple community water district who have accepted the responsibility of receiving notice concerning the filing of petitions pursuant to section 2655, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • Registered weight: means the gross vehicle weight specified on the vehicle's registration certificate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • 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
  • Registrant: means a person who has registered any pesticide pursuant to the provisions of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Registrant: means the person who registers commercial fertilizer under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Registrant: means the person who registers plant or soil amendments under the provisions of this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Registrant: includes the person to whom the registration of a mark under this chapter is issued, the registrant's legal representatives, successors or assigns. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9922
  • Registrar: means the registrar or deputy registrar of voters of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Registration: means the registration certificate, plates and renewal devices pertaining to the registration of a vehicle, including temporary registered gross weight increases. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Registration: includes reregistration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Related services: means special education transportation and such developmental, corrective and other related services, as defined by the commissioner, as are required to assist children with disabilities to benefit from their special education programs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Relative: means a family member related to the child within the 3rd degree through parentage established under Title 19-A, chapter 61 or any spouse of that family member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Rental-purchase cost: includes rental payments and any initial administrative fees, but does not include taxes, 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
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • 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.
  • Residence: means that place where the person has established a fixed and principal home to which the person, whenever temporarily absent, intends to return. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Residence: means a dwelling with 3 or fewer living units and garages, if any. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8702
  • residence: refer to an individual's place of domicile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Residence: means , with reference to a person's eligibility to receive career and technical 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. 8301-A
  • Residence address: means the street and number or other designation indicating the physical location of a person's residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Resident: means a person who has declared or established residency in this State or has been domiciled in this State for a period of at least 30 days, except for persons in compliance with section 109, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • resident of the State: means a person who is domiciled in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Residential mortgage loan: means any loan primarily for personal, family or household use that is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust or other equivalent consensual security interest on a dwelling or residential real estate upon which is constructed or intended to be constructed a dwelling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Residential placement: includes the placement in any children's home licensed pursuant to Title 22, chapter 1669, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Response costs: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Restraints: means any physical restraint or mechanical device used to control the movement of a prisoner's or juvenile's body or limbs, including, but not limited to, disposable or soft restraints, handcuffs, a security restraint system that combines handcuffs with a rigid component, leg irons, belly chains, a security or tether chain and a convex shield. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1581
  • Restricted payroll processor license: means a license that permits a payroll processor to prepare and file state or federal income withholding tax reports and unemployment insurance compensation reports, but does not permit the licensee to collect, hold or turn over to the State Tax Assessor or to federal tax authorities income withholding taxes or unemployment insurance contributions or to issue payroll checks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • 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
  • Retail food establishment: means a food establishment where food and food products are offered for sale to the consumer and intended for off-premise consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Retail sale: means any single sale of liquor for consumption on or off the premises where sold and whether in the original package or as a mixed drink for immediate consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • 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
  • Retailer: means a person engaged in the business of buying potatoes or rotation crops in wholesale or jobbing quantities and reselling the potatoes or rotation crops bought primarily to consumers through at least 5 retail outlets located within or without the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Retailer: means a person engaged in the business of buying licensed commodities in wholesale quantities and reselling the licensed commodities bought, primarily to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • retailer: means a person located within or outside the State who sells tobacco products to a person in the State for personal consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • 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. 902
  • 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
  • Retirement system: means the Maine Public Employees Retirement System, established pursuant to Title 5, chapter 421. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Revenue Obligation Securities Program: means the program governed by subchapter III. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Rider: means any person who is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3617
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Roadside spring: means any spring, well or other water diverted by pipes for the use of the public to obtain water by using containers or other methods, including but not limited to water being diverted and collected by a landowner by tiles, pipes, catch basins, buildings or other appurtenances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Rotation crop: means small grain, soybean or flax grown in rotation with potatoes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Rule: means a duly-adopted regulation of general applicability promulgated by the Bureau of Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Run: means the continuous exhibition of a motion picture in a defined geographic area for a specified period of time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 333
  • Safe zone: means an athletic field, park, playground or recreational facility that is designated as a safe zone by a municipality pursuant to Title 30-A, section 3253. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418-I
  • Sale: means the issuance, transfer, agreement for transfer, exchange, pledge, hypothecation, mortgage in any form, whether by transfer in trust or otherwise, of any motor vehicle or interest therein or of any franchise related thereto; and any option, subscription or other contract, or solicitation looking to a sale, or offer or attempt to sell in any form, whether spoken or written. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Sale: includes every contract of purchase or sale, contract to purchase or sell, purchase, sale and disposition of licensed commodities for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8306-B
  • Sale: includes every contract of purchase or sale, contract to purchase or sell, purchase, sale and disposition of potatoes or rotation crops for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Salvage broker: means a person, firm or corporation engaged in buying, selling, distributing or warehousing any distressed merchandise, whether or not in combination with other merchandise, which does not operate a food salvage establishment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Satellite program: means a program providing career and technical education to secondary students and middle school level students that is operated, under section 8403-A, by a school administrative unit affiliated with a center. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • 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
  • 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
  • Secondary student: means a student enrolled in a secondary school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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 22 Sec. 2173
  • Seed dealer: means a person who cleans, processes, sells or offers for sale a genetically engineered plant part, seed or plant in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Sell: means to sell, offer, negotiate or advertise to sell, display for sale, exchange or otherwise transfer for value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Seller: means any person who sells or contracts to sell potatoes or rotation crops in the regular course of business. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Seller: means a person who sells or contracts to sell goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 121
  • Semester: means the fall, spring or summer term of an academic year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2958
  • Semitrailer: includes , but is not limited to, so-called pole dollies and pole dickeys and wheels commonly used as a support for the ends of logs or other long articles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Serious harm: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Serious harm: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Serious injury: means serious physical injury or impairment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Sexually explicit conduct: means any of the following acts:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4423
  • Shared parental rights and responsibilities: means that most or all aspects of a child's welfare remain the joint responsibility and right of both parents, so that both parents retain equal parental rights and responsibilities, and both parents confer and make joint decisions regarding the child's welfare. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • 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
  • Sign: means any symbol or language reasonably calculated to communicate information to riders or their parents or guardians, including placards, prerecorded messages, live public address, stickers, pictures, pictograms, video, verbal information and visual signals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3617
  • Signature: includes a signature stamp and a signature written by another registered voter on behalf of an individual in accordance with the procedure set forth in section 153-A and, for an individual who is unable to sign that individual's own name, a mark. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Single community water district: means a municipality served in whole or in part by a water system which serves no other municipalities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2651-A
  • 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
  • Soil amendment: means any product distributed consisting of a soil-amending ingredient and other ingredients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Soil-amending ingredient: means any substance which is intended to improve the chemical, biological or physical characteristics of the soil, except commercial fertilizers, plant-amending ingredients, agricultural liming materials, unmanipulated animal and vegetable manures, pesticides and other like material, exempted by rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2023-A
  • Solar energy equipment: means all controls, tanks, pumps, heat exchangers, collectors and all other equipment necessary for the collection, transfer and storage of solar energy, as determined by the Governor's Energy Office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8801
  • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
  • Sole parental rights and responsibilities: means that one parent is granted exclusive parental rights and responsibilities with respect to all aspects of a child's welfare, with the possible exception of the right and responsibility for support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2487
  • Solicit: means to request property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Solicitation agent: includes , but is not limited to, a person or entity that receives or retains reimbursement for expenses related to soliciting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 25 Sec. 3701
  • Solid tires: means tires of solid rubber or other material that do not depend on confined air for the support of the load. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Special mobile equipment: includes , but is not limited to, road construction or maintenance machinery, ditch-digging apparatus, stone crushers, air compressors, power shovels, cranes, graders, rollers, trucks used only to plow snow and for other duties pertaining to winter maintenance, including sanding and salting, well drillers and wood-sawing equipment or similar types of equipment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Special education: means specially designed instruction, at no cost to parents, to meet the unique needs of children with disabilities, as defined by the commissioner, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Special education facility: means a public or private school, or portion of a public or private school, intended for use in meeting the educational and related needs of children with disabilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • special education program: is a full-time or part-time educational program designed to provide an equal educational opportunity to children with disabilities through the delivery of special education services by qualified individuals. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • Special election: means an election other than a regular election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Special equipment: means equipment that is drawn by a motor vehicle and that is not designed or used to convey property other than hand tools or parts used in connection with the operation of that equipment, including, but not limited to, air compressors, conveyors, cement mixers, wood splitting or sawing machines, sprayers, compactors, pumps, drills and brush chippers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Special mobile equipment: means a motor vehicle with permanently mounted equipment not designed or used primarily for the transportation of persons or property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Special school district: means a school district created by private and special law for the purpose of constructing or adding to school buildings, but which does not have the authority or responsibility for operating public schools. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Specialized customer communications equipment: includes but is not limited to teletypewriters, artificial larynges, signaling devices, amplified handsets, telecoil technology, large number dial overlays, direct telephone dialing, fax machines, equipment necessary to use short message services or text message services and other equipment used by persons with disabilities to provide access to telephone networks and equipment that provides or facilitates emergency alert notification to deaf persons or hard-of-hearing persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1419
  • Spirits: means any liquor produced by distillation or, if produced by any other process, strengthened or fortified by the addition of distilled spirits of any kind. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Sport utility vehicle: means a motor vehicle constructed on a light truck chassis but designed primarily for the transportation of persons or any motor vehicle designated by the United States Department of Transportation as a sport utility vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Spouse: means the person currently legally married to a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 902
  • Spruce budworm: means the insect of the species known as Choristoneura fumiferana, Clem. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Spruce budworm timber harvesting standards: means standards for presalvage and salvage harvesting of spruce and fir stands vulnerable to and subject to spruce budworm damage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2527
  • Stalking: means any conduct described in Title 17-A, section 210-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6000
  • state: includes an Indian nation or tribe. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • 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 agency client: means a child of eligible school age who is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • State board: means the State Board of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • State employee: means any employee of an agency, independent agency or parts of agencies which receive support from the General Fund or that are established, created or incorporated by reference to the laws, except nonpartisan staff of the Legislature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2171-C
  • State licensed agency: means an institution or facility licensed by the State to provide education, emotional or mental health services, alcohol or drug rehabilitation, boarding care or other child care services to a person between the ages of 5 and 20 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 7001
  • State paper: means the newspaper designated by the Legislature, in which advertisements and notices are required to be published. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Stock race car: means a factory-produced motor vehicle that is equipped with roll bars or bracing welded or attached to the frame in a permanent manner, special safety belts and firewalls and that has part of the body removed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Street rod: means a replica of or a modified antique auto manufactured prior to 1949 that complies with standards adopted by the Chief of the State Police. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Substantially equal care: means that both parents participate substantially equally in the child's total care, which may include, but is not limited to, the child's residential, educational, recreational, child care and medical, dental and mental health care needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • Successor manufacturer: means any manufacturer that succeeds, or assumes any part of the business of, another manufacturer, referred to as the "predecessor manufacturer" as the result of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Sufficient existing relationship: means a relationship involving extraordinary contact between a grandparent and a child, including but not limited to circumstances in which the grandparent has been a primary caregiver and custodian of the child for a significant period of time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1302
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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
  • Supplier of water: means any person who controls, owns or generally manages a public water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Support enforcement agency: means a public official or agency authorized to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Support guidelines: means the child support table and the criteria for application of the table set forth in section 2006. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • 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
  • Suspicious child death: means the death of a child under circumstances in which there is reasonable cause to suspect that abuse or neglect was a cause of or factor contributing to the child's death. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Swap counterparty: means a person who is a party to an interest rate swap agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • System: means the Maine Community College System, established by chapter 431. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9000
  • tank: means any aboveground container, less than 10% of the capacity of which is beneath the surface of the ground, that is used or intended to be used for the storage or supply of oil. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Targeted technologies: means biotechnology, aquaculture and marine technology, composite materials technology, environmental technology, advanced technologies for forestry and agriculture, information technology and precision manufacturing technology. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Technology use agreement: means an agreement between a manufacturer and a farmer that controls the right to plant a given genetically engineered plant part, seed or plant on a specific area of land for a certain period of time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2157
  • Telos Dam Lot: means a certain lot or parcel of land situated in Township 6, Range 11, WELS, being known as the Telos Dam Lot, being a square lot 20 chains on each side. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • 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 by the entirety: A type of joint tenancy between husband and wife that is recognized in some States. Neither party can sever the joint tenancy relationship; when a spouse dies, the survivor acquires full title to the property.
  • 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
  • test: means a test or tests used to determine alcohol level or the presence of a drug or drug metabolite by analysis of blood, breath or urine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Testate: To die leaving a will.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Theater: means any establishment in which motion pictures are exhibited to the public regularly for a charge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 333
  • Timber harvesting operation: means the cutting and removal of trees from their growing site and the attendant operation of mobile or portable chipping mills and of cutting and skidding machinery, including the creation and use of skid trails, skid roads and winter haul roads and the construction or creation of land management roads. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • Tobacco product: means any product that is made from or derived from tobacco, or that contains nicotine, that is intended for human consumption or is likely to be consumed, whether smoked, heated, chewed, absorbed, dissolved, inhaled or ingested by any other means, including, but not limited to, a cigarette, a cigar, a hookah, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff or snus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Tobacco products: means any form of tobacco and any material or device used in the smoking, chewing or other form of tobacco consumption, including cigarette papers and pipes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 271
  • Total basic support obligation: means the sum of money determined by adding the basic support entitlement, child care costs, extraordinary medical expenses and health insurance premiums. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • Total enhanced support obligation: means the sum of money determined by calculating the enhanced support entitlement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1325
  • 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
  • Tow dolly: means a device towed by a motor vehicle and designed and used exclusively to transport another motor vehicle and on which the front or rear wheels of the towed motor vehicle are mounted, while the other wheels of the towed motor vehicle remain in contact with the ground. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Town way: means an area or strip of land designated and held by a municipality for passage by motor vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 3271
  • Township: means unorganized territory. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Toxic: means any substance other than a radioactive substance, which has the inherent capacity to produce bodily injury or illness to man through ingestion, inhalation or absorption through any body surface. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8454
  • 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
  • Tractor: means a motor vehicle used primarily off the highway for farming, forestry or other similar types of activities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Trade name: means a word, name, symbol, device or any combination thereof used by a person to identify his business, vocation or occupation and distinguish it from the business, vocation or occupation of others. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9922
  • Trade screening: means the showing of a motion picture by a distributor at some location within the metropolitan area in which is located a distributor's sales or film distributing facility serving the theater, which is open to any exhibitor interested in exhibiting the motion picture. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 333
  • Trademark: means any word, name, symbol or device or any combination thereof adopted and used by a person to identify goods made or sold by him and to distinguish them from goods made or sold by others. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9922
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, bicycles and other conveyances either singly or together using public way for travel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Traffic infraction: means any violation of any provision of this Title, or of any rules established under this Title, not expressly defined as a crime or as a civil violation and otherwise not punishable by incarceration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Trailer: means a vehicle without motive power, designed to carry persons or property and to be drawn by a motor vehicle, not operated on railroad tracks, and so constructed that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transportation: means any form of transportation for people or goods within, to or from the State, whether by highway, air, water or rail. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4203
  • Transportation infrastructure: means infrastructure related to all modes of transportation, including highways, bridges, railroads, ferries, mass transit, airports and bicycle and pedestrian facilities, as well as all buildings, utilities, facilities and other appurtenances related to those modes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4241
  • Transportation-related services: means all services necessary or convenient to discharge the powers, duties and responsibilities of the department and the commissioner as provided by law including those provided in section 4206. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4241
  • Treasurer: means a person appointed by a candidate or a political committee to accept or disburse money to promote or defeat a candidate, party or principle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Tree and shrub seeds: shall include the seeds of woody plants commonly known and sold as tree and shrub seeds in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • 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
  • Truck: means a motor vehicle designed and used primarily to carry property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Truck tractor: means a motor vehicle designed and used exclusively to draw other vehicles and not constructed to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and the load drawn. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Under the influence of intoxicants: means being under the influence of alcohol, a drug other than alcohol, a combination of drugs or a combination of alcohol and drugs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2401
  • Underground oil storage facility: means any tank, together with associated piping and dispensing facilities, 10% or more of which is located beneath the surface of the ground and not on or above a floor in such a manner that it may be readily inspected, located at a single location and used, formerly used or intended to be used for the marketing and distribution of oil, petroleum products or their by-products to persons or entities other than the owner of the facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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
  • Unique identifier: means a number or other identifier assigned by protocols established by the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Unit: means a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8301-A
  • Unit: means a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8601-A
  • Unlawful: means not expressly authorized by statute. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1412-E
  • Unpackaged biosolids: means biosolids distributed in a loose, unpackaged form in an unsealed container, including, but not limited to, a tote bag, tote tank, bin, tank, trailer, spreader truck, railcar and pickup truck bed or other container provided by the final user solely for transport of the material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1580-H
  • Unreasonable adverse effects on the environment: means any unreasonable risk to human beings or the environment, taking into account the economic, social and environmental costs and benefits of the use of any pesticide. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • Use: means an activity of any form, kind or description. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • 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
  • User: means one or more persons acting as lessee, purchaser, mortgagor or borrower under a financial document. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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.
  • Value-added: means that an enhancement to a product or service that increases the value or marketability of the product or service has been applied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Vegetable seeds: shall include the seeds of those crops which are grown in gardens or on truck farms and are generally known and sold under the name of vegetable seeds in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Vehicle: means a device for conveyance of persons or property on a way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Vending facility: means a restaurant, a cafeteria, including the cafeteria located in the State Office Building in Augusta, a snack bar, a vending machine for food and beverages and goods and services customarily offered in connection with a restaurant, a cafeteria, a snack bar or a vending machine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 1418
  • Vending machine: means any automated, self-service device that upon insertion of money, tokens or any other form of payment, dispenses cigarettes or any other tobacco product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1551
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verified complaint: means a writing signed by a person, who, under oath, swears that he has reason to believe that a person required to be licensed under this Article has violated one or more of the provisions of this Article or of the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, setting forth a short and plain statement of the allegations which are the basis for such belief. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Veteran: means any person who served in the United States Armed Forces and was not dishonorably discharged. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Visible from the watercourse: means able to be seen by a person at any point on the watercourse from Churchill Dam north without the aid of any magnifying devices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • Volunteer fire association: means an organized firefighting unit incorporated under Title 13, chapter 81, or Title 13-B, and which is officially recognized by the municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3151
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Voting district: means an area set off from another in the same municipality for voting purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Voting place: means the building in which ballots are cast at an election. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Warden: means the presiding officer at a voting place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Waste motor oil: means any lubricating oil classified for use in an internal combustion engine, transmission, gear box, differential or hydraulics for a motor vehicle, a boat, an off-highway recreational vehicle, commercial or household power equipment, earth-moving equipment, special equipment or special mobile equipment, as defined in Title 29-A, section 101, subsections 69 and 70, that through use, storage or handling has become unsuitable for its original purpose due to the presence of impurities or the loss of original properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Waste motor oil disposal site: means the following 4 sites where waste motor oil was stored and that are now contaminated and subject to such response action requirements as the Department of Environmental Protection or the United States Environmental Protection Agency may impose according to applicable law:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Waste oil: means a petroleum-based oil that, through use or handling, has become unsuitable for its original purpose due to the presence of impurities or the loss of original properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3479-A
  • Waste oil: includes mixtures of waste oil and water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Waste oil disposal site: means the Portland-Bangor Waste Oil Services Site in Plymouth designated by the Department of Environmental Protection as an uncontrolled hazardous substance site. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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
  • Watercraft: means any type of vessel, boat, canoe or craft used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on waters, other than a seaplane. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • Way: means the entire width between boundary lines of a road, highway, parkway, street or bridge used for vehicular traffic, whether public or private. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Weed seeds: shall include the seeds of all plants other than other crop seed and pure seed and shall include noxious-weed seeds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2099
  • Weight: means the weight of undried material as offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2013-A
  • 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.
  • 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
  • wholesaler: means any person who sells or distributes new or used motor vehicles to motor vehicle dealers or who maintains distributor representatives within this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Wildlife: means all living things that are neither human, domesticated nor, as defined in this subchapter, pests, including but not limited to mammals, birds and aquatic life. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 820
  • Wine: includes , but is not limited to, wine coolers, table wine, still wine, sparkling wine, champagne and fortified wine, provided that the alcohol content is not above 24% by volume. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 28-A Sec. 2
  • Wireless telephone service: means any mobile telecommunications services as defined in Title 35-A, section 102, subsection 9-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9204
  • Wireless telephone service provider: means a telecommunications carrier that provides wireless telephone service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9204
  • Wrecker: means a motor vehicle with hoisting apparatus and special equipment designed and used for towing or carrying wrecked or disabled vehicles or freeing vehicles stalled or stuck in snow, mud or sand, when such a motor vehicle in fact is being used for one of those purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 26 Sec. 893
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Write-in candidate: means a person whose name does not appear on the ballot under the office designation to which a voter may wish to elect the candidate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328