Sections
Chapter 201 Livestock and Poultry 1301 – 1310
Chapter 202 Cervids 1332 – 1333
Chapter 202-A Commercial Large Game Shooting Areas 1341 – 1347
Chapter 203 Mink 1351
Chapter 207 Auctions 1452 – 1457
Chapter 209 Land-Based Aquaculture 1501

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 7 > Part 3

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • 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
  • 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 both an individual legally classified as an adult and a juvenile treated as an adult by court order, statute or operation of law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agent: means 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 any person acting for or in behalf of another in any of the transactions which constitute being a dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6017
  • 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
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Applicant: means any person applying for a license under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • 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
  • 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.
  • At-risk student: means a student who:
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • At-risk student: means an elementary student or secondary student who is at risk of failing or dropping out of a regular public school program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3537
  • 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.
  • auction: means the offering of cattle, sheep, swine, goats, equines, domesticated cervids, poultry and other animals raised for food or fiber for sale by means of exchanges between an auctioneer and bidders. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6203-G
  • Authority: means the Finance Authority of Maine as established by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Average final compensation: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Beneficiary: means any person who receives or is designated to receive a benefit provided by this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • Benefit: means any payment made, or required to be made, to a beneficiary under chapter 423, subchapter V or chapter 425, subchapter V. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Billing period: means the time period for payment agreed to by 2 parties or, in the absence of an agreement, the calendar month within which work is performed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3626
  • Board: means the board of trustees, established under section 12004-F, subsection 9, to administer the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Board: means the Board of Licensure of Water System Operators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2621
  • Board: means the State Parole Board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 5001
  • 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
  • Bond: means revenue obligation security. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Bounds of the watercourse: means the high-water marks of the shorelines of the lakes and ponds, the high-water marks of the intervening and connecting waters and the high-water marks of the banks of the streams and rivers of the watercourse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 502
  • 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
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Parks and Lands. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • Bylaws: means those bylaws established by the interstate commission for its governance or for directing or controlling the interstate commission's actions or conduct. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Bylaws: means those bylaws established by the interstate commission for its governance or for directing or controlling the interstate commission's actions or conduct. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Center: means the Center of Excellence for At-risk Students established in subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3537
  • Cervid: means a member of the cervidae family and hybrids, including deer, elk, caribou, reindeer and related species, specified by the commissioner by rule with the written concurrence of the Commissioner of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6110
  • Chief administrative officer: means the head of a correctional facility or a detention facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • 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 or children: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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
  • Client: means any person in the custody or under the supervision of the department, including, but not limited to, a prisoner, juvenile client, contract client, probationer, parolee, juvenile detainee and an informally adjusted juvenile. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Collaborative agreement: means an agreement between a secondary school, a career and technical education program and one or more public postsecondary educational institutions in the State to form a collaborative partnership that articulates a credit transfer agreement between the publicly supported educational institutions and that specifies each institution's responsibility for and cost of the delivery of specified secondary and postsecondary educational functions and support services over a 3-year period for a cohort-based program that provides secondary school students with the opportunity to take postsecondary education courses and earn credits toward an associate degree while participating in a career and technical education program that integrates secondary education and postsecondary education courses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3552
  • Collaborative board: means the governing body composed of representatives of the publicly supported educational institutions participating in the collaborative partnership and the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3552
  • Collaborative partnership: means a dual enrollment career and technical education collaborative partnership formed pursuant to this chapter to provide a cohort-based learning pathway for career and technical education students that provides those students with the opportunity to take postsecondary education courses and earn credits toward an associate degree while participating in a career and technical education program that integrates secondary education and postsecondary education courses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3552
  • Commercial large game shooting area: means an enclosed area in which large game are kept and a fee is charged to pursue and kill or pursue and attempt to kill large game. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6111
  • Commission: means the Maine Public Drinking Water Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Commissioner: means the voting representative of each compacting state appointed pursuant to section 9873. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Commissioner: means the voting representative of each compacting state appointed pursuant to section 9903. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or the commissioner's duly authorized agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6017
  • 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 Corrections or his designee, except that, when the term "commissioner and only the commissioner" is used, the term applies only to the person appointed Commissioner of Corrections and not to any designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2511
  • Committee amendment: An amendment recommended by a committee in reporting a bill or other measure.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Communicable disease: is a disease capable of being transmitted from one person to another. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • Compact administrator: means the individual in each compacting state appointed pursuant to the terms of this compact responsible for the administration and management of the state's supervision and transfer of offenders subject to the terms of this compact, the rules adopted by the interstate commission and policies adopted by the state council under this compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Compact administrator: means the individual in each compacting state appointed pursuant to the terms of this compact responsible for the administration and management of the state's supervision and transfer of juveniles subject to the terms of this compact, the rules adopted by the interstate commission and policies adopted by the state council under this compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Compacting state: means any state that has enacted the enabling legislation for this compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Compacting state: means any state that has enacted the enabling legislation for this compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Construction contract: means any agreement, whether written or oral, to perform or to supply materials for work on any real property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3626
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter in water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2601
  • Contract agency: means a facility or program outside the jurisdiction of the department, providing services under contract to the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Contractor: means a person or entity that contracts with an owner to perform work on real property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3626
  • Correctional facility: means any facility that falls under the jurisdiction of the department, but does not include any facility for which the department is required to establish standards pursuant to section 1208 or 1208-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Correctional program: includes , but is not limited to, probation and parole, court intake and jail inspection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • County officers: means the commissioners, treasurer, sheriff, register of deeds and register of probate of a county. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • County official: means an elected or appointed member of a county government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1
  • Courses of study: means the courses of study for the elementary and secondary schools that are in alignment with the system of learning results as established in section 6209 and consistent with the requirements of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Court: means a court having jurisdiction over juveniles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • 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
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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 or entity engaged in the business of buying livestock or poultry primarily for resale, whether the purchase or sale is completed by cash, delayed payment, transfer, exchange, barter or shipment on commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6017
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Delivery: means receipt by addressee, including, but not limited to, by first class, registered or certified mail, or by hand delivery or transmitted by facsimile machine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3626
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • 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 Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Department: means the Department of Corrections. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deputy compact administrator: means the individual, if any, in each compacting state appointed to act on behalf of a compact administrator pursuant to the terms of this compact responsible for the administration and management of the State's supervision and transfer of juveniles subject to the terms of this compact, the rules adopted by the interstate commission and policies adopted by the state council under this compact. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Detention facility: means the Long Creek Youth Development Center and, to the extent it houses juveniles, the Mountain View Correctional Facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • 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 Gambling Control Unit within the Department of Public Safety. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3622
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Dual enrollment career and technical education program: means a nonduplicative learning pathway for a specific career and technical education program that provides secondary school students with the opportunity to take postsecondary education courses and earn credits toward an associate degree while participating in a career and technical education program that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3552
  • Earnable compensation: includes :
  • (1) Workers' compensation benefits;
    (2) Maintenance, if any;
    (3) Any money paid by an employer to a 3rd party under a tax sheltered annuity contract or a deferred compensation plan for the future benefit of an employee provided that the money is not derived from amounts excluded from earnable compensation by paragraph B; and
    (4) Pick-up contributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • 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 patient: means a person who has:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2671
  • 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
  • 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
  • Employee: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • 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
  • Entry fee: means cash or a cash equivalent that is required to be paid by a fantasy contestant to a fantasy contest operator in order to participate in a fantasy contest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3622
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • 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
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Family farm corporation: means a corporation 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
  • Fantasy contest: means a simulated game or contest in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3622
  • Fantasy contest operator: means a person that offers a platform for the playing of fantasy contests and that administers a fantasy contest for which a prize of value is awarded. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3622
  • Fantasy contestant: means an individual who participates in a fantasy contest offered by a fantasy contest operator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3622
  • 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 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
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Final remedy selection: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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 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
  • Fine: includes court costs whenever applicable. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 5001
  • fire district: means a district created by vote of a group of municipalities for the purpose of providing fire protection. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3531
  • 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
  • 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
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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 Public Drinking Water Fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Gross fantasy contest revenues: means the amount determined by subtracting the total of all sums paid out by a fantasy contest operator as cash prizes to all fantasy contestants from the total of all entry fees that the fantasy contest operator collects from all fantasy contestants and multiplying the result by the resident percentage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3622
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Highly experienced fantasy contestant: means a fantasy contestant who has:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3622
  • Holding facility: means a facility or part of a building used for the detention of adult pretrial detainees prior to arraignment, release or transfer to another facility or authority for periods of up to 48 hours. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Interstate commission: means the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision established in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Interstate commission: means the Interstate Commission for Juveniles established in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Juvenile: means any person defined as a juvenile in any member state or by the rules of the interstate commission, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Juvenile: means a person under the age of 18 years or a person who is alleged to have committed, while under the age of 18 years, any acts or offenses covered by Title 15, Part 6, regardless of whether, at the time of the proceeding, the person is of the age of 18 years or over. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 5001
  • Juvenile client: means a juvenile committed to a juvenile correctional facility who is either residing at the facility or is on community reintegration status, or ordered confined in a juvenile correctional facility pursuant to Title 12, section 6004, 8004 or 10608; Title 15, section 3314, subsection 1, paragraph H; Title 15, section 3314, subsection 7; or Title 29-A, section 115. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Juvenile detainee: means a juvenile detained at a departmental juvenile facility pending a court proceeding or pursuant to Title 15, section 3312, subsection 3, paragraph D. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • 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
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Large game: means domesticated cervids, domesticated boar and domesticated bison. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6111
  • 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
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legislative review session: means the regular session of the Legislature convening after the beginning of the legislative rule acceptance period. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1505
  • Legislative rule acceptance period: means the period beginning on the July 1st preceding the convening of a regular session of the Legislature and ending at 5:00 p. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1505
  • 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: 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
  • Licensee: means any person who holds an unrevoked and valid unsuspended license issued under this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Livestock and poultry: includes all cattle, sheep, goats, swine, equines, members of the genus lama, bison, ratites, poultry, domesticated cervids and other animals raised for food or fiber. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6017
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Material supplier: means any person or entity that has furnished or contracted to furnish materials or supplies in connection with a construction contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3626
  • 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
  • Medical provider: means a physician or clinical psychologist. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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 the commissioner of a compacting state or a designee who is a person officially connected with the commissioner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • Membership service: means service rendered while a member of a retirement program of the retirement system on account of which contributions are made and for which credit is allowable under chapter 423, subchapter 4 or chapter 425, subchapter 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Minority: when used in reference to age shall mean under the age of 18. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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
  • 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: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • 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 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
  • 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 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 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
  • Municipality: includes cities, towns and plantations, except that "municipality" does not include plantations in Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV; or Title 30-A, Part 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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
  • 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
  • Noncommunity water system: means a public water system that is not a community water system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2660-B
  • 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
  • Offender: means an adult placed under, or subject to, supervision as the result of the commission of a criminal offense and released to the community under the jurisdiction of courts, paroling authorities or corrections or other criminal justice agencies. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • 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
  • 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: includes successors in interest of the owner and agents of the owner acting within their authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3626
  • 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
  • Parcel: means a contiguous tract of land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6111
  • Parent: means a person who:
  • (1). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3005
  • Parole: is a release procedure by which a person may be released from a correctional facility by the State Parole Board prior to the expiration of his maximum term, parole status being in effect under Title 17-A, section 1254, subsection 3, with all provisions of prior laws governing parole continuing in effect. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 5001
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means 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: means any individual, corporation, business enterprise or other legal entity, either public or private. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • person: as used in this Title shall be construed to import both the singular and the plural, as the case demands, and shall include corporations, companies, societies and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 1351
  • Person: means an individual, partnership, corporation or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6111
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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
  • Platform: means an online or electronic method by which access to a fantasy contest is provided, including, but not limited to, a website, personal digital device, such as a device commonly known as a smartphone, or other application providing access to a fantasy contest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3622
  • Pool: includes any related equipment, structures, areas and enclosures that are intended for the use of persons using or operating the pool, including equipment, dressing lockers, showers and toilet rooms. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Prison: means the Maine State Prison. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Prisoner: means an adult person sentenced and committed to, transferred to or detained in the custody of the department, including a person on supervised community confinement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • Private school: means an academy, seminary, institute or other private corporation or body formed for educational purposes covering kindergarten through grade 12 or any portion thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Private school approved for tuition purposes: means a private school approved for the receipt of public funds under sections 2951 to 2955. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation: means a procedure under which a person found guilty of an offense is released by the court, without being committed to a correctional facility, or with or without commitment to jail or fine, subject to conditions imposed by the court. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 5001
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 pool: means any constructed or prefabricated pool other than a residential pool or medical facility pool that is intended to be used for swimming, recreational bathing or wading and is operated by an owner, lessee, tenant or concessionaire or by a person licensed by the department, regardless of whether a fee is charged for use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • 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 spa: means any constructed spa other than a residential spa or medical facility spa. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • 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
  • Publicly supported educational institution: means a publicly supported secondary school, a career and technical education program and a public postsecondary education institution in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 3552
  • Publicly supported secondary school: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Real estate: means land and structures attached to it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • 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
  • Regional correctional administrator: means the supervisor of adult probation and parole services or the supervisor of juvenile community corrections officer services for a region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • resident of the State: means a person who is domiciled in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Response costs: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • restoration to service: means acceptance of employment as either a state employee or a teacher. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • 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
  • Retirement: means termination of membership with a retirement allowance granted under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Retirement: means the termination of membership service with a retirement allowance granted under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 385
  • Retirement 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
  • 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
  • Roll call vote : A vote in which each legislator votes "yea" or "nay" as his or her name is called by the Clerk, so that the names of legislators voting on each side are recorded.
  • Rotation crop: means small grain, soybean or flax grown in rotation with potatoes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1012
  • Rule: means a written statement by the interstate commission promulgated pursuant to section 9904 that is of general applicability; implements, interprets or prescribes a policy or provision of the compact or an organizational, procedural or practice requirement of the interstate commission; and has the force of statutory law in a compacting state, including the ability to amend, repeal or suspend an existing rule. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • Rules: means acts of the interstate commission, duly promulgated pursuant to section 9878, substantially affecting interested parties in addition to the interstate commission that have the force and effect of law in the compacting states. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Service: means service as an employee for which compensation was paid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Service credit: means credit received for creditable service as defined under subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Shooting zone: means an area within a parcel that is enclosed to contain one or more species of large game. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6111
  • Short-term detention area: means a section of a building used for the detention of pretrial detainees for periods of up to 4 hours. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 1001
  • 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
  • Spa: includes , but is not limited to, a therapeutic pool, hydrotherapy pool, whirlpool, hot spa and hot tub. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2662
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia and any other territorial possession of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • 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 council: means the resident members of the State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision created by each state under section 9874. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9872
  • State council: means the resident members of the state council for interstate juvenile supervision created by each state under section 9909. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 34-A Sec. 9902
  • State employee: means any regular classified or unclassified officer or employee in a department, any employee of the Maine Community College System except those who make the election provided under Title 20-A, section 12722, any employee of the Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf except as provided in Title 20-A, section 7407, subsection 3-A, any employee of the Maine Military Authority, any employee of the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority, any employee of the Maine Port Authority, any employee of the Efficiency Maine Trust who on June 30, 2009 is an employee of the Public Utilities Commission energy efficiency or renewable energy programs who elects to remain a state employee, any employee of the Efficiency Maine Trust who accepts employment with the Efficiency Maine Trust prior to July 1, 2010 who was a state employee immediately prior to accepting such employment who elects to remain a state employee and any employee transferred from the Division of Higher Education Services to the Finance Authority of Maine who elects to be treated as a state employee, but does not include:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Subcontractor: means any person or entity that has contracted to perform work for or provide services to a contractor or another subcontractor in connection with a construction contract. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3626
  • Submerged lands: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 253
  • 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
  • Surety bond: means a bond purchased by a tenant in lieu of making a security deposit when the function of the bond is to secure the performance of a lease or tenancy at will agreement for residential premises or any part of residential premises. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2881
  • Swap counterparty: means a person who is a party to an interest rate swap agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2173
  • 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
  • Teacher: includes a person who is on a one-year leave of absence from a position as a teacher and is participating in the education of prospective teachers by teaching and supervising students enrolled in college-level teacher preparation programs in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Town: includes cities and plantations, unless otherwise expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: 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
  • Work: means to build, alter, repair or demolish any improvement on, connected with or beneath the surface of any real property, or to excavate, clear, grade, fill or landscape any real property, to construct driveways, private roadways, highways and bridges, drilled wells, septic systems, sewage systems or utilities, to furnish materials for any of those purposes or to perform labor upon real property. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3626
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.