Sections
Chapter 401 Certified Seed 2101 – 2108
Chapter 403 Seed Potato Board 2151 – 2157
Chapter 404 Arborist Licensing 2171 – 2191
Chapter 405-A Horticulture 2211 – 2217
Chapter 406 Ginseng 2221 – 2226
Chapter 406-A Hemp 2231
Chapter 409 Quarantines 2301 – 2303
Chapter 410 Pest Control Compact 2311 – 2328
Chapter 411 Control and Eradication of Potato Pests and Diseases 2351 – 2352
Chapter 413 Integrated Pest Management 2401 – 2406
Chapter 415 Maine Pesticide Education Fund 2421 – 2422

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 7 > Part 5

  • Aboveground oil storage facility: means any aboveground oil storage tank or tanks, together with associated piping, 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 38 Sec. 562-A
  • 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
  • Academic programming agreement: means an agreement between an interim program and a responsible school through which the responsible school agrees to accept the academic programming, credits and documentation of achievement of standards completed by a student in the interim program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5161
  • accumulated contributions: includes as much of the employer's contribution in the Retirement Allowance Fund as is needed to reach 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Acquired brain injury: means an insult to the brain resulting directly or indirectly from trauma, anoxia, vascular lesions or infection, which:
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3086
  • active state service: means all military duty performed as a member of the state military forces pursuant to this Title or the United States Code, Title 32. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 101-A
  • Actively piloting: means a person licensed as a pilot by the commission who is engaged in providing pilot services on a regular and ongoing basis within the area for which that person is licensed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 85-B
  • Actuarial equivalent: means an amount of equal value when computed at an interest rate contained in actuarial assumptions adopted by the board and upon the basis of mortality and service tables adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Actuary: means the individual or the organization designated by the board to be the technical advisor to the board under section 17107. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Administration of civil justice: means activities relating to the anticipation, prevention, detection, monitoring or investigation of known, suspected or possible civil violations and prospective and pending civil actions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Administration of criminal justice: means activities relating to the anticipation, prevention, detection, monitoring or investigation of known, suspected or possible crimes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Administration of criminal justice: includes the collection, storage and dissemination of criminal history record information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Administrator: means the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-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.
  • Agent: means an individual:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Agent: means an individual appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Aggravating factor: means any of the following circumstances with regard to the parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Aggregate student data: means data that is not personally identifiable and that is collected or reported at the group, cohort or institutional level. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1853
  • Agreement: means any writing which is substantially prepared in advance of a consumer loan or consumer lease and which a supervised lender or lessor furnishes to a consumer for the consumer to sign in connection with that loan or lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3637
  • Agricultural products: include floricultural, horticultural, viticultural, forestry, nut, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee and any farm products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Agriculture: means the production, keeping or maintenance for sale or lease of plants or animals, including, but not limited to, forages and sod crops, grains and seed crops, dairy animals and dairy products, poultry and poultry products, livestock, fruits and vegetables and ornamental and greenhouse products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • All-weather road: means a public or private road that may be traversed during all seasons of the year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Alternate payee: means a spouse, former spouse, child or other dependent of a member or retiree who is recognized by a domestic relations order as having a right to receive all or a portion of the benefits payable by the retirement system with respect to that member or retiree. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Alternative education program: means a program in which the primary purpose is to provide at-risk students with curricula and assessment in a setting designed to effectively meet the student's academic, social and relational needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Alternative learning: means an educational option that a public school or publicly supported program offers at-risk students by offering some combination of the following: alternative education programs; small class size; flexible scheduling; relevant alternative curricula and assessment; mentoring adults; skilled teachers; a focus on social, emotional and relationship skills; collaboration among home, school and social service agencies; and any other measures designed to accommodate the needs of at-risk students. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Ambulatory surgical facility: means a facility, not part of a hospital, that provides surgical treatment to patients not requiring hospitalization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Amount financed: means "amount financed" as defined by Title 9-A, section 1-301, subsection 5. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3637
  • Anatomical gift: means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect after the donor's death for the purposes of transplantation, therapy, research or education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Ancillary equipment: means devices including, but not limited to, piping, fittings, flanges, valves and pumps used to distribute, meter or control the flow of oil to an underground storage tank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • 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 the owner or operator of an underground oil storage facility or an aboveground oil storage facility that has suffered a discharge of oil and who is seeking coverage of eligible clean-up costs and 3rd-party damage claims from the fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Appointment of agent: means a statement appointing an agent for service of process filed by a domestic entity that is not a filing entity or a nonqualified foreign entity under section 112. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Approved private school: means a private school approved for attendance purposes under chapter 117. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Arborist: means a person who, for compensation, takes down or fells, diagnoses or evaluates the condition of shade or ornamental trees; solicits, recommends or supervises the treatment of those trees; or in any manner or for any purpose treats or cares for those trees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2173
  • Articles: means the articles of incorporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Association: means a corporation organized under this subchapter, or a similar domestic corporation, or a foreign association or corporation if authorized to do business in this State, organized under any general or special Act as a cooperative association for the mutual benefit of its members, as agricultural producers, and which confines its operations to purposes authorized by this subchapter and restricts the return on the stock or membership capital and the amount of its business with nonmembers to the limits placed thereon by this subchapter for associations organized hereunder. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Association of producers: means any association of producers of agricultural products organized and existing under this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Authority: means the Maine Military Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 392
  • Authority: means the Loring Development Authority of Maine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Average final compensation: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Average member of the critical group: means a member of the critical group who is subjected to the most likely exposure situation based on prudently conservative exposure assumptions and parameter values within the model calculations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1451
  • 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.
  • Barrel: shall mean 42 U. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • base: means those properties and facilities within the geographic boundaries of the United States Department of Defense air force base at Limestone existing on July 13, 1993. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Beano: means a specific kind of group game of chance, regardless of whether such a game is characterized by another name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Beneficiary: means a person or persons designated by a member to receive a benefit under this Part or a person otherwise entitled to receive a benefit under this Part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • Biomedical waste: means waste that may contain human pathogens of sufficient virulence and in sufficient concentrations that exposure to it by a susceptible human host could result in disease or that may contain cytotoxic chemicals used in medical treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • 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 Maine Agricultural Bargaining Board provided for in this Article. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Board: means any authority, board, commission, committee, council and similar organization, including independent organizations, established or authorized by the Legislature to fulfill specific functions the members of which do not serve full time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1826
  • Board: means the board of directors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Board: means the Maine Motor Vehicle Franchise Board created pursuant to section 1187. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • 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 directors: means the directors of the jail authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1802
  • Board of trustees: means the Maine Rural Development Authority Board of Trustees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • 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
  • Butt measure: means the lineal measure of the butt end of tree length wood, without subsequent conversion to volume by any means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Butt scale: means the volume measure of wood based solely on measurement of the butt end of individual trees and converted to volume by any means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Buyer: means a person who buys or contracts to buy goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 121
  • Capital expenditure: means an expenditure, including a force account expenditure or predevelopment activities, that under generally accepted accounting principles is not properly chargeable as an expense of operation and maintenance and, for the purposes of this chapter, includes capitalized interest on borrowed funds and the fair market value of any property or equipment that is acquired under lease or comparable arrangement or by donation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Card game: means a game of chance conducted using one or more decks of cards, such as poker, blackjack or cribbage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Carrying costs: means reasonable costs incurred for the maintenance, protection and security of a speculative industrial building prior to occupancy, including, but not limited to, insurance, taxes and interest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Case plan prescription: means a plan developed by the family support team. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4092
  • Cathodic protection tester: means an underground storage tank installer certified by the Maine Board of Underground Storage Tank Installers or a person certified by the commissioner pursuant to section 567-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • CERCLA hazardous substance: means a substance on the list defined in the United States Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, Public Law 96-510, Section 101(14), as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 791
  • Certificate of immunization: means a written statement from a physician, nurse or health official who has administered an immunizing agent to a child, specifying the dosage administered and the date it was administered. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6353
  • 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
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charter: means a private and special law or series of private and special laws that establishes a sewer district and defines its responsibilities and authorities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1032
  • check: means a check, draft or order for the payment of money. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2951
  • Chief Medical Examiner: means the Office of Chief Medical Examiner within the Office of the Attorney General. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Child: means any natural or legally adopted, born or unborn, progeny of a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Child: means and includes every child entering school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6353
  • Child: means any person who is less than 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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
  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Class II liquid: means any liquid having a flash point at or above 100° Fahrenheit and below 140° Fahrenheit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Clear-cut: means any timber harvesting on a forested site greater than 5 acres in size that results in a residual basal area of trees over 4 1/2 inches in diameter measured at 4 1/2 feet above the ground of less than 30 square feet per acre, unless, after harvesting, the site has a well-distributed stand of acceptable growing stock, as defined by rule, of at least 3 feet in height for softwood trees and 5 feet in height for hardwood trees that meets the regeneration standards defined under section 8869, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Clerk: means the person described in Title 13-C, chapter 5-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Coastal waters: means the jurisdictional area of the commission, which waters are all coastal navigable waters that are contained within, flow through, or border upon the State or any portion thereof, including those portions of the Atlantic Ocean within the jurisdiction of the State, up to state or international boundaries, and including all waters between Isle au Haut and Seal Island westward of a straight line between Western Ear Ledge on Isle au Haut drawn to Eastern Ledge on Seal Island. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 85-B
  • Coastal waters: means all waters of the State within the rise and fall of the tide and to a distance of 12 miles from the coastline of the State but does not include areas above any fishway or dam when the fishway or dam is the dividing line between tidewater and fresh water. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • Coastal zones: means the 3 areas of Maine coastal waters relevant to the commission membership, Calais to Schoodic Point, Schoodic Point to Port Clyde, and Port Clyde to Kittery, excepting the port of Portland and Casco Bay. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 85-B
  • Code: means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Commercial: means related to or connected with the furtherance of a profit-making enterprise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Commercial beano hall permit: means written authority from the Gambling Control Unit issued to a permittee who rents or leases premises for profit to a licensee to hold, conduct or operate "beano. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Commercial clerk: means a clerk who is listed under section 106. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Commercial facility: means real estate and improvements used principally for commercial purposes or suitable for commercial use. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Commercial hazardous waste facility: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Commercial registered agent: means an individual or a domestic or foreign entity listed under section 106. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Commission: means the Maine Pilotage Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 85-B
  • Commission: means the Maine Land Use Planning Commission established under section 683-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 85-B
  • Commissioner: includes a designee of the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6952
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his duly authorized agents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2152
  • Commissions: means compensation accruing to a sales representative for payment by a principal, the rate of which is expressed as a percentage of the amount of orders or sales. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6103
  • Competitive procurement: means the transmission of a written request for proposal, written request for qualifications or other invitation to compete on price or qualifications to at least 3 responsible suppliers that is to be replied to at a stated time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2865
  • Confidential criminal history record information: means criminal history record information of the following types:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Construction: when used in connection with "health care facility" means the establishment, erection, building, purchase or other acquisition of a health care facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Construction and demolition debris: means debris resulting from construction, remodeling, repair, and demolition of structures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • 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
  • Consumer: means an individual to whom a consumer loan or consumer lease is made. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3637
  • Consumer: means the purchaser, other than for purposes of resale, or the lessee, of a motor vehicle, any person to whom the motor vehicle is transferred during the duration of an express warranty applicable to the motor vehicle and any other person entitled by the terms of the warranty to enforce the obligations of the warranty, except that the term "consumer" shall not include any governmental entity, or any business or commercial enterprise which registers 3 or more motor vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3654
  • Consumer: means an individual about whom a consumer report or an investigative consumer report has been prepared by a consumer reporting agency or an office of a consumer reporting agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • Consumer lease: means a lease of goods to a consumer by a lessor for personal, family or household purposes, which is for a term exceeding 4 months and which is not made pursuant to a lender credit card. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3637
  • Consumer loan: means a loan made to a consumer by a supervised lender for personal, family or household purposes, if the debt is payable in installments or a finance charge is made, including a loan made pursuant to a lender credit card. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3637
  • Consumer reporting agency: means a person that, for monetary fees, dues or on a cooperative nonprofit basis, regularly engages in whole or in part in the practice of assembling or evaluating consumer credit information or other information on consumers for the purpose of furnishing consumer reports or investigative consumer reports to 3rd parties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • 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
  • Contributions: means payments for membership dues and fees, gifts, donations and sponsorships, including those that result in public advertisement of the entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2865
  • Conveyance: means any aircraft, watercraft, vehicle or other machine used for transportation on land, water or in the air. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Corrosion expert: means a person who is certified by the commissioner pursuant to section 567-A, as qualified to engage in the practice of corrosion control on buried or submerged metal piping systems and metal tanks. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • cost: includes the fair market value. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • 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
  • Course: means a class taught over a semester, trimester, quarter or term. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 352
  • 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
  • Credit card: means a card, plate, coupon book or other single credit device that may be used to obtain credit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5004
  • 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: includes the Department of the Attorney General, district attorneys' offices and the equivalent departments or offices in any federal or state jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Criminal justice agency: includes federal courts, Maine courts, courts in any other state, the Department of the Attorney General, district attorneys' offices and the equivalent departments or offices in any federal or state jurisdiction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Criminal history record information: includes , but is not limited to, identifiable descriptions or notations of: summonses and arrests; detention; bail; formal criminal charges such as complaints, informations and indictments; any disposition stemming from such charges; post-plea or post-adjudication sentencing; involuntary commitment; execution of and completion of any sentencing alternatives imposed; release and discharge from involuntary commitment; any related pretrial and post-trial appeals, collateral attacks and petitions; and petitions for and warrants of pardons, commutations, reprieves and amnesties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Criminal justice agency: means a federal, state or State of Maine government agency or any subunit of a government agency at any governmental level that performs the administration of criminal justice pursuant to a statute or executive order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Criminal justice agency: means a federal, state or State of Maine government agency or any subunit of a government agency at any governmental level that performs the administration of criminal justice pursuant to a statute or executive order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Critical group: means the group of individuals reasonably expected to receive the greatest exposure to residual radioactivity for any applicable set of circumstances. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1451
  • Custodial parent: means a parent with custody. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Custodian: means the person who has legal custody and power over the person of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Customer service card: means a card, plate, code or other device used by a business as a means of identifying customers who receive membership, purchasing or check-cashing privileges, or other rights or privileges by possession and use of that device. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5004
  • Dangerous or unsafe material: means any substance or material that is capable of or likely to cause injury, including, but not limited to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1316-O
  • Dealer: shall mean any person engaged in the business of dealing in, selling, buying, exchanging or trading in weighing or measuring devices in this State;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Dealer: means an individual, partnership, corporation, business trust or any other legal entity that is engaged in the business of selling or leasing, offering for sale or lease or negotiating the sale or lease of new motor vehicles, except auctioneers licensed by the Secretary of State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3664
  • Dealer: means a person, corporation or partnership primarily engaged in the business of retail sales of farm and utility tractors, forestry equipment, industrial equipment, construction equipment, farm implements, farm machinery, yard and garden equipment, attachments, accessories and repair parts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5023
  • Dealer: means a person located within this State who sells goods or solicits or advertises the sale of goods to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6355
  • Dealer agreement: means a written or oral contract or agreement between a dealer and a wholesaler, manufacturer or distributor by which the dealer is granted the right to sell or distribute goods or services or to use a trade name, trademark, service mark, logotype or advertising or other commercial symbol. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5023
  • Debit card: means a card, code or other device, other than a check, draft or similar paper instrument, by the use of which a person may institute an electronic fund transfer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5004
  • Decedent: includes a stillborn infant and, subject to restrictions imposed by law other than this chapter, a fetus. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Default: means the failure to perform on time any obligation or duty set forth in the rental agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • 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 Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 85-B
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Department: means the Department of Economic and Community Development or its successor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Department of Education diploma: means a diploma awarded under section 257-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5161
  • deputy sealer: shall mean , respectively, a sealer of weights and measures, and a deputy sealer of weights and measures, of a municipality or of several municipalities;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • deputy state sealer: shall mean , respectively, the State Sealer of Weights and Measures and the Deputy State Sealer of Weights and Measures;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Designated agent: means a person, firm, company, corporation or other legal entity representing the landowner in timber sales or land management. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Development: when used in connection with health service, means the undertaking of those activities that on their completion will result in the offering of a new health service to the public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Director: means the Executive Director of the Gambling Control Board and the Gambling Control Unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • disabled: means mentally or physically incapacitated: [1985, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17901
  • Disabled: means that the member is mentally or physically incapacitated under the following conditions:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17921
  • Disaster: means the occurrence or imminent threat of widespread or severe damage, injury or loss of life or property resulting from any natural or man-made cause, including, but not limited to, fire, flood, earthquake, wind, storm, wave action, oil spill or other water contamination requiring emergency action to avert danger or damage, epidemic, extreme public health emergency pursuant to Title 22, section 802, subsection 2-A, air contamination, blight, drought, critical material shortage, infestation, explosion, riot or hostile military or paramilitary action. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 703
  • Discharge: means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, escaping, emptying or dumping. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • Discharge: means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, escaping, emptying or dumping. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Discharge: includes , but is not limited to, any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, disposing, emptying or dumping onto the land or into the water or ambient air. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1317
  • Discharge: includes , but is not limited to, any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, disposing, emptying or dumping of hazardous waste onto the land or into the water or ambient air. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1319-C
  • Disease: means those conditions that are preventable by immunizing agent, as specified in rules. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6353
  • Disinterested witness: means a witness other than the spouse, registered domestic partner, child, parent, sibling, grandchild, grandparent or guardian of the individual who makes, amends, revokes or refuses to make an anatomical gift, or another adult who exhibited special care and concern for the individual and who is familiar with the individual's personal values. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage into or on land, air or water and the incineration of solid waste, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage so that the hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage or a constituent of the hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, refuse-derived fuel, sludge or septage may enter the environment or be emitted into the air, or discharged into waters, including ground waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Disposition: includes , but is not limited to: an acquittal; a dismissal, with or without prejudice; the filing of a charge by agreement of the parties or by a court; the determination that a defendant is currently a fugitive from justice; a conviction, including the acceptance by a court of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere; a deferred disposition; a proceeding indefinitely continued or dismissed due to a defendant's incompetence; a finding of not criminally responsible by reason of insanity or its equivalent; a mistrial, with or without prejudice; a new trial ordered; an arrest of judgment; a sentence imposition; a resentencing ordered; an execution of and completion of any sentence alternatives imposed, including but not limited to fines, restitution, correctional custody and supervision, and administrative release; a release or discharge from a commitment based upon a finding of not criminally responsible by reason of insanity or its equivalent; the death of the defendant; any related pretrial and post-trial appeals, collateral attacks and petitions; a pardon, commutation, reprieve or amnesty; and extradition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Dissemination: means the transmission of information by any means, including but not limited to orally, in writing or electronically, by or to anyone outside the criminal justice agency that maintains the information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Dissemination: means the transmission of information by any means, including but not limited to orally, in writing or electronically, by or to anyone outside the criminal justice agency that maintains the information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Distributor: means a person, firm, corporation, association or organization that sells, markets or otherwise distributes sealed tickets, gambling apparatus or any other implements of gambling that may be used in the conduct of a game of chance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Distributor: means a person who sells or distributes goods to dealers of those goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6355
  • Document of gift: means a donor card, advance directive or other record used to make an anatomical gift. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Domestic entity: means an entity whose internal affairs are governed by the laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Domestic relations order: means a judgment, decree or order, including approval of a property settlement agreement, that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Donor: means an individual whose body or part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Donor registry: means the Maine Organ Donor Registry maintained under Title 29-A, section 1402-A as well as any other electronic database that identifies donors and complies with section 2958. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Double-walled tank: means an underground oil storage tank providing no less than 300` secondary containment, interstitial space monitoring and secondary containment for pressurized product delivery pipe connections. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Dower: A widow
  • dropout: means any person who has withdrawn for any reason except death, or been expelled from school before graduation or completion of a program of studies and who has not enrolled in another educational institution or program. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5102
  • 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
  • Education disruption: means disruption of the educational program of an elementary or secondary school student as a result of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5161
  • 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
  • Electronic mail: means electronic mail sent or delivered by transmission over the Internet. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • Electronic video machine: means a machine, however operated, that has a video screen featuring an electronically simulated game and delivers or entitles the person playing or operating it to receive the privilege of playing the electronic video machine without charge, but does not deliver or entitle the person playing or operating the electronic video machine to receive cash, premiums, merchandise, tickets or something of value other than the privilege of playing the electronic video machine without charge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Eligible clean-up costs: means those direct expenses including expenses for site investigation that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Eligible entity: means a domestic or foreign unincorporated entity or a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2843
  • Eligible interests: means interests and memberships. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2843
  • Eligible student: means a student who has reached 18 years of age or who is attending a postsecondary educational institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1853
  • Emergency management: means the coordination and implementation of an organized effort to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from a disaster. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 703
  • Emergency management forces: means persons engaged in performing emergency management activities, including, but not limited to, persons called out by the Governor pursuant to an emergency proclamation under section 742 or persons called out pursuant to section 784-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 703
  • Employee: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Engineered disposal system: means a subsurface wastewater disposal system designed, installed and operated as a single unit to treat and dispose of at least 2,000 gallons of wastewater per day or a system designed to be capable of treating wastewater with significantly high 5-day biochemical oxygen demand and total suspended solid concentrations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • 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.
  • Entity: means a person that has a separate legal existence or has the power to acquire an interest in real property in its own name other than:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2865
  • Entrepreneurial support system: means a network of organizations and programs in the State that facilitate entrepreneurial growth including capital providers, chambers of commerce, local governments, economic development organizations, universities, incubators and accelerators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2610
  • Environmental impact statement: means any document prepared pursuant to or in compliance with the requirements of the United States National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, Section 102(2)(c), 83 Stat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1451
  • Environmental requirement: means any law or rule administered by the department. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 349-M
  • Equipment: means the receptacle and numbered objects to be drawn from it; the master board upon which such objects are placed as drawn; the tally cards or sheets bearing such numbers to be covered and the objects used to cover them; the boards or signs, however operated, used to display the numbers as they are drawn; public address systems; and any other articles essential to the operation, conduct and playing of "Beano. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • 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
  • Executive order: means an order of the President of the United States or the chief executive of a state that has the force of law and that is published in a manner permitting regular public access. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Executive order: means an order of the President of the United States or the chief executive of a state that has the force of law and that is published in a manner permitting regular public access. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Expenditure minimum for annual operating costs: means , for services commenced after October 1, 1998, $400,000 for the 3rd fiscal year, including a partial first year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Expenses: means travel, meals or lodging costs or other necessary costs incurred by a member of a board in the performance of his duties as a member of that board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1826
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Eye bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage or distribution of human eyes or portions of human eyes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Facility: includes sites where motor vehicles, watercraft, rolling stock and aircraft are present for more than 12 hours. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 791
  • facility: means an aboveground oil storage facility or an underground oil storage facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • fair: means a nonprofit agricultural fair society eligible for a stipend under Title 7, chapter 4. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Family support team: means a specialized team of professionals evaluating children who are suspected victims of child abuse and neglect as defined in section 4002, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4092
  • Federal contingency plan: means an area, regional or local contingency plan for oil spill response, prepared and published by the President of the United States under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 United States Code, Section 1321, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act: means the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 United States Code, Section 1681 et seq. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • Filing entity: means an entity that is created by the filing of a public organic document. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • Foreign entity: means an entity other than a domestic entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Forest management plan: means a site-specific document signed by a professional forester outlining proposed activities to ensure compliance with performance standards and regeneration requirements established pursuant to this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Forest products: means logs, pulpwood, veneer, bolt wood, wood chips, stud wood, poles, pilings, biomass fuel wood, fuel wood or other products commonly known as forest products, but does not include Christmas trees, maple syrup, nursery products used for ornamental purposes, wreaths, bough material, cones or other seed crops. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • 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 pursuant to which a manufacturer grants to a dealer or distributor of goods a license to use a trade name, trademark, service mark or related characteristic and in which there is a community of interest in the marketing of goods and related services at wholesale, retail, by leasing or otherwise. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6355
  • 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 watercraft dealer to whom a franchise is offered or granted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3668
  • Franchisee: means a person, dealer or distributor of goods located within this State to whom a franchise is offered or granted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6355
  • 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 watercraft dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3668
  • Franchisor: means a manufacturer who grants a franchise to a distributor or dealer of goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6355
  • Franchisor: means a manufacturer, distributor or wholesaler who grants a franchise to a motor vehicle dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Fund: means the Maine Ground and Surface Waters Clean-up and Response Fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • Fund: means the Maine Ground and Surface Waters Clean-up and Response Fund. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Game of chance: means a game, contest, scheme or device in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Gasoline: means a volatile, highly flammable liquid with a flashpoint of less than 100° Fahrenheit obtained from the fractional distillation of petroleum. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Generation: means the act or process of producing hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, sludge or septage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Ginseng: means any part of the plant known as Wild American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius 1). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6959
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing in the trade as defined and interpreted in the Uniform Commercial Code, Title 11, section 1-1201, subsection (20). See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6355
  • Goods: means residential, recreational, agricultural, farm, commercial or business equipment, machinery or appliances that use electricity, gas, wood, a petroleum product or a derivative of a petroleum product for operation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6355
  • Governing body: means a person or group of persons with the responsibility or authority to manage an entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2865
  • 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
  • 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
  • Great pond: means any inland body of water which in a natural state has a surface area in excess of 10 acres and any inland body of water artificially formed or increased which has a surface area in excess of 30 acres except for the purposes of this article, where the artificially formed or increased inland body of water is completely surrounded by land held by a single owner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Green wood: means trees or parts of trees that have been freshly felled. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Guardian: means a person appointed by a court to make decisions regarding the support, care, education, health and welfare of an individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Handle: means to store, transfer, collect, separate, salvage, process, recycle, reduce, recover, incinerate, dispose of or treat. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Handler: means any person engaged in the business or practice of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Harvester: means a person, firm, company, corporation or other legal entity which harvests or contracts to harvest a forest product. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Hauler: means the person, company or other entity that owns the truck or trailer on which a load of wood is transported. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Hazardous chemical: means all hazardous chemicals as defined under 40 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 355. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 791
  • Hazardous matter: means substances identified by the board under section 1319 that present a present or potential danger to the people of the State or to its natural environment when deposited on land or discharged on or into waters of the State or ambient air. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1317
  • Hazardous waste: means a waste substance or material, in any physical state, designated as hazardous by the board under section 1319-O. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Hazardous waste incinerator: means an enclosed device using controlled flame combustion to thermally break down hazardous waste. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Health services: includes alcohol or drug dependence, substance use disorder and mental health services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • health care facility: means the establishment, erection, building, purchase or other acquisition of a health care facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health maintenance organization: means a public or private organization that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health need: means a situation or a condition of a person, expressed in health outcome measures such as mortality, morbidity or disability, that is considered undesirable and is likely to exist in the future. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health planning: means data assembly and analysis, goal determination and the formulation of action recommendations regarding health services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health services: means clinically related services that are diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitative services or nursing services provided by a nursing facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Health status: means patient or population measures, or both, of good and poor health practices, rates of death and disease, both chronic and infectious, and the prevalence of symptoms or conditions, or both, of illness and wellness. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • 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.
  • Heavy oil: means forms of oil that must be heated during storage, including, but not limited to, #5 and #6 oils. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • High-level radioactive waste: means the highly radioactive material resulting from the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel, including liquid waste produced directly in reprocessing and any solid material derived from that liquid waste that contains fission products in sufficient concentrations; and other highly radioactive material that the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, consistent with existing law, determines by rule to require permanent isolation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1451
  • High-level radioactive waste disposal: means the emplacement in a repository of high-level radioactive waste, spent nuclear fuel or other highly radioactive material with no foreseeable intent of recovery, whether or not that emplacement permits the recovery of that waste. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1451
  • 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
  • Homeland security: means a concerted national effort to prevent and disrupt terrorist attacks, protect against man-made and natural hazards and respond to and recover from incidents that do occur. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 703
  • Homeless youth: means a person 21 years of age or younger who is unaccompanied by a parent or guardian and is without shelter where appropriate care and supervision are available, whose parent or legal guardian is unable or unwilling to provide shelter and care or who lacks a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-D
  • Hospital: means an institution that primarily provides to inpatients, by or under the supervision of physicians, diagnostic services and therapeutic services for medical diagnosis, treatment and care of injured, disabled or sick persons or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled or sick persons. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Hospital: means a facility licensed as a hospital under chapter 405 or the law of any state or a facility operated as a hospital by the United States, a state or a subdivision of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Identification card: means a nondriver identification card issued by the Secretary of State under Title 29-A, section 1410. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Immunizing agent: means a vaccine, antitoxin or other substances used to increase an individual's immunity to a disease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6353
  • 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 agricultural contractor: means a person who grows under contract as his primary activity or as part of a general agricultural activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Information broker: means a person who, for monetary fees or dues, engages in whole or in part in the business of collecting, assembling, evaluating, compiling, reporting, transmitting, transferring or communicating information concerning individuals for the primary purpose of furnishing personal information to nonaffiliated 3rd parties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6303
  • Inhabitant: means a person having an established residence in a place. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Institute: means the Maine Technology Institute. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2610
  • Integrated pest management: means the selection, integration and implementation of pest damage prevention and control based on predicted socioeconomic and ecological consequences, including:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 7358
  • Intelligence and investigative record information: includes information of record concerning investigative techniques and procedures and security plans and procedures prepared or collected by a criminal justice agency or other agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Intelligence and investigative record information: means information of record collected by or prepared by or at the direction of a criminal justice agency or kept in the custody of a criminal justice agency while performing the administration of criminal justice or, exclusively for the Department of the Attorney General and district attorneys' offices, the administration of civil justice. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Interest: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Interim program: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5161
  • Inventory: means farm, forestry, utility or industrial equipment, construction equipment, implements, machinery, yard and garden equipment, attachments or repair parts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5023
  • 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 committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Joint meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • Know: means to have actual knowledge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Landowner: means a person, company or other entity that holds title to land, including joint owners or tenants in common. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2637
  • Last known address: means that address provided by the occupant in the rental agreement or the address provided by the occupant in a subsequent written notice of a change of address. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • Late fee: means any fee or charge assessed for an occupant's failure to pay rent when due. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • 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.
  • Leak: means a loss or gain of 0. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • 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 13 Sec. 2944
  • Leased space: means the individual storage space at the self-service facility which is rented to an occupant under a rental agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Legislative per diem: means the per diem authorized by Title 3, section 2, that is paid to Legislators for every day's attendance at meetings held when the Legislature is not in daily session. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1826
  • Lessee: means a tenant under lease and may include an installment purchaser. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Lessor: means a person who, in the ordinary course of business, regularly leases, offers to lease or arranges for the lease of personal property under a consumer lease. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3637
  • License: means written authority from the Gambling Control Unit to hold, conduct or operate "Beano". See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • License: means a federal or state license, issued to a named person upon application to use, manufacture, produce, transfer, receive, acquire or possess quantities of, or devices or equipment utilizing, radioactive material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1451
  • 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
  • Licensed public weighmaster: shall mean and refer to all persons who shall, for hire, weigh or measure any commodity, produce or article and issue therefor, a weight certificate, which shall be accepted as the accurate weight, upon which the purchase or sale of such commodity is based;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Licensee: means any organization, including a federally recognized Indian tribe in the State, that has been granted a license by the Gambling Control Unit to hold, conduct or operate "Beano" or "Bingo. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Licensee: means a firm, corporation, association or organization licensed by the Gambling Control Unit to operate a game of chance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • 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
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Liquidation harvesting: means the purchase of timberland followed by a harvest that removes most or all commercial value in standing timber, without regard for long-term forest management principles, and the subsequent sale or attempted resale of the harvested land within 5 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Local development corporation: means any nonprofit organization created by a municipality that is incorporated under Title 13, chapter 81 or that is incorporated under Title 13-B or otherwise chartered by the State, which is designed to foster, encourage and assist the settlement or resettlement of industrial, manufacturing, fishing, agricultural, recreational and other business enterprises within the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Local district: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Local organization for emergency management: means an organization created in accordance with this chapter by state, county or local authority to perform local emergency management functions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 703
  • Location permit: means that card issued by the Gambling Control Unit, describing the premises or area in which "Beano" may be conducted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Low-level radioactive waste: means radioactive material that is not high-level radioactive waste, spent nuclear fuel, transuranic waste or by-product material, as defined in the United States Code, Title 42, Section 2014(e)(2), the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, Section 11(e)(2); and that the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, consistent with existing law, classifies as low-level radioactive waste. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1451
  • Low-level radioactive waste disposal facility: means a facility for the isolation of low-level radioactive waste from the biosphere inhabited by people and their food chains. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1451
  • Low-level radioactive waste generator: means a person who produces or processes low-level radioactive waste, whether or not that waste is shipped off site. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1451
  • Machine: means any machine, including electronic devices, however operated, the internal mechanism or components of which when set in motion or activated and by the application of the element of chance may deliver or entitle the person playing or operating the machine to receive cash, premiums, merchandise, tickets or something of value as defined in subsection 17. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Major medical equipment: means a single unit of medical equipment or a single system of components with related functions used to provide medical and other health services that costs $3,200,000 or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Manifest: means the form used for identifying the quantity, composition and the origin, routing and destination of hazardous waste during its transport. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Manufacturer: means manufacturer, importer, distributor or anyone who is named as the warrantor on an express written warranty on a motor vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3654
  • Manufacturer: means a person, partnership, firm, association, corporation or trust, resident or nonresident, who manufactures, assembles or imports goods for distribution through distributors or a partnership, firm, association, joint venture, corporation or trust, resident or nonresident, that is controlled by such an entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6355
  • manufacturer: includes the terms "franchisor" "distributor" "distributor branch" "factory branch" and "factory representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3485
  • Marketing contract: includes a contract related to the marketing of agricultural products and a contract by an independent agricultural contractor for furnishing services and facilities in raising or growing agricultural products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 a bona fide member of a firm, corporation, association, organization, department or class or a combination thereof who has been duly admitted as a member according to the laws, rules, regulations, ordinances or bylaws governing membership in the firm, corporation, association, organization, department, class or combination thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Member: means a member of a federally recognized unit of the Maine National Guard. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 352
  • Member: includes the holder of a membership in an association without capital stock and the holder of common stock in an association organized with capital stock. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • 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
  • Merger: means a business combination pursuant to section 1102. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2843
  • Military forces: means the state military forces, as defined in section 102. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 101-A
  • Minority: when used in reference to age shall mean under the age of 18. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Mistrial: An invalid trial, caused by fundamental error. When a mistrial is declared, the trial must start again from the selection of the jury.
  • Mitigation: means those activities that actually eliminate or reduce the chance of occurrence or the effects of a disaster. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 703
  • Modification: means the alteration, improvement, expansion, extension, renovation or replacement of a health care facility or health maintenance organization or portions thereof, including the initial equipment, and the replacement of equipment or existing buildings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Motor fuel: means oil that is motor gasoline, aviation gasoline, #1 or #2 diesel fuel or any grade of gasohol typically used in the operation of a vehicle or motor engine. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Motor fuel dispenser: means a commercial motor fuel dispenser that dispenses fuel for retail sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Motor vehicle: means any motor driven vehicle, designed for the conveyance of passengers or property on the public highways that is sold or leased in this State, except that the term "motor vehicle" does not include any vehicle used primarily for commercial purposes with a gross vehicle weight of 8,500 pounds or more. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3654
  • Motor vehicle: means any self-propelled vehicle designed primarily to transport not more than 14 individuals, except motorcycles, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, customized vans and any vehicle operated exclusively on a rail or rails. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3664
  • 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
  • Multiple unit housing: shall mean a structure or structures located on a single lot, which structures are designed or used to house 2 or more families. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • municipal clerk: means the clerk, deputy clerk or assistant clerk, where directed by the clerk to carry out duties under this Title, of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • 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 :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipal officers: means the municipal officers or councillors of a town or the mayor and municipal officers or councillors of a city. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1802
  • Municipal official: means any elected or appointed member of a municipal government. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipality: means a city, town or plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Municipality: means a city or town, except as provided in chapter 225. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Municipality: means any city, town or local development corporation and any board, commission, agency or authority of any such city, town or local development corporation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2905
  • Municipality: means any county, city or town in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Municipality: means a city or town. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1802
  • 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 contingency plan: means the national contingency plan for oil spill response prepared and published by the President of the United States under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 United States Code, Section 1321, as amended. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • Net cost: means the price the dealer paid the supplier for the inventory, less all applicable discounts allowed, plus the amount the dealer paid for freight costs from the supplier's location to the dealer's location, plus reasonable cost of assembly or disassembly performed by the dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5023
  • Net revenue: means gross revenue less allowable expenses as described in section 1838. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • New health service: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Noncommercial clerk: means a clerk that is not listed as a commercial clerk under section 106 and that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Noncommercial registered agent: means a person that is not listed as a commercial registered agent under section 106 and that is:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Nonqualified foreign entity: means a foreign entity that is not authorized to transact business in this State pursuant to a filing with the Secretary of State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • 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
  • Normal wear and tear: means the deterioration that occurs, based upon the use for which the rental unit is intended, without negligence, carelessness, accident or abuse of the premises or equipment or chattels by the tenant or members of the tenant's household or their invitees or guests. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2881
  • Notice: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6303
  • Nuclear facility owner: means the owner of a nuclear power plant or decommissioned nuclear power plant in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1451
  • Nursery: means a place where nursery stock is produced, stored or offered for sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6952
  • Nursery stock: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6952
  • Nursing facility: means any facility defined under section 1812-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Nursing facility MaineCare funding pool: means that limit established in accordance with section 333-A for nursing facility projects. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Occupant: means a person, a sublessee, successor or assignee, entitled to the use of a leased space at a self-service storage facility under a rental agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • Occurrence: means a contamination incident or prohibited discharge associated with one or more tanks or piping at an underground oil storage facility or an aboveground oil storage facility within one year. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Offer: when used in connection with "health services" means that the health care facility or health maintenance organization holds itself out as capable of providing or having the means to provide a health service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Oil: means oil, oil additives, petroleum products and their by-products of any kind and in any form, including, but not limited to, petroleum, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, oil mixed with other wastes, crude oils and all other liquid hydrocarbons regardless of specific gravity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • Oil: means oil, oil additives, petroleum products and their by-products of any kind and in any form, including, but not limited to, petroleum, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse, oil mixed with other nonhazardous waste, crude oils and all other liquid hydrocarbons regardless of specific gravity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Oil terminal facility: means any facility of any kind and related appurtenances, located in, on or under the surface of any land or water, including submerged lands, which is used or capable of being used for the purpose of transferring, processing or refining oil, or for the purpose of storing the same, but does not include any facility used or capable of being used to store no more than 1500 barrels or 63,000 gallons, nor any facility not engaged in the transfer of oil to or from waters of the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • Operating and governance agreement: means the documents that set the terms of the jail authority operations and structure for governance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1802
  • Operating revenues: means funds available to the authority from fees, fares, rental or sale of property and miscellaneous revenue and interest generated by the airport and collected in accordance with the provisions of the Surplus Property Act, 49 United States Code App. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Operator: means a person in control of, or having responsibility for, the daily operation of an oil storage facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Operator: means any entity other than the department, school administrative unit or school to the extent that the entity:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1853
  • Operator: means the owner, operator, lessor or sublessor of a self-service storage facility, an agent or any other person authorized to manage the facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • Organ procurement organization: means a person designated by the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services as an organ procurement organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Organization: means any firm, association or corporation authorized to conduct "Beano" in accordance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Organization: means a corporation, partnership or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Ornamental trees: means trees of shade, beauty or landscape value, or those trees intended to become ornamental trees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2173
  • Other land use activity: includes any commercial or industrial uses or combination of such uses. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • 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
  • Package: means any commodity put up or packaged in any manner in advance of sale in units suitable for either wholesale or retail sale;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Parcel: means a contiguous tract or plot of forest land owned by a landowner. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Parcel of land: means the larger of the minimal buildable lot size in the municipality or 20,000 square feet and, in either case, including 100 feet of shoreline frontage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 11
  • Parent: means a parent whose parental rights have not been terminated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Parent: means a child's parent, legal guardian or custodian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6353
  • 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
  • Part: means an organ, an eye or tissue of a human being. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Participating local district: means a local district that has approved the participation of its employees in the Participating Local District Retirement Program of the retirement system under section 18201. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Participating local district employee: means an employee of a participating local district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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 to a share exchange: means any domestic or foreign corporation or eligible entity that will:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2843
  • Performing group: means a vocal or instrumental group seeking to use the name of another group that has previously released a commercial sound recording under that name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3649
  • Period: means the number of calendar weeks authorized by a single license for the operation of "Beano" or "Bingo. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Permit: includes , but is not limited to, a permit by rule issued by the Department of Environmental Protection in accordance with Title 38, section 344, subsection 7. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13054
  • Permittee: means an individual, corporation, partnership or unincorporated association that rents or leases a building or facilities for profit to a licensee to hold, conduct or operate "beano. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Person: means both plural and the singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies and associations;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Person: means an individual; trust or estate; partnership; corporation, including associations, joint stock companies and insurance companies; the State or a political subdivision or instrumentality of the State, including a municipal corporation of the State; or any other legal entity recognized by state law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Person: includes one or more individuals, partnerships, corporations and associations. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, facility, institution or agency, public or private. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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 any individual, partnership, corporation or association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3649
  • Person: shall mean any natural person, firm, association, partnership, corporation, trust, the State of Maine and any agency thereof, governmental entity, quasi-governmental entity, the United States of America and any agency thereof and any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • person: includes any other entity in which the person 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 20-A Sec. 4706
  • Person: means any natural person, firm, association, partnership, corporation, trust, the State and any agency of the State, governmental entity, quasi-governmental entity, the United States and any agency of the United States and any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Person: means an individual, partnership or any group of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2173
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2001
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, firm, organization or other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2905
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, business or similar trust, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality or any other legal or commercial entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Person: includes an individual, a partnership, a corporation and an association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Person: as used in this chapter may not be construed to require duplicative notice by more than one individual, corporation, trust, estate, cooperative, association or other entity involved in the same transaction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6303
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, partnership, trust or other entity and, in the case of an entity, includes any other entity in which it has a majority interest or effective control as well as the individual officers, directors and other persons in active control of the activities of each entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6355
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, firm, partnership, municipality, quasi-municipal corporation, state or federal agency or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • Person directly affected by a review: includes :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Person responsible for the child: means a person with responsibility for a child's health or welfare, whether in the child's home or another home or a facility which, as part of its function, provides for care of the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Person subject to this chapter: means a person subject to the provisions of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act and a consumer reporting agency. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • Personal information: means an individual's first name, or first initial, and last name in combination with any one or more of the following data elements, when either the name or the data elements are not encrypted or redacted:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6303
  • Personal information: includes , but is not limited to, social security numbers, credit or debit card information, bank account numbers, medical information or passport information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • Personal property: means movable property, not affixed to land. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • Physician: means an individual authorized to practice medicine or osteopathy under the law of any state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Pick-up contributions: means member contributions to the retirement system which are assumed and paid by the employer through a reduction of members' salaries for services rendered, in accordance with the United States Internal Revenue Code, Section 414(h), in lieu of employee contributions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Plant pest: means any insect, mite, nematode, fungus, virus, bacteria, slug, snail or other form of aquatic or terrestrial plant or organism that may cause injury to a plant or that the commissioner declares to be a plant pest. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 6952
  • 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.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Political subdivision: means counties, cities, towns, villages, townships, districts, authorities and other public corporations and entities organized and existing under charter or general law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 703
  • Pollwatcher: means a party worker who remains in the voting place outside the guardrail enclosure for the purpose of viewing the voting process, keeping track of the voters who have voted or challenging voters whose qualifications appear to be in question. 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Preparedness: means planning how to respond in case an emergency or disaster occurs and working to increase resources available to respond effectively. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 703
  • Primary standards: means the physical standards of the State which serve as the legal reference from which all other standards and weights and measures are derived;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Principal: means a person, partnership, corporation or other business entity that does not have a permanent or fixed place of business in this State and that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6103
  • 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
  • Procurement organization: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization or tissue bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Producer: means a person engaged in the production of agricultural products, excluding forest products, as a farmer, planter, rancher, poultryman, dairyman, fruit, vegetable or nut grower, or independent agricultural contractor as specified in section 1774, subsections 6-A and 8-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Producers: includes independent agricultural contractors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Professional forester: means a person licensed pursuant to Title 32, chapter 76. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Program of assistance: means any financial or technical assistance program established or authorized by the department or a municipality and providing assistance to persons for the improvement and development of housing, community and economic development opportunities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2905
  • Project: means any acquisition, capital expenditure, new health service or change in a health service, predevelopment activity or other activity that requires a certificate of need under section 329. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • Proper identification: means that information generally considered sufficient to identify a person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • Properly prepared wood: means wood that was required to be harvested and yarded, and was prepared as directed, according to written cutting specifications. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Prospective donor: means an individual who is dead or near death and has been determined by a procurement organization to have a part that could be medically suitable for transplantation, therapy, research or education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Protected consumer: means an individual who has not attained 16 years of age at the time a request for the placement of a security freeze is made. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • Protocols: means procedures developed for the interaction of the suspected child abuse and neglect committee and family support team. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4092
  • Provider of travel services: means a person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of furnishing travel, transportation or vacation services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3643
  • Public criminal history record information: means criminal history record information that is not confidential criminal history record information, including information recorded pursuant to section 706. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Public health official: means a local health officer, the Director of the Bureau of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, or any designated employee or agent of the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6353
  • Public school: includes :
  • (1) Any public school conducted within the State under the authority and supervision of a duly elected board of education, superintending school committee or school directors; and
    (2) Any school which received any direct state aid in 1950 and municipal tuition funds amounting to at least the amount of that state aid during 1950. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • Qualified association: means an association of producers accredited in accordance with section 1957. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1955
  • Qualified domestic relations order: means a domestic relations order that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Qualified foreign entity: means a foreign entity that is authorized to transact business in this State pursuant to a filing with the Secretary of State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Raffle: means a game of chance in which:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Rates: means a rate, toll, rent, assessment, supplemental charge or other lawful charge established by a sewer district pursuant to its charter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1032
  • Real property: means real estate, including lands, leaseholds, tenements and hereditaments and improvements placed on real estate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3626
  • Reasonable allowance for use: means an amount that can not exceed the lesser of 1/3 of that amount allowed per mile by the United States Internal Revenue Service as provided by regulation, revenue procedure or revenue ruling promulgated under the United States Internal Revenue Code, Title 26, Section 162 for the use of a personal vehicle for business purposes based upon the mileage reported for that motor vehicle on the application for state-certified arbitration accepted by the State plus all mileage directly attributable to use by a consumer beyond 20,000 miles or 10% of the purchase price of the vehicle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3654
  • Reasonably available: means able to be contacted by a procurement organization without undue effort and willing and able to act in a timely manner consistent with existing medical criteria necessary for the making of an anatomical gift. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Recipient: means an individual into whose body a decedent's part has been or is intended to be transplanted. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • reconstruction: means any activities undertaken to maintain the properties of Loring Air Force Base, or any part of those properties, as a modern, safe and efficient facility and includes, but is not limited to, any rebuilding, redesign, improvement or enlargement of the real properties or environmental mitigation activities on base properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-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 22 Sec. 2942
  • 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 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Recording group: means a vocal or instrumental group at least one of whose members has previously released a commercial sound recording under that group's name and in which the member has a legal right by virtue of use or operation under the group name without having abandoned the name or affiliation with the group. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3649
  • Recovery: means activities that, in the short term, return vital life support systems to minimum operating standards and, in the long term, redevelop a disaster area to preexisting conditions or to conditions that are less disaster prone and activities that assist families and businesses to return to a normal or improved state of being. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 703
  • Recovery agency: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization, tissue bank, educational institution or research organization that participates in or facilitates the execution of an anatomical gift. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Recyclable: means possessing physical and economic characteristics that allow a material to be recycled. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Recycling: means the collection, separation, recovery and sale or reuse of materials that would otherwise be disposed of or processed as waste or the mechanized separation and treatment of waste, other than through combustion, and the creation and recovery of reusable materials other than as a fuel for the generation of electricity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Referendum: means an election for the determination of a question. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Refusal: means a record created under section 2947 that expressly states an intent to bar other persons from making an anatomical gift of an individual's body or part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Refuse-derived fuel: means municipal solid waste which has been processed prior to combustion to increase the heat input value of the waste. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Regional association: means 2 or more municipalities that have formed a relationship to manage the solid waste generated within the participating municipalities and for which those municipalities are responsible. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Registered agent: means a commercial registered agent or a noncommercial registered agent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Registered agent filing: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • Registered domestic partner: means an individual registered as a domestic partner under section 2710, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • 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
  • Registrant: means a person or organization registered with the Gambling Control Unit to hold, conduct or operate beano games for which a license is not required. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • Registrar: means the registrar or deputy registrar of voters of a municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Regular employer: means a person doing business in or operating a business in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2173
  • Regular interest: means interest at the rate set from time to time by the board in accordance with section 17156. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • Remainderman: One entitled to the remainder of an estate after a particular reserved right or interest, such as a life tenancy, has expired.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • removal: means the mitigation of the danger created by hazardous matter by either:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1317
  • Removal of the child from home: means that the department or a court has taken a child out of the home of the parent, legal guardian or custodian without the permission of the parent or legal guardian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Rental agreement: means any written agreement that establishes or modifies the terms, conditions or rules concerning the use and occupancy of a self-service storage facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • Repairman: shall mean any person engaged in the business of adjusting or repairing weighing or measuring devices in this State or an employee thereof engaged in such business;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • Replacement equipment: means a piece of capital equipment that replaces another piece of capital equipment that performs essentially the same functions as the replaced equipment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 328
  • 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).
  • repository: means any system licensed by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission that is intended to be used for, or may be used for, the permanent deep geologic disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, whether or not the system is designed to permit the recovery, for a limited period during initial operation, of any materials placed in the system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1451
  • Representative: means a person who provides to a consumer reporting agency sufficient proof of authority to act on behalf of a protected consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • Represented entity: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2601
  • 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 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
  • Resource family: means a person or persons who provide care to a child in the child welfare system and who are foster parents, permanency guardians, adoptive parents or members of the child's extended birth family. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • resource recovery: means the recovery of materials or substances that still have useful physical or chemical properties after serving a specific purpose and can be reused or recycled for the same or other purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Responder: means any person who provides assistance or advice in mitigating or attempting to mitigate the effects of an actual or threatened discharge of oil prohibited by section 543, or in preventing, containing, cleaning up, removing or disposing of, or in attempting to prevent, contain, clean up, remove or dispose of, any discharge of oil prohibited by section 543, except for any person who caused or is otherwise responsible for the actual or threatened discharge in the first instance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • Response: means those activities designed to provide emergency assistance to victims of a disaster and reduce the likelihood of secondary damage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 703
  • responsible party: means any or all of the following persons:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Responsible party: means any person who could be held liable under section 552 or as defined in section 562-A, subsection 17. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • Responsible party: means any one or more of the following persons:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Responsible party: means the person having care, custody, possession or control of hazardous matter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1317
  • Responsible party: means any person who could be held liable under section 1319-J. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1319-C
  • Responsible school: means the school responsible for developing or updating a school work recognition plan. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5161
  • Retirement: means termination of membership with a retirement allowance granted under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Retirement allowance: means the retirement payments to which a member is or may be entitled as provided in this Part. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • reuse: means an alternative use of the base facility from its use as a military installation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 13080-A
  • Revenues: means the proceeds of bonds, all revenues, rates, tolls, assessments, rents, transportation charges, reimbursement from the State excluding community corrections money, boarding fees and inmate-related medical reimbursements, and other charges and receipts derived by the jail authority from the operation of a multicounty jail, including, but not limited to, investment earnings and the proceeds of insurance, condemnation, sale or other disposition of properties, and must include proceeds from assessments when the power of assessment has been granted to the jail authority under sections 1952 and 1953. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1802
  • review board: means the board created in section 568-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • River: means a free-flowing body of water including its associated flood plain wetlands from that point at which it provides drainage for a watershed of 25 square miles to its mouth. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Runaway: means an unmarried child under 18 years of age who is absent from the home of a parent or guardian or other lawful placement without the consent of the parent, guardian or lawful custodian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-D
  • Sale of wood: means a transaction involving transfer of title to wood. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Sales representative: means a person who:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6103
  • SBIR program: means the small business innovation research program enacted pursuant to the federal Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982, Public Law 97-219, which provides funds to small businesses to conduct innovation research having commercial application. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2610
  • School: means any public or private elementary or secondary school in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6353
  • School union: means a union composed of school administrative units joined for the purpose of providing joint administrative services, including a joint superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School work recognition plan: means a written plan that outlines how a student who is experiencing, or who has experienced, an education disruption will make and demonstrate progress toward achievement of learning results. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5161
  • Secondary containment: means a system installed so that any material that is discharged or has leaked from the primary containment is prevented from reaching the soil or ground water outside the system for the anticipated period of time necessary to detect and recover the discharged material. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Secondary standards: means the physical standards which are traceable to the primary standards through comparison, using acceptable laboratory procedures and used in the enforcement of weights and measures laws and regulations;
  • [ 1973, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4022
  • security breach: means unauthorized acquisition, release or use of an individual's computerized data that includes personal information that compromises the security, confidentiality or integrity of personal information of the individual maintained by a person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6303
  • Security deposit: means any advance or deposit, regardless of its denomination, of money, the primary function of which is to secure the performance of a lease or tenancy at will agreement for residential premises or any part thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2881
  • Security freeze: means a notice placed in a consumer report at the request of the consumer pursuant to section 1310 that prohibits a consumer reporting agency from releasing the consumer report or any information in the report without that consumer's express authorization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • Security freeze for a protected consumer: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • Self-service storage facility: means any real property used for renting or leasing individual storage spaces under a written rental agreement in which the occupants themselves customarily store and remove their own personal property on a self-service basis. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • Seller: means a person who sells or contracts to sell goods. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 121
  • Sensitive geologic areas: means significant ground water aquifers and primary sand and gravel recharge areas, as defined in this section, areas located within 1,000 feet of a public drinking water supply and areas located within 300 feet of a private drinking water supply. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Separation zone: means an area that surrounds a clear-cut and separates it from other clear-cuts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Septage: means waste, refuse, effluent, sludge and any other materials from septic tanks, cesspools or any other similar facilities. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • 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 credit: means credit received for creditable service as defined under subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Sewer district: means a district, including a multipurpose district and standard district, created by a private and special law of the State whose purposes include collection, interception and treatment of sewerage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1032
  • Share exchange: means a business combination pursuant to section 1103. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2843
  • Sign: means , with the present intent to authenticate or adopt a record:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Single family residential unit: means any structure of any kind, including mobile homes, used or designed to house a single family, and shall include those structures used permanently and seasonally. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • Site: means the same or geographically contiguous property which may be divided by a public or private right-of-way, provided that the entrance and exit between the properties is at a crossroads intersection and access is by crossing as opposed to going along the right-of-way. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Sludge: means nonhazardous solid, semisolid or liquid waste generated from a municipal, commercial or industrial wastewater treatment plant, water supply treatment plant or wet process air pollution control facility or any other waste having similar characteristics and effect. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Social gambling: means a contest of chance in which the only participants are players and from which no person or organization receives or becomes entitled to receive something of value or any profit whatsoever, directly or indirectly, other than as a player, from any source, fee, remuneration connected with gambling or such activity as arrangements or facilitation of the game, permitting the use of premises or selling or supplying for-profit refreshments, food, drink service or entertainment to participants, players or spectators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Solid waste: means useless, unwanted or discarded solid material with insufficient liquid content to be free-flowing, including, but not limited to, rubbish, garbage, refuse-derived fuel, scrap materials, junk, refuse, inert fill material and landscape refuse, but does not include hazardous waste, biomedical waste, septage or agricultural wastes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Solid waste disposal facility: means a solid waste facility for the incineration or landfilling of solid waste or refuse-derived fuel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Solid waste facility: means a waste facility used for the handling of solid waste, except that the following facilities are not included:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Solid waste processing facility: includes but is not limited to a facility that employs shredding, baling, mechanical and magnetic separation or composting or other stabilization technique to reduce or otherwise change the nature of solid waste. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Special waste: means any solid waste generated by sources other than domestic and typical commercial establishments that exists in such an unusual quantity or in such a chemical or physical state, or any combination thereof, that may disrupt or impair effective waste management or threaten the public health, human safety or the environment and requires special handling, transportation and disposal procedures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Speculative industrial building: means a building of flexible design and suitable for commercial use, for which the construction or carrying costs or both are financed through this subchapter for the purpose of creating new jobs in a municipality resulting from the sale or lease of the building. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 2944
  • Spouse: means the person currently legally married to a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • standard cord: when used in connection with sawdust chips, bark or shavings means the volume contained in 128 cubic feet at the time of sale. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • standard cord: means the cubic foot measurement of 4 foot long wood, ranked and well stowed, and stacked 4 feet wide, 4 feet high and 8 feet long, or its equivalent, which stack measure contains 128 cubic feet of wood, bark and air space. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Standard district: means a sewer district that is formed and chartered by a private and special law in conformance with this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1032
  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • 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
  • State Marine Oil Spill Contingency Plan: means a contingency plan for oil spill response prepared by the commissioner in accordance with this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • State postsecondary education institution: means the University of Maine System, the Maine Maritime Academy, the Maine Community College System or any other college or university system established as a public instrumentality of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 352
  • State-certified arbitration: means the informal dispute settlement procedure administered by the Department of the Attorney General which arbitrates consumer complaints dealing with new motor vehicles that may be so defective as to qualify for equitable relief under the Maine lemon laws. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3654
  • Statute: means an Act of Congress or an act of a state legislature or a provision of the Constitution of the United States or the constitution of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2943
  • Statute: means an Act of Congress or an act of a state legislature or a provision of the Constitution of the United States or the constitution of a state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2953
  • Storage: means the containment of hazardous wastes, either on a temporary basis or for a period of years, in such a manner as not to constitute disposal of the hazardous wastes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Stream: means a free-flowing body of water from the outlet of a great pond or the confluence of 2 perennial streams as depicted on the most recent, highest resolution version of the national hydrography dataset available from the United States Geological Survey on the website of the United States Geological Survey or the national map to the point where the stream becomes a river or where the stream meets the shoreland zone of another water body or wetland. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Structure: means anything temporarily or permanently located, built, constructed or erected for the support, shelter or enclosure of persons, animals, goods or property of any kind and anything constructed or erected on or in the ground. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 436-A
  • Student: means an elementary school or secondary school student. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5161
  • Student data: means information that is collected and maintained at the individual student level in this State, including, but not limited to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1853
  • Student personally identifiable information: means student data that, alone or in combination, is linked to a specific student and would allow a reasonable person who does not have knowledge of the relevant circumstances to identify the student. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1853
  • 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
  • Substantially expand: means the expansion of an existing licensed hazardous waste facility by more than 25%, as measured by volume of waste or affected land area, from the date of its initial licensed operation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Subsurface waste disposal: means any system for disposing of wastes or waste waters on or beneath the surface of the earth including, but not limited to, holding ponds, surface spraying, septic tanks, drainage fields and wells, but shall not include any discharge or the waste treatment system related thereto licensed under Title 38, section 413 or any discharge into a municipal or quasi-municipal sewer system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • Sufficient proof of identification: includes , but is not limited to:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • Sufficient proof of authority: means documentation that shows a representative has authority to act on behalf of a protected consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • Sufficient proof of identification: means information or documentation that identifies a protected consumer or a representative of a protected consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6001-A
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of schools of a school administrative unit, or a person designated by the superintendent, and the chief administrative officer of a private school. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6353
  • 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
  • Supervised lender: means "supervised lender" as defined under Title 9-A, section 1-301, subsection 39. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3637
  • Supplier: means a wholesaler, manufacturer or distributor of inventory as defined in this chapter who enters into a dealer agreement with a dealer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 5023
  • 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
  • Suspected child abuse and neglect committee: means a committee representing public and private community agencies, hospital departments and the department which are directly involved in providing services to suspected victims of child abuse and the victims' families. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4092
  • 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
  • System: means a computerized data storage system containing personal information. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6303
  • 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 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Targeted advertising: includes advertising to a student at an online location based upon a single search query without collection and retention of a student's online activities over time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1853
  • 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 14 Sec. 2610
  • 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
  • Technician: includes an enucleator. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Technology transfer: means the disclosure, protection and licensing of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2610
  • This subchapter: means the "Uniform Agricultural Cooperative Association Act. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 13 Sec. 1774
  • Timber harvesting: means the cutting or removal of timber for the primary purpose of selling or processing forest products. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Timber harvesting activities: means timber harvesting, the construction and maintenance of roads used primarily for timber harvesting, the mining of gravel used for the construction and maintenance of roads used primarily for timber harvesting and other activities conducted to facilitate timber harvesting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 2606
  • Tissue: means a portion of the human body other than an organ or an eye. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Tissue bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage or distribution of tissue. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Township: means unorganized territory. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Transferred: shall include both onloading and offloading between terminal and vessel and vessel to vessel. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • Transplant hospital: means a hospital that furnishes organ transplants and other medical and surgical specialty services required for the care of transplant patients. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2942
  • Transport: means the movement of hazardous or solid waste, waste oil, sludge or septage from the point of generation to any intermediate points and finally to the point of ultimate disposition. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Travel agent: means a person, firm, corporation, partnership or association, other than a common carrier as defined in Title 12, section 6001, subsection 8 or employee of a common carrier, that:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 3643
  • Treatment: means any process, including but not limited to incineration, designed to change the character or composition of any hazardous waste, waste oil or biomedical waste so as to render the waste less hazardous or infectious. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Trip ticket: means the form used to identify the origin and destination of a truckload of wood. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Tuition: means the total semester, trimester, quarter or term or credit hour cost of instruction to the student as periodically published in the catalog of a state postsecondary education institution, excluding mandatory fees and lab fees and other expenses such as book charges, room and board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 352
  • Tuition benefit: means tuition provided by the Maine National Guard using either state or federal funds or waivers of tuition from a state postsecondary education institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 352
  • Unauthorized person: means a person who does not have authority or permission of a person maintaining personal information to access personal information maintained by the person or who obtains access to such information by fraud, misrepresentation, subterfuge or similar deceptive practices. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6303
  • Uncontrolled tire stockpile: means an area or location, whether or not licensed, where used motor vehicle tires are or were handled, stored or disposed of in such a manner as to present a significant fire hazard or a threat to public health or to the quality of a classified body of surface water or a significant sand and gravel aquifer or fractured bedrock aquifer as defined in section 1310-N, subsection 2-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Underground gasoline storage tank: means a single tank or container, 10% or more of which is underground, together with associated piping and dispensing facilities and that is used, or intended to be used, for the storage or supply of gasoline. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Underground oil storage facility: means any underground oil storage tank or tanks, as defined in subsection 22, together with associated piping and dispensing facilities located under any land at a single location and used, or intended to be used, for the storage or supply of oil, as defined in this subchapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 562-A
  • Uniformed service: means the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, the commissioned corps of the United States Public Health Service and the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • Union committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school union. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • unit: means the bureau within the Department of Public Safety under Title 25, section 2902, subsection 12 or an authorized representative of the Gambling Control Unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 2960
  • unit: means the bureau within the Department of Public Safety under Title 25, section 2902, subsection 12 or an authorized representative of the Gambling Control Unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3088
  • Unsatisfactory participant: means a member who has accumulated 9 or more unexcused absences from unit training assemblies or who within a 12-month period, without proper authorization, fails to attend or complete the entire period of annual training. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 37-B Sec. 352
  • Used oil: means waste oil, as defined in subsection 42. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Used oil collection center: means a site or facility where used oil is accepted from the public and collected or stored in an aboveground tank for recycling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
  • Verified mail: means any method of mailing that is offered by the United States Postal Service and provides evidence of mailing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 6454
  • Vessel: includes every description of watercraft or other contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water, whether self-propelled or otherwise and shall include barges and tugs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 542
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Voter: means a person registered to vote. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 328
  • 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: means any liquefied sewage, garbage, sewage sludge, chemical, biological or radiological materials, human body wastes, or any other refuse or effluent in a liquid form generated from domestic, commercial or industrial activities, except any wastes containing insufficient liquid to be free flowing and wastes generated from agricultural activities or animal husbandry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 331
  • Waste facility: means any land area, structure, location, equipment or combination of them, including dumps, used for handling hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, sludge or septage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Waste management: means purposeful, systematic and unified control of the handling and transportation of hazardous, biomedical or solid waste, waste oil, sludge or septage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Waste oil: means a petroleum-based or synthetic oil that, through use or handling, has become unsuitable for its original purpose due to the presence of impurities or loss of original properties. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Waste oil dealer: means any person in the business of transporting or handling more than 1,000 gallons of waste oil for the purpose of resale in a calendar month. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Waste reduction: means an action that reduces waste at the point of generation and may also be referred to as "source reduction. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C
  • Watercraft: means any type of vessel, boat, barge, float or craft used or capable of being used as a means of transportation on water other than a seaplane. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 11
  • Wood: means the severed but unprocessed fibrous derivative of trees, without regard for quality or grade and also means the chipped fibrous derivative of trees. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • Wood transactions: means the "sale of wood" or "payment for services" as those terms are defined in this section. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4033
  • 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
  • Yard wastes: means grass clippings, leaves and other vegetal matter other than wood wastes and land clearing debris. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1303-C