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

  • Abandonment: means any conduct on the part of the parent showing an intent to forego parental duties or relinquish parental claims. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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: includes acts and omissions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • 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 underTitle 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
  • 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 5 Sec. 17001
  • 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
  • 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 5 Sec. 17001
  • 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 5 Sec. 17001
  • Administrator: means the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1395
  • Administrator: means the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1400-A
  • Adult: means any person who has attained 18 years of age or who is a legally emancipated minor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3472
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Adult education: means education programs primarily operated for individuals beyond the compulsory school ages and administered by school administrative units. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • Advisory committee: means the Right To Know Advisory Committee established inTitle 5, section 12004-J, subsection 14 and described in section 411. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 431
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affidavit warrant: means a warrant issued in response to a properly sworn charging instrument or affidavit, or both, based on probable cause to believe that an individual has committed a crime. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 651
  • Affiliated: means a person, directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, who controls, is controlled by or is under common control of, another person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1395
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • agency: shall mean a state department, agency, office, board, commission; or quasi-independent agency, board, commission, authority or institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 501
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • Aggravating factor: means any of the following circumstances with regard to the parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • 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
  • Alias name: means an alternative name, a pseudonym or a placeholder name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 651
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Allocation: means the privilege of taking a specified number of passengers per day on whitewater trips on a particular river, as specified annually. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 12 Sec. 12901
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1
  • Alternative name: means a name used by an individual instead of or in addition to the individual's legal name. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 651
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • 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
  • Annual base compensation: means a member's gross compensation, based upon amounts reported by the member's employer on the member's previous year's federal wage and tax statement, that is used the first day of each April for setting the amount of coverage prior to retirement for participants in the group life insurance program administered by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17001
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Approved private school: means a private school approved for attendance purposes under chapter 117. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1
  • 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
  • Area of sales responsibility: means the geographical area agreed to by the dealer and the manufacturer in the dealer agreement within which the dealer has the exclusive right to display the manufacturer's new recreational vehicles of a particular line make to the retail public. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1432
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Article: means a product as distinguished from its trademark, label or distinctive dress in packaging;  
  • [PL 1969, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1211
  • ASHRAE: means the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 10 Sec. 1413
  • Assigned justice or judge: means the Justice or Active Retired Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, the Justice or Active Retired Justice of the Superior Court or the judge authorized to sit in the Superior Court on post-conviction review cases who is assigned the post-conviction review proceeding when a special assignment has been made. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 2121
  • At-risk: means there is reasonable cause to suspect that a child's health, safety and welfare is in jeopardy due to abuse, neglect, abandonment or similar circumstances and that return to the child's or the child's parent's country of origin or country of last habitual residence would not be in the best interest of the child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4099-I
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-at-law: A person who is legally qualified and licensed to practice law, and to represent and act for clients in legal proceedings.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Average final compensation: means :