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Chapter 521 Licensing Requirements 2701
Chapter 523 Importation Requirements 2751 – 2754
Chapter 525 Disease Control 2771 – 2772
Chapter 527 Inspection 2801 – 2806
Chapter 529 Protection From Damage 2851 – 2852
Chapter 531 Rules and Violations 2871 – 2872

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 7 > Part 6-A

  • 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
  • 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
  • Administrator: means , except in cases in which the payroll processor is a supervised financial organization or a wholly owned subsidiary of a supervised financial organization, the Superintendent of Consumer Credit Protection within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agent: means an individual appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assistive device: includes , but is not limited to, manual wheelchairs, motorized wheelchairs, motorized scooters and other aids that enhance the mobility of the individual; hearing aids, telephone communications devices for the deaf, or TDD, assistive listening devices and other aids that enhance an individual's ability to hear; voice synthesized computer modules, optical scanners, talking software, braille printers and other devices that enhance a sight-impaired individual's ability to communicate; and any other assistive device that enables a person with a disability to communicate, see, hear or maneuver. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9506
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Average final compensation: means :
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beneficiary: 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
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Medical Services with respect to section 7703 and section 1828. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3291
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of General Services within the Department of Administrative and Financial Services as authorized pursuant to Title 5, section 1742. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2101-A
  • Child: means any natural or legally adopted, born or unborn, progeny of a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Child: means any person who is less than 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Child or children: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • commercial activities: includes any solid waste generated by retail and wholesale establishments, including, but not limited to, food waste, corrugated containerboard, metals and plastics. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Education or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Confidential information: means information deemed confidential by chapters 958-A and 1071, and sections 7703 and 1828. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3291
  • Consumer: means a person who purchases or leases an assistive device from a dealer or manufacturer for purposes other than resale; a person to whom an assistive device is transferred for purposes other than resale while an express warranty is in effect; a funding source that purchases a device for a person with a disability; or a person otherwise legally qualified to enforce a warranty. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9506
  • Consumer pack: means a unit of 50 pounds or less net weight of potatoes contained in a bag or other type of container. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1032
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Creditable service: means a person's membership service, the person's prior service and service for which credit is allowable under sections 17755 and 17756; section 17760, subsection 3; section 18258; sections 18355 and 18356; and section 18360, subsection 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Demolition and construction waste: means all solid waste generated in the demolition and construction of buildings and other structures, including stumps, brush, plaster, sheetrock, boards, bricks, mortar, concrete and roofing materials except asbestos. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • 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 Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3291
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dependent child: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Designated beneficiary: means the beneficiary designated under section 17952. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17951
  • Director: means the Director of the Office of Child and Family Services with respect to confidential information derived from chapters 958-A and 1071, and the Director of the Bureau of Medical Services or the Director of the Office of Child and Family Services with respect to confidential information derived from section 7703 and the Director of the Bureau of Medical Services with respect to confidential information derived from section 1828. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3291
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking or placing of any solid waste into or on any land or water in a manner such that the solid waste, or any constituent of the solid waste, may enter the environment or be emitted into the air or discharged into any water, including ground waters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • disposal district: means any district formed under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • Disposal property: means property used for disposal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Dower: A widow
  • Drug treatment center: means a facility as defined in Title 22, section 8001, which provides substance use disorder treatment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9701
  • 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
  • Eligible student: means any resident of the State between the ages of 5 and 20 years who is otherwise eligible for public schooling under this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9701
  • Employee: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Employer: means a person that maintains an office or otherwise transacts business in this State and makes payment of wages taxable under Title 36, Part 8 to a resident or nonresident individual. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • 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.
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fixed Rate: Having a "fixed" rate means that the APR doesn't change based on fluctuations of some external rate (such as the "Prime Rate"). In other words, a fixed rate is a rate that is not a variable rate. A fixed APR can change over time, in several circumstances:
    • You are late making a payment or commit some other default, triggering an increase to a penalty rate
    • The bank changes the terms of your account and you do not reject the change.
    • The rate expires (if the rate was fixed for only a certain period of time).
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • fresh pursuit: as used in this chapter includes fresh pursuit as defined by the common law, and the pursuit of a person who has committed a crime punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment equal to or exceeding one year, who is reasonably suspected of having committed such a crime or who is reasonably suspected of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3279
  • Full-time student: means a person who meets the requirements for a full-time student set out in rules adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Generation: means the act or process of producing solid waste. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Immediate family member: includes stepparents, stepchildren, stepsiblings and adoptive relationships. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Incineration facility: means a facility that accepts municipal solid waste for consideration and disposes of the waste through combustion, including combustion for the generation of heat, steam or electricity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2231
  • 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
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Individual: means a natural person. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • industrial activities: includes any solid waste generated by an industry as part of the production process. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • jeopardy: means serious abuse or neglect, as evidenced by:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 4002
  • Joint meeting: An occasion, often ceremonial, when the House and Senate each adopt a unanimous consent agreement
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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
  • Licensing board: means a professional or occupational licensing board that licenses, certifies or registers a person in a profession or occupation which is included in the list of professional and occupational licensing boards in Title 5, section 12004-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 3291
  • Loan processor or underwriter: means an individual who performs clerical or support duties as an employee at the direction of and subject to the supervision and instruction of a person licensed or exempt from licensing under the provisions of this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Maine bag: means any consumer pack for potatoes on which appears the word Maine in letters larger than 1/4 inch or a pictorial representation of the outline of the shape of the state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 1032
  • 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
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgage loan originator: means an individual who for compensation or gain or in the expectation of compensation or gain takes a residential mortgage loan application or offers or negotiates terms of a residential mortgage loan. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Municipality: includes cities, towns and plantations, except that "municipality" does not include plantations in Title 10, chapter 110, subchapter IV; or Title 30-A, Part 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Municipality: means municipality as defined in Title 30-A, section 2001, and includes plantations and unorganized territories. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • Nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry: means a mortgage licensing system developed and maintained by a national organization dedicated to advancing the state banking system and a national association of residential mortgage regulators for the licensing and registration of licensed mortgage loan originators. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • 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.
  • Nonconformity: means a condition or a defect that substantially impairs the use, value or safety of an assistive device that is covered by an express warranty applicable to that assistive device, or to a component of that assistive device, but does not include a condition or defect that is the result of abuse, neglect or unauthorized modification or alteration of the assistive device by the consumer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9506
  • Oath: includes an affirmation, when affirmation is allowed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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 customer proprietary information: means any information loaded, installed or otherwise placed on a wireless telephone or transmitted from a wireless telephone by a wireless telephone customer. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9204
  • Out-of-state service: means service rendered as an employee of:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parent: means mother or father. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • 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
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Payroll processor: means a person that provides payroll processing service for one or more employers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 8901
  • 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, 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 a natural person, corporation, company, limited liability company, partnership or association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Person: means an individual, partnership or any group of persons, whether incorporated or not. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 2173
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • President: means the president of the system. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9000
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Prior service: means service rendered before the date of establishment of the retirement system as set forth in section 17101. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Qualifying member: means a member in service or a former member who is receiving a disability retirement benefit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 5 Sec. 17951
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Residential mortgage loan: means any loan primarily for personal, family or household use that is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust or other equivalent consensual security interest on a dwelling or residential real estate upon which is constructed or intended to be constructed a dwelling. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Resource conservation: means the reduction of amounts of solid waste which is generated and the reduction of overall resource consumption. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • 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 and the conversion of waste to energy. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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
  • Revenues: means the proceeds of bonds, all revenues, rates, tolls, assessments, rents, tipping fees, transportation charges and other charges and receipts derived by the district from the operation of a waste facility and other properties, 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 where the power of assessment has been granted to the district under section 1755. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • school administrative unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration and includes only the following:
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School administrative unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration and includes a municipal school unit, school administrative district, community school district, regional school unit or any other municipal or quasi-municipal corporation responsible for operating or constructing public schools, except that it does not include a career and technical education region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Service: means service as an employee for which compensation was paid. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Service credit: means credit received for creditable service as defined under subsection 10. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Solid waste: means useless, unwanted or discarded, nonhazardous solid materials with insufficient liquid content to be free flowing, including, but not limited to, rubbish, garbage, scrap materials, junk, refuse, inert fill material and landscape refuse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • Solid waste: means useless, unwanted or discarded solid material with insufficient liquid content to be free flowing, including, but not limited to, rubbish, garbage, scrap materials, junk, refuse, inert fill material and landscape refuse. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2231
  • Spouse: means the person currently legally married to a member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • State board: means the State Board of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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 paper: means the newspaper designated by the Legislature, in which advertisements and notices are required to be published. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Surviving spouse: means the spouse alive at the time of the death of the member or former member. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 14 Sec. 2624
  • System: means the Maine Community College System, established by chapter 431. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9000
  • 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
  • Tipping fee: means any fee, rate, toll or other charge that an incineration facility charges for disposal of solid waste from the facility's customers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 2231
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Town: includes cities and plantations, unless otherwise expressed or implied. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unique identifier: means a number or other identifier assigned by protocols established by the nationwide mortgage licensing system and registry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9004
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Waste facility: means any land area, structure, location or equipment, or combination of them, including landfills, used for handling solid waste and for resource conservation and resource recovery, when utilized. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • Waste management: means purposeful, systematic and unified control of the handling, transportation and disposal of solid waste. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705
  • Wireless telephone service: means any mobile telecommunications services as defined in Title 35-A, section 102, subsection 9-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9204
  • Wireless telephone service provider: means a telecommunications carrier that provides wireless telephone service. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 9204
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Yard waste: means grass clippings, leaves and brush. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 38 Sec. 1705