§ 261-A Commission
§ 262 Organization
§ 263 Offices
§ 263-A Commission responsibilities
§ 263-B Department responsibilities
§ 263-C Executive director
§ 264 Employees
§ 265 Compensation
§ 266 Disbursements
§ 267 Budget; report
§ 267-A Operating account for the commission
§ 268 Rules
§ 269 Races
§ 270 Licenses
§ 270-A Confidentiality of records and information
§ 271 Issuance of licenses for the conduct of racing
§ 272 Bonds
§ 272-B Association funding
§ 272-C Trust account
§ 273 Penalties
§ 275-A Definitions
§ 275-B Sale of pari-mutuel pools
§ 275-C Common pari-mutuel pools
§ 275-D Off-track betting
§ 275-E Limit on total commission
§ 275-N Limitations on off-track betting facilities
§ 275-O Reduced payments
§ 276 Payments
§ 276-A Unclaimed ticket money
§ 276-B Commercial track ceases operation; entitled to funds
§ 277 Records
§ 278 Minors
§ 279 Supervision; investigations
§ 279-A Licenses, rules and regulations for participating in racing
§ 279-B Fines, suspensions and revocations
§ 279-C Officials, judges and starters; powers and duties
§ 279-D Insurance
§ 279-E Trainers; duty to submit a horse for testing for use of prohibited substances
§ 280 Use of drugs or appliances; prearrangement of results; veterinarian
§ 281 Standard-bred horses
§ 281-A Standardbred horses eligible for registration
§ 282 Enforcement
§ 283 Reciprocal disciplinary action
§ 286 Calculation of distribution of commission
§ 287 Payment of state share
§ 288 Payment to Sire Stakes Fund share
§ 289 Payment to Stipend Fund share
§ 290 Purse supplement
§ 291 Harness Racing Promotional Fund share
§ 292 Horsemen’s purse share
§ 293 Track share
§ 294 Off-track betting facility share
§ 295 Off-track betting facility simulcast fund share
§ 298 Fund to supplement harness racing purses
§ 299 Fund to Encourage Racing at Maine’s Commercial Tracks
§ 299-A Harness Racing Promotional Fund
§ 300 Fund to Stabilize Off-track Betting Facilities
§ 300-A Illegal wagering
§ 300-B Interception of pari-mutuel winnings to pay child support debt

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 8 > Chapter 11 - Harness Racing

  • Acquisition of voting shares: includes , without limitation, the acquisition of the voting power of those shares, whether by direct or indirect purchase, by single or multiple transactions or any other means. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 1011
  • Affiliate: means any company that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Agency: means a branch office of a financial institution at which all or part of the business of the institution is conducted, but the records pertaining to such business are maintained at another office of the institution, and not at such agency office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assisted reproduction: means a method of causing pregnancy other than sexual intercourse and includes but is not limited to:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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
  • Board: means a bureau, board or commission listed in Title 10, section 8001 or 8001-A, other licensor that is affiliated with or is a part of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, the Board of Overseers of the Bar or any other state agency or municipality that issues a license authorizing a person to engage in a business, occupation, profession or industry and any state agency, bureau, board, commission or municipality that issues a license or permit to hunt, fish, operate a boat, operate a snowmobile, operate an ATV or engage in any other sporting or recreational activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Branch: means any office of a financial institution, including a credit union, where the business of banking is conducted other than the institution's main office. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Bureau: means the Bureau of Financial Institutions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • capital: means the sum of common stock, paid-in common stock surplus, perpetual preferred stock, undivided profits and other capital reserves;   [PL 1997, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Child: means an individual of any age whose parentage may be determined under this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Child: means an individual, whether over or under the age of majority, who is or is alleged to be owed a duty of support by the individual's parent or who is or is alleged to be the beneficiary of a support order directed to the parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Child support: means money paid directly to a parent, to another person or agency awarded parental rights and responsibilities with respect to a child or to the department on behalf of a child receiving public assistance and medical or dental insurance coverage provided on behalf of a child pursuant to court order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1501
  • Child support order: means a support order for a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state or foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Commercial meet: means harness horse racing conducted live at a commercial track. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Commercial track: means any harness horse racing track that is a for-profit business and is licensed under this chapter to conduct harness horse racing with pari-mutuel wagering that is not associated with an agricultural fair as defined in Title 7, section 81 and that:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • commingled pool: means a pool in which wagers placed at more than one location are merged for purposes of determining the payout on winning wagers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, a designee or an authorized representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Community development credit union: means a credit union, as defined in subsection 12, of which a majority of the field of membership meets the definition of low-income in subsection 24-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Company: means a corporation, partnership, business trust, association or similar organization organized under the laws of the United States, any political subdivisions of the United States or a country other than the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 1011
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Compliance with a support order: means that the support obligor has obtained or maintained health insurance coverage if required by a support order and is:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Convention: means the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance concluded at The Hague on November 23, 2007. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Credit union: means a cooperative, nonprofit corporation organized pursuant to Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Custodial parent: means a parent, caretaker relative or legal custodian of a dependent child who is the child's primary residential care provider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services and its agents and authorized representatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dependent child: means any minor child who is not emancipated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • deposits: includes credit union share accounts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Director: means a member of the governing body of a financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Disposable earnings: means that part of the earnings of any individual remaining after the deduction from those earnings of any amount required by law to be withheld. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Duty of support: means an obligation imposed or imposable by law to provide support for a child, spouse or former spouse, including an unsatisfied obligation to provide support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Earnings: means compensation paid or payable for personal services, whether denominated as wages, salary, commission, bonus or otherwise, and specifically includes periodic payments pursuant to pension or retirement programs, or insurance policies of any type, and all gain derived from capital, from labor or from both combined, including profit gained through sale or conversion of capital assets, and unemployment compensation benefits and workers' compensation benefits. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Embryo: means a cell or group of cells containing a diploid complement of chromosomes or a group of such cells, not including a gamete, that has the potential to develop into a live born human being if transferred into the body of a woman under conditions in which gestation may be reasonably expected to occur. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Equity interest: means common stock, preferred stock, members' or partners' interests or any other type of capital instrument that entitles the holder to vote pursuant to the financial institution's organizational documents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Exotic wagers: means wagers in which the bettor selects 2 or more horses in one or more races in a single wager. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Extended meet: means a series of harness horse races, except harness horse races conducted by an agricultural society at the time of its annual fair. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Financial institution: means a universal bank or limited purpose bank organized under the provisions of this Title, and a trust company, nondepository trust company, savings bank, industrial bank or savings and loan association organized under the prior laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Financial institution holding company: means any company which has control over any financial institution or has control over any company which controls any financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 1011
  • Financial institution holding company: means any company which is deemed to be a holding company pursuant to the provisions contained in Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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.
  • Foreign bank holding company: means any company that controls, directly or indirectly, a foreign bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 1011
  • Foreign country: means a country, including a political subdivision thereof, other than the United States, that under its law authorizes the issuance of support orders and:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Foreign support order: means a support order issued by a foreign tribunal. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Foreign tribunal: includes a competent authority under the Convention. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Genetic testing: includes an analysis of one or a combination of the following:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Gestational carrier: means an adult woman who is not an intended parent and who enters into a gestational carrier agreement to bear a child conceived using the gametes of other persons and not her own, except that a woman who carries a child for a family member using her own gametes and who fulfills the requirements of subchapter 8 is a gestational carrier. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Gestational carrier agreement: means a contract between an intended parent or parents and a gestational carrier intended to result in a live birth. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • His: as used in this Title , means "his or her;" while "he" means "he or she. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Home state: means the state or foreign country in which a child lived with a parent or a person acting as parent for at least 6 consecutive months immediately preceding the time of filing of a petition or comparable pleading for support and, if a child is less than 6 months old, the state or foreign country in which the child lived from birth with a parent or a person acting as parent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Home state: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Host state: means a state, other than the home state of an out-of-state financial institution, national bank or federal association, in which the financial institution maintains a branch or seeks to establish and maintain a branch. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Income: includes earnings or other periodic entitlements to money from any source and any other property subject to withholding for support under the law of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Income-withholding order: means an order or other legal process directed to an obligor's employer, as provided by chapter 65, subchapter IV, to withhold support from the income of the obligor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Industrial bank: means a company organized under Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Initiating state: means a state from which a proceeding is forwarded or in which a proceeding is filed for forwarding to a responding state under this chapter or a law or procedure substantially similar to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Initiating tribunal: means the tribunal of a state or foreign country from which a petition or comparable pleading is forwarded or in which a petition or comparable pleading is filed for forwarding to another state or foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Intended parent: means a person, married or unmarried, who manifests the intent to be legally bound as the parent of a child resulting from assisted reproduction or a gestational carrier agreement. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Issuing foreign country: means the foreign country in which a tribunal issues a support order or judgment determining parentage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Issuing state: means the state in which a tribunal issues a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Issuing tribunal: means the tribunal of a state or foreign country that issues a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Law: includes decisional and statutory law and rules and regulations having the force of law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • License: means a license, certification, registration, permit, approval or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in a profession, occupation, business or industry, and a license or permit to hunt, fish, operate a boat, operate a snowmobile, operate an ATV or engage in any other sporting or recreational activity, but does not mean a registration, permit, approval or similar document evidencing the granting of authority to engage in the business of banking pursuant to Title 9-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Licensee: means an individual holding a license, certification, registration, permit, approval or other similar document evidencing admission to or granting authority to engage in a profession, occupation, business or industry except an individual holding a registration, permit, approval or similar document evidencing the granting of authority to engage in the business of banking pursuant to Title 9-B. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Licensee: means a person licensed under section 271 or section 275-D to conduct pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Maine financial institution: means a financial institution defined in section 131, subsection 17. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 1011
  • Maine financial institution holding company: means any company whose home state is this State and that has control over any Maine financial institution or has control over a company that controls a Maine financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 1011
  • Medical support: means an amount ordered to be paid toward the cost of health insurance provided by a public entity or by another parent through employment or otherwise or for other medical costs not covered by insurance. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1501
  • minor child: means a person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • municipal officers: means the county commissioners of the county in which the facility is to be located and the term "municipality" means the unincorporated location. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • mutual trust investment company: means a corporation which is an investment company as defined by an Act of Congress entitled "Investment Company Act of 1940" as amended; and incorporated in compliance with this chapter to constitute a medium for the common investment of trust funds held in a fiduciary capacity, and for true fiduciary purposes, either alone or with one or more cofiduciaries, by State banks with trust powers, trust companies and national banks with trust powers which are located in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 1021
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Net commission: means the total commission less 4% of the amount wagered. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Non-Maine financial institution holding company: means a financial institution holding company whose home state is not this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 1011
  • Obligee: means any person to whom a duty of support is owed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Obligee: means :  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Obligor: means any person owing a duty of support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Obligor: means an individual or the estate of a decedent:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Off-track betting facility: means a facility other than a racetrack at which a person is licensed to conduct pari-mutuel wagering on simulcast racing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Off-track betting licensee: means a person who has obtained a license to conduct pari-mutuel wagering at an off-track betting facility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Officer: means an employee of a financial institution who has been given managerial or other high-level duties by the governing body of the financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Out-of-state: means a foreign country or a state other than this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Outside this State: means a location in another state or a country other than the United States, whether or not the country meets the definition of "foreign country" under subsection 3?A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parent: means the legal parent or the legal guardian when no legal parent exists. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Parent: means an individual who has established parentage that meets the requirements of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Parentage: means the legal relationship between a child and a parent as established in this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1832
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, trust, estate, partnership, association, company, corporation, political subdivision of the State, instrumentality of the State or other entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • 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 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Person: means an individual or individuals acting in concert, including individuals who are citizens of one or more countries, and any colonies, dependencies or possessions of those countries, other than the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 1011
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust, estate or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Private health insurance: means fee-for-service, health maintenance organization, preferred provider organization and other types of coverage available to either parent under which medical services could be provided to a child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1501
  • Public assistance: means money payments and medical care furnished to or on behalf of dependent children by the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Race date: means a scheduled date awarded by the commission pursuant to section 271 for which there is a racing program of not less than 8 separate live races. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Race day: means a scheduled day of racing awarded by the commission pursuant to section 271 on which racing occurred. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Racing licensee: means a person who is authorized under section 271 to conduct harness horse racing in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Real estate: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Register: means to file in a tribunal of this State a support order or judgment determining parentage of a child issued in another state or foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Registering tribunal: means a tribunal in which a support order or judgment determining parentage of a child is registered. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Regular meeting: means the period of time from the first date a licensee is authorized to conduct live racing through the last date a licensee is authorized to conduct live racing, excluding periods of time longer than 14 days when the licensee is not authorized to conduct live racing. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Regular wagers: means wagers other than exotic wagers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 8 Sec. 275-A
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Responding state: means a state in which a petition or comparable pleading for support or to determine parentage of a child is filed or to which a petition or comparable pleading is forwarded for filing from another state or a foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Responding tribunal: means the authorized tribunal in a responding state or foreign country. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Responsible parent: means the parent of a dependent child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Service corporation: means a corporation, limited liability company or limited partnership substantially all the activities of which consist of originating, purchasing, selling and servicing loans and participation interests therein; or clerical, bookkeeping, accounting and statistical or similar functions related to a financial institution or real estate activities; or management, personnel, marketing or investment counseling related to a financial institution or real estate activities; or establishing or operating one or more satellite facilities; or any activity authorized by the superintendent by rule or order that has been authorized under federal law for service corporations owned or controlled by national banks, federally chartered savings and loan associations, federally chartered savings banks or federally chartered credit unions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Spousal support order: means a support order for a spouse or former spouse of the obligor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • state: means any state, territory or possession of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • state: includes an Indian nation or tribe. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subsidiary: means a corporation, partnership, business trust, association or similar organization, all of which are referred to in this subsection as "another company" owned or controlled by a financial institution or financial institution holding company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Superintendent: means the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Support enforcement agency: means a public official or agency authorized to:  
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Support order: means a judgment, decree or order, whether temporary, final or subject to modification, issued by a court or an administrative agency of competent jurisdiction for the support and maintenance of a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state, or a child and the parent with whom the child is living, that provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages or reimbursement and may include related costs and fees, interest and penalties, income withholding, attorney's fees and other relief. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Support order: means a judgment, decree, order, decision or directive, whether temporary, final or subject to modification, issued in a state or foreign country for the benefit of a child, a spouse or a former spouse, that provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages, retroactive support or reimbursement for financial assistance provided to an individual obligee in place of child support. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Thrift institution: means a savings bank or a savings and loan association organized under the prior laws of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • 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.
  • Total capital: means the sum of capital, as defined in subsection 6, plus capital notes and debentures, other instruments approved by the superintendent and the allowance for loan losses or other similar reserves. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 9-B Sec. 131
  • Tribunal: means a court, administrative agency or quasi-judicial entity authorized to establish, enforce or modify support orders or to determine parentage. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • tribunal of this State: means the District Court or the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2802
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.