§ 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

  • Affiliate: means any company that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with another company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Agency: means any office or any place of business of a foreign bank located in any state of the United States at which credit balances are maintained incidental to or arising out of the exercise of banking powers, checks are paid, or money is lent, but at which deposits may not be accepted from persons who are citizens or residents of the United States. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Agent: means an individual appointed to serve in the capacity of a superintendent. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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
  • Authorized to do business in this State: means that a financial institution or credit union is authorized to do the business of banking, if it is:
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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
  • Branch: means any office or any place of business of a foreign bank located in any state of the United States at which deposits are received. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • capital: means the sum of common stock, paid-in common stock surplus, perpetual preferred stock, undivided profits and other capital reserves; [1997, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Closely related activities: means those activities that are part of the business of banking, are closely related to the business of banking, are convenient and useful to the business of banking, are reasonably related to the operation of a financial institution or are financial in nature. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Commercial meet: means harness horse racing conducted live at a commercial track. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Education or the commissioner's designee. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Community school district: means a state-approved unit of school administration composed of more than one municipality or school administrative district which may provide public education for any combination of kindergarten through grade 12. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1308
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Department: means the Department of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • deposits: includes credit union share accounts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Director: means a member of the governing body of a financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1462
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1462
  • FDIC: means the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or its successors. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Federal agency: means an agency of a foreign bank established and operating pursuant to Section 4 of the federal International Banking Act of 1978. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Federal branch: means a branch of a foreign bank established and operating pursuant to Section 4 of the federal International Banking Act of 1978. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1308
  • Financial institution holding company: means any company which is deemed to be a holding company pursuant to the provisions contained in chapter 101. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Foreign bank: includes foreign commercial banks, foreign merchant banks and other foreign institutions that engage in usual banking activities in connection with the banking business in the countries where the foreign institutions are organized or operating. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Foreign bank holding company: means any company that controls, directly or indirectly, a foreign bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1308
  • Governing body: means the body that oversees the affairs of a financial institution. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • His: as used in this Title , means "his or her;" while "he" means "he or she. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Home state: means :
  • A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Industrial bank: means a company organized under chapter 91 or having the powers possessed by companies so organized. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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
  • Investor: means any person who has an ownership interest in a financial institution and is entitled to vote under the institution's organizational documents. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Joint committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for implementing a contract for secondary education under chapter 115. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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.
  • Kindergarten: means a one-year or 2-year childhood education program, for children at least 5 years of age, immediately prior to grade one. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Maine agency: means an agency of a foreign bank located in this State and established and operating pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Maine branch: means a branch of a foreign bank located in this State and established and operating pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Maine financial institution: means a financial institution defined in section 131, subsection 17. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1308
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1308
  • Maine foreign bank: means a foreign bank that operates a Maine branch or Maine agency and for which Maine is the home state, in accordance with Section 5 of the federal International Banking Act of 1978. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • Maine representative office: means a representative office located in this State and established and operating pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • 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
  • Municipal officers: means the mayor and aldermen or councillors of a city, the selectmen or councillors of a town and the assessors of a plantation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • municipal officers: means 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 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Municipal school unit: means a state-approved unit of school administration composed of a single municipality. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Mutual financial institution: means any institution as defined in section 131, subsection 27. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1461-B
  • Mutual holding company: means any corporation organized pursuant to this chapter. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1461-B
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1354
  • Net commission: means the total commission less 4% of the amount wagered. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Nondepository trust company: means any financial institution organized under chapter 121 with powers generally limited to trust or fiduciary matters. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1462
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1462
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Out-of-state: means a foreign country or a state other than this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parent: means a parent, guardian or legal guardian. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1308
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust, estate or unincorporated association. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Previous education unit: means a state-approved unit of school administration that was responsible for operating or constructing public schools prior to the reorganization of school administrative units pursuant to chapter 103-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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
  • Private school: means an academy, seminary, institute or other private corporation or body formed for educational purposes covering kindergarten through grade 12 or any portion thereof. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Private school approved for tuition purposes: means a private school approved for the receipt of public funds under sections 2951 to 2955. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Public school: means a school that is governed by a school board of a school administrative unit and funded primarily with public funds. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1462
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Racing licensee: means a person who is authorized under section 271 to conduct harness horse racing in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Regional school unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration as established pursuant to chapter 103-A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Regional school unit board: means the board of directors that is the governing body with statutory powers and duties of a regional school unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • registered mail: when used in connection with any requirement for notice by mail shall mean either registered mail or certified mail. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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 20-A Sec. 1462
  • Regular wagers: means wagers other than exotic wagers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1462
  • 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.
  • Representative office: means any office of a foreign bank that is located in any state and is not a federal branch, federal agency, state branch, state agency or subsidiary of a foreign bank. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1487
  • 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 district: means a state-approved unit of school administration, composed of one or more municipalities which must provide public education to all public school students in the district. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School administrative unit: means the state-approved unit of school administration and includes a municipal school unit, school administrative district, community school district, regional school unit or any other municipal or quasi-municipal corporation responsible for operating or constructing public schools, except that it does not include a career and technical education region. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School board: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a school administrative unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • School committee: means the governing body with statutory powers and duties for a municipal school unit. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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
  • Secondary school: means that portion of a school that provides instruction in any combination of grades 9 through 12. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • State board: means the State Board of Education. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • State valuation: means the value certified to the Secretary of State as provided in Title 36, section 305, subsection 1. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • Subdistrict: means a geographic area which is a subdivision of a school administrative district for election purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 30-A Sec. 1654
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Subsidiary universal bank: means any universal bank organized under the laws of this State, at least 51% of the voting stock of which is wholly owned by a mutual holding company. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Sec. 1461-B
  • Superintendent: means the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844
  • 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
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • 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 19-A Sec. 1844
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Universal bank: means an investor-owned institution or a mutual financial institution authorized by its organizational documents to exercise all the powers granted in Part 4 and includes a trust company, a savings bank and a savings and loan association chartered by special act of the Legislature, established prior to October 1, 1975 or established pursuant to this Title. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1844