Maine Revised Statutes

§382. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1995, c. 699, §3 (NEW).]

1. Board.  "Board" means the Small Enterprise Growth Board.
[ 1995, c. 699, §3 (NEW) .]
2. Fund.  "Fund" means the Small Enterprise Growth Fund.
[ 1995, c. 699, §3 (NEW) .]
3. Program.  "Program" means the Small Enterprise Growth Program, which encompasses the Small Enterprise Growth Fund and any side fund created by the board.
[ 2009, c. 475, §1 (AMD) .]
3-A. Program funds.  "Program funds" means the Small Enterprise Growth Fund and any side funds created by the board.
[ 2009, c. 475, §2 (NEW) .]
4. Qualifying small business.  "Qualifying small business" means, for the purpose of an initial disbursement by the board under section 388, a business employing 50 or fewer employees or having gross sales not exceeding $5,000,000 within the most recent 12 months for which financial statements are available. For the purpose of a subsequent disbursement, "qualifying small business" means a business to which the board has previously made a disbursement and that, in the judgment of the board, evidences continued potential for high growth.
[ 2001, c. 541, §1 (AMD) .]
5. Side fund.  "Side fund" means a fund other than the Small Enterprise Growth Fund administered by the board that is invested as determined by the board.
[ 2009, c. 475, §3 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 699, §3 (NEW). 1999, c. 504, §2 (AMD). 2001, c. 541, §1 (AMD). 2009, c. 475, §§1-3 (AMD).

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