Maine Revised Statutes

§1461. Definitions

As used in this subchapter: [1967, c. 317, (NEW).]

1. Penal institutions.  "Penal institutions" includes a jail, prison, penitentiary, house of correction or other place of penal detention.
[ 1967, c. 317, (NEW) .]
2. State.  "State" includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and any territory of the United States.
[ 1967, c. 317, (NEW) .]
3. Witness.  "Witness" means a person who is confined in a penal institution in any state and whose testimony is desired in another state in any criminal proceeding or investigation by a grand jury or in any criminal action before a court.
[ 1967, c. 317, (NEW) .]
1967, c. 317, (NEW).