Maine Revised Statutes

§1601. Definitions

As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]

1. Alleged father.  "Alleged father" means:
A. A man who is alleged to have engaged in sexual intercourse with a child's mother during a possible time of conception of the child; or [1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF).]
B. A man who is presumed to be a child's father under chapter 61. [2015, c. 296, Pt. C, §9 (AMD); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF).]
[ 2015, c. 296, Pt. C, §9 (AMD); 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF) .]
2. Blood or tissue-typing tests.  "Blood or tissue-typing tests" means tests that demonstrate through examination of genetic markers the paternity of a child.
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
3. Paternity proceeding.  "Paternity proceeding" means the administrative proceeding provided in this subchapter for the commencement of an action to establish paternity under subchapter I.
[ 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 1995, c. 694, Pt. E, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 694, §B2 (NEW). 1995, c. 694, §E2 (AFF). 2015, c. 296, Pt. C, §9 (AMD). 2015, c. 296, Pt. D, §1 (AFF).