Maine Revised Statutes

§3291. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context indicates otherwise, the following terms have the following meanings. [1987, c. 714, §2 (NEW).]

1. Bureau.  "Bureau" means the Bureau of Medical Services with respect to section 7703 and section 1828.
[ 2013, c. 368, Pt. CCCC, §1 (AMD) .]
2. Confidential information.  "Confidential information" means information deemed confidential by chapters 958-A and 1071, and sections 7703 and 1828.
[ 1989, c. 175, §4 (AMD) .]
3. Department.  "Department" means the Department of Health and Human Services.
[ 1987, c. 714, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §6 (REV) .]
4. Director.  "Director" means the Director of the Office of Child and Family Services with respect to confidential information derived from chapters 958-A and 1071, and the Director of the Bureau of Medical Services or the Director of the Office of Child and Family Services with respect to confidential information derived from section 7703 and the Director of the Bureau of Medical Services with respect to confidential information derived from section 1828.
[ 2013, c. 368, Pt. CCCC, §1 (AMD) .]
5. Hearing officer.  "Hearing officer" means presiding officer, judge, board chairman, arbitrator or any other person deemed responsible for conducting a proceeding or hearing subject to this chapter.
[ 1987, c. 714, §2 (NEW) .]
6. Licensing board.  "Licensing board" means a professional or occupational licensing board that licenses, certifies or registers a person in a profession or occupation which is included in the list of professional and occupational licensing boards in Title 5, section 12004-A.
[ 1989, c. 175, §4 (AMD) .]
7. Office.  "Office" means the Office of Child and Family Services with respect to chapters 958-A and 1071.
[ 2013, c. 368, Pt. CCCC, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 714, §2 (NEW). 1989, c. 175, §4 (AMD). 1989, c. 400, §§5,14 (AMD). 2003, c. 689, §B6 (REV). 2013, c. 368, Pt. CCCC, §§1, 2 (AMD).