Maine Revised Statutes

§2101. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context indicates otherwise, the following terms have the following meanings. [1987, c. 356, (NEW).]

1. Fire department.  "Fire department" means a municipal fire department, as defined in Title 30-A, section 3151, subsection 1, or a volunteer fire association, as defined in Title 30-A, section 3151, subsection 3.
[ 1997, c. 683, Pt. A, §15 (AMD) .]
2. Firefighter.  "Firefighter" means a municipal firefighter, as defined in Title 30-A, section 3151, subsection 2, or a volunteer firefighter, as defined in Title 30-A, section 3151, subsection 4.
[ 1997, c. 683, Pt. A, §15 (AMD) .]
3. Education.  "Education" means the process of imparting knowledge or skill through systematic instruction, but not necessarily formal classroom instruction.
[ 2003, c. 570, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 570, §7 (AFF) .]
4. Training.  "Training" means the process of making a firefighter proficient through instruction and hands-on practice in the operation of equipment, including respiratory protection equipment, that is expected to be used in the performance of the firefighter's assigned duties.
[ 2003, c. 570, §1 (NEW); 2003, c. 570, §7 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 356, (NEW). 1997, c. 683, §A15 (AMD). 2003, c. 570, §1 (AMD). 2003, c. 570, §7 (AFF).

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