Maine Revised Statutes

§352. Definitions

As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [2003, c. 488, §4 (NEW); 2003, c. 488, §5 (AFF).]

1. Course.  "Course" means a class taught over a semester, trimester, quarter or term.
[ 2003, c. 488, §4 (NEW); 2003, c. 488, §5 (AFF) .]
2. Degree program.  "Degree program" means a course of study designed to culminate in a specific degree, diploma or certificate.
[ 2003, c. 488, §4 (NEW); 2003, c. 488, §5 (AFF) .]
3. Member.  "Member" means a member of a federally recognized unit of the Maine National Guard.
[ 2003, c. 488, §4 (NEW); 2003, c. 488, §5 (AFF) .]
4. State postsecondary education institution.  "State postsecondary education institution" means the University of Maine System, the Maine Maritime Academy, the Maine Community College System or any other college or university system established as a public instrumentality of this State.
[ 2015, c. 465, Pt. D, §4 (AMD) .]
5. Tuition.  "Tuition" means the total semester, trimester, quarter or term or credit hour cost of instruction to the student as periodically published in the catalog of a state postsecondary education institution, excluding mandatory fees and lab fees and other expenses such as book charges, room and board.
[ 2015, c. 465, Pt. D, §4 (AMD) .]
6. Tuition benefit.  "Tuition benefit" means tuition provided by the Maine National Guard using either state or federal funds or waivers of tuition from a state postsecondary education institution.
[ 2015, c. 465, Pt. D, §4 (AMD) .]
7. Unsatisfactory participant.  "Unsatisfactory participant" means a member who has accumulated 9 or more unexcused absences from unit training assemblies or who within a 12-month period, without proper authorization, fails to attend or complete the entire period of annual training.
[ 2015, c. 465, Pt. D, §4 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 488, §4 (NEW). 2003, c. 488, §5 (AFF). 2015, c. 465, Pt. D, §4 (AMD).