Maine Revised Statutes

§17921. Definitions

As used in this article, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1989, c. 409, §§8, 12 (NEW).]

1. Disabled.  "Disabled" means that the member is mentally or physically incapacitated under the following conditions:
A. The incapacity is expected to be permanent; [1989, c. 409, §§8, 12 (NEW).]
B. That it is impossible to perform the duties of the member's employment position; [1989, c. 409, §§8, 12 (NEW).]
C. After the incapacity has continued for 2 years, the incapacity must render the member unable to engage in any substantially gainful activity for which the member is qualified by training, education or experience; and [1989, c. 409, §§8, 12 (NEW).]
D. The incapacity may be revealed by examinations or tests conducted in accordance with section 17926. [1989, c. 409, §§8, 12 (NEW).]
[ 1989, c. 409, §§8, 12 (NEW) .]
2. Employment position.  "Employment position" means:
A. The position in which the member is employed at the time the member becomes incapacitated; or [1989, c. 409, §§8, 12 (NEW).]
B. A position of comparable stature and equal or greater compensation and benefits which is made available to the member by the member's employer. [1989, c. 409, §§8, 12 (NEW).]
[ 1989, c. 409, §§8, 12 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 409, §§8,12 (NEW).