Maine Revised Statutes

§172. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [2007, c. 563, §1 (NEW).]

1. Airport authority.  "Airport authority" means a quasi-municipal entity formed and chartered pursuant to this chapter to operate an airport and provide air transportation services.
[ 2007, c. 563, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Airport sponsor.  "Airport sponsor" means a municipality, county or group of municipalities or counties that owns and operates an airport and accepts funds or property from the FAA.
[ 2007, c. 563, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Board of directors or board.  "Board of directors" or "board" means the board of directors of an airport authority.
[ 2007, c. 563, §1 (NEW) .]
4. Charter.  "Charter" means a private and special law or a series of private and special laws that establishes an airport authority and defines its responsibilities and authority.
[ 2007, c. 563, §1 (NEW) .]
5. Charter territory.  "Charter territory" means the territorial limits of an airport authority as defined in its charter.
[ 2007, c. 563, §1 (NEW) .]
6. Director.  "Director" means a member of the board.
[ 2007, c. 563, §1 (NEW) .]
7. Founding entity.   "Founding entity" means any municipality or county that has on its own or together with one or more other municipalities or counties developed an airport authority proposal for approval under this chapter.
[ RR 2007, c. 2, §1 (COR) .]
SECTION HISTORY
RR 2007, c. 2, §1 (COR). 2007, c. 563, §1 (NEW).

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