Maine Revised Statutes

§1751. Definitions

As used in this chapter and chapters 201, 202, 202-A, 207, 301 and 305, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following words have the following meanings. [2005, c. 146, §1 (AMD).]

1. Commissioner.  "Commissioner" shall mean the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry or his duly authorized agent.
[ 1979, c. 731, §19 (AMD); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §6 (REV) .]
2. Domestic animals.  "Domestic animals" means cattle, equines, goats, sheep, swine, cats, dogs, domesticated cervids or other domesticated animals; large game as defined in section 1341, subsection 5; and poultry.
[ 2003, c. 386, §13 (AMD) .]
3. Authorized agent.  "Authorized agent" means employees of the department, veterinarians licensed by the State to practice veterinary medicine while performing official duties for the department, employees of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, or other persons designated by the commissioner.
[ 2001, c. 572, §24 (AMD) .]
4. Person.  "Person" shall mean the State, any municipality, political subdivision, institution, public or private corporation, individual, partnership or other entity.
5. Poultry.  "Poultry" means all domesticated birds.
SECTION HISTORY
1971, c. 594, §5 (AMD). 1977, c. 78, §29 (AMD). 1999, c. 765, §4 (AMD). 2001, c. 572, §§23,24 (AMD). 2003, c. 386, §13 (AMD). 2005, c. 146, §1 (AMD). 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §6 (REV).