Maine Revised Statutes

§2313. Definitions -- Article II

As used in this compact, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [2005, c. 147, §1 (NEW).]

1. Executive committee.  "Executive committee" means the committee established pursuant to section 2316, subsection 5.
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2. Governing board.  "Governing board" means the administrators of this compact representing all of the party states when the administrators are acting as a body in pursuance of authority vested in them by this compact.
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3. Insurance fund.  "Insurance fund" means the Pest Control Insurance Fund established pursuant to this compact.
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4. Pest.  "Pest" means any invertebrate animal, pathogen, parasitic plant or similar or allied organism that can cause disease or damage in any crops, trees, shrubs, grasses or other plants of substantial value.
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5. Requesting state.  "Requesting state" means a state that invokes the procedures of the compact to secure the undertaking or intensification of measures to control or eradicate one or more pests within one or more other states.
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6. Responding state.  "Responding state" means a state requested to undertake or intensify the measures referred to in subsection 5.
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7. State.  "State" means a state, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
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SECTION HISTORY
2005, c. 147, §1 (NEW).