Maine Revised Statutes

§1141. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1991, c. 261, (NEW).]

1. Credit card.  "Credit card" has the same meaning as "accepted credit card," as defined in the Federal Truth in Lending Act, 15 United States Code, Section 1601 et seq.
[ 2011, c. 427, Pt. D, §16 (AMD) .]
2. Credit card issuer.  "Credit card issuer" has the same meaning as "card issuer," as defined in the Federal Truth in Lending Act, 15 United States Code, Section 1601 et seq.
[ 2011, c. 427, Pt. D, §17 (AMD) .]
3. Provider of travel services.  "Provider of travel services" means a person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of furnishing travel, transportation or vacation services.
[ 1991, c. 261, (NEW) .]
4. Travel agent.  "Travel agent" means a person, firm, corporation, partnership or association, other than a common carrier as defined in Title 12, section 6001, subsection 8 or employee of a common carrier, that:
A. Is an officially appointed agent of a common carrier or is a member of a cruise lines association who operates exclusively as an agent for cruise lines in the sale of cruise travel products or services; and [1991, c. 261, (NEW).]
B. As a legal agent for a provider of travel services:
(1) Sells or offers for sale travel, transportation or vacation arrangements;
(2) Negotiates for travel, transportation or vacation services; or
(3) Professes to be by solicitation, advertisement or other means a seller, contractor or arranger for travel, transportation or vacation services. [1991, c. 261, (NEW).]
[ 1991, c. 261, (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1991, c. 261, (NEW). 2007, c. 273, Pt. C, §10 (AMD). 2007, c. 695, Pt. B, §2 (AMD). 2011, c. 427, Pt. D, §§16, 17 (AMD).