Maine Revised Statutes

§9061. Definitions

As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1981, c. 152, §16 (NEW).]

1. Board.  "Board" means the Manufactured Housing Board or its employees.
[ 1981, c. 152, §16 (NEW) .]
2. Commissioner.  "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Professional and Financial Regulation.
[ 1987, c. 395, Pt. A, §38 (AMD) .]
3. Dealer.  "Dealer" means any person engaged in the sale, leasing, or distribution of new manufactured homes primarily to persons who in good faith purchase or lease a manufactured home for purposes other than resale.
[ 1981, c. 152, §16 (NEW) .]
4. Department.  "Department" means the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation or its employees.
[ 1987, c. 395, Pt. A, §38 (AMD) .]
5. Distributor.  "Distributor" means any person engaged in the sale and distribution of manufactured homes for resale.
[ 1981, c. 152, §16 (NEW) .]
6. Manufacturer.  "Manufacturer" means any person engaged in manufacturing or assembling manufactured homes, regardless of the destination of the homes, including any person engaged in importing homes for resale.
[ 2017, c. 210, Pt. B, §24 (AMD) .]
7. Manufactured housing.  "Manufactured housing" means for the purpose of this subchapter, a structure, transportable in one or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is 8 body feet or more in width, and 40 body feet or more in length, or, when erected on site, is 320 or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling, with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, including the plumbing, heating, air-conditioning and electrical systems contained therein; except that the term shall include any structure which meets all the requirements of this subsection except the size requirements and with respect to which the manufacturer voluntarily files a certification required by the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and complies with the standards established under the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, 42 United States Code 5401, et seq.
[ 1981, c. 152, §16 (NEW) .]
8. Secretary.  "Secretary" means the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
[ 1981, c. 152, §16 (NEW) .]
9. State administrative agency.  "State administrative agency" means the department that has been approved or conditionally approved to carry out the state plan for enforcement of the standards pursuant to section 623 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383, 42 United States Code, Section 5422 and 24 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 3282, Subpart G.
[ 1993, c. 642, §31 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1981, c. 152, §16 (NEW). 1987, c. 395, §A38 (AMD). 1993, c. 642, §31 (AMD). 2017, c. 210, Pt. B, §24 (AMD).