As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following words shall have the following meanings: [1977, c. 378, (NEW).]
1. Federal grant application. "Federal grant application" shall mean any request or proposal for financial assistance made by a state agency or by an employee of such an agency acting in his official capacity to the United States Government, whether for a loan, grant, subsidy, augmentation, advance, reimbursement, or any other form where such financial assistance will be expended by the state agency or employee acting in his official capacity. The definition shall include initial requests or proposals and subsequent amendment requests or proposals. The definition shall not include federal pass-through funds which are received by the State Government and passed directly to local governments in those cases where the State is permitted no discretion with respect to disposition of the funds to local governments under the terms of the grant and federal law.
[ 1977, c. 378, (NEW) .]
2. State agency. "State agency" shall mean each department and agency of State Government required to comply with chapter 149, except that the term "state agency" shall not include the University of Maine System or the Maine Maritime Academy.
[ 1985, c. 779, §16 (AMD) .]
1977, c. 378, (NEW). 1985, c. 779, §16 (AMD).