Maine Revised Statutes

§6-302. Definitions

As used in this Part, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1997, c. 627, §1 (NEW).]

(a).    "Beneficiary form" means a registration of a security that indicates the present owner of the security and the intention of the owner regarding the person who becomes the owner of the security upon the death of the owner.
[ 1997, c. 627, §1 (NEW) .]
(b).    "Register," including its derivatives, means to issue a certificate showing the ownership of a certificated security or, in the case of an uncertificated security, to initiate or transfer an account showing ownership of securities.
[ 1997, c. 627, §1 (NEW) .]
(c).    "Registering entity" means a person who originates or transfers a security title by registration and includes a broker maintaining security accounts for customers and a transfer agent or other person acting for or as an issuer of securities.
[ 1997, c. 627, §1 (NEW) .]
(d).    "Security" means a share, participation or other interest in property, in a business or in an obligation of an enterprise or other issuer and includes a certificated security, an uncertificated security and a security account.
[ 1997, c. 627, §1 (NEW) .]
(e).    "Security account" means:
(1). A reinvestment account associated with a security, a securities account with a broker, a cash balance in a brokerage account, cash, interest, earnings or dividends earned or declared on a security in an account, a reinvestment account or a brokerage account, whether or not credited to the account before the owner's death; or [1997, c. 627, §1 (NEW).]
(2). A cash balance or other property held for or due to the owner of a security as a replacement for or product of an account security, whether or not credited to the account before the owner's death. [1997, c. 627, §1 (NEW).]
[ 1997, c. 627, §1 (NEW) .]
1997, c. 627, §1 (NEW).