For the purposes of sections
, the following terms have the meanings given
(1) "claim" means a right of action that may be asserted in a civil action or proceeding and
includes a right of action created by statute; and
(2) "state" means a state, commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States,
the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a foreign country, or a political
subdivision of any of them.
History: 2004 c 211 s 1