An Act To Amend the Law Concerning Protection from Abuse Orders To Include Pets
Sec. 1. 19-A MRSA §4006, sub-§5-A is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 19-A MRSA §4007, sub-§1, ¶E-1 is enacted to read:
This bill amends the law concerning protection from abuse orders to allow the court to include provisions in protection from abuse orders, including temporary orders, that direct the defendant to refrain from injuring or threatening to injure an animal that is owned, possessed, leased, kept or held by either party or a minor child residing in the household.