Maine Revised Statutes

§11223. Aid to injured person and reporting hunting accident

1. Duty.  A person who knows or has reason to know that that person has inflicted injury or may have inflicted injury on another person by the use of a firearm, bow and arrow or crossbow shall:
A. Make that person known to the victim; [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
B. Render first aid and assistance as that person is capable of rendering under the circumstances; and [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
C. Give notice of the event by the quickest means to a game warden or, in the event that a game warden can not be contacted, to the law enforcement officer nearest the place where the event occurred. [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
[ 2005, c. 477, §11 (AMD) .]
2. Prohibition. 
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §154 (RP) .]
3. Penalty.  A person who fails to aid an injured person or report a hunting accident in accordance with this section commits a Class C crime.
[ 2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §B154 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF). 2005, c. 477, §11 (AMD).