Maine Revised Statutes

§1091-A. Failure to report

1. Failure to report after stay of execution.  A defendant who has been sentenced but granted a stay of execution to report until a specified date or event and who, in fact, fails to report as ordered is guilty of:
A. A Class E crime if the underlying crime was punishable by a maximum period of imprisonment of less than one year; or [1995, c. 456, §1 (NEW).]
B. A Class C crime if the underlying crime was punishable by a maximum period of imprisonment of one year or more. [1995, c. 456, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2013, c. 266, §1 (AMD) .]
2. Affirmative defense.   It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under subsection 1 that the failure to report resulted from just cause.
[ 2013, c. 266, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Strict liability.   Violation of this section is a strict liability crime as defined in Title 17-A, section 34, subsection 4-A.
[ 2013, c. 266, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 456, §1 (NEW). 2013, c. 266, §1 (AMD).