Maine Revised Statutes

§1094-B. Improper contact with a family or household member prior to the setting of preconviction bail

1. Improper contact.   A person is guilty of improper contact with a family or household member prior to the setting of preconviction bail if:
A. The person is being detained as a result of the person's arrest for an offense specified in section 1023, subsection 4, paragraph B-1; [2013, c. 478, §2 (NEW).]
B. Preconviction bail has not been set by a justice or judge; [2013, c. 478, §2 (NEW).]
C. The person is notified, in writing or otherwise, by the county jail staff or a law enforcement officer not to make direct or indirect contact with the specifically identified alleged victim of the offense for which the person is being detained; [2017, c. 66, §1 (AMD).]
D. The alleged victim is a family or household member of the person; and [2013, c. 478, §2 (NEW).]
E. After the notification specified in paragraph C, the person intentionally or knowingly makes direct or indirect contact with the specifically identified alleged victim. [2013, c. 478, §2 (NEW).]
As used in this subsection, "family or household member" has the same meaning as in Title 19-A, section 4002, subsection 4.
[ 2017, c. 66, §1 (AMD) .]
2. Penalty.   Violation of this section is a Class D crime.
[ 2013, c. 478, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2013, c. 478, §2 (NEW). 2017, c. 66, §1 (AMD).