Maine Revised Statutes

§103-B. Involuntary conduct

1.    It is a defense that, when a person causes a result or engages in forbidden conduct, the person's act or omission to act is involuntary.
[ 1999, c. 195, §2 (NEW) .]
2.    An omission to act is involuntary if the person fails to perform an act and:
A. The person is not capable of performing the act; [1999, c. 195, §2 (NEW).]
B. The person has no legal duty to perform the act; or [1999, c. 195, §2 (NEW).]
C. The person has no opportunity to perform the act. [1999, c. 195, §2 (NEW).]
[ 1999, c. 195, §2 (NEW) .]
3.    Possession of something is involuntary if the person:
A. Did not knowingly procure or receive the thing possessed; or [1999, c. 195, §2 (NEW).]
B. Was not aware of the person's control of the possession for a sufficient period to have been able to terminate the person's possession of the thing. [1999, c. 195, §2 (NEW).]
[ 1999, c. 195, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1999, c. 195, §2 (NEW).