Maine Revised Statutes

§1105-E. Aggravated unlawful operation of a methamphetamine laboratory

1.   A person is guilty of aggravated unlawful operation of a methamphetamine laboratory if the person violates section 1124 and:
A. At the time of the offense, the person has one or more prior convictions for any Class A, B or C offense under this chapter or for engaging in substantially similar conduct to that of the Class A, B or C offenses under this chapter in another jurisdiction. Violation of this paragraph is a Class A crime.
Section 9-A governs the use of prior convictions when determining a sentence under this paragraph, except that, for the purposes of this paragraph, the date of each prior conviction may precede the commission of the offense being enhanced by more than 10 years; [2015, c. 346, §5 (NEW).]
B. At the time of the offense, the person possesses a firearm in the furtherance of the offense, uses a firearm, carries a firearm or is armed with a firearm. Violation of this paragraph is a Class A crime; [2015, c. 346, §5 (NEW).]
C. At the time of the offense, the person is within 1,000 feet of the real property comprising a private or public elementary or secondary school or a safe zone as defined in section 1101, subsection 23. Violation of this paragraph is a Class A crime; [2015, c. 346, §5 (NEW).]
D. At the time of the offense, the person enlists or solicits the aid of or conspires with a child who is in fact less than 18 years of age to operate a methamphetamine laboratory. Violation of this paragraph is a Class A crime; [2015, c. 346, §5 (NEW).]
E. Death or serious bodily injury is in fact caused by the methamphetamine laboratory. Violation of this paragraph is a Class A crime; or [2015, c. 346, §5 (NEW).]
F. At the time of the offense, the premises is the residence of a child who is in fact less than 18 years of age, the premises is a multi-unit residential building or the premises is a room offered to the public for overnight accommodations. Violation of this paragraph is a Class A crime. [2015, c. 346, §5 (NEW).]
[ 2015, c. 346, §5 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2015, c. 346, §5 (NEW).