Maine Revised Statutes

§208-C. Elevated aggravated assault on pregnant person

1.    A person is guilty of elevated aggravated assault on a pregnant person if that person intentionally or knowingly causes serious bodily injury to a person the person knows or has reason to know is pregnant. For the purposes of this subsection, "serious bodily injury" includes bodily injury that results in the termination of a pregnancy. This subsection does not apply to acts committed by:
A. Any person relating to an abortion for which the consent of the pregnant person, or a person authorized by law to act on her behalf, has been obtained or for which such consent is implied by law; or [2005, c. 408, §1 (NEW).]
B. Any person for any medical treatment of the pregnant person or the fetus. [2005, c. 408, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2005, c. 408, §1 (NEW) .]
2.    Elevated aggravated assault on a pregnant person is a Class A crime.
[ 2005, c. 408, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2005, c. 408, §1 (NEW).

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