Maine Revised Statutes

§512. Failure to report treatment of a gunshot wound

1.    A person is guilty of failure to report treatment of a gunshot wound if, being a health care practitioner or emergency medical services person, that person treats a human being for a wound apparently caused by the discharge of a firearm and knowingly fails to report the same to a law enforcement agency immediately by the quickest means of communication.
[ 2009, c. 49, §1 (AMD) .]
2.    Failure to report treatment of a gunshot wound is a Class E crime.
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
3.    As used in this section, "health care practitioner" has the same meaning as in Title 24, section 2502, subsection 1-A, and "emergency medical services person" has the same meaning as in Title 32, section 83, subsection 12.
[ 2009, c. 49, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW). 2009, c. 49, §§1, 2 (AMD).