Maine Revised Statutes

§435. Added jurisdiction to prosecute

1.   In addition to the State's having jurisdiction pursuant to section 7 to convict a person under section 432 or 433, the State has jurisdiction to convict a person under this chapter when that person is physically located outside of this State and the prohibited conduct:
A. Occurs outside of this State and the victim of the crime is a resident of this State at the time of the crime; and [2011, c. 377, §1 (NEW).]
B. Is sufficient under this section to constitute a crime in this State. [2011, c. 377, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 377, §1 (NEW) .]
2.   As used in this section, "resident" means a person who lives in this State either permanently or for an extended period. "Extended period" includes, but is not limited to, the period of time a student attends a school or college and the period of time a person serving in the Armed Forces of the United States is stationed in this State.
[ 2011, c. 377, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2011, c. 377, §1 (NEW).

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