Maine Revised Statutes

§751. Obstructing government administration

1.   A person is guilty of obstructing government administration if the person intentionally interferes by force, violence or intimidation or by any physical act with a public servant performing or purporting to perform an official function.
[ 2003, c. 657, §5 (AMD) .]
2.   This section does not apply to:
A. Refusal by a person to submit to an arrest or detention; or [1997, c. 351, §2 (AMD).]
B. Escape by a person from official custody, as defined in section 755. [1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW).]
[ 1997, c. 351, §2 (AMD) .]
3.   Obstructing government administration is a Class D crime.
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW). 1997, c. 351, §2 (AMD). 2003, c. 657, §5 (AMD).

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