Maine Revised Statutes

§1637. False claims of membership in federally recognized tribe in the State

1. Prohibition.   A person may not:
A. Knowingly claim falsely to be a member of the Aroostook Band of Micmacs, the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation; [2011, c. 583, §1 (NEW).]
B. Have the intent to obtain property to which the person is not entitled by making the claim under paragraph A; and [2011, c. 583, §1 (NEW).]
C. Obtain property to which the person is not entitled by making the claim under paragraph A. [2011, c. 583, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 583, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Penalty.   A person that violates subsection 1 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not more than $2,500 may be adjudged.
[ 2011, c. 583, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Definition.   For purposes of this section, "property" has the same meaning as set forth in Title 17-A, section 352, subsection 1.
[ 2011, c. 583, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2011, c. 583, §1 (NEW).