Maine Revised Statutes

§2102. Unlawful use of license or identification card; unlawful dissemination of protected information

The following provisions govern the unlawful use of a license or identification card and the unlawful dissemination of information that is protected by a state law or rule that implements the federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act of 1994, 18 United States Code, Sections 2721 to 2725 (2006). [2009, c. 493, §2 (AMD).]

1. Display revoked, mutilated, fictitious or fraudulently altered driver's license or identification card.  A person commits a Class E crime if that person displays a revoked, mutilated, fictitious or fraudulently altered driver's license or identification card issued or represented to be issued by this State or any other state or province.
[ 2009, c. 493, §2 (AMD) .]
1-A. Possess revoked, mutilated, fictitious or fraudulently altered driver's license or identification card.   A person commits a Class E crime if that person possesses a revoked, mutilated, fictitious or fraudulently altered driver's license or identification card issued or represented to be issued by this State or any other state or province.
[ 2009, c. 493, §2 (AMD) .]
1-B. Display suspended driver's license; crime.   A person commits a Class E crime if that person displays a suspended driver's license issued by this State or any other state or province when the operation of the motor vehicle by that person is punishable as a crime.
[ 2009, c. 493, §2 (NEW) .]
1-C. Display suspended driver's license; traffic infraction.   A person commits a traffic infraction if that person displays a suspended driver's license issued by this State or any other state or province when the operation of the motor vehicle by that person is punishable as a traffic infraction.
[ 2009, c. 493, §2 (NEW) .]
1-D. Possess suspended driver's license; crime.   A person commits a Class E crime if that person possesses a suspended driver's license issued by this State or any other state or province when the operation of the motor vehicle by that person is punishable as a crime.
[ 2009, c. 493, §2 (NEW) .]
1-E. Possess suspended driver's license; traffic infraction.   A person commits a traffic infraction if that person possesses a suspended driver's license issued by this State or any other state or province when the operation of the motor vehicle by that person is punishable as a traffic infraction.
[ 2009, c. 493, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Loan.   A person commits a Class E crime if that person knowingly permits another person to use that person's driver's license or identification card issued by this State or any other state or province.
[ 2009, c. 493, §2 (AMD) .]
3. Representation.   A person commits a Class E crime if that person displays or represents as that person's own a driver's license or identification card issued to another by this State or any other state or province.
[ 2009, c. 493, §2 (AMD) .]
4. Use.   A person commits a Class E crime if that person knowingly permits an unlawful use of a driver's license or identification card issued by this State or any other state or province.
[ 2009, c. 493, §2 (AMD) .]
5. Privacy laws or rules; violation.   A person commits a Class E crime if that person knowingly disseminates information that is protected by a state law or rule that implements the federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act of 1994.
[ 2009, c. 493, §2 (AMD) .]

Violation of subsection 1, 1-A, 1-B, 1-D or 3 is a strict liability crime as defined in Title 17-A, section 34, subsection 4-A. [2009, c. 493, §2 (AMD).]

SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 1997, c. 437, §43 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §§Q54-57 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2009, c. 493, §2 (AMD).