Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 149

H.P. 410 - L.D. 572

An Act To Expand the Membership of the Maine Elder Death Analysis Review Team

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 5 MRSA §200-H, sub-§1,  as amended by PL 2007, c. 324, §1, is further amended to read:

1. Composition.   The team is composed of 13 16 members as follows:
A.  The Chief Medical Examiner, ex officio;
B.  The Director of Investigations for the Office of the Attorney General, ex officio;
C. The Director of the Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services within the Department of Health and Human Services, ex officio;
D.  The Director of the Health Care Crimes Unit within the Office of the Attorney General, ex officio;
E.  The Director of Community Resource Aging Planning and Resources Development within the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau Office of Elder and Adult Services, ex officio;
F.  The Director of the Adult Protective Services program within the Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau Office of Elder and Adult Services, ex officio;
G.  The Director of Adult Mental Health Services within the Department of Health and Human Services, ex officio;
H.  The executive director of the long-term care ombudsman program, as established in Title 22, section 5106, subsection 11-C, ex officio;
H-1 A sexual assault nurse examiner within the Office of the Attorney General, ex officio;
I.  A representative of victim services, appointed by the Attorney General;
J.  A commanding officer of the Criminal Investigation Division within the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of the State Police, appointed by the Attorney General;
K.  A prosecutor, nominated by a statewide association of prosecutors and appointed by the Attorney General;
L.  A police chief, nominated by a statewide association of chiefs of police and appointed by the Attorney General; and
M.  A sheriff, nominated by a statewide association of sheriffs and appointed by the Attorney General . ;
N A physician, a geriatrician or a primary care physician who works in the area of elder care, nominated by a statewide association of physicians and appointed by the Attorney General; and
O An emergency medical services' person, nominated by a statewide association of emergency medical services professionals and appointed by the Attorney General.

Effective September 12, 2009

Office of the Revisor of Statutes
State House, Room 108
Augusta, ME 04333