Public Laws

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 20

H.P. 104 - L.D. 122

An Act To Correct the Law Concerning Private Investigators' License Qualifications

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

Sec. 1. 32 MRSA §8105, sub-§5,  as amended by PL 2001, c. 298, §2, is further amended to read:

5. Application.   Submits an application which that contains the following:
A. Full name;
B. Full current address and addresses for the prior 5 years;
C. The date and place of birth, height, weight and color of eyes;
D. A statement granting the chief of police authority to check the criminal records of any law enforcement agency. The applicant must agree to submit to having his fingerprints taken by the issuing authority if it becomes necessary to resolve any question as to his the applicant's identity; and
E. Answers to the following questions:

(1) Are you currently under indictment or information for a crime for which the possible penalty is imprisonment for a period equal to or exceeding one year?

(2) Have you ever been convicted of a crime for which the possible penalty was imprisonment for a period equal to or exceeding one year?

(3) Are you a fugitive from justice?

(4) Are you an unlawful user of or addicted to marijuana or any other drug?

(5) Have you been adjudged mentally defective or been committed to a mental institution within the past 5 years? or

(6) Are you an illegal alien?

By affixing his the applicant's signature, the applicant certifies that the information in the application provided by him the applicant is true and correct and that he the applicant understands that an affirmative answer to any of the questions in paragraph E , subparagraph (5) is cause for refusal and any false statement may result in prosecution as provided in section 8114.

Effective September 12, 2009

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