LD 475
Session - 129th Maine Legislature
LR 1719
Item 1
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

An Act To Ensure Caller Access to E-9-1-1 Call Recordings

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

Sec. 1. 25 MRSA §2929, sub-§4, ¶C-1,  as enacted by PL 2015, c. 153, §4, is amended to read:

C-1. To a person accused of a crime or that person's agent or attorney for trial and sentencing purposes if authorized by:

(1) The responsible prosecutorial office or prosecutor; or

(2) A rule or order of a court of competent jurisdiction.

As used in this paragraph, "agent" means a licensed professional investigator or an expert witness, or a parent, foster parent or guardian if the accused person has not attained 18 years of age; and

Sec. 2. 25 MRSA §2929, sub-§4, ¶D,  as enacted by PL 1997, c. 291, §3, is amended to read:

D. In accordance with an order issued on a finding of good cause by a court of competent jurisdiction . ; and

Sec. 3. 25 MRSA §2929, sub-§4, ¶E  is enacted to read:

E To the person who made the call or the person's attorney upon request of the person or the person's attorney.


This bill allows disclosure of an audio recording of an E-9-1-1 call to the person who made the call or the person's attorney.

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