Maine Revised Statutes

§2303. Definitions -- Article II

1. Mentally disordered offender.  "Mentally disordered offender" means a person who has been determined, by adjudication or other method legally sufficient for the purpose in the party state where the determination is made, to be mentally ill and:
A. Is under sentence for the commission of crime; or [1979, c. 303, (NEW).]
B. Who is confined or committed on account of the commission of an offense for which, in the absence of mental illness, said person would be subject to incarceration in a penal or correctional facility. [1979, c. 303, (NEW).]
[ 1979, c. 303, (NEW) .]
2. Patient.  "Patient" means a mentally disordered offender who is cared for, treated or transferred pursuant to this compact.
[ 1979, c. 303, (NEW) .]
3. Sending state.  "Sending state" means a state party to this compact in which the mentally disordered offender was convicted; or the state in which he would be subject to trial on or conviction of an offense, except for his mental condition; or, within the meaning of Article V of this compact, the state whose authorities have filed a petition in connection with an untried indictment, information or complaint.
[ 1979, c. 303, (NEW) .]
4. Receiving state.  "Receiving state" means a state party to this compact to which a mentally disordered offender is sent for care, aftercare, treatment or rehabilitation, or, within the meaning of Article V of this compact, the state in which a petition in connection with an untried indictment, information or complaint has been filed.
[ 1979, c. 303, (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1979, c. 303, (NEW).