Maine Revised Statutes

§6000. Definitions

As used in this subchapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [2015, c. 293, §1 (NEW).]

1. Domestic violence.   "Domestic violence" means conduct described in Title 17-A, chapters 9, 11, 12 and 13; Title 17-A, sections 432, 433, 506, 506-A, 506-B, 758, 805, 806, 852 and 853; and Title 19-A, section 4002, subsection 1, when the victim of that conduct or threat is a family or household member, as defined in Title 19-A, section 4002, subsection 4 or dating partner, as defined in Title 19-A, section 4002, subsection 3-A.
[ 2015, c. 293, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Sexual assault.   "Sexual assault" means any conduct described under Title 17-A, chapters 11, 12 and 35 and Title 17-A, sections 852 and 853.
[ 2015, c. 293, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Stalking.   "Stalking" means any conduct described in Title 17-A, section 210-A.
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4. Victim.   "Victim" means an individual who has been subject to domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.
[ 2015, c. 293, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2015, c. 293, §1 (NEW).