Maine Revised Statutes

§1593. Sale and use of fetuses

1. Prohibition.  A person may not use, transfer, distribute or give away a live human fetus, whether intrauterine or extrauterine, or any product of conception considered live born, for scientific experimentation or for any form of experimentation.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §10 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Consenting, aiding or assisting.  A person may not consent to violating subsection 1 or aid or assist another in violating subsection 1.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §10 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
3. Penalty.  A person who violates this section commits a Class C crime. Violation of this section is a strict liability crime as defined in Title 17-A, section 34, subsection 4-A.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §10 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1977, c. 696, §186 (NEW). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2003, c. 452, §K10 (RPR).