Maine Revised Statutes

§2413-A. Motor vehicle violation resulting in death

1. Offense.   A person commits the civil violation of motor vehicle violation resulting in death if that person, while operating a motor vehicle and committing a traffic infraction, causes the death of another person.
[ 2009, c. 182, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Pleading and proof.   The State must prove that the defendant's committing a traffic infraction while operating a motor vehicle caused the death under subsection 1. The court shall apply Title 17-A, section 33 in assessing any causation under this section.
[ 2009, c. 182, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Penalties.   A person who violates this section commits a civil violation for which a fine of not more than $5,000 may be adjudged. Any portion of the fine adjudged may be satisfied by a court-ordered requirement of community service work. The court shall also impose a license suspension of no less than 14 days and up to 4 years.
[ 2009, c. 182, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2009, c. 182, §1 (NEW).