LD 1387
PUBLIC Law, Chapter 157

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An Act Regarding the Threatened Use of Force in the Crime of Robbery

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

Sec. 1. 17-A MRSA §651, sub-§1, ¶B,  as amended by PL 2001, c. 383, §73 and affected by §156, is further amended to read:

B. The actor threatens to use force against any person present or otherwise intentionally or knowingly places any person present in fear of the imminent use of force with the intent:

(1) To prevent or overcome resistance to the taking of the property, or to the retention of the property immediately after the taking; or

(2) To compel the person in control of the property to give it up or to engage in other conduct that aids in the taking or carrying away of the property.

Violation of this paragraph is a Class B crime;

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 128th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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