2019 Maine Revised Statutes
Subtitle 2: HEALTH
Chapter 263-B: ABORTIONS
22 §1593. Sale and use of fetuses

Universal Citation: 22 ME Rev Stat § 1593 (2019)

§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.  

[PL 2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §10 (NEW); PL 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.  

[PL 2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §10 (NEW); PL 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.  

[PL 2003, c. 452, Pt. K, §10 (NEW); PL 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]


PL 1977, c. 696, §186 (NEW). PL 2003, c. 452, §K10 (RPR). PL 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF).

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