Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A. Maine Criminal Code § 512. Failure to report treatment of a gunshot wound

1. A person is guilty of failure to report treatment of a gunshot wound if, being a health care practitioner or emergency medical services person, that person treats a human being for a wound apparently caused by the discharge of a firearm and knowingly fails to report the same to a law enforcement agency immediately by the quickest means of communication.

2. Failure to report treatment of a gunshot wound is a Class E crime.

3. As used in this section, “health care practitioner” has the same meaning as in Title 24, section 2502, subsection 1-A, and “emergency medical services person” has the same meaning as in Title 32, section 83, subsection 12.


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