Maine Revised Statutes Title 32. Professions and Occupations § 3292. Treatment of minors

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

An individual licensed under this chapter who renders medical care to a minor for treatment of venereal disease or abuse of drugs or alcohol or for the collection of sexual assault evidence through a sexual assault forensic examination is under no obligation to obtain the consent of the minor's parent or guardian or to inform the parent or guardian of the treatment.  This section may not be construed to prohibit the licensed individual rendering the treatment from informing the parent or guardian.  For purposes of this section, “abuse of drugs” means the use of drugs solely for their stimulant, depressant or hallucinogenic effect upon the higher functions of the central nervous system and not as a therapeutic agent recommended by a practitioner in the course of medical treatment.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Maine Revised Statutes Title 32. Professions and Occupations § 3292. Treatment of minors - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/me/title-32-professions-and-occupations/me-rev-st-tit-32-sect-3292.html


FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Copied to clipboard