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Maine Legislative Session Ends With Two Pro-Gun Measures Enacted Into Law

Friday, August 3, 2007

Wrapping up the Maine 2007 Legislative Session, Governor John Baldacci (D) signed two pro-Second Amendment measures into law, both introduced by State Representative Rich Cebra (R-101). 

LD 148, “An Act To Provide Fairness in Concealed Weapon Reciprocity Agreements,” directs the Commissioner of Public Safety to work in cooperation with the Attorney General to conduct a comprehensive review of other states’ concealed weapon laws for the purpose of identifying and seeking other states with which Maine may enter into concealed weapon reciprocity agreements. The Commissioner of Public Safety shall report findings and progress to the Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety no later than January 1, 2008. Upon receipt of the report, the Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety may submit necessary legislation to the Second Regular Session of the 123rd Legislature.

LD 1156, “An Act To Protect Owners and Occupiers of Homes from Civil Liability,” amends the Maine Criminal Code to provide protection for individual self-defense in the home.  LD 1156 provides for defense of premises as a defense in a civil action if the defender used the degree of force that is justified under the Maine Criminal Code.

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