Regarding the Threatened Use of Force in the Crime of Robbery

Last updated: Jun 24, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Retail Crime
Status: Passed
Sponsor: Senator Scott Cyrway, Senate 16 - Kennebec County
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 1387

Position:

Support.

UPDATE: This bill has been passed and signed by the governor. It becomes law 90 days post-adjournment.

UPDATE: The committee voted the bill Ought to Pass as Amended.

Summary:

This bill adds in the language setting out the crime of robbery in the element of threatened use of force the alternative element of intimidation, which the bill defines as direct or indirect threatening or placing in fear.