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PUBLIC Law, Chapter 176

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An Act To Clarify Maine's Protection from Abuse Statutes

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 19-A MRSA §4002, sub-§7  is enacted to read:

7 Social media.   "Social media" means an electronic medium or service through which users create, share and view user-generated content, including, but not limited to, videos, still photographs, blogs, video blogs, podcasts, instant and text messages, e-mail, online service accounts and Internet website profiles and locations.

Sec. 2. 19-A MRSA §4007, sub-§1, ¶D,  as enacted by PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 and affected by Pt. E, §2, is amended to read:

D. Directing the defendant to refrain from having any direct or indirect contact with the plaintiff , including via social media;

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 129th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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