Felony Theft Would Require Larger Amounts Under Proposed Maine Law

Changes to felony theft law are proposed in the Maine State House

Maine’s Criminal Statute Factory

Senator Roger Katz is sponsoring a bill before the 126th session of the Maine Legislature. The proposed law would increase the dollar amount of stolen property for felony theft charges. The bill is LD 366 “An Act To Adjust the Values of Property That Define the Class of Crime for Theft Offenses”. If it passes, it will fundamentally change the way theft cases are prosecuted in Maine Courts.

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