State Laws and Legislation

Maine Hate Crimes Law

Gender identity protected? No
Maine's hate crimes law does not explicitly address gender identity-based violence. 17-A M.R.S. § 1151 (2001).

Sexual orientation protected? Yes
Maine's hate crimes law explicitly addresses sexual orientation. 17-A M.R.S. § 1151 (2001).

Updated: Fri, March 09, 2007 - 12:00:24