Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 557

  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.

For the purposes of this chapter, a person who in good faith provides treatment for a child or dependent person by spiritual means through prayer may not for that reason alone be determined to have knowingly endangered the welfare of that child or dependent person. [2005, c. 373, §3 (AMD).]


1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW). 1995, c. 110, §2 (AMD). 2005, c. 373, §3 (AMD).