17-A M.R.S.A. § 1057, Possession of firearms in an establishment licensed for onpremises
consumption of liquor
1. A person is guilty of criminal possession of a firearm if:
A. Not being a law enforcement officer or a private investigator licensed under
Title 32, chapter 89 and actually performing as a private investigator, the person
possesses any firearm on the premises of a licensed establishment posted to prohibit
or restrict the possession of firearms in a manner reasonably likely to come to the
attention of patrons, in violation of the posted prohibition or restriction;
B. While under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs or a combination of
liquor and drugs or with an excessive blood-alcohol level, the person possesses a
firearm in a licensed establishment.
2. For the purposes of this section, "licensed establishment" means a licensed
establishment as defined by Title 28-A, section 2, subsection 15, the license for which is
held by an on-premise retail licensee, as defined by Title 28-A, section 2, subsection 27,
paragraph B. For the purposes of this section, "premises" has the same meaning as set
forth in Title 28-A, section 2, subsection 24.
3. It is not a defense to a prosecution under subsection 1 that the person holds a
permit to carry a concealed firearm issued under Title 25, chapter 252.