☰ Revisor of Missouri


Chapter 575

< > Effective - 17 Mar 1986, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *575.200.  Until December 31, 2016 — Escape or attempted escape from custody. — 1.  A person commits the crime of escape from custody or attempted escape from custody if, while being held in custody after arrest for any crime, he escapes or attempts to escape from custody.

  2.  Escape or attempted escape from custody is a class A misdemeanor unless:

  (1)  It is effected or attempted by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or by holding any person as hostage, in which case escape or attempted escape from custody is a class A felony;

  (2)  The person escaping or attempting to escape is under arrest for a felony, in which case escape from custody is a class D felony.


(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1986 S.B. 450)

Effective 3-17-86

*This section was amended by S.B. 491, 2014, effective 1-01-17.  Due to the delayed effective date, both versions of this section are printed here.

---- end of effective  17 Mar 1986 ----

use this link to bookmark section  575.200

 - All versions
Effective End
575.200 1/1/2017
575.200 3/17/1986 1/1/2017

Click here for the Reorganization Act of 1974 - or - Concurrent Resolutions Having Force & Effect of Law
In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions End Report

Site changes Pictures Contact

Other Links
Legislative Research Oversight MOLIS
Library MO WebMasters
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
Missouri House

@03:18:08.4 40 :)