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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 575

Effective - 28 Aug 2009, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *575.210.  Until December 31, 2016 — Escape or attempted escape from confinement — penalty. — 1.  A person commits the crime of escape or attempted escape from confinement if, while being held in confinement after arrest for any crime, while serving a sentence after conviction for any crime, or while at an institutional treatment center operated by the department of corrections as a condition of probation or parole, such person escapes or attempts to escape from confinement.

  2.  Escape or attempted escape from confinement in the department of corrections is a class B felony.

  3.  Escape or attempted escape from confinement in a county or private jail or city or county correctional facility is a class D felony except that it is:

  (1)  A class A felony if it is effected or attempted by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument or by holding any person as hostage;

  (2)  A class C felony if the escape or attempted escape is facilitated by striking or beating any person.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1986 S.B. 450, A.L. 1994 S.B. 763, A.L. 1995 H.B. 424, A.L. 2009 S.B. 44)

*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.


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