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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 575

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  *575.220.  Until December 31, 2016 — Failure to return to confinement. — 1.  A person commits the crime of failure to return to confinement if, while serving a sentence for any crime under a work-release program, or while under sentence of any crime to serve a term of confinement which is not continuous, or while serving any other type of sentence for any crime wherein he or she is temporarily permitted to go at large without guard, he or she purposely fails to return to confinement when he or she is required to do so.

  2.  This section does not apply to persons who are free on bond, bail or recognizance, personal or otherwise, nor to persons who are on probation or parole, temporary or otherwise.

  3.  Failure to return to confinement is a class C misdemeanor unless:

  (1)  The sentence being served is to the Missouri department of corrections and human resources, in which case failure to return to confinement is a class D felony; or

  (2)  The sentence being served is one of confinement in a county or private jail on conviction of a felony, in which case failure to return to confinement is a class A misdemeanor.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, 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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