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Title XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS

Chapter 575

Effective - 28 Aug 2001, 2 histories, see footnote (history) bottom

  *575.230.  Until December 31, 2016 — Aiding escape of a prisoner. — 1.  A person commits the crime of aiding escape of a prisoner if the person:

  (1)  Introduces into any place of confinement any deadly weapon or dangerous instrument, or other thing adapted or designed for use in making an escape, with the purpose of facilitating the escape of any prisoner confined therein, or of facilitating the commission of any other crime; or

  (2)  Assists or attempts to assist any prisoner who is being held in custody or confinement for the purpose of effecting the prisoner's escape from custody or confinement.

  2.  Aiding escape of a prisoner by introducing a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument into a place of confinement is a class B felony.  Aiding escape of a prisoner being held in custody or confinement on the basis of a felony charge or conviction is a class B felony.  Otherwise, aiding escape of a prisoner is a class A misdemeanor.

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(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 2001 H.B. 144 & 46)

*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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