SENATE BILL 5123
State of Washington 57th Legislature 2001 Regular Session
By Senators Costa, Long and Hargrove
Read first time 01/11/2001. Referred to Committee on Human Services & Corrections.
_1 AN ACT Relating to the crime of escape when committed by
_2 sexually violent predators; amending RCW 9A.76.120; and
_3 prescribing penalties.
_4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
_5 Sec. 1. RCW 9A.76.120 and 1995 c 216 s 15 are each amended to read
_6 as follows:
_7 (1) A person is guilty of escape in the second degree if:
_8 (a) He or she escapes from a detention facility;
_9 (b) Having been charged with a felony or an equivalent juvenile
10 offense, he or she escapes from custody; or
11 (c) Having been found to be a sexually violent predator and
12 being under an order of conditional release, he or she leaves, or
13 remains absent from, the state of Washington without prior court
15 (2) Escape in the second degree is a class C felony.
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