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Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 916
MENTALLY ILL AND INTELLECTUALLY DISABLED DEFENDANTS
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F.S. 916.1081
916.1081 Escape from program; penalty.
(1) A forensic client who is involuntarily committed to the department or agency, who is in the custody of the department or agency, and who escapes or attempts to escape from a civil or forensic facility commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(2) A person who is involuntarily committed to the department or the agency, who is in the custody of the Department of Corrections, and who escapes or attempts to escape from a facility or program commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. Any punishment of imprisonment imposed under this subsection shall run consecutive to any former sentence imposed upon the person.
History.s. 38, ch. 85-167; s. 8, ch. 98-92; s. 5, ch. 2006-195.
Note.Former s. 916.175.