2017 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Chapter 9 - FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE, EXTRADITION AND DETAINERS.
Article 2 - Extradition.
Division 2 - From Alabama.
Section 15-9-46 - When prosecution already instituted in Alabama.
If a criminal prosecution has been instituted against such person under the laws of this state and is still pending, the Governor, at his discretion, either may surrender him on the demand of the executive authority of another state, or may hold him until he has been tried and discharged or convicted and punished in this state.(Acts 1931, No. 482, p. 559; Code 1940, T. 15, §66.)