2019 Georgia Code
Title 49 - Social Services
Chapter 4A - Department of Juvenile Justice
§ 49-4A-10. Escape from juvenile detention facility; petition; commitment

Universal Citation: GA Code § 49-4A-10 (2019)

Whenever any child shall escape from any juvenile detention facility, the department shall file a petition in the court having jurisdiction and, upon conviction, he or she shall be committed for an additional 12 months in a juvenile detention facility under the jurisdiction of the department or to another institution under the Department of Corrections.


Code 1981, § 49-4A-10, enacted by Ga. L. 1992, p. 1983, § 24; Ga. L. 2013, p. 294, § 3-10/HB 242.

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