2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Chapter 750 - MICHIGAN PENAL CODE
Act 328 of 1931 - THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (750.1 - 750.568)
328-1931-LIX - CHAPTER LIX MILITARY (750.398...750.408)
Section 750.404 - Desertion from military service.
Act 328 of 1931
750.404 Desertion from military service.
Any person who has enlisted into the service of the United States, or of this state, and who was sworn into such service, or who offers himself or herself as a substitute for a citizen of this state duly drafted into the service of the United States or of this state and after being duly sworn into such service, deserts the same, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine of not more than $1,000.00.
History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- CL 1948, 750.404 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 672, Eff. Mar. 31, 2003
Former Law: See section 6 of Act 128 of 1863, being CL 1871, § 7766; How., § 9363; CL 1897, § 11392; CL 1915, § 15110; and CL 1929, § 16643.
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