There is a newer version of the New York Consolidated Laws
2010 New York Code
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
Title L - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Article 205 - (205.00 - 205.65) ESCAPE AND OTHER OFFENSES RELATING TO CUSTODY
205.17 - Absconding from temporary release in the first degree.
* § 205.17 Absconding from temporary release in the first degree. A person is guilty of absconding from temporary release in the first degree when having been released from confinement in a correctional institution under the jurisdiction of the state department of correctional services or a facility under the jurisdiction of the state division for youth to participate in a program of temporary release, he intentionally fails to return to the institution or facility of his confinement at or before the time prescribed for his return. Absconding from temporary release in the first degree is a class E felony. * NB Expires September 1, 2011
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