There is a newer version of the New York Consolidated Laws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
205.19 - Absconding from a community treatment facility.
* § 205.19 Absconding from a community treatment facility. A person is guilty of absconding from a community treatment facility when having been released from confinement from a correctional institution under the jurisdiction of the state department of correctional services by transfer to a community treatment facility, he leaves such facility without authorization or he intentionally fails to return to the community treatment facility at or before the time prescribed for his return. Absconding from a community treatment facility is a class E felony. * NB Expires September 1, 2011
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