2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 18 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 51 - Obstructing Governmental Operations
5124 - Default in required appearance.

     § 5124.  Default in required appearance.
        (a)  Offense defined.--A person set at liberty by court
     order, with or without bail, upon condition that he will
     subsequently appear at a specified time and place, commits a
     misdemeanor of the second degree if, without lawful excuse, he
     fails to appear at that time and place. The offense constitutes
     a felony of the third degree where the required appearance was
     to answer to a charge of felony, or for disposition of any such
     charge, and the actor took flight or went into hiding to avoid
     apprehension, trial or punishment.
        (b)  Exception.--Subsection (a) of this section does not
     apply to obligations to appear incident to release under
     suspended sentence or on probation or parole.

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