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Code of Virginia
Title 53.1. Prisons and Other Methods of Correction
Chapter 8. Agreement on Detainers

§ 53.1-213. Escape of person in custody pursuant to detainer.

Any person who is in the custody of an officer of this Commonwealth pursuant to a detainer issued in accordance with this chapter and who escapes from such custody shall be guilty of a felony and punished by confinement in a state correctional facility for not less than one nor more than five years.

Code 1950, § 53-304.5; 1970, c. 407; 1982, c. 636.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.