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     § 2903.  False imprisonment.
        (a)  Offense defined.--A person commits an offense if he
     knowingly restrains another unlawfully so as to interfere
     substantially with his liberty.
        (b)  Grading.--
            (1)  Except as provided in paragraph (2), an offense
        under subsection (a) is a misdemeanor of the second degree.
            (2)  If the victim of the offense is an individual under
        18 years of age, an offense under subsection (a) is a felony
        of the second degree.
     (Dec. 20, 2000, P.L.721, No.98, eff. imd.)

        2000 Amendment.  Section 3(1) of Act 98 provided that the
     amendment of section 2903 shall apply to offenses committed on
     or after the effective date of Act 98. See the preamble to Act
     98 in the appendix to this title for special provisions relating
     to legislative intent.
        Cross References.  Section 2903 is referred to in sections
     5303, 6102 of Title 23 (Domestic Relations).
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