New York Penal Law Section 205.18 - Absconding from a furlough program.

*  205.18 Absconding from a furlough program.

A person is guilty of absconding from a furlough program when, having been released from confinement in an institution under the jurisdiction of the commissioner of correction in a city having a population of one million or more or of a county which elects to have this article apply thereto to participate in a furlough program, he intentionally fails to return to the institution of his confinement at or before the time prescribed for his return.

Absconding from a furlough program is a class A misdemeanor.

* NB Expires September 1, 2019

Last modified: February 3, 2019