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21-5912. Aiding escape. (a) Aiding escape is:

(1) Assisting another who is in custody to escape from such custody; or

(2) supplying to another who is in custody any object or thing adapted or designed for use in making an escape; or

(3) introducing into an institution in which a person is confined any object or thing adapted or designed for use in making any escape.

(b) Aiding escape is a:

(1) Severity level 8, nonperson felony, except as provided in subsection (b)(2); and

(2) severity level 4, nonperson felony if such aiding escape is by an employee or volunteer of the department of corrections, or the employee or volunteer of a contractor who is under contract to provide services to the department of corrections.

(c) As used in this section "custody" includes custody on a charge or conviction of crime, on a charge or adjudication of a misdemeanor or felony, or on a commitment to the state security hospital as provided in K.S.A. 22-3428, and amendments thereto, based on a finding that the person committed an act constituting any crime.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, ยง 137; July 1, 2011.

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