Felony Offenses in the Texas Penal Code

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Texas Penal Code, Section 38.113 - Unauthorized Absence from Community Corrections Facility, County Correctional Center, or Assignment Site

CHAPTER 38. OBSTRUCTING GOVERNMENTAL OPERATION

        § 38.113.  UNAUTHORIZED ABSENCE FROM COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS FACILITY, COUNTY CORRECTIONAL CENTER, OR ASSIGNMENT SITE.
        (a)  A person commits an offense if the person:
                (1)  is sentenced to or is required as a condition of community supervision or correctional programming to submit to a period of detention or treatment in a community corrections facility or county correctional center;
                (2)  fails to report to or leaves the facility, the center, or a community service assignment site as directed by the court, community supervision and corrections department supervising the person, or director of the facility or center in which the person is detained or treated, as appropriate;  and
                (3)  in failing to report or leaving acts without the approval of the court, the community supervision and corrections department supervising the person, or the director of the facility or center in which the person is detained or treated.
        (b)  An offense under this section is a state jail felony.

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