MCL - Section 750.196

Act 328 of 1931

750.196 Breaking prison; county work farm, factory or shop.

Sec. 196.

     Breaking, escaping or attempting to break or escape from county work farms, etc.—Any person lawfully committed to any work farm, factory or shop established and provided by law by the various counties of this state for the confinement, punishment and reformation of persons sentenced thereto, who shall escape from or break away therefrom with intent to escape therefrom, or who shall attempt by any force or violence or in any other manner to break or escape from said work farm, factory or shop, whether such escape be effected or not, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment at said work farm, factory or shop or in the county jail of such county at the discretion of the court, for a term of not more than double the term for which he was so sentenced, to commence from and after the expiration of his former sentence.

History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931 ;-- CL 1948, 750.196
Former Law: See section 13 of Act 78 of 1917, being CL 1929, § 17732.