The Act doubles the possible sentence for the offense of escape by a person convicted of a felony or misdemeanor, while leaving in place judges' discretion in sentencing.
Cynthia F. Zebrowitz,
CRIMES AND OFFENSES Offenses Against Public Administration: Increase the Possible Sentences for Prison Escape,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
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