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PC 289.5 Flight from state to avoid prosecution for Crime which would require Registration as Sex Offender on conviction

PC 289.5(a) Every person who flees to this state with the intent to avoid prosecution for an offense which, if committed or attempted in this sate, would have been punishable as one or more of the offenses described in subdivision (c) of Section 290, and who has been charged with that offense under the laws of the jurisdiction from which the person fled, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(b) Every person who flees  to this state with the intent to avoid custody or confinement imposed for conviction of an offense under the law of the jurisdiction form which the person fled, which offense, if committed or attempted in this state, would behave been punishable as one or more of the offenses described in subdivision (c) of Section 290 is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(c) No person shall be charged and prosecuted fro an offense under this section unless the prosecutor has requested the other jurisdiction to extradite the person and the other jurisdiction has refused to do so.

(d) Any person who is convicted of any felony sex offense described in subdivision (c) section 290, that is committed after fleeing to this state under the circumstances described in subdivision (a) or (b) of this section, shall, in addition and consecutive to the punishment for that conviction, receive an additional term of two years imprisonment.

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