Tennessee Code Annotated

Title 39: Criminal Offenses

Chapter 13: Offenses Against Person

Part 3: Kidnapping and False Imprisonment

TCA 39-13-302: False imprisonment.

(a)  A person commits the offense of false imprisonment who knowingly removes or confines another unlawfully so as to interfere substantially with the other's liberty.

(b)  False imprisonment is a Class A misdemeanor.

History: [Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1; T.C.A., § 39-13-303; Acts 1990, ch. 982, § 1.]