Fugitive Felon Law and Legal Definition

According to 38 CFR 21.4200 [Title 38 -- Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief; Chapter I -- Department Of Veterans Affairs; Part 21 -- Vocational Rehabilitation And Education; Subpart D -- Administration Of Educational Assistance Programs; Schools], fugitive felon means “an individual identified as such by Federal, State, or local law enforcement officials and who is a fugitive by reason of --

(1) Fleeing to avoid prosecution for an offense, or an attempt to commit an offense, which is a felony under the laws of the place from which the person flees;

(2) Fleeing to avoid custody or confinement after conviction for an offense, or an attempt to commit an offense, which is a felony under the laws of the place from which the person flees; or

(3) Violating a condition of probation or parole imposed for commission of a felony under Federal or State law.”