(1) Whenever the executive authority of any state demands of the executive authority
of this state, any fugitive within the purview of s. 51.82 and produces a copy of the commitment, decree or other judicial process and proceedings,
certified as authentic by the governor or chief magistrate of the state whence the
person so charged has fled with an affidavit made before a proper officer showing
the person to be such a fugitive, it is the duty of the executive authority of this
state to cause the fugitive to be apprehended and secured, if found in this state,
and to cause immediate notice of the apprehension to be given to the executive authority
making such demand, or to the agent of such authority appointed to receive the fugitive,
and to cause the fugitive to be delivered to the agent when the agent appears.
(2) If no such agent appears within 30 days from the time of the apprehension, the
fugitive may be discharged. All costs and expenses incurred in the apprehending, securing, maintaining and transmitting
such fugitive to the state making such demand, shall be paid by such state. Any agent so appointed who receives custody of the fugitive shall be empowered to
transmit the fugitive to the state from which the fugitive has fled. The executive authority of this state is hereby vested with the power, on the application
of any person interested, to demand the return to this state of any fugitive within
the purview of ss. 51.81 to 51.85.
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