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Laws of New York

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Article Description
  PART 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
  TITLE A - GENERAL PURPOSES, RULES OF CONSTRUCTION, DEFINITIONS
1.00 General purposes
5.00 General rules of construction and application
10.0 Definitions
  TITLE B - PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LIABILITY
15.0 Culpability
20.0 Parties to offenses and liability through accessorial conduct
  TITLE C - DEFENSES
25.0 Defense in general
30.0 Defense of infancy
35.0 Defense of justification
40.0 Other defenses involving lack of culpability
  PART 2 - SENTENCES
  TITLE E - SENTENCES
55.0 Classification and designation of offenses
60.0 Authorized dispositions of offenders
65.0 Sentences of probation,conditional discharge and unconditional discharge
70.0 Sentences of imprisonment
80.0 Fines
85.0 Sentence of intermittent imprisonment
  PART 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
  TITLE G - ANTICIPATORY OFFENSES
100 Criminal solicitation
105 Conspiracy
110 Attempt
115 Criminal facilitation
  TITLE H - OFFENSES INVOLVING PHYSICAL INJURY, SEXUAL CONDUCT, RESTRAINT, INTIMIDATION
120 Assault and related offenses
121 Strangulation and related offenses
125 Homicide, abortion and related offenses
130 Sex offenses
135 Kidnapping, coercion and related offenses
  TITLE I - OFFENSES INVOLVING DAMAGE TO AND INTRUSION UPON PROPERTY
140 Burglary and related offenses
145 Criminal mischief and related offenses
150 Arson
  TITLE J - OFFENSES INVOLVING THEFT
155 Larceny
156 Offenses involving computers;definition of terms
158 Welfare fraud
160 Robbery
165 Other offenses relating to theft
  TITLE K - OFFENSES INVOLVING FRAUD
170 Forgery and related offenses
175 Offenses involving false written statements
176 Insurance fraud
177 Health care fraud
178 Criminal diversion of prescription medications and prescriptions
179 Criminal diversion of medical marihuana
180 Bribery not involving public servants, and related offenses
185 Frauds on creditors
187 Residential mortgage fraud
190 Other frauds
  TITLE L - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
195 Official misconduct and obstruction of public servants generally
200 Bribery involving public servants and related offenses
205 Escape and other offenses relating to custody
210 Perjury and related offenses
215 Other offenses relating to judicial and other proceedings
  TITLE M - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH AND MORALS
220 Controlled substances offenses
221 Offenses involving marihuana
225 Gambling offenses
230 Prostitution offenses
235 Obscenity and related offenses
  TITLE N - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER, PUBLIC SENSIBILITIES AND THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY
240 Offenses against public order
241 Harassment of rent regulated tenants
242 Offenses against service animals and handlers
245 Offenses against public sensibilities
250 Offenses against the right to privacy
  TITLE O - OFFENSES AGAINST MARRIAGE, THE FAMILY, AND THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN AND INCOMPETENTS
255 Offenses affecting the marital relationship
260 Offenses relating to children, disabled persons and vulnerable elderly persons
263 Sexual performance by a child
  TITLE P - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC SAFETY
265 Firearms and other dangerous weapons
270 Other offenses relating to public safety
275 Offenses relating to unauthorized recording
  PART 4 - ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
  TITLE W - PROVISIONS RELATING TO FIREARMS, FIREWORKS, PORNOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT AND VEHICLES USED IN THE TRANSPORTATION OF GAMBLING RECORDS
400 Licensing and other provisions relating to firearms
405 Licensing and other provisions relating to fireworks
410 Seizure and forfeiture of equipment used in promoting pornography
415 Seizure and forfeiture of vehicles, vessels and aircraft used to transport or conceal gambling records
420 Seizure and destruction of unauthorized recordings of sound and forfeiture of equipment used in the production thereof
450 Disposal of stolen property
  TITLE X - ORGANIZED CRIME CONTROL ACT
460 Enterprise corruption
470 Money laundering
480 Criminal forfeiture - felony controlled substance offenses
  TITLE Y - HATE CRIMES ACT OF 2000
485 Hate crimes
  TITLE Y1 - ENACTED WITHOUT TITLE HEADING
490 Terrorism
  TITLE Y2 - CORRUPTING THE GOVERNMENT
496 Corrupting the government
  TITLE Z - LAWS REPEALED; TIME OF TAKING EFFECT
500 Laws repealed; time of taking effect