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This section contains a list of Class B Misdemeanors from New York's Penal Law

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New York Penal Law - Class B Misdemeanors

"Misdemeanor" means an offense, other than a "traffic infraction, " for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in excess of fifteen days may be imposed, but for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in excess of one year cannot be imposed. Class A Misdemeanors
Class B Misdemeanor *
Offense Code
Conspiracy in the sixth degree 105.00
Menacing in the third degree 120.15
Stalking in the fourth degree 120.45
Self-abortion in the second degree 125.50
Issuing abortional articles 125.60
Sexual abuse in the third degree 130.55
Criminal trespass in the third degree 140.10
Unlawful possession of radio devices 140.40
Criminal tampering in the third degree 145.14
Reckless endangerment of property 145.25
Possession of graffiti instruments 145.65
Unlawful duplication of computer related material in the second degree 156.29
Unauthorized sale of certain transportation services 165.16
Fortune telling 165.35
Criminal possession of an anti-security item 170.47
Unlawfully using slugs in the second degree 170.55
Criminal diversion of medical marihuana in the second degree 179.11
Rent gouging in the third degree 180.55
Issuing a bad check 190.05
False personation 190.23
Misconduct by corporate official 190.35
Unlawful collection practices 190.50
Harming an animal trained to aid a person with a disability in the second degree 195.11
Refusing to aid a peace or a police officer 195.10
Employer unlawfully penalizing witness or victim 215.14
Tampering with a juror in the second degree 215.23
Unlawful disclosure of an indictment 215.75
Criminal possession of marihuana in the fifth degree 221.10
Criminal sale of marihuana in the fifth degree 221.35
Prostitution 230.00
Permitting prostitution 230.40
Unlawful assembly 240.10
Harassment in the first degree 240.25
Loitering in the first degree 240.36
Loitering for the purpose of engaging in a prostitution offense (previous conviction) 240.37
Criminal nuisance in the second degree 240.45
Interference, harassment or intimidation of a service animal 242.05
Public lewdness 245.00
Failure to report wiretapping 250.15
Tampering with private communications 250.25
Failing to report criminal communications 250.35
Adultery 255.17
Unlawfully dealing with a child in the second degree 260.21
Unlawful possession of certain ammunition feeding devices (2nd offense/home) 265.37
Unlawfully dealing with fireworks and dangerous fireworks (2a,5) 270.00
Unlawfully possessing or selling noxious material 270.05
Creating a hazard 270.10
Unlawfully refusing to yield a party line 270.15

* May not contain all Class B Misdemeanors in the New York Penal Law.
New York State Penal Law Offenses listed alphabetically with sortable columns.

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