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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. View Class A Misdemeanor List
Offense Penal Code
Conspiracy in the sixth degree
Menacing in the third degree
Stalking in the fourth degree
Self-abortion in the second degree
Issuing abortional articles
Sexual abuse in the third degree
Criminal trespass in the third degree
Unlawful possession of radio devices
Criminal tampering in the third degree
Reckless endangerment of property
Possession of graffiti instruments
Unlawful duplication of computer related material in the second degree
Unauthorized sale of certain transportation services
Fortune telling
Criminal possession of an anti-security item
Unlawfully using slugs in the second degree
Criminal diversion of medical marihuana in the second degree
Rent gouging in the third degree
Issuing a bad check
False personation
Misconduct by corporate official
Unlawful collection practices
Harming an animal trained to aid a person with a disability in the second degree
Refusing to aid a peace or a police officer
Employer unlawfully penalizing witness or victim
Tampering with a juror in the second degree
Unlawful disclosure of an indictment
Criminal possession of marihuana in the fifth degree
Criminal sale of marihuana in the fifth degree
Permitting prostitution
Unlawful assembly
Harassment in the first degree
Loitering in the first degree
Loitering for the purpose of engaging in a prostitution offense (previous conviction)
Criminal nuisance in the second degree
Interference, harassment or intimidation of a service animal
Public lewdness
Failure to report wiretapping
Tampering with private communications
Failing to report criminal communications
Unlawfully dealing with a child in the second degree
Unlawful possession of certain ammunition feeding devices (2nd offense/home)
Unlawfully dealing with fireworks and dangerous fireworks (2a,5)
Unlawfully possessing or selling noxious material
Creating a hazard
Unlawfully refusing to yield a party line

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

New York Penal Law Crimes by Offense Level

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