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Legal Statutes: New York

UPDATED April 20, 2017

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Article 120. Assault and Related Offenses

back to topSec. 120.60 Stalking in the first degree

A person is guilty of stalking in the first degree when he or she commits the crime of stalking in the third degree as defined in subdivision three of section 120.50 or stalking in the second degree as defined in section 120.55 of this article and, in the course and furtherance thereof, he or she:

1. intentionally or recklessly causes physical injury to the victim of such crime; or

2. commits a class A misdemeanor defined in article one hundred thirty of this chapter, or a class E felony defined in section 130.25, 130.40 or 130.85 of this chapter, or a class D felony defined in section 130.30 or 130.45 of this chapter.

Stalking in the first degree is a class D felony.
History: (Added L.1999, c. 635, § 13, eff. Dec. 1, 1999; amended L.2000, c. 434, § 5, eff. Oct. 20, 2000.)