Legal Statutes: New York
UPDATED August 17, 2016
A person is guilty of dissemination of an unlawful surveillance image in the first degree when:
1. He or she, with knowledge of the unlawful conduct by which an image or images of the sexual or other intimate parts of another person or persons were obtained and such unlawful conduct would satisfy the essential elements of the crime of unlawful surveillance in the first or second degree, as defined, respectively, in section 250.50 or 250.45 of this article, sells or publishes such image or images; or
2. Having created a surveillance image in violation of section 250.45 or 250.50 of this article, or in violation of the law in any other jurisdiction which includes all of the essential elements of either such crime, or having acted as an accomplice to such crime, or acting as an agent to the person who committed such crime, he or she intentionally disseminates such unlawfully created image; or
3. He or she commits the crime of dissemination of an unlawful surveillance image in the second degree and has been previously convicted within the past ten years of dissemination of an unlawful surveillance image in the first or second degree.
Dissemination of an unlawful surveillance image in the first degree is a class E felony.
(Added L.2003, c. 69, § 3, eff. Aug. 11, 2003. Amended L.2003, c. 157, § 2, eff. Aug. 11, 2003; L.2014, c. 193, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2014.)