2015 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2C - THE NEW JERSEY CODE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Section 2C:24-7.1 - Endangering another person; offense created; degree of crime.

NJ Rev Stat § 2C:24-7.1 (2015) What's This?

2C:24-7.1 Endangering another person; offense created; degree of crime.
1. a. (1) A person commits a disorderly persons offense if he recklessly engages in conduct which creates a substantial risk of bodily injury to another person.
(2)A person commits a crime of the fourth degree if he knowingly engages in conduct which creates a substantial risk of serious bodily injury to another person.
(3)A person commits a crime of the third degree if he knowingly engages in conduct which creates a substantial risk of death to another person.
b. (1) A person commits a crime of the fourth degree if he recklessly engages in conduct which creates a substantial risk of bodily injury to a person with a developmental disability.
(2)A person commits a crime of the third degree if he knowingly engages in conduct which creates a substantial risk of serious bodily injury to a person with a developmental disability.
(3)A person commits a crime of the second degree if he knowingly engages in conduct which creates a substantial risk of death to a person with a developmental disability.
c.As used in this act, "developmental disability" has the meaning ascribed to it in section 3 of P.L.1977, c.82 (C.30:6D-3).
d.Nothing in this act shall preclude an indictment and conviction for any other offense defined by the laws of this State.

L.2015, c.186, s.1.


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