There is a newer version of the New York Consolidated Laws
2010 New York Code
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
Title K - OFFENSES INVOLVING FRAUD
Article 175 - (175.00 - 175.45) OFFENSES INVOLVING FALSE WRITTEN STATEMENTS
175.15 - Falsifying business records; defense.
§ 175.15 Falsifying business records; defense. In any prosecution for falsifying business records, it is an affirmative defense that the defendant was a clerk, bookkeeper or other employee who, without personal benefit, merely executed the orders of his employer or of a superior officer or employee generally authorized to direct his activities.
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