2012 New York Consolidated Laws
PEN - Penal
Article 110 - (110.00 - 110.10) ATTEMPT
110.10 - Attempt to commit a crime; no defense.

NY Penal L § 110.10 (2012) What's This?
  § 110.10 Attempt to commit a crime; no defense.
    If  the  conduct  in  which  a person engages otherwise constitutes an
  attempt to commit a crime pursuant to section 110.00, it is  no  defense
  to  a  prosecution  for such attempt that the crime charged to have been
  attempted was, under the attendant circumstances, factually  or  legally
  impossible  of  commission,  if such crime could have been committed had
  the attendant circumstances been as such person believed them to be.

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