2013 New York Consolidated Laws
ENV - Environmental Conservation
Article 71 - ENFORCEMENT
Title 17 - (71-1701 - 71-1725) ENFORCEMENT OF PROVISIONS DERIVED FROM PUBLIC HEALTH LAW
71-1711 - Willful violation of health laws.


NY Env Cons L § 71-1711 (2012) What's This?
 
  § 71-1711. Willful violation of health laws.
    1.  A person who willfully violates or refuses or omits to comply with
  any lawful order or regulation prescribed by any local board  of  health
  or  local  health  officer, is guilty of a misdemeanor; except, however,
  that where such order or regulation applies to a tenant with respect  to
  his  own  dwelling  unit  or  to  an  owner  occupied  one or two family
  dwelling, such person is guilty of an offense for  the  first  violation
  punishable  by  a  fine  not to exceed fifty dollars and for a second or
  subsequent violation is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not
  to exceed five hundred dollars or by  imprisonment  not  to  exceed  six
  months or by both such fine and imprisonment.
    2.  A  person  who  willfully  violates  any provision of this chapter
  listed in section 71-1701, or of titles 17 through 21 inclusive of  this
  article,  or  any  regulation lawfully made or established by any public
  officer or board under authority of such provisions, the punishment  for
  violating  which  is  not otherwise prescribed by such provisions or any
  other law, is punishable by imprisonment not exceeding one year, or by a
  fine not exceeding two thousand dollars or by both.

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