2014 New York Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
Title K - OFFENSES INVOLVING FRAUD
Article 175 - (175.00 - 175.45) OFFENSES INVOLVING FALSE WRITTEN STATEMENTS
175.20 - Tampering with public records in the second degree.
175.20 Tampering with public records in the second degree.
A person is guilty of tampering with public records in the second degree when, knowing that he does not have the authority of anyone entitled to grant it, he knowingly removes, mutilates, destroys, conceals, makes a false entry in or falsely alters any record or other written instrument filed with, deposited in, or otherwise constituting a record of a public office or public servant.
Tampering with public records in the second degree is a Class A misdemeanor.
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