2014 New York Laws
PEN - Penal
Article 190 - (190.00 - 190.89) OTHER FRAUDS
190.15 - Issuing a bad check; defenses.

NY Penal L § 190.15 (2014) What's This?
190.15 Issuing a bad check; defenses.

In any prosecution for issuing a bad check, it is an affirmative defense that:

1. The defendant or a person acting in his behalf made full satisfaction of the amount of the check within ten days after dishonor by the drawee; or

2. The defendant, in acting as a representative drawer, did so as an 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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