2015 New York Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
Title M - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH AND MORALS
Article 235 - (235.00 - 235.24) OBSCENITY AND RELATED OFFENSES
235.05 - Obscenity in the third degree.

NY Penal L § 235.05 (2015) What's This?
235.05 Obscenity in the third degree.

A person is guilty of obscenity in the third degree when, knowing its content and character, he:

1. Promotes, or possesses with intent to promote, any obscene material; or

2. Produces, presents or directs an obscene performance or participates in a portion thereof which is obscene or which contributes to its obscenity.

Obscenity in the third degree is a class A misdemeanor.


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