2015 New York Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
Title O - OFFENSES AGAINST MARRIAGE, THE FAMILY, AND THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN AND INCOMPETENTS
Article 260 - (260.00 - 260.34) OFFENSES RELATING TO CHILDREN, DISABLED PERSONS AND VULNERABLE ELDERLY PERSONS
260.34 - Endangering the welfare of a vulnerable elderly person, or an incompetent or physically disabled person in the first degree.

NY Penal L § 260.34 (2015) What's This?
260.34 Endangering  the  welfare of a vulnerable elderly person, or an

incompetent or physically disabled person in the first

degree.

A person is guilty of endangering the welfare of a vulnerable elderly person, or an incompetent or physically disabled person in the first degree when, being a caregiver for a vulnerable elderly person, or an incompetent or physically disabled person:

1. With intent to cause physical injury to such person, he or she causes serious physical injury to such person; or

2. He or she recklessly causes serious physical injury to such person.

Endangering the welfare of a vulnerable elderly person, or an incompetent or physically disabled person in the first degree is a class D felony.


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