2020 New York Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 2 - Sentences
Title E - Sentences
Article 55 - Classification and Designation of Offenses
55.05 - Classifications of Felonies and Misdemeanors.

Universal Citation: NY Penal L § 55.05 (2020)
§ 55.05 Classifications of felonies and misdemeanors.
  1.  Felonies.  Felonies  are  classified, for the purpose of sentence,
into five categories as follows:

(a) Class A felonies;

(b) Class B felonies;

(c) Class C felonies;

(d) Class D felonies; and

(e) Class E felonies. Class A felonies are subclassified, for the purpose of sentence, into two categories as follows: subclass I and subclass II, to be known as class A-I and class A-II felonies, respectively. 2. Misdemeanors. Misdemeanors are classified, for the purpose of sentence, into three categories as follows:

(a) Class A misdemeanors;

(b) Class B misdemeanors; and

(c) Unclassified misdemeanors.

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