2022 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 - Offenses Relating to Children, Disabled Persons and Vulnerable Elderly Persons
260.06 - Non-Support of a Child in the First Degree.

Universal Citation: NY Penal L § 260.06 (2022)
§ 260.06 Non-support of a child in the first degree.
  A person is guilty of non-support of a child in the first degree when:
  1.  (a)  being a parent, guardian or other person legally charged with
the care or custody of a child less than sixteen years old,  he  or  she
fails or refuses without lawful excuse to provide support for such child
when he or she is able to do so; or

(b) being a parent, guardian or other person obligated to make child support payments by an order of child support entered by a court of competent jurisdiction for a child less than eighteen years old, he or she fails or refuses without lawful excuse to provide support for such child when he or she is able to do so; and 2. he or she has previously been convicted in the preceding five years of a crime defined in section 260.05 of this article or a crime defined by the provisions of this section. Non-support of a child in the first degree is a class E felony.

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