New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 260.25 Endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person in the first degree




A person is guilty of endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person in the first degree when he knowingly acts in a manner likely to be injurious to the physical, mental or moral welfare of a person who is unable to care for himself or herself because of physical disability, mental disease or defect.

Endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person in the first degree is a class E felony.





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