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A person is guilty of arson in the second degree when he intentionally damages a building or motor vehicle by starting a fire, and when (a) another person who is not a participant in the crime is present in such building or motor vehicle at the time, and (b) the defendant knows that fact or the circumstances are such as to render the presence of such a person therein a reasonable possibility.
Arson in the second degree is a class B felony.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 150.15 Arson in the second degree - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/penal-law/pen-sect-150-15/
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