New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 230.01 Prostitution;  affirmative defense

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In any prosecution under section 230.00, section 230.03, section 230.19, 230.20, subdivision 2 of section 230.25, subdivision 2 of section 230.30, section 230.34-a or subdivision two of section 240.37 of this part, it is an affirmative defense that the defendant's participation in the offense was a result of having been a victim of compelling prostitution under section 230.33, a victim of sex trafficking under section 230.34 of this article, a victim of sex trafficking of a child under section 230.34-a of this article or a victim of trafficking in persons under the trafficking victims protection act (United States Code, Title 22, Chapter 78).

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