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New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 240.20 Disorderly conduct

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A person is guilty of disorderly conduct when, with intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof:

1.?He engages in fighting or in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior; ?or

2.?He makes unreasonable noise; ?or

3.?In a public place, he uses abusive or obscene language, or makes an obscene gesture; ?or

4.?Without lawful authority, he disturbs any lawful assembly or meeting of persons; ?or

5.?He obstructs vehicular or pedestrian traffic; ?or

6.?He congregates with other persons in a public place and refuses to comply with a lawful order of the police to disperse; ?or

7.?He creates a hazardous or physically offensive condition by any act which serves no legitimate purpose.

Disorderly conduct is a violation.

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