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New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 240.26 Harassment in the second degree

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A person is guilty of harassment in the second degree when, with intent to harass, annoy or alarm another person:

1.?He or she strikes, shoves, kicks or otherwise subjects such other person to physical contact, or attempts or threatens to do the same; ?or

2.?He or she follows a person in or about a public place or places; ?or

3.?He or she engages in a course of conduct or repeatedly commits acts which alarm or seriously annoy such other person and which serve no legitimate purpose.

Subdivisions two and three of this section shall not apply to activities regulated by the national labor relations act, ���1 as amended, the railway labor act, ���2 as amended, or the federal employment labor management act, ���3 as amended.

Harassment in the second degree is a violation.

1 ?29 USCA ??151 et seq.
2 ?45 USCA ??151 et seq.
3 ?So in original. ?Probably refers to the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Act, 5 USCA ??7101 et seq.

When used in this article, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1) COMMISSIONER.The Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries.

(2) COTTON PRODUCER. A person who grows cotton.

(3) COTTON BUYER. A person who buys cotton from a producer on a forward contract.

(4) PERSON.An individual, association, partnership, corporation or other private entity.

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