Is PL 240.20.07 crime or violation?

Asked about 1 year ago - Geneseo, NY

what is PL 240.20.07?

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  1. Gregory Esposito

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    Answered . Disorderly conduct is a VIOLATION, NOT a crime. LOOK TO SUBSECTION 7.

    § 240.20 Disorderly conduct.
    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.

  2. Eric Sanders

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    Answered . It is a violation as defined in the NY Penal Law

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  3. Joseph A Lo Piccolo

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    Answered . Violation. Disorderly conduct.


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  4. Jonathan Brian Manley

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    Answered . It is not a crime

  5. Daniel DeMaria

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    Answered . Disorderly conduct is a violation.

    Atty: 845-704-7777. This answer is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.... more
  6. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . Violation.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 17 years. I was... more

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