1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Penal
  4. Part 3: Specific Offenses
  5. Title N: Offenses Against Public Order, Public Sensibilities and the Right To Privacy
  6. Article 240: Offenses Against Public Order


Section 240.40 Appearance in public under the influence of narcotics or a drug other than alcohol

Penal (PEN)

§ 240.40 Appearance in public under the influence of narcotics or a drug

   other than alcohol.

  A person is guilty of appearance in public under the influence of narcotics or a drug other than alcohol when he appears in a public place under the influence of narcotics or a drug other than alcohol to the degree that he may endanger himself or other persons or property, or annoy persons in his vicinity.

  Appearance in public under the influence of narcotics or a drug other than alcohol is a violation.