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 240.48 Disseminating a false registered sex offender notice

Penal (PEN)

  A person is guilty of disseminating a false registered sex offender notice when, knowing the information he or she disseminates or causes to be disseminated to be false or baseless, such person disseminates or causes to be disseminated any notice which purports to be an official notice from a government agency or a law enforcement agency and such notice asserts that an individual is a registered sex offender.

  Disseminating a false registered sex offender notice is a class A misdemeanor.