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 240.77 Directing a laser at an aircraft in the first degree

Penal (PEN)

  A person is guilty of directing a laser at an aircraft in the first degree when he or she commits the crime of directing a laser at an aircraft in the second degree in violation of section 240.76 of this article and thereby causes a significant change of course or other serious disruption to the safe travel of an aircraft that threatens the physical safety of the aircraft's passengers or crew.

  Directing a laser at an aircraft in the first degree is a class E felony.