new york state laws: reckless endangerment

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Section 120.20 Reckless endangerment in the second degree - Suffolk County

 A person is guilty of reckless endangerment in the second degree when he recklessly engages in conduct which creates a substantial risk of serious physical injury to another person.

 Reckless endangerment in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor. 
 

Section 120.25 Reckless endangerment in the first degree - Suffolk County

 A person is guilty of reckless endangerment in the first degree when, under circumstances evincing a depraved indifference to human life, he recklessly engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of death to another person.

 Reckless endangerment in the first degree is a class D felony.
 

Section 120.30 Promoting a suicide attempt - Suffolk County

 A person is guilty of promoting a suicide attempt when he intentionally causes or aids another person to attempt suicide.

 Promoting a suicide attempt is a class E felony. 
 


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Section 120.35 Promoting a suicide attempt;  when punishable as attempt to commit murder - Suffolk County

 A person who engages in conduct constituting both the offense of promoting a suicide attempt and the offense of attempt to commit murder may not be convicted of attempt to commit murder unless he causes or aids the suicide attempt by the use of duress or deception.

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