§ 240.00 Offenses Against Public Order; Definitions of Terms
§ 240.05 Riot in the Second Degree
§ 240.06 Riot in the First Degree
§ 240.08 Inciting to Riot
§ 240.10 Unlawful Assembly
§ 240.15 Criminal Anarchy
§ 240.20 Disorderly Conduct
§ 240.21 Disruption or Disturbance of a Religious Service, Funeral, Burial or Memorial Service
§ 240.25 Harassment in the First Degree
§ 240.26 Harassment in the Second Degree
§ 240.30 Aggravated Harassment in the Second Degree
§ 240.31 Aggravated Harassment in the First Degree
§ 240.32 Aggravated Harassment of an Employee by an Incarcerated Individual
§ 240.35 Loitering
§ 240.36 Loitering in the First Degree
§ 240.40 Appearance in Public Under the Influence of Narcotics or a Drug Other Than Alcohol
§ 240.45 Criminal Nuisance in the Second Degree
§ 240.46 Criminal Nuisance in the First Degree
§ 240.48 Disseminating a False Registered Sex Offender Notice
§ 240.50 Falsely Reporting an Incident in the Third Degree
§ 240.55 Falsely Reporting an Incident in the Second Degree
§ 240.60 Falsely Reporting an Incident in the First Degree
§ 240.61 Placing a False Bomb or Hazardous Substance in the Second Degree
§ 240.62 Placing a False Bomb or Hazardous Substance in the First Degree
§ 240.63 Placing a False Bomb or Hazardous Substance in a Sports Stadium or Arena, Mass Transportation Facility or Enclosed Shopping Mall
§ 240.65 Unlawful Prevention of Public Access to Records
§ 240.70 Criminal Interference With Health Care Services or Religious Worship in the Second Degree
§ 240.71 Criminal Interference With Health Care Services or Religious Worship in the First Degree
§ 240.72 Aggravated Interference With Health Care Services in the Second Degree
§ 240.73 Aggravated Interference With Health Care Services in the First Degree
§ 240.75 Aggravated Family Offense
§ 240.76 Directing a Laser At an Aircraft in the Second Degree
§ 240.77 Directing a Laser At an Aircraft in the First Degree

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