NY Penal Law 240.63 – Placing a false bomb or hazardous substance in a sports stadium or arena, mass transportation facility or enclosed shopping mall

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Placing a false bomb or hazardous substance in a sports stadium or arena, mass transportation facility or enclosed shopping mall.

A person is guilty of placing a false bomb or hazardous substance in a sports stadium or arena, mass transportation facility or enclosed shopping mall when he or she places, or causes to be placed, in a sports stadium or arena, mass transportation facility or enclosed shopping mall, in which it is likely that persons are present, any device or object that by its design, construction, content or characteristics appears to be or to contain a bomb, destructive device, explosive or hazardous substance, but is, in fact, an inoperative facsimile or imitation of such a bomb, destructive device, explosive or hazardous substance and which he or she knows, intends or reasonably believes will appear to be a bomb, destructive device, explosive or hazardous substance under circumstances in which it is likely to cause public alarm or inconvenience. For purposes of this section, “sports stadium or arena, mass transportation facility or enclosed shopping mall” shall have its natural meaning.

Placing a false bomb or hazardous substance in a sports stadium or arena, mass transportation facility or enclosed shopping mall is a class D felony.

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