New York Penal - Article 130 - § 130.52 Forcible Touching
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§ 130.52 Forcible touching.
A person is guilty of forcible touching when such person
intentionally, and for no legitimate purpose, forcibly touches the
sexual or other intimate parts of another person for the purpose of
degrading or abusing such person; or for the purpose of gratifying the
actor's sexual desire.
For the purposes of this section, forcible touching includes
squeezing, grabbing or pinching.
Forcible touching is a class A misdemeanor.
Section: 130.20 130.25 130.30 130.35 130.40 130.45 130.50 130.52 130.53 130.55 130.60 130.65 130.65-A 130.66 130.67
Last modified: February 17, 2012