215.35 - Tampering With Physical Evidence; Definitions of Terms. | Article 215 - (215.00 - 215.80) OTHER OFFENSES RELATING TO JUDICIAL AND OTHER PROCEEDINGS | Title L - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION | Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES | PEN - Penal | 2015 New York Laws

215.35 Tampering with physical evidence; definitions of terms.

The following definitions are applicable to section 215.40:

1. "Physical evidence" means any article, object, document, record or other thing of physical substance which is or is about to be produced or used as evidence in an official proceeding.

2. "Official proceeding" means any action or proceeding conducted by or before a legally constituted judicial, legislative, administrative or other governmental agency or official, in which evidence may properly be received.

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