N.Y. Penal Law Section 175.00
Definitions of terms

The following definitions are applicable to this article:


“Enterprise” means any entity of one or more persons, corporate or otherwise, public or private, engaged in business, commercial, professional, industrial, eleemosynary, social, political or governmental activity.


“Business record” means any writing or article, including computer data or a computer program, kept or maintained by an enterprise for the purpose of evidencing or reflecting its condition or activity.


“Written instrument” means any instrument or article, including computer data or a computer program, containing written or printed matter or the equivalent thereof, used for the purpose of reciting, embodying, conveying or recording information, or constituting a symbol or evidence of value, right, privilege or identification, which is capable of being used to the advantage or disadvantage of some person.

Source: Section 175.00 — Definitions of terms, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/175.­00 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

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