Last updated on: 11/8/2012 9:24:09 AM PST
New York Laws on Assisted Suicide
§ 125.15 Manslaughter in the second degree.
A person is guilty of manslaughter in the second degree when:
1. He recklessly causes the death of another person; or
2. He commits upon a female an abortional act which causes her death, unless such abortional act is justifiable pursuant to subdivision three of section 125.05; or
3. He intentionally causes or aids another person to commit suicide.
Manslaughter in the second degree is a class C felony.
Source: New York State Assembly, "New York State Laws," www.assembly.state.ny.us (accessed Nov. 8, 2012)